The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 120 99 135
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +36
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 21 35 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.89% 1.55% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.58% 15.22% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 5
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £42,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £75,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
Systems Management Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
277 230 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.79% 10.20% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 185 181 114
Average salary £42,750 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +4.93%
SCOM
Berkshire

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 28 July 2014.

SCOM Salary Histogram in Reading

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 43 (82.69%) Microsoft
2 41 (78.85%) Windows
3 39 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 36 (69.23%) SCCM
5 31 (59.62%) Security Cleared
6 28 (53.85%) DV Cleared
7 27 (51.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (44.23%) SC Cleared
9 21 (40.38%) MS Excel
10 19 (36.54%) SQL Server
11 17 (32.69%) HP
12 16 (30.77%) Lumension
13 15 (28.85%) Performance Monitoring
13 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (26.92%) DNS
15 13 (25.00%) DHCP
15 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
15 13 (25.00%) Hyper-V
15 13 (25.00%) HP SIM
15 13 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
16 11 (21.15%) WSUS
16 11 (21.15%) ArcSight
16 11 (21.15%) SolarWinds
16 11 (21.15%) MS Exchange
16 11 (21.15%) VMware
17 9 (17.31%) SQL
17 9 (17.31%) EMC
17 9 (17.31%) Citrix
18 8 (15.38%) Oracle
18 8 (15.38%) Linux

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (21.15%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (13.46%) Lync
3 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
4 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (7.69%) Documentum
5 4 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.85%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (40.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) DNS
2 13 (25.00%) DHCP
2 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (9.62%) Firewall
4 4 (7.69%) SAN
5 2 (3.85%) LAN
5 2 (3.85%) WAN
5 2 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (3.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (36.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Support Engineer
2 10 (19.23%) Consultant
3 9 (17.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Applications Support
4 8 (15.38%) Applications Support Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Security Support Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Consultant
6 6 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (9.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Architect
8 4 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) IT Support
9 3 (5.77%) Senior Architect
9 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Specialist
9 3 (5.77%) Windows Support Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Windows Administrator
9 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Replication
2 4 (7.69%) Clustering
2 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.85%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 41 (78.85%) Windows
2 27 (51.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (15.38%) Linux
5 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (9.62%) ITIL
3 4 (7.69%) Migration
3 4 (7.69%) Information Security Management
3 4 (7.69%) Security Management
3 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 4 (7.69%) Information Security
3 4 (7.69%) Network Management
3 4 (7.69%) Change Control
3 4 (7.69%) Computer Security
4 3 (5.77%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (3.85%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (3.85%) Capacity Management
5 2 (3.85%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.92%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (59.62%) Security Cleared
2 28 (53.85%) DV Cleared
3 23 (44.23%) SC Cleared
4 7 (13.46%) MCSE
4 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (7.69%) MCP
5 4 (7.69%) Degree
6 3 (5.77%) MCTS
6 3 (5.77%) MCITP
System Software
1 39 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (9.62%) DFS Replication
4 5 (9.62%) XenApp
4 5 (9.62%) XenDesktop
5 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.85%) Xen
6 2 (3.85%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (3.85%) UAG
7 1 (1.92%) vCloud
7 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (69.23%) SCCM
2 13 (25.00%) HP SIM
2 13 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 11 (21.15%) WSUS
4 8 (15.38%) SCSM
5 7 (13.46%) SCDPM
5 7 (13.46%) SCOrch
6 6 (11.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (9.62%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (5.77%) SCVMM
9 3 (5.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (3.85%) MOM
10 2 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 43 (82.69%) Microsoft
2 17 (32.69%) HP
3 16 (30.77%) Lumension
4 11 (21.15%) ArcSight
4 11 (21.15%) SolarWinds
4 11 (21.15%) VMware
5 9 (17.31%) EMC
5 9 (17.31%) Citrix
6 8 (15.38%) Oracle
7 5 (9.62%) McAfee
8 4 (7.69%) Symantec
9 3 (5.77%) Dell
9 3 (5.77%) IBM
10 2 (3.85%) Cisco
10 2 (3.85%) CA
10 2 (3.85%) Lotus
10 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.85%) IronPort