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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 29 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 765 525 284
Rank change year-on-year -240 -241 +64
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 94 78 30
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.12% 0.21% 0.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.60% 1.14% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 91 46 29
10th Percentile £41,939 £38,236 £46,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - -12.50% -20.00%
75th Percentile £65,313 £66,250 £77,500
90th Percentile £69,032 £81,625 -
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09% +10.00%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 15,653 6,872 1,585
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 20.12% 18.67% 17.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8,144 5,131 1,354
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £51,000 £50,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - -3.70%
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £69,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +6.92% +4.00% +6.84%

SCOM
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing SCOM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

SCOM trend for jobs with a WFH option

SCOM
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing SCOM.

SCOM salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

SCOM
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing SCOM over the 6 months to 29 June 2022.

SCOM salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, SCOM job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for SCOM.

1 79 (84.04%) Windows
2 78 (82.98%) Azure
3 73 (77.66%) Microsoft
4 68 (72.34%) Active Directory
5 52 (55.32%) SCCM
6 50 (53.19%) Microsoft 365
7 44 (46.81%) ITIL
8 39 (41.49%) VMware
9 37 (39.36%) Windows Server 2016
10 35 (37.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 35 (37.23%) Problem Management
10 35 (37.23%) VMware Infrastructure
11 34 (36.17%) PaaS
11 34 (36.17%) Disaster Recovery
12 33 (35.11%) Hyper-V
12 33 (35.11%) Public Cloud
12 33 (35.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 30 (31.91%) LAN
13 30 (31.91%) WAN
13 30 (31.91%) SAN
14 29 (30.85%) Mentoring
15 28 (29.79%) Azure Active Directory
16 27 (28.72%) SaaS
16 27 (28.72%) Change Management
16 27 (28.72%) Windows Server
17 26 (27.66%) Azure Monitor
17 26 (27.66%) Data Centre
17 26 (27.66%) Infrastructure Management
18 25 (26.60%) Business Continuity
19 24 (25.53%) Project Management

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 15 (15.96%) SharePoint
2 14 (14.89%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.51%) Skype for Business
4 4 (4.26%) IIS
5 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.06%) Confluence
6 1 (1.06%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 78 (82.98%) Azure
2 50 (53.19%) Microsoft 365
3 34 (36.17%) PaaS
4 28 (29.79%) Azure Active Directory
5 27 (28.72%) SaaS
6 26 (27.66%) Azure Monitor
7 23 (24.47%) Azure Sentinel
8 20 (21.28%) AWS
9 12 (12.77%) IaaS
10 3 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (3.19%) Slack
11 1 (1.06%) Datadog
11 1 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (1.06%) Rubrik
Communications & Networking
1 30 (31.91%) LAN
1 30 (31.91%) SAN
1 30 (31.91%) WAN
2 23 (24.47%) Wireless
3 20 (21.28%) DHCP
3 20 (21.28%) DNS
4 14 (14.89%) Firewall
5 11 (11.70%) TCP/IP
6 10 (10.64%) VPN
7 9 (9.57%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (9.57%) Skype
8 8 (8.51%) VLAN
9 7 (7.45%) VoIP
10 6 (6.38%) Network Security
10 6 (6.38%) SNMP
11 3 (3.19%) IP Telephony
11 3 (3.19%) NAS
11 3 (3.19%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (3.19%) SSL
11 3 (3.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.64%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.13%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.38%) JIRA
2 1 (1.06%) Fiddler
General
1 22 (23.40%) Social Skills
2 10 (10.64%) Retail
3 8 (8.51%) Organisational Skills
4 7 (7.45%) Public Sector
5 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.38%) Law
6 4 (4.26%) Finance
7 2 (2.13%) Legal
7 2 (2.13%) Marketing
8 1 (1.06%) Back Office
8 1 (1.06%) Banking
8 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (37.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (25.53%) Analyst
3 23 (24.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 11 (11.70%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (10.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 10 (10.64%) Azure Engineer
5 10 (10.64%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (10.64%) Infrastructure Support
5 10 (10.64%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 10 (10.64%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 10 (10.64%) Support Engineer
6 9 (9.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (8.51%) Azure Consultant
7 8 (8.51%) Cloud Consultant
7 8 (8.51%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (8.51%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
7 8 (8.51%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (8.51%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 8 (8.51%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
7 8 (8.51%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.45%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.06%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 33 (35.11%) Public Cloud
2 26 (27.66%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.45%) Fat Client
3 7 (7.45%) Thin Client
4 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.32%) Replication
5 3 (3.19%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (3.19%) FlexPod
5 3 (3.19%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.19%) IoT
5 3 (3.19%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.13%) Clustering
6 2 (2.13%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.13%) SWIFT
6 2 (2.13%) Tandem
7 1 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.06%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.06%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 79 (84.04%) Windows
2 37 (39.36%) Windows Server 2016
3 35 (37.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (28.72%) Windows Server
5 20 (21.28%) Linux
6 9 (9.57%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (3.19%) CentOS
7 3 (3.19%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.13%) Unix
8 2 (2.13%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.06%) SUSE
9 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (46.81%) ITIL
2 35 (37.23%) Problem Management
3 34 (36.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 33 (35.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 29 (30.85%) Mentoring
6 27 (28.72%) Change Management
7 26 (27.66%) Infrastructure Management
8 25 (26.60%) Business Continuity
9 24 (25.53%) Project Management
10 17 (18.09%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (17.02%) Infrastructure as Code
12 12 (12.77%) SIEM
13 11 (11.70%) Cybersecurity
13 11 (11.70%) Project Delivery
14 9 (9.57%) Change Control
14 9 (9.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
15 8 (8.51%) Capacity Management
15 8 (8.51%) Data Privacy
15 8 (8.51%) Presales
15 8 (8.51%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.09%) PowerShell
1 17 (18.09%) SQL
2 6 (6.38%) Python
3 3 (3.19%) C
4 1 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (13.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.64%) MCSA
2 10 (10.64%) MCSE
3 9 (9.57%) MCITP
4 7 (7.45%) Security Cleared
5 6 (6.38%) CCNA
5 6 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (6.38%) MCP
5 6 (6.38%) MCTS
6 5 (5.32%) DV Cleared
6 5 (5.32%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.19%) Degree
9 1 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.06%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.57%) SLA
2 3 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.06%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 68 (72.34%) Active Directory
2 35 (37.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (35.11%) Hyper-V
4 12 (12.77%) vSphere
5 7 (7.45%) DFS Replication
6 6 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.26%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (3.19%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (2.13%) Docker
9 2 (2.13%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.06%) KVM
10 1 (1.06%) VMware NSX
10 1 (1.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 52 (55.32%) SCCM
2 23 (24.47%) SCSM
3 12 (12.77%) WSUS
4 9 (9.57%) Single Sign-On
5 8 (8.51%) Nagios
6 6 (6.38%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 5 (5.32%) Grafana
8 4 (4.26%) Kibana
8 4 (4.26%) ZABBIX
9 3 (3.19%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (3.19%) Jamf Pro
9 3 (3.19%) Kubernetes
9 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (3.19%) Terraform
10 2 (2.13%) CASB
10 2 (2.13%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (2.13%) SCVMM
10 2 (2.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 73 (77.66%) Microsoft
2 39 (41.49%) VMware
3 21 (22.34%) Cisco
4 16 (17.02%) Veeam
5 14 (14.89%) Citrix
6 13 (13.83%) SolarWinds
7 9 (9.57%) HP
8 7 (7.45%) Barracuda Networks
8 7 (7.45%) F5
8 7 (7.45%) Red Hat
9 6 (6.38%) Juniper
9 6 (6.38%) Nimble Storage
9 6 (6.38%) Oracle
10 5 (5.32%) EMC
11 4 (4.26%) AppDynamics
11 4 (4.26%) Dynatrace
11 4 (4.26%) NetApp
11 4 (4.26%) New Relic
12 3 (3.19%) Meraki
12 3 (3.19%) NetMotion Wireless