Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England > London
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 547 563 539
Rank change year-on-year +16 -24 +42
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 147 239 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.38% 0.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.84% 2.85% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 129 156 267
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,500 £40,500
90th Percentile £107,750 £75,000 £71,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

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 8,009 8,400 7,490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 15.77% 13.40% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6,216 6,747 6,298
London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -29 33 £60,000 +14.29% 4
West London +13 2 £70,000 +12.00% 3
South London +3 2 £50,750 -11.74%
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 130 (88.44%) Windows
2 113 (76.87%) Active Directory
3 99 (67.35%) SCCM
4 91 (61.90%) Windows Server
5 86 (58.50%) VMware
6 75 (51.02%) PowerShell
7 74 (50.34%) ITIL
8 73 (49.66%) Finance
9 68 (46.26%) Citrix
10 66 (44.90%) Microsoft
11 62 (42.18%) VMware Infrastructure
12 59 (40.14%) Azure
13 50 (34.01%) Office 365
14 43 (29.25%) XenApp
15 42 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 38 (25.85%) AWS
16 38 (25.85%) SQL
17 33 (22.45%) vSphere
18 31 (21.09%) SharePoint
19 29 (19.73%) Nagios
20 26 (17.69%) DNS
20 26 (17.69%) XenDesktop
20 26 (17.69%) Banking
20 26 (17.69%) Data Centre
21 24 (16.33%) Unix
21 24 (16.33%) Windows 10
22 23 (15.65%) Hyper-V
22 23 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
23 22 (14.97%) Migration
23 22 (14.97%) SQL Server

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 31 (21.09%) SharePoint
2 20 (13.61%) MS Exchange
3 18 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (11.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 13 (8.84%) Confluence
6 4 (2.72%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.68%) IIS
7 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (12.24%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 59 (40.14%) Azure
2 50 (34.01%) Office 365
3 38 (25.85%) AWS
4 12 (8.16%) Datadog
5 8 (5.44%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (4.76%) IaaS
7 5 (3.40%) PaaS
8 3 (2.04%) SaaS
9 2 (1.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.36%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.36%) OneDrive
9 2 (1.36%) Route 53
9 2 (1.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.68%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.68%) Azure Stack
10 1 (0.68%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 26 (17.69%) DNS
2 15 (10.20%) NetScaler
3 13 (8.84%) SAN
4 8 (5.44%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.76%) DHCP
5 7 (4.76%) Firewall
6 6 (4.08%) VSAN
7 4 (2.72%) IPsec
7 4 (2.72%) Network Security
7 4 (2.72%) VPN
8 3 (2.04%) 802.11
8 3 (2.04%) BGP
8 3 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.04%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (2.04%) HSRP
8 3 (2.04%) OSPF
8 3 (2.04%) VLAN
9 2 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.36%) NAS
9 2 (1.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.97%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (10.88%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.36%) Big Data
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (8.84%) JIRA
2 3 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.36%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.36%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 73 (49.66%) Finance
2 26 (17.69%) Banking
3 9 (6.12%) Retail
4 5 (3.40%) Back Office
5 3 (2.04%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.04%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.36%) Marketing
7 1 (0.68%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (22.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 30 (20.41%) Administrator
3 25 (17.01%) Windows Engineer
4 23 (15.65%) Systems Administrator
5 20 (13.61%) Operations Engineer
6 17 (11.56%) Desktop Support
6 17 (11.56%) IT Engineer
7 14 (9.52%) Desktop Specialist
7 14 (9.52%) Desktop Support Specialist
7 14 (9.52%) PowerShell Specialist
7 14 (9.52%) SCCM Specialist
7 14 (9.52%) Support Engineer
7 14 (9.52%) Support Specialist
7 14 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
7 14 (9.52%) Windows Specialist
8 13 (8.84%) Monitoring Engineer
8 13 (8.84%) Wintel Administrator
8 13 (8.84%) Wintel Systems Administrator
9 12 (8.16%) Head of Operations
9 12 (8.16%) Head of Service Operations
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.93%) Sensu
2 3 (2.04%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.36%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.69%) Data Centre
2 19 (12.93%) Hedge funds
3 18 (12.24%) PKI
4 15 (10.20%) Clustering
5 9 (6.12%) EMC VNX
6 4 (2.72%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.04%) User Experience
8 2 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.36%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.36%) Replication
9 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.68%) CMDB
9 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 130 (88.44%) Windows
2 91 (61.90%) Windows Server
3 24 (16.33%) Unix
3 24 (16.33%) Windows 10
4 20 (13.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (8.16%) Linux
6 7 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.04%) Solaris
8 1 (0.68%) CentOS
8 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (50.34%) ITIL
2 42 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 23 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (14.97%) Migration
5 19 (12.93%) Proactive Monitoring
5 19 (12.93%) Release Management
6 18 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (11.56%) Server Hardening
7 17 (11.56%) Server Management
8 16 (10.88%) Virtual Environments
9 15 (10.20%) DevOps
9 15 (10.20%) Task Automation
10 14 (9.52%) Application Packaging
10 14 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
10 14 (9.52%) Performance Improvement
11 13 (8.84%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (8.84%) Kanban
11 13 (8.84%) People Management
11 13 (8.84%) Scrum
12 12 (8.16%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 75 (51.02%) PowerShell
2 38 (25.85%) SQL
3 17 (11.56%) C
4 3 (2.04%) Python
4 3 (2.04%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (12.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (5.44%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (5.44%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (4.76%) CCNA
4 4 (2.72%) CCNP
5 3 (2.04%) Degree
5 3 (2.04%) MCSE
5 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.68%) CCA
6 1 (0.68%) CCIE
6 1 (0.68%) CCMSE
6 1 (0.68%) CCSA
6 1 (0.68%) CCSE
6 1 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) JNCIE
6 1 (0.68%) MCSA
6 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.80%) GDPR
1 10 (6.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.04%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 113 (76.87%) Active Directory
2 62 (42.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (29.25%) XenApp
4 33 (22.45%) vSphere
5 26 (17.69%) XenDesktop
6 23 (15.65%) Hyper-V
7 17 (11.56%) Terminal Server
8 15 (10.20%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.04%) Docker
9 3 (2.04%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (2.04%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.04%) VMware NSX
9 3 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.68%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
10 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.68%) vCloud
10 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 99 (67.35%) SCCM
2 29 (19.73%) Nagios
3 19 (12.93%) Automic
3 19 (12.93%) Grafana
3 19 (12.93%) PowerCLI
4 14 (9.52%) SCVMM
5 12 (8.16%) Microsoft Clustering
5 12 (8.16%) XenMobile
6 10 (6.80%) Avamar
7 7 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (4.08%) EdgeSight
9 5 (3.40%) vCenter Server
9 5 (3.40%) WSUS
10 4 (2.72%) SCOrch
10 4 (2.72%) Terraform
10 4 (2.72%) vRealize
11 3 (2.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (2.04%) Kubernetes
11 3 (2.04%) MOM
11 3 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 86 (58.50%) VMware
2 68 (46.26%) Citrix
3 66 (44.90%) Microsoft
4 21 (14.29%) EMC
5 20 (13.61%) ServiceNow
6 19 (12.93%) Splunk
7 18 (12.24%) AppDynamics
8 15 (10.20%) NetApp
9 13 (8.84%) Oracle
10 10 (6.80%) Cisco
10 10 (6.80%) CommVault
10 10 (6.80%) Dell
11 9 (6.12%) Dell Compellent
12 8 (5.44%) EqualLogic
12 8 (5.44%) F5
13 7 (4.76%) SolarWinds
14 6 (4.08%) HP
15 5 (3.40%) New Relic
16 4 (2.72%) Barracuda Networks
16 4 (2.72%) McAfee