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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 443 377 443
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +66
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 592 668 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.61% 0.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.15% 9.81% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 449 557 446
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,550 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%

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
7266 6808 6366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.30% 6.24% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5789 5523 5172
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 £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -34 577 £46,500 +3.33% 75
London -6 260 £52,500 +7.14% 19
South East -21 143 £42,500 - 17
City of London +26 84 £52,500 - 7
Surrey +19 63 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Yorkshire -30 41 £39,500 +3.94% 4
East of England +15 37 £42,000 -11.57% 3
West Midlands 0 37 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Berkshire -18 33 £47,000 -14.54% 5
North West -56 22 £45,000 +20.00% 7
West Yorkshire -44 21 £43,750 +15.13% 2
Birmingham -9 18 £45,000 -14.28% 1
South Yorkshire +2 17 £36,000 -31.42%
Sheffield -1 17 £36,000 -31.42%
Cambridge +9 16 £42,000 -6.66%
Cambridgeshire +4 16 £42,000 +8.38%
West Sussex -9 16 £43,000 +5.52% 2
Reading -7 15 £47,500 -13.63% 2
South West -15 15 £32,500 -40.90% 15
Manchester -51 14 £46,500 +24.00% 5
Crawley +19 12 £43,000 +24.63% 2
Bedfordshire +3 12 £61,250 +72.53% 3
Leeds -29 12 £41,500 +18.57% 2
Hampshire -45 12 £35,000 -9.09% 3
Guildford +20 11 £32,500 -25.71%
Luton - 11 £61,250 - 2
East Midlands -30 10 £39,000 +2.63% 3
Kingston Upon Thames - 10 £40,000 -
Solihull +3 7 £37,500 -2.59%
Buckinghamshire -3 7 £41,250 -5.17% 2

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 934 (74.13%) Windows
2 784 (62.22%) Microsoft
3 726 (57.62%) SCCM
4 690 (54.76%) Active Directory
5 637 (50.56%) VMware
6 475 (37.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 442 (35.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 404 (32.06%) Hyper-V
9 382 (30.32%) SAN
10 378 (30.00%) MS Exchange
11 352 (27.94%) MS Excel
12 337 (26.75%) Windows Server 2012
13 334 (26.51%) ITIL
13 334 (26.51%) Citrix
14 317 (25.16%) DNS
15 298 (23.65%) Microsoft Certification
16 297 (23.57%) Windows Server 2003
17 269 (21.35%) SQL
18 263 (20.87%) SQL Server
19 254 (20.16%) SharePoint
20 253 (20.08%) HP
21 247 (19.60%) Exchange Server 2010
22 239 (18.97%) Finance
23 231 (18.33%) DHCP
24 214 (16.98%) MCSE
25 203 (16.11%) Lync
26 182 (14.44%) PowerShell
26 182 (14.44%) TCP/IP
27 169 (13.41%) Cisco
27 169 (13.41%) Linux

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 378 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 254 (20.16%) SharePoint
3 247 (19.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 203 (16.11%) Lync
5 162 (12.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 140 (11.11%) IIS
7 108 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
8 57 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 56 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 55 (4.37%) SharePoint Server
11 39 (3.10%) Apache
12 34 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
13 30 (2.38%) Tomcat
14 29 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
15 26 (2.06%) Lotus Domino
16 18 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
17 11 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
18 8 (0.63%) IBM Notes
19 7 (0.56%) SAS
20 6 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 352 (27.94%) MS Excel
2 59 (4.68%) MS Office
3 7 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.40%) MS Project
5 1 (0.079%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.079%) Revit
5 1 (0.079%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 34 (2.70%) Dynamics GP
2 33 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (0.95%) Sage 1000
5 6 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.32%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 4 (0.32%) RiskWrite
7 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.079%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 94 (7.46%) Office 365
2 78 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (1.51%) IaaS
6 12 (0.95%) PaaS
7 8 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.63%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (0.40%) SaaS
10 3 (0.24%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 382 (30.32%) SAN
2 317 (25.16%) DNS
3 231 (18.33%) DHCP
4 182 (14.44%) TCP/IP
5 132 (10.48%) Firewall
6 99 (7.86%) NAS
7 86 (6.83%) WAN
8 72 (5.71%) Internet
9 71 (5.63%) LAN
10 56 (4.44%) FTP
11 55 (4.37%) VPN
12 53 (4.21%) SNMP
13 51 (4.05%) Unified Communications
14 47 (3.73%) SSL
15 46 (3.65%) HTTP
16 42 (3.33%) Wireless
17 37 (2.94%) IPv4
18 35 (2.78%) NetScaler
19 20 (1.59%) iSCSI
19 20 (1.59%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (20.87%) SQL Server
2 73 (5.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 42 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (3.33%) MySQL
4 41 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 39 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 33 (2.62%) MongoDB
7 30 (2.38%) NoSQL
8 28 (2.22%) Redis
9 26 (2.06%) MariaDB
9 26 (2.06%) Oracle Database
10 8 (0.63%) Relational Database
10 8 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.48%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.40%) CouchDB
14 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 36 (2.86%) Subversion
2 34 (2.70%) JIRA
3 5 (0.40%) MSI
3 5 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.32%) NUnit
5 2 (0.16%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.079%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.079%) Git (software)
General
1 239 (18.97%) Finance
2 53 (4.21%) Retail
3 37 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 35 (2.78%) Banking
5 23 (1.83%) Legal
6 20 (1.59%) Marketing
7 19 (1.51%) Law
7 19 (1.51%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.03%) Back Office
9 11 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (0.87%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.79%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.63%) Games
11 8 (0.63%) Greek Language
11 8 (0.63%) Polish Language
12 6 (0.48%) Publishing
12 6 (0.48%) Electronics
13 5 (0.40%) Local Government
14 4 (0.32%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 167 (13.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 164 (13.02%) Support Engineer
3 134 (10.63%) Architect
4 120 (9.52%) Consultant
5 112 (8.89%) Administrator
6 98 (7.78%) Analyst
7 78 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
8 72 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
9 66 (5.24%) Server Engineer
10 51 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
11 43 (3.41%) Microsoft Consultant
12 42 (3.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 39 (3.10%) Team Leader
13 39 (3.10%) Microsoft Specialist
14 38 (3.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 36 (2.86%) Technical Consultant
16 35 (2.78%) Technical Architect
17 34 (2.70%) Server Support
18 32 (2.54%) Support Analyst
18 32 (2.54%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (4.52%) .NET
2 41 (3.25%) Web Services
3 33 (2.62%) Application Packaging
4 28 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
5 26 (2.06%) MSMQ
6 22 (1.75%) ASP.NET
7 18 (1.43%) COM
8 9 (0.71%) Software Packaging
9 7 (0.56%) SAML
9 7 (0.56%) XML
10 6 (0.48%) HTML
11 5 (0.40%) Middleware
12 4 (0.32%) jQuery
12 4 (0.32%) CSS
12 4 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (0.079%) HTML5
13 1 (0.079%) RSS
13 1 (0.079%) REST
13 1 (0.079%) SOAP
13 1 (0.079%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 133 (10.56%) Clustering
2 89 (7.06%) Blackberry
3 43 (3.41%) Replication
3 43 (3.41%) PKI
4 26 (2.06%) EqualLogic
5 22 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
5 22 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 19 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (1.35%) Firmware
8 14 (1.11%) Hedge funds
9 13 (1.03%) Computer Science
10 11 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (0.71%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.63%) Thin Client
12 8 (0.63%) Fat Client
13 7 (0.56%) DTV
13 7 (0.56%) IPTV
14 5 (0.40%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.40%) FMCG
14 5 (0.40%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 934 (74.13%) Windows
2 475 (37.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 337 (26.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 297 (23.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 169 (13.41%) Linux
6 101 (8.02%) Windows 7
7 57 (4.52%) UNIX
8 49 (3.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 41 (3.25%) Solaris
10 37 (2.94%) Windows XP
11 34 (2.70%) CentOS
12 22 (1.75%) Windows 8
13 21 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
14 16 (1.27%) AIX
15 9 (0.71%) HPUX
16 6 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
17 5 (0.40%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.40%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.40%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.32%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (26.51%) ITIL
2 109 (8.65%) Service Delivery
3 103 (8.17%) Migration
4 97 (7.70%) Project Management
5 68 (5.40%) E-Commerce
5 68 (5.40%) Disaster Recovery
6 64 (5.08%) Change Management
7 60 (4.76%) Problem Management
8 58 (4.60%) Performance Monitoring
9 54 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
10 53 (4.21%) Load Balancing
11 50 (3.97%) CRM
12 48 (3.81%) Configuration Management
12 48 (3.81%) Capacity Planning
13 42 (3.33%) Data Protection
14 41 (3.25%) Service Management
15 33 (2.62%) PRINCE2
16 32 (2.54%) Capacity Management
17 30 (2.38%) High Availability
17 30 (2.38%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 269 (21.35%) SQL
2 182 (14.44%) PowerShell
3 45 (3.57%) Perl
4 41 (3.25%) Ruby
5 40 (3.17%) Bash Shell
6 21 (1.67%) T-SQL
6 21 (1.67%) Java
7 19 (1.51%) C
8 14 (1.11%) C#
8 14 (1.11%) VBScript
9 13 (1.03%) Python
10 10 (0.79%) PHP
10 10 (0.79%) VB
11 7 (0.56%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.40%) JavaScript
13 4 (0.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 298 (23.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 214 (16.98%) MCSE
3 120 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 108 (8.57%) MCITP
5 92 (7.30%) Degree
6 89 (7.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 89 (7.06%) SC Cleared
7 65 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
8 62 (4.92%) MCTS
8 62 (4.92%) MCP
9 51 (4.05%) CCNA
10 50 (3.97%) MCSA
11 40 (3.17%) Citrix Certification
12 38 (3.02%) DV Cleared
13 34 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
14 29 (2.30%) CCNP
15 25 (1.98%) CCA
16 17 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 17 (1.35%) VCAP
16 17 (1.35%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (8.25%) SLA
2 16 (1.27%) QA
3 14 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.56%) BS7799
5 4 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.079%) GxP
6 1 (0.079%) GPG13
System Software
1 690 (54.76%) Active Directory
2 442 (35.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 404 (32.06%) Hyper-V
4 153 (12.14%) vSphere
5 136 (10.79%) XenApp
6 121 (9.60%) VMware ESX
7 78 (6.19%) XenDesktop
8 42 (3.33%) ISA Server
9 40 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
10 39 (3.10%) Forefront TMG
11 37 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
12 34 (2.70%) UAG
13 24 (1.90%) XenServer
14 17 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
15 14 (1.11%) Terminal Services
16 13 (1.03%) vCloud
17 12 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 9 (0.71%) Xen
18 9 (0.71%) Terminal Server
19 8 (0.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 726 (57.62%) SCCM
2 135 (10.71%) SCVMM
3 100 (7.94%) Nagios
4 87 (6.90%) WSUS
5 77 (6.11%) SCOrch
6 74 (5.87%) NetBackup
7 69 (5.48%) SCDPM
8 58 (4.60%) Puppet
9 50 (3.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 49 (3.89%) SCSM
10 49 (3.89%) Opscode Chef
10 49 (3.89%) HP SIM
11 48 (3.81%) OpenView
12 43 (3.41%) Backup Exec
13 35 (2.78%) Tivoli
14 30 (2.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 26 (2.06%) CA Spectrum
16 25 (1.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 25 (1.98%) EMC NetWorker
17 21 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 784 (62.22%) Microsoft
2 637 (50.56%) VMware
3 334 (26.51%) Citrix
4 253 (20.08%) HP
5 169 (13.41%) Cisco
6 117 (9.29%) EMC
7 109 (8.65%) Symantec
7 109 (8.65%) SolarWinds
8 108 (8.57%) Oracle
9 99 (7.86%) Dell
10 90 (7.14%) NetApp
11 66 (5.24%) IBM
12 58 (4.60%) Remedy
13 57 (4.52%) Red Hat
14 44 (3.49%) CommVault
15 41 (3.25%) AppSense
16 36 (2.86%) CA
17 34 (2.70%) SAP
18 30 (2.38%) Juniper
19 29 (2.30%) Sophos
UK
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £44000 - £50000 Per Annum C50k + On Call + Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
NES Global Talent
Salary: £35000 to £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Jersey, Channel Isles
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: on-call, bens, OT, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Yoh
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens + on-call
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 40-55k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £55K basic + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Net-A-Porter Group LTD
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Plus car / pension /other b
Posted: 4 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Plus car / pension /other b
Posted: 4 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Softcat
Salary: Competitive, Benefits and Bonus Scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago