Period
to 19 September 2021

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 19 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England > London
6 months to
19 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 654 419 611
Rank change year-on-year -235 +192 -25
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 76 58 124
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.77% 1.40% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 59 52 98
10th Percentile £48,462 £48,741 £42,500
25th Percentile £53,813 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,941 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% +8.33% +14.29%
75th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £89,250 £95,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% -2.00%

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 9,841 4,149 8,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.31% 20.21% 15.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5,848 3,483 6,799
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £40,000
25th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £86,250
90th Percentile £112,500 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 19 September 2021.

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 19 September 2021. 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 -31 20 £56,322 -6.13% 8
South London - 2 £47,500 -
East London - 1 £60,941 -
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2021, 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 64 (84.21%) Active Directory
2 63 (82.89%) Windows
3 57 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 44 (57.89%) Azure
5 42 (55.26%) Windows Server
6 38 (50.00%) PowerShell
7 37 (48.68%) VMware
8 33 (43.42%) VMware Infrastructure
8 33 (43.42%) SCCM
9 29 (38.16%) DNS
10 26 (34.21%) DHCP
11 24 (31.58%) Microsoft 365
12 22 (28.95%) Finance
12 22 (28.95%) Social Skills
13 21 (27.63%) Hyper-V
14 20 (26.32%) ITIL
15 19 (25.00%) Linux
15 19 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
15 19 (25.00%) Data Centre
16 18 (23.68%) IaaS
16 18 (23.68%) SharePoint
17 17 (22.37%) PaaS
17 17 (22.37%) Security Cleared
18 16 (21.05%) vSphere
18 16 (21.05%) Windows 10
18 16 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 15 (19.74%) SaaS
19 15 (19.74%) NetApp
19 15 (19.74%) Migration
20 14 (18.42%) Banking

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 18 (23.68%) SharePoint
2 12 (15.79%) Skype for Business
3 10 (13.16%) MS Exchange
4 7 (9.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (6.58%) IIS
6 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 44 (57.89%) Azure
2 24 (31.58%) Microsoft 365
3 19 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 18 (23.68%) IaaS
5 17 (22.37%) PaaS
6 15 (19.74%) SaaS
7 14 (18.42%) AWS
8 12 (15.79%) OneDrive
9 9 (11.84%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 9 (11.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (10.53%) GCP
11 7 (9.21%) Serverless
12 3 (3.95%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 29 (38.16%) DNS
2 26 (34.21%) DHCP
3 14 (18.42%) TCP/IP
4 8 (10.53%) Firewall
4 8 (10.53%) Skype
5 7 (9.21%) SAN
5 7 (9.21%) Software-Defined Networking
6 5 (6.58%) NAS
7 3 (3.95%) FTP
8 2 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.63%) SD-WAN
8 2 (2.63%) X.509
9 1 (1.32%) DMVPN
9 1 (1.32%) HTTP
9 1 (1.32%) Internet
9 1 (1.32%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.32%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.32%) MPLS
9 1 (1.32%) Network Security
9 1 (1.32%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.32%) JIRA
1 1 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 22 (28.95%) Finance
1 22 (28.95%) Social Skills
2 14 (18.42%) Banking
3 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.26%) Back Office
4 4 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.26%) Legal
4 4 (5.26%) Military
4 4 (5.26%) Public Sector
5 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.63%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (2.63%) Police
6 2 (2.63%) Retail
7 1 (1.32%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (1.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (17.11%) Support Engineer
3 11 (14.47%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
4 9 (11.84%) Service Owner
5 8 (10.53%) Active Directory Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Wintel Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Cloud Specialist
6 7 (9.21%) PowerShell Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Active Directory Support
7 6 (7.89%) Active Directory Support Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Desktop Support
7 6 (7.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) VMware Support Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.26%) Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Data Centre Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.47%) Web Services
2 3 (3.95%) JMS
2 3 (3.95%) XML
2 3 (3.95%) XSD
3 2 (2.63%) ARM Templates
3 2 (2.63%) COM
3 2 (2.63%) JSON
4 1 (1.32%) Flash
4 1 (1.32%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (17.11%) Public Cloud
3 11 (14.47%) Hedge funds
4 8 (10.53%) PKI
4 8 (10.53%) Replication
5 7 (9.21%) Blackberry
6 6 (7.89%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
8 4 (5.26%) Clustering
9 3 (3.95%) EMC VNX
9 3 (3.95%) Reinsurance
10 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
10 2 (2.63%) User Experience
11 1 (1.32%) BYOD
11 1 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (1.32%) Reference Data
11 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 63 (82.89%) Windows
2 42 (55.26%) Windows Server
3 19 (25.00%) Linux
4 16 (21.05%) Windows 10
5 12 (15.79%) Android
5 12 (15.79%) Apple iOS
6 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.32%) ITIL
2 16 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 15 (19.74%) Migration
4 13 (17.11%) Business Development
4 13 (17.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 13 (17.11%) Project Delivery
5 11 (14.47%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (14.47%) Presales
6 10 (13.16%) DevOps
6 10 (13.16%) High Availability
6 10 (13.16%) Server Management
6 10 (13.16%) Service Delivery
7 9 (11.84%) Service Management
8 7 (9.21%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (9.21%) Cryptography
9 6 (7.89%) Problem Management
9 6 (7.89%) Release Management
10 5 (6.58%) Change Management
10 5 (6.58%) Patch Management
10 5 (6.58%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 14 (18.42%) SQL
3 3 (3.95%) Java
3 3 (3.95%) XPath
4 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.63%) Perl
5 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (22.37%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.84%) Degree
3 9 (11.84%) DV Cleared
4 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.26%) CCNA
5 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.26%) HNC
5 4 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.63%) CISSP
6 2 (2.63%) MCSE
7 1 (1.32%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.32%) CCNP
7 1 (1.32%) CISM
7 1 (1.32%) CISMP
7 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.32%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) SLA
2 4 (5.26%) GDPR
2 4 (5.26%) QA
3 2 (2.63%) Accessibility
4 1 (1.32%) NIST
System Software
1 64 (84.21%) Active Directory
2 33 (43.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (27.63%) Hyper-V
4 16 (21.05%) vSphere
5 12 (15.79%) BitLocker
6 7 (9.21%) Forefront TMG
6 7 (9.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (6.58%) XenApp
8 3 (3.95%) DFS Replication
8 3 (3.95%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.32%) Docker
10 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.32%) NFS
10 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.32%) VMware NSX
10 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (43.42%) SCCM
2 14 (18.42%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (15.79%) NetBackup
4 8 (10.53%) SCVMM
5 7 (9.21%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (9.21%) OfficeScan
5 7 (9.21%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 6 (7.89%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 6 (7.89%) PowerCLI
7 5 (6.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 5 (6.58%) WSUS
8 4 (5.26%) MOM
8 4 (5.26%) Nagios
8 4 (5.26%) SCSM
9 3 (3.95%) Grafana
9 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (3.95%) vCenter Server
10 2 (2.63%) AirWatch
10 2 (2.63%) vRealize
11 1 (1.32%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 57 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 37 (48.68%) VMware
3 15 (19.74%) NetApp
4 11 (14.47%) Apple
5 10 (13.16%) McAfee
5 10 (13.16%) Veritas
6 9 (11.84%) Google
7 8 (10.53%) Altiris
7 8 (10.53%) HP
8 7 (9.21%) Huawei
9 6 (7.89%) Cisco
9 6 (7.89%) Red Hat
10 5 (6.58%) Citrix
10 5 (6.58%) CommVault
10 5 (6.58%) SolarWinds
10 5 (6.58%) Symantec
11 4 (5.26%) F5
11 4 (5.26%) Oracle
11 4 (5.26%) Veeam
12 3 (3.95%) Dell