The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 231 175 212
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +37
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 22 67 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.94% 0.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.36% 19.36% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 17 66 31
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,800 £43,500 £58,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
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 West region.

Systems Management Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
299 346 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.07% 4.84% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 210 277 268
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SCOM
Salary Trend in the North West

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

SCOM Salary Trend in the North West

SCOM
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCOM across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

SCOM Salary Histogram in the North West

SCOM
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
Manchester -51 14 £46,500 +24.00% 5
Merseyside - 7 £22,500 - 2
Cheshire -18 1 - -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 72 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 68 (83.95%) Windows
3 61 (75.31%) SCCM
4 46 (56.79%) Hyper-V
5 40 (49.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (45.68%) Active Directory
7 35 (43.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (39.51%) Citrix
8 32 (39.51%) VMware
9 27 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (30.86%) ITIL
11 23 (28.40%) MS Excel
11 23 (28.40%) MS Exchange
11 23 (28.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 22 (27.16%) Microsoft Certification
13 21 (25.93%) SQL Server
14 20 (24.69%) Exchange Server 2010
15 19 (23.46%) SCVMM
15 19 (23.46%) DNS
16 16 (19.75%) SharePoint
17 15 (18.52%) Windows 7
18 14 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2013
18 14 (17.28%) Security Cleared
18 14 (17.28%) MCSE
18 14 (17.28%) DHCP
18 14 (17.28%) Citrix Certification
18 14 (17.28%) Sage
18 14 (17.28%) Service Management
19 13 (16.05%) Finance
19 13 (16.05%) Symantec

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 23 (28.40%) MS Exchange
2 20 (24.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (19.75%) SharePoint
4 14 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (12.35%) Lync
5 10 (12.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (8.64%) Apache
7 6 (7.41%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (6.17%) nginx
8 5 (6.17%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (4.94%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (4.94%) IIS
10 3 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2000
10 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (3.70%) TPMS
Applications
1 23 (28.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (14.81%) Sage 1000
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (7.41%) Amazon S3
1 6 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (7.41%) Office 365
1 6 (7.41%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.46%) DNS
2 14 (17.28%) DHCP
3 13 (16.05%) SAN
4 9 (11.11%) LAN
4 9 (11.11%) WAN
5 8 (9.88%) TCP/IP
6 7 (8.64%) NAS
6 7 (8.64%) Unified Communications
7 6 (7.41%) SMTP
7 6 (7.41%) Internet
7 6 (7.41%) IPsec
7 6 (7.41%) SNMP
7 6 (7.41%) iSCSI
8 5 (6.17%) Wireshark
8 5 (6.17%) tcpdump
9 3 (3.70%) Firewall
9 3 (3.70%) VPN
10 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
10 1 (1.23%) SSL
10 1 (1.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (9.88%) MySQL
4 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (8.64%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 13 (16.05%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.88%) Retail
2 8 (9.88%) Greek Language
2 8 (9.88%) Polish Language
3 5 (6.17%) Local Government
4 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 11 (13.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (11.11%) Junior
4 8 (9.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Junior Support Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Storage Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Specialist
6 5 (6.17%) Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Consultant
7 4 (4.94%) Architect
7 4 (4.94%) Engineering Manager
7 4 (4.94%) Platform Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Technical Services Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Consultant
8 3 (3.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Server Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) Web Services
2 2 (2.47%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Replication
2 4 (4.94%) FMCG
3 3 (3.70%) EqualLogic
3 3 (3.70%) Clustering
3 3 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.23%) AS400
4 1 (1.23%) Statistics
4 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 68 (83.95%) Windows
2 40 (49.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (43.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (28.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (18.52%) Windows 7
6 10 (12.35%) Linux
7 6 (7.41%) UNIX
8 5 (6.17%) Ubuntu
9 4 (4.94%) AIX
10 3 (3.70%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.47%) Debian
11 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.86%) ITIL
2 14 (17.28%) Service Management
3 12 (14.81%) Service Delivery
3 12 (14.81%) CRM
4 11 (13.58%) Configuration Management
5 9 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (8.64%) Problem Management
7 6 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (6.17%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (6.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (6.17%) Data Protection
8 5 (6.17%) Migration
8 5 (6.17%) Business Continuity
9 4 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.94%) High Availability
10 3 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (3.70%) Change Management
10 3 (3.70%) PRINCE2
11 1 (1.23%) MOF
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.81%) SQL
2 5 (6.17%) Ruby
2 5 (6.17%) Perl
2 5 (6.17%) PHP
3 1 (1.23%) C
3 1 (1.23%) C#
3 1 (1.23%) Java
3 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (27.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (17.28%) Citrix Certification
2 14 (17.28%) MCSE
2 14 (17.28%) Security Cleared
3 13 (16.05%) MCITP
4 11 (13.58%) Degree
4 11 (13.58%) MCTS
5 8 (9.88%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (8.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (8.64%) MCP
7 6 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (7.41%) MCSA
7 6 (7.41%) CCNA
7 6 (7.41%) CCA
8 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.23%) NCIE
9 1 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) SLA
2 5 (6.17%) BS7799
2 5 (6.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (56.79%) Hyper-V
2 37 (45.68%) Active Directory
3 27 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (13.58%) vSphere
5 6 (7.41%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (7.41%) vCloud
6 5 (6.17%) Varnish
6 5 (6.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (6.17%) Squid
7 4 (4.94%) XenDesktop
8 3 (3.70%) UAG
8 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.47%) VMware Server
9 2 (2.47%) XenApp
9 2 (2.47%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.23%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 61 (75.31%) SCCM
2 19 (23.46%) SCVMM
3 11 (13.58%) Puppet
3 11 (13.58%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (9.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 7 (8.64%) Backup Exec
5 7 (8.64%) Nagios
6 6 (7.41%) NetBackup
6 6 (7.41%) OpenNMS
6 6 (7.41%) SCDPM
7 4 (4.94%) Netcool
8 3 (3.70%) MOM
8 3 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (2.47%) BladeLogic
9 2 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (2.47%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (2.47%) SCOrch
10 1 (1.23%) SCSM
Vendors
1 72 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 32 (39.51%) Citrix
2 32 (39.51%) VMware
3 14 (17.28%) Sage
4 13 (16.05%) Symantec
5 12 (14.81%) Avaya
6 10 (12.35%) Veeam
7 9 (11.11%) McAfee
7 9 (11.11%) Cisco
8 8 (9.88%) NetApp
8 8 (9.88%) Fujitsu
9 7 (8.64%) HP
10 6 (7.41%) Dell
10 6 (7.41%) Sophos
10 6 (7.41%) Acronis
11 5 (6.17%) Red Hat
12 4 (4.94%) Remedy
12 4 (4.94%) IBM
12 4 (4.94%) SAP
13 3 (3.70%) Oracle
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