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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 179 161 124
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -37
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 34 38 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.64% 0.77% 1.64%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.14% 12.18% 26.28%
Number of salaries quoted 19 29 62
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 £34,500 £36,000 £39,100
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £62,500 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
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
280 312 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.29% 6.32% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 218 258 250
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,150 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -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 21 April 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 21 April 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
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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 -7 24 £45,000 -18.18%
Herefordshire +5 6 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Coventry -20 2 £36,250 -23.68%
Staffordshire - 1 £22,500 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 46 (58.97%) SCCM
2 32 (41.03%) Windows
3 26 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 26 (33.33%) Use Case
4 20 (25.64%) VMware
4 20 (25.64%) Active Directory
5 19 (24.36%) ITIL
5 19 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (23.08%) Hyper-V
7 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
8 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
8 12 (15.38%) SCVMM
9 11 (14.10%) MCSE
9 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (12.82%) Service Management
10 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (10.26%) XenApp
12 8 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (10.26%) Citrix
12 8 (10.26%) SCDPM
13 7 (8.97%) SCSM
13 7 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (8.97%) CCA

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 7 (8.97%) MS Exchange
1 7 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.28%) Lync
3 1 (1.28%) IIS
3 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.41%) Office 365
3 1 (1.28%) IaaS
3 1 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.28%) SaaS
3 1 (1.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) DNS
1 3 (3.85%) DHCP
2 2 (2.56%) SAN
3 1 (1.28%) MPLS
3 1 (1.28%) IPsec
3 1 (1.28%) NAS
3 1 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.28%) FTP
3 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.28%) MySQL
General
1 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 25 (32.05%) Systems Engineer
3 24 (30.77%) Systems Support
4 23 (29.49%) Systems Support Engineer
5 19 (24.36%) 3rd Line Support
6 13 (16.67%) Consultant
6 13 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) Monitoring Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 7 (8.97%) Team Leader
9 6 (7.69%) Citrix Specialist
10 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (6.41%) Analyst
11 4 (5.13%) Support Analyst
11 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 4 (5.13%) Support Consultant
11 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 4 (5.13%) Wintel Support
11 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
12 3 (3.85%) Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (5.13%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.56%) Replication
5 1 (1.28%) Clustering
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.28%) Open Source
5 1 (1.28%) NHS
5 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 32 (41.03%) Windows
2 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.85%) UNIX
4 3 (3.85%) Linux
5 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.33%) Use Case
2 19 (24.36%) ITIL
3 10 (12.82%) Service Management
4 8 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (3.85%) Change Management
6 3 (3.85%) Migration
7 2 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.56%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.56%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.56%) Software Distribution
7 2 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.56%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.28%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.28%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.28%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.28%) ERP
8 1 (1.28%) B2B
8 1 (1.28%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.85%) SQL
2 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.28%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.28%) VBScript
3 1 (1.28%) VB
3 1 (1.28%) ActionScript
3 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.10%) MCSE
2 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.97%) CCA
3 7 (8.97%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (8.97%) MCSA
3 7 (8.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (6.41%) MCTS
5 4 (5.13%) MCITP
5 4 (5.13%) VCP4
6 2 (2.56%) CCENT
6 2 (2.56%) CCNP
6 2 (2.56%) CCNA
6 2 (2.56%) CCDA
6 2 (2.56%) CCDP
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.28%) Degree
System Software
1 20 (25.64%) Active Directory
2 19 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.26%) XenApp
5 6 (7.69%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.13%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.56%) vSphere
7 2 (2.56%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.28%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 46 (58.97%) SCCM
2 12 (15.38%) SCVMM
3 8 (10.26%) SCDPM
4 7 (8.97%) SCSM
5 6 (7.69%) Tivoli
6 5 (6.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (5.13%) WSUS
7 4 (5.13%) MOM
8 2 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (1.28%) Nagios
9 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.28%) Cacti
9 1 (1.28%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 26 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.64%) VMware
3 8 (10.26%) Citrix
4 6 (7.69%) AppSense
5 4 (5.13%) HP
5 4 (5.13%) Dell
6 2 (2.56%) LANDesk
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco
7 1 (1.28%) Symantec
7 1 (1.28%) Sophos
7 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.28%) EMC
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