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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 193 189 185
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 49 35 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.82% 0.66% 0.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.63% 12.64% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 38 30 34
Average salary £35,500 £28,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.78% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £19,360 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,375 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.60% -10.78%
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
335 277 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.59% 5.19% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 258 237 290
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £20,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,100 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.95% -0.94%

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 30 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 30 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
Bristol +7 12 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Wiltshire +2 12 £31,500 -5.97% 1
Gloucestershire - 10 £35,500 - 2
Dorset -18 8 £37,500 -31.81% 3
Devon -12 5 £33,000 +70.10% 2
Somerset +6 2 £55,000 +69.23%
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 103 (88.03%) SCCM
2 100 (85.47%) Microsoft
3 86 (73.50%) Active Directory
4 76 (64.96%) Windows
5 74 (63.25%) MS Exchange
6 56 (47.86%) ITIL
7 53 (45.30%) VMware
8 52 (44.44%) Citrix
9 49 (41.88%) Hyper-V
10 48 (41.03%) SQL
11 39 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 38 (32.48%) Firewall
13 36 (30.77%) Lync
14 35 (29.91%) PowerShell
15 34 (29.06%) SCVMM
16 33 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
16 33 (28.21%) HP
17 31 (26.50%) DNS
18 30 (25.64%) Cisco
19 29 (24.79%) Security Cleared
20 28 (23.93%) Exchange Server 2010
20 28 (23.93%) Windows Server 2012
20 28 (23.93%) Windows Server 2003
20 28 (23.93%) DHCP
20 28 (23.93%) SQL Server
20 28 (23.93%) MS Excel
21 27 (23.08%) TCP/IP
21 27 (23.08%) HP SIM
21 27 (23.08%) Office 365
22 26 (22.22%) SAN

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 74 (63.25%) MS Exchange
2 36 (30.77%) Lync
3 28 (23.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (20.51%) Office Communications Server
5 16 (13.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 12 (10.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.71%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.85%) IIS
11 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (23.93%) MS Excel
2 23 (19.66%) MS Office
3 9 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.85%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (23.08%) Office 365
2 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (32.48%) Firewall
2 31 (26.50%) DNS
3 28 (23.93%) DHCP
4 27 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 26 (22.22%) SAN
6 23 (19.66%) LAN
7 22 (18.80%) WAN
8 19 (16.24%) VLAN
9 13 (11.11%) Internet
10 12 (10.26%) VPN
10 12 (10.26%) Wireless
11 10 (8.55%) Network Security
11 10 (8.55%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (6.84%) NetScaler
13 5 (4.27%) iSCSI
14 4 (3.42%) NAS
15 2 (1.71%) VoIP
16 1 (0.85%) Broadband
16 1 (0.85%) PBX
16 1 (0.85%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.71%) MySQL
3 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
General
1 21 (17.95%) Back Office
2 10 (8.55%) Finance
3 9 (7.69%) Law
4 5 (4.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Legal
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (20.51%) Analyst
2 23 (19.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (19.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 22 (18.80%) Administrator
4 15 (12.82%) Support Engineer
5 13 (11.11%) Consultant
6 12 (10.26%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (6.84%) Server Engineer
8 7 (5.98%) Help Desk Engineer
8 7 (5.98%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Systems Support
9 6 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (5.13%) Systems Support Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 4 (3.42%) IT Consultant
12 3 (2.56%) Server Support
12 3 (2.56%) Project Engineer
12 3 (2.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 3 (2.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 3 (2.56%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.37%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.71%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.24%) Clustering
2 12 (10.26%) Blackberry
3 7 (5.98%) PDA
4 4 (3.42%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.56%) PKI
6 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.71%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 76 (64.96%) Windows
2 39 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (23.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (23.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (9.40%) Windows 7
5 10 (8.55%) Linux
6 9 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (47.86%) ITIL
2 23 (19.66%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (18.80%) Service Management
4 16 (13.68%) Network Monitoring
5 13 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 11 (9.40%) Configuration Management
7 10 (8.55%) Document Management
7 10 (8.55%) ITIL V3
8 9 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
9 7 (5.98%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.13%) Migration
10 6 (5.13%) Project Management
11 4 (3.42%) Asset Management
11 4 (3.42%) Software Deployment
12 3 (2.56%) Build Automation
13 2 (1.71%) Mobile Device Management
13 2 (1.71%) High Availability
13 2 (1.71%) Zachman Framework
13 2 (1.71%) Business Continuity
13 2 (1.71%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 48 (41.03%) SQL
2 35 (29.91%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.27%) Perl
4 3 (2.56%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.56%) VB
5 2 (1.71%) Python
6 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (24.79%) Security Cleared
2 20 (17.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (16.24%) SC Cleared
4 17 (14.53%) MCSE
5 16 (13.68%) Citrix Certification
6 15 (12.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 14 (11.97%) DV Cleared
8 9 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (6.84%) CCA
10 6 (5.13%) MCITP
11 5 (4.27%) MCSA
12 3 (2.56%) Degree
13 2 (1.71%) BC Cleared
13 2 (1.71%) CCNA
13 2 (1.71%) MCP
13 2 (1.71%) MCTS
13 2 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.85%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (73.50%) Active Directory
2 49 (41.88%) Hyper-V
3 33 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (18.80%) VMware ESXi
4 22 (18.80%) VMware ESX
5 21 (17.95%) XenDesktop
6 14 (11.97%) XenApp
7 12 (10.26%) vCloud
8 11 (9.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 11 (9.40%) ISA Server
9 10 (8.55%) XenServer
10 7 (5.98%) vSphere
11 4 (3.42%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.85%) UAG
Systems Management
1 103 (88.03%) SCCM
2 34 (29.06%) SCVMM
3 27 (23.08%) HP SIM
4 14 (11.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 12 (10.26%) HP Data Protector
5 12 (10.26%) NetBackup
6 10 (8.55%) Backup Exec
6 10 (8.55%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (7.69%) SCSM
8 8 (6.84%) OpenView
9 6 (5.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 6 (5.13%) SCDPM
10 5 (4.27%) vMotion
10 5 (4.27%) Nagios
11 4 (3.42%) Windows Intune
12 3 (2.56%) SCOrch
13 2 (1.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 100 (85.47%) Microsoft
2 53 (45.30%) VMware
3 52 (44.44%) Citrix
4 33 (28.21%) HP
5 30 (25.64%) Cisco
6 22 (18.80%) Symantec
7 11 (9.40%) Dell
8 10 (8.55%) Veeam
8 10 (8.55%) Websense
9 9 (7.69%) SolarWinds
10 6 (5.13%) ServiceNow
11 4 (3.42%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.56%) Oracle
13 2 (1.71%) Avaya
13 2 (1.71%) Sophos
13 2 (1.71%) Altiris
13 2 (1.71%) Brocade
13 2 (1.71%) WatchGuard
13 2 (1.71%) SonicWALL
14 1 (0.85%) AppSense
Poole, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car4k
Posted: 11 hours ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £3500 - £30000 per annum + Car Allowance + MS Certs + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + £4k shift allowance + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £30,000 + Company Car + Mobile
Posted: 24 days ago
Cheltenham
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £33,000 - £36,000 + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago