Period
to 18 November 2019

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 18 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 150 246 223
Rank change year-on-year +96 -23 -2
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 183 120 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.84% 1.04% 1.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.40% 10.99% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 146 104 121
North West median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,747
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.90% -14.21%
10th Percentile £25,875 £21,800 £22,750
90th Percentile £58,443 £58,750 £54,520
England median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +5.88% -

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 1,052 1,092 1,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.56% 9.43% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 820 912 773
North West median annual salary £49,482 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,769 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +1.85% +8.00%

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 18 November 2019.

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 18 November 2019. 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 +49 109 £37,000 +5.71% 23
Merseyside +21 37 £42,500 +30.77% 7
Cheshire +36 23 £26,500 +20.45% 7
Lancashire -10 11 £42,500 +47.83% 8
Cumbria -10 3 - - 3
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, 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.

1 132 (72.13%) Windows
2 128 (69.95%) Active Directory
3 119 (65.03%) Microsoft
4 94 (51.37%) Office 365
5 78 (42.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 75 (40.98%) VMware
7 72 (39.34%) Azure
8 66 (36.07%) Windows Server
9 62 (33.88%) Windows 10
10 54 (29.51%) DNS
11 53 (28.96%) ITIL
12 51 (27.87%) Citrix
13 49 (26.78%) VMware Infrastructure
14 44 (24.04%) SCOM
15 41 (22.40%) DHCP
16 39 (21.31%) AWS
17 38 (20.77%) Cisco
18 36 (19.67%) Firewall
19 35 (19.13%) Data Centre
20 33 (18.03%) Hyper-V
21 31 (16.94%) Microsoft Office
22 30 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
23 29 (15.85%) PowerShell
24 28 (15.30%) DevOps
25 27 (14.75%) Linux
26 25 (13.66%) SQL
26 25 (13.66%) Microsoft Intune
27 24 (13.11%) TCP/IP
28 23 (12.57%) IIS
28 23 (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 23 (12.57%) IIS
2 17 (9.29%) MS Exchange
2 17 (9.29%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.28%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.19%) Apache
5 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 31 (16.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 94 (51.37%) Office 365
2 72 (39.34%) Azure
3 39 (21.31%) AWS
4 23 (12.57%) IaaS
5 17 (9.29%) PaaS
6 10 (5.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 10 (5.46%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (5.46%) Amazon ECS
6 10 (5.46%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (5.46%) AWS Lambda
6 10 (5.46%) Serverless
6 10 (5.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 9 (4.92%) SaaS
8 8 (4.37%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (4.37%) Mimecast
9 6 (3.28%) Amazon EKS
9 6 (3.28%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (3.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 6 (3.28%) AWS OpsWorks
9 6 (3.28%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 54 (29.51%) DNS
2 41 (22.40%) DHCP
3 36 (19.67%) Firewall
4 24 (13.11%) TCP/IP
5 19 (10.38%) LAN
6 17 (9.29%) WAN
7 16 (8.74%) VPN
8 13 (7.10%) Wireless
9 11 (6.01%) VLAN
10 9 (4.92%) DMZ
11 7 (3.83%) Skype
11 7 (3.83%) VSAN
12 6 (3.28%) SAN
13 5 (2.73%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (2.19%) NetScaler
14 4 (2.19%) Telnet
14 4 (2.19%) VoIP
14 4 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
15 3 (1.64%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.83%) Relational Database
2 6 (3.28%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.09%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (3.83%) MSI
1 7 (3.83%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (1.64%) InstallShield
General
1 15 (8.20%) Public Sector
2 13 (7.10%) Finance
3 11 (6.01%) Fire and Rescue
4 10 (5.46%) Banking
5 9 (4.92%) Legal
5 9 (4.92%) Police
6 5 (2.73%) Law
6 5 (2.73%) Marketing
7 4 (2.19%) Retail
8 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.09%) Local Government
10 1 (0.55%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 61 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (10.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 19 (10.38%) Analyst
3 19 (10.38%) Support Engineer
4 15 (8.20%) Applications Engineer
4 15 (8.20%) SCCM Engineer
5 14 (7.65%) IT Support
6 13 (7.10%) Cloud Engineer
6 13 (7.10%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (6.56%) AWS Engineer
7 12 (6.56%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (6.01%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (4.92%) Consultant
9 9 (4.92%) Desktop Engineer
9 9 (4.92%) Support Analyst
9 9 (4.92%) Support Technician
10 8 (4.37%) Architect
10 8 (4.37%) IT Support Technician
10 8 (4.37%) IT Technician
10 8 (4.37%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.46%) JSON
2 3 (1.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (19.13%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.46%) Enterprise Cloud
2 10 (5.46%) Private Cloud
3 9 (4.92%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (4.37%) Public Cloud
5 7 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.83%) e-Learning
5 7 (3.83%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.28%) iPad
7 4 (2.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (2.19%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.64%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.64%) HP Storage
8 3 (1.64%) Life Science
8 3 (1.64%) NHS
9 2 (1.09%) PMI
9 2 (1.09%) Social Network
9 2 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.55%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 132 (72.13%) Windows
2 66 (36.07%) Windows Server
3 62 (33.88%) Windows 10
4 27 (14.75%) Linux
5 21 (11.48%) Windows 7
6 17 (9.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.73%) Windows 8
7 5 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.19%) Android
8 4 (2.19%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.19%) Mac OS
8 4 (2.19%) Windows 2000
8 4 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.19%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.64%) Unix
10 1 (0.55%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (42.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 53 (28.96%) ITIL
3 30 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (15.30%) DevOps
5 22 (12.02%) Migration
6 20 (10.93%) Configuration Management
7 18 (9.84%) Change Management
7 18 (9.84%) Service Management
8 17 (9.29%) Project Delivery
9 16 (8.74%) Proactive Monitoring
9 16 (8.74%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (8.74%) Service Delivery
10 15 (8.20%) Information Security
11 14 (7.65%) Application Packaging
12 13 (7.10%) High Availability
13 11 (6.01%) Cybersecurity
13 11 (6.01%) Infrastructure Management
13 11 (6.01%) IT Strategy
13 11 (6.01%) Kalman Filter
13 11 (6.01%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (15.85%) PowerShell
2 25 (13.66%) SQL
3 2 (1.09%) C
3 2 (1.09%) VBScript
4 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (8.20%) Degree
2 4 (2.19%) CCNA
2 4 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.64%) HNC
3 3 (1.64%) HND
3 3 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.09%) GNVQ
4 2 (1.09%) MCP
4 2 (1.09%) MCSA
4 2 (1.09%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.55%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.55%) MCSE
5 1 (0.55%) MCTS
5 1 (0.55%) NCDA
5 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.46%) SLA
2 2 (1.09%) PMO
System Software
1 128 (69.95%) Active Directory
2 49 (26.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (18.03%) Hyper-V
4 16 (8.74%) vSphere
5 15 (8.20%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (7.10%) XenApp
7 12 (6.56%) VMware Workstation
8 9 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (3.28%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (3.28%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (2.19%) XenDesktop
11 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.64%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.55%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 44 (24.04%) SCOM
2 25 (13.66%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (6.56%) SCOrch
3 12 (6.56%) SCVMM
4 11 (6.01%) Nagios
4 11 (6.01%) WSUS
5 10 (5.46%) McAfee ePO
6 9 (4.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 8 (4.37%) vRealize
8 4 (2.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (2.19%) Terraform
9 3 (1.64%) DameWare
9 3 (1.64%) Jamf Pro
9 3 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.64%) OpenView
9 3 (1.64%) OVSD
10 2 (1.09%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 119 (65.03%) Microsoft
2 75 (40.98%) VMware
3 51 (27.87%) Citrix
4 38 (20.77%) Cisco
5 22 (12.02%) HP
6 15 (8.20%) McAfee
7 14 (7.65%) NetApp
8 13 (7.10%) Apple
8 13 (7.10%) SolarWinds
9 10 (5.46%) Veeam
10 9 (4.92%) iManage
10 9 (4.92%) Palo Alto
11 7 (3.83%) Ivanti
11 7 (3.83%) Virgin Media
12 5 (2.73%) EMC
12 5 (2.73%) Symantec
13 4 (2.19%) CheckPoint
13 4 (2.19%) Mitel
13 4 (2.19%) Remedy
14 3 (1.64%) Adobe