The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 59 51 63
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 1 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.22% 2.91% 0.65%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.33% 68.75% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 3
Average salary £55,000 £38,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.73% -43.70%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
SCOM
Leicestershire

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

Systems Management Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
12 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.59% 4.23% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 27
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £39,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

SCOM
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

SCOM Salary Trend in Leicester

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
1 8 (88.89%) SCCM
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (77.78%) Data Protection
2 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (66.67%) Citrix
3 6 (66.67%) VBScript
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (66.67%) IIS
3 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 6 (66.67%) SAN
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) XenApp
3 6 (66.67%) vSphere
3 6 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
4 5 (55.56%) Altiris
4 5 (55.56%) Problem Management
4 5 (55.56%) Linux

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
1 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (66.67%) IIS
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) Lync
4 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) SAN
1 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) NetScaler
2 5 (55.56%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Data Protection
2 6 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (55.56%) Change Management
3 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
3 5 (55.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) MOF
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) VBScript
1 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (66.67%) XenApp
2 6 (66.67%) vSphere
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (11.11%) ISA Server
4 1 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
2 1 (11.11%) SCDPM
2 1 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) Citrix
4 5 (55.56%) HP
4 5 (55.56%) Dell
4 5 (55.56%) Altiris
5 1 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (11.11%) Remedy