Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 327 258 344
Rank change year-on-year -69 +86 -49
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 33 104 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.26% 0.83% 0.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.39% 12.19% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 25 102 38
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £46,230
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -2.66% +14.15%
10th Percentile £31,750 £33,750 £39,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,225 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% -4.44%

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 974 853 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 7.77% 6.77% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 763 668 716
East of England median annual salary £51,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.42% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,000 £29,375
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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
Cambridgeshire -48 26 £52,500 +20.69% 1
Essex -31 3 £25,500 -49.00%
Bedfordshire +16 2 £46,250 -2.63% 1
Hertfordshire -41 2 £51,250 +26.54% 1
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 32 (96.97%) Active Directory
2 31 (93.94%) VMware
2 31 (93.94%) SCCM
3 30 (90.91%) Windows
3 30 (90.91%) Windows Server
4 23 (69.70%) Data Centre
4 23 (69.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
7 15 (45.45%) Hyper-V
7 15 (45.45%) Finance
8 14 (42.42%) MCITP
8 14 (42.42%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (42.42%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (39.39%) ITIL
9 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
10 12 (36.36%) Citrix
11 10 (30.30%) SAN
11 10 (30.30%) Banking
11 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (24.24%) Skype for Business
12 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (24.24%) CommVault
12 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (24.24%) IBM
13 7 (21.21%) MCSA
14 6 (18.18%) MCSE
14 6 (18.18%) Blackberry
15 5 (15.15%) Firewall

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 (39.39%) MS Exchange
2 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (24.24%) Skype for Business
4 4 (12.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (6.06%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) SAN
2 5 (15.15%) Firewall
3 4 (12.12%) VLAN
4 3 (9.09%) WAN
5 2 (6.06%) DHCP
5 2 (6.06%) DNS
5 2 (6.06%) NAS
5 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.03%) LAN
6 1 (3.03%) MPLS
6 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (48.48%) SCCM Engineer
2 16 (48.48%) Server Engineer
2 16 (48.48%) Windows Engineer
2 16 (48.48%) Windows Server Engineer
3 15 (45.45%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (36.36%) Analyst
5 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) IT Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) IT Support
8 2 (6.06%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Senior IT Support
8 2 (6.06%) Senior IT Support Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Support Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 23 (69.70%) Data Centre
2 6 (18.18%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (90.91%) Windows
1 30 (90.91%) Windows Server
2 23 (69.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.06%) Linux
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (39.39%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.06%) Break/Fix
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (3.03%) BCP
6 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) High Availability
6 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.03%) ITSM
6 1 (3.03%) Migration
6 1 (3.03%) Network Management
6 1 (3.03%) Server Patching
6 1 (3.03%) Service Design
6 1 (3.03%) Service Management
6 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (42.42%) MCITP
3 7 (21.21%) MCSA
4 6 (18.18%) MCSE
5 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (96.97%) Active Directory
2 15 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 14 (42.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 31 (93.94%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (6.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (93.94%) VMware
2 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
3 12 (36.36%) Citrix
4 8 (24.24%) CommVault
4 8 (24.24%) IBM
5 4 (12.12%) HP
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco
6 3 (9.09%) NetApp
7 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.06%) Symantec
8 1 (3.03%) arcserve