Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 558 466 505
Rank change year-on-year -92 +39 -58
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 779 1088 1128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.61% 0.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.26% 6.93% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 607 877 1010
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% -4.35%
10th Percentile £33,900 £30,750 £29,975
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,000 £63,000
UK median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +8.89% +3.45% -4.40%

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 14810 15696 15764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.75% 8.74% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 12259 12802 12917
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -21 325 £53,730 -2.31% 11
North of England -87 152 £37,500 -6.25% 6
South East +16 140 £42,500 -5.56% 6
Yorkshire -20 95 £37,500 - 2
Midlands -53 90 £40,000 -5.88% 9
West Midlands -24 82 £40,000 -11.11% 5
North West -55 55 £50,000 +2.56% 4
South West +18 45 £46,000 +27.78% 3
East of England -59 27 £47,500 +9.20% 1
East Midlands -24 8 £40,000 -5.88% 4
North East -17 2 £36,500 -5.81%
SCOM
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 644 (82.67%) Windows
2 524 (67.27%) Active Directory
3 499 (64.06%) SCCM
4 494 (63.41%) Microsoft
5 493 (63.29%) Windows Server
6 418 (53.66%) VMware
7 335 (43.00%) PowerShell
8 294 (37.74%) ITIL
9 285 (36.59%) Microsoft Azure
10 250 (32.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 233 (29.91%) VMware Infrastructure
12 203 (26.06%) Hyper-V
13 200 (25.67%) Office 365
14 195 (25.03%) Windows Server 2008
14 195 (25.03%) Citrix
15 182 (23.36%) Cisco
15 182 (23.36%) DNS
16 181 (23.23%) SAN
16 181 (23.23%) SQL
17 163 (20.92%) Microsoft Certification
18 157 (20.15%) Linux
19 148 (19.00%) SQL Server
19 148 (19.00%) Data Centre
20 139 (17.84%) Amazon AWS
21 137 (17.59%) HP
22 134 (17.20%) DHCP
23 132 (16.94%) MS Exchange
24 130 (16.69%) Firewall
25 125 (16.05%) Finance
26 104 (13.35%) VMware ESXi

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
1 132 (16.94%) MS Exchange
2 87 (11.17%) IIS
3 86 (11.04%) Skype for Business
4 78 (10.01%) SharePoint
5 71 (9.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 69 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (1.80%) Apache
7 14 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 14 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (1.03%) CMS
10 8 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.77%) Confluence
11 6 (0.77%) EPiServer
11 6 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.64%) nginx
12 5 (0.64%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 49 (6.29%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.26%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.41%) assyst
3 3 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.26%) Workfront
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 285 (36.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 200 (25.67%) Office 365
3 139 (17.84%) Amazon AWS
4 70 (8.99%) IaaS
5 45 (5.78%) PaaS
6 32 (4.11%) AWS CloudFormation
7 30 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
8 28 (3.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 14 (1.80%) SaaS
10 13 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (1.41%) Amazon S3
11 11 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
12 10 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (0.90%) Yammer
14 4 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.51%) CloudFront
14 4 (0.51%) Loggly
14 4 (0.51%) Route 53
15 3 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 182 (23.36%) DNS
2 181 (23.23%) SAN
3 134 (17.20%) DHCP
4 130 (16.69%) Firewall
5 70 (8.99%) TCP/IP
6 64 (8.22%) VPN
7 60 (7.70%) Skype
8 47 (6.03%) WAN
9 44 (5.65%) Network Security
10 43 (5.52%) LAN
11 37 (4.75%) Kerberos
11 37 (4.75%) NAS
12 34 (4.36%) LDAP
13 32 (4.11%) Intrusion Detection
14 28 (3.59%) VLAN
15 26 (3.34%) VoIP
16 22 (2.82%) Internet
16 22 (2.82%) NetScaler
17 21 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
18 18 (2.31%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (19.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (4.11%) Azure SQL Database
4 19 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
7 12 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
7 12 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (1.03%) MySQL
9 8 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (0.77%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.64%) DB2
11 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (0.64%) OLAP
11 5 (0.64%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 25 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
1 25 (3.21%) Visual Studio Team System
2 16 (2.05%) Git (software)
2 16 (2.05%) Octopus Deploy
3 12 (1.54%) TeamCity
4 9 (1.16%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.77%) JIRA
5 6 (0.77%) Psake
6 5 (0.64%) MSI
7 4 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.39%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.39%) NuGet
8 3 (0.39%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.39%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.26%) Metasploit
General
1 125 (16.05%) Finance
2 39 (5.01%) Banking
3 18 (2.31%) Law
4 16 (2.05%) Retail
5 14 (1.80%) Legal
6 13 (1.67%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.54%) Back Office
8 11 (1.41%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.41%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.41%) Marketing
9 10 (1.28%) Games
10 9 (1.16%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.77%) Publishing
12 4 (0.51%) Advertising
12 4 (0.51%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.26%) Electronics
13 2 (0.26%) Front Office
14 1 (0.13%) Automotive
14 1 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 187 (24.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 103 (13.22%) Windows Engineer
3 88 (11.30%) Server Engineer
4 85 (10.91%) Analyst
5 63 (8.09%) Systems Engineer
6 60 (7.70%) Support Engineer
6 60 (7.70%) Windows Server Engineer
7 57 (7.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 53 (6.80%) VMware Engineer
9 45 (5.78%) Administrator
10 44 (5.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 40 (5.13%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 39 (5.01%) 3rd Line Support
13 37 (4.75%) Consultant
13 37 (4.75%) Infrastructure Support
13 37 (4.75%) SCCM Engineer
14 33 (4.24%) IT Engineer
15 32 (4.11%) Cloud Engineer
16 31 (3.98%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
16 31 (3.98%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (4.62%) Web Services
2 30 (3.85%) .NET
3 12 (1.54%) ASP.NET
4 9 (1.16%) Elastic Stack
4 9 (1.16%) WAP
5 7 (0.90%) Software Packaging
6 6 (0.77%) 802.1X
6 6 (0.77%) ASP.NET Core
6 6 (0.77%) JSON
6 6 (0.77%) Middleware
7 5 (0.64%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.64%) XML
7 5 (0.64%) XSLT
8 4 (0.51%) COM
8 4 (0.51%) YAML
9 3 (0.39%) HTML
9 3 (0.39%) WF
10 2 (0.26%) CSS
10 2 (0.26%) EDI
10 2 (0.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 148 (19.00%) Data Centre
2 81 (10.40%) Clustering
3 54 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (6.42%) Management Information System
5 32 (4.11%) PKI
6 31 (3.98%) Computer Science
7 24 (3.08%) Hybrid Cloud
8 22 (2.82%) Blackberry
9 21 (2.70%) Replication
10 19 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
11 17 (2.18%) Hedge funds
11 17 (2.18%) Private Cloud
12 16 (2.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 14 (1.80%) Public Cloud
14 13 (1.67%) BYOD
15 12 (1.54%) EMC VMAX
15 12 (1.54%) EMC VNX
16 11 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
16 11 (1.41%) Fat Client
16 11 (1.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 644 (82.67%) Windows
2 493 (63.29%) Windows Server
3 250 (32.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 195 (25.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 157 (20.15%) Linux
6 51 (6.55%) Unix
7 48 (6.16%) Windows 10
8 42 (5.39%) Windows 7
9 33 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 28 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (3.21%) Windows 8
12 10 (1.28%) Mac OS X
12 10 (1.28%) Solaris
13 9 (1.16%) CentOS
14 8 (1.03%) Data ONTAP
15 5 (0.64%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.39%) Kali Linux
16 3 (0.39%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.26%) VMS
18 1 (0.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (37.74%) ITIL
2 84 (10.78%) Service Management
3 78 (10.01%) Change Management
3 78 (10.01%) Service Delivery
4 76 (9.76%) Migration
5 72 (9.24%) Disaster Recovery
6 68 (8.73%) Problem Management
7 62 (7.96%) Project Management
8 60 (7.70%) Proactive Monitoring
9 58 (7.45%) Mentoring
10 56 (7.19%) Configuration Management
11 51 (6.55%) Continuous Improvement
12 50 (6.42%) ITIL V3
13 47 (6.03%) DevOps
13 47 (6.03%) Kalman Filter
14 46 (5.91%) Infrastructure Management
15 45 (5.78%) Agile Software Development
16 43 (5.52%) Root Cause Analysis
17 41 (5.26%) Patch Management
18 39 (5.01%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 335 (43.00%) PowerShell
2 181 (23.23%) SQL
3 26 (3.34%) Python
4 24 (3.08%) T-SQL
5 22 (2.82%) Java
6 21 (2.70%) Perl
7 17 (2.18%) C#
8 15 (1.93%) Ruby
9 14 (1.80%) C
10 13 (1.67%) VBScript
11 11 (1.41%) VB
12 8 (1.03%) C++
12 8 (1.03%) JavaScript
13 7 (0.90%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.51%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.51%) PHP
15 2 (0.26%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.26%) VBA
16 1 (0.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 163 (20.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 99 (12.71%) MCSE
3 93 (11.94%) Degree
4 68 (8.73%) MCSA
5 51 (6.55%) Security Cleared
6 38 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 37 (4.75%) MCITP
8 30 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (3.21%) CCNA
10 22 (2.82%) SC Cleared
11 20 (2.57%) DV Cleared
12 18 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
13 16 (2.05%) MCP
14 12 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (1.16%) CCA
15 9 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
15 9 (1.16%) SANS
15 9 (1.16%) VCP4
16 7 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 7 (0.90%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.75%) SLA
2 13 (1.67%) PMO
3 12 (1.54%) QA
4 11 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 8 (1.03%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.90%) GCP
7 6 (0.77%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.13%) NIST 800
System Software
1 524 (67.27%) Active Directory
2 233 (29.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 203 (26.06%) Hyper-V
4 104 (13.35%) VMware ESXi
5 88 (11.30%) XenApp
6 49 (6.29%) vSphere
6 49 (6.29%) XenDesktop
7 39 (5.01%) Microsoft App-V
8 34 (4.36%) Virtual Desktop
9 28 (3.59%) Virtual Servers
10 26 (3.34%) BitLocker
11 21 (2.70%) Docker
12 19 (2.44%) Firmware
13 18 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
14 15 (1.93%) DFS Replication
14 15 (1.93%) Terminal Services
15 13 (1.67%) ISA Server
16 11 (1.41%) XenServer
17 9 (1.16%) UAG
18 8 (1.03%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 499 (64.06%) SCCM
2 75 (9.63%) SCOrch
2 75 (9.63%) SCVMM
3 72 (9.24%) Nagios
4 68 (8.73%) WSUS
5 52 (6.68%) Puppet
6 47 (6.03%) Microsoft Clustering
7 46 (5.91%) SCDPM
8 39 (5.01%) EdgeSight
9 33 (4.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 32 (4.11%) Backup Exec
11 31 (3.98%) Simpana
12 28 (3.59%) vCenter Server
13 25 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
14 21 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
14 21 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
14 21 (2.70%) SCSM
14 21 (2.70%) Terraform
15 18 (2.31%) NetBackup
15 18 (2.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 494 (63.41%) Microsoft
2 418 (53.66%) VMware
3 195 (25.03%) Citrix
4 182 (23.36%) Cisco
5 137 (17.59%) HP
6 82 (10.53%) Dell
7 80 (10.27%) CommVault
8 63 (8.09%) SolarWinds
9 60 (7.70%) NetApp
10 45 (5.78%) Veeam
11 44 (5.65%) McAfee
11 44 (5.65%) Symantec
12 39 (5.01%) EMC
13 32 (4.11%) Palo Alto
14 30 (3.85%) Hitachi
15 28 (3.59%) Red Hat
16 27 (3.47%) EqualLogic
17 26 (3.34%) Juniper
18 23 (2.95%) Dell Compellent
19 22 (2.82%) Oracle