Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 213 215
Rank change year-on-year -31 +2 +35
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 130 144 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.99% 1.21% 1.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.92% 17.65% 21.12%
Number of salaries quoted 109 135 158
North West median annual salary £37,500 £44,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.77% +20.55% -8.75%
10th Percentile £22,700 £30,800 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,250 £60,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -4.65%

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 1006 816 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.64% 6.85% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 811 648 584
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £28,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £58,400 £60,875
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -21 80 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Cheshire -15 28 £32,500 -3.70%
Merseyside -16 6 £42,500 -29.17% 2
Lancashire -1 5 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Cumbria -9 3 £26,500 -33.75%
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 88 (67.69%) Active Directory
2 84 (64.62%) Windows
3 67 (51.54%) Microsoft
4 54 (41.54%) ITIL
5 38 (29.23%) LAN
5 38 (29.23%) Cisco
5 38 (29.23%) Office 365
6 36 (27.69%) Windows Server
7 34 (26.15%) VMware
8 32 (24.62%) Firewall
9 31 (23.85%) Hyper-V
10 28 (21.54%) PowerShell
10 28 (21.54%) WAN
11 27 (20.77%) Citrix
12 25 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
13 22 (16.92%) MCSE
13 22 (16.92%) Windows 7
14 21 (16.15%) DNS
15 19 (14.62%) SLA
15 19 (14.62%) Microsoft Office
15 19 (14.62%) Windows 10
16 18 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
16 18 (13.85%) Network Management
16 18 (13.85%) MCSA
16 18 (13.85%) MCP
17 17 (13.08%) MS Exchange
17 17 (13.08%) TCP/IP
17 17 (13.08%) Cisco Certification
18 16 (12.31%) Telecoms
19 15 (11.54%) PCI DSS

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 17 (13.08%) MS Exchange
2 14 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (7.69%) IIS
4 7 (5.38%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.54%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.77%) Site Server
Applications
1 19 (14.62%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (3.08%) Workfront
2 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (29.23%) Office 365
2 10 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.62%) SaaS
4 3 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.77%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.77%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 38 (29.23%) LAN
2 32 (24.62%) Firewall
3 28 (21.54%) WAN
4 21 (16.15%) DNS
5 17 (13.08%) TCP/IP
6 14 (10.77%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (10.00%) BGP
7 13 (10.00%) Broadband
7 13 (10.00%) Ethernet
7 13 (10.00%) MRTG
7 13 (10.00%) SNMP
7 13 (10.00%) TACACS
8 12 (9.23%) MPLS
9 11 (8.46%) VPN
10 10 (7.69%) SAN
11 9 (6.92%) VoIP
12 8 (6.15%) Internet
13 5 (3.85%) Asterisk PBX
13 5 (3.85%) DHCP
13 5 (3.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.38%) JIRA
2 6 (4.62%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.77%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.77%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.77%) MSI
General
1 16 (12.31%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.23%) Finance
3 4 (3.08%) Advertising
4 3 (2.31%) Back Office
4 3 (2.31%) Marketing
5 2 (1.54%) Banking
5 2 (1.54%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.54%) Publishing
5 2 (1.54%) Retail
6 1 (0.77%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.77%) Law
6 1 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (21.54%) Support Engineer
2 20 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 19 (14.62%) Analyst
4 17 (13.08%) Support Analyst
5 16 (12.31%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 14 (10.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 12 (9.23%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (9.23%) Desktop Engineer
8 12 (9.23%) IT Support
8 12 (9.23%) Technical Support
9 11 (8.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 10 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
10 10 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 9 (6.92%) IT Analyst
11 9 (6.92%) IT Manager
11 9 (6.92%) IT Support Analyst
11 9 (6.92%) Network Engineer
11 9 (6.92%) Technical Engineer
11 9 (6.92%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.85%) .NET
2 3 (2.31%) HTML
3 2 (1.54%) Ajax
3 2 (1.54%) DWR
3 2 (1.54%) Hibernate
3 2 (1.54%) jQuery
3 2 (1.54%) JSON
3 2 (1.54%) LAMP
3 2 (1.54%) Spring
3 2 (1.54%) Struts
3 2 (1.54%) Struts2
3 2 (1.54%) Velocity
3 2 (1.54%) XML
4 1 (0.77%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.77%) COM
4 1 (0.77%) HTML5
4 1 (0.77%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.92%) Data Centre
1 9 (6.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (5.38%) Blackberry
3 6 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.62%) Clustering
4 3 (2.31%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.31%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.31%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.77%) CMDB
6 1 (0.77%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.77%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.77%) iPad
6 1 (0.77%) User Experience
6 1 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.77%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 84 (64.62%) Windows
2 36 (27.69%) Windows Server
3 22 (16.92%) Windows 7
4 19 (14.62%) Windows 10
5 18 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (7.69%) Windows 8
8 7 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.31%) Android
9 3 (2.31%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.31%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (41.54%) ITIL
2 18 (13.85%) Network Management
3 14 (10.77%) Configuration Management
4 12 (9.23%) Knowledge Management
5 10 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (6.92%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (6.92%) Problem Management
7 8 (6.15%) Change Management
7 8 (6.15%) Information Security
8 7 (5.38%) CRM
8 7 (5.38%) Mentoring
9 6 (4.62%) Application Packaging
9 6 (4.62%) Patch Management
10 5 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (3.85%) Service Management
11 4 (3.08%) Change Control
11 4 (3.08%) ERP
11 4 (3.08%) Incident Management
11 4 (3.08%) Performance Management
12 3 (2.31%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.54%) PowerShell
2 13 (10.00%) VBScript
3 12 (9.23%) SQL
4 6 (4.62%) Java
4 6 (4.62%) PHP
4 6 (4.62%) Python
5 5 (3.85%) VB
6 4 (3.08%) Perl
7 2 (1.54%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.54%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.54%) Ruby
7 2 (1.54%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.77%) C#
8 1 (0.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (16.92%) MCSE
3 18 (13.85%) MCP
3 18 (13.85%) MCSA
4 17 (13.08%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (10.00%) CCNP
5 13 (10.00%) Degree
6 10 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 10 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 8 (6.15%) CCNA
7 8 (6.15%) JNCIP
8 4 (3.08%) A+ Certification
8 4 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.77%) ACSP
10 1 (0.77%) HP AIS
10 1 (0.77%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.62%) SLA
2 15 (11.54%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.54%) GDPR
4 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 88 (67.69%) Active Directory
2 31 (23.85%) Hyper-V
3 8 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.62%) XenApp
4 6 (4.62%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.31%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.54%) vSphere
7 2 (1.54%) XenServer
8 1 (0.77%) NFS
8 1 (0.77%) vCloud
8 1 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (11.54%) SCOM
2 13 (10.00%) Cacti
2 13 (10.00%) Nagios
2 13 (10.00%) OpenNMS
2 13 (10.00%) Puppet
2 13 (10.00%) RANCID
3 8 (6.15%) WSUS
4 4 (3.08%) SCDPM
4 4 (3.08%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.54%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.54%) SCSM
6 2 (1.54%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.77%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 67 (51.54%) Microsoft
2 38 (29.23%) Cisco
3 34 (26.15%) VMware
4 27 (20.77%) Citrix
5 13 (10.00%) Ericsson
5 13 (10.00%) Huawei
5 13 (10.00%) Juniper
6 10 (7.69%) HP
7 9 (6.92%) Apple
7 9 (6.92%) Dell
8 6 (4.62%) Oracle
9 5 (3.85%) AppSense
10 4 (3.08%) Brocade
10 4 (3.08%) Foundry
10 4 (3.08%) Reuters
10 4 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (3.08%) SAP
10 4 (3.08%) Workday
10 4 (3.08%) ZyXEL
11 3 (2.31%) MobileIron