Period
to 21 June 2018

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 June 2018 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 238 262 207
Rank change year-on-year +24 -55 -2
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 130 109 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.06% 0.85% 1.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.61% 10.63% 18.61%
Number of salaries quoted 104 99 133
North West median annual salary £28,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,650 £22,750 £21,100
90th Percentile £58,750 £48,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 1,120 1,025 763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.10% 7.99% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 918 866 590
North West median annual salary £49,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.12% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £56,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +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 21 June 2018.

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 June 2018. 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 +18 69 £30,500 -12.86% 13
Lancashire +19 29 £28,000 -12.50% 2
Cheshire -17 21 £26,000 -20.00% 2
Merseyside +12 9 £61,310 +44.26% 2
Cumbria -4 2 £37,000 +39.62% 2
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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.

1 110 (84.62%) Windows
2 90 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 89 (68.46%) Microsoft
3 89 (68.46%) Office 365
4 69 (53.08%) VMware
5 60 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 55 (42.31%) ITIL
7 46 (35.38%) Windows Server
8 43 (33.08%) Microsoft Office
9 42 (32.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 41 (31.54%) SQL Server
11 40 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
12 39 (30.00%) Hyper-V
13 35 (26.92%) MS Exchange
14 34 (26.15%) MCSE
15 33 (25.38%) Cisco
16 30 (23.08%) Windows 10
16 30 (23.08%) SAN
16 30 (23.08%) Citrix
17 29 (22.31%) Windows Server 2012
18 28 (21.54%) Firewall
19 26 (20.00%) Service Management
20 25 (19.23%) SLA
20 25 (19.23%) ITIL V3
21 24 (18.46%) TCP/IP
21 24 (18.46%) SQL
21 24 (18.46%) Windows Server 2003
22 23 (17.69%) DNS
22 23 (17.69%) Skype
23 22 (16.92%) MCSA

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 35 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 21 (16.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (11.54%) Skype for Business
5 13 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 12 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (8.46%) IIS
8 8 (6.15%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (3.08%) CloudStack
9 4 (3.08%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.54%) Apache
10 2 (1.54%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.54%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 43 (33.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (5.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 89 (68.46%) Office 365
2 40 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.92%) IaaS
4 5 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.85%) G Suite
5 3 (2.31%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.77%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.77%) PaaS
6 1 (0.77%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 30 (23.08%) SAN
2 28 (21.54%) Firewall
3 24 (18.46%) TCP/IP
4 23 (17.69%) DNS
4 23 (17.69%) Skype
5 20 (15.38%) LAN
5 20 (15.38%) WAN
6 15 (11.54%) DHCP
7 5 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (3.85%) VPN
8 4 (3.08%) MPLS
8 4 (3.08%) Wireless
9 3 (2.31%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (2.31%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (1.54%) FTP
10 2 (1.54%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (1.54%) SSH
10 2 (1.54%) VLAN
10 2 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (31.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.15%) Relational Database
2 8 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.54%) MySQL
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (5.38%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.77%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (9.23%) Retail
2 8 (6.15%) Finance
2 8 (6.15%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.85%) Legal
4 4 (3.08%) Back Office
4 4 (3.08%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.77%) Banking
5 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (24.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 32 (24.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (17.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (13.85%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (13.85%) Analyst
4 17 (13.08%) IT Support
5 14 (10.77%) IT Analyst
5 14 (10.77%) Service Analyst
5 14 (10.77%) Support Engineer
6 13 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 11 (8.46%) IT Support Analyst
7 11 (8.46%) Support Analyst
8 10 (7.69%) Active Directory Support
8 10 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
9 8 (6.15%) Active Directory Analyst
9 8 (6.15%) Active Directory Support Analyst
9 8 (6.15%) Desktop Engineer
9 8 (6.15%) Desktop Support
9 8 (6.15%) Exchange Support
10 7 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.15%) .NET
2 7 (5.38%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.77%) JSON
3 1 (0.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.15%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.38%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.62%) Clustering
4 3 (2.31%) CMDB
4 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.54%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.54%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.54%) Replication
5 2 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.77%) PKI
6 1 (0.77%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 110 (84.62%) Windows
2 46 (35.38%) Windows Server
3 42 (32.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (23.08%) Windows 10
5 29 (22.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (18.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (13.08%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.31%) Android
8 3 (2.31%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.31%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.54%) Linux
9 2 (1.54%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.77%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.77%) Unix
10 1 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (42.31%) ITIL
2 26 (20.00%) Service Management
3 25 (19.23%) ITIL V3
4 20 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 14 (10.77%) Change Management
6 12 (9.23%) Incident Management
6 12 (9.23%) Problem Management
7 11 (8.46%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (8.46%) ITSM
8 10 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 10 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
8 10 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (6.92%) Configuration Management
9 9 (6.92%) Line Management
10 8 (6.15%) CRM
10 8 (6.15%) Service Delivery
10 8 (6.15%) Workflow
11 7 (5.38%) Application Packaging
11 7 (5.38%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (5.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.46%) SQL
2 19 (14.62%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.85%) Python
4 4 (3.08%) Ruby
4 4 (3.08%) VBScript
5 2 (1.54%) C#
5 2 (1.54%) Java
5 2 (1.54%) VB
5 2 (1.54%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.77%) Perl
6 1 (0.77%) PHP
Qualifications
1 60 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (26.15%) MCSE
3 22 (16.92%) MCSA
4 18 (13.85%) MCP
5 12 (9.23%) Security Cleared
6 11 (8.46%) Degree
7 10 (7.69%) SC Cleared
8 8 (6.15%) HNC
9 4 (3.08%) MCITP
9 4 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.31%) CCNA
10 3 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (1.54%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.54%) CCNP
11 2 (1.54%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.77%) CCA
12 1 (0.77%) CISSP
12 1 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (19.23%) SLA
2 5 (3.85%) GDPR
3 3 (2.31%) COSHH
3 3 (2.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.54%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (1.54%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 90 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 39 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 15 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (10.00%) vSphere
5 9 (6.92%) XenApp
6 8 (6.15%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (6.15%) XenServer
7 7 (5.38%) Xen
8 5 (3.85%) BitLocker
8 5 (3.85%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.77%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (11.54%) SCOM
2 11 (8.46%) SCVMM
3 6 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (3.85%) Puppet
4 5 (3.85%) WSUS
5 4 (3.08%) Ansible
5 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (2.31%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.77%) Cacti
7 1 (0.77%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (0.77%) Nagios
7 1 (0.77%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.77%) RANCID
7 1 (0.77%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 89 (68.46%) Microsoft
2 69 (53.08%) VMware
3 33 (25.38%) Cisco
4 30 (23.08%) Citrix
5 10 (7.69%) Google
6 8 (6.15%) Remedy
7 7 (5.38%) BMC
8 6 (4.62%) Oracle
9 5 (3.85%) Forcepoint
9 5 (3.85%) Veeam
10 4 (3.08%) Capita
10 4 (3.08%) Dell
10 4 (3.08%) EMC
11 3 (2.31%) F5
11 3 (2.31%) Isilon
11 3 (2.31%) McAfee
11 3 (2.31%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.54%) Apple
12 2 (1.54%) Brocade
12 2 (1.54%) SolarWinds