Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 278 283 225
Rank change year-on-year +5 -58 +25
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 22 11 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.30% 0.14% 0.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.89% 1.71% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 50
Manchester median annual salary £52,621 £47,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.78% -2.56% +13.37%
10th Percentile £32,250 £40,500 £32,135
90th Percentile £61,550 £66,250 £60,000
North West median annual salary £52,621 £46,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +14.39% -5.64% +18.90%

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 Manchester with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 761 644 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.45% 8.28% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 659 580 467
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,725 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £66,250 £57,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in Manchester

SCOM
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for SCOM in Manchester

SCOM
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SCOM in Manchester

SCOM
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
Salford - 2 £52,621 -
Rochdale +5 1 - -
Cheadle - 1 £32,500 -
SCOM
North West

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 13 (59.09%) VMware
2 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (45.45%) ITIL
4 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 9 (40.91%) SCCM
4 9 (40.91%) SolarWinds
4 9 (40.91%) SCOrch
5 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
5 8 (36.36%) DNS
5 8 (36.36%) Cisco
6 7 (31.82%) Veeam
7 6 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
7 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
7 6 (27.27%) Runbook
8 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
8 5 (22.73%) Nagios
8 5 (22.73%) Windows
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (22.73%) DHCP
8 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (22.73%) Firewall
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (22.73%) vSphere
9 4 (18.18%) Cacti
9 4 (18.18%) OpenNMS
9 4 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (18.18%) Office 365
9 4 (18.18%) Network Management

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (18.18%) IIS
1 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (18.18%) Office 365
3 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) DNS
2 5 (22.73%) DHCP
2 5 (22.73%) Firewall
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (18.18%) Junos
3 4 (18.18%) MRTG
3 4 (18.18%) SNMP
3 4 (18.18%) Unified Communications
4 2 (9.09%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (9.09%) BGP
4 2 (9.09%) Broadband
4 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
4 2 (9.09%) HSRP
4 2 (9.09%) IPv6
4 2 (9.09%) OSPF
4 2 (9.09%) TACACS
4 2 (9.09%) VLAN
4 2 (9.09%) VoIP
4 2 (9.09%) VRRP
4 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Monitoring Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Designer
3 4 (18.18%) Network Designer
4 3 (13.64%) Lead Designer
5 2 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Nagios Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Operational Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Operations Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Platform Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
1 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
1 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
2 6 (27.27%) Runbook
3 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (18.18%) Network Management
4 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.64%) Network Planning
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) DevOps
6 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.55%) Active Listening
7 1 (4.55%) Security Patching
7 1 (4.55%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Tech Ops
7 1 (4.55%) Test Planning
7 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Perl
3 2 (9.09%) PHP
3 2 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) VCP6
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) vSphere
3 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.55%) XenApp
4 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) SCCM
1 9 (40.91%) SCOrch
2 5 (22.73%) Nagios
3 4 (18.18%) Cacti
3 4 (18.18%) OpenNMS
4 2 (9.09%) Puppet
4 2 (9.09%) RANCID
5 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
5 1 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
5 1 (4.55%) SCVMM
5 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) VMware
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) SolarWinds
3 8 (36.36%) Cisco
4 7 (31.82%) Veeam
5 4 (18.18%) Ericsson
5 4 (18.18%) Huawei
5 4 (18.18%) Juniper
6 3 (13.64%) NetApp
7 2 (9.09%) Brocade
7 2 (9.09%) F5
7 2 (9.09%) Foundry
7 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
7 2 (9.09%) ZyXEL
8 1 (4.55%) Dell
8 1 (4.55%) EMC
8 1 (4.55%) McAfee
8 1 (4.55%) Meraki
8 1 (4.55%) Symantec
8 1 (4.55%) Zerto