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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCOM over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England / West Midlands
Rank 167 195 177
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -18
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 41 25 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.86% 0.47% 0.90%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.02% 7.84% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 35
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,982 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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
273 319 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.72% 6.05% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 194 229 236
Median salary £50,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.45% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

SCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing SCOM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +14 33 £47,500 +8.57% 1
Coventry +17 3 £51,303 +28.25% 1
West Bromwich - 2 £50,000 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing SCOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 72 (70.59%) SCCM
2 64 (62.75%) Data Centre
3 63 (61.76%) Active Directory
4 57 (55.88%) VMware
5 55 (53.92%) Linux
6 52 (50.98%) Microsoft
7 51 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 48 (47.06%) Windows
9 46 (45.10%) DNS
10 44 (43.14%) Service Delivery
11 39 (38.24%) MS Excel
11 39 (38.24%) Continuous Improvement
12 35 (34.31%) ITIL
12 35 (34.31%) Security Cleared
13 34 (33.33%) Citrix
14 33 (32.35%) SQL
15 31 (30.39%) assyst
16 30 (29.41%) Unix
16 30 (29.41%) Red Hat
17 28 (27.45%) Finance
18 26 (25.49%) Capacity Planning
18 26 (25.49%) Windows Server
19 25 (24.51%) IBM
19 25 (24.51%) IIS
20 24 (23.53%) DHCP
20 24 (23.53%) TCP/IP
20 24 (23.53%) Firewall
20 24 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
21 23 (22.55%) Retail
21 23 (22.55%) WAN

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (24.51%) IIS
2 23 (22.55%) MS Exchange
3 12 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (4.90%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.96%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 39 (38.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 31 (30.39%) assyst
2 6 (5.88%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (11.76%) Mimecast
3 9 (8.82%) Office 365
4 4 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.94%) IaaS
6 1 (0.98%) PaaS
6 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (45.10%) DNS
2 24 (23.53%) DHCP
2 24 (23.53%) Firewall
2 24 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 23 (22.55%) LAN
3 23 (22.55%) WAN
4 22 (21.57%) SSL
4 22 (21.57%) VPN
5 9 (8.82%) SAN
6 8 (7.84%) SNMP
7 5 (4.90%) NetScaler
8 3 (2.94%) Internet
8 3 (2.94%) Skype
8 3 (2.94%) VLAN
8 3 (2.94%) VoIP
9 2 (1.96%) LDAP
9 2 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.96%) Wireless
10 1 (0.98%) Intranet
10 1 (0.98%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (27.45%) Finance
2 23 (22.55%) Retail
3 22 (21.57%) Publishing
4 2 (1.96%) Advertising
5 1 (0.98%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (23.53%) Technical Specialist
2 20 (19.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (16.67%) Monitoring Engineer
4 16 (15.69%) Data Centre Engineer
5 12 (11.76%) Exchange Engineer
6 11 (10.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (7.84%) Capacity Manager
8 5 (4.90%) Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) Operations Manager
8 5 (4.90%) Principal Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Citrix Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Storage Engineer
10 3 (2.94%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (2.94%) SCCM Engineer
10 3 (2.94%) Service Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) Service Desk Analyst
11 2 (1.96%) IT Engineer
11 2 (1.96%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (1.96%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 1 (0.98%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.96%) Web Services
2 1 (0.98%) .NET
2 1 (0.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (62.75%) Data Centre
2 24 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (21.57%) CMDB
4 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.96%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.98%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (53.92%) Linux
2 48 (47.06%) Windows
3 30 (29.41%) Unix
4 26 (25.49%) Windows Server
5 9 (8.82%) Solaris
6 8 (7.84%) AIX
6 8 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.96%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (43.14%) Service Delivery
2 39 (38.24%) Continuous Improvement
3 35 (34.31%) ITIL
4 26 (25.49%) Capacity Planning
5 22 (21.57%) Line Management
5 22 (21.57%) Presales
6 18 (17.65%) Change Management
6 18 (17.65%) Service Management
7 16 (15.69%) Process Improvement
7 16 (15.69%) Validation
8 8 (7.84%) Resource Management
9 5 (4.90%) Trend Analysis
10 4 (3.92%) Mentoring
11 3 (2.94%) Problem Management
11 3 (2.94%) Remediation Plan
11 3 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (1.96%) Facilities Management
12 2 (1.96%) Incident Management
12 2 (1.96%) Operations Management
12 2 (1.96%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 33 (32.35%) SQL
2 12 (11.76%) C
3 11 (10.78%) PowerShell
4 7 (6.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (34.31%) Security Cleared
2 22 (21.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 22 (21.57%) LPIC
3 7 (6.86%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.92%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (3.92%) MCSA
5 4 (3.92%) MCSE
6 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.96%) MCITP
8 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.98%) MCTS
8 1 (0.98%) NCDA
8 1 (0.98%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (21.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 18 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (61.76%) Active Directory
2 51 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (21.57%) Firmware
4 15 (14.71%) vSphere
5 10 (9.80%) Hyper-V
6 6 (5.88%) XenApp
6 6 (5.88%) XenDesktop
7 5 (4.90%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.96%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.98%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 72 (70.59%) SCCM
2 22 (21.57%) Backup Exec
2 22 (21.57%) NetBackup
2 22 (21.57%) Tivoli
3 12 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (8.82%) SCOrch
5 4 (3.92%) Nagios
6 3 (2.94%) EdgeSight
6 3 (2.94%) WSUS
7 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.96%) Opsview
8 1 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.98%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.98%) SCSM
Vendors
1 57 (55.88%) VMware
2 52 (50.98%) Microsoft
3 34 (33.33%) Citrix
4 30 (29.41%) Red Hat
5 25 (24.51%) IBM
6 12 (11.76%) Symantec
7 10 (9.80%) HP
8 9 (8.82%) NetApp
9 5 (4.90%) Cisco
10 3 (2.94%) Altiris
10 3 (2.94%) AppSense
10 3 (2.94%) CommVault
10 3 (2.94%) EMC
10 3 (2.94%) Oracle
10 3 (2.94%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.98%) Finjan
11 1 (0.98%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.98%) Remedy
11 1 (0.98%) ServiceNow
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