Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 316 312 282
Rank change year-on-year -4 -30 +28
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 46 47 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.38% 0.38% 0.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.08% 4.75% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 29 27 29
North West median annual salary £38,000 £43,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.63% -12.24% +22.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,950 £24,000
90th Percentile £71,000 £51,250 £61,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +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 1,127 990 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.21% 8.00% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 909 838 592
North West median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - +10.39%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 May 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 24 May 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 +23 23 £38,000 -17.39% 3
Cheshire -26 15 £35,000 -9.68% 1
Merseyside -9 8 £60,000 +41.18% 2
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 39 (84.78%) Windows
2 28 (60.87%) Active Directory
3 24 (52.17%) Windows Server
4 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 22 (47.83%) VMware
5 20 (43.48%) ITIL
5 20 (43.48%) Hyper-V
6 18 (39.13%) PowerShell
7 17 (36.96%) DNS
8 16 (34.78%) Cisco
8 16 (34.78%) LAN
8 16 (34.78%) WAN
8 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (34.78%) SCCM
9 15 (32.61%) Problem Management
9 15 (32.61%) Incident Management
10 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (30.43%) Office 365
10 14 (30.43%) Linux
10 14 (30.43%) Firewall
11 13 (28.26%) Unix
11 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (26.09%) Degree
12 12 (26.09%) MS Exchange
12 12 (26.09%) Netcool
12 12 (26.09%) Telecoms
13 11 (23.91%) VPN
13 11 (23.91%) Citrix
13 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
13 11 (23.91%) VLAN

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 12 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 9 (19.57%) Skype for Business
3 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.04%) IIS
4 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.35%) Confluence
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.35%) iPlanet
5 2 (4.35%) JBoss
5 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (30.43%) Office 365
2 10 (21.74%) IaaS
3 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.52%) PaaS
5 2 (4.35%) SaaS
6 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.96%) DNS
2 16 (34.78%) LAN
2 16 (34.78%) WAN
3 14 (30.43%) Firewall
4 11 (23.91%) VLAN
4 11 (23.91%) VPN
5 10 (21.74%) SAN
6 7 (15.22%) DHCP
6 7 (15.22%) Reverse Proxy
6 7 (15.22%) Skype
6 7 (15.22%) WLAN
7 6 (13.04%) SNMP
7 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
7 6 (13.04%) Unified Communications
8 5 (10.87%) PBX
9 4 (8.70%) Broadband
9 4 (8.70%) Ethernet
9 4 (8.70%) OSPF
9 4 (8.70%) VoIP
9 4 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) DB2
3 2 (4.35%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.52%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 12 (26.09%) Telecoms
2 9 (19.57%) Finance
3 7 (15.22%) Retail
4 4 (8.70%) Banking
5 3 (6.52%) Investment Banking
5 3 (6.52%) Law
5 3 (6.52%) Legal
6 2 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Analyst
2 10 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Operations Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Designer
4 5 (10.87%) Monitoring Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Network Designer
6 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Unix Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (4.35%) LDAP
1 2 (4.35%) Middleware
1 2 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Data Centre
2 8 (17.39%) Clustering
3 7 (15.22%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
5 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (4.35%) Mainframe
7 2 (4.35%) PKI
7 2 (4.35%) Replication
7 2 (4.35%) Wiki
8 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 39 (84.78%) Windows
2 24 (52.17%) Windows Server
3 14 (30.43%) Linux
3 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (28.26%) Unix
4 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.35%) AIX
5 2 (4.35%) HPUX
5 2 (4.35%) Solaris
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) ITIL
2 15 (32.61%) Incident Management
2 15 (32.61%) Problem Management
3 7 (15.22%) Mentoring
3 7 (15.22%) Practice Management
3 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
3 7 (15.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (15.22%) Security Patching
4 6 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (10.87%) Business Continuity
5 5 (10.87%) Change Management
5 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (10.87%) ITIL V3
5 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
5 5 (10.87%) Software Deployment
5 5 (10.87%) Time Management
6 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.70%) Network Management
6 4 (8.70%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) PowerShell
2 8 (17.39%) Perl
2 8 (17.39%) SQL
3 5 (10.87%) Python
4 4 (8.70%) Java
4 4 (8.70%) PHP
5 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Degree
2 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (15.22%) MCSA
4 6 (13.04%) MCSE
5 5 (10.87%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
6 4 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.52%) COSHH
2 3 (6.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (6.52%) SLA
3 2 (4.35%) GDPR
3 2 (4.35%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 28 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 20 (43.48%) Hyper-V
3 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (17.39%) XenApp
5 7 (15.22%) vSphere
6 3 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.52%) Xen
6 3 (6.52%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (4.35%) Firmware
7 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 16 (34.78%) SCCM
2 12 (26.09%) Netcool
3 9 (19.57%) Ganglia
4 8 (17.39%) Nagios
5 6 (13.04%) WSUS
6 5 (10.87%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (8.70%) Cacti
7 4 (8.70%) OpenNMS
7 4 (8.70%) Puppet
7 4 (8.70%) RANCID
8 3 (6.52%) SCVMM
8 3 (6.52%) Tivoli
9 2 (4.35%) BladeLogic
9 2 (4.35%) CA Wily
9 2 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
9 2 (4.35%) OpenView
9 2 (4.35%) SmoothWall
9 2 (4.35%) WMI
10 1 (2.17%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
1 22 (47.83%) VMware
2 16 (34.78%) Cisco
3 11 (23.91%) Citrix
4 10 (21.74%) SolarWinds
5 9 (19.57%) Splunk
6 7 (15.22%) HP
7 5 (10.87%) Acme Packet
7 5 (10.87%) Dell
7 5 (10.87%) McAfee
7 5 (10.87%) Sonus
8 4 (8.70%) 3PAR
8 4 (8.70%) Brocade
8 4 (8.70%) Ericsson
8 4 (8.70%) Foundry
8 4 (8.70%) Huawei
8 4 (8.70%) Ivanti
8 4 (8.70%) Juniper
8 4 (8.70%) Oracle
8 4 (8.70%) ZyXEL