Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England > North West
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 235 311 311
Rank change year-on-year +76 0 +18
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 16 22 47
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.26% 0.22% 0.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.26% 2.04% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 30
Median annual salary £50,000 £32,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.85% -16.67% -9.30%
10th Percentile £37,625 £28,946 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,350 £70,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +2.15%

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 709 1,076 1,110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.68% 10.58% 9.15%
Number of salaries quoted 521 787 893
Median annual salary £52,284 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.57% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,650 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SCOM as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SCOM in the North West.

Salary trend for SCOM in the North West

SCOM
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing SCOM in the North West over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

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 5 June 2020. 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
Cumbria - 8 £47,500 -
Merseyside +24 6 £55,000 +12.24%
Manchester +52 1 £30,894 -4.94% 1
Cheshire +33 1 - - 1
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 13 (81.25%) Nagios
2 12 (75.00%) ITIL
3 10 (62.50%) HP
4 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 9 (56.25%) Windows
5 8 (50.00%) SLA
5 8 (50.00%) SolarWinds
6 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
6 7 (43.75%) Capacity Management
6 7 (43.75%) Trend Analysis
6 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 7 (43.75%) vRealize
6 7 (43.75%) Tech Ops
6 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
6 7 (43.75%) OpenView
6 7 (43.75%) IBM
6 7 (43.75%) BMC
6 7 (43.75%) CA
6 7 (43.75%) Tivoli
6 7 (43.75%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 7 (43.75%) BMC PATROL
6 7 (43.75%) ITSM
7 6 (37.50%) Finance
7 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
7 6 (37.50%) Citrix
7 6 (37.50%) XenApp
8 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Automation
8 5 (31.25%) Proactive Monitoring

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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Azure
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon ECS
2 3 (18.75%) AWS
2 3 (18.75%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (18.75%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (18.75%) IaaS
2 3 (18.75%) Serverless
2 3 (18.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) DMZ
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) VLAN
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Fire and Rescue
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Police
2 1 (6.25%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Cloud
1 3 (18.75%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) Capacity Management
2 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 7 (43.75%) ITSM
2 7 (43.75%) Tech Ops
2 7 (43.75%) Trend Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Automation
3 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (31.25%) Proactive Monitoring
4 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (18.75%) DevOps
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) XenApp
3 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (81.25%) Nagios
2 7 (43.75%) BMC PATROL
2 7 (43.75%) OpenView
2 7 (43.75%) Tivoli
2 7 (43.75%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 7 (43.75%) vRealize
3 5 (31.25%) SCCM
4 4 (25.00%) SCOrch
5 3 (18.75%) EdgeSight
5 3 (18.75%) SCVMM
5 3 (18.75%) Terraform
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) HP
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 7 (43.75%) BMC
4 7 (43.75%) CA
4 7 (43.75%) IBM
5 6 (37.50%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) NetApp
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
6 1 (6.25%) VMware