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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 63 49 53
Rank change year-on-year -14 +4  
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 4 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.71% 2.86% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.18% 42.42% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 1
Median salary £42,500 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.16% +41.17%  
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 22 33 25
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 3.89% 6.75% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 20
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.52%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in 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 22 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
Liverpool -4 3 £42,500 -29.16% 2
SCOM
North West

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 24 (77.42%) Finance
3 21 (67.74%) PowerShell
4 20 (64.52%) Hyper-V
4 20 (64.52%) SCCM
4 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
5 19 (61.29%) SCVMM
6 18 (58.06%) Windows Server
7 17 (54.84%) SCOrch
8 15 (48.39%) ITIL
9 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
11 9 (29.03%) Banking
11 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
12 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (25.81%) VMware
12 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (22.58%) SAN
13 7 (22.58%) Private Cloud
13 7 (22.58%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (22.58%) Office 365
14 6 (19.35%) Performance Engineering
14 6 (19.35%) DevOps
14 6 (19.35%) Unix
14 6 (19.35%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (16.13%) Operations Management
16 4 (12.90%) SCDPM
16 4 (12.90%) Skype for Business
16 4 (12.90%) Skype

SCOM
Top Related 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 4 (12.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Office
3 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (22.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) SAN
2 4 (12.90%) LAN
2 4 (12.90%) NAS
2 4 (12.90%) Network Security
2 4 (12.90%) Skype
2 4 (12.90%) VoIP
2 4 (12.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (6.45%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 24 (77.42%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) Banking
3 6 (19.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Server Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Windows Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Windows Server Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Performance Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Administrator
6 4 (12.90%) IT Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (9.68%) Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Banking Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Monitoring Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Report Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Service Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Team Leader
7 3 (9.68%) Unix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
2 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (22.58%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (22.58%) Private Cloud
4 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Windows Server
3 6 (19.35%) Unix
4 4 (12.90%) HPUX
4 4 (12.90%) Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) DevOps
2 6 (19.35%) Performance Engineering
3 5 (16.13%) Operations Management
4 4 (12.90%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (9.68%) Analytics
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.45%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.45%) Server Hardening
6 2 (6.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) VB
3 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 20 (64.52%) Hyper-V
2 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (64.52%) SCCM
2 19 (61.29%) SCVMM
3 17 (54.84%) SCOrch
4 4 (12.90%) Nagios
4 4 (12.90%) SCDPM
5 2 (6.45%) OpenView
5 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (6.45%) Puppet
5 2 (6.45%) Tivoli
6 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) Citrix
4 2 (6.45%) HP
4 2 (6.45%) InterSystems
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) 3PAR
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