Period
to 16 April 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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 212 268 290
Rank change year-on-year +56 +22 +5
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 21 22 43
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.43% 0.26% 0.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.88% 1.62% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 33
10th Percentile £64,080 £52,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £80,938 £57,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £65,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +30.77% +44.44% -18.18%
75th Percentile £89,063 £82,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £106,000 £58,500
Central London median annual salary £85,000 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +41.67% +26.32% -11.60%

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 1,115 1,357 1,402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.74% 16.17% 13.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,008 1,209 1,280
10th Percentile £50,000 £45,600 £42,500
25th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +12.00%
75th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £108,750 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £77,500 £74,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +4.73% +9.63% +11.57%

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 16 April 2021.

Salary histogram for SCOM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 14 (66.67%) SCCM
3 13 (61.90%) PowerShell
3 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (52.38%) XenApp
4 11 (52.38%) XenDesktop
4 11 (52.38%) SolarWinds
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2016
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2019
4 11 (52.38%) ITIL
4 11 (52.38%) Citrix
5 10 (47.62%) Architecture Roadmap
6 9 (42.86%) Azure
6 9 (42.86%) CISSP
6 9 (42.86%) TOGAF
7 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
7 8 (38.10%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (33.33%) Project Delivery
8 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 7 (33.33%) DHCP
8 7 (33.33%) DNS
8 7 (33.33%) IIS
8 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
8 7 (33.33%) Law
9 6 (28.57%) Migration
9 6 (28.57%) Web Services
9 6 (28.57%) MCSE
9 6 (28.57%) Cisco

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 7 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Azure
2 6 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (23.81%) OpenShift
4 3 (14.29%) SaaS
5 2 (9.52%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (4.76%) AWS
6 1 (4.76%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (4.76%) GCP
6 1 (4.76%) IaaS
6 1 (4.76%) PaaS
6 1 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) DHCP
1 7 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (23.81%) NetScaler
3 3 (14.29%) Firewall
4 2 (9.52%) BGP
4 2 (9.52%) MPLS
4 2 (9.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon RDS
1 5 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 7 (33.33%) Law
2 5 (23.81%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Police
3 1 (4.76%) Public Sector
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Architect
1 11 (52.38%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Applications Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Applications Support
2 4 (19.05%) Applications Support Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) IT Architect
2 4 (19.05%) IT Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Java Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Azure Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Head of IT
4 2 (9.52%) Head of IT Security
4 2 (9.52%) Head of Security
5 1 (4.76%) EAI Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) EAI Support
5 1 (4.76%) IT Security Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Service Owner
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Web Services
2 5 (23.81%) JMS
2 5 (23.81%) XML
2 5 (23.81%) XSD
3 1 (4.76%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) EMC VNX
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2016
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2019
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (9.52%) Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) ITIL
2 10 (47.62%) Architecture Roadmap
3 9 (42.86%) TOGAF
4 8 (38.10%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (33.33%) Project Delivery
6 6 (28.57%) High Availability
6 6 (28.57%) Migration
7 5 (23.81%) DevOps
8 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (14.29%) Technology Roadmap
9 2 (9.52%) E-Discovery
9 2 (9.52%) ISMS
9 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
10 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
10 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (4.76%) EAI
10 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) PowerShell
2 5 (23.81%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) XPath
3 2 (9.52%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) CISSP
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (28.57%) MCSE
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (23.81%) CCNA
4 3 (14.29%) CISM
5 1 (4.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (4.76%) CCA
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (4.76%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (52.38%) XenApp
2 11 (52.38%) XenDesktop
3 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (66.67%) SCCM
2 5 (23.81%) Grafana
2 5 (23.81%) SCOrch
2 5 (23.81%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.76%) Terraform
3 1 (4.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Citrix
1 11 (52.38%) SolarWinds
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) Cisco
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle
4 5 (23.81%) ServiceNow
5 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.76%) Google
7 1 (4.76%) Juniper
7 1 (4.76%) NetApp
7 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.76%) Symantec