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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 94 83 91
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.080% 0.37% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.79% 3.74% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £37,250 £43,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.85% -7.89%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
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
56 107 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.48% 9.77% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 31 80 34
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% -7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £25,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 13 (81.25%) SCCM
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) DHCP
2 11 (68.75%) DNS
2 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 11 (68.75%) Data Centre
3 10 (62.50%) MS Exchange
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) Firewall
4 9 (56.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
5 7 (43.75%) SAN
5 7 (43.75%) VMware
6 6 (37.50%) Project Management
7 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (31.25%) NetApp
7 5 (31.25%) Citrix
7 5 (31.25%) UNIX
7 5 (31.25%) Data Centre Operations
8 4 (25.00%) SQL
8 4 (25.00%) ITIL
8 4 (25.00%) Linux
8 4 (25.00%) Supplier Management
8 4 (25.00%) Law
8 4 (25.00%) Legal
9 2 (12.50%) Service Management
9 2 (12.50%) People Management
10 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
10 1 (6.25%) Finance
10 1 (6.25%) WSUS

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 10 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) DHCP
1 11 (68.75%) DNS
2 10 (62.50%) Firewall
3 7 (43.75%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Law
1 4 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Head of Operations
3 2 (12.50%) Head of Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Head of Network Operations
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Network Operations Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Network Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Network Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) UNIX
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (37.50%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Data Centre Operations
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) People Management
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (81.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) Citrix
3 5 (31.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco