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 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 139 120 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 7 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.31% 0.53% -
As % of the Systems Management category 4.76% 10.87% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £51,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -10.58%
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
147 92 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.42% 4.86% 6.24%
Number of salaries quoted 117 64 141
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

SCOM Salary Histogram 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 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
(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 -14 3 £51,000 +13.33%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £42,500 -
SCOM
East of England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (83.33%) Windows
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) SAN
2 9 (75.00%) SCCM
2 9 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) DHCP
4 5 (41.67%) DNS
4 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 4 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (33.33%) Migration
5 4 (33.33%) iSCSI
5 4 (33.33%) NAS
5 4 (33.33%) vSphere
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (25.00%) SCVMM
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) MySQL
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) SAN
2 5 (41.67%) DHCP
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 4 (33.33%) NAS
4 2 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Consultant
1 4 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Project Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Project Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) MOF
2 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Product Management
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCITP
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (33.33%) vSphere
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (16.67%) XenApp
6 2 (16.67%) XenServer
6 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) SCVMM
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Intune
3 2 (16.67%) SCOrch
3 2 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (16.67%) SCSM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) IBM