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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 456 460 460
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 562 623 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.57% 0.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.04% 7.56% 7.90%
Number of salaries quoted 449 543 488
Median salary £45,000 £42,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%

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
7978 8244 8444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.46% 7.52% 7.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6487 6721 6673
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 £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +5.29%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +14 524 £43,500 +1.16% 51
London +5 175 £55,000 +15.78% 13
South East -35 88 £42,500 -3.40% 5
Yorkshire +42 60 £38,000 +19.68% 12
West Yorkshire +49 58 £38,000 +2.70% 8
West Midlands +24 54 £35,500 -25.26%
East of England +44 44 £42,500 -19.04% 6
North West +36 44 £48,750 +16.07% 7
Birmingham +6 44 £43,000 -9.47%
Manchester +16 34 £48,750 +17.46% 7
Surrey -33 30 £46,250 +2.77% 1
East Midlands +2 25 £40,000 +42.85%
City of London +41 24 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Leeds +29 24 £38,000 +26.66% 2
Cambridgeshire - 21 £42,500 - 2
Bradford +6 20 £36,000 -20.00% 5
South West -40 16 £40,000 +11.11% 2
Scotland +20 15 £49,000 +22.50% 1
North East - 14 £35,000 - 6
Tyne and Wear - 14 £35,000 - 3
Wakefield - 14 £42,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +24 13 £42,500 -
West Sussex +22 13 £50,000 +17.64%
Hampshire 0 13 £40,000 +0.62% 2
Rochdale - 13 £55,000 - 2
Milton Keynes +30 12 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire +25 12 £38,750 -26.19% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 12 £36,250 - 3
Cambridge - 11 £42,500 - 1
Kent +13 10 £28,500 +7.54%

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 895 (72.35%) Windows
2 862 (69.68%) Microsoft
3 773 (62.49%) Active Directory
4 703 (56.83%) SCCM
5 655 (52.95%) VMware
6 635 (51.33%) Windows Server
7 526 (42.52%) ITIL
8 447 (36.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 400 (32.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 394 (31.85%) Hyper-V
11 370 (29.91%) Windows Server 2008
12 353 (28.54%) MS Exchange
13 349 (28.21%) DNS
14 344 (27.81%) PowerShell
15 317 (25.63%) Citrix
16 305 (24.66%) SQL
17 287 (23.20%) Microsoft Certification
18 281 (22.72%) SQL Server
19 278 (22.47%) MS Excel
20 248 (20.05%) HP
21 245 (19.81%) Data Centre
22 244 (19.73%) DHCP
23 240 (19.40%) Finance
24 218 (17.62%) SAN
25 215 (17.38%) Cisco
26 212 (17.14%) Linux
26 212 (17.14%) Office 365
27 196 (15.84%) Firewall
28 195 (15.76%) MCSE
29 189 (15.28%) 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
1 353 (28.54%) MS Exchange
2 189 (15.28%) Skype for Business
3 179 (14.47%) SharePoint
4 170 (13.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 158 (12.77%) IIS
6 126 (10.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 33 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 32 (2.59%) SharePoint 2010
9 29 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2007
10 27 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
11 26 (2.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 23 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
13 20 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
14 13 (1.05%) Confluence
15 12 (0.97%) Tomcat
16 9 (0.73%) JBoss
17 8 (0.65%) Apache
18 7 (0.57%) WebLogic
19 6 (0.49%) GroupWise
20 5 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 278 (22.47%) MS Excel
2 117 (9.46%) MS Office
3 23 (1.86%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 50 (4.04%) assyst
2 14 (1.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (1.05%) Sentinel
4 12 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.40%) SimCorp Dimension
7 3 (0.24%) Eagle PACE
7 3 (0.24%) LatentZero
7 3 (0.24%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.24%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.16%) CODA-Financials
8 2 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 212 (17.14%) Office 365
2 185 (14.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (5.74%) Amazon AWS
4 40 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
4 40 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
5 39 (3.15%) IaaS
6 36 (2.91%) PaaS
7 35 (2.83%) Amazon S3
8 33 (2.67%) Mimecast
9 32 (2.59%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.32%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.32%) SaaS
11 2 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.16%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 349 (28.21%) DNS
2 244 (19.73%) DHCP
3 218 (17.62%) SAN
4 196 (15.84%) Firewall
5 133 (10.75%) WAN
6 117 (9.46%) TCP/IP
7 116 (9.38%) LAN
8 72 (5.82%) VPN
9 63 (5.09%) VoIP
10 62 (5.01%) Skype
11 46 (3.72%) Cisco ASA
12 45 (3.64%) NetScaler
13 44 (3.56%) Remote Desktop
14 43 (3.48%) SNMP
15 42 (3.40%) LDAP
16 40 (3.23%) SSL
17 37 (2.99%) Unified Communications
18 36 (2.91%) Internet
19 33 (2.67%) NAS
20 32 (2.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (22.72%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 33 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (1.29%) Oracle Database
8 15 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (1.05%) NoSQL
10 11 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
11 10 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
11 10 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (0.49%) PerformancePoint
15 5 (0.40%) MySQL
16 4 (0.32%) DTS
16 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 33 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (2.18%) Jenkins
3 26 (2.10%) Octopus Deploy
4 19 (1.54%) Git (software)
5 13 (1.05%) JIRA
6 9 (0.73%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.32%) NUnit
8 3 (0.24%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.16%) MSI
9 2 (0.16%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 240 (19.40%) Finance
2 64 (5.17%) Back Office
3 53 (4.28%) Publishing
4 42 (3.40%) Retail
5 41 (3.31%) Banking
6 32 (2.59%) Law
7 31 (2.51%) Telecoms
8 28 (2.26%) Advertising
9 22 (1.78%) Legal
10 17 (1.37%) Financial Institution
11 15 (1.21%) Marketing
12 11 (0.89%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.65%) Games
14 5 (0.40%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.081%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.081%) Local Government
15 1 (0.081%) Military
15 1 (0.081%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 286 (23.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 156 (12.61%) Analyst
3 131 (10.59%) Windows Engineer
4 128 (10.35%) Administrator
5 107 (8.65%) Support Engineer
6 100 (8.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 91 (7.36%) Server Engineer
8 88 (7.11%) Consultant
9 87 (7.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 75 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
11 69 (5.58%) Support Analyst
12 66 (5.34%) Systems Engineer
13 65 (5.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
14 64 (5.17%) Wintel Engineer
15 56 (4.53%) Infrastructure Support
16 54 (4.37%) Exchange Engineer
17 53 (4.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 52 (4.20%) Monitoring Engineer
19 49 (3.96%) Windows Server Engineer
20 47 (3.80%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (5.25%) Web Services
2 41 (3.31%) .NET
3 22 (1.78%) XML
4 12 (0.97%) HTML
5 11 (0.89%) ASP.NET
6 7 (0.57%) WAP
7 5 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (0.40%) CSS
8 4 (0.32%) jQuery
9 3 (0.24%) ELK Stack
9 3 (0.24%) LAMP
9 3 (0.24%) MSMQ
9 3 (0.24%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (0.24%) Regular Expression
9 3 (0.24%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (0.24%) X-Windows
10 2 (0.16%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.081%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.081%) Castle Windsor
11 1 (0.081%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 245 (19.81%) Data Centre
2 108 (8.73%) Clustering
3 105 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (4.85%) Blackberry
5 48 (3.88%) Private Cloud
6 42 (3.40%) Video Conferencing
7 41 (3.31%) Management Information System
8 39 (3.15%) CMDB
9 30 (2.43%) PKI
10 26 (2.10%) Replication
11 23 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
12 22 (1.78%) Fat Client
12 22 (1.78%) Thin Client
13 20 (1.62%) Wiki
14 18 (1.46%) Computer Science
15 15 (1.21%) Driving Licence
16 11 (0.89%) HP Storage
17 8 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
18 7 (0.57%) Client/Server
18 7 (0.57%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 895 (72.35%) Windows
2 635 (51.33%) Windows Server
3 400 (32.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 370 (29.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 212 (17.14%) Linux
6 184 (14.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 110 (8.89%) Unix
7 110 (8.89%) Windows 7
8 68 (5.50%) Windows 10
9 37 (2.99%) Windows 8
10 32 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 28 (2.26%) AIX
11 28 (2.26%) Solaris
12 17 (1.37%) HPUX
13 9 (0.73%) CentOS
13 9 (0.73%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.65%) Apple iOS
15 7 (0.57%) Android
15 7 (0.57%) SUSE
16 6 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 526 (42.52%) ITIL
2 120 (9.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 111 (8.97%) Service Delivery
4 97 (7.84%) Project Management
4 97 (7.84%) Service Management
5 90 (7.28%) ITIL V3
6 79 (6.39%) Change Management
7 74 (5.98%) Capacity Planning
8 69 (5.58%) Continuous Improvement
9 65 (5.25%) Data Protection
10 63 (5.09%) Problem Management
11 62 (5.01%) Mentoring
12 60 (4.85%) High Availability
13 55 (4.45%) Infrastructure Management
13 55 (4.45%) Migration
14 53 (4.28%) Root Cause Analysis
15 49 (3.96%) Change Control
16 46 (3.72%) Infrastructure Monitoring
17 41 (3.31%) DevOps
18 37 (2.99%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 344 (27.81%) PowerShell
2 305 (24.66%) SQL
3 34 (2.75%) C#
4 33 (2.67%) VB
5 32 (2.59%) VBScript
6 30 (2.43%) C
7 27 (2.18%) T-SQL
8 23 (1.86%) Perl
9 9 (0.73%) C++
9 9 (0.73%) PHP
10 8 (0.65%) Python
11 7 (0.57%) Java
11 7 (0.57%) Ruby
12 6 (0.49%) JavaScript
13 5 (0.40%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.40%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.32%) VBA
15 3 (0.24%) Bourne shell
15 3 (0.24%) Korn
15 3 (0.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 287 (23.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 195 (15.76%) MCSE
3 150 (12.13%) Security Cleared
4 115 (9.30%) ITIL Certification
5 96 (7.76%) SC Cleared
6 81 (6.55%) Cisco Certification
7 70 (5.66%) MCITP
8 69 (5.58%) CCNA
9 62 (5.01%) Degree
10 61 (4.93%) MCSA
11 52 (4.20%) Citrix Certification
12 45 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 41 (3.31%) MCP
14 39 (3.15%) DV Cleared
15 33 (2.67%) CCA
16 25 (2.02%) MCTS
17 24 (1.94%) CCNP
17 24 (1.94%) LPIC
18 23 (1.86%) BPSS Clearance
19 9 (0.73%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (8.73%) SLA
2 25 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (1.86%) Disclosure Scotland
4 22 (1.78%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.65%) WCAG
6 5 (0.40%) QA
7 4 (0.32%) ISAE 3402
8 3 (0.24%) SSAE 16
9 2 (0.16%) COBIT
10 1 (0.081%) HL7
System Software
1 773 (62.49%) Active Directory
2 447 (36.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 394 (31.85%) Hyper-V
4 179 (14.47%) XenApp
5 135 (10.91%) vSphere
6 79 (6.39%) XenDesktop
7 70 (5.66%) VMware ESX
8 55 (4.45%) Virtual Machines
9 44 (3.56%) Virtual Servers
10 43 (3.48%) Microsoft App-V
11 37 (2.99%) Firmware
12 30 (2.43%) Terminal Services
13 29 (2.34%) BitLocker
13 29 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
14 28 (2.26%) Forefront TMG
15 23 (1.86%) ISA Server
16 20 (1.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 17 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
18 13 (1.05%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
19 10 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 703 (56.83%) SCCM
2 127 (10.27%) SCVMM
3 93 (7.52%) Nagios
4 79 (6.39%) NetBackup
5 74 (5.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 74 (5.98%) SCOrch
6 64 (5.17%) WSUS
7 58 (4.69%) Microsoft Clustering
7 58 (4.69%) SCDPM
8 56 (4.53%) Failover Clustering
9 54 (4.37%) Puppet
10 50 (4.04%) SCSM
11 43 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
12 40 (3.23%) Tivoli
13 39 (3.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 38 (3.07%) Backup Exec
15 34 (2.75%) Norton AntiVirus
16 32 (2.59%) EdgeSight
16 32 (2.59%) Microsoft Intune
17 31 (2.51%) OpenView
Vendors
1 862 (69.68%) Microsoft
2 655 (52.95%) VMware
3 317 (25.63%) Citrix
4 248 (20.05%) HP
5 215 (17.38%) Cisco
6 104 (8.41%) NetApp
7 94 (7.60%) SolarWinds
8 71 (5.74%) Symantec
9 60 (4.85%) Red Hat
10 53 (4.28%) IBM
11 50 (4.04%) Dell
12 45 (3.64%) EMC
13 41 (3.31%) CheckPoint
14 36 (2.91%) Oracle
15 30 (2.43%) Juniper
15 30 (2.43%) ServiceNow
16 28 (2.26%) MobileIron
16 28 (2.26%) Remedy
17 26 (2.10%) Intel Security
17 26 (2.10%) Wyse
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £62000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £57500.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £52500 per annum + Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 6 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
Southampton, Hampshire
Online Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £55000 per annum + + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £55000 per annum + + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Freshfields
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Freshfields
Posted: 16 days ago