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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 311 360 290
Rank change year-on-year +49 -70  
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 76 82 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.52% 0.45% 0.94%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.99% 5.19% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 46 66 146
Median salary £47,500 £38,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -7.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

SCOM is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1268 1581 1754
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 8.76% 8.67% 8.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1031 1265 1358
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +0.55%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing SCOM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +48 45 £51,250 +55.30% 5
Surrey +30 14 £30,000 -33.33%
Berkshire +22 13 £48,750 +30.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £35,000 -31.70%
East Sussex - 1 £32,500 -
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 123 (80.39%) Windows
2 118 (77.12%) Microsoft
3 117 (76.47%) Windows Server
4 101 (66.01%) Active Directory
4 101 (66.01%) SCCM
5 98 (64.05%) Hyper-V
6 93 (60.78%) Microsoft Azure
7 92 (60.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 84 (54.90%) Amazon AWS
9 72 (47.06%) DNS
10 68 (44.44%) DHCP
11 66 (43.14%) Office 365
12 65 (42.48%) Identity Management
13 63 (41.18%) PowerShell
14 61 (39.87%) IaaS
15 58 (37.91%) Skype for Business
16 54 (35.29%) LDAP
17 52 (33.99%) Skype
18 51 (33.33%) PBX
19 50 (32.68%) Kerberos
20 48 (31.37%) PSTN
21 46 (30.07%) PaaS
22 38 (24.84%) ITIL
23 34 (22.22%) VMware
24 32 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
25 31 (20.26%) Degree
25 31 (20.26%) Kalman Filter
26 30 (19.61%) Task Automation
27 28 (18.30%) Patch Management
27 28 (18.30%) SolarWinds

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 58 (37.91%) Skype for Business
2 5 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (3.27%) IIS
2 5 (3.27%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.61%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.65%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.65%) Exstream
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 93 (60.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 84 (54.90%) Amazon AWS
3 66 (43.14%) Office 365
4 61 (39.87%) IaaS
5 46 (30.07%) PaaS
6 13 (8.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 10 (6.54%) SaaS
8 8 (5.23%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.31%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 72 (47.06%) DNS
2 68 (44.44%) DHCP
3 54 (35.29%) LDAP
4 52 (33.99%) Skype
5 51 (33.33%) PBX
6 50 (32.68%) Kerberos
7 48 (31.37%) PSTN
8 26 (16.99%) Firewall
9 18 (11.76%) OSPF
9 18 (11.76%) WAN
10 17 (11.11%) LAN
10 17 (11.11%) VPN
11 15 (9.80%) BGP
12 14 (9.15%) Network Security
12 14 (9.15%) Unified Communications
13 12 (7.84%) iSCSI
13 12 (7.84%) MPLS
14 10 (6.54%) VoIP
15 9 (5.88%) SAN
16 7 (4.58%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.31%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.65%) Selenium
General
1 8 (5.23%) Finance
2 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (16.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 26 (16.99%) Systems Engineer
2 23 (15.03%) Cloud Engineer
3 21 (13.73%) AWS Engineer
3 21 (13.73%) Microsoft Engineer
4 20 (13.07%) Network Engineer
5 18 (11.76%) Analyst
6 17 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 16 (10.46%) Support Engineer
8 13 (8.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 12 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (7.84%) Support Analyst
10 10 (6.54%) Office 365 Engineer
10 10 (6.54%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 9 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
11 9 (5.88%) IT Support
12 8 (5.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (5.23%) Windows Engineer
13 7 (4.58%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.42%) Web Services
2 11 (7.19%) .NET
3 2 (1.31%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.31%) JSON
3 2 (1.31%) Middleware
3 2 (1.31%) REST
4 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.99%) PKI
2 22 (14.38%) Computer Science
3 14 (9.15%) Data Centre
4 13 (8.50%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (7.84%) BYOD
6 7 (4.58%) Clustering
7 5 (3.27%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.31%) e-Health
8 2 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.31%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 123 (80.39%) Windows
2 117 (76.47%) Windows Server
3 92 (60.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (16.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (11.76%) Mac OS X
6 12 (7.84%) Linux
7 10 (6.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (3.92%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.61%) Unix
9 4 (2.61%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.65%) SUSE
11 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (42.48%) Identity Management
2 38 (24.84%) ITIL
3 32 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (20.26%) Kalman Filter
5 30 (19.61%) Task Automation
6 28 (18.30%) Patch Management
7 26 (16.99%) Email Filtering
8 19 (12.42%) Service Design
9 17 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 14 (9.15%) Problem Management
11 13 (8.50%) Change Management
11 13 (8.50%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (8.50%) Time Management
12 12 (7.84%) Migration
13 11 (7.19%) DevOps
14 9 (5.88%) Service Management
15 8 (5.23%) Configuration Management
15 8 (5.23%) Load Balancing
15 8 (5.23%) Network Management
15 8 (5.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (41.18%) PowerShell
2 20 (13.07%) SQL
3 4 (2.61%) Java
3 4 (2.61%) Python
3 4 (2.61%) Ruby
3 4 (2.61%) T-SQL
3 4 (2.61%) VB
4 3 (1.96%) C
5 2 (1.31%) C++
5 2 (1.31%) Perl
6 1 (0.65%) C#
Qualifications
1 31 (20.26%) Degree
2 11 (7.19%) CCNP
2 11 (7.19%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (5.23%) CCDA
4 7 (4.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (3.92%) CCA
5 6 (3.92%) CCIE
5 6 (3.92%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.61%) MCSE
6 4 (2.61%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.61%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.96%) MCP
8 2 (1.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.31%) MCITP
8 2 (1.31%) MCSA
8 2 (1.31%) MCTS
9 1 (0.65%) HND
9 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.15%) SLA
2 5 (3.27%) PMO
System Software
1 101 (66.01%) Active Directory
2 98 (64.05%) Hyper-V
3 21 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (8.50%) XenApp
5 9 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (5.88%) vSphere
6 7 (4.58%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (3.92%) Terminal Services
7 6 (3.92%) XenDesktop
8 4 (2.61%) XenServer
9 3 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.65%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.65%) Firmware
10 1 (0.65%) NDS
10 1 (0.65%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 101 (66.01%) SCCM
2 16 (10.46%) Nagios
3 14 (9.15%) SCVMM
4 10 (6.54%) Puppet
5 8 (5.23%) Terraform
6 6 (3.92%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (3.92%) EdgeSight
7 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (2.61%) SCOrch
9 2 (1.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.31%) SCDPM
9 2 (1.31%) SCSM
10 1 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 118 (77.12%) Microsoft
2 34 (22.22%) VMware
3 28 (18.30%) Cisco
3 28 (18.30%) SolarWinds
4 22 (14.38%) Citrix
5 16 (10.46%) Palo Alto
6 14 (9.15%) Juniper
7 12 (7.84%) CheckPoint
8 11 (7.19%) NetApp
9 8 (5.23%) HP
10 6 (3.92%) Siemens
11 4 (2.61%) AppSense
12 2 (1.31%) Avaya
12 2 (1.31%) Blue Coat
12 2 (1.31%) Dell
12 2 (1.31%) Oracle
12 2 (1.31%) Polycom
12 2 (1.31%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.31%) RightScale
12 2 (1.31%) Riverbed
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