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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 176 194 201
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +7
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 51 24 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.91% 0.46% 0.61%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.18% 8.36% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 31
Median salary £47,500 £41,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £36,850 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,642 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
336 287 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.02% 5.54% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 210 230 280
Median salary £47,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.93% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 2 December 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 2 December 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 40 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Herefordshire -8 4 £33,500 +24.07% 2
Coventry - 3 £51,303 -
West Bromwich - 2 £50,000 -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 71 (67.62%) SCCM
2 66 (62.86%) Active Directory
3 65 (61.90%) Data Centre
4 59 (56.19%) VMware
5 55 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 54 (51.43%) Microsoft
7 52 (49.52%) Linux
8 50 (47.62%) DNS
9 49 (46.67%) Windows
10 44 (41.90%) Service Delivery
11 41 (39.05%) ITIL
11 41 (39.05%) Continuous Improvement
12 39 (37.14%) MS Excel
13 36 (34.29%) Citrix
13 36 (34.29%) assyst
14 34 (32.38%) Security Cleared
15 32 (30.48%) SQL
16 31 (29.52%) Finance
17 28 (26.67%) Retail
17 28 (26.67%) Unix
17 28 (26.67%) DHCP
17 28 (26.67%) Red Hat
17 28 (26.67%) Windows Server
18 26 (24.76%) Capacity Planning
18 26 (24.76%) TCP/IP
18 26 (24.76%) MS Exchange
19 25 (23.81%) LAN
19 25 (23.81%) WAN
19 25 (23.81%) IIS
19 25 (23.81%) Analytical Skills

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 26 (24.76%) MS Exchange
2 25 (23.81%) IIS
3 14 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (9.52%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.90%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.90%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 39 (37.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 36 (34.29%) assyst
2 10 (9.52%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (13.33%) Mimecast
3 9 (8.57%) Office 365
4 5 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (2.86%) IaaS
7 1 (0.95%) PaaS
7 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (47.62%) DNS
2 28 (26.67%) DHCP
3 26 (24.76%) TCP/IP
4 25 (23.81%) LAN
4 25 (23.81%) WAN
5 24 (22.86%) Firewall
5 24 (22.86%) VPN
6 22 (20.95%) SSL
7 8 (7.62%) NetScaler
8 7 (6.67%) SAN
9 6 (5.71%) Skype
9 6 (5.71%) SNMP
10 3 (2.86%) Internet
10 3 (2.86%) VLAN
10 3 (2.86%) VoIP
11 2 (1.90%) LDAP
11 2 (1.90%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.90%) Wireless
11 2 (1.90%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.95%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (29.52%) Finance
2 28 (26.67%) Retail
3 22 (20.95%) Publishing
4 2 (1.90%) Advertising
5 1 (0.95%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (22.86%) Technical Specialist
2 21 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (18.10%) Monitoring Engineer
4 18 (17.14%) Data Centre Engineer
5 14 (13.33%) Exchange Engineer
6 12 (11.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Capacity Manager
8 5 (4.76%) Citrix Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Principal Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (2.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (2.86%) Lync Engineer
10 3 (2.86%) Operations Manager
10 3 (2.86%) SCCM Engineer
10 3 (2.86%) Storage Engineer
11 2 (1.90%) IT Engineer
11 2 (1.90%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (1.90%) Server Engineer
11 2 (1.90%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.90%) Web Services
2 1 (0.95%) .NET
2 1 (0.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (61.90%) Data Centre
2 25 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (20.95%) CMDB
4 2 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.90%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.95%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 52 (49.52%) Linux
2 49 (46.67%) Windows
3 28 (26.67%) Unix
3 28 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 7 (6.67%) Solaris
5 6 (5.71%) AIX
5 6 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.81%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (41.90%) Service Delivery
2 41 (39.05%) Continuous Improvement
2 41 (39.05%) ITIL
3 26 (24.76%) Capacity Planning
4 22 (20.95%) Change Management
4 22 (20.95%) Line Management
4 22 (20.95%) Presales
5 21 (20.00%) Service Management
6 19 (18.10%) Validation
7 18 (17.14%) Process Improvement
8 6 (5.71%) ITIL V3
8 6 (5.71%) Resource Management
9 5 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (3.81%) Mentoring
10 4 (3.81%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.81%) Remediation Plan
11 3 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (2.86%) Time Management
11 3 (2.86%) Trend Analysis
12 2 (1.90%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 32 (30.48%) SQL
2 14 (13.33%) C
3 10 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (32.38%) Security Cleared
2 22 (20.95%) BPSS Clearance
2 22 (20.95%) LPIC
3 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (5.71%) MCSE
5 5 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.81%) MCSA
7 3 (2.86%) MCITP
8 2 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (20.95%) Disclosure Scotland
1 22 (20.95%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (62.86%) Active Directory
2 55 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (20.95%) Firmware
4 21 (20.00%) vSphere
5 13 (12.38%) Hyper-V
6 9 (8.57%) XenApp
6 9 (8.57%) XenDesktop
7 5 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (3.81%) BitLocker
8 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.95%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 71 (67.62%) SCCM
2 22 (20.95%) Backup Exec
2 22 (20.95%) NetBackup
3 21 (20.00%) Tivoli
4 14 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (6.67%) SCOrch
6 4 (3.81%) EdgeSight
6 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (3.81%) Nagios
7 3 (2.86%) WSUS
8 2 (1.90%) Opsview
9 1 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.95%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.95%) SCSM
Vendors
1 59 (56.19%) VMware
2 54 (51.43%) Microsoft
3 36 (34.29%) Citrix
4 28 (26.67%) Red Hat
5 24 (22.86%) IBM
6 14 (13.33%) Symantec
7 8 (7.62%) HP
8 6 (5.71%) NetApp
9 4 (3.81%) Altiris
9 4 (3.81%) AppSense
10 3 (2.86%) Cisco
10 3 (2.86%) EMC
10 3 (2.86%) Oracle
10 3 (2.86%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.90%) IronPort
11 2 (1.90%) LANDesk
11 2 (1.90%) MobileIron
11 2 (1.90%) Remedy
12 1 (0.95%) CommVault
12 1 (0.95%) Finjan
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