Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England > London
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 474 596 606
Rank change year-on-year +122 +10 -12
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 141 163 234
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.37% 0.28% 0.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.15% 1.97% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 132 101 221
Median annual salary £61,250 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.08% +14.29% -4.55%
10th Percentile £47,500 £36,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £108,750 £76,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.91% +6.32% +2.70%

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 6,569 8,293 7,859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.33% 14.27% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5,268 6,676 6,509
Median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £98,750 £92,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +50 24 £60,000 +9.09% 2
West London +28 2 £70,000 - 1
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 123 (87.23%) Windows
2 105 (74.47%) Active Directory
3 103 (73.05%) VMware
4 99 (70.21%) SCCM
5 81 (57.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 80 (56.74%) ITIL
7 78 (55.32%) PowerShell
8 73 (51.77%) Finance
9 70 (49.65%) Microsoft
10 67 (47.52%) Azure
11 64 (45.39%) Windows Server
12 56 (39.72%) Citrix
13 53 (37.59%) Office 365
14 39 (27.66%) SQL
15 35 (24.82%) DNS
15 35 (24.82%) AWS
16 30 (21.28%) MS Exchange
17 29 (20.57%) Terminal Server
17 29 (20.57%) Exchange Server 2010
17 29 (20.57%) Server Hardening
18 28 (19.86%) SQL Server
19 27 (19.15%) Virtual Environments
19 27 (19.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 26 (18.44%) Data Centre
20 26 (18.44%) Windows 10
20 26 (18.44%) XenDesktop
20 26 (18.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 25 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
22 24 (17.02%) EMC
22 24 (17.02%) Nagios

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 30 (21.28%) MS Exchange
2 29 (20.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (14.89%) Confluence
4 13 (9.22%) SharePoint
5 11 (7.80%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (5.67%) IIS
7 6 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (7.09%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.42%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 67 (47.52%) Azure
2 53 (37.59%) Office 365
3 35 (24.82%) AWS
4 10 (7.09%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (7.09%) Datadog
5 7 (4.96%) IaaS
6 6 (4.26%) Mimecast
7 5 (3.55%) PaaS
8 2 (1.42%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.42%) SaaS
9 1 (0.71%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.71%) Azure Stack
9 1 (0.71%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 35 (24.82%) DNS
2 15 (10.64%) DHCP
3 13 (9.22%) Firewall
3 13 (9.22%) TCP/IP
4 9 (6.38%) IPsec
4 9 (6.38%) VPN
5 8 (5.67%) SAN
5 8 (5.67%) VLAN
6 7 (4.96%) NetScaler
7 6 (4.26%) DKIM
7 6 (4.26%) Internet
7 6 (4.26%) LAN
7 6 (4.26%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (4.26%) WAN
8 5 (3.55%) Network Security
9 4 (2.84%) Skype
10 3 (2.13%) BGP
10 3 (2.13%) HSRP
10 3 (2.13%) OSPF
10 3 (2.13%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.86%) SQL Server
2 23 (16.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (14.18%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (4.26%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (17.02%) JIRA
2 3 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.42%) MSI
General
1 73 (51.77%) Finance
2 13 (9.22%) Banking
3 10 (7.09%) Retail
4 5 (3.55%) Back Office
4 5 (3.55%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.13%) Law
5 3 (2.13%) Marketing
6 1 (0.71%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 37 (26.24%) Administrator
2 34 (24.11%) Systems Administrator
3 29 (20.57%) Windows Engineer
4 20 (14.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (11.35%) Operations Engineer
5 16 (11.35%) Wintel Administrator
5 16 (11.35%) Wintel Systems Administrator
6 15 (10.64%) Head of Operations
6 15 (10.64%) Head of Service Operations
7 14 (9.93%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (8.51%) Consultant
8 12 (8.51%) Systems Administration Leader
9 11 (7.80%) IT Engineer
9 11 (7.80%) Monitoring Engineer
9 11 (7.80%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 10 (7.09%) Automation Engineer
11 9 (6.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 9 (6.38%) PowerShell Engineer
11 9 (6.38%) Senior Wintel Systems Administrator
12 8 (5.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.35%) Sensu
2 6 (4.26%) .NET
3 3 (2.13%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.42%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.44%) Data Centre
2 19 (13.48%) PKI
3 13 (9.22%) EMC VNX
3 13 (9.22%) Hedge funds
4 9 (6.38%) Clustering
5 4 (2.84%) Replication
6 3 (2.13%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.13%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.13%) User Experience
7 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.42%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.71%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 123 (87.23%) Windows
2 64 (45.39%) Windows Server
3 26 (18.44%) Windows 10
4 21 (14.89%) Unix
5 20 (14.18%) Windows Server 2016
6 17 (12.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (11.35%) Linux
8 13 (9.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (7.80%) Windows Server 2019
10 6 (4.26%) Windows 7
10 6 (4.26%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.71%) CentOS
11 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.71%) Solaris
11 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (56.74%) ITIL
2 29 (20.57%) Server Hardening
3 27 (19.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 27 (19.15%) Virtual Environments
4 25 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (11.35%) Analytics
7 15 (10.64%) Infrastructure Management
7 15 (10.64%) Kanban
7 15 (10.64%) People Management
7 15 (10.64%) Scrum
8 14 (9.93%) Migration
8 14 (9.93%) Release Management
9 13 (9.22%) ITSM
9 13 (9.22%) Line Management
10 12 (8.51%) DevOps
10 12 (8.51%) Proactive Monitoring
10 12 (8.51%) Task Automation
11 11 (7.80%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (7.80%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (55.32%) PowerShell
2 39 (27.66%) SQL
3 9 (6.38%) Python
4 6 (4.26%) C
5 3 (2.13%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.42%) VBScript
7 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (18.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 13 (9.22%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (6.38%) MCSE
4 9 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (4.96%) CCNA
6 6 (4.26%) MCP
7 4 (2.84%) Degree
8 3 (2.13%) CCA
8 3 (2.13%) CCNP
8 3 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.13%) MCSA
8 3 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (2.13%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.67%) GDPR
1 8 (5.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 105 (74.47%) Active Directory
2 81 (57.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (20.57%) Terminal Server
4 26 (18.44%) XenDesktop
5 24 (17.02%) vSphere
5 24 (17.02%) XenApp
6 16 (11.35%) Hyper-V
7 13 (9.22%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.42%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 2 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.71%) Docker
10 1 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.71%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 99 (70.21%) SCCM
2 24 (17.02%) Nagios
3 16 (11.35%) Automic
3 16 (11.35%) Grafana
4 15 (10.64%) PowerCLI
5 13 (9.22%) Avamar
6 10 (7.09%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (4.26%) Backup Exec
7 6 (4.26%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (3.55%) vCenter Server
8 5 (3.55%) WSUS
9 4 (2.84%) Terraform
10 3 (2.13%) Control-M
10 3 (2.13%) SCOrch
11 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 2 (1.42%) SCVMM
11 2 (1.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.71%) vRealize
Vendors
1 103 (73.05%) VMware
2 70 (49.65%) Microsoft
3 56 (39.72%) Citrix
4 24 (17.02%) EMC
5 21 (14.89%) AppDynamics
5 21 (14.89%) Dell
6 19 (13.48%) Splunk
7 18 (12.77%) ServiceNow
8 17 (12.06%) HP
9 16 (11.35%) Cisco
10 13 (9.22%) Oracle
11 11 (7.80%) CommVault
12 8 (5.67%) Dell Compellent
12 8 (5.67%) EqualLogic
13 5 (3.55%) Barracuda Networks
13 5 (3.55%) F5
13 5 (3.55%) SolarWinds
14 4 (2.84%) New Relic
15 3 (2.13%) CheckPoint
15 3 (2.13%) xMatters