Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 212 204
Rank change year-on-year +32 -8 +17
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 208 155 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.62% 1.25% 1.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.87% 16.44% 18.50%
Number of salaries quoted 154 130 136
North West median annual salary £30,000 £40,250 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.47% +8.78% +13.85%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,000 £20,250
90th Percentile £54,520 £51,250 £47,500
England median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £41,450
% change year-on-year +1.18% +2.53% -0.12%

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 the North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,102 943 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.59% 7.61% 7.29%
Number of salaries quoted 849 765 660
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,850 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SCCM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in the North West

SCCM
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for SCCM in the North West

SCCM
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in the North West over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SCCM in the North West

SCCM
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 February 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
Manchester +19 98 £37,500 -6.25% 17
Cheshire -26 38 £30,000 -11.76% 8
Lancashire +37 35 £29,250 -18.75% 3
Merseyside -1 21 £29,000 -34.09%
Cumbria -2 8 £45,000 -
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 North West region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 145 (69.71%) Windows
2 138 (66.35%) Active Directory
3 108 (51.92%) Microsoft
4 95 (45.67%) Office 365
5 88 (42.31%) Windows Server
6 85 (40.87%) VMware
7 78 (37.50%) ITIL
8 68 (32.69%) Hyper-V
9 58 (27.88%) Microsoft Certification
10 57 (27.40%) Citrix
11 56 (26.92%) Cisco
12 50 (24.04%) DNS
13 46 (22.12%) SQL
14 45 (21.63%) Microsoft Office
14 45 (21.63%) SLA
15 44 (21.15%) Firewall
15 44 (21.15%) Microsoft Azure
16 40 (19.23%) MCSE
17 37 (17.79%) Windows Server 2012
18 36 (17.31%) MS Exchange
18 36 (17.31%) LAN
19 35 (16.83%) MCSA
19 35 (16.83%) MCP
20 31 (14.90%) PowerShell
21 30 (14.42%) Exchange Server 2010
22 28 (13.46%) WAN
22 28 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
22 28 (13.46%) Telecoms
23 26 (12.50%) VPN
24 24 (11.54%) TCP/IP

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 36 (17.31%) MS Exchange
2 30 (14.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (6.73%) SharePoint
3 14 (6.73%) Skype for Business
4 12 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (4.81%) IIS
7 2 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 45 (21.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.37%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.96%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.96%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.96%) Workfront
4 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 95 (45.67%) Office 365
2 44 (21.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.81%) OneDrive
4 6 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.96%) G Suite
6 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.48%) IaaS
6 1 (0.48%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.48%) SaaS
6 1 (0.48%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 50 (24.04%) DNS
2 44 (21.15%) Firewall
3 36 (17.31%) LAN
4 28 (13.46%) WAN
5 26 (12.50%) VPN
6 24 (11.54%) TCP/IP
7 22 (10.58%) Skype
8 20 (9.62%) Wi-Fi
9 19 (9.13%) SAN
10 17 (8.17%) DHCP
11 15 (7.21%) VLAN
11 15 (7.21%) VoIP
12 14 (6.73%) Broadband
12 14 (6.73%) Ethernet
12 14 (6.73%) HSRP
12 14 (6.73%) IPv6
12 14 (6.73%) MRTG
12 14 (6.73%) SNMP
12 14 (6.73%) TACACS
12 14 (6.73%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.85%) JIRA
3 2 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.48%) MSI
General
1 28 (13.46%) Telecoms
2 13 (6.25%) Finance
3 7 (3.37%) Retail
4 5 (2.40%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.92%) Legal
6 3 (1.44%) Banking
7 2 (0.96%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.96%) Marketing
7 2 (0.96%) Publishing
7 2 (0.96%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 45 (21.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (13.94%) Support Engineer
3 26 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 22 (10.58%) Analyst
4 22 (10.58%) IT Support
5 21 (10.10%) Desktop Support
6 20 (9.62%) IT Manager
6 20 (9.62%) Support Analyst
7 19 (9.13%) IT Analyst
7 19 (9.13%) IT Support Analyst
8 17 (8.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 16 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (6.73%) 2nd Line Support
10 14 (6.73%) Technical Engineer
11 13 (6.25%) Desktop Manager
11 13 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
12 11 (5.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 11 (5.29%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (4.81%) VMware Engineer
13 10 (4.81%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.37%) .NET
1 7 (3.37%) Software Packaging
2 3 (1.44%) HTML
3 2 (0.96%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.96%) Ajax
3 2 (0.96%) DWR
3 2 (0.96%) Hibernate
3 2 (0.96%) jQuery
3 2 (0.96%) JSON
3 2 (0.96%) LAMP
3 2 (0.96%) Spring
3 2 (0.96%) Struts
3 2 (0.96%) Struts2
3 2 (0.96%) Velocity
3 2 (0.96%) XML
4 1 (0.48%) COM
4 1 (0.48%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.58%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.77%) Driving Licence
4 8 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 8 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (3.85%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.96%) Clustering
6 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.48%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.48%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 145 (69.71%) Windows
2 88 (42.31%) Windows Server
3 37 (17.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (10.58%) Windows 10
6 18 (8.65%) Windows 7
6 18 (8.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.96%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.96%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.48%) Android
8 1 (0.48%) Linux
8 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (37.50%) ITIL
2 23 (11.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (8.17%) Service Management
5 16 (7.69%) ITIL V3
5 16 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
5 16 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 15 (7.21%) Application Packaging
6 15 (7.21%) Change Management
6 15 (7.21%) Configuration Management
6 15 (7.21%) Mentoring
7 14 (6.73%) Network Management
8 13 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
9 12 (5.77%) E-Commerce
9 12 (5.77%) Proactive Monitoring
10 11 (5.29%) Information Security
11 10 (4.81%) Kalman Filter
12 9 (4.33%) Incident Management
12 9 (4.33%) Software Deployment
13 8 (3.85%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 46 (22.12%) SQL
2 31 (14.90%) PowerShell
3 16 (7.69%) PHP
3 16 (7.69%) Python
4 14 (6.73%) Perl
5 8 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.40%) C#
6 5 (2.40%) VBScript
7 4 (1.92%) Java
8 2 (0.96%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.96%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.96%) Ruby
8 2 (0.96%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 58 (27.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (19.23%) MCSE
3 35 (16.83%) MCP
3 35 (16.83%) MCSA
4 24 (11.54%) Security Cleared
5 17 (8.17%) CCNP
5 17 (8.17%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (7.21%) SC Cleared
7 9 (4.33%) A+ Certification
7 9 (4.33%) CCNA
7 9 (4.33%) Degree
8 8 (3.85%) JNCIP
9 3 (1.44%) MCITP
10 2 (0.96%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.48%) CCA
11 1 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.48%) HNC
11 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.48%) MCDST
11 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (21.63%) SLA
2 19 (9.13%) PCI DSS
3 12 (5.77%) GDPR
4 4 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.44%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.96%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 138 (66.35%) Active Directory
2 68 (32.69%) Hyper-V
3 18 (8.65%) XenApp
4 17 (8.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.88%) vSphere
7 4 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.92%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.96%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (6.73%) Cacti
1 14 (6.73%) Nagios
1 14 (6.73%) OpenNMS
1 14 (6.73%) Puppet
1 14 (6.73%) RANCID
2 12 (5.77%) SCOM
3 5 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.40%) SCOrch
4 4 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (1.92%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 108 (51.92%) Microsoft
2 85 (40.87%) VMware
3 57 (27.40%) Citrix
4 56 (26.92%) Cisco
5 14 (6.73%) Ericsson
5 14 (6.73%) Huawei
5 14 (6.73%) Juniper
6 9 (4.33%) Google
7 8 (3.85%) Capita
7 8 (3.85%) Remedy
7 8 (3.85%) SolarWinds
8 7 (3.37%) BMC
9 6 (2.88%) Brocade
9 6 (2.88%) Foundry
9 6 (2.88%) Ivanti
9 6 (2.88%) ZyXEL
10 5 (2.40%) Apple
11 4 (1.92%) Forcepoint
11 4 (1.92%) Oracle
12 2 (0.96%) SAP