Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
London > Central London
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 302 290 333
Rank change year-on-year -12 +43 +18
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 83 99 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.61% 0.70% 0.37%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.89% 6.96% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 79 91 47
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £53,730 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.94% +2.34% +5.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £30,300
90th Percentile £63,750 £76,250 £70,250
London median annual salary £52,500 £53,730 £55,000
% change year-on-year -2.29% -2.31% +10.00%

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 1,698 1,423 1,492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 12.50% 10.03% 10.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,565 1,276 1,352
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £39,200 £37,000 £35,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £85,000
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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 -22 71 £50,000 -6.98% 4
Camden - 4 £42,500 -
Kensington and Chelsea -3 3 £52,500 +16.67%
SCOM
London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 80 (96.39%) Windows
2 68 (81.93%) Active Directory
3 60 (72.29%) SCCM
4 59 (71.08%) Microsoft
5 58 (69.88%) PowerShell
6 57 (68.67%) DNS
7 55 (66.27%) Windows Server
8 51 (61.45%) Hyper-V
8 51 (61.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 50 (60.24%) VMware
9 50 (60.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 48 (57.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 47 (56.63%) Firewall
12 45 (54.22%) Finance
12 45 (54.22%) DHCP
12 45 (54.22%) Office 365
13 42 (50.60%) Microsoft Azure
14 35 (42.17%) PKI
15 33 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
16 32 (38.55%) DevOps
17 31 (37.35%) Scrum
18 29 (34.94%) Systems Engineering
19 26 (31.33%) MS Exchange
19 26 (31.33%) VMware Infrastructure
20 25 (30.12%) Data Centre
21 24 (28.92%) Windows 10
22 23 (27.71%) SQL
23 21 (25.30%) ITIL
24 20 (24.10%) TCP/IP
25 17 (20.48%) Skype

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 26 (31.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (9.64%) Apache
4 7 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.02%) JBoss
5 5 (6.02%) Tomcat
6 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.61%) CMS
7 3 (3.61%) nginx
7 3 (3.61%) WordPress
8 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 45 (54.22%) Office 365
2 42 (50.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (12.05%) SaaS
4 7 (8.43%) IaaS
4 7 (8.43%) Mimecast
5 4 (4.82%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (3.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (3.61%) CloudFront
6 3 (3.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (2.41%) OpenShift
7 2 (2.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (68.67%) DNS
2 47 (56.63%) Firewall
3 45 (54.22%) DHCP
4 20 (24.10%) TCP/IP
5 17 (20.48%) Skype
6 16 (19.28%) SAN
7 12 (14.46%) VLAN
8 11 (13.25%) DKIM
9 10 (12.05%) Internet
9 10 (12.05%) LAN
9 10 (12.05%) Remote Desktop
9 10 (12.05%) WAN
10 8 (9.64%) NetScaler
11 7 (8.43%) IPsec
11 7 (8.43%) VPN
12 5 (6.02%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (6.02%) DMARC
12 5 (6.02%) HTTP
12 5 (6.02%) Network Security
12 5 (6.02%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.84%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (10.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.02%) MySQL
4 4 (4.82%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.41%) Power BI
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Metasploit
2 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.61%) PEAR
3 2 (2.41%) MSI
3 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 45 (54.22%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Publishing
3 2 (2.41%) Law
3 2 (2.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (48.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (22.89%) Server Engineer
3 18 (21.69%) Windows Engineer
3 18 (21.69%) Windows Server Engineer
4 16 (19.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 15 (18.07%) Exchange Engineer
5 15 (18.07%) Support Engineer
6 14 (16.87%) 3rd Line Support
6 14 (16.87%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (15.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Monitoring Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Field Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Support
9 5 (6.02%) Security Engineer
10 4 (4.82%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.82%) Web Applications Engineer
10 4 (4.82%) Web Applications Support
10 4 (4.82%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) .NET
2 5 (6.02%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (6.02%) Regular Expression
3 3 (3.61%) LDAP
4 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.41%) JMS
4 2 (2.41%) Web Services
4 2 (2.41%) XML
4 2 (2.41%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 35 (42.17%) PKI
2 25 (30.12%) Data Centre
3 12 (14.46%) Management Information System
4 9 (10.84%) Clustering
5 8 (9.64%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (6.02%) BYOD
7 3 (3.61%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.41%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.20%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (1.20%) EMC VNX
9 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 80 (96.39%) Windows
2 55 (66.27%) Windows Server
3 51 (61.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (57.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (28.92%) Windows 10
6 11 (13.25%) Linux
7 10 (12.05%) Windows 7
8 9 (10.84%) Windows 8
9 8 (9.64%) Unix
10 3 (3.61%) Solaris
11 1 (1.20%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (60.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 33 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (38.55%) DevOps
4 31 (37.35%) Scrum
5 29 (34.94%) Systems Engineering
6 21 (25.30%) ITIL
7 14 (16.87%) Migration
8 10 (12.05%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (10.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (10.84%) Service Management
10 8 (9.64%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (9.64%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (9.64%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (8.43%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (8.43%) Network Load Balancing
11 7 (8.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 6 (7.23%) Data Management
12 6 (7.23%) Investment Management
12 6 (7.23%) Patch Management
13 5 (6.02%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 58 (69.88%) PowerShell
2 23 (27.71%) SQL
3 10 (12.05%) Java
4 8 (9.64%) Python
5 6 (7.23%) VB
6 4 (4.82%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.41%) C#
7 2 (2.41%) VBScript
7 2 (2.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) Degree
2 4 (4.82%) MCSE
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.41%) MCSA
4 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) Cyber Essentials
1 5 (6.02%) GDPR
1 5 (6.02%) HIPAA
1 5 (6.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (6.02%) SLA
2 2 (2.41%) QA
System Software
1 68 (81.93%) Active Directory
2 51 (61.45%) Hyper-V
3 26 (31.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (8.43%) XenApp
5 5 (6.02%) KVM
6 3 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.61%) vSphere
7 2 (2.41%) BitLocker
7 2 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 60 (72.29%) SCCM
2 12 (14.46%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (14.46%) Puppet
3 8 (9.64%) Ansible
4 7 (8.43%) Backup Exec
4 7 (8.43%) Nessus
4 7 (8.43%) SCOrch
4 7 (8.43%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (7.23%) Nagios
6 5 (6.02%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (6.02%) OpenVAS
6 5 (6.02%) QRadar
7 4 (4.82%) SCVMM
8 3 (3.61%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (3.61%) SCSM
8 3 (3.61%) vCenter Server
9 2 (2.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (1.20%) Simpana
10 1 (1.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (71.08%) Microsoft
2 50 (60.24%) VMware
3 15 (18.07%) Citrix
4 13 (15.66%) Splunk
5 11 (13.25%) Cisco
5 11 (13.25%) HP
6 9 (10.84%) SolarWinds
7 8 (9.64%) Oracle
8 6 (7.23%) Nimble Storage
8 6 (7.23%) ServiceNow
9 5 (6.02%) EMC
9 5 (6.02%) Palo Alto
9 5 (6.02%) Qualys
9 5 (6.02%) Rapid7
9 5 (6.02%) Tripwire
10 4 (4.82%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.61%) McAfee
11 3 (3.61%) New Relic
11 3 (3.61%) Riverbed
11 3 (3.61%) Veeam