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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 415 451 394
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -57
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 654 609 658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.52% 0.61%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.25% 7.79% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 561 455 541
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
7923 7816 6951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.16% 6.73% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6446 6210 5636
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,350 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +30 617 £45,000 - 49
London -4 242 £50,000 - 15
South East +17 189 £45,000 +4.65% 8
Surrey +19 86 £45,000 +12.50% 2
South West +20 53 £36,750 +47.00% 5
City of London -11 48 £50,000 - 3
Berkshire +16 37 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Yorkshire +9 35 £31,750 -19.62% 8
West Midlands -6 33 £46,250 +8.82% 2
Birmingham +23 32 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Hampshire +32 31 £42,500 +18.05% 1
East Midlands +11 30 £28,000 -28.20% 3
Egham - 26 £45,000 - 1
North West -2 24 £42,000 -6.66% 5
Scotland +16 22 £38,750 +10.71% 5
Reading +11 21 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Wiltshire +18 20 £39,000 -
West Yorkshire +6 20 £37,000 -11.90% 7
Salisbury - 20 £39,000 -
Devon +6 17 £28,500 +39.02% 2
Guildford +5 16 £45,000 +38.46%
Woking +12 15 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Leeds +10 15 £30,000 -20.00% 4
Exeter -2 15 £28,500 +39.02% 2
East of England -18 15 £52,500 +25.00% 1
Southampton - 14 £42,500 -
Kent +5 13 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Manchester +4 13 £43,000 -7.52% 5
Edinburgh +8 11 £47,500 +72.72% 3
Cheshire +6 11 £41,000 -1.20%

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1053 (78.35%) Windows
2 965 (71.80%) Microsoft
3 900 (66.96%) SCCM
4 790 (58.78%) Active Directory
5 619 (46.06%) VMware
6 603 (44.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 500 (37.20%) ITIL
8 493 (36.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 437 (32.51%) MS Exchange
10 431 (32.07%) DNS
11 424 (31.55%) Hyper-V
12 408 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
13 376 (27.98%) MS Excel
14 361 (26.86%) SAN
15 333 (24.78%) DHCP
16 327 (24.33%) SQL Server
17 326 (24.26%) SQL
18 322 (23.96%) PowerShell
19 310 (23.07%) Microsoft Certification
20 292 (21.73%) HP
21 286 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2010
22 285 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
23 284 (21.13%) Citrix
23 284 (21.13%) Lync
24 255 (18.97%) Cisco
25 228 (16.96%) MCSE
26 196 (14.58%) Firewall
27 193 (14.36%) Linux
27 193 (14.36%) SharePoint
28 185 (13.76%) XenApp

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 437 (32.51%) MS Exchange
2 286 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 284 (21.13%) Lync
4 193 (14.36%) SharePoint
5 162 (12.05%) IIS
6 136 (10.12%) Exchange Server 2007
7 103 (7.66%) Exchange Server 2013
8 79 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 46 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2003
10 34 (2.53%) Office Communications Server
11 32 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
12 31 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
13 24 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
14 13 (0.97%) Apache
15 11 (0.82%) Tomcat
16 5 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2000
16 5 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
16 5 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
17 4 (0.30%) OpenStack
17 4 (0.30%) CMS
Applications
1 376 (27.98%) MS Excel
2 111 (8.26%) MS Office
3 10 (0.74%) MS Project
4 5 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (1.41%) Dynamics GP
2 15 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.45%) Agresso
4 5 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.22%) SAP CCM
5 3 (0.22%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.074%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 154 (11.46%) Office 365
2 112 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (5.28%) Amazon AWS
4 61 (4.54%) Cloud Computing
5 45 (3.35%) SaaS
6 32 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
6 32 (2.38%) Amazon S3
7 24 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
8 22 (1.64%) IaaS
9 20 (1.49%) Mimecast
10 13 (0.97%) PaaS
11 7 (0.52%) AWS CloudTrail
12 4 (0.30%) Symantec.cloud
12 4 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.22%) Yammer
14 2 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.15%) Google Apps
15 1 (0.074%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 431 (32.07%) DNS
2 361 (26.86%) SAN
3 333 (24.78%) DHCP
4 196 (14.58%) Firewall
5 130 (9.67%) TCP/IP
6 106 (7.89%) WAN
7 105 (7.81%) LAN
8 61 (4.54%) Cisco ASA
9 59 (4.39%) iSCSI
9 59 (4.39%) VPN
10 49 (3.65%) NetScaler
11 48 (3.57%) NAS
12 45 (3.35%) LDAP
13 43 (3.20%) Unified Communications
14 42 (3.13%) Internet
15 40 (2.98%) Skype
16 37 (2.75%) FTP
17 33 (2.46%) VLAN
18 31 (2.31%) VoIP
19 29 (2.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 327 (24.33%) SQL Server
2 97 (7.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 83 (6.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 45 (3.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 36 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 29 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 26 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (1.19%) Redis
9 11 (0.82%) Relational Database
9 11 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (0.60%) MySQL
10 8 (0.60%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (0.37%) Oracle9i Database
12 5 (0.37%) Big Data
13 4 (0.30%) Oracle Exadata
13 4 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.30%) DTS
14 3 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 39 (2.90%) Visual Studio
2 21 (1.56%) Subversion
3 20 (1.49%) JIRA
4 17 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (0.74%) NUnit
6 9 (0.67%) SoapUI
6 9 (0.67%) FitNesse
7 8 (0.60%) Introscope
8 5 (0.37%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.15%) AdminStudio
11 1 (0.074%) MSI
11 1 (0.074%) Jenkins
General
1 160 (11.90%) Finance
2 50 (3.72%) Back Office
3 38 (2.83%) Banking
4 35 (2.60%) Advertising
5 31 (2.31%) Retail
6 28 (2.08%) Law
7 25 (1.86%) Legal
8 18 (1.34%) Publishing
9 17 (1.26%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.04%) Telecoms
10 14 (1.04%) Marketing
11 7 (0.52%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.30%) Games
12 4 (0.30%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.22%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.22%) Electronics
14 2 (0.15%) Automotive
14 2 (0.15%) Billing
14 2 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 222 (16.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 213 (15.85%) Analyst
3 135 (10.04%) Support Engineer
4 118 (8.78%) Administrator
5 113 (8.41%) Consultant
6 98 (7.29%) Systems Engineer
7 89 (6.62%) Systems Administrator
8 84 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 77 (5.73%) 3rd Line Support
10 66 (4.91%) Support Analyst
11 65 (4.84%) Team Leader
12 55 (4.09%) Architect
13 41 (3.05%) Systems Support
13 41 (3.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 39 (2.90%) Technical Support
15 36 (2.68%) Server Engineer
16 33 (2.46%) Infrastructure Consultant
17 32 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 29 (2.16%) Technical Engineer
19 28 (2.08%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (5.65%) Web Services
2 54 (4.02%) .NET
3 28 (2.08%) Application Packaging
4 23 (1.71%) XML
5 22 (1.64%) ASP.NET
6 21 (1.56%) MSMQ
7 20 (1.49%) SOAP
8 15 (1.12%) WCF
9 13 (0.97%) .NET Framework
9 13 (0.97%) JSON
10 12 (0.89%) jQuery
11 11 (0.82%) Ajax
12 10 (0.74%) SAP Basis
13 9 (0.67%) NHibernate
14 7 (0.52%) COM
15 4 (0.30%) Hibernate
15 4 (0.30%) 802.1X
16 2 (0.15%) CSS
16 2 (0.15%) HTML
16 2 (0.15%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 178 (13.24%) Clustering
2 140 (10.42%) Data Centre
3 113 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
4 69 (5.13%) Blackberry
5 46 (3.42%) Private Cloud
6 41 (3.05%) EqualLogic
7 36 (2.68%) Computer Science
8 29 (2.16%) EMC VNX
9 24 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
10 23 (1.71%) Management Information System
11 20 (1.49%) FlexPod
12 17 (1.26%) Statistics
13 13 (0.97%) PKI
13 13 (0.97%) EMC VMAX
14 12 (0.89%) HP StoreVirtual
14 12 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
14 12 (0.89%) Replication
15 11 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 11 (0.82%) Enterprise Cloud
16 10 (0.74%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1053 (78.35%) Windows
2 603 (44.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 493 (36.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 285 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 193 (14.36%) Linux
6 174 (12.95%) Windows 7
7 48 (3.57%) UNIX
8 47 (3.50%) Windows 8
9 33 (2.46%) Windows XP
10 17 (1.26%) Solaris
11 15 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
11 15 (1.12%) Data ONTAP
12 14 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (0.89%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.60%) AIX
14 8 (0.60%) Windows 2000
15 7 (0.52%) Debian
16 6 (0.45%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.45%) HPUX
16 6 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 500 (37.20%) ITIL
2 108 (8.04%) Project Management
3 93 (6.92%) Migration
4 89 (6.62%) Root Cause Analysis
5 81 (6.03%) Change Management
6 76 (5.65%) Performance Tuning
7 73 (5.43%) Problem Management
8 71 (5.28%) Data Protection
9 70 (5.21%) Incident Management
10 62 (4.61%) Disaster Recovery
10 62 (4.61%) Service Management
11 58 (4.32%) Service Delivery
12 56 (4.17%) Mentoring
13 42 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
14 40 (2.98%) CRM
15 39 (2.90%) Configuration Management
15 39 (2.90%) Capacity Management
16 37 (2.75%) Capacity Planning
16 37 (2.75%) Server Patching
17 36 (2.68%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 326 (24.26%) SQL
2 322 (23.96%) PowerShell
3 45 (3.35%) VBScript
4 30 (2.23%) C#
5 22 (1.64%) Bash Shell
6 18 (1.34%) T-SQL
6 18 (1.34%) Shell Script
7 15 (1.12%) Perl
8 14 (1.04%) C
8 14 (1.04%) JavaScript
9 12 (0.89%) Java
9 12 (0.89%) Python
10 11 (0.82%) VB.NET
11 6 (0.45%) PHP
12 4 (0.30%) VB
13 2 (0.15%) Ruby
14 1 (0.074%) X++
14 1 (0.074%) ActionScript 2.0
14 1 (0.074%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 310 (23.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 228 (16.96%) MCSE
3 161 (11.98%) Security Cleared
4 128 (9.52%) MCITP
5 97 (7.22%) Degree
6 83 (6.18%) SC Cleared
7 82 (6.10%) ITIL Certification
8 78 (5.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 74 (5.51%) MCP
10 65 (4.84%) MCSA
11 61 (4.54%) DV Cleared
12 57 (4.24%) Cisco Certification
13 46 (3.42%) CCA
13 46 (3.42%) Citrix Certification
14 45 (3.35%) MCTS
15 40 (2.98%) CCNA
16 30 (2.23%) CCNP
17 12 (0.89%) CCDP
18 11 (0.82%) VCP4
18 11 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (12.35%) SLA
2 26 (1.93%) QA
3 13 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 790 (58.78%) Active Directory
2 424 (31.55%) Hyper-V
3 408 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 185 (13.76%) XenApp
5 157 (11.68%) vSphere
6 101 (7.51%) XenDesktop
7 71 (5.28%) VMware ESXi
7 71 (5.28%) VMware ESX
8 54 (4.02%) Microsoft App-V
9 36 (2.68%) ISA Server
10 31 (2.31%) Forefront TMG
11 30 (2.23%) XenServer
12 29 (2.16%) UAG
13 22 (1.64%) Terminal Services
14 20 (1.49%) BitLocker
15 18 (1.34%) Firmware
16 15 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 15 (1.12%) VMware Server
17 14 (1.04%) vCloud
18 13 (0.97%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 900 (66.96%) SCCM
2 171 (12.72%) SCVMM
3 104 (7.74%) WSUS
4 80 (5.95%) SCOrch
5 64 (4.76%) NetBackup
6 60 (4.46%) Backup Exec
7 56 (4.17%) Nagios
8 51 (3.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 50 (3.72%) HP SIM
10 48 (3.57%) SCSM
11 39 (2.90%) HP Data Protector
12 33 (2.46%) SCDPM
13 30 (2.23%) Windows Intune
14 28 (2.08%) vMotion
15 27 (2.01%) OpenView
16 25 (1.86%) EMC NetWorker
17 23 (1.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 21 (1.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
19 19 (1.41%) EdgeSight
20 18 (1.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 965 (71.80%) Microsoft
2 619 (46.06%) VMware
3 292 (21.73%) HP
4 284 (21.13%) Citrix
5 255 (18.97%) Cisco
6 132 (9.82%) Symantec
7 115 (8.56%) NetApp
8 101 (7.51%) Dell
9 75 (5.58%) SolarWinds
10 73 (5.43%) EMC
11 62 (4.61%) AppSense
12 59 (4.39%) Oracle
13 53 (3.94%) CommVault
14 43 (3.20%) Remedy
15 33 (2.46%) Veeam
15 33 (2.46%) 3PAR
16 31 (2.31%) SAP
17 30 (2.23%) McAfee
17 30 (2.23%) CheckPoint
17 30 (2.23%) Dell Compellent
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance, bonus, pension
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Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
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