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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 176 201 161
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -40
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 81 53 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.23% 0.71% 1.08%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.20% 14.68% 20.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66 40 64
Average salary £32,500 £42,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.61% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £24,550 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £44,000
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
382 361 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.81% 4.84% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 291 263 296
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,550 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +42 45 £30,000 -7.69% 4
Manchester +13 31 £42,500 -8.60% 8
Merseyside +6 7 £30,000 -21.05% 2
Cumbria -1 6 £32,500 -9.72% 2
Lancashire +3 2 £25,961 -40.66% 1
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 123 (81.46%) Windows
2 99 (65.56%) Microsoft
3 84 (55.63%) Active Directory
4 64 (42.38%) VMware
5 63 (41.72%) ITIL
6 58 (38.41%) MS Exchange
7 51 (33.77%) Citrix
8 45 (29.80%) Windows 7
9 43 (28.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 40 (26.49%) Microsoft Certification
11 34 (22.52%) SCOM
12 32 (21.19%) AppSense
13 30 (19.87%) DNS
13 30 (19.87%) Security Cleared
14 29 (19.21%) Windows Server 2012
15 27 (17.88%) DHCP
15 27 (17.88%) SQL
15 27 (17.88%) SAN
16 25 (16.56%) MSI
16 25 (16.56%) Exchange Server 2010
17 24 (15.89%) Office 365
18 23 (15.23%) VMware Infrastructure
18 23 (15.23%) Hyper-V
18 23 (15.23%) MS Excel
18 23 (15.23%) Patch Management
19 21 (13.91%) Cisco
20 20 (13.25%) NetApp
20 20 (13.25%) PowerShell
21 19 (12.58%) Blackberry
21 19 (12.58%) Application Discovery

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 58 (38.41%) MS Exchange
2 25 (16.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (11.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (11.26%) SharePoint
4 9 (5.96%) IIS
4 9 (5.96%) Lync
4 9 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.31%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.99%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.32%) CMS
9 1 (0.66%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (15.23%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.95%) MS Office
3 3 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 24 (15.89%) Office 365
2 3 (1.99%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.66%) IaaS
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.66%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 30 (19.87%) DNS
2 27 (17.88%) DHCP
2 27 (17.88%) SAN
3 18 (11.92%) LAN
3 18 (11.92%) WAN
4 12 (7.95%) Firewall
5 10 (6.62%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (5.96%) iSCSI
7 8 (5.30%) Wireless
8 7 (4.64%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (4.64%) Internet
8 7 (4.64%) VPN
9 5 (3.31%) SSL
9 5 (3.31%) VoIP
9 5 (3.31%) NAS
10 4 (2.65%) VLAN
10 4 (2.65%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (2.65%) HTTP
11 3 (1.99%) MPLS
11 3 (1.99%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 25 (16.56%) MSI
2 10 (6.62%) InstallShield
General
1 13 (8.61%) Finance
2 8 (5.30%) Law
2 8 (5.30%) Back Office
3 6 (3.97%) Legal
4 5 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.32%) Banking
5 2 (1.32%) Retail
6 1 (0.66%) Advertising
6 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (25.17%) Analyst
2 22 (14.57%) Support Analyst
3 19 (12.58%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 18 (11.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (8.61%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (8.61%) Support Engineer
6 12 (7.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 11 (7.28%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (6.62%) Applications Packager
9 8 (5.30%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 7 (4.64%) Applications Support
11 6 (3.97%) Consultant
11 6 (3.97%) Server Support
11 6 (3.97%) Service Analyst
11 6 (3.97%) Service Desk Analyst
12 5 (3.31%) Architect
12 5 (3.31%) Wintel Support
12 5 (3.31%) Infrastructure Manager
12 5 (3.31%) Project Engineer
12 5 (3.31%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.99%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.32%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.58%) Blackberry
2 15 (9.93%) Data Centre
3 11 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.30%) Client/Server
5 7 (4.64%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.97%) FlexPod
7 5 (3.31%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.31%) Clustering
8 4 (2.65%) EMC VNX
9 3 (1.99%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.32%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.32%) Replication
10 2 (1.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 123 (81.46%) Windows
2 45 (29.80%) Windows 7
3 43 (28.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (19.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (9.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (8.61%) Windows 8
7 9 (5.96%) UNIX
8 7 (4.64%) Windows XP
8 7 (4.64%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (1.32%) AIX
9 2 (1.32%) Solaris
9 2 (1.32%) Linux
10 1 (0.66%) Android
10 1 (0.66%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (41.72%) ITIL
2 23 (15.23%) Patch Management
3 19 (12.58%) Application Discovery
4 14 (9.27%) Migration
4 14 (9.27%) Problem Management
5 12 (7.95%) Mentoring
5 12 (7.95%) Coaching
6 11 (7.28%) Service Management
7 9 (5.96%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (5.96%) Software Deployment
8 8 (5.30%) Change Management
8 8 (5.30%) Business Continuity
9 7 (4.64%) PRINCE2
9 7 (4.64%) Workflow
9 7 (4.64%) Document Management
9 7 (4.64%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (3.97%) Incident Management
10 6 (3.97%) Project Planning
10 6 (3.97%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.31%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (17.88%) SQL
2 20 (13.25%) PowerShell
3 13 (8.61%) VBScript
4 5 (3.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (26.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (19.87%) Security Cleared
3 15 (9.93%) Degree
3 15 (9.93%) SC Cleared
4 11 (7.28%) MCDST
4 11 (7.28%) MCP
4 11 (7.28%) MCSE
5 10 (6.62%) CCNA
5 10 (6.62%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (6.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (5.96%) MCITP
6 9 (5.96%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (5.30%) MCTS
8 5 (3.31%) NCDA
9 4 (2.65%) MCSA
10 3 (1.99%) CCNP
11 2 (1.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.97%) SLA
System Software
1 84 (55.63%) Active Directory
2 23 (15.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (15.23%) Hyper-V
3 18 (11.92%) vSphere
4 15 (9.93%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (8.61%) XenApp
6 11 (7.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (5.30%) XenServer
7 8 (5.30%) XenDesktop
8 5 (3.31%) VMware ESX
9 4 (2.65%) vCloud
10 3 (1.99%) Terminal Server
11 2 (1.32%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.66%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.66%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 34 (22.52%) SCOM
2 17 (11.26%) WSUS
3 9 (5.96%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (4.64%) SCOrch
5 5 (3.31%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (2.65%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.99%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.32%) EMC Navisphere
8 2 (1.32%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.32%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 99 (65.56%) Microsoft
2 64 (42.38%) VMware
3 51 (33.77%) Citrix
4 32 (21.19%) AppSense
5 21 (13.91%) Cisco
6 20 (13.25%) NetApp
7 14 (9.27%) McAfee
8 13 (8.61%) EMC
9 12 (7.95%) HP
10 9 (5.96%) Symantec
11 7 (4.64%) Dell
12 6 (3.97%) Oracle
13 5 (3.31%) Sophos
14 4 (2.65%) Hummingbird
14 4 (2.65%) ProCurve
15 3 (1.99%) Riverbed
15 3 (1.99%) Mitel
15 3 (1.99%) IBM
15 3 (1.99%) Interwoven
15 3 (1.99%) Meraki
Cumbria
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wilmslow
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + on call
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + generous on call allowance
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Insurance, Pension etc.
Posted: 9 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Christie Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Salary: From £25,528 to £34,189 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago