Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 250 308 334
Rank change year-on-year +58 +26 -31
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 74 42 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.72% 0.36% 0.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.12% 3.39% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 64 38 80
City of London median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £29,700 £37,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £69,000 £67,750
Central London median annual salary £53,730 £49,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% -0.50% -4.76%

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 1040 1238 1458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.16% 10.59% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 950 1120 1273
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £102,625 £85,000 £77,300
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £56,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +1.77% +7.62%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SCOM as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SCOM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing SCOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 65 (87.84%) Windows
2 60 (81.08%) Windows Server
3 58 (78.38%) SCCM
4 55 (74.32%) Active Directory
5 53 (71.62%) Microsoft
6 44 (59.46%) VMware
7 40 (54.05%) PowerShell
8 34 (45.95%) Citrix
9 30 (40.54%) ITIL
10 25 (33.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 24 (32.43%) XenApp
12 22 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
13 21 (28.38%) Degree
13 21 (28.38%) VMware ESXi
13 21 (28.38%) SCOrch
14 18 (24.32%) AppSense
14 18 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (22.97%) Microsoft App-V
15 17 (22.97%) Service Delivery
15 17 (22.97%) XenDesktop
16 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
17 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2012
17 15 (20.27%) Finance
17 15 (20.27%) Data Centre
18 14 (18.92%) Proactive Monitoring
18 14 (18.92%) Incident Management
19 13 (17.57%) HP
19 13 (17.57%) MS Exchange
20 12 (16.22%) Office 365
21 11 (14.86%) Capacity Management

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 13 (17.57%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.86%) SharePoint
3 9 (12.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (9.46%) IIS
5 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (4.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.70%) CMS
7 2 (2.70%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.35%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 22 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (16.22%) Office 365
3 9 (12.16%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (12.16%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (4.05%) Datadog
4 3 (4.05%) GitHub
5 2 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.70%) IaaS
5 2 (2.70%) PaaS
6 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.35%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.35%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) DNS
1 8 (10.81%) Firewall
2 7 (9.46%) DHCP
3 6 (8.11%) Network Security
4 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.41%) WAN
5 3 (4.05%) LAN
5 3 (4.05%) LDAP
6 2 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.70%) DKIM
6 2 (2.70%) DMARC
6 2 (2.70%) Intranet
6 2 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (2.70%) SAN
6 2 (2.70%) VoIP
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.35%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.35%) VLAN
7 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) MySQL
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Bitbucket
1 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.05%) NuGet
1 3 (4.05%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (4.05%) TeamCity
1 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
1 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (2.70%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.35%) JIRA
General
1 15 (20.27%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Back Office
3 3 (4.05%) Games
4 2 (2.70%) Law
4 2 (2.70%) Legal
5 1 (1.35%) French Language
5 1 (1.35%) Front Office
5 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (29.73%) Windows Engineer
2 21 (28.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (18.92%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 11 (14.86%) Server Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Automation Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Windows Server Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) SCCM Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) Senior Windows Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Senior SCCM Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Wintel Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Active Directory Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Senior Automation Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Applications Specialist
9 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (6.76%) IT Manager
10 4 (5.41%) Deployment Specialist
10 4 (5.41%) IT Assistant
10 4 (5.41%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (5.41%) .NET
3 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.70%) CSS
3 2 (2.70%) Regular Expression
3 2 (2.70%) XML
3 2 (2.70%) XSLT
4 1 (1.35%) COM
4 1 (1.35%) EDI
4 1 (1.35%) Middleware
4 1 (1.35%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) Data Centre
2 10 (13.51%) Blackberry
3 6 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (5.41%) Private Cloud
5 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.70%) BYOD
6 2 (2.70%) Clustering
6 2 (2.70%) User Experience
7 1 (1.35%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.35%) Replication
7 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 65 (87.84%) Windows
2 60 (81.08%) Windows Server
3 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.76%) Windows 10
6 4 (5.41%) Unix
7 3 (4.05%) Linux
8 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.70%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.54%) ITIL
2 17 (22.97%) Service Delivery
3 14 (18.92%) Incident Management
3 14 (18.92%) Proactive Monitoring
4 11 (14.86%) Capacity Management
5 10 (13.51%) Migration
6 9 (12.16%) DevOps
6 9 (12.16%) E-Discovery
7 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Management
7 7 (9.46%) Investment Management
7 7 (9.46%) Project Management
8 5 (6.76%) ITIL V3
8 5 (6.76%) Release Management
8 5 (6.76%) Runbook
8 5 (6.76%) Service Management
9 4 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (5.41%) Scrum
10 3 (4.05%) Data Protection
10 3 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 40 (54.05%) PowerShell
2 10 (13.51%) SQL
3 5 (6.76%) Python
4 3 (4.05%) Ruby
4 3 (4.05%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.70%) C#
5 2 (2.70%) Java
5 2 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (28.38%) Degree
2 18 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (12.16%) MCSE
4 6 (8.11%) CCNA
4 6 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.41%) MCP
5 4 (5.41%) MCSA
5 4 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.35%) CCA
7 1 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.35%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (74.32%) Active Directory
2 25 (33.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (32.43%) XenApp
4 21 (28.38%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (22.97%) Microsoft App-V
5 17 (22.97%) XenDesktop
6 10 (13.51%) Hyper-V
7 9 (12.16%) DFS Replication
8 7 (9.46%) Xen
9 4 (5.41%) vSphere
10 3 (4.05%) Docker
11 2 (2.70%) BitLocker
11 2 (2.70%) KVM
11 2 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 58 (78.38%) SCCM
2 21 (28.38%) SCOrch
3 10 (13.51%) XenMobile
4 7 (9.46%) SCVMM
5 4 (5.41%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (4.05%) Ansible
6 3 (4.05%) EdgeSight
6 3 (4.05%) Kibana
6 3 (4.05%) logstash
6 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Nagios
6 3 (4.05%) NetBackup
6 3 (4.05%) SCDPM
6 3 (4.05%) SCSM
6 3 (4.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.70%) Nessus
7 2 (2.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (71.62%) Microsoft
2 44 (59.46%) VMware
3 34 (45.95%) Citrix
4 18 (24.32%) AppSense
5 13 (17.57%) HP
6 8 (10.81%) Cisco
7 5 (6.76%) Splunk
8 4 (5.41%) Snow
9 3 (4.05%) AppDynamics
9 3 (4.05%) CommVault
9 3 (4.05%) NetApp
9 3 (4.05%) Progress
10 2 (2.70%) FireEye
10 2 (2.70%) Juniper
10 2 (2.70%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.70%) Proofpoint
10 2 (2.70%) Qualys
10 2 (2.70%) Rapid7
10 2 (2.70%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.70%) Tripwire