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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 194 155 168
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +13
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 32 49 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.56% 0.94% 0.63%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.96% 12.66% 11.58%
Number of salaries quoted 27 37 26
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £39,000 £39,350
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
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
292 387 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.09% 7.42% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 245 309 218
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -31 16 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Coventry -11 8 £42,500 +6.25%
Solihull 0 5 £37,500 -
Herefordshire - 2 - -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (71.23%) Windows
2 51 (69.86%) Microsoft
3 49 (67.12%) SCCM
4 45 (61.64%) VMware
5 35 (47.95%) Active Directory
6 33 (45.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (43.84%) Citrix
8 31 (42.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (36.99%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (35.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 25 (34.25%) Hyper-V
12 23 (31.51%) MS Exchange
13 22 (30.14%) MCSE
14 21 (28.77%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (26.03%) SQL Server
15 19 (26.03%) SharePoint
15 19 (26.03%) SCDPM
16 18 (24.66%) SAN
17 16 (21.92%) SCVMM
17 16 (21.92%) vSphere
18 15 (20.55%) Lync
18 15 (20.55%) DNS
19 13 (17.81%) Clustering
20 12 (16.44%) VMware ESX
20 12 (16.44%) IIS
20 12 (16.44%) Exchange Server 2010
20 12 (16.44%) Exchange Server 2013
21 11 (15.07%) NAS
21 11 (15.07%) XenApp
21 11 (15.07%) DHCP

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 23 (31.51%) MS Exchange
2 19 (26.03%) SharePoint
3 15 (20.55%) Lync
4 12 (16.44%) IIS
4 12 (16.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (16.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (13.70%) SharePoint Server
6 9 (12.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (5.48%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.96%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) Office 365
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.66%) SAN
2 15 (20.55%) DNS
3 11 (15.07%) NAS
3 11 (15.07%) DHCP
4 8 (10.96%) Internet
5 6 (8.22%) Firewall
5 6 (8.22%) IP Telephony
6 5 (6.85%) Unified Communications
7 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.11%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (4.11%) iSCSI
8 3 (4.11%) LAN
8 3 (4.11%) WAN
8 3 (4.11%) Wireless
9 2 (2.74%) Intranet
10 1 (1.37%) LDAP
10 1 (1.37%) VPN
10 1 (1.37%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.03%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MSI
General
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.74%) Legal
2 2 (2.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (28.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (15.07%) Support Engineer
3 9 (12.33%) Architect
3 9 (12.33%) Technical Specialist
4 8 (10.96%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (10.96%) Consultant
5 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Server Support
5 7 (9.59%) Team Leader
5 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 6 (8.22%) Technical Team Leader
6 6 (8.22%) Citrix Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Wintel Support
6 6 (8.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Specialist
7 5 (6.85%) Technical Architect
7 5 (6.85%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) Software Packaging
2 3 (4.11%) .NET
2 3 (4.11%) Application Packaging
3 2 (2.74%) Web Services
3 2 (2.74%) XML
4 1 (1.37%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Clustering
2 2 (2.74%) Replication
2 2 (2.74%) PKI
2 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 52 (71.23%) Windows
2 33 (45.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (42.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (28.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (10.96%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.70%) ITIL
2 9 (12.33%) Change Control
3 7 (9.59%) Project Management
3 7 (9.59%) Change Management
4 6 (8.22%) Validation
4 6 (8.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (8.22%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (5.48%) Business Development
5 4 (5.48%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (5.48%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.11%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.11%) Security Management
7 2 (2.74%) Workflow
7 2 (2.74%) Service Management
7 2 (2.74%) Time Management
7 2 (2.74%) MOF
7 2 (2.74%) CRM
7 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.37%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.22%) SQL
2 5 (6.85%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.74%) VB
4 1 (1.37%) C#
4 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (35.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (30.14%) MCSE
3 10 (13.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
5 8 (10.96%) MCITP
5 8 (10.96%) MCSA
6 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
6 7 (9.59%) CCA
6 7 (9.59%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (8.22%) VCP4
8 5 (6.85%) Degree
9 2 (2.74%) MCP
10 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.37%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (47.95%) Active Directory
2 27 (36.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (34.25%) Hyper-V
4 16 (21.92%) vSphere
5 12 (16.44%) VMware ESX
6 11 (15.07%) XenApp
7 8 (10.96%) XenDesktop
8 4 (5.48%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.74%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 49 (67.12%) SCCM
2 19 (26.03%) SCDPM
3 16 (21.92%) SCVMM
4 8 (10.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 7 (9.59%) SCSM
6 6 (8.22%) WSUS
6 6 (8.22%) MOM
6 6 (8.22%) SCOrch
7 4 (5.48%) Backup Exec
8 2 (2.74%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (2.74%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (2.74%) Windows Intune
9 1 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 51 (69.86%) Microsoft
2 45 (61.64%) VMware
3 32 (43.84%) Citrix
4 11 (15.07%) HP
5 10 (13.70%) Cisco
6 9 (12.33%) AppSense
7 8 (10.96%) Symantec
8 6 (8.22%) CommVault
9 3 (4.11%) Nimsoft
9 3 (4.11%) Spiceworks
9 3 (4.11%) SolarWinds
9 3 (4.11%) Dell
9 3 (4.11%) EMC
10 2 (2.74%) Fujitsu
10 2 (2.74%) Finjan
10 2 (2.74%) NetApp
11 1 (1.37%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.37%) Sophos
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