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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 205 183 224
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +41
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 30 72 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% 1.22% 0.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.26% 16.33% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 23 69 17
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £31,000 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,200 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
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
363 441 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.75% 7.48% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 280 337 236
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing SCOM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -5 10 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Dorset +17 7 £40,000 -11.11%
Bristol +8 5 £44,250 +4.11%
Somerset -22 3 £32,750 -22.94% 2
Wiltshire -13 2 £50,000 +28.20% 1
Cornwall - 2 £35,000 -
Devon +2 1 £27,000 +6.29%
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing SCOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 73 (83.91%) Active Directory
2 68 (78.16%) Windows
2 68 (78.16%) Microsoft
3 67 (77.01%) MS Exchange
4 60 (68.97%) VMware
5 52 (59.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (58.62%) SharePoint
7 50 (57.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 49 (56.32%) SCCM
9 48 (55.17%) VMware Infrastructure
9 48 (55.17%) ITIL
10 46 (52.87%) Exchange Server 2010
11 42 (48.28%) SAN
12 40 (45.98%) Cisco
12 40 (45.98%) Hyper-V
13 39 (44.83%) MS Excel
13 39 (44.83%) HP
14 38 (43.68%) NetApp
15 36 (41.38%) SQL
16 35 (40.23%) Windows Server 2003
17 33 (37.93%) Citrix
18 31 (35.63%) DNS
18 31 (35.63%) Firewall
19 30 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2013
20 29 (33.33%) DHCP
21 28 (32.18%) Windows Server
22 26 (29.89%) SQL Server
23 24 (27.59%) WAN
23 24 (27.59%) Dell
23 24 (27.59%) VLAN

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 67 (77.01%) MS Exchange
2 51 (58.62%) SharePoint
3 46 (52.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (14.94%) Skype for Business
7 12 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (10.34%) Office Communications Server
9 8 (9.20%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (4.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (2.30%) IIS
13 1 (1.15%) Apache
13 1 (1.15%) CMS
Applications
1 39 (44.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.60%) MS Office
3 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (18.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.20%) Office 365
2 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (48.28%) SAN
2 31 (35.63%) DNS
2 31 (35.63%) Firewall
3 29 (33.33%) DHCP
4 24 (27.59%) VLAN
4 24 (27.59%) WAN
5 12 (13.79%) Wireless
6 9 (10.34%) Remote Desktop
6 9 (10.34%) TCP/IP
7 8 (9.20%) Internet
7 8 (9.20%) VoIP
8 6 (6.90%) VPN
9 4 (4.60%) iSCSI
9 4 (4.60%) NAS
9 4 (4.60%) Network Security
10 3 (3.45%) Skype
11 2 (2.30%) LAN
11 2 (2.30%) SMTP
11 2 (2.30%) Unified Communications
12 1 (1.15%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (6.90%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Publishing
3 3 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (42.53%) Systems Engineer
2 22 (25.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 15 (17.24%) Analyst
4 14 (16.09%) Exchange Engineer
5 11 (12.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Operations Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Service Analyst
6 8 (9.20%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (9.20%) Support Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Active Directory Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Consultant
7 7 (8.05%) ICT Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) ITIL Service Analyst
7 7 (8.05%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (8.05%) Tester
8 6 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) IT Support
9 5 (5.75%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.84%) EqualLogic
2 16 (18.39%) Clustering
3 15 (17.24%) EPoS
4 12 (13.79%) Data Centre
5 8 (9.20%) Driving Licence
6 5 (5.75%) Blackberry
7 3 (3.45%) iPad
7 3 (3.45%) iPhone
7 3 (3.45%) PKI
7 3 (3.45%) SCADA
8 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.15%) BYOD
9 1 (1.15%) CMDB
9 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.15%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (1.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 68 (78.16%) Windows
2 52 (59.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (57.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (40.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (32.18%) Windows Server
6 23 (26.44%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.45%) Linux
7 3 (3.45%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.15%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (55.17%) ITIL
2 24 (27.59%) Virtual Environments
3 15 (17.24%) Database Tuning
3 15 (17.24%) ERP
3 15 (17.24%) Time Management
4 11 (12.64%) High Availability
5 9 (10.34%) Mentoring
6 8 (9.20%) Incident Management
7 7 (8.05%) Change Control
7 7 (8.05%) Password Management
7 7 (8.05%) Test Scripting
8 5 (5.75%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.60%) Change Management
9 4 (4.60%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.60%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.60%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.60%) SIEM
9 4 (4.60%) TOGAF
9 4 (4.60%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 3 (3.45%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (41.38%) SQL
2 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.15%) LINC
3 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 14 (16.09%) DV Cleared
3 13 (14.94%) SC Cleared
4 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (9.20%) Degree
5 8 (9.20%) HND
5 8 (9.20%) MCSE
6 6 (6.90%) ISEB
6 6 (6.90%) ISTQB
7 4 (4.60%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.60%) MCSA
8 3 (3.45%) MCITP
8 3 (3.45%) VCP4
8 3 (3.45%) VCP5
8 3 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.15%) CCNA
9 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.94%) SLA
System Software
1 73 (83.91%) Active Directory
2 48 (55.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (45.98%) Hyper-V
4 15 (17.24%) vSphere
5 13 (14.94%) XenApp
6 11 (12.64%) vCloud
7 10 (11.49%) Terminal Services
8 9 (10.34%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (10.34%) VMware ESX
9 4 (4.60%) ISA Server
10 3 (3.45%) Firmware
10 3 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (3.45%) UAG
10 3 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (1.15%) DFS Replication
11 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
11 1 (1.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 49 (56.32%) SCCM
2 19 (21.84%) Foglight
3 9 (10.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (6.90%) NetBackup
5 5 (5.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (5.75%) WSUS
6 4 (4.60%) AirWatch
7 3 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (2.30%) MOM
8 2 (2.30%) SCVMM
9 1 (1.15%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.15%) HP SIM
9 1 (1.15%) Nagios
9 1 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (1.15%) OpenView
9 1 (1.15%) SCSM
9 1 (1.15%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 68 (78.16%) Microsoft
2 60 (68.97%) VMware
3 40 (45.98%) Cisco
4 39 (44.83%) HP
5 38 (43.68%) NetApp
6 33 (37.93%) Citrix
7 24 (27.59%) Dell
8 22 (25.29%) EMC
9 19 (21.84%) Fortinet
9 19 (21.84%) Kaseya
9 19 (21.84%) Kaspersky
9 19 (21.84%) Veeam
9 19 (21.84%) WatchGuard
10 9 (10.34%) Hitachi
11 8 (9.20%) Palo Alto
12 5 (5.75%) LANDesk
13 3 (3.45%) 3PAR
13 3 (3.45%) CommVault
13 3 (3.45%) Intel Security
13 3 (3.45%) Meru Networks
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