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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 94 98 71
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -27
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 24 21 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.32% 1.16% 2.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.35% 14.48% 28.99%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 33
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £46,250 £38,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £81,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
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
124 145 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.84% 8.03% 9.59%
Number of salaries quoted 92 140 127
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 £32,100 £27,000 £35,900
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -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 17 April 2015.

SCOM Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (47.54%) SCCM
2 25 (40.98%) Use Case
3 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
4 19 (31.15%) Windows
5 14 (22.95%) ITIL
6 13 (21.31%) Active Directory
7 12 (19.67%) Hyper-V
8 11 (18.03%) SCVMM
8 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (18.03%) MCSE
9 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (13.11%) SCDPM
10 8 (13.11%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (13.11%) SC Cleared
10 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
10 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (13.11%) MCSA
10 8 (13.11%) Service Management
10 8 (13.11%) VMware
10 8 (13.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (9.84%) SCSM
12 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (9.84%) VCP4
12 6 (9.84%) WSUS
12 6 (9.84%) MCITP
12 6 (9.84%) VMware ESX
12 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (6.56%) MS Exchange
1 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.56%) Office 365
3 1 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.64%) SaaS
3 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) DHCP
1 1 (1.64%) FTP
1 1 (1.64%) DNS
1 1 (1.64%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (49.18%) Support Engineer
2 24 (39.34%) Systems Support
2 24 (39.34%) Systems Engineer
3 23 (37.70%) Systems Support Engineer
4 20 (32.79%) 3rd Line Support
5 13 (21.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (13.11%) Monitoring Engineer
7 7 (11.48%) Team Leader
8 6 (9.84%) Consultant
8 6 (9.84%) Wintel Support
9 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 3 (4.92%) Deployment Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) Cloud Consultant
10 2 (3.28%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
11 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Consultant
11 1 (1.64%) Incident Manager
11 1 (1.64%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (6.56%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.64%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.15%) Windows
2 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.92%) UNIX
5 3 (4.92%) Linux
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.98%) Use Case
2 14 (22.95%) ITIL
3 8 (13.11%) Service Management
3 8 (13.11%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (4.92%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (4.92%) Change Management
5 3 (4.92%) Migration
6 2 (3.28%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.28%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.28%) Software Distribution
6 2 (3.28%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.64%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.64%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.64%) ERP
7 1 (1.64%) B2B
7 1 (1.64%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) SQL
1 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
1 1 (1.64%) ActionScript
1 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
1 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.64%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) MCSE
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (13.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (13.11%) MCSA
2 8 (13.11%) SC Cleared
2 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.84%) VCP4
3 6 (9.84%) MCITP
4 5 (8.20%) MCTS
5 2 (3.28%) CCENT
5 2 (3.28%) CCNP
5 2 (3.28%) CCNA
5 2 (3.28%) CCDA
5 2 (3.28%) CCDP
5 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 13 (21.31%) Active Directory
2 12 (19.67%) Hyper-V
3 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.84%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.28%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.64%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 29 (47.54%) SCCM
2 11 (18.03%) SCVMM
3 8 (13.11%) SCDPM
4 6 (9.84%) WSUS
4 6 (9.84%) SCSM
4 6 (9.84%) Tivoli
4 6 (9.84%) MOM
5 5 (8.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.64%) Nagios
6 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.64%) Cacti
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.11%) VMware
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco
4 1 (1.64%) CommVault
4 1 (1.64%) Symantec