Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for SCOM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SCOM over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 135 167
Rank change year-on-year -18 +32 +21
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 24 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.78% 0.57% 0.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.92% 10.00% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 13
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.35% -15.00% +6.67%
North West median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +21.88% -8.57%

SCOM is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 242 130 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 7.88% 5.74% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 156 105 170
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.94% -4.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,500 £25,925
90th Percentile £68,750 £55,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.61%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing SCOM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in Cheshire

SCOM
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCOM in Cheshire.

Salary trend for SCOM in Cheshire

SCOM
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +9 17 £42,250 +60.95%
Knutsford - 5 - -
SCOM
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing SCOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 14 (58.33%) VMware
5 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
5 13 (54.17%) NetApp
6 12 (50.00%) Cisco
6 12 (50.00%) CommVault
6 12 (50.00%) Symantec
6 12 (50.00%) Dell
6 12 (50.00%) Citrix
6 12 (50.00%) Management Information System
6 12 (50.00%) Hyper-V
7 11 (45.83%) Fat Client
7 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (45.83%) Degree
7 11 (45.83%) WSUS
7 11 (45.83%) EqualLogic
7 11 (45.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
7 11 (45.83%) Change Management
7 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (45.83%) DHCP
7 11 (45.83%) DNS
7 11 (45.83%) Thin Client
7 11 (45.83%) MCSA
8 10 (41.67%) Oracle
9 9 (37.50%) Manufacturing
9 9 (37.50%) Life Science
10 7 (29.17%) Linux

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) DHCP
1 11 (45.83%) DNS
2 2 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
2 5 (20.83%) Investment Banking
2 5 (20.83%) Law
3 3 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) DBA
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (12.50%) Applications Support
5 3 (12.50%) Senior DBA
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) IT Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Server Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Server Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
1 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (12.50%) WF
1 3 (12.50%) XML
1 3 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
2 11 (45.83%) Fat Client
2 11 (45.83%) Thin Client
3 9 (37.50%) Life Science
4 4 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 7 (29.17%) Linux
3 7 (29.17%) Unix
4 4 (16.67%) Solaris
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Change Management
2 7 (29.17%) ITIL
3 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
3 5 (20.83%) Wealth Management
4 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.50%) Information Security
4 3 (12.50%) Service Management
4 3 (12.50%) Workflow
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Degree
1 11 (45.83%) MCSA
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 12 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 11 (45.83%) WSUS
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Ganglia
3 3 (12.50%) Netcool
4 2 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (58.33%) VMware
3 13 (54.17%) NetApp
4 12 (50.00%) Cisco
4 12 (50.00%) Citrix
4 12 (50.00%) CommVault
4 12 (50.00%) Dell
4 12 (50.00%) Symantec
5 11 (45.83%) EqualLogic
6 10 (41.67%) Oracle
7 4 (16.67%) Remedy
8 3 (12.50%) Splunk