Period
to 6 April 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 6 April 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 337 404 399
Rank change year-on-year +67 -5 +5
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 117 108 181
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.55% 0.40% 0.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.42% 3.81% 6.89%
Number of salaries quoted 43 78 128
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
10th Percentile £43,000 £31,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £78,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

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 2,157 2,833 2,627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.13% 10.59% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,601 2,235 2,021
Median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% -
10th Percentile £31,750 £32,500 £30,472
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 6 April 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 6 April 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 +44 58 £55,000 -4.35% 7
Berkshire +32 38 £65,000 +62.50% 6
Hampshire +61 36 £60,000 +14.29% 2
Surrey +38 22 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Buckinghamshire - 20 £55,000 - 1
Kent +16 2 £41,250 -24.31%
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 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 90 (76.92%) SCCM
2 75 (64.10%) Windows
3 66 (56.41%) Microsoft
4 61 (52.14%) Security Cleared
4 61 (52.14%) Windows Server
5 58 (49.57%) Active Directory
6 56 (47.86%) VMware
7 55 (47.01%) Azure
8 41 (35.04%) ITIL
8 41 (35.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 39 (33.33%) Windows Server 2016
10 37 (31.62%) DV Cleared
11 33 (28.21%) WSUS
12 32 (27.35%) SC Cleared
13 31 (26.50%) PowerShell
13 31 (26.50%) DHCP
13 31 (26.50%) DNS
14 30 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
14 30 (25.64%) Office 365
15 28 (23.93%) Linux
16 27 (23.08%) Citrix
16 27 (23.08%) Data Centre
16 27 (23.08%) Storage Management
17 26 (22.22%) HP
17 26 (22.22%) Cisco
18 25 (21.37%) SLA
19 24 (20.51%) EMC
19 24 (20.51%) DevOps
19 24 (20.51%) Performance Monitoring
19 24 (20.51%) Hyper-V

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 8 (6.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.71%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.71%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.85%) IIS
4 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.85%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 55 (47.01%) Azure
2 30 (25.64%) Office 365
3 20 (17.09%) Akamai
4 7 (5.98%) AWS
5 6 (5.13%) Power Platform
6 5 (4.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.56%) PaaS
8 2 (1.71%) IaaS
9 1 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (26.50%) DHCP
1 31 (26.50%) DNS
2 19 (16.24%) LAN
2 19 (16.24%) WAN
3 18 (15.38%) Firewall
4 14 (11.97%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (5.98%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.13%) SAN
7 5 (4.27%) FTP
7 5 (4.27%) NetScaler
8 3 (2.56%) Skype
8 3 (2.56%) VSAN
9 2 (1.71%) ICMP
10 1 (0.85%) Internet
10 1 (0.85%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.85%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.85%) NAS
10 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.40%) MySQL
1 11 (9.40%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (6.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.13%) Power BI
4 5 (4.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (13.68%) Finance
1 16 (13.68%) Retail
2 3 (2.56%) Banking
2 3 (2.56%) Public Sector
3 1 (0.85%) Czech Language
3 1 (0.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (26.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (15.38%) Server Engineer
3 17 (14.53%) Team Leader
4 16 (13.68%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 16 (13.68%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
5 14 (11.97%) Platform Engineer
6 11 (9.40%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (8.55%) Integration Engineer
8 9 (7.69%) Architect
9 7 (5.98%) Wintel Engineer
9 7 (5.98%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.13%) Automation Engineer
10 6 (5.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.13%) Support Engineer
11 5 (4.27%) Automation Specialist
11 5 (4.27%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 5 (4.27%) Junior
11 5 (4.27%) Senior Automation Engineer
11 5 (4.27%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
11 5 (4.27%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.85%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (0.85%) Software Packaging
1 1 (0.85%) Web Services
1 1 (0.85%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.13%) CMDB
3 4 (3.42%) Clustering
4 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.71%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.71%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.85%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.85%) PKI
5 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 75 (64.10%) Windows
2 61 (52.14%) Windows Server
3 39 (33.33%) Windows Server 2016
4 28 (23.93%) Linux
5 23 (19.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (17.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (9.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.42%) Unix
8 4 (3.42%) Windows 10
8 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 41 (35.04%) ITIL
2 27 (23.08%) Storage Management
3 24 (20.51%) DevOps
3 24 (20.51%) Performance Monitoring
4 22 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (18.80%) Problem Management
5 18 (15.38%) Server Management
5 18 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 17 (14.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (14.53%) Proactive Management
6 17 (14.53%) Validation
7 15 (12.82%) E-Commerce
8 11 (9.40%) Configuration Management
8 11 (9.40%) Requirements Management
9 9 (7.69%) Change Management
9 9 (7.69%) Incident Management
9 9 (7.69%) Operations Management
9 9 (7.69%) Runbook
9 9 (7.69%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.50%) PowerShell
2 20 (17.09%) SQL
3 11 (9.40%) KiXtart
4 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.71%) VB
5 1 (0.85%) C
5 1 (0.85%) Go
5 1 (0.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 61 (52.14%) Security Cleared
2 37 (31.62%) DV Cleared
3 32 (27.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.85%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (0.85%) CCNA
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.85%) MCSA
5 1 (0.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (21.37%) SLA
2 16 (13.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (5.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (49.57%) Active Directory
2 30 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (20.51%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.98%) iptables
5 6 (5.13%) vSphere
6 5 (4.27%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (4.27%) XenApp
7 3 (2.56%) VMware NSX
7 3 (2.56%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.85%) Docker
8 1 (0.85%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 90 (76.92%) SCCM
2 33 (28.21%) WSUS
3 21 (17.95%) SCVMM
4 17 (14.53%) EMC NetWorker
4 17 (14.53%) NetBackup
5 12 (10.26%) Ansible
6 11 (9.40%) Red Hat Satellite
7 8 (6.84%) OpenView
8 7 (5.98%) Rsyslog
8 7 (5.98%) SCOrch
8 7 (5.98%) systemd
9 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (2.56%) SCSM
10 3 (2.56%) vCenter Server
10 3 (2.56%) vRealize
11 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (1.71%) XenMobile
12 1 (0.85%) Kubernetes
12 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 1 (0.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 66 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 56 (47.86%) VMware
3 27 (23.08%) Citrix
4 26 (22.22%) Cisco
4 26 (22.22%) HP
5 24 (20.51%) EMC
6 22 (18.80%) Splunk
7 20 (17.09%) Meraki
8 17 (14.53%) Symantec
9 11 (9.40%) LogRhythm
9 11 (9.40%) McAfee
9 11 (9.40%) Red Hat
10 9 (7.69%) PagerDuty
11 5 (4.27%) NetApp
11 5 (4.27%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.56%) Juniper
13 2 (1.71%) BMC
13 2 (1.71%) Dell
13 2 (1.71%) IBM
13 2 (1.71%) Remedy