Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 369 414 425
Rank change year-on-year +45 +11 -84
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 167 141 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.59% 0.45% 0.51%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.43% 5.93% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 104 119 154
South East median annual salary £55,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.44% -3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £35,875 £32,500 £29,400
90th Percentile £70,000 £80,000 £58,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +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 2,596 2,379 3,172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 9.24% 7.60% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2,051 2,026 2,599
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,905 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +1.65% +5.77% +4.00%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +48 63 £55,000 +44.74% 4
Hampshire +28 49 £60,000 +9.09% 6
Thames Valley +5 46 £36,750 -33.18% 2
Berkshire +28 41 £32,500 -38.10% 1
West Sussex - 6 £51,250 -
Oxfordshire -19 5 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Kent +27 3 £54,000 +54.29% 1
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 131 (78.44%) Windows
2 122 (73.05%) Microsoft
2 122 (73.05%) SCCM
3 117 (70.06%) Windows Server
4 108 (64.67%) Active Directory
5 79 (47.31%) VMware
6 77 (46.11%) Hyper-V
7 75 (44.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 74 (44.31%) Office 365
9 65 (38.92%) DNS
10 61 (36.53%) Microsoft Azure
11 60 (35.93%) DHCP
12 58 (34.73%) Firewall
13 54 (32.34%) Windows Server 2008
14 53 (31.74%) PowerShell
15 52 (31.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 51 (30.54%) VMware Infrastructure
17 46 (27.54%) SQL Server
18 45 (26.95%) ITIL
19 44 (26.35%) Data Centre
20 43 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
21 41 (24.55%) SolarWinds
22 37 (22.16%) DevOps
23 33 (19.76%) Logistics
23 33 (19.76%) PKI
24 32 (19.16%) Scrum
24 32 (19.16%) Finance
24 32 (19.16%) MS Exchange
25 31 (18.56%) vSphere
25 31 (18.56%) Skype

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 32 (19.16%) MS Exchange
2 24 (14.37%) IIS
3 14 (8.38%) Skype for Business
4 8 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (4.79%) OpenStack
5 7 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.40%) IBM Domino
7 3 (1.80%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.80%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.20%) Confluence
9 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.60%) Site Server
Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 74 (44.31%) Office 365
2 61 (36.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (16.17%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (5.99%) IaaS
5 8 (4.79%) SaaS
6 4 (2.40%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.40%) PaaS
7 3 (1.80%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.20%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 65 (38.92%) DNS
2 60 (35.93%) DHCP
3 58 (34.73%) Firewall
4 31 (18.56%) Skype
5 22 (13.17%) LAN
5 22 (13.17%) WAN
6 17 (10.18%) TCP/IP
7 13 (7.78%) SAN
8 12 (7.19%) NetScaler
9 8 (4.79%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (4.19%) Wireshark
11 6 (3.59%) SNMP
11 6 (3.59%) VPN
12 5 (2.99%) iSCSI
13 4 (2.40%) DWDM
14 2 (1.20%) HTTP
14 2 (1.20%) Network Security
14 2 (1.20%) SMTP
14 2 (1.20%) Unified Communications
14 2 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (27.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.40%) MS Access
3 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (1.20%) JIRA
1 2 (1.20%) Maven
1 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
General
1 32 (19.16%) Finance
2 8 (4.79%) Advertising
3 1 (0.60%) Electronics
3 1 (0.60%) Military
3 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (26.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (19.16%) Architect
3 26 (15.57%) Infrastructure Architect
4 21 (12.57%) Windows Engineer
5 18 (10.78%) Exchange Engineer
6 17 (10.18%) Analyst
6 17 (10.18%) Monitoring Analyst
6 17 (10.18%) Server Engineer
7 16 (9.58%) Senior Architect
7 16 (9.58%) Support Engineer
7 16 (9.58%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (8.98%) Windows Server Engineer
9 13 (7.78%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (5.39%) Administrator
10 9 (5.39%) Consultant
10 9 (5.39%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (3.59%) DBA
11 6 (3.59%) SQL DBA
11 6 (3.59%) Windows Support Engineer
12 5 (2.99%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.57%) Middleware
2 6 (3.59%) .NET
3 2 (1.20%) Apache CXF
3 2 (1.20%) RESTful
3 2 (1.20%) SOAP
3 2 (1.20%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 44 (26.35%) Data Centre
2 33 (19.76%) PKI
3 19 (11.38%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (9.58%) Public Cloud
5 12 (7.19%) Management Information System
6 11 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (5.99%) Private Cloud
8 6 (3.59%) e-Health
8 6 (3.59%) Replication
9 5 (2.99%) NHS
10 4 (2.40%) Clustering
11 3 (1.80%) BYOD
12 2 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
13 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 131 (78.44%) Windows
2 117 (70.06%) Windows Server
3 75 (44.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 54 (32.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (14.97%) Windows 10
6 11 (6.59%) Linux
7 9 (5.39%) Windows XP
8 8 (4.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (4.19%) Unix
10 3 (1.80%) AIX
10 3 (1.80%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.80%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (31.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 45 (26.95%) ITIL
3 43 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (22.16%) DevOps
5 33 (19.76%) Logistics
6 32 (19.16%) Scrum
7 28 (16.77%) Systems Engineering
8 25 (14.97%) Incident Management
9 21 (12.57%) Root Cause Analysis
10 20 (11.98%) Migration
10 20 (11.98%) Service Delivery
11 19 (11.38%) Service Management
12 18 (10.78%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (10.78%) Problem Management
13 15 (8.98%) Load Balancing
14 14 (8.38%) Problem-Solving
15 12 (7.19%) ITIL V3
15 12 (7.19%) Project Management
16 11 (6.59%) Information Security
17 10 (5.99%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 53 (31.74%) PowerShell
2 23 (13.77%) SQL
3 4 (2.40%) VBScript
4 3 (1.80%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.80%) Python
5 2 (1.20%) C
5 2 (1.20%) C#
5 2 (1.20%) Java
5 2 (1.20%) Ruby
5 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (16.17%) Security Cleared
2 25 (14.97%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.39%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (5.39%) Degree
3 9 (5.39%) DV Cleared
3 9 (5.39%) MCSE
3 9 (5.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.59%) CCNP
4 6 (3.59%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.99%) CCA
5 5 (2.99%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (1.80%) CCNA
6 3 (1.80%) JNCIP
6 3 (1.80%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.80%) PMP
7 2 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.20%) MCSA
7 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.60%) ISEB
8 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.19%) PMO
2 5 (2.99%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.99%) SLA
3 2 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 108 (64.67%) Active Directory
2 77 (46.11%) Hyper-V
3 51 (30.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (18.56%) vSphere
5 26 (15.57%) Virtual Servers
6 23 (13.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 10 (5.99%) XenApp
8 8 (4.79%) XenDesktop
9 7 (4.19%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (3.59%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (2.40%) XenServer
12 2 (1.20%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.60%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.60%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 122 (73.05%) SCCM
2 27 (16.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 16 (9.58%) SCSM
4 15 (8.98%) SCVMM
5 7 (4.19%) EdgeSight
5 7 (4.19%) NetBackup
6 5 (2.99%) Nessus
6 5 (2.99%) WSUS
7 4 (2.40%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (2.40%) SCOrch
7 4 (2.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (1.80%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.80%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (1.80%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (1.80%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.60%) CA Spectrum
10 1 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 122 (73.05%) Microsoft
2 79 (47.31%) VMware
3 41 (24.55%) SolarWinds
4 29 (17.37%) ServiceNow
5 28 (16.77%) Oracle
6 27 (16.17%) Riverbed
7 23 (13.77%) Cisco
7 23 (13.77%) Juniper
8 17 (10.18%) Citrix
9 12 (7.19%) CommVault
10 10 (5.99%) Dell
11 8 (4.79%) Dell Compellent
11 8 (4.79%) Sophos
12 7 (4.19%) Apple
12 7 (4.19%) CA
12 7 (4.19%) Remedy
13 6 (3.59%) Symantec
14 5 (2.99%) BMC
15 4 (2.40%) Ivanti
15 4 (2.40%) McAfee