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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 174 181 177
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 70 69 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.13% 0.98% 1.08%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.00% 19.49% 24.61%
Number of salaries quoted 58 51 69
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
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
250 354 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.05% 5.01% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 186 271 230
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.87% -4.70%

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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 -16 28 £30,500 -16.72% 13
Cheshire +15 24 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Merseyside +16 14 £32,500 -29.72% 3
Cumbria - 8 £37,500 -
Lancashire -7 2 £30,000 +30.43% 1
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

1 124 (74.70%) Windows
2 113 (68.07%) Microsoft
3 84 (50.60%) Active Directory
4 80 (48.19%) VMware
5 54 (32.53%) SCOM
6 52 (31.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (30.12%) ITIL
8 48 (28.92%) MS Exchange
9 47 (28.31%) Citrix
10 44 (26.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 41 (24.70%) MS Excel
11 41 (24.70%) Hyper-V
12 37 (22.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 36 (21.69%) Windows 7
14 35 (21.08%) MCP
15 31 (18.67%) DNS
16 30 (18.07%) NetApp
17 29 (17.47%) Microsoft App-V
18 28 (16.87%) SharePoint
19 27 (16.27%) DHCP
19 27 (16.27%) SAN
19 27 (16.27%) MSI
20 26 (15.66%) Finance
20 26 (15.66%) Cisco
21 25 (15.06%) WAN
21 25 (15.06%) LAN
21 25 (15.06%) VMware Infrastructure
21 25 (15.06%) Data Centre
22 24 (14.46%) Security Cleared
23 23 (13.86%) Migration

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 48 (28.92%) MS Exchange
2 28 (16.87%) SharePoint
3 19 (11.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (9.64%) IIS
5 15 (9.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (8.43%) Lync
7 10 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (3.61%) IBM Notes
9 5 (3.01%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 41 (24.70%) MS Excel
2 19 (11.45%) MS Office
3 2 (1.20%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.22%) Office 365
2 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.81%) IaaS
4 2 (1.20%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.60%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.60%) SaaS
5 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (18.67%) DNS
2 27 (16.27%) DHCP
2 27 (16.27%) SAN
3 25 (15.06%) WAN
3 25 (15.06%) LAN
4 16 (9.64%) Wi-Fi
5 15 (9.04%) TCP/IP
6 14 (8.43%) Firewall
7 9 (5.42%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (5.42%) NAS
8 8 (4.82%) iSCSI
9 7 (4.22%) Internet
9 7 (4.22%) VoIP
10 6 (3.61%) MPLS
10 6 (3.61%) SSL
11 4 (2.41%) Wireless
11 4 (2.41%) SMS
11 4 (2.41%) VPN
11 4 (2.41%) VLAN
12 3 (1.81%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (16.27%) MSI
2 9 (5.42%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.60%) AdminStudio
General
1 26 (15.66%) Finance
2 6 (3.61%) Back Office
3 5 (3.01%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.41%) Publishing
5 3 (1.81%) Legal
5 3 (1.81%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.20%) Advertising
6 2 (1.20%) Banking
6 2 (1.20%) Retail
7 1 (0.60%) Billing
7 1 (0.60%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (13.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 20 (12.05%) Analyst
3 17 (10.24%) 3rd Line Support
4 16 (9.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (9.64%) IT Support
5 13 (7.83%) Architect
6 12 (7.23%) Support Engineer
6 12 (7.23%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (4.82%) Applications Packager
7 8 (4.82%) Technical Architect
7 8 (4.82%) Consultant
7 8 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (4.22%) Lead Architect
8 7 (4.22%) Lead Technical Architect
9 6 (3.61%) Senior Technician
9 6 (3.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (3.01%) Deployment Engineer
10 5 (3.01%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Specialist
10 5 (3.01%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.04%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.20%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.06%) Data Centre
2 20 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.04%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.41%) Clustering
4 4 (2.41%) FlexPod
5 3 (1.81%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.81%) Replication
5 3 (1.81%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.20%) NHS
6 2 (1.20%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.20%) iPhone
6 2 (1.20%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.60%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.60%) iPad
7 1 (0.60%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 124 (74.70%) Windows
2 52 (31.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (22.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (21.69%) Windows 7
5 16 (9.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (7.83%) Windows 8
6 13 (7.83%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.01%) UNIX
8 1 (0.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (30.12%) ITIL
2 23 (13.86%) Migration
3 12 (7.23%) Service Management
4 11 (6.63%) Patch Management
5 10 (6.02%) PRINCE2
6 9 (5.42%) Mentoring
6 9 (5.42%) Coaching
7 7 (4.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (3.61%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (3.61%) Data Protection
9 5 (3.01%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.01%) Business Continuity
9 5 (3.01%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.41%) ITIL V2
10 4 (2.41%) Data Migration
10 4 (2.41%) Project Planning
10 4 (2.41%) Mobile Device Management
11 3 (1.81%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (1.81%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.25%) SQL
2 17 (10.24%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.22%) VBScript
4 5 (3.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (26.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (21.08%) MCP
3 24 (14.46%) Security Cleared
4 20 (12.05%) MCITP
4 20 (12.05%) MCSE
5 16 (9.64%) SC Cleared
6 9 (5.42%) MCTS
6 9 (5.42%) MCSA
7 8 (4.82%) CCNA
7 8 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (4.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.41%) NCDA
9 4 (2.41%) Degree
10 3 (1.81%) CCNP
11 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.60%) VCP4
12 1 (0.60%) VCDX
12 1 (0.60%) CCEE
12 1 (0.60%) CCAA
12 1 (0.60%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.43%) SLA
System Software
1 84 (50.60%) Active Directory
2 41 (24.70%) Hyper-V
3 29 (17.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 25 (15.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (10.24%) vSphere
6 8 (4.82%) XenApp
6 8 (4.82%) XenDesktop
6 8 (4.82%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.81%) vCloud
7 3 (1.81%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.20%) XenServer
8 2 (1.20%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.60%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 54 (32.53%) SCOM
2 15 (9.04%) WSUS
3 11 (6.63%) SCOrch
4 10 (6.02%) SCVMM
5 9 (5.42%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (4.22%) AppDNA
6 7 (4.22%) SCSM
7 6 (3.61%) SCDPM
7 6 (3.61%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (3.01%) OpenView
8 5 (3.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (2.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (1.81%) Backup Exec
11 2 (1.20%) NetBackup
11 2 (1.20%) EMC Navisphere
12 1 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (0.60%) ARCserve
12 1 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 113 (68.07%) Microsoft
2 80 (48.19%) VMware
3 47 (28.31%) Citrix
4 30 (18.07%) NetApp
5 26 (15.66%) Cisco
6 23 (13.86%) McAfee
7 17 (10.24%) Dell
8 16 (9.64%) HP
9 13 (7.83%) AppSense
9 13 (7.83%) EMC
10 10 (6.02%) SAP
11 8 (4.82%) Symantec
11 8 (4.82%) Sophos
12 6 (3.61%) Lotus
13 4 (2.41%) Veeam
14 3 (1.81%) Meraki
14 3 (1.81%) Polycom
14 3 (1.81%) Riverbed
14 3 (1.81%) IBM
14 3 (1.81%) Oracle
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