Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 352 387 436
Rank change year-on-year +35 +49 -100
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 181 157 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.63% 0.54% 0.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.10% 6.60% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 133 123 151
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +2.35%
10th Percentile £27,100 £30,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

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 2,551 2,380 3,346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.82% 8.26% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2,026 2,013 2,713
South East median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Surrey +39 66 £48,000 +28.00% 5
Hampshire +21 59 £60,000 +41.18% 1
Thames Valley -27 50 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Berkshire +17 35 £34,125 -43.13% 1
Oxfordshire -62 12 £67,500 +22.73%
Buckinghamshire +26 3 £45,000 +20.00%
West Sussex - 3 £41,000 -
Kent +21 2 £50,750 +45.00%
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 142 (78.45%) Windows
2 131 (72.38%) SCCM
3 130 (71.82%) Active Directory
4 129 (71.27%) Microsoft
4 129 (71.27%) Windows Server
5 97 (53.59%) VMware
6 85 (46.96%) Hyper-V
7 83 (45.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 68 (37.57%) DNS
9 67 (37.02%) Office 365
10 64 (35.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 62 (34.25%) Firewall
12 61 (33.70%) Microsoft Azure
13 59 (32.60%) DHCP
13 59 (32.60%) SolarWinds
14 58 (32.04%) Windows Server 2008
15 56 (30.94%) PowerShell
15 56 (30.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 46 (25.41%) SQL Server
17 44 (24.31%) Data Centre
18 39 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
19 36 (19.89%) DevOps
19 36 (19.89%) vSphere
20 35 (19.34%) MS Exchange
21 33 (18.23%) Finance
22 32 (17.68%) ITIL
23 31 (17.13%) PKI
23 31 (17.13%) Virtual Servers
24 30 (16.57%) Security Cleared
24 30 (16.57%) Scrum

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 35 (19.34%) MS Exchange
2 25 (13.81%) IIS
3 17 (9.39%) Skype for Business
4 9 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (4.97%) OpenStack
5 8 (4.42%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.66%) Confluence
7 3 (1.66%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.10%) Apache
8 2 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.10%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.55%) JBoss
9 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 67 (37.02%) Office 365
2 61 (33.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (13.81%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.87%) Cloudflare
5 5 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.21%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.10%) IaaS
8 2 (1.10%) PaaS
9 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (37.57%) DNS
2 62 (34.25%) Firewall
3 59 (32.60%) DHCP
4 29 (16.02%) Skype
5 23 (12.71%) LAN
5 23 (12.71%) WAN
6 20 (11.05%) TCP/IP
7 15 (8.29%) SAN
8 12 (6.63%) NetScaler
9 10 (5.52%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (4.97%) VPN
11 6 (3.31%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (3.31%) Wireshark
12 5 (2.76%) DWDM
12 5 (2.76%) VLAN
13 4 (2.21%) Reverse Proxy
14 3 (1.66%) iSCSI
15 2 (1.10%) HTTP
15 2 (1.10%) Network Security
15 2 (1.10%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (25.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.10%) MS Access
2 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.55%) Big Data
3 1 (0.55%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (4.42%) JIRA
2 2 (1.10%) Maven
2 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.55%) Vagrant
General
1 33 (18.23%) Finance
2 7 (3.87%) Advertising
3 1 (0.55%) Law
3 1 (0.55%) Marketing
3 1 (0.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 52 (28.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 38 (20.99%) Architect
3 31 (17.13%) Analyst
3 31 (17.13%) Infrastructure Architect
4 27 (14.92%) Monitoring Analyst
5 21 (11.60%) Support Engineer
5 21 (11.60%) Windows Engineer
6 20 (11.05%) Exchange Engineer
6 20 (11.05%) Server Engineer
7 19 (10.50%) Senior Architect
8 18 (9.94%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (9.94%) Windows Server Engineer
9 15 (8.29%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
10 10 (5.52%) Consultant
10 10 (5.52%) IT Analyst
11 9 (4.97%) Infrastructure Support
11 9 (4.97%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 8 (4.42%) Administrator
13 7 (3.87%) Systems Administrator
14 6 (3.31%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.15%) Middleware
2 4 (2.21%) .NET
3 2 (1.10%) Apache CXF
3 2 (1.10%) RESTful
3 2 (1.10%) SOAP
3 2 (1.10%) WCF
4 1 (0.55%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.55%) Ajax
4 1 (0.55%) CSS
4 1 (0.55%) HTML
4 1 (0.55%) Web Services
4 1 (0.55%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 44 (24.31%) Data Centre
2 31 (17.13%) PKI
3 24 (13.26%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (8.84%) Public Cloud
5 8 (4.42%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.87%) Private Cloud
7 5 (2.76%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.76%) NHS
7 5 (2.76%) User Experience
8 3 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.66%) Clustering
9 2 (1.10%) Blog
9 2 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 142 (78.45%) Windows
2 129 (71.27%) Windows Server
3 83 (45.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 58 (32.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (13.26%) Windows 10
6 20 (11.05%) Linux
7 7 (3.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.76%) Unix
8 5 (2.76%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.66%) AIX
9 3 (1.66%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.55%) CentOS
10 1 (0.55%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (30.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 39 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (19.89%) DevOps
4 32 (17.68%) ITIL
5 30 (16.57%) Scrum
6 25 (13.81%) Problem Management
7 22 (12.15%) Logistics
8 20 (11.05%) Incident Management
8 20 (11.05%) Migration
8 20 (11.05%) Root Cause Analysis
9 14 (7.73%) Load Balancing
10 13 (7.18%) Service Delivery
11 11 (6.08%) Asset Management
11 11 (6.08%) ITIL V3
12 8 (4.42%) Server Patching
13 7 (3.87%) Configuration Management
13 7 (3.87%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (3.31%) Network Management
14 6 (3.31%) Server Building
15 5 (2.76%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (30.94%) PowerShell
2 20 (11.05%) SQL
3 6 (3.31%) C
4 4 (2.21%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.21%) Python
4 4 (2.21%) VBScript
5 3 (1.66%) Java
5 3 (1.66%) Ruby
6 2 (1.10%) C#
6 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (16.57%) Security Cleared
2 27 (14.92%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.08%) DV Cleared
4 10 (5.52%) Degree
4 10 (5.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (4.97%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (3.31%) CCNP
7 5 (2.76%) HNC
7 5 (2.76%) MCSE
8 4 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.21%) MCP
9 3 (1.66%) CCA
9 3 (1.66%) CCNA
9 3 (1.66%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.66%) JNCIP
9 3 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.10%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.10%) PMP
11 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.76%) Cyber Essentials
1 5 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.66%) SLA
3 2 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 130 (71.82%) Active Directory
2 85 (46.96%) Hyper-V
3 64 (35.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (19.89%) vSphere
5 31 (17.13%) Virtual Servers
6 28 (15.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (3.87%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.76%) XenApp
8 5 (2.76%) XenDesktop
9 4 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (2.21%) ProxySG
10 3 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.66%) XenServer
11 1 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.55%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 131 (72.38%) SCCM
2 22 (12.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 15 (8.29%) SCSM
3 15 (8.29%) SCVMM
4 8 (4.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 8 (4.42%) NetBackup
5 7 (3.87%) Failover Clustering
6 6 (3.31%) Nessus
7 5 (2.76%) WSUS
8 4 (2.21%) EdgeSight
9 3 (1.66%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (1.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.55%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.55%) Nagios
11 1 (0.55%) Nmap
11 1 (0.55%) OPNET
11 1 (0.55%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 129 (71.27%) Microsoft
2 97 (53.59%) VMware
3 59 (32.60%) SolarWinds
4 24 (13.26%) Juniper
5 23 (12.71%) Cisco
5 23 (12.71%) Oracle
5 23 (12.71%) Riverbed
5 23 (12.71%) ServiceNow
6 19 (10.50%) CommVault
7 14 (7.73%) Citrix
8 10 (5.52%) Dell
9 9 (4.97%) Sophos
10 8 (4.42%) Dell Compellent
11 7 (3.87%) CA
11 7 (3.87%) Freshdesk
11 7 (3.87%) New Relic
11 7 (3.87%) PagerDuty
12 6 (3.31%) Remedy
12 6 (3.31%) Symantec
13 5 (2.76%) NetApp