Period
to 26 April 2019

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 6 months to 26 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 234 288 221
Rank change year-on-year +54 -67 +29
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 58 25 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.26% 0.93%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.28% 3.04% 14.20%
Number of salaries quoted 29 18 55
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% - +19.50%
10th Percentile £41,250 £33,700 £37,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +4.55%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 797 822 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.03% 8.53% 6.57%
Number of salaries quoted 538 504 462
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,875 £59,875
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

SCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing SCOM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 26 April 2019.

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 6 months to 26 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +35 22 £56,250 +44.23% 2
Worcestershire - 19 £60,000 -
Solihull -5 8 £45,000 +21.62% 2
Warwickshire - 5 - -
Coventry +27 3 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Shropshire -10 1 - -
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 2019, IT jobs citing SCOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SCOM.

1 52 (89.66%) Active Directory
2 45 (77.59%) Windows
3 44 (75.86%) Hyper-V
4 42 (72.41%) SCCM
5 38 (65.52%) VMware
5 38 (65.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 36 (62.07%) VMware Infrastructure
6 36 (62.07%) Microsoft
7 30 (51.72%) Windows Server
8 27 (46.55%) Data Centre
8 27 (46.55%) SQL Server
9 26 (44.83%) Office 365
10 24 (41.38%) ITIL
10 24 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
11 23 (39.66%) Microsoft Office
12 22 (37.93%) NetApp
13 21 (36.21%) Citrix
13 21 (36.21%) Analytical Skills
13 21 (36.21%) Problem-Solving
14 19 (32.76%) SCVMM
15 18 (31.03%) Cisco
16 17 (29.31%) PowerShell
17 16 (27.59%) Firewall
17 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
18 15 (25.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 15 (25.86%) Finance
18 15 (25.86%) McAfee
18 15 (25.86%) SharePoint
19 14 (24.14%) MCSE
19 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification

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 15 (25.86%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.34%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 23 (39.66%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 38 (65.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (44.83%) Office 365
3 24 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.45%) IaaS
5 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.59%) Firewall
2 10 (17.24%) DNS
2 10 (17.24%) Intrusion Detection
2 10 (17.24%) Network Security
2 10 (17.24%) SAN
3 8 (13.79%) NAS
4 5 (8.62%) DHCP
4 5 (8.62%) Internet
5 3 (5.17%) LAN
5 3 (5.17%) WAN
6 2 (3.45%) NaaS
7 1 (1.72%) VPN
7 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (46.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
General
1 15 (25.86%) Finance
2 10 (17.24%) Aerospace
3 3 (5.17%) Retail
3 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (36.21%) Architect
1 21 (36.21%) Technical Architect
2 15 (25.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (22.41%) Wintel Engineer
4 12 (20.69%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 12 (20.69%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 12 (20.69%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (17.24%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (17.24%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) IT Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Team Leader
7 6 (10.34%) Azure Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Server Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) Network Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) Network Operations Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) NOC Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.24%) Web Services
2 2 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (46.55%) Data Centre
2 21 (36.21%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (17.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 10 (17.24%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (8.62%) Clustering
5 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (77.59%) Windows
2 30 (51.72%) Windows Server
3 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (15.52%) Linux
4 9 (15.52%) Windows 10
5 5 (8.62%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.62%) Windows 8
5 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) ITIL
2 21 (36.21%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (25.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 12 (20.69%) Data Protection
4 12 (20.69%) Presales
4 12 (20.69%) Technical Architecture
5 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (18.97%) ITIL V3
6 10 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (17.24%) Data Loss Prevention
6 10 (17.24%) ITSM
6 10 (17.24%) Network Virtualisation
6 10 (17.24%) Service Delivery
6 10 (17.24%) Service Management
6 10 (17.24%) Threat Detection
7 9 (15.52%) Acceptance Criteria
7 9 (15.52%) Customer Requirements
7 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (15.52%) TOGAF
8 7 (12.07%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.31%) PowerShell
2 8 (13.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) MCSE
1 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (20.69%) Degree
2 12 (20.69%) MCSA
2 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
3 10 (17.24%) DV Cleared
4 9 (15.52%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (12.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (8.62%) MCITP
7 1 (1.72%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.69%) GDPR
2 5 (8.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.62%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (89.66%) Active Directory
2 44 (75.86%) Hyper-V
3 36 (62.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (17.24%) BitLocker
4 10 (17.24%) Virtual Desktop
5 9 (15.52%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (8.62%) KVM
6 5 (8.62%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 42 (72.41%) SCCM
2 19 (32.76%) SCVMM
3 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 10 (17.24%) WSUS
5 9 (15.52%) SCOrch
6 6 (10.34%) Backup Exec
6 6 (10.34%) NetBackup
7 5 (8.62%) Ansible
7 5 (8.62%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (8.62%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (8.62%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (8.62%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (65.52%) VMware
2 36 (62.07%) Microsoft
3 22 (37.93%) NetApp
4 21 (36.21%) Citrix
5 18 (31.03%) Cisco
6 15 (25.86%) McAfee
7 12 (20.69%) 3PAR
7 12 (20.69%) HP
8 7 (12.07%) Veeam
9 5 (8.62%) Juniper
9 5 (8.62%) Nimble Storage
9 5 (8.62%) SolarWinds
10 3 (5.17%) CommVault
10 3 (5.17%) EMC
10 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.45%) Dell
11 2 (3.45%) Red Box