The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 128 105 108
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 17 44 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.65% 1.71% 1.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.20% 17.12% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 23
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -10.58%
SCOM
Berkshire

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

Systems Management Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
236 257 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 9.05% 10.00% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 157 156 111
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SCOM
Salary Trend in Reading

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

SCOM Salary Trend in Reading

SCOM
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCOM across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

SCOM Salary Histogram in Reading

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 32 (94.12%) Microsoft
1 32 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 31 (91.18%) SCCM
3 30 (88.24%) Windows
3 30 (88.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (76.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (67.65%) DV Cleared
5 23 (67.65%) Security Cleared
6 15 (44.12%) SC Cleared
7 14 (41.18%) SharePoint
8 13 (38.24%) MS Exchange
9 12 (35.29%) VMware
10 11 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (32.35%) MCSE
10 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
10 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
10 11 (32.35%) ITIL
10 11 (32.35%) EMC
10 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (29.41%) Hyper-V
12 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (26.47%) SQL
12 9 (26.47%) DNS
13 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
13 8 (23.53%) Documentum
13 8 (23.53%) DHCP
13 8 (23.53%) MCP
13 8 (23.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
13 8 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 14 (41.18%) SharePoint
2 13 (38.24%) MS Exchange
3 8 (23.53%) Documentum
4 7 (20.59%) Lync
5 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (5.88%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (2.94%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) DNS
2 8 (23.53%) DHCP
3 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.76%) SAN
5 2 (5.88%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 10 (29.41%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Support Specialist
4 6 (17.65%) Technical Specialist
5 5 (14.71%) Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) Active Directory Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) Exchange Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) VMware Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
8 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Support Specialist
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (88.24%) Windows
1 30 (88.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 26 (76.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
4 3 (8.82%) Linux
5 2 (5.88%) UNIX
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) ITIL
2 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
2 8 (23.53%) Network Management
2 8 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.82%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) MOF
5 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (67.65%) DV Cleared
1 23 (67.65%) Security Cleared
2 15 (44.12%) SC Cleared
3 11 (32.35%) MCSE
3 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (23.53%) MCP
5 1 (2.94%) MCTS
5 1 (2.94%) MCITP
System Software
1 32 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 11 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (29.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.88%) vSphere
4 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 31 (91.18%) SCCM
2 8 (23.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (8.82%) SCOrch
3 3 (8.82%) SCVMM
3 3 (8.82%) SCSM
4 2 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Intune
4 2 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 12 (35.29%) VMware
3 11 (32.35%) EMC
4 4 (11.76%) Citrix
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco
6 2 (5.88%) IBM
6 2 (5.88%) Lotus
6 2 (5.88%) Symantec
7 1 (2.94%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) IronPort