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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 169 176 120
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -56
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 39 15 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.36% 1.59%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.83% 5.64% 25.08%
Number of salaries quoted 25 9 58
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £33,750 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
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
282 266 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.52% 6.47% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 221 203 229
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%

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 February 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 February 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 +12 33 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Coventry -18 5 £45,000 -5.26%
Wolverhampton - 1 £50,000 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 45 (60.81%) SCCM
2 36 (48.65%) Microsoft
3 34 (45.95%) Windows
4 23 (31.08%) Active Directory
4 23 (31.08%) Hyper-V
5 22 (29.73%) VMware
6 21 (28.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (28.38%) ITIL
7 19 (25.68%) MCSE
7 19 (25.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (22.97%) SCVMM
9 17 (22.97%) Use Case
9 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (18.92%) MS Excel
11 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (17.57%) SCDPM
12 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (14.86%) SC Cleared
13 11 (14.86%) Security Cleared
13 11 (14.86%) VMware ESX
13 11 (14.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (14.86%) Service Management
13 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (13.51%) MS Exchange
14 10 (13.51%) MCSA
14 10 (13.51%) MCITP
15 9 (12.16%) WSUS
15 9 (12.16%) VCP4
15 9 (12.16%) Capacity Planning

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (8.11%) IIS
5 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.05%) Lync
6 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.76%) Office 365
3 2 (2.70%) IaaS
4 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) DNS
2 7 (9.46%) SAN
3 6 (8.11%) DHCP
4 3 (4.05%) Internet
4 3 (4.05%) iSCSI
4 3 (4.05%) NAS
4 3 (4.05%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.70%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.35%) LAN
6 1 (1.35%) WAN
6 1 (1.35%) MPLS
6 1 (1.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.35%) MySQL
General
1 4 (5.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (33.78%) Support Engineer
2 17 (22.97%) Systems Engineer
3 16 (21.62%) Systems Support
3 16 (21.62%) Consultant
3 16 (21.62%) Systems Support Engineer
4 14 (18.92%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (12.16%) Wintel Support
5 9 (12.16%) Monitoring Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Team Leader
7 7 (9.46%) Analyst
7 7 (9.46%) Support Analyst
8 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) Server Support
10 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (5.41%) Support Consultant
10 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
11 3 (4.05%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.35%) .NET
2 1 (1.35%) Web Services
2 1 (1.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.05%) Clustering
3 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (45.95%) Windows
2 21 (28.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.05%) UNIX
5 3 (4.05%) Linux
5 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.38%) ITIL
2 17 (22.97%) Use Case
3 11 (14.86%) Service Management
4 9 (12.16%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (5.41%) Change Management
7 3 (4.05%) Migration
7 3 (4.05%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.70%) Change Control
8 2 (2.70%) Software Distribution
8 2 (2.70%) Time Management
8 2 (2.70%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.70%) MOF
9 1 (1.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.35%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.35%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.35%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.05%) SQL
2 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.35%) VBScript
3 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (25.68%) MCSE
1 19 (25.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (14.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (14.86%) SC Cleared
2 11 (14.86%) Security Cleared
3 10 (13.51%) MCITP
3 10 (13.51%) MCSA
4 9 (12.16%) VCP4
5 4 (5.41%) MCTS
6 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.35%) CCA
6 1 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 23 (31.08%) Active Directory
1 23 (31.08%) Hyper-V
2 18 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (14.86%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (5.41%) vSphere
5 2 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (2.70%) XenApp
6 1 (1.35%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 45 (60.81%) SCCM
2 17 (22.97%) SCVMM
3 13 (17.57%) SCDPM
4 9 (12.16%) SCSM
4 9 (12.16%) MOM
4 9 (12.16%) WSUS
5 7 (9.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 6 (8.11%) Tivoli
7 3 (4.05%) Backup Exec
8 2 (2.70%) SCOrch
8 2 (2.70%) Windows Intune
9 1 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (1.35%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (1.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 36 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 22 (29.73%) VMware
3 7 (9.46%) HP
4 5 (6.76%) Citrix
5 4 (5.41%) CommVault
5 4 (5.41%) Symantec
5 4 (5.41%) Dell
6 2 (2.70%) EMC
6 2 (2.70%) NetApp
6 2 (2.70%) Cisco
7 1 (1.35%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.35%) Finjan
7 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.35%) Sophos
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: 4 days ago