Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 267 323 272
Rank change year-on-year +56 -51 +90
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 57 29 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.58% 0.24% 0.75%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.86% 3.40% 10.72%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 90
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +9.20% -5.91%
10th Percentile £26,300 £35,750 £33,450
90th Percentile £71,100 £67,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +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 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 1,172 854 905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.84% 7.05% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 800 691 730
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,905 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +1.65% +5.77% +4.00%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +34 16 £40,000 -23.81% 1
Hertfordshire +21 16 £72,000 +51.58% 1
Essex +21 14 £47,500 +34.75% 2
Bedfordshire - 10 £42,500 -
Norfolk - 1 £27,000 -
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 56 (98.25%) Windows
2 49 (85.96%) Active Directory
3 48 (84.21%) Microsoft
4 44 (77.19%) DNS
5 43 (75.44%) VMware
6 41 (71.93%) SCCM
7 27 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (47.37%) Citrix
8 26 (45.61%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (45.61%) Windows Server
9 23 (40.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (40.35%) DHCP
10 22 (38.60%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (36.84%) Technical Leadership
11 21 (36.84%) HP
11 21 (36.84%) Finance
12 20 (35.09%) PowerShell
12 20 (35.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 20 (35.09%) Data Centre
13 19 (33.33%) MS Exchange
14 18 (31.58%) ITIL
14 18 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
15 17 (29.82%) Management Information System
15 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2003
16 16 (28.07%) Microsoft Azure
16 16 (28.07%) vSphere
17 15 (26.32%) XenDesktop
17 15 (26.32%) CommVault
17 15 (26.32%) Office 365
18 14 (24.56%) Exchange Server 2010

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 19 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 14 (24.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.02%) OpenStack
5 4 (7.02%) Skype for Business
6 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (3.51%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (28.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (26.32%) Office 365
3 5 (8.77%) Mimecast
4 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (3.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (77.19%) DNS
2 23 (40.35%) DHCP
3 12 (21.05%) Fibre Channel
4 11 (19.30%) SAN
4 11 (19.30%) SSL
5 6 (10.53%) Firewall
5 6 (10.53%) TCP/IP
6 5 (8.77%) IP Telephony
6 5 (8.77%) MPLS
6 5 (8.77%) NetScaler
7 4 (7.02%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (7.02%) Skype
8 3 (5.26%) FabricPath
8 3 (5.26%) VLAN
9 2 (3.51%) HTTP
10 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (5.26%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (36.84%) Finance
2 11 (19.30%) Retail
3 8 (14.04%) Electronics
4 3 (5.26%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Automotive
5 1 (1.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (21.05%) Systems Engineer
3 11 (19.30%) Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) Data Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) Data Protection Analyst
5 7 (12.28%) Data Centre Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Technical Leader
8 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
8 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Technical Support
8 3 (5.26%) Technical Support Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Consultant
9 2 (3.51%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) SAML
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (38.60%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (35.09%) Data Centre
3 17 (29.82%) Management Information System
4 10 (17.54%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (14.04%) PKI
5 8 (14.04%) Replication
6 5 (8.77%) Public Cloud
7 3 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 56 (98.25%) Windows
2 27 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (45.61%) Windows Server
4 23 (40.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (24.56%) Windows 10
7 6 (10.53%) Linux
8 3 (5.26%) CentOS
8 3 (5.26%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Technical Leadership
2 20 (35.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 18 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (31.58%) ITIL
4 14 (24.56%) Service Management
5 13 (22.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (21.05%) Change Management
6 12 (21.05%) Performance Metrics
6 12 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (19.30%) Line Management
7 11 (19.30%) Mentoring
7 11 (19.30%) Performance Optimisation
7 11 (19.30%) Security Management
8 10 (17.54%) Asset Management
8 10 (17.54%) Customer Engagement
8 10 (17.54%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (17.54%) Risk Management
8 10 (17.54%) Six Sigma
8 10 (17.54%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.51%) C
2 2 (3.51%) Java
3 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) MCSA
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (19.30%) MCSE
4 10 (17.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (8.77%) Degree
6 1 (1.75%) CCNA
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.81%) SLA
2 4 (7.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (85.96%) Active Directory
2 26 (45.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (28.07%) vSphere
4 15 (26.32%) XenDesktop
5 14 (24.56%) BitLocker
6 13 (22.81%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (15.79%) XenApp
9 8 (14.04%) Hyper-V
10 4 (7.02%) VMware NSX
11 3 (5.26%) NFS
12 2 (3.51%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (1.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 41 (71.93%) SCCM
2 10 (17.54%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (17.54%) PowerCLI
2 10 (17.54%) Puppet
3 4 (7.02%) NetBackup
3 4 (7.02%) Terraform
3 4 (7.02%) vRealize
4 3 (5.26%) Grafana
4 3 (5.26%) SCOrch
4 3 (5.26%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 2 (3.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (3.51%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.75%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 48 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 43 (75.44%) VMware
3 27 (47.37%) Citrix
4 21 (36.84%) HP
5 15 (26.32%) CommVault
6 12 (21.05%) 3PAR
6 12 (21.05%) Brocade
7 11 (19.30%) Splunk
8 10 (17.54%) Cisco
9 6 (10.53%) Juniper
9 6 (10.53%) SolarWinds
10 5 (8.77%) Meraki
10 5 (8.77%) Nortel
10 5 (8.77%) Sophos
11 4 (7.02%) NetApp
11 4 (7.02%) Veeam
12 3 (5.26%) Hitachi
12 3 (5.26%) Intel
12 3 (5.26%) Zscaler
13 1 (1.75%) Ivanti