The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 94 75 84
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.25% 0.12% 0.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.14% 1.28% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £32,500 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
SCOM
Wales

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 Wales region.

Systems Management Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
42 78 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.45% 9.42% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 32 61 25
Average salary £38,000 £32,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £28,000 £21,685
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SCOM
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

SCOM Salary Trend in South Wales

SCOM
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCOM across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

SCOM Salary Histogram in South Wales

SCOM
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
Cardiff - 2 £35,000 -
Caerphilly +5 1 £21,500 -33.84%
SCOM
Wales

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) WSUS
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp
2 4 (80.00%) McAfee
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (60.00%) Office 365
3 3 (60.00%) IaaS
3 3 (60.00%) Line Management
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Welsh Language
3 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Line Management
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) WSUS
3 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (20.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) NetApp
1 4 (80.00%) McAfee
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix