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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 235 194 197
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +3
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 15 56 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.94% 0.67%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.83% 15.34% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 11 53 33
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,080 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £46,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.20%
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
392 365 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 7.03% 6.16% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 301 276 252
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +5.29%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -16 6 £42,500 -10.52%
Somerset -9 4 £22,500 -52.63%
Dorset - 4 £40,000 - 3
Wiltshire -14 1 £35,500 -1.38%
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 36 (81.82%) MS Exchange
2 33 (75.00%) ITIL
3 32 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 30 (68.18%) Active Directory
4 30 (68.18%) Windows
5 29 (65.91%) VMware
6 27 (61.36%) SCCM
7 25 (56.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (56.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (52.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (45.45%) Hyper-V
10 19 (43.18%) Exchange Server 2010
10 19 (43.18%) SharePoint
10 19 (43.18%) HP
11 18 (40.91%) DNS
12 17 (38.64%) DHCP
13 16 (36.36%) SQL
14 15 (34.09%) SAN
14 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
15 14 (31.82%) Cisco
15 14 (31.82%) Skype for Business
15 14 (31.82%) Windows Server
16 13 (29.55%) Windows 7
17 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
18 11 (25.00%) DV Cleared
18 11 (25.00%) NetApp
18 11 (25.00%) Citrix
19 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
19 10 (22.73%) MS Excel

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 36 (81.82%) MS Exchange
2 19 (43.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 19 (43.18%) SharePoint
3 14 (31.82%) Skype for Business
4 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.27%) CMS
5 1 (2.27%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 8 (18.18%) MS Office
3 6 (13.64%) MS Visio
4 3 (6.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Office 365
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.91%) DNS
2 17 (38.64%) DHCP
3 15 (34.09%) SAN
4 6 (13.64%) Firewall
4 6 (13.64%) VLAN
4 6 (13.64%) VPN
4 6 (13.64%) WAN
5 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 4 (9.09%) VoIP
6 3 (6.82%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (4.55%) LAN
7 2 (4.55%) Skype
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.27%) Internet
8 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.27%) NAS
8 1 (2.27%) PBX
8 1 (2.27%) SMTP
8 1 (2.27%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Publishing
3 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Analyst
2 14 (31.82%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Tester
4 9 (20.45%) Exchange Engineer
5 8 (18.18%) Operations Engineer
5 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 8 (18.18%) Test Analyst
6 7 (15.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 5 (11.36%) Service Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) IT Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) ITIL Service Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) Server Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.64%) Clustering
3 4 (9.09%) EPoS
4 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.55%) PKI
6 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.27%) CMDB
6 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.27%) Handset
6 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.27%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (68.18%) Windows
2 25 (56.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 25 (56.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (31.82%) Windows Server
4 13 (29.55%) Windows 7
5 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (15.91%) Linux
7 5 (11.36%) Windows 10
8 3 (6.82%) Unix
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (75.00%) ITIL
2 10 (22.73%) Test Scripting
3 8 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 7 (15.91%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (11.36%) Change Control
5 5 (11.36%) Time Management
6 4 (9.09%) Change Management
6 4 (9.09%) Database Tuning
6 4 (9.09%) ERP
6 4 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (9.09%) Service Management
7 3 (6.82%) Fault Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) High Availability
7 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.27%) LINC
3 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
2 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 11 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (20.45%) ISEB
5 9 (20.45%) ISTQB
6 8 (18.18%) MCSE
7 5 (11.36%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (9.09%) MCSA
9 2 (4.55%) MCITP
9 2 (4.55%) MCP
10 1 (2.27%) CCNA
10 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 23 (52.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (45.45%) Hyper-V
4 6 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (9.09%) VMware ESX
6 3 (6.82%) Firmware
6 3 (6.82%) Terminal Services
6 3 (6.82%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (6.82%) vSphere
6 3 (6.82%) XenApp
7 2 (4.55%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.27%) DFS Replication
8 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (61.36%) SCCM
2 5 (11.36%) Foglight
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (11.36%) Nagios
2 5 (11.36%) WSUS
3 4 (9.09%) AirWatch
4 3 (6.82%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.55%) MOM
5 2 (4.55%) SCVMM
6 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (2.27%) HP SIM
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.27%) OpenView
6 1 (2.27%) SCDPM
6 1 (2.27%) SCOrch
6 1 (2.27%) SCSM
6 1 (2.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 29 (65.91%) VMware
3 19 (43.18%) HP
4 14 (31.82%) Cisco
5 11 (25.00%) Citrix
5 11 (25.00%) NetApp
6 7 (15.91%) Dell
7 6 (13.64%) Hitachi
8 5 (11.36%) EMC
8 5 (11.36%) EqualLogic
8 5 (11.36%) Fortinet
8 5 (11.36%) Kaseya
8 5 (11.36%) Kaspersky
8 5 (11.36%) Veeam
8 5 (11.36%) WatchGuard
9 4 (9.09%) Adobe
9 4 (9.09%) LANDesk
9 4 (9.09%) Sage
10 3 (6.82%) CommVault
10 3 (6.82%) Meru Networks
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