Period
to 15 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 227 289 336
Rank change year-on-year +62 +47 -56
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 41 55 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.60% 0.54% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.77% 4.82% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 10 34 29
East of England median annual salary £35,750 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.56% -5.26% +9.20%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,450 £37,150
90th Percentile £61,000 £65,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

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 East of England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 860 1,141 829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.65% 11.14% 6.88%
Number of salaries quoted 664 791 684
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +1.85% +8.00%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing SCOM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in the East of England

SCOM
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCOM in the East of England.

Salary trend for SCOM in the East of England

SCOM
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 November 2019.

Salary histogram for SCOM in the East of England

SCOM
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the East of England region over the 6 months to 15 November 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +43 16 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire +57 10 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Bedfordshire -1 8 - -
Norfolk +5 5 £31,500 +16.67%
Essex +6 2 £50,000 -
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 East of England region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 35 (85.37%) Microsoft
2 31 (75.61%) Windows
2 31 (75.61%) SCCM
3 25 (60.98%) Active Directory
3 25 (60.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 23 (56.10%) Data Protection
4 23 (56.10%) Replication
5 22 (53.66%) DNS
6 21 (51.22%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (48.78%) DHCP
7 20 (48.78%) VMware
8 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (39.02%) Retail
10 15 (36.59%) PKI
10 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (36.59%) SSL
10 15 (36.59%) SAN
10 15 (36.59%) CommVault
11 14 (34.15%) Linux
11 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
11 14 (34.15%) AWS
12 13 (31.71%) MS Exchange
12 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (31.71%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (31.71%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (31.71%) Self-Motivation
12 13 (31.71%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (29.27%) ITIL
13 12 (29.27%) SQL
14 11 (26.83%) Web Services

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (31.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 13 (31.71%) Exchange Server 2013
1 13 (31.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (34.15%) AWS
2 11 (26.83%) Azure
3 6 (14.63%) Office 365
4 5 (12.20%) OneDrive
5 3 (7.32%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.44%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 22 (53.66%) DNS
2 20 (48.78%) DHCP
3 15 (36.59%) SAN
3 15 (36.59%) SSL
4 6 (14.63%) Firewall
5 5 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.88%) BIG-IP
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (4.88%) FabricPath
6 2 (4.88%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (4.88%) VLAN
7 1 (2.44%) Internet
7 1 (2.44%) LAN
7 1 (2.44%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.44%) VPN
7 1 (2.44%) WAN
7 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (19.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 8 (19.51%) OLAP
2 8 (19.51%) OLTP
2 8 (19.51%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (39.02%) Retail
2 5 (12.20%) Automotive
3 3 (7.32%) Finance
4 1 (2.44%) Electronics
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Administrator
2 13 (31.71%) IT Administrator
2 13 (31.71%) IT Systems Administrator
2 13 (31.71%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (19.51%) DBA
4 7 (17.07%) Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Network Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Leader
6 3 (7.32%) Technology Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Service Operations Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (2.44%) Junior Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (56.10%) Replication
2 21 (51.22%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (36.59%) PKI
4 13 (31.71%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
5 3 (7.32%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (75.61%) Windows
2 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (34.15%) Linux
5 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (24.39%) Windows Server
7 4 (9.76%) Windows 10
8 3 (7.32%) CentOS
8 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (7.32%) SUSE
8 3 (7.32%) Ubuntu
8 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) Disaster Recovery
2 23 (56.10%) Data Protection
3 13 (31.71%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (29.27%) ITIL
5 11 (26.83%) Service Management
6 8 (19.51%) Data Integration
6 8 (19.51%) ETL
6 8 (19.51%) Performance Optimisation
6 8 (19.51%) Problem Management
6 8 (19.51%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (19.51%) SDLC
6 8 (19.51%) Statistics
6 8 (19.51%) Task Automation
6 8 (19.51%) Technical Debt
7 5 (12.20%) ITSM
7 5 (12.20%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.32%) Patch Management
8 3 (7.32%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.32%) Python
3 3 (7.32%) Ruby
3 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) CCNA
1 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.83%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (60.98%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
2 4 (9.76%) vSphere
3 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.32%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.88%) BitLocker
4 2 (4.88%) Docker
4 2 (4.88%) KVM
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.88%) VMware NSX
5 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 31 (75.61%) SCCM
2 8 (19.51%) Foglight
2 8 (19.51%) LiteSpeed
3 5 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (12.20%) Puppet
4 3 (7.32%) Ansible
4 3 (7.32%) Backup Exec
4 3 (7.32%) Kubernetes
4 3 (7.32%) NetBackup
4 3 (7.32%) SCOrch
4 3 (7.32%) Terraform
4 3 (7.32%) WSUS
5 2 (4.88%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (4.88%) Nagios
5 2 (4.88%) PowerCLI
5 2 (4.88%) vRealize
6 1 (2.44%) SCSM
6 1 (2.44%) SCVMM
6 1 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 35 (85.37%) Microsoft
2 20 (48.78%) VMware
3 15 (36.59%) CommVault
4 10 (24.39%) Cisco
5 6 (14.63%) Citrix
6 3 (7.32%) Qualys
6 3 (7.32%) Symantec
7 2 (4.88%) 3PAR
7 2 (4.88%) Brocade
7 2 (4.88%) F5
7 2 (4.88%) HP
7 2 (4.88%) ServiceNow
7 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.44%) NetApp
8 1 (2.44%) SAP
8 1 (2.44%) Sophos
8 1 (2.44%) Veeam