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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 193 210 189
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -21
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 54 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.89% 0.29% 0.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.84% 6.19% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 51 14 22
Average salary £36,000 £25,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.00% -52.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,430 £29,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
364 291 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.03% 4.72% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 271 230 167
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,000 £20,820
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +22 20 £39,000 - 1
Devon +2 17 £28,500 +39.02% 2
Somerset +9 6 £47,500 +65.21%
Gloucestershire - 6 £47,500 -
Bristol -9 5 £40,000 +6.66% 2
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 106 (86.18%) Microsoft
2 103 (83.74%) SCCM
3 100 (81.30%) Windows
4 71 (57.72%) Active Directory
5 70 (56.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 67 (54.47%) ITIL
7 63 (51.22%) VMware
8 58 (47.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 53 (43.09%) MS Exchange
10 50 (40.65%) DHCP
10 50 (40.65%) DNS
11 43 (34.96%) MS Excel
12 39 (31.71%) Security Cleared
13 38 (30.89%) HP
14 37 (30.08%) Windows Server 2003
15 36 (29.27%) SQL
16 34 (27.64%) Firewall
17 32 (26.02%) Hyper-V
18 30 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2013
19 29 (23.58%) Lync
19 29 (23.58%) Exchange Server 2010
20 28 (22.76%) VMware Infrastructure
21 27 (21.95%) HP SIM
21 27 (21.95%) SLA
22 26 (21.14%) NetBackup
23 24 (19.51%) Symantec
24 23 (18.70%) SAN
24 23 (18.70%) VMware ESX
25 21 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2007
26 20 (16.26%) vSphere

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 53 (43.09%) MS Exchange
2 30 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 29 (23.58%) Lync
3 29 (23.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (12.20%) Office Communications Server
6 8 (6.50%) IIS
7 7 (5.69%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (4.07%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.44%) Apache
9 3 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 43 (34.96%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.94%) Office 365
2 8 (6.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.81%) SaaS
4 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (40.65%) DHCP
1 50 (40.65%) DNS
2 34 (27.64%) Firewall
3 23 (18.70%) SAN
4 20 (16.26%) TCP/IP
5 15 (12.20%) LAN
6 13 (10.57%) WAN
7 6 (4.88%) Wireless
8 5 (4.07%) Internet
9 4 (3.25%) SMTP
9 4 (3.25%) WLAN
10 3 (2.44%) VPN
11 2 (1.63%) SSL
11 2 (1.63%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.63%) NetScaler
11 2 (1.63%) IPsec
11 2 (1.63%) VLAN
12 1 (0.81%) Network Security
12 1 (0.81%) MPLS
12 1 (0.81%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.01%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.44%) MySQL
3 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) AdminStudio
General
1 11 (8.94%) Finance
2 5 (4.07%) Back Office
3 2 (1.63%) Electronics
3 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.63%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (28.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 30 (24.39%) Analyst
3 20 (16.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 19 (15.45%) Support Analyst
5 17 (13.82%) Administrator
6 14 (11.38%) Support Engineer
7 11 (8.94%) Server Engineer
8 10 (8.13%) Systems Support Analyst
8 10 (8.13%) Systems Support
8 10 (8.13%) Systems Analyst
9 9 (7.32%) Server Support
9 9 (7.32%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 9 (7.32%) Server Administrator
9 9 (7.32%) Windows Administrator
10 8 (6.50%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (6.50%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (5.69%) Consultant
11 7 (5.69%) Architect
11 7 (5.69%) Server Support Engineer
12 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.57%) Application Packaging
2 6 (4.88%) Web Services
3 2 (1.63%) COM
4 1 (0.81%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.32%) Clustering
2 7 (5.69%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.69%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.07%) Statistics
4 4 (3.25%) Replication
4 4 (3.25%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.44%) iPhone
5 3 (2.44%) iPad
5 3 (2.44%) PDA
6 2 (1.63%) DTV
6 2 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.81%) CMDB
7 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 100 (81.30%) Windows
2 70 (56.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (47.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (30.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (13.82%) Linux
6 12 (9.76%) Windows 7
7 9 (7.32%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (4.07%) UNIX
9 3 (2.44%) Windows Phone
10 2 (1.63%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.81%) Android
11 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (54.47%) ITIL
2 14 (11.38%) Root Cause Analysis
3 13 (10.57%) Service Delivery
4 12 (9.76%) TOGAF
5 11 (8.94%) Server Patching
6 6 (4.88%) Mentoring
6 6 (4.88%) Software Deployment
6 6 (4.88%) Problem Management
6 6 (4.88%) Service Management
6 6 (4.88%) Workflow
6 6 (4.88%) Migration
7 4 (3.25%) Data Protection
8 3 (2.44%) Asset Management
8 3 (2.44%) Project Management
8 3 (2.44%) Security Patching
9 2 (1.63%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (1.63%) Programme Management
9 2 (1.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (1.63%) Document Management
9 2 (1.63%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 36 (29.27%) SQL
2 13 (10.57%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.44%) Python
3 3 (2.44%) Perl
4 2 (1.63%) PHP
4 2 (1.63%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.63%) Ruby
4 2 (1.63%) VBScript
5 1 (0.81%) Java
5 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 39 (31.71%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.38%) MCSE
2 14 (11.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (8.13%) DV Cleared
4 9 (7.32%) SC Cleared
4 9 (7.32%) MCITP
5 6 (4.88%) MCSA
6 5 (4.07%) CCA
6 5 (4.07%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (3.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (2.44%) MCP
8 3 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.81%) Degree
9 1 (0.81%) VCP4
9 1 (0.81%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (21.95%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 71 (57.72%) Active Directory
2 32 (26.02%) Hyper-V
3 28 (22.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (18.70%) VMware ESX
5 20 (16.26%) vSphere
6 10 (8.13%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (4.88%) XenDesktop
8 5 (4.07%) XenApp
8 5 (4.07%) ISA Server
9 4 (3.25%) XenServer
10 3 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.63%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (1.63%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.81%) vCloud
12 1 (0.81%) UAG
12 1 (0.81%) Firmware
12 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.81%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 103 (83.74%) SCCM
2 27 (21.95%) HP SIM
3 26 (21.14%) NetBackup
4 18 (14.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 17 (13.82%) HP Data Protector
6 15 (12.20%) Nagios
7 13 (10.57%) WSUS
8 11 (8.94%) Backup Exec
9 10 (8.13%) SCVMM
10 8 (6.50%) SCDPM
11 6 (4.88%) Windows Intune
12 5 (4.07%) SCSM
13 4 (3.25%) Norton AntiVirus
14 3 (2.44%) OpenView
14 3 (2.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 2 (1.63%) vMotion
16 1 (0.81%) NetVault Backup
16 1 (0.81%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 106 (86.18%) Microsoft
2 63 (51.22%) VMware
3 38 (30.89%) HP
4 24 (19.51%) Symantec
5 19 (15.45%) Citrix
6 11 (8.94%) Bomgar
7 10 (8.13%) Cisco
8 9 (7.32%) CommVault
9 6 (4.88%) Veeam
10 4 (3.25%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.25%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.25%) Dell
10 4 (3.25%) ServiceNow
11 3 (2.44%) Reuters
11 3 (2.44%) Bloomberg
12 2 (1.63%) Websense
12 2 (1.63%) Hyland
12 2 (1.63%) SAP
13 1 (0.81%) Apple
13 1 (0.81%) EMC
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