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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 121 98 93
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -5
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 13 29 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.56% 1.35% 0.99%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.57% 12.83% 13.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13 26 16
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +6.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £38,750 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,200 £56,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
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
123 226 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.30% 10.52% 7.13%
Number of salaries quoted 110 211 103
Average salary £52,500 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

SCOM Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 31 (77.50%) Microsoft
2 23 (57.50%) Windows
2 23 (57.50%) SCCM
3 18 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (42.50%) VMware
5 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 14 (35.00%) MCSE
7 13 (32.50%) Windows 7
8 11 (27.50%) Project Management
8 11 (27.50%) Customer Engagement
8 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
8 11 (27.50%) Business Development
9 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (25.00%) Hyper-V
10 9 (22.50%) vSphere
10 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (22.50%) SCDPM
10 9 (22.50%) Degree
10 9 (22.50%) SCVMM
11 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (17.50%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
13 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
13 6 (15.00%) DHCP
13 6 (15.00%) DNS
13 6 (15.00%) Validation
13 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (12.50%) Office 365
14 5 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
2 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (17.50%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
6 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (12.50%) Lync
7 1 (2.50%) IIS
7 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) DHCP
1 6 (15.00%) DNS
2 5 (12.50%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.50%) SAN
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) VPN
3 1 (2.50%) LDAP
3 1 (2.50%) LAN
3 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
1 2 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Architect
1 15 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (32.50%) Technical Architect
3 8 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Specialist
7 3 (7.50%) Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) DBA
8 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Administrator
8 2 (5.00%) SQL DBA
8 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Exchange Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) SCCM Consultant
9 1 (2.50%) Monitoring Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Wintel Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Wintel Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (57.50%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Windows 7
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.00%) UNIX
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Project Management
1 11 (27.50%) Business Development
1 11 (27.50%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (15.00%) Validation
3 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (2.50%) DNA
5 1 (2.50%) Service Management
5 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (35.00%) MCSE
3 9 (22.50%) Degree
4 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) VCP4
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.50%) MCITP
5 1 (2.50%) MCSA
System Software
1 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (22.50%) vSphere
4 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.00%) XenApp
5 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (57.50%) SCCM
2 9 (22.50%) SCVMM
2 9 (22.50%) SCDPM
3 5 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (10.00%) SCSM
4 4 (10.00%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.50%) MOM
5 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (77.50%) Microsoft
2 17 (42.50%) VMware
3 5 (12.50%) Citrix
4 4 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (2.50%) CommVault
5 1 (2.50%) NetApp
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) IBM