Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 415 431 334
Rank change year-on-year +16 -97 -4
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 140 169 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.45% 0.48% 0.86%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.97% 5.42% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 114 148 344
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -7.61%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,600 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% -4.35%

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 2344 3117 3330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.62% 8.86% 7.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1997 2532 2672
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 22 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +38 68 £55,000 +29.41% 5
Oxfordshire +24 49 £55,000 +1.85% 5
Surrey +5 42 £38,000 -17.84%
Hampshire +21 30 £55,000 +29.41%
Berkshire +31 15 £60,000 +84.62%
Buckinghamshire -12 4 £48,750 +14.71%
East Sussex -2 2 £50,000 +53.85%
Kent +8 1 £35,000 +22.81%
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing SCOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 107 (76.43%) Windows
2 96 (68.57%) SCCM
3 88 (62.86%) Microsoft
4 86 (61.43%) Active Directory
5 80 (57.14%) Windows Server
6 75 (53.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 64 (45.71%) PowerShell
7 64 (45.71%) VMware
8 60 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
9 57 (40.71%) Hyper-V
10 54 (38.57%) Office 365
11 52 (37.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 48 (34.29%) ITIL
13 39 (27.86%) DNS
14 36 (25.71%) Cisco
15 34 (24.29%) SQL
16 33 (23.57%) DHCP
16 33 (23.57%) IaaS
17 32 (22.86%) Kalman Filter
18 31 (22.14%) Citrix
18 31 (22.14%) SCVMM
19 30 (21.43%) SAN
20 28 (20.00%) SolarWinds
20 28 (20.00%) Skype
20 28 (20.00%) Skype for Business
21 27 (19.29%) Service Design
21 27 (19.29%) Dell
21 27 (19.29%) MS Exchange
22 26 (18.57%) SQL Server
22 26 (18.57%) VPN

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 28 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 27 (19.29%) MS Exchange
3 24 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (12.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (3.57%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.86%) IIS
8 3 (2.14%) Apache
8 3 (2.14%) Confluence
8 3 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Business Applications
1 11 (7.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 75 (53.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (38.57%) Office 365
4 33 (23.57%) IaaS
5 17 (12.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 17 (12.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 16 (11.43%) PaaS
7 10 (7.14%) SaaS
8 3 (2.14%) Amazon S3
8 3 (2.14%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (2.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 39 (27.86%) DNS
2 33 (23.57%) DHCP
3 30 (21.43%) SAN
4 28 (20.00%) Skype
5 26 (18.57%) VPN
6 23 (16.43%) Firewall
6 23 (16.43%) Kerberos
6 23 (16.43%) LDAP
7 19 (13.57%) LAN
8 18 (12.86%) WAN
9 15 (10.71%) TCP/IP
10 13 (9.29%) PBX
11 12 (8.57%) BGP
11 12 (8.57%) Intrusion Detection
11 12 (8.57%) Network Security
11 12 (8.57%) Remote Desktop
12 11 (7.86%) NetScaler
13 10 (7.14%) PSTN
13 10 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.57%) OLAP
3 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.14%) JIRA
2 3 (2.14%) MSI
2 3 (2.14%) TeamCity
2 3 (2.14%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (1.43%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.71%) Automotive
3 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 21 (15.00%) Support Engineer
2 20 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 15 (10.71%) Administrator
3 15 (10.71%) Analyst
4 14 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 14 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
4 14 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 14 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (9.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (9.29%) Support Analyst
6 12 (8.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 12 (8.57%) IT Support
6 12 (8.57%) Network Engineer
7 10 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 10 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
7 10 (7.14%) Security Engineer
8 9 (6.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (5.71%) Architect
9 8 (5.71%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.57%) Web Services
2 1 (0.71%) .NET
2 1 (0.71%) JSON
2 1 (0.71%) Middleware
2 1 (0.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.29%) Clustering
1 20 (14.29%) PKI
2 18 (12.86%) Computer Science
3 13 (9.29%) Data Centre
4 12 (8.57%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (6.43%) BYOD
6 8 (5.71%) Replication
7 7 (5.00%) Private Cloud
8 6 (4.29%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (2.86%) Blackberry
9 4 (2.86%) Management Information System
10 3 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (2.14%) Smartphone
11 2 (1.43%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.71%) e-Health
12 1 (0.71%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 107 (76.43%) Windows
2 80 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 52 (37.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (17.14%) Linux
5 22 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (12.86%) Windows 10
7 12 (8.57%) Windows 7
8 11 (7.86%) Windows 8
9 9 (6.43%) Unix
10 5 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.14%) CentOS
11 3 (2.14%) Kali Linux
11 3 (2.14%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.14%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.43%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.71%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (34.29%) ITIL
2 32 (22.86%) Kalman Filter
3 27 (19.29%) Service Design
4 22 (15.71%) Problem Management
5 21 (15.00%) Identity Management
5 21 (15.00%) Migration
6 20 (14.29%) Email Filtering
6 20 (14.29%) Patch Management
7 18 (12.86%) Mentoring
8 17 (12.14%) Configuration Management
9 16 (11.43%) Time Management
10 15 (10.71%) Task Automation
11 12 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (8.57%) Change Management
11 12 (8.57%) High Availability
11 12 (8.57%) Operations Management
11 12 (8.57%) Web Filtering
12 11 (7.86%) CRM
12 11 (7.86%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (7.86%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 64 (45.71%) PowerShell
2 34 (24.29%) SQL
3 7 (5.00%) C
3 7 (5.00%) Java
3 7 (5.00%) Python
3 7 (5.00%) Ruby
4 6 (4.29%) C++
4 6 (4.29%) Perl
5 5 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (16.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (13.57%) Degree
3 16 (11.43%) MCSA
4 13 (9.29%) MCSE
5 12 (8.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (8.57%) Security Cleared
6 11 (7.86%) SC Cleared
7 9 (6.43%) MCP
8 5 (3.57%) MCDBA
9 4 (2.86%) CCA
9 4 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.43%) AWS Certification
10 2 (1.43%) MCITP
10 2 (1.43%) MCTS
11 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.57%) PMO
1 12 (8.57%) SLA
2 6 (4.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 86 (61.43%) Active Directory
2 57 (40.71%) Hyper-V
3 26 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (8.57%) vSphere
5 11 (7.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (7.86%) Terminal Services
6 9 (6.43%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (5.71%) Firmware
8 7 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (5.00%) XenApp
9 6 (4.29%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (2.86%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.43%) DFS Replication
11 2 (1.43%) XenServer
12 1 (0.71%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.71%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 96 (68.57%) SCCM
2 31 (22.14%) SCVMM
3 21 (15.00%) Puppet
4 17 (12.14%) Terraform
5 16 (11.43%) Nagios
6 11 (7.86%) Simpana
6 11 (7.86%) WSUS
7 10 (7.14%) Backup Exec
8 9 (6.43%) Microsoft Clustering
9 7 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (5.00%) SCDPM
10 6 (4.29%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (3.57%) NetBackup
11 5 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (2.86%) DatAdvantage
12 4 (2.86%) EdgeSight
12 4 (2.86%) SCOrch
13 3 (2.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 88 (62.86%) Microsoft
2 64 (45.71%) VMware
3 36 (25.71%) Cisco
4 31 (22.14%) Citrix
5 28 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 27 (19.29%) Dell
7 20 (14.29%) HP
8 18 (12.86%) Palo Alto
9 15 (10.71%) CommVault
10 11 (7.86%) Dell Compellent
10 11 (7.86%) Veeam
11 9 (6.43%) Juniper
12 7 (5.00%) CheckPoint
12 7 (5.00%) Symantec
13 5 (3.57%) McAfee
13 5 (3.57%) Red Hat
13 5 (3.57%) RedGate
13 5 (3.57%) Veritas
14 4 (2.86%) Splunk
14 4 (2.86%) Trend Micro