The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 147 127 137
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +10
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 26 29 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.72% 0.95% 0.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.56% 19.59% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 15
Average salary £29,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,800 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,750 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.09% +8.75%
SCCM
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Systems Management Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
207 148 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.72% 4.87% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 142 74 102
Average salary £40,000 £40,995 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.42% +9.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SCCM
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

SCCM Salary Trend in Scotland

SCCM
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCCM across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

SCCM Salary Histogram in Scotland

SCCM
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
Edinburgh -7 9 £30,000 -27.27%
Glasgow -16 7 £35,000 -6.66%
Aberdeen +12 3 - - 1
Aberdeenshire - 3 £20,500 -
Stirling - 2 £29,000 - 1
Dundee - 1 £47,000 -
Fife - 1 £45,000 - 1
SCCM
UK

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 41 (93.18%) Windows
2 24 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
4 20 (45.45%) VMware
5 19 (43.18%) MS Exchange
6 17 (38.64%) Citrix
7 16 (36.36%) Cisco
7 16 (36.36%) SCOM
8 14 (31.82%) MS Excel
9 13 (29.55%) Hyper-V
9 13 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (27.27%) ITIL
11 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
12 10 (22.73%) SQL
12 10 (22.73%) SAN
12 10 (22.73%) Firewall
13 9 (20.45%) DNS
13 9 (20.45%) HP
13 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
13 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (15.91%) XenApp
14 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (15.91%) Blackberry
14 7 (15.91%) Project Management
14 7 (15.91%) Finance
15 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
15 6 (13.64%) VoIP

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 19 (43.18%) MS Exchange
2 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (11.36%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (9.09%) Lync
7 2 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
7 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (2.27%) Apache
8 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.27%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) SAN
1 10 (22.73%) Firewall
2 9 (20.45%) DNS
3 6 (13.64%) VoIP
3 6 (13.64%) DHCP
4 5 (11.36%) FCoE
4 5 (11.36%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (11.36%) DMZ
4 5 (11.36%) Ethernet
4 5 (11.36%) MPLS
4 5 (11.36%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.55%) VPN
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.27%) LDAP
7 1 (2.27%) WAN
7 1 (2.27%) SMTP
7 1 (2.27%) SNMP
7 1 (2.27%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Games
3 1 (2.27%) Law
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) IT Support
2 7 (15.91%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Technical Manager
3 5 (11.36%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Project Manager
3 5 (11.36%) Technical Project Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) MSMQ
2 1 (2.27%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.36%) Replication
2 5 (11.36%) Mainframe
3 4 (9.09%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) CMDB
4 1 (2.27%) PDA
4 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.27%) Open Source
4 1 (2.27%) DTV
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (93.18%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
4 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (11.36%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (11.36%) Windows 2000
5 5 (11.36%) HPUX
6 4 (9.09%) Linux
6 4 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.27%) UNIX
8 1 (2.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) ITIL
2 7 (15.91%) Project Management
3 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
4 5 (11.36%) Line Management
4 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2
4 5 (11.36%) Workflow
5 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.55%) Service Management
7 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (4.55%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.55%) Software Deployment
8 1 (2.27%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.27%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.27%) Information Assurance
8 1 (2.27%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (2.27%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.55%) Python
3 2 (4.55%) VBScript
4 1 (2.27%) Lua
4 1 (2.27%) Erlang
4 1 (2.27%) Ruby
4 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.27%) VB
4 1 (2.27%) C
4 1 (2.27%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) C++
4 1 (2.27%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.27%) Smalltalk
4 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.36%) APMP
3 4 (9.09%) MCSE
4 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.55%) CCNA
5 2 (4.55%) MCSA
5 2 (4.55%) MCITP
6 1 (2.27%) Degree
6 1 (2.27%) MCP
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
2 13 (29.55%) Hyper-V
2 13 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (15.91%) XenApp
4 4 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (9.09%) XenServer
5 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.27%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 16 (36.36%) SCOM
2 3 (6.82%) SCVMM
3 2 (4.55%) WSUS
4 1 (2.27%) AppDNA
4 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.27%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.27%) Puppet
4 1 (2.27%) OpenView
4 1 (2.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 24 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 20 (45.45%) VMware
3 17 (38.64%) Citrix
4 16 (36.36%) Cisco
5 9 (20.45%) HP
6 6 (13.64%) Oracle
6 6 (13.64%) Brocade
7 5 (11.36%) Fujitsu
7 5 (11.36%) Avaya
7 5 (11.36%) Juniper
7 5 (11.36%) Nortel
7 5 (11.36%) IBM
7 5 (11.36%) Clearswift
7 5 (11.36%) BT
8 3 (6.82%) Dell
8 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.55%) CommVault
10 1 (2.27%) LANDesk
10 1 (2.27%) Mitel
10 1 (2.27%) Altiris