The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 107 96 112
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 39 33 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.66% 1.67% 0.79%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.65% 19.08% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 16
Median salary £49,000 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.94% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £38,650 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £62,500 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
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
221 173 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.43% 8.76% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 109 151 122
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £28,864
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +3.52%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing SCOM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

SCOM Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing SCOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 55 (65.48%) assyst
2 54 (64.29%) SCCM
2 54 (64.29%) Data Centre
3 45 (53.57%) Microsoft
4 41 (48.81%) Active Directory
4 41 (48.81%) VMware
5 39 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 37 (44.05%) ITIL
7 36 (42.86%) Linux
8 34 (40.48%) Windows
8 34 (40.48%) DNS
9 33 (39.29%) Service Delivery
10 32 (38.10%) Continuous Improvement
11 31 (36.90%) Retail
11 31 (36.90%) Finance
12 30 (35.71%) TCP/IP
12 30 (35.71%) VPN
12 30 (35.71%) LAN
12 30 (35.71%) WAN
13 28 (33.33%) Tivoli
14 27 (32.14%) Validation
15 26 (30.95%) MS Excel
16 23 (27.38%) Unix
16 23 (27.38%) SLA
17 22 (26.19%) DHCP
17 22 (26.19%) Change Management
17 22 (26.19%) vSphere
18 21 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
18 21 (25.00%) Service Management
18 21 (25.00%) Citrix

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
1 18 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 12 (14.29%) IIS
3 4 (4.76%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (30.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 55 (65.48%) assyst
2 11 (13.10%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.43%) Mimecast
2 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (3.57%) Office 365
4 1 (1.19%) IaaS
4 1 (1.19%) PaaS
4 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (40.48%) DNS
2 30 (35.71%) LAN
2 30 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 30 (35.71%) VPN
2 30 (35.71%) WAN
3 22 (26.19%) DHCP
4 12 (14.29%) Firewall
4 12 (14.29%) SSL
5 9 (10.71%) NetScaler
6 3 (3.57%) Skype
6 3 (3.57%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 31 (36.90%) Finance
1 31 (36.90%) Retail
2 12 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (23.81%) Data Centre Engineer
2 20 (23.81%) Monitoring Engineer
3 18 (21.43%) Exchange Engineer
4 11 (13.10%) Technical Specialist
5 9 (10.71%) Citrix Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Server Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Storage Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Capacity Manager
8 3 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) Consultant
9 2 (2.38%) Storage Engineer
10 1 (1.19%) 2nd Line Support
10 1 (1.19%) 3rd Line Support
10 1 (1.19%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 1 (1.19%) Server Support
10 1 (1.19%) Service Analyst
10 1 (1.19%) Support Analyst
10 1 (1.19%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 54 (64.29%) Data Centre
2 21 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (14.29%) CMDB
4 5 (5.95%) Fat Client
4 5 (5.95%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.19%) PKI
5 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (42.86%) Linux
2 34 (40.48%) Windows
3 23 (27.38%) Unix
4 13 (15.48%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.76%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.57%) AIX
6 3 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.57%) Solaris
7 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.05%) ITIL
2 33 (39.29%) Service Delivery
3 32 (38.10%) Continuous Improvement
4 27 (32.14%) Validation
5 22 (26.19%) Change Management
6 21 (25.00%) Service Management
7 20 (23.81%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (14.29%) Line Management
8 12 (14.29%) Presales
9 7 (8.33%) Problem Management
10 6 (7.14%) Remediation Plan
10 6 (7.14%) Time Management
11 5 (5.95%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (3.57%) ITIL V3
12 3 (3.57%) Resource Management
13 2 (2.38%) Incident Management
14 1 (1.19%) BCP
14 1 (1.19%) Change Control
14 1 (1.19%) Data Analysis
14 1 (1.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.43%) C
2 15 (17.86%) SQL
3 3 (3.57%) Perl
3 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (22.62%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.29%) LPIC
3 11 (13.10%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (5.95%) MCITP
4 5 (5.95%) MCSA
4 5 (5.95%) MCSE
4 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (27.38%) SLA
2 11 (13.10%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 41 (48.81%) Active Directory
2 39 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (26.19%) vSphere
4 12 (14.29%) Firmware
5 10 (11.90%) Hyper-V
6 9 (10.71%) XenApp
6 9 (10.71%) XenDesktop
7 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (5.95%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (3.57%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 54 (64.29%) SCCM
2 28 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 18 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (15.48%) Backup Exec
4 13 (15.48%) NetBackup
5 9 (10.71%) EdgeSight
6 4 (4.76%) WSUS
7 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (3.57%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (1.19%) SCDPM
8 1 (1.19%) SCSM
8 1 (1.19%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 45 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 41 (48.81%) VMware
3 21 (25.00%) Citrix
4 18 (21.43%) Symantec
5 15 (17.86%) Red Hat
6 12 (14.29%) IBM
7 9 (10.71%) AppSense
7 9 (10.71%) Remedy
8 6 (7.14%) ServiceNow
9 5 (5.95%) NetApp
10 4 (4.76%) Altiris
10 4 (4.76%) EMC
11 3 (3.57%) HP
12 1 (1.19%) LANDesk