Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 121 91
Rank change year-on-year -23 -30 +78
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 28 27 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.93% 1.20% 2.70%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.91% 21.26% 44.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 101
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -13.33% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £25,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £46,350 £51,000 £47,500
North West median annual salary £37,747 £44,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -14.21% +17.33% -

SCCM is in the Systems Management category. The following 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.

All Systems Management Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 235 127 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 7.78% 5.64% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 152 105 175
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.14% -8.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £55,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.61%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing SCCM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +6 12 £41,250 +50.00% 1
Knutsford - 7 - -
Macclesfield 0 1 - -
Chester -4 1 £33,750 -6.25%
Runcorn -5 1 £27,500 -15.38%
SCCM
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
3 14 (50.00%) Windows
3 14 (50.00%) VMware
4 13 (46.43%) SQL
4 13 (46.43%) Citrix
5 12 (42.86%) ITIL
6 10 (35.71%) PowerShell
7 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
8 8 (28.57%) Windows 10
8 8 (28.57%) Office 365
8 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
9 6 (21.43%) XenApp
9 6 (21.43%) IIS
9 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
9 6 (21.43%) DNS
9 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (17.86%) Finance
10 5 (17.86%) LAN
10 5 (17.86%) WAN
10 5 (17.86%) JIRA
10 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
10 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (14.29%) GDPR
11 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
11 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (14.29%) DHCP

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 6 (21.43%) IIS
2 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) DNS
2 5 (17.86%) LAN
2 5 (17.86%) WAN
3 4 (14.29%) DHCP
4 3 (10.71%) VPN
5 2 (7.14%) Firewall
5 2 (7.14%) Internet
5 2 (7.14%) MPLS
6 1 (3.57%) IPsec
6 1 (3.57%) LDAP
6 1 (3.57%) SAN
6 1 (3.57%) Skype
6 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.57%) VoIP
6 1 (3.57%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) JIRA
2 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.57%) MSI
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Investment Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Publishing
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 3 (10.71%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Product Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Server Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Server Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
1 3 (10.71%) Ajax
1 3 (10.71%) DWR
1 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
1 3 (10.71%) jQuery
1 3 (10.71%) JSON
1 3 (10.71%) LAMP
1 3 (10.71%) Spring
1 3 (10.71%) Struts
1 3 (10.71%) Struts2
1 3 (10.71%) Velocity
1 3 (10.71%) XML
2 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
3 8 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
4 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
5 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) SOA
5 3 (10.71%) Software Asset Management
5 3 (10.71%) Software Deployment
5 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.71%) Wealth Management
5 3 (10.71%) Web Design
6 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.14%) Information Security
6 2 (7.14%) IT Strategy
6 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.57%) Migration
7 1 (3.57%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) SQL
2 10 (35.71%) PowerShell
3 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.71%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) Java
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) PHP
4 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.71%) Python
4 3 (10.71%) Ruby
4 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) MCP
2 2 (7.14%) MCSE
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) XenApp
3 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (10.71%) SCOrch
2 2 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (50.00%) VMware
3 13 (46.43%) Citrix
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle
5 2 (7.14%) Dell
5 2 (7.14%) Dell Compellent
5 2 (7.14%) EqualLogic
5 2 (7.14%) NetApp
6 1 (3.57%) Apple
6 1 (3.57%) AppSense
6 1 (3.57%) CA