Period
to 18 February 2018

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

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 317 285 305
Rank change year-on-year -32 +20 -4
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 55 74 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.43% 0.60% 0.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.05% 8.00% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 29 45 34
North West median annual salary £46,000 £46,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.08% +27.40% -8.75%
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,000 £57,500 £48,350
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% -4.44%

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 the North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,090 925 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.58% 7.52% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 842 747 673
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,025 £26,150 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,450 £56,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SCOM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in the North West

SCOM
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for SCOM in the North West

SCOM
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in the North West over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SCOM in the North West

SCOM
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 February 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
Cheshire -35 22 £37,750 +13.53% 7
Manchester -6 19 £45,000 -7.69% 5
Merseyside +2 14 £60,000 +31.15% 1
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 North West region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 49 (89.09%) Windows
2 27 (49.09%) ITIL
2 27 (49.09%) Active Directory
3 25 (45.45%) Windows Server
4 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
4 21 (38.18%) Citrix
5 20 (36.36%) DNS
5 20 (36.36%) SQL
5 20 (36.36%) Finance
5 20 (36.36%) Data Centre
5 20 (36.36%) Hyper-V
6 19 (34.55%) PowerShell
7 18 (32.73%) Cisco
8 17 (30.91%) Nagios
9 16 (29.09%) VMware
9 16 (29.09%) XenApp
9 16 (29.09%) Incident Management
10 15 (27.27%) Banking
10 15 (27.27%) Linux
11 14 (25.45%) Unix
11 14 (25.45%) Perl
11 14 (25.45%) Oracle
12 13 (23.64%) LAN
12 13 (23.64%) WAN
12 13 (23.64%) Netcool
12 13 (23.64%) Firewall
12 13 (23.64%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (23.64%) SCCM
13 12 (21.82%) Problem Management
13 12 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (10.91%) MS Exchange
1 6 (10.91%) Skype for Business
2 5 (9.09%) IIS
3 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.64%) Confluence
4 2 (3.64%) iPlanet
4 2 (3.64%) JBoss
4 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (12.73%) Office 365
3 6 (10.91%) IaaS
4 2 (3.64%) PaaS
5 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (36.36%) DNS
2 13 (23.64%) Firewall
2 13 (23.64%) LAN
2 13 (23.64%) WAN
3 10 (18.18%) DHCP
3 10 (18.18%) VLAN
3 10 (18.18%) VPN
4 6 (10.91%) Asterisk PBX
4 6 (10.91%) BGP
4 6 (10.91%) Broadband
4 6 (10.91%) Ethernet
4 6 (10.91%) IPv6
4 6 (10.91%) Junos
4 6 (10.91%) MRTG
4 6 (10.91%) OSPF
4 6 (10.91%) SNMP
4 6 (10.91%) TACACS
4 6 (10.91%) VoIP
4 6 (10.91%) VRRP
4 6 (10.91%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) DB2
2 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.64%) JIRA
2 2 (3.64%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle APEX
General
1 20 (36.36%) Finance
2 15 (27.27%) Banking
3 12 (21.82%) Investment Banking
4 9 (16.36%) Telecoms
5 7 (12.73%) Law
6 4 (7.27%) Retail
7 3 (5.45%) Legal
7 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.82%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) Analyst
2 9 (16.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 8 (14.55%) Team Leader
4 6 (10.91%) Designer
4 6 (10.91%) Network Designer
5 5 (9.09%) Citrix Team Leader
6 4 (7.27%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.45%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Monitoring Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (3.64%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) .NET
1 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
1 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
1 3 (5.45%) WF
1 3 (5.45%) XML
1 3 (5.45%) XSLT
2 2 (3.64%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (3.64%) LDAP
2 2 (3.64%) Middleware
2 2 (3.64%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.73%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (7.27%) Fat Client
4 4 (7.27%) Thin Client
5 3 (5.45%) Clustering
5 3 (5.45%) Life Science
6 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.64%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.64%) Mainframe
6 2 (3.64%) Wiki
7 1 (1.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 49 (89.09%) Windows
2 25 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 15 (27.27%) Linux
4 14 (25.45%) Unix
5 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (7.27%) Solaris
8 2 (3.64%) AIX
9 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) ITIL
2 16 (29.09%) Incident Management
3 13 (23.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (21.82%) Problem Management
5 9 (16.36%) Change Management
5 9 (16.36%) Infrastructure Management
5 9 (16.36%) Proactive Monitoring
5 9 (16.36%) Risk Management
5 9 (16.36%) Runbook
6 8 (14.55%) ITIL V3
6 8 (14.55%) Project Management
7 7 (12.73%) Wealth Management
8 6 (10.91%) Configuration Management
8 6 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
8 6 (10.91%) Network Management
9 5 (9.09%) Network Planning
9 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
10 4 (7.27%) Information Security
10 4 (7.27%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) SQL
2 19 (34.55%) PowerShell
3 14 (25.45%) Perl
4 9 (16.36%) Java
5 7 (12.73%) Python
6 6 (10.91%) PHP
7 3 (5.45%) C#
7 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (14.55%) Degree
2 8 (14.55%) MCSA
3 4 (7.27%) MCSE
4 3 (5.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) PCI DSS
2 5 (9.09%) SLA
3 2 (3.64%) GDPR
3 2 (3.64%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 27 (49.09%) Active Directory
2 20 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 16 (29.09%) XenApp
4 12 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (5.45%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (5.45%) vSphere
5 3 (5.45%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 17 (30.91%) Nagios
2 13 (23.64%) Netcool
2 13 (23.64%) SCCM
3 11 (20.00%) EdgeSight
4 9 (16.36%) Ganglia
4 9 (16.36%) WSUS
5 6 (10.91%) Cacti
5 6 (10.91%) OpenNMS
5 6 (10.91%) Puppet
5 6 (10.91%) RANCID
6 4 (7.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (5.45%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (5.45%) SCVMM
7 3 (5.45%) Tivoli
8 2 (3.64%) BladeLogic
8 2 (3.64%) CA Wily
8 2 (3.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (3.64%) SCOrch
9 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (1.82%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 21 (38.18%) Citrix
1 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
2 18 (32.73%) Cisco
3 16 (29.09%) VMware
4 14 (25.45%) Oracle
5 10 (18.18%) Splunk
6 7 (12.73%) SolarWinds
7 6 (10.91%) Brocade
7 6 (10.91%) Dell
7 6 (10.91%) Ericsson
7 6 (10.91%) Foundry
7 6 (10.91%) Huawei
7 6 (10.91%) Juniper
7 6 (10.91%) NetApp
7 6 (10.91%) ZyXEL
8 5 (9.09%) HP
9 4 (7.27%) CommVault
9 4 (7.27%) Ivanti
9 4 (7.27%) Remedy
9 4 (7.27%) Symantec