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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 218 238
Rank change year-on-year +18 +20  
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 28 45 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.54% 0.63% 0.86%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.71% 6.43% 10.31%
Number of salaries quoted 27 33 80
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

SCOM is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 490 700 863
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 9.47% 9.72% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 437 610 710
Median salary £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £70,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing SCOM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SCOM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 47 (87.04%) Microsoft
2 44 (81.48%) Windows
3 41 (75.93%) Active Directory
4 32 (59.26%) Citrix
5 31 (57.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (51.85%) MS Exchange
8 27 (50.00%) SCCM
9 26 (48.15%) XenApp
9 26 (48.15%) Windows Server
10 25 (46.30%) Exchange Server 2010
11 23 (42.59%) PowerShell
11 23 (42.59%) Clustering
11 23 (42.59%) ITIL
12 20 (37.04%) VMware
13 18 (33.33%) Finance
14 17 (31.48%) NetApp
14 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
14 17 (31.48%) SharePoint
14 17 (31.48%) vSphere
15 16 (29.63%) SQL
16 15 (27.78%) HP
16 15 (27.78%) PKI
16 15 (27.78%) Skype for Business
16 15 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (27.78%) Skype
17 14 (25.93%) SharePoint 2013
17 14 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2013
17 14 (25.93%) WSUS
17 14 (25.93%) Migration

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 28 (51.85%) MS Exchange
2 25 (46.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (31.48%) SharePoint
4 15 (27.78%) Skype for Business
5 14 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (25.93%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (22.22%) IIS
7 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (3.70%) IBM Domino
9 2 (3.70%) JBoss
9 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (24.07%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) Mimecast
2 2 (3.70%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.78%) Skype
2 13 (24.07%) DHCP
2 13 (24.07%) DNS
2 13 (24.07%) SAN
3 11 (20.37%) iSCSI
4 10 (18.52%) NetScaler
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (3.70%) LDAP
7 1 (1.85%) Firewall
7 1 (1.85%) LAN
7 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.56%) QlikView
4 2 (3.70%) DTS
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Publishing
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Advertising
4 1 (1.85%) Back Office
4 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.85%) Law
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Analyst
2 12 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 12 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Support Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (9.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Administrator
5 5 (9.26%) IT Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) IT Support
5 5 (9.26%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Service Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Service Desk Support
5 5 (9.26%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) JMS
1 2 (3.70%) Web Services
1 2 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (42.59%) Clustering
2 15 (27.78%) PKI
3 10 (18.52%) HP StoreVirtual
4 6 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 4 (7.41%) CMDB
5 4 (7.41%) Wiki
6 3 (5.56%) FlexPod
6 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
7 2 (3.70%) User Experience
8 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.85%) Replication
8 1 (1.85%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 44 (81.48%) Windows
2 31 (57.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (48.15%) Windows Server
5 5 (9.26%) Linux
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.56%) Unix
7 2 (3.70%) Solaris
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) ITIL
2 14 (25.93%) Migration
3 12 (22.22%) Release Management
3 12 (22.22%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 10 (18.52%) Security Patching
4 10 (18.52%) Virtual Environments
5 9 (16.67%) Change Control
6 7 (12.96%) Service Delivery
7 5 (9.26%) Service Management
8 4 (7.41%) Capacity Management
8 4 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (7.41%) Validation
9 3 (5.56%) Analytics
9 3 (5.56%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.56%) Project Management
10 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.70%) Database Security
10 2 (3.70%) EAI
10 2 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (3.70%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 23 (42.59%) PowerShell
2 16 (29.63%) SQL
3 11 (20.37%) VB
4 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) MCSE
1 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.96%) MCSA
3 5 (9.26%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.56%) CCDP
5 3 (5.56%) CCNP
6 2 (3.70%) Degree
6 2 (3.70%) MCP
7 1 (1.85%) CCA
7 1 (1.85%) CCNA
7 1 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.85%) VCP5
7 1 (1.85%) VCP6
7 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) GCP
System Software
1 41 (75.93%) Active Directory
2 26 (48.15%) XenApp
3 17 (31.48%) vSphere
4 15 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (24.07%) XenDesktop
6 7 (12.96%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.85%) NFS
7 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 27 (50.00%) SCCM
2 14 (25.93%) WSUS
3 2 (3.70%) AirWatch
3 2 (3.70%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.85%) Ansible
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.85%) PowerCLI
4 1 (1.85%) Puppet
4 1 (1.85%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.85%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 47 (87.04%) Microsoft
2 32 (59.26%) Citrix
3 20 (37.04%) VMware
4 17 (31.48%) NetApp
5 15 (27.78%) HP
6 11 (20.37%) 3PAR
6 11 (20.37%) Cisco
7 10 (18.52%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.56%) Tableau
9 2 (3.70%) IronPort
9 2 (3.70%) Lotus
9 2 (3.70%) Oracle
9 2 (3.70%) Remedy
9 2 (3.70%) ServiceNow
9 2 (3.70%) Solace
10 1 (1.85%) Dell
10 1 (1.85%) EqualLogic
10 1 (1.85%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.85%) Veeam
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