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

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 65 64 59
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 11 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.56% 0.73% 0.61%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.45% 7.58% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Average salary £27,000 £29,900 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.69% -29.64%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
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 66 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.97% 9.58% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 37 54 12
Average salary £35,000 £29,900 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.05% -29.64%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%

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 26 February 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 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (90.00%) Citrix
2 18 (90.00%) Windows
3 17 (85.00%) VMware
4 16 (80.00%) SLA
5 15 (75.00%) SAN
5 15 (75.00%) ITIL
5 15 (75.00%) MS Office
5 15 (75.00%) SCCM
6 14 (70.00%) Change Management
6 14 (70.00%) SQL
6 14 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (70.00%) Hyper-V
6 14 (70.00%) Lync
7 13 (65.00%) Office 365
7 13 (65.00%) CommVault
7 13 (65.00%) SCVMM
8 11 (55.00%) vSphere
8 11 (55.00%) XenApp
9 10 (50.00%) XenDesktop
9 10 (50.00%) PowerShell
9 10 (50.00%) High Availability
10 9 (45.00%) Unified Communications
10 9 (45.00%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (45.00%) SaaS
10 9 (45.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 9 (45.00%) Migration
11 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (70.00%) Lync
2 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.00%) JBoss
4 1 (5.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (65.00%) Office 365
2 9 (45.00%) SaaS
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) SAN
2 9 (45.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 9 (45.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Services Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Server Support
5 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
5 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) ITIL
2 14 (70.00%) Change Management
3 10 (50.00%) High Availability
4 9 (45.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.00%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (25.00%) MCSE
3 4 (20.00%) MCSA
4 1 (5.00%) CCENT
4 1 (5.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (70.00%) Hyper-V
3 11 (55.00%) XenApp
3 11 (55.00%) vSphere
4 10 (50.00%) XenDesktop
5 9 (45.00%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (45.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (5.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (75.00%) SCCM
2 13 (65.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (5.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (5.00%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (90.00%) Citrix
3 17 (85.00%) VMware
4 13 (65.00%) CommVault
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco
6 2 (10.00%) EMC
6 2 (10.00%) Remedy
7 1 (5.00%) McAfee
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle
7 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.00%) IBM
7 1 (5.00%) Dell
7 1 (5.00%) NetApp
7 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.00%) Symantec