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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 200 189 128
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -61
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 34 20 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% 0.39% 1.53%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.97% 9.62% 24.72%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 87
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +20.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £29,000 £36,850
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £57,750 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -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
284 208 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.65% 4.09% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 232 155 295
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.10%

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014. 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
Dorset +3 9 £42,500 +30.76% 4
Wiltshire -2 9 £36,250 -30.95% 4
Devon -12 8 £20,500 -29.31%
Bristol -3 4 £38,750 -29.54% 10
Somerset - 4 £32,500 - 6
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 47 (81.03%) SCCM
2 42 (72.41%) Microsoft
3 35 (60.34%) Windows
4 32 (55.17%) MS Excel
5 26 (44.83%) Hyper-V
6 24 (41.38%) ITIL
7 22 (37.93%) Active Directory
7 22 (37.93%) Nagios
8 20 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (32.76%) SAN
10 18 (31.03%) VMware
11 17 (29.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (29.31%) WSUS
12 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (27.59%) Office 365
13 14 (24.14%) MCSE
13 14 (24.14%) CommVault
13 14 (24.14%) Backup Exec
13 14 (24.14%) SCVMM
13 14 (24.14%) Bomgar
13 14 (24.14%) SCOrch
14 13 (22.41%) SLA
14 13 (22.41%) Service Delivery
14 13 (22.41%) Problem Management
14 13 (22.41%) Windows 2000 Server
15 12 (20.69%) MCITP
15 12 (20.69%) PKI
15 12 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (20.69%) Forefront Identity Manager

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 11 (18.97%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (8.62%) Lync
4 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.72%) IIS
5 1 (1.72%) Apache
5 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.72%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 32 (55.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (27.59%) Office 365
2 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (32.76%) SAN
2 7 (12.07%) DNS
3 5 (8.62%) Firewall
4 4 (6.90%) NAS
5 3 (5.17%) LAN
5 3 (5.17%) DHCP
5 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.45%) VPN
6 2 (3.45%) VoIP
6 2 (3.45%) WAN
6 2 (3.45%) Wireless
6 2 (3.45%) MPLS
7 1 (1.72%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.72%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.72%) SSL
7 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.72%) MySQL
General
1 4 (6.90%) Marketing
2 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (32.76%) Consultant
2 17 (29.31%) Support Engineer
3 12 (20.69%) Senior Consultant
4 11 (18.97%) Systems Support
5 10 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (17.24%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (15.52%) Systems Support Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Consultant
7 6 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (6.90%) Server Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Network Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Server Support
10 2 (3.45%) Architect
10 2 (3.45%) Network Support
10 2 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Network Support Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Capacity Manager
10 2 (3.45%) Build Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) COM
1 1 (1.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) PKI
2 3 (5.17%) Clustering
2 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.72%) Firmware
3 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.72%) Replication
3 1 (1.72%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 35 (60.34%) Windows
2 20 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (22.41%) Windows 2000 Server
5 7 (12.07%) Windows 7
5 7 (12.07%) Linux
5 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.90%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.17%) UNIX
8 1 (1.72%) Solaris
8 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) ITIL
2 13 (22.41%) Service Delivery
2 13 (22.41%) Problem Management
3 11 (18.97%) Mentoring
4 7 (12.07%) Data Protection
5 4 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.17%) Capacity Management
6 3 (5.17%) Migration
6 3 (5.17%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.72%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (1.72%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.72%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.72%) Document Management
7 1 (1.72%) Network Design
7 1 (1.72%) Web Development
7 1 (1.72%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (1.72%) Build Automation
7 1 (1.72%) Network Management
7 1 (1.72%) ITSM
7 1 (1.72%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) SQL
2 5 (8.62%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.45%) C
4 1 (1.72%) Perl
4 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (29.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (24.14%) MCSE
3 12 (20.69%) MCITP
4 7 (12.07%) MCSA
5 6 (10.34%) MCP
6 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.72%) MCT
7 1 (1.72%) CCA
7 1 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.72%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 26 (44.83%) Hyper-V
2 22 (37.93%) Active Directory
3 12 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.90%) XenApp
4 4 (6.90%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (6.90%) UAG
5 3 (5.17%) XenServer
5 3 (5.17%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.72%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 47 (81.03%) SCCM
2 22 (37.93%) Nagios
3 17 (29.31%) WSUS
4 14 (24.14%) Backup Exec
4 14 (24.14%) SCVMM
4 14 (24.14%) SCOrch
5 12 (20.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (8.62%) SCSM
7 2 (3.45%) NetBackup
7 2 (3.45%) MOM
8 1 (1.72%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.72%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.72%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.72%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 42 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.03%) VMware
3 14 (24.14%) CommVault
3 14 (24.14%) Bomgar
4 9 (15.52%) Citrix
5 6 (10.34%) HP
6 5 (8.62%) Cisco
7 4 (6.90%) CheckPoint
7 4 (6.90%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.17%) Dell
9 2 (3.45%) EMC
9 2 (3.45%) Avaya
9 2 (3.45%) F5
10 1 (1.72%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.72%) LogLogic
10 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.72%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.72%) Trend Micro
10 1 (1.72%) Symantec
10 1 (1.72%) McAfee
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