Period
to 20 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SCDPM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SCDPM over the 6 months to 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (Microsoft DPM, SCDPM)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1126 1166 1246
Rank change year-on-year +40 +80 -9
Permanent jobs citing SCDPM 66 62 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.032% 0.031%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.43% 0.38% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 52 46 75
UK median annual salary £42,500 £48,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.46% +4.35% +2.22%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £62,800
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.41% -2.22% -3.23%

SCDPM is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 15438 16522 16848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.86% 8.65% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 12613 13344 13605
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +3.23%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

SCDPM
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SCDPM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SCDPM in the UK

SCDPM
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCDPM.

Salary trend for SCDPM in the UK

SCDPM
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SCDPM over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Salary histogram for SCDPM in the UK

SCDPM
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCDPM within the UK over the 6 months to 20 October 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
England +65 66 £42,500 -11.46%
UK excluding London +82 60 £42,500 -3.41%
North of England +26 30 £42,500 -3.41%
Yorkshire +58 28 £50,000 +11.11%
South East +52 12 £55,000 +23.60%
South West +27 11 £42,500 +30.77%
London +16 6 £56,250 +12.50%
East of England +4 5 £22,950 -42.63%
Midlands +32 2 £42,500 -11.46%
North West -17 2 £42,500 -1.73%
West Midlands - 2 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT jobs citing SCDPM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SCDPM.

1 63 (95.45%) Microsoft
2 51 (77.27%) Windows
3 49 (74.24%) Windows Server
4 46 (69.70%) Active Directory
5 43 (65.15%) SCOM
6 42 (63.64%) SCCM
7 36 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 35 (53.03%) Microsoft Azure
9 33 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
10 32 (48.48%) DNS
11 30 (45.45%) ITIL
12 29 (43.94%) SQL
12 29 (43.94%) VMware
12 29 (43.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 26 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
13 26 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (39.39%) SAN
13 26 (39.39%) Hitachi
14 25 (37.88%) MCSE
15 24 (36.36%) Hyper-V
16 23 (34.85%) Azure SQL Database
16 23 (34.85%) Windows Server 2012
17 19 (28.79%) Citrix
18 18 (27.27%) SQL Server
19 17 (25.76%) Cisco
19 17 (25.76%) DHCP
20 16 (24.24%) Service Delivery
20 16 (24.24%) Visual Studio Team System
20 16 (24.24%) Load Balancing
20 16 (24.24%) NAS

SCDPM
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 15 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 14 (21.21%) SharePoint
3 13 (19.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.03%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (53.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (22.73%) Office 365
3 9 (13.64%) IaaS
4 5 (7.58%) OneDrive
5 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (48.48%) DNS
2 26 (39.39%) SAN
3 17 (25.76%) DHCP
4 16 (24.24%) NAS
5 10 (15.15%) TCP/IP
6 9 (13.64%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (13.64%) VLAN
7 6 (9.09%) LAN
7 6 (9.09%) NetScaler
7 6 (9.09%) VoIP
7 6 (9.09%) WAN
8 5 (7.58%) HTTP
8 5 (7.58%) Reverse Proxy
8 5 (7.58%) SSL
9 4 (6.06%) Firewall
10 3 (4.55%) Network Security
11 2 (3.03%) iSCSI
11 2 (3.03%) NaaS
11 2 (3.03%) VPN
12 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.85%) Azure SQL Database
2 18 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (24.24%) Visual Studio Team System
2 5 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 12 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (1.52%) Advertising
3 1 (1.52%) Marketing
3 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (19.70%) Azure Engineer
3 12 (18.18%) Operations Engineer
4 10 (15.15%) IT Engineer
5 9 (13.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (12.12%) Support Specialist
7 7 (10.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
7 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 6 (9.09%) Systems Support
9 5 (7.58%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (7.58%) Hyper-V Engineer
9 5 (7.58%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support
11 3 (4.55%) Citrix Support
11 3 (4.55%) Operations Support Specialist
11 3 (4.55%) Storage Engineer
11 3 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
11 3 (4.55%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) Software Packaging
2 2 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 13 (19.70%) Clustering
3 12 (18.18%) Replication
4 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.03%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.03%) User Experience
6 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 51 (77.27%) Windows
2 49 (74.24%) Windows Server
3 26 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (34.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (19.70%) Linux
6 10 (15.15%) Windows 10
7 8 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (7.58%) Android
8 5 (7.58%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.03%) CentOS
9 2 (3.03%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (45.45%) ITIL
2 16 (24.24%) Load Balancing
2 16 (24.24%) Service Delivery
3 15 (22.73%) Data Protection
4 11 (16.67%) Coaching
4 11 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 10 (15.15%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (13.64%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 9 (13.64%) ITSM
6 9 (13.64%) Problem Management
6 9 (13.64%) Service Management
6 9 (13.64%) Virtual Environments
7 8 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (9.09%) CRM
8 6 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
8 6 (9.09%) Release Management
8 6 (9.09%) Service Design
9 5 (7.58%) ERP
9 5 (7.58%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.94%) SQL
2 13 (19.70%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.58%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.03%) VB
4 2 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (37.88%) MCSE
3 14 (21.21%) Degree
4 13 (19.70%) CCNA
4 13 (19.70%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (18.18%) DV Cleared
5 12 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 9 (13.64%) MCSA
7 6 (9.09%) CCA
7 6 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (9.09%) MCITP
8 5 (7.58%) A+ Certification
8 5 (7.58%) DBS Check
8 5 (7.58%) MCP
9 4 (6.06%) CCAA
9 4 (6.06%) MCTS
10 2 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.52%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.52%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 46 (69.70%) Active Directory
2 33 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 26 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (36.36%) Hyper-V
5 12 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (13.64%) Firmware
7 7 (10.61%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (7.58%) iptables
9 4 (6.06%) XenApp
10 2 (3.03%) DFS Replication
10 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 43 (65.15%) SCOM
2 42 (63.64%) SCCM
3 29 (43.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 14 (21.21%) vCenter Server
5 13 (19.70%) SCVMM
6 6 (9.09%) WSUS
7 2 (3.03%) Backup Exec
7 2 (3.03%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (3.03%) NetBackup
7 2 (3.03%) SCOrch
7 2 (3.03%) SCSM
8 1 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 63 (95.45%) Microsoft
2 29 (43.94%) VMware
3 26 (39.39%) Hitachi
4 19 (28.79%) Citrix
5 17 (25.76%) Cisco
6 13 (19.70%) Dell
7 8 (12.12%) HP
7 8 (12.12%) Red Hat
8 6 (9.09%) 3PAR
9 5 (7.58%) Avaya
9 5 (7.58%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (6.06%) CommVault
10 4 (6.06%) DataCore
11 2 (3.03%) ArcSight
11 2 (3.03%) Juniper
11 2 (3.03%) Lumension
11 2 (3.03%) NetApp
12 1 (1.52%) Aruba
12 1 (1.52%) Barracuda Networks
12 1 (1.52%) Synology