Period
to 24 November 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 November 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 325 268 321
Rank change year-on-year -57 +53 +6
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 55 93 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.42% 0.74% 0.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.59% 10.73% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 21 78 39
North West median annual salary £52,500 £48,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +21.88% -8.57%
10th Percentile £37,250 £31,250 £27,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £61,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £44,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +12.36% +1.14% -4.35%

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 984 867 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.43% 6.94% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 763 684 675
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,475 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +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 November 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 November 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
Cheshire -24 24 £45,000 +32.35%
Merseyside +23 23 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Manchester -49 8 £56,250 +15.38% 3
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (90.91%) Windows
2 34 (61.82%) Data Centre
3 29 (52.73%) ITIL
4 27 (49.09%) Active Directory
4 27 (49.09%) Citrix
4 27 (49.09%) Windows Server
5 26 (47.27%) Nagios
6 24 (43.64%) Finance
7 22 (40.00%) PowerShell
8 21 (38.18%) XenApp
8 21 (38.18%) EdgeSight
8 21 (38.18%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (38.18%) Banking
9 20 (36.36%) Project Management
9 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
10 19 (34.55%) Infrastructure Management
10 19 (34.55%) Proactive Monitoring
11 18 (32.73%) Cisco
12 17 (30.91%) DNS
13 16 (29.09%) SQL
13 16 (29.09%) VMware
13 16 (29.09%) Hyper-V
14 13 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (23.64%) Change Management
14 13 (23.64%) NetApp
15 12 (21.82%) Dell
15 12 (21.82%) CommVault
15 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (21.82%) Symantec
15 12 (21.82%) Oracle

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 (5.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.64%) Confluence
2 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.64%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) IaaS
1 9 (16.36%) PaaS
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.91%) DNS
2 12 (21.82%) DHCP
3 5 (9.09%) Asterisk PBX
3 5 (9.09%) BGP
3 5 (9.09%) Broadband
3 5 (9.09%) Ethernet
3 5 (9.09%) Firewall
3 5 (9.09%) HSRP
3 5 (9.09%) IPv6
3 5 (9.09%) Junos
3 5 (9.09%) LLU
3 5 (9.09%) MRTG
3 5 (9.09%) OSPF
3 5 (9.09%) SNMP
3 5 (9.09%) TACACS
3 5 (9.09%) VLAN
3 5 (9.09%) VoIP
3 5 (9.09%) VPN
3 5 (9.09%) VRRP
3 5 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) DB2
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (3.64%) JIRA
General
1 24 (43.64%) Finance
2 21 (38.18%) Banking
3 11 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 9 (16.36%) Manufacturing
5 5 (9.09%) Law
5 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 11 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 11 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Server Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Windows Server Engineer
4 9 (16.36%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Active Directory Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Exchange Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Messaging Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) Citrix Team Leader
7 5 (9.09%) Designer
7 5 (9.09%) Network Designer
8 4 (7.27%) DBA
8 4 (7.27%) IT Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Oracle DBA
9 3 (5.45%) Applications Support
9 3 (5.45%) Citrix Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) .NET
1 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
1 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
1 3 (5.45%) WF
1 3 (5.45%) XML
1 3 (5.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (61.82%) Data Centre
2 12 (21.82%) Management Information System
3 11 (20.00%) Fat Client
3 11 (20.00%) Thin Client
4 9 (16.36%) Life Science
5 4 (7.27%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.64%) Wiki
7 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 50 (90.91%) Windows
2 27 (49.09%) Windows Server
3 9 (16.36%) Linux
3 9 (16.36%) Unix
4 4 (7.27%) Solaris
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (52.73%) ITIL
2 21 (38.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (36.36%) Project Management
4 19 (34.55%) Infrastructure Management
4 19 (34.55%) Proactive Monitoring
5 13 (23.64%) Change Management
6 11 (20.00%) Runbook
7 9 (16.36%) ITIL V3
8 6 (10.91%) Incident Management
8 6 (10.91%) Risk Management
9 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 5 (9.09%) Network Management
9 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (9.09%) Wealth Management
10 4 (7.27%) Problem Management
10 4 (7.27%) Service Management
11 3 (5.45%) Information Security
11 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
11 3 (5.45%) Network Planning
11 3 (5.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 16 (29.09%) SQL
3 10 (18.18%) Perl
4 6 (10.91%) Java
5 5 (9.09%) PHP
5 5 (9.09%) Python
6 3 (5.45%) C#
6 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (20.00%) Degree
2 11 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (1.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (49.09%) Active Directory
2 21 (38.18%) XenApp
3 16 (29.09%) Hyper-V
4 13 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (7.27%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (5.45%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 26 (47.27%) Nagios
2 21 (38.18%) EdgeSight
3 11 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 11 (20.00%) WSUS
4 9 (16.36%) SCCM
5 5 (9.09%) Cacti
5 5 (9.09%) Netcool
5 5 (9.09%) OpenNMS
5 5 (9.09%) Puppet
5 5 (9.09%) RANCID
6 4 (7.27%) Ganglia
6 4 (7.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (3.64%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) Citrix
2 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 18 (32.73%) Cisco
4 16 (29.09%) VMware
5 13 (23.64%) NetApp
6 12 (21.82%) CommVault
6 12 (21.82%) Dell
6 12 (21.82%) Oracle
6 12 (21.82%) Symantec
7 11 (20.00%) EqualLogic
8 5 (9.09%) Brocade
8 5 (9.09%) Ericsson
8 5 (9.09%) Foundry
8 5 (9.09%) Huawei
8 5 (9.09%) Juniper
8 5 (9.09%) Splunk
8 5 (9.09%) ZyXEL
9 4 (7.27%) HP
9 4 (7.27%) Remedy
10 1 (1.82%) IronPort