The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 64 70 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 12 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.68% 0.15% 0.74%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.22% 2.33% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £24,000 £45,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £45,000 £30,950
10% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £45,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
SCOM
South Yorkshire

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

Systems Management Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
54 43 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 7.57% 6.41% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 42 39 32
Average salary £35,000 £31,400 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.46% -10.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,900 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

SCOM
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

SCOM Salary Trend in Sheffield

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 19 (90.48%) Windows
3 18 (85.71%) Citrix
4 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
4 16 (76.19%) VMware
5 15 (71.43%) SLA
6 14 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (66.67%) SAN
6 14 (66.67%) SCCM
6 14 (66.67%) Lync
7 13 (61.90%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (61.90%) Change Management
8 12 (57.14%) SCVMM
8 12 (57.14%) ITIL
8 12 (57.14%) MS Office
8 12 (57.14%) Hyper-V
9 11 (52.38%) Office 365
9 11 (52.38%) SQL
10 10 (47.62%) CommVault
11 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (38.10%) vSphere
12 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (38.10%) XenApp
12 8 (38.10%) MCSE
13 7 (33.33%) Web Services
13 7 (33.33%) XenDesktop
13 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
13 7 (33.33%) Unified Communications
13 7 (33.33%) High Availability
14 6 (28.57%) VMware ESXi

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 14 (66.67%) Lync
2 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
3 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.76%) Apache
4 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.76%) JBoss
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (57.14%) MS Office
2 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (52.38%) Office 365
2 6 (28.57%) SaaS
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) SAN
2 7 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
4 3 (14.29%) DNS
4 3 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (4.76%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Support Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Server Support
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Services Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) CLARiiON
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX
5 1 (4.76%) Solaris
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Change Management
2 12 (57.14%) ITIL
3 7 (33.33%) High Availability
4 6 (28.57%) Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) BCP
7 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (38.10%) MCSE
3 4 (19.05%) MCSA
4 3 (14.29%) MCP
5 1 (4.76%) CCENT
5 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (71.43%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 13 (61.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (57.14%) Hyper-V
4 8 (38.10%) vSphere
4 8 (38.10%) XenApp
5 7 (33.33%) XenDesktop
6 6 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (4.76%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (66.67%) SCCM
2 12 (57.14%) SCVMM
3 2 (9.52%) SCDPM
4 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.76%) EMC Navisphere
4 1 (4.76%) ZABBIX
4 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (4.76%) Puppet
4 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (4.76%) SCOrch
4 1 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (4.76%) SCSM
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 18 (85.71%) Citrix
3 16 (76.19%) VMware
4 10 (47.62%) CommVault
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco
5 3 (14.29%) Riverbed
6 2 (9.52%) EMC
6 2 (9.52%) Remedy
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle
7 1 (4.76%) McAfee
7 1 (4.76%) Dell
7 1 (4.76%) Symantec
7 1 (4.76%) IBM
7 1 (4.76%) NetApp
7 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds