Period
to 21 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 350 409 433
Rank change year-on-year +59 +24 -87
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 207 142 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.68% 0.47% 0.53%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.87% 5.55% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 137 114 184
South East median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,000 £32,500 £31,075
90th Percentile £83,750 £63,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 2,631 2,557 3,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.64% 8.55% 8.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,001 2,102 2,772
South East median annual salary £52,050 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.58% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,000 £29,887
90th Percentile £73,000 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 July 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 July 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
Thames Valley -43 84 £45,000 -14.29% 5
Hampshire +46 69 £70,000 +12.00% 7
Berkshire +38 66 £31,500 -33.68% 4
Surrey +32 52 £30,000 -27.27% 4
Oxfordshire -81 13 £67,500 +17.39%
Buckinghamshire +3 5 £45,000 -5.26% 1
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 161 (77.78%) SCCM
2 157 (75.85%) Windows
3 133 (64.25%) Microsoft
3 133 (64.25%) Windows Server
4 132 (63.77%) Active Directory
5 105 (50.72%) VMware
6 96 (46.38%) Hyper-V
7 93 (44.93%) SolarWinds
8 66 (31.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 59 (28.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 57 (27.54%) SQL Server
11 49 (23.67%) Office 365
12 46 (22.22%) DNS
12 46 (22.22%) Security Cleared
13 45 (21.74%) Riverbed
14 43 (20.77%) vSphere
14 43 (20.77%) ITIL
15 41 (19.81%) SQL
16 40 (19.32%) SC Cleared
17 39 (18.84%) PowerShell
18 37 (17.87%) Windows Server 2008
18 37 (17.87%) IIS
18 37 (17.87%) Firewall
19 36 (17.39%) DHCP
19 36 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
19 36 (17.39%) Self-Motivation
20 34 (16.43%) TCP/IP
21 32 (15.46%) Problem Management
21 32 (15.46%) Virtual Servers
22 30 (14.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server

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 37 (17.87%) IIS
2 24 (11.59%) MS Exchange
3 23 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 23 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 22 (10.63%) Skype for Business
5 17 (8.21%) Apache
6 15 (7.25%) JBoss
6 15 (7.25%) WebSphere Application Server
7 14 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (3.38%) SharePoint
10 6 (2.90%) OpenStack
11 3 (1.45%) GroupWise
12 2 (0.97%) Confluence
12 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 49 (23.67%) Office 365
2 36 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (10.63%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.38%) Cloudflare
4 7 (3.38%) IaaS
4 7 (3.38%) PaaS
4 7 (3.38%) SaaS
5 4 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (1.45%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 2 (0.97%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.97%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 46 (22.22%) DNS
2 37 (17.87%) Firewall
3 36 (17.39%) DHCP
4 34 (16.43%) TCP/IP
5 27 (13.04%) WAN
6 25 (12.08%) LAN
7 23 (11.11%) Wireshark
8 20 (9.66%) NetScaler
9 19 (9.18%) SAN
10 16 (7.73%) Skype
11 12 (5.80%) Reverse Proxy
12 10 (4.83%) DWDM
13 8 (3.86%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (3.86%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (3.38%) VPN
15 6 (2.90%) iSCSI
16 5 (2.42%) VLAN
17 2 (0.97%) BIG-IP
17 2 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
17 2 (0.97%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (27.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.48%) Big Data
2 1 (0.48%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (4.35%) JIRA
2 5 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.45%) Ant
3 3 (1.45%) MSI
4 2 (0.97%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.97%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.97%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.97%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (8.21%) Finance
2 5 (2.42%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.93%) Marketing
4 1 (0.48%) Law
4 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (27.05%) Analyst
2 46 (22.22%) Architect
3 32 (15.46%) Infrastructure Architect
4 27 (13.04%) Monitoring Analyst
5 25 (12.08%) IT Analyst
6 19 (9.18%) Technical Analyst
7 18 (8.70%) Support Analyst
8 17 (8.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (8.21%) IT Support
9 16 (7.73%) Senior Architect
9 16 (7.73%) Support Engineer
10 14 (6.76%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
10 14 (6.76%) Windows Engineer
11 12 (5.80%) Administrator
11 12 (5.80%) IT Support Analyst
11 12 (5.80%) Server Engineer
12 11 (5.31%) Enterprise Architect
12 11 (5.31%) Systems Administrator
13 10 (4.83%) Windows Server Engineer
14 9 (4.35%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.11%) .NET
1 23 (11.11%) Middleware
2 18 (8.70%) CSS
2 18 (8.70%) HTML
3 15 (7.25%) .NET Framework
3 15 (7.25%) Ajax
4 8 (3.86%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (1.93%) Web Services
6 3 (1.45%) DHTML
6 3 (1.45%) J2EE
6 3 (1.45%) J2SE
6 3 (1.45%) JSON
6 3 (1.45%) REST
6 3 (1.45%) SOAP
6 3 (1.45%) Visualforce
6 3 (1.45%) XML
7 1 (0.48%) LDAP
7 1 (0.48%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.39%) Self-Motivation
2 22 (10.63%) Data Centre
3 21 (10.14%) Management Information System
4 18 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.31%) Public Cloud
6 7 (3.38%) Clustering
6 7 (3.38%) Private Cloud
7 6 (2.90%) User Experience
8 5 (2.42%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.97%) Blog
10 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 157 (75.85%) Windows
2 133 (64.25%) Windows Server
3 59 (28.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (17.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (11.11%) Linux
6 10 (4.83%) Windows 10
7 8 (3.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.90%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.97%) CentOS
9 2 (0.97%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.97%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.97%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.97%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (20.77%) ITIL
2 32 (15.46%) Problem Management
3 22 (10.63%) Service Delivery
4 21 (10.14%) Asset Management
5 19 (9.18%) Logistics
5 19 (9.18%) Server Patching
6 17 (8.21%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (7.73%) Server Building
8 15 (7.25%) Collaborative Working
8 15 (7.25%) ITIL V3
8 15 (7.25%) ITSM
8 15 (7.25%) Root Cause Analysis
8 15 (7.25%) Value Proposition
9 13 (6.28%) Incident Management
10 12 (5.80%) DevOps
10 12 (5.80%) Network Management
11 11 (5.31%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (4.83%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (3.38%) Load Balancing
13 7 (3.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 41 (19.81%) SQL
2 39 (18.84%) PowerShell
3 18 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.90%) C
5 5 (2.42%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.42%) C#
5 5 (2.42%) Python
5 5 (2.42%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.93%) Java
7 3 (1.45%) Apex Code
7 3 (1.45%) Ruby
7 3 (1.45%) SOQL
7 3 (1.45%) SOSL
7 3 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 40 (19.32%) SC Cleared
3 17 (8.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (5.31%) DV Cleared
5 10 (4.83%) Degree
5 10 (4.83%) MCSE
6 9 (4.35%) MCP
7 8 (3.86%) CCA
7 8 (3.86%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (3.38%) MCSA
9 5 (2.42%) HNC
10 3 (1.45%) CCNA
10 3 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.97%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.97%) CCNP
11 2 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.97%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 132 (63.77%) Active Directory
2 96 (46.38%) Hyper-V
3 66 (31.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (20.77%) vSphere
5 32 (15.46%) Virtual Servers
6 30 (14.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 13 (6.28%) XenApp
8 12 (5.80%) Microsoft App-V
8 12 (5.80%) ProxySG
8 12 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (3.86%) XenDesktop
10 7 (3.38%) XenServer
11 3 (1.45%) NDS
11 3 (1.45%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 2 (0.97%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.48%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.48%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.48%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 161 (77.78%) SCCM
2 25 (12.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 25 (12.08%) SCVMM
3 15 (7.25%) OPNET
4 13 (6.28%) Failover Clustering
4 13 (6.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 12 (5.80%) SCSM
6 8 (3.86%) EdgeSight
6 8 (3.86%) SCOrch
7 6 (2.90%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.97%) Ansible
9 2 (0.97%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.97%) Nagios
9 2 (0.97%) Nessus
9 2 (0.97%) Nmap
9 2 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.97%) Puppet
10 1 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 133 (64.25%) Microsoft
2 105 (50.72%) VMware
3 93 (44.93%) SolarWinds
4 45 (21.74%) Riverbed
5 25 (12.08%) Oracle
5 25 (12.08%) ServiceNow
6 21 (10.14%) Cisco
7 20 (9.66%) CommVault
8 19 (9.18%) Citrix
8 19 (9.18%) Juniper
9 17 (8.21%) Dynatrace
10 12 (5.80%) CA
11 10 (4.83%) Remedy
12 9 (4.35%) Sophos
13 7 (3.38%) Dell
13 7 (3.38%) Freshdesk
13 7 (3.38%) Ivanti
13 7 (3.38%) New Relic
13 7 (3.38%) PagerDuty
14 6 (2.90%) LogRhythm