The table below looks at the statistics for SCOM skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 164 157 134
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -23
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 45 30 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.89% 0.67% 1.41%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.42% 10.71% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 34 20 55
Average salary £47,500 £48,500 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +3.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
SCOM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
274 280 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.44% 6.25% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 230 208 230
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SCOM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SCOM
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

SCOM Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SCOM
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCOM across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

SCOM Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

SCOM
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +16 36 £47,500 -2.06% 3
Coventry -3 6 £45,000 +12.50%
West Bromwich +7 1 £29,500 -
Wolverhampton -7 1 £50,000 +44.92%
Solihull -7 1 £50,000 +17.64%
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 52 (67.53%) SCCM
2 41 (53.25%) Windows
2 41 (53.25%) Microsoft
3 30 (38.96%) VMware
4 29 (37.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (33.77%) Active Directory
6 24 (31.17%) Hyper-V
6 24 (31.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (28.57%) ITIL
8 21 (27.27%) MCSE
8 21 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (25.97%) SCDPM
10 19 (24.68%) SCVMM
10 19 (24.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (20.78%) MS Excel
12 15 (19.48%) VMware ESX
13 14 (18.18%) Citrix
14 13 (16.88%) MS Exchange
15 12 (15.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 12 (15.58%) Use Case
15 12 (15.58%) SCSM
16 11 (14.29%) MCITP
16 11 (14.29%) Service Management
16 11 (14.29%) MCSA
17 10 (12.99%) IIS
17 10 (12.99%) HP
17 10 (12.99%) MOM
17 10 (12.99%) WSUS
17 10 (12.99%) SC Cleared

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 (16.88%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.99%) IIS
2 10 (12.99%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (10.39%) SharePoint
4 7 (9.09%) Lync
4 7 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (20.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.30%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.19%) Office 365
3 2 (2.60%) IaaS
4 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.69%) SAN
2 8 (10.39%) DNS
3 6 (7.79%) Internet
3 6 (7.79%) DHCP
4 5 (6.49%) IP Telephony
4 5 (6.49%) NAS
5 3 (3.90%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (3.90%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.30%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.30%) LAN
7 1 (1.30%) WAN
7 1 (1.30%) Intranet
7 1 (1.30%) MPLS
7 1 (1.30%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (6.49%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 14 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 14 (18.18%) Consultant
3 12 (15.58%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
4 11 (14.29%) Systems Support
5 10 (12.99%) Wintel Support
5 10 (12.99%) Team Leader
6 9 (11.69%) Monitoring Engineer
6 9 (11.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (10.39%) Support Analyst
7 8 (10.39%) Analyst
7 8 (10.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Technical Specialist
8 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 5 (6.49%) Server Support
9 5 (6.49%) Technical Team Leader
10 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (5.19%) Support Consultant
10 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.30%) .NET
2 1 (1.30%) Web Services
2 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.79%) Clustering
3 1 (1.30%) Replication
3 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 41 (53.25%) Windows
2 29 (37.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (31.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (24.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.90%) UNIX
6 2 (2.60%) Linux
6 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.57%) ITIL
2 12 (15.58%) Use Case
3 11 (14.29%) Service Management
4 8 (10.39%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (10.39%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (9.09%) Change Management
6 5 (6.49%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (6.49%) Change Control
7 3 (3.90%) Migration
8 2 (2.60%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.60%) MOF
8 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.60%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.60%) Time Management
8 2 (2.60%) Validation
8 2 (2.60%) Software Distribution
8 2 (2.60%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (2.60%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.30%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.30%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.60%) SQL
1 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.30%) VBScript
2 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (27.27%) MCSE
1 21 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (15.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (14.29%) MCITP
3 11 (14.29%) MCSA
4 10 (12.99%) SC Cleared
4 10 (12.99%) Security Cleared
4 10 (12.99%) VCP4
5 4 (5.19%) MCTS
6 3 (3.90%) CCA
6 3 (3.90%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 26 (33.77%) Active Directory
2 24 (31.17%) Hyper-V
3 21 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (19.48%) VMware ESX
5 8 (10.39%) vSphere
6 4 (5.19%) XenApp
6 4 (5.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.60%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.60%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.30%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 52 (67.53%) SCCM
2 20 (25.97%) SCDPM
3 19 (24.68%) SCVMM
4 12 (15.58%) SCSM
5 10 (12.99%) MOM
5 10 (12.99%) WSUS
6 6 (7.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 5 (6.49%) SCOrch
7 5 (6.49%) Tivoli
8 4 (5.19%) Backup Exec
9 2 (2.60%) Windows Intune
10 1 (1.30%) NetBackup
10 1 (1.30%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (1.30%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 41 (53.25%) Microsoft
2 30 (38.96%) VMware
3 14 (18.18%) Citrix
4 10 (12.99%) HP
5 6 (7.79%) Cisco
6 5 (6.49%) CommVault
6 5 (6.49%) Symantec
7 4 (5.19%) Dell
8 2 (2.60%) NetApp
8 2 (2.60%) EMC
8 2 (2.60%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.60%) AppSense
9 1 (1.30%) Nimsoft
9 1 (1.30%) Spiceworks
9 1 (1.30%) Finjan
9 1 (1.30%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.30%) Sophos
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Cititec
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Posted: 2 days ago
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