Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England > London
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 619 584 481
Rank change year-on-year -35 -103 -26
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 215 266 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.30% 0.36% 0.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.59% 3.47% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 189 215 427
London median annual salary £52,500 £53,730 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.29% -2.31% +10.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £74,000 £74,600 £70,100
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 8,293 7,671 8,338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.66% 10.48% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6,816 6,296 7,158
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £81,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -23 52 £53,730 -2.31%
South London -12 4 £64,032 +70.75%
West London +11 2 £55,000 +29.41% 7
North London +1 1 £42,500 -19.05%
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 170 (79.07%) Windows
2 158 (73.49%) Active Directory
3 148 (68.84%) VMware
4 125 (58.14%) Windows Server
5 118 (54.88%) SCCM
6 111 (51.63%) Microsoft Azure
7 93 (43.26%) Microsoft
8 83 (38.60%) VMware Infrastructure
9 70 (32.56%) Office 365
9 70 (32.56%) SQL
10 69 (32.09%) PowerShell
11 60 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 56 (26.05%) DNS
13 54 (25.12%) DHCP
14 50 (23.26%) ITIL
14 50 (23.26%) Linux
15 48 (22.33%) SQL Server
16 47 (21.86%) Cisco
16 47 (21.86%) Finance
17 45 (20.93%) Citrix
18 44 (20.47%) SAN
19 43 (20.00%) Firewall
20 39 (18.14%) Windows Server 2008
20 39 (18.14%) Hyper-V
21 34 (15.81%) Clustering
22 33 (15.35%) XenApp
23 32 (14.88%) Azure Active Directory
24 30 (13.95%) CommVault
25 29 (13.49%) HP
25 29 (13.49%) VMware ESXi

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 28 (13.02%) MS Exchange
2 19 (8.84%) Skype for Business
3 16 (7.44%) IIS
4 15 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (4.19%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.72%) JBoss
7 4 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.40%) Apache
9 2 (0.93%) CMS
9 2 (0.93%) nginx
9 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.93%) WordPress
10 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.47%) Confluence
10 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 111 (51.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (32.56%) Office 365
3 32 (14.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 27 (12.56%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (3.72%) IaaS
6 6 (2.79%) OpenShift
7 5 (2.33%) Yammer
8 4 (1.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (1.86%) Mimecast
8 4 (1.86%) PaaS
9 3 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (1.40%) SaaS
10 2 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.93%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.47%) Datadog
11 1 (0.47%) GitHub
11 1 (0.47%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 56 (26.05%) DNS
2 54 (25.12%) DHCP
3 44 (20.47%) SAN
4 43 (20.00%) Firewall
5 22 (10.23%) VSAN
6 17 (7.91%) WAN
7 16 (7.44%) LAN
7 16 (7.44%) TCP/IP
8 13 (6.05%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (6.05%) Kerberos
9 12 (5.58%) VPN
10 11 (5.12%) Skype
11 8 (3.72%) Cisco PIX
12 7 (3.26%) Internet
12 7 (3.26%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (2.33%) MPLS
14 4 (1.86%) BGP
14 4 (1.86%) OSPF
14 4 (1.86%) VLAN
14 4 (1.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (22.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.72%) MySQL
5 8 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.79%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (1.86%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.86%) Redis
8 4 (1.86%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.86%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.93%) Power BI
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.93%) PEAR
1 2 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.47%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 47 (21.86%) Finance
2 17 (7.91%) Banking
3 16 (7.44%) Retail
4 8 (3.72%) Back Office
5 5 (2.33%) Legal
6 3 (1.40%) Advertising
6 3 (1.40%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.40%) Publishing
7 2 (0.93%) Law
8 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Marketing
8 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 68 (31.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (11.16%) VMware Engineer
3 21 (9.77%) Administrator
3 21 (9.77%) Systems Engineer
4 19 (8.84%) DBA
5 18 (8.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 17 (7.91%) SQL DBA
6 17 (7.91%) Technical Leader
7 16 (7.44%) Wintel Engineer
8 15 (6.98%) Analyst
8 15 (6.98%) Server Engineer
9 14 (6.51%) 3rd Line Support
10 13 (6.05%) PowerShell Engineer
11 12 (5.58%) Support Engineer
11 12 (5.58%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (5.12%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (5.12%) Backup Engineer
12 11 (5.12%) SCCM Engineer
13 10 (4.65%) Windows Engineer
13 10 (4.65%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.84%) Web Services
2 6 (2.79%) JMS
2 6 (2.79%) XML
2 6 (2.79%) XSD
3 5 (2.33%) .NET
3 5 (2.33%) LDAP
4 3 (1.40%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.40%) HTML
4 3 (1.40%) SAML
5 2 (0.93%) JSON
6 1 (0.47%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.47%) LAMP
6 1 (0.47%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.47%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.81%) Clustering
2 17 (7.91%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.91%) Replication
3 16 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.51%) Enterprise Storage
5 11 (5.12%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (4.19%) Private Cloud
7 7 (3.26%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.79%) EMC VMAX
8 6 (2.79%) EMC VNX
9 3 (1.40%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.93%) iPad
10 2 (0.93%) iPhone
10 2 (0.93%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.47%) CMDB
11 1 (0.47%) User Experience
11 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.47%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 170 (79.07%) Windows
2 125 (58.14%) Windows Server
3 60 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (23.26%) Linux
5 39 (18.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (12.09%) Windows 10
7 15 (6.98%) Windows 7
8 10 (4.65%) Solaris
9 7 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.86%) Unix
10 4 (1.86%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.47%) CentOS
11 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.47%) VMS
11 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (23.26%) ITIL
2 27 (12.56%) Migration
3 26 (12.09%) High Availability
4 21 (9.77%) Project Management
5 18 (8.37%) ITIL V3
5 18 (8.37%) Service Management
6 16 (7.44%) Asset Management
7 15 (6.98%) Coaching
7 15 (6.98%) DevOps
8 14 (6.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (6.51%) Mentoring
8 14 (6.51%) Server Building
9 13 (6.05%) Performance Optimisation
9 13 (6.05%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (6.05%) Runbook
10 10 (4.65%) Change Management
10 10 (4.65%) Information Security
10 10 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (4.19%) Network Design
12 8 (3.72%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 70 (32.56%) SQL
2 69 (32.09%) PowerShell
3 19 (8.84%) T-SQL
4 11 (5.12%) Java
5 6 (2.79%) XPath
6 5 (2.33%) VBScript
7 4 (1.86%) C#
8 3 (1.40%) C
8 3 (1.40%) C++
8 3 (1.40%) VB
9 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.93%) Perl
9 2 (0.93%) Python
10 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (13.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (11.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 23 (10.70%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (10.70%) MCSE
4 19 (8.84%) CCNA
5 9 (4.19%) MCITP
5 9 (4.19%) Security Cleared
6 8 (3.72%) CCA
6 8 (3.72%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (3.72%) DV Cleared
6 8 (3.72%) MCSA
7 7 (3.26%) CCNP
8 6 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.86%) CCIE
10 3 (1.40%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.40%) CEH
10 3 (1.40%) CISSP
10 3 (1.40%) Degree
10 3 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.40%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.26%) QA
2 4 (1.86%) SLA
3 1 (0.47%) PMO
System Software
1 158 (73.49%) Active Directory
2 83 (38.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (18.14%) Hyper-V
4 33 (15.35%) XenApp
5 29 (13.49%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (12.56%) vSphere
7 10 (4.65%) Forefront TMG
8 8 (3.72%) Terminal Services
8 8 (3.72%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (2.79%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (2.33%) BitLocker
10 5 (2.33%) XenDesktop
11 3 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.40%) Snort
12 2 (0.93%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 118 (54.88%) SCCM
2 23 (10.70%) SCOrch
3 22 (10.23%) vCenter Server
4 17 (7.91%) WSUS
5 16 (7.44%) Microsoft Clustering
6 12 (5.58%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (5.58%) Puppet
7 11 (5.12%) Failover Clustering
7 11 (5.12%) Simpana
8 10 (4.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 10 (4.65%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (3.72%) MOM
10 7 (3.26%) Nagios
11 5 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (2.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (2.33%) NetBackup
11 5 (2.33%) SCSM
11 5 (2.33%) SCVMM
12 4 (1.86%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (1.86%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 148 (68.84%) VMware
2 93 (43.26%) Microsoft
3 47 (21.86%) Cisco
4 45 (20.93%) Citrix
5 30 (13.95%) CommVault
6 29 (13.49%) HP
7 17 (7.91%) Veeam
8 15 (6.98%) Oracle
9 14 (6.51%) McAfee
9 14 (6.51%) SolarWinds
10 13 (6.05%) EMC
11 12 (5.58%) F5
12 10 (4.65%) ServiceNow
13 9 (4.19%) Palo Alto
13 9 (4.19%) Red Hat
14 8 (3.72%) NetApp
15 6 (2.79%) Solace
16 5 (2.33%) CheckPoint
16 5 (2.33%) Dell
16 5 (2.33%) Hitachi