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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 192 171 194
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +23
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 62 78 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.83% 1.15% 0.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.22% 22.54% 12.79%
Number of salaries quoted 57 63 46
Average salary £36,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.19% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,900 £54,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
360 346 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.81% 5.12% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 275 263 314
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 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 21 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 29 £40,000 +3.89% 14
Cheshire -25 16 £32,500 -7.14%
Merseyside +27 12 £22,500 -43.75% 2
Lancashire +1 2 £42,500 - 1
Cumbria - 2 £36,000 -
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 89 (79.46%) Microsoft
2 85 (75.89%) Windows
3 55 (49.11%) Active Directory
4 48 (42.86%) VMware
5 44 (39.29%) SCOM
6 43 (38.39%) Hyper-V
7 36 (32.14%) MS Exchange
8 34 (30.36%) SAN
8 34 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
9 33 (29.46%) ITIL
10 32 (28.57%) Citrix
11 31 (27.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 29 (25.89%) Microsoft Certification
13 28 (25.00%) HP
14 27 (24.11%) MS Excel
14 27 (24.11%) SharePoint
14 27 (24.11%) SQL
14 27 (24.11%) Windows Server 2012
15 26 (23.21%) Symantec
16 23 (20.54%) Exchange Server 2013
17 22 (19.64%) MCSE
17 22 (19.64%) Lync
17 22 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2010
18 21 (18.75%) Windows 7
19 20 (17.86%) vSphere
19 20 (17.86%) PowerShell
19 20 (17.86%) Backup Exec
19 20 (17.86%) Office 365
20 19 (16.96%) MS Office
20 19 (16.96%) SLA

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 36 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 27 (24.11%) SharePoint
3 23 (20.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (19.64%) Lync
4 22 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (8.93%) IIS
5 10 (8.93%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (7.14%) Apache
7 7 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (5.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (3.57%) TPMS
10 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.79%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 27 (24.11%) MS Excel
2 19 (16.96%) MS Office
3 2 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.36%) 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 AWS
2 4 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.57%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (30.36%) SAN
2 17 (15.18%) DHCP
2 17 (15.18%) DNS
3 15 (13.39%) Internet
4 12 (10.71%) iSCSI
4 12 (10.71%) NAS
4 12 (10.71%) SNMP
5 9 (8.04%) Firewall
6 8 (7.14%) VLAN
7 7 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 7 (6.25%) VPN
8 6 (5.36%) SSL
9 5 (4.46%) LDAP
9 5 (4.46%) LAN
9 5 (4.46%) Intranet
9 5 (4.46%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (4.46%) Unified Communications
10 4 (3.57%) IPsec
10 4 (3.57%) WAN
11 3 (2.68%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.04%) MySQL
2 9 (8.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.79%) OLAP
5 2 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) MSI
General
1 11 (9.82%) Finance
2 7 (6.25%) Back Office
3 6 (5.36%) Banking
4 5 (4.46%) Multimedia
4 5 (4.46%) Marketing
5 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.68%) Law
5 3 (2.68%) Retail
5 3 (2.68%) Greek Language
5 3 (2.68%) Polish Language
6 2 (1.79%) Legal
7 1 (0.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 15 (13.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (10.71%) Analyst
4 10 (8.93%) Consultant
5 9 (8.04%) Service Analyst
6 8 (7.14%) Team Leader
7 7 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (6.25%) Operations Team Leader
8 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Specialist
8 6 (5.36%) IT Support
8 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 6 (5.36%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.36%) Junior
9 5 (4.46%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) ICT Technician
9 5 (4.46%) Senior Technician
10 4 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) Server Specialist
10 4 (3.57%) Service Manager
10 4 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.36%) HTML
2 4 (3.57%) Web Services
3 2 (1.79%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.89%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.93%) Clustering
3 7 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 7 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.46%) VLE
5 3 (2.68%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.79%) AS400
7 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.89%) GIS
7 1 (0.89%) Handset
7 1 (0.89%) Replication
7 1 (0.89%) Tandem
7 1 (0.89%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 85 (75.89%) Windows
2 31 (27.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (24.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 18 (16.07%) Linux
6 11 (9.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (8.04%) Windows 8
7 9 (8.04%) UNIX
8 8 (7.14%) Windows XP
9 7 (6.25%) CentOS
10 5 (4.46%) Mac OS X
10 5 (4.46%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.68%) Debian
12 2 (1.79%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.46%) ITIL
2 19 (16.96%) Service Management
3 12 (10.71%) Service Delivery
3 12 (10.71%) Coaching
4 11 (9.82%) Problem Management
4 11 (9.82%) Strategic Planning
5 9 (8.04%) Change Management
6 8 (7.14%) Migration
7 7 (6.25%) CRM
8 6 (5.36%) Project Planning
8 6 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (5.36%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.46%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (4.46%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.46%) Software Deployment
10 4 (3.57%) Change Control
10 4 (3.57%) Line Management
10 4 (3.57%) High Availability
10 4 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (3.57%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.11%) SQL
2 20 (17.86%) PowerShell
3 10 (8.93%) VB
4 5 (4.46%) PHP
5 4 (3.57%) C
6 3 (2.68%) VBScript
7 1 (0.89%) C#
7 1 (0.89%) Java
7 1 (0.89%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (25.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (19.64%) MCSE
3 16 (14.29%) MCITP
3 16 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 15 (13.39%) MCTS
4 15 (13.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
6 13 (11.61%) SC Cleared
7 12 (10.71%) MCP
7 12 (10.71%) MCSA
8 11 (9.82%) Degree
9 9 (8.04%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (8.04%) CCA
9 9 (8.04%) CCNA
10 6 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.89%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.96%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (49.11%) Active Directory
2 43 (38.39%) Hyper-V
3 34 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (17.86%) vSphere
5 9 (8.04%) VMware ESX
6 8 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (6.25%) Firmware
7 7 (6.25%) vCloud
8 6 (5.36%) XenApp
9 5 (4.46%) XenDesktop
10 3 (2.68%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.79%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.79%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.89%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.89%) Squid
12 1 (0.89%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 44 (39.29%) SCOM
2 20 (17.86%) Backup Exec
3 16 (14.29%) SCVMM
4 13 (11.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (11.61%) WSUS
5 8 (7.14%) WhatsUp Gold
5 8 (7.14%) HP SIM
6 6 (5.36%) SCDPM
6 6 (5.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 5 (4.46%) BMC PATROL
7 5 (4.46%) Nagios
7 5 (4.46%) BladeLogic
7 5 (4.46%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (3.57%) Puppet
8 4 (3.57%) OpenNMS
9 3 (2.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (1.79%) SCSM
10 2 (1.79%) OpenView
11 1 (0.89%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 89 (79.46%) Microsoft
2 48 (42.86%) VMware
3 32 (28.57%) Citrix
4 28 (25.00%) HP
5 26 (23.21%) Symantec
6 19 (16.96%) Sophos
7 18 (16.07%) Dell
8 16 (14.29%) Cisco
8 16 (14.29%) McAfee
9 9 (8.04%) Oracle
10 8 (7.14%) Red Hat
11 7 (6.25%) Sage
12 6 (5.36%) Veeam
12 6 (5.36%) Avaya
12 6 (5.36%) EMC
13 5 (4.46%) BMC
13 5 (4.46%) CA
13 5 (4.46%) Tripwire
13 5 (4.46%) Trend Micro
14 4 (3.57%) Acronis
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