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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 428 526 379
Rank change year-on-year
+98 -147
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 532 519 896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.48% 0.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.99% 6.44% 10.35%
Number of salaries quoted 423 457 717
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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
7608 8061 8653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.51% 7.51% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6080 6587 6929
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,512 £30,146
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 3 December 2016 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 3 December 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
England +70 511 £44,500 +4.70% 36
London +55 147 £52,500 - 10
Yorkshire +40 72 £37,500 -10.71% 3
South East -26 72 £45,000 +5.88% 7
West Yorkshire +57 59 £37,500 -16.66% 2
East of England +65 55 £45,000 -6.25% 1
East Midlands +50 55 £42,500 +44.06%
North West +11 51 £48,750 +39.28% 5
West Midlands +6 51 £47,500 +14.45% 3
Birmingham +12 40 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Leeds +45 37 £37,500 -11.76%
Cambridgeshire +25 23 £40,000 -13.04% 1
City of London +15 23 £52,500 - 7
Northamptonshire +25 22 £42,500 +71.71%
Nottinghamshire +24 22 £45,000 -
Nottingham +18 22 £45,000 -
Manchester -14 20 £48,750 +39.28% 1
Essex - 19 £45,000 -
Merseyside - 19 £50,000 - 1
Surrey -60 16 £45,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +38 15 £54,000 +62.40%
Colchester - 14 £45,000 -
Cambridge +20 13 £37,500 -18.47%
Liverpool - 13 £50,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +22 12 £35,000 -15.15% 1
Derbyshire +20 12 £50,000 -
Scotland +17 12 £49,000 +12.64% 1
Milton Keynes +19 11 £38,750 -3.12% 1
Cheshire +19 10 £27,500 -31.25% 2
Berkshire +14 10 £29,250 -35.00% 2

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 with a requirement for SCOM.

1 805 (70.55%) Windows
2 799 (70.03%) Microsoft
3 717 (62.84%) Active Directory
4 643 (56.35%) SCCM
5 581 (50.92%) VMware
6 580 (50.83%) Windows Server
7 441 (38.65%) ITIL
8 391 (34.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 376 (32.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 364 (31.90%) DNS
11 352 (30.85%) Hyper-V
12 347 (30.41%) MS Exchange
13 320 (28.05%) PowerShell
14 315 (27.61%) SQL
15 299 (26.21%) Windows Server 2008
16 267 (23.40%) MS Excel
17 264 (23.14%) SQL Server
18 262 (22.96%) Data Centre
19 259 (22.70%) Citrix
20 253 (22.17%) Microsoft Certification
21 251 (22.00%) DHCP
22 240 (21.03%) Linux
23 232 (20.33%) Cisco
24 215 (18.84%) Finance
25 213 (18.67%) HP
25 213 (18.67%) Office 365
26 211 (18.49%) SAN
27 199 (17.44%) Firewall
28 182 (15.95%) MCSE
29 179 (15.69%) 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
1 347 (30.41%) MS Exchange
2 179 (15.69%) Skype for Business
3 149 (13.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 133 (11.66%) IIS
5 124 (10.87%) SharePoint
6 106 (9.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 29 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
8 28 (2.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 27 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2003
10 25 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
11 21 (1.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 19 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
14 11 (0.96%) JBoss
15 10 (0.88%) Tomcat
16 6 (0.53%) WebLogic
17 5 (0.44%) Confluence
18 4 (0.35%) Apache
18 4 (0.35%) Office Communications Server
19 3 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 267 (23.40%) MS Excel
2 95 (8.33%) MS Office
3 29 (2.54%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 41 (3.59%) assyst
2 14 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.88%) Sentinel
4 9 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.26%) Eagle PACE
5 3 (0.26%) LatentZero
5 3 (0.26%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.26%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.088%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.088%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.088%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.088%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 213 (18.67%) Office 365
2 178 (15.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (3.24%) Azure Active Directory
5 32 (2.80%) Mimecast
6 30 (2.63%) IaaS
7 22 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
7 22 (1.93%) Amazon S3
8 15 (1.31%) PaaS
9 14 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (1.23%) SaaS
10 4 (0.35%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.26%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.088%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 364 (31.90%) DNS
2 251 (22.00%) DHCP
3 211 (18.49%) SAN
4 199 (17.44%) Firewall
5 125 (10.96%) WAN
6 116 (10.17%) LAN
7 108 (9.47%) TCP/IP
8 74 (6.49%) VoIP
9 72 (6.31%) VPN
10 69 (6.05%) Skype
11 51 (4.47%) SNMP
11 51 (4.47%) SSL
12 48 (4.21%) Cisco ASA
13 40 (3.51%) NAS
14 39 (3.42%) LDAP
15 37 (3.24%) Remote Desktop
15 37 (3.24%) Unified Communications
15 37 (3.24%) VLAN
16 35 (3.07%) Internet
17 28 (2.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (23.14%) SQL Server
2 53 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 45 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 35 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (1.67%) NoSQL
8 16 (1.40%) Amazon Redshift
8 16 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (1.31%) SQL Server 2014
10 10 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
11 9 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (0.70%) MySQL
13 7 (0.61%) DTS
13 7 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (0.61%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (0.53%) PerformancePoint
15 4 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
3 13 (1.14%) Jenkins
4 9 (0.79%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.44%) JIRA
6 4 (0.35%) NUnit
6 4 (0.35%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.088%) MSI
8 1 (0.088%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.088%) Vagrant
General
1 215 (18.84%) Finance
2 70 (6.13%) Back Office
3 61 (5.35%) Publishing
4 38 (3.33%) Retail
5 36 (3.16%) Telecoms
6 35 (3.07%) Law
7 29 (2.54%) Banking
8 22 (1.93%) Legal
9 21 (1.84%) Marketing
10 15 (1.31%) Manufacturing
11 14 (1.23%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.88%) Advertising
12 10 (0.88%) Games
13 6 (0.53%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.44%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.26%) Electronics
16 3 (0.26%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
18 1 (0.088%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 234 (20.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 137 (12.01%) Analyst
3 131 (11.48%) Windows Engineer
4 112 (9.82%) Administrator
5 106 (9.29%) Server Engineer
6 103 (9.03%) Support Engineer
7 89 (7.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 83 (7.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 72 (6.31%) SCCM Engineer
10 67 (5.87%) Systems Engineer
11 63 (5.52%) IT Engineer
12 62 (5.43%) Wintel Engineer
13 56 (4.91%) Consultant
13 56 (4.91%) VMware Engineer
14 53 (4.65%) Windows Server Engineer
15 52 (4.56%) DBA
16 51 (4.47%) Monitoring Engineer
17 50 (4.38%) Support Analyst
18 48 (4.21%) SQL DBA
19 47 (4.12%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (3.51%) Web Services
2 27 (2.37%) .NET
3 11 (0.96%) XML
4 10 (0.88%) ASP.NET
5 6 (0.53%) HTML
6 5 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (0.35%) CSS
7 4 (0.35%) jQuery
7 4 (0.35%) Middleware
7 4 (0.35%) WAP
8 3 (0.26%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.26%) ELK Stack
8 3 (0.26%) JMS
8 3 (0.26%) LAMP
8 3 (0.26%) MSMQ
8 3 (0.26%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (0.26%) Regular Expression
8 3 (0.26%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.18%) XSD
10 1 (0.088%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 262 (22.96%) Data Centre
2 121 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
3 100 (8.76%) Clustering
4 53 (4.65%) CMDB
5 50 (4.38%) Blackberry
6 40 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
7 38 (3.33%) Replication
8 36 (3.16%) Management Information System
9 29 (2.54%) PKI
10 27 (2.37%) Computer Science
11 25 (2.19%) Private Cloud
12 17 (1.49%) Client/Server
13 14 (1.23%) Wiki
14 13 (1.14%) HP Storage
15 12 (1.05%) Driving Licence
16 11 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
17 8 (0.70%) Fat Client
17 8 (0.70%) Thin Client
18 7 (0.61%) Hedge funds
19 5 (0.44%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 805 (70.55%) Windows
2 580 (50.83%) Windows Server
3 376 (32.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 299 (26.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 240 (21.03%) Linux
6 149 (13.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 109 (9.55%) Windows 7
8 99 (8.68%) Unix
9 57 (5.00%) Windows 10
10 39 (3.42%) Solaris
11 25 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (2.19%) Windows 8
12 17 (1.49%) AIX
13 8 (0.70%) CentOS
13 8 (0.70%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.61%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.53%) HPUX
16 4 (0.35%) Android
16 4 (0.35%) Debian
16 4 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 441 (38.65%) ITIL
2 137 (12.01%) Service Delivery
3 89 (7.80%) ITIL V3
4 84 (7.36%) Service Management
5 78 (6.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 69 (6.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 68 (5.96%) Problem Management
8 66 (5.78%) Capacity Planning
9 65 (5.70%) High Availability
9 65 (5.70%) Project Management
10 63 (5.52%) Migration
11 54 (4.73%) Root Cause Analysis
12 51 (4.47%) Change Management
13 48 (4.21%) Presales
14 43 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
15 42 (3.68%) Infrastructure Monitoring
16 40 (3.51%) Line Management
17 38 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
17 38 (3.33%) Configuration Management
17 38 (3.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 320 (28.05%) PowerShell
2 315 (27.61%) SQL
3 38 (3.33%) T-SQL
4 32 (2.80%) VBScript
5 25 (2.19%) C
5 25 (2.19%) VB
6 24 (2.10%) Perl
7 22 (1.93%) C#
8 12 (1.05%) Java
9 9 (0.79%) Ruby
10 8 (0.70%) PHP
10 8 (0.70%) Python
11 6 (0.53%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.35%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.35%) VBA
13 3 (0.26%) Bourne shell
13 3 (0.26%) Korn
14 2 (0.18%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.18%) XPath
15 1 (0.088%) C++
Qualifications
1 253 (22.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 182 (15.95%) MCSE
3 149 (13.06%) Security Cleared
4 78 (6.84%) MCITP
5 76 (6.66%) Cisco Certification
6 74 (6.49%) ITIL Certification
7 72 (6.31%) Degree
7 72 (6.31%) SC Cleared
8 64 (5.61%) CCNA
9 53 (4.65%) MCSA
10 47 (4.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 44 (3.86%) Citrix Certification
12 42 (3.68%) DV Cleared
13 38 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
13 38 (3.33%) LPIC
14 27 (2.37%) CCNP
14 27 (2.37%) MCP
15 25 (2.19%) CCA
16 22 (1.93%) MCTS
17 12 (1.05%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (10.34%) SLA
2 38 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 29 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (2.54%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (0.88%) WCAG
5 6 (0.53%) QA
6 2 (0.18%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.088%) GCP
7 1 (0.088%) HL7
System Software
1 717 (62.84%) Active Directory
2 391 (34.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 352 (30.85%) Hyper-V
4 126 (11.04%) XenApp
5 110 (9.64%) vSphere
6 78 (6.84%) VMware ESX
7 52 (4.56%) XenDesktop
8 46 (4.03%) Firmware
9 44 (3.86%) Virtual Servers
9 44 (3.86%) VMware ESXi
10 35 (3.07%) Forefront TMG
11 34 (2.98%) Virtual Machines
12 32 (2.80%) Terminal Services
13 28 (2.45%) ISA Server
14 27 (2.37%) VMware Workstation
15 25 (2.19%) BitLocker
16 22 (1.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 20 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
18 8 (0.70%) DFS Replication
18 8 (0.70%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 643 (56.35%) SCCM
2 107 (9.38%) SCVMM
3 96 (8.41%) NetBackup
4 70 (6.13%) Nagios
5 68 (5.96%) WSUS
6 54 (4.73%) Backup Exec
6 54 (4.73%) SCOrch
7 51 (4.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 48 (4.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 48 (4.21%) SCSM
9 45 (3.94%) Failover Clustering
10 36 (3.16%) Microsoft Clustering
10 36 (3.16%) Norton AntiVirus
11 34 (2.98%) Microsoft Intune
11 34 (2.98%) Puppet
12 33 (2.89%) SCDPM
13 29 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
14 28 (2.45%) MOM
15 27 (2.37%) OpenView
16 26 (2.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 799 (70.03%) Microsoft
2 581 (50.92%) VMware
3 259 (22.70%) Citrix
4 232 (20.33%) Cisco
5 213 (18.67%) HP
6 102 (8.94%) SolarWinds
7 83 (7.27%) NetApp
8 73 (6.40%) Red Hat
8 73 (6.40%) Symantec
9 59 (5.17%) IBM
10 40 (3.51%) Oracle
11 38 (3.33%) F5
11 38 (3.33%) Intel Security
12 37 (3.24%) EMC
13 36 (3.16%) CheckPoint
14 32 (2.80%) Dell
14 32 (2.80%) Juniper
15 27 (2.37%) CommVault
16 26 (2.28%) Remedy
17 22 (1.93%) MobileIron
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Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £43000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45,000-£55,000
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
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Hampshire
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Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: £43000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40-43,000 + Bens
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Salary: £45,000-£55,000
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