The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 42 56
Rank change year-on-year -13 +14  
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 11 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.05% 3.46% 0.99%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.19% 41.03% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 5
Median salary £42,500 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.61% +30.00%  
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 Merseyside with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 42 39 32
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 7.84% 8.42% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 31 22 24
Median salary £40,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £35,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +0.55%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

SCOM
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for SCOM in Merseyside

SCOM
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 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
Liverpool -3 11 £42,500 -34.61%
SCOM
North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 14 (93.33%) PowerShell
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
3 12 (80.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (73.33%) ITIL
5 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
6 9 (60.00%) Hyper-V
6 9 (60.00%) SCCM
7 8 (53.33%) SCVMM
7 8 (53.33%) Finance
7 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
8 7 (46.67%) SAN
8 7 (46.67%) Project Management
8 7 (46.67%) Banking
9 6 (40.00%) NAS
9 6 (40.00%) XenApp
9 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (40.00%) SCDPM
9 6 (40.00%) Nagios
9 6 (40.00%) VB
9 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (40.00%) Proactive Monitoring
10 5 (33.33%) IaaS
10 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (33.33%) EdgeSight
10 5 (33.33%) PaaS
10 5 (33.33%) Network Security
10 5 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
11 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) IaaS
1 5 (33.33%) PaaS
2 3 (20.00%) Office 365
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) SAN
2 6 (40.00%) NAS
3 5 (33.33%) Network Security
4 3 (20.00%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) Skype
4 3 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 2 (13.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Server Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) Windows Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) Windows Server Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Administrator
2 6 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (33.33%) Active Directory Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Exchange Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Messaging Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 3 (20.00%) Systems Support
5 2 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) IT Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) IT Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (13.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Project Management
3 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (40.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Converged Infrastructure
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Operations Management
6 1 (6.67%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) PowerShell
2 6 (40.00%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CCNA
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (26.67%) MCSA
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (40.00%) XenApp
4 3 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) SCCM
2 8 (53.33%) SCVMM
3 6 (40.00%) Nagios
3 6 (40.00%) SCDPM
4 5 (33.33%) EdgeSight
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (20.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) HP