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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 202 202 216
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 41 35 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 0.54% 0.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.24% 10.03% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 29 35 29
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £47,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
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
335 349 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.03% 5.36% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 258 284 270
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -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 6 March 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 March 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 +8 16 £37,000 -10.84%
Manchester -16 9 £24,500 -10.90% 4
Lancashire +6 6 - -
Cumbria - 3 - -
Merseyside +9 1 £42,500 +28.78%
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 63 (86.30%) Microsoft
2 56 (76.71%) SCCM
3 54 (73.97%) Windows
4 34 (46.58%) VMware
5 29 (39.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (36.99%) Hyper-V
7 25 (34.25%) Active Directory
8 23 (31.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (28.77%) MS Exchange
10 20 (27.40%) MS Excel
11 19 (26.03%) SQL
12 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
12 18 (24.66%) ITIL
13 16 (21.92%) Cisco
13 16 (21.92%) SAN
13 16 (21.92%) NetApp
13 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (20.55%) McAfee
14 15 (20.55%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (20.55%) Dell
14 15 (20.55%) SharePoint
15 14 (19.18%) Symantec
15 14 (19.18%) SCVMM
16 13 (17.81%) Finance
16 13 (17.81%) Security Cleared
17 12 (16.44%) SCOrch
18 11 (15.07%) IIS
18 11 (15.07%) Oracle
18 11 (15.07%) SQL Server 2008
19 10 (13.70%) NAS

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 21 (28.77%) MS Exchange
2 15 (20.55%) SharePoint
3 11 (15.07%) IIS
4 9 (12.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (4.11%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.37%) Lync
9 1 (1.37%) TPMS
Applications
1 20 (27.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.48%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.92%) SAN
2 10 (13.70%) NAS
3 9 (12.33%) TCP/IP
4 8 (10.96%) iSCSI
5 6 (8.22%) DNS
5 6 (8.22%) LAN
5 6 (8.22%) WAN
5 6 (8.22%) DHCP
5 6 (8.22%) Firewall
6 5 (6.85%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (6.85%) Internet
7 4 (5.48%) IPsec
7 4 (5.48%) SNMP
8 3 (4.11%) PABX
8 3 (4.11%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.37%) VLAN
9 1 (1.37%) SSL
9 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (12.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database
General
1 13 (17.81%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.37%) Billing
3 1 (1.37%) German Language
3 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (16.44%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 10 (13.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (10.96%) Architect
3 8 (10.96%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (8.22%) Consultant
4 6 (8.22%) SQL Server DBA
4 6 (8.22%) SQL DBA
4 6 (8.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (8.22%) DBA
4 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Specialist
5 5 (6.85%) IT Support
6 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Server Specialist
6 4 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.11%) IT Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Server Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Architect
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.74%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) Web Services
2 2 (2.74%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Clustering
2 3 (4.11%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.11%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.74%) AS400
4 1 (1.37%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 54 (73.97%) Windows
2 29 (39.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (31.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (12.33%) Windows 7
6 8 (10.96%) Windows 8
7 7 (9.59%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.11%) Linux
9 2 (2.74%) UNIX
10 1 (1.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.66%) ITIL
2 9 (12.33%) Service Management
3 8 (10.96%) PRINCE2
4 7 (9.59%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (8.22%) Mentoring
5 6 (8.22%) Coaching
5 6 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (8.22%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.11%) Data Security
7 3 (4.11%) ERP
7 3 (4.11%) Project Management
7 3 (4.11%) ITIL V2
7 3 (4.11%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.11%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.74%) Software Distribution
8 2 (2.74%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.74%) Change Management
9 1 (1.37%) CRM
9 1 (1.37%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.03%) SQL
2 3 (4.11%) C
3 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (20.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (17.81%) Security Cleared
3 10 (13.70%) MCTS
3 10 (13.70%) SC Cleared
4 7 (9.59%) MCP
5 6 (8.22%) CCNA
5 6 (8.22%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (6.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (5.48%) MCSA
8 3 (4.11%) MCSE
8 3 (4.11%) MCITP
8 3 (4.11%) NCDA
9 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (2.74%) CCA
9 2 (2.74%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.37%) Degree
10 1 (1.37%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
2 2 (2.74%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) BS7799
3 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (36.99%) Hyper-V
2 25 (34.25%) Active Directory
3 9 (12.33%) vSphere
4 7 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.48%) vCloud
5 4 (5.48%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.74%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 56 (76.71%) SCCM
2 14 (19.18%) SCVMM
3 12 (16.44%) SCOrch
4 9 (12.33%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (10.96%) SCSM
6 6 (8.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 6 (8.22%) BladeLogic
6 6 (8.22%) BMC PATROL
6 6 (8.22%) Nagios
6 6 (8.22%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (6.85%) Backup Exec
7 5 (6.85%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (6.85%) SCDPM
8 4 (5.48%) OpenNMS
9 3 (4.11%) WSUS
9 3 (4.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 63 (86.30%) Microsoft
2 34 (46.58%) VMware
3 16 (21.92%) Cisco
3 16 (21.92%) NetApp
4 15 (20.55%) McAfee
4 15 (20.55%) Dell
5 14 (19.18%) Symantec
6 11 (15.07%) Oracle
7 10 (13.70%) HP
8 9 (12.33%) SAP
8 9 (12.33%) Citrix
9 7 (9.59%) Veeam
10 6 (8.22%) Trend Micro
10 6 (8.22%) Tripwire
10 6 (8.22%) BMC
10 6 (8.22%) CA
11 5 (6.85%) EMC
12 4 (5.48%) Acronis
13 3 (4.11%) Polycom
13 3 (4.11%) NEC
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £32,000 to £39,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago