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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 201 206 190
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 46 30 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.75% 0.52% 0.59%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.14% 10.56% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 33 26 29
Average salary £34,000 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £19,400 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
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
379 284 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.15% 4.90% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 287 236 309
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £27,127
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +10 12 £33,000 -1.49% 2
Bristol +11 10 £40,000 -23.80% 5
Gloucestershire - 9 £35,500 - 1
Dorset -19 8 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Devon -12 6 £33,000 +64.17%
Somerset +7 1 £55,000 +69.23%
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 103 (91.96%) SCCM
2 99 (88.39%) Microsoft
3 80 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 71 (63.39%) MS Exchange
5 69 (61.61%) Windows
6 50 (44.64%) ITIL
7 47 (41.96%) VMware
8 45 (40.18%) Citrix
9 44 (39.29%) Hyper-V
10 42 (37.50%) SQL
11 41 (36.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 37 (33.04%) Firewall
13 36 (32.14%) Lync
14 35 (31.25%) SCVMM
15 34 (30.36%) HP
16 32 (28.57%) MS Excel
17 30 (26.79%) Security Cleared
18 29 (25.89%) PowerShell
18 29 (25.89%) Exchange Server 2010
18 29 (25.89%) Windows Server 2012
18 29 (25.89%) Windows Server 2003
19 27 (24.11%) DHCP
19 27 (24.11%) DNS
19 27 (24.11%) Office 365
19 27 (24.11%) VMware Infrastructure
20 26 (23.21%) Cisco
21 25 (22.32%) TCP/IP
21 25 (22.32%) SQL Server
21 25 (22.32%) SAN
22 24 (21.43%) Application Packaging

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 71 (63.39%) MS Exchange
2 36 (32.14%) Lync
3 29 (25.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (20.54%) Office Communications Server
5 17 (15.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (9.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (8.04%) SharePoint
9 7 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.79%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 19 (16.96%) MS Office
3 6 (5.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (24.11%) Office 365
2 10 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 37 (33.04%) Firewall
2 27 (24.11%) DHCP
2 27 (24.11%) DNS
3 25 (22.32%) SAN
3 25 (22.32%) TCP/IP
4 22 (19.64%) WAN
5 20 (17.86%) LAN
6 19 (16.96%) VLAN
7 12 (10.71%) VPN
7 12 (10.71%) Wireless
8 10 (8.93%) Network Security
8 10 (8.93%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (8.04%) Internet
10 8 (7.14%) NetScaler
11 5 (4.46%) iSCSI
12 3 (2.68%) NAS
13 2 (1.79%) VoIP
14 1 (0.89%) Broadband
14 1 (0.89%) MPLS
14 1 (0.89%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.68%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.79%) MySQL
3 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
General
1 16 (14.29%) Back Office
2 9 (8.04%) Finance
3 8 (7.14%) Law
4 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.89%) Legal
5 1 (0.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (22.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (19.64%) Analyst
2 22 (19.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 22 (19.64%) Administrator
3 15 (13.39%) Consultant
4 12 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (8.93%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Help Desk Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 5 (4.46%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (4.46%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (4.46%) Server Engineer
8 4 (3.57%) Systems Support
8 4 (3.57%) IT Consultant
8 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Consultant
8 4 (3.57%) Systems Support Engineer
8 4 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (2.68%) Project Engineer
9 3 (2.68%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (2.68%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.43%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.79%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.29%) Clustering
2 7 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 7 (6.25%) PDA
3 4 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.68%) BYOD
4 3 (2.68%) PKI
5 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.79%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.79%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 69 (61.61%) Windows
2 41 (36.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (25.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 29 (25.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (9.82%) Windows 7
5 8 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 8 (7.14%) Linux
6 1 (0.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (44.64%) ITIL
2 22 (19.64%) Service Management
3 18 (16.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 13 (11.61%) TOGAF
6 10 (8.93%) ITIL V3
7 9 (8.04%) Document Management
8 8 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 8 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 7 (6.25%) Migration
10 6 (5.36%) Network Load Balancing
11 5 (4.46%) Project Management
12 4 (3.57%) Asset Management
12 4 (3.57%) Software Deployment
13 2 (1.79%) Mobile Device Management
13 2 (1.79%) Zachman Framework
13 2 (1.79%) High Availability
13 2 (1.79%) Business Continuity
13 2 (1.79%) Network Design
13 2 (1.79%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 42 (37.50%) SQL
2 29 (25.89%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.79%) Perl
3 2 (1.79%) Python
4 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (26.79%) Security Cleared
2 22 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (17.86%) MCSE
4 19 (16.96%) SC Cleared
5 14 (12.50%) DV Cleared
6 13 (11.61%) Citrix Certification
7 11 (9.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 9 (8.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (7.14%) CCA
9 8 (7.14%) MCITP
10 7 (6.25%) MCSA
11 3 (2.68%) MCP
11 3 (2.68%) Degree
12 2 (1.79%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.89%) CCNA
13 1 (0.89%) MCTS
13 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 80 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 44 (39.29%) Hyper-V
3 27 (24.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (19.64%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (17.86%) VMware ESX
6 18 (16.07%) XenDesktop
7 13 (11.61%) XenApp
8 12 (10.71%) vCloud
9 10 (8.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (6.25%) ISA Server
10 7 (6.25%) XenServer
10 7 (6.25%) vSphere
11 3 (2.68%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.89%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 103 (91.96%) SCCM
2 35 (31.25%) SCVMM
3 24 (21.43%) HP SIM
4 14 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 13 (11.61%) HP Data Protector
5 13 (11.61%) NetBackup
6 10 (8.93%) Backup Exec
6 10 (8.93%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (8.93%) SCSM
7 7 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 7 (6.25%) SCDPM
8 6 (5.36%) Windows Intune
9 5 (4.46%) OpenView
9 5 (4.46%) vMotion
10 3 (2.68%) SCOrch
10 3 (2.68%) Nagios
10 3 (2.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 99 (88.39%) Microsoft
2 47 (41.96%) VMware
3 45 (40.18%) Citrix
4 34 (30.36%) HP
5 26 (23.21%) Cisco
6 23 (20.54%) Symantec
7 10 (8.93%) Websense
7 10 (8.93%) Veeam
8 9 (8.04%) SolarWinds
9 8 (7.14%) Dell
10 7 (6.25%) ServiceNow
11 5 (4.46%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.68%) Oracle
13 2 (1.79%) Avaya
13 2 (1.79%) Sophos
13 2 (1.79%) Altiris
13 2 (1.79%) Brocade
13 2 (1.79%) WatchGuard
13 2 (1.79%) SonicWALL
14 1 (0.89%) Juniper
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum + Bonus+ 27 days hols + Exc Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £3500 - £30000 per annum + Car Allowance + MS Certs + Package
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago