The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 92 102 106
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 5 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.45% 0.58% 0.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.95% 10.17% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 4
Average salary £32,000 £65,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.76% +67.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £69,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SCOM
South East

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

Systems Management Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
84 59 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.63% 5.71% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 65 46 31
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SCOM
Salary Trend in Kent

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

SCOM Salary Trend in Kent

SCOM
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCOM across the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SCOM Salary Histogram in Kent

SCOM
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 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
Chatham -9 2 £32,000 -54.28%
West Malling - 1 £42,500 -
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) DNS
1 10 (100.00%) SAN
2 9 (90.00%) SCCM
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (60.00%) Lync
4 6 (60.00%) Firewall
4 6 (60.00%) IIS
5 5 (50.00%) Nimble Storage
5 5 (50.00%) Linux
5 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (50.00%) VMware
5 5 (50.00%) SCVMM
5 5 (50.00%) iSCSI
5 5 (50.00%) DHCP
5 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (40.00%) XenApp
6 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
6 4 (40.00%) HP
6 4 (40.00%) Citrix
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (20.00%) Finance
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (20.00%) A+ Certification

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 6 (60.00%) IIS
1 6 (60.00%) Lync
2 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) DNS
1 10 (100.00%) SAN
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) DHCP
3 5 (50.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) IT Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) IT Support
2 6 (60.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Network Support
5 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Server Support
5 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (10.00%) Line Management
1 1 (10.00%) Migration
1 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) A+ Certification
1 2 (20.00%) MCSA
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) XenApp
3 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (10.00%) ISA Server
4 1 (10.00%) vCloud
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) SCCM
2 5 (50.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Nimble Storage
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) WatchGuard