The table below looks at the statistics for SCVMM 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 SCVMM over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 242 229 250
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +21
Permanent jobs citing SCVMM 17 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.058% 0.027%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.47% 1.19% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 2
Average salary £37,250 £41,250 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.69% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £38,250 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £51,250 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +29.41%
SCVMM
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
311 336 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.23% 4.91% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 221 266 263
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 £24,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SCVMM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SCVMM across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCVMM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SCVMM
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCVMM across the North West region.

SCVMM Salary Trend in the North West

SCVMM
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCVMM across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

SCVMM Salary Histogram in the North West

SCVMM
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 SCVMM within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Cheshire -5 6 £33,750 -15.62%
Manchester -7 5 £46,500 -2.10%
Merseyside - 5 £22,500 -
SCVMM
England

SCVMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing SCVMM 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 SCVMM.

1 30 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 28 (93.33%) Windows
3 25 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
5 21 (70.00%) DHCP
5 21 (70.00%) DNS
5 21 (70.00%) SCCM
6 18 (60.00%) SCOM
7 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
8 15 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (36.67%) Sage
11 11 (36.67%) Avaya
11 11 (36.67%) CRM
11 11 (36.67%) Sage 1000
12 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
13 9 (30.00%) Migration
14 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (26.67%) MCITP
14 8 (26.67%) Clustering
14 8 (26.67%) Degree
14 8 (26.67%) HP
14 8 (26.67%) Dell
14 8 (26.67%) Windows 2000
14 8 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
15 7 (23.33%) SAN
16 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
16 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
16 6 (20.00%) Cloud Computing

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing SCVMM 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 SCVMM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (16.67%) Lync
2 5 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (70.00%) DHCP
1 21 (70.00%) DNS
2 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (23.33%) SAN
4 6 (20.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.33%) Firewall
5 1 (3.33%) SMTP
5 1 (3.33%) VPN
5 1 (3.33%) SSL
5 1 (3.33%) DMZ
5 1 (3.33%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Junior
2 8 (26.67%) Support Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Junior Support Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Specialist
4 5 (16.67%) Wintel Specialist
4 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Support Technician
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) SCCM Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Solutions Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Management Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (93.33%) Windows
2 25 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (26.67%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) CRM
2 9 (30.00%) Migration
3 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (20.00%) High Availability
5 5 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
7 1 (3.33%) Analytics
7 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (26.67%) MCITP
2 8 (26.67%) Degree
3 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (20.00%) MCTS
4 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (13.33%) MCSE
6 1 (3.33%) MCP
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.67%) DFS Replication
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
4 1 (3.33%) XenServer
4 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.33%) vCloud
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (70.00%) SCCM
2 18 (60.00%) SCOM
3 6 (20.00%) SCDPM
4 5 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (6.67%) SCOrch
6 1 (3.33%) SCSM
6 1 (3.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) Sage
2 11 (36.67%) Avaya
3 8 (26.67%) HP
3 8 (26.67%) Dell
4 5 (16.67%) SAP
5 2 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Veeam
6 1 (3.33%) AppSense
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix