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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 163 126 182
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +56
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 25 53 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.61% 1.37% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.12% 25.00% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 19 46 3
Average salary £46,500 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.77% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £35,250 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £44,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +7.50%
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
138 212 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.35% 5.50% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 109 166 121
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

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 August 2014.

SCCM Salary Histogram in Manchester

SCCM
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Rochdale - 3 £52,000 - 1
Altrincham +3 1 £25,000 -
SCCM
North West

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 65 (85.53%) Microsoft
2 61 (80.26%) Windows
3 46 (60.53%) SCOM
4 44 (57.89%) Active Directory
4 44 (57.89%) VMware
5 41 (53.95%) Hyper-V
6 36 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
7 33 (43.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (39.47%) Citrix
9 25 (32.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (31.58%) MS Exchange
11 23 (30.26%) SAN
11 23 (30.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (28.95%) MS Excel
13 20 (26.32%) ITIL
13 20 (26.32%) Windows 7
14 19 (25.00%) SQL
14 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
15 18 (23.68%) Service Delivery
15 18 (23.68%) vSphere
16 17 (22.37%) Exchange Server 2010
16 17 (22.37%) SharePoint
17 16 (21.05%) SCVMM
18 15 (19.74%) Citrix Certification
19 14 (18.42%) Internet
19 14 (18.42%) MCSE
19 14 (18.42%) Service Management
19 14 (18.42%) Security Cleared
20 13 (17.11%) Finance

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 24 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 17 (22.37%) SharePoint
2 17 (22.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (9.21%) IIS
7 6 (7.89%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (6.58%) Apache
8 5 (6.58%) Lync
8 5 (6.58%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (3.95%) TPMS
11 2 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 22 (28.95%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.21%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.79%) Office 365
2 6 (7.89%) Amazon ELB
2 6 (7.89%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (7.89%) Amazon S3
2 6 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (30.26%) SAN
2 14 (18.42%) Internet
3 13 (17.11%) DNS
4 12 (15.79%) DHCP
4 12 (15.79%) NAS
5 9 (11.84%) LAN
5 9 (11.84%) WAN
5 9 (11.84%) iSCSI
6 8 (10.53%) TCP/IP
7 6 (7.89%) Unified Communications
7 6 (7.89%) SNMP
7 6 (7.89%) IPsec
8 5 (6.58%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.32%) MPLS
9 1 (1.32%) Firewall
9 1 (1.32%) VPN
9 1 (1.32%) SSL
9 1 (1.32%) SMTP
9 1 (1.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (7.89%) MySQL
4 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
General
1 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 8 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.53%) Retail
2 8 (10.53%) Greek Language
2 8 (10.53%) Polish Language
3 5 (6.58%) Banking
4 3 (3.95%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) Support Engineer
2 10 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (10.53%) Architect
3 8 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) Consultant
5 6 (7.89%) Junior
5 6 (7.89%) Junior Support Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Specialist
6 5 (6.58%) IT Support
6 5 (6.58%) Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (5.26%) Technical Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Technical Services Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.95%) IT Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) Web Services
2 3 (3.95%) CSS
2 3 (3.95%) HTML
3 1 (1.32%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Clustering
2 5 (6.58%) FlexPod
3 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.32%) Tandem
4 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 61 (80.26%) Windows
2 33 (43.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (32.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (30.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (26.32%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.58%) Debian
7 3 (3.95%) Linux
7 3 (3.95%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.32%) ITIL
2 18 (23.68%) Service Delivery
3 14 (18.42%) Service Management
4 11 (14.47%) Problem Management
5 10 (13.16%) Migration
6 9 (11.84%) Change Management
7 8 (10.53%) CRM
8 6 (7.89%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.58%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (6.58%) Change Control
10 4 (5.26%) Data Protection
11 3 (3.95%) Strategic Planning
11 3 (3.95%) Project Planning
11 3 (3.95%) Business Transformation
11 3 (3.95%) Risk Management
12 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2
12 2 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (2.63%) Network Load Balancing
12 2 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
13 1 (1.32%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.00%) SQL
2 10 (13.16%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.26%) VBScript
4 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.95%) Perl
5 1 (1.32%) C
5 1 (1.32%) C#
5 1 (1.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (19.74%) Citrix Certification
3 14 (18.42%) MCSE
3 14 (18.42%) Security Cleared
4 11 (14.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (14.47%) MCITP
5 10 (13.16%) MCTS
6 8 (10.53%) Degree
6 8 (10.53%) MCP
6 8 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (9.21%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (9.21%) MCSA
7 7 (9.21%) CCNA
7 7 (9.21%) CCA
8 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.32%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.11%) SLA
2 5 (6.58%) BS7799
2 5 (6.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 41 (53.95%) Hyper-V
3 36 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (23.68%) vSphere
5 12 (15.79%) vCloud
6 7 (9.21%) VMware ESX
7 5 (6.58%) VMware Server
7 5 (6.58%) XenApp
7 5 (6.58%) XenDesktop
7 5 (6.58%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (3.95%) Squid
9 3 (3.95%) Terminal Services
9 3 (3.95%) ISA Server
10 2 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (2.63%) UAG
Systems Management
1 46 (60.53%) SCOM
2 16 (21.05%) SCVMM
3 10 (13.16%) Backup Exec
4 7 (9.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 6 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (7.89%) SCDPM
5 6 (7.89%) OpenNMS
5 6 (7.89%) Puppet
6 5 (6.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (5.26%) WSUS
8 2 (2.63%) MOM
8 2 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (2.63%) SCOrch
8 2 (2.63%) SCSM
Vendors
1 65 (85.53%) Microsoft
2 44 (57.89%) VMware
3 30 (39.47%) Citrix
4 13 (17.11%) Symantec
5 9 (11.84%) EMC
5 9 (11.84%) NetApp
5 9 (11.84%) HP
5 9 (11.84%) Cisco
6 8 (10.53%) Avaya
6 8 (10.53%) Sage
6 8 (10.53%) Fujitsu
7 7 (9.21%) McAfee
7 7 (9.21%) Sophos
8 6 (7.89%) Veeam
8 6 (7.89%) Dell
8 6 (7.89%) Acronis
9 3 (3.95%) Oracle
9 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.95%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.32%) 3PAR
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