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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 71 56 60
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 4 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.68% 0.30% 2.02%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.13% 5.56% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 7
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -20.83%
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
78 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 13.33% 5.47% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 57 14 15
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,150 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,900 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,125
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.67%
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 1 August 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 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (86.67%) SCCM
3 12 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 12 (80.00%) Firewall
3 12 (80.00%) MCITP
3 12 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (73.33%) HP
4 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
4 11 (73.33%) Migration
5 10 (66.67%) VMware
5 10 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (66.67%) iSCSI
5 10 (66.67%) XenApp
5 10 (66.67%) XenDesktop
5 10 (66.67%) vSphere
5 10 (66.67%) Windows
5 10 (66.67%) MCSE
5 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
5 10 (66.67%) IBM
5 10 (66.67%) Citrix
5 10 (66.67%) SAN
5 10 (66.67%) NetApp
5 10 (66.67%) Lync
5 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (60.00%) CCNP
6 9 (60.00%) NCDA
6 9 (60.00%) Network Design

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 10 (66.67%) Lync
1 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (53.33%) SAS
3 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 10 (66.67%) SAN
3 8 (53.33%) NAS
3 8 (53.33%) NetScaler
4 7 (46.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Consultant
2 8 (53.33%) Technical Consultant
3 7 (46.67%) Project Engineer
3 7 (46.67%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) SCCM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) SAP PI
1 1 (6.67%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (13.33%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Migration
2 9 (60.00%) Network Design
3 7 (46.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Software Distribution
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) MCITP
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (66.67%) MCSE
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (60.00%) CCNP
3 9 (60.00%) NCDA
3 9 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (53.33%) NCIE
4 8 (53.33%) CCNA
4 8 (53.33%) VCAP
5 1 (6.67%) CCA
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 10 (66.67%) XenApp
2 10 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 10 (66.67%) vSphere
3 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) XenServer
5 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (86.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) WMI
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
2 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) HP
3 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 10 (66.67%) IBM
3 10 (66.67%) Citrix
3 10 (66.67%) NetApp
4 8 (53.33%) WatchGuard
4 8 (53.33%) Juniper
4 8 (53.33%) Cisco
4 8 (53.33%) Dell
4 8 (53.33%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) Metastorm
5 1 (6.67%) SAP
5 1 (6.67%) Nintex