The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 101 95 90
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 33 28 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.63% 1.46% 1.70%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.02% 25.00% 17.58%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 26
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £44,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
SCOM
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Systems Management Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
157 112 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.75% 5.85% 9.69%
Number of salaries quoted 141 102 161
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.17%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SCOM across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SCOM
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

SCOM Salary Trend in Birmingham

SCOM
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCOM across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

SCOM Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 29 (50.00%) SCCM
2 27 (46.55%) Active Directory
3 23 (39.66%) Microsoft
4 20 (34.48%) Windows
4 20 (34.48%) Hyper-V
5 19 (32.76%) Use Case
6 16 (27.59%) MS Exchange
7 11 (18.97%) VMware
8 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (15.52%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (15.52%) Data Centre
9 9 (15.52%) DHCP
9 9 (15.52%) ITIL
9 9 (15.52%) DNS
10 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
11 7 (12.07%) SCVMM
11 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (12.07%) Lync
11 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
11 7 (12.07%) SQL
11 7 (12.07%) MCSE
12 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
12 6 (10.34%) LAN
12 6 (10.34%) WAN
12 6 (10.34%) AIX
12 6 (10.34%) VPN
12 6 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (10.34%) SLA

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 16 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (12.07%) Lync
4 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.72%) IIS
6 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.90%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.45%) Office 365
4 1 (1.72%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) DHCP
1 9 (15.52%) DNS
2 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
3 6 (10.34%) VPN
3 6 (10.34%) LAN
3 6 (10.34%) WAN
4 4 (6.90%) IPsec
5 1 (1.72%) FTP
5 1 (1.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Systems Engineer
1 18 (31.03%) Systems Support
1 18 (31.03%) Support Engineer
2 17 (29.31%) Systems Support Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (13.79%) Architect
4 8 (13.79%) Analyst
4 8 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Consultant
5 7 (12.07%) Support Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Help Desk Support
6 6 (10.34%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 6 (10.34%) Help Desk Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (8.62%) Cloud Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (6.90%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.90%) Cloud Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.62%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (34.48%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) AIX
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.17%) UNIX
5 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.45%) Linux
5 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.76%) Use Case
2 9 (15.52%) ITIL
3 5 (8.62%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.72%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.72%) Open Source
6 1 (1.72%) ERP
6 1 (1.72%) B2B
6 1 (1.72%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.72%) Change Management
6 1 (1.72%) Migration
6 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.72%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.72%) ActionScript
2 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.72%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.07%) MCSE
2 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (6.90%) MCSA
4 4 (6.90%) MCITP
5 3 (5.17%) MCTS
6 2 (3.45%) CCNP
6 2 (3.45%) CCNA
6 2 (3.45%) CCDA
6 2 (3.45%) CCDP
6 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.45%) CCENT
6 2 (3.45%) VCP4
7 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (46.55%) Active Directory
2 20 (34.48%) Hyper-V
3 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.90%) BitLocker
5 2 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 29 (50.00%) SCCM
2 7 (12.07%) SCVMM
3 6 (10.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (8.62%) SCSM
4 5 (8.62%) SCDPM
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Intune
6 3 (5.17%) WSUS
7 2 (3.45%) Backup Exec
7 2 (3.45%) Tivoli
7 2 (3.45%) MOM
8 1 (1.72%) Nagios
8 1 (1.72%) Cacti
8 1 (1.72%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 23 (39.66%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.97%) VMware
3 3 (5.17%) Symantec
3 3 (5.17%) Cisco
4 2 (3.45%) CommVault
5 1 (1.72%) HP
5 1 (1.72%) Dell
5 1 (1.72%) EMC