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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 56 51 62
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 14 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.41% 1.14% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 46.67% 9.30% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 1
Average salary £51,250 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
Systems Management Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
30 43 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.15% 12.29% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 28 42 7
Average salary £50,000 £45,750 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% -6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £30,250 £38,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCOM across the Watford region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

SCOM Salary Histogram in Watford

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (87.50%) MCITP
1 14 (87.50%) Hyper-V
2 13 (81.25%) XenApp
2 13 (81.25%) XenDesktop
2 13 (81.25%) vSphere
2 13 (81.25%) VMware
2 13 (81.25%) iSCSI
2 13 (81.25%) SAN
2 13 (81.25%) NetApp
2 13 (81.25%) Firewall
2 13 (81.25%) Citrix
2 13 (81.25%) IBM
2 13 (81.25%) HP
2 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) MS Excel
3 11 (68.75%) SCCM
4 10 (62.50%) Time Management
4 10 (62.50%) VPN
5 9 (56.25%) CCNP
5 9 (56.25%) MCSE
5 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (56.25%) Migration
5 9 (56.25%) NCDA
5 9 (56.25%) Lync
5 9 (56.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (56.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (50.00%) Network Design
6 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (56.25%) Lync
2 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (50.00%) SAS
2 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (81.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) SAN
1 13 (81.25%) Firewall
1 13 (81.25%) iSCSI
2 10 (62.50%) VPN
3 8 (50.00%) NAS
3 8 (50.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Consultant
2 12 (75.00%) Technical Consultant
3 10 (62.50%) Project Engineer
3 10 (62.50%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) SCCM Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Time Management
2 9 (56.25%) Migration
3 8 (50.00%) Network Design
4 2 (12.50%) Software Distribution
5 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
1 2 (12.50%) VBScript
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) MCITP
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (56.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (56.25%) NCDA
2 9 (56.25%) MCSE
2 9 (56.25%) CCNP
3 8 (50.00%) CCNA
3 8 (50.00%) NCIE
3 8 (50.00%) VCAP
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 1 (6.25%) CCA
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) Hyper-V
2 13 (81.25%) XenApp
2 13 (81.25%) XenDesktop
2 13 (81.25%) vSphere
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (31.25%) XenServer
6 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) WMI
2 2 (12.50%) WSUS
3 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
3 1 (6.25%) SCDPM
3 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
3 1 (6.25%) SCSM
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (81.25%) HP
2 13 (81.25%) IBM
2 13 (81.25%) Citrix
2 13 (81.25%) NetApp
2 13 (81.25%) VMware
3 8 (50.00%) WatchGuard
3 8 (50.00%) Juniper
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco
3 8 (50.00%) Dell
3 8 (50.00%) EMC