The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 161 116 168
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +52
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 39 81 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 1.62% 0.53%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.27% 26.91% 12.14%
Number of salaries quoted 29 61 23
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +28.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £39,000 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
294 301 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.97% 6.01% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 244 246 171
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +26.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £34,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
SCOM
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -25 21 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Coventry +13 9 £47,500 -20.83% 3
Herefordshire - 7 £40,000 - 1
West Bromwich - 3 £47,500 -
Solihull -10 2 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £40,000 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 59 (78.67%) SCCM
2 48 (64.00%) Windows
3 45 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 38 (50.67%) Active Directory
5 34 (45.33%) Citrix
6 33 (44.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 32 (42.67%) Hyper-V
8 30 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (37.33%) VMware
10 27 (36.00%) MCSE
11 21 (28.00%) Finance
12 18 (24.00%) SharePoint
12 18 (24.00%) MS Excel
12 18 (24.00%) DNS
13 17 (22.67%) MS Exchange
13 17 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (21.33%) XenApp
14 16 (21.33%) SQL Server
14 16 (21.33%) ITIL
14 16 (21.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (20.00%) AppSense
15 15 (20.00%) Firewall
16 14 (18.67%) Microsoft App-V
17 13 (17.33%) Clustering
17 13 (17.33%) MCITP
17 13 (17.33%) SAN
18 12 (16.00%) Project Management
18 12 (16.00%) Windows 7
18 12 (16.00%) Security Cleared
19 10 (13.33%) XenDesktop

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 18 (24.00%) SharePoint
2 17 (22.67%) MS Exchange
3 9 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (9.33%) Lync
6 5 (6.67%) IIS
6 5 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (5.33%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (5.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 18 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.00%) DNS
2 15 (20.00%) Firewall
3 13 (17.33%) SAN
4 8 (10.67%) LDAP
5 7 (9.33%) NAS
6 6 (8.00%) WAN
7 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
8 4 (5.33%) SSL
8 4 (5.33%) DHCP
9 3 (4.00%) LAN
9 3 (4.00%) Wireless
10 2 (2.67%) Intranet
10 2 (2.67%) Internet
10 2 (2.67%) MPLS
10 2 (2.67%) SMTP
10 2 (2.67%) VPN
10 2 (2.67%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.33%) WLAN
11 1 (1.33%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.33%) MS Access
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MSI
2 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.33%) WinDbg
General
1 21 (28.00%) Finance
2 10 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 10 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (33.33%) Architect
2 23 (30.67%) Consultant
3 16 (21.33%) Support Engineer
3 16 (21.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 14 (18.67%) Technical Architect
5 13 (17.33%) Technical Consultant
6 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Consultant
7 7 (9.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (9.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) Senior Architect
8 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
10 3 (4.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
10 3 (4.00%) Server Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 3 (4.00%) Server Support
11 2 (2.67%) Management Consultant
11 2 (2.67%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) .NET
2 3 (4.00%) Application Packaging
3 2 (2.67%) WCF
3 2 (2.67%) Web Services
3 2 (2.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Clustering
2 7 (9.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (8.00%) PKI
4 4 (5.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 48 (64.00%) Windows
2 30 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (21.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (16.00%) Windows 7
5 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.00%) Windows 2000
7 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.67%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.67%) UNIX
8 2 (2.67%) Linux
9 1 (1.33%) AIX
9 1 (1.33%) HPUX
9 1 (1.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.33%) ITIL
2 12 (16.00%) Project Management
3 7 (9.33%) Workflow
3 7 (9.33%) Business Development
3 7 (9.33%) Data Protection
3 7 (9.33%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (8.00%) Change Control
4 6 (8.00%) Migration
5 5 (6.67%) TOGAF
5 5 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (5.33%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.33%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.33%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.00%) Service Management
7 3 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.67%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.33%) SQL
2 6 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (44.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (36.00%) MCSE
3 13 (17.33%) MCITP
4 12 (16.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (10.67%) MCP
6 7 (9.33%) Degree
7 5 (6.67%) MCTS
8 4 (5.33%) DV Cleared
8 4 (5.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.67%) MCSA
10 2 (2.67%) CCNA
10 2 (2.67%) CCA
10 2 (2.67%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (2.67%) VCAP
10 2 (2.67%) CCEE
10 2 (2.67%) CCIA
11 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (50.67%) Active Directory
2 32 (42.67%) Hyper-V
3 17 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (21.33%) XenApp
5 14 (18.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (13.33%) XenDesktop
7 6 (8.00%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (5.33%) UAG
9 3 (4.00%) vSphere
9 3 (4.00%) XenServer
9 3 (4.00%) ISA Server
10 2 (2.67%) Terminal Server
10 2 (2.67%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 59 (78.67%) SCCM
2 10 (13.33%) SCVMM
3 7 (9.33%) SCDPM
3 7 (9.33%) SCOrch
3 7 (9.33%) SCSM
4 4 (5.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (5.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (5.33%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (5.33%) MOM
4 4 (5.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.67%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (2.67%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.33%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 45 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 34 (45.33%) Citrix
3 28 (37.33%) VMware
4 15 (20.00%) AppSense
5 10 (13.33%) Fujitsu
5 10 (13.33%) Cisco
5 10 (13.33%) HP
6 6 (8.00%) NetApp
7 4 (5.33%) CA
7 4 (5.33%) Symantec
8 3 (4.00%) Dell
8 3 (4.00%) EMC
8 3 (4.00%) IBM
9 2 (2.67%) Juniper
9 2 (2.67%) Finjan
9 2 (2.67%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.67%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.67%) CommVault
10 1 (1.33%) Sage
10 1 (1.33%) 3PAR
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £61000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £55K basic + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K base + 10K Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + car allow+20%bonus+ben
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
DP Connect
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £0000 - £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Leominster, Herefordshire
CCity IT
Posted: 20 days ago