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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 94 91 77
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 6 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.59% 0.36% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.00% 7.84% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 1
Average salary £42,500 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.10% +2.77%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.61%
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
60 51 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.86% 4.64% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 47 44 24
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +26.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,825 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £59,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCOM across the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SCOM Salary Histogram 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 29 August 2014. 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
West Malling - 3 £42,500 -
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) MS Exchange
3 9 (81.82%) ITIL
3 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 9 (81.82%) Problem Management
3 9 (81.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (81.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (63.64%) Windows
4 7 (63.64%) MCSE
4 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
4 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 6 (54.55%) SCCM
5 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (45.45%) XenApp
6 5 (45.45%) XenDesktop
6 5 (45.45%) Veeam
6 5 (45.45%) SolarWinds
6 5 (45.45%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (45.45%) F5
6 5 (45.45%) vSphere
6 5 (45.45%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (45.45%) Clustering
6 5 (45.45%) Backup Exec
6 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (45.45%) Firewall
6 5 (45.45%) Foglight

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (90.91%) MS Exchange
2 9 (81.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (81.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (9.09%) Lync
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) MPLS
1 5 (45.45%) OSPF
1 5 (45.45%) BGP
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
1 5 (45.45%) BIG-IP
1 5 (45.45%) LAN
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Network Support Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Network Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (45.45%) Network Support
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Support Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Network Support
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) ITIL
1 9 (81.82%) Problem Management
2 5 (45.45%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (36.36%) Security Management
3 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (63.64%) MCSE
3 5 (45.45%) MCSA
3 5 (45.45%) CCNP
3 5 (45.45%) CCNA
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (45.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (45.45%) MCITP
3 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) XenApp
2 5 (45.45%) XenDesktop
2 5 (45.45%) vSphere
3 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) SCCM
2 5 (45.45%) Foglight
2 5 (45.45%) Backup Exec
2 5 (45.45%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (36.36%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (36.36%) Tivoli
3 4 (36.36%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 4 (36.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (18.18%) SCVMM
5 1 (9.09%) SCDPM
5 1 (9.09%) SCOrch
5 1 (9.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 5 (45.45%) Veeam
3 5 (45.45%) SolarWinds
3 5 (45.45%) F5
4 4 (36.36%) McAfee
4 4 (36.36%) Websense
4 4 (36.36%) IBM
4 4 (36.36%) HP