Period
to 25 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 239 187 308
Rank change year-on-year -52 +121 -17
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 19 8 25
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.32% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.73% 1.09% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 12
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,577 £56,938
25th Percentile £47,356 £48,462 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% -8.33% +14.29%
75th Percentile £56,250 £68,125 £71,250
90th Percentile £59,250 £78,500 "
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% -8.33% +14.29%

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 the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,100 733 1,476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.43% 20.29% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,004 668 1,299
10th Percentile £52,000 £48,250 £41,250
25th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £54,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +3.70%
75th Percentile £96,500 £86,250 £87,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% +7.69%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SCOM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in the City of London

SCOM
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SCOM in the City of London.

Salary trend for SCOM in the City of London

SCOM
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SCOM in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Salary histogram for SCOM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 18 (94.74%) Windows
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
1 18 (94.74%) SCCM
2 17 (89.47%) Active Directory
3 15 (78.95%) ITIL
4 14 (73.68%) PowerShell
5 13 (68.42%) Windows Server
5 13 (68.42%) Server Management
5 13 (68.42%) SQL
5 13 (68.42%) Finance
6 12 (63.16%) HP
6 12 (63.16%) Proactive Monitoring
6 12 (63.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 10 (52.63%) Azure
8 9 (47.37%) DNS
8 9 (47.37%) DHCP
8 9 (47.37%) Service Management
8 9 (47.37%) ITSM
9 8 (42.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (42.11%) SCVMM
9 8 (42.11%) JSON
9 8 (42.11%) Investment Management
9 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
9 8 (42.11%) XenApp
9 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
9 8 (42.11%) Configuration Management
9 8 (42.11%) Nagios
9 8 (42.11%) Citrix
9 8 (42.11%) AWS
9 8 (42.11%) Amazon EC2

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 8 (42.11%) Skype for Business
2 4 (21.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) Azure
2 8 (42.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 8 (42.11%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (42.11%) Amazon ECS
2 8 (42.11%) AWS
2 8 (42.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 8 (42.11%) AWS Lambda
2 8 (42.11%) IaaS
2 8 (42.11%) Serverless
2 8 (42.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) DHCP
1 9 (47.37%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) Skype
2 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Back Office
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Financial Institution
2 4 (21.05%) Legal
2 4 (21.05%) Military
3 1 (5.26%) Police
3 1 (5.26%) Public Sector
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Applications Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Deployment Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Citrix Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Platform Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Support Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Enterprise Cloud
2 5 (26.32%) Replication
3 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
3 4 (21.05%) Hedge funds
3 4 (21.05%) PKI
4 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.26%) EMC VNX
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (5.26%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server
3 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Unix
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) ITIL
2 13 (68.42%) Server Management
3 12 (63.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 12 (63.16%) Proactive Monitoring
4 9 (47.37%) ITSM
4 9 (47.37%) Service Management
5 8 (42.11%) Configuration Management
5 8 (42.11%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (42.11%) DevOps
5 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure Automation
5 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure Management
5 8 (42.11%) Investment Management
5 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
6 4 (21.05%) Change Management
6 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (21.05%) Data Protection
6 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
6 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
6 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) PowerShell
2 13 (68.42%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) Perl
4 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
4 3 (15.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) HNC
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) GDPR
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (89.47%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (42.11%) XenApp
3 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (26.32%) vSphere
4 4 (21.05%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (21.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 18 (94.74%) SCCM
2 8 (42.11%) EdgeSight
2 8 (42.11%) Nagios
2 8 (42.11%) SCOrch
2 8 (42.11%) SCVMM
2 8 (42.11%) Terraform
3 5 (26.32%) NetBackup
4 4 (21.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (21.05%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (21.05%) MOM
4 4 (21.05%) OfficeScan
4 4 (21.05%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 12 (63.16%) HP
3 8 (42.11%) Citrix
4 5 (26.32%) VMware
5 4 (21.05%) Altiris
5 4 (21.05%) Huawei
5 4 (21.05%) McAfee
5 4 (21.05%) Veritas
6 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco
7 1 (5.26%) Juniper
7 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.26%) Symantec