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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 56 67 65
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.61% 0.47% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.50% 5.45% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £50,000 £22,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+122.22% -62.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
24 55 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.90% 8.63% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 23 48 16
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -

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 4 August 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 +9 1 £55,000 +144.44%
SCOM
North West

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (60.00%) Riverbed
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) FCoE
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (60.00%) FlexPod
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (60.00%) Meraki
2 3 (60.00%) Security Patching
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) DSL
2 3 (60.00%) H.323

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) VoIP
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
1 3 (60.00%) MPLS
1 3 (60.00%) DSL
1 3 (60.00%) H.323
1 3 (60.00%) IPsec
1 3 (60.00%) VLAN
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (60.00%) FCoE
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (60.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (60.00%) Security Patching
2 2 (40.00%) People Management
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Riverbed
2 3 (60.00%) Meraki
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft