Period
to 26 February 2020

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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 908 899 984
Rank change year-on-year -9 +85 +67
Permanent jobs citing SCVMM 98 239 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.080% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.62% 1.38% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 63 191 124
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% +26.58%
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £81,500 £73,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% +17.65% +6.25%

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 15,732 17,372 16,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.78% 11.48% 9.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12,056 13,592 13,267
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +0.96%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%

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 February 2020.

Salary histogram for SCVMM in the UK

SCVMM
Top 12 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 February 2020. 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 -4 96 £60,000 +14.29% 10
UK excluding London -48 63 £57,500 +15.00% 8
London +76 34 £60,000 - 3
South East +14 20 £45,000 -14.29% 5
Midlands +16 18 £42,500 -29.17% 1
East Midlands +32 17 £42,500 -26.09% 1
North of England +47 14 £57,500 +76.92% 1
North West +61 10 £57,500 -4.17%
South West -1 10 £70,000 +55.56%
Yorkshire +24 4 £33,500 +12.04% 1
West Midlands +6 1 £90,000 +50.00%
Scotland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, 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 96 (97.96%) Microsoft
2 89 (90.82%) Hyper-V
3 88 (89.80%) Windows
4 80 (81.63%) Active Directory
5 67 (68.37%) Citrix
6 66 (67.35%) Data Centre
7 63 (64.29%) SCCM
8 61 (62.24%) SCOM
8 61 (62.24%) Windows Server
9 51 (52.04%) PowerShell
10 44 (44.90%) XenApp
10 44 (44.90%) Azure
11 43 (43.88%) AWS
12 39 (39.80%) Office 365
12 39 (39.80%) VMware
13 38 (38.78%) Windows Server 2008
14 35 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
15 34 (34.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 31 (31.63%) SAN
17 30 (30.61%) Windows Server 2003
18 28 (28.57%) HP
18 28 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
19 26 (26.53%) Finance
19 26 (26.53%) Virtual Machines
19 26 (26.53%) Windows Server 2012
20 24 (24.49%) IaaS
20 24 (24.49%) Storage Management
21 23 (23.47%) Clustering
21 23 (23.47%) Linux
22 22 (22.45%) DHCP

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 13 (13.27%) IIS
1 13 (13.27%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.08%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.02%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 44 (44.90%) Azure
2 43 (43.88%) AWS
3 39 (39.80%) Office 365
4 24 (24.49%) IaaS
5 16 (16.33%) PaaS
6 13 (13.27%) SaaS
7 8 (8.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 8 (8.16%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (8.16%) Amazon ECS
7 8 (8.16%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (8.16%) AWS Lambda
7 8 (8.16%) Serverless
7 8 (8.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 6 (6.12%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.02%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (1.02%) Azure Stack
9 1 (1.02%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 31 (31.63%) SAN
2 22 (22.45%) DHCP
2 22 (22.45%) DNS
3 12 (12.24%) NetScaler
4 10 (10.20%) NAS
5 4 (4.08%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (4.08%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.04%) ICMP
6 2 (2.04%) Skype
7 1 (1.02%) DMZ
7 1 (1.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.02%) Firewall
7 1 (1.02%) HSRP
7 1 (1.02%) IPsec
7 1 (1.02%) VLAN
7 1 (1.02%) VoIP
7 1 (1.02%) VPN
7 1 (1.02%) VRRP
7 1 (1.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.02%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.02%) Power BI
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (3.06%) JIRA
2 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (26.53%) Finance
2 10 (10.20%) Retail
3 5 (5.10%) Marketing
4 2 (2.04%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.02%) Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Electronics
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (18.37%) Server Engineer
3 13 (13.27%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (12.24%) Analyst
4 12 (12.24%) IT Engineer
4 12 (12.24%) Server Analyst
4 12 (12.24%) Server Support
4 12 (12.24%) Server Support Analyst
4 12 (12.24%) Support Analyst
5 10 (10.20%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (10.20%) Consultant
6 9 (9.18%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (9.18%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) AWS Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) Cloud Consultant
8 7 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 6 (6.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (6.12%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
10 5 (5.10%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.29%) Web Services
2 8 (8.16%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 66 (67.35%) Data Centre
2 23 (23.47%) Clustering
3 10 (10.20%) Private Cloud
4 8 (8.16%) Enterprise Cloud
5 5 (5.10%) Blackberry
6 4 (4.08%) User Experience
7 3 (3.06%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 88 (89.80%) Windows
2 61 (62.24%) Windows Server
3 38 (38.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (30.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (26.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (23.47%) Linux
7 14 (14.29%) Windows 10
8 7 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 7 (7.14%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.02%) Debian
9 1 (1.02%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.02%) SUSE
9 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (34.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 28 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (24.49%) Storage Management
4 19 (19.39%) DevOps
4 19 (19.39%) Performance Monitoring
5 18 (18.37%) Proactive Management
5 18 (18.37%) Server Management
5 18 (18.37%) Validation
6 17 (17.35%) Service Delivery
7 13 (13.27%) Fintech
7 13 (13.27%) Technical Leadership
8 12 (12.24%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (11.22%) Incident Management
10 10 (10.20%) Computer Science
10 10 (10.20%) Configuration Management
10 10 (10.20%) Decision-Making
10 10 (10.20%) Multichannel Retail
11 9 (9.18%) Infrastructure Automation
11 9 (9.18%) Security Patching
11 9 (9.18%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 51 (52.04%) PowerShell
2 16 (16.33%) SQL
3 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.02%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (19.39%) DV Cleared
1 19 (19.39%) Security Cleared
2 16 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (13.27%) MCSE
4 10 (10.20%) Degree
5 9 (9.18%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (3.06%) MCSA
7 2 (2.04%) MCP
8 1 (1.02%) CCNA
8 1 (1.02%) CCNP
8 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.02%) MCITP
8 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.02%) VCP5
8 1 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 89 (90.82%) Hyper-V
2 80 (81.63%) Active Directory
3 44 (44.90%) XenApp
4 35 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (26.53%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (12.24%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (8.16%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (5.10%) XenDesktop
9 4 (4.08%) BitLocker
9 4 (4.08%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (4.08%) vSphere
10 1 (1.02%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 63 (64.29%) SCCM
2 61 (62.24%) SCOM
3 19 (19.39%) NetBackup
4 18 (18.37%) EMC NetWorker
4 18 (18.37%) WSUS
5 14 (14.29%) SCOrch
6 13 (13.27%) Microsoft Clustering
7 12 (12.24%) XenMobile
8 10 (10.20%) ZABBIX
9 9 (9.18%) Nagios
10 8 (8.16%) SCSM
11 7 (7.14%) Ansible
11 7 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
11 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
11 7 (7.14%) Terraform
12 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 6 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (6.12%) Puppet
13 5 (5.10%) SCDPM
14 4 (4.08%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 96 (97.96%) Microsoft
2 67 (68.37%) Citrix
3 39 (39.80%) VMware
4 28 (28.57%) HP
5 19 (19.39%) EMC
6 18 (18.37%) Symantec
7 12 (12.24%) NetApp
8 11 (11.22%) Google
9 10 (10.20%) 3PAR
10 9 (9.18%) Cisco
11 6 (6.12%) DataCore
12 4 (4.08%) MobileIron
13 2 (2.04%) CheckPoint
13 2 (2.04%) CommVault
13 2 (2.04%) F5
13 2 (2.04%) Remedy
13 2 (2.04%) SAP
13 2 (2.04%) ServiceNow
13 2 (2.04%) SolarWinds
13 2 (2.04%) Veeam