The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 58 59 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.85% 0.41% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.67% 9.52% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Average salary £37,123 £23,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.40% -48.31%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
Systems Management Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
15 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.21% 4.36% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 5
Average salary £37,123 £30,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.74% -32.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,637 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +4.93%
SCOM
North West

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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCOM across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

SCOM Salary Histogram in Lancashire

SCOM
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Preston - 3 £37,123 -
Blackpool +2 1 £23,000 -
SCOM
North West

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) Perl
2 5 (71.43%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Apache
2 5 (71.43%) SMTP
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 5 (71.43%) Nagios
2 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (71.43%) NetBackup
2 5 (71.43%) Business Continuity
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby
2 5 (71.43%) Local Government
2 5 (71.43%) Ubuntu
2 5 (71.43%) Squid
2 5 (71.43%) Wireshark
2 5 (71.43%) nginx
2 5 (71.43%) Varnish
2 5 (71.43%) tcpdump
2 5 (71.43%) Puppet
2 5 (71.43%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (71.43%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (71.43%) Replication

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (71.43%) Apache
1 5 (71.43%) nginx
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SMTP
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
1 5 (71.43%) Wireshark
1 5 (71.43%) tcpdump
2 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
1 5 (71.43%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (71.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Ubuntu
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (71.43%) Business Continuity
2 5 (71.43%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) MOF
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Perl
1 5 (71.43%) PHP
1 5 (71.43%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCTS
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (14.29%) NCIE
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Squid
1 5 (71.43%) Varnish
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Nagios
1 5 (71.43%) NetBackup
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
1 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) CommVault
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) 3PAR