Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 384 420 319
Rank change year-on-year +36 -101 +23
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 158 174 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.55% 0.49% 0.89%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.74% 5.45% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 123 155 351
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,600 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% -5.38%

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 2343 3191 3356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.10% 9.00% 7.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1973 2573 2666
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,000 £28,625
90th Percentile £70,250 £68,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,635 £50,000 £49,375
% change year-on-year +5.27% +1.27% +3.95%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +71 89 £55,000 +29.41% 7
Oxfordshire +72 66 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Surrey +21 50 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Hampshire +21 21 £42,500 +6.25%
Berkshire +43 16 £57,500 +86.99% 2
Buckinghamshire -4 7 £37,500 -11.76%
Kent +13 1 £35,000 +21.74%
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 116 (73.42%) Windows
2 109 (68.99%) SCCM
3 102 (64.56%) Microsoft
4 95 (60.13%) Windows Server
5 94 (59.49%) Active Directory
6 87 (55.06%) Microsoft Azure
7 79 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
8 78 (49.37%) Hyper-V
9 73 (46.20%) PowerShell
10 67 (42.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 63 (39.87%) VMware
12 59 (37.34%) Office 365
13 55 (34.81%) ITIL
14 49 (31.01%) DNS
15 45 (28.48%) IaaS
16 43 (27.22%) Skype for Business
16 43 (27.22%) DHCP
17 42 (26.58%) Cisco
17 42 (26.58%) Skype
18 39 (24.68%) SolarWinds
19 37 (23.42%) Kalman Filter
20 36 (22.78%) SQL
21 35 (22.15%) SCVMM
22 34 (21.52%) LDAP
22 34 (21.52%) Identity Management
23 33 (20.89%) Firewall
23 33 (20.89%) Service Design
24 31 (19.62%) Kerberos
25 30 (18.99%) VPN
25 30 (18.99%) Citrix

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 43 (27.22%) Skype for Business
2 22 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2013
2 22 (13.92%) MS Exchange
3 15 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (5.06%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (3.16%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.90%) IIS
8 1 (0.63%) Apache
8 1 (0.63%) Confluence
8 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (6.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 87 (55.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (37.34%) Office 365
4 45 (28.48%) IaaS
5 23 (14.56%) PaaS
5 23 (14.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 19 (12.03%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (7.59%) SaaS
8 3 (1.90%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 49 (31.01%) DNS
2 43 (27.22%) DHCP
3 42 (26.58%) Skype
4 34 (21.52%) LDAP
5 33 (20.89%) Firewall
6 31 (19.62%) Kerberos
7 30 (18.99%) SAN
7 30 (18.99%) VPN
8 28 (17.72%) PBX
9 25 (15.82%) PSTN
10 24 (15.19%) LAN
11 23 (14.56%) WAN
12 18 (11.39%) BGP
13 15 (9.49%) OSPF
14 13 (8.23%) Network Security
14 13 (8.23%) Remote Desktop
14 13 (8.23%) TCP/IP
15 12 (7.59%) Intrusion Detection
15 12 (7.59%) MPLS
16 11 (6.96%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.16%) OLAP
3 5 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.16%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.90%) MSI
3 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.63%) JIRA
3 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (3.80%) Finance
2 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.63%) Automotive
3 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (17.72%) Support Engineer
2 24 (15.19%) Analyst
2 24 (15.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (13.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 21 (13.29%) Network Engineer
3 21 (13.29%) Support Analyst
4 19 (12.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 18 (11.39%) AWS Engineer
6 16 (10.13%) IT Support
7 15 (9.49%) Administrator
8 14 (8.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (8.23%) Cloud Engineer
9 13 (8.23%) Systems Administrator
10 12 (7.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 12 (7.59%) Infrastructure Support
10 12 (7.59%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 10 (6.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 10 (6.33%) Network Security Engineer
11 10 (6.33%) SCCM Engineer
11 10 (6.33%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.29%) Web Services
2 4 (2.53%) .NET
3 2 (1.27%) JSON
3 2 (1.27%) Middleware
3 2 (1.27%) REST
4 1 (0.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.82%) PKI
2 20 (12.66%) Data Centre
3 18 (11.39%) Computer Science
4 17 (10.76%) Clustering
5 14 (8.86%) BYOD
6 12 (7.59%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (7.59%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (5.06%) Replication
8 7 (4.43%) Private Cloud
9 4 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.53%) Blackberry
9 4 (2.53%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.90%) Smartphone
11 2 (1.27%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.63%) e-Health
12 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.63%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 116 (73.42%) Windows
2 95 (60.13%) Windows Server
3 67 (42.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (15.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (13.92%) Linux
6 14 (8.86%) Windows 10
7 10 (6.33%) Windows 7
8 9 (5.70%) Unix
9 7 (4.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (3.80%) Mac OS X
10 6 (3.80%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.53%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.63%) CentOS
13 1 (0.63%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (34.81%) ITIL
2 37 (23.42%) Kalman Filter
3 34 (21.52%) Identity Management
4 33 (20.89%) Service Design
5 25 (15.82%) Email Filtering
5 25 (15.82%) Patch Management
6 24 (15.19%) Problem Management
7 22 (13.92%) Mentoring
7 22 (13.92%) Migration
8 19 (12.03%) Configuration Management
8 19 (12.03%) Time Management
9 18 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (11.39%) Task Automation
10 15 (9.49%) Change Management
10 15 (9.49%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (8.23%) High Availability
12 12 (7.59%) Network Virtualisation
12 12 (7.59%) Operations Management
12 12 (7.59%) Web Filtering
13 11 (6.96%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 73 (46.20%) PowerShell
2 36 (22.78%) SQL
3 8 (5.06%) Java
3 8 (5.06%) Python
3 8 (5.06%) Ruby
4 7 (4.43%) C
5 6 (3.80%) C++
5 6 (3.80%) Perl
6 5 (3.16%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (14.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (11.39%) Degree
3 16 (10.13%) MCSA
4 13 (8.23%) MCSE
5 12 (7.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (7.59%) Security Cleared
6 11 (6.96%) SC Cleared
7 9 (5.70%) MCP
8 7 (4.43%) CCNP
8 7 (4.43%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (3.80%) CCA
9 6 (3.80%) CCDA
9 6 (3.80%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (3.16%) MCDBA
11 3 (1.90%) CCIE
12 2 (1.27%) MCITP
12 2 (1.27%) MCTS
13 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.03%) SLA
2 12 (7.59%) PMO
3 6 (3.80%) Data Quality
System Software
1 94 (59.49%) Active Directory
2 78 (49.37%) Hyper-V
3 22 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (8.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (8.23%) Terminal Services
4 13 (8.23%) vSphere
5 9 (5.70%) Virtual Servers
5 9 (5.70%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (5.70%) XenApp
6 8 (5.06%) Firmware
7 6 (3.80%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (3.80%) XenDesktop
8 4 (2.53%) XenServer
9 2 (1.27%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.63%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.63%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 109 (68.99%) SCCM
2 35 (22.15%) SCVMM
3 22 (13.92%) Puppet
4 20 (12.66%) Nagios
5 19 (12.03%) Terraform
6 11 (6.96%) Simpana
6 11 (6.96%) WSUS
7 9 (5.70%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (5.06%) Backup Exec
9 7 (4.43%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (4.43%) SCDPM
10 6 (3.80%) EdgeSight
10 6 (3.80%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (2.53%) DatAdvantage
12 4 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (2.53%) SCOrch
13 3 (1.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 3 (1.90%) Jamf Pro
13 3 (1.90%) SCSM
Vendors
1 102 (64.56%) Microsoft
2 63 (39.87%) VMware
3 42 (26.58%) Cisco
4 39 (24.68%) SolarWinds
5 30 (18.99%) Citrix
6 24 (15.19%) Dell
7 22 (13.92%) Palo Alto
8 19 (12.03%) HP
9 13 (8.23%) CheckPoint
9 13 (8.23%) CommVault
9 13 (8.23%) Juniper
10 11 (6.96%) Dell Compellent
11 8 (5.06%) Veeam
12 7 (4.43%) Symantec
13 5 (3.16%) NetApp
13 5 (3.16%) Oracle
13 5 (3.16%) RedGate
14 4 (2.53%) AppSense
14 4 (2.53%) Trend Micro
14 4 (2.53%) Varonis