Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 164 173 117
Rank change year-on-year +9 -56 +43
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 25 17 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.76% 0.46% 1.96%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.86% 5.52% 26.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 27
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £33,743 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.36% -28.96% +14.46%
10th Percentile £29,900 £26,100 £37,000
90th Percentile £57,875 £39,500 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £38,875 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.76% -18.16% +17.28%

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 318 308 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 9.72% 8.38% 7.29%
Number of salaries quoted 207 169 164
Birmingham median annual salary £53,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.71% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,750 £68,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,750 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.01% -2.35%

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 21 February 2019.

Salary histogram for SCOM in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 25 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (92.00%) SCCM
3 22 (88.00%) Hyper-V
3 22 (88.00%) VMware
3 22 (88.00%) Data Centre
4 21 (84.00%) NetApp
4 21 (84.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (72.00%) SQL Server
5 18 (72.00%) Cisco
6 17 (68.00%) HP
6 17 (68.00%) Citrix
6 17 (68.00%) Data Protection
6 17 (68.00%) Technical Architecture
6 17 (68.00%) 3PAR
6 17 (68.00%) Presales
6 17 (68.00%) GDPR
7 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
7 8 (32.00%) Windows
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (24.00%) Office 365
9 5 (20.00%) Linux
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (16.00%) ITIL
10 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (16.00%) SAN
10 4 (16.00%) MCSE
10 4 (16.00%) MCSA
10 4 (16.00%) SQL
10 4 (16.00%) NAS
10 4 (16.00%) WSUS

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 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (24.00%) Office 365
2 3 (12.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) NAS
1 4 (16.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (72.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Architect
1 17 (68.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
1 17 (68.00%) Technical Architect
1 17 (68.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (12.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Operations Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Operations Team Leader
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Server Operations Team Leader
4 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (88.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
1 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Data Protection
1 17 (68.00%) Presales
1 17 (68.00%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (12.00%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (4.00%) Antivirus Management
5 1 (4.00%) Change Control
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps
5 1 (4.00%) DNA
5 1 (4.00%) People Management
5 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.00%) Server Management
5 1 (4.00%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) MCSA
1 4 (16.00%) MCSE
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MCITP
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (68.00%) GDPR
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (88.00%) Hyper-V
3 21 (84.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (12.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (4.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 23 (92.00%) SCCM
2 4 (16.00%) WSUS
3 3 (12.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (12.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.00%) Ansible
4 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) VMware
2 21 (84.00%) NetApp
3 18 (72.00%) Cisco
4 17 (68.00%) 3PAR
4 17 (68.00%) Citrix
4 17 (68.00%) HP
5 3 (12.00%) EMC
5 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.00%) Nimble Storage