The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 196 174
Rank change year-on-year +38 -22  
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 73 49 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.41% 0.80% 0.87%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.68% 13.54% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 45 17 38
Median salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £31,500 £35,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,000 £60,750
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 413 362 368
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 7.97% 5.94% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 294 238 317
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +0.55%  

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

SCOM
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for SCOM in the West Midlands

SCOM
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SCOM in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SCOM in the West Midlands

SCOM
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCOM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +18 48 £52,500 +23.52%
Coventry - 14 £53,125 - 2
West Bromwich - 3 - -
Walsall - 1 £45,000 -
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 60 (54.05%) SCCM
2 58 (52.25%) Windows
3 54 (48.65%) Data Centre
4 52 (46.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 48 (43.24%) Active Directory
6 46 (41.44%) Microsoft
7 44 (39.64%) Linux
8 41 (36.94%) SQL
9 38 (34.23%) Windows Server
10 35 (31.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 34 (30.63%) ITIL
12 28 (25.23%) VMware
13 27 (24.32%) Service Delivery
13 27 (24.32%) Capacity Planning
14 26 (23.42%) Unix
15 25 (22.52%) VMware Infrastructure
16 24 (21.62%) Firewall
17 22 (19.82%) Microsoft Certification
18 21 (18.92%) SQL Server
18 21 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
18 21 (18.92%) Azure Active Directory
19 20 (18.02%) PowerShell
19 20 (18.02%) IaaS
19 20 (18.02%) MCSA
19 20 (18.02%) Change Management
20 19 (17.12%) Tivoli
21 18 (16.22%) Service Management
21 18 (16.22%) Security Cleared
22 17 (15.32%) SolarWinds
22 17 (15.32%) Finance

SCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 12 (10.81%) IIS
2 8 (7.21%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.80%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (12.61%) assyst
2 5 (4.50%) Northgate Housing
3 4 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.90%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 52 (46.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (18.92%) Azure Active Directory
3 20 (18.02%) IaaS
4 12 (10.81%) Office 365
5 9 (8.11%) PaaS
6 4 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (2.70%) SaaS
8 1 (0.90%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.62%) Firewall
2 13 (11.71%) DNS
3 12 (10.81%) SSL
4 9 (8.11%) SAN
5 5 (4.50%) FTP
6 4 (3.60%) SNMP
7 3 (2.70%) LAN
7 3 (2.70%) VPN
7 3 (2.70%) WAN
8 2 (1.80%) NaaS
8 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.90%) Internet
9 1 (0.90%) NAS
9 1 (0.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.01%) Azure SQL Database
3 9 (8.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (7.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 17 (15.32%) Finance
2 12 (10.81%) Publishing
3 11 (9.91%) Retail
4 2 (1.80%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (12.61%) Consultant
1 14 (12.61%) Data Centre Engineer
1 14 (12.61%) Monitoring Engineer
2 13 (11.71%) Technical Specialist
3 11 (9.91%) DBA
3 11 (9.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (9.91%) Principal Engineer
3 11 (9.91%) SQL DBA
4 8 (7.21%) Storage Engineer
5 6 (5.41%) Team Leader
6 5 (4.50%) Analyst
6 5 (4.50%) Azure Consultant
6 5 (4.50%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (4.50%) Cloud Consultant
7 4 (3.60%) Architect
7 4 (3.60%) Capacity Manager
7 4 (3.60%) Cloud Specialist
7 4 (3.60%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (2.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (2.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.50%) Middleware
2 3 (2.70%) .NET
2 3 (2.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 54 (48.65%) Data Centre
2 21 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (10.81%) CMDB
4 10 (9.01%) Enterprise Storage
4 10 (9.01%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (6.31%) Enterprise Cloud
6 5 (4.50%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.80%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.90%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 58 (52.25%) Windows
2 44 (39.64%) Linux
3 38 (34.23%) Windows Server
4 26 (23.42%) Unix
5 4 (3.60%) AIX
5 4 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.60%) Solaris
5 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (31.53%) Continuous Improvement
2 34 (30.63%) ITIL
3 27 (24.32%) Capacity Planning
3 27 (24.32%) Service Delivery
4 20 (18.02%) Change Management
5 18 (16.22%) Service Management
6 14 (12.61%) Break/Fix
6 14 (12.61%) Process Improvement
7 13 (11.71%) Capacity Management
7 13 (11.71%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (10.81%) IT Strategy
8 12 (10.81%) Line Management
8 12 (10.81%) Presales
9 11 (9.91%) Mentoring
10 8 (7.21%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (6.31%) Project Planning
12 6 (5.41%) PRINCE2
12 6 (5.41%) Project Management
13 5 (4.50%) People Management
13 5 (4.50%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 41 (36.94%) SQL
2 20 (18.02%) PowerShell
3 10 (9.01%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.50%) Java
4 5 (4.50%) Korn
5 3 (2.70%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.70%) Perl
6 2 (1.80%) VBScript
7 1 (0.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (19.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (18.02%) MCSA
3 18 (16.22%) Security Cleared
4 16 (14.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 14 (12.61%) MCSE
6 12 (10.81%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (10.81%) LPIC
7 8 (7.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (4.50%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.90%) MCSD
10 1 (0.90%) NCDA
10 1 (0.90%) NCIE
10 1 (0.90%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 12 (10.81%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (4.50%) PMO
4 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (43.24%) Active Directory
2 25 (22.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (10.81%) Firmware
4 9 (8.11%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (7.21%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.90%) vSphere
7 1 (0.90%) XenApp
7 1 (0.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 60 (54.05%) SCCM
2 19 (17.12%) Tivoli
3 12 (10.81%) Backup Exec
3 12 (10.81%) Nagios
3 12 (10.81%) NetBackup
4 7 (6.31%) SCOrch
5 5 (4.50%) Netcool
5 5 (4.50%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 4 (3.60%) SCSM
7 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (1.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (1.80%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.90%) Puppet
9 1 (0.90%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 46 (41.44%) Microsoft
2 28 (25.23%) VMware
3 17 (15.32%) NetApp
3 17 (15.32%) SolarWinds
4 16 (14.41%) Red Hat
5 14 (12.61%) Citrix
6 13 (11.71%) IBM
7 7 (6.31%) Barracuda Networks
8 6 (5.41%) CommVault
8 6 (5.41%) ServiceNow
9 5 (4.50%) Northgate
9 5 (4.50%) SAP
10 4 (3.60%) HP
10 4 (3.60%) Oracle
11 2 (1.80%) EMC
12 1 (0.90%) 3PAR
12 1 (0.90%) Cognos
12 1 (0.90%) Dell
12 1 (0.90%) LANDesk
12 1 (0.90%) Remedy
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