Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England > London
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 512 552 516
Rank change year-on-year +40 -36 -111
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 322 276 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.46% 0.39% 0.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.56% 3.92% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 284 250 361
London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £37,875 £34,625 £35,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% -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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 7,060 7,041 7,663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 10.05% 9.98% 9.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5,951 6,020 6,567
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,750 £34,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in London

SCOM
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for SCOM in London

SCOM
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in London over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 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
Central London +41 110 £53,730 -4.48% 8
West London +15 6 £52,500 +20.00% 4
South London -2 2 £37,000 -
East London -5 1 - - 1
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 279 (86.65%) Windows
2 250 (77.64%) Active Directory
3 224 (69.57%) SCCM
4 203 (63.04%) Windows Server
5 202 (62.73%) Microsoft
6 192 (59.63%) VMware
7 133 (41.30%) PowerShell
8 122 (37.89%) Microsoft Azure
9 116 (36.02%) VMware Infrastructure
10 107 (33.23%) Citrix
11 103 (31.99%) ITIL
12 93 (28.88%) Cisco
13 89 (27.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 85 (26.40%) Office 365
15 77 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
16 75 (23.29%) SQL
17 68 (21.12%) HP
18 65 (20.19%) SCOrch
19 64 (19.88%) Linux
19 64 (19.88%) DNS
20 63 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
21 61 (18.94%) SQL Server
22 59 (18.32%) SAN
23 58 (18.01%) Data Centre
24 57 (17.70%) Hyper-V
24 57 (17.70%) DHCP
25 56 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
26 55 (17.08%) Firewall
27 54 (16.77%) MS Exchange
28 50 (15.53%) IIS

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 54 (16.77%) MS Exchange
2 50 (15.53%) IIS
3 33 (10.25%) Skype for Business
4 29 (9.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (4.04%) SharePoint
7 11 (3.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.86%) CMS
9 6 (1.86%) EPiServer
9 6 (1.86%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (1.55%) Apache
10 5 (1.55%) nginx
10 5 (1.55%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.31%) Confluence
13 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.31%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 122 (37.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 85 (26.40%) Office 365
3 41 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (9.32%) Azure Active Directory
5 28 (8.70%) IaaS
6 20 (6.21%) PaaS
7 10 (3.11%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (2.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 8 (2.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.55%) Amazon S3
10 5 (1.55%) Yammer
11 3 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.93%) AWS CloudTrail
11 3 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.93%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.93%) Datadog
11 3 (0.93%) GitHub
12 2 (0.62%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 64 (19.88%) DNS
2 59 (18.32%) SAN
3 57 (17.70%) DHCP
4 55 (17.08%) Firewall
5 32 (9.94%) TCP/IP
6 31 (9.63%) Skype
7 27 (8.39%) VPN
8 16 (4.97%) Kerberos
8 16 (4.97%) VoIP
9 15 (4.66%) VLAN
9 15 (4.66%) WAN
10 14 (4.35%) LDAP
10 14 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
10 14 (4.35%) VSAN
11 13 (4.04%) Network Security
12 12 (3.73%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (3.11%) IPsec
14 9 (2.80%) LAN
15 8 (2.48%) FTP
15 8 (2.48%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (18.94%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.86%) Power BI
5 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (0.93%) MySQL
6 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.62%) Redis
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.31%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 10 (3.11%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (2.80%) TeamCity
2 9 (2.80%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (1.86%) Psake
4 5 (1.55%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.93%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.93%) NuGet
5 3 (0.93%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.62%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.62%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.31%) JIRA
General
1 43 (13.35%) Finance
2 16 (4.97%) Law
3 15 (4.66%) Legal
4 14 (4.35%) Banking
5 13 (4.04%) Retail
6 10 (3.11%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.80%) Back Office
8 5 (1.55%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.24%) Advertising
9 4 (1.24%) Games
9 4 (1.24%) Publishing
10 3 (0.93%) Marketing
10 3 (0.93%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.62%) Electronics
11 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (23.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 63 (19.57%) Windows Engineer
3 45 (13.98%) Analyst
4 40 (12.42%) Systems Engineer
5 32 (9.94%) Server Engineer
6 27 (8.39%) VMware Engineer
7 26 (8.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 23 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
8 23 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
9 22 (6.83%) Consultant
10 21 (6.52%) Senior Windows Engineer
11 20 (6.21%) Server Analyst
11 20 (6.21%) Wintel Engineer
12 18 (5.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 17 (5.28%) Infrastructure Specialist
14 16 (4.97%) SCCM Engineer
15 14 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
15 14 (4.35%) Designer
15 14 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
15 14 (4.35%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.35%) .NET
2 7 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (1.86%) 802.1X
3 6 (1.86%) ASP.NET
3 6 (1.86%) ASP.NET Core
3 6 (1.86%) Web Services
4 3 (0.93%) COM
4 3 (0.93%) JSON
4 3 (0.93%) Middleware
5 2 (0.62%) EDI
5 2 (0.62%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.62%) SAML
5 2 (0.62%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (18.01%) Data Centre
2 36 (11.18%) Clustering
3 21 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.52%) Management Information System
4 20 (6.21%) Blackberry
5 16 (4.97%) User Experience
6 15 (4.66%) Enterprise Storage
7 12 (3.73%) EMC VMAX
7 12 (3.73%) EMC VNX
7 12 (3.73%) Private Cloud
8 11 (3.42%) Replication
9 7 (2.17%) Computer Science
9 7 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.55%) PKI
12 4 (1.24%) BYOD
13 1 (0.31%) Fintech
13 1 (0.31%) FlexPod
13 1 (0.31%) HP StoreVirtual
13 1 (0.31%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 279 (86.65%) Windows
2 203 (63.04%) Windows Server
3 89 (27.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 77 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 64 (19.88%) Linux
6 27 (8.39%) Windows 10
7 14 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (3.73%) Unix
9 9 (2.80%) VMS
10 8 (2.48%) Data ONTAP
10 8 (2.48%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.93%) CentOS
12 3 (0.93%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.62%) Solaris
13 2 (0.62%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (31.99%) ITIL
2 39 (12.11%) Migration
3 30 (9.32%) DevOps
3 30 (9.32%) Proactive Monitoring
3 30 (9.32%) Service Delivery
4 24 (7.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 24 (7.45%) Virtual Environments
5 21 (6.52%) Configuration Management
6 20 (6.21%) Capacity Management
7 19 (5.90%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (5.90%) Workload Management
8 17 (5.28%) Infrastructure Management
8 17 (5.28%) Project Management
8 17 (5.28%) Root Cause Analysis
9 16 (4.97%) Change Management
9 16 (4.97%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (4.97%) ITIL V3
9 16 (4.97%) Patch Management
10 15 (4.66%) Kalman Filter
11 14 (4.35%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (41.30%) PowerShell
2 75 (23.29%) SQL
3 12 (3.73%) T-SQL
4 7 (2.17%) Python
5 4 (1.24%) C#
6 3 (0.93%) Ruby
6 3 (0.93%) VB
6 3 (0.93%) VBScript
7 2 (0.62%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 63 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (13.35%) MCSE
3 40 (12.42%) Degree
4 27 (8.39%) MCSA
5 24 (7.45%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (7.14%) CCNA
6 23 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (3.42%) SANS
8 8 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (2.17%) A+ Certification
9 7 (2.17%) CEH
9 7 (2.17%) CISSP
10 5 (1.55%) CCNP
10 5 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (1.55%) Linux+ Certification
10 5 (1.55%) MCITP
10 5 (1.55%) MCP
11 4 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (1.24%) VCP5
12 3 (0.93%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.73%) SLA
2 11 (3.42%) QA
3 8 (2.48%) GCP
4 4 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.31%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 250 (77.64%) Active Directory
2 116 (36.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (17.70%) Hyper-V
4 56 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
5 46 (14.29%) XenApp
6 36 (11.18%) XenDesktop
7 29 (9.01%) Microsoft App-V
8 28 (8.70%) vSphere
9 20 (6.21%) Virtual Machines
10 17 (5.28%) Virtual Desktop
11 14 (4.35%) BitLocker
11 14 (4.35%) Docker
12 12 (3.73%) DFS Replication
13 7 (2.17%) Firmware
13 7 (2.17%) Snort
13 7 (2.17%) Xen
14 3 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.93%) XenServer
15 2 (0.62%) KVM
Systems Management
1 224 (69.57%) SCCM
2 65 (20.19%) SCOrch
3 28 (8.70%) Microsoft Clustering
4 22 (6.83%) Simpana
5 20 (6.21%) vCenter Server
6 19 (5.90%) Nagios
6 19 (5.90%) SCVMM
7 17 (5.28%) Microsoft Intune
8 16 (4.97%) SCSM
9 15 (4.66%) WSUS
10 14 (4.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 12 (3.73%) EdgeSight
12 11 (3.42%) NetBackup
12 11 (3.42%) XenMobile
13 10 (3.11%) Cisco CUCM
13 10 (3.11%) Puppet
13 10 (3.11%) SCDPM
13 10 (3.11%) WhatsUp Gold
14 9 (2.80%) Backup Exec
14 9 (2.80%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 202 (62.73%) Microsoft
2 192 (59.63%) VMware
3 107 (33.23%) Citrix
4 93 (28.88%) Cisco
5 68 (21.12%) HP
6 41 (12.73%) CommVault
7 28 (8.70%) Veeam
8 18 (5.59%) Dell
8 18 (5.59%) Ivanti
9 17 (5.28%) SolarWinds
10 16 (4.97%) EMC
10 16 (4.97%) NetApp
11 14 (4.35%) Symantec
12 13 (4.04%) EqualLogic
12 13 (4.04%) Red Hat
13 12 (3.73%) DataCore
13 12 (3.73%) Palo Alto
13 12 (3.73%) Progress
13 12 (3.73%) Sophos
14 9 (2.80%) CheckPoint