Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 291 197 281
Rank change year-on-year -94 +84 +51
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 38 7 51
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.36% 0.18% 0.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.66% 1.32% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 34 7 31
10th Percentile £28,100 £36,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £36,875 £38,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £43,750 £53,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £45,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,750 £49,000
% change year-on-year +6.95% -4.59% -6.67%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,429 529 1,203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 13.48% 13.24% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,094 390 905
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +6.15%
75th Percentile £71,000 £63,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £58,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% +6.84% +6.36%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing SCOM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in the Midlands

SCOM
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SCOM in the Midlands.

Salary trend for SCOM in the Midlands

SCOM
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing SCOM in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for SCOM in the Midlands

SCOM
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
West Midlands -91 22 £45,000 +12.50% 3
East Midlands - 16 £50,000 - 2
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 32 (84.21%) Windows
2 31 (81.58%) VMware
3 28 (73.68%) Microsoft
4 27 (71.05%) Active Directory
5 21 (55.26%) SCCM
5 21 (55.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 16 (42.11%) Azure
8 13 (34.21%) Linux
8 13 (34.21%) ITIL
8 13 (34.21%) Microsoft 365
9 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
9 12 (31.58%) DNS
9 12 (31.58%) Telecoms
9 12 (31.58%) vSphere
10 11 (28.95%) Cisco
10 11 (28.95%) SQL
10 11 (28.95%) Social Skills
11 10 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (26.32%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 9 (23.68%) MCSA
12 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
12 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (23.68%) Firewall
13 8 (21.05%) Dell
13 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
13 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
14 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2016

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.89%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 16 (42.11%) Azure
2 13 (34.21%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (5.26%) IaaS
4 2 (5.26%) PaaS
4 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) DNS
2 9 (23.68%) Firewall
3 6 (15.79%) SAN
4 5 (13.16%) DHCP
5 3 (7.89%) Internet
5 3 (7.89%) NAS
5 3 (7.89%) SD-WAN
5 3 (7.89%) Skype
5 3 (7.89%) SNMP
5 3 (7.89%) WAN
6 2 (5.26%) VPN
6 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.63%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.63%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 12 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 11 (28.95%) Social Skills
3 6 (15.79%) Automotive
3 6 (15.79%) Retail
4 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.26%) Law
5 2 (5.26%) Legal
6 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Administrator
1 8 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) IT Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (13.16%) IT Support
4 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (7.89%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Monitoring Specialist
6 3 (7.89%) NOC Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.26%) DBA
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.79%) PKI
3 4 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (7.89%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (84.21%) Windows
2 19 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (34.21%) Linux
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) ITIL
2 10 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (18.42%) Service Management
5 5 (13.16%) Operations Management
5 5 (13.16%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (10.53%) Change Control
6 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.89%) Coaching
7 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) Data Privacy
7 3 (7.89%) Identity Management
7 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (7.89%) ITIL V3
7 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.89%) Project Management
7 3 (7.89%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) MCSA
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (18.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (13.16%) MCSE
3 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.53%) Degree
4 4 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.26%) CCNA
5 2 (5.26%) CCNP
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (5.26%) VCAP
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (71.05%) Active Directory
2 21 (55.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (31.58%) vSphere
4 10 (26.32%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (18.42%) Hyper-V
6 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (7.89%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (5.26%) NFS
7 2 (5.26%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.63%) XenApp
8 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (55.26%) SCCM
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 5 (13.16%) SCOrch
3 4 (10.53%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 3 (7.89%) Backup Exec
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (7.89%) FortiGate
4 3 (7.89%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (7.89%) NetBackup
4 3 (7.89%) Sysdig
4 3 (7.89%) WSUS
5 2 (5.26%) Ansible
5 2 (5.26%) HP SIM
5 2 (5.26%) Kubernetes
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (5.26%) SCVMM
5 2 (5.26%) vRealize
6 1 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (2.63%) SCDPM
6 1 (2.63%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 31 (81.58%) VMware
2 28 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 11 (28.95%) Cisco
4 8 (21.05%) Dell
5 7 (18.42%) Juniper
5 7 (18.42%) NetApp
6 6 (15.79%) HP
6 6 (15.79%) McAfee
6 6 (15.79%) Meraki
6 6 (15.79%) SolarWinds
7 5 (13.16%) Citrix
8 4 (10.53%) Dynatrace
9 3 (7.89%) Dell KACE
9 3 (7.89%) EMC
9 3 (7.89%) Huawei
9 3 (7.89%) Ivanti
9 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
9 3 (7.89%) Remedy
9 3 (7.89%) ServiceNow
9 3 (7.89%) Veeam