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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 235 223 177
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -46
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 18 26 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.36% 0.88%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.50% 7.62% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 64
Average salary £46,000 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.51% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,400 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
327 341 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.02% 4.77% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 245 258 275
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Manchester -4 8 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Cheshire +6 7 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Merseyside +16 3 £50,000 +122.22%
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 37 (86.05%) Windows
2 34 (79.07%) Microsoft
3 31 (72.09%) SCCM
4 26 (60.47%) VMware
5 24 (55.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (55.81%) Active Directory
6 22 (51.16%) MS Exchange
7 17 (39.53%) ITIL
8 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
8 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (32.56%) SharePoint
11 13 (30.23%) Cisco
11 13 (30.23%) NetApp
12 12 (27.91%) SQL
12 12 (27.91%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (25.58%) Hyper-V
14 10 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2007
14 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (23.26%) Root Cause Analysis
15 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (18.60%) SCOrch
16 7 (16.28%) McAfee
16 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
16 7 (16.28%) DNS
16 7 (16.28%) HP
16 7 (16.28%) CCNA
16 7 (16.28%) vSphere
16 7 (16.28%) Capacity Planning
16 7 (16.28%) Clustering

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (51.16%) MS Exchange
2 14 (32.56%) SharePoint
3 12 (27.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (13.95%) IIS
6 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) DNS
2 6 (13.95%) LAN
2 6 (13.95%) WAN
3 5 (11.63%) Internet
3 5 (11.63%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (9.30%) SAN
4 4 (9.30%) Firewall
4 4 (9.30%) DHCP
5 3 (6.98%) HTTP
5 3 (6.98%) VoIP
5 3 (6.98%) SSL
5 3 (6.98%) VPN
5 3 (6.98%) MPLS
5 3 (6.98%) DSL
5 3 (6.98%) H.323
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (6.98%) FCoE
5 3 (6.98%) IPsec
5 3 (6.98%) VLAN
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Legal
3 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 8 (18.60%) Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) SQL Server DBA
4 6 (13.95%) SQL DBA
4 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) DBA
5 5 (11.63%) Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Monitoring Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) IT Support
8 2 (4.65%) Operations Support Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) NetApp Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Server Specialist
8 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Clustering
2 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.98%) FlexPod
3 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (86.05%) Windows
2 24 (55.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
5 6 (13.95%) Windows 8
6 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.65%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) ITIL
2 10 (23.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (16.28%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (11.63%) Business Continuity
5 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.98%) Change Control
6 3 (6.98%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.98%) Coaching
6 3 (6.98%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (6.98%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.98%) Security Patching
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (4.65%) People Management
7 2 (4.65%) ITIL V2
7 2 (4.65%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.65%) Data Security
7 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (16.28%) CCNA
2 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (11.63%) MCSE
4 4 (9.30%) MCTS
5 3 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (6.98%) CCNP
6 2 (4.65%) MCP
6 2 (4.65%) MCITP
6 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.65%) NCDA
7 1 (2.33%) MCSA
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (55.81%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.58%) Hyper-V
3 7 (16.28%) vSphere
4 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (6.98%) XenApp
5 3 (6.98%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.65%) Cronacle
7 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 31 (72.09%) SCCM
2 8 (18.60%) SCOrch
3 5 (11.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (11.63%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (9.30%) WSUS
5 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.65%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (4.65%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (4.65%) HP SIM
5 2 (4.65%) SCDPM
6 1 (2.33%) SCSM
6 1 (2.33%) SCVMM
6 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.33%) Foglight
Vendors
1 34 (79.07%) Microsoft
2 26 (60.47%) VMware
3 13 (30.23%) NetApp
3 13 (30.23%) Cisco
4 7 (16.28%) HP
4 7 (16.28%) McAfee
5 6 (13.95%) Dell
5 6 (13.95%) Oracle
5 6 (13.95%) Citrix
6 5 (11.63%) EMC
7 4 (9.30%) Symantec
8 3 (6.98%) Riverbed
8 3 (6.98%) SAP
8 3 (6.98%) IBM
8 3 (6.98%) Meraki
9 2 (4.65%) Polycom
9 2 (4.65%) Veeam
9 2 (4.65%) Sophos
9 2 (4.65%) NEC
10 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
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