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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
North West / Manchester
Rank 200 175 180
Rank change year-on-year -25 +5  
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 5 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.13% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.43% 2.23% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 8
Median salary £47,500 £37,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.37% +51.02%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 350 224 201
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 9.00% 6.71% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 308 159 137
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.52%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 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
Bolton - 1 £26,500 -
SCOM
North West

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 11 (57.89%) SQL
1 11 (57.89%) DNS
1 11 (57.89%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
1 11 (57.89%) VMware
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
3 8 (42.11%) SAN
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
4 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
5 6 (31.58%) Data Architecture
5 6 (31.58%) PCI DSS
5 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
5 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (31.58%) VMware ESX
5 6 (31.58%) Firewall
5 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
5 6 (31.58%) Internet
5 6 (31.58%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (31.58%) DevOps
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (31.58%) NAS
5 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (31.58%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (31.58%) Amazon EC2

SCOM
Top Related 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 6 (31.58%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (21.05%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon S3
2 2 (10.53%) Office 365
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) DNS
2 8 (42.11%) SAN
3 6 (31.58%) Firewall
3 6 (31.58%) Internet
3 6 (31.58%) NAS
4 4 (21.05%) GSM
4 4 (21.05%) SNMP
5 1 (5.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon Redshift
2 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (5.26%) Power BI
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Advertising
1 2 (10.53%) Banking
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) DBA
1 7 (36.84%) SQL DBA
2 6 (31.58%) Administrator
2 6 (31.58%) Senior DBA
2 6 (31.58%) Senior SQL DBA
3 5 (26.32%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Wintel Support
4 1 (5.26%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
1 1 (5.26%) PKI
1 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.79%) Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (31.58%) Data Architecture
2 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
2 6 (31.58%) DevOps
2 6 (31.58%) Scrum
2 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (10.53%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (5.26%) Database Security
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (31.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) VMware ESX
2 6 (31.58%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 4 (21.05%) HP SIM
1 4 (21.05%) SCOrch
2 3 (15.79%) SCCM
3 2 (10.53%) Netcool
4 1 (5.26%) Ganglia
4 1 (5.26%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (5.26%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
1 11 (57.89%) VMware
2 4 (21.05%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.26%) Snow
4 1 (5.26%) TOWER Software