The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 175 128 176
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +48
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 13 51 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.32% 1.32% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.42% 24.06% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13 49 10
Average salary £46,500 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.36% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £43,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.61%
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 Manchester region.

Systems Management Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
138 212 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.35% 5.50% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 109 166 121
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SCOM
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

SCOM Salary Trend in Manchester

SCOM
Salary Histogram in Manchester

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

SCOM Salary Histogram in Manchester

SCOM
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Manchester 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
Rochdale -10 2 £52,000 +42.46% 1
SCOM
North West

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 52 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 48 (85.71%) Windows
3 46 (82.14%) SCCM
4 38 (67.86%) Hyper-V
5 34 (60.71%) Active Directory
6 30 (53.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (50.00%) VMware
8 26 (46.43%) Citrix
8 26 (46.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (35.71%) MS Excel
11 19 (33.93%) ITIL
12 18 (32.14%) SQL Server
13 17 (30.36%) MS Exchange
13 17 (30.36%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (26.79%) Citrix Certification
14 15 (26.79%) SCVMM
15 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
15 14 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
15 14 (25.00%) SAN
15 14 (25.00%) Service Management
16 13 (23.21%) Service Delivery
16 13 (23.21%) SharePoint
17 11 (19.64%) MCSE
17 11 (19.64%) Symantec
17 11 (19.64%) MCITP
17 11 (19.64%) Windows 7
18 10 (17.86%) Veeam
18 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 17 (30.36%) MS Exchange
2 14 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (23.21%) SharePoint
4 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (14.29%) Lync
7 6 (10.71%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (5.36%) TPMS
9 3 (5.36%) IIS
10 2 (3.57%) Apache
10 2 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (10.71%) Amazon S3
1 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (10.71%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (8.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) SAN
2 10 (17.86%) DHCP
2 10 (17.86%) DNS
3 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 7 (12.50%) LAN
4 7 (12.50%) WAN
4 7 (12.50%) NAS
4 7 (12.50%) Unified Communications
5 6 (10.71%) IPsec
5 6 (10.71%) iSCSI
5 6 (10.71%) Internet
5 6 (10.71%) SNMP
6 2 (3.57%) Firewall
7 1 (1.79%) Wireless
7 1 (1.79%) MPLS
7 1 (1.79%) SMTP
7 1 (1.79%) HTTP
7 1 (1.79%) VPN
7 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.36%) MySQL
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Retail
2 8 (14.29%) Greek Language
2 8 (14.29%) Polish Language
2 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Support Engineer
2 8 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Junior
4 6 (10.71%) Storage Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Junior Support Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Specialist
5 5 (8.93%) Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (7.14%) Service Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Services Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) Web Services
2 2 (3.57%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) EqualLogic
2 2 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 48 (85.71%) Windows
2 30 (53.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (46.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (19.64%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.57%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) ITIL
2 14 (25.00%) Service Management
3 13 (23.21%) Service Delivery
4 8 (14.29%) CRM
5 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.14%) Data Protection
7 4 (7.14%) Change Management
7 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (7.14%) Migration
8 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (3.57%) High Availability
10 1 (1.79%) Data Architecture
10 1 (1.79%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (1.79%) Change Control
10 1 (1.79%) Data Modelling
10 1 (1.79%) PRINCE
10 1 (1.79%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.79%) C
2 1 (1.79%) C#
2 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (26.79%) Citrix Certification
3 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (19.64%) MCITP
4 11 (19.64%) MCSE
5 10 (17.86%) MCTS
6 8 (14.29%) MCP
6 8 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (12.50%) MCSA
7 7 (12.50%) CCNA
7 7 (12.50%) CCA
8 5 (8.93%) Degree
8 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.79%) NCIE
9 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) SLA
2 5 (8.93%) BS7799
2 5 (8.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (67.86%) Hyper-V
2 34 (60.71%) Active Directory
3 24 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (12.50%) vSphere
5 6 (10.71%) vCloud
6 3 (5.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.57%) VMware Server
7 2 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (3.57%) UAG
7 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.79%) XenApp
8 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.79%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 46 (82.14%) SCCM
2 15 (26.79%) SCVMM
3 8 (14.29%) Backup Exec
4 7 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 6 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (10.71%) SCDPM
5 6 (10.71%) OpenNMS
5 6 (10.71%) Puppet
6 2 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (3.57%) MOM
6 2 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (3.57%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.79%) SCSM
7 1 (1.79%) OpenView
7 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.79%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 52 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 28 (50.00%) VMware
3 26 (46.43%) Citrix
4 11 (19.64%) Symantec
5 10 (17.86%) Veeam
6 8 (14.29%) Fujitsu
6 8 (14.29%) Sage
6 8 (14.29%) Avaya
7 7 (12.50%) McAfee
7 7 (12.50%) Sophos
8 6 (10.71%) NetApp
8 6 (10.71%) Dell
8 6 (10.71%) Acronis
9 4 (7.14%) Cisco
10 3 (5.36%) Oracle
11 1 (1.79%) HP
11 1 (1.79%) EMC
11 1 (1.79%) CommVault
11 1 (1.79%) 3PAR
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