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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 339 368 398
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +30
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 879 729 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 0.70% 0.61%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.37% 11.30% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 727 599 556
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £28,200 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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
7104 6450 6074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.73% 6.21% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5735 5083 4927
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +37 836 £45,000 - 95
London +46 355 £52,500 - 31
South East +4 188 £41,500 +3.75% 20
City of London -11 94 £55,000 +7.31% 12
South West +11 64 £37,500 +44.23% 17
Yorkshire -2 63 £37,000 +5.71% 5
Hampshire +23 60 £38,500 -3.75% 6
Berkshire -11 49 £41,500 +10.66% 9
West Midlands -7 45 £47,500 -2.06% 4
East of England -8 45 £40,000 - 8
West Yorkshire +9 41 £37,250 +10.87% 5
North West -1 39 £36,500 +32.72% 2
Birmingham +16 36 £47,500 -2.06% 3
Buckinghamshire +30 33 £42,500 +0.29%
Milton Keynes +24 31 £46,500 +9.73%
Surrey -12 29 £47,500 +35.71% 2
East Midlands +12 27 £42,000 +10.52% 6
Cambridgeshire +9 26 £38,000 +12.59% 3
Wiltshire +20 22 £38,000 -30.90% 3
Cambridge +12 22 £36,000 -12.72% 1
Scotland +1 21 £42,500 -2.29% 3
Leeds -15 19 £37,500 +9.17% 2
Cheshire +5 18 £36,500 -27.00%
Bracknell +1 18 £36,500 - 1
Southampton +17 17 £38,750 -3.12% 2
Bristol +6 17 £40,000 -15.78% 9
Leicester +20 15 £42,000 +10.52% 2
Leicestershire +12 15 £42,000 +10.52% 2
Halifax - 15 £35,000 - 3
Reading -15 13 £31,500 -28.00% 6

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1251 (75.96%) Windows
2 1101 (66.85%) Microsoft
3 1017 (61.75%) Active Directory
4 1007 (61.14%) SCCM
5 752 (45.66%) VMware
6 674 (40.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 581 (35.28%) Hyper-V
8 576 (34.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 527 (32.00%) ITIL
10 503 (30.54%) MS Exchange
11 456 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
12 445 (27.02%) SAN
13 431 (26.17%) MS Excel
14 393 (23.86%) Microsoft Certification
15 379 (23.01%) Citrix
16 359 (21.80%) DNS
17 358 (21.74%) SQL Server
18 351 (21.31%) SQL
19 336 (20.40%) Windows Server 2003
20 325 (19.73%) HP
21 317 (19.25%) Exchange Server 2010
22 293 (17.79%) MCSE
23 289 (17.55%) Cisco
24 280 (17.00%) Lync
25 276 (16.76%) PowerShell
26 272 (16.51%) SCVMM
27 271 (16.45%) DHCP
28 240 (14.57%) SharePoint
29 235 (14.27%) Finance
30 226 (13.72%) Security Cleared

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 503 (30.54%) MS Exchange
2 317 (19.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 280 (17.00%) Lync
4 240 (14.57%) SharePoint
5 168 (10.20%) IIS
6 149 (9.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 84 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 61 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 60 (3.64%) Office Communications Server
10 46 (2.79%) SharePoint 2013
11 42 (2.55%) SharePoint 2010
12 33 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
13 25 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
13 25 (1.52%) Apache
14 21 (1.28%) Lotus Domino
15 20 (1.21%) Tomcat
16 19 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
17 14 (0.85%) JBoss
18 7 (0.43%) WebLogic
19 6 (0.36%) GlassFish
Applications
1 431 (26.17%) MS Excel
2 120 (7.29%) MS Office
3 16 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.49%) MS Project
5 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.12%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.061%) Revit
6 1 (0.061%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 36 (2.19%) Dynamics GP
2 35 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.18%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.061%) Agresso
8 1 (0.061%) assyst
8 1 (0.061%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.061%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 165 (10.02%) Office 365
2 125 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (1.70%) IaaS
4 24 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.73%) SaaS
7 4 (0.24%) PaaS
7 4 (0.24%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.12%) Sumo Logic
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 445 (27.02%) SAN
2 359 (21.80%) DNS
3 271 (16.45%) DHCP
4 197 (11.96%) TCP/IP
5 194 (11.78%) Firewall
6 142 (8.62%) WAN
7 130 (7.89%) LAN
8 100 (6.07%) VPN
9 97 (5.89%) Internet
10 75 (4.55%) iSCSI
11 73 (4.43%) Wireless
12 68 (4.13%) VLAN
12 68 (4.13%) NAS
12 68 (4.13%) Unified Communications
13 55 (3.34%) MPLS
14 53 (3.22%) FTP
15 40 (2.43%) VoIP
15 40 (2.43%) Cisco ASA
15 40 (2.43%) NetScaler
16 26 (1.58%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 358 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 125 (7.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 59 (3.58%) SQL Server 2005
3 59 (3.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 50 (3.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 48 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (1.40%) MySQL
7 17 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 17 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (0.91%) Oracle Database
9 11 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (0.43%) DTS
12 6 (0.36%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.36%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.30%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.24%) OLTP
15 3 (0.18%) SAP BW
15 3 (0.18%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 34 (2.06%) Subversion
1 34 (2.06%) JIRA
2 7 (0.43%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.12%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.12%) MSI
7 1 (0.061%) NUnit
General
1 235 (14.27%) Finance
2 49 (2.98%) Telecoms
3 48 (2.91%) Retail
4 39 (2.37%) Banking
5 37 (2.25%) Back Office
6 32 (1.94%) Law
7 30 (1.82%) Advertising
8 26 (1.58%) Publishing
9 25 (1.52%) Marketing
10 19 (1.15%) Legal
11 10 (0.61%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.36%) German Language
13 5 (0.30%) Electronics
13 5 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.30%) Billing
13 5 (0.30%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.18%) Welsh Language
14 3 (0.18%) French Language
15 1 (0.061%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 220 (13.36%) Analyst
2 219 (13.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 195 (11.84%) Support Engineer
4 184 (11.17%) Consultant
5 100 (6.07%) Systems Engineer
6 99 (6.01%) Administrator
7 94 (5.71%) Architect
8 90 (5.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 84 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support
9 84 (5.10%) Systems Administrator
10 74 (4.49%) Server Engineer
11 63 (3.83%) Technical Consultant
12 60 (3.64%) Network Engineer
13 59 (3.58%) Senior Analyst
14 58 (3.52%) Team Leader
15 50 (3.04%) Technical Specialist
16 48 (2.91%) Support Analyst
17 47 (2.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
18 46 (2.79%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
19 45 (2.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (2.25%) Application Packaging
2 35 (2.13%) Web Services
3 34 (2.06%) .NET
4 15 (0.91%) MSMQ
5 11 (0.67%) COM
6 10 (0.61%) XML
6 10 (0.61%) .NET Framework
7 9 (0.55%) SAML
8 7 (0.43%) Middleware
9 6 (0.36%) Software Packaging
10 4 (0.24%) HTML
10 4 (0.24%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.18%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (0.12%) WAP
12 2 (0.12%) X-Windows
13 1 (0.061%) ActiveMQ
13 1 (0.061%) Java EE
13 1 (0.061%) OLE
13 1 (0.061%) ADO.NET
13 1 (0.061%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 126 (7.65%) Clustering
2 109 (6.62%) Blackberry
3 94 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (2.91%) PKI
5 41 (2.49%) Video Conferencing
6 35 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 32 (1.94%) Replication
8 31 (1.88%) Computer Science
9 25 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
10 13 (0.79%) Hedge funds
10 13 (0.79%) CMDB
11 11 (0.67%) AVVID
11 11 (0.67%) Client/Server
11 11 (0.67%) Digital Media
12 7 (0.43%) EqualLogic
12 7 (0.43%) Statistics
13 6 (0.36%) Fat Client
13 6 (0.36%) Thin Client
13 6 (0.36%) Mainframe
14 5 (0.30%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1251 (75.96%) Windows
2 674 (40.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 576 (34.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 336 (20.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 193 (11.72%) Linux
6 174 (10.56%) Windows 7
7 100 (6.07%) UNIX
8 77 (4.68%) Windows XP
9 70 (4.25%) Windows 8
10 37 (2.25%) Windows 2000 Server
11 27 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 23 (1.40%) AIX
13 20 (1.21%) Solaris
14 12 (0.73%) CentOS
15 11 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
15 11 (0.67%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.30%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.24%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.24%) HPUX
18 3 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (32.00%) ITIL
2 129 (7.83%) Migration
3 118 (7.16%) Project Management
4 114 (6.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 104 (6.31%) Change Management
6 103 (6.25%) Service Management
7 87 (5.28%) Load Balancing
8 82 (4.98%) CRM
9 73 (4.43%) Problem Management
10 72 (4.37%) Mentoring
11 71 (4.31%) Root Cause Analysis
12 69 (4.19%) Service Delivery
13 58 (3.52%) Incident Management
13 58 (3.52%) Capacity Planning
14 57 (3.46%) Performance Tuning
15 51 (3.10%) Data Protection
16 49 (2.98%) Configuration Management
17 47 (2.85%) PRINCE2
17 47 (2.85%) Software Distribution
18 40 (2.43%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 351 (21.31%) SQL
2 276 (16.76%) PowerShell
3 44 (2.67%) Bash Shell
4 31 (1.88%) Perl
5 27 (1.64%) T-SQL
6 26 (1.58%) VBScript
7 20 (1.21%) VB
8 19 (1.15%) C
9 18 (1.09%) Shell Script
10 15 (0.91%) Java
11 14 (0.85%) JavaScript
12 7 (0.43%) C#
12 7 (0.43%) Python
12 7 (0.43%) Ruby
13 3 (0.18%) R
14 2 (0.12%) PHP
14 2 (0.12%) Lua
14 2 (0.12%) Erlang
14 2 (0.12%) Smalltalk
14 2 (0.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 393 (23.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 293 (17.79%) MCSE
3 226 (13.72%) Security Cleared
4 189 (11.48%) SC Cleared
5 137 (8.32%) MCITP
6 91 (5.53%) Degree
7 86 (5.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 86 (5.22%) MCTS
8 83 (5.04%) DV Cleared
9 76 (4.61%) MCSA
10 75 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
11 68 (4.13%) MCP
12 46 (2.79%) Citrix Certification
13 39 (2.37%) CCNA
14 36 (2.19%) CCA
15 33 (2.00%) CCNP
16 23 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
17 15 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 13 (0.79%) RHCE
18 13 (0.79%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (8.38%) SLA
2 11 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (0.67%) QA
3 5 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.18%) BS7799
4 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.061%) GPG13
6 1 (0.061%) COBIT
System Software
1 1017 (61.75%) Active Directory
2 581 (35.28%) Hyper-V
3 456 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 183 (11.11%) vSphere
5 137 (8.32%) XenApp
6 132 (8.01%) XenDesktop
6 132 (8.01%) VMware ESX
7 103 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
8 87 (5.28%) Microsoft App-V
9 78 (4.74%) Forefront TMG
10 71 (4.31%) ISA Server
11 56 (3.40%) XenServer
12 55 (3.34%) UAG
13 38 (2.31%) Terminal Services
14 29 (1.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 26 (1.58%) vCloud
16 25 (1.52%) Terminal Server
17 21 (1.28%) NFS
17 21 (1.28%) VMware Server
18 11 (0.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1007 (61.14%) SCCM
2 272 (16.51%) SCVMM
3 125 (7.59%) SCOrch
4 114 (6.92%) NetBackup
5 107 (6.50%) Nagios
6 103 (6.25%) SCDPM
7 88 (5.34%) SCSM
8 82 (4.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 71 (4.31%) HP SIM
10 69 (4.19%) WSUS
11 61 (3.70%) Backup Exec
12 59 (3.58%) Tivoli
13 50 (3.04%) OpenView
14 42 (2.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 37 (2.25%) Netcool
16 33 (2.00%) EdgeSight
17 30 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 28 (1.70%) CiscoWorks
19 27 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
20 26 (1.58%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 1101 (66.85%) Microsoft
2 752 (45.66%) VMware
3 379 (23.01%) Citrix
4 325 (19.73%) HP
5 289 (17.55%) Cisco
6 157 (9.53%) Dell
7 147 (8.93%) NetApp
8 130 (7.89%) Symantec
9 129 (7.83%) SolarWinds
10 120 (7.29%) Remedy
11 114 (6.92%) EMC
11 114 (6.92%) Oracle
12 62 (3.76%) McAfee
13 58 (3.52%) Veeam
14 57 (3.46%) IBM
15 56 (3.40%) CommVault
16 55 (3.34%) Sophos
17 54 (3.28%) Juniper
18 47 (2.85%) AppSense
19 45 (2.73%) LANDesk
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Evermore Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27790.00 - £30800.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Evermore Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum Bonus and Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Salary: £80k - 90k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + £750 per quarter bonus, phone, laptop
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Cititec
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension + life
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Boston Hale
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago