The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 73 77 69
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 4 3 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.50% 0.37% 2.01%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.33% 7.32% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 19
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
SCOM
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Systems Management Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
48 41 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 5.96% 5.07% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 38 41 74
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £89,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

SCOM
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

SCOM Salary Trend in Oxford

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) SCDPM
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) SCVMM
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) IPsec
3 3 (60.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (60.00%) SCSM
3 3 (60.00%) Private Cloud
3 3 (60.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) BitLocker
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Intune
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) MDX
5 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
5 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX
5 1 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (20.00%) Clustering
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) HP

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) IPsec
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) VRRP
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Cloud Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) WAP
1 1 (20.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) BitLocker
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
1 4 (80.00%) SCVMM
1 4 (80.00%) SCDPM
2 3 (60.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (60.00%) SCSM
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Intune
3 1 (20.00%) SCOrch
3 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco