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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 173 179 168
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 65 42 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.10% 0.77% 1.02%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.73% 15.00% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 61 37 56
Average salary £37,500 £24,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -43.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £19,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
286 280 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.82% 5.10% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 240 231 284
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +12 22 £38,000 -30.90% 4
Bristol +7 17 £40,000 -15.78% 8
Gloucestershire - 11 £36,250 - 1
Dorset -15 8 £37,500 -14.77% 2
Devon -22 5 £29,500 +41.82% 2
Somerset - 2 £55,000 - 1
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 104 (82.54%) SCCM
2 99 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 84 (66.67%) Windows
4 81 (64.29%) Active Directory
5 69 (54.76%) MS Exchange
6 60 (47.62%) ITIL
7 58 (46.03%) VMware
8 54 (42.86%) Hyper-V
9 43 (34.13%) SQL
10 42 (33.33%) Citrix
11 41 (32.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 35 (27.78%) SCVMM
13 34 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
13 34 (26.98%) Windows Server 2012
13 34 (26.98%) Firewall
14 33 (26.19%) DNS
15 32 (25.40%) SAN
16 31 (24.60%) Windows Server 2003
16 31 (24.60%) PowerShell
17 30 (23.81%) Cisco
17 30 (23.81%) MS Excel
18 29 (23.02%) HP
18 29 (23.02%) Exchange Server 2010
19 28 (22.22%) Office 365
19 28 (22.22%) SQL Server
20 26 (20.63%) DHCP
20 26 (20.63%) Lync
20 26 (20.63%) Security Cleared
21 25 (19.84%) Microsoft Certification
22 23 (18.25%) Disaster Recovery

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 69 (54.76%) MS Exchange
2 29 (23.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (20.63%) Lync
4 18 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (12.70%) Office Communications Server
6 13 (10.32%) SharePoint
7 12 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.59%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.79%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 19 (15.08%) MS Office
3 9 (7.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.79%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (22.22%) Office 365
2 14 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.59%) IaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (26.98%) Firewall
2 33 (26.19%) DNS
3 32 (25.40%) SAN
4 26 (20.63%) DHCP
5 22 (17.46%) LAN
6 21 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 17 (13.49%) WAN
8 13 (10.32%) Internet
9 12 (9.52%) VLAN
10 11 (8.73%) Wireless
10 11 (8.73%) VPN
11 9 (7.14%) NAS
12 7 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (5.56%) Network Security
13 5 (3.97%) VoIP
14 4 (3.17%) MPLS
14 4 (3.17%) NetScaler
15 3 (2.38%) iSCSI
16 2 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
16 2 (1.59%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.59%) MySQL
6 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
General
1 19 (15.08%) Back Office
2 9 (7.14%) Finance
3 8 (6.35%) Law
4 7 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.79%) Legal
5 1 (0.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (19.84%) Support Engineer
3 23 (18.25%) Consultant
4 19 (15.08%) Administrator
5 16 (12.70%) Analyst
6 15 (11.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 12 (9.52%) Server Engineer
7 12 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (8.73%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (7.94%) Systems Support Engineer
9 10 (7.94%) Systems Support
10 8 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (6.35%) Senior Consultant
11 6 (4.76%) IT Consultant
11 6 (4.76%) Build Engineer
12 5 (3.97%) Server Support
12 5 (3.97%) Network Engineer
12 5 (3.97%) Server Support Engineer
13 4 (3.17%) Network Support Engineer
13 4 (3.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.70%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.38%) COM
3 1 (0.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.11%) Clustering
2 12 (9.52%) Blackberry
3 7 (5.56%) PKI
4 3 (2.38%) PDA
5 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) Replication
6 1 (0.79%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 84 (66.67%) Windows
2 41 (32.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (26.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (24.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (13.49%) Windows 7
6 15 (11.90%) Linux
7 10 (7.94%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.97%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (47.62%) ITIL
2 23 (18.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (11.90%) Service Management
4 11 (8.73%) Network Monitoring
5 10 (7.94%) Configuration Management
5 10 (7.94%) Mentoring
6 9 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
6 9 (7.14%) Document Management
7 8 (6.35%) Data Protection
8 7 (5.56%) ITIL V3
9 6 (4.76%) TOGAF
10 5 (3.97%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.97%) Build Automation
10 5 (3.97%) Project Management
11 4 (3.17%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.17%) Migration
12 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2
12 2 (1.59%) MOF
12 2 (1.59%) Asset Management
12 2 (1.59%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 43 (34.13%) SQL
2 31 (24.60%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.56%) Perl
4 5 (3.97%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.97%) VB
5 2 (1.59%) Python
6 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (20.63%) Security Cleared
2 25 (19.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (15.08%) MCSE
3 19 (15.08%) SC Cleared
4 14 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 13 (10.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 12 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
7 11 (8.73%) MCITP
8 7 (5.56%) MCSA
9 5 (3.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (3.17%) MCP
10 4 (3.17%) CCA
11 3 (2.38%) Degree
12 2 (1.59%) CCNA
12 2 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (1.59%) MCTS
12 2 (1.59%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.79%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.49%) SLA
System Software
1 81 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 54 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 34 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (15.08%) XenDesktop
5 18 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (14.29%) VMware ESX
6 12 (9.52%) XenApp
6 12 (9.52%) XenServer
6 12 (9.52%) vCloud
7 11 (8.73%) ISA Server
8 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (6.35%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (3.97%) UAG
11 3 (2.38%) vSphere
12 2 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 104 (82.54%) SCCM
2 35 (27.78%) SCVMM
3 23 (18.25%) HP SIM
4 14 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 13 (10.32%) NetBackup
6 12 (9.52%) Nagios
6 12 (9.52%) Backup Exec
6 12 (9.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 12 (9.52%) SCSM
6 12 (9.52%) HP Data Protector
7 11 (8.73%) SCOrch
8 10 (7.94%) WSUS
9 8 (6.35%) OpenView
10 6 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (4.76%) SCDPM
11 3 (2.38%) Windows Intune
12 2 (1.59%) MOM
Vendors
1 99 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 58 (46.03%) VMware
3 42 (33.33%) Citrix
4 30 (23.81%) Cisco
5 29 (23.02%) HP
6 18 (14.29%) Symantec
7 11 (8.73%) Dell
8 9 (7.14%) CheckPoint
9 6 (4.76%) Websense
9 6 (4.76%) Veeam
10 5 (3.97%) SolarWinds
10 5 (3.97%) Bomgar
10 5 (3.97%) CommVault
10 5 (3.97%) Avaya
11 3 (2.38%) Oracle
12 2 (1.59%) Sophos
12 2 (1.59%) Altiris
12 2 (1.59%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.59%) WatchGuard
12 2 (1.59%) SonicWALL
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + £750 per quarter bonus, phone, laptop
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Prolinx
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Taunton
CPS Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 35 days a/l, flexi-time, pension
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance + Package
Posted: 22 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 24 days ago