Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 133 165
Rank change year-on-year -34 +32 +3
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 22 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.65% 0.55% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.59% 8.57% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 4
Cheshire median annual salary £37,750 £30,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.76% -27.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £33,625 £25,000 £37,750
90th Percentile £40,850 £39,075 £53,375
North West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +30.14% -8.75%

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 290 140 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 8.55% 6.45% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 173 112 168
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% - -11.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +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 21 February 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 - 9 - - 2
Warrington -4 6 £39,500 +58.00%
Sandbach - 1 - -
SCOM
North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Linux
3 12 (54.55%) Unix
3 12 (54.55%) Oracle
4 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (50.00%) Netcool
5 10 (45.45%) Incident Management
6 9 (40.91%) SQL
6 9 (40.91%) ITIL
7 8 (36.36%) Risk Management
7 8 (36.36%) Ganglia
7 8 (36.36%) Splunk
7 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
8 7 (31.82%) Law
8 7 (31.82%) Banking
8 7 (31.82%) Investment Banking
8 7 (31.82%) Wealth Management
8 7 (31.82%) DB2
8 7 (31.82%) Java
9 6 (27.27%) Perl
9 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
9 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
9 6 (27.27%) WSUS
9 6 (27.27%) Finance
9 6 (27.27%) VMware
9 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
9 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
10 5 (22.73%) NetApp
10 5 (22.73%) Cisco

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 (9.09%) iPlanet
1 2 (9.09%) JBoss
1 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) DHCP
1 5 (22.73%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) LAN
2 2 (9.09%) SSL
2 2 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) DB2
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (31.82%) Banking
1 7 (31.82%) Investment Banking
1 7 (31.82%) Law
2 6 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Applications Support
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) DBA
4 2 (9.09%) Middleware Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Monitoring Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Management Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior IT Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
1 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
1 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
1 3 (13.64%) WF
1 3 (13.64%) XML
1 3 (13.64%) XSLT
2 2 (9.09%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (9.09%) LDAP
2 2 (9.09%) Middleware
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
3 4 (18.18%) Fat Client
3 4 (18.18%) Thin Client
4 3 (13.64%) Life Science
5 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
6 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Linux
3 12 (54.55%) Unix
4 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 4 (18.18%) Solaris
6 2 (9.09%) AIX
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Incident Management
2 9 (40.91%) ITIL
3 8 (36.36%) Risk Management
4 7 (31.82%) Wealth Management
5 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
6 4 (18.18%) Change Management
6 4 (18.18%) Information Security
6 4 (18.18%) Service Management
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.64%) Workflow
8 2 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
8 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
8 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 2 (9.09%) Validation
8 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (4.55%) Migration
9 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
9 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) Perl
4 3 (13.64%) C#
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
1 4 (18.18%) MCSA
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
1 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) Netcool
2 8 (36.36%) Ganglia
3 6 (27.27%) WSUS
4 4 (18.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (13.64%) Tivoli
6 2 (9.09%) BladeLogic
6 2 (9.09%) CA Wily
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (4.55%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (4.55%) SmoothWall
7 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Oracle
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (36.36%) Splunk
4 6 (27.27%) VMware
5 5 (22.73%) Cisco
5 5 (22.73%) Citrix
5 5 (22.73%) Dell
5 5 (22.73%) NetApp
6 4 (18.18%) CommVault
6 4 (18.18%) EqualLogic
6 4 (18.18%) Symantec
7 3 (13.64%) CA
7 3 (13.64%) IBM
7 3 (13.64%) Remedy
8 1 (4.55%) Avaya
8 1 (4.55%) HP
8 1 (4.55%) Ivanti
8 1 (4.55%) McAfee
8 1 (4.55%) Mitel
8 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds