Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 326 312 264
Rank change year-on-year -14 -48 +67
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 35 59 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.30% 0.46% 0.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.20% 5.91% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 30 25 72
North West median annual salary £52,621 £46,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.39% -5.64% +18.90%
10th Percentile £31,250 £38,550 £32,000
90th Percentile £63,925 £60,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +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 1,095 998 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.37% 7.82% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 929 793 669
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +25 21 £52,621 +10.78% 3
Merseyside +1 12 £52,621 -4.33% 7
Cheshire -5 2 - - 5
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 23 (65.71%) Active Directory
2 22 (62.86%) VMware
3 18 (51.43%) PowerShell
4 17 (48.57%) SCCM
5 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 15 (42.86%) Windows
6 14 (40.00%) Cisco
7 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (37.14%) Windows Server
8 12 (34.29%) Veeam
8 12 (34.29%) ITIL
9 11 (31.43%) DNS
10 10 (28.57%) SQL
10 10 (28.57%) Firewall
10 10 (28.57%) SAN
10 10 (28.57%) XenDesktop
10 10 (28.57%) NetScaler
11 9 (25.71%) SCOrch
11 9 (25.71%) IIS
12 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
12 8 (22.86%) DHCP
12 8 (22.86%) Risk Management
12 8 (22.86%) SolarWinds
12 8 (22.86%) Azure Active Directory
12 8 (22.86%) Windows 10
13 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 7 (20.00%) VLAN
14 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
14 6 (17.14%) MPLS

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 (25.71%) IIS
2 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
3 5 (14.29%) Skype for Business
4 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
5 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (22.86%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) DNS
2 10 (28.57%) Firewall
2 10 (28.57%) NetScaler
2 10 (28.57%) SAN
3 8 (22.86%) DHCP
4 7 (20.00%) VLAN
5 6 (17.14%) MPLS
6 5 (14.29%) iSCSI
6 5 (14.29%) Skype
7 4 (11.43%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (11.43%) Junos
7 4 (11.43%) MRTG
7 4 (11.43%) SNMP
8 3 (8.57%) Unified Communications
9 2 (5.71%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (5.71%) Broadband
9 2 (5.71%) Ethernet
9 2 (5.71%) IPv6
9 2 (5.71%) OSPF
9 2 (5.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (11.43%) Publishing
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Monitoring Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Designer
3 5 (14.29%) Network Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Network Designer
4 4 (11.43%) Systems Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Lead Designer
6 2 (5.71%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.86%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Nagios Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Operational Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Platform Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.43%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) Windows Server
2 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (22.86%) Windows 10
4 6 (17.14%) Unix
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Risk Management
3 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (17.14%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (17.14%) Runbook
5 5 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 5 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
5 5 (14.29%) Converged Infrastructure
5 5 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
5 5 (14.29%) Storage Management
6 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) Budget Control
6 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
6 4 (11.43%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 4 (11.43%) Network Management
6 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.43%) Project Planning
6 4 (11.43%) SIEM
6 4 (11.43%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) PowerShell
2 10 (28.57%) SQL
3 5 (14.29%) VBScript
4 4 (11.43%) Perl
5 2 (5.71%) Java
5 2 (5.71%) PHP
5 2 (5.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) VCP6
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (65.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 6 (17.14%) vSphere
4 5 (14.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 5 (14.29%) XenApp
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (48.57%) SCCM
2 9 (25.71%) SCOrch
3 5 (14.29%) FortiGate
3 5 (14.29%) Nagios
3 5 (14.29%) vCenter Server
4 4 (11.43%) Cacti
4 4 (11.43%) OpenNMS
5 2 (5.71%) Ganglia
5 2 (5.71%) Netcool
5 2 (5.71%) Puppet
5 2 (5.71%) RANCID
6 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.86%) SCVMM
6 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) VMware
2 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 14 (40.00%) Cisco
4 12 (34.29%) Veeam
5 8 (22.86%) SolarWinds
6 6 (17.14%) Citrix
6 6 (17.14%) Dell
6 6 (17.14%) EMC
7 5 (14.29%) Avaya
7 5 (14.29%) Extreme Networks
7 5 (14.29%) Nortel
8 4 (11.43%) Ericsson
8 4 (11.43%) Huawei
8 4 (11.43%) Juniper
9 3 (8.57%) NetApp
10 2 (5.71%) Brocade
10 2 (5.71%) F5
10 2 (5.71%) Foundry
10 2 (5.71%) Splunk
10 2 (5.71%) ZyXEL