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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 158 182 217
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +35
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 96 61 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.38% 0.94% 0.59%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.43% 16.49% 11.61%
Number of salaries quoted 73 58 31
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,620
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -8.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £55,000
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
350 370 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.03% 5.68% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 271 302 293
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%

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 February 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 February 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
Manchester +20 53 £31,000 +12.72% 8
Cheshire +8 29 £36,500 -16.57% 2
Cumbria -3 5 £24,690 -14.86%
Merseyside +5 3 £23,500 -28.78% 2
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 117 (75.48%) Microsoft
2 115 (74.19%) Windows
3 81 (52.26%) Active Directory
4 66 (42.58%) VMware
5 57 (36.77%) SCOM
6 52 (33.55%) MS Excel
7 47 (30.32%) ITIL
8 42 (27.10%) Citrix
9 39 (25.16%) Hyper-V
10 37 (23.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 37 (23.87%) Microsoft Certification
11 36 (23.23%) MS Exchange
12 32 (20.65%) MS Office
12 32 (20.65%) HP
13 31 (20.00%) MCP
14 30 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
15 29 (18.71%) Windows 7
15 29 (18.71%) Cisco
16 26 (16.77%) Security Cleared
17 25 (16.13%) SQL
18 24 (15.48%) SharePoint
18 24 (15.48%) DNS
18 24 (15.48%) McAfee
19 23 (14.84%) Dell
19 23 (14.84%) MCSE
19 23 (14.84%) Windows Server 2012
20 22 (14.19%) SAN
20 22 (14.19%) Service Management
21 21 (13.55%) Finance
21 21 (13.55%) Microsoft App-V

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 36 (23.23%) MS Exchange
2 24 (15.48%) SharePoint
3 20 (12.90%) Lync
4 17 (10.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (10.97%) IIS
5 13 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (6.45%) IBM Notes
7 9 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.65%) TPMS
Applications
1 52 (33.55%) MS Excel
2 32 (20.65%) MS Office
3 2 (1.29%) MS Project
3 2 (1.29%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.65%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.81%) Office 365
2 6 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.94%) IaaS
4 1 (0.65%) SaaS
4 1 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.48%) DNS
2 22 (14.19%) SAN
3 18 (11.61%) LAN
4 17 (10.97%) WAN
4 17 (10.97%) DHCP
4 17 (10.97%) TCP/IP
5 11 (7.10%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (5.81%) VPN
6 9 (5.81%) iSCSI
7 8 (5.16%) Firewall
8 7 (4.52%) NAS
9 6 (3.87%) Internet
10 5 (3.23%) VoIP
11 4 (2.58%) SMS
11 4 (2.58%) VLAN
12 3 (1.94%) PABX
12 3 (1.94%) MPLS
13 2 (1.29%) SSL
13 2 (1.29%) SNMP
13 2 (1.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.74%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (9.68%) MSI
2 1 (0.65%) AdminStudio
General
1 21 (13.55%) Finance
2 7 (4.52%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.23%) Law
4 4 (2.58%) Publishing
5 2 (1.29%) Billing
5 2 (1.29%) Back Office
5 2 (1.29%) Advertising
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (13.55%) Analyst
2 19 (12.26%) 3rd Line Support
3 16 (10.32%) IT Support
4 15 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (9.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (8.39%) Service Desk Analyst
6 13 (8.39%) Service Analyst
7 12 (7.74%) Architect
7 12 (7.74%) Consultant
7 12 (7.74%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 11 (7.10%) Support Engineer
9 10 (6.45%) IT Manager
10 8 (5.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (4.52%) Lead Technical Architect
11 7 (4.52%) Lead Architect
11 7 (4.52%) Technical Architect
12 6 (3.87%) Support Technician
12 6 (3.87%) Microsoft Specialist
13 5 (3.23%) Team Leader
14 4 (2.58%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.68%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.16%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.58%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.58%) Clustering
4 3 (1.94%) Replication
4 3 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.29%) iPhone
5 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.29%) AS400
5 2 (1.29%) NHS
6 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.65%) GIS
6 1 (0.65%) SecurID
6 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.65%) Handset
6 1 (0.65%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.65%) iPad
6 1 (0.65%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 115 (74.19%) Windows
2 37 (23.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (18.71%) Windows 7
4 23 (14.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (10.97%) Windows XP
6 14 (9.03%) Windows 8
7 13 (8.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (5.16%) Linux
9 3 (1.94%) UNIX
10 2 (1.29%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.65%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (30.32%) ITIL
2 22 (14.19%) Service Management
3 15 (9.68%) Migration
4 10 (6.45%) Mentoring
4 10 (6.45%) Coaching
5 9 (5.81%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (5.16%) PRINCE2
7 7 (4.52%) ERP
7 7 (4.52%) Data Security
8 6 (3.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (3.87%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.23%) ITSM
9 5 (3.23%) Project Planning
9 5 (3.23%) Strategic Planning
9 5 (3.23%) Data Protection
10 4 (2.58%) Problem Management
10 4 (2.58%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (2.58%) Data Migration
11 3 (1.94%) Asset Management
11 3 (1.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.13%) SQL
2 19 (12.26%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.52%) VB
4 4 (2.58%) C
4 4 (2.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (23.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (20.00%) MCP
3 26 (16.77%) Security Cleared
4 23 (14.84%) MCSE
5 19 (12.26%) SC Cleared
6 18 (11.61%) MCITP
7 13 (8.39%) MCTS
8 12 (7.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (6.45%) MCSA
10 6 (3.87%) Degree
11 5 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (3.23%) CCNA
12 3 (1.94%) CCA
12 3 (1.94%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (1.29%) VCP4
13 2 (1.29%) NCDA
14 1 (0.65%) VCAP
14 1 (0.65%) CCEE
14 1 (0.65%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 81 (52.26%) Active Directory
2 39 (25.16%) Hyper-V
3 30 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (13.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (5.81%) vSphere
6 8 (5.16%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (3.87%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.58%) vCloud
8 4 (2.58%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.29%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.29%) XenApp
10 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.65%) Firmware
10 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 57 (36.77%) SCOM
2 15 (9.68%) SCVMM
3 13 (8.39%) WSUS
4 12 (7.74%) SCOrch
5 10 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (6.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 9 (5.81%) Backup Exec
6 9 (5.81%) SCSM
7 8 (5.16%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (5.16%) OpenView
8 7 (4.52%) AppDNA
9 6 (3.87%) SCDPM
9 6 (3.87%) BladeLogic
9 6 (3.87%) BMC PATROL
9 6 (3.87%) Nagios
9 6 (3.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (2.58%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (1.29%) ARCserve
11 2 (1.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (1.29%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 117 (75.48%) Microsoft
2 66 (42.58%) VMware
3 42 (27.10%) Citrix
4 32 (20.65%) HP
5 29 (18.71%) Cisco
6 24 (15.48%) McAfee
7 23 (14.84%) Dell
8 18 (11.61%) Symantec
9 15 (9.68%) NetApp
10 11 (7.10%) SAP
10 11 (7.10%) EMC
10 11 (7.10%) Sophos
11 10 (6.45%) Lotus
12 6 (3.87%) BMC
12 6 (3.87%) CA
12 6 (3.87%) Tripwire
12 6 (3.87%) Trend Micro
13 4 (2.58%) NETGEAR
13 4 (2.58%) Veeam
13 4 (2.58%) Polycom
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