Period
to 24 September 2017

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 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England > North West
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 309 278 321
Rank change year-on-year -31 +43 -9
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 54 76 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.42% 0.64% 0.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.47% 9.28% 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 24 66 44
North West median annual salary £44,750 £48,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.21% +21.88% -
10th Percentile £36,550 £32,075 £29,000
90th Percentile £59,625 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,750 £44,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +2.81% +1.14% -5.38%

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 988 819 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.63% 6.91% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 798 649 593
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £28,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +3.23%

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 24 September 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 6 months to 24 September 2017. 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
Merseyside +3 22 £42,500 -34.62%
Cheshire -17 21 £42,250 +17.36%
Manchester -47 11 £47,500 -2.56% 1
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 50 (92.59%) Windows
2 36 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 34 (62.96%) Windows Server
4 30 (55.56%) Data Centre
5 27 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 25 (46.30%) PowerShell
7 24 (44.44%) ITIL
8 22 (40.74%) VMware
9 21 (38.89%) Hyper-V
10 20 (37.04%) Nagios
11 19 (35.19%) Citrix
12 17 (31.48%) Project Management
12 17 (31.48%) Finance
12 17 (31.48%) Banking
12 17 (31.48%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (29.63%) XenApp
13 16 (29.63%) Infrastructure Management
13 16 (29.63%) Proactive Monitoring
13 16 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (29.63%) Cisco
14 15 (27.78%) DNS
14 15 (27.78%) EdgeSight
14 15 (27.78%) SCCM
15 14 (25.93%) MCSA
16 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
16 12 (22.22%) NetApp
16 12 (22.22%) Change Management
17 11 (20.37%) Dell
17 11 (20.37%) CommVault

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 (12.96%) IIS
2 5 (9.26%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.56%) Confluence
3 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.70%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) IaaS
1 10 (18.52%) PaaS
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.78%) DNS
2 11 (20.37%) DHCP
3 8 (14.81%) SAN
4 7 (12.96%) Firewall
5 5 (9.26%) NAS
5 5 (9.26%) VoIP
6 4 (7.41%) Asterisk PBX
6 4 (7.41%) BGP
6 4 (7.41%) Broadband
6 4 (7.41%) Ethernet
6 4 (7.41%) HSRP
6 4 (7.41%) IPv6
6 4 (7.41%) Junos
6 4 (7.41%) MRTG
6 4 (7.41%) OSPF
6 4 (7.41%) SNMP
6 4 (7.41%) TACACS
6 4 (7.41%) VPN
6 4 (7.41%) VRRP
6 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 17 (31.48%) Banking
1 17 (31.48%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Manufacturing
3 7 (12.96%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.56%) Law
6 2 (3.70%) Advertising
7 1 (1.85%) Back Office
7 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Server Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Windows Server Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Active Directory Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Administrator
4 8 (14.81%) Exchange Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Messaging Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (14.81%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.41%) DBA
5 4 (7.41%) Designer
5 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 4 (7.41%) IT Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Network Designer
5 4 (7.41%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (7.41%) Team Leader
5 4 (7.41%) VMWare Administrator
6 3 (5.56%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) .NET
1 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
1 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 3 (5.56%) WF
1 3 (5.56%) XML
1 3 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 10 (18.52%) Fat Client
2 10 (18.52%) Management Information System
2 10 (18.52%) Thin Client
3 8 (14.81%) Life Science
4 4 (7.41%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (5.56%) Wiki
6 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 50 (92.59%) Windows
2 34 (62.96%) Windows Server
3 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.41%) Linux
5 4 (7.41%) Solaris
5 4 (7.41%) Unix
6 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) ITIL
2 17 (31.48%) Project Management
3 16 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (29.63%) Infrastructure Management
3 16 (29.63%) Proactive Monitoring
4 12 (22.22%) Change Management
5 7 (12.96%) Runbook
6 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 4 (7.41%) ITIL V3
6 4 (7.41%) Network Management
6 4 (7.41%) Service Management
7 3 (5.56%) Converged Infrastructure
7 3 (5.56%) Data Protection
7 3 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (5.56%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (5.56%) Wealth Management
7 3 (5.56%) Workflow
8 2 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (46.30%) PowerShell
2 11 (20.37%) SQL
3 4 (7.41%) Perl
3 4 (7.41%) PHP
3 4 (7.41%) Python
3 4 (7.41%) VB
4 3 (5.56%) C#
4 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (25.93%) MCSA
3 10 (18.52%) Degree
4 4 (7.41%) CCNA
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.41%) MCSE
4 4 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 21 (38.89%) Hyper-V
3 17 (31.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (29.63%) XenApp
5 4 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (7.41%) VMware NSX
5 4 (7.41%) vSphere
6 3 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (37.04%) Nagios
2 15 (27.78%) EdgeSight
2 15 (27.78%) SCCM
3 10 (18.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 10 (18.52%) WSUS
4 4 (7.41%) Cacti
4 4 (7.41%) OpenNMS
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Puppet
4 4 (7.41%) RANCID
4 4 (7.41%) SCDPM
4 4 (7.41%) SCVMM
4 4 (7.41%) vRealize
5 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (5.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (40.74%) VMware
3 19 (35.19%) Citrix
4 16 (29.63%) Cisco
5 12 (22.22%) NetApp
6 11 (20.37%) CommVault
6 11 (20.37%) Dell
6 11 (20.37%) Symantec
7 10 (18.52%) EqualLogic
8 7 (12.96%) Oracle
9 5 (9.26%) HP
10 4 (7.41%) Brocade
10 4 (7.41%) Ericsson
10 4 (7.41%) Foundry
10 4 (7.41%) Huawei
10 4 (7.41%) Juniper
10 4 (7.41%) Remedy
10 4 (7.41%) Veeam
10 4 (7.41%) ZyXEL
11 1 (1.85%) Nimble Storage