Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 119 85
Rank change year-on-year -21 -34 +66
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 39 25 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.22% 1.10% 3.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.61% 18.12% 48.11%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 88
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £34,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -9.93% +7.86%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £20,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £53,500 £47,500
North West median annual salary £34,500 £44,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -21.59% +17.33% +10.29%

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 267 138 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 8.35% 6.07% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 170 110 165
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £36,700 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.24% -2.13% -11.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,200 £20,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,375 £54,000
North West median annual salary £47,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.59% +6.25% -

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 +3 13 £36,250 +31.82% 5
Wilmslow +27 8 £38,500 +13.24%
Knutsford - 6 - -
Macclesfield -2 1 - - 1
Runcorn -2 1 £27,500 -15.38%
Chester -19 1 £33,750 -6.25% 1
Alderley Edge - 1 £30,000 -
SCCM
North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 21 (53.85%) Citrix
2 20 (51.28%) SQL
3 19 (48.72%) Windows
3 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
3 19 (48.72%) VMware
4 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
5 12 (30.77%) XenApp
5 12 (30.77%) Windows Server
6 11 (28.21%) ITIL
7 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
8 9 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (20.51%) T-SQL
9 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (17.95%) Hyper-V
10 7 (17.95%) JIRA
10 7 (17.95%) Office 365
10 7 (17.95%) Software Deployment
11 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
12 5 (12.82%) BMC
12 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (12.82%) Remedy
12 5 (12.82%) Workflow
12 5 (12.82%) Finance
12 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
12 5 (12.82%) IIS
12 5 (12.82%) .NET
12 5 (12.82%) C#
12 5 (12.82%) 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 5 (12.82%) IIS
2 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (17.95%) Office 365
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) DHCP
1 5 (12.82%) DNS
1 5 (12.82%) Skype
1 5 (12.82%) VPN
2 2 (5.13%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) IPsec
3 1 (2.56%) SAN
3 1 (2.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) JIRA
2 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.56%) MSI
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
2 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Publishing
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Product Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Release Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Developer
4 3 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Server Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) .NET
1 5 (12.82%) Software Packaging
2 3 (7.69%) Ajax
2 3 (7.69%) DWR
2 3 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 3 (7.69%) HTML
2 3 (7.69%) jQuery
2 3 (7.69%) JSON
2 3 (7.69%) LAMP
2 3 (7.69%) Spring
2 3 (7.69%) Struts
2 3 (7.69%) Struts2
2 3 (7.69%) Velocity
2 3 (7.69%) XML
3 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Windows
2 12 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 5 (12.82%) Windows 10
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) ITIL
2 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (17.95%) Software Deployment
5 5 (12.82%) Application Packaging
5 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
5 5 (12.82%) Workflow
6 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) SOA
6 3 (7.69%) Software Asset Management
6 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.69%) Wealth Management
6 3 (7.69%) Web Design
7 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.13%) Information Security
7 2 (5.13%) IT Strategy
7 2 (5.13%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) SQL
2 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 8 (20.51%) T-SQL
4 5 (12.82%) C#
5 3 (7.69%) Java
5 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.69%) PHP
5 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.69%) Python
5 3 (7.69%) Ruby
5 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) MCP
3 1 (2.56%) MCDST
3 1 (2.56%) MCSE
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.77%) XenApp
3 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (17.95%) Hyper-V
5 4 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) SCOrch
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (5.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Citrix
2 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
2 19 (48.72%) VMware
3 5 (12.82%) BMC
3 5 (12.82%) Remedy
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle
5 2 (5.13%) Capita
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco
5 2 (5.13%) Dell
5 2 (5.13%) Dell Compellent
5 2 (5.13%) EqualLogic
5 2 (5.13%) HP
5 2 (5.13%) NetApp
6 1 (2.56%) Ivanti