Period
to 15 June 2019

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 15 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England > South East
6 months to
15 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 406 337 393
Rank change year-on-year -69 +56 +45
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 105 211 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.70% 0.53%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.60% 8.19% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 80 144 135
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -16.67% +35.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £77,550 £83,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%

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 2,919 2,575 2,578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 11.14% 8.60% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2,274 1,955 2,084
South East median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SCOM as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCOM in the South East.

Salary trend for SCOM in the South East

SCOM
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in the South East over the 6 months to 15 June 2019.

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 15 June 2019. 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
Surrey +5 33 £50,000 +72.41% 3
Thames Valley -20 30 £57,500 +27.78%
Hampshire -55 22 £39,000 -44.29% 1
Berkshire -16 19 £47,500 +50.79%
West Sussex +1 12 £47,500 +26.67%
Oxfordshire +41 11 £76,000 +58.33%
Kent - 8 £46,250 -
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 15 June 2019, 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 75 (71.43%) Windows
2 74 (70.48%) Microsoft
3 68 (64.76%) SCCM
4 64 (60.95%) Windows Server
5 40 (38.10%) VMware
6 38 (36.19%) Active Directory
7 35 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 32 (30.48%) ITIL
8 32 (30.48%) Hyper-V
8 32 (30.48%) Microsoft Azure
9 31 (29.52%) PowerShell
9 31 (29.52%) Cisco
10 28 (26.67%) SQL
10 28 (26.67%) SQL Server
10 28 (26.67%) SolarWinds
11 26 (24.76%) DNS
12 25 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
12 25 (23.81%) Office 365
13 24 (22.86%) Degree
14 23 (21.90%) Computer Science
15 22 (20.95%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
16 21 (20.00%) Migration
16 21 (20.00%) Linux
16 21 (20.00%) Data Centre
17 20 (19.05%) ServiceNow
17 20 (19.05%) DHCP
18 18 (17.14%) BMC
18 18 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
18 18 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012

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 12 (11.43%) IIS
2 11 (10.48%) Skype for Business
3 10 (9.52%) MS Exchange
4 6 (5.71%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.76%) OpenStack
6 4 (3.81%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.90%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.90%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.95%) Site Server
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 32 (30.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (23.81%) Office 365
3 21 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (12.38%) IaaS
5 11 (10.48%) SaaS
6 10 (9.52%) Cloudflare
7 8 (7.62%) PaaS
8 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (24.76%) DNS
2 20 (19.05%) DHCP
3 16 (15.24%) Firewall
4 15 (14.29%) Skype
5 10 (9.52%) LAN
5 10 (9.52%) WAN
6 8 (7.62%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (7.62%) SAN
7 5 (4.76%) MPLS
7 5 (4.76%) SNMP
7 5 (4.76%) VPN
7 5 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.86%) Network Security
8 3 (2.86%) SSL
9 2 (1.90%) PBX
10 1 (0.95%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.95%) PABX
10 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.95%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.95%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 13 (12.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (12.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.90%) MS Access
5 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 14 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (1.90%) Electronics
2 2 (1.90%) Military
2 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.95%) Games
3 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (15.24%) Monitoring Engineer
2 16 (15.24%) Support Engineer
3 14 (13.33%) DBA
3 14 (13.33%) SQL DBA
4 13 (12.38%) SQL Server DBA
5 11 (10.48%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support
6 10 (9.52%) Server Engineer
7 9 (8.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 9 (8.57%) Principal Engineer
8 8 (7.62%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 7 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
10 5 (4.76%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.76%) Wintel Support
10 5 (4.76%) Wintel Support Engineer
11 4 (3.81%) Administrator
11 4 (3.81%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.71%) Web Services
2 4 (3.81%) .NET
3 2 (1.90%) REST
3 2 (1.90%) Web Services Management
4 1 (0.95%) CSS
4 1 (0.95%) CSS3
4 1 (0.95%) HTML
4 1 (0.95%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 17 (16.19%) Clustering
3 16 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.67%) PKI
5 6 (5.71%) Public Cloud
6 5 (4.76%) Driving Licence
6 5 (4.76%) e-Health
6 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.81%) Replication
8 3 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (2.86%) NHS
9 2 (1.90%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.90%) User Experience
10 1 (0.95%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.95%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.95%) HoloLens
10 1 (0.95%) Oculus Rift
10 1 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 75 (71.43%) Windows
2 64 (60.95%) Windows Server
3 21 (20.00%) Linux
4 18 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (6.67%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.86%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.95%) HPUX
7 1 (0.95%) Solaris
7 1 (0.95%) Unix
7 1 (0.95%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 32 (30.48%) ITIL
3 25 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 23 (21.90%) Computer Science
5 21 (20.00%) Migration
6 18 (17.14%) Proactive Monitoring
7 15 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (13.33%) Incident Management
8 14 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (12.38%) Business Continuity
9 13 (12.38%) Data Migration
9 13 (12.38%) Mathematics
9 13 (12.38%) Service Delivery
10 12 (11.43%) Project Management
11 11 (10.48%) Configuration Management
11 11 (10.48%) Service Management
12 10 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (9.52%) Server Management
13 9 (8.57%) Storage Management
13 9 (8.57%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (29.52%) PowerShell
2 28 (26.67%) SQL
3 16 (15.24%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.86%) VB
5 1 (0.95%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (22.86%) Degree
2 16 (15.24%) Security Cleared
3 12 (11.43%) SC Cleared
4 9 (8.57%) DV Cleared
5 6 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (4.76%) CCNA
7 4 (3.81%) CCNP
7 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.86%) CCDP
8 3 (2.86%) CISMP
8 3 (2.86%) CISSP
8 3 (2.86%) MCSA
8 3 (2.86%) MCSE
9 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.90%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.95%) CCA
10 1 (0.95%) MCITP
10 1 (0.95%) MCTS
10 1 (0.95%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) SLA
2 6 (5.71%) PMO
3 3 (2.86%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (2.86%) GDPR
3 3 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (36.19%) Active Directory
2 32 (30.48%) Hyper-V
3 22 (20.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (2.86%) vSphere
7 2 (1.90%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (1.90%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.90%) VMware NSX
7 2 (1.90%) XenApp
8 1 (0.95%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.95%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.95%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.95%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 68 (64.76%) SCCM
2 16 (15.24%) Microsoft Clustering
3 14 (13.33%) SCVMM
4 13 (12.38%) BMC PATROL
5 9 (8.57%) SCOrch
5 9 (8.57%) SCSM
6 5 (4.76%) BladeLogic
6 5 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (4.76%) Nagios
6 5 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (4.76%) Tivoli
6 5 (4.76%) WSUS
6 5 (4.76%) Xymon
7 3 (2.86%) Nessus
7 3 (2.86%) vCenter Server
8 2 (1.90%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.90%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.95%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 74 (70.48%) Microsoft
2 40 (38.10%) VMware
3 31 (29.52%) Cisco
4 28 (26.67%) SolarWinds
5 20 (19.05%) ServiceNow
6 18 (17.14%) BMC
7 15 (14.29%) PagerDuty
8 12 (11.43%) CommVault
9 10 (9.52%) Citrix
9 10 (9.52%) Freshdesk
9 10 (9.52%) New Relic
10 8 (7.62%) HP
11 7 (6.67%) Riverbed
12 6 (5.71%) Oracle
13 5 (4.76%) Dell
13 5 (4.76%) EMC
13 5 (4.76%) Nimsoft
13 5 (4.76%) Veeam
14 3 (2.86%) Google
14 3 (2.86%) Juniper