The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 97 79
Rank change year-on-year +30 -18  
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 21 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.07% 0.74% 1.61%
As % of the Systems Management category 37.50% 7.92% 10.93%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 20
Median salary £50,000 £51,250 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% -16.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £35,000 £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,500 £88,250
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 Essex with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 56 101 183
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 5.51% 9.40% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 38 69 136
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,498 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £80,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

SCOM
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for SCOM in Essex

SCOM
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in Essex over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SCOM in Essex

SCOM
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Colchester +2 10 £47,500 +1.60%
SCOM
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Essex region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 39 (100.00%) Windows
1 39 (100.00%) SCCM
1 39 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 31 (79.49%) Configuration Management
3 30 (76.92%) Data Centre
4 25 (64.10%) Capacity Management
5 23 (58.97%) Microsoft
6 16 (41.03%) MS Exchange
6 16 (41.03%) Red Hat
6 16 (41.03%) Management Information System
6 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (35.90%) Linux
7 14 (35.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (23.08%) VMware
10 8 (20.51%) NetBackup
10 8 (20.51%) Citrix
10 8 (20.51%) Thin Client
10 8 (20.51%) Symantec
10 8 (20.51%) Fat Client
10 8 (20.51%) vSphere
11 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (12.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
12 1 (2.56%) VMware Server
12 1 (2.56%) Back Office
12 1 (2.56%) MS Excel

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 16 (41.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (2.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Systems Engineer
2 15 (38.46%) Server Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) SCCM Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) Administrator
4 8 (20.51%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (20.51%) Windows Administrator
4 8 (20.51%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 5 (12.82%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Linux Server Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Windows Server Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Server Support
9 1 (2.56%) VMware Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 30 (76.92%) Data Centre
2 16 (41.03%) Management Information System
3 8 (20.51%) Fat Client
3 8 (20.51%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
1 39 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (35.90%) Linux
3 14 (35.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (79.49%) Configuration Management
2 25 (64.10%) Capacity Management
3 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) vSphere
2 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 39 (100.00%) SCCM
2 8 (20.51%) NetBackup
3 5 (12.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (58.97%) Microsoft
2 16 (41.03%) Red Hat
3 9 (23.08%) VMware
4 8 (20.51%) Citrix
4 8 (20.51%) Symantec