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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 99 93 80
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 3 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.28% 0.75% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.36% 20.45% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 1
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
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
56 44 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.26% 3.68% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 43 35 22
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 October 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) Migration
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (62.50%) MCITP
3 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (50.00%) SCVMM
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) Tivoli
4 4 (50.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 4 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (50.00%) McAfee
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) MCSE
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Change Management
4 4 (50.00%) Security Management
4 4 (50.00%) IBM
4 4 (50.00%) Websense
5 3 (37.50%) SAN

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) Lync
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (50.00%) Change Management
2 4 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) MOF
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) MCITP
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (50.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 4 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (50.00%) SCVMM
1 4 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 3 (37.50%) SCOrch
2 3 (37.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (25.00%) SCSM
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Intune
4 1 (12.50%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) McAfee
2 4 (50.00%) Websense
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) IBM