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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England / North West
Rank 213 210 215
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 36 29 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.61% 0.52% 0.59%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.33% 7.30% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 36
Median salary £45,750 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.71% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,829 £24,400 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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
432 397 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.37% 7.10% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 351 305 298
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing SCOM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside +4 22 £48,250 -12.27%
Manchester -28 7 £55,000 +57.14% 5
Cheshire +19 6 £34,000 -38.18%
Lancashire - 1 £22,500 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing SCOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 64 (76.19%) Windows
2 58 (69.05%) Microsoft
3 47 (55.95%) Windows Server
4 46 (54.76%) PowerShell
5 41 (48.81%) VMware
6 36 (42.86%) DNS
7 35 (41.67%) SQL
8 34 (40.48%) Active Directory
8 34 (40.48%) Finance
8 34 (40.48%) SCOrch
9 31 (36.90%) SCCM
10 30 (35.71%) Hyper-V
11 28 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 27 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (30.95%) ITIL
14 24 (28.57%) SAN
14 24 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
15 23 (27.38%) VMware Infrastructure
16 20 (23.81%) Data Centre
17 19 (22.62%) DevOps
17 19 (22.62%) HP
17 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
18 18 (21.43%) SCVMM
19 17 (20.24%) Microsoft Azure
19 17 (20.24%) Microsoft Certification
19 17 (20.24%) IIS
19 17 (20.24%) SQL Server
19 17 (20.24%) MS Excel
20 15 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
20 15 (17.86%) Firewall

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (20.24%) IIS
2 13 (15.48%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.57%) Confluence
6 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (20.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.76%) MS Office
3 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (15.48%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (15.48%) Amazon S3
4 9 (10.71%) Office 365
5 3 (3.57%) IaaS
6 2 (2.38%) PaaS
7 1 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 36 (42.86%) DNS
2 24 (28.57%) SAN
3 15 (17.86%) Firewall
3 15 (17.86%) NAS
4 13 (15.48%) Internet
4 13 (15.48%) SNMP
5 11 (13.10%) GSM
6 9 (10.71%) DHCP
7 5 (5.95%) LAN
7 5 (5.95%) WAN
8 4 (4.76%) VoIP
9 2 (2.38%) HTTPS
9 2 (2.38%) Network Security
9 2 (2.38%) Skype
9 2 (2.38%) SSH
10 1 (1.19%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.48%) Amazon Redshift
2 13 (15.48%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (15.48%) NoSQL
2 13 (15.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.38%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.19%) DB2
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.19%) Power BI
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 34 (40.48%) Finance
2 14 (16.67%) Banking
3 4 (4.76%) Back Office
3 4 (4.76%) Marketing
3 4 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.38%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (17.86%) Administrator
1 15 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (16.67%) DBA
2 14 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 13 (15.48%) Monitoring Engineer
3 13 (15.48%) Senior DBA
3 13 (15.48%) Senior SQL DBA
3 13 (15.48%) Server Engineer
4 11 (13.10%) Windows Engineer
4 11 (13.10%) Windows Server Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Analyst
7 6 (7.14%) Performance Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) IT Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.76%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) Web Services
2 1 (1.19%) .NET
2 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.19%) WCF
2 1 (1.19%) WF
2 1 (1.19%) WSDL
2 1 (1.19%) XML
2 1 (1.19%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 14 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (11.90%) Private Cloud
4 8 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (4.76%) PKI
6 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.57%) Wiki
7 2 (2.38%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.38%) IVR
7 2 (2.38%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.19%) Clustering
8 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.19%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 64 (76.19%) Windows
2 47 (55.95%) Windows Server
3 28 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (14.29%) Linux
7 9 (10.71%) Unix
8 6 (7.14%) Windows 7
9 4 (4.76%) HPUX
10 1 (1.19%) AIX
10 1 (1.19%) Android
10 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (30.95%) ITIL
3 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (22.62%) DevOps
4 14 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
5 13 (15.48%) Data Architecture
5 13 (15.48%) Data Modelling
5 13 (15.48%) Scrum
5 13 (15.48%) Software Engineering
6 9 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (8.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 7 (8.33%) Problem Management
8 6 (7.14%) Performance Engineering
8 6 (7.14%) Project Management
9 5 (5.95%) ITIL V3
9 5 (5.95%) Operations Management
9 5 (5.95%) Workflow
10 4 (4.76%) Direct Marketing
10 4 (4.76%) Information Management
10 4 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 46 (54.76%) PowerShell
2 35 (41.67%) SQL
3 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.38%) VB
4 1 (1.19%) C
4 1 (1.19%) C#
4 1 (1.19%) Java
4 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (20.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.14%) MCSE
3 3 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (3.57%) MCSA
4 2 (2.38%) Degree
5 1 (1.19%) MCITP
5 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (15.48%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.95%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (40.48%) Active Directory
2 30 (35.71%) Hyper-V
3 23 (27.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (15.48%) VMware ESX
4 13 (15.48%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 7 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (4.76%) XenApp
7 3 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (40.48%) SCOrch
2 31 (36.90%) SCCM
3 18 (21.43%) SCVMM
4 13 (15.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 13 (15.48%) HP SIM
5 7 (8.33%) Nagios
6 3 (3.57%) EdgeSight
6 3 (3.57%) SCDPM
7 2 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (2.38%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.38%) OpenView
7 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.38%) Puppet
7 2 (2.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (2.38%) Tivoli
7 2 (2.38%) WSUS
8 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.19%) Ganglia
8 1 (1.19%) MIIS
8 1 (1.19%) Netcool
Vendors
1 58 (69.05%) Microsoft
2 41 (48.81%) VMware
3 19 (22.62%) HP
4 7 (8.33%) Citrix
4 7 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 6 (7.14%) Cisco
6 5 (5.95%) Oracle
7 4 (4.76%) Dell
8 3 (3.57%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.38%) Avaya
9 2 (2.38%) CommVault
9 2 (2.38%) InterSystems
9 2 (2.38%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.38%) Symantec
10 1 (1.19%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.19%) EMC
10 1 (1.19%) Mitel
10 1 (1.19%) Panasonic
10 1 (1.19%) Splunk
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