Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1065 935 1067
Rank change year-on-year -130 +132 -1
Permanent jobs citing SCVMM 113 289 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.73% 1.75% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 80 163 210
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £27,375 £33,985 £30,750
90th Percentile £60,350 £60,800 £63,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.34% -3.33% -3.23%

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 15415 16525 16789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.86% 8.65% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 12597 13351 13567
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 £73,950
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for SCVMM in the UK

SCVMM
Top 10 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 21 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 -100 112 £42,500 -3.41% 3
UK excluding London -49 91 £39,000 -10.34% 1
South East +42 41 £38,000 -12.14% 1
Midlands -23 22 £51,250 +4.59%
West Midlands -24 22 £51,250 +2.50%
London -34 21 £52,750 +9.90% 2
South West +9 20 £46,000 +29.58%
North of England +4 8 £34,000 -15.00%
Yorkshire +18 4 £34,000 -9.33%
North West -20 4 £36,250 -16.18%

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT jobs citing SCVMM 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 SCVMM.

1 96 (84.96%) Hyper-V
2 77 (68.14%) SCOM
3 74 (65.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 73 (64.60%) Windows
5 66 (58.41%) SCCM
6 63 (55.75%) PowerShell
6 63 (55.75%) Microsoft
7 62 (54.87%) VMware
8 61 (53.98%) Active Directory
8 61 (53.98%) Windows Server
9 58 (51.33%) ITIL
10 52 (46.02%) Amazon AWS
11 47 (41.59%) Data Centre
12 46 (40.71%) Windows Server 2012
13 45 (39.82%) SQL Server
14 36 (31.86%) Citrix
15 35 (30.97%) SQL
16 33 (29.20%) VMware Infrastructure
17 31 (27.43%) Cisco
17 31 (27.43%) Virtual Machines
18 30 (26.55%) SAN
19 29 (25.66%) HP
19 29 (25.66%) Service Delivery
20 28 (24.78%) Office 365
21 27 (23.89%) Degree
22 26 (23.01%) Service Management
22 26 (23.01%) Dell
23 22 (19.47%) BMC
24 21 (18.58%) ITIL V3
24 21 (18.58%) Hybrid Cloud

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 16 (14.16%) SharePoint
2 11 (9.73%) MS Exchange
3 10 (8.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.65%) IIS
4 3 (2.65%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (13.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 74 (65.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (46.02%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (24.78%) Office 365
4 19 (16.81%) IaaS
5 18 (15.93%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (9.73%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (9.73%) PaaS
7 3 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.65%) SaaS
8 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 30 (26.55%) SAN
2 19 (16.81%) Firewall
3 16 (14.16%) DNS
4 13 (11.50%) Network Security
5 11 (9.73%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (8.85%) NetScaler
7 8 (7.08%) WAN
8 7 (6.19%) iSCSI
9 6 (5.31%) DHCP
10 4 (3.54%) LAN
11 3 (2.65%) IPv4
11 3 (2.65%) NAS
11 3 (2.65%) SNMP
11 3 (2.65%) Software-Defined Networking
12 2 (1.77%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (1.77%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 2 (1.77%) Intranet
13 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
13 1 (0.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (39.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.31%) DB2
2 6 (5.31%) MySQL
3 1 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (6.19%) Finance
1 7 (6.19%) Publishing
2 4 (3.54%) Retail
3 3 (2.65%) Legal
3 3 (2.65%) Marketing
4 2 (1.77%) Electronics
4 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
5 1 (0.88%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (30.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (19.47%) Support Engineer
3 18 (15.93%) Architect
4 15 (13.27%) Cloud Engineer
5 13 (11.50%) Analyst
5 13 (11.50%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 12 (10.62%) Windows Engineer
7 11 (9.73%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (8.85%) Infrastructure Support
8 10 (8.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 10 (8.85%) IT Support
8 10 (8.85%) Support Analyst
9 8 (7.08%) Administrator
9 8 (7.08%) IT Analyst
9 8 (7.08%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (7.08%) Technical Support
10 7 (6.19%) IT Support Analyst
10 7 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (5.31%) Technical Specialist
11 6 (5.31%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.39%) .NET
2 11 (9.73%) Web Services
3 3 (2.65%) JSON
4 2 (1.77%) Middleware
4 2 (1.77%) REST
5 1 (0.88%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (41.59%) Data Centre
2 21 (18.58%) Hybrid Cloud
3 18 (15.93%) Public Cloud
4 16 (14.16%) Clustering
5 13 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (9.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 10 (8.85%) Computer Science
8 7 (6.19%) Private Cloud
9 6 (5.31%) CMDB
9 6 (5.31%) Management Information System
10 4 (3.54%) Fintech
11 2 (1.77%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.77%) User Experience
12 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.88%) FlexPod
12 1 (0.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 73 (64.60%) Windows
2 61 (53.98%) Windows Server
3 46 (40.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (13.27%) Linux
5 12 (10.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.65%) CentOS
7 3 (2.65%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (51.33%) ITIL
2 29 (25.66%) Service Delivery
3 26 (23.01%) Service Management
4 21 (18.58%) ITIL V3
5 18 (15.93%) Presales
6 17 (15.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (14.16%) DevOps
7 16 (14.16%) Problem Management
8 15 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (13.27%) Network Virtualisation
8 15 (13.27%) Runbook
9 12 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (10.62%) ITSM
9 12 (10.62%) Project Management
10 11 (9.73%) Boundary Protection
10 11 (9.73%) Configuration Management
10 11 (9.73%) Data Loss Prevention
10 11 (9.73%) Test Automation
10 11 (9.73%) Threat Detection
11 10 (8.85%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (55.75%) PowerShell
2 35 (30.97%) SQL
3 14 (12.39%) Java
3 14 (12.39%) Ruby
4 13 (11.50%) Python
5 12 (10.62%) JavaScript
6 11 (9.73%) Perl
6 11 (9.73%) VBScript
7 2 (1.77%) VB
8 1 (0.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (23.89%) Degree
2 17 (15.04%) Security Cleared
3 15 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (9.73%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (9.73%) DV Cleared
5 10 (8.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (7.96%) MCSE
7 7 (6.19%) ISEB
8 6 (5.31%) CCNA
8 6 (5.31%) PMI Certification
8 6 (5.31%) PMP
9 5 (4.42%) CCA
9 5 (4.42%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (4.42%) MCSA
10 4 (3.54%) CCNP
10 4 (3.54%) SC Cleared
11 3 (2.65%) RHCE
12 2 (1.77%) MCP
13 1 (0.88%) CCDA
13 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.27%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) COBIT
2 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 96 (84.96%) Hyper-V
2 61 (53.98%) Active Directory
3 33 (29.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (27.43%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (11.50%) Virtual Desktop
6 11 (9.73%) BitLocker
6 11 (9.73%) Docker
7 9 (7.96%) XenApp
8 7 (6.19%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (4.42%) vCloud
9 5 (4.42%) vSphere
10 4 (3.54%) XenDesktop
10 4 (3.54%) XenServer
11 3 (2.65%) KVM
11 3 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (1.77%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 77 (68.14%) SCOM
2 66 (58.41%) SCCM
3 14 (12.39%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (12.39%) Puppet
4 13 (11.50%) SCDPM
5 12 (10.62%) Ansible
6 11 (9.73%) Salt
6 11 (9.73%) Simpana
7 9 (7.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 7 (6.19%) Failover Clustering
8 7 (6.19%) SCOrch
9 5 (4.42%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (2.65%) PowerCLI
10 3 (2.65%) WMI
11 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (1.77%) SCSM
11 2 (1.77%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (55.75%) Microsoft
2 62 (54.87%) VMware
3 36 (31.86%) Citrix
4 31 (27.43%) Cisco
5 29 (25.66%) HP
6 26 (23.01%) Dell
7 22 (19.47%) BMC
8 19 (16.81%) NetApp
9 16 (14.16%) McAfee
10 15 (13.27%) Juniper
11 14 (12.39%) Dell Compellent
12 12 (10.62%) EMC
13 11 (9.73%) CommVault
14 10 (8.85%) CheckPoint
15 9 (7.96%) SolarWinds
16 8 (7.08%) Oracle
17 7 (6.19%) F5
18 6 (5.31%) IBM
19 5 (4.42%) Fortinet
19 5 (4.42%) Symantec