The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for SCOM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 125 144
Rank change year-on-year -13 +19  
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 10 18 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.48% 0.78% 1.06%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.59% 10.34% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 29
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +20.48%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

SCOM is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 179 174 311
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 8.61% 7.56% 11.00%
Number of salaries quoted 132 150 182
Median salary £47,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +1.12%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing SCOM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in Hertfordshire

SCOM
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCOM in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for SCOM in Hertfordshire

SCOM
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 8 £40,000 -
Hatfield -15 2 £50,000 -9.09%
SCOM
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing SCOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 15 (65.22%) Data Centre
3 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
3 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 11 (47.83%) Windows
4 10 (43.48%) MCSE
4 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (43.48%) VLAN
4 10 (43.48%) SCCM
5 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (39.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (39.13%) VMware
6 8 (34.78%) IMAP
6 8 (34.78%) SAN
6 8 (34.78%) Nagios
6 8 (34.78%) HP
6 8 (34.78%) Apache
6 8 (34.78%) SMTP
6 8 (34.78%) Linux
6 8 (34.78%) Unix
6 8 (34.78%) MySQL
6 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
6 8 (34.78%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (34.78%) KVM
6 8 (34.78%) Ansible
6 8 (34.78%) DevOps
6 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (34.78%) iSCSI
6 8 (34.78%) NAS

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (34.78%) Apache
2 4 (17.39%) Skype for Business
3 3 (13.04%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Office 365
2 3 (13.04%) IaaS
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.70%) SaaS
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) VLAN
2 8 (34.78%) IMAP
2 8 (34.78%) iSCSI
2 8 (34.78%) NAS
2 8 (34.78%) SAN
2 8 (34.78%) SMTP
3 7 (30.43%) DHCP
3 7 (30.43%) DNS
4 3 (13.04%) Skype
4 3 (13.04%) Unified Communications
5 2 (8.70%) LAN
5 2 (8.70%) MPLS
5 2 (8.70%) WAN
6 1 (4.35%) Firewall
6 1 (4.35%) Kerberos
6 1 (4.35%) LDAP
6 1 (4.35%) PBX
6 1 (4.35%) PSTN
6 1 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) MySQL
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Administrator
1 8 (34.78%) DevOps Administrator
1 8 (34.78%) Junior
1 8 (34.78%) Junior DevOps
1 8 (34.78%) Linux Administrator
1 8 (34.78%) Linux DevOps Administrator
1 8 (34.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 6 (26.09%) Server Support
3 5 (21.74%) Server Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Server Support Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) VMware Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (65.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
1 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (34.78%) CentOS
3 8 (34.78%) Linux
3 8 (34.78%) Unix
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
4 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) DevOps
2 6 (26.09%) Change Management
3 5 (21.74%) Capacity Management
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Demand Forecasting
6 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
6 2 (8.70%) Service Management
6 2 (8.70%) Trend Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) High Availability
7 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
7 1 (4.35%) Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Bash Shell
1 8 (34.78%) Korn
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) MCSE
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (39.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (30.43%) MCITP
3 7 (30.43%) MCP
4 4 (17.39%) MCSA
5 2 (8.70%) CCNA
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (34.78%) KVM
3 8 (34.78%) XenServer
4 7 (30.43%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) SCCM
2 8 (34.78%) Ansible
2 8 (34.78%) Nagios
2 8 (34.78%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (34.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 8 (34.78%) HP
4 7 (30.43%) IBM
5 3 (13.04%) Veeam
6 2 (8.70%) BMC