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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 233 223 201
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -22
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 18 26 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.37% 0.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.29% 8.23% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 57
Average salary £40,000 £37,123 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.75% -1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £22,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
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
286 316 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.48% 4.53% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 213 247 265
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%

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 6 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 6 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
Cheshire +4 8 £40,000 -33.33%
Merseyside +12 5 £50,000 +53.84%
Manchester -9 3 £57,500 +39.39% 4
Lancashire -8 2 £30,000 -19.18%
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 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 43 (89.58%) Windows
2 42 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 39 (81.25%) SCCM
4 26 (54.17%) VMware
4 26 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (45.83%) MS Exchange
6 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
7 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (35.42%) Cisco
8 17 (35.42%) NetApp
8 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (33.33%) ITIL
10 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
10 15 (31.25%) SharePoint
11 13 (27.08%) SQL
12 12 (25.00%) Hyper-V
12 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (22.92%) Finance
14 10 (20.83%) Dell
15 9 (18.75%) IIS
15 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
15 9 (18.75%) LAN
15 9 (18.75%) WAN
15 9 (18.75%) Windows 7
15 9 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
15 9 (18.75%) SCOrch
15 9 (18.75%) Windows 8
16 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
16 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (16.67%) HP

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (45.83%) MS Exchange
2 15 (31.25%) SharePoint
3 9 (18.75%) IIS
4 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) LAN
1 9 (18.75%) WAN
2 7 (14.58%) DNS
2 7 (14.58%) SAN
3 5 (10.42%) Internet
3 5 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.42%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (8.33%) NAS
4 4 (8.33%) DHCP
5 3 (6.25%) HTTP
5 3 (6.25%) VoIP
5 3 (6.25%) VPN
5 3 (6.25%) SSL
5 3 (6.25%) IPsec
5 3 (6.25%) VLAN
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (6.25%) iSCSI
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (6.25%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Legal
3 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
2 6 (12.50%) DBA
2 6 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 5 (10.42%) IT Support
4 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Specialist
4 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (8.33%) Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) IT Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Monitoring Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Storage Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Server Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) NetApp Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Clustering
2 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.25%) FlexPod
3 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 43 (89.58%) Windows
2 26 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 9 (18.75%) Windows 8
6 8 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.17%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) ITIL
2 9 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (10.42%) Business Continuity
5 4 (8.33%) Service Management
5 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.25%) Security Patching
6 3 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.25%) Coaching
6 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.25%) Data Security
6 3 (6.25%) ERP
6 3 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (4.17%) ITIL V2
7 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.17%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (14.58%) MCTS
2 7 (14.58%) CCNA
2 7 (14.58%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (10.42%) MCP
4 4 (8.33%) MCSE
5 3 (6.25%) CCNP
5 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.17%) NCDA
7 1 (2.08%) MCITP
7 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 12 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (14.58%) vSphere
4 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (6.25%) XenApp
5 3 (6.25%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 39 (81.25%) SCCM
2 9 (18.75%) SCOrch
3 6 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (10.42%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (8.33%) SCSM
5 4 (8.33%) SCVMM
5 4 (8.33%) WSUS
6 2 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (4.17%) HP SIM
6 2 (4.17%) SCDPM
6 2 (4.17%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 42 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 26 (54.17%) VMware
3 17 (35.42%) NetApp
3 17 (35.42%) Cisco
4 10 (20.83%) Dell
5 8 (16.67%) HP
6 7 (14.58%) SAP
6 7 (14.58%) McAfee
7 6 (12.50%) Oracle
7 6 (12.50%) Citrix
8 5 (10.42%) EMC
9 3 (6.25%) IBM
9 3 (6.25%) Symantec
9 3 (6.25%) Polycom
9 3 (6.25%) Veeam
9 3 (6.25%) Riverbed
9 3 (6.25%) Meraki
9 3 (6.25%) NEC
10 2 (4.17%) Sophos
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