The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 217 177 219
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +42
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 25 65 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.91% 0.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.83% 19.82% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 21 65 32
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 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
Systems Management Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
283 328 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.95% 4.57% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 205 257 238
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,700 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,125
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.67%
SCOM
England

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 1 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 1 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 -42 18 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Merseyside 0 3 £22,500 -62.50% 2
Lancashire -1 2 £37,123 +61.40%
Cheshire -3 2 £60,000 +64.38%
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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 76 (91.57%) Microsoft
2 68 (81.93%) Windows
3 66 (79.52%) SCCM
4 51 (61.45%) Hyper-V
5 41 (49.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (48.19%) Active Directory
7 36 (43.37%) VMware
7 36 (43.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (37.35%) VMware Infrastructure
8 31 (37.35%) Citrix
9 30 (36.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 29 (34.94%) ITIL
11 26 (31.33%) MS Excel
11 26 (31.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 25 (30.12%) MS Exchange
13 22 (26.51%) Exchange Server 2010
14 21 (25.30%) SQL Server
15 20 (24.10%) MCSE
16 19 (22.89%) MCITP
17 18 (21.69%) SCVMM
17 18 (21.69%) DNS
18 17 (20.48%) Windows 7
19 16 (19.28%) Citrix Certification
19 16 (19.28%) SharePoint
19 16 (19.28%) SQL
20 15 (18.07%) Symantec
20 15 (18.07%) Service Management
20 15 (18.07%) Finance
20 15 (18.07%) MCTS
21 14 (16.87%) Security Cleared

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 25 (30.12%) MS Exchange
2 22 (26.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (19.28%) SharePoint
4 14 (16.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (14.46%) Lync
6 10 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (7.23%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (6.02%) TPMS
8 5 (6.02%) nginx
8 5 (6.02%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (6.02%) Apache
9 4 (4.82%) IIS
9 4 (4.82%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2000
10 3 (3.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 26 (31.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (13.25%) Sage 1000
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Office 365
2 4 (4.82%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (4.82%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.82%) Amazon S3
2 4 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.69%) DNS
2 13 (15.66%) DHCP
2 13 (15.66%) SAN
3 11 (13.25%) LAN
3 11 (13.25%) WAN
4 7 (8.43%) Unified Communications
5 6 (7.23%) TCP/IP
5 6 (7.23%) SMTP
6 5 (6.02%) Wireshark
6 5 (6.02%) tcpdump
6 5 (6.02%) NAS
6 5 (6.02%) VPN
6 5 (6.02%) Firewall
7 4 (4.82%) IPsec
7 4 (4.82%) Internet
7 4 (4.82%) SNMP
7 4 (4.82%) iSCSI
8 3 (3.61%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (3.61%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (7.23%) MySQL
5 5 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 15 (18.07%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.64%) Retail
2 8 (9.64%) Greek Language
2 8 (9.64%) Polish Language
3 5 (6.02%) Local Government
4 4 (4.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (32.53%) Support Engineer
2 14 (16.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (15.66%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (9.64%) Junior
4 8 (9.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Analyst
5 6 (7.23%) Junior Support Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Storage Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Specialist
6 5 (6.02%) Consultant
7 4 (4.82%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Platform Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) IT Support
8 3 (3.61%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Technical Services Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Senior Support Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Consultant
8 3 (3.61%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) Web Services
2 2 (2.41%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Replication
2 4 (4.82%) Clustering
3 3 (3.61%) EqualLogic
3 3 (3.61%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.20%) FMCG
4 1 (1.20%) Statistics
4 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 68 (81.93%) Windows
2 41 (49.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (43.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (31.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (20.48%) Windows 7
6 7 (8.43%) Linux
7 6 (7.23%) UNIX
8 5 (6.02%) Ubuntu
8 5 (6.02%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.82%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.94%) ITIL
2 15 (18.07%) Service Management
3 12 (14.46%) Service Delivery
4 11 (13.25%) CRM
5 9 (10.84%) Configuration Management
6 7 (8.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (7.23%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (6.02%) Problem Management
8 5 (6.02%) Data Protection
8 5 (6.02%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (6.02%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (6.02%) Business Continuity
8 5 (6.02%) Migration
9 4 (4.82%) High Availability
10 3 (3.61%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.61%) Change Management
11 1 (1.20%) Capacity Planning
11 1 (1.20%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.28%) SQL
2 5 (6.02%) Ruby
2 5 (6.02%) Perl
2 5 (6.02%) PHP
3 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.20%) C
3 1 (1.20%) C#
3 1 (1.20%) Java
Qualifications
1 30 (36.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (24.10%) MCSE
3 19 (22.89%) MCITP
4 16 (19.28%) Citrix Certification
5 15 (18.07%) MCTS
6 14 (16.87%) Security Cleared
7 12 (14.46%) Degree
8 11 (13.25%) MCP
9 9 (10.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (9.64%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (9.64%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (9.64%) CCA
10 8 (9.64%) CCNA
10 8 (9.64%) MCSA
11 5 (6.02%) SC Cleared
12 1 (1.20%) NCIE
12 1 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.84%) SLA
2 5 (6.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.02%) BS7799
System Software
1 51 (61.45%) Hyper-V
2 40 (48.19%) Active Directory
3 31 (37.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (13.25%) vSphere
5 6 (7.23%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (6.02%) Squid
6 5 (6.02%) Varnish
6 5 (6.02%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (4.82%) vCloud
7 4 (4.82%) XenDesktop
8 3 (3.61%) UAG
8 3 (3.61%) VMware Server
8 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.41%) XenApp
10 1 (1.20%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 66 (79.52%) SCCM
2 18 (21.69%) SCVMM
3 9 (10.84%) Puppet
3 9 (10.84%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (10.84%) Backup Exec
4 8 (9.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 7 (8.43%) Nagios
6 6 (7.23%) NetBackup
6 6 (7.23%) SCDPM
7 4 (4.82%) OpenNMS
8 3 (3.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (3.61%) MOM
8 3 (3.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (2.41%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (2.41%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (2.41%) BladeLogic
9 2 (2.41%) SCOrch
9 2 (2.41%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (1.20%) SCSM
10 1 (1.20%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 76 (91.57%) Microsoft
2 36 (43.37%) VMware
3 31 (37.35%) Citrix
4 15 (18.07%) Symantec
5 13 (15.66%) Sage
6 12 (14.46%) Cisco
7 11 (13.25%) McAfee
7 11 (13.25%) Avaya
8 10 (12.05%) NetApp
9 8 (9.64%) Sophos
9 8 (9.64%) Veeam
9 8 (9.64%) Fujitsu
10 7 (8.43%) HP
11 5 (6.02%) Red Hat
12 4 (4.82%) Dell
12 4 (4.82%) Acronis
13 2 (2.41%) BMC
13 2 (2.41%) CA
13 2 (2.41%) Tripwire
13 2 (2.41%) Facebook
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