Period
to 24 September 2019

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 24 September 2019 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
24 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 303 302 262
Rank change year-on-year -1 -40 +38
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 24 54 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.49% 0.64%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.59% 4.46% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 13 50 59
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.73% +2.80% +1.90%
10th Percentile £57,500 £41,100 £37,350
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £79,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £52,500 £53,730
% change year-on-year +28.57% -2.29% +2.34%

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 1,508 1,211 1,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.93% 11.00% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,334 1,101 985
City of London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% +12.50% +3.45%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +4.35%

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 24 September 2019.

Salary histogram for SCOM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 City of London region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 22 (91.67%) SCCM
2 22 (91.67%) Windows Server
3 20 (83.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 17 (70.83%) PowerShell
5 16 (66.67%) Finance
6 15 (62.50%) XenApp
7 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (50.00%) Citrix
9 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
10 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
10 10 (41.67%) Banking
11 9 (37.50%) Project Management
11 9 (37.50%) ITIL
11 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
12 8 (33.33%) Proactive Monitoring
12 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Automation
12 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
12 8 (33.33%) EdgeSight
12 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (33.33%) Azure
12 8 (33.33%) Nagios
12 8 (33.33%) VMware
12 8 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (29.17%) NetApp
13 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
14 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
15 5 (20.83%) Clustering
15 5 (20.83%) SAN

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 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Azure
2 5 (20.83%) Office 365
3 2 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) NetScaler
1 5 (20.83%) SAN
2 4 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) SSL
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) MPLS
4 1 (4.17%) Skype
4 1 (4.17%) SNMP
4 1 (4.17%) VoIP
4 1 (4.17%) VSAN
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (66.67%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Server Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) IT Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.17%) Data Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (20.83%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 22 (91.67%) Windows Server
3 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.33%) Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Unix
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (37.50%) ITIL
2 9 (37.50%) Project Management
3 8 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Automation
3 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 8 (33.33%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Architectural Design
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Security Management
5 2 (8.33%) Storage Management
5 2 (8.33%) Vendor Relationship Management
6 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) IT Asset Management
6 1 (4.17%) Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) XenApp
2 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.17%) UAG
6 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (91.67%) SCCM
2 8 (33.33%) EdgeSight
2 8 (33.33%) Nagios
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (20.83%) SCVMM
3 5 (20.83%) XenMobile
4 2 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (4.17%) PowerCLI
5 1 (4.17%) Terraform
5 1 (4.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Citrix
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) VMware
4 7 (29.17%) NetApp
5 3 (12.50%) McAfee
6 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco
7 1 (4.17%) HP
7 1 (4.17%) iManage
7 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds