Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England > London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 554 535 509
Rank change year-on-year -19 -26 +29
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 271 329 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.44% 0.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.25% 4.28% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 233 281 339
London median annual salary £52,500 £53,730 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.29% -2.31% +10.00%
10th Percentile £39,350 £37,500 £30,340
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,050
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 8,331 7,690 7,752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.24% 10.30% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6,745 6,364 6,650
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,250 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.42% +6.41% +6.36%
10th Percentile £37,700 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% -

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -39 75 £52,500 -2.29% 5
South London +7 11 £58,063 +55.87%
West London +31 5 £52,500 -4.55%
North London - 1 £42,500 -
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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.

1 231 (85.24%) Windows
2 212 (78.23%) Active Directory
3 157 (57.93%) VMware
4 155 (57.20%) Microsoft
5 154 (56.83%) SCCM
6 153 (56.46%) Windows Server
7 145 (53.51%) PowerShell
8 115 (42.44%) Microsoft Azure
8 115 (42.44%) Office 365
8 115 (42.44%) DNS
8 115 (42.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 97 (35.79%) Finance
10 93 (34.32%) VMware Infrastructure
11 89 (32.84%) SQL
12 84 (31.00%) DHCP
13 82 (30.26%) ITIL
14 78 (28.78%) Windows Server 2008
15 77 (28.41%) Windows Server 2012
16 73 (26.94%) Hyper-V
17 68 (25.09%) Firewall
18 61 (22.51%) MS Exchange
19 51 (18.82%) Clustering
20 50 (18.45%) SAN
21 49 (18.08%) Data Centre
22 48 (17.71%) SQL Server
23 46 (16.97%) Agile Software Development
24 43 (15.87%) High Availability
25 42 (15.50%) Puppet
25 42 (15.50%) Opscode Chef
25 42 (15.50%) Linux

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 61 (22.51%) MS Exchange
2 25 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 21 (7.75%) SharePoint
4 17 (6.27%) Apache
4 17 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (5.90%) JBoss
6 13 (4.80%) Skype for Business
7 11 (4.06%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (3.69%) CMS
8 10 (3.69%) nginx
8 10 (3.69%) WordPress
9 9 (3.32%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.85%) IIS
11 4 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (1.48%) Confluence
12 3 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (5.54%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 115 (42.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 115 (42.44%) Office 365
2 38 (14.02%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (12.18%) SaaS
4 24 (8.86%) IaaS
5 23 (8.49%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (3.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (3.69%) CloudFront
6 10 (3.69%) PaaS
6 10 (3.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 9 (3.32%) Mimecast
8 6 (2.21%) OpenShift
9 4 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.37%) Datadog
12 1 (0.37%) GitHub
12 1 (0.37%) NuGet
12 1 (0.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 115 (42.44%) DNS
2 84 (31.00%) DHCP
3 68 (25.09%) Firewall
4 50 (18.45%) SAN
5 35 (12.92%) TCP/IP
6 26 (9.59%) LAN
6 26 (9.59%) Skype
6 26 (9.59%) WAN
7 21 (7.75%) Internet
8 12 (4.43%) VLAN
8 12 (4.43%) VPN
9 10 (3.69%) DKIM
9 10 (3.69%) VSAN
10 9 (3.32%) iSCSI
10 9 (3.32%) NetScaler
10 9 (3.32%) Remote Desktop
11 8 (2.95%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (2.58%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (2.58%) IPsec
13 6 (2.21%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (17.71%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.54%) Amazon RDS
2 15 (5.54%) MySQL
3 9 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.58%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.11%) Power BI
8 3 (1.11%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.11%) Redis
8 3 (1.11%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (3.69%) Jenkins
1 10 (3.69%) PEAR
2 5 (1.85%) Metasploit
2 5 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.85%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.48%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.74%) Maven
4 2 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.37%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.37%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
General
1 97 (35.79%) Finance
2 29 (10.70%) Banking
3 19 (7.01%) Retail
4 12 (4.43%) Publishing
5 5 (1.85%) Back Office
6 4 (1.48%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.11%) Legal
8 2 (0.74%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.74%) Law
9 1 (0.37%) Billing
9 1 (0.37%) Marketing
9 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 93 (34.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (11.81%) Exchange Engineer
2 32 (11.81%) Support Engineer
3 30 (11.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 26 (9.59%) 3rd Line Support
4 26 (9.59%) PowerShell Engineer
4 26 (9.59%) VMware Engineer
5 25 (9.23%) Server Engineer
6 24 (8.86%) Windows Engineer
7 21 (7.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 20 (7.38%) DBA
8 20 (7.38%) Windows Server Engineer
8 20 (7.38%) Wintel Engineer
9 19 (7.01%) Administrator
10 18 (6.64%) SQL DBA
10 18 (6.64%) Systems Engineer
11 17 (6.27%) Analyst
12 15 (5.54%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (5.17%) AWS Engineer
14 13 (4.80%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.59%) Web Services
2 17 (6.27%) .NET
3 14 (5.17%) LDAP
4 6 (2.21%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (2.21%) JMS
4 6 (2.21%) XML
4 6 (2.21%) XSD
5 5 (1.85%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.85%) Regular Expression
6 3 (1.11%) HTML
7 2 (0.74%) Apache CXF
7 2 (0.74%) RESTful
7 2 (0.74%) SOAP
7 2 (0.74%) WCF
8 1 (0.37%) Flash
8 1 (0.37%) LAMP
8 1 (0.37%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 51 (18.82%) Clustering
2 49 (18.08%) Data Centre
3 38 (14.02%) PKI
4 23 (8.49%) Replication
5 22 (8.12%) Management Information System
6 12 (4.43%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (4.06%) Hedge funds
7 11 (4.06%) Private Cloud
8 10 (3.69%) Enterprise Storage
9 9 (3.32%) EMC VNX
10 8 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (2.21%) EMC VMAX
12 5 (1.85%) BYOD
13 4 (1.48%) Computer Science
14 2 (0.74%) Blackberry
14 2 (0.74%) Fat Client
14 2 (0.74%) iPad
14 2 (0.74%) iPhone
14 2 (0.74%) Public Cloud
14 2 (0.74%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 231 (85.24%) Windows
2 153 (56.46%) Windows Server
3 78 (28.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 77 (28.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (15.50%) Linux
6 35 (12.92%) Windows 10
7 18 (6.64%) Unix
8 17 (6.27%) Windows 7
9 13 (4.80%) Solaris
10 9 (3.32%) Windows 8
11 6 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.37%) Android
12 1 (0.37%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (42.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 82 (30.26%) ITIL
3 46 (16.97%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (15.87%) High Availability
5 37 (13.65%) DevOps
6 35 (12.92%) Scrum
7 33 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
8 30 (11.07%) Migration
9 28 (10.33%) Service Management
10 22 (8.12%) Change Management
10 22 (8.12%) Performance Monitoring
11 18 (6.64%) Asset Management
11 18 (6.64%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (6.64%) Project Management
11 18 (6.64%) Storage Management
12 16 (5.90%) Configuration Management
12 16 (5.90%) Runbook
13 15 (5.54%) Line Management
13 15 (5.54%) Performance Optimisation
13 15 (5.54%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 145 (53.51%) PowerShell
2 89 (32.84%) SQL
3 25 (9.23%) Java
4 20 (7.38%) T-SQL
5 15 (5.54%) Python
6 10 (3.69%) C#
7 7 (2.58%) VB
8 6 (2.21%) XPath
9 5 (1.85%) VBScript
10 4 (1.48%) C
11 3 (1.11%) C++
12 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (6.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (4.80%) MCSE
4 12 (4.43%) Degree
5 11 (4.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (2.58%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.85%) MCITP
9 4 (1.48%) CCNA
10 3 (1.11%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.74%) CCIE
11 2 (0.74%) CCNP
11 2 (0.74%) MCSA
11 2 (0.74%) MCTS
12 1 (0.37%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.37%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.37%) MCDST
12 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.95%) QA
2 6 (2.21%) Cyber Essentials
2 6 (2.21%) GDPR
2 6 (2.21%) HIPAA
2 6 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.21%) SLA
3 5 (1.85%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.37%) COBIT
System Software
1 212 (78.23%) Active Directory
2 93 (34.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (26.94%) Hyper-V
4 39 (14.39%) vSphere
5 25 (9.23%) XenApp
6 23 (8.49%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (4.43%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (2.95%) XenDesktop
9 7 (2.58%) DFS Replication
10 6 (2.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (2.21%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (1.85%) KVM
11 5 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (1.11%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (1.11%) Terminal Services
12 3 (1.11%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.74%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.37%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 154 (56.83%) SCCM
2 42 (15.50%) Opscode Chef
2 42 (15.50%) Puppet
3 26 (9.59%) Ansible
4 20 (7.38%) Microsoft Clustering
4 20 (7.38%) Nagios
5 17 (6.27%) SCOrch
5 17 (6.27%) vCenter Server
5 17 (6.27%) WSUS
6 14 (5.17%) EMC NetWorker
7 13 (4.80%) Failover Clustering
8 12 (4.43%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (2.95%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (2.58%) Simpana
10 7 (2.58%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (2.21%) PowerCLI
12 5 (1.85%) NetBackup
12 5 (1.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 5 (1.85%) OpenVAS
12 5 (1.85%) QRadar
Vendors
1 157 (57.93%) VMware
2 155 (57.20%) Microsoft
3 39 (14.39%) HP
4 37 (13.65%) Cisco
5 34 (12.55%) CommVault
6 31 (11.44%) Citrix
6 31 (11.44%) EMC
7 27 (9.96%) SolarWinds
8 25 (9.23%) Splunk
9 22 (8.12%) Oracle
10 21 (7.75%) McAfee
11 16 (5.90%) Red Hat
12 11 (4.06%) ServiceNow
13 10 (3.69%) Dell
13 10 (3.69%) New Relic
13 10 (3.69%) Symantec
14 8 (2.95%) EqualLogic
14 8 (2.95%) Veeam
14 8 (2.95%) Veritas
15 7 (2.58%) Hitachi