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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 79 85 76
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 2 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.27% 0.11% 1.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.85% 3.03% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 11
Average salary £51,250 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.42% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
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
52 33 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 7.07% 3.75% 9.05%
Number of salaries quoted 40 33 87
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.87% -4.70%

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 May 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
2 2 (66.67%) SCDPM
3 1 (33.33%) SCOrch
3 1 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (33.33%) SCSM
3 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) MDX
3 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Intune
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) VRRP
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) MDX
1 1 (33.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
1 2 (66.67%) SCDPM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOrch
2 1 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SCSM
2 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco