Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for SCOM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SCOM over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 125 150
Rank change year-on-year -47 +25 -14
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 15 79 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.41% 1.90% 1.07%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.89% 26.07% 15.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7 27 30
Birmingham median annual salary £33,743 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.96% +14.46% -12.63%
10th Percentile £29,450 £37,000 £37,000
90th Percentile £39,250 £58,750 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £39,500 £47,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year -16.84% +17.28% -12.90%

SCOM is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 386 303 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 10.53% 7.30% 6.89%
Number of salaries quoted 207 163 206
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,950 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,000 £68,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing SCOM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for SCOM in Birmingham

SCOM
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCOM in Birmingham.

Salary trend for SCOM in Birmingham

SCOM
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SCOM in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT jobs citing SCOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 10 (66.67%) SCCM
3 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (53.33%) Change Management
4 8 (53.33%) ITIL
5 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 7 (46.67%) Service Management
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (46.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (46.67%) Public Cloud
5 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
6 6 (40.00%) Office 365
6 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
7 5 (33.33%) Firewall
7 5 (33.33%) Tivoli
7 5 (33.33%) Unix
8 4 (26.67%) Java
8 4 (26.67%) HP
8 4 (26.67%) Dell
8 4 (26.67%) EMC
8 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
8 4 (26.67%) SAN
8 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (26.67%) iSCSI
8 4 (26.67%) VMware Server
8 4 (26.67%) CommVault

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (26.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (40.00%) Office 365
3 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (26.67%) iSCSI
2 4 (26.67%) NAS
2 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 4 (26.67%) Skype
3 3 (20.00%) SSL
3 3 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (13.33%) DHCP
4 2 (13.33%) DNS
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Monitoring Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Storage Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
1 7 (46.67%) Public Cloud
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) Unix
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Change Management
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (46.67%) Service Management
3 4 (26.67%) Analytical Thinking
3 4 (26.67%) Break/Fix
3 4 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (26.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (26.67%) Process Improvement
3 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (20.00%) DevOps
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (20.00%) Runbook
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
6 1 (6.67%) Line Management
6 1 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (26.67%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) Perl
3 3 (20.00%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) Ruby
3 3 (20.00%) VBScript
4 2 (13.33%) C
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Postgraduate
1 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (6.67%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (26.67%) VMware Server
5 3 (20.00%) Docker
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) SCCM
2 5 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 3 (20.00%) Ansible
3 3 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (20.00%) Puppet
3 3 (20.00%) Salt
3 3 (20.00%) SCVMM
4 2 (13.33%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (13.33%) WSUS
5 1 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Brocade
2 4 (26.67%) CommVault
2 4 (26.67%) Dell
2 4 (26.67%) EMC
2 4 (26.67%) F5
2 4 (26.67%) Fortinet
2 4 (26.67%) HP
2 4 (26.67%) Veeam
3 3 (20.00%) BMC
3 3 (20.00%) Capita
3 3 (20.00%) McAfee
3 3 (20.00%) Sophos
3 3 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow