Period
to 14 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England > North of England
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 298 404 388
Rank change year-on-year +106 -16 -31
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 23 68 107
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 0.22% 0.35% 0.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.70% 2.91% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 21 53 93
Median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - -1.23%
10th Percentile £42,500 £28,946 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £49,496 £59,700
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 North of England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,355 2,338 2,306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 13.13% 11.98% 9.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,115 1,543 1,920
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +6.98%
10th Percentile £32,750 £28,946 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,162 £68,750
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 the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in the North of England

SCOM
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SCOM in the North of England.

Salary trend for SCOM in the North of England

SCOM
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SCOM in the North of England over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Salary histogram for SCOM in the North of England

SCOM
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the North of England region over the 6 months to 14 July 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
North West +92 17 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Yorkshire +70 3 £50,000 +19.05%
North East +24 3 £59,000 +60.00%
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 North of England region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 16 (69.57%) Windows
1 16 (69.57%) Nagios
2 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 12 (52.17%) PowerShell
4 11 (47.83%) SCCM
4 11 (47.83%) ITIL
5 10 (43.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 9 (39.13%) HP
7 8 (34.78%) SLA
7 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
7 8 (34.78%) SolarWinds
8 7 (30.43%) Capacity Management
8 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Management
8 7 (30.43%) Trend Analysis
8 7 (30.43%) OpenView
8 7 (30.43%) BMC
8 7 (30.43%) CA
8 7 (30.43%) Tivoli
8 7 (30.43%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 7 (30.43%) BMC PATROL
8 7 (30.43%) IBM
8 7 (30.43%) ITSM
8 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 7 (30.43%) vRealize
8 7 (30.43%) Tech Ops
9 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
9 6 (26.09%) Citrix
9 6 (26.09%) Linux
9 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
9 6 (26.09%) SCOrch

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Azure
1 5 (21.74%) Office 365
2 3 (13.04%) IaaS
2 3 (13.04%) Serverless
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon ECS
3 2 (8.70%) AWS
3 2 (8.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (8.70%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) Azure Functions
4 1 (4.35%) OneDrive
4 1 (4.35%) PaaS
4 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) SAN
2 3 (13.04%) SSL
3 2 (8.70%) Firewall
3 2 (8.70%) VLAN
4 1 (4.35%) DMZ
4 1 (4.35%) HSRP
4 1 (4.35%) IPsec
4 1 (4.35%) VoIP
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) VRRP
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
2 2 (8.70%) Public Sector
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Local Government
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) IT Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) SCCM Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) JSON
2 1 (4.35%) LDAP
2 1 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) PKI
2 3 (13.04%) Private Cloud
3 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 10
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (13.04%) Solaris
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (4.35%) Debian
7 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) ITIL
2 10 (43.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (30.43%) Capacity Management
3 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Management
3 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 7 (30.43%) ITSM
3 7 (30.43%) Tech Ops
3 7 (30.43%) Trend Analysis
4 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
5 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Automation
6 4 (17.39%) Migration
6 4 (17.39%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (13.04%) DevOps
7 3 (13.04%) IT Strategy
7 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
7 3 (13.04%) Network Segmentation
7 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
2 3 (13.04%) Perl
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) DBS Check
4 1 (4.35%) MCP
4 1 (4.35%) MCSA
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) XenApp
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (69.57%) Nagios
2 11 (47.83%) SCCM
3 7 (30.43%) BMC PATROL
3 7 (30.43%) OpenView
3 7 (30.43%) Tivoli
3 7 (30.43%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 7 (30.43%) vRealize
4 6 (26.09%) SCOrch
5 3 (13.04%) EdgeSight
5 3 (13.04%) SCVMM
5 3 (13.04%) Terraform
6 1 (4.35%) Ansible
6 1 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
6 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (4.35%) Packer
6 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) HP
3 8 (34.78%) SolarWinds
4 7 (30.43%) BMC
4 7 (30.43%) CA
4 7 (30.43%) IBM
5 6 (26.09%) Citrix
6 4 (17.39%) VMware
7 1 (4.35%) Avaya
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco
7 1 (4.35%) McAfee
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle