Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 161 136 206
Rank change year-on-year -25 +70 -18
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 27 97 71
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.77% 1.83% 1.09%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.37% 15.23% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 25 89 66
Median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% +5.71%
10th Percentile £22,500 £27,200 £22,500
90th Percentile £49,250 £70,641 £48,125
North West median annual salary £42,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +18.06% - +20.00%

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 618 637 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.65% 12.01% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 535 506 598
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +22.22%
10th Percentile £38,750 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £80,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,750
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.48% +12.15%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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
Stockport +29 4 £23,000 -69.33%
Salford +17 2 £40,000 +3.53%
SCCM
North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 20 (74.07%) Microsoft 365
2 19 (70.37%) Windows
3 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
4 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
4 16 (59.26%) Azure
5 13 (48.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 10 (37.04%) VMware
7 9 (33.33%) Veeam
7 9 (33.33%) Windows 10
8 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
8 8 (29.63%) Migration
8 8 (29.63%) WAN
9 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
9 7 (25.93%) HP
10 6 (22.22%) Cisco
10 6 (22.22%) Citrix
10 6 (22.22%) Apple
10 6 (22.22%) DNS
10 6 (22.22%) Public Cloud
11 5 (18.52%) IP Telephony
11 5 (18.52%) XenApp
11 5 (18.52%) XenDesktop
11 5 (18.52%) LAN
11 5 (18.52%) Nimble Storage
11 5 (18.52%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
12 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
12 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
12 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office

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 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (74.07%) Microsoft 365
2 16 (59.26%) Azure
3 5 (18.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (14.81%) IaaS
4 4 (14.81%) PaaS
5 3 (11.11%) OneDrive
5 3 (11.11%) SaaS
6 1 (3.70%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) WAN
2 6 (22.22%) DNS
3 5 (18.52%) IP Telephony
3 5 (18.52%) LAN
4 4 (14.81%) VLAN
4 4 (14.81%) VPN
5 3 (11.11%) DHCP
5 3 (11.11%) Firewall
5 3 (11.11%) MPLS
5 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (7.41%) VoIP
6 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.70%) SAN
7 1 (3.70%) Skype
7 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
7 1 (3.70%) WebEx
7 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.41%) Advertising
1 2 (7.41%) Law
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (18.52%) Azure Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 4 (14.81%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Support Technician
5 3 (11.11%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Public Cloud
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.11%) Private Cloud
4 2 (7.41%) Clustering
4 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (7.41%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.70%) Handset
5 1 (3.70%) iPad
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) PKI
5 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.70%) User Experience
5 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
4 3 (11.11%) Linux
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (29.63%) Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps
4 3 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure as Code
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
5 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (7.41%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (7.41%) Presales
5 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.41%) Product Management
5 2 (7.41%) Storage Management
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.70%) ITSM
6 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.11%) Python
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) BC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (18.52%) XenApp
3 5 (18.52%) XenDesktop
4 3 (11.11%) BitLocker
4 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (11.11%) VMware NSX
5 2 (7.41%) Firmware
5 2 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (7.41%) vSphere
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (11.11%) Terraform
3 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
3 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.41%) Puppet
3 2 (7.41%) SCOM
4 1 (3.70%) Ansible
4 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (3.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) VMware
3 9 (33.33%) Veeam
4 7 (25.93%) HP
5 6 (22.22%) Apple
5 6 (22.22%) Cisco
5 6 (22.22%) Citrix
6 5 (18.52%) Nimble Storage
7 4 (14.81%) EMC
8 3 (11.11%) NetApp
9 2 (7.41%) Becrypt
9 2 (7.41%) McAfee
9 2 (7.41%) MobileIron
9 2 (7.41%) Remedy
9 2 (7.41%) SaltStack
9 2 (7.41%) Sophos
10 1 (3.70%) Google
10 1 (3.70%) Mitel
10 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
10 1 (3.70%) Splunk