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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 166 177
Rank change year-on-year -52 +11  
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 53 68 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.78% 1.23% 1.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.85% 17.80% 25.26%
Number of salaries quoted 48 61 64
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,375
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +13.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +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 538 382 293
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 7.96% 6.89% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 450 305 222
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +0.55%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -27 28 £40,000 - 6
Cheshire -22 17 £30,750 -14.58% 1
Merseyside -12 6 £42,500 -34.61%
Cumbria -9 2 £26,500 -31.61%
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 85 (78.70%) Active Directory
2 78 (72.22%) Windows
3 63 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 55 (50.93%) ITIL
5 38 (35.19%) LAN
6 36 (33.33%) Office 365
7 35 (32.41%) Windows Server
8 34 (31.48%) Hyper-V
9 33 (30.56%) PowerShell
9 33 (30.56%) Firewall
10 30 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
11 29 (26.85%) WAN
11 29 (26.85%) Windows 7
12 26 (24.07%) Cisco
13 25 (23.15%) Security Cleared
14 23 (21.30%) HP
15 22 (20.37%) Microsoft Certification
15 22 (20.37%) VMware
16 21 (19.44%) SC Cleared
17 20 (18.52%) DNS
18 18 (16.67%) MCSE
18 18 (16.67%) Problem Management
18 18 (16.67%) SCOrch
19 17 (15.74%) Network Management
20 16 (14.81%) SCOM
20 16 (14.81%) VBScript
20 16 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
21 15 (13.89%) MCP
21 15 (13.89%) Skype
22 14 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012

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 14 (12.96%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.04%) Skype for Business
3 11 (10.19%) IIS
4 9 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.93%) Site Server
Applications
1 30 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (33.33%) Office 365
2 10 (9.26%) SaaS
3 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.93%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 38 (35.19%) LAN
2 33 (30.56%) Firewall
3 29 (26.85%) WAN
4 20 (18.52%) DNS
5 15 (13.89%) Skype
6 14 (12.96%) Internet
6 14 (12.96%) TCP/IP
7 13 (12.04%) Broadband
7 13 (12.04%) Ethernet
7 13 (12.04%) TACACS
7 13 (12.04%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (11.11%) MPLS
9 11 (10.19%) BGP
9 11 (10.19%) MRTG
9 11 (10.19%) SNMP
10 9 (8.33%) VoIP
11 7 (6.48%) SAN
12 6 (5.56%) DHCP
12 6 (5.56%) NAS
13 5 (4.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (5.56%) MSI
2 5 (4.63%) InstallShield
3 3 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.93%) AdminStudio
General
1 14 (12.96%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.48%) Finance
3 4 (3.70%) Advertising
4 3 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.85%) Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Back Office
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (22.22%) Analyst
2 17 (15.74%) IT Analyst
3 16 (14.81%) Support Analyst
4 15 (13.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 15 (13.89%) Support Engineer
5 14 (12.96%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (12.96%) 3rd Line Support
5 14 (12.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 14 (12.96%) Infrastructure Support
5 14 (12.96%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 13 (12.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 12 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (10.19%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 10 (9.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
9 10 (9.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 10 (9.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 10 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 10 (9.26%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
9 10 (9.26%) IT Support
9 10 (9.26%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.78%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.19%) Clustering
2 10 (9.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.78%) User Experience
6 2 (1.85%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.85%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.85%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.85%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.93%) CMDB
7 1 (0.93%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 78 (72.22%) Windows
2 35 (32.41%) Windows Server
3 29 (26.85%) Windows 7
4 14 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (12.04%) Windows 10
6 8 (7.41%) Windows 8
7 7 (6.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.78%) Android
9 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (50.93%) ITIL
2 18 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 17 (15.74%) Network Management
4 13 (12.04%) Configuration Management
5 12 (11.11%) Service Management
6 11 (10.19%) Change Management
7 9 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
8 8 (7.41%) Application Packaging
9 5 (4.63%) Application Virtualisation
10 4 (3.70%) Change Control
10 4 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (3.70%) Patch Management
10 4 (3.70%) Performance Management
11 3 (2.78%) Data Protection
11 3 (2.78%) PRINCE2
12 2 (1.85%) Incident Management
12 2 (1.85%) Mentoring
12 2 (1.85%) Network Design
12 2 (1.85%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.56%) PowerShell
2 16 (14.81%) VBScript
3 7 (6.48%) VB
4 4 (3.70%) SQL
5 3 (2.78%) Perl
5 3 (2.78%) PHP
5 3 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (23.15%) Security Cleared
2 22 (20.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (19.44%) SC Cleared
4 18 (16.67%) MCSE
5 16 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (13.89%) MCP
7 13 (12.04%) MCSA
8 12 (11.11%) CCNP
9 10 (9.26%) JNCIP
10 4 (3.70%) BC Cleared
10 4 (3.70%) CCNA
10 4 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.85%) Degree
11 2 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.93%) NCDA
12 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.04%) PCI DSS
2 10 (9.26%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 85 (78.70%) Active Directory
2 34 (31.48%) Hyper-V
3 8 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.41%) XenApp
4 7 (6.48%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.85%) vSphere
7 2 (1.85%) XenServer
8 1 (0.93%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (16.67%) SCOrch
2 16 (14.81%) SCOM
3 13 (12.04%) Nagios
3 13 (12.04%) OpenNMS
3 13 (12.04%) Puppet
3 13 (12.04%) RANCID
4 11 (10.19%) Cacti
5 10 (9.26%) WSUS
6 9 (8.33%) SCVMM
7 6 (5.56%) SCDPM
8 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (1.85%) SCSM
9 2 (1.85%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.93%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 63 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 26 (24.07%) Cisco
3 23 (21.30%) HP
4 22 (20.37%) VMware
5 13 (12.04%) Dell
5 13 (12.04%) Ericsson
5 13 (12.04%) Huawei
5 13 (12.04%) Juniper
6 12 (11.11%) Citrix
7 5 (4.63%) AppSense
8 4 (3.70%) Apple
9 3 (2.78%) Brocade
9 3 (2.78%) Foundry
9 3 (2.78%) MobileIron
9 3 (2.78%) Wyse
9 3 (2.78%) ZyXEL
10 1 (0.93%) Altiris
10 1 (0.93%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (0.93%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.93%) NetApp
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