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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 208 200 233
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +33
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 40 38 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.59% 0.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.36% 11.05% 9.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35 36 31
Average salary £36,500 £27,875 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.94% -39.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,750 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £35,750 £80,000
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 West region.

Systems Management Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
352 344 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.06% 5.30% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 291 277 337
Average salary £38,250 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £27,125
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,500 £52,500
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 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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
Cheshire +10 17 £36,500 -27.00%
Manchester -33 13 £34,000 +23.63% 1
Lancashire -3 2 £24,000 -20.00% 1
Merseyside - 2 £44,500 -
Cumbria - 1 - -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 60 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 56 (77.78%) SCCM
3 51 (70.83%) Windows
4 35 (48.61%) VMware
5 31 (43.06%) Hyper-V
6 28 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (34.72%) Active Directory
8 20 (27.78%) SAN
9 19 (26.39%) MS Exchange
10 18 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 18 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (22.22%) ITIL
11 16 (22.22%) McAfee
12 15 (20.83%) NetApp
13 14 (19.44%) Symantec
13 14 (19.44%) Citrix
13 14 (19.44%) SQL
13 14 (19.44%) SCVMM
14 13 (18.06%) Dell
15 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
15 12 (16.67%) NAS
16 11 (15.28%) iSCSI
16 11 (15.28%) Security Cleared
16 11 (15.28%) SCOrch
16 11 (15.28%) IIS
17 10 (13.89%) SAP
17 10 (13.89%) Cisco
17 10 (13.89%) Finance
17 10 (13.89%) Service Management

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 19 (26.39%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.28%) IIS
3 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.78%) Apache
6 1 (1.39%) TPMS
6 1 (1.39%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Sage 1000
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.56%) Office 365
4 2 (2.78%) IaaS
4 2 (2.78%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.78%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.78%) SAN
2 12 (16.67%) NAS
3 11 (15.28%) iSCSI
4 9 (12.50%) Internet
4 9 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 7 (9.72%) Firewall
5 7 (9.72%) DHCP
5 7 (9.72%) DNS
6 6 (8.33%) SNMP
6 6 (8.33%) IPsec
7 5 (6.94%) LAN
7 5 (6.94%) WAN
8 3 (4.17%) VLAN
8 3 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (4.17%) VPN
9 2 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.78%) SSL
10 1 (1.39%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.78%) MySQL
4 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
General
1 10 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Billing
3 1 (1.39%) German Language
3 1 (1.39%) Legal
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 11 (15.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (13.89%) Architect
3 10 (13.89%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (8.33%) Consultant
5 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (6.94%) Server Specialist
5 5 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Specialist
6 4 (5.56%) Senior Architect
6 4 (5.56%) Engineering Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.17%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.17%) IT Support
8 2 (2.78%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (2.78%) Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Project Engineer
9 1 (1.39%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (2.78%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (5.56%) Clustering
2 3 (4.17%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.17%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.17%) FMCG
3 2 (2.78%) AS400
3 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 51 (70.83%) Windows
2 28 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (9.72%) Linux
6 6 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.94%) AIX
7 5 (6.94%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.56%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.78%) UNIX
9 2 (2.78%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.22%) ITIL
2 10 (13.89%) Service Management
3 9 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (9.72%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (9.72%) PRINCE2
5 5 (6.94%) Data Protection
5 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
5 5 (6.94%) Coaching
6 4 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.17%) Change Management
7 3 (4.17%) CRM
7 3 (4.17%) Project Management
8 2 (2.78%) Software Distribution
8 2 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.78%) ITIL V2
8 2 (2.78%) High Availability
8 2 (2.78%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.44%) SQL
2 3 (4.17%) C
2 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (15.28%) Security Cleared
3 10 (13.89%) SC Cleared
4 8 (11.11%) MCTS
5 6 (8.33%) MCP
6 5 (6.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (6.94%) MCSA
6 5 (6.94%) CCNA
6 5 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (5.56%) MCSE
8 3 (4.17%) MCITP
8 3 (4.17%) CCA
8 3 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (2.78%) NCDA
9 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.39%) BS7799
System Software
1 31 (43.06%) Hyper-V
2 25 (34.72%) Active Directory
3 10 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.89%) vSphere
4 6 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (8.33%) vCloud
4 6 (8.33%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.78%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 56 (77.78%) SCCM
2 14 (19.44%) SCVMM
3 11 (15.28%) SCOrch
4 9 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (9.72%) BladeLogic
5 7 (9.72%) BMC PATROL
5 7 (9.72%) Nagios
5 7 (9.72%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (9.72%) SCSM
6 6 (8.33%) OpenNMS
6 6 (8.33%) Backup Exec
7 5 (6.94%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (6.94%) SCDPM
8 4 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Netcool
9 3 (4.17%) WSUS
9 3 (4.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 60 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 35 (48.61%) VMware
3 16 (22.22%) McAfee
4 15 (20.83%) NetApp
5 14 (19.44%) Symantec
5 14 (19.44%) Citrix
6 13 (18.06%) Dell
7 10 (13.89%) SAP
7 10 (13.89%) Cisco
8 9 (12.50%) HP
9 8 (11.11%) Oracle
10 7 (9.72%) Tripwire
10 7 (9.72%) BMC
10 7 (9.72%) CA
10 7 (9.72%) Veeam
10 7 (9.72%) Trend Micro
11 6 (8.33%) Acronis
12 5 (6.94%) EMC
13 4 (5.56%) IBM
14 3 (4.17%) CommVault
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