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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 180 187 185
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 52 33 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.90% 0.58% 0.63%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.95% 9.57% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 28
Median salary £39,500 £46,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.59% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £37,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,800 £62,500 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
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
435 345 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.50% 6.11% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 269 292 283
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +3.52%

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 39 £49,000 +3.15% 1
Shropshire - 5 £35,000 -
Herefordshire - 3 £35,750 - 2
Staffordshire -1 2 £35,000 +11.11% 2
Coventry - 1 £39,500 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 62 (57.94%) SCCM
2 57 (53.27%) assyst
3 56 (52.34%) Data Centre
4 54 (50.47%) Active Directory
5 51 (47.66%) Microsoft
5 51 (47.66%) VMware
6 49 (45.79%) Windows
7 48 (44.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 45 (42.06%) ITIL
9 40 (37.38%) Linux
10 39 (36.45%) DNS
11 36 (33.64%) Finance
12 35 (32.71%) TCP/IP
13 34 (31.78%) WAN
13 34 (31.78%) LAN
13 34 (31.78%) Service Delivery
13 34 (31.78%) Continuous Improvement
14 32 (29.91%) Retail
14 32 (29.91%) MS Excel
14 32 (29.91%) VPN
15 31 (28.97%) Citrix
16 30 (28.04%) vSphere
17 29 (27.10%) Tivoli
17 29 (27.10%) Validation
18 28 (26.17%) MS Exchange
18 28 (26.17%) SLA
19 27 (25.23%) DHCP
19 27 (25.23%) Unix
19 27 (25.23%) Windows Server
20 26 (24.30%) Change Management

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 28 (26.17%) MS Exchange
2 19 (17.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 16 (14.95%) IIS
4 8 (7.48%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.74%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.87%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.87%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 32 (29.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 57 (53.27%) assyst
2 11 (10.28%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.76%) Mimecast
2 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.80%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (2.80%) Office 365
4 1 (0.93%) IaaS
4 1 (0.93%) PaaS
4 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (36.45%) DNS
2 35 (32.71%) TCP/IP
3 34 (31.78%) LAN
3 34 (31.78%) WAN
4 32 (29.91%) VPN
5 27 (25.23%) DHCP
6 14 (13.08%) NetScaler
7 13 (12.15%) Firewall
8 12 (11.21%) SSL
9 4 (3.74%) Skype
9 4 (3.74%) SNMP
10 3 (2.80%) SAN
11 2 (1.87%) Internet
11 2 (1.87%) Intranet
11 2 (1.87%) LDAP
11 2 (1.87%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.87%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.93%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.93%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (33.64%) Finance
2 32 (29.91%) Retail
3 12 (11.21%) Publishing
4 1 (0.93%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (22.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (20.56%) Data Centre Engineer
2 22 (20.56%) Monitoring Engineer
3 21 (19.63%) Exchange Engineer
4 13 (12.15%) Technical Specialist
5 9 (8.41%) Citrix Engineer
6 8 (7.48%) Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Consultant
7 5 (4.67%) Lync Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Capacity Manager
8 4 (3.74%) Server Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) Storage Analyst
9 3 (2.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (2.80%) Service Analyst
9 3 (2.80%) Technical Leader
10 2 (1.87%) Active Directory Specialist
10 2 (1.87%) Citrix Consultant
10 2 (1.87%) Server Engineer
10 2 (1.87%) Service Desk Analyst
10 2 (1.87%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) .NET
1 2 (1.87%) Web Services
1 2 (1.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 56 (52.34%) Data Centre
2 22 (20.56%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (11.21%) CMDB
4 5 (4.67%) Fat Client
4 5 (4.67%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.74%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.87%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.93%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 49 (45.79%) Windows
2 40 (37.38%) Linux
3 27 (25.23%) Unix
3 27 (25.23%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.61%) Solaris
4 6 (5.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.74%) AIX
6 4 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.74%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (42.06%) ITIL
2 34 (31.78%) Continuous Improvement
2 34 (31.78%) Service Delivery
3 29 (27.10%) Validation
4 26 (24.30%) Change Management
4 26 (24.30%) Service Management
5 25 (23.36%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (11.21%) Line Management
6 12 (11.21%) Presales
7 9 (8.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (6.54%) ITIL V3
8 7 (6.54%) Problem Management
9 6 (5.61%) Remediation Plan
9 6 (5.61%) Time Management
10 5 (4.67%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (3.74%) CRM
11 4 (3.74%) Incident Management
11 4 (3.74%) Resource Management
12 3 (2.80%) Technical Architecture
13 2 (1.87%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.56%) SQL
2 20 (18.69%) C
3 6 (5.61%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (20.56%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.21%) LPIC
3 11 (10.28%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (8.41%) MCSE
4 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (5.61%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.67%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (4.67%) MCITP
6 5 (4.67%) MCSA
7 4 (3.74%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.93%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.93%) Degree
9 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (26.17%) SLA
2 11 (10.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 54 (50.47%) Active Directory
2 48 (44.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (28.04%) vSphere
4 14 (13.08%) XenDesktop
5 13 (12.15%) XenApp
6 12 (11.21%) Firmware
7 10 (9.35%) Hyper-V
8 8 (7.48%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (5.61%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (2.80%) BitLocker
11 2 (1.87%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 62 (57.94%) SCCM
2 29 (27.10%) Tivoli
3 19 (17.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 14 (13.08%) Backup Exec
5 13 (12.15%) NetBackup
6 9 (8.41%) EdgeSight
7 5 (4.67%) SCOrch
8 4 (3.74%) WSUS
9 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (1.87%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (1.87%) MAILsweeper
10 2 (1.87%) SCSM
11 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.93%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.93%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 51 (47.66%) Microsoft
1 51 (47.66%) VMware
2 31 (28.97%) Citrix
3 20 (18.69%) Symantec
4 16 (14.95%) Red Hat
5 13 (12.15%) Remedy
6 12 (11.21%) IBM
7 9 (8.41%) AppSense
8 7 (6.54%) HP
9 6 (5.61%) EMC
9 6 (5.61%) ServiceNow
10 5 (4.67%) LANDesk
10 5 (4.67%) NetApp
11 4 (3.74%) Altiris
11 4 (3.74%) Oracle
12 3 (2.80%) IronPort
12 3 (2.80%) MobileIron
13 2 (1.87%) CommVault
13 2 (1.87%) Finjan
14 1 (0.93%) Cisco
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