Period
to 26 November 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 November 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 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 632 963 992
Rank change year-on-year +331 +29 +102
Permanent jobs citing SCVMM 72 105 178
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.077% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.79% 0.60% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 73 79 199
Median annual salary £53,500 £60,000 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.83% +1.69% +28.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £37,500 £37,150
90th Percentile £59,750 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year -8.33% +6.67% +45.16%

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 9,059 17,401 17,785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.49% 12.82% 11.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7,560 13,259 14,027
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,000 £31,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £85,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +10.00%

SCVMM
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SCVMM in the UK

SCVMM
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SCVMM.

Salary trend for SCVMM in the UK

SCVMM
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SCVMM over the 6 months to 26 November 2020.

Salary histogram for SCVMM in the UK

SCVMM
Top 11 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 November 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 +309 55 £55,000 -8.33% 8
UK excluding London +260 40 £55,000 -8.33% 7
London +262 28 £52,500 -12.50% 1
South East +190 20 £55,000 +2.33% 6
Work from Home +5 19 £55,000 -12.00% 5
Wales - 15 £39,500 -
North of England +121 4 £55,000 -2.22%
North West +102 2 £55,000 -4.35%
Yorkshire +92 2 £24,900 -25.67%
Midlands +104 1 - - 1
East Midlands +73 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 72 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 65 (90.28%) Microsoft
3 60 (83.33%) Azure
4 49 (68.06%) Active Directory
5 47 (65.28%) VMware
5 47 (65.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 43 (59.72%) Windows
7 40 (55.56%) Windows Server
8 38 (52.78%) SCCM
9 37 (51.39%) Finance
10 36 (50.00%) Skype
11 34 (47.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 34 (47.22%) ITIL
11 34 (47.22%) Skype for Business
12 33 (45.83%) Cisco
12 33 (45.83%) Problem-Solving
12 33 (45.83%) Virtual Machines
13 32 (44.44%) Windows Server 2016
14 31 (43.06%) SLA
15 30 (41.67%) DNS
15 30 (41.67%) LAN
15 30 (41.67%) WAN
16 29 (40.28%) VPN
16 29 (40.28%) Customer Requirements
16 29 (40.28%) Proactive Monitoring
16 29 (40.28%) Creative Thinking
16 29 (40.28%) Mentoring
17 27 (37.50%) Data Centre
18 26 (36.11%) Office 365
18 26 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008

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 34 (47.22%) Skype for Business
2 14 (19.44%) IIS
3 10 (13.89%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.17%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.17%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.39%) BASE24
2 1 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 60 (83.33%) Azure
2 26 (36.11%) Office 365
3 22 (30.56%) IaaS
4 21 (29.17%) AWS
4 21 (29.17%) PaaS
5 15 (20.83%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (19.44%) SaaS
7 2 (2.78%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 36 (50.00%) Skype
2 30 (41.67%) DNS
2 30 (41.67%) LAN
2 30 (41.67%) WAN
3 29 (40.28%) VPN
4 22 (30.56%) DHCP
5 21 (29.17%) Unified Communications
6 11 (15.28%) SAN
7 9 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 9 (12.50%) Wireless
8 6 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (4.17%) Firewall
10 2 (2.78%) RTP
10 2 (2.78%) Wireshark
11 1 (1.39%) ICMP
11 1 (1.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 37 (51.39%) Finance
2 20 (27.78%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.17%) Publishing
4 2 (2.78%) Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 11 (15.28%) Voice Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) Audio Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Operations Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) IT Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
7 5 (6.94%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) SCCM Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
9 3 (4.17%) PowerShell Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Security Specialist
9 3 (4.17%) Senior SCCM Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Technical Leader
10 2 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (2.78%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 11 (15.28%) Clustering
3 10 (13.89%) Replication
4 9 (12.50%) Public Cloud
5 3 (4.17%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.78%) User Experience
6 2 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (59.72%) Windows
2 40 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 32 (44.44%) Windows Server 2016
4 26 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (31.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2019
7 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (13.89%) Windows 10
9 6 (8.33%) Linux
10 3 (4.17%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (47.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 34 (47.22%) ITIL
2 33 (45.83%) Problem-Solving
3 29 (40.28%) Creative Thinking
3 29 (40.28%) Customer Requirements
3 29 (40.28%) Mentoring
3 29 (40.28%) Proactive Monitoring
4 15 (20.83%) DevOps
5 12 (16.67%) Fintech
5 12 (16.67%) Server Management
6 11 (15.28%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (15.28%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (15.28%) Proactive Management
6 11 (15.28%) Storage Management
6 11 (15.28%) Validation
7 10 (13.89%) Configuration Management
8 9 (12.50%) Task Automation
8 9 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
9 6 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
9 6 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 13 (18.06%) SQL
3 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.17%) Python
3 3 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (26.39%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 11 (15.28%) DV Cleared
4 8 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.78%) CCNA
5 2 (2.78%) CCNP
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (43.06%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 49 (68.06%) Active Directory
3 47 (65.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (45.83%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 38 (52.78%) SCCM
2 17 (23.61%) SCOM
3 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (16.67%) Ansible
4 12 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (16.67%) Puppet
5 11 (15.28%) EMC NetWorker
5 11 (15.28%) NetBackup
5 11 (15.28%) WSUS
6 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.39%) SCSM
6 1 (1.39%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 65 (90.28%) Microsoft
2 47 (65.28%) VMware
3 33 (45.83%) Cisco
4 20 (27.78%) Veeam
5 16 (22.22%) HP
6 14 (19.44%) Citrix
7 11 (15.28%) Dialogic
7 11 (15.28%) EMC
7 11 (15.28%) Symantec
8 7 (9.72%) ServiceNow
8 7 (9.72%) SolarWinds
9 4 (5.56%) Aruba
10 3 (4.17%) Dell
10 3 (4.17%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (4.17%) Juniper
10 3 (4.17%) Sophos
10 3 (4.17%) WatchGuard
11 2 (2.78%) CommVault
11 2 (2.78%) Sonus
12 1 (1.39%) NetApp