The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 311 310 302
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 138 157 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.72% 0.75% 0.70%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.73% 9.31% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 130 109 96
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £31,950 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SCOM
England

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

Systems Management Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1418 1686 1347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.37% 8.08% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1186 1315 1052
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SCOM
Salary Trend in the South East

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

SCOM Salary Trend in the South East

SCOM
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCOM across the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

SCOM Salary Histogram in the South East

SCOM
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +45 60 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Berkshire -1 44 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Hampshire -9 16 £37,500 -2.59% 3
Buckinghamshire -21 12 £42,500 -2.85% 1
West Sussex -5 9 £41,500 +18.57%
Kent +1 5 £32,000 -50.76%
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 266 (85.53%) Windows
2 235 (75.56%) SCCM
3 221 (71.06%) Microsoft
4 200 (64.31%) Windows Server
5 193 (62.06%) Hyper-V
6 178 (57.23%) VMware
7 169 (54.34%) Active Directory
8 162 (52.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 161 (51.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 119 (38.26%) DNS
11 118 (37.94%) Cisco
12 117 (37.62%) ITIL
13 114 (36.66%) MS Exchange
14 113 (36.33%) Microsoft Certification
15 110 (35.37%) VMware Infrastructure
16 109 (35.05%) MS Excel
17 108 (34.73%) Skype for Business
18 103 (33.12%) SAN
19 102 (32.80%) Firewall
20 97 (31.19%) MCSE
21 96 (30.87%) DHCP
22 80 (25.72%) Linux
23 77 (24.76%) Exchange Server 2010
24 75 (24.12%) WAN
25 72 (23.15%) Migration
25 72 (23.15%) SCVMM
26 70 (22.51%) LAN
27 69 (22.19%) Microsoft Azure
28 63 (20.26%) SQL Server
28 63 (20.26%) MCITP

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 114 (36.66%) MS Exchange
2 108 (34.73%) Skype for Business
3 77 (24.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 46 (14.79%) IIS
5 24 (7.72%) SharePoint
6 19 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (3.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (3.22%) Office Communications Server
10 6 (1.93%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (1.61%) Tomcat
12 4 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 109 (35.05%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.93%) MS Office
3 5 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (4.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) SAP CCM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 69 (22.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (10.93%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (10.29%) Office 365
4 4 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.64%) PaaS
5 2 (0.64%) SaaS
6 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (38.26%) DNS
2 103 (33.12%) SAN
3 102 (32.80%) Firewall
4 96 (30.87%) DHCP
5 75 (24.12%) WAN
6 70 (22.51%) LAN
7 46 (14.79%) Cisco ASA
8 42 (13.50%) iSCSI
9 36 (11.58%) VPN
10 33 (10.61%) VLAN
11 29 (9.32%) TCP/IP
12 26 (8.36%) Skype
13 18 (5.79%) Unified Communications
14 15 (4.82%) Wireshark
15 13 (4.18%) NAS
16 11 (3.54%) Fibre Channel
16 11 (3.54%) NetScaler
17 9 (2.89%) SSL
18 7 (2.25%) Cisco IOS
19 6 (1.93%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (20.26%) SQL Server
2 44 (14.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (13.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.32%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.32%) NUnit
General
1 28 (9.00%) Finance
2 5 (1.61%) Automotive
3 4 (1.29%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.29%) Spanish Language
4 3 (0.96%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 90 (28.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 68 (21.86%) Administrator
3 62 (19.94%) Support Engineer
4 45 (14.47%) Systems Administrator
5 38 (12.22%) Consultant
5 38 (12.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 26 (8.36%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 24 (7.72%) Senior Consultant
7 24 (7.72%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
8 23 (7.40%) Analyst
8 23 (7.40%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 18 (5.79%) 3rd Line Support
10 17 (5.47%) Windows Engineer
11 16 (5.14%) Monitoring Engineer
12 15 (4.82%) Server Engineer
13 14 (4.50%) Architect
13 14 (4.50%) IT Engineer
13 14 (4.50%) IT Support
14 13 (4.18%) Azure Administrator
14 13 (4.18%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.40%) Middleware
2 18 (5.79%) MSMQ
3 12 (3.86%) .NET
4 10 (3.22%) Web Services
5 8 (2.57%) WAP
6 6 (1.93%) XML
7 5 (1.61%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.32%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.32%) CSS
8 1 (0.32%) DCOM
8 1 (0.32%) HTML
8 1 (0.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 61 (19.61%) Clustering
2 53 (17.04%) Data Centre
3 27 (8.68%) EqualLogic
4 24 (7.72%) Hybrid Cloud
5 23 (7.40%) EMC VNX
6 21 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (4.50%) Driving Licence
8 13 (4.18%) Blackberry
9 11 (3.54%) Computer Science
10 10 (3.22%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (2.89%) Data Integration
11 9 (2.89%) Private Cloud
11 9 (2.89%) Replication
12 5 (1.61%) Management Information System
13 4 (1.29%) AS400
14 2 (0.64%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.64%) Mainframe
14 2 (0.64%) User Experience
15 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Cloud
15 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 266 (85.53%) Windows
2 200 (64.31%) Windows Server
3 162 (52.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 161 (51.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 80 (25.72%) Linux
6 44 (14.15%) Windows 7
7 33 (10.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (7.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (6.11%) Windows XP
10 15 (4.82%) Windows 8
11 11 (3.54%) Data ONTAP
11 11 (3.54%) Unix
12 4 (1.29%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.32%) Solaris
13 1 (0.32%) SUSE
13 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (37.62%) ITIL
2 72 (23.15%) Migration
3 35 (11.25%) Network Load Balancing
4 25 (8.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (6.75%) Server Patching
6 20 (6.43%) CRM
6 20 (6.43%) Root Cause Analysis
7 19 (6.11%) Project Management
8 15 (4.82%) Patch Management
9 14 (4.50%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (4.50%) Time Management
10 13 (4.18%) Change Management
11 12 (3.86%) Data Centre Operations
11 12 (3.86%) Risk Analysis
12 11 (3.54%) Load Balancing
12 11 (3.54%) Performance Management
13 10 (3.22%) High Availability
13 10 (3.22%) Information Security
13 10 (3.22%) ITIL V3
13 10 (3.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 58 (18.65%) SQL
2 50 (16.08%) PowerShell
3 23 (7.40%) Ruby
4 8 (2.57%) VBScript
5 4 (1.29%) VB
6 3 (0.96%) C
7 2 (0.64%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.64%) C#
8 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.32%) X++
Qualifications
1 113 (36.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 97 (31.19%) MCSE
3 63 (20.26%) MCITP
4 60 (19.29%) MCSA
5 54 (17.36%) MCP
6 25 (8.04%) Security Cleared
7 24 (7.72%) Degree
8 21 (6.75%) SC Cleared
9 15 (4.82%) MCTS
10 12 (3.86%) Citrix Certification
11 11 (3.54%) CCA
12 10 (3.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (2.57%) HNC
14 5 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (1.29%) CCNA
15 4 (1.29%) CCNP
15 4 (1.29%) VCP5
16 3 (0.96%) HND
16 3 (0.96%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (16.72%) SLA
2 8 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.64%) BS7799
3 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 193 (62.06%) Hyper-V
2 169 (54.34%) Active Directory
3 110 (35.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 55 (17.68%) vSphere
5 37 (11.90%) XenApp
6 30 (9.65%) XenDesktop
7 26 (8.36%) VMware ESX
8 20 (6.43%) XenServer
9 13 (4.18%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (3.22%) VMware Server
11 6 (1.93%) DFS Replication
12 4 (1.29%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.96%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.64%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.64%) Firmware
14 2 (0.64%) vCloud
15 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 235 (75.56%) SCCM
2 72 (23.15%) SCVMM
3 50 (16.08%) Backup Exec
4 43 (13.83%) WSUS
5 38 (12.22%) SCSM
6 25 (8.04%) Puppet
7 24 (7.72%) Windows Intune
8 22 (7.07%) NetBackup
9 21 (6.75%) Nagios
10 19 (6.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 19 (6.11%) SCOrch
11 11 (3.54%) HP Data Protector
12 9 (2.89%) EdgeSight
13 7 (2.25%) EMC NetWorker
13 7 (2.25%) EMC VPLEX
14 6 (1.93%) SCDPM
15 5 (1.61%) CA Spectrum
15 5 (1.61%) MOM
15 5 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
16 3 (0.96%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 221 (71.06%) Microsoft
2 178 (57.23%) VMware
3 118 (37.94%) Cisco
4 62 (19.94%) Citrix
4 62 (19.94%) Symantec
5 51 (16.40%) HP
6 50 (16.08%) Dell
7 41 (13.18%) SolarWinds
8 38 (12.22%) NetApp
9 35 (11.25%) EMC
10 23 (7.40%) Red Hat
10 23 (7.40%) RightScale
11 22 (7.07%) Oracle
12 16 (5.14%) Dell Compellent
13 13 (4.18%) AppSense
14 11 (3.54%) CA
15 10 (3.22%) Nimsoft
16 7 (2.25%) Avaya
16 7 (2.25%) Hitachi
16 7 (2.25%) Splunk
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