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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 176 143 163
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +20
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 13 34 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.32% 0.92% 0.73%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.22% 18.68% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 32 25
Average salary £34,000 £27,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.63% -50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,150 £31,948
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £32,950 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
180 182 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.49% 4.94% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 143 155 226
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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 30 January 2015.

SCOM Salary Histogram in Manchester

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (77.42%) SCCM
2 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
3 21 (67.74%) Windows
4 20 (64.52%) VMware
5 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
6 16 (51.61%) Hyper-V
7 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (48.39%) SAN
8 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (41.94%) ITIL
10 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
10 11 (35.48%) IIS
11 10 (32.26%) vSphere
12 9 (29.03%) iSCSI
12 9 (29.03%) Dell
12 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
12 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (29.03%) Internet
13 8 (25.81%) Cisco
13 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
13 8 (25.81%) SQL
13 8 (25.81%) MCTS
14 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (22.58%) NAS
14 7 (22.58%) Oracle
14 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2
14 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
14 7 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (22.58%) Firewall
15 6 (19.35%) VMware ESX

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (35.48%) IIS
2 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
3 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (6.45%) Apache
5 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.23%) TPMS
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Project
2 2 (6.45%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon S3
3 2 (6.45%) Office 365
3 2 (6.45%) IaaS
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) SAN
2 9 (29.03%) iSCSI
2 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
2 9 (29.03%) Internet
3 7 (22.58%) NAS
3 7 (22.58%) Firewall
4 6 (19.35%) IPsec
4 6 (19.35%) SNMP
5 5 (16.13%) LAN
5 5 (16.13%) WAN
6 3 (9.68%) VLAN
6 3 (9.68%) VPN
6 3 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (6.45%) SSL
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Billing
3 1 (3.23%) German Language
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Solutions Architect
1 6 (19.35%) Architect
2 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (12.90%) Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.68%) IT Support
4 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) Project Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Services Manager
6 1 (3.23%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Web Services
2 2 (6.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.68%) Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) EqualLogic
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (16.13%) Windows 8
5 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
6 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.45%) Debian
8 1 (3.23%) AIX
8 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2
2 7 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
3 5 (16.13%) Coaching
3 5 (16.13%) Data Protection
4 4 (12.90%) Service Management
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL V2
6 2 (6.45%) High Availability
6 2 (6.45%) Software Distribution
7 1 (3.23%) Line Management
7 1 (3.23%) Logistics
7 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.23%) Time Management
7 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.23%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (25.81%) MCTS
3 6 (19.35%) MCP
3 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
4 5 (16.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (16.13%) CCNA
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (12.90%) MCSE
6 3 (9.68%) MCITP
6 3 (9.68%) MCSA
6 3 (9.68%) CCA
6 3 (9.68%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (6.45%) NCDA
7 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) BS7799
System Software
1 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 16 (51.61%) Hyper-V
3 10 (32.26%) vSphere
4 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (19.35%) VMware ESX
5 6 (19.35%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (19.35%) vCloud
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.23%) VMware Server
7 1 (3.23%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 24 (77.42%) SCCM
2 6 (19.35%) OpenNMS
2 6 (19.35%) SCVMM
3 4 (12.90%) SCDPM
3 4 (12.90%) SCOrch
4 3 (9.68%) Backup Exec
5 2 (6.45%) Puppet
5 2 (6.45%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (6.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (6.45%) SCSM
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 20 (64.52%) VMware
3 9 (29.03%) Dell
4 8 (25.81%) Cisco
5 7 (22.58%) Oracle
6 6 (19.35%) Veeam
6 6 (19.35%) Acronis
7 5 (16.13%) Citrix
7 5 (16.13%) McAfee
8 4 (12.90%) NetApp
9 3 (9.68%) Sophos
9 3 (9.68%) Symantec
10 1 (3.23%) Nortel
10 1 (3.23%) Avaya
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