The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 88 86 69
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 14 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.03% 0.28% 1.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.20% 6.25% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 10
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £92,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -10.58%
SCOM
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Systems Management Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
125 48 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 9.18% 4.55% 6.53%
Number of salaries quoted 69 26 49
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £31,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £67,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SCOM across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SCOM
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCOM across the Essex region.

SCOM Salary Trend in Essex

SCOM
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCOM across the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

SCOM Salary Histogram in Essex

SCOM
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester - 6 £61,250 -
Stanford-le-Hope - 2 £35,000 -
SCOM
East of England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing SCOM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SCOM.

1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Linux
3 10 (40.00%) ITIL
4 9 (36.00%) SAN
4 9 (36.00%) VMware
4 9 (36.00%) SCCM
5 8 (32.00%) Law
6 7 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (28.00%) Citrix
6 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (24.00%) SolarWinds
7 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
7 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
7 6 (24.00%) UNIX
8 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 5 (20.00%) EMC
8 5 (20.00%) Firewall
8 5 (20.00%) Legal
8 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (16.00%) iSCSI
9 4 (16.00%) Capacity Management
9 4 (16.00%) Migration
9 4 (16.00%) Supplier Management
9 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
10 3 (12.00%) Dell
10 3 (12.00%) NetApp

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing SCOM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SCOM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) SAN
2 5 (20.00%) Firewall
3 4 (16.00%) iSCSI
4 3 (12.00%) DHCP
4 3 (12.00%) DNS
5 2 (8.00%) VPN
5 2 (8.00%) NAS
5 2 (8.00%) FCoE
5 2 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
General
1 8 (32.00%) Law
2 5 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Monitoring Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Server Support Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Server Support
5 1 (4.00%) Server Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Head of Operations
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) EqualLogic
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Linux
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (24.00%) UNIX
5 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (16.00%) Migration
4 4 (16.00%) Supplier Management
4 4 (16.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (12.00%) Data Privacy
5 3 (12.00%) Service Management
6 2 (8.00%) Logistics
6 2 (8.00%) MOF
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) People Management
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) MCSE
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (12.00%) Xen
3 2 (8.00%) vSphere
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Intune
2 2 (8.00%) SCOrch
2 2 (8.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (8.00%) SCSM
2 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) VMware
2 7 (28.00%) Citrix
3 6 (24.00%) SolarWinds
4 5 (20.00%) EMC
5 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (12.00%) NetApp
6 3 (12.00%) Dell
6 3 (12.00%) IBM
7 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.00%) HP
7 2 (8.00%) Symantec
7 2 (8.00%) Google