Period
to 28 March 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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 143 235 193
Rank change year-on-year +92 -42 +35
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 163 102 199
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 2.00% 1.01% 1.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.51% 10.08% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 145 82 149
Median annual salary £36,000 £37,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.70% +23.33% -21.57%
10th Percentile £19,250 £23,800 £25,200
90th Percentile £61,250 £48,750 £54,866
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 931 1,012 1,122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.44% 10.04% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 705 775 883
Median annual salary £52,000 £52,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.47% +11.76%
10th Percentile £31,100 £32,200 £26,400
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £71,100
England median annual salary £60,000 £59,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.27% +7.73% +4.76%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SCCM as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SCCM in the North West.

Salary trend for SCCM in the North West

SCCM
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing SCCM in the North West over the 6 months to 28 March 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 28 March 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 +62 89 £38,636 +1.67% 7
Cheshire +41 34 £29,000 -38.62% 4
Merseyside +16 31 £41,500 +27.69% 4
Lancashire +11 7 £43,750 +25.00% 5
Cumbria - 1 £32,500 - 3
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 123 (75.46%) Microsoft
2 121 (74.23%) Windows
3 106 (65.03%) Active Directory
4 71 (43.56%) Office 365
5 63 (38.65%) Windows 10
6 60 (36.81%) Azure
7 58 (35.58%) VMware
7 58 (35.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 53 (32.52%) Windows Server
9 42 (25.77%) VMware Infrastructure
10 41 (25.15%) Citrix
11 39 (23.93%) DNS
12 35 (21.47%) Data Centre
13 33 (20.25%) AWS
14 29 (17.79%) Firewall
14 29 (17.79%) DHCP
15 28 (17.18%) SharePoint
16 26 (15.95%) Cisco
16 26 (15.95%) IaaS
17 24 (14.72%) PowerShell
17 24 (14.72%) SCOM
17 24 (14.72%) ITIL
17 24 (14.72%) DevOps
17 24 (14.72%) Problem-Solving
18 23 (14.11%) Linux
18 23 (14.11%) Microsoft App-V
19 22 (13.50%) Agile Software Development
19 22 (13.50%) Service Delivery
19 22 (13.50%) Configuration Management
20 21 (12.88%) MS Exchange

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 28 (17.18%) SharePoint
2 21 (12.88%) MS Exchange
2 21 (12.88%) Skype for Business
3 15 (9.20%) IIS
4 7 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.23%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.61%) Apache
6 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.45%) CINEMA 4D
Cloud Services
1 71 (43.56%) Office 365
2 60 (36.81%) Azure
3 33 (20.25%) AWS
4 26 (15.95%) IaaS
5 15 (9.20%) PaaS
6 13 (7.98%) SaaS
7 10 (6.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 10 (6.13%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (6.13%) Amazon ECS
7 10 (6.13%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (6.13%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (6.13%) Serverless
7 10 (6.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (4.29%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (3.68%) Mimecast
10 4 (2.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.61%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 39 (23.93%) DNS
2 29 (17.79%) DHCP
2 29 (17.79%) Firewall
3 21 (12.88%) LAN
4 19 (11.66%) Skype
4 19 (11.66%) WAN
5 16 (9.82%) SAN
6 14 (8.59%) TCP/IP
7 10 (6.13%) VLAN
8 9 (5.52%) VPN
8 9 (5.52%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (4.91%) NetScaler
10 6 (3.68%) VSAN
11 5 (3.07%) DMZ
11 5 (3.07%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (2.45%) VoIP
13 3 (1.84%) Ethernet
13 3 (1.84%) Wireless
14 2 (1.23%) Internet
14 2 (1.23%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.61%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.61%) Big Data
3 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (3.07%) MSI
2 4 (2.45%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.84%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 16 (9.82%) Finance
1 16 (9.82%) Law
2 10 (6.13%) Public Sector
3 7 (4.29%) Fire and Rescue
3 7 (4.29%) Legal
4 5 (3.07%) Police
5 4 (2.45%) Banking
6 2 (1.23%) Marketing
6 2 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (30.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 30 (18.40%) Analyst
3 23 (14.11%) IT Support
4 17 (10.43%) IT Support Technician
4 17 (10.43%) IT Technician
4 17 (10.43%) Support Technician
5 16 (9.82%) Support Engineer
6 14 (8.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 10 (6.13%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (5.52%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (5.52%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (5.52%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.52%) Technical Engineer
9 8 (4.91%) AWS Engineer
9 8 (4.91%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.91%) IT Engineer
10 7 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (4.29%) Consultant
10 7 (4.29%) Service Desk Engineer
10 7 (4.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.13%) JSON
2 6 (3.68%) .NET
3 4 (2.45%) Web Services
4 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (21.47%) Data Centre
2 16 (9.82%) iPad
3 10 (6.13%) Enterprise Cloud
3 10 (6.13%) Private Cloud
4 8 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.29%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (3.07%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.45%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.45%) User Experience
8 3 (1.84%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.84%) Life Science
8 3 (1.84%) NHS
9 2 (1.23%) Digital Signage
9 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.61%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.61%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.61%) Handset
10 1 (0.61%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 121 (74.23%) Windows
2 63 (38.65%) Windows 10
3 53 (32.52%) Windows Server
4 23 (14.11%) Linux
5 20 (12.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (10.43%) Windows 7
7 9 (5.52%) Apple iOS
8 7 (4.29%) Mac OS
8 7 (4.29%) Windows Server 2016
9 5 (3.07%) Android
10 4 (2.45%) Unix
10 4 (2.45%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.23%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (1.23%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.61%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (35.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 24 (14.72%) DevOps
2 24 (14.72%) ITIL
2 24 (14.72%) Problem-Solving
3 22 (13.50%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (13.50%) Configuration Management
3 22 (13.50%) Service Delivery
4 21 (12.88%) Kalman Filter
5 18 (11.04%) Mobile Device Management
6 17 (10.43%) Proactive Maintenance
7 14 (8.59%) Migration
8 12 (7.36%) Infrastructure Management
8 12 (7.36%) Mentoring
9 11 (6.75%) Proactive Monitoring
10 10 (6.13%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (6.13%) Infrastructure Automation
11 9 (5.52%) Asset Management
11 9 (5.52%) Change Management
11 9 (5.52%) Security Patching
11 9 (5.52%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.72%) PowerShell
2 15 (9.20%) SQL
3 6 (3.68%) C#
4 4 (2.45%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.84%) VB
6 2 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (6.13%) Degree
2 6 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.45%) MCSE
4 3 (1.84%) HNC
4 3 (1.84%) HND
4 3 (1.84%) MCP
4 3 (1.84%) MCSA
5 2 (1.23%) GNVQ
5 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.23%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.61%) CCNA
6 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.61%) MCTS
6 1 (0.61%) NCDA
6 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.13%) SLA
2 4 (2.45%) PMO
3 1 (0.61%) GDPR
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 106 (65.03%) Active Directory
2 42 (25.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (14.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 21 (12.88%) Hyper-V
5 18 (11.04%) XenApp
6 11 (6.75%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (6.75%) vSphere
6 11 (6.75%) XenDesktop
7 6 (3.68%) BitLocker
8 5 (3.07%) Firmware
8 5 (3.07%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (2.45%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 4 (2.45%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (2.45%) Xen
10 3 (1.84%) VMware NSX
11 2 (1.23%) Docker
11 2 (1.23%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 24 (14.72%) SCOM
2 19 (11.66%) WSUS
3 18 (11.04%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (7.36%) SCOrch
4 12 (7.36%) vRealize
5 11 (6.75%) Terraform
6 10 (6.13%) Nagios
6 10 (6.13%) SCVMM
7 7 (4.29%) AirWatch
7 7 (4.29%) Jamf Pro
7 7 (4.29%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 4 (2.45%) IBM BigFix
9 4 (2.45%) vCenter Server
10 3 (1.84%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (1.23%) DameWare
11 2 (1.23%) Kubernetes
11 2 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (1.23%) OpenView
11 2 (1.23%) OVSD
Vendors
1 123 (75.46%) Microsoft
2 58 (35.58%) VMware
3 41 (25.15%) Citrix
4 26 (15.95%) Cisco
5 21 (12.88%) Apple
6 14 (8.59%) HP
6 14 (8.59%) NetApp
7 10 (6.13%) iManage
7 10 (6.13%) McAfee
8 9 (5.52%) EMC
9 7 (4.29%) Polycom
9 7 (4.29%) SolarWinds
10 6 (3.68%) Adobe
11 5 (3.07%) IBM
11 5 (3.07%) Mitel
11 5 (3.07%) Oracle
11 5 (3.07%) Palo Alto
11 5 (3.07%) SAP
12 4 (2.45%) Tanium
12 4 (2.45%) Zscaler