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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 197 229 214
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -15
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 60 27 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.83% 0.36% 0.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.08% 8.44% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 46 22 31
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -18.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,350 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £80,000 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
Systems Management Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
398 320 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.49% 4.26% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 305 234 218
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester +27 47 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Cheshire +8 9 £33,000 -12.00%
Merseyside - 5 £37,750 -
Lancashire +5 2 £37,123 +61.40% 2
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 90 (92.78%) Microsoft
2 82 (84.54%) SCCM
3 80 (82.47%) Windows
4 59 (60.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (59.79%) VMware
6 56 (57.73%) Hyper-V
7 53 (54.64%) Active Directory
8 51 (52.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 48 (49.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 47 (48.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 46 (47.42%) MS Exchange
12 45 (46.39%) ITIL
13 40 (41.24%) Exchange Server 2010
14 39 (40.21%) SQL Server
15 38 (39.18%) SQL
15 38 (39.18%) MS Excel
16 37 (38.14%) VMware Infrastructure
17 36 (37.11%) MCTS
18 35 (36.08%) Citrix
19 32 (32.99%) NetApp
20 29 (29.90%) Cisco
20 29 (29.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 28 (28.87%) MCITP
22 27 (27.84%) CCNA
22 27 (27.84%) Cisco Certification
22 27 (27.84%) MCSE
23 26 (26.80%) SQL Server 2008
23 26 (26.80%) Windows 7
23 26 (26.80%) vSphere
24 25 (25.77%) Firewall

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 46 (47.42%) MS Exchange
2 40 (41.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (23.71%) IIS
4 17 (17.53%) SharePoint
5 16 (16.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (9.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (9.28%) Lync
6 9 (9.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (7.22%) TPMS
7 7 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (4.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (3.09%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 1 (1.03%) nginx
12 1 (1.03%) Apache
Applications
1 38 (39.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Sage 1000
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.06%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.06%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (25.77%) Firewall
2 22 (22.68%) LAN
2 22 (22.68%) WAN
3 20 (20.62%) SAN
3 20 (20.62%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (14.43%) Wi-Fi
4 14 (14.43%) DNS
5 13 (13.40%) DHCP
6 9 (9.28%) VPN
7 4 (4.12%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.12%) IPsec
7 4 (4.12%) NAS
8 2 (2.06%) SNMP
8 2 (2.06%) SMTP
8 2 (2.06%) Internet
8 2 (2.06%) SSL
8 2 (2.06%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.06%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.03%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (40.21%) SQL Server
2 26 (26.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (22.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.03%) MySQL
6 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
General
1 15 (15.46%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.15%) Retail
3 5 (5.15%) Greek Language
3 5 (5.15%) Polish Language
3 5 (5.15%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.06%) Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Billing
5 1 (1.03%) Local Government
5 1 (1.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (36.08%) Support Engineer
2 17 (17.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 16 (16.49%) 3rd Line Support
4 15 (15.46%) Analyst
4 15 (15.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (10.31%) Server Engineer
5 10 (10.31%) Support Analyst
5 10 (10.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (9.28%) Server Support Engineer
6 9 (9.28%) Server Support
6 9 (9.28%) Consultant
7 7 (7.22%) IT Support
7 7 (7.22%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 7 (7.22%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 7 (7.22%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (6.19%) Storage Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Junior Support Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.06%) COM
1 2 (2.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) Clustering
2 4 (4.12%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.09%) EqualLogic
4 2 (2.06%) Replication
5 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.03%) Statistics
5 1 (1.03%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 80 (82.47%) Windows
2 59 (60.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (49.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 47 (48.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (26.80%) Windows 7
6 23 (23.71%) Windows 8
7 22 (22.68%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.06%) Linux
8 2 (2.06%) UNIX
9 1 (1.03%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.03%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (46.39%) ITIL
2 16 (16.49%) Service Management
3 13 (13.40%) PRINCE2
4 11 (11.34%) CRM
5 8 (8.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (7.22%) Data Protection
6 7 (7.22%) Project Management
6 7 (7.22%) Migration
7 6 (6.19%) Service Delivery
7 6 (6.19%) Problem Management
8 5 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (4.12%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (3.09%) High Availability
10 3 (3.09%) Incident Management
10 3 (3.09%) Configuration Management
11 2 (2.06%) Asset Management
11 2 (2.06%) Performance Testing
11 2 (2.06%) ITIL V3
11 2 (2.06%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 38 (39.18%) SQL
2 2 (2.06%) PHP
2 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.03%) Ruby
3 1 (1.03%) C
3 1 (1.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 51 (52.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (37.11%) MCTS
3 29 (29.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 28 (28.87%) MCITP
5 27 (27.84%) CCNA
5 27 (27.84%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (27.84%) MCSE
6 19 (19.59%) Citrix Certification
7 16 (16.49%) NCDA
8 14 (14.43%) CCA
8 14 (14.43%) Degree
9 12 (12.37%) MCP
10 10 (10.31%) MCSA
11 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
12 5 (5.15%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (2.06%) CCEA
13 2 (2.06%) CCNP
14 1 (1.03%) VCAP
14 1 (1.03%) CCEE
14 1 (1.03%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) SLA
2 5 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.15%) BS7799
System Software
1 56 (57.73%) Hyper-V
2 53 (54.64%) Active Directory
3 37 (38.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (26.80%) vSphere
5 6 (6.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (6.19%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (5.15%) XenDesktop
6 5 (5.15%) XenApp
7 4 (4.12%) UAG
8 2 (2.06%) ISA Server
8 2 (2.06%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.06%) VMware Server
8 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.06%) vCloud
9 1 (1.03%) Varnish
9 1 (1.03%) XenServer
9 1 (1.03%) Cronacle
9 1 (1.03%) Squid
Systems Management
1 82 (84.54%) SCCM
2 17 (17.53%) SCVMM
3 12 (12.37%) Backup Exec
4 8 (8.25%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (6.19%) MOM
6 4 (4.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (4.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (4.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (3.09%) SCOrch
7 3 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (3.09%) Puppet
7 3 (3.09%) Nagios
8 2 (2.06%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (2.06%) NetBackup
8 2 (2.06%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (2.06%) BladeLogic
8 2 (2.06%) HP SIM
8 2 (2.06%) OpenNMS
8 2 (2.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 90 (92.78%) Microsoft
2 58 (59.79%) VMware
3 35 (36.08%) Citrix
4 32 (32.99%) NetApp
5 29 (29.90%) Cisco
6 21 (21.65%) Symantec
7 20 (20.62%) McAfee
8 11 (11.34%) Sophos
8 11 (11.34%) Sage
9 10 (10.31%) Avaya
10 7 (7.22%) HP
11 6 (6.19%) Veeam
12 5 (5.15%) Fujitsu
13 2 (2.06%) AppSense
13 2 (2.06%) BMC
13 2 (2.06%) CA
13 2 (2.06%) Dell
13 2 (2.06%) Tripwire
13 2 (2.06%) Altiris
13 2 (2.06%) Acronis
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
One Connect Limited
Salary: Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
One Connect Limited
Salary: From £34,894 to £39,351 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: circa £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago