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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 364 431 411
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -20
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 807 664 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.57% 0.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.86% 9.20% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 648 534 489
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%

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
7431 7220 6395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.71% 6.23% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5954 5693 4920
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +63 772 £45,000 -5.26% 80
London +45 326 £52,500 +5.00% 19
South East -27 137 £47,500 +0.52% 28
Yorkshire +47 87 £36,500 +4.28% 12
City of London +16 87 £55,000 +4.76% 5
East of England +48 73 £40,000 -20.00% 2
South West -5 50 £35,500 +26.78% 8
West Yorkshire +19 48 £37,500 +3.44% 7
Berkshire -17 48 £60,000 +14.28% 7
Hampshire +21 33 £43,750 +9.37% 6
West Midlands -8 32 £43,750 -7.89% 2
North West -13 32 £40,000 +21.21% 6
Leeds +14 29 £37,500 +3.44% 5
Surrey 0 29 £48,750 -4.87% 9
Hertfordshire +14 28 £32,500 -36.58%
East Midlands +10 26 £42,000 +10.52% 3
Birmingham +1 25 £47,500 -9.52% 1
North Yorkshire +36 23 £28,500 -18.57% 5
Essex +13 20 £61,250 -2.00%
Reading -27 20 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Cambridgeshire +20 18 £40,000 +18.51% 2
Southampton -1 15 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Cambridge +25 14 £43,500 +11.53% 1
Maidenhead +11 14 £61,250 -
Canary Wharf - 14 £65,000 -
Leicester +15 13 £42,000 +10.52% 1
Leicestershire +13 13 £42,000 +10.52% 1
Wiltshire +11 13 £32,500 -2.98%
Scotland +7 13 £37,500 -25.00% 3
West Sussex +5 13 £35,000 -11.39% 1

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 1317 (77.61%) Windows
2 1184 (69.77%) Microsoft
3 1107 (65.23%) SCCM
4 1039 (61.23%) Active Directory
5 749 (44.14%) VMware
6 714 (42.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 633 (37.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 602 (35.47%) Hyper-V
9 557 (32.82%) ITIL
10 544 (32.06%) MS Exchange
11 476 (28.05%) VMware Infrastructure
12 438 (25.81%) SAN
13 424 (24.99%) MS Excel
14 406 (23.92%) Microsoft Certification
15 386 (22.75%) SQL Server
16 377 (22.22%) PowerShell
17 370 (21.80%) Citrix
18 354 (20.86%) Windows Server 2003
19 353 (20.80%) SQL
20 343 (20.21%) HP
21 342 (20.15%) DNS
22 332 (19.56%) Exchange Server 2010
23 317 (18.68%) Cisco
24 310 (18.27%) MCSE
25 307 (18.09%) Lync
26 275 (16.21%) SCVMM
27 264 (15.56%) DHCP
28 260 (15.32%) SharePoint
29 244 (14.38%) Security Cleared
30 225 (13.26%) Finance

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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
1 544 (32.06%) MS Exchange
2 332 (19.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 307 (18.09%) Lync
4 260 (15.32%) SharePoint
5 161 (9.49%) IIS
6 147 (8.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 124 (7.31%) Exchange Server 2007
8 74 (4.36%) Office Communications Server
9 56 (3.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 49 (2.89%) SharePoint 2013
11 44 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2003
12 42 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
13 30 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
14 16 (0.94%) Lotus Domino
15 12 (0.71%) JBoss
16 11 (0.65%) Tomcat
17 6 (0.35%) Apache
18 5 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
18 5 (0.29%) WebSphere
19 4 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 424 (24.99%) MS Excel
2 133 (7.84%) MS Office
3 20 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.53%) MS Project
5 5 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.059%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 41 (2.42%) Dynamics GP
2 22 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.18%) SAP R/3
5 3 (0.18%) SAP CCM
5 3 (0.18%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.059%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 213 (12.55%) Office 365
2 137 (8.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
4 27 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (1.41%) SaaS
5 24 (1.41%) IaaS
6 11 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (0.65%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.29%) PaaS
8 3 (0.18%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.059%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 438 (25.81%) SAN
2 342 (20.15%) DNS
3 264 (15.56%) DHCP
4 192 (11.31%) Firewall
5 191 (11.26%) TCP/IP
6 143 (8.43%) WAN
7 137 (8.07%) LAN
8 83 (4.89%) VPN
9 76 (4.48%) Internet
10 67 (3.95%) Unified Communications
11 66 (3.89%) iSCSI
12 62 (3.65%) Wireless
13 59 (3.48%) NetScaler
14 55 (3.24%) VLAN
14 55 (3.24%) FTP
15 47 (2.77%) VoIP
15 47 (2.77%) NAS
16 38 (2.24%) MPLS
17 37 (2.18%) Cisco ASA
18 29 (1.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 386 (22.75%) SQL Server
2 147 (8.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 92 (5.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 63 (3.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 58 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 54 (3.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 23 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (1.30%) MySQL
9 19 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 9 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (0.41%) DTS
11 7 (0.41%) Relational Database
12 6 (0.35%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (0.29%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.29%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.18%) SAP BW
15 2 (0.12%) DataStage
15 2 (0.12%) DB2
15 2 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 38 (2.24%) Subversion
1 38 (2.24%) JIRA
2 21 (1.24%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.12%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.12%) MSI
5 2 (0.12%) Introscope
5 2 (0.12%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.059%) NUnit
General
1 225 (13.26%) Finance
2 49 (2.89%) Advertising
3 44 (2.59%) Law
4 41 (2.42%) Back Office
5 38 (2.24%) Legal
6 34 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 34 (2.00%) Retail
7 29 (1.71%) Banking
8 28 (1.65%) Publishing
9 23 (1.36%) Marketing
10 14 (0.82%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.47%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.35%) German Language
13 5 (0.29%) Billing
14 3 (0.18%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.18%) Welsh Language
14 3 (0.18%) French Language
15 2 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.12%) Electronics
16 1 (0.059%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 225 (13.26%) Analyst
2 216 (12.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 210 (12.37%) Consultant
4 168 (9.90%) Support Engineer
5 114 (6.72%) Administrator
6 106 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
7 95 (5.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 91 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
9 85 (5.01%) 3rd Line Support
10 74 (4.36%) Architect
11 70 (4.12%) Server Engineer
12 69 (4.07%) Technical Consultant
13 58 (3.42%) Network Engineer
14 55 (3.24%) Team Leader
15 52 (3.06%) Infrastructure Consultant
16 50 (2.95%) Technical Specialist
17 49 (2.89%) Microsoft Consultant
18 45 (2.65%) Senior Analyst
19 44 (2.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
20 43 (2.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (2.89%) .NET
2 45 (2.65%) Application Packaging
3 42 (2.47%) Web Services
4 18 (1.06%) XML
5 15 (0.88%) MSMQ
6 12 (0.71%) SAML
6 12 (0.71%) .NET Framework
7 6 (0.35%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.29%) Middleware
8 5 (0.29%) WCF
8 5 (0.29%) SAP PI
9 3 (0.18%) X-Windows
9 3 (0.18%) HTML
9 3 (0.18%) XMPP
10 2 (0.12%) COM
10 2 (0.12%) WAP
10 2 (0.12%) XSL
11 1 (0.059%) CSS
11 1 (0.059%) Java EE
11 1 (0.059%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 150 (8.84%) Clustering
2 111 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (4.77%) Blackberry
4 63 (3.71%) Private Cloud
5 40 (2.36%) Replication
6 38 (2.24%) PKI
7 37 (2.18%) Video Conferencing
8 36 (2.12%) Computer Science
9 33 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
10 28 (1.65%) Management Information System
11 22 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
12 19 (1.12%) Digital Media
13 16 (0.94%) Public Cloud
14 13 (0.77%) Hedge funds
15 11 (0.65%) EqualLogic
16 9 (0.53%) CMDB
16 9 (0.53%) Fat Client
16 9 (0.53%) Statistics
16 9 (0.53%) Thin Client
16 9 (0.53%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1317 (77.61%) Windows
2 714 (42.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 633 (37.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 354 (20.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 211 (12.43%) Linux
6 198 (11.67%) Windows 7
7 90 (5.30%) UNIX
8 82 (4.83%) Windows XP
9 70 (4.12%) Windows 8
10 31 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (1.36%) Solaris
12 21 (1.24%) Windows 2000 Server
13 13 (0.77%) Windows 2000
14 10 (0.59%) AIX
15 5 (0.29%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.29%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.24%) CentOS
17 3 (0.18%) Android
17 3 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 557 (32.82%) ITIL
2 145 (8.54%) Migration
3 138 (8.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 131 (7.72%) Project Management
5 119 (7.01%) Service Management
6 116 (6.84%) Change Management
7 92 (5.42%) Root Cause Analysis
8 80 (4.71%) Incident Management
9 76 (4.48%) Problem Management
10 70 (4.12%) Load Balancing
11 69 (4.07%) Service Delivery
11 69 (4.07%) Mentoring
12 65 (3.83%) CRM
13 63 (3.71%) Data Protection
14 55 (3.24%) Capacity Planning
15 46 (2.71%) People Management
16 45 (2.65%) Configuration Management
17 43 (2.53%) PRINCE2
17 43 (2.53%) Software Deployment
18 42 (2.47%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 377 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 353 (20.80%) SQL
3 48 (2.83%) VBScript
3 48 (2.83%) Bash Shell
4 21 (1.24%) Perl
5 19 (1.12%) VB
6 17 (1.00%) Shell Script
6 17 (1.00%) T-SQL
6 17 (1.00%) C
7 16 (0.94%) Java
8 15 (0.88%) JavaScript
9 12 (0.71%) Python
10 5 (0.29%) PHP
11 4 (0.24%) Ruby
12 3 (0.18%) C#
12 3 (0.18%) R
13 1 (0.059%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.059%) C++
13 1 (0.059%) Lua
13 1 (0.059%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 406 (23.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 310 (18.27%) MCSE
3 244 (14.38%) Security Cleared
4 187 (11.02%) SC Cleared
5 172 (10.14%) MCITP
6 116 (6.84%) Degree
7 94 (5.54%) MCTS
8 85 (5.01%) DV Cleared
8 85 (5.01%) MCSA
9 80 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 78 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
11 62 (3.65%) MCP
12 55 (3.24%) Citrix Certification
13 46 (2.71%) CCA
13 46 (2.71%) ITIL Certification
14 39 (2.30%) CCNP
15 33 (1.94%) CCNA
16 18 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 11 (0.65%) VCP5
18 10 (0.59%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (7.60%) SLA
2 11 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (0.59%) QA
4 5 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.29%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 1039 (61.23%) Active Directory
2 602 (35.47%) Hyper-V
3 476 (28.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 182 (10.72%) vSphere
5 171 (10.08%) XenApp
6 153 (9.02%) XenDesktop
7 138 (8.13%) VMware ESXi
8 121 (7.13%) VMware ESX
9 97 (5.72%) Microsoft App-V
10 69 (4.07%) XenServer
11 63 (3.71%) ISA Server
12 57 (3.36%) Forefront TMG
13 37 (2.18%) Terminal Services
14 36 (2.12%) UAG
15 32 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 24 (1.41%) VMware Server
17 23 (1.36%) Terminal Server
18 21 (1.24%) vCloud
19 17 (1.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
20 16 (0.94%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1107 (65.23%) SCCM
2 275 (16.21%) SCVMM
3 119 (7.01%) SCOrch
4 97 (5.72%) NetBackup
5 95 (5.60%) Nagios
6 90 (5.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 87 (5.13%) SCSM
8 79 (4.66%) SCDPM
8 79 (4.66%) WSUS
9 59 (3.48%) HP SIM
10 58 (3.42%) OpenView
11 54 (3.18%) Tivoli
11 54 (3.18%) Backup Exec
12 39 (2.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 32 (1.89%) HP Data Protector
14 31 (1.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 29 (1.71%) Netcool
16 26 (1.53%) Opsview
17 25 (1.47%) EdgeSight
18 24 (1.41%) vMotion
Vendors
1 1184 (69.77%) Microsoft
2 749 (44.14%) VMware
3 370 (21.80%) Citrix
4 343 (20.21%) HP
5 317 (18.68%) Cisco
6 182 (10.72%) Dell
7 143 (8.43%) NetApp
8 135 (7.96%) Symantec
9 113 (6.66%) Oracle
9 113 (6.66%) SolarWinds
10 111 (6.54%) EMC
11 108 (6.36%) Remedy
12 62 (3.65%) CommVault
13 55 (3.24%) Veeam
14 52 (3.06%) IBM
15 50 (2.95%) McAfee
16 49 (2.89%) Juniper
17 48 (2.83%) AppSense
18 42 (2.47%) LANDesk
19 40 (2.36%) Red Hat
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