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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 176 172 219
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +47
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 74 72 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.00% 1.06% 0.71%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.08% 21.82% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 62 63 56
Average salary £31,750 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.83% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -11.76%
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
351 330 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.76% 4.86% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 288 262 370
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -24 36 £32,500 +12.06% 5
Cheshire -4 19 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Merseyside +22 12 £23,000 -30.30% 1
Cumbria -2 4 - -
Lancashire +2 3 £23,000 -
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 99 (77.95%) Microsoft
2 91 (71.65%) Windows
3 63 (49.61%) Active Directory
4 60 (47.24%) VMware
5 50 (39.37%) Hyper-V
6 44 (34.65%) SCOM
6 44 (34.65%) MS Excel
7 39 (30.71%) ITIL
8 38 (29.92%) Citrix
9 34 (26.77%) VMware Infrastructure
10 33 (25.98%) Microsoft Certification
10 33 (25.98%) MS Exchange
11 32 (25.20%) HP
12 28 (22.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (22.05%) SAN
13 27 (21.26%) Symantec
14 26 (20.47%) MCSE
15 25 (19.69%) SQL
15 25 (19.69%) Lync
16 24 (18.90%) SharePoint
16 24 (18.90%) DNS
17 22 (17.32%) Windows Server 2012
17 22 (17.32%) Cisco
18 21 (16.54%) McAfee
18 21 (16.54%) Sophos
18 21 (16.54%) DHCP
18 21 (16.54%) Exchange Server 2010
19 20 (15.75%) Security Cleared
19 20 (15.75%) Backup Exec
19 20 (15.75%) MS Office

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 33 (25.98%) MS Exchange
2 25 (19.69%) Lync
3 24 (18.90%) SharePoint
4 21 (16.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (14.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (9.45%) IIS
7 8 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (6.30%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (4.72%) IBM Notes
9 5 (3.94%) Apache
9 5 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (3.15%) TPMS
10 4 (3.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 44 (34.65%) MS Excel
2 20 (15.75%) MS Office
3 2 (1.57%) MS Project
3 2 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.79%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.60%) Office 365
2 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.57%) IaaS
3 2 (1.57%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.57%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.79%) SaaS
4 1 (0.79%) PaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.05%) SAN
2 24 (18.90%) DNS
3 21 (16.54%) DHCP
4 10 (7.87%) SNMP
4 10 (7.87%) iSCSI
5 9 (7.09%) Firewall
6 8 (6.30%) Internet
6 8 (6.30%) VPN
7 6 (4.72%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.72%) VLAN
8 5 (3.94%) NAS
9 4 (3.15%) LAN
9 4 (3.15%) SSL
10 3 (2.36%) Intranet
10 3 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.36%) VoIP
10 3 (2.36%) WAN
10 3 (2.36%) LDAP
11 2 (1.57%) Unified Communications
11 2 (1.57%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.02%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.94%) MySQL
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.72%) MSI
2 1 (0.79%) AdminStudio
General
1 8 (6.30%) Finance
2 7 (5.51%) Back Office
3 5 (3.94%) Law
4 4 (3.15%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.36%) Marketing
5 3 (2.36%) Banking
5 3 (2.36%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.79%) Billing
6 1 (0.79%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (13.39%) 3rd Line Support
2 16 (12.60%) Analyst
3 14 (11.02%) Consultant
4 13 (10.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (9.45%) Service Analyst
6 9 (7.09%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (7.09%) Team Leader
6 9 (7.09%) Architect
7 8 (6.30%) Support Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) IT Support
8 7 (5.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (5.51%) Operations Team Leader
9 6 (4.72%) IT Manager
10 5 (3.94%) Technical Architect
10 5 (3.94%) Lead Architect
10 5 (3.94%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 5 (3.94%) Lead Technical Architect
10 5 (3.94%) Server Specialist
11 4 (3.15%) Technical Services Manager
11 4 (3.15%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.09%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.36%) HTML
3 2 (1.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.94%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.15%) Clustering
4 3 (2.36%) VLE
4 3 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.57%) AS400
6 1 (0.79%) Handset
6 1 (0.79%) Replication
6 1 (0.79%) SecurID
6 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.79%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 91 (71.65%) Windows
2 28 (22.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (17.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (13.39%) Linux
5 14 (11.02%) Windows 7
6 11 (8.66%) Windows 8
7 9 (7.09%) UNIX
8 8 (6.30%) Windows XP
9 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (5.51%) CentOS
10 5 (3.94%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.36%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.57%) Debian
12 2 (1.57%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.71%) ITIL
2 20 (15.75%) Service Management
3 12 (9.45%) Coaching
4 10 (7.87%) Mentoring
4 10 (7.87%) Service Delivery
4 10 (7.87%) Strategic Planning
5 8 (6.30%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (6.30%) PRINCE2
6 7 (5.51%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (4.72%) Change Management
7 6 (4.72%) Migration
7 6 (4.72%) Problem Management
8 5 (3.94%) Project Planning
8 5 (3.94%) ITSM
8 5 (3.94%) CRM
9 4 (3.15%) ERP
9 4 (3.15%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.15%) Project Management
9 4 (3.15%) Data Security
10 3 (2.36%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.69%) SQL
2 14 (11.02%) PowerShell
3 9 (7.09%) VB
4 4 (3.15%) C
5 3 (2.36%) PHP
6 2 (1.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (25.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (20.47%) MCSE
3 20 (15.75%) Security Cleared
4 18 (14.17%) MCSA
4 18 (14.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 18 (14.17%) MCTS
5 17 (13.39%) MCITP
6 16 (12.60%) SC Cleared
7 14 (11.02%) MCP
8 11 (8.66%) Citrix Certification
8 11 (8.66%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (8.66%) CCNA
9 10 (7.87%) CCA
9 10 (7.87%) Degree
10 3 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (1.57%) NCDA
12 1 (0.79%) VCAP
12 1 (0.79%) CCEE
12 1 (0.79%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.96%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (49.61%) Active Directory
2 50 (39.37%) Hyper-V
3 34 (26.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (12.60%) vSphere
5 9 (7.09%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (7.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (5.51%) Firmware
7 6 (4.72%) VMware ESX
8 5 (3.94%) vCloud
9 4 (3.15%) XenApp
10 3 (2.36%) XenDesktop
10 3 (2.36%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.57%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 44 (34.65%) SCOM
2 20 (15.75%) Backup Exec
3 16 (12.60%) Norton AntiVirus
4 14 (11.02%) SCVMM
5 13 (10.24%) WSUS
6 9 (7.09%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (6.30%) HP SIM
7 8 (6.30%) WhatsUp Gold
8 7 (5.51%) BladeLogic
8 7 (5.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (5.51%) BMC PATROL
8 7 (5.51%) Nagios
9 5 (3.94%) SCDPM
9 5 (3.94%) SCOrch
9 5 (3.94%) AppDNA
10 4 (3.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (3.15%) OpenView
11 2 (1.57%) Puppet
11 2 (1.57%) OpenNMS
11 2 (1.57%) SCSM
Vendors
1 99 (77.95%) Microsoft
2 60 (47.24%) VMware
3 38 (29.92%) Citrix
4 32 (25.20%) HP
5 27 (21.26%) Symantec
6 22 (17.32%) Cisco
7 21 (16.54%) McAfee
7 21 (16.54%) Sophos
8 19 (14.96%) Dell
9 7 (5.51%) EMC
9 7 (5.51%) Red Hat
9 7 (5.51%) BMC
9 7 (5.51%) CA
9 7 (5.51%) NetApp
9 7 (5.51%) Tripwire
9 7 (5.51%) Trend Micro
10 6 (4.72%) Lotus
10 6 (4.72%) Avaya
10 6 (4.72%) Oracle
11 4 (3.15%) NETGEAR
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