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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 189 195 167
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -28
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 53 30 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.89% 0.57% 1.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.92% 10.53% 16.39%
Number of salaries quoted 45 27 55
Average salary £37,000 £24,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.16% -43.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
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
333 285 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.57% 5.38% 6.72%
Number of salaries quoted 260 249 291
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £19,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%

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 March 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 March 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
Wiltshire +20 19 £30,000 -45.45%
Bristol +3 11 £38,750 -8.82% 3
Gloucestershire - 11 £31,750 - 2
Dorset -19 7 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Devon -17 3 £34,000 +75.25% 4
Somerset +4 2 £55,000 +69.23%
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 114 (86.36%) SCCM
2 107 (81.06%) Microsoft
3 92 (69.70%) Active Directory
4 88 (66.67%) Windows
5 76 (57.58%) MS Exchange
6 64 (48.48%) ITIL
7 61 (46.21%) VMware
8 58 (43.94%) Hyper-V
9 50 (37.88%) SQL
10 49 (37.12%) Citrix
11 41 (31.06%) Firewall
12 40 (30.30%) SCVMM
12 40 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 37 (28.03%) VMware Infrastructure
13 37 (28.03%) PowerShell
14 36 (27.27%) SAN
15 35 (26.52%) Cisco
15 35 (26.52%) DNS
16 33 (25.00%) HP
16 33 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
17 32 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2010
17 32 (24.24%) Office 365
17 32 (24.24%) MS Excel
18 31 (23.48%) SQL Server
18 31 (23.48%) Lync
19 30 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
20 29 (21.97%) DHCP
20 29 (21.97%) Security Cleared
21 27 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
22 26 (19.70%) TCP/IP

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 76 (57.58%) MS Exchange
2 32 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (23.48%) Lync
4 19 (14.39%) Office Communications Server
4 19 (14.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (9.85%) SharePoint
6 12 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.52%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.76%) IIS
Applications
1 32 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 20 (15.15%) MS Office
3 9 (6.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.76%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (24.24%) Office 365
2 14 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.52%) IaaS
4 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (31.06%) Firewall
2 36 (27.27%) SAN
3 35 (26.52%) DNS
4 29 (21.97%) DHCP
5 26 (19.70%) TCP/IP
5 26 (19.70%) LAN
6 23 (17.42%) WAN
7 17 (12.88%) VLAN
8 13 (9.85%) Internet
8 13 (9.85%) VPN
8 13 (9.85%) Wireless
9 10 (7.58%) Network Security
9 10 (7.58%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (6.82%) NAS
11 6 (4.55%) NetScaler
12 5 (3.79%) iSCSI
12 5 (3.79%) VoIP
13 4 (3.03%) MPLS
14 2 (1.52%) Unified Communications
14 2 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (23.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (5.30%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.52%) MySQL
3 2 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 20 (15.15%) Back Office
2 10 (7.58%) Finance
3 9 (6.82%) Law
4 7 (5.30%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (16.67%) Administrator
2 22 (16.67%) Consultant
2 22 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 19 (14.39%) Analyst
4 18 (13.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 12 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (9.09%) Server Engineer
6 8 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (5.30%) Systems Support
7 7 (5.30%) Systems Support Engineer
8 6 (4.55%) IT Consultant
8 6 (4.55%) Build Engineer
9 5 (3.79%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (3.79%) Server Support
9 5 (3.79%) Network Engineer
9 5 (3.79%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 5 (3.79%) Server Support Engineer
9 5 (3.79%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.15%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.27%) COM
3 1 (0.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.88%) Clustering
2 12 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 7 (5.30%) PKI
4 5 (3.79%) PDA
5 2 (1.52%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.52%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.76%) Replication
6 1 (0.76%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 88 (66.67%) Windows
2 40 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (14.39%) Windows 7
6 15 (11.36%) Linux
7 12 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (48.48%) ITIL
2 25 (18.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (15.91%) Service Management
4 16 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
5 11 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 10 (7.58%) Document Management
6 10 (7.58%) ITIL V3
6 10 (7.58%) Mentoring
7 9 (6.82%) Network Load Balancing
7 9 (6.82%) TOGAF
8 6 (4.55%) Migration
8 6 (4.55%) Project Management
9 5 (3.79%) Build Automation
10 4 (3.03%) Asset Management
10 4 (3.03%) Software Deployment
10 4 (3.03%) Data Protection
11 2 (1.52%) PRINCE2
11 2 (1.52%) MOF
11 2 (1.52%) Service Delivery
11 2 (1.52%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 50 (37.88%) SQL
2 37 (28.03%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.30%) Perl
4 5 (3.79%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.79%) VB
5 2 (1.52%) Python
6 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (21.97%) Security Cleared
2 27 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (15.91%) MCSE
4 19 (14.39%) SC Cleared
5 15 (11.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 14 (10.61%) Citrix Certification
6 14 (10.61%) DV Cleared
7 11 (8.33%) MCITP
8 7 (5.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (5.30%) MCSA
9 6 (4.55%) CCA
10 4 (3.03%) MCP
10 4 (3.03%) Degree
11 2 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.52%) CCNA
11 2 (1.52%) BC Cleared
11 2 (1.52%) MCTS
12 1 (0.76%) CCENT
12 1 (0.76%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.36%) SLA
System Software
1 92 (69.70%) Active Directory
2 58 (43.94%) Hyper-V
3 37 (28.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (15.91%) XenDesktop
5 20 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (15.15%) VMware ESX
6 14 (10.61%) XenApp
7 12 (9.09%) XenServer
7 12 (9.09%) vCloud
8 11 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 11 (8.33%) ISA Server
9 8 (6.06%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (3.79%) vSphere
10 5 (3.79%) UAG
11 2 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 114 (86.36%) SCCM
2 40 (30.30%) SCVMM
3 25 (18.94%) HP SIM
4 14 (10.61%) SCSM
4 14 (10.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 12 (9.09%) NetBackup
5 12 (9.09%) HP Data Protector
5 12 (9.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 11 (8.33%) SCOrch
6 11 (8.33%) Backup Exec
7 8 (6.06%) Nagios
7 8 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (6.06%) OpenView
8 7 (5.30%) WSUS
9 6 (4.55%) SCDPM
10 5 (3.79%) Windows Intune
11 1 (0.76%) MOM
Vendors
1 107 (81.06%) Microsoft
2 61 (46.21%) VMware
3 49 (37.12%) Citrix
4 35 (26.52%) Cisco
5 33 (25.00%) HP
6 20 (15.15%) Symantec
7 12 (9.09%) Dell
8 9 (6.82%) CheckPoint
9 8 (6.06%) Websense
9 8 (6.06%) Veeam
10 7 (5.30%) SolarWinds
11 5 (3.79%) Avaya
12 4 (3.03%) ServiceNow
13 3 (2.27%) Oracle
14 2 (1.52%) Sophos
14 2 (1.52%) CommVault
14 2 (1.52%) Altiris
14 2 (1.52%) Brocade
14 2 (1.52%) Bomgar
14 2 (1.52%) WatchGuard
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