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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England / West Midlands
Rank 173 204 177
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -27
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 36 32 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.77% 0.54% 0.85%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.80% 8.36% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 29
Median salary £47,500 £37,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.37% -22.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,050 £37,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £50,350 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
305 383 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.49% 6.50% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 228 278 246
Median salary £47,000 £40,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.04% -2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,250 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing SCOM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +23 34 £47,500 +14.45% 3
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 65 (70.65%) SCCM
2 57 (61.96%) Data Centre
3 51 (55.43%) Active Directory
4 49 (53.26%) Linux
5 47 (51.09%) VMware
6 44 (47.83%) Windows
6 44 (47.83%) Microsoft
7 41 (44.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 38 (41.30%) Service Delivery
9 36 (39.13%) ITIL
10 33 (35.87%) DNS
10 33 (35.87%) Continuous Improvement
11 32 (34.78%) MS Excel
12 30 (32.61%) Unix
13 29 (31.52%) Security Cleared
14 26 (28.26%) Citrix
14 26 (28.26%) Red Hat
15 25 (27.17%) Firewall
16 24 (26.09%) Finance
16 24 (26.09%) Tivoli
16 24 (26.09%) SQL
16 24 (26.09%) Capacity Planning
16 24 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
16 24 (26.09%) Windows Server
17 22 (23.91%) IBM
17 22 (23.91%) assyst
18 21 (22.83%) Change Management
19 19 (20.65%) NetBackup
19 19 (20.65%) Backup Exec
19 19 (20.65%) Publishing

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 19 (20.65%) IIS
1 19 (20.65%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (5.43%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (23.91%) assyst
2 4 (4.35%) Northgate Housing
3 3 (3.26%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (11.96%) Office 365
3 8 (8.70%) Mimecast
4 4 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.26%) IaaS
6 1 (1.09%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (35.87%) DNS
2 25 (27.17%) Firewall
3 19 (20.65%) SSL
4 14 (15.22%) DHCP
4 14 (15.22%) LAN
4 14 (15.22%) WAN
5 13 (14.13%) TCP/IP
5 13 (14.13%) VPN
6 10 (10.87%) SAN
7 7 (7.61%) SNMP
8 4 (4.35%) FTP
9 3 (3.26%) Skype
10 2 (2.17%) Internet
10 2 (2.17%) VLAN
10 2 (2.17%) VoIP
10 2 (2.17%) Wireless
11 1 (1.09%) NAS
11 1 (1.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
General
1 24 (26.09%) Finance
2 19 (20.65%) Publishing
2 19 (20.65%) Retail
3 2 (2.17%) Advertising
3 2 (2.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (21.74%) Technical Specialist
2 17 (18.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (15.22%) Data Centre Engineer
3 14 (15.22%) Monitoring Engineer
4 11 (11.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) Exchange Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Capacity Manager
7 5 (5.43%) Operations Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Principal Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) SCCM Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Storage Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.17%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (2.17%) IT Engineer
10 2 (2.17%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.17%) IT Manager
11 1 (1.09%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) Middleware
2 1 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 57 (61.96%) Data Centre
2 24 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (20.65%) CMDB
4 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.17%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 49 (53.26%) Linux
2 44 (47.83%) Windows
3 30 (32.61%) Unix
4 24 (26.09%) Windows Server
5 7 (7.61%) AIX
5 7 (7.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (7.61%) Solaris
6 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.17%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (41.30%) Service Delivery
2 36 (39.13%) ITIL
3 33 (35.87%) Continuous Improvement
4 24 (26.09%) Capacity Planning
5 21 (22.83%) Change Management
6 19 (20.65%) Line Management
6 19 (20.65%) Presales
7 17 (18.48%) Service Management
8 14 (15.22%) Process Improvement
9 8 (8.70%) Validation
10 7 (7.61%) PRINCE2
10 7 (7.61%) Resource Management
11 6 (6.52%) Project Management
12 5 (5.43%) People Management
12 5 (5.43%) Trend Analysis
13 4 (4.35%) Problem Management
13 4 (4.35%) Reverse Engineering
14 3 (3.26%) Mentoring
15 2 (2.17%) ITIL V3
15 2 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.09%) SQL
2 8 (8.70%) C
3 7 (7.61%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.43%) Perl
5 4 (4.35%) Java
5 4 (4.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 29 (31.52%) Security Cleared
2 19 (20.65%) BPSS Clearance
2 19 (20.65%) LPIC
3 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.43%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.26%) MCSA
5 3 (3.26%) MCSE
6 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.09%) MCITP
7 1 (1.09%) MCSD
7 1 (1.09%) MCTS
7 1 (1.09%) NCDA
7 1 (1.09%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (9.78%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (55.43%) Active Directory
2 41 (44.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (20.65%) Firmware
4 9 (9.78%) Hyper-V
4 9 (9.78%) vSphere
5 3 (3.26%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.17%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.09%) XenApp
7 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 65 (70.65%) SCCM
2 24 (26.09%) Tivoli
3 19 (20.65%) Backup Exec
3 19 (20.65%) NetBackup
4 8 (8.70%) Nagios
4 8 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (7.61%) SCOrch
6 4 (4.35%) Netcool
6 4 (4.35%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (2.17%) Opsview
7 2 (2.17%) WSUS
8 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (1.09%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 47 (51.09%) VMware
2 44 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 26 (28.26%) Citrix
3 26 (28.26%) Red Hat
4 22 (23.91%) IBM
5 9 (9.78%) NetApp
6 8 (8.70%) Symantec
7 7 (7.61%) HP
7 7 (7.61%) SolarWinds
8 6 (6.52%) ServiceNow
9 5 (5.43%) Cisco
10 4 (4.35%) CommVault
10 4 (4.35%) Northgate
10 4 (4.35%) SAP
11 2 (2.17%) EMC
11 2 (2.17%) LANDesk
11 2 (2.17%) Remedy
12 1 (1.09%) Dell
12 1 (1.09%) Dell Compellent
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