Period
to 24 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England > South West
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 219 289 304
Rank change year-on-year +70 +15 -56
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 114 53 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.15% 0.49% 0.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.97% 5.28% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 100 28 19
South West median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £35,094
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +56.72% +0.27%
10th Percentile £38,500 £31,250 £32,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,750 £49,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +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 West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,144 1,003 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.52% 9.25% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 956 794 528
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £62,483
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing SCOM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in the South West

SCOM
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCOM in the South West.

Salary trend for SCOM in the South West

SCOM
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in the South West over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Salary histogram for SCOM in the South West

SCOM
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the South West region over the 6 months to 24 June 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
Wiltshire +41 58 £60,000 +9.09%
Gloucestershire +29 44 £47,000 -6.00%
Bristol +8 9 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Dorset +2 3 £41,000 +26.15%
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 West region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 112 (98.25%) Active Directory
1 112 (98.25%) SCCM
2 110 (96.49%) Windows
3 94 (82.46%) Linux
3 94 (82.46%) Security Cleared
4 92 (80.70%) Cisco
5 77 (67.54%) Microsoft
6 70 (61.40%) Windows Server
7 62 (54.39%) DV Cleared
8 61 (53.51%) VMware Infrastructure
8 61 (53.51%) Microsoft Azure
8 61 (53.51%) VMware
8 61 (53.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 57 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
9 57 (50.00%) Data Protection
10 53 (46.49%) Hyper-V
11 49 (42.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 48 (42.11%) PowerShell
13 46 (40.35%) DNS
13 46 (40.35%) MS Exchange
14 44 (38.60%) Firewall
15 43 (37.72%) Unified Communications
16 42 (36.84%) Intrusion Detection
16 42 (36.84%) PRINCE2
17 41 (35.96%) DHCP
17 41 (35.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 41 (35.96%) SCOrch
18 40 (35.09%) ITIL
19 38 (33.33%) SQL Server
19 38 (33.33%) WAN

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 46 (40.35%) MS Exchange
2 37 (32.46%) SharePoint
3 23 (20.18%) Confluence
4 4 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.63%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 17 (14.91%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 61 (53.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (32.46%) Office 365
3 35 (30.70%) Azure Stack
3 35 (30.70%) OneDrive
4 22 (19.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (40.35%) DNS
2 44 (38.60%) Firewall
3 43 (37.72%) Unified Communications
4 42 (36.84%) Intrusion Detection
5 41 (35.96%) DHCP
6 38 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 38 (33.33%) WAN
7 36 (31.58%) Skype
8 35 (30.70%) NetScaler
9 33 (28.95%) TCP/IP
10 17 (14.91%) Software-Defined Networking
11 4 (3.51%) SAN
12 3 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 2 (1.75%) H.323
13 2 (1.75%) MPLS
13 2 (1.75%) VoIP
13 2 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 36 (31.58%) Visual Studio
2 32 (28.07%) JIRA
2 32 (28.07%) TestRail
2 32 (28.07%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (7.02%) Electronics
1 8 (7.02%) Finance
1 8 (7.02%) Manufacturing
1 8 (7.02%) Marketing
1 8 (7.02%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 47 (41.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 44 (38.60%) Architect
3 33 (28.95%) Solutions Architect
4 23 (20.18%) Design Engineer
4 23 (20.18%) Network Design Engineer
4 23 (20.18%) Network Engineer
5 13 (11.40%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.14%) Network Architect
6 7 (6.14%) Senior Architect
6 7 (6.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (5.26%) Technical Architect
8 4 (3.51%) IT Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (2.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (2.63%) Citrix Engineer
9 3 (2.63%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (2.63%) Senior Citrix Engineer
9 3 (2.63%) Senior IT Engineer
9 3 (2.63%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.02%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 14 (12.28%) e-Learning
3 13 (11.40%) Management Information System
4 11 (9.65%) Mobile Computing
5 9 (7.89%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.51%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.63%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 110 (96.49%) Windows
2 94 (82.46%) Linux
3 70 (61.40%) Windows Server
4 61 (53.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (30.70%) Mac OS
5 35 (30.70%) Unix
6 28 (24.56%) Windows 10
7 19 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.75%) CentOS
8 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 57 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
2 49 (42.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 42 (36.84%) PRINCE2
4 40 (35.09%) ITIL
5 38 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (33.33%) MODAF
6 36 (31.58%) CRM
7 34 (29.82%) Technical Architecture
8 29 (25.44%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (24.56%) Architectural Design
10 26 (22.81%) Mentoring
11 24 (21.05%) TOGAF
12 23 (20.18%) Kanban
12 23 (20.18%) Network Design
12 23 (20.18%) Scrum
12 23 (20.18%) Software Architecture
12 23 (20.18%) Technical Leadership
13 19 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
14 17 (14.91%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (42.11%) PowerShell
2 37 (32.46%) SQL
3 32 (28.07%) JavaScript
3 32 (28.07%) PHP
3 32 (28.07%) Python
4 4 (3.51%) C
Qualifications
1 94 (82.46%) Security Cleared
2 62 (54.39%) DV Cleared
3 27 (23.68%) MCP
4 23 (20.18%) CCA
4 23 (20.18%) CCNA
4 23 (20.18%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (20.18%) Degree
4 23 (20.18%) RHCE
5 19 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
6 17 (14.91%) TOGAF Certification
7 7 (6.14%) SC Cleared
8 6 (5.26%) MCSE
8 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (4.39%) MCSA
10 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.88%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (28.07%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 112 (98.25%) Active Directory
2 61 (53.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (46.49%) Hyper-V
4 36 (31.58%) Microsoft App-V
5 35 (30.70%) XenApp
5 35 (30.70%) XenDesktop
6 19 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (6.14%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (4.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 112 (98.25%) SCCM
2 41 (35.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 41 (35.96%) SCOrch
3 19 (16.67%) vRealize
4 12 (10.53%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.75%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.75%) LiteSpeed
6 1 (0.88%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 92 (80.70%) Cisco
2 77 (67.54%) Microsoft
3 61 (53.51%) VMware
4 38 (33.33%) Citrix
5 32 (28.07%) Splunk
6 23 (20.18%) Atlassian
7 8 (7.02%) SAP
8 5 (4.39%) HP
9 3 (2.63%) F5
9 3 (2.63%) Juniper
9 3 (2.63%) NetApp
10 2 (1.75%) Avaya
10 2 (1.75%) Dell
10 2 (1.75%) EMC
10 2 (1.75%) Meraki
10 2 (1.75%) Nortel
10 2 (1.75%) Red Hat