The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 395 458 378
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -80
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 715 612 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.52% 0.65%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.27% 8.08% 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 600 474 581
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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

Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7715 7570 7062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.04% 6.46% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6171 6077 5660
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SCOM
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCOM within the UK.

SCOM Salary Trend in the UK

SCOM
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCOM over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 within the UK.

SCOM Salary Histogram in the UK

SCOM
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
England +43 664 £45,000 -3.22% 59
London +24 247 £50,000 -4.76% 22
South East +37 201 £42,500 -0.58% 18
South West +49 79 £39,500 +2.59% 7
Surrey +29 75 £45,000 +12.50% 8
West Midlands +12 46 £46,000 +2.22% 2
City of London -6 46 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Berkshire +12 44 £44,000 -7.36% 5
Birmingham +12 37 £47,500 +5.55%
Hampshire +24 35 £42,500 +19.71% 5
Yorkshire -5 31 £37,000 -6.32% 4
East of England 0 28 £40,000 -4.76% 1
Egham - 26 £41,250 - 1
Reading +2 25 £43,000 -9.47% 5
Wiltshire +13 24 £39,000 +4.00%
Scotland +29 23 £38,750 -11.93% 3
East Midlands +10 21 £30,000 -23.07% 1
West Yorkshire +4 20 £37,034 -20.35% 2
Southampton - 20 £42,500 - 1
North West -9 18 £46,000 +23.28% 1
Kent +16 17 £35,000 -17.64%
Somerset +26 16 £42,500 +54.54% 1
Leeds +6 15 £37,034 -16.54% 2
Salisbury - 15 £39,000 -
Hertfordshire +4 14 £52,500 -12.50%
Bristol +2 14 £41,250 +7.14% 1
West Sussex -9 14 £35,000 -18.60%
Guildford +8 13 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Devon +2 13 £28,500 +39.36% 4
Glasgow +23 11 £30,000 -21.05%

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 1130 (78.42%) Windows
2 1015 (70.44%) Microsoft
3 949 (65.86%) SCCM
4 877 (60.86%) Active Directory
5 641 (44.48%) VMware
6 611 (42.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 538 (37.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 501 (34.77%) ITIL
9 468 (32.48%) MS Exchange
10 454 (31.51%) Hyper-V
11 422 (29.29%) DNS
12 408 (28.31%) VMware Infrastructure
13 383 (26.58%) SAN
14 380 (26.37%) SQL Server
15 378 (26.23%) PowerShell
16 375 (26.02%) MS Excel
17 349 (24.22%) SQL
18 337 (23.39%) Microsoft Certification
19 322 (22.35%) Windows Server 2003
20 317 (22.00%) DHCP
21 299 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2010
22 289 (20.06%) Citrix
23 288 (19.99%) HP
24 281 (19.50%) Lync
25 254 (17.63%) Cisco
25 254 (17.63%) MCSE
26 239 (16.59%) SharePoint
27 191 (13.25%) Linux
28 185 (12.84%) Firewall
28 185 (12.84%) XenApp

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 468 (32.48%) MS Exchange
2 299 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 281 (19.50%) Lync
4 239 (16.59%) SharePoint
5 167 (11.59%) IIS
6 150 (10.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 114 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2013
8 66 (4.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 48 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 44 (3.05%) Office Communications Server
11 37 (2.57%) SharePoint 2013
12 36 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
13 23 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
14 12 (0.83%) Apache
15 10 (0.69%) Tomcat
16 6 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
16 6 (0.42%) OpenStack
17 4 (0.28%) CMS
17 4 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2000
18 3 (0.21%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 375 (26.02%) MS Excel
2 123 (8.54%) MS Office
3 11 (0.76%) MS Project
4 6 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 31 (2.15%) Dynamics GP
2 15 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.42%) Agresso
4 5 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.21%) SAP CCM
5 3 (0.21%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.069%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 167 (11.59%) Office 365
2 117 (8.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 75 (5.20%) Amazon AWS
4 69 (4.79%) Cloud Computing
5 46 (3.19%) SaaS
6 32 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
6 32 (2.22%) Amazon S3
7 22 (1.53%) Mimecast
8 21 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
9 20 (1.39%) IaaS
10 10 (0.69%) PaaS
11 5 (0.35%) AWS CloudTrail
12 4 (0.28%) Symantec.cloud
12 4 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.21%) Yammer
14 2 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.14%) Google Apps
15 1 (0.069%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 422 (29.29%) DNS
2 383 (26.58%) SAN
3 317 (22.00%) DHCP
4 185 (12.84%) Firewall
5 136 (9.44%) TCP/IP
6 117 (8.12%) LAN
6 117 (8.12%) WAN
7 64 (4.44%) NetScaler
8 61 (4.23%) VPN
9 60 (4.16%) iSCSI
10 54 (3.75%) FTP
11 50 (3.47%) Cisco ASA
12 43 (2.98%) Internet
13 42 (2.91%) LDAP
13 42 (2.91%) Unified Communications
14 39 (2.71%) NAS
14 39 (2.71%) VLAN
15 35 (2.43%) VoIP
16 30 (2.08%) Wireshark
17 29 (2.01%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 380 (26.37%) SQL Server
2 125 (8.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 103 (7.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 53 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 50 (3.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 44 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 28 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (1.11%) Redis
9 13 (0.90%) MySQL
10 12 (0.83%) Relational Database
11 10 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (0.56%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (0.35%) Oracle9i Database
14 4 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.28%) DTS
14 4 (0.28%) Oracle Exadata
15 3 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
16 2 (0.14%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 42 (2.91%) Visual Studio
2 32 (2.22%) Subversion
3 31 (2.15%) JIRA
4 16 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (0.69%) NUnit
6 9 (0.62%) FitNesse
6 9 (0.62%) SoapUI
7 8 (0.56%) Introscope
8 6 (0.42%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.069%) AdminStudio
10 1 (0.069%) Jenkins
General
1 166 (11.52%) Finance
2 47 (3.26%) Back Office
3 42 (2.91%) Advertising
4 36 (2.50%) Legal
5 34 (2.36%) Law
6 32 (2.22%) Retail
7 22 (1.53%) Banking
8 21 (1.46%) Publishing
8 21 (1.46%) Financial Institution
9 11 (0.76%) Marketing
10 10 (0.69%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.28%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.14%) Games
13 2 (0.14%) Billing
14 1 (0.069%) Local Government
14 1 (0.069%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.069%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.069%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 232 (16.10%) Analyst
2 216 (14.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 147 (10.20%) Support Engineer
4 136 (9.44%) Consultant
5 113 (7.84%) Systems Engineer
6 112 (7.77%) Administrator
7 88 (6.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 87 (6.04%) Systems Administrator
9 77 (5.34%) 3rd Line Support
10 73 (5.07%) Team Leader
11 69 (4.79%) Support Analyst
12 55 (3.82%) Architect
13 49 (3.40%) Systems Support
14 48 (3.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
15 44 (3.05%) Technical Support
16 42 (2.91%) Server Engineer
17 40 (2.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
18 36 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 34 (2.36%) Technical Consultant
20 33 (2.29%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (5.97%) Web Services
2 63 (4.37%) .NET
3 34 (2.36%) Application Packaging
4 25 (1.73%) XML
5 22 (1.53%) ASP.NET
6 19 (1.32%) SOAP
7 16 (1.11%) WCF
8 14 (0.97%) .NET Framework
8 14 (0.97%) MSMQ
9 11 (0.76%) jQuery
10 10 (0.69%) JSON
10 10 (0.69%) Ajax
11 9 (0.62%) NHibernate
12 7 (0.49%) SAP Basis
12 7 (0.49%) SAML
12 7 (0.49%) COM
13 4 (0.28%) Hibernate
13 4 (0.28%) XMPP
14 3 (0.21%) 802.1X
14 3 (0.21%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 167 (11.59%) Clustering
2 166 (11.52%) Data Centre
3 120 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 66 (4.58%) Blackberry
5 47 (3.26%) Private Cloud
6 46 (3.19%) EqualLogic
7 41 (2.85%) Computer Science
8 20 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
8 20 (1.39%) Replication
8 20 (1.39%) EMC VNX
9 19 (1.32%) Management Information System
10 17 (1.18%) FlexPod
11 16 (1.11%) Public Cloud
11 16 (1.11%) Statistics
12 14 (0.97%) PKI
13 13 (0.90%) Hedge funds
14 12 (0.83%) HP StoreVirtual
15 11 (0.76%) iPad
16 10 (0.69%) iPhone
16 10 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1130 (78.42%) Windows
2 611 (42.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 538 (37.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 322 (22.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 191 (13.25%) Linux
6 185 (12.84%) Windows 7
7 52 (3.61%) Windows XP
7 52 (3.61%) UNIX
8 41 (2.85%) Windows 8
9 21 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (1.18%) Solaris
11 14 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
11 14 (0.97%) Mac OS
12 8 (0.56%) AIX
13 7 (0.49%) Windows 2000
14 6 (0.42%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.42%) Windows Phone
14 6 (0.42%) Data ONTAP
15 5 (0.35%) HPUX
16 3 (0.21%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 501 (34.77%) ITIL
2 121 (8.40%) Project Management
3 105 (7.29%) Migration
4 92 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 87 (6.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 82 (5.69%) Problem Management
7 74 (5.14%) Data Protection
8 73 (5.07%) Service Management
9 68 (4.72%) Change Management
10 66 (4.58%) Service Delivery
11 64 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
12 60 (4.16%) Incident Management
13 56 (3.89%) Mentoring
14 48 (3.33%) Configuration Management
15 42 (2.91%) E-Commerce
15 42 (2.91%) Capacity Planning
16 39 (2.71%) People Management
16 39 (2.71%) Performance Monitoring
17 37 (2.57%) Network Monitoring
17 37 (2.57%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 378 (26.23%) PowerShell
2 349 (24.22%) SQL
3 60 (4.16%) VBScript
4 34 (2.36%) Bash Shell
5 28 (1.94%) C#
6 19 (1.32%) Shell Script
7 17 (1.18%) T-SQL
8 15 (1.04%) JavaScript
9 14 (0.97%) Perl
10 13 (0.90%) Java
10 13 (0.90%) Python
11 10 (0.69%) VB.NET
12 9 (0.62%) C
13 6 (0.42%) PHP
14 5 (0.35%) VB
15 2 (0.14%) Ruby
16 1 (0.069%) ActionScript 2.0
16 1 (0.069%) ActionScript
16 1 (0.069%) R
Qualifications
1 337 (23.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 254 (17.63%) MCSE
3 173 (12.01%) Security Cleared
4 153 (10.62%) MCITP
5 109 (7.56%) Degree
6 100 (6.94%) SC Cleared
7 87 (6.04%) ITIL Certification
8 78 (5.41%) MCSA
9 71 (4.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 64 (4.44%) DV Cleared
11 60 (4.16%) Cisco Certification
12 58 (4.02%) MCP
13 50 (3.47%) MCTS
14 47 (3.26%) Citrix Certification
15 46 (3.19%) CCA
16 37 (2.57%) CCNA
17 32 (2.22%) CCNP
18 12 (0.83%) CCDP
19 11 (0.76%) VCP4
19 11 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (10.69%) SLA
2 29 (2.01%) QA
3 13 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.069%) COBIT
System Software
1 877 (60.86%) Active Directory
2 454 (31.51%) Hyper-V
3 408 (28.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 185 (12.84%) XenApp
5 178 (12.35%) vSphere
6 115 (7.98%) XenDesktop
7 101 (7.01%) VMware ESXi
8 73 (5.07%) VMware ESX
9 62 (4.30%) Microsoft App-V
10 38 (2.64%) XenServer
11 37 (2.57%) ISA Server
12 29 (2.01%) UAG
13 27 (1.87%) Forefront TMG
14 22 (1.53%) BitLocker
14 22 (1.53%) Terminal Services
15 20 (1.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 14 (0.97%) VMware Server
17 10 (0.69%) vCloud
17 10 (0.69%) DFS Replication
18 8 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 949 (65.86%) SCCM
2 180 (12.49%) SCVMM
3 102 (7.08%) WSUS
4 79 (5.48%) SCOrch
5 67 (4.65%) Nagios
6 65 (4.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 59 (4.09%) NetBackup
8 52 (3.61%) SCSM
9 48 (3.33%) Backup Exec
9 48 (3.33%) HP SIM
10 38 (2.64%) OpenView
11 31 (2.15%) SCDPM
12 30 (2.08%) vMotion
13 27 (1.87%) Windows Intune
14 24 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
14 24 (1.67%) HP Data Protector
15 21 (1.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 20 (1.39%) EdgeSight
17 19 (1.32%) MOM
18 18 (1.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1015 (70.44%) Microsoft
2 641 (44.48%) VMware
3 289 (20.06%) Citrix
4 288 (19.99%) HP
5 254 (17.63%) Cisco
6 125 (8.67%) Dell
7 116 (8.05%) Symantec
8 109 (7.56%) NetApp
9 86 (5.97%) SolarWinds
10 79 (5.48%) Oracle
11 72 (5.00%) EMC
12 56 (3.89%) AppSense
13 55 (3.82%) Remedy
14 48 (3.33%) CommVault
15 34 (2.36%) Dell Compellent
16 33 (2.29%) SAP
17 31 (2.15%) 3PAR
18 30 (2.08%) Veeam
18 30 (2.08%) IBM
19 28 (1.94%) CheckPoint
Devon
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Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Devon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 per annum + flexible hours
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per day + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £36,000 per annum Flex Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £37,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 22 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ferrari Healy
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum £50,000 - £70,000
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Posted: 5 days ago