Period
to 13 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England > South East
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 231 406 359
Rank change year-on-year +175 -47 +33
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 91 113 202
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.85% 0.43% 0.68%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.17% 3.96% 7.85%
Number of salaries quoted 22 82 149
Median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £45,000 £32,975 £27,000
90th Percentile £64,500 £72,750 £83,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.95%

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 South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,269 2,856 2,573
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 11.83% 10.94% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 952 2,248 1,985
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £29,455
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,000 £73,000
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 South East

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

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in the South East

SCOM
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for SCOM in the South East

SCOM
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing SCOM in the South East over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Salary histogram for SCOM in the South East

SCOM
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the South East region over the 6 months to 13 August 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
Thames Valley +164 66 £55,000 +12.82% 1
Berkshire +135 58 £55,000 +25.00% 1
Hampshire +80 21 £57,250 +46.79% 4
Buckinghamshire +81 7 £55,000 +4.76%
Surrey +70 5 £60,000 +26.32% 1
Oxfordshire +39 1 £50,000 -34.21%
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 13 August 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 South East region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 83 (91.21%) SCCM
2 71 (78.02%) Security Cleared
3 68 (74.73%) VMware
4 66 (72.53%) Active Directory
5 55 (60.44%) Windows
6 52 (57.14%) DV Cleared
7 51 (56.04%) Microsoft
8 44 (48.35%) Windows Server
9 42 (46.15%) WSUS
10 41 (45.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 39 (42.86%) Windows Server 2016
12 36 (39.56%) Data Centre
13 33 (36.26%) Hyper-V
13 33 (36.26%) DNS
13 33 (36.26%) DHCP
14 32 (35.16%) SC Cleared
15 31 (34.07%) Performance Monitoring
16 27 (29.67%) Azure
16 27 (29.67%) Citrix
17 26 (28.57%) HP
17 26 (28.57%) SCVMM
18 25 (27.47%) Storage Management
19 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2008
19 24 (26.37%) NetBackup
19 24 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
19 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2003
19 24 (26.37%) Symantec
20 23 (25.27%) Validation
20 23 (25.27%) Disaster Recovery
20 23 (25.27%) EMC

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.20%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (29.67%) Azure
2 8 (8.79%) Office 365
3 7 (7.69%) IaaS
4 4 (4.40%) Akamai
5 2 (2.20%) PaaS
5 2 (2.20%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.10%) AWS
6 1 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 33 (36.26%) DHCP
1 33 (36.26%) DNS
2 23 (25.27%) WAN
3 18 (19.78%) LAN
4 6 (6.59%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (5.49%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (5.49%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.40%) Cisco Firepower
6 4 (4.40%) VSAN
7 3 (3.30%) SAN
8 2 (2.20%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (2.20%) Firewall
8 2 (2.20%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.20%) Skype
9 1 (1.10%) BGP
9 1 (1.10%) HTTP
9 1 (1.10%) ICMP
9 1 (1.10%) OSPF
9 1 (1.10%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.20%) Power BI
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) JIRA
General
1 7 (7.69%) Military
2 4 (4.40%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (30.77%) Server Engineer
2 18 (19.78%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 18 (19.78%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
2 18 (19.78%) Team Leader
3 11 (12.09%) Architect
4 10 (10.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (8.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Platform Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) VMware Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.40%) SCCM Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Server Support
8 3 (3.30%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.30%) Server Support Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.30%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.49%) Elastic Stack
1 5 (5.49%) X-Windows
2 3 (3.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (39.56%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.79%) CMDB
3 7 (7.69%) PKI
4 6 (6.59%) Public Cloud
5 5 (5.49%) Clustering
6 4 (4.40%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (3.30%) EPoS
8 2 (2.20%) Fat Client
8 2 (2.20%) Replication
8 2 (2.20%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.10%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (60.44%) Windows
2 44 (48.35%) Windows Server
3 39 (42.86%) Windows Server 2016
4 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (9.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (8.79%) Linux
6 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2019
7 6 (6.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.40%) CentOS
9 3 (3.30%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.07%) Performance Monitoring
2 25 (27.47%) Storage Management
3 24 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (25.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 23 (25.27%) Proactive Management
4 23 (25.27%) Server Management
4 23 (25.27%) Validation
5 22 (24.18%) ITIL
6 18 (19.78%) Service Delivery
7 13 (14.29%) DevOps
7 13 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (8.79%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (8.79%) Software Delivery
9 6 (6.59%) Collaborative Working
9 6 (6.59%) Converged Infrastructure
9 6 (6.59%) Migration
10 5 (5.49%) Customer Engagement
10 5 (5.49%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure as Code
11 4 (4.40%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.08%) SQL
2 17 (18.68%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.30%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.20%) C
Qualifications
1 71 (78.02%) Security Cleared
2 52 (57.14%) DV Cleared
3 32 (35.16%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.30%) MCITP
4 3 (3.30%) MCSA
4 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.20%) CCNP
5 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.10%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (19.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 18 (19.78%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (72.53%) Active Directory
2 41 (45.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (36.26%) Hyper-V
4 11 (12.09%) vSphere
5 2 (2.20%) vCloud
5 2 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.20%) VMware NSX
5 2 (2.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 83 (91.21%) SCCM
2 42 (46.15%) WSUS
3 26 (28.57%) SCVMM
4 24 (26.37%) NetBackup
5 23 (25.27%) EMC NetWorker
6 10 (10.99%) SCOrch
7 6 (6.59%) SCSM
7 6 (6.59%) vRealize
8 4 (4.40%) Ansible
8 4 (4.40%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (4.40%) Terraform
8 4 (4.40%) ZABBIX
9 3 (3.30%) WMI
10 2 (2.20%) Kibana
10 2 (2.20%) logstash
10 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (2.20%) OpenView
10 2 (2.20%) vCenter Server
10 2 (2.20%) XenMobile
11 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 68 (74.73%) VMware
2 51 (56.04%) Microsoft
3 27 (29.67%) Citrix
4 26 (28.57%) HP
5 24 (26.37%) Symantec
6 23 (25.27%) EMC
7 14 (15.38%) SolarWinds
8 10 (10.99%) Cisco
8 10 (10.99%) Splunk
9 7 (7.69%) NetApp
10 6 (6.59%) Red Hat
11 4 (4.40%) Gemalto
11 4 (4.40%) Juniper
11 4 (4.40%) McAfee
11 4 (4.40%) Meraki
12 2 (2.20%) ServiceNow
12 2 (2.20%) Veeam
13 1 (1.10%) Dell
13 1 (1.10%) F5
13 1 (1.10%) Remedy