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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 115 132 122
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 18 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.84% 0.52% 0.62%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.63% 5.28% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 7
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
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
187 246 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 8.73% 9.92% 11.70%
Number of salaries quoted 137 161 211
Average salary £44,750 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.76% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

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 3 September 2015.

SCOM Salary Histogram in Reading

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 41 (73.21%) Windows
2 40 (71.43%) SCCM
3 37 (66.07%) Active Directory
4 32 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 29 (51.79%) HP
6 25 (44.64%) Security Cleared
7 24 (42.86%) DV Cleared
8 21 (37.50%) DNS
9 20 (35.71%) VMware
10 19 (33.93%) TCP/IP
11 18 (32.14%) ITIL
12 17 (30.36%) DHCP
12 17 (30.36%) Performance Monitoring
13 16 (28.57%) Lumension
13 16 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (28.57%) ArcSight
13 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (28.57%) EMC NetWorker
13 16 (28.57%) WSUS
13 16 (28.57%) SolarWinds
13 16 (28.57%) HP SIM
14 15 (26.79%) Lync
14 15 (26.79%) EMC
15 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (23.21%) Hyper-V
16 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (23.21%) Dell
17 12 (21.43%) MSMQ
17 12 (21.43%) MS Exchange
17 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 15 (26.79%) Lync
2 12 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.79%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Project
3 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Nimbula
2 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (37.50%) DNS
2 19 (33.93%) TCP/IP
3 17 (30.36%) DHCP
4 3 (5.36%) SAN
5 2 (3.57%) Network Security
5 2 (3.57%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.79%) NAS
6 1 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.79%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.79%) Skype
6 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.79%) ATM
6 1 (1.79%) LAN
6 1 (1.79%) WAN
6 1 (1.79%) VPN
6 1 (1.79%) SSL
6 1 (1.79%) Firewall
6 1 (1.79%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Billing
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 11 (19.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Consultant
3 8 (14.29%) Problem Manager
4 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 7 (12.50%) Team Leader
5 6 (10.71%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (10.71%) Applications Support
5 6 (10.71%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (10.71%) Applications Support Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) MSMQ
2 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (17.86%) Data Centre
3 8 (14.29%) EMC VNX
4 2 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.79%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (73.21%) Windows
2 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.79%) UNIX
5 1 (1.79%) Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) ITIL
2 17 (30.36%) Performance Monitoring
3 10 (17.86%) Service Management
3 10 (17.86%) ITSM
4 9 (16.07%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (16.07%) Project Management
5 8 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 8 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.36%) People Management
7 2 (3.57%) Change Control
7 2 (3.57%) Workflow
7 2 (3.57%) Migration
7 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.79%) SOA
8 1 (1.79%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (1.79%) Identity Management
8 1 (1.79%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.57%) SQL
3 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (44.64%) Security Cleared
2 24 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.93%) MCSE
5 3 (5.36%) Degree
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.79%) CCNA
6 1 (1.79%) CCA
6 1 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (66.07%) Active Directory
2 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (23.21%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.14%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.79%) XenApp
4 1 (1.79%) XenServer
4 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.79%) vSphere
4 1 (1.79%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 40 (71.43%) SCCM
2 16 (28.57%) HP SIM
2 16 (28.57%) WSUS
2 16 (28.57%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (10.71%) SCOrch
4 2 (3.57%) SCSM
4 2 (3.57%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.79%) WMI
5 1 (1.79%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.79%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.79%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 32 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 29 (51.79%) HP
3 20 (35.71%) VMware
4 16 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 16 (28.57%) ArcSight
4 16 (28.57%) Lumension
5 15 (26.79%) EMC
6 13 (23.21%) Dell
7 9 (16.07%) Dell Compellent
8 8 (14.29%) Cisco
9 7 (12.50%) Citrix
10 2 (3.57%) Symantec
11 1 (1.79%) Juniper
11 1 (1.79%) CA
11 1 (1.79%) NetApp
11 1 (1.79%) Novell
11 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.79%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.79%) F5
11 1 (1.79%) AppSense