Period
to 22 September 2021

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 22 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 413 220 395
Rank change year-on-year -193 +175 -34
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 23 85 122
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 1.02% 0.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.85% 7.62% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 12 57 93
10th Percentile £37,890 " £31,350
25th Percentile £39,473 £35,525 £35,525
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £38,950 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.11% -2.63% -11.11%
75th Percentile £60,500 £45,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £59,850 £61,050
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% -5.31%

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 2,703 1,115 2,767
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.45% 13.42% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,634 911 2,182
10th Percentile £33,500 £34,250 £31,750
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,875 £41,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £68,125 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
% change year-on-year +4.00% +6.38% +6.82%

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 22 September 2021.

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 22 September 2021. 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 -145 17 £42,500 +9.11% 1
Berkshire -115 15 £37,890 +3.81%
Hampshire -124 5 £70,000 +40.00% 2
Surrey -66 3 £42,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire -56 2 £48,750 +8.33%
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2021, 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 18 (78.26%) SCCM
2 17 (73.91%) Finance
3 13 (56.52%) HP
4 12 (52.17%) Windows
5 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
5 11 (47.83%) OpenView
6 10 (43.48%) BMC
6 10 (43.48%) Remedy
6 10 (43.48%) Service Management
6 10 (43.48%) ITSM
6 10 (43.48%) CMS
6 10 (43.48%) TOGAF
6 10 (43.48%) OVSD
6 10 (43.48%) COBIT
6 10 (43.48%) Remedy ITSM
6 10 (43.48%) Visualisation
6 10 (43.48%) ServiceNow
6 10 (43.48%) Presales
6 10 (43.48%) Virtual Team Management
6 10 (43.48%) Virtual Team
6 10 (43.48%) Decision-Making
6 10 (43.48%) Product Roadmap
6 10 (43.48%) IT4IT
6 10 (43.48%) Presentation Skills
7 9 (39.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 9 (39.13%) VMware
8 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
9 7 (30.43%) Azure
9 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
10 6 (26.09%) Task Automation

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 10 (43.48%) CMS
2 5 (21.74%) IIS
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Azure
2 3 (13.04%) AWS
3 1 (4.35%) PaaS
3 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
2 4 (17.39%) VSAN
3 3 (13.04%) SAN
4 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.35%) DHCP
5 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (73.91%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Presentation Skills
3 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Documentation Skills
3 3 (13.04%) Financial Institution
3 3 (13.04%) Local Government
4 2 (8.70%) Military
4 2 (8.70%) Social Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Automotive
5 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Architect
2 10 (43.48%) ITSM Architect
3 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Support
4 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Server Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Server Support
6 2 (8.70%) Server Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Virtual Team
2 4 (17.39%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) PKI
4 1 (4.35%) CMDB
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
3 5 (21.74%) Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (4.35%) AIX
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Decision-Making
1 10 (43.48%) IT4IT
1 10 (43.48%) ITSM
1 10 (43.48%) Presales
1 10 (43.48%) Product Roadmap
1 10 (43.48%) Service Management
1 10 (43.48%) TOGAF
1 10 (43.48%) Virtual Team Management
1 10 (43.48%) Visualisation
2 9 (39.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (26.09%) Task Automation
4 4 (17.39%) Analytics
4 4 (17.39%) Change Management
5 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
5 3 (13.04%) Change Control
5 3 (13.04%) Dashboard Development
5 3 (13.04%) EAM
5 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
5 3 (13.04%) Operations Management
5 3 (13.04%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) MCSA
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) NFS
3 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (13.04%) vSphere
4 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
4 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (78.26%) SCCM
2 11 (47.83%) OpenView
3 10 (43.48%) OVSD
4 3 (13.04%) SCOrch
4 3 (13.04%) vRealize
5 2 (8.70%) FortiGate
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (8.70%) PowerCLI
5 2 (8.70%) vCenter Server
6 1 (4.35%) Ansible
6 1 (4.35%) HP SIM
6 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
6 1 (4.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) HP
2 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 10 (43.48%) BMC
3 10 (43.48%) Remedy
3 10 (43.48%) ServiceNow
4 9 (39.13%) VMware
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco
5 4 (17.39%) Citrix
6 3 (13.04%) PagerDuty
7 2 (8.70%) Brocade
7 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.70%) F5
7 2 (8.70%) Intel
7 2 (8.70%) NetApp
8 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.35%) Sun