Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 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
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 150 150 196
Rank change year-on-year 0 +46 +9
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 52 61 64
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.33% 1.43% 1.05%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.03% 10.95% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 42 42 56
10th Percentile £25,875 £28,545 £23,000
25th Percentile £31,563 £31,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.33% -1.32% +24.59%
75th Percentile £43,750 £43,250 £46,063
90th Percentile £49,475 £62,125 £51,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +31.58%

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 740 557 717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.87% 13.10% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 637 405 566
10th Percentile £38,750 £33,100 £31,750
25th Percentile £43,944 £41,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +13.40%
75th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £78,000 £75,000 £76,376
North West median annual salary £54,000 £52,284 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.28% +4.57% +4.17%

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 14 May 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 14 May 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 +21 6 £23,000 -30.30% 1
Altrincham -2 6 £42,500 - 1
Bolton +1 4 £35,500 -52.67%
Cheadle - 2 - -
Sale - 2 - -
Salford - 1 £40,000 -
SCCM
North West

For the 6 months to 14 May 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 37 (71.15%) Windows
2 35 (67.31%) Active Directory
3 31 (59.62%) Azure
4 27 (51.92%) Microsoft 365
5 26 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 25 (48.08%) PowerShell
6 25 (48.08%) VMware
7 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
8 22 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (40.38%) Migration
9 21 (40.38%) Windows Server
10 16 (30.77%) DevOps
11 15 (28.85%) Data Centre
11 15 (28.85%) NetApp
12 14 (26.92%) Hyper-V
12 14 (26.92%) Azure Active Directory
13 13 (25.00%) SharePoint
14 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
14 12 (23.08%) HP
14 12 (23.08%) Cisco
14 12 (23.08%) Firewall
15 11 (21.15%) PaaS
15 11 (21.15%) IaaS
16 10 (19.23%) Remote Desktop
16 10 (19.23%) Virtual Machines
16 10 (19.23%) SCOM
16 10 (19.23%) Linux
17 9 (17.31%) VPN
17 9 (17.31%) Sophos
17 9 (17.31%) Azure ExpressRoute

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 13 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
3 8 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 31 (59.62%) Azure
2 27 (51.92%) Microsoft 365
3 14 (26.92%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (21.15%) IaaS
4 11 (21.15%) PaaS
5 9 (17.31%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 3 (5.77%) OneDrive
7 2 (3.85%) AWS
8 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.92%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) Firewall
2 10 (19.23%) Remote Desktop
3 9 (17.31%) VPN
4 8 (15.38%) WAN
5 7 (13.46%) SAN
6 6 (11.54%) DNS
6 6 (11.54%) NAS
6 6 (11.54%) Skype
6 6 (11.54%) VoIP
6 6 (11.54%) Wireless
7 5 (9.62%) DHCP
7 5 (9.62%) LAN
8 4 (7.69%) IP Telephony
9 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.92%) MPLS
10 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (13.46%) Social Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Law
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Documentation Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Architect
2 9 (17.31%) Azure Architect
3 7 (13.46%) Support Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (11.54%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (9.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) IT Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (9.62%) IT Manager
6 4 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 4 (7.69%) Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (7.69%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Data Centre
2 8 (15.38%) Public Cloud
3 7 (13.46%) iPad
4 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (11.54%) iPhone
4 6 (11.54%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (11.54%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) Handset
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (71.15%) Windows
2 21 (40.38%) Windows Server
3 10 (19.23%) Linux
4 9 (17.31%) Windows 10
4 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2016
5 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2019
6 6 (11.54%) Android
7 2 (3.85%) Unix
8 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 21 (40.38%) Migration
3 16 (30.77%) DevOps
4 9 (17.31%) Change Control
5 8 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (13.46%) ITIL
7 6 (11.54%) Asset Management
7 6 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (11.54%) Load Balancing
7 6 (11.54%) Network Virtualisation
7 6 (11.54%) Proactive Maintenance
7 6 (11.54%) Proactive Monitoring
7 6 (11.54%) Storage Management
7 6 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.77%) Incident Management
9 3 (5.77%) Service Management
10 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (48.08%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.85%) SQL
3 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
1 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (67.31%) Active Directory
2 22 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (26.92%) Hyper-V
4 10 (19.23%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (15.38%) VMware NSX
5 8 (15.38%) vSphere
6 6 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (9.62%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (9.62%) XenDesktop
8 4 (7.69%) XenApp
9 3 (5.77%) BitLocker
10 2 (3.85%) Firmware
10 2 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (19.23%) SCOM
2 9 (17.31%) Ansible
2 9 (17.31%) Kubernetes
2 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 8 (15.38%) Failover Clustering
4 6 (11.54%) FortiGate
4 6 (11.54%) ServiceCenter
5 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (3.85%) AirWatch
6 2 (3.85%) NetBackup
6 2 (3.85%) vRealize
6 2 (3.85%) WSUS
7 1 (1.92%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.92%) Puppet
7 1 (1.92%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (48.08%) VMware
2 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 15 (28.85%) NetApp
4 12 (23.08%) Cisco
4 12 (23.08%) HP
5 9 (17.31%) Sophos
6 8 (15.38%) Citrix
6 8 (15.38%) EMC
7 6 (11.54%) Apple
7 6 (11.54%) Dell
7 6 (11.54%) Polycom
7 6 (11.54%) Proofpoint
7 6 (11.54%) Veeam
8 4 (7.69%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (3.85%) Becrypt
9 2 (3.85%) McAfee
9 2 (3.85%) MobileIron
9 2 (3.85%) Remedy
10 1 (1.92%) Google
10 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com