Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 70 39
Rank change year-on-year +5 -31 -
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 5 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.98% 0.22% 1.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.62% 2.44% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Northern Ireland median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.14% -
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 52 41 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 10.16% 8.97% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 31 25 13
Northern Ireland median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +20.00% +8.33%
10th Percentile £20,500 £33,400 £23,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £52,500 £37,400
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing SCOM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in Northern Ireland

SCOM
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCOM in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for SCOM in Northern Ireland

SCOM
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
County Antrim 0 4 £32,500 -
County Londonderry - 1 - -
SCOM
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) Server Management
3 3 (60.00%) Driving Licence
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) WSUS
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) Office 365

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Associate Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Support
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (80.00%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (60.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Server Management
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Antivirus Management
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix