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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England / West Midlands
Rank 168 191 183
Rank change year-on-year +23 -8  
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 38 52 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.81% 0.85% 0.65%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.34% 13.23% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 19
Median salary £47,500 £37,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.37% -17.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,650 £37,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £56,000
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 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 308 393 297
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 6.60% 6.39% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 224 276 223
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

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 March 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 March 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 +6 34 £48,750 +31.75% 1
Coventry - 2 £45,500 - 1
West Bromwich - 1 £48,500 - 1
SCOM
England

SCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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

1 63 (75.90%) SCCM
2 52 (62.65%) Data Centre
3 44 (53.01%) Linux
4 43 (51.81%) Windows
5 38 (45.78%) Active Directory
6 37 (44.58%) ITIL
7 35 (42.17%) Service Delivery
8 33 (39.76%) VMware
9 32 (38.55%) Unix
10 30 (36.14%) Microsoft
11 29 (34.94%) MS Excel
11 29 (34.94%) Continuous Improvement
12 27 (32.53%) VMware Infrastructure
13 25 (30.12%) Tivoli
13 25 (30.12%) Capacity Planning
14 24 (28.92%) Security Cleared
14 24 (28.92%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (27.71%) Windows Server
16 22 (26.51%) Citrix
16 22 (26.51%) Change Management
16 22 (26.51%) Finance
17 21 (25.30%) Red Hat
17 21 (25.30%) SQL
18 20 (24.10%) Firewall
18 20 (24.10%) Microsoft Azure
19 19 (22.89%) DNS
20 18 (21.69%) IBM
21 17 (20.48%) Service Management
22 16 (19.28%) Retail
23 15 (18.07%) Publishing

SCOM
Top Related 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 15 (18.07%) IIS
2 9 (10.84%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.61%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (34.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (16.87%) assyst
2 5 (6.02%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (2.41%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 20 (24.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (12.05%) Office 365
3 5 (6.02%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (4.82%) IaaS
5 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (2.41%) PaaS
7 1 (1.20%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.10%) Firewall
2 19 (22.89%) DNS
3 15 (18.07%) SSL
4 8 (9.64%) SAN
5 6 (7.23%) SNMP
6 5 (6.02%) FTP
6 5 (6.02%) LAN
6 5 (6.02%) WAN
7 4 (4.82%) DHCP
7 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.82%) VPN
8 3 (3.61%) Skype
9 1 (1.20%) NAS
9 1 (1.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (26.51%) Finance
2 16 (19.28%) Retail
3 15 (18.07%) Publishing
4 2 (2.41%) Advertising
4 2 (2.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (19.28%) Technical Specialist
2 14 (16.87%) Data Centre Engineer
2 14 (16.87%) Monitoring Engineer
3 10 (12.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Capacity Manager
6 5 (6.02%) Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) Operations Manager
6 5 (6.02%) Storage Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Team Leader
7 4 (4.82%) Principal Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) SCCM Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) IT Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) Capacity and Performance Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Capacity Management Specialist
9 2 (2.41%) IT Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) Middleware
2 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 52 (62.65%) Data Centre
2 24 (28.92%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (18.07%) CMDB
4 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.41%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.20%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 44 (53.01%) Linux
2 43 (51.81%) Windows
3 32 (38.55%) Unix
4 23 (27.71%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.23%) AIX
5 6 (7.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (7.23%) Solaris
6 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.41%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.58%) ITIL
2 35 (42.17%) Service Delivery
3 29 (34.94%) Continuous Improvement
4 25 (30.12%) Capacity Planning
5 22 (26.51%) Change Management
6 17 (20.48%) Service Management
7 15 (18.07%) IT Strategy
7 15 (18.07%) Line Management
7 15 (18.07%) Presales
8 14 (16.87%) Process Improvement
9 8 (9.64%) PRINCE2
10 7 (8.43%) Capacity Management
10 7 (8.43%) Project Management
11 6 (7.23%) People Management
11 6 (7.23%) Resource Management
12 5 (6.02%) Reverse Engineering
12 5 (6.02%) Trend Analysis
13 4 (4.82%) Problem Management
14 3 (3.61%) Project Planning
14 3 (3.61%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.30%) SQL
2 6 (7.23%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.02%) Java
3 5 (6.02%) Korn
4 4 (4.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (28.92%) Security Cleared
2 15 (18.07%) BPSS Clearance
2 15 (18.07%) LPIC
3 6 (7.23%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.61%) MCSA
4 3 (3.61%) MCSE
4 3 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.20%) MCSD
6 1 (1.20%) MCTS
6 1 (1.20%) NCDA
6 1 (1.20%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.07%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (6.02%) PMO
3 2 (2.41%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (45.78%) Active Directory
2 27 (32.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (18.07%) Firmware
4 6 (7.23%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.82%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.41%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.20%) vSphere
7 1 (1.20%) XenApp
7 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 63 (75.90%) SCCM
2 25 (30.12%) Tivoli
3 15 (18.07%) Backup Exec
3 15 (18.07%) NetBackup
4 9 (10.84%) Nagios
5 6 (7.23%) SCOrch
6 5 (6.02%) Netcool
6 5 (6.02%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (1.20%) SCDPM
8 1 (1.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (39.76%) VMware
2 30 (36.14%) Microsoft
3 22 (26.51%) Citrix
4 21 (25.30%) Red Hat
5 18 (21.69%) IBM
6 12 (14.46%) SolarWinds
7 9 (10.84%) NetApp
8 7 (8.43%) ServiceNow
9 6 (7.23%) HP
10 5 (6.02%) Cisco
10 5 (6.02%) Northgate
10 5 (6.02%) SAP
11 4 (4.82%) CommVault
12 2 (2.41%) LANDesk
12 2 (2.41%) Oracle
12 2 (2.41%) Remedy
13 1 (1.20%) Dell
13 1 (1.20%) Dell Compellent
13 1 (1.20%) EMC
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