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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 215 220
Rank change year-on-year -17 +5  
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 15 25 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.24% 0.44% 0.53%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.18% 6.83% 9.28%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 24
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £45,000
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 the North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 471 366 377
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 7.67% 6.38% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 401 270 292
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 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 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
Manchester -24 5 £47,500 +28.37% 1
Cheshire +7 4 £42,500 +21.42%
Merseyside -17 4 £42,500 -29.16% 1
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 North West region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 48 (75.00%) Windows
2 40 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 34 (53.13%) Windows Server
4 33 (51.56%) Finance
5 31 (48.44%) SCCM
5 31 (48.44%) PowerShell
6 27 (42.19%) Hyper-V
6 27 (42.19%) VMware
7 23 (35.94%) ITIL
8 21 (32.81%) SCVMM
9 19 (29.69%) SCOrch
10 18 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (28.13%) SQL
11 16 (25.00%) Active Directory
11 16 (25.00%) SAN
11 16 (25.00%) Banking
12 15 (23.44%) MS Excel
13 14 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
15 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (18.75%) Linux
15 12 (18.75%) DevOps
15 12 (18.75%) Data Centre
16 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (17.19%) NAS
16 11 (17.19%) Business Intelligence
17 10 (15.63%) Office 365
18 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
18 9 (14.06%) DNS
18 9 (14.06%) Unix

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 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (9.38%) IIS
2 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.25%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (23.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.81%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (15.63%) Office 365
3 6 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (9.38%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.00%) SAN
2 11 (17.19%) NAS
3 9 (14.06%) DNS
4 8 (12.50%) Firewall
5 6 (9.38%) Internet
6 5 (7.81%) LAN
6 5 (7.81%) Network Security
6 5 (7.81%) WAN
7 4 (6.25%) Skype
7 4 (6.25%) VoIP
8 3 (4.69%) GSM
8 3 (4.69%) SNMP
9 1 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.56%) DMZ
9 1 (1.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) Amazon Redshift
2 6 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (9.38%) NoSQL
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.13%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.56%) DB2
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.56%) Power BI
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (51.56%) Finance
2 16 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (7.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (6.25%) Back Office
5 3 (4.69%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.69%) Marketing
5 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.13%) Advertising
6 2 (3.13%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (20.31%) Server Engineer
2 12 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (17.19%) Administrator
3 11 (17.19%) Windows Engineer
3 11 (17.19%) Windows Server Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) DBA
5 7 (10.94%) SQL DBA
6 6 (9.38%) Senior DBA
6 6 (9.38%) Senior SQL DBA
7 5 (7.81%) Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) IT Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Performance Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.81%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Monitoring Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.69%) Applications Support
9 3 (4.69%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) Middleware
2 3 (4.69%) .NET
2 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.69%) WF
2 3 (4.69%) XML
2 3 (4.69%) XSLT
3 2 (3.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.56%) WCF
4 1 (1.56%) Web Services
4 1 (1.56%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (12.50%) Private Cloud
4 7 (10.94%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (6.25%) Mainframe
5 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (75.00%) Windows
2 34 (53.13%) Windows Server
3 12 (18.75%) Linux
4 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (14.06%) Unix
6 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (7.81%) HPUX
8 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (3.13%) AIX
10 2 (3.13%) Solaris
11 1 (1.56%) Android
11 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) ITIL
2 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.75%) DevOps
3 11 (17.19%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (10.94%) Customer Engagement
4 7 (10.94%) Workflow
5 6 (9.38%) Data Architecture
5 6 (9.38%) Data Modelling
5 6 (9.38%) Risk Management
5 6 (9.38%) Scrum
5 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
6 5 (7.81%) Asset Management
6 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (7.81%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (7.81%) Operations Management
6 5 (7.81%) Performance Engineering
6 5 (7.81%) Software Asset Management
7 4 (6.25%) Service Management
7 4 (6.25%) SOA
8 3 (4.69%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (48.44%) PowerShell
2 18 (28.13%) SQL
3 7 (10.94%) VB
4 3 (4.69%) C#
4 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.13%) Java
5 2 (3.13%) Perl
5 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.56%) CCNA
2 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.56%) MCSA
2 1 (1.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (9.38%) PCI DSS
2 5 (7.81%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (42.19%) Hyper-V
2 18 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (10.94%) VMware ESX
5 6 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (7.81%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (3.13%) XenApp
7 2 (3.13%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (48.44%) SCCM
2 21 (32.81%) SCVMM
3 19 (29.69%) SCOrch
4 6 (9.38%) Netcool
5 5 (7.81%) SCDPM
6 4 (6.25%) Ganglia
7 3 (4.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (4.69%) HP SIM
7 3 (4.69%) Nagios
8 2 (3.13%) IBM BigFix
8 2 (3.13%) OpenView
8 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (3.13%) Puppet
8 2 (3.13%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 40 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 27 (42.19%) VMware
3 7 (10.94%) Oracle
4 5 (7.81%) HP
5 4 (6.25%) Citrix
6 3 (4.69%) Snow
6 3 (4.69%) TOWER Software
7 2 (3.13%) Dell
7 2 (3.13%) IBM
7 2 (3.13%) InterSystems
7 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.13%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.56%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.56%) CA
8 1 (1.56%) Cisco
8 1 (1.56%) Mitel
8 1 (1.56%) Panasonic
8 1 (1.56%) Splunk
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + ITIL certs + package
Posted: 7 days ago