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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 177 198 166
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -32
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 74 51 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.16% 0.73% 1.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.87% 16.14% 27.01%
Number of salaries quoted 64 31 84
Average salary £35,000 £36,625 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.43% -4.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £22,500 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £46,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.61%
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
286 316 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.48% 4.53% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 213 247 265
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
Cheshire +26 36 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Manchester -5 23 £30,000 +9.09% 5
Merseyside +19 18 £32,000 -26.85% 2
Cumbria - 9 £37,500 - 3
Lancashire -6 2 £30,000 +20.00% 1
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 120 (79.47%) Windows
2 105 (69.54%) Microsoft
3 78 (51.66%) Active Directory
4 63 (41.72%) VMware
5 52 (34.44%) ITIL
6 47 (31.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 45 (29.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 44 (29.14%) Windows 7
9 42 (27.81%) Citrix
9 42 (27.81%) MS Exchange
10 39 (25.83%) SCOM
11 37 (24.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 33 (21.85%) MCP
13 32 (21.19%) DNS
14 29 (19.21%) LAN
14 29 (19.21%) WAN
14 29 (19.21%) MSI
15 28 (18.54%) MS Excel
15 28 (18.54%) SAN
15 28 (18.54%) Security Cleared
16 27 (17.88%) Hyper-V
16 27 (17.88%) DHCP
16 27 (17.88%) Migration
17 25 (16.56%) Data Centre
18 23 (15.23%) Finance
18 23 (15.23%) SQL
19 22 (14.57%) Cisco
19 22 (14.57%) Microsoft App-V
20 21 (13.91%) NetApp
20 21 (13.91%) Analytical Skills

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 42 (27.81%) MS Exchange
2 19 (12.58%) SharePoint
3 17 (11.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (7.95%) Lync
4 12 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (7.28%) IIS
6 10 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.99%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (18.54%) MS Excel
2 17 (11.26%) MS Office
3 2 (1.32%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.28%) Office 365
2 3 (1.99%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.66%) IaaS
3 1 (0.66%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 32 (21.19%) DNS
2 29 (19.21%) LAN
2 29 (19.21%) WAN
3 28 (18.54%) SAN
4 27 (17.88%) DHCP
5 16 (10.60%) Wi-Fi
6 15 (9.93%) TCP/IP
7 10 (6.62%) Firewall
7 10 (6.62%) iSCSI
8 7 (4.64%) NAS
8 7 (4.64%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (4.64%) VoIP
8 7 (4.64%) Internet
9 6 (3.97%) MPLS
9 6 (3.97%) Wireless
10 5 (3.31%) SSL
11 4 (2.65%) VPN
11 4 (2.65%) HTTP
11 4 (2.65%) SMS
12 3 (1.99%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (19.21%) MSI
2 10 (6.62%) InstallShield
General
1 23 (15.23%) Finance
2 6 (3.97%) Back Office
3 5 (3.31%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.65%) Publishing
5 3 (1.99%) Law
5 3 (1.99%) Legal
5 3 (1.99%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.32%) Advertising
6 2 (1.32%) Banking
6 2 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (13.25%) Analyst
1 20 (13.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 16 (10.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (9.27%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (6.62%) Applications Packager
4 10 (6.62%) Support Engineer
5 9 (5.96%) IT Support
6 8 (5.30%) Support Analyst
6 8 (5.30%) IT Manager
7 7 (4.64%) Consultant
8 6 (3.97%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (3.97%) Senior Technician
8 6 (3.97%) Deployment Engineer
9 5 (3.31%) Architect
9 5 (3.31%) Support Technician
9 5 (3.31%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (2.65%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (2.65%) Implementation Engineer
10 4 (2.65%) NetApp Engineer
10 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.97%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.32%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.56%) Data Centre
2 21 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (10.60%) Client/Server
4 10 (6.62%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.31%) EMC VNX
6 4 (2.65%) FlexPod
6 4 (2.65%) Replication
6 4 (2.65%) Clustering
7 3 (1.99%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.32%) NHS
8 2 (1.32%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.32%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.32%) iPhone
9 1 (0.66%) iPad
9 1 (0.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 120 (79.47%) Windows
2 47 (31.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (29.14%) Windows 7
4 37 (24.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (13.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (9.93%) Windows XP
7 12 (7.95%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.31%) UNIX
9 4 (2.65%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (34.44%) ITIL
2 27 (17.88%) Migration
3 20 (13.25%) Patch Management
4 11 (7.28%) Problem Management
5 8 (5.30%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (5.30%) Mentoring
5 8 (5.30%) Coaching
6 7 (4.64%) Project Planning
6 7 (4.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (3.97%) Service Management
8 5 (3.31%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.31%) Risk Management
8 5 (3.31%) Business Continuity
8 5 (3.31%) Strategic Planning
9 4 (2.65%) TOGAF
9 4 (2.65%) Data Migration
9 4 (2.65%) Data Protection
9 4 (2.65%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (2.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (2.65%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.23%) SQL
2 19 (12.58%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.30%) VBScript
4 6 (3.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (29.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (21.85%) MCP
3 28 (18.54%) Security Cleared
4 20 (13.25%) MCITP
5 19 (12.58%) MCSE
6 12 (7.95%) SC Cleared
7 11 (7.28%) Degree
8 8 (5.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (5.30%) CCNA
8 8 (5.30%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (4.64%) MCTS
10 3 (1.99%) MCDST
10 3 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.99%) MCSA
10 3 (1.99%) CCNP
11 2 (1.32%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.95%) SLA
System Software
1 78 (51.66%) Active Directory
2 27 (17.88%) Hyper-V
3 22 (14.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 21 (13.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (10.60%) vSphere
6 15 (9.93%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (8.61%) XenApp
8 10 (6.62%) XenDesktop
9 7 (4.64%) XenServer
10 6 (3.97%) VMware ESX
11 5 (3.31%) vCloud
12 2 (1.32%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.66%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.66%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 39 (25.83%) SCOM
2 21 (13.91%) WSUS
3 7 (4.64%) SCVMM
4 6 (3.97%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (3.97%) Backup Exec
4 6 (3.97%) SCOrch
5 5 (3.31%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (2.65%) SCDPM
6 4 (2.65%) SCSM
7 3 (1.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.32%) EMC Navisphere
8 2 (1.32%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.32%) OpenView
8 2 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.66%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 105 (69.54%) Microsoft
2 63 (41.72%) VMware
3 42 (27.81%) Citrix
4 22 (14.57%) Cisco
5 21 (13.91%) NetApp
6 19 (12.58%) HP
6 19 (12.58%) McAfee
7 18 (11.92%) AppSense
7 18 (11.92%) Dell
8 12 (7.95%) EMC
8 12 (7.95%) Symantec
9 8 (5.30%) SAP
10 7 (4.64%) Sophos
11 5 (3.31%) Veeam
11 5 (3.31%) ProCurve
12 4 (2.65%) Oracle
13 3 (1.99%) IBM
13 3 (1.99%) Lotus
13 3 (1.99%) Meraki
13 3 (1.99%) Riverbed
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