The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Watford region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 73 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 4 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.68% 0.63% 1.73%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.00% 10.00% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 6
Average salary £57,500 £53,750 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.97% -8.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £48,750 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £58,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
Systems Management Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
80 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 13.65% 6.25% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 59 16 15
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,050 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,200 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +5.59%
SCOM
Hertfordshire

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 25 July 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 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (81.25%) Firewall
2 13 (81.25%) MCITP
2 13 (81.25%) SCCM
2 13 (81.25%) Hyper-V
3 12 (75.00%) HP
3 12 (75.00%) MS Excel
4 11 (68.75%) Windows
4 11 (68.75%) IBM
4 11 (68.75%) Citrix
4 11 (68.75%) SAN
4 11 (68.75%) NetApp
4 11 (68.75%) iSCSI
4 11 (68.75%) XenApp
4 11 (68.75%) XenDesktop
4 11 (68.75%) vSphere
4 11 (68.75%) Migration
4 11 (68.75%) VMware
5 10 (62.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (62.50%) MCSE
5 10 (62.50%) MS Exchange
5 10 (62.50%) Lync
5 10 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (56.25%) CCNP
6 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (56.25%) Network Design
6 9 (56.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10 (62.50%) MS Exchange
1 10 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 10 (62.50%) Lync
1 10 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (50.00%) SAS
3 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.25%) IIS
4 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (75.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) Firewall
2 11 (68.75%) iSCSI
2 11 (68.75%) SAN
3 8 (50.00%) VPN
3 8 (50.00%) NAS
3 8 (50.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Consultant
2 9 (56.25%) Technical Consultant
3 8 (50.00%) Project Engineer
3 8 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Support
4 1 (6.25%) SCCM Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) DCOM
1 1 (6.25%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
2 2 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Migration
2 9 (56.25%) Network Design
3 8 (50.00%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Software Distribution
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) MCITP
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (62.50%) MCSE
3 9 (56.25%) CCNP
3 9 (56.25%) NCDA
3 9 (56.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (50.00%) NCIE
4 8 (50.00%) VCAP
4 8 (50.00%) CCNA
5 1 (6.25%) CCA
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Hyper-V
2 11 (68.75%) XenApp
2 11 (68.75%) XenDesktop
2 11 (68.75%) vSphere
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (18.75%) XenServer
6 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (81.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
2 1 (6.25%) WMI
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (75.00%) HP
3 11 (68.75%) Citrix
3 11 (68.75%) NetApp
3 11 (68.75%) VMware
3 11 (68.75%) IBM
4 8 (50.00%) WatchGuard
4 8 (50.00%) Juniper
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco
4 8 (50.00%) Dell
4 8 (50.00%) EMC
5 1 (6.25%) SAP
5 1 (6.25%) Nintex
5 1 (6.25%) Metastorm