Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 374 398 388
Rank change year-on-year +24 -10 -46
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 186 149 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.59% 0.50% 0.67%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.10% 5.73% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 117 142 257
South East median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +26.51% -7.78%
10th Percentile £27,000 £35,000 £30,800
90th Percentile £83,750 £70,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -2.22%

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 2,619 2,599 3,327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.27% 8.66% 8.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,019 2,100 2,752
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £29,887
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £67,500
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 23 April 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 23 April 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
Hampshire +26 70 £75,000 +66.67% 4
Thames Valley -31 61 £43,750 -18.98% 5
Berkshire +40 57 £40,000 -15.79% 3
Surrey +25 48 £29,000 -43.41% 3
East Sussex -4 5 £50,000 +53.85%
Buckinghamshire -11 2 £62,500 +78.57% 1
Oxfordshire -68 2 £32,500 -45.83% 1
West Sussex -8 1 £37,500 -34.78%
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 154 (82.80%) SCCM
2 136 (73.12%) Windows
3 113 (60.75%) Microsoft
4 108 (58.06%) Windows Server
5 105 (56.45%) Active Directory
6 98 (52.69%) VMware
7 81 (43.55%) Hyper-V
8 65 (34.95%) SolarWinds
9 53 (28.49%) Office 365
10 50 (26.88%) ITIL
11 49 (26.34%) Security Cleared
12 48 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
13 43 (23.12%) PowerShell
13 43 (23.12%) SQL Server
13 43 (23.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 42 (22.58%) SC Cleared
15 38 (20.43%) vSphere
15 38 (20.43%) DNS
16 37 (19.89%) SQL
16 37 (19.89%) Self-Motivation
17 35 (18.82%) Riverbed
18 34 (18.28%) DHCP
18 34 (18.28%) TCP/IP
19 31 (16.67%) IIS
19 31 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
20 29 (15.59%) Wireshark
21 28 (15.05%) Problem Management
22 27 (14.52%) SCVMM
22 27 (14.52%) Microsoft Azure
22 27 (14.52%) Finance

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 31 (16.67%) IIS
2 26 (13.98%) WebLogic
2 26 (13.98%) WebSphere
3 20 (10.75%) Apache
4 18 (9.68%) JBoss
4 18 (9.68%) WebSphere Application Server
5 15 (8.06%) MS Exchange
6 11 (5.91%) Skype for Business
7 6 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (3.23%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.15%) Confluence
9 3 (1.61%) GroupWise
10 2 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 53 (28.49%) Office 365
2 27 (14.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (7.53%) IaaS
3 14 (7.53%) PaaS
4 9 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (4.30%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (3.76%) SaaS
7 3 (1.61%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (1.08%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.08%) Force.com
9 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (20.43%) DNS
2 34 (18.28%) DHCP
2 34 (18.28%) TCP/IP
3 29 (15.59%) Wireshark
4 22 (11.83%) NetScaler
5 19 (10.22%) Firewall
6 15 (8.06%) SAN
7 14 (7.53%) WAN
8 12 (6.45%) LAN
9 10 (5.38%) Skype
10 9 (4.84%) DWDM
10 9 (4.84%) iSCSI
11 8 (4.30%) Reverse Proxy
12 7 (3.76%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (2.69%) Network Security
14 4 (2.15%) HTTP
14 4 (2.15%) SMTP
14 4 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
15 2 (1.08%) BIG-IP
15 2 (1.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (23.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (0.54%) Power BI
2 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.61%) Ant
2 3 (1.61%) MSI
3 2 (1.08%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.08%) JIRA
3 2 (1.08%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.08%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (14.52%) Finance
2 5 (2.69%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (26.34%) Analyst
2 43 (23.12%) Architect
3 23 (12.37%) Infrastructure Architect
3 23 (12.37%) Technical Analyst
4 20 (10.75%) Support Analyst
5 18 (9.68%) IT Analyst
6 17 (9.14%) Monitoring Analyst
7 16 (8.60%) Server Engineer
7 16 (8.60%) Windows Engineer
8 14 (7.53%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 13 (6.99%) IT Support
9 13 (6.99%) Windows Server Engineer
10 12 (6.45%) Enterprise Architect
10 12 (6.45%) IT Support Analyst
11 10 (5.38%) Infrastructure Manager
11 10 (5.38%) Senior Server Engineer
11 10 (5.38%) Senior VMware Engineer
11 10 (5.38%) Senior Windows Engineer
11 10 (5.38%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
11 10 (5.38%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.98%) .NET
2 21 (11.29%) CSS
2 21 (11.29%) HTML
3 18 (9.68%) .NET Framework
3 18 (9.68%) Ajax
4 10 (5.38%) Middleware
5 8 (4.30%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (1.61%) DHTML
6 3 (1.61%) J2EE
6 3 (1.61%) J2SE
6 3 (1.61%) JSON
6 3 (1.61%) REST
6 3 (1.61%) SOAP
6 3 (1.61%) Visualforce
6 3 (1.61%) Web Services
6 3 (1.61%) XML
7 1 (0.54%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.89%) Self-Motivation
2 21 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (10.75%) Management Information System
4 19 (10.22%) Data Centre
5 17 (9.14%) Clustering
6 5 (2.69%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.15%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.08%) User Experience
9 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Licensing
9 1 (0.54%) Replication
9 1 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 136 (73.12%) Windows
2 108 (58.06%) Windows Server
3 43 (23.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (9.68%) Linux
6 17 (9.14%) Windows 10
7 12 (6.45%) Windows 7
8 9 (4.84%) Windows 8
9 7 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (3.23%) Unix
11 5 (2.69%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.08%) CentOS
12 2 (1.08%) Kali Linux
12 2 (1.08%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.54%) HPUX
13 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (26.88%) ITIL
2 28 (15.05%) Problem Management
3 23 (12.37%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (10.75%) Asset Management
5 19 (10.22%) Collaborative Working
5 19 (10.22%) Service Delivery
5 19 (10.22%) Value Proposition
6 18 (9.68%) ITSM
7 16 (8.60%) Server Building
8 15 (8.06%) Server Patching
9 14 (7.53%) ITIL V3
10 13 (6.99%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (5.91%) Capacity Management
13 10 (5.38%) Migration
13 10 (5.38%) Network Management
13 10 (5.38%) Runbook
14 9 (4.84%) Time Management
15 8 (4.30%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (23.12%) PowerShell
2 37 (19.89%) SQL
3 21 (11.29%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.30%) VBScript
5 5 (2.69%) C#
5 5 (2.69%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.69%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.61%) Apex Code
6 3 (1.61%) Java
6 3 (1.61%) SOQL
6 3 (1.61%) SOSL
7 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.54%) C
7 1 (0.54%) Python
7 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (26.34%) Security Cleared
2 42 (22.58%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (5.91%) CCA
4 11 (5.91%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (4.84%) MCSE
6 8 (4.30%) MCSA
7 6 (3.23%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.69%) MCP
9 2 (1.08%) AWS Certification
9 2 (1.08%) CCNA
9 2 (1.08%) CCNP
9 2 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.08%) Degree
9 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.54%) MCITP
10 1 (0.54%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.84%) SLA
2 2 (1.08%) QA
2 2 (1.08%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 105 (56.45%) Active Directory
2 81 (43.55%) Hyper-V
3 48 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (20.43%) vSphere
5 22 (11.83%) Virtual Servers
6 19 (10.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 18 (9.68%) XenApp
8 15 (8.06%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (5.91%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (5.91%) XenDesktop
10 10 (5.38%) XenServer
11 8 (4.30%) ProxySG
12 5 (2.69%) Terminal Services
13 3 (1.61%) NDS
13 3 (1.61%) NetIQ eDirectory
14 1 (0.54%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.54%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.54%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.54%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 154 (82.80%) SCCM
2 27 (14.52%) SCVMM
3 18 (9.68%) OPNET
4 13 (6.99%) SCOrch
5 12 (6.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 11 (5.91%) EdgeSight
7 10 (5.38%) Failover Clustering
8 6 (3.23%) SCSM
9 5 (2.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (1.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (1.08%) Ansible
11 2 (1.08%) Backup Exec
11 2 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (1.08%) Nagios
11 2 (1.08%) Nessus
11 2 (1.08%) NetBackup
11 2 (1.08%) Nmap
11 2 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (1.08%) Puppet
12 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 113 (60.75%) Microsoft
2 98 (52.69%) VMware
3 65 (34.95%) SolarWinds
4 35 (18.82%) Riverbed
5 24 (12.90%) Citrix
6 23 (12.37%) Cisco
7 20 (10.75%) Dynatrace
8 13 (6.99%) CA
9 12 (6.45%) Juniper
9 12 (6.45%) Oracle
9 12 (6.45%) ServiceNow
10 10 (5.38%) Ivanti
10 10 (5.38%) Remedy
11 7 (3.76%) CommVault
12 5 (2.69%) LogRhythm
13 4 (2.15%) Fujitsu
13 4 (2.15%) Sophos
14 3 (1.61%) Pardot
14 3 (1.61%) Red Hat
14 3 (1.61%) Veeam