Period
to 21 May 2018

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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 211 205
Rank change year-on-year +19 -6 -8
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 84 79 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.19% 1.03% 0.83%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.94% 11.16% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 69 74 44
Manchester median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.87% +5.65%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £48,875
North West median annual salary £28,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -18.57% - -

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 649 708 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 9.17% 9.22% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 562 629 392
Manchester median annual salary £48,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.49% +2.35% +10.39%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,700 £26,888
90th Percentile £74,875 £69,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% - +11.84%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in Manchester

SCCM
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for SCCM in Manchester

SCCM
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

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 21 May 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
Rochdale +1 22 £43,000 +7.50%
Salford - 3 £27,000 - 1
Altrincham +6 1 £24,000 -26.15% 1
Bolton -9 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Cheadle - 1 £20,000 -
SCCM
North West

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, 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 67 (79.76%) Windows
2 63 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 56 (66.67%) Office 365
4 50 (59.52%) Microsoft
5 47 (55.95%) Windows Server
6 43 (51.19%) Firewall
7 42 (50.00%) Cisco
8 41 (48.81%) ITIL
8 41 (48.81%) Hyper-V
9 40 (47.62%) VMware
10 33 (39.29%) DNS
11 32 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
12 27 (32.14%) MS Exchange
12 27 (32.14%) LAN
12 27 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 23 (27.38%) Microsoft Azure
13 23 (27.38%) MCSA
13 23 (27.38%) SQL
13 23 (27.38%) SLA
14 22 (26.19%) TCP/IP
15 20 (23.81%) MCP
16 19 (22.62%) Microsoft Office
16 19 (22.62%) WAN
16 19 (22.62%) Windows 10
17 18 (21.43%) VPN
17 18 (21.43%) Citrix
18 17 (20.24%) Telecoms
18 17 (20.24%) Service Management
18 17 (20.24%) Configuration Management
18 17 (20.24%) Windows Server 2008

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 27 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 17 (20.24%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (13.10%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (11.90%) SharePoint
6 6 (7.14%) Skype for Business
7 5 (5.95%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (3.57%) IIS
9 2 (2.38%) CloudStack
9 2 (2.38%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (22.62%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (66.67%) Office 365
2 23 (27.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.14%) IaaS
4 5 (5.95%) G Suite
5 4 (4.76%) OneDrive
6 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.19%) PaaS
7 1 (1.19%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 43 (51.19%) Firewall
2 33 (39.29%) DNS
3 27 (32.14%) LAN
4 22 (26.19%) TCP/IP
5 19 (22.62%) WAN
6 18 (21.43%) VPN
7 16 (19.05%) VLAN
8 15 (17.86%) VoIP
8 15 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (16.67%) BGP
9 14 (16.67%) Broadband
9 14 (16.67%) Ethernet
9 14 (16.67%) HSRP
9 14 (16.67%) IPv6
9 14 (16.67%) MRTG
9 14 (16.67%) OSPF
9 14 (16.67%) SNMP
9 14 (16.67%) TACACS
9 14 (16.67%) VRRP
10 13 (15.48%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.95%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 17 (20.24%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.76%) Finance
3 3 (3.57%) Retail
4 2 (2.38%) Back Office
4 2 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (19.05%) Analyst
2 13 (15.48%) Service Analyst
2 13 (15.48%) Support Engineer
3 12 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 11 (13.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 10 (11.90%) IT Support
5 10 (11.90%) Support Analyst
6 9 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (10.71%) IT Support Analyst
6 9 (10.71%) Windows Engineer
7 8 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (9.52%) Active Directory Analyst
7 8 (9.52%) Active Directory Support
7 8 (9.52%) Active Directory Support Analyst
7 8 (9.52%) Exchange Support
7 8 (9.52%) Network Engineer
7 8 (9.52%) Service Desk Engineer
8 7 (8.33%) VMware Support Engineer
8 7 (8.33%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (1.19%) COM
2 1 (1.19%) JSON
2 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.76%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.38%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.19%) Clustering
7 1 (1.19%) CMDB
7 1 (1.19%) Replication
7 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 67 (79.76%) Windows
2 47 (55.95%) Windows Server
3 27 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (22.62%) Windows 10
5 17 (20.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (15.48%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.57%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.57%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.38%) Android
8 2 (2.38%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.19%) Linux
9 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (48.81%) ITIL
2 17 (20.24%) Configuration Management
2 17 (20.24%) Service Management
3 16 (19.05%) ITIL V3
4 14 (16.67%) Change Management
4 14 (16.67%) Network Management
5 11 (13.10%) Incident Management
6 9 (10.71%) Mentoring
6 9 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (9.52%) Proactive Monitoring
8 7 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (8.33%) ITSM
9 6 (7.14%) Line Management
9 6 (7.14%) Problem Management
10 5 (5.95%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (5.95%) CRM
10 5 (5.95%) Network Planning
11 4 (4.76%) Application Packaging
11 4 (4.76%) Coaching
11 4 (4.76%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.38%) SQL
2 16 (19.05%) Python
3 14 (16.67%) Perl
3 14 (16.67%) PHP
4 9 (10.71%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.38%) Ruby
5 2 (2.38%) VB
5 2 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (27.38%) MCSA
3 20 (23.81%) MCP
4 12 (14.29%) MCSE
5 9 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (9.52%) CCNP
6 8 (9.52%) JNCIP
7 5 (5.95%) Degree
7 5 (5.95%) HNC
8 3 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (3.57%) MCITP
8 3 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.38%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.19%) CCNA
10 1 (1.19%) CISSP
10 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.19%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (27.38%) SLA
2 16 (19.05%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.57%) COSHH
3 3 (3.57%) GDPR
3 3 (3.57%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 63 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 41 (48.81%) Hyper-V
3 12 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.14%) vSphere
4 6 (7.14%) XenServer
5 5 (5.95%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (5.95%) Xen
6 4 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.57%) XenApp
8 1 (1.19%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (19.05%) Puppet
2 14 (16.67%) Cacti
2 14 (16.67%) Nagios
2 14 (16.67%) OpenNMS
2 14 (16.67%) RANCID
2 14 (16.67%) SCOM
3 5 (5.95%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.95%) SCVMM
4 3 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.57%) WSUS
5 2 (2.38%) Ansible
6 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 50 (59.52%) Microsoft
2 42 (50.00%) Cisco
3 40 (47.62%) VMware
4 18 (21.43%) Citrix
5 14 (16.67%) Ericsson
5 14 (16.67%) Huawei
5 14 (16.67%) Juniper
6 10 (11.90%) Google
7 6 (7.14%) Brocade
7 6 (7.14%) Foundry
7 6 (7.14%) ZyXEL
8 4 (4.76%) Dell
8 4 (4.76%) Veeam
9 3 (3.57%) EMC
9 3 (3.57%) F5
9 3 (3.57%) Isilon
9 3 (3.57%) McAfee
9 3 (3.57%) Oracle
9 3 (3.57%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.38%) Capita