The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for SCCM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 67 103
Rank change year-on-year -22 +36  
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 3 32 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.28% 2.47% 1.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.48% 37.21% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3 31 20
Median salary £37,500 £27,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.88% -27.02%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £40,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

SCCM is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 67 86 98
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 6.29% 6.63% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 51 74 93
Median salary £55,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing SCCM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in Cheshire

SCCM
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for SCCM in Cheshire

SCCM
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in Cheshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SCCM in Cheshire

SCCM
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +7 2 £41,250 +3.12%
Crewe - 1 £27,500 -
SCCM
North West

SCCM
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 16 (88.89%) Windows
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 11 (61.11%) VMware
3 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
5 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
6 7 (38.89%) SCOM
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (38.89%) ITIL
6 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
7 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (27.78%) Migration
8 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
8 5 (27.78%) Windows 10
8 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
8 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
8 5 (27.78%) Citrix
9 4 (22.22%) SLA
9 4 (22.22%) SOA
9 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (22.22%) Back Office
9 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
9 4 (22.22%) Workflow
9 4 (22.22%) Finance
9 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (5.56%) GroupWise
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MSI
General
1 4 (22.22%) Back Office
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix Support
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) SCCM Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) SCCM Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 5 (27.78%) Windows 10
3 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (27.78%) Migration
4 4 (22.22%) Patch Management
4 4 (22.22%) SOA
4 4 (22.22%) Workflow
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (16.67%) Direct Marketing
5 3 (16.67%) Information Management
5 3 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (16.67%) Service Management
5 3 (16.67%) Time Management
6 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) MCSA
2 2 (11.11%) NCDA
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.56%) MCP
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 4 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (16.67%) vSphere
5 2 (11.11%) Firmware
5 2 (11.11%) XenApp
6 1 (5.56%) NDS
6 1 (5.56%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) SCOM
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (5.56%) BladeLogic
3 1 (5.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) Apple
5 2 (11.11%) IBM
5 2 (11.11%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) BMC
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco