Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England > London
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 481 528 583
Rank change year-on-year +47 +55 +20
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 85 152 190
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.34% 2.03% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 69 144 115
10th Percentile £38,973 £48,100 £36,950
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,188 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +9.09% +7.32%
75th Percentile £83,750 £70,625 £70,000
90th Percentile £89,000 £108,750 £76,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -

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 6,329 7,498 8,507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.91% 16.82% 14.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4,994 6,070 6,920
10th Percentile £47,177 £41,250 £38,750
25th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +63 25 £85,000 +41.67% 6
South London +23 3 £55,000 +10.00%
West London +44 1 £31,500 -51.54%
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 70 (82.35%) Windows
2 69 (81.18%) Active Directory
3 58 (68.24%) Microsoft
4 53 (62.35%) PowerShell
5 50 (58.82%) SCCM
5 50 (58.82%) VMware
6 47 (55.29%) Windows Server
7 39 (45.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 38 (44.71%) DNS
9 33 (38.82%) Azure
10 32 (37.65%) Finance
11 29 (34.12%) Windows Server 2016
12 27 (31.76%) Linux
12 27 (31.76%) Hyper-V
13 26 (30.59%) TCP/IP
14 24 (28.24%) Citrix
15 23 (27.06%) SharePoint
15 23 (27.06%) XenApp
16 21 (24.71%) DHCP
16 21 (24.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 20 (23.53%) ITIL
17 20 (23.53%) Microsoft 365
18 19 (22.35%) MS Exchange
18 19 (22.35%) SQL
19 18 (21.18%) Windows Server 2012
19 18 (21.18%) Hedge funds
19 18 (21.18%) Banking
20 17 (20.00%) SaaS
20 17 (20.00%) PaaS
20 17 (20.00%) Oracle

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 23 (27.06%) SharePoint
2 19 (22.35%) MS Exchange
3 16 (18.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (18.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (12.94%) IIS
5 5 (5.88%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.18%) Site Server
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Relativity
2 1 (1.18%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 33 (38.82%) Azure
2 20 (23.53%) Microsoft 365
3 17 (20.00%) PaaS
3 17 (20.00%) SaaS
4 15 (17.65%) AWS
5 13 (15.29%) IaaS
6 9 (10.59%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (8.24%) GCP
8 6 (7.06%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 6 (7.06%) OpenShift
8 6 (7.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (4.71%) Serverless
10 3 (3.53%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
11 1 (1.18%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 38 (44.71%) DNS
2 26 (30.59%) TCP/IP
3 21 (24.71%) DHCP
4 12 (14.12%) Firewall
5 5 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (5.88%) NetScaler
5 5 (5.88%) SAN
5 5 (5.88%) WAN
6 4 (4.71%) LAN
6 4 (4.71%) Skype
7 3 (3.53%) Software-Defined Networking
7 3 (3.53%) X.509
8 2 (2.35%) BGP
8 2 (2.35%) BIG-IP
8 2 (2.35%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (2.35%) FTP
8 2 (2.35%) MPLS
8 2 (2.35%) VPN
9 1 (1.18%) Internet
9 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MSI
2 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.18%) JIRA
2 1 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 32 (37.65%) Finance
2 18 (21.18%) Banking
3 8 (9.41%) Law
4 2 (2.35%) Back Office
4 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.18%) Environmental Health
5 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Local Government
5 1 (1.18%) Police
5 1 (1.18%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (25.88%) Server Engineer
2 15 (17.65%) PowerShell Specialist
2 15 (17.65%) VMware Engineer
3 13 (15.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (15.29%) PowerShell Engineer
3 13 (15.29%) Senior Server Engineer
4 12 (14.12%) Architect
4 12 (14.12%) Infrastructure Architect
4 12 (14.12%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 12 (14.12%) Senior Server Specialist
4 12 (14.12%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 12 (14.12%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 12 (14.12%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
4 12 (14.12%) Server Specialist
4 12 (14.12%) VMware Specialist
4 12 (14.12%) Windows Engineer
4 12 (14.12%) Windows Server Engineer
4 12 (14.12%) Windows Server Specialist
4 12 (14.12%) Windows Specialist
5 9 (10.59%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.29%) Web Services
2 6 (7.06%) JMS
2 6 (7.06%) XML
2 6 (7.06%) XSD
3 1 (1.18%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.18%) Hedge funds
2 10 (11.76%) EMC VNX
3 8 (9.41%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.41%) Management Information System
4 7 (8.24%) PKI
4 7 (8.24%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.53%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.53%) Clustering
6 2 (2.35%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.35%) Replication
7 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.18%) BYOD
7 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.18%) iPad
7 1 (1.18%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (1.18%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 70 (82.35%) Windows
2 47 (55.29%) Windows Server
3 29 (34.12%) Windows Server 2016
4 27 (31.76%) Linux
5 18 (21.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (15.29%) Windows Server 2019
7 9 (10.59%) Oracle Linux
8 7 (8.24%) VMS
8 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (7.06%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.35%) Solaris
11 1 (1.18%) Android
11 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (23.53%) ITIL
3 16 (18.82%) Migration
4 13 (15.29%) DevOps
4 13 (15.29%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (12.94%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (12.94%) Performance Monitoring
6 10 (11.76%) Architecture Roadmap
6 10 (11.76%) Project Delivery
7 9 (10.59%) High Availability
8 8 (9.41%) Server Management
8 8 (9.41%) TOGAF
9 5 (5.88%) Antivirus Management
9 5 (5.88%) Application Packaging
9 5 (5.88%) Change Management
9 5 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.88%) Patch Management
10 4 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (4.71%) Fintech
10 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 53 (62.35%) PowerShell
2 19 (22.35%) SQL
3 6 (7.06%) Java
3 6 (7.06%) XPath
4 3 (3.53%) VBScript
5 2 (2.35%) C#
5 2 (2.35%) VB
6 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.18%) C
6 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (18.82%) CCNA
3 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (12.94%) Security Cleared
5 9 (10.59%) CISSP
5 9 (10.59%) MCSE
6 6 (7.06%) CCNP
6 6 (7.06%) DV Cleared
7 5 (5.88%) Degree
7 5 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 5 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.53%) CCA
8 3 (3.53%) CISM
8 3 (3.53%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.53%) MCSA
9 2 (2.35%) AWS Certification
9 2 (2.35%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (1.18%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.53%) SLA
2 2 (2.35%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (1.18%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 69 (81.18%) Active Directory
2 39 (45.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (31.76%) Hyper-V
4 23 (27.06%) XenApp
5 15 (17.65%) VMware NSX
6 13 (15.29%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (15.29%) XenDesktop
7 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 12 (14.12%) Virtual Servers
8 10 (11.76%) vSphere
9 5 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (5.88%) Terminal Services
9 5 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (3.53%) Docker
10 3 (3.53%) Terminal Server
11 2 (2.35%) DFS Replication
11 2 (2.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (2.35%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 50 (58.82%) SCCM
2 11 (12.94%) Nagios
3 9 (10.59%) BladeLogic
3 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 7 (8.24%) WSUS
5 6 (7.06%) Grafana
5 6 (7.06%) SCOrch
6 5 (5.88%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (4.71%) Kubernetes
7 4 (4.71%) PowerCLI
7 4 (4.71%) vCenter Server
8 3 (3.53%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (3.53%) NetBackup
9 2 (2.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (2.35%) MOM
9 2 (2.35%) OfficeScan
9 2 (2.35%) Terraform
9 2 (2.35%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 58 (68.24%) Microsoft
2 50 (58.82%) VMware
3 24 (28.24%) Citrix
4 17 (20.00%) Oracle
5 14 (16.47%) SolarWinds
6 13 (15.29%) Veeam
7 12 (14.12%) Cisco
7 12 (14.12%) NetApp
8 10 (11.76%) 3PAR
8 10 (11.76%) Red Hat
9 9 (10.59%) Blue Coat
9 9 (10.59%) BMC
9 9 (10.59%) Dell
9 9 (10.59%) EMC
10 8 (9.41%) F5
10 8 (9.41%) McAfee
11 6 (7.06%) Google
11 6 (7.06%) ServiceNow
12 5 (5.88%) HP
13 3 (3.53%) Qualys