The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 141 137 150
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 42 42 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.07% 1.12% 0.97%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.00% 22.46% 16.15%
Number of salaries quoted 40 40 39
Average salary £31,250 £28,625 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.17% -23.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,150 £35,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -11.76%
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 Manchester region.

Systems Management Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
175 187 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.47% 4.98% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 141 160 234
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SCCM
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

SCCM Salary Trend in Manchester

SCCM
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCCM across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

SCCM Salary Histogram in Manchester

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 51 (73.91%) Windows
1 51 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 44 (63.77%) Active Directory
3 32 (46.38%) VMware
4 27 (39.13%) Hyper-V
5 25 (36.23%) SCOM
5 25 (36.23%) ITIL
6 23 (33.33%) Citrix
7 22 (31.88%) MS Excel
8 21 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (28.99%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (27.54%) SharePoint
11 15 (21.74%) MCSE
12 14 (20.29%) MS Exchange
12 14 (20.29%) DNS
12 14 (20.29%) Lync
12 14 (20.29%) Windows 7
13 13 (18.84%) Cisco
13 13 (18.84%) SAN
13 13 (18.84%) DHCP
14 12 (17.39%) LAN
14 12 (17.39%) IIS
14 12 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (15.94%) SQL
15 11 (15.94%) MCP
15 11 (15.94%) WAN
15 11 (15.94%) TCP/IP
15 11 (15.94%) Dell
16 10 (14.49%) Sophos

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 19 (27.54%) SharePoint
2 14 (20.29%) MS Exchange
2 14 (20.29%) Lync
3 12 (17.39%) IIS
4 8 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.90%) Apache
7 2 (2.90%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.45%) TPMS
Applications
1 22 (31.88%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.04%) MS Office
3 2 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.90%) MS Project
3 2 (2.90%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.80%) Office 365
3 3 (4.35%) IaaS
4 2 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.90%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.90%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.45%) SaaS
5 1 (1.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.29%) DNS
2 13 (18.84%) SAN
2 13 (18.84%) DHCP
3 12 (17.39%) LAN
4 11 (15.94%) WAN
4 11 (15.94%) TCP/IP
5 7 (10.14%) Firewall
6 6 (8.70%) iSCSI
6 6 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (8.70%) Internet
7 5 (7.25%) VPN
8 4 (5.80%) VLAN
9 3 (4.35%) SNMP
9 3 (4.35%) NAS
10 2 (2.90%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.90%) SSL
10 2 (2.90%) IPsec
11 1 (1.45%) Wireless
11 1 (1.45%) MPLS
11 1 (1.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.90%) MySQL
2 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MSI
1 1 (1.45%) AdminStudio
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Advertising
2 2 (2.90%) Billing
3 1 (1.45%) Publishing
3 1 (1.45%) Law
3 1 (1.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) 3rd Line Support
2 12 (17.39%) IT Support
3 8 (11.59%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (10.14%) Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Deployment Team Leader
6 4 (5.80%) Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Support Technician
7 3 (4.35%) Architect
7 3 (4.35%) Technical Leader
8 2 (2.90%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 2 (2.90%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) Clustering
2 3 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.90%) iPhone
4 1 (1.45%) Handset
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) GIS
4 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.45%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.45%) SecurID
4 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.45%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 51 (73.91%) Windows
2 21 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (20.29%) Windows 7
5 9 (13.04%) Windows XP
6 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (10.14%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.90%) Debian
9 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.23%) ITIL
2 8 (11.59%) PRINCE2
3 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
3 6 (8.70%) Coaching
4 5 (7.25%) Data Protection
5 4 (5.80%) Project Planning
5 4 (5.80%) Service Management
5 4 (5.80%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.35%) Migration
6 3 (4.35%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (4.35%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (2.90%) Software Distribution
7 2 (2.90%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (2.90%) ITIL V2
7 2 (2.90%) Line Management
7 2 (2.90%) Project Management
7 2 (2.90%) Change Management
7 2 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.90%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.94%) SQL
2 9 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.90%) C
3 2 (2.90%) VBScript
3 2 (2.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (28.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (21.74%) MCSE
3 11 (15.94%) MCP
4 10 (14.49%) MCSA
5 8 (11.59%) MCTS
5 8 (11.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
6 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
7 6 (8.70%) MCITP
8 5 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (7.25%) CCNA
9 4 (5.80%) CCA
9 4 (5.80%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (4.35%) Degree
11 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (2.90%) NCDA
12 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.45%) MCSD
12 1 (1.45%) VCAP
12 1 (1.45%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (63.77%) Active Directory
2 27 (39.13%) Hyper-V
3 12 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (13.04%) vSphere
5 5 (7.25%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (7.25%) vCloud
6 4 (5.80%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.90%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.45%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.45%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.45%) XenApp
8 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (36.23%) SCOM
2 7 (10.14%) Backup Exec
2 7 (10.14%) SCVMM
3 6 (8.70%) WSUS
4 5 (7.25%) SCDPM
5 4 (5.80%) SCOrch
6 3 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (4.35%) SCSM
7 2 (2.90%) OpenNMS
7 2 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.90%) Puppet
7 2 (2.90%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.45%) ARCserve
8 1 (1.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.45%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.45%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 51 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 32 (46.38%) VMware
3 23 (33.33%) Citrix
4 13 (18.84%) Cisco
5 11 (15.94%) Dell
6 10 (14.49%) Sophos
7 9 (13.04%) McAfee
8 8 (11.59%) HP
9 7 (10.14%) Symantec
10 5 (7.25%) NetApp
11 2 (2.90%) Veeam
11 2 (2.90%) ProCurve
11 2 (2.90%) Acronis
11 2 (2.90%) Oracle
11 2 (2.90%) SAP
11 2 (2.90%) Lotus
11 2 (2.90%) Apple
11 2 (2.90%) EMC
12 1 (1.45%) IBM
12 1 (1.45%) Nortel
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