Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 138 136
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 +34
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 43 84 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.11% 1.78% 1.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.29% 21.43% 17.52%
Number of salaries quoted 24 15 44
Birmingham median annual salary £38,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.42% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,100 £36,750 £36,975
90th Percentile £53,750 £54,500 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% - -

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 381 392 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 9.80% 8.30% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 270 198 260
Birmingham median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.71% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +8.28%

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SCOM in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 30 (69.77%) Windows
1 30 (69.77%) SCCM
2 27 (62.79%) Linux
3 26 (60.47%) Data Centre
4 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
4 24 (55.81%) VMware
4 24 (55.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
5 20 (46.51%) ITIL
6 19 (44.19%) Continuous Improvement
7 18 (41.86%) Service Management
8 16 (37.21%) Change Management
8 16 (37.21%) Microsoft Azure
9 15 (34.88%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (30.23%) Capacity Planning
10 13 (30.23%) Service Delivery
11 12 (27.91%) PowerShell
11 12 (27.91%) Windows Server
12 11 (25.58%) Break/Fix
12 11 (25.58%) Analytical Thinking
12 11 (25.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 11 (25.58%) Hyper-V
12 11 (25.58%) assyst
12 11 (25.58%) Process Improvement
12 11 (25.58%) Tivoli
12 11 (25.58%) Unix
13 9 (20.93%) MCSE
13 9 (20.93%) MCSA
13 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (20.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 5 (11.63%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.65%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (25.58%) assyst
2 2 (4.65%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (16.28%) Office 365
3 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (11.63%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (11.63%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.33%) IaaS
4 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Firewall
2 5 (11.63%) SAN
2 5 (11.63%) SSL
3 4 (9.30%) DNS
3 4 (9.30%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (9.30%) iSCSI
3 4 (9.30%) NAS
3 4 (9.30%) Skype
4 3 (6.98%) VPN
5 2 (4.65%) DHCP
6 1 (2.33%) NaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (4.65%) Publishing
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Data Centre Engineer
1 11 (25.58%) Monitoring Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Support Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Consultant
5 5 (11.63%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Technical Support
5 5 (11.63%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) SCCM Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Active Directory Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Principal Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Storage Specialist
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (4.65%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (60.47%) Data Centre
2 15 (34.88%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (20.93%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.65%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 30 (69.77%) Windows
2 27 (62.79%) Linux
3 12 (27.91%) Windows Server
4 11 (25.58%) Unix
5 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) ITIL
2 19 (44.19%) Continuous Improvement
3 18 (41.86%) Service Management
4 16 (37.21%) Change Management
5 13 (30.23%) Capacity Planning
5 13 (30.23%) Service Delivery
6 11 (25.58%) Analytical Thinking
6 11 (25.58%) Break/Fix
6 11 (25.58%) Process Improvement
7 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
8 5 (11.63%) DevOps
8 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 5 (11.63%) Problem Management
8 5 (11.63%) Runbook
8 5 (11.63%) Test Automation
9 4 (9.30%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 2 (4.65%) IT Strategy
10 2 (4.65%) Line Management
10 2 (4.65%) Presales
10 2 (4.65%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) PowerShell
2 7 (16.28%) VBScript
3 5 (11.63%) Java
3 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.63%) Perl
3 5 (11.63%) Python
3 5 (11.63%) Ruby
4 4 (9.30%) SQL
5 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.65%) C
6 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) MCSA
1 9 (20.93%) MCSE
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (20.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (11.63%) MCITP
2 5 (11.63%) VCP4
3 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.65%) LPIC
3 2 (4.65%) Postgraduate
3 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (4.65%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (55.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
3 11 (25.58%) Hyper-V
4 5 (11.63%) Docker
4 5 (11.63%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (11.63%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (11.63%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (9.30%) VMware Server
6 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (4.65%) Firmware
8 1 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 30 (69.77%) SCCM
2 11 (25.58%) Tivoli
3 7 (16.28%) WSUS
4 5 (11.63%) Ansible
4 5 (11.63%) MOM
4 5 (11.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (11.63%) Puppet
4 5 (11.63%) Salt
4 5 (11.63%) SCVMM
4 5 (11.63%) vCenter Server
5 2 (4.65%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (2.33%) SCOrch
6 1 (2.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
1 24 (55.81%) VMware
2 5 (11.63%) BMC
2 5 (11.63%) EMC
2 5 (11.63%) McAfee
2 5 (11.63%) NetApp
2 5 (11.63%) Symantec
3 4 (9.30%) Brocade
3 4 (9.30%) CommVault
3 4 (9.30%) Dell
3 4 (9.30%) F5
3 4 (9.30%) Fortinet
3 4 (9.30%) HP
3 4 (9.30%) Veeam
4 3 (6.98%) Capita
4 3 (6.98%) Sophos
5 2 (4.65%) Citrix
5 2 (4.65%) IBM
5 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.65%) Remedy