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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 355 294 326
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +32
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 98 171 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.83% 0.65%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.23% 10.98% 9.40%
Number of salaries quoted 82 112 110
Median salary £38,750 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £34,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -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
1573 1557 1595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 8.50% 7.55% 6.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1277 1207 1259
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
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 £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%

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 27 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 27 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 -27 26 £40,000 -36.00% 4
Surrey -5 21 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Hampshire -8 19 £38,000 -17.39% 2
Oxfordshire +1 15 £32,500 -36.58% 1
Kent +1 8 £42,500 +21.42%
Buckinghamshire +23 6 - - 1
West Sussex -15 1 - -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 185 (83.33%) Windows
2 174 (78.38%) Microsoft
3 169 (76.13%) Windows Server
4 136 (61.26%) VMware
5 135 (60.81%) SCCM
6 126 (56.76%) Active Directory
7 118 (53.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 103 (46.40%) Hyper-V
9 101 (45.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 84 (37.84%) DNS
11 83 (37.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 80 (36.04%) ITIL
13 78 (35.14%) MS Excel
13 78 (35.14%) Firewall
14 61 (27.48%) DHCP
14 61 (27.48%) Cisco
15 59 (26.58%) Microsoft Certification
16 53 (23.87%) Citrix
16 53 (23.87%) Microsoft Azure
17 49 (22.07%) SAN
17 49 (22.07%) SQL
18 45 (20.27%) MCSE
18 45 (20.27%) MS Exchange
19 43 (19.37%) Linux
19 43 (19.37%) Clustering
19 43 (19.37%) Skype for Business
20 41 (18.47%) Office 365
21 39 (17.57%) WAN
22 38 (17.12%) LAN
23 37 (16.67%) 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 45 (20.27%) MS Exchange
2 43 (19.37%) Skype for Business
3 35 (15.77%) SharePoint
4 22 (9.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (9.46%) IIS
6 14 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (4.05%) Office Communications Server
9 7 (3.15%) Tomcat
10 6 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 78 (35.14%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.95%) MS Office
3 2 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 53 (23.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (18.47%) Office 365
3 19 (8.56%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.35%) PaaS
6 2 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.90%) IaaS
6 2 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (37.84%) DNS
2 78 (35.14%) Firewall
3 61 (27.48%) DHCP
4 49 (22.07%) SAN
5 39 (17.57%) WAN
6 38 (17.12%) LAN
7 17 (7.66%) VLAN
8 15 (6.76%) TCP/IP
9 14 (6.31%) SNMP
10 10 (4.50%) NetScaler
10 10 (4.50%) VPN
11 9 (4.05%) Unified Communications
12 8 (3.60%) Broadband
13 7 (3.15%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (3.15%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (3.15%) iSCSI
13 7 (3.15%) VoIP
13 7 (3.15%) Wireshark
14 6 (2.70%) MPLS
15 5 (2.25%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.96%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.80%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.45%) NUnit
General
1 27 (12.16%) Finance
2 8 (3.60%) Spanish Language
3 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (36.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 46 (20.72%) Support Engineer
3 34 (15.32%) Administrator
4 32 (14.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 30 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support
6 24 (10.81%) Windows Engineer
7 20 (9.01%) Analyst
8 18 (8.11%) Infrastructure Support
8 18 (8.11%) Lync Engineer
9 17 (7.66%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 17 (7.66%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (7.66%) SCCM Engineer
9 17 (7.66%) Support Analyst
10 16 (7.21%) Windows Support Engineer
11 15 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 15 (6.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 15 (6.76%) Monitoring Engineer
12 14 (6.31%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
12 14 (6.31%) Consultant
12 14 (6.31%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.56%) Web Services
2 17 (7.66%) Middleware
3 16 (7.21%) .NET
4 12 (5.41%) XML
5 10 (4.50%) .NET Framework
6 8 (3.60%) WAP
7 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.45%) CSS
7 1 (0.45%) HTML
7 1 (0.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 43 (19.37%) Clustering
2 35 (15.77%) Data Centre
3 20 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (8.56%) Replication
5 15 (6.76%) Fat Client
5 15 (6.76%) Thin Client
6 11 (4.95%) Hybrid Cloud
6 11 (4.95%) Management Information System
7 10 (4.50%) Computer Science
8 9 (4.05%) Private Cloud
9 7 (3.15%) Data Integration
9 7 (3.15%) EqualLogic
10 5 (2.25%) Blackberry
10 5 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.35%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.35%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.35%) Statistics
12 2 (0.90%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.90%) User Experience
13 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 185 (83.33%) Windows
2 169 (76.13%) Windows Server
3 118 (53.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 83 (37.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (19.37%) Linux
6 33 (14.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (13.51%) Windows 7
8 19 (8.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (8.11%) Windows 8
10 11 (4.95%) Solaris
10 11 (4.95%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.90%) AIX
11 2 (0.90%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.90%) Unix
12 1 (0.45%) HPUX
12 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (36.04%) ITIL
2 32 (14.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 31 (13.96%) Migration
4 24 (10.81%) Performance Monitoring
5 21 (9.46%) Performance Tuning
6 18 (8.11%) CRM
6 18 (8.11%) Network Load Balancing
7 16 (7.21%) Root Cause Analysis
8 15 (6.76%) High Availability
8 15 (6.76%) Performance Management
9 14 (6.31%) Analytics
9 14 (6.31%) Change Management
9 14 (6.31%) Data Analytics
9 14 (6.31%) Information Security
9 14 (6.31%) ITIL V3
9 14 (6.31%) Project Management
10 13 (5.86%) Logistics
11 11 (4.95%) Risk Analysis
12 10 (4.50%) Security Patching
13 9 (4.05%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 49 (22.07%) SQL
2 34 (15.32%) PowerShell
3 15 (6.76%) Ruby
4 5 (2.25%) VB
4 5 (2.25%) VBScript
5 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.45%) C#
6 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 59 (26.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (20.27%) MCSE
3 35 (15.77%) Security Cleared
4 33 (14.86%) SC Cleared
5 24 (10.81%) MCITP
6 22 (9.91%) MCSA
7 21 (9.46%) MCP
8 16 (7.21%) Degree
9 14 (6.31%) MCTS
10 8 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (3.15%) HNC
11 7 (3.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (2.70%) CCNA
13 5 (2.25%) DV Cleared
13 5 (2.25%) VCP5
14 4 (1.80%) A+ Certification
14 4 (1.80%) CCNP
15 3 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
15 3 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 2 (0.90%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (13.06%) SLA
2 3 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.45%) BS7799
3 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 126 (56.76%) Active Directory
2 103 (46.40%) Hyper-V
3 101 (45.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (16.67%) vSphere
5 34 (15.32%) XenApp
6 19 (8.56%) XenDesktop
7 13 (5.86%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (4.95%) DFS Replication
8 11 (4.95%) VMware ESX
9 7 (3.15%) ISA Server
10 5 (2.25%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (2.25%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (2.25%) XenServer
11 2 (0.90%) vCloud
11 2 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.45%) Firmware
12 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.45%) UAG
Systems Management
1 135 (60.81%) SCCM
2 36 (16.22%) SCVMM
3 31 (13.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 20 (9.01%) Puppet
5 19 (8.56%) SCDPM
5 19 (8.56%) SCSM
6 18 (8.11%) Windows Intune
7 11 (4.95%) McAfee ePO
7 11 (4.95%) WSUS
8 10 (4.50%) Nagios
8 10 (4.50%) SCOrch
9 9 (4.05%) Backup Exec
9 9 (4.05%) Cisco CUCM
9 9 (4.05%) DatAdvantage
9 9 (4.05%) MOM
10 7 (3.15%) HP SIM
11 4 (1.80%) NetBackup
12 3 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 174 (78.38%) Microsoft
2 136 (61.26%) VMware
3 61 (27.48%) Cisco
4 53 (23.87%) Citrix
5 24 (10.81%) HP
6 23 (10.36%) SolarWinds
7 19 (8.56%) Oracle
8 18 (8.11%) Red Hat
9 17 (7.66%) NetApp
10 15 (6.76%) RightScale
11 13 (5.86%) Avaya
12 12 (5.41%) Intel Security
13 10 (4.50%) Symantec
13 10 (4.50%) Wyse
14 9 (4.05%) Dell
14 9 (4.05%) Nimsoft
14 9 (4.05%) Varonis
15 7 (3.15%) EMC
15 7 (3.15%) ServiceNow
16 6 (2.70%) Splunk
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