The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 63 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.16% 0.20% -
As % of the Systems Management category 14.00% 1.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -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 Coventry region.

Systems Management Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
50 56 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 8.25% 11.22% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 44 24 28
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £34,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SCOM across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

SCOM
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCOM across the Coventry region.

SCOM Salary Trend in Coventry

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) SCCM
2 15 (93.75%) Citrix
3 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
4 13 (81.25%) VMware
5 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
6 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
7 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
7 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (50.00%) ITIL
8 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
8 8 (50.00%) SAN
8 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (37.50%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (37.50%) Firewall
10 5 (31.25%) Clustering
10 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
10 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
10 5 (31.25%) MCSE
10 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
11 4 (25.00%) MCP
11 4 (25.00%) SQL
11 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 4 (25.00%) SCVMM
11 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (25.00%) EMC

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (37.50%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
4 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (18.75%) IIS
6 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (6.25%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) SAN
2 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) NAS
3 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (18.75%) DNS
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) WAN
4 3 (18.75%) DHCP
4 3 (18.75%) Intranet
4 3 (18.75%) Internet
5 1 (6.25%) MPLS
5 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Server Support
3 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Server Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (12.50%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (6.25%) Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
1 3 (18.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (18.75%) Security Management
3 3 (18.75%) Workflow
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) CRM
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VBScript
3 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) MCSE
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (25.00%) MCP
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) CCA
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
3 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (18.75%) Terminal Server
4 3 (18.75%) XenApp
5 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (100.00%) SCCM
2 4 (25.00%) SCVMM
2 4 (25.00%) SCDPM
2 4 (25.00%) SCOrch
2 4 (25.00%) SCSM
3 3 (18.75%) MAILsweeper
3 3 (18.75%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Citrix
2 13 (81.25%) VMware
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) EMC
4 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 3 (18.75%) Nimsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Spiceworks
5 3 (18.75%) Finjan
5 3 (18.75%) HP
5 3 (18.75%) CommVault
6 1 (6.25%) Symantec
6 1 (6.25%) Sophos
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow