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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 406 456 389
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -67
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 686 589 677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.50% 0.62%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.96% 7.96% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 565 460 540
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £69,050 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%

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
7655 7402 7040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.00% 6.29% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6063 5949 5661
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -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 7 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 7 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
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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 +30 632 £45,000 -5.26% 60
London +20 233 £50,000 -9.09% 26
South East +53 205 £42,500 -1.16% 15
South West +44 73 £39,500 -12.22% 9
Surrey +17 57 £37,500 -14.28% 5
Berkshire +2 55 £56,250 +18.42% 3
West Midlands -16 46 £42,500 -5.55% 1
City of London +19 42 £50,000 -4.76% 8
Hampshire +22 40 £42,500 +18.05% 5
Birmingham -14 32 £45,000 -4.25%
Reading +5 30 £65,000 +36.84% 2
East of England +2 29 £39,000 -13.33% 2
Wiltshire +14 28 £38,648 +3.06% 2
Scotland +31 26 £47,500 +7.95% 3
Southampton +24 24 £45,500 +8.33%
Yorkshire 0 24 £36,500 -2.66% 1
Egham - 20 £37,500 - 1
Kent +19 19 £35,000 -17.64% 1
North West +4 16 £45,000 +21.22% 3
Somerset +32 15 £42,500 +54.54% 1
West Yorkshire +1 15 £37,000 -22.10% 1
Bristol -4 15 £42,500 +10.38% 1
West Sussex -6 15 £35,000 -18.60% 1
Salisbury - 15 £39,000 - 2
Glasgow +17 13 £30,000 -21.05%
Leeds +6 13 £37,500 -19.35% 1
Hertfordshire +2 13 £52,500 -10.63% 2
East Midlands -2 11 £40,000 -13.97%
Staines - 10 £33,250 - 1
Essex +6 9 £40,000 -20.00%

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 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 1185 (78.69%) Windows
2 1048 (69.59%) Microsoft
3 993 (65.94%) SCCM
4 927 (61.55%) Active Directory
5 679 (45.09%) VMware
6 651 (43.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 582 (38.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 504 (33.47%) MS Exchange
8 504 (33.47%) ITIL
9 464 (30.81%) Hyper-V
10 425 (28.22%) SAN
11 423 (28.09%) DNS
12 420 (27.89%) VMware Infrastructure
13 396 (26.29%) SQL Server
14 383 (25.43%) MS Excel
15 382 (25.37%) PowerShell
16 357 (23.71%) Microsoft Certification
17 349 (23.17%) SQL
18 344 (22.84%) Windows Server 2003
19 334 (22.18%) Citrix
20 319 (21.18%) Exchange Server 2010
21 313 (20.78%) DHCP
22 310 (20.58%) HP
23 305 (20.25%) Lync
24 286 (18.99%) Cisco
25 267 (17.73%) MCSE
26 247 (16.40%) SharePoint
27 205 (13.61%) Windows 7
28 202 (13.41%) Firewall
29 201 (13.35%) Linux

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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
1 504 (33.47%) MS Exchange
2 319 (21.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 305 (20.25%) Lync
4 247 (16.40%) SharePoint
5 171 (11.35%) IIS
6 156 (10.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 123 (8.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 66 (4.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 57 (3.78%) Office Communications Server
10 51 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
11 40 (2.66%) SharePoint 2013
12 37 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
13 25 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
14 11 (0.73%) Apache
15 9 (0.60%) Tomcat
16 6 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
16 6 (0.40%) OpenStack
17 4 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2000
17 4 (0.27%) IBM Notes
17 4 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 383 (25.43%) MS Excel
2 136 (9.03%) MS Office
3 12 (0.80%) MS Project
4 11 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 39 (2.59%) Dynamics GP
2 16 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.27%) SAP CCM
3 4 (0.27%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.066%) Agresso
5 1 (0.066%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 169 (11.22%) Office 365
2 108 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (4.78%) Amazon AWS
4 70 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
5 49 (3.25%) SaaS
6 32 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
6 32 (2.12%) Amazon S3
7 22 (1.46%) Mimecast
8 20 (1.33%) IaaS
9 19 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (0.60%) PaaS
11 4 (0.27%) AWS CloudTrail
11 4 (0.27%) Symantec.cloud
12 3 (0.20%) Yammer
13 2 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.13%) Sumo Logic
13 2 (0.13%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.066%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 425 (28.22%) SAN
2 423 (28.09%) DNS
3 313 (20.78%) DHCP
4 202 (13.41%) Firewall
5 153 (10.16%) TCP/IP
6 140 (9.30%) WAN
7 133 (8.83%) LAN
8 69 (4.58%) VPN
8 69 (4.58%) NetScaler
9 66 (4.38%) iSCSI
10 56 (3.72%) FTP
11 49 (3.25%) Unified Communications
12 48 (3.19%) VLAN
13 47 (3.12%) Internet
14 45 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
15 44 (2.92%) NAS
16 42 (2.79%) LDAP
17 38 (2.52%) VoIP
18 31 (2.06%) Wireshark
19 24 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 396 (26.29%) SQL Server
2 133 (8.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 101 (6.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 61 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 53 (3.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 48 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 23 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (1.06%) Redis
9 14 (0.93%) MySQL
10 10 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 10 (0.66%) Relational Database
11 8 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (0.53%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (0.46%) DTS
13 6 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (0.27%) Oracle9i Database
14 4 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.20%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 40 (2.66%) Subversion
2 39 (2.59%) JIRA
3 31 (2.06%) Visual Studio
4 12 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.53%) NUnit
6 7 (0.46%) Introscope
6 7 (0.46%) FitNesse
6 7 (0.46%) SoapUI
7 5 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (0.33%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.066%) Jenkins
General
1 175 (11.62%) Finance
2 52 (3.45%) Advertising
3 46 (3.05%) Back Office
4 39 (2.59%) Law
4 39 (2.59%) Legal
5 29 (1.93%) Retail
6 22 (1.46%) Financial Institution
7 20 (1.33%) Publishing
8 17 (1.13%) Banking
9 13 (0.86%) Marketing
10 11 (0.73%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.53%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.27%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.13%) Billing
13 2 (0.13%) Games
14 1 (0.066%) Local Government
14 1 (0.066%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.066%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 236 (15.67%) Analyst
2 214 (14.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 144 (9.56%) Support Engineer
4 137 (9.10%) Consultant
5 122 (8.10%) Administrator
6 116 (7.70%) Systems Engineer
7 97 (6.44%) Systems Administrator
8 95 (6.31%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 78 (5.18%) Team Leader
10 72 (4.78%) 3rd Line Support
11 62 (4.12%) Support Analyst
12 58 (3.85%) Architect
13 53 (3.52%) Systems Support
14 47 (3.12%) Server Engineer
15 44 (2.92%) Technical Support
16 43 (2.86%) Infrastructure Consultant
17 38 (2.52%) Microsoft Consultant
17 38 (2.52%) Technical Consultant
17 38 (2.52%) SCCM Engineer
18 37 (2.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (5.51%) Web Services
2 59 (3.92%) .NET
3 41 (2.72%) Application Packaging
4 19 (1.26%) XML
5 15 (1.00%) ASP.NET
5 15 (1.00%) .NET Framework
6 14 (0.93%) SOAP
6 14 (0.93%) MSMQ
7 12 (0.80%) WCF
8 9 (0.60%) SAML
9 8 (0.53%) jQuery
10 7 (0.46%) NHibernate
10 7 (0.46%) JSON
10 7 (0.46%) Ajax
10 7 (0.46%) COM
11 6 (0.40%) SAP Basis
12 5 (0.33%) SAP PI
13 4 (0.27%) XMPP
14 3 (0.20%) Hibernate
14 3 (0.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 193 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 163 (10.82%) Clustering
3 120 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
4 66 (4.38%) Blackberry
5 46 (3.05%) EqualLogic
6 41 (2.72%) Private Cloud
7 34 (2.26%) Computer Science
8 29 (1.93%) Replication
9 24 (1.59%) EMC VNX
10 23 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
11 22 (1.46%) Management Information System
12 21 (1.39%) Public Cloud
13 17 (1.13%) FlexPod
13 17 (1.13%) PKI
14 16 (1.06%) Statistics
15 13 (0.86%) Hedge funds
16 12 (0.80%) HP StoreVirtual
17 11 (0.73%) iPad
18 10 (0.66%) iPhone
19 9 (0.60%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 1185 (78.69%) Windows
2 651 (43.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 582 (38.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 344 (22.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 205 (13.61%) Windows 7
6 201 (13.35%) Linux
7 69 (4.58%) Windows XP
8 65 (4.32%) UNIX
9 49 (3.25%) Windows 8
10 26 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (1.13%) Solaris
12 11 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
13 10 (0.66%) Mac OS
14 9 (0.60%) Windows 2000
15 8 (0.53%) AIX
16 6 (0.40%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.33%) HPUX
17 5 (0.33%) Windows Phone
18 4 (0.27%) Data ONTAP
18 4 (0.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (33.47%) ITIL
2 144 (9.56%) Project Management
3 122 (8.10%) Migration
4 106 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 93 (6.18%) Root Cause Analysis
6 90 (5.98%) Service Management
6 90 (5.98%) Problem Management
7 79 (5.25%) Change Management
8 71 (4.71%) Data Protection
9 69 (4.58%) Incident Management
10 62 (4.12%) Service Delivery
11 53 (3.52%) Mentoring
12 52 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
13 51 (3.39%) Configuration Management
14 48 (3.19%) People Management
15 47 (3.12%) High Availability
16 43 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
17 41 (2.72%) Capacity Planning
18 40 (2.66%) Performance Monitoring
18 40 (2.66%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 382 (25.37%) PowerShell
2 349 (23.17%) SQL
3 57 (3.78%) VBScript
4 44 (2.92%) Bash Shell
5 21 (1.39%) C#
6 20 (1.33%) Shell Script
7 18 (1.20%) T-SQL
8 16 (1.06%) Python
8 16 (1.06%) Perl
9 12 (0.80%) Java
9 12 (0.80%) JavaScript
10 9 (0.60%) PHP
11 8 (0.53%) C
12 7 (0.46%) VB
12 7 (0.46%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.27%) Ruby
14 1 (0.066%) ActionScript 2.0
14 1 (0.066%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.066%) R
Qualifications
1 357 (23.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 267 (17.73%) MCSE
3 181 (12.02%) Security Cleared
4 170 (11.29%) MCITP
5 120 (7.97%) Degree
6 104 (6.91%) SC Cleared
7 78 (5.18%) ITIL Certification
8 77 (5.11%) MCSA
9 72 (4.78%) DV Cleared
10 71 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 69 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
12 64 (4.25%) MCP
13 59 (3.92%) MCTS
14 50 (3.32%) Citrix Certification
15 49 (3.25%) CCA
16 40 (2.66%) CCNA
17 34 (2.26%) CCNP
18 12 (0.80%) CCDP
19 8 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 7 (0.46%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (10.49%) SLA
2 26 (1.73%) QA
3 12 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.066%) COBIT
System Software
1 927 (61.55%) Active Directory
2 464 (30.81%) Hyper-V
3 420 (27.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 196 (13.01%) XenApp
5 189 (12.55%) vSphere
6 135 (8.96%) XenDesktop
7 116 (7.70%) VMware ESXi
8 89 (5.91%) VMware ESX
9 79 (5.25%) Microsoft App-V
10 44 (2.92%) XenServer
11 29 (1.93%) ISA Server
12 24 (1.59%) Forefront TMG
13 22 (1.46%) UAG
13 22 (1.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 21 (1.39%) Terminal Services
14 21 (1.39%) BitLocker
15 20 (1.33%) VMware Server
16 13 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 7 (0.46%) DFS Replication
17 7 (0.46%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 993 (65.94%) SCCM
2 183 (12.15%) SCVMM
3 97 (6.44%) WSUS
4 79 (5.25%) Nagios
5 78 (5.18%) SCOrch
6 74 (4.91%) NetBackup
7 70 (4.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 56 (3.72%) SCSM
9 51 (3.39%) HP SIM
10 50 (3.32%) Backup Exec
11 45 (2.99%) OpenView
12 32 (2.12%) SCDPM
13 29 (1.93%) vMotion
14 28 (1.86%) HP Data Protector
15 26 (1.73%) Windows Intune
16 25 (1.66%) EMC NetWorker
17 24 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
18 23 (1.53%) EdgeSight
19 21 (1.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
20 20 (1.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 1048 (69.59%) Microsoft
2 679 (45.09%) VMware
3 334 (22.18%) Citrix
4 310 (20.58%) HP
5 286 (18.99%) Cisco
6 149 (9.89%) Dell
7 125 (8.30%) Symantec
8 117 (7.77%) NetApp
9 95 (6.31%) SolarWinds
10 90 (5.98%) Oracle
11 84 (5.58%) EMC
12 69 (4.58%) Remedy
13 63 (4.18%) AppSense
14 49 (3.25%) CommVault
15 39 (2.59%) SAP
16 37 (2.46%) Veeam
17 34 (2.26%) Dell Compellent
18 32 (2.12%) IBM
18 32 (2.12%) Red Hat
19 28 (1.86%) Splunk
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