The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 116 91 125
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +34
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 10 24 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.51% 1.51% 0.68%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.85% 29.27% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 10
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £49,500 £50,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
SCCM
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Systems Management Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
146 82 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.46% 5.16% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 105 52 88
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,900 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SCCM across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SCCM
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCCM across the Cheshire region.

SCCM Salary Trend in Cheshire

SCCM
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCCM across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

SCCM Salary Histogram in Cheshire

SCCM
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Runcorn +1 2 £42,000 -
Knutsford - 2 £31,000 -
Warrington -17 1 £42,500 -14.14%
SCCM
North West

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing SCCM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SCCM.

1 14 (77.78%) Windows
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 9 (50.00%) HP
3 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (44.44%) Lync
4 8 (44.44%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (44.44%) Linux
4 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) Symantec
5 7 (38.89%) Backup Exec
5 7 (38.89%) Strategic Planning
5 7 (38.89%) UNIX
5 7 (38.89%) WSUS
5 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (38.89%) CentOS
5 7 (38.89%) WhatsUp Gold
5 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
5 7 (38.89%) SNMP
5 7 (38.89%) Sophos
5 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
5 7 (38.89%) Firmware
5 7 (38.89%) Dell
5 7 (38.89%) vSphere
5 7 (38.89%) HP SIM
5 7 (38.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (33.33%) Citrix
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (33.33%) MCSE

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing SCCM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SCCM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (44.44%) Lync
4 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
4 7 (38.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (5.56%) IIS
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) SNMP
2 4 (22.22%) SMS
3 2 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MSI
General
1 6 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Team Leader
1 7 (38.89%) Operations Team Leader
2 4 (22.22%) Coordinator
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) IT Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Linux
3 7 (38.89%) UNIX
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (38.89%) CentOS
4 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.56%) AIX
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Strategic Planning
2 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VB
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (33.33%) MCSE
2 5 (27.78%) MCITP
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.56%) MCTS
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Firmware
1 7 (38.89%) vSphere
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (38.89%) Backup Exec
2 7 (38.89%) WSUS
2 7 (38.89%) WhatsUp Gold
2 7 (38.89%) HP SIM
3 3 (16.67%) SCOM
4 1 (5.56%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (5.56%) Nagios
4 1 (5.56%) BladeLogic
4 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) HP
3 8 (44.44%) Symantec
4 7 (38.89%) Sophos
4 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
4 7 (38.89%) Dell
5 6 (33.33%) Citrix
5 6 (33.33%) VMware
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco
6 1 (5.56%) BMC
6 1 (5.56%) CA
6 1 (5.56%) EMC
6 1 (5.56%) McAfee
6 1 (5.56%) Tripwire
6 1 (5.56%) NETGEAR
6 1 (5.56%) Trend Micro