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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 63 61 53
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 14 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.80% 1.82% 0.63%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.57% 15.85% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 3
Average salary £27,000 £29,900 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.69% -40.20%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,375 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.60% -10.78%
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
49 82 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.31% 11.45% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 33 59 9
Average salary £40,000 £29,900 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.77% -40.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £24,700 £36,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,100 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.95% -0.94%

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 March 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (95.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (95.00%) SAN
2 19 (95.00%) Citrix
2 19 (95.00%) VMware
2 19 (95.00%) Hyper-V
2 19 (95.00%) SCCM
3 18 (90.00%) SCVMM
3 18 (90.00%) Lync
3 18 (90.00%) ITIL
3 18 (90.00%) Office 365
3 18 (90.00%) Change Management
3 18 (90.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (90.00%) CommVault
3 18 (90.00%) SQL
3 18 (90.00%) MS Office
3 18 (90.00%) SLA
4 15 (75.00%) High Availability
4 15 (75.00%) XenApp
4 15 (75.00%) XenDesktop
5 14 (70.00%) vSphere
5 14 (70.00%) SaaS
5 14 (70.00%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (70.00%) Unified Communications
5 14 (70.00%) vMotion
5 14 (70.00%) PowerShell
5 14 (70.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 14 (70.00%) Migration

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 18 (90.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (90.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (90.00%) Office 365
2 14 (70.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (95.00%) SAN
2 14 (70.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 9 (45.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) ITIL
1 18 (90.00%) Change Management
2 15 (75.00%) High Availability
3 14 (70.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 14 (70.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (20.00%) MCSE
2 4 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (5.00%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (90.00%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (95.00%) Hyper-V
1 19 (95.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (75.00%) XenApp
3 15 (75.00%) XenDesktop
4 14 (70.00%) vSphere
4 14 (70.00%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (70.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 19 (95.00%) SCCM
2 18 (90.00%) SCVMM
3 14 (70.00%) vMotion
4 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (95.00%) Citrix
2 19 (95.00%) VMware
3 18 (90.00%) CommVault
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) EMC
4 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.00%) IBM