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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 102 93
Rank change year-on-year +16 -9  
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 47 38 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.43% 1.62% 1.59%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.65% 20.11% 19.39%
Number of salaries quoted 28 10 20
Median salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.52% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,900 £30,000 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £49,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

SCOM is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 170 189 165
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 8.79% 8.08% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 108 119 146
Median salary £40,500 £49,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.34% +6.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +0.55%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing SCOM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SCOM in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 50 (60.98%) SCCM
2 48 (58.54%) Data Centre
3 41 (50.00%) Windows
4 38 (46.34%) Linux
5 34 (41.46%) Active Directory
6 32 (39.02%) Microsoft
7 31 (37.80%) Continuous Improvement
8 30 (36.59%) SQL
9 29 (35.37%) Microsoft Azure
10 27 (32.93%) ITIL
10 27 (32.93%) Service Delivery
11 25 (30.49%) Unix
12 24 (29.27%) VMware
13 23 (28.05%) VMware Infrastructure
14 22 (26.83%) Windows Server
15 21 (25.61%) Capacity Planning
15 21 (25.61%) Firewall
16 20 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (23.17%) Security Cleared
17 19 (23.17%) Change Management
18 18 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
18 18 (21.95%) Tivoli
19 17 (20.73%) Red Hat
20 16 (19.51%) MCSA
20 16 (19.51%) Finance
21 14 (17.07%) Citrix
21 14 (17.07%) Service Management
22 13 (15.85%) Firmware
22 13 (15.85%) IBM
22 13 (15.85%) DNS

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 13 (15.85%) IIS
2 4 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (15.85%) assyst
2 5 (6.10%) Northgate Housing
3 3 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.22%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 29 (35.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (15.85%) IaaS
3 11 (13.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (8.54%) PaaS
5 6 (7.32%) Office 365
6 3 (3.66%) SaaS
7 1 (1.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.61%) Firewall
2 13 (15.85%) DNS
2 13 (15.85%) SSL
3 5 (6.10%) FTP
4 4 (4.88%) SAN
4 4 (4.88%) SNMP
5 3 (3.66%) LAN
5 3 (3.66%) WAN
6 2 (2.44%) NaaS
6 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.44%) VPN
7 1 (1.22%) NAS
7 1 (1.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 16 (19.51%) Finance
2 13 (15.85%) Publishing
3 11 (13.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (15.85%) Data Centre Engineer
1 13 (15.85%) Monitoring Engineer
1 13 (15.85%) Technical Specialist
2 11 (13.41%) Consultant
3 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (7.32%) DBA
4 6 (7.32%) SQL DBA
5 5 (6.10%) Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) Principal Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) Storage Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) Team Leader
6 4 (4.88%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Capacity Manager
6 4 (4.88%) Cloud Consultant
7 3 (3.66%) Azure Consultant
7 3 (3.66%) Capacity Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Consultant
7 3 (3.66%) IT Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Performance Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) Middleware
2 1 (1.22%) .NET
2 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 48 (58.54%) Data Centre
2 20 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (15.85%) CMDB
4 5 (6.10%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (2.44%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 41 (50.00%) Windows
2 38 (46.34%) Linux
3 25 (30.49%) Unix
4 22 (26.83%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.88%) AIX
5 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.88%) Solaris
6 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.80%) Continuous Improvement
2 27 (32.93%) ITIL
2 27 (32.93%) Service Delivery
3 21 (25.61%) Capacity Planning
4 19 (23.17%) Change Management
5 14 (17.07%) Service Management
6 13 (15.85%) Break/Fix
6 13 (15.85%) IT Strategy
6 13 (15.85%) Line Management
6 13 (15.85%) Presales
6 13 (15.85%) Process Improvement
7 8 (9.76%) Capacity Management
8 6 (7.32%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.32%) Project Management
8 6 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (6.10%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.10%) People Management
9 5 (6.10%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (6.10%) Project Planning
9 5 (6.10%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.59%) SQL
2 11 (13.41%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.32%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.10%) Java
4 5 (6.10%) Korn
5 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.44%) Perl
5 2 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (23.17%) Security Cleared
2 18 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (19.51%) MCSA
4 13 (15.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 13 (15.85%) LPIC
5 12 (14.63%) MCSE
6 7 (8.54%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 7 (8.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.22%) MCSD
8 1 (1.22%) NCDA
8 1 (1.22%) NCIE
8 1 (1.22%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 13 (15.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 5 (6.10%) PMO
3 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (41.46%) Active Directory
2 23 (28.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (15.85%) Firmware
4 7 (8.54%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.54%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 50 (60.98%) SCCM
2 18 (21.95%) Tivoli
3 13 (15.85%) Backup Exec
3 13 (15.85%) NetBackup
4 8 (9.76%) Nagios
5 6 (7.32%) SCOrch
6 5 (6.10%) Netcool
6 5 (6.10%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 4 (4.88%) SCSM
8 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (2.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (2.44%) SCVMM
10 1 (1.22%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 32 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 24 (29.27%) VMware
3 17 (20.73%) Red Hat
4 14 (17.07%) Citrix
5 13 (15.85%) IBM
6 10 (12.20%) NetApp
7 8 (9.76%) SolarWinds
8 6 (7.32%) ServiceNow
9 5 (6.10%) Northgate
9 5 (6.10%) SAP
10 4 (4.88%) HP
11 3 (3.66%) Barracuda Networks
11 3 (3.66%) Oracle
12 2 (2.44%) CommVault
12 2 (2.44%) EMC
13 1 (1.22%) 3PAR
13 1 (1.22%) Dell
13 1 (1.22%) Dell Compellent
13 1 (1.22%) LANDesk
13 1 (1.22%) Remedy