Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England > London
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 612 565 549
Rank change year-on-year -47 -16 -44
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 112 267 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.39% 0.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.33% 3.22% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 90 231 274
London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £53,730
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.29% -2.31%
10th Percentile £43,750 £39,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £72,625 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 8,409 8,302 7,615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 15.35% 12.21% 10.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6,479 6,752 6,298
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.84% +7.83%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 2019. 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 -28 26 £67,500 +28.57% 3
South London -9 3 £55,000 -5.28% 1
West London +17 2 £45,000 -14.29% 5
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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.

1 106 (94.64%) Windows
2 90 (80.36%) SCCM
3 85 (75.89%) Active Directory
3 85 (75.89%) Windows Server
4 76 (67.86%) Microsoft
5 53 (47.32%) VMware
6 52 (46.43%) PowerShell
7 50 (44.64%) Finance
8 48 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 43 (38.39%) Azure
9 43 (38.39%) Office 365
9 43 (38.39%) Citrix
10 41 (36.61%) ITIL
11 40 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 40 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 38 (33.93%) XenApp
13 36 (32.14%) SharePoint
14 34 (30.36%) Banking
15 33 (29.46%) DNS
16 26 (23.21%) Data Centre
17 24 (21.43%) Clustering
18 23 (20.54%) SharePoint 2013
19 21 (18.75%) Hedge funds
19 21 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
19 21 (18.75%) Hyper-V
20 19 (16.96%) NetScaler
20 19 (16.96%) MS Exchange
20 19 (16.96%) Windows 10
21 18 (16.07%) Migration
22 17 (15.18%) 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 36 (32.14%) SharePoint
2 23 (20.54%) SharePoint 2013
3 19 (16.96%) MS Exchange
4 14 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.68%) IIS
6 2 (1.79%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (11.61%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 43 (38.39%) Azure
1 43 (38.39%) Office 365
2 12 (10.71%) AWS
3 11 (9.82%) Azure Active Directory
3 11 (9.82%) IaaS
4 2 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.79%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.79%) Azure Stack
4 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.79%) Route 53
4 2 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.89%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 33 (29.46%) DNS
2 19 (16.96%) NetScaler
3 16 (14.29%) SAN
3 16 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 14 (12.50%) DHCP
5 9 (8.04%) Firewall
6 7 (6.25%) WAN
7 6 (5.36%) MPLS
8 5 (4.46%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (4.46%) LAN
8 5 (4.46%) NAS
8 5 (4.46%) VLAN
9 4 (3.57%) VoIP
9 4 (3.57%) VPN
10 3 (2.68%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (1.79%) Internet
11 2 (1.79%) IPsec
11 2 (1.79%) Network Security
11 2 (1.79%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (2.68%) Big Data
5 2 (1.79%) MySQL
5 2 (1.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 50 (44.64%) Finance
2 34 (30.36%) Banking
3 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.89%) Billing
4 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.89%) Law
4 1 (0.89%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 34 (30.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (20.54%) Server Engineer
3 20 (17.86%) Windows Engineer
4 16 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 15 (13.39%) SCCM Engineer
5 15 (13.39%) VMware Engineer
6 14 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
7 13 (11.61%) Desktop Support
7 13 (11.61%) PowerShell Engineer
8 12 (10.71%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
8 12 (10.71%) Senior SCCM Engineer
8 12 (10.71%) Windows Server Engineer
9 11 (9.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 11 (9.82%) Administrator
9 11 (9.82%) Wintel Engineer
10 10 (8.93%) Senior VMware Engineer
10 10 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (8.04%) Active Directory Support
11 9 (8.04%) Active Directory Support Engineer
11 9 (8.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (0.89%) LDAP
2 1 (0.89%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.21%) Data Centre
2 24 (21.43%) Clustering
3 21 (18.75%) Hedge funds
4 12 (10.71%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (3.57%) Fat Client
6 4 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (3.57%) PKI
6 4 (3.57%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.68%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.79%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.79%) CMDB
8 2 (1.79%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 106 (94.64%) Windows
2 85 (75.89%) Windows Server
3 40 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (16.96%) Windows 10
6 7 (6.25%) Linux
7 4 (3.57%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.68%) CentOS
9 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.79%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.79%) Unix
10 1 (0.89%) Android
10 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.61%) ITIL
2 40 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 18 (16.07%) Migration
4 13 (11.61%) Release Management
5 12 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (10.71%) Server Management
6 11 (9.82%) Project Management
7 10 (8.93%) Infrastructure Automation
7 10 (8.93%) Infrastructure Management
7 10 (8.93%) Proactive Monitoring
8 8 (7.14%) Application Packaging
9 7 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
10 6 (5.36%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (5.36%) Operations Management
10 6 (5.36%) Presales
10 6 (5.36%) PRINCE2
10 6 (5.36%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (4.46%) High Availability
11 5 (4.46%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 52 (46.43%) PowerShell
2 16 (14.29%) SQL
3 12 (10.71%) C
4 2 (1.79%) Python
4 2 (1.79%) VB
5 1 (0.89%) Java
5 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (11.61%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.68%) MCSE
4 2 (1.79%) CCIE
4 2 (1.79%) CCMSE
4 2 (1.79%) CCNP
4 2 (1.79%) CCSA
4 2 (1.79%) CCSE
4 2 (1.79%) Degree
4 2 (1.79%) JNCIE
5 1 (0.89%) CCNA
5 1 (0.89%) MCITP
5 1 (0.89%) MCSA
5 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) GDPR
2 4 (3.57%) SLA
3 2 (1.79%) PMO
3 2 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 85 (75.89%) Active Directory
2 48 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (33.93%) XenApp
4 21 (18.75%) Hyper-V
5 16 (14.29%) vSphere
6 13 (11.61%) XenDesktop
7 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 11 (9.82%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (7.14%) VMware NSX
9 6 (5.36%) BitLocker
10 4 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.79%) Docker
11 2 (1.79%) UAG
12 1 (0.89%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
12 1 (0.89%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 90 (80.36%) SCCM
2 16 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
2 16 (14.29%) SCVMM
3 15 (13.39%) PowerCLI
4 14 (12.50%) Nagios
5 12 (10.71%) XenMobile
6 10 (8.93%) EdgeSight
7 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (5.36%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (3.57%) Terraform
10 3 (2.68%) vCenter Server
11 2 (1.79%) Kubernetes
11 2 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (1.79%) Puppet
11 2 (1.79%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.89%) Ansible
12 1 (0.89%) Control-M
12 1 (0.89%) HP Data Protector
12 1 (0.89%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 76 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 53 (47.32%) VMware
3 43 (38.39%) Citrix
4 15 (13.39%) NetApp
5 14 (12.50%) HP
6 11 (9.82%) Cisco
7 7 (6.25%) Dell
7 7 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 6 (5.36%) AppDynamics
9 5 (4.46%) iManage
10 4 (3.57%) EMC
10 4 (3.57%) McAfee
10 4 (3.57%) Wyse
11 3 (2.68%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.68%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.79%) Aruba
12 2 (1.79%) CA
12 2 (1.79%) Infoblox
12 2 (1.79%) Snow
12 2 (1.79%) Symantec