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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 97 90 79
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 5 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.42% 1.09% 0.60%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.49% 9.46% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 5
Average salary £55,000 £77,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.03% +24.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
77 148 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.40% 11.54% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 40 97 64
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 -22 3 £52,500 -34.37%
Chelmsford - 1 £55,000 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £60,000 -
SCOM
East of England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (60.00%) Security Patching
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) XenApp
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (40.00%) Application Packaging
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) ITSM
5 1 (20.00%) Law
5 1 (20.00%) Legal
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) SLA
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) WSUS
5 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 7

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Law
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (40.00%) Application Support Team Leader
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (40.00%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Support
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) Security Patching
3 2 (40.00%) Application Packaging
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Email Management
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) VMware