The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for SCOM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 125 179
Rank change year-on-year -3 +54  
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 28 49 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.06% 1.49% 0.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.40% 19.44% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 27 38 10
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% -7.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,975 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,300 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

SCOM is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 125 252 190
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 4.75% 7.68% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 107 196 133
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.38% -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +0.55%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing SCOM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in the East Midlands

SCOM
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for SCOM in the East Midlands

SCOM
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SCOM in the East Midlands

SCOM
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +14 14 £42,500 +28.78%
Northamptonshire -10 10 £42,500 +13.33%
Leicestershire - 4 £35,571 -
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 67 (98.53%) Active Directory
2 53 (77.94%) Windows
3 52 (76.47%) SCCM
4 48 (70.59%) Microsoft
5 39 (57.35%) SAN
5 39 (57.35%) VMware
6 33 (48.53%) SQL Server
7 32 (47.06%) Windows Server
8 31 (45.59%) Firewall
9 30 (44.12%) SQL
9 30 (44.12%) DNS
10 29 (42.65%) MS Exchange
11 26 (38.24%) DHCP
11 26 (38.24%) ITIL
11 26 (38.24%) vSphere
11 26 (38.24%) SCSM
12 25 (36.76%) Exchange Server 2010
13 23 (33.82%) Hyper-V
13 23 (33.82%) SonicWALL
13 23 (33.82%) NetApp
14 22 (32.35%) SQL Server 2005
14 22 (32.35%) SQL Server 2008
15 20 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
16 18 (26.47%) MCITP
16 18 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (25.00%) MCSE
18 16 (23.53%) PowerShell
19 15 (22.06%) Degree
20 14 (20.59%) Law

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 29 (42.65%) MS Exchange
2 25 (36.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.47%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.76%) IaaS
2 8 (11.76%) Office 365
2 8 (11.76%) PaaS
3 6 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (7.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (57.35%) SAN
2 31 (45.59%) Firewall
3 30 (44.12%) DNS
4 26 (38.24%) DHCP
5 3 (4.41%) LAN
5 3 (4.41%) NAS
5 3 (4.41%) Skype
5 3 (4.41%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (2.94%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.94%) Network Security
7 1 (1.47%) Internet
7 1 (1.47%) SSL
7 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (48.53%) SQL Server
2 22 (32.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 22 (32.35%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 14 (20.59%) Law
2 3 (4.41%) Back Office
2 3 (4.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (33.82%) Administrator
2 16 (23.53%) Architect
3 15 (22.06%) Analyst
3 15 (22.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 15 (22.06%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (20.59%) Infrastructure Architect
4 14 (20.59%) VMware Architect
5 13 (19.12%) Windows Administrator
6 10 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (14.71%) IT Administrator
6 10 (14.71%) IT Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.88%) Server Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Citrix Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Security Specialist
9 3 (4.41%) Support Team Leader
9 3 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (4.41%) Private Cloud
2 3 (4.41%) Replication
3 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) CMDB
4 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 53 (77.94%) Windows
2 32 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.24%) ITIL
2 14 (20.59%) Document Management
3 10 (14.71%) Incident Management
3 10 (14.71%) Matrix Management
3 10 (14.71%) Matrix Organization
4 7 (10.29%) Server Patching
5 4 (5.88%) Analytics
5 4 (5.88%) Migration
5 4 (5.88%) Operations Management
5 4 (5.88%) Service Management
5 4 (5.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 3 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.41%) High Availability
6 3 (4.41%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.41%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (2.94%) Coaching
7 2 (2.94%) ITSM
7 2 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.94%) Server Building
7 2 (2.94%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.12%) SQL
2 16 (23.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (26.47%) MCITP
3 17 (25.00%) MCSE
4 15 (22.06%) Degree
5 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.41%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.94%) CEH
7 2 (2.94%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (2.94%) MCSA
7 2 (2.94%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.47%) CCNP
8 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.47%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) SLA
2 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.47%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 67 (98.53%) Active Directory
2 26 (38.24%) vSphere
3 23 (33.82%) Hyper-V
4 18 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (14.71%) Terminal Services
6 7 (10.29%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.41%) XenApp
7 3 (4.41%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 52 (76.47%) SCCM
2 26 (38.24%) SCSM
3 4 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.88%) SCOrch
3 4 (5.88%) WSUS
4 3 (4.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (4.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (4.41%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.94%) Puppet
6 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 48 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 39 (57.35%) VMware
3 23 (33.82%) NetApp
3 23 (33.82%) SonicWALL
4 12 (17.65%) Cisco
5 9 (13.24%) HP
5 9 (13.24%) iManage
5 9 (13.24%) ProCurve
6 7 (10.29%) Citrix
7 4 (5.88%) Kaspersky
8 2 (2.94%) Brocade
9 1 (1.47%) BMC
9 1 (1.47%) IBM
9 1 (1.47%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.47%) Red Hat