Period
to 9 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SCOM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SCOM over the 6 months to 9 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 107 226 215
Rank change year-on-year +119 -11 +37
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 54 21 65
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.91% 0.36% 0.95%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.59% 2.82% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 37
Median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +66.67% -33.68%
10th Percentile £51,250 £40,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,750 £74,000 £81,000
South East median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year +21.05% +7.34% -13.66%

SCOM is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 370 744 829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.09% 12.65% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 270 600 565
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £36,200 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% +5.26%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SCOM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in Berkshire

SCOM
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SCOM in Berkshire.

Salary trend for SCOM in Berkshire

SCOM
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 9 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +83 28 - - 1
Bracknell +28 10 £65,000 +36.84%
SCOM
South East

For the 6 months to 9 July 2020, IT jobs citing SCOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 54 (100.00%) SCCM
2 53 (98.15%) Security Cleared
3 49 (90.74%) VMware
4 48 (88.89%) Active Directory
5 46 (85.19%) DV Cleared
6 43 (79.63%) WSUS
7 29 (53.70%) Windows
8 28 (51.85%) Microsoft
8 28 (51.85%) Windows Server
9 27 (50.00%) Data Centre
9 27 (50.00%) DHCP
9 27 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (48.15%) SC Cleared
10 26 (48.15%) Performance Monitoring
11 25 (46.30%) Windows Server 2016
12 24 (44.44%) Storage Management
12 24 (44.44%) Hyper-V
13 23 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (42.59%) DNS
14 22 (40.74%) HP
14 22 (40.74%) EMC
14 22 (40.74%) Citrix
14 22 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
14 22 (40.74%) Symantec
14 22 (40.74%) Disaster Recovery
14 22 (40.74%) Validation
14 22 (40.74%) NetBackup
14 22 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
14 22 (40.74%) SCVMM
14 22 (40.74%) EMC NetWorker

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (38.89%) Azure
2 1 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (50.00%) DHCP
2 23 (42.59%) DNS
3 21 (38.89%) LAN
3 21 (38.89%) WAN
4 3 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (3.70%) VSAN
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (1.85%) Firewall
6 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (42.59%) Server Engineer
2 21 (38.89%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 21 (38.89%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
2 21 (38.89%) Team Leader
3 8 (14.81%) Architect
4 3 (5.56%) Data Centre Architect
4 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (3.70%) Data Architect
5 2 (3.70%) Tester
6 1 (1.85%) Analyst
6 1 (1.85%) Business Architect
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (1.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (1.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (1.85%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 1 (1.85%) Infrastructure Tester
6 1 (1.85%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (1.85%) Systems Architect
6 1 (1.85%) Test Analyst
6 1 (1.85%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 27 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.41%) CMDB
3 2 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) PKI
4 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 29 (53.70%) Windows
2 28 (51.85%) Windows Server
3 25 (46.30%) Windows Server 2016
4 22 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.41%) Linux
6 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.70%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.85%) CentOS
8 1 (1.85%) Unix
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) Performance Monitoring
2 24 (44.44%) Storage Management
3 23 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (40.74%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (40.74%) Proactive Management
4 22 (40.74%) Server Management
4 22 (40.74%) Validation
5 21 (38.89%) ITIL
5 21 (38.89%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.41%) IT Strategy
6 4 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (7.41%) Software Delivery
7 2 (3.70%) DevOps
7 2 (3.70%) Migration
7 2 (3.70%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 1 (1.85%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (1.85%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.85%) Manual Testing
8 1 (1.85%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 1 (1.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.89%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) C
2 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 53 (98.15%) Security Cleared
2 46 (85.19%) DV Cleared
3 26 (48.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (38.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 21 (38.89%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 27 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (44.44%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.26%) vSphere
5 2 (3.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 54 (100.00%) SCCM
2 43 (79.63%) WSUS
3 22 (40.74%) EMC NetWorker
3 22 (40.74%) NetBackup
3 22 (40.74%) SCVMM
4 3 (5.56%) Ansible
4 3 (5.56%) vRealize
4 3 (5.56%) ZABBIX
5 2 (3.70%) Kibana
5 2 (3.70%) logstash
5 2 (3.70%) SCOrch
5 2 (3.70%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.85%) Nagios
6 1 (1.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 49 (90.74%) VMware
2 28 (51.85%) Microsoft
3 22 (40.74%) Citrix
3 22 (40.74%) EMC
3 22 (40.74%) HP
3 22 (40.74%) Symantec
4 4 (7.41%) NetApp
4 4 (7.41%) SolarWinds
4 4 (7.41%) Splunk
5 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.70%) Veeam
7 1 (1.85%) Cisco
7 1 (1.85%) Gemalto
7 1 (1.85%) Juniper
7 1 (1.85%) McAfee