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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 163 171 167
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 40 45 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.81% 0.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.46% 9.59% 13.40%
Number of salaries quoted 34 36 27
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £36,500 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,750 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.52% -1.80%
Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
243 469 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.62% 8.45% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 219 368 170
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% -2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,312 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
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 22 July 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 22 July 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
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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 +2 24 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Solihull -4 6 £42,500 +6.25%
Herefordshire - 5 £40,000 -
Coventry +11 4 £43,250 +23.57%
Shropshire -4 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £32,500 - 1
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 64 (80.00%) SCCM
2 48 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 47 (58.75%) Windows
4 39 (48.75%) Citrix
5 38 (47.50%) Active Directory
6 37 (46.25%) VMware
7 35 (43.75%) Hyper-V
8 28 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (28.75%) MCSE
11 22 (27.50%) MS Exchange
12 21 (26.25%) SharePoint
13 19 (23.75%) SQL Server
13 19 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (23.75%) XenApp
14 17 (21.25%) AppSense
15 16 (20.00%) Windows 7
16 15 (18.75%) XenDesktop
16 15 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
17 14 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2003
17 14 (17.50%) Project Management
17 14 (17.50%) SAN
17 14 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
17 14 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
18 13 (16.25%) DNS
18 13 (16.25%) Clustering
19 12 (15.00%) SharePoint Server
20 11 (13.75%) Customer Engagement
20 11 (13.75%) Business Development
20 11 (13.75%) ITIL

SCOM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 22 (27.50%) MS Exchange
2 21 (26.25%) SharePoint
3 14 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (15.00%) SharePoint Server
5 9 (11.25%) Lync
6 7 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (6.25%) IIS
8 4 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (3.75%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.50%) SAN
2 13 (16.25%) DNS
3 10 (12.50%) Firewall
4 9 (11.25%) DHCP
5 8 (10.00%) NAS
6 6 (7.50%) TCP/IP
7 5 (6.25%) WAN
8 4 (5.00%) LAN
8 4 (5.00%) Internet
8 4 (5.00%) Unified Communications
9 3 (3.75%) Wireless
9 3 (3.75%) Intranet
9 3 (3.75%) VPN
10 2 (2.50%) SMTP
10 2 (2.50%) MPLS
10 2 (2.50%) SSL
11 1 (1.25%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MSI
General
1 9 (11.25%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Retail
2 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (1.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (27.50%) Architect
2 18 (22.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (21.25%) Support Engineer
4 15 (18.75%) Technical Architect
4 15 (18.75%) Consultant
5 12 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 12 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Consultant
8 6 (7.50%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) Server Support
10 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Specialist
11 3 (3.75%) DBA
11 3 (3.75%) Server Engineer
11 3 (3.75%) Technical Specialist
11 3 (3.75%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) .NET
2 3 (3.75%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.75%) Web Services
2 3 (3.75%) XML
3 1 (1.25%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.25%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) Clustering
2 4 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.00%) PKI
3 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 47 (58.75%) Windows
2 24 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 15 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.50%) UNIX
6 2 (2.50%) Linux
7 1 (1.25%) AIX
7 1 (1.25%) HPUX
7 1 (1.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.50%) Project Management
2 11 (13.75%) Customer Engagement
2 11 (13.75%) Business Development
2 11 (13.75%) ITIL
3 6 (7.50%) Service Delivery
3 6 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (7.50%) Data Protection
4 5 (6.25%) Change Control
4 5 (6.25%) Migration
5 4 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (5.00%) Validation
5 4 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (3.75%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (3.75%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (3.75%) Workflow
6 3 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.50%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.50%) Security Management
7 2 (2.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.75%) SQL
2 6 (7.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.25%) C#
3 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (28.75%) MCSE
3 10 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 10 (12.50%) Degree
4 7 (8.75%) MCITP
5 6 (7.50%) MCP
6 4 (5.00%) CCA
6 4 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (5.00%) MCTS
6 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (47.50%) Active Directory
2 35 (43.75%) Hyper-V
3 19 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (23.75%) XenApp
4 15 (18.75%) XenDesktop
5 9 (11.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (10.00%) vSphere
7 4 (5.00%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (5.00%) UAG
8 3 (3.75%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.25%) XenServer
9 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.25%) Xen
9 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 64 (80.00%) SCCM
2 10 (12.50%) SCVMM
3 9 (11.25%) SCDPM
4 8 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 6 (7.50%) SCOrch
6 5 (6.25%) SCSM
7 4 (5.00%) MOM
7 4 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (3.75%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (3.75%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 48 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 39 (48.75%) Citrix
3 37 (46.25%) VMware
4 17 (21.25%) AppSense
5 10 (12.50%) HP
6 7 (8.75%) Cisco
6 7 (8.75%) Symantec
7 4 (5.00%) EMC
7 4 (5.00%) Fujitsu
8 3 (3.75%) Finjan
8 3 (3.75%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.75%) IBM
8 3 (3.75%) Dell
8 3 (3.75%) CommVault
8 3 (3.75%) NetApp
9 2 (2.50%) Nimsoft
9 2 (2.50%) Spiceworks
10 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow
Birmingham
Aximis West
Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K base + 10K Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
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Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £55K basic + Benefits
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