Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 219 196
Rank change year-on-year +4 -23 +65
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 170 149 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.28% 1.19% 1.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.29% 17.27% 19.36%
Number of salaries quoted 128 138 148
North West median annual salary £38,874 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.65% +17.33% -0.66%
10th Percentile £22,750 £26,250 £22,275
90th Percentile £55,375 £60,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -2.44%

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 983 863 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.42% 6.90% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 762 682 672
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,325 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +5.26%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -6 93 £37,747 -17.94% 12
Cheshire -27 30 £42,500 +30.77% 4
Lancashire +22 22 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Merseyside -1 8 £28,500 -35.23% 2
Cumbria +1 6 £45,000 +12.50% 2
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 108 (63.53%) Windows
2 104 (61.18%) Active Directory
3 82 (48.24%) Microsoft
4 64 (37.65%) ITIL
5 58 (34.12%) VMware
6 57 (33.53%) Office 365
7 56 (32.94%) Windows Server
8 49 (28.82%) Cisco
9 46 (27.06%) Citrix
10 41 (24.12%) Hyper-V
11 37 (21.76%) SLA
12 36 (21.18%) DNS
13 35 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
13 35 (20.59%) LAN
14 34 (20.00%) Firewall
15 33 (19.41%) PowerShell
16 31 (18.24%) MCP
17 30 (17.65%) MCSE
18 28 (16.47%) WAN
18 28 (16.47%) Windows Server 2012
19 26 (15.29%) MS Exchange
19 26 (15.29%) MCSA
19 26 (15.29%) SQL
19 26 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
20 23 (13.53%) TCP/IP
21 22 (12.94%) Microsoft Office
21 22 (12.94%) Exchange Server 2010
22 21 (12.35%) Windows 7
22 21 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
23 20 (11.76%) Telecoms

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 26 (15.29%) MS Exchange
2 22 (12.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 9 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (5.29%) IIS
5 6 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.35%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 22 (12.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.94%) Oracle ERP
1 5 (2.94%) Workfront
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 57 (33.53%) Office 365
2 26 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.94%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.18%) SaaS
6 1 (0.59%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 36 (21.18%) DNS
2 35 (20.59%) LAN
3 34 (20.00%) Firewall
4 28 (16.47%) WAN
5 23 (13.53%) TCP/IP
6 16 (9.41%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (7.06%) DHCP
7 12 (7.06%) VPN
8 11 (6.47%) BGP
8 11 (6.47%) Broadband
8 11 (6.47%) Ethernet
8 11 (6.47%) MRTG
8 11 (6.47%) SAN
8 11 (6.47%) SNMP
8 11 (6.47%) TACACS
9 10 (5.88%) MPLS
10 8 (4.71%) Internet
11 6 (3.53%) Skype
11 6 (3.53%) VoIP
12 5 (2.94%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.35%) SQL Server
1 4 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (1.76%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (1.76%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (7.06%) JIRA
2 7 (4.12%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.76%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (1.76%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.59%) MSI
General
1 20 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 16 (9.41%) Finance
3 5 (2.94%) Retail
4 4 (2.35%) Marketing
5 3 (1.76%) Back Office
5 3 (1.76%) Banking
5 3 (1.76%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.76%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.18%) Advertising
6 2 (1.18%) Publishing
7 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.59%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (20.59%) Support Engineer
2 27 (15.88%) Desktop Support
3 23 (13.53%) IT Manager
4 19 (11.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 17 (10.00%) Analyst
6 16 (9.41%) Technical Support
7 15 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (8.82%) Desktop Manager
7 15 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (8.82%) IT Support
7 15 (8.82%) Support Analyst
8 13 (7.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 12 (7.06%) Technical Engineer
10 11 (6.47%) IT Analyst
10 11 (6.47%) IT Services Manager
10 11 (6.47%) IT Support Analyst
11 10 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
11 10 (5.88%) IT Engineer
11 10 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
12 9 (5.29%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.88%) .NET
2 5 (2.94%) HTML
3 3 (1.76%) Ajax
3 3 (1.76%) DWR
3 3 (1.76%) Hibernate
3 3 (1.76%) jQuery
3 3 (1.76%) JSON
3 3 (1.76%) LAMP
3 3 (1.76%) Spring
3 3 (1.76%) Struts
3 3 (1.76%) Struts2
3 3 (1.76%) Velocity
3 3 (1.76%) XML
4 2 (1.18%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.18%) HTML5
5 1 (0.59%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (8.82%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (2.94%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.35%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.76%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.18%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.59%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.59%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.59%) iPad
7 1 (0.59%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.59%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.59%) User Experience
7 1 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.59%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 108 (63.53%) Windows
2 56 (32.94%) Windows Server
3 28 (16.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (12.35%) Windows 7
5 20 (11.76%) Windows 10
6 14 (8.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.94%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.18%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.59%) Android
9 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.59%) Linux
9 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (37.65%) ITIL
2 21 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (9.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (8.82%) Problem Management
5 13 (7.65%) Network Management
6 12 (7.06%) Configuration Management
6 12 (7.06%) Information Security
6 12 (7.06%) Mentoring
7 10 (5.88%) Service Management
8 9 (5.29%) Knowledge Management
9 8 (4.71%) Application Packaging
9 8 (4.71%) Asset Management
9 8 (4.71%) ITIL V3
10 7 (4.12%) Change Management
10 7 (4.12%) CRM
11 6 (3.53%) DevOps
11 6 (3.53%) ERP
11 6 (3.53%) People Management
12 5 (2.94%) Coaching
12 5 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 33 (19.41%) PowerShell
2 26 (15.29%) SQL
3 8 (4.71%) Java
3 8 (4.71%) T-SQL
4 7 (4.12%) PHP
4 7 (4.12%) Python
4 7 (4.12%) VBScript
5 5 (2.94%) C#
6 4 (2.35%) Perl
7 3 (1.76%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.76%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.76%) Ruby
7 3 (1.76%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (18.24%) MCP
3 30 (17.65%) MCSE
4 26 (15.29%) MCSA
5 18 (10.59%) Degree
6 16 (9.41%) CCNP
6 16 (9.41%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (5.29%) A+ Certification
7 9 (5.29%) CCNA
7 9 (5.29%) Security Cleared
8 6 (3.53%) JNCIP
8 6 (3.53%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.59%) ACSP
10 1 (0.59%) HP AIS
10 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.59%) MCDST
10 1 (0.59%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (21.76%) SLA
2 15 (8.82%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.12%) GDPR
4 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 104 (61.18%) Active Directory
2 41 (24.12%) Hyper-V
3 9 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.71%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.53%) XenApp
6 5 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (2.35%) vSphere
8 2 (1.18%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.59%) NFS
9 1 (0.59%) vCloud
9 1 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (6.47%) Cacti
1 11 (6.47%) Nagios
1 11 (6.47%) OpenNMS
1 11 (6.47%) Puppet
1 11 (6.47%) RANCID
2 8 (4.71%) SCOM
3 5 (2.94%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.76%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.76%) WSUS
5 2 (1.18%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 82 (48.24%) Microsoft
2 58 (34.12%) VMware
3 49 (28.82%) Cisco
4 46 (27.06%) Citrix
5 11 (6.47%) Ericsson
5 11 (6.47%) Huawei
5 11 (6.47%) Juniper
6 8 (4.71%) Oracle
7 7 (4.12%) Apple
8 6 (3.53%) AppSense
8 6 (3.53%) SolarWinds
9 5 (2.94%) LANDesk
9 5 (2.94%) Reuters
9 5 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.94%) SAP
9 5 (2.94%) Workday
10 4 (2.35%) Brocade
10 4 (2.35%) Capita
10 4 (2.35%) Google
10 4 (2.35%) ZyXEL