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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 70 66 68
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.30% 0.18% 0.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.33% 3.70% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £38,750 £55,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.54% +92.98%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
SCOM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Systems Management Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
15 27 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.23% 4.74% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 16
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SCOM
Salary Trend in the North East

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

SCOM Salary Trend in the North East

SCOM
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCOM across the North East region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

SCOM Salary Histogram in the North East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (50.00%) Operations Management
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Operations Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Operations Management
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) BCP
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint