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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 195 166 189
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +23
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 66 74 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.88% 1.09% 0.85%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.23% 22.84% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 60 60 56
Average salary £33,500 £38,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.98% -0.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +1.26%
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
362 324 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.84% 4.79% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 277 252 333
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -35 26 £38,500 - 8
Cheshire -14 20 £35,000 - 3
Merseyside +23 13 £21,250 -46.87% 1
Lancashire +3 3 £32,750 - 1
Cumbria - 3 £36,000 - 1
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 90 (80.36%) Microsoft
2 81 (72.32%) Windows
3 54 (48.21%) Active Directory
4 46 (41.07%) VMware
5 44 (39.29%) Hyper-V
6 43 (38.39%) SCOM
7 34 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 34 (30.36%) MS Exchange
8 33 (29.46%) SAN
9 32 (28.57%) ITIL
10 29 (25.89%) HP
11 28 (25.00%) Citrix
11 28 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 28 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 28 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 27 (24.11%) Symantec
12 27 (24.11%) SQL
13 25 (22.32%) SharePoint
13 25 (22.32%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (20.54%) Exchange Server 2013
14 23 (20.54%) Lync
15 21 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
15 21 (18.75%) MCSE
15 21 (18.75%) MS Office
16 20 (17.86%) SLA
16 20 (17.86%) PowerShell
16 20 (17.86%) Office 365
17 19 (16.96%) Backup Exec
17 19 (16.96%) Dell
17 19 (16.96%) Sophos

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 34 (30.36%) MS Exchange
2 25 (22.32%) SharePoint
3 23 (20.54%) Lync
3 23 (20.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (8.93%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (8.93%) IIS
6 8 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (6.25%) Apache
7 7 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (5.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (3.57%) TPMS
10 3 (2.68%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (2.68%) IBM Notes
10 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 28 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 21 (18.75%) MS Office
3 2 (1.79%) MS Project
3 2 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.89%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.86%) Office 365
2 4 (3.57%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.57%) Amazon S3
2 4 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (29.46%) SAN
2 16 (14.29%) DNS
3 15 (13.39%) DHCP
4 14 (12.50%) Internet
5 12 (10.71%) SNMP
5 12 (10.71%) iSCSI
6 11 (9.82%) NAS
7 9 (8.04%) Firewall
8 8 (7.14%) VPN
8 8 (7.14%) VLAN
9 7 (6.25%) TCP/IP
10 6 (5.36%) SSL
11 5 (4.46%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (4.46%) LDAP
11 5 (4.46%) Unified Communications
11 5 (4.46%) Intranet
12 4 (3.57%) IPsec
12 4 (3.57%) LAN
13 3 (2.68%) VoIP
13 3 (2.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.14%) MySQL
4 7 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.79%) OLAP
7 2 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (8.93%) Finance
2 7 (6.25%) Back Office
3 6 (5.36%) Banking
4 5 (4.46%) Multimedia
4 5 (4.46%) Marketing
5 4 (3.57%) Law
6 2 (1.79%) Legal
6 2 (1.79%) Retail
6 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.79%) Greek Language
6 2 (1.79%) Polish Language
7 1 (0.89%) Billing
7 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (11.61%) Analyst
2 13 (11.61%) Support Engineer
3 12 (10.71%) Consultant
4 11 (9.82%) Service Analyst
5 8 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (7.14%) Team Leader
6 7 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (6.25%) Operations Team Leader
7 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Specialist
7 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 5 (4.46%) IT Support
8 5 (4.46%) Senior Technician
8 5 (4.46%) Junior
8 5 (4.46%) Server Specialist
8 5 (4.46%) ICT Technician
9 4 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) Technical Services Manager
9 4 (3.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 4 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.46%) HTML
2 4 (3.57%) Web Services
3 1 (0.89%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.04%) Clustering
3 7 (6.25%) Blackberry
4 6 (5.36%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.46%) VLE
6 3 (2.68%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.79%) AS400
8 1 (0.89%) Handset
8 1 (0.89%) Replication
8 1 (0.89%) Tandem
8 1 (0.89%) SecurID
8 1 (0.89%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 81 (72.32%) Windows
2 28 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (22.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (16.07%) Windows 7
4 18 (16.07%) Linux
5 10 (8.93%) Windows 8
6 9 (8.04%) UNIX
6 9 (8.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (6.25%) Windows XP
7 7 (6.25%) CentOS
8 6 (5.36%) Apple iOS
9 5 (4.46%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.79%) Debian
10 2 (1.79%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.57%) ITIL
2 19 (16.96%) Service Management
3 13 (11.61%) Coaching
4 12 (10.71%) Service Delivery
5 10 (8.93%) Strategic Planning
6 9 (8.04%) Problem Management
7 8 (7.14%) Change Management
8 7 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (5.36%) Migration
9 6 (5.36%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.36%) CRM
9 6 (5.36%) Mentoring
10 5 (4.46%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (4.46%) ITSM
10 5 (4.46%) Project Planning
10 5 (4.46%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (4.46%) Software Deployment
11 4 (3.57%) Project Management
12 3 (2.68%) Change Control
12 3 (2.68%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.11%) SQL
2 20 (17.86%) PowerShell
3 11 (9.82%) VB
4 5 (4.46%) PHP
5 4 (3.57%) C
6 2 (1.79%) VBScript
7 1 (0.89%) C#
7 1 (0.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (18.75%) MCSE
3 18 (16.07%) Security Cleared
4 16 (14.29%) MCTS
4 16 (14.29%) MCITP
5 15 (13.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (13.39%) SC Cleared
6 13 (11.61%) MCP
7 12 (10.71%) MCSA
7 12 (10.71%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (8.93%) Degree
9 9 (8.04%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (8.04%) CCNA
9 9 (8.04%) CCA
10 5 (4.46%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.89%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (17.86%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (48.21%) Active Directory
2 44 (39.29%) Hyper-V
3 34 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (15.18%) vSphere
5 9 (8.04%) VMware ESX
6 8 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (6.25%) Firmware
8 6 (5.36%) XenApp
8 6 (5.36%) vCloud
9 4 (3.57%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.79%) DFS Replication
10 2 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.79%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.89%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 43 (38.39%) SCOM
2 19 (16.96%) Backup Exec
3 16 (14.29%) SCVMM
4 15 (13.39%) Norton AntiVirus
5 12 (10.71%) WSUS
6 8 (7.14%) WhatsUp Gold
6 8 (7.14%) HP SIM
7 7 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (6.25%) BladeLogic
7 7 (6.25%) BMC PATROL
7 7 (6.25%) Nagios
8 6 (5.36%) SCDPM
8 6 (5.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (4.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (3.57%) Puppet
10 4 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (3.57%) OpenNMS
11 3 (2.68%) SCOrch
11 3 (2.68%) OpenView
12 1 (0.89%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 90 (80.36%) Microsoft
2 46 (41.07%) VMware
3 29 (25.89%) HP
4 28 (25.00%) Citrix
5 27 (24.11%) Symantec
6 19 (16.96%) Sophos
6 19 (16.96%) Dell
7 17 (15.18%) McAfee
8 16 (14.29%) Cisco
9 9 (8.04%) Oracle
10 7 (6.25%) Red Hat
10 7 (6.25%) BMC
10 7 (6.25%) CA
10 7 (6.25%) Tripwire
10 7 (6.25%) Trend Micro
11 6 (5.36%) Veeam
11 6 (5.36%) Avaya
11 6 (5.36%) EMC
12 5 (4.46%) Sage
13 4 (3.57%) NETGEAR
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