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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 94 91 72
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 36 27 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.78% 1.48% 2.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.57% 14.67% 24.20%
Number of salaries quoted 30 26 31
Average salary £45,750 £48,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.67% -7.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -10.58%
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
126 184 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.24% 10.08% 9.42%
Number of salaries quoted 102 165 116
Average salary £41,250 £43,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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 24 December 2014.

SCOM Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (59.18%) Microsoft
2 24 (48.98%) SCCM
3 20 (40.82%) Windows
4 19 (38.78%) Active Directory
5 18 (36.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (34.69%) MCSE
7 16 (32.65%) VMware
7 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (28.57%) ITIL
9 13 (26.53%) SCVMM
10 11 (22.45%) MCITP
10 11 (22.45%) Hyper-V
11 10 (20.41%) MCSA
11 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (20.41%) MOM
11 10 (20.41%) VMware ESX
11 10 (20.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (20.41%) WSUS
11 10 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (20.41%) VCP4
12 9 (18.37%) Service Management
12 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (18.37%) SCDPM
12 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (16.33%) DHCP
13 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
13 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
13 8 (16.33%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
14 7 (14.29%) DNS

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (8.16%) IIS
4 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.08%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (4.08%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.20%) Office 365
3 2 (4.08%) IaaS
4 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) DHCP
2 7 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (4.08%) SAN
3 2 (4.08%) iSCSI
3 2 (4.08%) Unified Communications
3 2 (4.08%) Fibre Channel
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Support Engineer
2 17 (34.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (22.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (22.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (20.41%) Wintel Support
5 9 (18.37%) Monitoring Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) Systems Support Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) Systems Support
6 6 (12.24%) Consultant
6 6 (12.24%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (8.16%) Wintel Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Wintel Server Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Wintel Support Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Server Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Server Support
8 4 (8.16%) Server Support Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.82%) Windows
2 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.08%) UNIX
6 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) ITIL
2 9 (18.37%) Service Management
3 8 (16.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (12.24%) Use Case
6 5 (10.20%) Validation
7 2 (4.08%) Migration
7 2 (4.08%) Change Management
7 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.08%) MOF
8 1 (2.04%) Software Distribution
8 1 (2.04%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.04%) DNA
8 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.04%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (34.69%) MCSE
3 11 (22.45%) MCITP
4 10 (20.41%) VCP4
4 10 (20.41%) MCSA
4 10 (20.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
5 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (6.12%) MCTS
System Software
1 19 (38.78%) Active Directory
2 11 (22.45%) Hyper-V
3 10 (20.41%) VMware ESX
3 10 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (10.20%) vSphere
5 3 (6.12%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.08%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 24 (48.98%) SCCM
2 13 (26.53%) SCVMM
3 10 (20.41%) MOM
3 10 (20.41%) WSUS
4 9 (18.37%) SCDPM
5 7 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 6 (12.24%) SCSM
7 4 (8.16%) Tivoli
7 4 (8.16%) Backup Exec
8 3 (6.12%) SCOrch
9 2 (4.08%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.65%) VMware
3 7 (14.29%) Symantec
4 4 (8.16%) CommVault
5 1 (2.04%) Citrix
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