The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 427 373 454
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +81
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 621 690 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.63% 0.45%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.60% 10.15% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 478 569 445
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7220 6795 6061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.17% 6.25% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5784 5428 4932
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,350 £65,000 £61,650
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 2014 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 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
England -42 605 £46,500 +3.33% 71
London -15 272 £52,500 +7.14% 24
South East -44 157 £42,500 - 10
City of London +27 91 £52,500 +2.43% 10
Surrey +12 60 £40,000 +2.56%
Berkshire -16 42 £47,500 -17.39% 2
West Midlands 0 40 £45,000 -7.69% 7
Yorkshire -27 39 £41,750 +9.86% 7
East of England +8 35 £42,000 -16.00% 1
North West -34 26 £41,250 +10.00% 5
Birmingham -1 24 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Reading -10 21 £47,500 -17.39%
West Yorkshire -57 21 £46,500 +22.36% 5
West Sussex +5 19 £43,000 +14.66% 3
South West -17 18 £38,000 -30.90% 12
Manchester -41 18 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Hampshire -46 17 £35,500 -5.33% 3
Crawley +26 15 £43,000 +24.63% 2
Sheffield +3 15 £29,900 -43.04% 1
South Yorkshire -3 15 £29,900 -17.51% 1
East Midlands -21 12 £39,000 +2.63% 1
Cambridge +9 11 £42,000 -16.00%
Cambridgeshire +4 11 £42,000 -16.00%
Leeds -37 11 £44,375 +26.78% 5
Guildford +10 10 £32,500 -28.96%
Hertfordshire -4 10 £60,000 +14.28%
Basingstoke -2 9 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 8 £40,000 -
Bedfordshire +3 7 £52,500 +47.88% 1
Buckinghamshire -12 7 £46,500 +33.81%

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 932 (72.98%) Windows
2 805 (63.04%) Microsoft
3 743 (58.18%) SCCM
4 697 (54.58%) Active Directory
5 649 (50.82%) VMware
6 469 (36.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 464 (36.34%) VMware Infrastructure
8 432 (33.83%) Hyper-V
9 399 (31.25%) SAN
10 387 (30.31%) MS Exchange
11 375 (29.37%) MS Excel
12 340 (26.62%) Citrix
13 337 (26.39%) Microsoft Certification
14 330 (25.84%) ITIL
15 311 (24.35%) Windows Server 2012
16 294 (23.02%) Windows Server 2003
17 292 (22.87%) SQL
17 292 (22.87%) DNS
18 275 (21.53%) SQL Server
19 256 (20.05%) Exchange Server 2010
20 251 (19.66%) SharePoint
20 251 (19.66%) Finance
21 249 (19.50%) HP
22 246 (19.26%) MCSE
23 206 (16.13%) DHCP
24 196 (15.35%) Lync
25 184 (14.41%) Linux
26 183 (14.33%) PowerShell
27 179 (14.02%) TCP/IP
28 161 (12.61%) Exchange Server 2013

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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
1 387 (30.31%) MS Exchange
2 256 (20.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 251 (19.66%) SharePoint
4 196 (15.35%) Lync
5 161 (12.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 138 (10.81%) IIS
7 122 (9.55%) Exchange Server 2007
8 63 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2003
9 56 (4.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 50 (3.92%) SharePoint Server
11 34 (2.66%) BizTalk Server
11 34 (2.66%) SharePoint 2010
12 32 (2.51%) Apache
13 29 (2.27%) Tomcat
14 25 (1.96%) Lotus Domino
15 20 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
16 11 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
17 10 (0.78%) IBM Notes
18 8 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
18 8 (0.63%) SAS
Applications
1 375 (29.37%) MS Excel
2 52 (4.07%) MS Office
3 10 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.31%) MS Project
5 1 (0.078%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.078%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 33 (2.58%) Dynamics GP
2 31 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.86%) Sage 1000
4 9 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.31%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 4 (0.31%) RiskWrite
5 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.16%) assyst
7 1 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 94 (7.36%) Office 365
2 75 (5.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (1.41%) IaaS
5 17 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (0.86%) PaaS
7 6 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.47%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.23%) SaaS
10 1 (0.078%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 399 (31.25%) SAN
2 292 (22.87%) DNS
3 206 (16.13%) DHCP
4 179 (14.02%) TCP/IP
5 134 (10.49%) Firewall
6 99 (7.75%) WAN
7 94 (7.36%) NAS
8 77 (6.03%) LAN
9 63 (4.93%) Internet
10 61 (4.78%) VPN
11 51 (3.99%) SSL
11 51 (3.99%) SNMP
12 50 (3.92%) FTP
13 47 (3.68%) Unified Communications
14 46 (3.60%) HTTP
15 41 (3.21%) Wireless
16 37 (2.90%) IPv4
17 32 (2.51%) NetScaler
18 27 (2.11%) SMTP
19 25 (1.96%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (21.53%) SQL Server
2 75 (5.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (3.29%) MySQL
4 41 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (3.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 41 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 40 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 36 (2.82%) MongoDB
7 33 (2.58%) NoSQL
8 28 (2.19%) Redis
9 27 (2.11%) Oracle Database
10 26 (2.04%) MariaDB
11 11 (0.86%) Relational Database
12 9 (0.70%) RDBMS
13 8 (0.63%) CouchDB
13 8 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (0.55%) OLTP
15 6 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
16 5 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
16 5 (0.39%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 35 (2.74%) Subversion
2 33 (2.58%) JIRA
3 7 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.39%) MSI
5 4 (0.31%) NUnit
6 3 (0.23%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.16%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.078%) Fiddler
General
1 251 (19.66%) Finance
2 52 (4.07%) Retail
3 39 (3.05%) Telecoms
4 29 (2.27%) Banking
5 23 (1.80%) Law
5 23 (1.80%) Legal
6 19 (1.49%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.17%) Marketing
8 11 (0.86%) Back Office
9 10 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (0.70%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.70%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.63%) Greek Language
11 8 (0.63%) Polish Language
11 8 (0.63%) Online Betting
11 8 (0.63%) Games
12 5 (0.39%) Local Government
13 4 (0.31%) Electronics
13 4 (0.31%) Advertising
14 3 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 161 (12.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 157 (12.29%) Support Engineer
3 149 (11.67%) Consultant
4 145 (11.35%) Architect
5 112 (8.77%) Administrator
6 92 (7.20%) Analyst
7 75 (5.87%) Systems Administrator
7 75 (5.87%) 3rd Line Support
8 68 (5.32%) Server Engineer
9 55 (4.31%) Microsoft Consultant
10 52 (4.07%) Systems Engineer
11 48 (3.76%) Technical Consultant
12 42 (3.29%) Infrastructure Architect
13 38 (2.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 37 (2.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 36 (2.82%) Technical Architect
16 34 (2.66%) Team Leader
16 34 (2.66%) Support Analyst
16 34 (2.66%) Microsoft Specialist
17 32 (2.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (4.70%) .NET
2 46 (3.60%) Web Services
3 33 (2.58%) Application Packaging
4 28 (2.19%) RabbitMQ
5 26 (2.04%) MSMQ
6 22 (1.72%) ASP.NET
7 16 (1.25%) COM
8 8 (0.63%) SAML
9 7 (0.55%) XML
9 7 (0.55%) HTML
10 6 (0.47%) Software Packaging
11 5 (0.39%) CSS
12 4 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (0.31%) jQuery
13 3 (0.23%) Middleware
14 2 (0.16%) RSS
15 1 (0.078%) ADO.NET
15 1 (0.078%) Classic ASP
15 1 (0.078%) SOAP
15 1 (0.078%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 149 (11.67%) Clustering
2 81 (6.34%) Blackberry
3 48 (3.76%) Replication
4 41 (3.21%) PKI
5 27 (2.11%) EqualLogic
6 23 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
7 22 (1.72%) IPTV
8 20 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (1.57%) Management Information System
9 18 (1.41%) Firmware
10 15 (1.17%) Hedge funds
11 14 (1.10%) Computer Science
12 10 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
13 9 (0.70%) Client/Server
13 9 (0.70%) DTV
13 9 (0.70%) Video on Demand
14 8 (0.63%) Fat Client
14 8 (0.63%) Thin Client
15 6 (0.47%) Visualisation
15 6 (0.47%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 932 (72.98%) Windows
2 469 (36.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 311 (24.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 294 (23.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 184 (14.41%) Linux
6 112 (8.77%) Windows 7
7 55 (4.31%) UNIX
8 48 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 45 (3.52%) Windows XP
10 42 (3.29%) Solaris
11 36 (2.82%) CentOS
12 32 (2.51%) Windows 8
13 21 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
14 15 (1.17%) AIX
15 12 (0.94%) HPUX
16 7 (0.55%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.47%) Windows Vista
18 5 (0.39%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.39%) Windows 2000
19 3 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (25.84%) ITIL
2 114 (8.93%) Service Delivery
3 113 (8.85%) Migration
4 100 (7.83%) Project Management
5 68 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 65 (5.09%) E-Commerce
7 63 (4.93%) Change Management
8 58 (4.54%) Performance Monitoring
9 57 (4.46%) Capacity Planning
10 56 (4.39%) Problem Management
11 55 (4.31%) Load Balancing
12 48 (3.76%) Configuration Management
12 48 (3.76%) Performance Tuning
13 46 (3.60%) Data Protection
14 45 (3.52%) CRM
14 45 (3.52%) Service Management
15 42 (3.29%) PRINCE2
16 34 (2.66%) Capacity Management
17 31 (2.43%) Business Continuity
18 30 (2.35%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 292 (22.87%) SQL
2 183 (14.33%) PowerShell
3 50 (3.92%) Perl
4 44 (3.45%) Ruby
5 43 (3.37%) Bash Shell
6 25 (1.96%) Java
7 21 (1.64%) VBScript
8 20 (1.57%) C
9 18 (1.41%) T-SQL
10 17 (1.33%) Python
11 15 (1.17%) C#
12 11 (0.86%) Shell Script
13 10 (0.78%) PHP
13 10 (0.78%) VB
14 8 (0.63%) JavaScript
15 5 (0.39%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.078%) C++
Qualifications
1 337 (26.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 246 (19.26%) MCSE
3 143 (11.20%) MCITP
4 116 (9.08%) Security Cleared
5 96 (7.52%) Degree
6 91 (7.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 87 (6.81%) MCTS
8 80 (6.26%) SC Cleared
9 70 (5.48%) MCP
10 66 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
11 52 (4.07%) CCNA
12 51 (3.99%) MCSA
13 43 (3.37%) Citrix Certification
14 39 (3.05%) DV Cleared
15 33 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
16 30 (2.35%) CCNP
17 29 (2.27%) CCA
18 23 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 20 (1.57%) VCAP
19 20 (1.57%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (7.83%) SLA
2 14 (1.10%) QA
3 12 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.55%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.55%) BS7799
4 7 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.078%) GxP
5 1 (0.078%) GPG13
System Software
1 697 (54.58%) Active Directory
2 464 (36.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 432 (33.83%) Hyper-V
4 149 (11.67%) vSphere
5 141 (11.04%) XenApp
6 116 (9.08%) VMware ESX
7 74 (5.79%) XenDesktop
8 42 (3.29%) Forefront TMG
8 42 (3.29%) Microsoft App-V
9 41 (3.21%) ISA Server
10 36 (2.82%) UAG
11 33 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
12 29 (2.27%) XenServer
13 17 (1.33%) Oracle RMAN
14 16 (1.25%) Terminal Services
15 13 (1.02%) VMware Server
15 13 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 13 (1.02%) Xen
16 11 (0.86%) vCloud
17 9 (0.70%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 743 (58.18%) SCCM
2 135 (10.57%) SCVMM
3 99 (7.75%) Nagios
4 93 (7.28%) WSUS
5 79 (6.19%) SCOrch
6 65 (5.09%) NetBackup
7 64 (5.01%) SCDPM
8 63 (4.93%) Puppet
9 59 (4.62%) SCSM
10 52 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
11 49 (3.84%) OpenView
12 48 (3.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 46 (3.60%) Backup Exec
14 37 (2.90%) HP SIM
15 35 (2.74%) Tivoli
16 28 (2.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 28 (2.19%) CA Spectrum
17 25 (1.96%) EMC NetWorker
18 21 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 17 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 805 (63.04%) Microsoft
2 649 (50.82%) VMware
3 340 (26.62%) Citrix
4 249 (19.50%) HP
5 159 (12.45%) Cisco
6 120 (9.40%) EMC
7 113 (8.85%) Oracle
8 105 (8.22%) Symantec
9 104 (8.14%) SolarWinds
10 98 (7.67%) Dell
11 79 (6.19%) NetApp
12 67 (5.25%) IBM
13 56 (4.39%) Red Hat
14 52 (4.07%) Remedy
15 42 (3.29%) CommVault
16 37 (2.90%) AppSense
16 37 (2.90%) CA
17 30 (2.35%) Lotus
18 29 (2.27%) Juniper
19 27 (2.11%) McAfee
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £48000 - £50000 Per Annum +Oncall + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% bonus + corporate benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Herefordshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + + 5K relocation + out of hours
Posted: Yesterday
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £34907 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £34907 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £60k - 70k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £55K basic + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens + on-call
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £38-55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £38-55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £38-55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £38 £55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £38-55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £38 £55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago