Period
to 24 February 2018

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 6 months to 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 538 489 508
Rank change year-on-year -49 +19 -125
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 769 947 1,103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.47% 0.57% 0.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.00% 6.41% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 605 787 990
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% -4.44%
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £28,175
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £66,800
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%

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 England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 15,383 14,768 16,388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 9.38% 8.91% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12,523 12,053 13,420
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £53,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.91% +3.00% +5.26%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 24 February 2018.

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 6 months to 24 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
London +19 291 £52,500 -4.55% 31
North of England -35 164 £38,000 -3.80% 16
South East +7 160 £52,500 +5.00% 21
Yorkshire -4 106 £37,500 - 5
Midlands -94 61 £41,250 -2.94% 12
North West -13 57 £45,000 -5.26% 9
South West +18 50 £34,250 -3.03% 4
East of England -68 34 £52,500 +16.67% 2
West Midlands -49 33 £39,500 -16.84% 5
East Midlands -49 28 £45,000 +5.88% 7
North East -29 1 £37,000 -7.50% 2
SCOM
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 641 (83.36%) Windows
2 578 (75.16%) SCCM
3 525 (68.27%) Active Directory
4 492 (63.98%) Microsoft
5 489 (63.59%) Windows Server
6 426 (55.40%) VMware
7 288 (37.45%) PowerShell
8 275 (35.76%) Microsoft Azure
9 270 (35.11%) ITIL
10 267 (34.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 236 (30.69%) VMware Infrastructure
12 219 (28.48%) Hyper-V
13 179 (23.28%) Windows Server 2008
14 178 (23.15%) SQL Server
15 176 (22.89%) Office 365
16 166 (21.59%) Citrix
17 163 (21.20%) SQL
18 151 (19.64%) Cisco
19 148 (19.25%) DNS
20 135 (17.56%) Data Centre
21 134 (17.43%) SAN
22 130 (16.91%) Finance
23 126 (16.38%) Firewall
23 126 (16.38%) Microsoft Certification
24 121 (15.73%) DHCP
25 119 (15.47%) Linux
26 112 (14.56%) HP
27 105 (13.65%) SCVMM
28 101 (13.13%) Amazon AWS
29 99 (12.87%) MS Exchange

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 99 (12.87%) MS Exchange
2 91 (11.83%) IIS
3 81 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 79 (10.27%) Skype for Business
5 54 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 39 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2013
7 22 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 18 (2.34%) Apache
9 13 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 12 (1.56%) JBoss
10 12 (1.56%) WebLogic
10 12 (1.56%) WebSphere
10 12 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (1.04%) CMS
11 8 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (0.91%) Confluence
12 7 (0.91%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.65%) EPiServer
14 4 (0.52%) nginx
15 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 63 (8.19%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.39%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 4 (0.52%) assyst
2 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 275 (35.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 176 (22.89%) Office 365
3 101 (13.13%) Amazon AWS
4 57 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 52 (6.76%) IaaS
6 31 (4.03%) PaaS
7 17 (2.21%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (1.17%) Yammer
10 8 (1.04%) SaaS
11 7 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.78%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.65%) Mimecast
14 3 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.39%) AWS CloudTrail
14 3 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.39%) CloudFront
15 2 (0.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 148 (19.25%) DNS
2 134 (17.43%) SAN
3 126 (16.38%) Firewall
4 121 (15.73%) DHCP
5 59 (7.67%) TCP/IP
6 54 (7.02%) Skype
7 47 (6.11%) WAN
8 46 (5.98%) VPN
9 44 (5.72%) Network Security
10 43 (5.59%) LAN
11 40 (5.20%) Intrusion Detection
12 31 (4.03%) VLAN
12 31 (4.03%) VoIP
13 28 (3.64%) Kerberos
14 27 (3.51%) NetScaler
15 23 (2.99%) Remote Desktop
16 19 (2.47%) Wireshark
17 15 (1.95%) iSCSI
17 15 (1.95%) VSAN
17 15 (1.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (23.15%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (2.21%) SQL Server 2016
6 15 (1.95%) Azure SQL Database
7 13 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (1.30%) DB2
8 10 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (1.17%) Power BI
10 8 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (0.65%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.52%) MySQL
13 4 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.52%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
1 14 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (1.43%) Git (software)
3 10 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (1.17%) TeamCity
5 5 (0.65%) JIRA
5 5 (0.65%) Psake
6 3 (0.39%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.39%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.13%) Ant
8 1 (0.13%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.13%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.13%) MSI
8 1 (0.13%) NuGet
8 1 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 130 (16.91%) Finance
2 37 (4.81%) Banking
3 28 (3.64%) Law
4 27 (3.51%) Retail
5 21 (2.73%) Legal
6 19 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.56%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.04%) Back Office
10 6 (0.78%) Advertising
11 4 (0.52%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.52%) Marketing
12 3 (0.39%) Local Government
12 3 (0.39%) Publishing
13 2 (0.26%) Electronics
14 1 (0.13%) Games
14 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 176 (22.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 113 (14.69%) Analyst
3 109 (14.17%) Windows Engineer
4 85 (11.05%) Server Engineer
5 68 (8.84%) Windows Server Engineer
6 64 (8.32%) SCCM Engineer
7 61 (7.93%) Systems Engineer
8 55 (7.15%) VMware Engineer
9 54 (7.02%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 50 (6.50%) Administrator
11 45 (5.85%) Cloud Engineer
12 44 (5.72%) Architect
13 38 (4.94%) Support Analyst
13 38 (4.94%) Team Leader
14 37 (4.81%) DBA
14 37 (4.81%) Infrastructure Support
15 35 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 32 (4.16%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
16 32 (4.16%) Consultant
16 32 (4.16%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (4.42%) Web Services
2 27 (3.51%) .NET
3 20 (2.60%) LDAP
4 12 (1.56%) .NET Framework
5 11 (1.43%) CSS
5 11 (1.43%) HTML
6 10 (1.30%) Ajax
7 7 (0.91%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.65%) ASP.NET Core
8 5 (0.65%) SAML
9 4 (0.52%) 802.1X
10 3 (0.39%) Middleware
10 3 (0.39%) XML
11 2 (0.26%) COM
11 2 (0.26%) Elastic Stack
11 2 (0.26%) IBM Integration Bus
11 2 (0.26%) JSON
11 2 (0.26%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (0.26%) WF
11 2 (0.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 135 (17.56%) Data Centre
2 84 (10.92%) Clustering
3 81 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (6.50%) Management Information System
5 33 (4.29%) Hybrid Cloud
6 25 (3.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 23 (2.99%) Blackberry
8 22 (2.86%) PKI
9 20 (2.60%) Private Cloud
10 18 (2.34%) Replication
11 17 (2.21%) Enterprise Storage
11 17 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
12 16 (2.08%) User Experience
13 11 (1.43%) Public Cloud
14 9 (1.17%) Computer Science
15 8 (1.04%) EMC VMAX
15 8 (1.04%) EMC VNX
16 4 (0.52%) Fat Client
16 4 (0.52%) Thin Client
16 4 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 641 (83.36%) Windows
2 489 (63.59%) Windows Server
3 267 (34.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 179 (23.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 119 (15.47%) Linux
6 73 (9.49%) Windows 10
7 37 (4.81%) Unix
8 34 (4.42%) Windows 7
9 27 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (2.47%) Windows 8
12 10 (1.30%) VMS
13 7 (0.91%) Solaris
14 5 (0.65%) CentOS
14 5 (0.65%) Data ONTAP
14 5 (0.65%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.39%) AIX
15 3 (0.39%) Kali Linux
16 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (35.11%) ITIL
2 84 (10.92%) Problem Management
3 80 (10.40%) Service Delivery
4 74 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 65 (8.45%) Migration
6 63 (8.19%) Service Management
7 62 (8.06%) ITIL V3
8 53 (6.89%) ITSM
9 45 (5.85%) Process Improvement
10 44 (5.72%) Project Management
11 42 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
11 42 (5.46%) DevOps
11 42 (5.46%) Mentoring
12 40 (5.20%) Continuous Improvement
12 40 (5.20%) Proactive Monitoring
13 39 (5.07%) Coaching
13 39 (5.07%) Incident Management
14 37 (4.81%) High Availability
15 36 (4.68%) Capacity Planning
15 36 (4.68%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 288 (37.45%) PowerShell
2 163 (21.20%) SQL
3 28 (3.64%) T-SQL
4 19 (2.47%) Perl
5 16 (2.08%) Java
5 16 (2.08%) JavaScript
6 15 (1.95%) Python
6 15 (1.95%) VBScript
7 7 (0.91%) C
8 6 (0.78%) PHP
8 6 (0.78%) Ruby
9 5 (0.65%) C#
9 5 (0.65%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.52%) VB
11 2 (0.26%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.26%) C++
11 2 (0.26%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.13%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.13%) SOQL
12 1 (0.13%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 126 (16.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 82 (10.66%) Security Cleared
3 75 (9.75%) Degree
4 69 (8.97%) MCSE
5 49 (6.37%) MCSA
6 41 (5.33%) SC Cleared
7 34 (4.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 31 (4.03%) MCITP
9 25 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (2.08%) CCNA
11 15 (1.95%) DV Cleared
12 12 (1.56%) CCA
12 12 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
13 11 (1.43%) SANS
14 10 (1.30%) A+ Certification
14 10 (1.30%) CEH
14 10 (1.30%) CISSP
14 10 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.91%) VCP5
16 6 (0.78%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.20%) SLA
2 14 (1.82%) QA
3 12 (1.56%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.91%) GCP
4 7 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (0.52%) PMO
6 2 (0.26%) GDPR
6 2 (0.26%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 525 (68.27%) Active Directory
2 236 (30.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 219 (28.48%) Hyper-V
4 96 (12.48%) VMware ESXi
5 88 (11.44%) XenApp
6 78 (10.14%) vSphere
7 53 (6.89%) XenDesktop
8 45 (5.85%) Virtual Desktop
9 42 (5.46%) BitLocker
10 33 (4.29%) Microsoft App-V
11 32 (4.16%) Virtual Machines
12 27 (3.51%) Virtual Servers
13 19 (2.47%) XenServer
14 18 (2.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 12 (1.56%) Docker
16 11 (1.43%) DFS Replication
17 10 (1.30%) Snort
18 7 (0.91%) Xen
19 6 (0.78%) Terminal Services
20 5 (0.65%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 578 (75.16%) SCCM
2 105 (13.65%) SCVMM
3 88 (11.44%) SCOrch
4 42 (5.46%) vCenter Server
5 41 (5.33%) Nagios
6 40 (5.20%) WSUS
7 36 (4.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 31 (4.03%) Microsoft Clustering
8 31 (4.03%) SCDPM
9 30 (3.90%) Microsoft Intune
10 28 (3.64%) Simpana
11 27 (3.51%) EdgeSight
12 26 (3.38%) Backup Exec
13 25 (3.25%) Puppet
14 23 (2.99%) SCSM
15 20 (2.60%) Single Sign-On
16 16 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
17 14 (1.82%) Failover Clustering
17 14 (1.82%) NetBackup
17 14 (1.82%) Netcool
Vendors
1 492 (63.98%) Microsoft
2 426 (55.40%) VMware
3 166 (21.59%) Citrix
4 151 (19.64%) Cisco
5 112 (14.56%) HP
6 88 (11.44%) CommVault
7 68 (8.84%) SolarWinds
8 55 (7.15%) Dell
9 52 (6.76%) McAfee
9 52 (6.76%) Veeam
10 49 (6.37%) NetApp
11 30 (3.90%) Symantec
12 24 (3.12%) Hitachi
12 24 (3.12%) Sophos
13 22 (2.86%) Ivanti
14 21 (2.73%) Juniper
14 21 (2.73%) Palo Alto
15 20 (2.60%) CA
16 19 (2.47%) Oracle
17 18 (2.34%) EMC