Period
to 14 September 2019

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 September 2019 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 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 299 319 322
Rank change year-on-year +20 +3 -36
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 40 38 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.38% 0.32% 0.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.72% 3.44% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 32 30 24
North West median annual salary £35,000 £52,621 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.49% +17.59% -8.21%
10th Percentile £28,946 £32,500 £36,550
90th Percentile £49,500 £63,250 £59,625
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.27%

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 1,076 1,106 1,021
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.26% 9.31% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 785 929 822
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,968 £27,350 £25,750
90th Percentile £73,314 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 September 2019.

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 September 2019. 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 +29 28 £35,000 -33.49% 3
Merseyside -6 11 £49,000 -18.33% 1
Cheshire +30 1 £78,250 +123.57% 1
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 14 September 2019, 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 31 (77.50%) Active Directory
2 30 (75.00%) SCCM
3 28 (70.00%) Office 365
4 27 (67.50%) ITIL
5 20 (50.00%) Windows
6 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
7 17 (42.50%) Microsoft Office
7 17 (42.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (37.50%) Information Security
9 15 (37.50%) Windows Server
10 14 (35.00%) Windows 10
10 14 (35.00%) Migration
10 14 (35.00%) Cisco
10 14 (35.00%) DNS
10 14 (35.00%) Citrix
11 13 (32.50%) TCP/IP
11 13 (32.50%) SQL
11 13 (32.50%) Azure
12 12 (30.00%) Change Management
13 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
14 10 (25.00%) SolarWinds
14 10 (25.00%) VMware
14 10 (25.00%) IIS
14 10 (25.00%) LAN
14 10 (25.00%) WAN
14 10 (25.00%) Public Sector
15 9 (22.50%) Police
15 9 (22.50%) Fire and Rescue
15 9 (22.50%) Palo Alto

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 10 (25.00%) IIS
2 9 (22.50%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (42.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (70.00%) Office 365
2 13 (32.50%) Azure
3 7 (17.50%) AWS
4 6 (15.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (15.00%) Amazon ECS
4 6 (15.00%) Amazon EKS
4 6 (15.00%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (15.00%) Amazon S3
4 6 (15.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (15.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 6 (15.00%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (15.00%) AWS OpsWorks
4 6 (15.00%) Route 53
4 6 (15.00%) Serverless
4 6 (15.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (7.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) DNS
2 13 (32.50%) TCP/IP
3 10 (25.00%) LAN
3 10 (25.00%) WAN
4 9 (22.50%) DMZ
4 9 (22.50%) Firewall
4 9 (22.50%) VPN
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (10.00%) IMAP
5 4 (10.00%) POP3
5 4 (10.00%) Skype
5 4 (10.00%) SMTP
5 4 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (2.50%) DHCP
6 1 (2.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (25.00%) Public Sector
2 9 (22.50%) Fire and Rescue
2 9 (22.50%) Police
3 7 (17.50%) Legal
4 6 (15.00%) Banking
4 6 (15.00%) Finance
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) Applications Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Applications Support
3 6 (15.00%) Associate Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Messaging Specialist
5 3 (7.50%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Active Directory Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Active Directory Support
7 1 (2.50%) Collaboration Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) ITIL Service Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) JSON
2 4 (10.00%) LDAP
2 4 (10.00%) MAPI
3 3 (7.50%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) HTML
4 1 (2.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
1 9 (22.50%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Cloud
2 6 (15.00%) Private Cloud
3 4 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) PMI
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 14 (35.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) ITIL
2 17 (42.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (37.50%) Information Security
5 14 (35.00%) Migration
6 12 (30.00%) Change Management
7 9 (22.50%) Data Protection
7 9 (22.50%) Data Security
7 9 (22.50%) Identity Management
7 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
8 8 (20.00%) Project Management
9 7 (17.50%) Application Packaging
10 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
10 6 (15.00%) Converged Infrastructure
10 6 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (15.00%) DevOps
10 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure as Code
10 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Automation
10 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (15.00%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) SQL
2 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) C#
3 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.50%) MCP
3 1 (2.50%) MCSE
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) GDPR
1 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (77.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (22.50%) VMware Workstation
3 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V
3 7 (17.50%) XenApp
4 6 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (10.00%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (75.00%) SCCM
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (15.00%) Nagios
3 6 (15.00%) SCOrch
3 6 (15.00%) SCVMM
4 4 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (35.00%) Cisco
2 14 (35.00%) Citrix
3 10 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 10 (25.00%) VMware
4 9 (22.50%) NetApp
4 9 (22.50%) Palo Alto
5 6 (15.00%) Apple
5 6 (15.00%) HP
6 4 (10.00%) IronPort
6 4 (10.00%) McAfee
6 4 (10.00%) MobileIron
6 4 (10.00%) Proofpoint
6 4 (10.00%) RightFax
6 4 (10.00%) Symantec
6 4 (10.00%) Veritas
7 2 (5.00%) iManage
8 1 (2.50%) BMC