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 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 67 55 65
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 5 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.96% 0.98% 0.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.89% 25.00% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 2
Average salary £58,000 £55,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.45% +18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £40,300 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
36 16 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.88% 3.93% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 26
Average salary £50,000 £38,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCOM across the Watford region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SCOM Salary Histogram in Watford

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) SCCM
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (57.14%) vSphere
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Workflow
5 2 (28.57%) Metastorm
5 2 (28.57%) Time Management
5 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
5 2 (28.57%) MCITP
5 2 (28.57%) PKI
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) NetApp

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
3 2 (28.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Project Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Applications Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Project Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Workflow
1 2 (28.57%) Time Management
1 2 (28.57%) Product Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCITP
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
2 4 (57.14%) vSphere
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 2 (28.57%) XenServer
4 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Metastorm
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) Nintex