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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 183 171 212
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +41
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 72 87 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.13% 1.30% 0.66%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.59% 18.47% 12.69%
Number of salaries quoted 65 71 42
Median salary £44,000 £38,750 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.54% -2.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
434 471 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.82% 7.02% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 342 364 271
Median salary £44,000 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +5.29%

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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +9 40 £46,000 +8.23% 6
Merseyside -12 14 £44,000 +46.66% 1
Cheshire -4 13 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Cumbria +6 5 £40,000 +23.07% 1
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 97 (69.29%) Microsoft
2 96 (68.57%) Windows
3 93 (66.43%) Active Directory
4 55 (39.29%) Citrix
5 52 (37.14%) PowerShell
6 49 (35.00%) Windows 7
7 46 (32.86%) ITIL
8 44 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 44 (31.43%) VMware
9 36 (25.71%) Cisco
10 35 (25.00%) SQL
11 33 (23.57%) MS Excel
11 33 (23.57%) Microsoft App-V
11 33 (23.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 32 (22.86%) Windows Server
12 32 (22.86%) SCOM
13 31 (22.14%) MS Office
14 30 (21.43%) Firewall
15 29 (20.71%) Nagios
16 28 (20.00%) VPN
16 28 (20.00%) DNS
16 28 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 28 (20.00%) XenApp
17 27 (19.29%) Analytical Skills
18 26 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
18 26 (18.57%) Disaster Recovery
19 25 (17.86%) HP
19 25 (17.86%) SQL Server
19 25 (17.86%) Hyper-V
20 24 (17.14%) IIS

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 24 (17.14%) IIS
2 15 (10.71%) MS Exchange
3 12 (8.57%) Confluence
3 12 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (7.14%) Skype for Business
5 9 (6.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (6.43%) CMS
5 9 (6.43%) SharePoint
6 7 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 33 (23.57%) MS Excel
2 31 (22.14%) MS Office
3 9 (6.43%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.14%) Office 365
2 14 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.29%) IaaS
4 6 (4.29%) PaaS
5 4 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.86%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (2.86%) Amazon S3
5 4 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.43%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 30 (21.43%) Firewall
2 28 (20.00%) DNS
2 28 (20.00%) VPN
3 23 (16.43%) Internet
4 22 (15.71%) SAN
5 16 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (10.00%) Broadband
6 14 (10.00%) Ethernet
6 14 (10.00%) IPv6
6 14 (10.00%) TACACS
6 14 (10.00%) VoIP
7 13 (9.29%) DHCP
8 12 (8.57%) Asterisk PBX
9 11 (7.86%) SNMP
9 11 (7.86%) TCP/IP
10 9 (6.43%) VLAN
10 9 (6.43%) WAN
11 8 (5.71%) Junos
11 8 (5.71%) LLU
11 8 (5.71%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (11.43%) Wise Package Studio
2 14 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (9.29%) InstallShield
4 12 (8.57%) JIRA
5 7 (5.00%) MSI
General
1 23 (16.43%) Finance
2 20 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 17 (12.14%) Banking
4 9 (6.43%) Legal
5 5 (3.57%) Aerospace
5 5 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.57%) Retail
6 4 (2.86%) Back Office
6 4 (2.86%) Publishing
7 2 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (18.57%) Support Engineer
2 22 (15.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 19 (13.57%) 3rd Line Support
4 18 (12.86%) Applications Engineer
5 17 (12.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 16 (11.43%) Applications Packager
6 16 (11.43%) Applications Support
6 16 (11.43%) Applications Support Engineer
7 12 (8.57%) Analyst
7 12 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (7.86%) Designer
9 10 (7.14%) Lead Designer
9 10 (7.14%) Network Designer
9 10 (7.14%) SCCM Engineer
10 9 (6.43%) Infrastructure Support
10 9 (6.43%) Technical Leader
11 8 (5.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 7 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
12 7 (5.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.29%) Web Services
2 5 (3.57%) .NET
2 5 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 5 (3.57%) HTML
2 5 (3.57%) LAMP
3 3 (2.14%) ELK Stack
4 2 (1.43%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.71%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.29%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (17.14%) Data Centre
3 16 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (8.57%) BYOD
4 12 (8.57%) NHS
4 12 (8.57%) Video Conferencing
4 12 (8.57%) Wiki
5 9 (6.43%) Blackberry
6 7 (5.00%) Clustering
7 6 (4.29%) Computer Science
8 5 (3.57%) Life Science
9 4 (2.86%) PKI
10 3 (2.14%) Private Cloud
10 3 (2.14%) Replication
11 2 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (1.43%) Driving Licence
11 2 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 96 (68.57%) Windows
2 49 (35.00%) Windows 7
3 33 (23.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (22.86%) Windows Server
5 28 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (11.43%) Windows 10
7 13 (9.29%) Windows 8
8 11 (7.86%) Linux
9 5 (3.57%) Windows 2000
9 5 (3.57%) Windows NT
9 5 (3.57%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.86%) Mac OS
11 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.43%) Unix
12 2 (1.43%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.71%) CentOS
13 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (32.86%) ITIL
2 26 (18.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (16.43%) Configuration Management
4 21 (15.00%) Software Deployment
5 17 (12.14%) ITIL V3
5 17 (12.14%) Network Management
6 14 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 12 (8.57%) Converged Infrastructure
7 12 (8.57%) Infrastructure Management
7 12 (8.57%) ITSM
7 12 (8.57%) Network Planning
7 12 (8.57%) PRINCE2
7 12 (8.57%) Programme Management
7 12 (8.57%) Project Management
7 12 (8.57%) Service Design
7 12 (8.57%) Service Management
7 12 (8.57%) TOGAF
8 11 (7.86%) Application Discovery
9 9 (6.43%) Application Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 52 (37.14%) PowerShell
2 35 (25.00%) SQL
3 24 (17.14%) VBScript
4 23 (16.43%) Python
5 14 (10.00%) Perl
5 14 (10.00%) PHP
6 7 (5.00%) VB
7 5 (3.57%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.86%) Ruby
9 1 (0.71%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (17.14%) MCSA
3 20 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 19 (13.57%) SC Cleared
5 16 (11.43%) Degree
5 16 (11.43%) MCT
6 13 (9.29%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (9.29%) Citrix Certification
6 13 (9.29%) MCSE
7 8 (5.71%) CCNP
8 7 (5.00%) MCP
9 5 (3.57%) CCNA
10 2 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.43%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.71%) CCA
11 1 (0.71%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.57%) QA
3 4 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 93 (66.43%) Active Directory
2 33 (23.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 28 (20.00%) XenApp
4 26 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (17.86%) Hyper-V
6 13 (9.29%) vSphere
7 9 (6.43%) Terminal Server
7 9 (6.43%) vCloud
8 6 (4.29%) XenDesktop
9 4 (2.86%) XenServer
10 3 (2.14%) NFS
10 3 (2.14%) VMware ESX
11 2 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (1.43%) Xen
12 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 32 (22.86%) SCOM
2 29 (20.71%) Nagios
3 23 (16.43%) Puppet
4 18 (12.86%) RANCID
5 17 (12.14%) WSUS
6 14 (10.00%) AirWatch
6 14 (10.00%) OpenNMS
6 14 (10.00%) SCOrch
7 12 (8.57%) EdgeSight
8 8 (5.71%) Cacti
9 6 (4.29%) SCVMM
10 5 (3.57%) Ansible
10 5 (3.57%) AppDNA
10 5 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (3.57%) vMotion
11 4 (2.86%) Backup Exec
11 4 (2.86%) PowerCLI
11 4 (2.86%) vRealize
12 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 97 (69.29%) Microsoft
2 55 (39.29%) Citrix
3 44 (31.43%) VMware
4 36 (25.71%) Cisco
5 25 (17.86%) HP
6 18 (12.86%) Juniper
7 14 (10.00%) Brocade
7 14 (10.00%) Dell
7 14 (10.00%) Ericsson
7 14 (10.00%) Foundry
7 14 (10.00%) Huawei
7 14 (10.00%) ZyXEL
8 13 (9.29%) AppSense
9 9 (6.43%) iManage
9 9 (6.43%) Interwoven
10 8 (5.71%) Apple
10 8 (5.71%) Veeam
10 8 (5.71%) Zerto
11 7 (5.00%) Intel Security
11 7 (5.00%) NetApp
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