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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 165 169
Rank change year-on-year -33 +4  
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 51 73 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.83% 1.27% 1.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.11% 20.00% 22.31%
Number of salaries quoted 47 64 63
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -10.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £58,500 £44,900
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

SCCM is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 459 365 381
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 7.49% 6.35% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 392 273 296
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing SCCM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -10 40 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Merseyside -8 5 £37,250 -37.91% 2
Lancashire -4 3 £32,000 -
Cheshire -22 3 £37,500 +38.88%
SCCM
England

SCCM
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 97 (69.29%) Windows
2 96 (68.57%) Active Directory
3 91 (65.00%) Microsoft
4 64 (45.71%) ITIL
5 53 (37.86%) PowerShell
6 50 (35.71%) VMware
7 49 (35.00%) Windows Server
8 38 (27.14%) Hyper-V
9 35 (25.00%) SCOrch
10 34 (24.29%) Windows 7
11 33 (23.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 33 (23.57%) MS Office
12 30 (21.43%) SCOM
12 30 (21.43%) Office 365
13 29 (20.71%) MS Excel
13 29 (20.71%) DNS
13 29 (20.71%) Windows Server 2012
14 27 (19.29%) MS Exchange
15 26 (18.57%) Internet
16 25 (17.86%) Configuration Management
16 25 (17.86%) Service Management
16 25 (17.86%) Firewall
16 25 (17.86%) Puppet
17 24 (17.14%) Skype for Business
17 24 (17.14%) HP
17 24 (17.14%) Citrix
18 23 (16.43%) Microsoft Azure
19 21 (15.00%) Cisco
19 21 (15.00%) LAN
19 21 (15.00%) Security Cleared

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 27 (19.29%) MS Exchange
2 24 (17.14%) Skype for Business
3 15 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (9.29%) IIS
5 10 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 9 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.43%) GroupWise
9 2 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.71%) Apache
10 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (23.57%) MS Office
2 29 (20.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (21.43%) Office 365
2 23 (16.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.57%) SaaS
5 1 (0.71%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (20.71%) DNS
2 26 (18.57%) Internet
3 25 (17.86%) Firewall
4 21 (15.00%) LAN
4 21 (15.00%) Skype
5 19 (13.57%) WAN
6 15 (10.71%) Broadband
6 15 (10.71%) Ethernet
6 15 (10.71%) TACACS
6 15 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (8.57%) DHCP
8 11 (7.86%) VoIP
9 9 (6.43%) SNMP
10 8 (5.71%) BGP
10 8 (5.71%) MPLS
10 8 (5.71%) MRTG
11 7 (5.00%) Asterisk PBX
11 7 (5.00%) IPv6
11 7 (5.00%) SAN
12 4 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.43%) MSI
3 8 (5.71%) InstallShield
4 4 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (2.86%) Vagrant
5 3 (2.14%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.14%) Mercurial
5 3 (2.14%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.71%) AdminStudio
General
1 19 (13.57%) Finance
2 16 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.43%) Back Office
4 7 (5.00%) Banking
5 4 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.14%) Advertising
6 3 (2.14%) Marketing
7 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (15.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (15.00%) Analyst
3 20 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 15 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 14 (10.00%) Server Engineer
6 13 (9.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 13 (9.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 12 (8.57%) IT Analyst
8 11 (7.86%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (7.86%) Support Analyst
8 11 (7.86%) Team Leader
8 11 (7.86%) Windows Engineer
8 11 (7.86%) Windows Server Engineer
9 10 (7.14%) IT Support
10 9 (6.43%) Network Engineer
10 9 (6.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (5.71%) SCCM Engineer
11 8 (5.71%) Service Analyst
12 7 (5.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.71%) Web Services
2 3 (2.14%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.71%) .NET
3 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.71%) HTML
3 1 (0.71%) LAMP
3 1 (0.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.14%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.71%) BYOD
3 8 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (5.71%) NHS
3 8 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (5.00%) Clustering
4 7 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (5.00%) Private Cloud
5 5 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.14%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.14%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.43%) PKI
7 2 (1.43%) User Experience
8 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.71%) Replication
8 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 97 (69.29%) Windows
2 49 (35.00%) Windows Server
3 34 (24.29%) Windows 7
4 29 (20.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (7.14%) Windows 10
7 9 (6.43%) Linux
7 9 (6.43%) Unix
8 8 (5.71%) Windows 8
9 7 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.14%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.43%) HPUX
13 1 (0.71%) AIX
13 1 (0.71%) Android
13 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (45.71%) ITIL
2 25 (17.86%) Configuration Management
2 25 (17.86%) Service Management
3 20 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 18 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (10.71%) Network Management
6 13 (9.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (7.86%) Application Virtualisation
8 10 (7.14%) Application Packaging
8 10 (7.14%) Change Management
8 10 (7.14%) DevOps
8 10 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
9 9 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (5.71%) Data Protection
10 8 (5.71%) ITSM
10 8 (5.71%) PRINCE2
10 8 (5.71%) Programme Management
10 8 (5.71%) Service Design
11 7 (5.00%) ITIL V3
11 7 (5.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 53 (37.86%) PowerShell
2 17 (12.14%) SQL
3 15 (10.71%) VBScript
4 13 (9.29%) Python
5 7 (5.00%) Perl
5 7 (5.00%) PHP
6 6 (4.29%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (13.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (10.71%) CCNP
3 15 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (9.29%) MCP
4 13 (9.29%) SC Cleared
5 10 (7.14%) MCSE
6 8 (5.71%) BC Cleared
6 8 (5.71%) JNCIP
7 5 (3.57%) Degree
7 5 (3.57%) MCSA
8 2 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.43%) MCT
8 2 (1.43%) NCDA
8 2 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.71%) PCI DSS
2 9 (6.43%) SLA
System Software
1 96 (68.57%) Active Directory
2 38 (27.14%) Hyper-V
3 33 (23.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (11.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (7.86%) vSphere
6 7 (5.00%) XenApp
7 6 (4.29%) vCloud
8 4 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (2.86%) VirtualBox
9 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (2.14%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (2.14%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.43%) Firmware
10 2 (1.43%) NDS
10 2 (1.43%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 2 (1.43%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.71%) pfSense
11 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 35 (25.00%) SCOrch
2 30 (21.43%) SCOM
3 25 (17.86%) Puppet
4 20 (14.29%) SCVMM
5 15 (10.71%) Nagios
5 15 (10.71%) OpenNMS
5 15 (10.71%) RANCID
6 12 (8.57%) WSUS
7 10 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (6.43%) Ansible
9 8 (5.71%) AirWatch
9 8 (5.71%) Cacti
10 6 (4.29%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (4.29%) vMotion
11 5 (3.57%) Backup Exec
11 5 (3.57%) HP SIM
11 5 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (2.86%) SCDPM
13 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.71%) SCSM
Vendors
1 91 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 50 (35.71%) VMware
3 24 (17.14%) Citrix
3 24 (17.14%) HP
4 21 (15.00%) Cisco
5 15 (10.71%) Ericsson
5 15 (10.71%) Huawei
5 15 (10.71%) Juniper
6 11 (7.86%) Dell
7 7 (5.00%) Brocade
7 7 (5.00%) Foundry
7 7 (5.00%) ZyXEL
8 6 (4.29%) Veeam
8 6 (4.29%) Zerto
9 5 (3.57%) Sophos
9 5 (3.57%) Symantec
10 4 (2.86%) Apple
10 4 (2.86%) GFI Software
10 4 (2.86%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.86%) SolarWinds
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