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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 179 174 157
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 49 46 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.86% 0.84% 1.02%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.63% 15.81% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 37 38 41
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £37,100 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +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
335 291 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.85% 5.33% 8.10%
Number of salaries quoted 289 244 344
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,222 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.17%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -5 33 £45,000 -5.26%
Herefordshire -4 7 £42,500 +6.25%
Staffordshire - 4 £31,500 - 1
Shropshire - 1 £35,000 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 47 (58.02%) SCCM
2 43 (53.09%) Active Directory
3 42 (51.85%) Windows
4 33 (40.74%) Microsoft
5 26 (32.10%) VMware
5 26 (32.10%) Hyper-V
6 25 (30.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (25.93%) MS Exchange
8 20 (24.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (23.46%) Use Case
10 16 (19.75%) DHCP
10 16 (19.75%) DNS
11 14 (17.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (17.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (16.05%) MCSE
13 12 (14.81%) ITIL
14 11 (13.58%) SQL
14 11 (13.58%) Citrix
14 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (13.58%) XenApp
14 11 (13.58%) Data Centre
15 10 (12.35%) XenDesktop
15 10 (12.35%) CCA
15 10 (12.35%) Citrix Certification
16 9 (11.11%) AppSense
16 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
16 9 (11.11%) SCVMM
16 9 (11.11%) Lync
17 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 21 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 14 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (11.11%) Lync
4 8 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (9.88%) SharePoint
5 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (7.41%) IIS
7 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.94%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (3.70%) Office 365
4 1 (1.23%) IaaS
4 1 (1.23%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.75%) DHCP
1 16 (19.75%) DNS
2 8 (9.88%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.64%) LAN
4 6 (7.41%) WAN
4 6 (7.41%) VPN
4 6 (7.41%) SAN
5 4 (4.94%) IPsec
6 3 (3.70%) VLAN
6 3 (3.70%) VoIP
6 3 (3.70%) Firewall
7 1 (1.23%) MPLS
7 1 (1.23%) LDAP
7 1 (1.23%) FTP
7 1 (1.23%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (1.23%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.23%) NAS
7 1 (1.23%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.23%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.23%) MySQL
General
1 4 (4.94%) Retail
2 1 (1.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (23.46%) Support Engineer
2 18 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
2 18 (22.22%) Systems Support
3 17 (20.99%) Systems Support Engineer
4 14 (17.28%) Consultant
5 10 (12.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (12.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (11.11%) Architect
6 9 (11.11%) Citrix Specialist
7 8 (9.88%) Analyst
7 8 (9.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (8.64%) Support Analyst
9 6 (7.41%) Help Desk Analyst
9 6 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 6 (7.41%) Help Desk Support
9 6 (7.41%) Help Desk Support Analyst
10 5 (6.17%) Cloud Consultant
10 5 (6.17%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
11 4 (4.94%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.41%) Private Cloud
3 5 (6.17%) Replication
4 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.23%) Clustering
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) NHS
5 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 42 (51.85%) Windows
2 20 (24.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (17.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (7.41%) AIX
5 6 (7.41%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.94%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.70%) UNIX
8 2 (2.47%) Linux
9 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.46%) Use Case
2 12 (14.81%) ITIL
3 5 (6.17%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (6.17%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (4.94%) Migration
5 3 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (3.70%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.47%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (2.47%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.23%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.23%) Open Source
7 1 (1.23%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.23%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.23%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.23%) Operations Management
7 1 (1.23%) ERP
7 1 (1.23%) B2B
7 1 (1.23%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.23%) Service Management
7 1 (1.23%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.58%) SQL
2 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.23%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.23%) VBScript
3 1 (1.23%) VB
3 1 (1.23%) ActionScript
3 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (16.05%) MCSE
3 10 (12.35%) CCA
3 10 (12.35%) Citrix Certification
4 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 8 (9.88%) SC Cleared
6 7 (8.64%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (6.17%) MCSA
8 5 (6.17%) MCITP
9 4 (4.94%) MCTS
10 2 (2.47%) CCNP
10 2 (2.47%) CCNA
10 2 (2.47%) CCDA
10 2 (2.47%) CCDP
10 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (2.47%) VCP4
10 2 (2.47%) CCENT
11 1 (1.23%) VCAP
11 1 (1.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (53.09%) Active Directory
2 26 (32.10%) Hyper-V
3 25 (30.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (13.58%) XenApp
5 10 (12.35%) XenDesktop
6 6 (7.41%) vSphere
7 4 (4.94%) BitLocker
8 2 (2.47%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.23%) XenServer
9 1 (1.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 47 (58.02%) SCCM
2 9 (11.11%) SCVMM
3 6 (7.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (6.17%) SCSM
4 5 (6.17%) SCDPM
4 5 (6.17%) Backup Exec
5 4 (4.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (4.94%) Windows Intune
6 3 (3.70%) WSUS
6 3 (3.70%) MOM
7 2 (2.47%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.23%) Nagios
8 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.23%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.23%) Cacti
8 1 (1.23%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 33 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 26 (32.10%) VMware
3 11 (13.58%) Citrix
4 9 (11.11%) AppSense
5 4 (4.94%) LANDesk
5 4 (4.94%) Symantec
5 4 (4.94%) CA
5 4 (4.94%) HP
5 4 (4.94%) Cisco
6 3 (3.70%) EMC
7 2 (2.47%) CommVault
8 1 (1.23%) NetApp
8 1 (1.23%) Avaya
8 1 (1.23%) BMC
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle
8 1 (1.23%) Dell
8 1 (1.23%) Sophos
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago