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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 127 109 108
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 14 32 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.58% 1.41% 1.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.31% 13.01% 16.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 20
Average salary £31,500 £42,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.88% -11.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
222 246 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 9.26% 10.85% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 146 163 92
Average salary £48,250 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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 30 January 2015.

SCOM Salary Histogram in Reading

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 32 (91.43%) Microsoft
1 32 (91.43%) Active Directory
2 29 (82.86%) SCCM
3 28 (80.00%) Windows
4 27 (77.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (68.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (65.71%) DV Cleared
6 23 (65.71%) Security Cleared
7 16 (45.71%) MS Exchange
8 13 (37.14%) SC Cleared
9 11 (31.43%) VMware
9 11 (31.43%) SharePoint
9 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (28.57%) Lync
10 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (25.71%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (25.71%) Hyper-V
11 9 (25.71%) DHCP
11 9 (25.71%) DNS
11 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
11 9 (25.71%) ITIL
12 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
12 8 (22.86%) SQL
13 7 (20.00%) EMC
13 7 (20.00%) Citrix
13 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (20.00%) MCSE
14 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
14 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (17.14%) PowerShell

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (45.71%) MS Exchange
2 11 (31.43%) SharePoint
3 10 (28.57%) Lync
4 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (14.29%) Documentum
6 4 (11.43%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (8.57%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) IaaS
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) DHCP
1 9 (25.71%) DNS
2 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.43%) SAN
4 2 (5.71%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (5.71%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
1 3 (8.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Consultant
3 7 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (17.14%) Support Specialist
4 6 (17.14%) Technical Specialist
5 5 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Active Directory Specialist
7 3 (8.57%) Exchange Specialist
8 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Specialist
8 2 (5.71%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) VMware Support Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Problem Manager
9 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Manager
9 1 (2.86%) Messaging Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) Exchange Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) Technical Support Specialist
9 1 (2.86%) Support Manager
9 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (80.00%) Windows
2 27 (77.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (68.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 3 (8.57%) Linux
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Performance Monitoring
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (14.29%) Network Management
3 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 4 (11.43%) Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.71%) MOF
5 2 (5.71%) ITSM
5 2 (5.71%) Service Management
5 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.86%) Validation
6 1 (2.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (65.71%) DV Cleared
1 23 (65.71%) Security Cleared
2 13 (37.14%) SC Cleared
3 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (20.00%) MCSE
4 5 (14.29%) MCP
System Software
1 32 (91.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (25.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.71%) vSphere
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 29 (82.86%) SCCM
2 5 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (8.57%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (8.57%) SCOrch
3 3 (8.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Intune
4 2 (5.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (5.71%) SCSM
4 2 (5.71%) WSUS
4 2 (5.71%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.86%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 32 (91.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (31.43%) VMware
3 7 (20.00%) EMC
3 7 (20.00%) Citrix
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco
5 3 (8.57%) Lotus
5 3 (8.57%) Symantec
6 2 (5.71%) IBM
6 2 (5.71%) IronPort
7 1 (2.86%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.86%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.86%) Lumension
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £1111 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago