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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 65 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 3 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.55% 1.04% 2.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.00% 40.00% 69.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 9
Average salary £50,000 £44,250 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.99% -23.04%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -1.20%
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
60 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 11.05% 2.61% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 43 4 13
Average salary £57,500 £44,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.94% +10.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £60,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) MCITP
2 8 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (70.00%) SCCM
3 7 (70.00%) HP
4 6 (60.00%) Citrix
4 6 (60.00%) IBM
4 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) SAN
4 6 (60.00%) NetApp
4 6 (60.00%) Firewall
4 6 (60.00%) Migration
4 6 (60.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) iSCSI
4 6 (60.00%) XenApp
4 6 (60.00%) XenDesktop
4 6 (60.00%) vSphere
5 5 (50.00%) Lync
5 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (50.00%) MCSE
5 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (40.00%) CCNP
6 4 (40.00%) Network Design
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 5 (50.00%) Lync
1 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (30.00%) SAS
4 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) SAN
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
1 6 (60.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (30.00%) NAS
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Project Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Project Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Network Design
2 4 (40.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (80.00%) MCITP
2 5 (50.00%) MCSE
3 4 (40.00%) CCNP
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (40.00%) NCDA
4 3 (30.00%) NCIE
4 3 (30.00%) VCAP
4 3 (30.00%) CCNA
5 1 (10.00%) CCA
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (60.00%) XenApp
2 6 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 6 (60.00%) vSphere
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (30.00%) XenServer
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) HP
3 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 6 (60.00%) IBM
3 6 (60.00%) NetApp
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) WatchGuard
4 3 (30.00%) Juniper
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Dell
4 3 (30.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) Nintex
5 1 (10.00%) Metastorm
5 1 (10.00%) SAP