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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 415 444 481
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +37
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 675 690 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.62% 0.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.15% 8.44% 7.85%
Number of salaries quoted 542 563 506
Median salary £44,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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
8284 8180 8008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.53% 7.38% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6725 6460 6458
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 £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +6.54%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +25 608 £45,000 - 61
London +45 237 £55,000 +10.00% 20
South East -71 81 £38,000 -9.52% 8
Yorkshire +64 70 £35,000 -4.10% 4
West Yorkshire +56 61 £36,500 -1.35% 4
East Midlands +45 49 £38,000 -5.00% 2
West Midlands -20 49 £42,500 - 7
City of London +62 40 £52,500 - 6
Birmingham +4 38 £42,500 -5.55% 4
North West +36 32 £54,375 +35.93% 10
East of England +40 31 £50,000 +25.00%
South West -26 30 £36,000 -10.00% 8
Northamptonshire +40 26 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Leeds +24 26 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Northampton +34 22 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Scotland 0 22 £35,000 -26.31% 4
Berkshire -24 21 £37,500 -33.33% 3
Bradford +29 19 £36,750 +22.50%
Cambridgeshire +22 19 £44,000 +20.54%
Lincolnshire - 18 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire -11 17 £38,000 -10.58% 2
Edinburgh +21 16 £35,000 -44.00% 3
Liverpool +14 16 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Merseyside +13 16 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Lincoln - 16 £40,000 - 1
Surrey +10 14 £45,000 +20.00%
Wakefield - 14 £40,000 - 2
Manchester +14 13 £46,000 -20.00% 7
Oxfordshire +5 13 £33,250 -26.11% 1
Tyne and Wear - 13 £38,750 - 1

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1027 (76.07%) Windows
2 966 (71.56%) Microsoft
3 853 (63.19%) Active Directory
4 790 (58.52%) SCCM
5 739 (54.74%) Windows Server
6 690 (51.11%) VMware
7 577 (42.74%) ITIL
8 506 (37.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 487 (36.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 449 (33.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 444 (32.89%) Hyper-V
12 403 (29.85%) Citrix
13 394 (29.19%) MS Exchange
14 345 (25.56%) MS Excel
15 344 (25.48%) PowerShell
16 336 (24.89%) DNS
17 324 (24.00%) SQL
18 309 (22.89%) SQL Server
19 306 (22.67%) Microsoft Certification
20 270 (20.00%) XenApp
21 265 (19.63%) Finance
22 257 (19.04%) Firewall
23 251 (18.59%) SAN
24 245 (18.15%) DHCP
24 245 (18.15%) HP
24 245 (18.15%) SharePoint
25 239 (17.70%) Cisco
26 234 (17.33%) Windows Server 2003
27 230 (17.04%) Office 365
28 227 (16.81%) Data Centre

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
1 394 (29.19%) MS Exchange
2 245 (18.15%) SharePoint
3 221 (16.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 216 (16.00%) Skype for Business
5 190 (14.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 179 (13.26%) IIS
7 74 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2007
8 44 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2003
9 32 (2.37%) Office Communications Server
10 28 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
11 26 (1.93%) Confluence
12 25 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
13 23 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
14 22 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 20 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
16 14 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
17 10 (0.74%) Tomcat
18 7 (0.52%) Apache
19 5 (0.37%) CMS
20 4 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 345 (25.56%) MS Excel
2 112 (8.30%) MS Office
3 10 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 60 (4.44%) assyst
2 29 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 25 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.30%) Sentinel
4 4 (0.30%) SimCorp Dimension
4 4 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.15%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.074%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.074%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.074%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.074%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.074%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 230 (17.04%) Office 365
2 223 (16.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 89 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
4 66 (4.89%) Cloud Computing
5 57 (4.22%) IaaS
6 53 (3.93%) PaaS
7 44 (3.26%) Amazon EC2
8 39 (2.89%) Amazon S3
9 23 (1.70%) Azure Active Directory
10 22 (1.63%) Mimecast
11 14 (1.04%) SaaS
12 7 (0.52%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.37%) Yammer
14 2 (0.15%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 336 (24.89%) DNS
2 257 (19.04%) Firewall
3 251 (18.59%) SAN
4 245 (18.15%) DHCP
5 143 (10.59%) WAN
6 106 (7.85%) LAN
6 106 (7.85%) TCP/IP
7 83 (6.15%) VPN
8 77 (5.70%) NetScaler
9 64 (4.74%) VoIP
10 54 (4.00%) Skype
11 52 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
12 50 (3.70%) VLAN
13 46 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
13 46 (3.41%) Unified Communications
14 44 (3.26%) LDAP
15 40 (2.96%) iSCSI
16 38 (2.81%) Internet
17 26 (1.93%) NAS
17 26 (1.93%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (22.89%) SQL Server
2 41 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
6 13 (0.96%) Oracle Database
7 11 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (0.37%) MySQL
10 5 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.30%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.15%) Big Data
13 2 (0.15%) IDOL
13 2 (0.15%) PerformancePoint
13 2 (0.15%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 35 (2.59%) Jenkins
2 32 (2.37%) Octopus Deploy
3 26 (1.93%) JIRA
4 20 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (1.19%) Git (software)
6 11 (0.81%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.44%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.22%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.15%) WinDbg
10 1 (0.074%) MSI
10 1 (0.074%) NUnit
General
1 265 (19.63%) Finance
2 66 (4.89%) Banking
3 56 (4.15%) Back Office
4 43 (3.19%) Advertising
5 41 (3.04%) Law
6 32 (2.37%) Publishing
6 32 (2.37%) Retail
7 28 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 25 (1.85%) Financial Institution
9 18 (1.33%) Legal
10 15 (1.11%) Marketing
11 11 (0.81%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.74%) Games
13 8 (0.59%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.074%) Electronics
14 1 (0.074%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 337 (24.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 151 (11.19%) Analyst
3 138 (10.22%) Support Engineer
4 131 (9.70%) Administrator
5 114 (8.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 108 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 107 (7.93%) Windows Engineer
8 103 (7.63%) Systems Engineer
9 99 (7.33%) Consultant
10 97 (7.19%) Server Engineer
11 86 (6.37%) Support Analyst
12 76 (5.63%) Infrastructure Support
13 68 (5.04%) Citrix Engineer
13 68 (5.04%) Systems Administrator
14 67 (4.96%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 61 (4.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
15 61 (4.52%) Wintel Engineer
16 55 (4.07%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
17 54 (4.00%) Server Support
18 53 (3.93%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (6.22%) Web Services
2 57 (4.22%) .NET
3 33 (2.44%) XML
4 13 (0.96%) .NET Framework
4 13 (0.96%) Middleware
5 12 (0.89%) ASP.NET
6 8 (0.59%) HTML
6 8 (0.59%) WAP
7 4 (0.30%) jQuery
7 4 (0.30%) MSMQ
7 4 (0.30%) SAP Basis
8 3 (0.22%) Ajax
8 3 (0.22%) ELK Stack
8 3 (0.22%) JSON
8 3 (0.22%) SOAP
8 3 (0.22%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (0.22%) X-Windows
9 2 (0.15%) CSS
9 2 (0.15%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.15%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 227 (16.81%) Data Centre
2 141 (10.44%) Clustering
3 113 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (4.96%) Blackberry
5 52 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
6 51 (3.78%) Private Cloud
7 46 (3.41%) Replication
8 42 (3.11%) Fat Client
8 42 (3.11%) Thin Client
9 37 (2.74%) EqualLogic
10 36 (2.67%) PKI
11 31 (2.30%) Wiki
12 30 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
12 30 (2.22%) Management Information System
13 26 (1.93%) EMC VNX
14 25 (1.85%) Computer Science
14 25 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
15 23 (1.70%) Driving Licence
16 21 (1.56%) EPoS
17 13 (0.96%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1027 (76.07%) Windows
2 739 (54.74%) Windows Server
3 487 (36.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 449 (33.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 234 (17.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 182 (13.48%) Linux
7 123 (9.11%) Unix
8 121 (8.96%) Windows 7
9 66 (4.89%) Windows 10
10 62 (4.59%) Windows 8
11 38 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 30 (2.22%) AIX
12 30 (2.22%) HPUX
13 29 (2.15%) Solaris
14 10 (0.74%) SUSE
15 7 (0.52%) Android
15 7 (0.52%) Apple iOS
16 6 (0.44%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.44%) Windows 2000
16 6 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 577 (42.74%) ITIL
2 157 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 133 (9.85%) Project Management
4 97 (7.19%) Change Management
5 86 (6.37%) Service Delivery
6 76 (5.63%) ITIL V3
7 75 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 74 (5.48%) Service Management
9 69 (5.11%) Infrastructure Management
10 64 (4.74%) Data Protection
11 62 (4.59%) High Availability
11 62 (4.59%) Problem Management
12 61 (4.52%) Capacity Planning
13 55 (4.07%) Migration
14 51 (3.78%) Continuous Improvement
15 50 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
16 49 (3.63%) Change Control
17 48 (3.56%) Load Balancing
18 46 (3.41%) Performance Tuning
19 45 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 344 (25.48%) PowerShell
2 324 (24.00%) SQL
3 42 (3.11%) VB
4 41 (3.04%) C#
5 37 (2.74%) VBScript
6 28 (2.07%) C
7 16 (1.19%) Perl
8 14 (1.04%) Ruby
9 11 (0.81%) C++
10 8 (0.59%) T-SQL
10 8 (0.59%) VB.NET
11 6 (0.44%) PHP
12 5 (0.37%) JavaScript
12 5 (0.37%) Python
13 4 (0.30%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.22%) Java
14 3 (0.22%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.15%) Bourne shell
15 2 (0.15%) Korn
16 1 (0.074%) LINC
Qualifications
1 306 (22.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 199 (14.74%) MCSE
3 128 (9.48%) Security Cleared
4 126 (9.33%) ITIL Certification
5 98 (7.26%) SC Cleared
6 77 (5.70%) MCITP
7 71 (5.26%) Degree
8 65 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
9 63 (4.67%) Citrix Certification
10 52 (3.85%) MCP
11 50 (3.70%) CCNA
12 46 (3.41%) CCA
12 46 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 45 (3.33%) MCSA
14 34 (2.52%) DV Cleared
15 32 (2.37%) MCTS
16 14 (1.04%) VCP5
17 12 (0.89%) CCNP
18 9 (0.67%) CISSP
19 8 (0.59%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (8.22%) SLA
2 14 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (0.74%) QA
4 6 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.30%) ISAE 3402
6 3 (0.22%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.15%) COBIT
8 1 (0.074%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 853 (63.19%) Active Directory
2 506 (37.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 444 (32.89%) Hyper-V
4 270 (20.00%) XenApp
5 176 (13.04%) vSphere
6 130 (9.63%) XenDesktop
7 91 (6.74%) Microsoft App-V
8 58 (4.30%) Virtual Machines
9 46 (3.41%) VMware ESX
10 38 (2.81%) Terminal Services
11 29 (2.15%) Forefront TMG
11 29 (2.15%) vCloud
12 28 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
13 26 (1.93%) BitLocker
14 25 (1.85%) Firmware
14 25 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
15 23 (1.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 18 (1.33%) DFS Replication
16 18 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
16 18 (1.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 790 (58.52%) SCCM
2 122 (9.04%) SCVMM
3 98 (7.26%) Nagios
4 92 (6.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 83 (6.15%) Microsoft Clustering
6 80 (5.93%) SCOrch
7 75 (5.56%) SCDPM
8 67 (4.96%) Puppet
9 65 (4.81%) EdgeSight
10 64 (4.74%) Failover Clustering
11 59 (4.37%) Tivoli
12 58 (4.30%) NetBackup
13 48 (3.56%) SCSM
14 46 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
15 44 (3.26%) WSUS
16 37 (2.74%) Microsoft Intune
17 35 (2.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
18 30 (2.22%) MOM
19 29 (2.15%) HP SIM
20 27 (2.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 966 (71.56%) Microsoft
2 690 (51.11%) VMware
3 403 (29.85%) Citrix
4 245 (18.15%) HP
5 239 (17.70%) Cisco
6 126 (9.33%) NetApp
7 91 (6.74%) EMC
8 90 (6.67%) Dell
9 87 (6.44%) Symantec
10 56 (4.15%) SolarWinds
11 48 (3.56%) Red Hat
12 45 (3.33%) Veeam
13 44 (3.26%) Oracle
14 43 (3.19%) IBM
15 39 (2.89%) ServiceNow
16 34 (2.52%) Wyse
17 32 (2.37%) Intel Security
17 32 (2.37%) Kaspersky
18 30 (2.22%) WatchGuard
19 29 (2.15%) Fortinet
London
Venturi
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £38-65000 + £Car+MS Training/Pension/Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £38-65,000 + £Car+MS Training/Pension/Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £38000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £38000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £30k - 70k per year + Amazing Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Michael Page International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £57500.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harris Global
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Gym
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salaries
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £53000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £43.28 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago