The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 242 267 301
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +34
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 84 53 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.70% 0.44% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.82% 6.62% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 59 51 28
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £42,500 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
SCOM
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Systems Management Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
855 801 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 7.10% 6.61% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 721 701 616
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SCOM across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SCOM
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCOM across the City of London region.

SCOM Salary Trend in the City of London

SCOM
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCOM across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

SCOM Salary Histogram in the City of London

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing SCOM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SCOM.

1 123 (84.25%) Windows
2 91 (62.33%) Microsoft
3 90 (61.64%) Active Directory
4 88 (60.27%) VMware
5 81 (55.48%) SCCM
6 62 (42.47%) VMware Infrastructure
7 61 (41.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 59 (40.41%) Finance
9 58 (39.73%) MS Exchange
10 48 (32.88%) SAN
11 44 (30.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 44 (30.14%) ITIL
12 40 (27.40%) Citrix
12 40 (27.40%) Windows Server 2012
13 39 (26.71%) Exchange Server 2010
13 39 (26.71%) PowerShell
14 38 (26.03%) MS Excel
14 38 (26.03%) Cisco
15 34 (23.29%) HP
16 33 (22.60%) DNS
17 28 (19.18%) SQL
17 28 (19.18%) EMC
17 28 (19.18%) vSphere
18 25 (17.12%) SQL Server
18 25 (17.12%) DHCP
19 23 (15.75%) TCP/IP
19 23 (15.75%) Hyper-V
20 22 (15.07%) Lync
21 21 (14.38%) XenApp
21 21 (14.38%) Microsoft Certification

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing SCOM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SCOM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 58 (39.73%) MS Exchange
2 39 (26.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (15.07%) Lync
4 18 (12.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (10.96%) SharePoint
6 15 (10.27%) IIS
7 9 (6.16%) Lotus Domino
8 8 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (4.79%) Tomcat
9 7 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (4.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (2.74%) Apache
12 2 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (26.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.05%) RiskWrite
2 3 (2.05%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.85%) Office 365
2 6 (4.11%) IaaS
3 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.05%) PaaS
5 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.68%) SaaS
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 48 (32.88%) SAN
2 33 (22.60%) DNS
3 25 (17.12%) DHCP
4 23 (15.75%) TCP/IP
5 15 (10.27%) NAS
6 14 (9.59%) SSL
6 14 (9.59%) Firewall
7 12 (8.22%) HTTP
8 11 (7.53%) IPv4
9 8 (5.48%) Internet
10 7 (4.79%) WAN
10 7 (4.79%) VPN
10 7 (4.79%) SNMP
11 4 (2.74%) NetScaler
11 4 (2.74%) MPLS
11 4 (2.74%) Wireless
12 3 (2.05%) SSH
12 3 (2.05%) VoIP
12 3 (2.05%) LAN
13 2 (1.37%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.12%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.79%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.42%) MySQL
3 5 (3.42%) MariaDB
3 5 (3.42%) Redis
3 5 (3.42%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.37%) DB2
5 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 59 (40.41%) Finance
2 19 (13.01%) Banking
3 10 (6.85%) Investment Banking
4 9 (6.16%) Law
5 7 (4.79%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.42%) Retail
6 5 (3.42%) Publishing
7 4 (2.74%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.74%) Electronics
7 4 (2.74%) Marketing
8 3 (2.05%) Advertising
8 3 (2.05%) Legal
9 2 (1.37%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.68%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 18 (12.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (11.64%) 3rd Line Support
3 16 (10.96%) Analyst
4 14 (9.59%) Support Engineer
5 13 (8.90%) Server Engineer
6 12 (8.22%) Server Support
6 12 (8.22%) Architect
7 11 (7.53%) Windows Engineer
8 10 (6.85%) Administrator
9 8 (5.48%) Consultant
10 7 (4.79%) 3rd Line Server Support
11 6 (4.11%) Storage Engineer
12 5 (3.42%) Messaging Engineer
12 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Consultant
12 5 (3.42%) Operations Analyst
13 4 (2.74%) Windows Support Engineer
13 4 (2.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 4 (2.74%) Service Design Architect
13 4 (2.74%) Systems Administrator
13 4 (2.74%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.42%) MSMQ
1 5 (3.42%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (2.74%) Middleware
2 4 (2.74%) .NET
2 4 (2.74%) Application Packaging
3 3 (2.05%) SAML
3 3 (2.05%) Software Packaging
4 2 (1.37%) HTML
5 1 (0.68%) ADO.NET
5 1 (0.68%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.01%) Clustering
2 17 (11.64%) Blackberry
3 7 (4.79%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.42%) PKI
5 4 (2.74%) Firmware
5 4 (2.74%) DTV
5 4 (2.74%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.05%) Replication
6 3 (2.05%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.37%) iPad
7 2 (1.37%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.37%) e-Health
8 1 (0.68%) Statistics
8 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.68%) Tandem
8 1 (0.68%) AVVID
8 1 (0.68%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 123 (84.25%) Windows
2 61 (41.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (30.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (27.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (10.27%) UNIX
6 14 (9.59%) Linux
6 14 (9.59%) Windows 7
7 9 (6.16%) Solaris
8 8 (5.48%) AIX
8 8 (5.48%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.42%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (3.42%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (3.42%) CentOS
9 5 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.05%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.68%) HPUX
11 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.14%) ITIL
2 14 (9.59%) Load Balancing
3 12 (8.22%) Service Delivery
4 10 (6.85%) Change Management
4 10 (6.85%) Migration
5 9 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (6.16%) Configuration Management
5 9 (6.16%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (6.16%) Problem Management
6 8 (5.48%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (5.48%) Capacity Management
7 7 (4.79%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (4.79%) Data Protection
8 6 (4.11%) ITSM
8 6 (4.11%) Asset Management
9 5 (3.42%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.42%) Strategic Planning
9 5 (3.42%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (3.42%) Network Management
10 4 (2.74%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 39 (26.71%) PowerShell
2 28 (19.18%) SQL
3 10 (6.85%) Ruby
4 8 (5.48%) C#
5 6 (4.11%) Perl
6 5 (3.42%) VB
7 4 (2.74%) C
8 3 (2.05%) VBScript
8 3 (2.05%) Python
9 2 (1.37%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.37%) Java
10 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (14.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (13.01%) MCSE
3 16 (10.96%) Degree
4 11 (7.53%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (6.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (5.48%) MCSA
7 7 (4.79%) Security Cleared
8 6 (4.11%) MCITP
9 5 (3.42%) MCTS
10 4 (2.74%) VCP4
10 4 (2.74%) VCP5
11 3 (2.05%) MCP
11 3 (2.05%) CCA
11 3 (2.05%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (2.05%) CCEA
11 3 (2.05%) CCIA
12 2 (1.37%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.68%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.68%) CCSE
13 1 (0.68%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.42%) QA
2 2 (1.37%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.68%) GPG13
System Software
1 90 (61.64%) Active Directory
2 62 (42.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (19.18%) vSphere
4 23 (15.75%) Hyper-V
5 21 (14.38%) XenApp
6 20 (13.70%) VMware ESX
7 10 (6.85%) XenDesktop
8 9 (6.16%) UAG
9 6 (4.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (2.74%) ISA Server
11 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (2.05%) vCloud
11 3 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (2.05%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (2.05%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (1.37%) OpenSSH
12 2 (1.37%) VMware Server
12 2 (1.37%) NFS
12 2 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (1.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 81 (55.48%) SCCM
2 20 (13.70%) NetBackup
3 16 (10.96%) SCOrch
4 12 (8.22%) WSUS
5 10 (6.85%) SCVMM
6 9 (6.16%) Tivoli
7 8 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (5.48%) Puppet
7 8 (5.48%) OpenView
8 5 (3.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (3.42%) SCSM
9 4 (2.74%) Legato
10 3 (2.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (2.05%) XenMobile
11 2 (1.37%) HP SIM
11 2 (1.37%) Salt
11 2 (1.37%) Unicenter
11 2 (1.37%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (1.37%) Nagios
11 2 (1.37%) WMI
Vendors
1 91 (62.33%) Microsoft
2 88 (60.27%) VMware
3 40 (27.40%) Citrix
4 38 (26.03%) Cisco
5 34 (23.29%) HP
6 28 (19.18%) EMC
7 17 (11.64%) Symantec
8 15 (10.27%) NetApp
9 13 (8.90%) SolarWinds
10 12 (8.22%) Dell
11 8 (5.48%) Red Hat
12 7 (4.79%) Altiris
12 7 (4.79%) BMC
13 6 (4.11%) Veritas
13 6 (4.11%) Oracle
13 6 (4.11%) SAP
14 5 (3.42%) Lotus
14 5 (3.42%) CommVault
14 5 (3.42%) F5
14 5 (3.42%) IronPort
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