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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 218 203 234
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +31
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 32 41 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.60% 0.53%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.12% 12.42% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31 37 39
Average salary £40,000 £28,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.59% -37.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -10.58%
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
351 330 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.76% 4.86% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 288 262 370
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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 -35 16 £46,500 +69.09% 3
Cheshire +4 11 £36,250 -
Merseyside +16 4 £44,000 -12.00% 1
Lancashire 0 1 £24,000 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 48 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 44 (73.33%) SCCM
3 39 (65.00%) Windows
4 32 (53.33%) VMware
4 32 (53.33%) Hyper-V
5 26 (43.33%) Active Directory
6 21 (35.00%) Citrix
7 20 (33.33%) SAN
8 19 (31.67%) Symantec
8 19 (31.67%) McAfee
8 19 (31.67%) ITIL
9 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (30.00%) MS Excel
10 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (28.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (20.00%) MS Exchange
12 12 (20.00%) Backup Exec
13 11 (18.33%) SCVMM
13 11 (18.33%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (18.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (18.33%) MCTS
13 11 (18.33%) MCSE
13 11 (18.33%) MCSA
13 11 (18.33%) CCNA
13 11 (18.33%) Service Management
14 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
14 10 (16.67%) iSCSI
14 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
14 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.67%) IIS
2 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (6.67%) TPMS
3 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (5.00%) Lync
5 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (3.33%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Sage 1000
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (10.00%) Office 365
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.33%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (33.33%) SAN
2 10 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 9 (15.00%) DHCP
3 9 (15.00%) DNS
4 8 (13.33%) Internet
5 7 (11.67%) NAS
6 6 (10.00%) Firewall
6 6 (10.00%) IPsec
6 6 (10.00%) SNMP
6 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.33%) VPN
7 2 (3.33%) LAN
7 2 (3.33%) WAN
7 2 (3.33%) VLAN
7 2 (3.33%) Unified Communications
7 2 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.33%) MySQL
General
1 2 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Legal
2 1 (1.67%) Billing
2 1 (1.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (18.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (11.67%) Architect
2 7 (11.67%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (8.33%) Engineering Manager
4 5 (8.33%) Server Specialist
4 5 (8.33%) Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (6.67%) Senior Architect
5 4 (6.67%) Consultant
5 4 (6.67%) Service Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Technical Services Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.67%) Technical Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Junior
6 3 (5.00%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Specialist
6 3 (5.00%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (3.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) FMCG
3 3 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 3 (5.00%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) AS400
4 2 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 39 (65.00%) Windows
2 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (13.33%) Linux
5 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (10.00%) AIX
7 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.33%) Debian
8 2 (3.33%) UNIX
9 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) ITIL
2 11 (18.33%) Service Management
3 8 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 7 (11.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (11.67%) PRINCE2
5 6 (10.00%) Change Management
6 5 (8.33%) CRM
6 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.33%) Coaching
7 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.00%) Project Management
8 3 (5.00%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.33%) ITIL V2
9 2 (3.33%) High Availability
9 2 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (3.33%) Line Management
9 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (5.00%) C
3 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (28.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (18.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (18.33%) MCTS
2 11 (18.33%) MCSE
2 11 (18.33%) MCSA
2 11 (18.33%) CCNA
2 11 (18.33%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 9 (15.00%) MCP
4 9 (15.00%) CCA
4 9 (15.00%) Citrix Certification
4 9 (15.00%) MCITP
5 4 (6.67%) Degree
6 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (3.33%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) BS7799
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (53.33%) Hyper-V
2 26 (43.33%) Active Directory
3 15 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (16.67%) vSphere
5 6 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (10.00%) vCloud
5 6 (10.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (5.00%) VMware Server
7 2 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.67%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 44 (73.33%) SCCM
2 12 (20.00%) Backup Exec
3 11 (18.33%) SCVMM
4 9 (15.00%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (11.67%) BMC PATROL
5 7 (11.67%) Nagios
5 7 (11.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (11.67%) BladeLogic
6 6 (10.00%) OpenNMS
7 5 (8.33%) Netcool
7 5 (8.33%) SCDPM
7 5 (8.33%) SCOrch
8 4 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (5.00%) WSUS
10 2 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (3.33%) Puppet
10 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (1.67%) SCSM
Vendors
1 48 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (53.33%) VMware
3 21 (35.00%) Citrix
4 19 (31.67%) Symantec
4 19 (31.67%) McAfee
5 9 (15.00%) Sophos
5 9 (15.00%) Dell
6 8 (13.33%) HP
6 8 (13.33%) Cisco
7 7 (11.67%) Oracle
7 7 (11.67%) NetApp
7 7 (11.67%) BMC
7 7 (11.67%) CA
7 7 (11.67%) Tripwire
7 7 (11.67%) Trend Micro
8 6 (10.00%) Acronis
8 6 (10.00%) Veeam
9 5 (8.33%) SAP
9 5 (8.33%) IBM
10 4 (6.67%) Avaya
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