The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 100 86 70
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -16
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 7 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.57% 0.33% 1.59%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.07% 8.00% 25.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 11
Average salary £45,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
Systems Management Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
58 50 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.73% 4.07% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 46 37 45
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
SCOM
South East

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (92.31%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (92.31%) MS Exchange
3 10 (76.92%) ITIL
3 10 (76.92%) VMware
3 10 (76.92%) SCCM
4 9 (69.23%) Problem Management
4 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (69.23%) BIG-IP
4 9 (69.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (69.23%) Clustering
4 9 (69.23%) Backup Exec
4 9 (69.23%) F5
4 9 (69.23%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (69.23%) SolarWinds
4 9 (69.23%) SolarWinds Orion
4 9 (69.23%) XenApp
4 9 (69.23%) XenDesktop
4 9 (69.23%) Veeam
4 9 (69.23%) MCSE
4 9 (69.23%) MCSA
4 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
4 9 (69.23%) LAN
4 9 (69.23%) Cisco
4 9 (69.23%) WAN
4 9 (69.23%) CCNP

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 12 (92.31%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (92.31%) MS Exchange
2 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (23.08%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) BIG-IP
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Nexus
1 9 (69.23%) LAN
1 9 (69.23%) WAN
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
1 9 (69.23%) MPLS
1 9 (69.23%) OSPF
1 9 (69.23%) BGP
2 3 (23.08%) VoIP
2 3 (23.08%) DHCP
2 3 (23.08%) FTP
2 3 (23.08%) VPN
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 9 (69.23%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
1 9 (69.23%) 3rd Line Support
1 9 (69.23%) Network Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Senior Network Support
2 7 (53.85%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Network Support Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Senior Network Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Network Support
2 7 (53.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Senior Support Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) ITIL
2 9 (69.23%) Problem Management
3 8 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (53.85%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 9 (69.23%) MCSE
1 9 (69.23%) MCSA
1 9 (69.23%) CCNP
1 9 (69.23%) CCNA
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (69.23%) XenApp
2 9 (69.23%) XenDesktop
2 9 (69.23%) vSphere
3 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) SCCM
2 9 (69.23%) Backup Exec
2 9 (69.23%) SolarWinds Orion
2 9 (69.23%) Foglight
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) F5
2 9 (69.23%) SolarWinds
2 9 (69.23%) Veeam
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) Citrix
2 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) Dell