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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 167 203 168
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -35
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 74 46 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.13% 0.65% 1.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.20% 13.73% 23.50%
Number of salaries quoted 61 30 72
Average salary £32,500 £43,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £22,550 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,400 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -8.77%
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
319 335 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.88% 4.71% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 237 255 270
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +34 38 £37,500 -16.66%
Manchester +14 32 £30,000 -9.77% 8
Merseyside +16 15 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Cumbria - 5 £32,500 - 1
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (81.25%) Windows
2 97 (67.36%) Microsoft
3 80 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 64 (44.44%) VMware
5 52 (36.11%) ITIL
6 48 (33.33%) Citrix
7 46 (31.94%) MS Exchange
8 45 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 42 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 42 (29.17%) Windows 7
10 35 (24.31%) DNS
11 32 (22.22%) SCOM
12 30 (20.83%) MSI
12 30 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
13 29 (20.14%) DHCP
13 29 (20.14%) Security Cleared
14 27 (18.75%) SAN
15 26 (18.06%) MS Excel
15 26 (18.06%) Migration
16 25 (17.36%) Hyper-V
16 25 (17.36%) AppSense
17 24 (16.67%) WSUS
17 24 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
17 24 (16.67%) SQL
17 24 (16.67%) Data Centre
18 23 (15.97%) Patch Management
18 23 (15.97%) Application Discovery
18 23 (15.97%) MCP
19 22 (15.28%) LAN
19 22 (15.28%) WAN

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 46 (31.94%) MS Exchange
2 19 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 15 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (6.25%) Lync
5 9 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (5.56%) IIS
7 3 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.69%) CMS
9 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (18.06%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.33%) MS Office
3 2 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.42%) Office 365
2 3 (2.08%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.69%) IaaS
3 1 (0.69%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 35 (24.31%) DNS
2 29 (20.14%) DHCP
3 27 (18.75%) SAN
4 22 (15.28%) LAN
4 22 (15.28%) WAN
5 11 (7.64%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (6.94%) iSCSI
6 10 (6.94%) Firewall
7 8 (5.56%) TCP/IP
8 7 (4.86%) VoIP
8 7 (4.86%) Internet
8 7 (4.86%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (4.17%) Wireless
9 6 (4.17%) NAS
9 6 (4.17%) VPN
10 5 (3.47%) MPLS
10 5 (3.47%) SSL
11 4 (2.78%) HTTP
11 4 (2.78%) VLAN
12 3 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 30 (20.83%) MSI
2 10 (6.94%) InstallShield
General
1 17 (11.81%) Finance
2 7 (4.86%) Back Office
3 5 (3.47%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.47%) Law
3 5 (3.47%) Legal
4 3 (2.08%) Publishing
5 2 (1.39%) Banking
5 2 (1.39%) Retail
5 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (15.97%) Analyst
2 18 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 17 (11.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (7.64%) Support Analyst
4 11 (7.64%) Support Engineer
5 10 (6.94%) Applications Packager
5 10 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (5.56%) Consultant
8 7 (4.86%) IT Manager
8 7 (4.86%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (4.17%) IT Support
9 6 (4.17%) Senior Technician
10 5 (3.47%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (3.47%) Architect
10 5 (3.47%) Server Support
11 4 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (2.78%) Administrator
11 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.78%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.39%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 19 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (10.42%) Client/Server
3 15 (10.42%) Blackberry
4 6 (4.17%) Clustering
5 5 (3.47%) EMC VNX
6 4 (2.78%) Replication
7 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.08%) FlexPod
7 3 (2.08%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.39%) NHS
8 2 (1.39%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.39%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.39%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 117 (81.25%) Windows
2 42 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 42 (29.17%) Windows 7
3 30 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (6.94%) Windows 8
5 10 (6.94%) Windows XP
6 8 (5.56%) UNIX
7 4 (2.78%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (1.39%) AIX
8 2 (1.39%) Solaris
8 2 (1.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (36.11%) ITIL
2 26 (18.06%) Migration
3 23 (15.97%) Patch Management
3 23 (15.97%) Application Discovery
4 12 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 9 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 9 (6.25%) Coaching
6 8 (5.56%) Business Continuity
7 7 (4.86%) Project Planning
7 7 (4.86%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (4.17%) Software Deployment
8 6 (4.17%) Service Management
9 5 (3.47%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.47%) Risk Management
9 5 (3.47%) TOGAF
9 5 (3.47%) Strategic Planning
10 4 (2.78%) Project Management
10 4 (2.78%) Data Protection
10 4 (2.78%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.67%) SQL
2 22 (15.28%) PowerShell
3 11 (7.64%) VBScript
4 6 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (20.14%) Security Cleared
3 23 (15.97%) MCP
4 18 (12.50%) MCITP
5 17 (11.81%) MCSE
6 14 (9.72%) Degree
7 13 (9.03%) SC Cleared
8 8 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (5.56%) CCNA
8 8 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (4.17%) MCDST
9 6 (4.17%) MCTS
10 4 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.78%) MCSA
11 3 (2.08%) CCNP
12 2 (1.39%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.86%) SLA
System Software
1 80 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 25 (17.36%) Hyper-V
3 24 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (14.58%) Microsoft App-V
5 16 (11.11%) vSphere
5 16 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (9.72%) XenApp
7 11 (7.64%) XenDesktop
8 8 (5.56%) XenServer
9 7 (4.86%) VMware ESX
10 5 (3.47%) vCloud
11 2 (1.39%) BitLocker
11 2 (1.39%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.69%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 32 (22.22%) SCOM
2 24 (16.67%) WSUS
3 6 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (4.17%) Backup Exec
4 5 (3.47%) SCOrch
4 5 (3.47%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (2.78%) SCVMM
5 4 (2.78%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.39%) EMC Navisphere
6 2 (1.39%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.69%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.69%) SCSM
7 1 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 97 (67.36%) Microsoft
2 64 (44.44%) VMware
3 48 (33.33%) Citrix
4 25 (17.36%) AppSense
5 20 (13.89%) Cisco
6 18 (12.50%) NetApp
7 16 (11.11%) HP
7 16 (11.11%) McAfee
8 14 (9.72%) EMC
9 11 (7.64%) Dell
9 11 (7.64%) Symantec
10 6 (4.17%) Sophos
10 6 (4.17%) Oracle
11 5 (3.47%) ProCurve
12 4 (2.78%) Veeam
12 4 (2.78%) SAP
13 3 (2.08%) IBM
13 3 (2.08%) Riverbed
13 3 (2.08%) Meraki
14 2 (1.39%) 3PAR
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Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
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Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30k - 35k per year + generous on call allowance
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L'OREAL UK LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + bens + flexi-time
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £33,242 to £38,511 per year plus excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago