Period
to 26 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SCVMM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SCVMM over the 6 months to 26 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
UK
6 months to
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 883 977 1063
Rank change year-on-year +94 +86 +27
Permanent jobs citing SCVMM 224 231 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.071%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.29% 1.36% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 175 120 54
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +28.21% -13.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £69,250 £82,500 £65,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +33.33% -18.03%

SCVMM 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 17,358 16,940 15,074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.70% 9.68% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 13,575 13,565 12,144
UK median annual salary £57,500 £53,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.48% +1.90% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%

SCVMM
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SCVMM in the UK

SCVMM
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SCVMM in the UK

SCVMM
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SCVMM over the 6 months to 26 March 2019.

Salary histogram for SCVMM in the UK

SCVMM
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCVMM within the UK over the 6 months to 26 March 2019. 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 +59 219 £50,000 - 1
UK excluding London +84 191 £47,500 -5.00% 2
South East +69 60 £47,500 +63.79%
Midlands -11 42 £60,000 +20.00% 1
South West +21 37 £45,000 -25.00%
London +49 33 £55,000 +4.76%
West Midlands -29 33 £60,000 +20.00%
East of England +102 29 £55,000 -
North of England +61 18 £33,750 -15.63%
Yorkshire +47 13 £29,900 -22.84%
East Midlands +45 9 £35,000 -30.00% 1
North West +29 5 £60,000 +20.00%
Isle of Man - 5 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 March 2019, IT jobs citing SCVMM 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 with a requirement for SCVMM.

1 195 (87.05%) Hyper-V
2 190 (84.82%) Microsoft
3 171 (76.34%) Windows
4 153 (68.30%) VMware
5 146 (65.18%) SCCM
6 141 (62.95%) Active Directory
7 133 (59.38%) Microsoft Azure
8 126 (56.25%) Windows Server
9 105 (46.88%) PowerShell
10 104 (46.43%) Office 365
11 99 (44.20%) ITIL
12 98 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 90 (40.18%) Problem-Solving
14 80 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 77 (34.38%) Citrix
16 75 (33.48%) SCOM
17 72 (32.14%) Cisco
18 69 (30.80%) Data Centre
19 68 (30.36%) High Availability
20 66 (29.46%) HP
21 65 (29.02%) F5
21 65 (29.02%) Virtual Machines
22 64 (28.57%) Presales
22 64 (28.57%) SQL Server
23 57 (25.45%) Windows Server 2012
24 53 (23.66%) Security Cleared
25 51 (22.77%) Load Balancing
26 49 (21.88%) Remote Desktop
27 48 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
28 47 (20.98%) Microsoft Certification

SCVMM
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 38 (16.96%) Skype for Business
2 34 (15.18%) MS Exchange
3 25 (11.16%) Exchange Server 2003
4 19 (8.48%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.57%) IIS
6 2 (0.89%) OpenStack
Applications
1 43 (19.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 133 (59.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 104 (46.43%) Office 365
3 41 (18.30%) Amazon AWS
4 40 (17.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 39 (17.41%) IaaS
6 30 (13.39%) PaaS
7 25 (11.16%) SaaS
8 2 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (21.88%) Remote Desktop
2 46 (20.54%) BIG-IP
2 46 (20.54%) Firewall
3 39 (17.41%) DNS
4 35 (15.63%) IP Telephony
5 30 (13.39%) Skype
6 23 (10.27%) DHCP
7 21 (9.38%) NetScaler
8 20 (8.93%) SAN
8 20 (8.93%) WAN
9 11 (4.91%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (4.91%) Network Security
9 11 (4.91%) VPN
10 10 (4.46%) LAN
10 10 (4.46%) NAS
10 10 (4.46%) Reverse Proxy
10 10 (4.46%) WLAN
11 9 (4.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 8 (3.57%) Unified Communications
12 8 (3.57%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 12 (5.36%) Relational Database
3 12 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (5.36%) SQL Server 2016
4 10 (4.46%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (4.46%) MySQL
4 10 (4.46%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.02%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.79%) JIRA
1 4 (1.79%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.89%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.45%) MSI
General
1 38 (16.96%) Electronics
2 16 (7.14%) Finance
3 10 (4.46%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.79%) Back Office
5 3 (1.34%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.34%) Marketing
5 3 (1.34%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 77 (34.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 44 (19.64%) Architect
3 37 (16.52%) Consultant
4 36 (16.07%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 27 (12.05%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 25 (11.16%) Cloud Consultant
6 25 (11.16%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
6 25 (11.16%) Windows Consultant
7 20 (8.93%) IT Engineer
8 19 (8.48%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (7.14%) Technical Architect
10 13 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
11 12 (5.36%) Wintel Engineer
11 12 (5.36%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (4.91%) Cloud Engineer
12 11 (4.91%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (4.91%) Windows Engineer
13 9 (4.02%) Automation Engineer
13 9 (4.02%) Senior IT Engineer
13 9 (4.02%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.38%) Web Services
2 4 (1.79%) .NET
3 2 (0.89%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 69 (30.80%) Data Centre
2 23 (10.27%) Fintech
3 21 (9.38%) Hybrid Cloud
3 21 (9.38%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (6.25%) User Experience
6 13 (5.80%) Public Cloud
7 12 (5.36%) Blackberry
8 11 (4.91%) Clustering
8 11 (4.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 10 (4.46%) CMDB
10 7 (3.13%) Replication
11 3 (1.34%) PKI
12 1 (0.45%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 171 (76.34%) Windows
2 126 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 57 (25.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (17.41%) Windows 10
6 36 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (13.39%) Linux
8 27 (12.05%) Windows 7
9 11 (4.91%) Data ONTAP
9 11 (4.91%) Unix
10 10 (4.46%) CentOS
10 10 (4.46%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.45%) Android
11 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (44.20%) ITIL
2 90 (40.18%) Problem-Solving
3 80 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 68 (30.36%) High Availability
5 64 (28.57%) Presales
6 51 (22.77%) Load Balancing
7 43 (19.20%) Service Delivery
8 39 (17.41%) Business Continuity
9 36 (16.07%) Migration
10 27 (12.05%) ITIL V3
10 27 (12.05%) Project Management
10 27 (12.05%) Service Management
11 25 (11.16%) Customer Requirements
11 25 (11.16%) Procure-to-Pay
12 24 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (10.27%) Data Protection
14 22 (9.82%) ITSM
15 21 (9.38%) Cybersecurity
15 21 (9.38%) Network Virtualisation
16 19 (8.48%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 105 (46.88%) PowerShell
2 44 (19.64%) SQL
3 17 (7.59%) VB
4 12 (5.36%) T-SQL
5 11 (4.91%) VBScript
6 8 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (23.66%) Security Cleared
2 47 (20.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (20.54%) MCSA
3 46 (20.54%) MCSE
4 38 (16.96%) SC Cleared
5 17 (7.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (6.70%) DV Cleared
7 14 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (5.80%) CCNP
9 11 (4.91%) Degree
10 7 (3.13%) VCP6
11 5 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.79%) CCNA
12 4 (1.79%) NCDA
12 4 (1.79%) NCIE
12 4 (1.79%) NCSIE
13 3 (1.34%) CCDP
14 2 (0.89%) HP AIS
14 2 (0.89%) MCP
15 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (15.63%) Cyber Essentials
1 35 (15.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 35 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 35 (15.63%) PMO
2 21 (9.38%) GDPR
3 16 (7.14%) SLA
4 2 (0.89%) COBIT
5 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 195 (87.05%) Hyper-V
2 141 (62.95%) Active Directory
3 98 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 65 (29.02%) Virtual Machines
5 30 (13.39%) VMware ESXi
5 30 (13.39%) XenApp
6 29 (12.95%) XenDesktop
7 25 (11.16%) BitLocker
7 25 (11.16%) Virtual Desktop
8 15 (6.70%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (4.91%) DFS Replication
10 10 (4.46%) Terminal Services
11 9 (4.02%) vSphere
12 1 (0.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 146 (65.18%) SCCM
2 75 (33.48%) SCOM
3 35 (15.63%) SCOrch
4 26 (11.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 25 (11.16%) Single Sign-On
6 21 (9.38%) SCSM
7 16 (7.14%) Backup Exec
7 16 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
7 16 (7.14%) SCDPM
8 13 (5.80%) AirWatch
9 11 (4.91%) vCenter Server
10 10 (4.46%) Failover Clustering
10 10 (4.46%) vRealize
11 7 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
11 7 (3.13%) WSUS
12 4 (1.79%) Ansible
12 4 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (1.79%) Puppet
13 2 (0.89%) Kubernetes
13 2 (0.89%) vMotion
Vendors
1 190 (84.82%) Microsoft
2 153 (68.30%) VMware
3 77 (34.38%) Citrix
4 72 (32.14%) Cisco
5 66 (29.46%) HP
6 65 (29.02%) F5
7 46 (20.54%) Symantec
8 42 (18.75%) Veeam
9 37 (16.52%) Juniper
10 35 (15.63%) Aruba
10 35 (15.63%) Mitel
11 30 (13.39%) Dell
12 28 (12.50%) NetApp
13 17 (7.59%) EMC
13 17 (7.59%) MobileIron
14 16 (7.14%) BMC
15 15 (6.70%) SolarWinds
16 14 (6.25%) CommVault
16 14 (6.25%) Oracle
17 13 (5.80%) ServiceNow