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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
England / North West
Rank 161 152 165
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 85 85 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.44% 1.56% 1.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.50% 21.63% 23.45%
Number of salaries quoted 63 73 72
Median salary £37,950 £32,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.76% -2.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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
436 393 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.38% 7.22% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 352 303 301
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,420 £27,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing SCCM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -11 42 £35,000 +29.62% 7
Merseyside - 28 £44,000 - 1
Cheshire -21 14 £34,000 +4.61% 1
Lancashire -7 3 £37,500 -
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 111 (71.15%) Microsoft
2 103 (66.03%) Windows
3 96 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 70 (44.87%) ITIL
5 64 (41.03%) PowerShell
6 59 (37.82%) VMware
7 54 (34.62%) Windows Server
8 41 (26.28%) Citrix
9 39 (25.00%) MS Office
10 36 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 36 (23.08%) Hyper-V
10 36 (23.08%) Windows 7
10 36 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 34 (21.79%) Cisco
11 34 (21.79%) DNS
12 33 (21.15%) Microsoft Certification
12 33 (21.15%) SQL
12 33 (21.15%) Configuration Management
12 33 (21.15%) Puppet
13 32 (20.51%) Office 365
13 32 (20.51%) Internet
13 32 (20.51%) SCOM
14 31 (19.87%) Firewall
14 31 (19.87%) SQL Server
15 30 (19.23%) Service Management
15 30 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
15 30 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
16 26 (16.67%) MS Excel
16 26 (16.67%) MS Exchange

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 17 (10.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (10.26%) IIS
4 15 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (8.97%) Skype for Business
6 11 (7.05%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.85%) Apache
8 5 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.92%) Confluence
10 2 (1.28%) GroupWise
10 2 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.64%) CMS
11 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (25.00%) MS Office
2 26 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (20.51%) Office 365
2 26 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (2.56%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (2.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.28%) G Suite
5 2 (1.28%) IaaS
5 2 (1.28%) PaaS
6 1 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.64%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (21.79%) DNS
2 32 (20.51%) Internet
3 31 (19.87%) Firewall
4 18 (11.54%) Broadband
4 18 (11.54%) Ethernet
4 18 (11.54%) TACACS
4 18 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
5 17 (10.90%) WAN
6 15 (9.62%) VoIP
6 15 (9.62%) VPN
7 13 (8.33%) Asterisk PBX
7 13 (8.33%) DHCP
7 13 (8.33%) IPv6
8 11 (7.05%) LAN
9 10 (6.41%) SAN
9 10 (6.41%) Skype
9 10 (6.41%) TCP/IP
10 7 (4.49%) SNMP
11 6 (3.85%) BGP
11 6 (3.85%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (19.87%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.85%) MySQL
3 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 16 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.05%) InstallShield
3 8 (5.13%) MSI
4 4 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (2.56%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.92%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.92%) JIRA
5 3 (1.92%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.92%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.92%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.64%) AdminStudio
General
1 21 (13.46%) Finance
2 19 (12.18%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.77%) Back Office
3 9 (5.77%) Banking
4 5 (3.21%) Marketing
5 3 (1.92%) Publishing
6 2 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.64%) Advertising
7 1 (0.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 19 (12.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (8.97%) SCCM Engineer
3 14 (8.97%) Server Engineer
4 13 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 13 (8.33%) Designer
4 13 (8.33%) Network Designer
5 12 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (7.05%) Analyst
6 11 (7.05%) Applications Engineer
6 11 (7.05%) Windows Engineer
6 11 (7.05%) Windows Server Engineer
7 10 (6.41%) Applications Support
7 10 (6.41%) Applications Support Engineer
7 10 (6.41%) VMware Engineer
8 9 (5.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 9 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (5.77%) AWS Engineer
8 9 (5.77%) Senior VMware Engineer
8 9 (5.77%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.97%) Web Services
2 6 (3.85%) .NET
2 6 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 6 (3.85%) HTML
2 6 (3.85%) LAMP
3 2 (1.28%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.64%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (13.46%) Data Centre
3 20 (12.82%) BYOD
3 20 (12.82%) NHS
3 20 (12.82%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (6.41%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (5.77%) Private Cloud
6 8 (5.13%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (3.21%) Clustering
7 5 (3.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (2.56%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.92%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.92%) Wiki
10 2 (1.28%) PKI
10 2 (1.28%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.64%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.64%) Replication
11 1 (0.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 103 (66.03%) Windows
2 54 (34.62%) Windows Server
3 36 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 36 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (10.90%) Windows 10
6 16 (10.26%) Linux
7 15 (9.62%) Windows 8
8 9 (5.77%) Unix
9 5 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.92%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.28%) HPUX
12 2 (1.28%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.28%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.64%) AIX
13 1 (0.64%) CentOS
13 1 (0.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (44.87%) ITIL
2 33 (21.15%) Configuration Management
3 30 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (19.23%) Service Management
4 23 (14.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (13.46%) Data Protection
6 20 (12.82%) ITSM
6 20 (12.82%) PRINCE2
6 20 (12.82%) Programme Management
6 20 (12.82%) Service Design
7 18 (11.54%) Network Management
8 17 (10.90%) Application Virtualisation
9 16 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (8.33%) ITIL V3
10 13 (8.33%) Network Planning
10 13 (8.33%) Software Deployment
11 11 (7.05%) Coaching
12 10 (6.41%) DevOps
13 8 (5.13%) Application Packaging
14 6 (3.85%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (41.03%) PowerShell
2 33 (21.15%) SQL
3 24 (15.38%) Python
4 14 (8.97%) VBScript
5 13 (8.33%) Perl
5 13 (8.33%) PHP
6 11 (7.05%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.56%) VB
8 1 (0.64%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (21.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (12.18%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (10.90%) CCNP
4 16 (10.26%) MCSA
5 15 (9.62%) MCSE
6 14 (8.97%) MCP
7 13 (8.33%) Security Cleared
8 11 (7.05%) Degree
9 10 (6.41%) MCT
10 7 (4.49%) BC Cleared
11 6 (3.85%) SC Cleared
12 5 (3.21%) JNCIP
13 3 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (1.28%) CCNA
14 2 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
15 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.64%) MCITP
15 1 (0.64%) NCDA
15 1 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.54%) PCI DSS
2 9 (5.77%) SLA
System Software
1 96 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 36 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 36 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (14.74%) Microsoft App-V
4 14 (8.97%) vSphere
5 12 (7.69%) XenApp
6 11 (7.05%) vCloud
7 5 (3.21%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (2.56%) VirtualBox
8 4 (2.56%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.28%) NDS
9 2 (1.28%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 2 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.64%) Firmware
10 1 (0.64%) pfSense
10 1 (0.64%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (21.15%) Puppet
2 32 (20.51%) SCOM
3 26 (16.67%) SCOrch
4 22 (14.10%) AirWatch
5 21 (13.46%) Nagios
6 18 (11.54%) OpenNMS
6 18 (11.54%) RANCID
6 18 (11.54%) SCVMM
7 15 (9.62%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (9.62%) WSUS
8 14 (8.97%) Ansible
9 11 (7.05%) vMotion
10 7 (4.49%) Microsoft Intune
11 6 (3.85%) Cacti
12 5 (3.21%) Backup Exec
12 5 (3.21%) HP SIM
12 5 (3.21%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (1.92%) EdgeSight
13 3 (1.92%) SCDPM
14 1 (0.64%) SCSM
Vendors
1 111 (71.15%) Microsoft
2 59 (37.82%) VMware
3 41 (26.28%) Citrix
4 34 (21.79%) Cisco
5 18 (11.54%) Ericsson
5 18 (11.54%) Huawei
5 18 (11.54%) Juniper
6 16 (10.26%) HP
7 13 (8.33%) Brocade
7 13 (8.33%) Foundry
7 13 (8.33%) ZyXEL
8 12 (7.69%) Dell
9 11 (7.05%) Veeam
9 11 (7.05%) Zerto
10 9 (5.77%) Apple
10 9 (5.77%) Intel Security
11 5 (3.21%) Sophos
11 5 (3.21%) Symantec
12 4 (2.56%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.56%) SolarWinds
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