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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 93 105 85
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 1 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.11% 0.66% 0.53%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.33% 16.67% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 3
Average salary - £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,375 £45,750
% change year-on-year
-5.60% -7.37%
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
43 48 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.53% 3.96% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 33 34 31
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
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 27 March 2015. 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
Maidstone - 1 - -
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) SCCM
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) WSUS
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Advertising
4 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (33.33%) ProCurve
5 2 (33.33%) XenApp
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) Dell
5 2 (33.33%) MS Office

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) BCP
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) ProCurve