Period
to 20 October 2019

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 20 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 378 369 393
Rank change year-on-year -9 +24 +41
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 121 180 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.48% 0.62% 0.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.57% 7.05% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 78 132 123
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -2.86%
10th Percentile £31,600 £27,050 £30,500
90th Percentile £60,550 £68,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 2,647 2,552 2,383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.49% 8.83% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,046 2,025 2,016
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +7.14% -2.00%
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,635
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.49% +5.27%

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 20 October 2019.

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 20 October 2019. 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 +1 40 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Thames Valley +22 34 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Berkshire +22 29 £40,000 +17.22% 6
Surrey -5 23 £47,500 -1.04% 4
Kent +4 17 £33,500 -33.99% 2
West Sussex +9 6 £47,500 +15.85% 3
Buckinghamshire +7 3 £55,000 +22.22%
Oxfordshire +20 2 £39,000 -42.22%
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2019, 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 93 (76.86%) Windows
2 88 (72.73%) SCCM
3 87 (71.90%) Microsoft
4 72 (59.50%) Windows Server
5 60 (49.59%) Active Directory
5 60 (49.59%) VMware
6 45 (37.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 44 (36.36%) Security Cleared
7 44 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 39 (32.23%) Azure
9 36 (29.75%) HP
10 33 (27.27%) ITIL
11 32 (26.45%) Cisco
11 32 (26.45%) DHCP
11 32 (26.45%) Hyper-V
11 32 (26.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 31 (25.62%) DNS
12 31 (25.62%) SQL
13 30 (24.79%) Citrix
13 30 (24.79%) DV Cleared
14 29 (23.97%) Linux
14 29 (23.97%) Data Centre
15 26 (21.49%) Office 365
15 26 (21.49%) Server Management
16 25 (20.66%) Performance Monitoring
17 24 (19.83%) AWS
18 23 (19.01%) PowerShell
18 23 (19.01%) SQL Server
18 23 (19.01%) EMC
19 22 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery

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 18 (14.88%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.74%) Skype for Business
3 11 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (8.26%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.79%) IIS
6 4 (3.31%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.65%) Apache
7 2 (1.65%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 39 (32.23%) Azure
2 26 (21.49%) Office 365
3 24 (19.83%) AWS
4 5 (4.13%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (4.13%) G Suite
5 4 (3.31%) SaaS
6 3 (2.48%) PaaS
7 2 (1.65%) IaaS
8 1 (0.83%) Akamai
8 1 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (26.45%) DHCP
2 31 (25.62%) DNS
3 21 (17.36%) TCP/IP
4 17 (14.05%) Firewall
5 14 (11.57%) SAN
6 12 (9.92%) LAN
6 12 (9.92%) NAS
6 12 (9.92%) WAN
7 8 (6.61%) Skype
8 7 (5.79%) iSCSI
8 7 (5.79%) SMTP
9 5 (4.13%) Ethernet
9 5 (4.13%) FTP
9 5 (4.13%) Telnet
9 5 (4.13%) VoIP
10 4 (3.31%) Unified Communications
11 3 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.48%) Cisco ISE
11 3 (2.48%) Internet
11 3 (2.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.01%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.61%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (5.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.65%) OLAP
7 2 (1.65%) OLTP
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.83%) MySQL
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.65%) JIRA
General
1 15 (12.40%) Finance
2 6 (4.96%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.31%) Czech Language
4 2 (1.65%) Military
4 2 (1.65%) Retail
5 1 (0.83%) Electronics
5 1 (0.83%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 26 (21.49%) Support Engineer
2 25 (20.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (19.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 16 (13.22%) Server Engineer
5 14 (11.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (11.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 13 (10.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 13 (10.74%) Systems Engineer
7 11 (9.09%) Analyst
7 11 (9.09%) Architect
8 10 (8.26%) Infrastructure Support
8 10 (8.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 10 (8.26%) Support Analyst
9 9 (7.44%) Administrator
10 8 (6.61%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
10 8 (6.61%) DBA
10 8 (6.61%) Network Engineer
11 7 (5.79%) Network Support
11 7 (5.79%) Network Support Engineer
11 7 (5.79%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.26%) Web Services
2 5 (4.13%) SAP Basis
3 2 (1.65%) .NET
3 2 (1.65%) HTML
3 2 (1.65%) HTML5
3 2 (1.65%) LDAP
3 2 (1.65%) MAPI
3 2 (1.65%) REST
3 2 (1.65%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.83%) CSS
4 1 (0.83%) CSS3
4 1 (0.83%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.97%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.09%) Clustering
4 5 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.31%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.48%) CMDB
6 3 (2.48%) Replication
7 2 (1.65%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.65%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.65%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.65%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.65%) NHS
7 2 (1.65%) PKI
7 2 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.83%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.83%) HoloLens
8 1 (0.83%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 93 (76.86%) Windows
2 72 (59.50%) Windows Server
3 45 (37.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (23.97%) Linux
5 18 (14.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (11.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.13%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.65%) Unix
8 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.83%) HPUX
9 1 (0.83%) Solaris
9 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.27%) ITIL
2 32 (26.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 26 (21.49%) Server Management
4 25 (20.66%) Performance Monitoring
5 22 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (17.36%) Storage Management
7 17 (14.05%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (11.57%) Proactive Management
9 13 (10.74%) Migration
9 13 (10.74%) Validation
10 12 (9.92%) Service Management
10 12 (9.92%) Task Automation
11 10 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (8.26%) Load Balancing
11 10 (8.26%) Mentoring
11 10 (8.26%) Process Improvement
12 9 (7.44%) Incident Management
12 9 (7.44%) Problem Management
12 9 (7.44%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (7.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (25.62%) SQL
2 23 (19.01%) PowerShell
3 9 (7.44%) T-SQL
4 8 (6.61%) Java
5 5 (4.13%) ABAP
6 3 (2.48%) VB
7 2 (1.65%) C
8 1 (0.83%) Go
Qualifications
1 44 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 30 (24.79%) DV Cleared
3 19 (15.70%) SC Cleared
4 13 (10.74%) Degree
4 13 (10.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (8.26%) MCSA
6 8 (6.61%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (4.96%) CCNA
7 6 (4.96%) MCP
8 3 (2.48%) CCIE
8 3 (2.48%) CCNP
9 2 (1.65%) Avaya Certification
9 2 (1.65%) CISMP
9 2 (1.65%) CISSP
9 2 (1.65%) MCSE
10 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.83%) MCITP
10 1 (0.83%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.26%) SLA
2 6 (4.96%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.65%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.65%) GDPR
3 2 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (49.59%) Active Directory
2 44 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (26.45%) Hyper-V
4 13 (10.74%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.13%) Terminal Services
6 4 (3.31%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (3.31%) XenApp
7 2 (1.65%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 2 (1.65%) Docker
7 2 (1.65%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.65%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.65%) vSphere
8 1 (0.83%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 88 (72.73%) SCCM
2 16 (13.22%) SCVMM
3 15 (12.40%) WSUS
4 14 (11.57%) NetBackup
5 13 (10.74%) EMC NetWorker
6 11 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
6 11 (9.09%) SCOrch
7 9 (7.44%) Nagios
8 8 (6.61%) vCenter Server
9 7 (5.79%) BladeLogic
10 6 (4.96%) BMC PATROL
11 5 (4.13%) Cisco Prime
11 5 (4.13%) HP Data Protector
11 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (4.13%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (4.13%) Tivoli
11 5 (4.13%) Xymon
12 3 (2.48%) OpenView
12 3 (2.48%) SCSM
13 2 (1.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 87 (71.90%) Microsoft
2 60 (49.59%) VMware
3 36 (29.75%) HP
4 32 (26.45%) Cisco
5 30 (24.79%) Citrix
6 23 (19.01%) EMC
7 16 (13.22%) SolarWinds
8 15 (12.40%) Symantec
9 13 (10.74%) BMC
10 10 (8.26%) Dell
11 8 (6.61%) IBM
11 8 (6.61%) ServiceNow
12 7 (5.79%) Nimsoft
12 7 (5.79%) Oracle
13 6 (4.96%) SAP
13 6 (4.96%) Veeam
14 5 (4.13%) PagerDuty
14 5 (4.13%) Spiceworks
15 4 (3.31%) CA
15 4 (3.31%) Ivanti