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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 89 88 87
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 35 46 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.91% 1.96% 1.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.93% 28.75% 20.30%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 13
Median salary £48,750 £37,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.75% -22.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,050 £37,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £62,500 £59,000
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 121 160 133
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 6.61% 6.81% 7.71%
Number of salaries quoted 69 93 101
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SCOM in Birmingham

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 54 (78.26%) SCCM
2 49 (71.01%) Data Centre
3 42 (60.87%) Linux
4 35 (50.72%) Windows
4 35 (50.72%) Service Delivery
5 32 (46.38%) Unix
6 30 (43.48%) Active Directory
6 30 (43.48%) ITIL
7 29 (42.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 27 (39.13%) Microsoft
9 25 (36.23%) Tivoli
9 25 (36.23%) MS Excel
10 24 (34.78%) Security Cleared
10 24 (34.78%) VMware
11 22 (31.88%) Capacity Planning
11 22 (31.88%) Citrix
11 22 (31.88%) Analytical Skills
12 21 (30.43%) Red Hat
12 21 (30.43%) Finance
12 21 (30.43%) SQL
13 20 (28.99%) Firewall
13 20 (28.99%) Change Management
14 18 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (23.19%) Retail
15 16 (23.19%) Service Management
15 16 (23.19%) DNS
15 16 (23.19%) IBM
16 15 (21.74%) SSL
16 15 (21.74%) IIS
16 15 (21.74%) Publishing

SCOM
Top Related 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 15 (21.74%) IIS
2 7 (10.14%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (36.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (20.29%) assyst
2 5 (7.25%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (2.90%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.25%) Office 365
3 3 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.90%) IaaS
4 2 (2.90%) PaaS
5 1 (1.45%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.99%) Firewall
2 16 (23.19%) DNS
3 15 (21.74%) SSL
4 6 (8.70%) SNMP
5 5 (7.25%) FTP
5 5 (7.25%) LAN
5 5 (7.25%) WAN
6 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.80%) VPN
7 2 (2.90%) SAN
7 2 (2.90%) Skype
8 1 (1.45%) DHCP
8 1 (1.45%) NAS
8 1 (1.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (30.43%) Finance
2 16 (23.19%) Retail
3 15 (21.74%) Publishing
4 2 (2.90%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) Technical Specialist
2 14 (20.29%) Data Centre Engineer
2 14 (20.29%) Monitoring Engineer
3 7 (10.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Capacity Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Operations Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Team Leader
6 4 (5.80%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) IT Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Capacity Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Capacity and Performance Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) IT Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Performance Analyst
9 1 (1.45%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 1 (1.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (1.45%) Junior Support Analyst
9 1 (1.45%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 49 (71.01%) Data Centre
2 22 (31.88%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (21.74%) CMDB
4 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 42 (60.87%) Linux
2 35 (50.72%) Windows
3 32 (46.38%) Unix
4 15 (21.74%) Windows Server
5 6 (8.70%) AIX
5 6 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (8.70%) Solaris
6 2 (2.90%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.72%) Service Delivery
2 30 (43.48%) ITIL
3 29 (42.03%) Continuous Improvement
4 22 (31.88%) Capacity Planning
5 20 (28.99%) Change Management
6 16 (23.19%) Service Management
7 15 (21.74%) IT Strategy
7 15 (21.74%) Line Management
7 15 (21.74%) Presales
8 14 (20.29%) Process Improvement
9 7 (10.14%) Project Management
10 6 (8.70%) PRINCE2
10 6 (8.70%) Resource Management
11 5 (7.25%) People Management
11 5 (7.25%) Reverse Engineering
11 5 (7.25%) Trend Analysis
12 3 (4.35%) Capacity Management
12 3 (4.35%) Data Analysis
12 3 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (2.90%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.43%) SQL
2 5 (7.25%) Java
2 5 (7.25%) Korn
3 4 (5.80%) Perl
3 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 15 (21.74%) BPSS Clearance
2 15 (21.74%) LPIC
3 4 (5.80%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.45%) MCSA
6 1 (1.45%) MCSD
6 1 (1.45%) MCSE
6 1 (1.45%) MCTS
6 1 (1.45%) NCDA
6 1 (1.45%) NCIE
6 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (7.25%) PMO
3 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 18 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (21.74%) Firmware
4 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.90%) BitLocker
5 2 (2.90%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.45%) vSphere
6 1 (1.45%) XenApp
6 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 54 (78.26%) SCCM
2 25 (36.23%) Tivoli
3 15 (21.74%) Backup Exec
3 15 (21.74%) NetBackup
4 7 (10.14%) Nagios
5 6 (8.70%) SCOrch
6 5 (7.25%) Netcool
6 5 (7.25%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (1.45%) SCDPM
8 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 24 (34.78%) VMware
3 22 (31.88%) Citrix
4 21 (30.43%) Red Hat
5 16 (23.19%) IBM
6 7 (10.14%) ServiceNow
6 7 (10.14%) SolarWinds
7 6 (8.70%) HP
8 5 (7.25%) Cisco
8 5 (7.25%) Northgate
8 5 (7.25%) SAP
9 3 (4.35%) NetApp
10 2 (2.90%) CommVault
10 2 (2.90%) LANDesk
10 2 (2.90%) Oracle
10 2 (2.90%) Remedy
11 1 (1.45%) Dell
11 1 (1.45%) Dell Compellent
11 1 (1.45%) EMC