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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 76 86 103
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +17
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 10 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.03% 1.56% 0.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.53% 20.24% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 4
Median salary £31,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% -17.64%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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
95 84 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 9.77% 7.71% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 65 80 51
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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
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 28 July 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
West Malling 0 4 £31,000 -22.50%
Chatham - 4 £27,500 -
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 15 (88.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (88.24%) Windows Server
3 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
4 12 (70.59%) SAN
5 11 (64.71%) MS Exchange
5 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (58.82%) HP
6 10 (58.82%) DNS
7 9 (52.94%) DHCP
7 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
7 9 (52.94%) SCCM
8 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
9 6 (35.29%) XenApp
9 6 (35.29%) XenDesktop
9 6 (35.29%) ITIL
9 6 (35.29%) Citrix
10 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
10 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
10 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (23.53%) Office 365
11 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (23.53%) Skype for Business
11 4 (23.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (23.53%) A+ Certification
11 4 (23.53%) MCSE

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 (64.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (23.53%) Skype for Business
3 3 (17.65%) IIS
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) SAN
2 10 (58.82%) DNS
3 9 (52.94%) DHCP
4 3 (17.65%) Firewall
4 3 (17.65%) LAN
4 3 (17.65%) WAN
5 2 (11.76%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (11.76%) VPN
6 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Infrastructure Support
2 6 (35.29%) Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Administrator
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) IT Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) IT Support
4 3 (17.65%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior IT Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior IT Support
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix Support
5 2 (11.76%) IT Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) IT Technician
6 1 (5.88%) Messaging Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Windows Server
2 15 (88.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
3 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (17.65%) Fault Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) High Availability
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL V3
3 3 (17.65%) ITSM
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (11.76%) Line Management
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Security Management
4 2 (11.76%) Server Patching
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (23.53%) A+ Certification
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (23.53%) MCSA
2 4 (23.53%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (35.29%) XenApp
3 6 (35.29%) XenDesktop
4 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
5 3 (17.65%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (17.65%) ISA Server
6 1 (5.88%) vCloud
6 1 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (17.65%) MOM
2 3 (17.65%) Puppet
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
3 2 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
4 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
1 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 10 (58.82%) HP
3 6 (35.29%) Citrix
4 4 (23.53%) Symantec
5 3 (17.65%) BMC
5 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
5 3 (17.65%) Remedy
5 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
5 3 (17.65%) WatchGuard
6 2 (11.76%) IPFX
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco
7 1 (5.88%) Forcepoint
7 1 (5.88%) IBM