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

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
Rank 186 174 178
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 51 49 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.83% 0.85% 0.86%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.53% 13.57% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 18 38 40
Median salary £41,250 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £35,350 £39,100
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £60,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
377 361 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.10% 6.27% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 245 311 261
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +5.95%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -6 40 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Shropshire -11 6 £45,000 +28.57%
Staffordshire -5 4 £35,000 +11.11%
Herefordshire -14 1 - -
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 61 (59.80%) assyst
2 59 (57.84%) Data Centre
3 56 (54.90%) Microsoft
4 54 (52.94%) ITIL
5 53 (51.96%) SCCM
6 47 (46.08%) Windows
7 43 (42.16%) VMware
8 42 (41.18%) Active Directory
9 37 (36.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 32 (31.37%) Tivoli
11 30 (29.41%) TCP/IP
11 30 (29.41%) LAN
11 30 (29.41%) WAN
11 30 (29.41%) MS Excel
12 29 (28.43%) VPN
12 29 (28.43%) Validation
13 28 (27.45%) MS Exchange
13 28 (27.45%) vSphere
14 27 (26.47%) Windows Server
15 26 (25.49%) DNS
15 26 (25.49%) Linux
16 25 (24.51%) Finance
16 25 (24.51%) Citrix
17 24 (23.53%) Service Management
17 24 (23.53%) Service Delivery
17 24 (23.53%) Change Management
17 24 (23.53%) Retail
17 24 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
18 22 (21.57%) Capacity Planning
19 21 (20.59%) Symantec

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 (27.45%) MS Exchange
2 16 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 15 (14.71%) Skype for Business
4 8 (7.84%) Office Communications Server
5 6 (5.88%) IIS
6 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 61 (59.80%) assyst
2 4 (3.92%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.69%) Mimecast
2 11 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.92%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (3.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (29.41%) LAN
1 30 (29.41%) TCP/IP
1 30 (29.41%) WAN
2 29 (28.43%) VPN
3 26 (25.49%) DNS
4 21 (20.59%) DHCP
5 16 (15.69%) NetScaler
6 10 (9.80%) Firewall
7 5 (4.90%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (4.90%) SSL
8 4 (3.92%) Cisco IPT
8 4 (3.92%) Skype
8 4 (3.92%) Unified Communications
8 4 (3.92%) WebEx
9 2 (1.96%) SAN
10 1 (0.98%) Internet
10 1 (0.98%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 25 (24.51%) Finance
2 24 (23.53%) Retail
3 5 (4.90%) Legal
3 5 (4.90%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (23.53%) Data Centre Engineer
2 22 (21.57%) Exchange Engineer
3 21 (20.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (18.63%) Monitoring Engineer
5 13 (12.75%) Citrix Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) Lync Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Consultant
8 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Technical Specialist
9 4 (3.92%) Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Architect
9 4 (3.92%) Communications Support Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Unified Communications Engineer
10 3 (2.94%) Server Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) Storage Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) Technical Architect
10 3 (2.94%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.98%) .NET
1 1 (0.98%) Web Services
1 1 (0.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (57.84%) Data Centre
2 20 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (11.76%) Fat Client
3 12 (11.76%) Thin Client
4 8 (7.84%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (4.90%) CMDB
5 5 (4.90%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.98%) PKI
6 1 (0.98%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (46.08%) Windows
2 27 (26.47%) Windows Server
3 26 (25.49%) Linux
4 20 (19.61%) Unix
5 8 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.90%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.98%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (52.94%) ITIL
2 29 (28.43%) Validation
3 24 (23.53%) Change Management
3 24 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 24 (23.53%) Service Delivery
3 24 (23.53%) Service Management
4 22 (21.57%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (11.76%) ITIL V3
5 12 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (7.84%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (5.88%) Problem Management
8 5 (4.90%) High Availability
8 5 (4.90%) Information Security
8 5 (4.90%) Line Management
8 5 (4.90%) Patch Management
8 5 (4.90%) Risk Management
8 5 (4.90%) Security Architecture
8 5 (4.90%) Security Management
8 5 (4.90%) Security Patching
8 5 (4.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.59%) C
2 15 (14.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (11.76%) MCSE
1 12 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.80%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.84%) MCITP
4 6 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.90%) DBS Check
5 5 (4.90%) Degree
5 5 (4.90%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (4.90%) LPIC
6 4 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (3.92%) MCSA
7 1 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (19.61%) SLA
2 5 (4.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.90%) QA
3 4 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 42 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 37 (36.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (27.45%) vSphere
4 16 (15.69%) XenDesktop
5 15 (14.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (14.71%) XenApp
6 12 (11.76%) Hyper-V
7 5 (4.90%) Firmware
7 5 (4.90%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (3.92%) BitLocker
8 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (3.92%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.98%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 53 (51.96%) SCCM
2 32 (31.37%) Tivoli
3 16 (15.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (12.75%) EdgeSight
5 11 (10.78%) Backup Exec
6 6 (5.88%) NetBackup
7 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (2.94%) WSUS
9 1 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.98%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.98%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.98%) SCSM
9 1 (0.98%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 56 (54.90%) Microsoft
2 43 (42.16%) VMware
3 25 (24.51%) Citrix
4 21 (20.59%) Symantec
5 18 (17.65%) Remedy
6 13 (12.75%) AppSense
6 13 (12.75%) ServiceNow
7 9 (8.82%) Cisco
8 5 (4.90%) IBM
8 5 (4.90%) LANDesk
8 5 (4.90%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.92%) Avaya
9 4 (3.92%) EMC
9 4 (3.92%) NetApp
10 3 (2.94%) IronPort
10 3 (2.94%) MobileIron
11 1 (0.98%) Altiris
11 1 (0.98%) Finjan
11 1 (0.98%) HP
11 1 (0.98%) Oracle
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