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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
UK
Rank 466 436 378
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -58
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 442 659 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.65% 0.79%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.31% 8.10% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 379 540 681
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
7008 8131 7862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.34% 8.06% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5766 6555 6237
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 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 28 February 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 28 February 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 -27 416 £47,500 +5.55% 43
London -67 122 £57,500 +4.54% 19
South East +7 77 £55,000 +31.73% 1
Yorkshire +37 49 £40,000 -3.61% 4
East of England +32 45 £50,000 +8.42% 4
West Yorkshire +37 41 £39,750 -6.47% 4
East Midlands +2 39 £40,000 +50.23% 4
City of London +11 38 £58,750 -2.08% 4
Oxfordshire - 37 £60,000 -
West Midlands +29 35 £47,500 +28.37% 5
Birmingham +13 33 £47,500 +14.45% 3
Essex +40 27 £50,000 -9.09% 1
North West -14 25 £45,750 -0.54% 3
South West -21 22 £41,500 +27.69% 3
Northamptonshire +32 21 £40,000 +53.84%
Surrey +23 17 £50,625 +44.64%
Leeds +21 17 £38,000 -10.58%
Northampton +31 16 £31,250 +20.19%
Scotland +3 16 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Hertfordshire +11 15 £36,000 -22.16% 1
Merseyside +1 15 £43,750 -27.08% 1
Nottinghamshire +12 14 £42,500 +112.50% 2
Nottingham +9 14 £42,500 +112.50% 2
Berkshire +12 12 £42,500 -5.55%
Oxford - 12 £55,000 -
Bradford +18 11 £39,500 -7.05% 2
Colchester +14 11 £47,500 -9.52%
Hampshire +12 11 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Edinburgh +6 10 £50,000 +53.84%
Wakefield - 9 £42,500 - 2

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 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.

1 737 (74.22%) Windows
2 685 (68.98%) Microsoft
3 618 (62.24%) Active Directory
4 594 (59.82%) SCCM
5 552 (55.59%) Windows Server
6 492 (49.55%) VMware
7 361 (36.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 355 (35.75%) ITIL
9 327 (32.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 314 (31.62%) DNS
11 294 (29.61%) MS Exchange
12 284 (28.60%) Hyper-V
13 265 (26.69%) PowerShell
14 246 (24.77%) Windows Server 2008
15 244 (24.57%) SQL
16 243 (24.47%) MS Excel
17 230 (23.16%) Microsoft Azure
18 228 (22.96%) Data Centre
18 228 (22.96%) Citrix
19 224 (22.56%) Office 365
20 223 (22.46%) DHCP
21 215 (21.65%) SQL Server
22 207 (20.85%) Linux
23 190 (19.13%) Cisco
23 190 (19.13%) Microsoft Certification
24 178 (17.93%) SAN
25 171 (17.22%) Finance
26 165 (16.62%) HP
27 161 (16.21%) Firewall
28 153 (15.41%) 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
1 294 (29.61%) MS Exchange
2 153 (15.41%) Skype for Business
3 147 (14.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 101 (10.17%) IIS
5 98 (9.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 81 (8.16%) SharePoint
7 44 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 23 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
8 23 (2.32%) SharePoint 2013
9 16 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 14 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
11 11 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.50%) JBoss
13 4 (0.40%) IBM Domino
14 3 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.20%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.20%) Office Communications Server
16 1 (0.10%) Apache
16 1 (0.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 243 (24.47%) MS Excel
2 74 (7.45%) MS Office
3 23 (2.32%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 26 (2.62%) assyst
2 7 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.40%) Northgate Housing
3 4 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.20%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.20%) Workfront
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 230 (23.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 224 (22.56%) Office 365
3 105 (10.57%) Amazon AWS
4 54 (5.44%) IaaS
5 31 (3.12%) PaaS
6 24 (2.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 16 (1.61%) Mimecast
7 16 (1.61%) SaaS
8 13 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (1.21%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.50%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.30%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.10%) Fastly
12 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 314 (31.62%) DNS
2 223 (22.46%) DHCP
3 178 (17.93%) SAN
4 161 (16.21%) Firewall
5 96 (9.67%) LAN
6 91 (9.16%) WAN
7 79 (7.96%) Skype
8 58 (5.84%) VoIP
8 58 (5.84%) VPN
9 56 (5.64%) LDAP
10 49 (4.93%) TCP/IP
11 48 (4.83%) Kerberos
12 40 (4.03%) SSL
13 32 (3.22%) iSCSI
13 32 (3.22%) Network Security
14 31 (3.12%) Unified Communications
15 29 (2.92%) MPLS
16 27 (2.72%) Fibre Channel
17 23 (2.32%) VLAN
17 23 (2.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (21.65%) SQL Server
2 44 (4.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 42 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (1.01%) Amazon Redshift
8 10 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (1.01%) NoSQL
9 6 (0.60%) MySQL
9 6 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (0.40%) DTS
11 4 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.40%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.40%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.30%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (1.31%) Jenkins
2 13 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (0.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.10%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.10%) NUnit
General
1 171 (17.22%) Finance
2 43 (4.33%) Publishing
3 37 (3.73%) Back Office
4 34 (3.42%) Banking
5 33 (3.32%) Law
6 30 (3.02%) Retail
7 23 (2.32%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.71%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.71%) Marketing
9 16 (1.61%) Financial Institution
10 15 (1.51%) Games
11 10 (1.01%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.70%) Legal
13 6 (0.60%) Advertising
14 5 (0.50%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.30%) Electronics
15 3 (0.30%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 164 (16.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 131 (13.19%) Windows Engineer
3 127 (12.79%) Analyst
4 104 (10.47%) Systems Engineer
5 97 (9.77%) Server Engineer
6 87 (8.76%) Administrator
7 74 (7.45%) SCCM Engineer
7 74 (7.45%) Support Engineer
8 59 (5.94%) Wintel Engineer
9 57 (5.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 53 (5.34%) Support Analyst
11 52 (5.24%) IT Engineer
12 51 (5.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 49 (4.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 45 (4.53%) VMware Engineer
15 43 (4.33%) Windows Server Engineer
16 40 (4.03%) Systems Administrator
17 39 (3.93%) Senior Systems Engineer
17 39 (3.93%) Technical Specialist
18 36 (3.63%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (2.72%) Web Services
2 19 (1.91%) .NET
3 13 (1.31%) Middleware
4 9 (0.91%) XML
5 6 (0.60%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.50%) JMS
7 3 (0.30%) XSD
8 2 (0.20%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.20%) HTML
9 1 (0.10%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.10%) CSS
9 1 (0.10%) jQuery
9 1 (0.10%) MSMQ
9 1 (0.10%) WAP
9 1 (0.10%) WCF
9 1 (0.10%) WF
9 1 (0.10%) WSDL
9 1 (0.10%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 228 (22.96%) Data Centre
2 101 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
3 90 (9.06%) Clustering
4 65 (6.55%) PKI
5 44 (4.43%) CMDB
6 38 (3.83%) Computer Science
6 38 (3.83%) Management Information System
7 36 (3.63%) Blackberry
8 27 (2.72%) Replication
9 20 (2.01%) Video Conferencing
10 16 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
11 15 (1.51%) Client/Server
12 14 (1.41%) HP StoreVirtual
13 13 (1.31%) HP Storage
14 12 (1.21%) Private Cloud
15 10 (1.01%) CCTV
16 9 (0.91%) Fat Client
16 9 (0.91%) Thin Client
17 8 (0.81%) EMC VNX
17 8 (0.81%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 737 (74.22%) Windows
2 552 (55.59%) Windows Server
3 361 (36.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 246 (24.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 207 (20.85%) Linux
6 98 (9.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 88 (8.86%) Unix
8 76 (7.65%) Windows 7
9 42 (4.23%) Windows 10
10 31 (3.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (2.22%) Solaris
12 19 (1.91%) Mac OS X
13 12 (1.21%) Windows 8
14 10 (1.01%) AIX
15 7 (0.70%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.50%) HPUX
17 4 (0.40%) Android
17 4 (0.40%) Debian
18 3 (0.30%) Apple iOS
18 3 (0.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (35.75%) ITIL
2 122 (12.29%) Service Delivery
3 65 (6.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 64 (6.45%) ITIL V3
4 64 (6.45%) Service Management
5 60 (6.04%) Migration
6 57 (5.74%) Project Management
7 54 (5.44%) Problem Management
8 52 (5.24%) Agile Software Development
9 50 (5.04%) High Availability
10 48 (4.83%) Presales
11 46 (4.63%) Capacity Management
12 45 (4.53%) Capacity Planning
12 45 (4.53%) Server Building
13 44 (4.43%) Change Management
14 42 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
14 42 (4.23%) Identity Management
15 40 (4.03%) Line Management
16 39 (3.93%) Configuration Management
16 39 (3.93%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 265 (26.69%) PowerShell
2 244 (24.57%) SQL
3 29 (2.92%) VB
4 22 (2.22%) T-SQL
5 16 (1.61%) C#
6 14 (1.41%) C
7 12 (1.21%) Java
8 10 (1.01%) VBScript
9 8 (0.81%) Perl
10 5 (0.50%) Ruby
11 4 (0.40%) Korn
12 3 (0.30%) XPath
13 2 (0.20%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.20%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.10%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.10%) C++
Qualifications
1 190 (19.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 145 (14.60%) MCSE
3 80 (8.06%) Degree
4 76 (7.65%) Security Cleared
5 66 (6.65%) MCITP
6 42 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
7 38 (3.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 37 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
9 36 (3.63%) BPSS Clearance
9 36 (3.63%) LPIC
10 31 (3.12%) MCSA
11 29 (2.92%) Citrix Certification
12 28 (2.82%) CCNA
13 21 (2.11%) SC Cleared
14 20 (2.01%) MCP
15 18 (1.81%) CCNP
16 17 (1.71%) MCTS
17 12 (1.21%) CEH
18 11 (1.11%) CCIE
18 11 (1.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (10.57%) SLA
2 36 (3.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.31%) PCI DSS
4 13 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.50%) WCAG
6 4 (0.40%) PMO
7 3 (0.30%) SSAE 16
8 2 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.20%) EMIR
8 2 (0.20%) MiFID
8 2 (0.20%) QA
9 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.10%) GCP
9 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 618 (62.24%) Active Directory
2 327 (32.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 284 (28.60%) Hyper-V
4 138 (13.90%) vSphere
5 115 (11.58%) XenApp
6 58 (5.84%) XenDesktop
7 55 (5.54%) VMware ESXi
8 46 (4.63%) VMware ESX
9 40 (4.03%) Firmware
10 23 (2.32%) Terminal Services
11 21 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
11 21 (2.11%) Virtual Servers
12 16 (1.61%) Forefront TMG
13 14 (1.41%) BitLocker
14 13 (1.31%) ISA Server
14 13 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
14 13 (1.31%) OpenSIPS
14 13 (1.31%) VMware Workstation
15 10 (1.01%) VMware Server
16 8 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 594 (59.82%) SCCM
2 91 (9.16%) NetBackup
3 64 (6.45%) SCVMM
4 50 (5.04%) Backup Exec
5 48 (4.83%) WSUS
6 46 (4.63%) SCOrch
7 44 (4.43%) Nagios
8 31 (3.12%) Microsoft Clustering
9 27 (2.72%) Tivoli
10 24 (2.42%) SCSM
11 23 (2.32%) Failover Clustering
12 22 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
12 22 (2.22%) Puppet
13 21 (2.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 20 (2.01%) HP SIM
14 20 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
15 19 (1.91%) Microsoft Intune
16 18 (1.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 17 (1.71%) vMotion
18 13 (1.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 685 (68.98%) Microsoft
2 492 (49.55%) VMware
3 228 (22.96%) Citrix
4 190 (19.13%) Cisco
5 165 (16.62%) HP
6 89 (8.96%) SolarWinds
7 77 (7.75%) NetApp
8 73 (7.35%) Red Hat
9 59 (5.94%) IBM
10 53 (5.34%) Symantec
11 36 (3.63%) F5
11 36 (3.63%) Oracle
12 35 (3.52%) 3PAR
12 35 (3.52%) EMC
13 31 (3.12%) Dell
14 30 (3.02%) Juniper
15 27 (2.72%) Palo Alto
16 25 (2.52%) Avaya
16 25 (2.52%) CheckPoint
16 25 (2.52%) CommVault
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
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Central London / West End
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Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
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London
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Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum 27 days annual leave, spot bonuses,
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Wakefield, West Yorkshire
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
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