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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 169 218 188
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -30
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 72 17 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.20% 0.28% 0.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.93% 5.78% 10.70%
Number of salaries quoted 70 17 25
Average salary £39,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.22% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £20,400 £30,270
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
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
452 294 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 7.54% 4.82% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 349 216 219
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £22,500 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +14 26 £38,648 +3.06% 2
Bristol -6 15 £42,500 +10.38% 1
Somerset - 13 £42,500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 8 £31,750 - 1
Devon -9 6 £25,400 +24.50% 2
Dorset +3 4 £45,000 -14.28%
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 109 (90.08%) SCCM
2 100 (82.64%) Microsoft
3 84 (69.42%) Windows
4 71 (58.68%) Active Directory
5 59 (48.76%) VMware
6 58 (47.93%) MS Exchange
7 54 (44.63%) ITIL
8 52 (42.98%) SQL
9 51 (42.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 40 (33.06%) Windows Server 2012
11 39 (32.23%) Hyper-V
12 38 (31.40%) MS Excel
12 38 (31.40%) DHCP
12 38 (31.40%) DNS
13 36 (29.75%) Firewall
14 34 (28.10%) SAN
15 33 (27.27%) Lync
16 32 (26.45%) Citrix
16 32 (26.45%) TCP/IP
16 32 (26.45%) HP
17 30 (24.79%) VMware Infrastructure
18 29 (23.97%) Exchange Server 2010
19 27 (22.31%) Security Cleared
19 27 (22.31%) WAN
19 27 (22.31%) Windows Server 2003
20 25 (20.66%) SCVMM
21 24 (19.83%) LAN
22 23 (19.01%) vSphere
23 22 (18.18%) PowerShell
23 22 (18.18%) SQL Server

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 58 (47.93%) MS Exchange
2 33 (27.27%) Lync
3 29 (23.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (16.53%) Office Communications Server
4 20 (16.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (14.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (6.61%) IIS
7 7 (5.79%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (3.31%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.48%) Apache
10 1 (0.83%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (31.40%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.36%) Office 365
2 9 (7.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.65%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.83%) SaaS
4 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (31.40%) DHCP
1 38 (31.40%) DNS
2 36 (29.75%) Firewall
3 34 (28.10%) SAN
4 32 (26.45%) TCP/IP
5 27 (22.31%) WAN
6 24 (19.83%) LAN
7 15 (12.40%) VLAN
8 12 (9.92%) Wireless
9 9 (7.44%) VPN
10 8 (6.61%) Network Security
11 7 (5.79%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (5.79%) NetScaler
12 5 (4.13%) iSCSI
13 4 (3.31%) Internet
13 4 (3.31%) SMTP
13 4 (3.31%) WLAN
14 2 (1.65%) SSL
14 2 (1.65%) IPsec
15 1 (0.83%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (2.48%) MySQL
3 2 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (8.26%) Finance
2 5 (4.13%) Back Office
3 2 (1.65%) Law
4 1 (0.83%) Advertising
4 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (25.62%) Analyst
1 31 (25.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (21.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 21 (17.36%) Administrator
4 14 (11.57%) Support Analyst
5 13 (10.74%) Consultant
6 10 (8.26%) Systems Analyst
6 10 (8.26%) Systems Support
6 10 (8.26%) Support Engineer
6 10 (8.26%) Systems Support Analyst
7 9 (7.44%) Server Engineer
7 9 (7.44%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 9 (7.44%) Server Administrator
7 9 (7.44%) Windows Administrator
8 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Consultant
9 6 (4.96%) Help Desk Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 5 (4.13%) Senior Support Analyst
10 5 (4.13%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.13%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.53%) Application Packaging
2 6 (4.96%) Web Services
3 3 (2.48%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.05%) Data Centre
2 16 (13.22%) Clustering
3 6 (4.96%) PDA
4 4 (3.31%) Replication
4 4 (3.31%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.48%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.65%) Statistics
6 2 (1.65%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.83%) BYOD
7 1 (0.83%) PKI
7 1 (0.83%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 84 (69.42%) Windows
2 51 (42.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (33.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (22.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (11.57%) Linux
6 6 (4.96%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.13%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.31%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (3.31%) UNIX
9 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (44.63%) ITIL
2 17 (14.05%) Service Management
2 17 (14.05%) TOGAF
3 11 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (8.26%) Software Deployment
5 9 (7.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (7.44%) Migration
6 8 (6.61%) Mentoring
7 7 (5.79%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.79%) ITIL V3
8 6 (4.96%) Workflow
9 5 (4.13%) Document Management
10 4 (3.31%) Project Management
10 4 (3.31%) Asset Management
10 4 (3.31%) Server Patching
11 3 (2.48%) Configuration Management
11 3 (2.48%) Problem Management
12 2 (1.65%) Data Protection
12 2 (1.65%) Network Design
12 2 (1.65%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 52 (42.98%) SQL
2 22 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.48%) Python
3 3 (2.48%) Perl
4 2 (1.65%) PHP
4 2 (1.65%) VBScript
4 2 (1.65%) Ruby
4 2 (1.65%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (22.31%) Security Cleared
2 18 (14.88%) MCSE
2 18 (14.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (5.79%) MCITP
4 7 (5.79%) MCSA
4 7 (5.79%) CCA
4 7 (5.79%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (5.79%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (3.31%) Degree
7 3 (2.48%) MCP
8 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.83%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.92%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (58.68%) Active Directory
2 39 (32.23%) Hyper-V
3 30 (24.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (19.01%) vSphere
5 17 (14.05%) VMware ESX
6 16 (13.22%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (8.26%) XenDesktop
7 10 (8.26%) XenApp
8 8 (6.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.65%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.65%) XenServer
9 2 (1.65%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.83%) vCloud
10 1 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.83%) Postfix
10 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.83%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 109 (90.08%) SCCM
2 25 (20.66%) SCVMM
3 18 (14.88%) NetBackup
4 17 (14.05%) HP SIM
5 12 (9.92%) HP Data Protector
6 11 (9.09%) Backup Exec
6 11 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 10 (8.26%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (7.44%) SCDPM
9 8 (6.61%) SCSM
9 8 (6.61%) Nagios
9 8 (6.61%) Windows Intune
10 5 (4.13%) WSUS
10 5 (4.13%) vMotion
11 3 (2.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 2 (1.65%) SCOrch
13 1 (0.83%) NetVault Backup
13 1 (0.83%) OpenView
Vendors
1 100 (82.64%) Microsoft
2 59 (48.76%) VMware
3 32 (26.45%) HP
3 32 (26.45%) Citrix
4 22 (18.18%) Symantec
5 20 (16.53%) Cisco
6 12 (9.92%) Veeam
7 10 (8.26%) SolarWinds
8 8 (6.61%) ServiceNow
8 8 (6.61%) Websense
9 5 (4.13%) Dell
10 4 (3.31%) Bomgar
11 3 (2.48%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.48%) CommVault
12 2 (1.65%) Altiris
12 2 (1.65%) Brocade
13 1 (0.83%) WatchGuard
13 1 (0.83%) SonicWALL
13 1 (0.83%) Dell Compellent
13 1 (0.83%) 3PAR
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