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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 195 163 218
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +55
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 54 76 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.73% 1.10% 0.45%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.51% 22.29% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 41 63 27
Average salary £41,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.79% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £27,900 £32,528
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,600 £60,850
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £43,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +8.86%
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
327 341 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.40% 4.92% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 234 272 263
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,100 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -45 25 £46,500 +20.77% 7
Merseyside +17 12 £38,000 -27.61%
Cheshire -19 11 £32,500 -13.90%
Lancashire +1 5 £43,750 +101.14% 1
Cumbria - 2 £36,000 - 1
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 97 (80.17%) Windows
2 95 (78.51%) Microsoft
3 60 (49.59%) VMware
4 59 (48.76%) SCOM
4 59 (48.76%) Active Directory
5 56 (46.28%) Hyper-V
6 51 (42.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 47 (38.84%) Citrix
8 44 (36.36%) MS Exchange
8 44 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
9 37 (30.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 31 (25.62%) Windows 7
10 31 (25.62%) Exchange Server 2010
10 31 (25.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 29 (23.97%) SAN
11 29 (23.97%) SQL
12 28 (23.14%) SQL Server
12 28 (23.14%) ITIL
12 28 (23.14%) MS Excel
12 28 (23.14%) SharePoint
12 28 (23.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 27 (22.31%) vSphere
14 24 (19.83%) HP
15 23 (19.01%) Symantec
15 23 (19.01%) Exchange Server 2013
16 22 (18.18%) MCSE
17 21 (17.36%) DNS
18 20 (16.53%) DHCP
18 20 (16.53%) Citrix Certification
18 20 (16.53%) Finance

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 44 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 31 (25.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (23.14%) SharePoint
4 23 (19.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (14.88%) Lync
6 12 (9.92%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (7.44%) Apache
9 8 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (5.79%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (5.79%) IIS
11 5 (4.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (4.13%) Office Communications Server
11 5 (4.13%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (2.48%) TPMS
13 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 28 (23.14%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (9.09%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.05%) Office 365
2 6 (4.96%) Amazon ELB
2 6 (4.96%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (4.96%) Amazon S3
2 6 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (23.97%) SAN
2 21 (17.36%) DNS
3 20 (16.53%) DHCP
4 19 (15.70%) Internet
5 14 (11.57%) NAS
6 13 (10.74%) SNMP
7 10 (8.26%) LAN
7 10 (8.26%) WAN
8 9 (7.44%) TCP/IP
8 9 (7.44%) iSCSI
9 8 (6.61%) Firewall
10 6 (4.96%) IPsec
10 6 (4.96%) Unified Communications
11 5 (4.13%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (4.13%) Intranet
11 5 (4.13%) VLAN
11 5 (4.13%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (4.13%) SSL
11 5 (4.13%) LDAP
12 4 (3.31%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (8.26%) MySQL
4 7 (5.79%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.65%) OLAP
7 2 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.31%) MSI
2 1 (0.83%) JIRA
2 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (16.53%) Finance
2 8 (6.61%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.61%) Retail
2 8 (6.61%) Greek Language
2 8 (6.61%) Polish Language
3 6 (4.96%) Banking
3 6 (4.96%) Back Office
4 5 (4.13%) Multimedia
4 5 (4.13%) Marketing
5 3 (2.48%) Advertising
5 3 (2.48%) Games
6 2 (1.65%) Legal
6 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (24.79%) Support Engineer
2 15 (12.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (7.44%) Junior
3 9 (7.44%) Architect
3 9 (7.44%) Consultant
4 8 (6.61%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (6.61%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (6.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (5.79%) Operations Team Leader
5 7 (5.79%) Team Leader
6 6 (4.96%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (4.96%) IT Support
6 6 (4.96%) Junior Support Engineer
7 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Specialist
7 5 (4.13%) ICT Technician
7 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (4.13%) Analyst
7 5 (4.13%) Senior Technician
8 4 (3.31%) Coordinator
8 4 (3.31%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.79%) HTML
2 6 (4.96%) Web Services
3 5 (4.13%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.65%) CSS
5 1 (0.83%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.09%) Clustering
2 7 (5.79%) Firmware
3 6 (4.96%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.13%) FlexPod
4 5 (4.13%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.13%) VLE
5 4 (3.31%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.83%) Tandem
6 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.83%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 97 (80.17%) Windows
2 51 (42.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (30.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (25.62%) Windows 7
5 28 (23.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (12.40%) Linux
7 8 (6.61%) UNIX
8 7 (5.79%) CentOS
9 6 (4.96%) Windows 8
10 5 (4.13%) Mac OS X
10 5 (4.13%) Apple iOS
11 4 (3.31%) Debian
12 3 (2.48%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.65%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.83%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.14%) ITIL
2 17 (14.05%) Service Delivery
2 17 (14.05%) Migration
3 15 (12.40%) Service Management
4 11 (9.09%) CRM
5 10 (8.26%) Change Management
5 10 (8.26%) Problem Management
6 9 (7.44%) Strategic Planning
7 6 (4.96%) Project Planning
7 6 (4.96%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.13%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (4.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (4.13%) High Availability
8 5 (4.13%) Software Deployment
8 5 (4.13%) Change Control
9 4 (3.31%) Data Protection
9 4 (3.31%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (2.48%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.48%) Business Transformation
11 2 (1.65%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 29 (23.97%) SQL
2 16 (13.22%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.96%) VB
4 5 (4.13%) PHP
5 4 (3.31%) VBScript
6 2 (1.65%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.65%) Perl
7 1 (0.83%) C
7 1 (0.83%) C#
7 1 (0.83%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (25.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (18.18%) MCSE
3 20 (16.53%) Citrix Certification
4 19 (15.70%) MCITP
5 15 (12.40%) Degree
5 15 (12.40%) Security Cleared
6 13 (10.74%) MCTS
7 10 (8.26%) MCSA
7 10 (8.26%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (8.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (5.79%) CCNA
8 7 (5.79%) CCA
8 7 (5.79%) MCP
8 7 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (5.79%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.83%) NCIE
9 1 (0.83%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.74%) SLA
2 5 (4.13%) BS7799
2 5 (4.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 59 (48.76%) Active Directory
2 56 (46.28%) Hyper-V
3 44 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (22.31%) vSphere
5 12 (9.92%) XenApp
5 12 (9.92%) XenDesktop
6 11 (9.09%) vCloud
7 10 (8.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (5.79%) VMware ESX
9 5 (4.13%) VMware Server
9 5 (4.13%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (2.48%) Terminal Services
11 3 (2.48%) ISA Server
12 2 (1.65%) Squid
12 2 (1.65%) UAG
12 2 (1.65%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 59 (48.76%) SCOM
2 20 (16.53%) SCVMM
3 16 (13.22%) Backup Exec
4 11 (9.09%) WSUS
5 10 (8.26%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (5.79%) WhatsUp Gold
6 7 (5.79%) HP SIM
6 7 (5.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 6 (4.96%) Puppet
7 6 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (4.96%) SCDPM
7 6 (4.96%) OpenNMS
7 6 (4.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (2.48%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (2.48%) Nagios
8 3 (2.48%) BladeLogic
8 3 (2.48%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.65%) MOM
10 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 95 (78.51%) Microsoft
2 60 (49.59%) VMware
3 47 (38.84%) Citrix
4 24 (19.83%) HP
5 23 (19.01%) Symantec
6 16 (13.22%) Cisco
7 15 (12.40%) Dell
8 14 (11.57%) Sophos
9 13 (10.74%) Sage
10 12 (9.92%) NetApp
11 11 (9.09%) McAfee
11 11 (9.09%) Avaya
12 9 (7.44%) Red Hat
12 9 (7.44%) Oracle
13 8 (6.61%) EMC
13 8 (6.61%) Fujitsu
14 7 (5.79%) Veeam
15 6 (4.96%) Acronis
16 3 (2.48%) Trend Micro
16 3 (2.48%) Tripwire
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Great Corporate Benefits Package & Bonus
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