Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 65 40
Rank change year-on-year +11 -25 -
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 8 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.92% 0.23% 1.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.04% 3.45% 10.81%
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 £46,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% +3.37% +1.14%

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 57 29 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 13.70% 6.78% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 31 19 17
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £31,250 £23,400
90th Percentile £68,750 £45,100 £50,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 23 September 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 +9 8 £32,500 -
SCOM
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (87.50%) vSphere
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) XenApp
3 4 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 4 (50.00%) Wyse
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) Ivanti
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) Dell
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 4 (50.00%) IIS
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Splunk
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (50.00%) ThinApp
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 4 (50.00%) vRealize
3 4 (50.00%) Virtual Environments

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 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (50.00%) IIS
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DHCP
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
1 4 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Driving Licence
2 3 (37.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Thinking
1 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (37.50%) Server Management
3 1 (12.50%) Antivirus Management
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) vSphere
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) XenApp
3 4 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (37.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) ThinApp
1 4 (50.00%) vRealize
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 3 (37.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Dell
3 4 (50.00%) Ivanti
3 4 (50.00%) Splunk
3 4 (50.00%) Wyse