The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 83 83 68
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 2 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.22% 0.50% 0.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.88% 6.94% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Average salary £37,500 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.78% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £45,600 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £61,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
Systems Management Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
34 72 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.70% 7.17% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 34 68 11
Average salary £37,500 £48,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.68% -6.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £37,500 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
SCOM
Oxfordshire

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 18 April 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) SCVMM
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) SCDPM
4 1 (25.00%) SCOrch
4 1 (25.00%) SCSM
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) XenServer
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Lync
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) VCAP
4 1 (25.00%) CCEE
4 1 (25.00%) CCIA
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (25.00%) Lync
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) VCAP
2 1 (25.00%) CCEE
2 1 (25.00%) CCIA
2 1 (25.00%) CCA
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (50.00%) SCDPM
3 1 (25.00%) SCOrch
3 1 (25.00%) SCSM
3 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) AppSense