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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 116 97 130
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +33
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 13 27 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.68% 1.56% 0.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.90% 27.55% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 10
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.61%
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 98 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.62% 5.66% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 125 62 78
Average salary £42,500 £47,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.99% +12.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £27,550 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Warrington -6 7 £42,500 +21.42%
Runcorn +3 4 £40,750 -
Crewe +10 1 £37,500 -3.84%
Knutsford - 1 £29,500 -
SCCM
North West

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (82.61%) HP
3 15 (65.22%) MS Exchange
4 12 (52.17%) Windows
4 12 (52.17%) Symantec
4 12 (52.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (52.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (52.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (47.83%) Lync
5 11 (47.83%) Linux
5 11 (47.83%) SQL
6 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
7 7 (30.43%) WhatsUp Gold
7 7 (30.43%) vSphere
7 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (30.43%) CentOS
7 7 (30.43%) HP SIM
7 7 (30.43%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (30.43%) MS Office
7 7 (30.43%) SNMP
7 7 (30.43%) UNIX
7 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
7 7 (30.43%) Dell
7 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
7 7 (30.43%) Firmware
7 7 (30.43%) Sophos
7 7 (30.43%) Backup Exec
7 7 (30.43%) Strategic Planning
7 7 (30.43%) WSUS
8 6 (26.09%) SCOM

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 15 (65.22%) MS Exchange
2 12 (52.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (52.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (47.83%) Lync
4 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
4 7 (30.43%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (17.39%) IIS
6 3 (13.04%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Office
2 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) SNMP
2 5 (21.74%) SAN
3 4 (17.39%) iSCSI
3 4 (17.39%) VPN
General
1 6 (26.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Team Leader
1 7 (30.43%) Operations Team Leader
2 5 (21.74%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) IT Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Server Specialist
4 3 (13.04%) Service Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Linux
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (30.43%) CentOS
3 7 (30.43%) UNIX
4 1 (4.35%) AIX
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Strategic Planning
2 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) VB
2 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) MCSE
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (17.39%) MCTS
1 4 (17.39%) MCITP
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
2 7 (30.43%) vSphere
2 7 (30.43%) Firmware
3 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
3 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (17.39%) VMware ESX
4 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (30.43%) Backup Exec
2 7 (30.43%) WSUS
2 7 (30.43%) WhatsUp Gold
2 7 (30.43%) HP SIM
3 6 (26.09%) SCOM
4 5 (21.74%) BladeLogic
4 5 (21.74%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (21.74%) Nagios
4 5 (21.74%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (13.04%) OpenView
5 3 (13.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (8.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (82.61%) HP
3 12 (52.17%) Symantec
4 7 (30.43%) Sophos
4 7 (30.43%) Dell
4 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
5 5 (21.74%) BMC
5 5 (21.74%) CA
5 5 (21.74%) VMware
5 5 (21.74%) Tripwire
5 5 (21.74%) McAfee
5 5 (21.74%) Trend Micro
6 4 (17.39%) NETGEAR
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco
6 4 (17.39%) EMC
7 3 (13.04%) Lotus
8 2 (8.70%) Citrix