The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 60 - 73
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 19 0 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.76% - 2.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 38.78% - 36.67%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 22
Average salary £42,500 - £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
SCOM
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Systems Management Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
49 49 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 7.11% 5.67% 6.66%
Number of salaries quoted 38 46 60
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £23,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SCOM across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SCOM
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCOM across the Southampton region.

SCOM Salary Trend in Southampton

SCOM
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCOM across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

SCOM Salary Histogram in Southampton

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 41 (97.62%) Microsoft
2 35 (83.33%) Windows
2 35 (83.33%) SCCM
3 33 (78.57%) Active Directory
3 33 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (64.29%) PowerShell
5 27 (64.29%) MS Excel
6 26 (61.90%) Security Cleared
7 24 (57.14%) DNS
8 21 (50.00%) DHCP
9 18 (42.86%) VMware
9 18 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (42.86%) XenApp
9 18 (42.86%) NetScaler
10 17 (40.48%) vSphere
10 17 (40.48%) SQL
10 17 (40.48%) Citrix
11 16 (38.10%) DV Cleared
12 13 (30.95%) Windows 7
12 13 (30.95%) Fault Management
12 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
12 13 (30.95%) Patch Management
12 13 (30.95%) Technical Architecture
12 13 (30.95%) SAN
13 12 (28.57%) Hyper-V
14 10 (23.81%) HP
15 9 (21.43%) VBScript
15 9 (21.43%) Cisco
15 9 (21.43%) XenServer

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.14%) IIS
3 2 (4.76%) Lync
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (64.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (57.14%) DNS
2 21 (50.00%) DHCP
3 18 (42.86%) NetScaler
4 13 (30.95%) SAN
5 9 (21.43%) FCoE
5 9 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (11.90%) Wireshark
6 5 (11.90%) iSCSI
7 3 (7.14%) IPsec
7 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
8 2 (4.76%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.38%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (2.38%) Network Security
9 1 (2.38%) VPN
9 1 (2.38%) SSL
9 1 (2.38%) WAN
9 1 (2.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.76%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Analyst
2 16 (38.10%) Systems Analyst
3 9 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.38%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.38%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Citrix Support
6 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Clustering
2 2 (4.76%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 35 (83.33%) Windows
2 33 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (30.95%) Windows 7
5 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (11.90%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Technical Architecture
1 13 (30.95%) Fault Management
1 13 (30.95%) Patch Management
2 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
3 7 (16.67%) ITIL
4 6 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.38%) Coaching
6 1 (2.38%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.38%) Time Management
6 1 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.38%) Migration
6 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 27 (64.29%) PowerShell
2 17 (40.48%) SQL
3 9 (21.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (61.90%) Security Cleared
2 16 (38.10%) DV Cleared
3 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
4 8 (19.05%) VCP4
4 8 (19.05%) MCSE
4 8 (19.05%) CCA
4 8 (19.05%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 18 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (42.86%) XenApp
3 17 (40.48%) vSphere
4 12 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 9 (21.43%) XenServer
5 9 (21.43%) XenDesktop
6 8 (19.05%) VMware ESX
6 8 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (11.90%) Terminal Services
8 2 (4.76%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 35 (83.33%) SCCM
2 9 (21.43%) vMotion
3 8 (19.05%) EdgeSight
4 3 (7.14%) SCOrch
5 2 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (4.76%) SCSM
5 2 (4.76%) SCVMM
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Intune
5 2 (4.76%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 41 (97.62%) Microsoft
2 18 (42.86%) VMware
3 17 (40.48%) Citrix
4 10 (23.81%) HP
5 9 (21.43%) 3PAR
5 9 (21.43%) Cisco
6 8 (19.05%) AppSense
7 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.38%) IronPort
7 1 (2.38%) Juniper
7 1 (2.38%) Nokia
7 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.38%) Websense
7 1 (2.38%) F5