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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 171 158 158
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 10 28 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.26% 0.74% 0.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.65% 14.51% 13.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9 27 24
Average salary £24,500 £27,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.90% -37.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
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
177 193 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.57% 5.07% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 127 160 193
Average salary £38,250 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.37% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%

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 4 March 2015.

SCOM Salary Histogram in Manchester

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (76.67%) SCCM
3 21 (70.00%) Windows
4 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 17 (56.67%) VMware
6 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (50.00%) Hyper-V
7 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (46.67%) ITIL
8 12 (40.00%) SAN
9 11 (36.67%) IIS
10 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
10 10 (33.33%) Cisco
10 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (30.00%) Dell
11 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
11 9 (30.00%) MCTS
12 8 (26.67%) vSphere
12 8 (26.67%) SQL
12 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (23.33%) Internet
13 7 (23.33%) Finance
13 7 (23.33%) Firewall
13 7 (23.33%) MCP
13 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
13 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
13 7 (23.33%) LAN
13 7 (23.33%) WAN
13 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
13 7 (23.33%) Windows 8

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 11 (36.67%) IIS
2 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
3 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.33%) TPMS
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (6.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) SAN
2 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (23.33%) Internet
3 7 (23.33%) Firewall
3 7 (23.33%) LAN
3 7 (23.33%) WAN
3 7 (23.33%) iSCSI
4 5 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (16.67%) NAS
5 4 (13.33%) SNMP
5 4 (13.33%) IPsec
6 3 (10.00%) VPN
6 3 (10.00%) VLAN
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Billing
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) IT Support
3 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Project Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Server Support
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Project Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
5 7 (23.33%) Windows 8
6 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.33%) AIX
7 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
3 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 5 (16.67%) Coaching
4 3 (10.00%) Project Management
4 3 (10.00%) Service Management
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (6.67%) Software Distribution
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL V2
5 2 (6.67%) High Availability
6 1 (3.33%) CRM
6 1 (3.33%) Logistics
6 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (30.00%) MCTS
3 7 (23.33%) MCP
4 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (13.33%) CCNA
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (10.00%) MCSE
7 2 (6.67%) MCITP
7 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (6.67%) NCDA
7 2 (6.67%) MCSA
7 2 (6.67%) CCA
7 2 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) BS7799
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (26.67%) vSphere
4 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (13.33%) vCloud
5 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (3.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (76.67%) SCCM
2 6 (20.00%) SCVMM
3 4 (13.33%) SCDPM
3 4 (13.33%) SCOrch
3 4 (13.33%) OpenNMS
4 2 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (6.67%) SCSM
4 2 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (56.67%) VMware
3 10 (33.33%) Cisco
4 9 (30.00%) Dell
5 5 (16.67%) Oracle
6 4 (13.33%) Acronis
6 4 (13.33%) Veeam
6 4 (13.33%) Citrix
6 4 (13.33%) McAfee
6 4 (13.33%) NetApp
7 2 (6.67%) Sophos
7 2 (6.67%) Symantec
8 1 (3.33%) Avaya
8 1 (3.33%) Nortel
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £32,000 to £39,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago