The first table below looks at the demand for SCCM skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 199 167 220
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +53
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 46 83 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 1.14% 0.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.43% 25.15% 10.44%
Number of salaries quoted 30 73 30
Average salary £43,750 £38,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £31,500 £32,322
10% offered a salary of more than £47,400 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £43,000 £40,625
% change year-on-year
-9.30% +5.84%
Systems Management Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
280 330 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.92% 4.55% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 207 253 244
Average salary £38,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.79% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,700 £57,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +4.93%
SCCM
England

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SCCM
Salary Trend in the North West

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

SCCM Salary Trend in the North West

SCCM
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCCM across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

SCCM Salary Histogram in the North West

SCCM
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Manchester -40 29 £33,250 -13.63% 7
Merseyside +3 10 £45,000 +12.50%
Lancashire -5 5 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Cheshire -15 4 £45,000 +7.14% 1
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 103 (85.12%) Windows
2 96 (79.34%) Microsoft
3 68 (56.20%) Active Directory
4 67 (55.37%) SCOM
5 66 (54.55%) VMware
6 55 (45.45%) Hyper-V
7 53 (43.80%) Citrix
8 52 (42.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 47 (38.84%) VMware Infrastructure
9 47 (38.84%) Microsoft Certification
10 40 (33.06%) MS Exchange
10 40 (33.06%) Windows Server 2012
11 39 (32.23%) Windows 7
12 37 (30.58%) Windows Server 2003
13 36 (29.75%) ITIL
14 35 (28.93%) MS Excel
15 33 (27.27%) SQL Server
16 30 (24.79%) SQL
16 30 (24.79%) MCSE
17 29 (23.97%) Exchange Server 2010
18 28 (23.14%) SAN
18 28 (23.14%) MCITP
19 25 (20.66%) Finance
20 24 (19.83%) vSphere
21 23 (19.01%) DNS
22 22 (18.18%) DHCP
22 22 (18.18%) SharePoint
23 21 (17.36%) Citrix Certification
23 21 (17.36%) Cisco
24 20 (16.53%) Symantec

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 40 (33.06%) MS Exchange
2 29 (23.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 15 (12.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (11.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (11.57%) IIS
6 12 (9.92%) Lync
7 11 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (7.44%) Apache
9 7 (5.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (4.96%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (4.13%) TPMS
11 5 (4.13%) Office Communications Server
11 5 (4.13%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2000
12 4 (3.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (28.93%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.61%) MS Office
3 2 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (9.09%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.92%) Office 365
2 4 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.31%) Amazon S3
2 4 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.31%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (23.14%) SAN
2 23 (19.01%) DNS
3 22 (18.18%) DHCP
4 17 (14.05%) Internet
4 17 (14.05%) LAN
4 17 (14.05%) WAN
5 13 (10.74%) Firewall
6 12 (9.92%) NAS
7 9 (7.44%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (7.44%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (6.61%) iSCSI
9 6 (4.96%) TCP/IP
9 6 (4.96%) SSL
10 5 (4.13%) Unified Communications
10 5 (4.13%) VPN
10 5 (4.13%) LDAP
10 5 (4.13%) Intranet
10 5 (4.13%) VLAN
11 4 (3.31%) IP Telephony
11 4 (3.31%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (8.26%) MySQL
4 8 (6.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.65%) OLAP
7 2 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.31%) MSI
2 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.83%) JIRA
General
1 25 (20.66%) Finance
2 9 (7.44%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.44%) Retail
3 8 (6.61%) Greek Language
3 8 (6.61%) Polish Language
4 6 (4.96%) Banking
5 5 (4.13%) Multimedia
5 5 (4.13%) Marketing
6 4 (3.31%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.48%) Advertising
7 3 (2.48%) Games
8 2 (1.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (28.93%) Support Engineer
2 17 (14.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (13.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (9.92%) IT Support
5 8 (6.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (6.61%) Junior
5 8 (6.61%) Consultant
6 7 (5.79%) Architect
6 7 (5.79%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Consultant
7 6 (4.96%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (4.96%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.96%) Analyst
7 6 (4.96%) Junior Support Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) Senior Technician
8 5 (4.13%) Desktop Support
8 5 (4.13%) ICT Technician
9 4 (3.31%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.44%) HTML
2 8 (6.61%) Web Services
3 4 (3.31%) Application Packaging
3 4 (3.31%) CSS
4 1 (0.83%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.92%) Clustering
2 7 (5.79%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.79%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.13%) FlexPod
3 5 (4.13%) VLE
4 4 (3.31%) Firmware
4 4 (3.31%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.83%) AS400
5 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.83%) Replication
5 1 (0.83%) Tandem
5 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 103 (85.12%) Windows
2 52 (42.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (33.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (32.23%) Windows 7
5 37 (30.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (9.09%) Linux
6 11 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 9 (7.44%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.13%) Apple iOS
8 5 (4.13%) Mac OS X
9 4 (3.31%) Debian
10 1 (0.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (29.75%) ITIL
2 20 (16.53%) Migration
3 18 (14.88%) Service Delivery
4 17 (14.05%) Service Management
5 13 (10.74%) Problem Management
6 11 (9.09%) CRM
7 8 (6.61%) Change Management
7 8 (6.61%) Configuration Management
8 7 (5.79%) Project Planning
9 6 (4.96%) Network Load Balancing
9 6 (4.96%) Data Protection
10 5 (4.13%) Change Control
10 5 (4.13%) Software Deployment
10 5 (4.13%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (4.13%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (3.31%) Strategic Planning
11 4 (3.31%) Risk Management
11 4 (3.31%) ITSM
11 4 (3.31%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (3.31%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.79%) SQL
2 18 (14.88%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.96%) VBScript
3 6 (4.96%) VB
4 5 (4.13%) PHP
5 4 (3.31%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.31%) Perl
6 1 (0.83%) Java
6 1 (0.83%) C
6 1 (0.83%) C#
Qualifications
1 47 (38.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (24.79%) MCSE
3 28 (23.14%) MCITP
4 21 (17.36%) Citrix Certification
5 19 (15.70%) MCTS
5 19 (15.70%) Degree
6 17 (14.05%) MCP
7 14 (11.57%) Security Cleared
8 13 (10.74%) MCSA
8 13 (10.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (7.44%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (6.61%) CCNA
10 8 (6.61%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (6.61%) CCA
11 5 (4.13%) MCDST
11 5 (4.13%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.83%) NCIE
12 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.57%) SLA
2 6 (4.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.13%) BS7799
System Software
1 68 (56.20%) Active Directory
2 55 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 47 (38.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (19.83%) vSphere
5 16 (13.22%) XenDesktop
6 15 (12.40%) XenApp
7 11 (9.09%) vCloud
7 11 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (5.79%) Forefront TMG
9 6 (4.96%) VMware Server
9 6 (4.96%) VMware ESX
10 4 (3.31%) XenServer
10 4 (3.31%) UAG
10 4 (3.31%) Squid
10 4 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (2.48%) Terminal Services
11 3 (2.48%) ISA Server
11 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 67 (55.37%) SCOM
2 17 (14.05%) SCVMM
3 12 (9.92%) Backup Exec
4 8 (6.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 7 (5.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (4.13%) SCDPM
7 4 (3.31%) OpenNMS
7 4 (3.31%) Puppet
7 4 (3.31%) WSUS
7 4 (3.31%) MOM
7 4 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (3.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (1.65%) BladeLogic
8 2 (1.65%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.65%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (1.65%) Nagios
8 2 (1.65%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.65%) SCSM
Vendors
1 96 (79.34%) Microsoft
2 66 (54.55%) VMware
3 53 (43.80%) Citrix
4 21 (17.36%) Cisco
5 20 (16.53%) Symantec
6 16 (13.22%) HP
6 16 (13.22%) NetApp
7 13 (10.74%) Sage
8 11 (9.09%) Avaya
8 11 (9.09%) McAfee
9 10 (8.26%) EMC
10 9 (7.44%) Fujitsu
11 8 (6.61%) Sophos
12 7 (5.79%) Oracle
13 6 (4.96%) Dell
14 5 (4.13%) Veeam
15 4 (3.31%) ProCurve
15 4 (3.31%) LANDesk
15 4 (3.31%) Red Hat
15 4 (3.31%) Acronis
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