Period
to 31 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England > London
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 419 622 569
Rank change year-on-year +203 -53 -17
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 44 108 265
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.20% 0.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.12% 1.29% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 39 86 236
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +14.29% -2.29%
10th Percentile £36,250 £44,375 £40,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 3,932 8,351 8,392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.73% 15.29% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3,272 6,474 6,773
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £39,825 £37,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +3.77%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing SCOM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in London

SCOM
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SCOM in London.

Salary trend for SCOM in London

SCOM
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SCOM in London over the 6 months to 31 October 2020.

Salary histogram for SCOM in London

SCOM
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the London region over the 6 months to 31 October 2020. 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
Central London +149 10 £66,250 +10.42% 1
West London +85 1 £50,000 +11.11%
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 38 (86.36%) Windows
2 33 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 32 (72.73%) SCCM
4 27 (61.36%) VMware
4 27 (61.36%) Active Directory
5 23 (52.27%) Finance
5 23 (52.27%) Windows Server
6 21 (47.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (40.91%) Azure
7 18 (40.91%) Linux
7 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
8 17 (38.64%) ITIL
9 13 (29.55%) Banking
9 13 (29.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 12 (27.27%) Server Management
10 12 (27.27%) Windows 10
10 12 (27.27%) Migration
11 11 (25.00%) Nagios
11 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
11 11 (25.00%) vSphere
11 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (20.45%) Analytics
12 9 (20.45%) SolarWinds
12 9 (20.45%) Python
12 9 (20.45%) Release Management
13 8 (18.18%) SharePoint
13 8 (18.18%) Perl
13 8 (18.18%) Hedge funds
13 8 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (18.18%) Line Management

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 8 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 8 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 18 (40.91%) Azure
2 6 (13.64%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (11.36%) IaaS
4 4 (9.09%) Office 365
4 4 (9.09%) PaaS
5 3 (6.82%) SaaS
6 2 (4.55%) AWS
7 1 (2.27%) Apigee
7 1 (2.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) DNS
2 5 (11.36%) DHCP
2 5 (11.36%) Firewall
2 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.09%) SAN
3 4 (9.09%) WAN
4 3 (6.82%) LAN
4 3 (6.82%) NetScaler
5 2 (4.55%) Network Security
5 2 (4.55%) VLAN
6 1 (2.27%) DKIM
6 1 (2.27%) Internet
6 1 (2.27%) IPsec
6 1 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.82%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (6.82%) Big Data
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 23 (52.27%) Finance
2 13 (29.55%) Banking
3 5 (11.36%) Local Government
4 4 (9.09%) Law
5 2 (4.55%) Back Office
5 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.55%) Police
5 2 (4.55%) Public Sector
5 2 (4.55%) Retail
6 1 (2.27%) Games
6 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Active Directory Support
3 6 (13.64%) Administrator
4 5 (11.36%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Active Directory Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (6.82%) SCCM Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) Network Security Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) Security Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Hedge funds
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Clustering
3 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.82%) PKI
4 2 (4.55%) EMC VNX
4 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.55%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.55%) Wiki
5 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Life Science
5 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (86.36%) Windows
2 23 (52.27%) Windows Server
3 18 (40.91%) Linux
4 12 (27.27%) Windows 10
5 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (6.82%) Unix
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) ITIL
2 13 (29.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 12 (27.27%) Migration
3 12 (27.27%) Server Management
4 9 (20.45%) Analytics
4 9 (20.45%) Release Management
5 8 (18.18%) Line Management
6 7 (15.91%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (13.64%) Change Management
8 5 (11.36%) Service Management
9 4 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (9.09%) Data Analytics
9 4 (9.09%) DevOps
9 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (9.09%) ITIL V3
9 4 (9.09%) ITSM
10 3 (6.82%) Proactive Maintenance
10 3 (6.82%) Project Delivery
10 3 (6.82%) Systems Engineering
10 3 (6.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 33 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (20.45%) Python
3 8 (18.18%) Perl
4 6 (13.64%) Bash Shell
5 4 (9.09%) SQL
6 2 (4.55%) VB
7 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.09%) MCSA
2 4 (9.09%) MCSE
3 3 (6.82%) Degree
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (4.55%) Master's Degree
4 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.27%) CCNA
5 1 (2.27%) CISSP
5 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.27%) MCITP
5 1 (2.27%) MCP
5 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) GDPR
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (61.36%) Active Directory
2 21 (47.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (25.00%) vSphere
4 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.82%) XenApp
4 3 (6.82%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.27%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (72.73%) SCCM
2 11 (25.00%) Nagios
3 8 (18.18%) PowerCLI
4 6 (13.64%) Control-M
5 5 (11.36%) SCOrch
6 3 (6.82%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (4.55%) Data Guard
7 2 (4.55%) Dollar Universe
7 2 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (4.55%) NetBackup
7 2 (4.55%) WSUS
8 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (2.27%) SCVMM
8 1 (2.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (2.27%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (2.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 27 (61.36%) VMware
2 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.45%) SolarWinds
4 6 (13.64%) BMC
4 6 (13.64%) Cisco
5 5 (11.36%) Citrix
6 4 (9.09%) Capita
6 4 (9.09%) Oracle
7 3 (6.82%) HP
7 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.82%) Symantec
8 2 (4.55%) CA
8 2 (4.55%) Dell
8 2 (4.55%) Dynatrace
8 2 (4.55%) Juniper
8 2 (4.55%) McAfee
8 2 (4.55%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.27%) AppDynamics
9 1 (2.27%) IDERA
9 1 (2.27%) Moogsoft