The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 89 95 103
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 9 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.84% 0.42% 0.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.23% 7.84% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 7
Median salary £29,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
88 51 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 8.24% 5.32% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 69 46 49
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,200 £60,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +4.76%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing SCOM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

SCOM Salary Histogram in Kent

SCOM
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham - 4 £26,500 -
West Malling - 3 £35,750 -
Maidstone - 1 £45,000 -
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing SCOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (85.71%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 11 (78.57%) DNS
3 11 (78.57%) SAN
3 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
4 10 (71.43%) DHCP
4 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (57.14%) SCCM
5 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
5 8 (57.14%) HP
6 6 (42.86%) Citrix
6 6 (42.86%) XenApp
6 6 (42.86%) XenDesktop
7 5 (35.71%) Data Protection
7 5 (35.71%) Skype for Business
7 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
7 5 (35.71%) Office 365
7 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (28.57%) Firewall
8 4 (28.57%) A+ Certification
8 4 (28.57%) ISA Server
8 4 (28.57%) SharePoint

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (35.71%) Skype for Business
3 4 (28.57%) IIS
3 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 4 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (28.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) DNS
1 11 (78.57%) SAN
2 10 (71.43%) DHCP
3 4 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (14.29%) LAN
4 2 (14.29%) VLAN
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Infrastructure Support
1 8 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) IT Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) IT Support
3 4 (28.57%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior IT Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior IT Support
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Data Protection
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Line Management
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) SOA
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Fault Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) High Availability
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 2 (14.29%) ITSM
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (7.14%) Security Management
5 1 (7.14%) Security Patching
5 1 (7.14%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (28.57%) A+ Certification
2 4 (28.57%) MCSA
2 4 (28.57%) MCSE
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (7.14%) MCITP
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (42.86%) XenApp
3 6 (42.86%) XenDesktop
4 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
5 4 (28.57%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (28.57%) ISA Server
6 2 (14.29%) vCloud
6 2 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) SCCM
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (14.29%) MOM
3 2 (14.29%) Puppet
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
4 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
4 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) VMware
3 8 (57.14%) HP
4 6 (42.86%) Citrix
5 4 (28.57%) WatchGuard
6 2 (14.29%) BMC
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 2 (14.29%) Remedy
6 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
7 1 (7.14%) Forcepoint
7 1 (7.14%) IBM
7 1 (7.14%) IPFX
7 1 (7.14%) Symantec