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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 447 438 495
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +57
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 599 678 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.62% 0.51%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.18% 8.17% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 485 577 449
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,550
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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
8339 8302 8171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.53% 7.55% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6784 6683 6507
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +3.52%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -4 549 £45,000 - 56
London -14 191 £55,000 +10.00% 19
South East -66 91 £43,000 +1.17% 6
Yorkshire +63 64 £39,500 +13.66% 4
West Yorkshire +63 62 £39,500 +6.66% 2
West Midlands +15 52 £39,500 -12.22% 4
North West +28 45 £48,750 +16.07% 8
Birmingham -14 38 £49,000 +3.15%
Manchester +19 33 £48,750 -2.98% 7
South West -31 29 £40,000 +2.56% 6
Leeds +42 28 £38,000 +2.60% 1
East of England +34 28 £42,500 +14.09% 3
Surrey -32 26 £50,000 +11.11%
East Midlands +8 24 £40,000 +42.85% 2
City of London +41 23 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Bradford +18 21 £36,000 - 1
Scotland +17 18 £40,750 -14.21% 3
North East - 18 £40,000 - 4
Tyne and Wear - 18 £40,000 - 4
Rochdale - 17 £55,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 16 £40,250 - 3
Buckinghamshire +30 15 £42,500 -22.72%
Milton Keynes +24 14 £42,500 -
Guildford +12 14 £50,000 +11.11%
Gloucestershire +2 13 £42,500 +28.78% 3
Gloucester +8 12 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Wakefield - 12 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 12 £43,000 - 1
Kent +13 11 £28,500 -24.00%
Hampshire -22 11 £40,000 -5.88% 2

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 962 (73.83%) Windows
2 910 (69.84%) Microsoft
3 819 (62.85%) Active Directory
4 748 (57.41%) SCCM
5 692 (53.11%) VMware
6 672 (51.57%) Windows Server
7 527 (40.45%) ITIL
8 484 (37.15%) VMware Infrastructure
9 456 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 419 (32.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 408 (31.31%) Hyper-V
12 370 (28.40%) MS Exchange
13 357 (27.40%) PowerShell
14 353 (27.09%) Citrix
15 349 (26.78%) DNS
16 310 (23.79%) SQL
17 300 (23.02%) MS Excel
18 299 (22.95%) SQL Server
19 290 (22.26%) Microsoft Certification
20 252 (19.34%) HP
21 251 (19.26%) DHCP
21 251 (19.26%) Finance
22 233 (17.88%) Data Centre
23 231 (17.73%) Cisco
24 227 (17.42%) SAN
25 223 (17.11%) Firewall
26 217 (16.65%) Windows Server 2003
26 217 (16.65%) XenApp
27 215 (16.50%) Office 365
28 205 (15.73%) SharePoint

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
1 370 (28.40%) MS Exchange
2 205 (15.73%) SharePoint
3 192 (14.74%) Skype for Business
4 187 (14.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 166 (12.74%) IIS
6 154 (11.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 60 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2007
8 38 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2003
9 30 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
9 30 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
10 27 (2.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 24 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
12 23 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
13 15 (1.15%) Confluence
14 13 (1.00%) Tomcat
15 12 (0.92%) Office Communications Server
16 11 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
17 9 (0.69%) JBoss
18 8 (0.61%) Apache
19 7 (0.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 300 (23.02%) MS Excel
2 117 (8.98%) MS Office
3 19 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 58 (4.45%) assyst
2 16 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
4 10 (0.77%) Sentinel
5 5 (0.38%) SimCorp Dimension
6 4 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.23%) Eagle PACE
7 3 (0.23%) LatentZero
7 3 (0.23%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.23%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.15%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 215 (16.50%) Office 365
2 204 (15.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
4 50 (3.84%) Cloud Computing
5 46 (3.53%) IaaS
6 44 (3.38%) PaaS
7 38 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
8 33 (2.53%) Amazon S3
9 31 (2.38%) Mimecast
10 27 (2.07%) Azure Active Directory
11 11 (0.84%) SaaS
12 7 (0.54%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.38%) Yammer
14 2 (0.15%) Nimbula
15 1 (0.077%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 349 (26.78%) DNS
2 251 (19.26%) DHCP
3 227 (17.42%) SAN
4 223 (17.11%) Firewall
5 128 (9.82%) WAN
6 121 (9.29%) TCP/IP
7 104 (7.98%) LAN
8 73 (5.60%) VPN
9 62 (4.76%) NetScaler
10 58 (4.45%) Skype
11 56 (4.30%) VoIP
12 48 (3.68%) SNMP
13 46 (3.53%) Cisco ASA
14 42 (3.22%) Remote Desktop
15 41 (3.15%) LDAP
16 36 (2.76%) Internet
17 35 (2.69%) NAS
18 34 (2.61%) iSCSI
18 34 (2.61%) VLAN
19 32 (2.46%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 299 (22.95%) SQL Server
2 43 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 28 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (1.30%) Oracle Database
8 15 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
9 14 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
11 9 (0.69%) NoSQL
12 7 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (0.46%) MySQL
13 6 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (0.31%) DTS
14 4 (0.31%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 32 (2.46%) Jenkins
2 31 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
3 28 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (1.46%) Git (software)
5 15 (1.15%) JIRA
6 9 (0.69%) TeamCity
7 5 (0.38%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.23%) NUnit
8 3 (0.23%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.15%) MSI
9 2 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 251 (19.26%) Finance
2 63 (4.83%) Back Office
3 48 (3.68%) Banking
4 43 (3.30%) Publishing
5 40 (3.07%) Retail
6 35 (2.69%) Law
7 32 (2.46%) Telecoms
8 30 (2.30%) Advertising
9 24 (1.84%) Financial Institution
10 23 (1.77%) Legal
11 15 (1.15%) Marketing
12 10 (0.77%) Games
13 8 (0.61%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.38%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.077%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.077%) Local Government
15 1 (0.077%) Military
Job Titles
1 317 (24.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 156 (11.97%) Analyst
3 137 (10.51%) Administrator
4 123 (9.44%) Windows Engineer
5 111 (8.52%) Support Engineer
6 108 (8.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 103 (7.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 100 (7.67%) Consultant
9 89 (6.83%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 85 (6.52%) Server Engineer
11 80 (6.14%) Support Analyst
12 75 (5.76%) Systems Engineer
13 68 (5.22%) Wintel Engineer
14 62 (4.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
15 60 (4.60%) Systems Administrator
16 58 (4.45%) Infrastructure Support
17 55 (4.22%) Exchange Engineer
18 54 (4.14%) Citrix Engineer
19 52 (3.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
20 49 (3.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (5.30%) Web Services
2 56 (4.30%) .NET
3 30 (2.30%) XML
4 14 (1.07%) ASP.NET
5 11 (0.84%) HTML
6 8 (0.61%) WAP
7 6 (0.46%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (0.31%) CSS
9 3 (0.23%) ELK Stack
9 3 (0.23%) jQuery
9 3 (0.23%) LAMP
9 3 (0.23%) Middleware
9 3 (0.23%) MSMQ
9 3 (0.23%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (0.23%) Regular Expression
9 3 (0.23%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (0.23%) X-Windows
10 1 (0.077%) NHibernate
10 1 (0.077%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 233 (17.88%) Data Centre
2 137 (10.51%) Clustering
3 107 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (4.45%) Blackberry
5 50 (3.84%) Private Cloud
6 41 (3.15%) Replication
7 40 (3.07%) Video Conferencing
8 38 (2.92%) Management Information System
9 35 (2.69%) Fat Client
9 35 (2.69%) PKI
9 35 (2.69%) Thin Client
10 28 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
11 26 (2.00%) CMDB
12 24 (1.84%) EqualLogic
13 23 (1.77%) Driving Licence
14 22 (1.69%) Computer Science
14 22 (1.69%) Wiki
15 11 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (0.84%) EPoS
16 8 (0.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 962 (73.83%) Windows
2 672 (51.57%) Windows Server
3 456 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 419 (32.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 217 (16.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 201 (15.43%) Linux
7 122 (9.36%) Windows 7
8 116 (8.90%) Unix
9 73 (5.60%) Windows 10
10 56 (4.30%) Windows 8
11 37 (2.84%) Solaris
12 34 (2.61%) AIX
13 32 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 24 (1.84%) HPUX
15 9 (0.69%) CentOS
15 9 (0.69%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.61%) Apple iOS
17 7 (0.54%) Android
17 7 (0.54%) SUSE
18 6 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (40.45%) ITIL
2 145 (11.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 113 (8.67%) Project Management
4 94 (7.21%) Service Delivery
5 88 (6.75%) Change Management
5 88 (6.75%) Service Management
6 78 (5.99%) ITIL V3
7 75 (5.76%) Data Protection
8 73 (5.60%) Mentoring
9 69 (5.30%) Problem Management
10 68 (5.22%) Capacity Planning
11 66 (5.07%) High Availability
12 63 (4.83%) Infrastructure Management
13 62 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
14 59 (4.53%) Root Cause Analysis
15 56 (4.30%) Change Control
16 54 (4.14%) Migration
17 48 (3.68%) Infrastructure Monitoring
18 45 (3.45%) Load Balancing
19 44 (3.38%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 357 (27.40%) PowerShell
2 310 (23.79%) SQL
3 38 (2.92%) C#
4 37 (2.84%) VB
5 35 (2.69%) VBScript
6 27 (2.07%) C
6 27 (2.07%) T-SQL
7 22 (1.69%) Perl
8 9 (0.69%) C++
8 9 (0.69%) PHP
9 8 (0.61%) Python
10 7 (0.54%) Java
11 5 (0.38%) JavaScript
11 5 (0.38%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.38%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.31%) Ruby
12 4 (0.31%) VBA
13 3 (0.23%) Bourne shell
13 3 (0.23%) Korn
13 3 (0.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 290 (22.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 190 (14.58%) MCSE
3 155 (11.90%) Security Cleared
4 114 (8.75%) SC Cleared
5 111 (8.52%) ITIL Certification
6 82 (6.29%) Cisco Certification
7 77 (5.91%) MCITP
8 68 (5.22%) CCNA
9 64 (4.91%) Degree
10 60 (4.60%) Citrix Certification
11 57 (4.37%) MCSA
12 51 (3.91%) MCP
13 46 (3.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 42 (3.22%) DV Cleared
15 39 (2.99%) CCA
16 26 (2.00%) MCTS
17 23 (1.77%) CCNP
18 11 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
18 11 (0.84%) LPIC
19 9 (0.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (8.37%) SLA
2 23 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (1.38%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.54%) QA
6 5 (0.38%) WCAG
7 4 (0.31%) ISAE 3402
8 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.23%) SSAE 16
9 2 (0.15%) COBIT
10 1 (0.077%) HL7
System Software
1 819 (62.85%) Active Directory
2 484 (37.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 408 (31.31%) Hyper-V
4 217 (16.65%) XenApp
5 157 (12.05%) vSphere
6 100 (7.67%) XenDesktop
7 61 (4.68%) Microsoft App-V
8 53 (4.07%) VMware ESX
9 52 (3.99%) Virtual Machines
10 40 (3.07%) VMware ESXi
11 35 (2.69%) Virtual Servers
12 30 (2.30%) Forefront TMG
13 29 (2.23%) BitLocker
13 29 (2.23%) Terminal Services
14 26 (2.00%) ISA Server
15 25 (1.92%) Firmware
16 20 (1.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 18 (1.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 16 (1.23%) DFS Replication
18 16 (1.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 748 (57.41%) SCCM
2 126 (9.67%) SCVMM
3 96 (7.37%) Nagios
4 95 (7.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 82 (6.29%) Microsoft Clustering
6 77 (5.91%) SCOrch
7 76 (5.83%) SCDPM
8 73 (5.60%) NetBackup
9 61 (4.68%) Failover Clustering
10 59 (4.53%) Puppet
10 59 (4.53%) WSUS
11 56 (4.30%) Tivoli
12 51 (3.91%) SCSM
13 48 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
14 41 (3.15%) EdgeSight
15 34 (2.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 31 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
17 30 (2.30%) OpenView
18 29 (2.23%) Norton AntiVirus
19 26 (2.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 910 (69.84%) Microsoft
2 692 (53.11%) VMware
3 353 (27.09%) Citrix
4 252 (19.34%) HP
5 231 (17.73%) Cisco
6 117 (8.98%) NetApp
7 87 (6.68%) SolarWinds
8 81 (6.22%) Symantec
9 68 (5.22%) Dell
10 57 (4.37%) EMC
11 47 (3.61%) Red Hat
12 46 (3.53%) IBM
13 42 (3.22%) Oracle
14 39 (2.99%) CheckPoint
15 36 (2.76%) Intel Security
16 34 (2.61%) Juniper
17 33 (2.53%) Wyse
18 32 (2.46%) ServiceNow
19 30 (2.30%) MobileIron
20 29 (2.23%) Veeam
Hereford, Herefordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits.
Posted: 3 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: excellent pension and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £38000 per annum + Pension, Holidays
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Leidos
Posted: 4 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £41400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £0.00 - £50000 per annum + on call + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: £42,326 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £38-65000 + £Car+MS Training/Pension/Medical
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £38-65,000 + £Car+MS Training/Pension/Medical
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £57500.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £30k - 70k per year + Amazing Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50 000 - £63 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50 000 - £63 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 6 days ago
London
VIT
Salary: Up to £45,000 (depending on experience) incl on-call allowance
Posted: 12 days ago