The first table below looks at the demand for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 24 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 Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 33 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.55% 0.35% -
As % of the Systems Management category 7.14% 8.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £50,000 £36,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.98% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
Systems Management Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
14 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 7.73% 4.15% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 10
Average salary £26,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.21% +35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SCOM across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

SCOM
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCOM across the Northern Ireland region.

SCOM Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

SCOM
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +17 1 £50,000 +36.98%
SCOM
UK

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
3 11 (73.33%) Clustering
3 11 (73.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (73.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (60.00%) VMware
4 9 (60.00%) Windows
5 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 7 (46.67%) HP
5 7 (46.67%) DNS
5 7 (46.67%) NetBackup
6 6 (40.00%) Backup Exec
6 6 (40.00%) iSCSI
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (40.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 6 (40.00%) Database Tuning
6 6 (40.00%) Local Government
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (40.00%) VLAN
6 6 (40.00%) DHCP
6 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (40.00%) VPN
6 6 (40.00%) Dell
6 6 (40.00%) Citrix
6 6 (40.00%) NetApp
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DNS
2 6 (40.00%) iSCSI
2 6 (40.00%) VLAN
2 6 (40.00%) DHCP
2 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (40.00%) VPN
2 6 (40.00%) LAN
2 6 (40.00%) WAN
2 6 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (33.33%) OLAP
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (40.00%) Local Government
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) DBA
1 11 (73.33%) SQL DBA
2 5 (33.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) MDX
2 2 (13.33%) JDBC
2 2 (13.33%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Clustering
2 6 (40.00%) EqualLogic
3 5 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (40.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) UNIX
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris
5 1 (6.67%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Database Tuning
1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
1 6 (40.00%) Capacity Management
1 6 (40.00%) Server Monitoring
1 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 5 (33.33%) Database Security
2 5 (33.33%) High Availability
2 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 5 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (13.33%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (40.00%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) NetBackup
2 6 (40.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (13.33%) SCCM
4 1 (6.67%) SCDPM
4 1 (6.67%) SCOrch
4 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) HP
4 6 (40.00%) Dell
4 6 (40.00%) Citrix
4 6 (40.00%) NetApp
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 2 (13.33%) Splunk
6 1 (6.67%) Infoblox
6 1 (6.67%) Veritas