Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
England > North West
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 139 247 176
Rank change year-on-year +108 -71 +40
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 175 103 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.02% 0.99% 1.68%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.62% 10.70% 20.15%
Number of salaries quoted 142 83 156
North West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,125
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.66% -24.72%
10th Percentile £19,250 £22,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £58,072 £49,950 £59,375
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +1.19%

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 892 963 1,057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.28% 9.24% 8.34%
Number of salaries quoted 693 786 822
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.11% +8.82%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £26,025
90th Percentile £72,660 £74,375 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020. 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 +64 96 £35,000 - 22
Cheshire +44 35 £20,750 -5.68% 6
Merseyside +25 35 £42,500 +30.77% 3
Lancashire -8 5 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Cumbria -18 2 - - 4
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, 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.

1 125 (71.43%) Windows
2 122 (69.71%) Microsoft
3 118 (67.43%) Active Directory
4 80 (45.71%) Office 365
5 73 (41.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 64 (36.57%) Windows 10
6 64 (36.57%) Azure
7 63 (36.00%) Windows Server
8 60 (34.29%) VMware
9 51 (29.14%) DNS
10 47 (26.86%) Citrix
11 44 (25.14%) VMware Infrastructure
12 43 (24.57%) Firewall
13 38 (21.71%) Data Centre
14 37 (21.14%) DHCP
14 37 (21.14%) SCOM
15 35 (20.00%) ITIL
16 34 (19.43%) Cisco
17 30 (17.14%) AWS
18 27 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
19 25 (14.29%) PowerShell
19 25 (14.29%) SharePoint
19 25 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
20 24 (13.71%) DevOps
21 23 (13.14%) Linux
22 22 (12.57%) Configuration Management
22 22 (12.57%) Service Delivery
22 22 (12.57%) Hyper-V
22 22 (12.57%) Microsoft Intune
22 22 (12.57%) IaaS

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 25 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 19 (10.86%) IIS
3 18 (10.29%) MS Exchange
4 17 (9.71%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.57%) Apache
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (9.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.29%) CINEMA 4D
Cloud Services
1 80 (45.71%) Office 365
2 64 (36.57%) Azure
3 30 (17.14%) AWS
4 22 (12.57%) IaaS
5 16 (9.14%) PaaS
6 12 (6.86%) SaaS
7 11 (6.29%) Mimecast
8 10 (5.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 10 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (5.71%) Amazon ECS
8 10 (5.71%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (5.71%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (5.71%) Serverless
8 10 (5.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 8 (4.57%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (2.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (1.14%) Amazon EKS
11 2 (1.14%) Amazon S3
11 2 (1.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (1.14%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 51 (29.14%) DNS
2 43 (24.57%) Firewall
3 37 (21.14%) DHCP
4 19 (10.86%) LAN
5 17 (9.71%) Skype
5 17 (9.71%) TCP/IP
5 17 (9.71%) VPN
5 17 (9.71%) WAN
6 10 (5.71%) DMZ
6 10 (5.71%) VLAN
7 8 (4.57%) SAN
8 6 (3.43%) NetScaler
9 5 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (2.86%) VSAN
9 5 (2.86%) Wireless
10 4 (2.29%) VoIP
10 4 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.71%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (1.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.29%) Relational Database
1 4 (2.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.14%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (0.57%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.57%) Big Data
3 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (4.57%) MSI
2 3 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.14%) InstallShield
General
1 15 (8.57%) Finance
2 14 (8.00%) Public Sector
3 12 (6.86%) Fire and Rescue
4 10 (5.71%) Law
4 10 (5.71%) Police
5 6 (3.43%) Banking
5 6 (3.43%) Legal
6 1 (0.57%) Marketing
6 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (34.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (14.86%) IT Support
3 22 (12.57%) Analyst
4 19 (10.86%) IT Support Technician
4 19 (10.86%) IT Technician
4 19 (10.86%) Support Technician
5 18 (10.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 18 (10.29%) Support Engineer
6 10 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (5.71%) Applications Engineer
6 10 (5.71%) AWS Engineer
6 10 (5.71%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
6 10 (5.71%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (5.14%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (5.14%) Support Analyst
8 8 (4.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (4.57%) Consultant
8 8 (4.57%) Desktop Engineer
8 8 (4.57%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.71%) JSON
2 1 (0.57%) .NET
2 1 (0.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 38 (21.71%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.00%) iPad
3 10 (5.71%) Data Protection Act
3 10 (5.71%) Enterprise Cloud
3 10 (5.71%) Private Cloud
4 9 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.43%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.43%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.29%) e-Learning
6 4 (2.29%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.29%) User Experience
7 3 (1.71%) Life Science
7 3 (1.71%) NHS
8 2 (1.14%) Digital Signage
8 2 (1.14%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.14%) PMI
8 2 (1.14%) Social Network
9 1 (0.57%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 125 (71.43%) Windows
2 64 (36.57%) Windows 10
3 63 (36.00%) Windows Server
4 23 (13.14%) Linux
5 16 (9.14%) Windows 7
6 15 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (4.00%) Apple iOS
7 7 (4.00%) Mac OS
8 4 (2.29%) Android
8 4 (2.29%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.71%) Unix
9 3 (1.71%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.71%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.57%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (41.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 35 (20.00%) ITIL
3 27 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 24 (13.71%) DevOps
6 22 (12.57%) Configuration Management
6 22 (12.57%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (12.57%) Service Delivery
7 21 (12.00%) Migration
8 14 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 14 (8.00%) Proactive Monitoring
9 13 (7.43%) Mobile Device Management
10 12 (6.86%) Application Packaging
10 12 (6.86%) Change Management
11 11 (6.29%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (6.29%) Infrastructure Automation
11 11 (6.29%) Infrastructure Management
11 11 (6.29%) Patch Management
11 11 (6.29%) PRINCE2
11 11 (6.29%) Proactive Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 20 (11.43%) SQL
3 2 (1.14%) VB
4 1 (0.57%) C#
4 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (8.57%) Degree
2 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.71%) CCNA
4 3 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.71%) HNC
4 3 (1.71%) HND
4 3 (1.71%) MCP
4 3 (1.71%) MCSA
4 3 (1.71%) MCSE
5 2 (1.14%) GNVQ
5 2 (1.14%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.57%) MCTS
6 1 (0.57%) NCDA
6 1 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.86%) SLA
2 4 (2.29%) PMO
System Software
1 118 (67.43%) Active Directory
2 44 (25.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (12.57%) Hyper-V
4 16 (9.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (8.57%) XenApp
6 10 (5.71%) VMware Workstation
7 9 (5.14%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (4.00%) vSphere
8 7 (4.00%) XenDesktop
9 4 (2.29%) BitLocker
9 4 (2.29%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.71%) VMware NSX
11 2 (1.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (1.14%) Firmware
12 1 (0.57%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 37 (21.14%) SCOM
2 22 (12.57%) Microsoft Intune
3 19 (10.86%) WSUS
4 12 (6.86%) SCOrch
5 11 (6.29%) Nagios
5 11 (6.29%) SCVMM
5 11 (6.29%) vRealize
6 10 (5.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 7 (4.00%) Jamf Pro
7 7 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (4.00%) Terraform
8 6 (3.43%) AirWatch
9 2 (1.14%) DameWare
9 2 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.14%) OpenView
9 2 (1.14%) OVSD
9 2 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 122 (69.71%) Microsoft
2 60 (34.29%) VMware
3 47 (26.86%) Citrix
4 34 (19.43%) Cisco
5 20 (11.43%) Apple
6 18 (10.29%) HP
7 16 (9.14%) NetApp
8 13 (7.43%) SolarWinds
9 11 (6.29%) McAfee
10 10 (5.71%) iManage
10 10 (5.71%) Palo Alto
11 8 (4.57%) Veeam
12 7 (4.00%) EMC
13 6 (3.43%) Adobe
13 6 (3.43%) Polycom
14 4 (2.29%) CheckPoint
14 4 (2.29%) Mitel
14 4 (2.29%) Symantec
14 4 (2.29%) Virgin Media
14 4 (2.29%) Zscaler