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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 113 100 101
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 15 34 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.68% 1.57% 0.76%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.51% 14.53% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15 31 12
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £37,000 £37,650
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
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
111 234 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.06% 10.83% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 104 217 82
Average salary £51,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £32,825
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 September 2014.

SCOM Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 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 35 (79.55%) Microsoft
2 28 (63.64%) SCCM
3 26 (59.09%) Windows
4 22 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
6 18 (40.91%) VMware
7 17 (38.64%) MCSE
8 14 (31.82%) Hyper-V
8 14 (31.82%) Windows 7
9 13 (29.55%) MS Exchange
10 12 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
11 11 (25.00%) Business Development
11 11 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
11 11 (25.00%) SCVMM
11 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (25.00%) Project Management
12 10 (22.73%) SCDPM
13 9 (20.45%) vSphere
13 9 (20.45%) Degree
14 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
14 8 (18.18%) SharePoint
15 7 (15.91%) DHCP
15 7 (15.91%) DNS
15 7 (15.91%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (15.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 6 (13.64%) SCOrch
16 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 13 (29.55%) MS Exchange
2 12 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 7 (15.91%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (11.36%) Lync
7 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) DNS
1 7 (15.91%) DHCP
2 5 (11.36%) Unified Communications
3 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.55%) VPN
4 1 (2.27%) SSL
4 1 (2.27%) SAN
4 1 (2.27%) MPLS
4 1 (2.27%) Firewall
4 1 (2.27%) LDAP
4 1 (2.27%) LAN
4 1 (2.27%) WAN
4 1 (2.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
1 2 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Architect
1 15 (34.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (29.55%) Technical Architect
3 8 (18.18%) Consultant
4 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 7 (15.91%) Support Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Specialist
6 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.55%) DBA
7 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Exchange Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) SCCM Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Wintel Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Wintel Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
1 2 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (59.09%) Windows
2 14 (31.82%) Windows 7
3 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Project Management
1 11 (25.00%) Business Development
1 11 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (13.64%) Validation
3 4 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (4.55%) Migration
4 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.27%) DNA
5 1 (2.27%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.27%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (38.64%) MCSE
3 9 (20.45%) Degree
4 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
5 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
6 4 (9.09%) MCITP
7 2 (4.55%) MCTS
8 1 (2.27%) MCP
8 1 (2.27%) MCSA
8 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.27%) VCP4
System Software
1 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
2 14 (31.82%) Hyper-V
3 9 (20.45%) vSphere
4 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (6.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.55%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (4.55%) UAG
6 2 (4.55%) XenApp
6 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 28 (63.64%) SCCM
2 11 (25.00%) SCVMM
3 10 (22.73%) SCDPM
4 7 (15.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 6 (13.64%) SCOrch
6 5 (11.36%) SCSM
7 3 (6.82%) MOM
8 2 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
9 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (79.55%) Microsoft
2 18 (40.91%) VMware
3 6 (13.64%) Symantec
3 6 (13.64%) Citrix
4 1 (2.27%) CommVault
4 1 (2.27%) NetApp
4 1 (2.27%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco
4 1 (2.27%) IBM