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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 339 354 422
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +68
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 900 795 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 0.74% 0.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.07% 11.94% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 740 638 557
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -10.58%

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
7459 6660 6461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.75% 6.18% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6016 5243 5336
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 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +23 853 £46,500 +3.33% 76
London +27 352 £52,500 - 25
South East +19 221 £46,000 +15.00% 12
City of London +14 93 £55,000 +10.00% 7
South West +12 67 £37,500 +22.95% 13
Yorkshire -22 66 £35,000 -2.77% 6
Berkshire -14 61 £44,500 +18.66% 2
Hampshire +4 53 £38,500 -3.75% 5
West Yorkshire +14 51 £35,000 +4.47% 5
Surrey +23 49 £47,500 +18.75% 2
West Midlands -16 46 £45,000 -7.21% 6
Buckinghamshire +36 44 £46,500 +0.54%
Milton Keynes +32 39 £46,500 +0.54%
Birmingham -3 36 £45,750 -5.67% 1
East of England -13 35 £45,000 +12.50% 5
East Midlands +19 33 £42,000 +11.25% 5
North West -23 32 £40,000 +43.49% 2
Leeds -10 27 £35,000 +4.47% 4
Scotland +6 24 £42,500 +34.92% 4
Bristol +7 23 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Bracknell +2 23 £32,500 - 1
Wiltshire +6 17 £38,000 -36.66% 3
Essex +1 17 £45,000 +20.00%
Reading -25 14 £36,500 -16.57% 1
Manchester -39 14 £46,500 +69.09% 1
Halifax - 13 £35,000 - 1
Southampton +13 12 £38,750 -3.12% 1
Cheshire +12 12 £35,000 -
Edinburgh 0 12 £40,000 - 3
Cambridgeshire -6 11 £36,500 -8.75% 4

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1169 (74.79%) Windows
2 999 (63.92%) Microsoft
3 943 (60.33%) Active Directory
4 920 (58.86%) SCCM
5 732 (46.83%) VMware
6 591 (37.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 554 (35.44%) Hyper-V
8 508 (32.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 496 (31.73%) ITIL
10 452 (28.92%) MS Exchange
11 448 (28.66%) VMware Infrastructure
12 431 (27.58%) SAN
13 400 (25.59%) MS Excel
14 361 (23.10%) Citrix
15 354 (22.65%) DNS
15 354 (22.65%) Microsoft Certification
16 346 (22.14%) SQL
17 322 (20.60%) SQL Server
18 313 (20.03%) HP
19 309 (19.77%) Windows Server 2003
20 282 (18.04%) Exchange Server 2010
21 277 (17.72%) Cisco
22 261 (16.70%) DHCP
23 260 (16.63%) MCSE
24 245 (15.67%) SharePoint
25 242 (15.48%) Lync
26 235 (15.04%) Finance
26 235 (15.04%) PowerShell
27 229 (14.65%) SCVMM
28 207 (13.24%) Security Cleared

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 452 (28.92%) MS Exchange
2 282 (18.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 245 (15.67%) SharePoint
4 242 (15.48%) Lync
5 149 (9.53%) IIS
6 140 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 69 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 65 (4.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 42 (2.69%) Office Communications Server
9 42 (2.69%) SharePoint 2013
10 38 (2.43%) SharePoint 2010
11 36 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
12 35 (2.24%) SharePoint Server
13 32 (2.05%) Apache
14 26 (1.66%) Tomcat
15 22 (1.41%) Lotus Domino
16 19 (1.22%) JBoss
17 16 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
18 7 (0.45%) WebLogic
18 7 (0.45%) Documentum
Applications
1 400 (25.59%) MS Excel
2 107 (6.85%) MS Office
3 11 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.32%) MS Project
5 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.13%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.064%) Revit
6 1 (0.064%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 34 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (2.05%) Dynamics GP
3 12 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
4 11 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.19%) SAP R/3
7 3 (0.19%) Sage 1000
8 1 (0.064%) Agresso
8 1 (0.064%) assyst
8 1 (0.064%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 143 (9.15%) Office 365
2 108 (6.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (1.86%) IaaS
4 20 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.45%) PaaS
7 6 (0.38%) SaaS
8 4 (0.26%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.064%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 431 (27.58%) SAN
2 354 (22.65%) DNS
3 261 (16.70%) DHCP
4 189 (12.09%) TCP/IP
5 181 (11.58%) Firewall
6 120 (7.68%) WAN
7 112 (7.17%) LAN
8 102 (6.53%) VPN
9 95 (6.08%) Internet
10 73 (4.67%) NAS
11 72 (4.61%) Wireless
12 64 (4.09%) iSCSI
13 60 (3.84%) Unified Communications
14 57 (3.65%) MPLS
15 54 (3.45%) VLAN
16 51 (3.26%) FTP
17 42 (2.69%) Cisco ASA
18 36 (2.30%) VoIP
19 33 (2.11%) SNMP
20 32 (2.05%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 322 (20.60%) SQL Server
2 108 (6.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 52 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 51 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 41 (2.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 39 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 30 (1.92%) MySQL
8 17 (1.09%) Oracle Database
9 11 (0.70%) MariaDB
9 11 (0.70%) MongoDB
9 11 (0.70%) NoSQL
9 11 (0.70%) Redis
10 10 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
10 10 (0.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 10 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (0.38%) Data Mining
11 6 (0.38%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.32%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.26%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 32 (2.05%) Subversion
1 32 (2.05%) JIRA
2 8 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.45%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.19%) MSI
5 3 (0.19%) NUnit
6 2 (0.13%) LoadRunner
General
1 235 (15.04%) Finance
2 48 (3.07%) Retail
3 47 (3.01%) Telecoms
4 37 (2.37%) Banking
5 33 (2.11%) Back Office
6 24 (1.54%) Law
6 24 (1.54%) Marketing
7 23 (1.47%) Publishing
8 18 (1.15%) Advertising
8 18 (1.15%) Legal
9 12 (0.77%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.51%) German Language
11 7 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.32%) Electronics
12 5 (0.32%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.26%) Billing
13 4 (0.26%) French Language
14 3 (0.19%) Welsh Language
15 1 (0.064%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 217 (13.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 215 (13.76%) Analyst
3 198 (12.67%) Support Engineer
4 150 (9.60%) Consultant
5 99 (6.33%) Architect
6 86 (5.50%) 3rd Line Support
6 86 (5.50%) Systems Engineer
7 82 (5.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 80 (5.12%) Administrator
9 72 (4.61%) Systems Administrator
10 70 (4.48%) Server Engineer
11 59 (3.77%) Network Engineer
12 58 (3.71%) Team Leader
13 54 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
14 50 (3.20%) Support Analyst
15 49 (3.13%) Technical Specialist
16 48 (3.07%) Technical Consultant
17 44 (2.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 44 (2.82%) Operations Engineer
18 41 (2.62%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (2.05%) Application Packaging
2 30 (1.92%) .NET
3 29 (1.86%) Web Services
4 20 (1.28%) MSMQ
5 12 (0.77%) XML
6 11 (0.70%) COM
6 11 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (0.51%) Middleware
8 7 (0.45%) SAML
8 7 (0.45%) Software Packaging
9 6 (0.38%) HTML
9 6 (0.38%) ASP.NET
10 5 (0.32%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.19%) CSS
11 3 (0.19%) jQuery
11 3 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (0.13%) X-Windows
12 2 (0.13%) WAP
13 1 (0.064%) OLE
13 1 (0.064%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 122 (7.81%) Clustering
2 112 (7.17%) Blackberry
3 97 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (3.71%) PKI
5 33 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 33 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
6 32 (2.05%) Computer Science
7 28 (1.79%) Replication
8 23 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
9 14 (0.90%) Hedge funds
10 11 (0.70%) CMDB
10 11 (0.70%) AVVID
11 10 (0.64%) Client/Server
11 10 (0.64%) Thin Client
11 10 (0.64%) Fat Client
12 9 (0.58%) Digital Media
13 7 (0.45%) Mainframe
14 5 (0.32%) DTV
14 5 (0.32%) EqualLogic
14 5 (0.32%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1169 (74.79%) Windows
2 591 (37.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 508 (32.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 309 (19.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 197 (12.60%) Linux
6 144 (9.21%) Windows 7
7 95 (6.08%) UNIX
8 61 (3.90%) Windows XP
9 60 (3.84%) Windows 8
10 39 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
11 35 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 26 (1.66%) Solaris
12 26 (1.66%) AIX
13 21 (1.34%) CentOS
14 12 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
15 9 (0.58%) Windows 2000
16 6 (0.38%) HPUX
17 5 (0.32%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.26%) Windows Vista
19 2 (0.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 496 (31.73%) ITIL
2 110 (7.04%) Migration
3 107 (6.85%) Project Management
4 101 (6.46%) Change Management
5 87 (5.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 87 (5.57%) Service Delivery
6 86 (5.50%) Load Balancing
7 81 (5.18%) Service Management
8 73 (4.67%) CRM
9 67 (4.29%) Problem Management
10 65 (4.16%) Mentoring
11 62 (3.97%) Performance Tuning
12 61 (3.90%) Root Cause Analysis
13 56 (3.58%) Capacity Planning
14 50 (3.20%) Configuration Management
15 44 (2.82%) Incident Management
16 40 (2.56%) PRINCE2
16 40 (2.56%) Data Protection
17 37 (2.37%) Software Distribution
17 37 (2.37%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 346 (22.14%) SQL
2 235 (15.04%) PowerShell
3 43 (2.75%) Bash Shell
4 41 (2.62%) Perl
5 25 (1.60%) VBScript
6 24 (1.54%) T-SQL
7 22 (1.41%) VB
8 21 (1.34%) Java
9 19 (1.22%) C
10 17 (1.09%) Shell Script
11 16 (1.02%) JavaScript
12 14 (0.90%) Ruby
13 9 (0.58%) C#
14 7 (0.45%) Python
15 3 (0.19%) R
16 2 (0.13%) Lua
16 2 (0.13%) Erlang
16 2 (0.13%) Smalltalk
16 2 (0.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 354 (22.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 260 (16.63%) MCSE
3 207 (13.24%) Security Cleared
4 174 (11.13%) SC Cleared
5 117 (7.49%) MCITP
6 96 (6.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 87 (5.57%) Degree
8 80 (5.12%) MCSA
9 79 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
10 76 (4.86%) DV Cleared
11 73 (4.67%) MCTS
12 60 (3.84%) MCP
13 49 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
14 45 (2.88%) CCNA
15 36 (2.30%) CCA
16 34 (2.18%) CCNP
17 23 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
18 17 (1.09%) RHCE
19 15 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 14 (0.90%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (8.32%) SLA
2 17 (1.09%) QA
3 12 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.19%) BS7799
6 3 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.064%) GPG13
8 1 (0.064%) COBIT
System Software
1 943 (60.33%) Active Directory
2 554 (35.44%) Hyper-V
3 448 (28.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 185 (11.84%) vSphere
5 138 (8.83%) VMware ESX
6 126 (8.06%) XenApp
7 111 (7.10%) XenDesktop
8 87 (5.57%) VMware ESXi
9 75 (4.80%) ISA Server
10 74 (4.73%) Forefront TMG
11 64 (4.09%) Microsoft App-V
12 62 (3.97%) UAG
13 44 (2.82%) XenServer
14 34 (2.18%) Terminal Services
15 25 (1.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 25 (1.60%) vCloud
16 24 (1.54%) Terminal Server
17 18 (1.15%) NFS
18 16 (1.02%) VMware Server
19 13 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 920 (58.86%) SCCM
2 229 (14.65%) SCVMM
3 115 (7.36%) SCOrch
4 104 (6.65%) Nagios
5 103 (6.59%) NetBackup
6 88 (5.63%) SCDPM
7 74 (4.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 73 (4.67%) WSUS
9 72 (4.61%) SCSM
10 69 (4.41%) HP SIM
11 59 (3.77%) Tivoli
12 54 (3.45%) Backup Exec
13 50 (3.20%) OpenView
14 35 (2.24%) Netcool
15 34 (2.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 32 (2.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 30 (1.92%) CiscoWorks
18 28 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
18 28 (1.79%) EdgeSight
19 25 (1.60%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 999 (63.92%) Microsoft
2 732 (46.83%) VMware
3 361 (23.10%) Citrix
4 313 (20.03%) HP
5 277 (17.72%) Cisco
6 136 (8.70%) SolarWinds
7 133 (8.51%) NetApp
8 132 (8.45%) Dell
9 124 (7.93%) EMC
10 123 (7.87%) Symantec
11 112 (7.17%) Remedy
12 110 (7.04%) Oracle
13 67 (4.29%) McAfee
14 60 (3.84%) Juniper
15 59 (3.77%) IBM
16 56 (3.58%) CommVault
16 56 (3.58%) Sophos
17 49 (3.13%) Veeam
18 47 (3.01%) F5
19 45 (2.88%) AppSense
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
X4 Group
Salary: £36k - 41k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + £7,200 Car allowance +15% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
@ITS
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car + Pension + life + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Up to 55,000 + Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Up to 55,000 + Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Up to 55,000 + Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Up to 55,000 + Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Up to 55,000 + Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago