The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 164 150 201
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +51
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 61 84 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.06% 1.45% 0.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.64% 16.44% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 30 49 24
Average salary £44,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,600 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -10.58%
SCOM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Systems Management Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
524 511 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.11% 8.84% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 351 350 258
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SCOM across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SCOM
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCOM across the Berkshire region.

SCOM Salary Trend in Berkshire

SCOM
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCOM across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SCOM Salary Histogram in Berkshire

SCOM
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +2 23 £32,500 - 1
Reading -25 14 £36,500 -16.57% 1
Slough - 7 £60,000 -
Wokingham - 4 £41,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
SCOM
South East

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing SCOM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SCOM.

1 80 (78.43%) Windows
1 80 (78.43%) SCCM
2 75 (73.53%) Microsoft
3 72 (70.59%) Active Directory
4 62 (60.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 53 (51.96%) Security Cleared
6 46 (45.10%) DV Cleared
7 45 (44.12%) SC Cleared
8 44 (43.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 43 (42.16%) MS Excel
10 31 (30.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 30 (29.41%) McAfee
11 30 (29.41%) Hyper-V
12 29 (28.43%) ITIL
12 29 (28.43%) Citrix
13 27 (26.47%) VMware
14 26 (25.49%) SQL
14 26 (25.49%) HP
14 26 (25.49%) Finance
14 26 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
15 24 (23.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 24 (23.53%) Sophos
15 24 (23.53%) Telecoms
15 24 (23.53%) Retail
15 24 (23.53%) Fujitsu
15 24 (23.53%) Release Management
15 24 (23.53%) Windows 2000 Server
15 24 (23.53%) Software Deployment
15 24 (23.53%) Software Distribution
16 23 (22.55%) SAN

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing SCOM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SCOM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (19.61%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.75%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.86%) Documentum
4 6 (5.88%) Lync
5 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.96%) IIS
7 2 (1.96%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.98%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 43 (42.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.86%) Office 365
2 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.55%) SAN
2 19 (18.63%) DHCP
3 16 (15.69%) DNS
4 15 (14.71%) iSCSI
5 11 (10.78%) Wireshark
6 7 (6.86%) Firewall
6 7 (6.86%) TCP/IP
7 6 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (5.88%) NetScaler
8 5 (4.90%) VoIP
9 2 (1.96%) Network Security
9 2 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.98%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 26 (25.49%) Finance
2 24 (23.53%) Retail
2 24 (23.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (52.94%) Support Engineer
2 24 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
2 24 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 11 (10.78%) Technical Support
3 11 (10.78%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (8.82%) Analyst
4 9 (8.82%) Consultant
4 9 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (7.84%) Citrix Support
6 6 (5.88%) Escalation Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) Support Specialist
6 6 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 6 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
6 6 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Help Desk Analyst
7 5 (4.90%) Monitoring Specialist
8 4 (3.92%) Citrix Support Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.98%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.92%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.96%) Clustering
4 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.98%) PKI
5 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 80 (78.43%) Windows
2 62 (60.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 44 (43.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (23.53%) Windows 2000 Server
5 18 (17.65%) Windows XP
5 18 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.90%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.94%) Linux
8 2 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.43%) ITIL
2 24 (23.53%) Release Management
2 24 (23.53%) Software Deployment
2 24 (23.53%) Software Distribution
3 11 (10.78%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (7.84%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (7.84%) Configuration Management
5 7 (6.86%) Network Management
6 6 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (5.88%) Migration
7 5 (4.90%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.90%) ITSM
7 5 (4.90%) ERP
8 4 (3.92%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.92%) MOF
8 4 (3.92%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.96%) Asset Management
9 2 (1.96%) Content Management
9 2 (1.96%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (0.98%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.49%) SQL
2 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (51.96%) Security Cleared
2 46 (45.10%) DV Cleared
3 45 (44.12%) SC Cleared
4 18 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (12.75%) MCSE
6 11 (10.78%) CCA
6 11 (10.78%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (6.86%) MCP
8 5 (4.90%) MCSA
9 2 (1.96%) MCITP
10 1 (0.98%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 30 (29.41%) Hyper-V
3 26 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (12.75%) XenApp
5 13 (12.75%) XenDesktop
6 11 (10.78%) XenServer
6 11 (10.78%) Terminal Services
7 8 (7.84%) vSphere
8 6 (5.88%) VMware ESX
8 6 (5.88%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 80 (78.43%) SCCM
2 31 (30.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 24 (23.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 12 (11.76%) SCVMM
4 12 (11.76%) SCOrch
5 11 (10.78%) SCSM
5 11 (10.78%) EdgeSight
6 5 (4.90%) CA Spectrum
6 5 (4.90%) Nagios
7 4 (3.92%) Windows Intune
7 4 (3.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.96%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.96%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.98%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (73.53%) Microsoft
2 30 (29.41%) McAfee
3 29 (28.43%) Citrix
4 27 (26.47%) VMware
5 26 (25.49%) HP
6 24 (23.53%) Fujitsu
6 24 (23.53%) Sophos
7 17 (16.67%) Cisco
8 10 (9.80%) EMC
8 10 (9.80%) SolarWinds
8 10 (9.80%) Symantec
9 6 (5.88%) CheckPoint
9 6 (5.88%) AppSense
10 5 (4.90%) NetIQ
10 5 (4.90%) Juniper
10 5 (4.90%) CA
10 5 (4.90%) Nimsoft
11 2 (1.96%) Lotus
11 2 (1.96%) IBM
12 1 (0.98%) IronPort
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