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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 253 204 239
Rank change year-on-year -49 +35  
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 19 32 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.28% 0.58% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.44% 8.38% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13 26 19
Median salary £43,000 £54,375 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.91% +35.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,150 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £57,500
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 552 382 293
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 8.02% 6.90% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 462 305 223
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +0.55%  

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 26 June 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 26 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
Merseyside -14 11 £42,500 -34.61%
Manchester -40 7 £44,500 -3.26% 3
Cheshire -30 1 £35,000 - 1
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 North West region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 29 (85.29%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Windows Server
3 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
3 19 (55.88%) PowerShell
4 18 (52.94%) Active Directory
5 17 (50.00%) ITIL
6 16 (47.06%) SCCM
7 13 (38.24%) Finance
7 13 (38.24%) Banking
8 12 (35.29%) VMware
8 12 (35.29%) Hyper-V
9 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
10 9 (26.47%) SCVMM
10 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
11 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (23.53%) VB
12 7 (20.59%) IIS
12 7 (20.59%) Project Management
12 7 (20.59%) SAN
12 7 (20.59%) Nagios
12 7 (20.59%) XenApp
12 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Management
12 7 (20.59%) Office 365
13 6 (17.65%) SCDPM
13 6 (17.65%) Proactive Monitoring
13 6 (17.65%) NAS
13 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (14.71%) Asset Management
14 5 (14.71%) Knowledge Management

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 7 (20.59%) IIS
2 3 (8.82%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.94%) Confluence
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Office 365
2 5 (14.71%) IaaS
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) SAN
2 6 (17.65%) NAS
3 5 (14.71%) Network Security
4 4 (11.76%) Firewall
4 4 (11.76%) VoIP
5 3 (8.82%) Skype
6 2 (5.88%) LAN
6 2 (5.88%) WAN
7 1 (2.94%) BGP
7 1 (2.94%) Broadband
7 1 (2.94%) DMZ
7 1 (2.94%) DNS
7 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.94%) IPv6
7 1 (2.94%) OSPF
7 1 (2.94%) SNMP
7 1 (2.94%) TACACS
7 1 (2.94%) VPN
7 1 (2.94%) VRRP
7 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 13 (38.24%) Banking
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Advertising
3 3 (8.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Back Office
5 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Administrator
1 10 (29.41%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (23.53%) Server Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Windows Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Windows Server Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Active Directory Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Exchange Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Messaging Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) VMWare Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Systems Support
6 2 (5.88%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.88%) IT Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) IT Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Middleware
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.88%) WF
2 2 (5.88%) XML
2 2 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.76%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (85.29%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Windows Server
3 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.76%) Linux
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) AIX
5 1 (2.94%) HPUX
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Solaris
5 1 (2.94%) VMS
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Management
2 7 (20.59%) Project Management
3 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (17.65%) Proactive Monitoring
4 5 (14.71%) Asset Management
4 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 5 (14.71%) Knowledge Management
4 5 (14.71%) Software Asset Management
5 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.88%) Service Management
7 2 (5.88%) Wealth Management
7 2 (5.88%) Workflow
8 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.94%) Migration
8 1 (2.94%) Operations Management
8 1 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) PowerShell
2 8 (23.53%) VB
3 4 (11.76%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (2.94%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.76%) CCNA
2 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.76%) MCSA
2 4 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (8.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 12 (35.29%) Hyper-V
3 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (20.59%) XenApp
5 4 (11.76%) vSphere
6 3 (8.82%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (47.06%) SCCM
2 9 (26.47%) SCVMM
3 7 (20.59%) Nagios
4 6 (17.65%) SCDPM
5 5 (14.71%) EdgeSight
5 5 (14.71%) Netcool
6 4 (11.76%) vRealize
7 3 (8.82%) Ganglia
7 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (8.82%) SCOrch
8 2 (5.88%) IBM BigFix
9 1 (2.94%) Cacti
9 1 (2.94%) OpenNMS
9 1 (2.94%) Puppet
9 1 (2.94%) RANCID
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 12 (35.29%) VMware
3 4 (11.76%) Veeam
4 3 (8.82%) Citrix
4 3 (8.82%) Snow
4 3 (8.82%) TOWER Software
5 2 (5.88%) IBM
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle
5 2 (5.88%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.94%) Brocade
6 1 (2.94%) CA
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco
6 1 (2.94%) Dell
6 1 (2.94%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.94%) Foundry
6 1 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) Huawei
6 1 (2.94%) Juniper
6 1 (2.94%) ZyXEL
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