Period
to 24 March 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 March 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 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 281 292 273
Rank change year-on-year +11 -19 +15
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 54 50 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.52% 0.47% 0.53%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.81% 4.61% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 43 45 53
City of London median annual salary £49,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.91% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £43,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £59,750 £75,000 £74,750
Central London median annual salary £49,000 £53,730 £56,250
% change year-on-year -8.80% -4.48% +2.27%

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 1,417 1,085 1,063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.70% 10.13% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,284 977 953
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% - +5.04%
10th Percentile £42,325 £38,750 £36,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +2.56%

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 March 2019.

Salary histogram for SCOM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 52 (96.30%) Windows
2 48 (88.89%) PowerShell
3 45 (83.33%) Windows Server
4 42 (77.78%) Microsoft
5 41 (75.93%) SCCM
6 40 (74.07%) Active Directory
7 38 (70.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 35 (64.81%) Hyper-V
9 34 (62.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (51.85%) Microsoft Azure
11 27 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 26 (48.15%) DNS
13 23 (42.59%) VMware
14 21 (38.89%) Finance
14 21 (38.89%) DHCP
14 21 (38.89%) Firewall
15 20 (37.04%) SQL
15 20 (37.04%) Office 365
16 19 (35.19%) ITIL
17 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
17 17 (31.48%) SQL Server 2012
18 15 (27.78%) Scrum
18 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
18 15 (27.78%) PKI
19 14 (25.93%) SCOrch
19 14 (25.93%) DevOps
20 13 (24.07%) Data Centre
20 13 (24.07%) SCVMM
20 13 (24.07%) Problem Management
20 13 (24.07%) Asset 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 (24.07%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.26%) Apache
2 5 (9.26%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.70%) IIS
5 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 28 (51.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (37.04%) Office 365
3 9 (16.67%) IaaS
3 9 (16.67%) PaaS
4 7 (12.96%) SaaS
5 3 (5.56%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 26 (48.15%) DNS
2 21 (38.89%) DHCP
2 21 (38.89%) Firewall
3 10 (18.52%) SAN
3 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
4 8 (14.81%) Skype
4 8 (14.81%) VLAN
5 5 (9.26%) HTTP
5 5 (9.26%) SSL
6 3 (5.56%) DKIM
6 3 (5.56%) Internet
6 3 (5.56%) IPsec
6 3 (5.56%) LAN
6 3 (5.56%) NetScaler
6 3 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (5.56%) VPN
6 3 (5.56%) WAN
7 1 (1.85%) DMARC
7 1 (1.85%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (1.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
1 17 (31.48%) SQL Server 2012
2 12 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 12 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
2 12 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.70%) Power BI
4 1 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Metasploit
General
1 21 (38.89%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (27.78%) Windows Engineer
3 13 (24.07%) Server Engineer
3 13 (24.07%) Windows Server Engineer
4 12 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Support Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Applications Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Applications Support
8 4 (7.41%) Applications Support Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Web Applications Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Web Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
1 1 (1.85%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (1.85%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) PKI
2 13 (24.07%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.26%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (7.41%) Clustering
5 2 (3.70%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.85%) BYOD
6 1 (1.85%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 52 (96.30%) Windows
2 45 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 38 (70.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (62.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (18.52%) Windows 10
6 7 (12.96%) Linux
7 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.70%) Unix
9 1 (1.85%) Solaris
9 1 (1.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (35.19%) ITIL
3 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (27.78%) Scrum
4 14 (25.93%) DevOps
5 13 (24.07%) Asset Management
5 13 (24.07%) Problem Management
6 12 (22.22%) Systems Engineering
7 10 (18.52%) Migration
8 6 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (11.11%) Project Management
9 5 (9.26%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (9.26%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (9.26%) Task Automation
9 5 (9.26%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (9.26%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 5 (9.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (88.89%) PowerShell
2 20 (37.04%) SQL
3 12 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 12 (22.22%) VB
4 5 (9.26%) Java
5 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
1 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.85%) MCSE
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) SLA
2 5 (9.26%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (9.26%) GDPR
2 5 (9.26%) HIPAA
2 5 (9.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.85%) Solvency II
System Software
1 40 (74.07%) Active Directory
2 35 (64.81%) Hyper-V
3 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (14.81%) XenApp
5 2 (3.70%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
5 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.85%) KVM
Systems Management
1 41 (75.93%) SCCM
2 14 (25.93%) SCOrch
3 13 (24.07%) SCVMM
4 10 (18.52%) Nagios
5 8 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (14.81%) Puppet
6 5 (9.26%) Ansible
7 4 (7.41%) EdgeSight
8 3 (5.56%) NetBackup
8 3 (5.56%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (3.70%) Backup Exec
9 2 (3.70%) WSUS
10 1 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (1.85%) Control-M
10 1 (1.85%) Nessus
10 1 (1.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (1.85%) OpenVAS
10 1 (1.85%) QRadar
10 1 (1.85%) SCSM
10 1 (1.85%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 42 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 23 (42.59%) VMware
3 12 (22.22%) ServiceNow
4 9 (16.67%) Citrix
5 6 (11.11%) Splunk
6 3 (5.56%) HP
7 2 (3.70%) Cisco
7 2 (3.70%) Dell
7 2 (3.70%) Nimble Storage
7 2 (3.70%) Veritas
8 1 (1.85%) ConnectWise
8 1 (1.85%) NetApp
8 1 (1.85%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.85%) Qualys
8 1 (1.85%) Rapid7
8 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.85%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.85%) Symantec
8 1 (1.85%) Tripwire