Period
to 24 February 2018

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 February 2018 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 403 410 370
Rank change year-on-year +7 -40 -52
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 160 159 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.51% 0.50% 0.73%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.41% 5.37% 8.85%
Number of salaries quoted 115 150 301
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £70,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% -4.44%

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 2,497 2,960 3,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.93% 9.40% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,000 2,423 2,808
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £29,175
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £65,550
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 24 February 2018.

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 February 2018. 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
Hampshire +25 66 £75,000 +71.43% 11
Thames Valley -17 48 £52,500 -2.78% 6
Surrey +9 40 £39,000 -16.13% 2
Berkshire +32 36 £52,500 +31.25% 5
Oxfordshire -59 11 £59,000 -1.67%
East Sussex -18 5 £50,000 +53.85% 1
Kent +19 1 £35,000 +45.83%
Buckinghamshire -13 1 £37,500 -14.29% 1
West Sussex -16 1 £37,500 -25.00% 1
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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.

1 140 (87.50%) SCCM
2 114 (71.25%) Windows
3 89 (55.63%) Active Directory
4 88 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 88 (55.00%) VMware
5 85 (53.13%) Windows Server
6 57 (35.63%) Hyper-V
7 53 (33.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 52 (32.50%) ITIL
9 49 (30.63%) PowerShell
10 43 (26.88%) Security Cleared
11 42 (26.25%) Office 365
12 38 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 37 (23.13%) SC Cleared
14 36 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
15 35 (21.88%) SQL
16 34 (21.25%) SCVMM
16 34 (21.25%) SolarWinds
17 30 (18.75%) vSphere
17 30 (18.75%) DNS
17 30 (18.75%) DHCP
18 28 (17.50%) Cisco
19 27 (16.88%) SQL Server
20 25 (15.63%) SAN
21 23 (14.38%) Problem Management
21 23 (14.38%) Finance
21 23 (14.38%) Amazon AWS
22 20 (12.50%) Windows 10
22 20 (12.50%) Citrix
23 19 (11.88%) TCP/IP

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 17 (10.63%) IIS
2 14 (8.75%) MS Exchange
3 13 (8.13%) Apache
4 12 (7.50%) Skype for Business
5 10 (6.25%) JBoss
5 10 (6.25%) WebLogic
5 10 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 10 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (5.00%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.13%) Confluence
7 5 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (26.25%) Office 365
2 36 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (14.38%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (10.63%) IaaS
5 11 (6.88%) PaaS
6 8 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (2.50%) SaaS
9 3 (1.88%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.63%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.63%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (18.75%) DHCP
1 30 (18.75%) DNS
2 25 (15.63%) SAN
3 19 (11.88%) TCP/IP
4 18 (11.25%) Wireshark
5 17 (10.63%) NetScaler
6 11 (6.88%) Skype
7 8 (5.00%) Firewall
7 8 (5.00%) WAN
8 7 (4.38%) DWDM
8 7 (4.38%) LAN
8 7 (4.38%) Remote Desktop
8 7 (4.38%) VPN
9 6 (3.75%) iSCSI
9 6 (3.75%) Kerberos
10 5 (3.13%) Network Security
10 5 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (2.50%) HTTP
11 4 (2.50%) NAS
11 4 (2.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (1.25%) OLAP
3 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.63%) Power BI
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.88%) JIRA
1 3 (1.88%) TeamCity
1 3 (1.88%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.25%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.63%) Ant
3 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.63%) MSI
General
1 23 (14.38%) Finance
2 2 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (24.38%) Architect
2 27 (16.88%) Analyst
3 20 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 14 (8.75%) Support Engineer
5 13 (8.13%) Technical Analyst
6 12 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (7.50%) Server Engineer
7 11 (6.88%) Enterprise Architect
7 11 (6.88%) Support Analyst
8 9 (5.63%) Monitoring Engineer
8 9 (5.63%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 9 (5.63%) Windows Engineer
9 8 (5.00%) Enterprise Management Architect
9 8 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
9 8 (5.00%) Monitoring Analyst
9 8 (5.00%) Senior Architect
9 8 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
10 7 (4.38%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (4.38%) Desktop Support
10 7 (4.38%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.88%) CSS
1 11 (6.88%) HTML
2 10 (6.25%) .NET
2 10 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 10 (6.25%) Ajax
3 6 (3.75%) LDAP
4 3 (1.88%) Web Services
5 1 (0.63%) DHTML
5 1 (0.63%) J2EE
5 1 (0.63%) J2SE
5 1 (0.63%) JSON
5 1 (0.63%) REST
5 1 (0.63%) SOAP
5 1 (0.63%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.63%) Clustering
1 17 (10.63%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.13%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.75%) PKI
4 6 (3.75%) Private Cloud
4 6 (3.75%) Replication
5 4 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.25%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.25%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.25%) User Experience
6 2 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.63%) BYOD
7 1 (0.63%) e-Health
7 1 (0.63%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 114 (71.25%) Windows
2 85 (53.13%) Windows Server
3 53 (33.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 17 (10.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (8.13%) Linux
7 11 (6.88%) Windows 7
7 11 (6.88%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.38%) Unix
9 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.88%) CentOS
10 3 (1.88%) Kali Linux
10 3 (1.88%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.63%) HPUX
11 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (32.50%) ITIL
2 23 (14.38%) Problem Management
3 19 (11.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (9.38%) Migration
4 15 (9.38%) Service Delivery
5 12 (7.50%) Asset Management
6 11 (6.88%) Capacity Management
6 11 (6.88%) Collaborative Working
6 11 (6.88%) ITIL V3
6 11 (6.88%) ITSM
6 11 (6.88%) Network Management
7 10 (6.25%) Server Building
7 10 (6.25%) Time Management
8 9 (5.63%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (5.63%) Service Management
9 8 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (30.63%) PowerShell
2 35 (21.88%) SQL
3 11 (6.88%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.38%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.13%) VBScript
6 3 (1.88%) C
6 3 (1.88%) Java
6 3 (1.88%) Python
7 2 (1.25%) C++
7 2 (1.25%) Perl
7 2 (1.25%) Ruby
8 1 (0.63%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.63%) SOQL
8 1 (0.63%) SOSL
8 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (26.88%) Security Cleared
2 37 (23.13%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.75%) CCA
4 6 (3.75%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (3.75%) MCSA
5 5 (3.13%) Degree
5 5 (3.13%) MCSE
6 4 (2.50%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.25%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.25%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.63%) MCITP
8 1 (0.63%) MCP
8 1 (0.63%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.88%) SLA
2 4 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.25%) PMO
3 2 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 89 (55.63%) Active Directory
2 57 (35.63%) Hyper-V
3 38 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (18.75%) vSphere
5 17 (10.63%) Virtual Servers
6 14 (8.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 9 (5.63%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (5.63%) XenApp
8 8 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (3.75%) XenDesktop
9 6 (3.75%) XenServer
10 5 (3.13%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.88%) DFS Replication
11 3 (1.88%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (1.25%) Firmware
13 1 (0.63%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.63%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.63%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 140 (87.50%) SCCM
2 34 (21.25%) SCVMM
3 10 (6.25%) OPNET
3 10 (6.25%) SCOrch
4 8 (5.00%) Puppet
4 8 (5.00%) Simpana
5 6 (3.75%) EdgeSight
5 6 (3.75%) Failover Clustering
5 6 (3.75%) Nagios
6 5 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (3.13%) Terraform
7 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.88%) Ansible
8 3 (1.88%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.88%) Nessus
8 3 (1.88%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.88%) Nmap
8 3 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 88 (55.00%) Microsoft
1 88 (55.00%) VMware
2 34 (21.25%) SolarWinds
3 28 (17.50%) Cisco
4 20 (12.50%) Citrix
5 16 (10.00%) CommVault
5 16 (10.00%) Dell
6 14 (8.75%) HP
6 14 (8.75%) Riverbed
7 12 (7.50%) CA
7 12 (7.50%) Dynatrace
8 11 (6.88%) Juniper
9 8 (5.00%) Dell Compellent
9 8 (5.00%) Remedy
10 7 (4.38%) Palo Alto
11 6 (3.75%) Ivanti
12 5 (3.13%) LogRhythm
12 5 (3.13%) McAfee
13 4 (2.50%) Sophos
13 4 (2.50%) Veeam