Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 302 319 276
Rank change year-on-year +17 -43 +65
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 39 46 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.35% 0.40% 0.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.39% 5.86% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 32 42 82
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +9.20% +6.75%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £67,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% +1.14%

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 1,151 785 892
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.47% 6.77% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 805 618 734
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,525 £30,561
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018. 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
Hertfordshire -1 12 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Cambridgeshire +4 11 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Bedfordshire +9 10 £45,000 -23.40%
Essex +26 7 - -
Norfolk +18 1 £27,000 -25.00% 3
Suffolk - 1 - -
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (89.74%) Active Directory
3 32 (82.05%) VMware
3 32 (82.05%) SCCM
4 29 (74.36%) Microsoft
4 29 (74.36%) Windows Server
5 24 (61.54%) Finance
6 23 (58.97%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (48.72%) DNS
7 19 (48.72%) ITIL
8 18 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (43.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 17 (43.59%) Hyper-V
10 16 (41.03%) PowerShell
10 16 (41.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (41.03%) Data Centre
11 14 (35.90%) Cybersecurity
11 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (33.33%) Citrix
13 12 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 11 (28.21%) Service Management
14 11 (28.21%) Management Information System
15 10 (25.64%) SLA
15 10 (25.64%) DHCP
15 10 (25.64%) vSphere
15 10 (25.64%) Line Management
15 10 (25.64%) Change Control
15 10 (25.64%) Office 365
16 9 (23.08%) MCSA

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 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.13%) OpenStack
4 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.64%) Office 365
2 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (48.72%) DNS
2 10 (25.64%) DHCP
3 8 (20.51%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (12.82%) Firewall
5 4 (10.26%) SAN
6 3 (7.69%) Skype
6 3 (7.69%) SSL
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (5.13%) FabricPath
7 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.13%) VLAN
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.56%) DMARC
8 1 (2.56%) IPsec
8 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.56%) Network Security
8 1 (2.56%) VPN
8 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (5.13%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (61.54%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Banking
2 7 (17.95%) Electronics
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Automotive
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) SCCM Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Windows Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Server Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Windows Server Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Data Centre Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 3 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) IT Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.56%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) Data Centre
2 11 (28.21%) Management Information System
3 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.13%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.56%) Clustering
6 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (74.36%) Windows Server
3 18 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (20.51%) Linux
6 7 (17.95%) Windows 10
7 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.13%) CentOS
8 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
8 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.56%) Android
9 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) ITIL
2 17 (43.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 14 (35.90%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (28.21%) Service Management
6 10 (25.64%) Change Control
6 10 (25.64%) Line Management
7 8 (20.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (20.51%) Problem Management
8 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (17.95%) Asset Management
8 7 (17.95%) Change Management
8 7 (17.95%) Customer Engagement
8 7 (17.95%) Risk Management
8 7 (17.95%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (17.95%) Six Sigma
8 7 (17.95%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
9 6 (15.38%) Performance Metrics
9 6 (15.38%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (23.08%) MCSA
4 8 (20.51%) MCSE
5 7 (17.95%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (17.95%) MCITP
6 3 (7.69%) Degree
7 2 (5.13%) CCNA
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.56%) CCA
8 1 (2.56%) CCNP
8 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) SLA
2 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (89.74%) Active Directory
2 23 (58.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (43.59%) Hyper-V
4 10 (25.64%) vSphere
5 8 (20.51%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (17.95%) BitLocker
6 7 (17.95%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (17.95%) XenDesktop
7 5 (12.82%) XenApp
8 2 (5.13%) NFS
8 2 (5.13%) VMware NSX
9 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
9 1 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 32 (82.05%) SCCM
2 7 (17.95%) NetBackup
2 7 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (17.95%) PowerCLI
2 7 (17.95%) Puppet
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Grafana
4 2 (5.13%) SCOrch
4 2 (5.13%) Terraform
4 2 (5.13%) vRealize
4 2 (5.13%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 1 (2.56%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.56%) Nagios
5 1 (2.56%) Simpana
5 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 32 (82.05%) VMware
2 29 (74.36%) Microsoft
3 13 (33.33%) Citrix
4 9 (23.08%) HP
5 8 (20.51%) Sophos
6 7 (17.95%) 3PAR
6 7 (17.95%) Brocade
6 7 (17.95%) Veeam
7 6 (15.38%) CommVault
7 6 (15.38%) SolarWinds
7 6 (15.38%) Splunk
8 5 (12.82%) NetApp
9 4 (10.26%) Cisco
10 3 (7.69%) Hitachi
10 3 (7.69%) Intel
11 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
12 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
12 1 (2.56%) Juniper
12 1 (2.56%) Symantec
12 1 (2.56%) Veritas