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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 73 66 75
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 5 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.68% 1.28% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.50% 21.82% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 2
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -12.19%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.61%
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
40 55 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 5.46% 5.86% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 40 53 48
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

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 29 August 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) SCCM
2 5 (83.33%) Lync
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) SCDPM
3 3 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (50.00%) SCVMM
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) SQL

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) Lync
1 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Specialist
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) SCVMM
2 3 (50.00%) SCDPM
2 3 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) VMware