Period
to 12 June 2021

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 12 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England > South East
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 365 296 407
Rank change year-on-year -69 +111 -58
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 24 95 105
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.63% 0.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.13% 5.83% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 20 67 84
10th Percentile £40,000 " £35,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £35,525 £40,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £38,950 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +15.53% -18.00% +11.76%
75th Percentile £55,500 £55,000 £59,875
90th Percentile £64,625 £60,000 £76,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -7.41% +2.86% +10.53%

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 2,117 1,629 2,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.34% 10.75% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,548 1,254 2,342
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £44,375 £40,525 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £73,563 £68,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £81,250 £78,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SCOM as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SCOM in the South East.

Salary trend for SCOM in the South East

SCOM
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing SCOM in the South East over the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

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 12 June 2021. 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 -36 8 £62,500 +4.17% 1
Thames Valley -50 7 £52,500 +34.79% 4
Kent - 6 £45,000 -
Berkshire -42 5 £70,000 +86.67% 3
Surrey -12 4 £41,250 -31.25% 2
Buckinghamshire -5 2 £47,500 -13.64% 1
West Sussex - 1 £41,250 -
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, 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 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
3 16 (66.67%) Azure
4 15 (62.50%) VMware
5 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
5 14 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 11 (45.83%) AWS
8 9 (37.50%) F5
8 9 (37.50%) SCCM
8 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (37.50%) Citrix
9 8 (33.33%) DNS
9 8 (33.33%) DHCP
9 8 (33.33%) PaaS
9 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
10 7 (29.17%) IaaS
10 7 (29.17%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (29.17%) Public Cloud
10 7 (29.17%) vSphere
10 7 (29.17%) SaaS
10 7 (29.17%) VLAN
10 7 (29.17%) Nagios
10 7 (29.17%) Firewall
11 6 (25.00%) Change Management
11 6 (25.00%) Clustering
11 6 (25.00%) Thin Client
11 6 (25.00%) Linux
11 6 (25.00%) VPN
11 6 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing

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 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) IIS
3 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) NetSuite
1 1 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (66.67%) Azure
2 11 (45.83%) AWS
3 8 (33.33%) PaaS
4 7 (29.17%) IaaS
4 7 (29.17%) SaaS
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (4.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (33.33%) DHCP
2 8 (33.33%) DNS
3 7 (29.17%) Firewall
3 7 (29.17%) VLAN
4 6 (25.00%) VPN
5 5 (20.83%) SAN
6 4 (16.67%) VSAN
7 3 (12.50%) iSCSI
7 3 (12.50%) Skype
7 3 (12.50%) WAN
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (4.17%) ICMP
8 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
8 1 (4.17%) LAN
8 1 (4.17%) PBX
8 1 (4.17%) SD-WAN
8 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
8 1 (4.17%) VoIP
8 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Military
1 3 (12.50%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (41.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 9 (37.50%) Wintel Engineer
4 8 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (33.33%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (29.17%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (29.17%) VMware Engineer
6 6 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
6 6 (25.00%) Architect
6 6 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
6 6 (25.00%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (25.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (12.50%) Server Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior Architect
8 2 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (4.17%) JSON
1 1 (4.17%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Public Cloud
2 6 (25.00%) Clustering
2 6 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 6 (25.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (12.50%) PKI
4 2 (8.33%) CMDB
4 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2019
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) CentOS
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (25.00%) Change Management
2 6 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 6 (25.00%) Security Patching
2 6 (25.00%) Time Management
3 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
4 4 (16.67%) Operations Management
4 4 (16.67%) Runbook
4 4 (16.67%) Task Automation
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 3 (12.50%) High Availability
5 3 (12.50%) Migration
5 3 (12.50%) Storage Management
6 2 (8.33%) Architectural Design
6 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (8.33%) ERP
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) C
4 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) MCSA
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (29.17%) vSphere
4 6 (25.00%) DFS Replication
5 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
6 3 (12.50%) NFS
6 3 (12.50%) Terminal Services
6 3 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) SCCM
2 7 (29.17%) Nagios
3 3 (12.50%) FortiGate
3 3 (12.50%) OpenView
3 3 (12.50%) SCSM
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (8.33%) SCOrch
5 1 (4.17%) Ansible
5 1 (4.17%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (4.17%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
5 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (4.17%) PowerCLI
5 1 (4.17%) SCVMM
5 1 (4.17%) vCenter Server
5 1 (4.17%) vRealize
5 1 (4.17%) WMI
5 1 (4.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 15 (62.50%) VMware
3 9 (37.50%) Citrix
3 9 (37.50%) F5
4 6 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco
5 4 (16.67%) HP
5 4 (16.67%) PagerDuty
5 4 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 3 (12.50%) Brocade
6 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 3 (12.50%) NetApp
7 1 (4.17%) Avaya
7 1 (4.17%) Dell
7 1 (4.17%) Intel
7 1 (4.17%) JD Edwards
7 1 (4.17%) McAfee
7 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.17%) Remedy
7 1 (4.17%) Veeam