The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 173 217 194
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -23
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 75 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.28% 0.28% 0.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.08% 5.57% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 72 17 20
Average salary £39,000 £27,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.81% -50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £20,400 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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 West region.

Systems Management Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
393 305 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.72% 4.97% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 306 230 162
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SCOM
Salary Trend in the South West

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

SCOM Salary Trend in the South West

SCOM
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCOM across the South West region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

SCOM Salary Histogram in the South West

SCOM
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the South West region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
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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
Wiltshire - 22 £39,000 -
Somerset +23 16 £42,500 +54.54% 1
Devon +3 13 £28,500 +39.36% 4
Bristol - 12 £41,250 - 1
Gloucestershire - 10 £32,750 - 1
Dorset -2 2 £45,000 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 98 (85.22%) Microsoft
1 98 (85.22%) SCCM
2 88 (76.52%) Windows
3 70 (60.87%) Active Directory
4 57 (49.57%) ITIL
5 55 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 54 (46.96%) VMware
7 51 (44.35%) MS Exchange
8 45 (39.13%) MS Excel
8 45 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 42 (36.52%) SQL
10 41 (35.65%) DHCP
10 41 (35.65%) DNS
11 33 (28.70%) Hyper-V
12 32 (27.83%) Lync
13 30 (26.09%) Security Cleared
13 30 (26.09%) HP
14 28 (24.35%) Firewall
15 27 (23.48%) Windows Server 2003
16 25 (21.74%) SAN
16 25 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
17 24 (20.87%) Exchange Server 2013
17 24 (20.87%) Citrix
17 24 (20.87%) VMware Infrastructure
18 23 (20.00%) TCP/IP
19 21 (18.26%) NetBackup
20 20 (17.39%) vSphere
20 20 (17.39%) Symantec
21 18 (15.65%) PowerShell
21 18 (15.65%) HP SIM

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 51 (44.35%) MS Exchange
2 32 (27.83%) Lync
3 25 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (20.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (14.78%) Office Communications Server
6 16 (13.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (6.96%) IIS
8 7 (6.09%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (2.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.61%) Apache
10 2 (1.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 45 (39.13%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.17%) Office 365
2 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.74%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.87%) SaaS
4 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (35.65%) DHCP
1 41 (35.65%) DNS
2 28 (24.35%) Firewall
3 25 (21.74%) SAN
4 23 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 17 (14.78%) LAN
6 16 (13.91%) WAN
7 7 (6.09%) Wireless
8 5 (4.35%) VLAN
9 4 (3.48%) Internet
9 4 (3.48%) SMTP
9 4 (3.48%) VPN
9 4 (3.48%) WLAN
10 3 (2.61%) NetScaler
10 3 (2.61%) Network Security
10 3 (2.61%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.74%) IPsec
11 2 (1.74%) SSL
12 1 (0.87%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.61%) MySQL
3 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (8.70%) Finance
2 5 (4.35%) Back Office
3 1 (0.87%) Law
3 1 (0.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (28.70%) Analyst
2 31 (26.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 19 (16.52%) Support Analyst
5 15 (13.04%) Administrator
6 13 (11.30%) Support Engineer
7 11 (9.57%) Server Engineer
8 10 (8.70%) Systems Support Analyst
8 10 (8.70%) Systems Support
8 10 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
8 10 (8.70%) Consultant
9 9 (7.83%) Server Support
9 9 (7.83%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 9 (7.83%) Server Administrator
9 9 (7.83%) Windows Administrator
10 7 (6.09%) Server Support Engineer
10 7 (6.09%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Consultant
11 6 (5.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 5 (4.35%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.78%) Application Packaging
2 6 (5.22%) Web Services
3 3 (2.61%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.70%) Clustering
2 9 (7.83%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.09%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.35%) Statistics
5 4 (3.48%) PDA
5 4 (3.48%) Replication
5 4 (3.48%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.61%) iPhone
6 3 (2.61%) iPad
7 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.87%) CMDB
8 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 88 (76.52%) Windows
2 55 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (23.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (13.91%) Linux
6 11 (9.57%) Windows 7
7 8 (6.96%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.48%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.48%) UNIX
10 3 (2.61%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.87%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (49.57%) ITIL
2 15 (13.04%) TOGAF
3 12 (10.43%) Service Delivery
4 9 (7.83%) Server Patching
5 8 (6.96%) Service Management
5 8 (6.96%) Migration
6 6 (5.22%) Workflow
6 6 (5.22%) Software Deployment
7 5 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 5 (4.35%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.48%) Project Management
8 4 (3.48%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.61%) Asset Management
9 3 (2.61%) Document Management
9 3 (2.61%) Security Patching
10 2 (1.74%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (1.74%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (1.74%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (1.74%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 42 (36.52%) SQL
2 18 (15.65%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.61%) Python
3 3 (2.61%) Perl
4 2 (1.74%) PHP
4 2 (1.74%) VBScript
4 2 (1.74%) Ruby
4 2 (1.74%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.17%) MCSE
2 14 (12.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.83%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.96%) MCITP
5 6 (5.22%) MCSA
6 5 (4.35%) CCA
6 5 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.61%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.61%) MCP
8 1 (0.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.78%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 33 (28.70%) Hyper-V
3 24 (20.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (17.39%) vSphere
5 14 (12.17%) VMware ESX
6 11 (9.57%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (5.22%) XenDesktop
8 5 (4.35%) XenApp
9 4 (3.48%) ISA Server
10 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (2.61%) XenServer
11 2 (1.74%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.87%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.87%) Postfix
12 1 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.87%) Firmware
12 1 (0.87%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 98 (85.22%) SCCM
2 21 (18.26%) NetBackup
3 18 (15.65%) HP SIM
4 13 (11.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 13 (11.30%) Nagios
4 13 (11.30%) SCVMM
5 12 (10.43%) HP Data Protector
6 11 (9.57%) WSUS
7 10 (8.70%) Backup Exec
8 8 (6.96%) SCDPM
9 7 (6.09%) Windows Intune
9 7 (6.09%) SCSM
10 5 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (2.61%) OpenView
11 3 (2.61%) vMotion
12 2 (1.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 1 (0.87%) NetVault Backup
13 1 (0.87%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 98 (85.22%) Microsoft
2 54 (46.96%) VMware
3 30 (26.09%) HP
4 24 (20.87%) Citrix
5 20 (17.39%) Symantec
6 13 (11.30%) Cisco
7 9 (7.83%) Bomgar
8 7 (6.09%) Veeam
8 7 (6.09%) CommVault
9 5 (4.35%) Dell
10 4 (3.48%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.48%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.48%) ServiceNow
11 3 (2.61%) Reuters
11 3 (2.61%) Bloomberg
11 3 (2.61%) Websense
12 2 (1.74%) Hyland
13 1 (0.87%) 3PAR
13 1 (0.87%) EMC
13 1 (0.87%) Apple
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