Period
to 24 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 24 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
London > Central London
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 301 319 300
Rank change year-on-year +18 -19 +24
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 60 88 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.46% 0.58% 0.51%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.34% 5.66% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 49 80 62
Central London median annual salary £49,000 £53,730 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.80% -4.48% +2.27%
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,925 £29,850
90th Percentile £61,500 £71,500 £73,750
London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +2.80%

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 Central London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,798 1,554 1,340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 13.76% 10.24% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,641 1,385 1,189
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,850 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £86,250
London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +4.35%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing SCOM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in Central London

SCOM
Salary Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCOM in Central London.

Salary trend for SCOM in Central London

SCOM
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in Central London over the 6 months to 24 March 2019.

Salary histogram for SCOM in Central London

SCOM
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Central London region over the 6 months to 24 March 2019. 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
City of London +11 54 £49,000 -10.91% 3
SCOM
London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, 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 Central London region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 58 (96.67%) Windows
2 52 (86.67%) PowerShell
3 50 (83.33%) Windows Server
4 47 (78.33%) Microsoft
5 46 (76.67%) Active Directory
6 45 (75.00%) SCCM
7 39 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (58.33%) Hyper-V
10 30 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 28 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 27 (45.00%) DNS
13 25 (41.67%) VMware
14 23 (38.33%) Finance
14 23 (38.33%) SQL
15 22 (36.67%) ITIL
15 22 (36.67%) DHCP
15 22 (36.67%) Firewall
16 20 (33.33%) Office 365
17 18 (30.00%) SQL Server
18 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (28.33%) SQL Server 2012
19 16 (26.67%) DevOps
20 15 (25.00%) SCOrch
20 15 (25.00%) Scrum
20 15 (25.00%) PKI
21 14 (23.33%) Data Centre
22 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange
22 13 (21.67%) Asset Management
22 13 (21.67%) Problem Management

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.33%) Apache
2 5 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.33%) IIS
5 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 30 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (33.33%) Office 365
3 9 (15.00%) IaaS
3 9 (15.00%) PaaS
4 7 (11.67%) SaaS
5 3 (5.00%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 27 (45.00%) DNS
2 22 (36.67%) DHCP
2 22 (36.67%) Firewall
3 11 (18.33%) SAN
4 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 8 (13.33%) Skype
5 8 (13.33%) VLAN
6 5 (8.33%) HTTP
6 5 (8.33%) SSL
7 3 (5.00%) DKIM
7 3 (5.00%) Internet
7 3 (5.00%) IPsec
7 3 (5.00%) LAN
7 3 (5.00%) NetScaler
7 3 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (5.00%) VPN
7 3 (5.00%) WAN
8 1 (1.67%) DMARC
8 1 (1.67%) NAS
8 1 (1.67%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (28.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 12 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 12 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.33%) Power BI
5 1 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MSI
2 1 (1.67%) Metasploit
General
1 23 (38.33%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (36.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 14 (23.33%) Systems Engineer
4 13 (21.67%) Server Engineer
4 13 (21.67%) Windows Server Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Monitoring Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Web Applications Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
1 1 (1.67%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (1.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.00%) PKI
2 14 (23.33%) Data Centre
3 6 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (8.33%) Clustering
5 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.33%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.67%) BYOD
6 1 (1.67%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.67%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.67%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.67%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 58 (96.67%) Windows
2 50 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 39 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 8 (13.33%) Linux
7 6 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.00%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.33%) Unix
10 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.67%) Solaris
10 1 (1.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 22 (36.67%) ITIL
3 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (26.67%) DevOps
5 15 (25.00%) Scrum
6 13 (21.67%) Asset Management
6 13 (21.67%) Problem Management
7 12 (20.00%) Systems Engineering
8 10 (16.67%) Migration
9 6 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (10.00%) Project Management
10 5 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (8.33%) Task Automation
10 5 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
10 5 (8.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 5 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (86.67%) PowerShell
2 23 (38.33%) SQL
3 12 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 12 (20.00%) VB
4 5 (8.33%) Java
5 2 (3.33%) VBScript
6 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) MCSE
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.33%) MCSA
3 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) SLA
2 5 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (8.33%) GDPR
2 5 (8.33%) HIPAA
2 5 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.67%) Solvency II
System Software
1 46 (76.67%) Active Directory
2 35 (58.33%) Hyper-V
3 13 (21.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (13.33%) XenApp
5 3 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.33%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 2 (3.33%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 45 (75.00%) SCCM
2 15 (25.00%) SCOrch
3 13 (21.67%) SCVMM
4 10 (16.67%) Nagios
5 8 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (13.33%) Puppet
6 5 (8.33%) Ansible
6 5 (8.33%) WSUS
7 4 (6.67%) EdgeSight
8 3 (5.00%) Backup Exec
8 3 (5.00%) Nessus
8 3 (5.00%) NetBackup
8 3 (5.00%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (3.33%) SCSM
10 1 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (1.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (1.67%) OpenVAS
10 1 (1.67%) QRadar
10 1 (1.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 47 (78.33%) Microsoft
2 25 (41.67%) VMware
3 12 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 9 (15.00%) Citrix
5 6 (10.00%) Splunk
6 4 (6.67%) HP
7 3 (5.00%) Cisco
7 3 (5.00%) Veritas
8 2 (3.33%) Dell
8 2 (3.33%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (3.33%) Snow
9 1 (1.67%) ConnectWise
9 1 (1.67%) EMC
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle
9 1 (1.67%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.67%) Rapid7
9 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.67%) Sophos
9 1 (1.67%) Symantec