Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 255 287 237
Rank change year-on-year +32 -50 +13
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 28 11 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.39% 0.14% 0.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.78% 1.75% 9.53%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 48
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £60,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.17% +23.08% +36.36%
10th Percentile £31,250 £42,250 £32,707
90th Percentile £61,550 £66,250 £57,725
North West median annual salary £37,500 £57,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year -34.78% +17.95% +21.88%

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 Manchester with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 740 630 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.40% 8.10% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 625 553 475
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,500 £25,850
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £60,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 16 December 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 16 December 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
Cheadle - 3 £32,500 - 1
Salford - 2 £52,621 -
Rochdale +16 1 - -
SCOM
North West

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (46.43%) VMware
3 12 (42.86%) ITIL
4 11 (39.29%) Windows
4 11 (39.29%) DNS
4 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
5 10 (35.71%) Cisco
5 10 (35.71%) SCCM
6 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 8 (28.57%) vSphere
7 7 (25.00%) Veeam
7 7 (25.00%) SCOrch
7 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
8 6 (21.43%) DHCP
8 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (21.43%) SolarWinds
8 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (17.86%) Office 365
9 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (17.86%) IIS
9 5 (17.86%) SQL
9 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
9 5 (17.86%) Law
9 5 (17.86%) Nagios
9 5 (17.86%) Firewall
9 5 (17.86%) Windows 10
10 4 (14.29%) Runbook
10 4 (14.29%) Management Information System

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 5 (17.86%) IIS
1 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (17.86%) Office 365
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) DNS
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (21.43%) DHCP
3 5 (17.86%) Firewall
4 4 (14.29%) Junos
4 4 (14.29%) MRTG
4 4 (14.29%) SNMP
5 3 (10.71%) BIG-IP
5 3 (10.71%) NAS
5 3 (10.71%) NetScaler
5 3 (10.71%) SAN
5 3 (10.71%) Unified Communications
5 3 (10.71%) VSAN
6 2 (7.14%) BGP
6 2 (7.14%) IPv6
6 2 (7.14%) OSPF
6 2 (7.14%) TACACS
6 2 (7.14%) VLAN
6 2 (7.14%) VRRP
6 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (17.86%) Law
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Designer
2 4 (14.29%) Monitoring Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Network Designer
3 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Lead Designer
3 3 (10.71%) Monitoring Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Monitoring Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Technology Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Nagios Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Operational Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Operations Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.71%) Replication
3 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.86%) Windows 10
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 4 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (14.29%) Network Management
3 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 4 (14.29%) Runbook
4 3 (10.71%) Active Listening
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.71%) Network Planning
5 2 (7.14%) DevOps
5 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.57%) Coaching
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.57%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.57%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) Python
4 2 (7.14%) Perl
4 2 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) VCP6
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) vSphere
3 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.71%) XenApp
3 3 (10.71%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) SCCM
2 7 (25.00%) SCOrch
3 5 (17.86%) Nagios
4 4 (14.29%) Cacti
4 4 (14.29%) OpenNMS
5 3 (10.71%) Backup Exec
5 3 (10.71%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (10.71%) SCVMM
6 2 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (7.14%) Puppet
6 2 (7.14%) RANCID
7 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
7 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) VMware
2 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 10 (35.71%) Cisco
4 7 (25.00%) Veeam
5 6 (21.43%) SolarWinds
6 4 (14.29%) Ericsson
6 4 (14.29%) F5
6 4 (14.29%) Huawei
6 4 (14.29%) Juniper
7 3 (10.71%) Citrix
7 3 (10.71%) Dell
7 3 (10.71%) EMC
7 3 (10.71%) Meraki
7 3 (10.71%) NetApp
7 3 (10.71%) Zerto
8 2 (7.14%) Brocade
8 2 (7.14%) Foundry
8 2 (7.14%) McAfee
8 2 (7.14%) ServiceNow
8 2 (7.14%) ZyXEL