Period
to 17 February 2018

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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 274 228 269
Rank change year-on-year -46 +41 -16
Permanent jobs citing SCOM 38 94 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.91% 0.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.65% 14.18% 7.67%
Number of salaries quoted 20 36 37
West Midlands median annual salary £38,875 £47,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.16% +17.28% -12.90%
10th Percentile £30,800 £34,000 £36,500
90th Percentile £50,125 £58,125 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% -4.44%

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 818 663 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.32% 6.42% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 507 439 516
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £64,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 17 February 2018.

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 17 February 2018. 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 -49 16 £33,743 -28.96%
Solihull - 11 £37,000 -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £41,250 -
Coventry -15 1 - - 3
SCOM
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, 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 33 (86.84%) Windows
2 29 (76.32%) Microsoft
3 26 (68.42%) SCCM
4 24 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (63.16%) VMware
4 24 (63.16%) Windows Server
5 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
6 20 (52.63%) PowerShell
7 19 (50.00%) Hyper-V
8 17 (44.74%) Microsoft Azure
9 15 (39.47%) Office 365
10 14 (36.84%) SAN
10 14 (36.84%) Linux
10 14 (36.84%) Change Management
11 13 (34.21%) Data Centre
12 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (28.95%) Service Management
13 11 (28.95%) Service Delivery
13 11 (28.95%) ITIL
14 10 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
14 10 (26.32%) WSUS
15 9 (23.68%) Citrix
15 9 (23.68%) Project Management
16 8 (21.05%) Migration
16 8 (21.05%) iSCSI
17 7 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
17 7 (18.42%) MCITP
17 7 (18.42%) Symantec
17 7 (18.42%) McAfee
17 7 (18.42%) Norton AntiVirus

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 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (10.53%) Skype for Business
3 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) assyst
2 1 (2.63%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 17 (44.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (39.47%) Office 365
3 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (7.89%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (7.89%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (5.26%) Yammer
6 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) SAN
2 8 (21.05%) iSCSI
3 6 (15.79%) DNS
3 6 (15.79%) NAS
3 6 (15.79%) Skype
4 4 (10.53%) DHCP
4 4 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (10.53%) Firewall
5 3 (7.89%) SSL
5 3 (7.89%) VPN
6 2 (5.26%) Network Security
7 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (15.79%) Technical Support
2 5 (13.16%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (10.53%) Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Data Centre Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (10.53%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (10.53%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (10.53%) IT Manager
3 4 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Monitoring Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.53%) SCCM Specialist
3 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Wintel Specialist
3 4 (10.53%) Wintel Technical Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.42%) Public Cloud
3 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (86.84%) Windows
2 24 (63.16%) Windows Server
3 14 (36.84%) Linux
4 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (15.79%) Windows 10
6 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Change Management
2 11 (28.95%) ITIL
2 11 (28.95%) Service Delivery
2 11 (28.95%) Service Management
3 10 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (23.68%) Project Management
5 8 (21.05%) Migration
6 7 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
7 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
7 6 (15.79%) Virtual Environments
8 5 (13.16%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 5 (13.16%) Patch Management
8 5 (13.16%) Software Distribution
9 4 (10.53%) Analytical Thinking
9 4 (10.53%) Break/Fix
9 4 (10.53%) Budget Control
9 4 (10.53%) Coaching
9 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
9 4 (10.53%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) PowerShell
2 6 (15.79%) SQL
3 3 (7.89%) Java
3 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.89%) Perl
3 3 (7.89%) Python
3 3 (7.89%) Ruby
3 3 (7.89%) VBScript
4 2 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) MCITP
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.16%) VCP4
2 5 (13.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (10.53%) VCP5
4 3 (7.89%) MCSA
4 3 (7.89%) MCSE
5 2 (5.26%) Postgraduate
5 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 24 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
3 19 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.53%) VMware Server
5 3 (7.89%) Docker
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (7.89%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (7.89%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (5.26%) UAG
7 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (68.42%) SCCM
2 10 (26.32%) WSUS
3 7 (18.42%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (10.53%) Puppet
4 4 (10.53%) SCVMM
4 4 (10.53%) Tivoli
5 3 (7.89%) Ansible
5 3 (7.89%) Salt
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Nagios
6 2 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (2.63%) MOM
7 1 (2.63%) SCOrch
7 1 (2.63%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Microsoft
2 24 (63.16%) VMware
3 9 (23.68%) Citrix
4 7 (18.42%) McAfee
4 7 (18.42%) Symantec
5 4 (10.53%) arcserve
5 4 (10.53%) Barracuda Networks
5 4 (10.53%) Brocade
5 4 (10.53%) CommVault
5 4 (10.53%) Dell
5 4 (10.53%) EMC
5 4 (10.53%) F5
5 4 (10.53%) Fortinet
5 4 (10.53%) HP
5 4 (10.53%) Veeam
5 4 (10.53%) Veritas
6 3 (7.89%) BMC
6 3 (7.89%) Capita
6 3 (7.89%) Sophos
7 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds