Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 322 327 313
Rank change year-on-year +5 -14 -15
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 17 46 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.17% 0.37% 0.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.60% 4.06% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 13 29 27
North West median annual salary £32,500 £38,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.47% -11.63% -13.13%
10th Percentile £28,946 £32,500 £37,950
90th Percentile £56,900 £71,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +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 1,064 1,132 985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.45% 9.20% 7.97%
Number of salaries quoted 788 908 834
North West median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +14.12% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +16 12 £32,500 -14.47% 3
Merseyside 0 3 £53,250 -11.25% 1
Cheshire +30 2 £78,250 +123.57%
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Windows Server
3 12 (70.59%) Office 365
3 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
4 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
4 11 (64.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 11 (64.71%) Windows 10
5 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (58.82%) VMware
5 10 (58.82%) DNS
6 9 (52.94%) IIS
6 9 (52.94%) SCCM
6 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
7 8 (47.06%) SharePoint
8 7 (41.18%) Cisco
8 7 (41.18%) ITIL
9 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
9 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (29.41%) Migration
10 5 (29.41%) McAfee
10 5 (29.41%) LAN
10 5 (29.41%) WAN
10 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
10 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
10 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds
10 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
10 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (29.41%) vSphere
10 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012

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 (52.94%) IIS
2 8 (47.06%) SharePoint
3 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
4 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (23.53%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (70.59%) Office 365
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.88%) IaaS
4 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) DNS
2 5 (29.41%) LAN
2 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 5 (29.41%) WAN
3 4 (23.53%) DHCP
3 4 (23.53%) DMZ
3 4 (23.53%) Firewall
3 4 (23.53%) VPN
4 2 (11.76%) SAN
5 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.88%) IMAP
5 1 (5.88%) MPLS
5 1 (5.88%) NAS
5 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.88%) POP3
5 1 (5.88%) Skype
5 1 (5.88%) VSAN
5 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Associate Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Collaboration Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Head of Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Monitoring Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technology Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) WAP
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) LDAP
3 1 (5.88%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
1 4 (23.53%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Windows Server
3 11 (64.71%) Windows 10
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
5 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.88%) Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
5 4 (23.53%) Data Security
5 4 (23.53%) Identity Management
5 4 (23.53%) Patch Management
5 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) Coaching
6 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Web Development
7 1 (5.88%) Change Management
7 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.88%) Information Security
7 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.88%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) MCP
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) VCP6
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
2 4 (23.53%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (5.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) vSphere
3 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (23.53%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (17.65%) XenApp
5 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
5 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
6 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) SCCM
2 4 (23.53%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.88%) EdgeSight
3 1 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (5.88%) Ganglia
3 1 (5.88%) Nagios
3 1 (5.88%) Netcool
3 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
3 1 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) VMware
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco
4 5 (29.41%) McAfee
4 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds
5 4 (23.53%) NetApp
5 4 (23.53%) Palo Alto
6 2 (11.76%) BMC
6 2 (11.76%) Citrix
7 1 (5.88%) Apple
7 1 (5.88%) Dell
7 1 (5.88%) EMC
7 1 (5.88%) F5
7 1 (5.88%) IronPort
7 1 (5.88%) Proofpoint
7 1 (5.88%) RightFax
7 1 (5.88%) Splunk
7 1 (5.88%) Symantec
7 1 (5.88%) Veeam
7 1 (5.88%) Veritas