The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 342 324 329
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 101 145 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 0.68% 0.67%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.50% 9.06% 10.40%
Number of salaries quoted 87 95 115
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,650 £35,050 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
SCOM
England

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

Systems Management Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1554 1600 1548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 8.07% 7.50% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1289 1250 1218
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing SCOM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SCOM
Salary Trend in the South East

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

SCOM Salary Trend in the South East

SCOM
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCOM across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

SCOM Salary Histogram in the South East

SCOM
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -18 25 £41,250 -34.00% 1
Surrey +5 21 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Hampshire -5 20 £38,000 -24.00% 5
Oxfordshire +3 13 £32,500 -44.68% 2
Buckinghamshire +17 10 £40,000 -11.11%
Kent -2 8 £34,500 -1.42%
West Sussex -13 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £45,000 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 South East region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 209 (84.27%) Windows
2 186 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 184 (74.19%) Microsoft
4 168 (67.74%) SCCM
5 154 (62.10%) VMware
6 141 (56.85%) Active Directory
7 133 (53.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 129 (52.02%) Hyper-V
9 107 (43.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 106 (42.74%) VMware Infrastructure
11 96 (38.71%) ITIL
12 93 (37.50%) DNS
13 92 (37.10%) Firewall
14 91 (36.69%) MS Excel
15 69 (27.82%) Microsoft Certification
16 68 (27.42%) DHCP
17 67 (27.02%) Microsoft Azure
18 64 (25.81%) Cisco
19 59 (23.79%) SAN
20 57 (22.98%) Citrix
21 54 (21.77%) MS Exchange
22 53 (21.37%) SQL
23 52 (20.97%) MCSE
24 51 (20.56%) Linux
25 49 (19.76%) WAN
25 49 (19.76%) Clustering
25 49 (19.76%) SCVMM
26 48 (19.35%) Skype for Business
26 48 (19.35%) LAN
27 47 (18.95%) vSphere

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 54 (21.77%) MS Exchange
2 48 (19.35%) Skype for Business
3 34 (13.71%) SharePoint
4 28 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (9.68%) IIS
6 17 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (3.63%) Office Communications Server
9 7 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (2.82%) Tomcat
10 5 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 91 (36.69%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.44%) MS Office
3 2 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (7.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 67 (27.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (17.34%) Office 365
3 26 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.21%) PaaS
6 2 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.81%) IaaS
6 2 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (37.50%) DNS
2 92 (37.10%) Firewall
3 68 (27.42%) DHCP
4 59 (23.79%) SAN
5 49 (19.76%) WAN
6 48 (19.35%) LAN
7 24 (9.68%) VLAN
8 15 (6.05%) TCP/IP
8 15 (6.05%) VPN
9 14 (5.65%) SNMP
10 11 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (4.44%) iSCSI
11 10 (4.03%) Unified Communications
12 9 (3.63%) NetScaler
13 8 (3.23%) Broadband
13 8 (3.23%) Wireshark
14 7 (2.82%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (2.82%) VoIP
15 6 (2.42%) MPLS
16 5 (2.02%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.71%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.61%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.40%) NUnit
General
1 28 (11.29%) Finance
2 8 (3.23%) Spanish Language
3 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 86 (34.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 52 (20.97%) Support Engineer
3 41 (16.53%) Administrator
4 31 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 27 (10.89%) 3rd Line Support
6 26 (10.48%) SCCM Engineer
7 24 (9.68%) Windows Engineer
8 19 (7.66%) Analyst
9 18 (7.26%) Consultant
10 17 (6.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (6.85%) Systems Administrator
11 16 (6.45%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 16 (6.45%) Lync Engineer
11 16 (6.45%) Monitoring Engineer
12 15 (6.05%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (6.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 15 (6.05%) Infrastructure Support
12 15 (6.05%) Support Analyst
12 15 (6.05%) Windows Support Engineer
13 14 (5.65%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.68%) Middleware
2 20 (8.06%) Web Services
3 17 (6.85%) .NET
4 12 (4.84%) XML
5 11 (4.44%) WAP
6 10 (4.03%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.40%) CSS
7 1 (0.40%) HTML
7 1 (0.40%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 49 (19.76%) Clustering
2 33 (13.31%) Data Centre
3 22 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (8.87%) Replication
4 16 (6.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 13 (5.24%) Fat Client
5 13 (5.24%) Thin Client
6 12 (4.84%) Computer Science
7 11 (4.44%) EqualLogic
7 11 (4.44%) Management Information System
8 10 (4.03%) Private Cloud
9 9 (3.63%) Data Integration
10 6 (2.42%) Blackberry
10 6 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.21%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.21%) Statistics
12 2 (0.81%) AS400
12 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.81%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 209 (84.27%) Windows
2 186 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 133 (53.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 107 (43.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 51 (20.56%) Linux
6 35 (14.11%) Windows 7
7 28 (11.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (7.26%) Windows 8
10 11 (4.44%) Solaris
10 11 (4.44%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.21%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (1.21%) Unix
12 1 (0.40%) HPUX
12 1 (0.40%) SUSE
12 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (38.71%) ITIL
2 42 (16.94%) Migration
3 34 (13.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (8.87%) Network Load Balancing
5 21 (8.47%) Performance Monitoring
6 20 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
7 19 (7.66%) CRM
8 16 (6.45%) Performance Management
8 16 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
9 15 (6.05%) High Availability
9 15 (6.05%) Information Security
9 15 (6.05%) Project Management
10 14 (5.65%) ITIL V3
11 13 (5.24%) Change Management
11 13 (5.24%) Logistics
12 12 (4.84%) Risk Analysis
12 12 (4.84%) Server Patching
13 11 (4.44%) Analytics
13 11 (4.44%) Data Analytics
14 10 (4.03%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (21.37%) SQL
2 37 (14.92%) PowerShell
3 21 (8.47%) Ruby
4 6 (2.42%) VBScript
5 5 (2.02%) VB
6 2 (0.81%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.40%) C
7 1 (0.40%) C#
7 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 69 (27.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (20.97%) MCSE
3 33 (13.31%) SC Cleared
3 33 (13.31%) Security Cleared
4 29 (11.69%) MCITP
4 29 (11.69%) MCSA
5 27 (10.89%) MCP
6 18 (7.26%) Degree
7 15 (6.05%) MCTS
8 8 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (3.23%) HNC
8 8 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (2.42%) CCNA
10 5 (2.02%) VCP5
11 4 (1.61%) A+ Certification
11 4 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (1.61%) CCNP
11 4 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (1.21%) CCA
12 3 (1.21%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (14.92%) SLA
2 3 (1.21%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.81%) BS7799
3 2 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 141 (56.85%) Active Directory
2 129 (52.02%) Hyper-V
3 106 (42.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (18.95%) vSphere
5 34 (13.71%) XenApp
6 22 (8.87%) XenDesktop
7 12 (4.84%) VMware ESX
7 12 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (4.44%) DFS Replication
9 8 (3.23%) XenServer
10 7 (2.82%) ISA Server
11 5 (2.02%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.81%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.81%) vCloud
12 2 (0.81%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.40%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 168 (67.74%) SCCM
2 49 (19.76%) SCVMM
3 36 (14.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 30 (12.10%) SCSM
5 25 (10.08%) Puppet
6 24 (9.68%) Windows Intune
7 19 (7.66%) SCDPM
8 14 (5.65%) SCOrch
8 14 (5.65%) WSUS
9 13 (5.24%) Backup Exec
10 11 (4.44%) McAfee ePO
10 11 (4.44%) Nagios
11 8 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
11 8 (3.23%) HP SIM
12 7 (2.82%) DatAdvantage
12 7 (2.82%) MOM
13 3 (1.21%) NetBackup
13 3 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
14 2 (0.81%) Cisco Prime
14 2 (0.81%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 184 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 154 (62.10%) VMware
3 64 (25.81%) Cisco
4 57 (22.98%) Citrix
5 31 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 26 (10.48%) HP
7 25 (10.08%) Oracle
8 23 (9.27%) NetApp
8 23 (9.27%) Red Hat
9 21 (8.47%) RightScale
10 15 (6.05%) Dell
11 13 (5.24%) Avaya
11 13 (5.24%) Intel Security
11 13 (5.24%) Symantec
12 10 (4.03%) Nimsoft
13 9 (3.63%) EMC
14 8 (3.23%) Wyse
15 7 (2.82%) Splunk
15 7 (2.82%) Varonis
16 6 (2.42%) ServiceNow
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