The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 139 120 151
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +31
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 4 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.17% 0.45% 0.68%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.63% 12.86% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 14
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -1.20%
SCOM
East of England

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

Systems Management Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
152 70 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.57% 3.47% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 118 45 147
Average salary £50,000 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SCOM
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SCOM Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

SCOM
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Watford -10 3 £50,000 +12.99%
SCOM
East of England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (75.00%) SCCM
3 13 (65.00%) Citrix
4 12 (60.00%) XenApp
5 11 (55.00%) Hyper-V
5 11 (55.00%) MCITP
5 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (55.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (50.00%) VMware
6 10 (50.00%) Windows
6 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 10 (50.00%) iSCSI
6 10 (50.00%) vSphere
7 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
7 9 (45.00%) IBM
7 9 (45.00%) HP
7 9 (45.00%) SAN
7 9 (45.00%) NetApp
7 9 (45.00%) Firewall
8 8 (40.00%) Migration
8 8 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (40.00%) Lync
8 8 (40.00%) XenDesktop
9 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (35.00%) MCSE
10 6 (30.00%) Dell

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (40.00%) Lync
3 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (25.00%) SAS
4 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (5.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 9 (45.00%) SAN
2 9 (45.00%) Firewall
3 6 (30.00%) NetScaler
3 6 (30.00%) NAS
4 5 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (15.00%) VPN
6 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
6 1 (5.00%) Internet
6 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Project Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Project Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) SAP PI
1 1 (5.00%) REST
1 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) PKI
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Migration
2 6 (30.00%) Network Design
2 6 (30.00%) Time Management
3 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.00%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Workflow
4 1 (5.00%) Data Security
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) MCITP
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (35.00%) MCSE
4 6 (30.00%) CCNP
4 6 (30.00%) CCNA
4 6 (30.00%) NCDA
5 5 (25.00%) NCIE
5 5 (25.00%) VCAP
6 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) Degree
7 1 (5.00%) VCP4
7 1 (5.00%) VCP5
7 1 (5.00%) MCTS
7 1 (5.00%) MCP
7 1 (5.00%) CCA
7 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (5.00%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) XenApp
2 11 (55.00%) Hyper-V
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (50.00%) vSphere
4 8 (40.00%) XenDesktop
5 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (15.00%) XenServer
7 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (5.00%) vCloud
7 1 (5.00%) NFS
7 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (75.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (65.00%) Citrix
3 10 (50.00%) VMware
4 9 (45.00%) IBM
4 9 (45.00%) HP
4 9 (45.00%) NetApp
5 6 (30.00%) Dell
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco
6 5 (25.00%) WatchGuard
6 5 (25.00%) Juniper
6 5 (25.00%) EMC
7 4 (20.00%) AppSense
8 2 (10.00%) Fujitsu
9 1 (5.00%) Nintex
9 1 (5.00%) Metastorm
9 1 (5.00%) Lotus
9 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
9 1 (5.00%) Sophos
9 1 (5.00%) SAP