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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 3 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England > South East
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 461 392 288
Rank change year-on-year -69 -104 +129
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 34 32 98
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.20% 0.70%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.16% 1.33% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 33 19 70
10th Percentile - £39,875 -
25th Percentile £39,000 £41,250 £35,525
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £38,950
Median % change year-on-year - +15.53% -18.00%
75th Percentile £66,000 £57,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £65,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -10.48% - +3.96%

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 2,933 2,406 1,554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.96% 15.19% 11.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,803 1,626 1,226
10th Percentile £32,100 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,875 £43,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +14.29% -4.11%
75th Percentile £81,250 £73,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
West Sussex -5 8 £41,000 -0.61%
Thames Valley -46 8 £44,623 -15.00% 8
Kent -59 7 £45,000 -
Hampshire -27 6 £80,000 +28.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -39 4 £44,623 -6.06% 1
Surrey -64 3 £65,000 +57.58%
Berkshire -20 2 £70,000 - 7
East Sussex - 2 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £95,000 -
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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 30 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 28 (82.35%) Azure
3 23 (67.65%) Windows
4 22 (64.71%) Active Directory
4 22 (64.71%) VMware
5 20 (58.82%) ITIL
5 20 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (52.94%) Citrix
7 17 (50.00%) vSphere
8 16 (47.06%) SCCM
8 16 (47.06%) SAN
9 15 (44.12%) Firewall
10 14 (41.18%) Cisco
10 14 (41.18%) SolarWinds
10 14 (41.18%) Social Skills
11 13 (38.24%) Windows Server
12 12 (35.29%) Microsoft 365
12 12 (35.29%) Change Management
13 11 (32.35%) DNS
13 11 (32.35%) DHCP
13 11 (32.35%) PaaS
13 11 (32.35%) PowerShell
14 10 (29.41%) Video Conferencing
14 10 (29.41%) LAN
14 10 (29.41%) WAN
14 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
14 10 (29.41%) Project Management
14 10 (29.41%) Windows 10
14 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2016
15 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2019

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 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 28 (82.35%) Azure
2 12 (35.29%) Microsoft 365
3 11 (32.35%) PaaS
4 9 (26.47%) IaaS
5 6 (17.65%) AWS
6 4 (11.76%) SaaS
7 3 (8.82%) Azure Monitor
8 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (5.88%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (5.88%) Slack
9 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) SAN
2 15 (44.12%) Firewall
3 11 (32.35%) DHCP
3 11 (32.35%) DNS
4 10 (29.41%) LAN
4 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
4 10 (29.41%) WAN
5 8 (23.53%) Network Security
5 8 (23.53%) PBX
5 8 (23.53%) SNMP
5 8 (23.53%) VLAN
6 7 (20.59%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (20.59%) VPN
7 3 (8.82%) VSAN
8 2 (5.88%) IP Telephony
8 2 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (5.88%) Skype
8 2 (5.88%) VoIP
8 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (41.18%) Social Skills
2 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Analyst
1 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Support
1 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 8 (23.53%) Support Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Azure Specialist
3 6 (17.65%) Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Monitoring Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.88%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Service Continuity Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Identity and Access Management Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (20.59%) Fat Client
2 7 (20.59%) Thin Client
3 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.88%) Clustering
4 2 (5.88%) PKI
4 2 (5.88%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 13 (38.24%) Windows Server
3 10 (29.41%) Windows 10
3 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2016
4 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2019
5 3 (8.82%) Linux
6 2 (5.88%) Unix
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) ITIL
2 12 (35.29%) Change Management
3 10 (29.41%) Project Management
4 9 (26.47%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (26.47%) Infrastructure as Code
5 8 (23.53%) PRINCE2
6 7 (20.59%) Asset Management
6 7 (20.59%) Change Control
6 7 (20.59%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (20.59%) Network Load Balancing
6 7 (20.59%) Problem Management
6 7 (20.59%) Security Patching
7 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
8 4 (11.76%) Data Loss Prevention
8 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.82%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (8.82%) SIEM
10 2 (5.88%) Demand Forecasting
10 2 (5.88%) DevOps
10 2 (5.88%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.82%) C
2 3 (8.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
3 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 4 (11.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 20 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (50.00%) vSphere
4 9 (26.47%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (26.47%) XenApp
5 8 (23.53%) Hyper-V
6 7 (20.59%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.94%) NFS
7 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (47.06%) SCCM
2 7 (20.59%) Nagios
3 4 (11.76%) ZABBIX
4 2 (5.88%) CASB
4 2 (5.88%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
4 2 (5.88%) SCVMM
4 2 (5.88%) Terraform
4 2 (5.88%) WSUS
5 1 (2.94%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (2.94%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (2.94%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 22 (64.71%) VMware
3 18 (52.94%) Citrix
4 14 (41.18%) Cisco
4 14 (41.18%) SolarWinds
5 9 (26.47%) NetApp
6 8 (23.53%) F5
6 8 (23.53%) HP
7 7 (20.59%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (8.82%) BMC
9 2 (5.88%) Avaya
9 2 (5.88%) CyberArk
9 2 (5.88%) JD Edwards
9 2 (5.88%) Nasuni
9 2 (5.88%) New Relic
9 2 (5.88%) Veeam
10 1 (2.94%) BeyondTrust
10 1 (2.94%) Brocade
10 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.94%) PagerDuty