The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank - 64 57
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.18% 0.64%
As % of the Systems Management category - 8.33% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
SCOM
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Systems Management Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
5 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.06% 2.16% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 9
Average salary £37,750 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.15% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £22,400 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +2.48%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SCOM across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

SCOM
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCOM across the Lancashire region.

SCOM Salary Trend in Lancashire

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Nagios
2 3 (75.00%) SMTP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Replication
2 3 (75.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) Local Government
2 3 (75.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (75.00%) Squid
2 3 (75.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (75.00%) nginx
2 3 (75.00%) Varnish
2 3 (75.00%) tcpdump
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) nginx
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SMTP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) Wireshark
1 3 (75.00%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (75.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Squid
1 3 (75.00%) Varnish
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Nagios
1 3 (75.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
1 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee