Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 597 965 1002
Rank change year-on-year +368 +37 +98
Permanent jobs citing SCVMM 90 118 168
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.084% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.12% 0.64% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 73 100 144
Median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +4.35% +35.29%
10th Percentile £28,500 £34,983 £28,920
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,875 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,500 £59,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.46% +8.64% +41.03%

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 8,069 18,305 17,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.32% 13.07% 10.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6,603 13,756 13,830
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,750 £32,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +368 73 £57,500 -4.17% 5
UK excluding London +306 49 £53,500 -10.46% 5
London +266 35 £57,500 -4.17%
South East +216 19 £42,500 -17.87% 3
Work from Home +64 16 £57,500 -8.00%
Wales - 15 £39,500 -
North of England +190 11 £55,000 +64.18%
Yorkshire +149 9 £65,000 +94.03%
North West +132 2 £55,000 +37.50%
Midlands +129 2 - - 2
South West +118 2 £65,000 +46.07% 1
West Midlands +92 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 87 (96.67%) Hyper-V
2 82 (91.11%) Microsoft
3 68 (75.56%) Active Directory
3 68 (75.56%) Azure
4 63 (70.00%) Windows
5 58 (64.44%) Windows Server
6 50 (55.56%) VMware
6 50 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 50 (55.56%) SCCM
7 47 (52.22%) Finance
8 45 (50.00%) Data Centre
9 43 (47.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 42 (46.67%) Virtual Machines
11 37 (41.11%) Cisco
12 36 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
13 35 (38.89%) Windows Server 2016
13 35 (38.89%) Office 365
13 35 (38.89%) ITIL
14 33 (36.67%) Skype
15 32 (35.56%) Mentoring
16 31 (34.44%) Skype for Business
16 31 (34.44%) IaaS
16 31 (34.44%) Customer Requirements
16 31 (34.44%) DHCP
16 31 (34.44%) SLA
17 30 (33.33%) DNS
17 30 (33.33%) LAN
17 30 (33.33%) WAN
17 30 (33.33%) PaaS
18 29 (32.22%) VPN

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 31 (34.44%) Skype for Business
2 24 (26.67%) IIS
3 11 (12.22%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.44%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.11%) BASE24
2 1 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 68 (75.56%) Azure
2 35 (38.89%) Office 365
3 31 (34.44%) IaaS
4 30 (33.33%) PaaS
5 23 (25.56%) AWS
6 16 (17.78%) SaaS
7 9 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (7.78%) Azure Data Factory
8 7 (7.78%) Azure Stack
8 7 (7.78%) Power Platform
9 2 (2.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 33 (36.67%) Skype
2 31 (34.44%) DHCP
3 30 (33.33%) DNS
3 30 (33.33%) LAN
3 30 (33.33%) WAN
4 29 (32.22%) VPN
5 20 (22.22%) Unified Communications
6 13 (14.44%) TCP/IP
7 9 (10.00%) Wireless
8 8 (8.89%) SAN
9 3 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (2.22%) NAS
10 2 (2.22%) RTP
10 2 (2.22%) Wireshark
11 1 (1.11%) ICMP
11 1 (1.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.33%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.78%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 7 (7.78%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (7.78%) Data Lake
3 7 (7.78%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (7.78%) Power BI
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.67%) JIRA
2 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (52.22%) Finance
2 20 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.22%) Banking
3 2 (2.22%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.22%) Marketing
3 2 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (21.11%) Server Engineer
3 17 (18.89%) Operations Engineer
4 12 (13.33%) IT Engineer
5 11 (12.22%) Voice Engineer
6 9 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 9 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
6 9 (10.00%) Audio Engineer
6 9 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (10.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Architect
8 4 (4.44%) SCCM Engineer
9 3 (3.33%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (3.33%) Azure Architect
9 3 (3.33%) Data Architect
9 3 (3.33%) PowerShell Engineer
9 3 (3.33%) Security Specialist
9 3 (3.33%) Senior SCCM Engineer
10 2 (2.22%) Azure Engineer
10 2 (2.22%) Office 365 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 45 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 19 (21.11%) Clustering
3 11 (12.22%) Replication
4 3 (3.33%) User Experience
5 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 63 (70.00%) Windows
2 58 (64.44%) Windows Server
3 43 (47.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (38.89%) Windows Server 2016
5 21 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (15.56%) Windows 10
8 11 (12.22%) Linux
9 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 35 (38.89%) ITIL
3 32 (35.56%) Mentoring
4 31 (34.44%) Customer Requirements
5 29 (32.22%) Creative Thinking
5 29 (32.22%) Proactive Monitoring
6 27 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 22 (24.44%) Fintech
8 20 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 20 (22.22%) Technical Leadership
9 18 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 18 (20.00%) Proactive Management
9 18 (20.00%) Server Management
9 18 (20.00%) Storage Management
9 18 (20.00%) Validation
10 17 (18.89%) Task Automation
11 14 (15.56%) Configuration Management
11 14 (15.56%) DevOps
12 9 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (10.00%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.56%) PowerShell
1 23 (25.56%) SQL
2 6 (6.67%) Python
3 3 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (21.11%) DV Cleared
1 19 (21.11%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.56%) CCNA
2 5 (5.56%) CCNP
2 5 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.56%) Degree
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.33%) MCITP
3 3 (3.33%) VCP5
3 3 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.22%) MCSE
5 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (34.44%) SLA
System Software
1 87 (96.67%) Hyper-V
2 68 (75.56%) Active Directory
3 50 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (46.67%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (24.44%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.22%) DFS Replication
6 2 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 50 (55.56%) SCCM
2 28 (31.11%) SCOM
3 22 (24.44%) Ansible
3 22 (24.44%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (24.44%) Puppet
4 19 (21.11%) WSUS
5 18 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 18 (20.00%) NetBackup
6 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (5.56%) SCSM
8 4 (4.44%) SCDPM
9 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (3.33%) SCOrch
10 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (1.11%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (1.11%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 82 (91.11%) Microsoft
2 50 (55.56%) VMware
3 37 (41.11%) Cisco
4 24 (26.67%) HP
5 21 (23.33%) Citrix
6 18 (20.00%) EMC
6 18 (20.00%) Symantec
7 12 (13.33%) Veeam
8 11 (12.22%) Dialogic
9 7 (7.78%) Databricks
9 7 (7.78%) PlateSpin
9 7 (7.78%) Tableau
9 7 (7.78%) VirtaMove
10 5 (5.56%) 3PAR
11 3 (3.33%) Atlassian
11 3 (3.33%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.33%) F5
11 3 (3.33%) Splunk
12 2 (2.22%) Capita
12 2 (2.22%) CommVault