The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 74 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.31% 0.53% 0.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.55% 33.33% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%
SCOM
Hertfordshire

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

Systems Management Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
44 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.93% 1.58% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 8
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £45,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

SCOM
Salary Trend in Watford

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

SCOM Salary Trend in Watford

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) Time Management
3 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) XenServer
3 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Nintex
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Metastorm
4 1 (25.00%) Migration

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Project Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Project Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) XenServer
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Nintex
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) Metastorm