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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 440 356 410
Rank change year-on-year
-84 +54
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 624 879 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.83% 0.66%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.11% 11.73% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 528 727 564
Average salary £44,625 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.83% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £34,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
7692 7494 6990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.59% 7.04% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6235 5984 5420
Average salary £50,250 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 12 February 2016 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 12 February 2016. 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 -83 574 £45,000 -1.63% 63
London -79 244 £54,500 +3.80% 19
South East -1 138 £42,500 - 11
Surrey +45 60 £35,000 -17.64% 4
City of London +3 50 £66,250 +20.45% 12
South West -23 50 £32,500 -13.33% 9
Berkshire -1 44 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Scotland +16 34 £40,000 -5.88% 4
East Midlands +10 31 £26,625 -36.60% 7
West Midlands -32 31 £37,000 -22.10% 4
Yorkshire -28 30 £41,000 +9.33% 6
East of England -26 28 £46,000 +15.00% 3
Guildford +24 25 £32,500 -38.09%
North West +8 24 £35,000 -4.10% 2
Birmingham -20 23 £37,000 -22.10% 1
Glasgow -11 19 £42,500 +4.93% 3
Cambridgeshire 0 18 £46,000 +21.05% 1
Reading +11 16 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Hampshire -9 16 £37,500 -2.59% 3
West Yorkshire -28 16 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Maidenhead +2 14 £55,000 -8.33%
Lincolnshire - 14 £27,250 - 2
Cambridge -9 13 £46,000 +26.02%
Derby - 13 - -
Derbyshire - 13 - - 1
Manchester +17 12 £28,750 -13.53% 2
Edinburgh +6 12 £32,500 -29.72% 1
Buckinghamshire -21 12 £42,500 -2.85% 1
North Yorkshire +14 11 £37,000 +29.82%
Milton Keynes -15 11 £42,500 -15.00%

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 960 (83.99%) Windows
2 825 (72.18%) Microsoft
3 793 (69.38%) SCCM
4 722 (63.17%) Active Directory
5 677 (59.23%) Windows Server
6 605 (52.93%) VMware
7 506 (44.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 489 (42.78%) ITIL
9 485 (42.43%) Hyper-V
10 464 (40.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 392 (34.30%) VMware Infrastructure
12 365 (31.93%) MS Exchange
13 346 (30.27%) MS Excel
14 338 (29.57%) DNS
15 303 (26.51%) SAN
16 298 (26.07%) SQL
17 288 (25.20%) Citrix
18 281 (24.58%) Microsoft Certification
19 274 (23.97%) Cisco
20 262 (22.92%) SQL Server
21 256 (22.40%) Skype for Business
22 248 (21.70%) HP
22 248 (21.70%) PowerShell
23 241 (21.08%) Firewall
24 235 (20.56%) DHCP
25 222 (19.42%) Exchange Server 2010
26 198 (17.32%) MCSE
27 195 (17.06%) Data Centre
28 191 (16.71%) Finance
29 188 (16.45%) Windows Server 2003

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 365 (31.93%) MS Exchange
2 256 (22.40%) Skype for Business
3 222 (19.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 145 (12.69%) IIS
5 136 (11.90%) SharePoint
6 116 (10.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 51 (4.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 40 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 23 (2.01%) Office Communications Server
10 21 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
10 21 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
10 21 (1.84%) SharePoint 2010
11 18 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
12 13 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (1.05%) Apache
13 12 (1.05%) Tomcat
14 11 (0.96%) Confluence
15 10 (0.87%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
17 3 (0.26%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 346 (30.27%) MS Excel
2 73 (6.39%) MS Office
3 9 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.087%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (1.05%) assyst
4 6 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.17%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.17%) SAP CCM
5 2 (0.17%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.087%) Aligne
6 1 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.087%) ZaiNet
Cloud Services
1 158 (13.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 124 (10.85%) Office 365
3 66 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (3.06%) IaaS
5 22 (1.92%) PaaS
6 20 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (1.66%) Azure Active Directory
8 17 (1.49%) SaaS
9 10 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.87%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.79%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.087%) AWS CloudTrail
12 1 (0.087%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 338 (29.57%) DNS
2 303 (26.51%) SAN
3 241 (21.08%) Firewall
4 235 (20.56%) DHCP
5 148 (12.95%) WAN
6 127 (11.11%) LAN
7 108 (9.45%) TCP/IP
8 66 (5.77%) VPN
9 64 (5.60%) Cisco ASA
10 63 (5.51%) iSCSI
11 57 (4.99%) VLAN
12 52 (4.55%) Internet
13 50 (4.37%) NAS
14 42 (3.67%) Unified Communications
15 41 (3.59%) Remote Desktop
16 40 (3.50%) VoIP
17 39 (3.41%) Skype
18 35 (3.06%) NetScaler
19 33 (2.89%) Fibre Channel
20 31 (2.71%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 91 (7.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 88 (7.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (2.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (1.14%) Big Data
5 13 (1.14%) MySQL
5 13 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.35%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.087%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.087%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.087%) DB2
11 1 (0.087%) OLAP
11 1 (0.087%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (0.087%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (1.14%) Jenkins
2 11 (0.96%) JIRA
3 9 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (0.52%) MSI
5 5 (0.44%) InstallShield
6 4 (0.35%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.26%) AdminStudio
7 3 (0.26%) WinDbg
8 2 (0.17%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.087%) Gradle
9 1 (0.087%) NUnit
General
1 191 (16.71%) Finance
2 64 (5.60%) Banking
3 33 (2.89%) Marketing
4 24 (2.10%) Back Office
5 21 (1.84%) Law
5 21 (1.84%) Telecoms
6 19 (1.66%) Publishing
7 17 (1.49%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.40%) Advertising
9 13 (1.14%) Investment Banking
10 12 (1.05%) Games
11 9 (0.79%) Legal
12 6 (0.52%) Electronics
13 5 (0.44%) Automotive
13 5 (0.44%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.44%) Local Government
13 5 (0.44%) Retail
14 4 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 270 (23.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 153 (13.39%) Support Engineer
3 147 (12.86%) Administrator
4 112 (9.80%) Systems Administrator
5 103 (9.01%) Analyst
6 94 (8.22%) Windows Engineer
7 90 (7.87%) Systems Engineer
8 74 (6.47%) Consultant
9 71 (6.21%) Server Engineer
9 71 (6.21%) Team Leader
10 68 (5.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 59 (5.16%) 3rd Line Support
12 56 (4.90%) IT Engineer
13 55 (4.81%) Windows Administrator
14 52 (4.55%) Architect
15 48 (4.20%) Wintel Engineer
16 47 (4.11%) IT Support
17 41 (3.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 40 (3.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
19 37 (3.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.54%) MSMQ
2 28 (2.45%) .NET
3 27 (2.36%) Web Services
4 25 (2.19%) Middleware
5 15 (1.31%) XML
6 14 (1.22%) WCF
7 10 (0.87%) JSON
8 9 (0.79%) LAMP
9 8 (0.70%) WAP
9 8 (0.70%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (0.52%) .NET Framework
10 6 (0.52%) SAP Basis
11 4 (0.35%) Software Packaging
12 3 (0.26%) Lucene
13 2 (0.17%) 802.1X
13 2 (0.17%) ASP.NET
13 2 (0.17%) jQuery
13 2 (0.17%) XSL
14 1 (0.087%) ELK Stack
14 1 (0.087%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 195 (17.06%) Data Centre
2 163 (14.26%) Clustering
3 63 (5.51%) Blackberry
4 61 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (5.34%) EMC VNX
5 39 (3.41%) Private Cloud
6 38 (3.32%) EqualLogic
7 36 (3.15%) Video Conferencing
8 33 (2.89%) Management Information System
9 28 (2.45%) Replication
10 26 (2.27%) Driving Licence
10 26 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
11 24 (2.10%) Performance Metrics
12 20 (1.75%) PKI
13 18 (1.57%) Computer Science
14 17 (1.49%) EMC VMAX
15 16 (1.40%) Fat Client
15 16 (1.40%) Thin Client
16 15 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
17 11 (0.96%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 960 (83.99%) Windows
2 677 (59.23%) Windows Server
3 506 (44.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 464 (40.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 188 (16.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 182 (15.92%) Linux
7 123 (10.76%) Windows 7
8 66 (5.77%) Unix
9 49 (4.29%) Windows 8
10 27 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (2.19%) Windows XP
12 22 (1.92%) Data ONTAP
12 22 (1.92%) HPUX
12 22 (1.92%) Windows 10
13 15 (1.31%) Debian
13 15 (1.31%) Solaris
14 9 (0.79%) Windows 2000
15 7 (0.61%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.52%) CentOS
17 5 (0.44%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (42.78%) ITIL
2 93 (8.14%) Project Management
3 91 (7.96%) Change Management
4 84 (7.35%) Migration
5 78 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 62 (5.42%) Problem Management
7 60 (5.25%) Data Protection
8 56 (4.90%) Root Cause Analysis
9 54 (4.72%) Incident Management
10 45 (3.94%) Mentoring
11 43 (3.76%) Capacity Planning
12 41 (3.59%) High Availability
13 39 (3.41%) Load Balancing
13 39 (3.41%) Service Management
14 36 (3.15%) Network Load Balancing
15 34 (2.97%) CRM
15 34 (2.97%) Service Delivery
16 31 (2.71%) ITSM
17 29 (2.54%) Capacity Management
17 29 (2.54%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 298 (26.07%) SQL
2 248 (21.70%) PowerShell
3 38 (3.32%) VB
4 36 (3.15%) VBScript
5 30 (2.62%) Ruby
6 28 (2.45%) Perl
7 15 (1.31%) C#
8 13 (1.14%) C
9 10 (0.87%) PHP
10 6 (0.52%) JavaScript
11 5 (0.44%) Python
12 4 (0.35%) Java
13 2 (0.17%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.17%) C++
13 2 (0.17%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.17%) VBA
14 1 (0.087%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.087%) X++
Qualifications
1 281 (24.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 198 (17.32%) MCSE
3 106 (9.27%) Security Cleared
4 97 (8.49%) MCITP
5 91 (7.96%) MCSA
6 86 (7.52%) Degree
7 85 (7.44%) MCP
8 66 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
8 66 (5.77%) SC Cleared
9 64 (5.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 39 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
10 39 (3.41%) Citrix Certification
10 39 (3.41%) MCTS
11 38 (3.32%) CCNA
12 33 (2.89%) CCA
13 30 (2.62%) DV Cleared
14 17 (1.49%) VCP5
15 15 (1.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 11 (0.96%) VCAP
17 9 (0.79%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (11.72%) SLA
2 25 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.35%) QA
4 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.17%) BS7799
5 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 722 (63.17%) Active Directory
2 485 (42.43%) Hyper-V
3 392 (34.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 180 (15.75%) XenApp
5 160 (14.00%) vSphere
6 74 (6.47%) XenDesktop
7 62 (5.42%) VMware ESX
8 57 (4.99%) Microsoft App-V
9 34 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
10 31 (2.71%) Terminal Services
11 22 (1.92%) XenServer
12 21 (1.84%) Firmware
13 20 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
14 19 (1.66%) BitLocker
15 18 (1.57%) Forefront TMG
16 17 (1.49%) DFS Replication
17 16 (1.40%) VMware Server
18 15 (1.31%) vCloud
19 9 (0.79%) UAG
20 7 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 793 (69.38%) SCCM
2 154 (13.47%) SCVMM
3 88 (7.70%) SCOrch
4 82 (7.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 81 (7.09%) WSUS
6 74 (6.47%) SCSM
7 73 (6.39%) NetBackup
8 60 (5.25%) Backup Exec
9 54 (4.72%) Nagios
10 49 (4.29%) Windows Intune
11 40 (3.50%) Puppet
12 37 (3.24%) EdgeSight
12 37 (3.24%) SCDPM
13 29 (2.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 28 (2.45%) HP SIM
15 25 (2.19%) HP Data Protector
16 24 (2.10%) McAfee ePO
16 24 (2.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 20 (1.75%) MOM
18 19 (1.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 825 (72.18%) Microsoft
2 605 (52.93%) VMware
3 288 (25.20%) Citrix
4 274 (23.97%) Cisco
5 248 (21.70%) HP
6 139 (12.16%) Symantec
7 133 (11.64%) Dell
8 128 (11.20%) NetApp
9 106 (9.27%) EMC
10 76 (6.65%) SolarWinds
11 63 (5.51%) Red Hat
12 46 (4.02%) AppSense
12 46 (4.02%) Veeam
13 44 (3.85%) Intel Security
14 35 (3.06%) CommVault
15 33 (2.89%) IBM
15 33 (2.89%) Oracle
16 32 (2.80%) Dell Compellent
17 29 (2.54%) Sophos
18 27 (2.36%) Palo Alto
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