The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SCOM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 509 427 450
Rank change year-on-year -82 +23  
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 403 620 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.49% 0.68% 0.62%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.45% 7.88% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 299 503 543
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

SCOM is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 7388 7864 7984
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.92% 8.62% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6020 6499 6343
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +0.55%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing SCOM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in England

SCOM
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for SCOM in England

SCOM
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SCOM in England

SCOM
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -77 131 £50,000 -9.09% 16
South East +49 76 £47,500 +25.00% 9
West Midlands +35 72 £52,500 +23.52% 3
Yorkshire -19 36 £40,000 +14.28% 9
East Midlands +4 28 £42,500 +11.84%
East of England -13 27 £45,000 -10.00% 2
North West -50 19 £43,000 -20.91% 4
South West -9 17 £35,094 -2.51% 4
North East +4 2 £35,750 -7.74%
SCOM
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing SCOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 610 (77.22%) Windows
2 518 (65.57%) Active Directory
3 488 (61.77%) Microsoft
4 487 (61.65%) Windows Server
5 470 (59.49%) SCCM
6 382 (48.35%) VMware
7 287 (36.33%) ITIL
8 276 (34.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 267 (33.80%) PowerShell
10 262 (33.16%) Microsoft Azure
11 239 (30.25%) VMware Infrastructure
12 238 (30.13%) Hyper-V
13 213 (26.96%) DNS
14 201 (25.44%) Windows Server 2008
15 183 (23.16%) Office 365
16 181 (22.91%) SQL
17 169 (21.39%) SQL Server
18 168 (21.27%) SAN
19 159 (20.13%) Data Centre
20 158 (20.00%) Citrix
20 158 (20.00%) DHCP
21 151 (19.11%) Firewall
22 149 (18.86%) Microsoft Certification
23 144 (18.23%) Linux
24 141 (17.85%) Cisco
25 139 (17.59%) MS Exchange
26 127 (16.08%) Amazon AWS
27 122 (15.44%) HP
28 120 (15.19%) Skype for Business
29 116 (14.68%) vSphere

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 139 (17.59%) MS Exchange
2 120 (15.19%) Skype for Business
3 85 (10.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 84 (10.63%) IIS
5 55 (6.96%) SharePoint
6 53 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 19 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 18 (2.28%) SharePoint 2013
9 16 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (1.77%) Apache
11 9 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.51%) CMS
14 4 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
15 3 (0.38%) OpenStack
16 2 (0.25%) IBM Domino
16 2 (0.25%) WebLogic
17 1 (0.13%) Confluence
17 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 37 (4.68%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.63%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.65%) assyst
2 10 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.63%) Northgate Housing
4 2 (0.25%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 2 (0.25%) Eikon
5 1 (0.13%) Exstream
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.13%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 262 (33.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 183 (23.16%) Office 365
3 127 (16.08%) Amazon AWS
4 99 (12.53%) IaaS
5 70 (8.86%) PaaS
6 36 (4.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 19 (2.41%) SaaS
8 15 (1.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 10 (1.27%) Mimecast
10 8 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.51%) Akamai
12 4 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.38%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.38%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
15 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
15 1 (0.13%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 213 (26.96%) DNS
2 168 (21.27%) SAN
3 158 (20.00%) DHCP
4 151 (19.11%) Firewall
5 78 (9.87%) Skype
6 60 (7.59%) LAN
6 60 (7.59%) LDAP
7 58 (7.34%) Kerberos
7 58 (7.34%) PBX
8 55 (6.96%) WAN
9 50 (6.33%) iSCSI
9 50 (6.33%) PSTN
10 34 (4.30%) Network Security
10 34 (4.30%) TCP/IP
11 32 (4.05%) VPN
12 29 (3.67%) MPLS
13 28 (3.54%) VoIP
14 27 (3.42%) OSPF
15 26 (3.29%) Fibre Channel
15 26 (3.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (21.39%) SQL Server
2 55 (6.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
6 11 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
6 11 (1.39%) MySQL
6 11 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.38%) QlikView
9 2 (0.25%) Big Data
9 2 (0.25%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.25%) DocumentDB
10 1 (0.13%) DTS
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (2.03%) Jenkins
1 16 (2.03%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (1.14%) MSI
3 2 (0.25%) Ant
3 2 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.13%) JIRA
4 1 (0.13%) Selenium
4 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 97 (12.28%) Finance
2 27 (3.42%) Banking
3 24 (3.04%) Law
4 19 (2.41%) Marketing
5 17 (2.15%) Games
6 16 (2.03%) Legal
6 16 (2.03%) Retail
7 14 (1.77%) Back Office
7 14 (1.77%) Publishing
8 12 (1.52%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.89%) Advertising
9 7 (0.89%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.63%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.25%) Front Office
12 2 (0.25%) Local Government
13 1 (0.13%) French Language
13 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 132 (16.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 92 (11.65%) Windows Engineer
3 86 (10.89%) Analyst
4 83 (10.51%) Systems Engineer
5 77 (9.75%) Administrator
6 57 (7.22%) Systems Administrator
7 49 (6.20%) Server Engineer
8 47 (5.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 39 (4.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 38 (4.81%) Support Engineer
10 38 (4.81%) VMware Engineer
10 38 (4.81%) Windows Administrator
11 35 (4.43%) Cloud Engineer
11 35 (4.43%) Network Engineer
11 35 (4.43%) Support Analyst
12 33 (4.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 32 (4.05%) Senior Windows Engineer
14 31 (3.92%) SCCM Engineer
15 30 (3.80%) Windows Systems Administrator
16 29 (3.67%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.05%) .NET
2 22 (2.78%) Web Services
3 13 (1.65%) ASP.NET
4 11 (1.39%) Middleware
5 10 (1.27%) XML
6 9 (1.14%) .NET Framework
6 9 (1.14%) HTML
7 7 (0.89%) XMPP
8 6 (0.76%) XSLT
9 4 (0.51%) CSS
10 3 (0.38%) Software Packaging
11 2 (0.25%) JSON
11 2 (0.25%) REST
11 2 (0.25%) WF
12 1 (0.13%) MSMQ
12 1 (0.13%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 159 (20.13%) Data Centre
2 64 (8.10%) Clustering
3 62 (7.85%) PKI
4 42 (5.32%) Management Information System
5 37 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (3.92%) Computer Science
6 31 (3.92%) Hybrid Cloud
7 17 (2.15%) Enterprise Storage
8 16 (2.03%) CMDB
9 13 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
10 12 (1.52%) BYOD
11 11 (1.39%) EMC VNX
11 11 (1.39%) HP StoreVirtual
12 10 (1.27%) HP Storage
12 10 (1.27%) Private Cloud
13 8 (1.01%) Public Cloud
14 7 (0.89%) Enterprise Cloud
15 6 (0.76%) Fat Client
15 6 (0.76%) Thin Client
16 5 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 610 (77.22%) Windows
2 487 (61.65%) Windows Server
3 276 (34.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 201 (25.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 144 (18.23%) Linux
6 66 (8.35%) Unix
7 35 (4.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (3.04%) Windows 10
9 23 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (2.91%) Windows 7
10 21 (2.66%) Mac OS X
11 15 (1.90%) CentOS
12 14 (1.77%) Solaris
13 7 (0.89%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.76%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.63%) AIX
16 3 (0.38%) VMS
17 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
18 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (36.33%) ITIL
2 68 (8.61%) Migration
3 67 (8.48%) Identity Management
4 62 (7.85%) Service Delivery
5 60 (7.59%) Change Management
6 59 (7.47%) Problem Management
7 53 (6.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 50 (6.33%) Service Management
9 48 (6.08%) Configuration Management
10 47 (5.95%) Capacity Management
11 43 (5.44%) Agile Software Development
11 43 (5.44%) DevOps
12 41 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
13 39 (4.94%) Kalman Filter
13 39 (4.94%) Project Management
14 38 (4.81%) Task Automation
15 35 (4.43%) Patch Management
15 35 (4.43%) Root Cause Analysis
16 34 (4.30%) Mentoring
17 33 (4.18%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 267 (33.80%) PowerShell
2 181 (22.91%) SQL
3 35 (4.43%) VB
4 29 (3.67%) C#
5 20 (2.53%) Java
6 17 (2.15%) T-SQL
7 13 (1.65%) Korn
8 12 (1.52%) Bash Shell
8 12 (1.52%) VBScript
9 8 (1.01%) C
9 8 (1.01%) C++
9 8 (1.01%) Perl
10 7 (0.89%) VBA
11 6 (0.76%) Python
12 4 (0.51%) Ruby
13 2 (0.25%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 149 (18.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 101 (12.78%) MCSE
3 64 (8.10%) Degree
4 50 (6.33%) MCITP
5 43 (5.44%) MCSA
6 41 (5.19%) Security Cleared
7 39 (4.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 38 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (2.91%) CCNP
10 20 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
11 19 (2.41%) Citrix Certification
12 18 (2.28%) CCNA
13 16 (2.03%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 15 (1.90%) SC Cleared
15 14 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
15 14 (1.77%) LPIC
15 14 (1.77%) MCP
16 11 (1.39%) CCIE
17 10 (1.27%) CCA
18 8 (1.01%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (7.22%) SLA
2 14 (1.77%) Disclosure Scotland
2 14 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 10 (1.27%) PMO
4 6 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.51%) SSAE 16
6 3 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 518 (65.57%) Active Directory
2 239 (30.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 238 (30.13%) Hyper-V
4 116 (14.68%) vSphere
5 93 (11.77%) XenApp
6 87 (11.01%) VMware ESXi
7 46 (5.82%) XenDesktop
8 26 (3.29%) Terminal Services
9 21 (2.66%) XenServer
10 18 (2.28%) Microsoft App-V
11 16 (2.03%) Firmware
11 16 (2.03%) KVM
12 13 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
13 11 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
14 10 (1.27%) vCloud
15 9 (1.14%) ISA Server
15 9 (1.14%) OpenSIPS
16 8 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
17 7 (0.89%) VMware Server
18 6 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 470 (59.49%) SCCM
2 62 (7.85%) Nagios
3 45 (5.70%) SCVMM
4 41 (5.19%) Puppet
5 36 (4.56%) NetBackup
6 35 (4.43%) SCSM
7 33 (4.18%) Opscode Chef
8 30 (3.80%) SCOrch
8 30 (3.80%) WSUS
9 27 (3.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 22 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
11 21 (2.66%) Backup Exec
12 20 (2.53%) Failover Clustering
12 20 (2.53%) Tivoli
13 14 (1.77%) OpenView
13 14 (1.77%) SCDPM
14 13 (1.65%) EdgeSight
15 12 (1.52%) Cisco UCCX
16 11 (1.39%) PowerCLI
17 10 (1.27%) Netcool
Vendors
1 488 (61.77%) Microsoft
2 382 (48.35%) VMware
3 158 (20.00%) Citrix
4 141 (17.85%) Cisco
5 122 (15.44%) HP
6 99 (12.53%) NetApp
6 99 (12.53%) SolarWinds
7 45 (5.70%) Dell
8 44 (5.57%) Red Hat
9 40 (5.06%) EMC
10 30 (3.80%) IBM
11 29 (3.67%) F5
11 29 (3.67%) Juniper
12 25 (3.16%) Palo Alto
13 24 (3.04%) SonicWALL
14 23 (2.91%) 3PAR
14 23 (2.91%) CheckPoint
15 20 (2.53%) Avaya
16 19 (2.41%) Brocade
16 19 (2.41%) Veeam
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £40k - 47.5k per year + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits + OnCall
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Normanton, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Erin Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum plus bonus+benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + 7.5%
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Source Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per day + Bens, OT & On-call !
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + a comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Source Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Healthcare + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £29000 - £34000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago