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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 171 163 144
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -19
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 46 50 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.86% 0.96% 1.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.20% 17.24% 18.13%
Number of salaries quoted 34 41 44
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £38,100 £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
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
284 290 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.30% 5.57% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 241 241 271
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -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 27 May 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 27 May 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
(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 -11 26 £46,750 -15.00% 2
Herefordshire +4 10 £42,500 +6.25%
Staffordshire - 4 £31,500 -
Coventry -22 1 £35,000 -20.00% 1
Shropshire - 1 £35,000 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 51 (60.71%) SCCM
2 40 (47.62%) Windows
3 32 (38.10%) Active Directory
4 31 (36.90%) Microsoft
5 27 (32.14%) VMware
6 26 (30.95%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (27.38%) Use Case
7 23 (27.38%) Hyper-V
8 22 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (20.24%) Data Centre
11 15 (17.86%) ITIL
12 14 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (15.48%) MCSE
14 12 (14.29%) MS Exchange
14 12 (14.29%) Citrix
14 12 (14.29%) XenApp
15 11 (13.10%) MS Excel
15 11 (13.10%) SCVMM
16 10 (11.90%) DHCP
16 10 (11.90%) CCA
16 10 (11.90%) Citrix Certification
16 10 (11.90%) DNS
16 10 (11.90%) Security Cleared
16 10 (11.90%) XenDesktop
16 10 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
17 9 (10.71%) SC Cleared
17 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
17 9 (10.71%) AppSense

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 12 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.95%) IIS
5 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.76%) Lync
6 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (13.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.76%) Office 365
3 2 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.19%) IaaS
4 1 (1.19%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.19%) SaaS
4 1 (1.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.90%) DHCP
1 10 (11.90%) DNS
2 5 (5.95%) SAN
3 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.38%) LAN
4 2 (2.38%) VoIP
4 2 (2.38%) Firewall
4 2 (2.38%) IPsec
4 2 (2.38%) VLAN
5 1 (1.19%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (1.19%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.19%) NAS
5 1 (1.19%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.19%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.19%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.19%) WebEx
5 1 (1.19%) WAN
5 1 (1.19%) FTP
5 1 (1.19%) VPN
5 1 (1.19%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.19%) MySQL
General
1 4 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (1.19%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (29.76%) Support Engineer
2 22 (26.19%) Systems Engineer
2 22 (26.19%) Systems Support
3 21 (25.00%) Systems Support Engineer
4 16 (19.05%) Consultant
5 14 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (11.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (10.71%) Citrix Specialist
8 7 (8.33%) Architect
8 7 (8.33%) Team Leader
9 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.76%) Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (4.76%) Administrator
11 3 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (3.57%) Support Analyst
11 3 (3.57%) Deployment Engineer
11 3 (3.57%) Cloud Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.24%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.14%) Private Cloud
3 5 (5.95%) Replication
4 4 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.19%) NHS
5 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.19%) Clustering
5 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 40 (47.62%) Windows
2 22 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.57%) UNIX
7 3 (3.57%) Linux
8 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.19%) AIX
8 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.38%) Use Case
2 15 (17.86%) ITIL
3 6 (7.14%) Service Management
3 6 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (5.95%) Migration
5 4 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.57%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (3.57%) Server Building
7 2 (2.38%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.38%) Change Management
8 1 (1.19%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.19%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.19%) ERP
8 1 (1.19%) B2B
8 1 (1.19%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.19%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.19%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.19%) VBScript
3 1 (1.19%) VB
3 1 (1.19%) ActionScript
3 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (15.48%) MCSE
3 10 (11.90%) CCA
3 10 (11.90%) Citrix Certification
3 10 (11.90%) Security Cleared
4 9 (10.71%) SC Cleared
5 6 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (7.14%) MCTS
6 5 (5.95%) MCSA
7 3 (3.57%) MCITP
8 2 (2.38%) CCNP
8 2 (2.38%) CCNA
8 2 (2.38%) CCDA
8 2 (2.38%) CCDP
8 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.38%) VCP4
8 2 (2.38%) CCENT
9 1 (1.19%) VCAP
9 1 (1.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 26 (30.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (27.38%) Hyper-V
4 12 (14.29%) XenApp
5 10 (11.90%) XenDesktop
6 5 (5.95%) vSphere
7 2 (2.38%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.38%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.19%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.19%) vCloud
8 1 (1.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 51 (60.71%) SCCM
2 11 (13.10%) SCVMM
3 7 (8.33%) SCDPM
3 7 (8.33%) SCSM
4 5 (5.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (5.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (5.95%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.57%) MOM
5 3 (3.57%) WSUS
6 2 (2.38%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.38%) Windows Intune
7 1 (1.19%) Cacti
7 1 (1.19%) Nagios
7 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.19%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 31 (36.90%) Microsoft
2 27 (32.14%) VMware
3 12 (14.29%) Citrix
4 9 (10.71%) AppSense
5 5 (5.95%) HP
6 4 (4.76%) Cisco
6 4 (4.76%) LANDesk
7 3 (3.57%) CA
7 3 (3.57%) Dell
7 3 (3.57%) EMC
8 2 (2.38%) Symantec
9 1 (1.19%) Sophos
9 1 (1.19%) NetApp
9 1 (1.19%) Oracle
9 1 (1.19%) Avaya
9 1 (1.19%) BMC
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