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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 91 119 99
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -20
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 32 15 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.64% 0.70% 1.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.13% 13.27% 12.70%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 30
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,600 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £46,500 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
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
159 113 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.12% 5.31% 11.83%
Number of salaries quoted 142 108 233
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

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 28 August 2015.

SCOM Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 37 (63.79%) SCCM
2 34 (58.62%) Microsoft
3 32 (55.17%) Active Directory
4 28 (48.28%) Hyper-V
5 24 (41.38%) Windows
6 17 (29.31%) VMware
7 16 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (27.59%) MS Exchange
8 13 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (20.69%) SCVMM
9 12 (20.69%) MCSE
9 12 (20.69%) Private Cloud
10 11 (18.97%) Lync
11 10 (17.24%) Use Case
11 10 (17.24%) Data Centre
12 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
12 9 (15.52%) SQL
12 9 (15.52%) DHCP
12 9 (15.52%) DNS
13 8 (13.79%) ITIL
13 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
14 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (12.07%) SCDPM
14 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
14 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (12.07%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (12.07%) AIX
14 7 (12.07%) MS Excel

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 11 (18.97%) Lync
3 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
4 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.45%) IIS
7 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.62%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) SaaS
3 1 (1.72%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) DHCP
1 9 (15.52%) DNS
2 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
3 6 (10.34%) VPN
3 6 (10.34%) LAN
3 6 (10.34%) WAN
4 5 (8.62%) IPsec
5 2 (3.45%) SAN
6 1 (1.72%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (1.72%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) Architect
2 10 (17.24%) Analyst
2 10 (17.24%) Consultant
3 9 (15.52%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (15.52%) Systems Support
3 9 (15.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (13.79%) Support Analyst
4 8 (13.79%) Support Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Systems Support Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) Help Desk Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Help Desk Support
5 7 (12.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Graduate
7 5 (8.62%) Cloud Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (6.90%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Private Cloud
2 10 (17.24%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.62%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (41.38%) Windows
2 7 (12.07%) AIX
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.72%) UNIX
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.24%) Use Case
2 8 (13.79%) ITIL
3 6 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (3.45%) Change Management
5 2 (3.45%) Migration
5 2 (3.45%) CRM
6 1 (1.72%) ERP
6 1 (1.72%) B2B
6 1 (1.72%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.72%) Open Source
6 1 (1.72%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.72%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.72%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.72%) ActionScript
2 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.72%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 16 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (20.69%) MCSE
3 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
4 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
4 7 (12.07%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (8.62%) MCITP
6 4 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (6.90%) MCTS
6 4 (6.90%) MCSA
7 2 (3.45%) CCNP
7 2 (3.45%) CCNA
7 2 (3.45%) CCDA
7 2 (3.45%) CCDP
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.45%) CCENT
7 2 (3.45%) VCP4
8 1 (1.72%) MCP
8 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (55.17%) Active Directory
2 28 (48.28%) Hyper-V
3 13 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (8.62%) BitLocker
5 3 (5.17%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.72%) vSphere
6 1 (1.72%) UAG
Systems Management
1 37 (63.79%) SCCM
2 12 (20.69%) SCVMM
3 7 (12.07%) SCDPM
3 7 (12.07%) SCSM
4 5 (8.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (8.62%) Windows Intune
5 3 (5.17%) WSUS
6 2 (3.45%) Backup Exec
6 2 (3.45%) MOM
7 1 (1.72%) Nagios
7 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.72%) Cacti
7 1 (1.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.72%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 34 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 17 (29.31%) VMware
3 4 (6.90%) Symantec
4 3 (5.17%) Citrix
4 3 (5.17%) Cisco
5 2 (3.45%) EMC
5 2 (3.45%) HP
5 2 (3.45%) CommVault
5 2 (3.45%) NetApp
6 1 (1.72%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.72%) Dell