Period
to 20 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 167 141 171
Rank change year-on-year -26 +30 +28
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 62 16 99
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.16% 0.62% 1.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.18% 4.01% 13.01%
Number of salaries quoted 55 10 89
10th Percentile £27,450 £25,200 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £40,750 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.29% -4.12% +30.77%
75th Percentile £50,000 £45,938 £48,750
90th Percentile £50,163 £47,115 £62,500
North West median annual salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,968
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.35% +26.56%

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 Manchester with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,003 399 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.83% 15.37% 11.52%
Number of salaries quoted 757 335 611
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,625 £30,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £72,500 £75,000
North West median annual salary £57,500 £51,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year +12.20% +7.89% -

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing SCCM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in Manchester

SCCM
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SCCM in Manchester.

Salary trend for SCCM in Manchester

SCCM
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing SCCM in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Salary histogram for SCCM in Manchester

SCCM
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 September 2021. 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
Altrincham -4 7 £42,500 -
Bolton - 7 £27,500 - 1
SCCM
North West

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, IT jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 55 (88.71%) Windows
2 50 (80.65%) Microsoft
3 40 (64.52%) Azure
3 40 (64.52%) Windows Server
4 36 (58.06%) Data Centre
5 34 (54.84%) VMware
5 34 (54.84%) Active Directory
6 33 (53.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 31 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
7 31 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 26 (41.94%) PowerShell
9 24 (38.71%) Linux
9 24 (38.71%) NetApp
10 23 (37.10%) Firewall
10 23 (37.10%) Public Cloud
11 19 (30.65%) SharePoint
12 18 (29.03%) Migration
12 18 (29.03%) Virtual Machines
13 17 (27.42%) DevOps
14 16 (25.81%) Enterprise Storage
14 16 (25.81%) VMware ESXi
14 16 (25.81%) Failover Clustering
14 16 (25.81%) Linux Command Line
14 16 (25.81%) Infrastructure Transformation
14 16 (25.81%) Private Cloud
14 16 (25.81%) VMware NSX
14 16 (25.81%) Network Virtualisation
14 16 (25.81%) Storage Management
14 16 (25.81%) ARM Templates
14 16 (25.81%) Load Balancing

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 19 (30.65%) SharePoint
2 11 (17.74%) MS Exchange
3 9 (14.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 40 (64.52%) Azure
2 31 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
3 12 (19.35%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (9.68%) OneDrive
5 4 (6.45%) AWS
6 3 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (4.84%) IaaS
6 3 (4.84%) Mimecast
6 3 (4.84%) PaaS
7 2 (3.23%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 23 (37.10%) Firewall
2 11 (17.74%) Remote Desktop
3 10 (16.13%) VPN
4 8 (12.90%) DHCP
4 8 (12.90%) DNS
4 8 (12.90%) SAN
5 7 (11.29%) NAS
5 7 (11.29%) Skype
5 7 (11.29%) VoIP
5 7 (11.29%) Wireless
6 6 (9.68%) Unified Communications
6 6 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (4.84%) WAN
8 2 (3.23%) Network Security
9 1 (1.61%) Intranet
9 1 (1.61%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) MySQL
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
1 6 (9.68%) Social Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.84%) Law
3 3 (4.84%) Legal
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.61%) Back Office
5 1 (1.61%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (24.19%) Azure Engineer
2 15 (24.19%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (19.35%) Support Engineer
4 11 (17.74%) IT Support
5 10 (16.13%) IT Engineer
6 8 (12.90%) IT Support Engineer
7 7 (11.29%) Consultant
7 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (9.68%) Cloud Consultant
8 6 (9.68%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (9.68%) IT Manager
8 6 (9.68%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (6.45%) Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) Field Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Team Leader
10 3 (4.84%) IT Support Analyst
10 3 (4.84%) Service Manager
10 3 (4.84%) Technical Manager
10 3 (4.84%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.81%) ARM Templates
2 2 (3.23%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (58.06%) Data Centre
2 23 (37.10%) Public Cloud
3 16 (25.81%) Enterprise Storage
3 16 (25.81%) Linux Command Line
3 16 (25.81%) Private Cloud
4 7 (11.29%) iPad
4 7 (11.29%) iPhone
5 4 (6.45%) Fat Client
5 4 (6.45%) Thin Client
6 3 (4.84%) Driving Licence
7 2 (3.23%) Clustering
7 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.23%) PKI
8 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.61%) User Experience
8 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 55 (88.71%) Windows
2 40 (64.52%) Windows Server
3 24 (38.71%) Linux
4 13 (20.97%) Windows 10
4 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2016
5 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2019
6 7 (11.29%) Android
7 2 (3.23%) Mac OS
7 2 (3.23%) Unix
8 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 18 (29.03%) Migration
3 17 (27.42%) DevOps
4 16 (25.81%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 16 (25.81%) Load Balancing
4 16 (25.81%) Network Virtualisation
4 16 (25.81%) Storage Management
5 14 (22.58%) ITIL
6 12 (19.35%) Change Control
7 8 (12.90%) Asset Management
7 8 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (11.29%) Presales
8 7 (11.29%) Proactive Maintenance
8 7 (11.29%) Proactive Monitoring
8 7 (11.29%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (9.68%) Requirements Gathering
10 5 (8.06%) ERP
10 5 (8.06%) Mobile Device Management
11 4 (6.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared
1 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.23%) MCP
3 2 (3.23%) MCSA
3 2 (3.23%) MCTS
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) SLA
2 3 (4.84%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 34 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 33 (53.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (29.03%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (25.81%) Hyper-V
4 16 (25.81%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (25.81%) VMware NSX
5 7 (11.29%) vSphere
6 4 (6.45%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.61%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (25.81%) Failover Clustering
2 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (11.29%) FortiGate
3 7 (11.29%) ServiceCenter
4 5 (8.06%) SCOM
5 2 (3.23%) AirWatch
5 2 (3.23%) WSUS
6 1 (1.61%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (1.61%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (1.61%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 50 (80.65%) Microsoft
2 34 (54.84%) VMware
3 24 (38.71%) NetApp
4 16 (25.81%) EMC
5 12 (19.35%) Cisco
6 10 (16.13%) HP
6 10 (16.13%) Sophos
7 8 (12.90%) Citrix
8 7 (11.29%) Dell
8 7 (11.29%) Polycom
8 7 (11.29%) Proofpoint
9 4 (6.45%) WatchGuard
10 2 (3.23%) Avaya
10 2 (3.23%) Mitel
11 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com