Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 416 273 350
Rank change year-on-year -143 +77 +32
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 29 47 125
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.47% 0.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.23% 3.49% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 27 40 87
10th Percentile £38,556 £30,500 £31,750
25th Percentile £40,125 £35,525 £35,525
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +63.04% +2.22% -18.18%
75th Percentile £80,000 £50,000 £53,125
90th Percentile £86,000 £55,500 £56,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -9.52% +5.00%

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 2,364 1,347 2,415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.25% 13.54% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,507 1,099 1,849
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £78,750 £68,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £78,750 £80,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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
Thames Valley -86 20 £80,000 +68.42% 4
Oxfordshire -11 14 £80,000 +60.00%
Berkshire -52 6 £41,445 -9.90% 3
Hampshire -78 5 £45,000 +40.63% 5
West Sussex - 4 £41,000 - 1
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
1 23 (79.31%) Azure
2 20 (68.97%) Microsoft 365
2 20 (68.97%) Windows
3 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
4 17 (58.62%) DHCP
4 17 (58.62%) DNS
4 17 (58.62%) SCCM
4 17 (58.62%) Video Conferencing
5 16 (55.17%) Windows Server
6 15 (51.72%) Analytics
7 14 (48.28%) Azure Monitor
8 13 (44.83%) Jamf Pro
8 13 (44.83%) Systems Engineering
8 13 (44.83%) Nasuni
8 13 (44.83%) Log Analytics
8 13 (44.83%) AWS
8 13 (44.83%) Project Planning
8 13 (44.83%) VMware
8 13 (44.83%) SharePoint
9 12 (41.38%) Cisco
9 12 (41.38%) PowerShell
10 11 (37.93%) ITIL
11 10 (34.48%) Firewall
11 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (31.03%) New Relic
12 9 (31.03%) Citrix
12 9 (31.03%) Social Skills
12 9 (31.03%) Infrastructure as Code
12 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2016

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 13 (44.83%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.90%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (79.31%) Azure
2 20 (68.97%) Microsoft 365
3 14 (48.28%) Azure Monitor
4 13 (44.83%) AWS
5 9 (31.03%) Slack
6 7 (24.14%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (10.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (3.45%) Azure Sentinel
8 1 (3.45%) Azure Storage
8 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (3.45%) IaaS
8 1 (3.45%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) DHCP
1 17 (58.62%) DNS
2 10 (34.48%) Firewall
3 9 (31.03%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (20.69%) SAN
5 4 (13.79%) LAN
5 4 (13.79%) Network Security
5 4 (13.79%) PBX
5 4 (13.79%) SNMP
5 4 (13.79%) WAN
6 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
6 3 (10.34%) VPN
7 2 (6.90%) VSAN
8 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (3.45%) Internet
8 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.45%) NAS
8 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (31.03%) Social Skills
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
3 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Documentation Skills
4 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
4 2 (6.90%) Local Government
5 1 (3.45%) Games
5 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
1 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Support
2 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) IT Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) IT Operations Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Service Operations Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) LDAP
1 4 (13.79%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (58.62%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (13.79%) PKI
4 3 (10.34%) Clustering
5 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Windows Server
3 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2016
4 7 (24.14%) Linux
4 7 (24.14%) Windows 10
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (17.24%) Ubuntu
6 4 (13.79%) Mac OS
6 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
8 2 (6.90%) Solaris
8 2 (6.90%) Unix
9 1 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Analytics
2 13 (44.83%) Log Analytics
2 13 (44.83%) Project Planning
2 13 (44.83%) Systems Engineering
3 11 (37.93%) ITIL
4 9 (31.03%) Identity Access Management
4 9 (31.03%) Infrastructure as Code
4 9 (31.03%) Mentoring
4 9 (31.03%) People Management
5 8 (27.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (20.69%) Change Management
7 5 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (17.24%) Server Management
8 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (13.79%) Break/Fix
8 4 (13.79%) Coaching
8 4 (13.79%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (13.79%) Identity Management
8 4 (13.79%) Project Management
8 4 (13.79%) Self-Awareness
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (13.79%) MCSE
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) AWS Certification
2 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (24.14%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (24.14%) vSphere
4 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
4 4 (13.79%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (13.79%) XenApp
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (6.90%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.45%) Firmware
6 1 (3.45%) NFS
6 1 (3.45%) Samba
6 1 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 17 (58.62%) SCCM
2 13 (44.83%) Jamf Pro
3 9 (31.03%) Terraform
4 5 (17.24%) vCenter Server
5 4 (13.79%) WSUS
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (10.34%) NetBackup
7 2 (6.90%) PowerCLI
7 2 (6.90%) SCOrch
7 2 (6.90%) vRealize
8 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (3.45%) Nagios
8 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
2 13 (44.83%) Nasuni
2 13 (44.83%) VMware
3 12 (41.38%) Cisco
4 9 (31.03%) Citrix
4 9 (31.03%) New Relic
5 7 (24.14%) HP
6 4 (13.79%) Dell
6 4 (13.79%) NetApp
6 4 (13.79%) SolarWinds
6 4 (13.79%) Symantec
7 3 (10.34%) Extreme Networks
7 3 (10.34%) Juniper
7 3 (10.34%) Palo Alto
7 3 (10.34%) Veeam
8 2 (6.90%) Intel
8 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.45%) EMC
9 1 (3.45%) Oracle
9 1 (3.45%) Sun