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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 156 174 217
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +43
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 86 67 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.26% 1.01% 0.67%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.93% 19.09% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 71 61 46
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
345 351 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.07% 5.30% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 288 284 344
Average salary £37,750 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -4 42 £31,250 +9.17% 5
Cheshire +9 27 £35,750 -18.28% 2
Merseyside +16 5 £26,000 -21.21% 1
Cumbria -1 4 - -
Lancashire -5 3 £23,000 -23.33%
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 118 (78.15%) Microsoft
2 108 (71.52%) Windows
3 68 (45.03%) Active Directory
4 62 (41.06%) VMware
5 57 (37.75%) SCOM
6 47 (31.13%) Hyper-V
7 46 (30.46%) MS Excel
8 42 (27.81%) ITIL
9 40 (26.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 39 (25.83%) MS Exchange
11 37 (24.50%) HP
12 34 (22.52%) Citrix
13 30 (19.87%) MS Office
14 27 (17.88%) SQL
14 27 (17.88%) SharePoint
14 27 (17.88%) Security Cleared
14 27 (17.88%) VMware Infrastructure
15 26 (17.22%) Lync
15 26 (17.22%) Microsoft Certification
15 26 (17.22%) Dell
16 25 (16.56%) Windows Server 2012
17 24 (15.89%) SAN
18 23 (15.23%) Service Management
18 23 (15.23%) Cisco
19 22 (14.57%) Symantec
19 22 (14.57%) SC Cleared
19 22 (14.57%) Exchange Server 2010
20 21 (13.91%) McAfee
20 21 (13.91%) DNS
21 20 (13.25%) SLA

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 39 (25.83%) MS Exchange
2 27 (17.88%) SharePoint
3 26 (17.22%) Lync
4 22 (14.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (10.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (10.60%) IIS
6 11 (7.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (6.62%) IBM Notes
8 9 (5.96%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.32%) Apache
11 1 (0.66%) TPMS
11 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 46 (30.46%) MS Excel
2 30 (19.87%) MS Office
3 2 (1.32%) MS Project
3 2 (1.32%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.66%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.95%) Office 365
2 6 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.99%) IaaS
4 2 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.32%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.66%) SaaS
5 1 (0.66%) PaaS
5 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.89%) SAN
2 21 (13.91%) DNS
3 18 (11.92%) DHCP
4 13 (8.61%) TCP/IP
5 12 (7.95%) LAN
6 11 (7.28%) WAN
6 11 (7.28%) iSCSI
7 10 (6.62%) SNMP
8 9 (5.96%) VPN
9 8 (5.30%) NAS
10 7 (4.64%) Firewall
11 6 (3.97%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (3.97%) Internet
12 4 (2.65%) VLAN
13 3 (1.99%) VoIP
14 2 (1.32%) SSL
14 2 (1.32%) IPsec
14 2 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
15 1 (0.66%) Wireless
15 1 (0.66%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (5.30%) MSI
2 1 (0.66%) AdminStudio
General
1 16 (10.60%) Finance
2 7 (4.64%) Back Office
3 5 (3.31%) Law
3 5 (3.31%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.32%) Advertising
4 2 (1.32%) Billing
5 1 (0.66%) Publishing
5 1 (0.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (13.25%) Analyst
2 18 (11.92%) 3rd Line Support
3 15 (9.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (9.27%) Architect
5 13 (8.61%) Service Analyst
5 13 (8.61%) Service Desk Analyst
5 13 (8.61%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 12 (7.95%) IT Support
6 12 (7.95%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (7.28%) Team Leader
7 11 (7.28%) Support Engineer
7 11 (7.28%) Consultant
8 8 (5.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (4.64%) Lead Technical Architect
9 7 (4.64%) Lead Architect
9 7 (4.64%) IT Manager
9 7 (4.64%) Technical Architect
9 7 (4.64%) Operations Team Leader
10 6 (3.97%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.97%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.93%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.31%) Clustering
3 4 (2.65%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.99%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.32%) iPhone
5 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.32%) AS400
6 1 (0.66%) Handset
6 1 (0.66%) Replication
6 1 (0.66%) GIS
6 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.66%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.66%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.66%) iPad
6 1 (0.66%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.66%) SecurID
6 1 (0.66%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 108 (71.52%) Windows
2 40 (26.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (16.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (12.58%) Windows 7
5 14 (9.27%) Linux
6 13 (8.61%) Windows XP
7 12 (7.95%) Windows 8
8 10 (6.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (5.96%) UNIX
10 7 (4.64%) CentOS
11 2 (1.32%) Debian
11 2 (1.32%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.66%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (27.81%) ITIL
2 23 (15.23%) Service Management
3 10 (6.62%) Strategic Planning
3 10 (6.62%) Mentoring
3 10 (6.62%) Coaching
4 8 (5.30%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (5.30%) PRINCE2
5 7 (4.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (4.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (3.97%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.31%) ERP
7 5 (3.31%) Migration
7 5 (3.31%) ITSM
7 5 (3.31%) Data Security
7 5 (3.31%) Data Protection
7 5 (3.31%) Project Planning
8 4 (2.65%) Configuration Management
9 3 (1.99%) Change Management
9 3 (1.99%) CRM
9 3 (1.99%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 27 (17.88%) SQL
2 14 (9.27%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.97%) VB
4 4 (2.65%) C
5 2 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (17.88%) Security Cleared
2 26 (17.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (14.57%) SC Cleared
4 20 (13.25%) MCP
4 20 (13.25%) MCSE
5 13 (8.61%) MCTS
6 12 (7.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (7.28%) MCITP
8 10 (6.62%) MCSA
9 5 (3.31%) CCNA
9 5 (3.31%) Degree
9 5 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (2.65%) CCA
10 4 (2.65%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (1.32%) NCDA
12 1 (0.66%) VCAP
12 1 (0.66%) CCEE
12 1 (0.66%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.25%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (45.03%) Active Directory
2 47 (31.13%) Hyper-V
3 27 (17.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (10.60%) vSphere
5 11 (7.28%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (5.96%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (4.64%) Firmware
8 6 (3.97%) VMware ESX
9 5 (3.31%) vCloud
10 2 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (1.32%) DFS Replication
10 2 (1.32%) XenApp
11 1 (0.66%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.66%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.66%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 57 (37.75%) SCOM
2 17 (11.26%) SCVMM
3 16 (10.60%) Norton AntiVirus
4 14 (9.27%) Backup Exec
4 14 (9.27%) WSUS
5 11 (7.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 11 (7.28%) SCOrch
6 9 (5.96%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (5.30%) HP SIM
7 8 (5.30%) OpenView
7 8 (5.30%) WhatsUp Gold
7 8 (5.30%) SCSM
8 7 (4.64%) AppDNA
8 7 (4.64%) BMC PATROL
8 7 (4.64%) Nagios
8 7 (4.64%) BladeLogic
9 6 (3.97%) SCDPM
10 5 (3.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 4 (2.65%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (1.32%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 118 (78.15%) Microsoft
2 62 (41.06%) VMware
3 37 (24.50%) HP
4 34 (22.52%) Citrix
5 26 (17.22%) Dell
6 23 (15.23%) Cisco
7 22 (14.57%) Symantec
8 21 (13.91%) McAfee
9 17 (11.26%) Sophos
10 15 (9.93%) NetApp
11 10 (6.62%) Lotus
11 10 (6.62%) EMC
12 9 (5.96%) SAP
13 7 (4.64%) Red Hat
13 7 (4.64%) BMC
13 7 (4.64%) CA
13 7 (4.64%) Tripwire
13 7 (4.64%) Trend Micro
14 4 (2.65%) Veeam
14 4 (2.65%) NETGEAR
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