Period
to 18 August 2018

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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 144 138
Rank change year-on-year -18 -6 +25
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 5 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.17% 0.62% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.07% 8.13% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 6
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £43,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% -12.50%
10th Percentile £31,300 £34,375 £32,500
90th Percentile £37,500 £45,625 £46,750
North West median annual salary £52,621 £45,000 £50,750
% change year-on-year +16.93% -11.33% +26.88%

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 242 209 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 8.29% 7.66% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 186 136 99
Cheshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £31,875 £27,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £55,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%

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 18 August 2018. 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
Knutsford - 1 - -
Sandbach - 1 - -
SCOM
North West

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT jobs citing SCOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Netcool
2 4 (80.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (80.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (80.00%) Ganglia
2 4 (80.00%) Splunk
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) McAfee
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) WSUS
4 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007

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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Law
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (80.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Server Management
3 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Ganglia
1 4 (80.00%) Netcool
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (20.00%) SmoothWall
2 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Splunk
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware