The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
UK
Rank 453 443 357
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -86
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 455 582 881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.59% 0.84%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.42% 7.51% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 379 495 728
Median salary £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.46% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -

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

Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7088 7747 7786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.41% 7.83% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5820 6313 6227
Median salary £55,000 £51,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SCOM
Salary Trend

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

SCOM Salary Trend in the UK

SCOM
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCOM over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 within the UK.

SCOM Salary Histogram in the UK

SCOM
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
England +12 433 £47,500 +7.95% 52
London -39 115 £57,500 +7.47% 13
South East -8 81 £52,500 +26.50% 9
Yorkshire +35 50 £38,000 -5.00% 9
East Midlands +28 45 £42,500 +70.00% 4
West Yorkshire +53 44 £38,000 -15.55% 7
East of England +36 41 £46,000 - 3
West Midlands +17 41 £47,500 +18.75% 8
North West -5 36 £45,750 +30.71% 4
Oxfordshire +62 33 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Birmingham +14 33 £47,500 +8.57% 3
City of London -5 30 £59,250 -8.84% 3
Northamptonshire +36 28 £42,500 +63.46%
Leeds +45 26 £37,500 -20.21% 3
South West -1 23 £38,000 +13.43% 1
Merseyside 0 22 £48,250 -12.27%
Essex +38 19 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Scotland +9 17 £49,000 +22.50% 2
Northampton +25 15 £32,500 +25.00%
Liverpool 0 15 £48,250 -12.27%
Surrey -19 15 £51,250 +51.85% 1
Nottinghamshire +6 14 £37,500 +87.50% 1
Nottingham +5 14 £37,500 +87.50% 1
Hertfordshire +19 11 £35,000 - 1
Hampshire +14 11 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Colchester +17 10 £46,750 -10.95% 1
Glasgow +15 10 £50,000 +16.27% 1
Towcester - 10 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire -3 9 £44,250 -3.80%
Buckinghamshire +15 8 £35,000 -17.64% 3

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 with a requirement for SCOM.

1 720 (71.43%) Windows
2 704 (69.84%) Microsoft
3 624 (61.90%) Active Directory
4 594 (58.93%) SCCM
5 541 (53.67%) Windows Server
6 512 (50.79%) VMware
7 374 (37.10%) ITIL
8 348 (34.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 343 (34.03%) VMware Infrastructure
10 326 (32.34%) DNS
11 304 (30.16%) MS Exchange
12 303 (30.06%) Hyper-V
13 268 (26.59%) PowerShell
14 266 (26.39%) SQL
15 253 (25.10%) MS Excel
16 252 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
17 235 (23.31%) DHCP
18 228 (22.62%) Data Centre
19 227 (22.52%) Citrix
20 223 (22.12%) SQL Server
21 218 (21.63%) Office 365
22 215 (21.33%) Linux
23 209 (20.73%) Microsoft Azure
24 197 (19.54%) HP
25 194 (19.25%) Cisco
26 193 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
27 187 (18.55%) SAN
28 177 (17.56%) Finance
29 163 (16.17%) Firewall
29 163 (16.17%) Skype for Business

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 304 (30.16%) MS Exchange
2 163 (16.17%) Skype for Business
3 143 (14.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 109 (10.81%) IIS
5 92 (9.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 88 (8.73%) SharePoint
7 35 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2007
8 26 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
9 22 (2.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 21 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
11 20 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
12 14 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.60%) JBoss
15 3 (0.30%) Confluence
15 3 (0.30%) IBM Domino
15 3 (0.30%) Tomcat
16 2 (0.20%) IBM Notes
16 2 (0.20%) Office Communications Server
16 2 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 253 (25.10%) MS Excel
2 78 (7.74%) MS Office
3 30 (2.98%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 36 (3.57%) assyst
2 8 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.60%) Sentinel
4 4 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.099%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.099%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 218 (21.63%) Office 365
2 209 (20.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (8.53%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (4.17%) IaaS
5 29 (2.88%) Mimecast
6 28 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
7 24 (2.38%) PaaS
8 15 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
8 15 (1.49%) Amazon S3
9 13 (1.29%) SaaS
10 11 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.50%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.40%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.099%) Fastly
14 1 (0.099%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 326 (32.34%) DNS
2 235 (23.31%) DHCP
3 187 (18.55%) SAN
4 163 (16.17%) Firewall
5 112 (11.11%) LAN
6 111 (11.01%) WAN
7 77 (7.64%) TCP/IP
8 76 (7.54%) Skype
9 65 (6.45%) VPN
10 56 (5.56%) VoIP
11 54 (5.36%) LDAP
12 45 (4.46%) SSL
13 38 (3.77%) Kerberos
14 32 (3.17%) Unified Communications
15 31 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
16 30 (2.98%) NAS
17 27 (2.68%) MPLS
17 27 (2.68%) SNMP
17 27 (2.68%) VLAN
18 24 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (22.12%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 42 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 37 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (1.29%) Amazon Redshift
6 13 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (1.29%) NoSQL
7 10 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 8 (0.79%) DTS
9 8 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (0.60%) MySQL
10 6 (0.60%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.40%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.40%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 23 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (1.29%) Jenkins
2 13 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (0.40%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.30%) JIRA
4 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.20%) NUnit
6 1 (0.099%) Git (software)
General
1 177 (17.56%) Finance
2 56 (5.56%) Publishing
3 55 (5.46%) Back Office
4 36 (3.57%) Retail
5 31 (3.08%) Banking
6 28 (2.78%) Law
7 20 (1.98%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.69%) Marketing
9 15 (1.49%) Games
10 13 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.29%) Legal
11 8 (0.79%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.50%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.50%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.40%) Advertising
13 4 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.30%) Electronics
15 2 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.099%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 192 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 131 (13.00%) Windows Engineer
3 130 (12.90%) Analyst
4 104 (10.32%) Server Engineer
5 89 (8.83%) Administrator
6 83 (8.23%) Systems Engineer
7 75 (7.44%) SCCM Engineer
8 71 (7.04%) Support Engineer
9 62 (6.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 57 (5.65%) IT Engineer
11 55 (5.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 54 (5.36%) Wintel Engineer
13 53 (5.26%) Support Analyst
14 52 (5.16%) Windows Server Engineer
15 48 (4.76%) Consultant
16 45 (4.46%) VMware Engineer
17 44 (4.37%) DBA
18 42 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 42 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
19 39 (3.87%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (2.98%) Web Services
2 20 (1.98%) .NET
3 10 (0.99%) XML
4 8 (0.79%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.50%) JMS
5 5 (0.50%) Middleware
6 4 (0.40%) HTML
7 3 (0.30%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (0.30%) XSD
8 2 (0.20%) CSS
8 2 (0.20%) jQuery
8 2 (0.20%) WAP
9 1 (0.099%) NHibernate
9 1 (0.099%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.099%) Spring.NET
9 1 (0.099%) WCF
9 1 (0.099%) WF
9 1 (0.099%) WSDL
9 1 (0.099%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 228 (22.62%) Data Centre
2 110 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
3 98 (9.72%) Clustering
4 52 (5.16%) CMDB
5 44 (4.37%) PKI
6 40 (3.97%) Blackberry
7 36 (3.57%) Replication
8 34 (3.37%) Management Information System
9 33 (3.27%) Computer Science
10 26 (2.58%) Video Conferencing
11 21 (2.08%) Private Cloud
12 15 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
13 14 (1.39%) Client/Server
14 11 (1.09%) HP Storage
15 10 (0.99%) CCTV
16 9 (0.89%) HP StoreVirtual
16 9 (0.89%) Wiki
17 8 (0.79%) Fat Client
17 8 (0.79%) Thin Client
18 7 (0.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 720 (71.43%) Windows
2 541 (53.67%) Windows Server
3 348 (34.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 252 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 215 (21.33%) Linux
6 114 (11.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 91 (9.03%) Unix
8 81 (8.04%) Windows 7
9 38 (3.77%) Windows 10
10 30 (2.98%) Solaris
11 26 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (1.49%) Mac OS X
12 15 (1.49%) Windows 8
13 10 (0.99%) AIX
14 4 (0.40%) Android
14 4 (0.40%) Debian
14 4 (0.40%) HPUX
14 4 (0.40%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.30%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (37.10%) ITIL
2 137 (13.59%) Service Delivery
3 74 (7.34%) ITIL V3
4 70 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
4 70 (6.94%) Service Management
5 65 (6.45%) Problem Management
6 60 (5.95%) Migration
7 54 (5.36%) High Availability
8 52 (5.16%) Project Management
9 51 (5.06%) Capacity Planning
9 51 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 51 (5.06%) Presales
10 48 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
11 44 (4.37%) Server Building
12 42 (4.17%) Line Management
13 40 (3.97%) DevOps
14 37 (3.67%) Capacity Management
15 36 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
16 34 (3.37%) Patch Management
17 32 (3.17%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 268 (26.59%) PowerShell
2 266 (26.39%) SQL
3 22 (2.18%) T-SQL
4 20 (1.98%) C
5 18 (1.79%) C#
5 18 (1.79%) VB
6 10 (0.99%) Perl
7 9 (0.89%) Java
7 9 (0.89%) VBScript
8 6 (0.60%) Ruby
9 4 (0.40%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.30%) XPath
11 2 (0.20%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.099%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.099%) C++
Qualifications
1 193 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 149 (14.78%) MCSE
3 103 (10.22%) Security Cleared
4 75 (7.44%) Degree
5 60 (5.95%) MCITP
6 48 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
7 46 (4.56%) Cisco Certification
8 40 (3.97%) BPSS Clearance
8 40 (3.97%) LPIC
9 39 (3.87%) MCSA
10 35 (3.47%) CCNA
11 34 (3.37%) SC Cleared
11 34 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 29 (2.88%) Citrix Certification
13 22 (2.18%) MCTS
14 21 (2.08%) DV Cleared
15 18 (1.79%) CCNP
16 14 (1.39%) CCA
16 14 (1.39%) MCP
17 11 (1.09%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (10.12%) SLA
2 40 (3.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 18 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.60%) WCAG
6 2 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.20%) EMIR
6 2 (0.20%) MiFID
7 1 (0.099%) GCP
7 1 (0.099%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.099%) QA
7 1 (0.099%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 624 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 343 (34.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 303 (30.06%) Hyper-V
4 124 (12.30%) vSphere
5 107 (10.62%) XenApp
6 57 (5.65%) VMware ESX
7 48 (4.76%) Firmware
8 47 (4.66%) VMware ESXi
8 47 (4.66%) XenDesktop
9 31 (3.08%) Virtual Servers
10 27 (2.68%) Forefront TMG
11 26 (2.58%) Terminal Services
12 25 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
13 24 (2.38%) ISA Server
14 20 (1.98%) VMware Workstation
15 18 (1.79%) BitLocker
16 13 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 12 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
18 11 (1.09%) OpenSIPS
19 9 (0.89%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 594 (58.93%) SCCM
2 95 (9.42%) NetBackup
3 74 (7.34%) SCVMM
4 59 (5.85%) WSUS
5 53 (5.26%) Backup Exec
6 52 (5.16%) SCOrch
7 51 (5.06%) Nagios
8 33 (3.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 31 (3.08%) Failover Clustering
10 29 (2.88%) Norton AntiVirus
11 25 (2.48%) Microsoft Intune
11 25 (2.48%) Tivoli
12 24 (2.38%) HP SIM
13 23 (2.28%) Microsoft Clustering
14 22 (2.18%) SCSM
15 21 (2.08%) OpenView
16 20 (1.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 20 (1.98%) Puppet
17 18 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
17 18 (1.79%) vMotion
Vendors
1 704 (69.84%) Microsoft
2 512 (50.79%) VMware
3 227 (22.52%) Citrix
4 197 (19.54%) HP
5 194 (19.25%) Cisco
6 89 (8.83%) SolarWinds
7 74 (7.34%) NetApp
8 71 (7.04%) Red Hat
9 59 (5.85%) Symantec
10 56 (5.56%) IBM
11 38 (3.77%) Oracle
12 36 (3.57%) F5
13 30 (2.98%) 3PAR
13 30 (2.98%) CheckPoint
13 30 (2.98%) Dell
13 30 (2.98%) Intel Security
14 28 (2.78%) Juniper
14 28 (2.78%) Palo Alto
15 26 (2.58%) CommVault
16 25 (2.48%) EMC
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Advantage XPO
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
EdenChase Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £68000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 42k per year + Bonus, Holidays, Pension, Discounts, Life Assura
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £35k - 65k per year + Amazing Bens!
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Spring Technology
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Cumbria
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £200 - £240 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k per year + holidays, pension, discounts, bonus.
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 45k per year + Bonus, Holidays, Pension, Discounts, Life Assura
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Source Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago