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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 207 222 212
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 25 41 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.59% 0.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.78% 10.93% 9.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15 34 36
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £27,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +30.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £65,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
369 375 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.55% 5.43% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 268 299 304
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,690 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 +21 12 £28,750 -11.53% 2
Merseyside +2 11 £55,000 +23.59%
Cheshire +15 2 £55,000 +50.68%
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 44 (93.62%) Windows
2 42 (89.36%) ITIL
3 37 (78.72%) Active Directory
4 36 (76.60%) Microsoft
5 34 (72.34%) Windows Server
6 30 (63.83%) SQL
7 27 (57.45%) VMware
7 27 (57.45%) SCCM
8 23 (48.94%) SAN
9 21 (44.68%) Cisco
9 21 (44.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (40.43%) Windows 7
10 19 (40.43%) MS Exchange
10 19 (40.43%) MS Excel
11 18 (38.30%) Finance
12 17 (36.17%) IIS
12 17 (36.17%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (36.17%) SCOrch
13 16 (34.04%) Project Management
13 16 (34.04%) PowerShell
14 15 (31.91%) Citrix
14 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (29.79%) Exchange Server 2010
15 14 (29.79%) Windows 8
15 14 (29.79%) MCTS
16 13 (27.66%) XenApp
16 13 (27.66%) Coaching
17 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
18 11 (23.40%) HP
18 11 (23.40%) Disaster Recovery

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 19 (40.43%) MS Exchange
2 17 (36.17%) IIS
3 14 (29.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (21.28%) SharePoint
5 9 (19.15%) Confluence
6 8 (17.02%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (10.64%) Skype for Business
8 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (40.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) IaaS
1 9 (19.15%) PaaS
2 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (48.94%) SAN
2 11 (23.40%) Internet
3 10 (21.28%) DNS
3 10 (21.28%) Firewall
4 9 (19.15%) TCP/IP
5 8 (17.02%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (17.02%) LAN
5 8 (17.02%) WAN
6 6 (12.77%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (10.64%) Broadband
7 5 (10.64%) Ethernet
7 5 (10.64%) IPv6
8 3 (6.38%) Wireless
9 2 (4.26%) SSL
9 2 (4.26%) VLAN
10 1 (2.13%) Skype
10 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) JIRA
General
1 18 (38.30%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Support Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) IT Support
3 10 (21.28%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (21.28%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (19.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (19.15%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (17.02%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 8 (17.02%) Project Engineer
5 8 (17.02%) Project Support Engineer
5 8 (17.02%) Team Leader
6 6 (12.77%) Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Senior Windows Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Support Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Technical Support
7 5 (10.64%) Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Data Centre
1 9 (19.15%) Enterprise Software
1 9 (19.15%) Wiki
2 8 (17.02%) FlexPod
2 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.38%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.26%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (93.62%) Windows
2 34 (72.34%) Windows Server
3 21 (44.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (40.43%) Windows 7
5 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (29.79%) Windows 8
7 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (17.02%) Data ONTAP
9 6 (12.77%) Windows XP
10 5 (10.64%) Debian
10 5 (10.64%) Linux
11 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (89.36%) ITIL
2 16 (34.04%) Project Management
3 13 (27.66%) Coaching
4 11 (23.40%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (23.40%) Mentoring
5 10 (21.28%) Infrastructure Management
6 9 (19.15%) Converged Infrastructure
7 8 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (17.02%) ITIL V2
7 8 (17.02%) ITIL V3
7 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2
8 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (12.77%) Change Management
10 5 (10.64%) High Availability
10 5 (10.64%) Information Security
10 5 (10.64%) Line Management
10 5 (10.64%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
11 4 (8.51%) Incident Management
12 3 (6.38%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 30 (63.83%) SQL
2 16 (34.04%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.64%) PHP
4 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (36.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (29.79%) MCTS
3 10 (21.28%) CCNA
3 10 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (17.02%) MCP
4 8 (17.02%) NCDA
4 8 (17.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (6.38%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.13%) Degree
6 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (78.72%) Active Directory
2 13 (27.66%) XenApp
3 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (19.15%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (17.02%) vSphere
6 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.38%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.13%) BitLocker
7 1 (2.13%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 27 (57.45%) SCCM
2 17 (36.17%) SCOrch
3 11 (23.40%) EdgeSight
3 11 (23.40%) Nagios
4 9 (19.15%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (6.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (4.26%) NetBackup
6 2 (4.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
7 1 (2.13%) Foglight
7 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 36 (76.60%) Microsoft
2 27 (57.45%) VMware
3 21 (44.68%) Cisco
4 15 (31.91%) Citrix
5 11 (23.40%) HP
6 10 (21.28%) Dell
7 9 (19.15%) Intel Security
8 8 (17.02%) NetApp
8 8 (17.02%) Symantec
9 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
10 2 (4.26%) JD Edwards
11 1 (2.13%) Canon
11 1 (2.13%) SAP
11 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
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