The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 199 165 216
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +51
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 53 73 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.71% 1.07% 0.45%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.36% 21.73% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 40 60 27
Average salary £42,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £28,400 £32,528
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,250 £60,850
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +7.50%
SCCM
England

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

Systems Management Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
324 336 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.36% 4.91% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 231 266 263
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

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 29 August 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 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
Manchester -37 25 £46,500 +20.77% 5
Merseyside +18 12 £38,000 -27.61%
Cheshire -13 10 £32,500 -13.33%
Lancashire -4 5 £43,750 +101.14% 1
Cumbria - 2 £36,000 - 1
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 98 (80.33%) Windows
2 96 (78.69%) Microsoft
3 61 (50.00%) VMware
4 60 (49.18%) SCOM
4 60 (49.18%) Active Directory
5 57 (46.72%) Hyper-V
6 51 (41.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 48 (39.34%) Citrix
8 44 (36.07%) VMware Infrastructure
9 43 (35.25%) MS Exchange
10 37 (30.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 33 (27.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 32 (26.23%) Windows 7
13 30 (24.59%) Exchange Server 2010
13 30 (24.59%) ITIL
13 30 (24.59%) SAN
14 29 (23.77%) SQL
15 28 (22.95%) SQL Server
15 28 (22.95%) MS Excel
15 28 (22.95%) Windows Server 2003
16 27 (22.13%) SharePoint
16 27 (22.13%) vSphere
17 24 (19.67%) HP
17 24 (19.67%) MCSE
18 23 (18.85%) DNS
18 23 (18.85%) Symantec
19 22 (18.03%) DHCP
19 22 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2013
20 21 (17.21%) SCVMM
21 20 (16.39%) MCITP

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 43 (35.25%) MS Exchange
2 30 (24.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (22.13%) SharePoint
4 22 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (13.93%) Lync
6 12 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (8.20%) Apache
7 10 (8.20%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (5.74%) SharePoint Server
9 7 (5.74%) IIS
10 5 (4.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (4.10%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (4.10%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (2.46%) TPMS
12 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 28 (22.95%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (9.02%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.93%) Office 365
2 6 (4.92%) Amazon ELB
2 6 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (4.92%) Amazon S3
2 6 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (24.59%) SAN
2 23 (18.85%) DNS
3 22 (18.03%) DHCP
4 19 (15.57%) Internet
5 14 (11.48%) NAS
6 12 (9.84%) SNMP
7 11 (9.02%) LAN
7 11 (9.02%) WAN
8 10 (8.20%) TCP/IP
8 10 (8.20%) iSCSI
9 9 (7.38%) Firewall
10 6 (4.92%) IPsec
10 6 (4.92%) Unified Communications
10 6 (4.92%) SSL
11 5 (4.10%) LDAP
11 5 (4.10%) Intranet
11 5 (4.10%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (4.10%) VLAN
11 5 (4.10%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (3.28%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.95%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (9.02%) MySQL
4 7 (5.74%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.64%) OLAP
7 2 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) MSI
2 1 (0.82%) JIRA
2 1 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (16.39%) Finance
2 8 (6.56%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.56%) Retail
2 8 (6.56%) Greek Language
2 8 (6.56%) Polish Language
3 6 (4.92%) Banking
4 5 (4.10%) Multimedia
4 5 (4.10%) Marketing
4 5 (4.10%) Back Office
5 3 (2.46%) Advertising
5 3 (2.46%) Games
6 2 (1.64%) Legal
6 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (24.59%) Support Engineer
2 16 (13.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (8.20%) Consultant
4 9 (7.38%) Architect
4 9 (7.38%) Junior
5 8 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (4.92%) IT Support
6 6 (4.92%) Operations Team Leader
6 6 (4.92%) Junior Support Engineer
6 6 (4.92%) Team Leader
6 6 (4.92%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (4.10%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (4.10%) Analyst
7 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Specialist
7 5 (4.10%) ICT Technician
7 5 (4.10%) Senior Technician
8 4 (3.28%) Technical Services Manager
8 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.56%) HTML
2 6 (4.92%) Web Services
3 5 (4.10%) Application Packaging
4 3 (2.46%) CSS
5 1 (0.82%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.02%) Clustering
2 6 (4.92%) Firmware
2 6 (4.92%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.10%) FlexPod
3 5 (4.10%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.10%) VLE
4 4 (3.28%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.82%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.82%) Tandem
5 1 (0.82%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.82%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 98 (80.33%) Windows
2 51 (41.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (30.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (26.23%) Windows 7
5 28 (22.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (12.30%) Linux
7 7 (5.74%) UNIX
8 6 (4.92%) CentOS
8 6 (4.92%) Windows 8
9 5 (4.10%) Mac OS X
9 5 (4.10%) Apple iOS
9 5 (4.10%) Debian
10 4 (3.28%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.64%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.59%) ITIL
2 18 (14.75%) Service Delivery
2 18 (14.75%) Migration
3 15 (12.30%) Service Management
4 11 (9.02%) CRM
4 11 (9.02%) Problem Management
5 10 (8.20%) Change Management
6 9 (7.38%) Strategic Planning
7 7 (5.74%) Project Planning
8 6 (4.92%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.10%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (4.10%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (4.10%) High Availability
9 5 (4.10%) Change Control
9 5 (4.10%) Software Deployment
10 4 (3.28%) Network Load Balancing
10 4 (3.28%) Data Protection
11 3 (2.46%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (2.46%) Business Transformation
11 3 (2.46%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (23.77%) SQL
2 18 (14.75%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.92%) VB
4 5 (4.10%) PHP
4 5 (4.10%) VBScript
5 3 (2.46%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.46%) Perl
6 1 (0.82%) C
6 1 (0.82%) C#
6 1 (0.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (27.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (19.67%) MCSE
3 20 (16.39%) Citrix Certification
3 20 (16.39%) MCITP
4 16 (13.11%) Degree
4 16 (13.11%) Security Cleared
5 13 (10.66%) MCTS
6 11 (9.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (8.20%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (8.20%) MCSA
8 8 (6.56%) MCP
9 7 (5.74%) SC Cleared
9 7 (5.74%) CCNA
9 7 (5.74%) CCA
9 7 (5.74%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.82%) NCIE
10 1 (0.82%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.66%) SLA
2 5 (4.10%) BS7799
2 5 (4.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (49.18%) Active Directory
2 57 (46.72%) Hyper-V
3 44 (36.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (22.13%) vSphere
5 12 (9.84%) vCloud
5 12 (9.84%) XenApp
5 12 (9.84%) XenDesktop
6 10 (8.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (5.74%) VMware ESX
8 5 (4.10%) VMware Server
8 5 (4.10%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (4.10%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.46%) Squid
9 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (2.46%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.46%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.64%) DFS Replication
10 2 (1.64%) UAG
Systems Management
1 60 (49.18%) SCOM
2 21 (17.21%) SCVMM
3 16 (13.11%) Backup Exec
4 11 (9.02%) WSUS
5 9 (7.38%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (5.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 6 (4.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (4.92%) OpenNMS
7 6 (4.92%) WhatsUp Gold
7 6 (4.92%) HP SIM
7 6 (4.92%) Puppet
7 6 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (4.92%) SCDPM
8 3 (2.46%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (2.46%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (2.46%) Nagios
8 3 (2.46%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.64%) MOM
9 2 (1.64%) SCOrch
9 2 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 96 (78.69%) Microsoft
2 61 (50.00%) VMware
3 48 (39.34%) Citrix
4 24 (19.67%) HP
5 23 (18.85%) Symantec
6 16 (13.11%) Cisco
7 14 (11.48%) Dell
8 13 (10.66%) Sage
8 13 (10.66%) Sophos
9 12 (9.84%) NetApp
10 11 (9.02%) McAfee
10 11 (9.02%) Avaya
11 9 (7.38%) EMC
11 9 (7.38%) Red Hat
11 9 (7.38%) Oracle
12 8 (6.56%) Fujitsu
13 7 (5.74%) Veeam
14 6 (4.92%) Acronis
15 3 (2.46%) Trend Micro
15 3 (2.46%) Tripwire
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Great Corporate Benefits Package & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £185.00 - £215.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Plus car / pension /other b
Posted: 14 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £47,000 to £57,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago