Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 317 321 282
Rank change year-on-year +4 -39 +40
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 43 48 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.36% 0.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.87% 4.71% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 32 29 56
North West median annual salary £52,621 £45,000 £53,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.93% -15.49% +33.13%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -

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 1,110 1,020 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.14% 7.74% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 929 848 628
North West median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,100 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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
Manchester +32 27 £52,621 +10.78% 4
Merseyside +12 10 £60,000 +41.18% 1
Cheshire -22 6 £35,000 -20.00%
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 24 (55.81%) VMware
2 22 (51.16%) Windows
2 22 (51.16%) Active Directory
3 20 (46.51%) PowerShell
4 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
5 18 (41.86%) ITIL
6 14 (32.56%) SCCM
6 14 (32.56%) Windows Server
7 13 (30.23%) SAN
8 11 (25.58%) DNS
8 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (25.58%) Hyper-V
8 11 (25.58%) SolarWinds
9 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (23.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 10 (23.26%) Cisco
9 10 (23.26%) Unix
10 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
10 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
10 9 (20.93%) Office 365
10 9 (20.93%) Problem Management
11 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (18.60%) Veeam
11 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
11 8 (18.60%) Nagios
11 8 (18.60%) Telecoms
11 8 (18.60%) Clustering
11 8 (18.60%) Degree
12 7 (16.28%) Risk Management
12 7 (16.28%) Citrix

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 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
2 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.63%) IIS
4 4 (9.30%) Skype for Business
5 2 (4.65%) Confluence
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) Office 365
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (13.95%) IaaS
4 3 (6.98%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (6.98%) PaaS
5 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) SAN
2 11 (25.58%) DNS
3 7 (16.28%) DHCP
4 6 (13.95%) NetScaler
5 5 (11.63%) Firewall
5 5 (11.63%) SNMP
6 4 (9.30%) LAN
6 4 (9.30%) Unified Communications
6 4 (9.30%) VLAN
6 4 (9.30%) WAN
7 3 (6.98%) Junos
7 3 (6.98%) MRTG
7 3 (6.98%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (6.98%) Skype
7 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.98%) VPN
7 3 (6.98%) WLAN
8 2 (4.65%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (4.65%) PBX
8 2 (4.65%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) JIRA
1 2 (4.65%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (18.60%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Publishing
3 3 (6.98%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Analyst
2 6 (13.95%) Monitoring Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Designer
3 4 (9.30%) Monitoring Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Network Designer
4 3 (6.98%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) Systems Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Lead Designer
5 2 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
2 8 (18.60%) Clustering
3 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (6.98%) Replication
4 3 (6.98%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.65%) Wiki
6 1 (2.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Windows Server
3 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (23.26%) Unix
5 7 (16.28%) Linux
6 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.65%) HPUX
8 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) ITIL
2 10 (23.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (20.93%) Problem Management
4 7 (16.28%) Risk Management
5 6 (13.95%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
5 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
5 6 (13.95%) Runbook
6 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.63%) Incident Management
6 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (9.30%) DevOps
7 4 (9.30%) ITIL V3
8 3 (6.98%) Budget Control
8 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.98%) Network Management
8 3 (6.98%) Open Source
8 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (6.98%) SIEM
8 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.30%) SQL
3 2 (4.65%) Perl
3 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.33%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) PHP
4 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (6.98%) MCSA
5 3 (6.98%) MCSE
6 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (4.65%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) COSHH
1 3 (6.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (51.16%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.58%) Hyper-V
3 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (16.28%) vSphere
4 7 (16.28%) XenApp
5 4 (9.30%) XenDesktop
6 3 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.98%) Xen
7 2 (4.65%) Firmware
7 2 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (2.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (32.56%) SCCM
2 8 (18.60%) Nagios
3 7 (16.28%) SCOrch
4 5 (11.63%) Ganglia
4 5 (11.63%) Netcool
5 3 (6.98%) Cacti
5 3 (6.98%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (6.98%) NetBackup
5 3 (6.98%) OpenNMS
6 2 (4.65%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (4.65%) OpenView
6 2 (4.65%) WMI
7 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (2.33%) RANCID
7 1 (2.33%) SmoothWall
7 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
7 1 (2.33%) vRealize
7 1 (2.33%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) VMware
2 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
3 11 (25.58%) SolarWinds
4 10 (23.26%) Cisco
5 8 (18.60%) Veeam
6 7 (16.28%) Citrix
7 5 (11.63%) HP
7 5 (11.63%) Splunk
8 4 (9.30%) 3PAR
8 4 (9.30%) Dell
8 4 (9.30%) EMC
9 3 (6.98%) Ericsson
9 3 (6.98%) F5
9 3 (6.98%) Huawei
9 3 (6.98%) Isilon
9 3 (6.98%) Juniper
9 3 (6.98%) McAfee
10 2 (4.65%) Acme Packet
10 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
10 2 (4.65%) Sonus