The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 57 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 5 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.06% 0.63% 0.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.86% 5.88% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 2
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
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 Merseyside region.

Systems Management Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
28 68 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.96% 10.76% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 17 66 8
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £27,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.87% -4.70%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SCOM
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

SCOM Salary Trend in Merseyside

SCOM
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
Liverpool +8 2 £55,000 +29.41%
SCOM
North West

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) SCCM
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (50.00%) FlexPod
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (50.00%) Meraki
4 3 (50.00%) Security Patching
4 3 (50.00%) FCoE
4 3 (50.00%) vSphere
4 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (50.00%) VLAN
4 3 (50.00%) WSUS
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (50.00%) XenApp
4 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (50.00%) Riverbed
4 3 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
1 3 (50.00%) FCoE
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (50.00%) VLAN
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) VoIP
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
1 3 (50.00%) MPLS
1 3 (50.00%) DSL
1 3 (50.00%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) FlexPod
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (50.00%) Security Patching
1 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (33.33%) People Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) vSphere
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) XenApp
2 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) WSUS
3 1 (16.67%) SCDPM
3 1 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Meraki
3 3 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) NetApp
3 3 (50.00%) VMware