Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 966 1003 1086
Rank change year-on-year +37 +83 -118
Permanent jobs citing SCVMM 104 168 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.076% 0.10% 0.066%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.58% 0.96% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 76 120 81
UK median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.91% +29.41% -5.56%
10th Percentile £34,768 £23,675 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £82,750 £60,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -13.64% +41.03% -10.34%

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 17,826 17,452 15,820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.99% 10.61% 9.03%
Number of salaries quoted 13,441 13,804 12,927
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +54 96 £60,000 +9.09% 14
UK excluding London +13 62 £47,500 -13.64% 10
London +94 35 £60,000 -25.00% 4
South East +38 25 £47,500 -21.49% 3
Midlands +24 16 £62,500 +13.64% 4
North of England +19 12 £33,500 +39.58% 1
North West +43 8 £50,000 +108.33% 1
East Midlands +30 8 £42,500 -15.00% 3
West Midlands +17 8 £62,500 +4.17% 1
South West -18 7 £44,500 -6.81% 2
Yorkshire -9 4 £33,500 +12.04%
East of England +32 1 - -
Scotland +18 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 92 (88.46%) Windows
1 92 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 90 (86.54%) Active Directory
3 89 (85.58%) Hyper-V
4 73 (70.19%) Windows Server
5 70 (67.31%) SCCM
6 60 (57.69%) SCOM
7 59 (56.73%) VMware
8 52 (50.00%) Data Centre
9 50 (48.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 50 (48.08%) PowerShell
10 49 (47.12%) Citrix
10 49 (47.12%) Azure
11 45 (43.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 42 (40.38%) AWS
13 39 (37.50%) Office 365
14 33 (31.73%) Windows Server 2008
15 32 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
16 30 (28.85%) Virtual Machines
17 29 (27.88%) DNS
18 27 (25.96%) XenApp
19 25 (24.04%) HP
20 24 (23.08%) SharePoint
20 24 (23.08%) SQL
21 20 (19.23%) SAN
21 20 (19.23%) NetApp
21 20 (19.23%) Symantec
22 18 (17.31%) SQL Server
22 18 (17.31%) Linux
22 18 (17.31%) WSUS

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 24 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 11 (10.58%) IIS
3 6 (5.77%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.92%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 49 (47.12%) Azure
2 42 (40.38%) AWS
3 39 (37.50%) Office 365
4 18 (17.31%) IaaS
4 18 (17.31%) PaaS
5 11 (10.58%) SaaS
6 6 (5.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (5.77%) Amazon ECS
6 6 (5.77%) Amazon EKS
6 6 (5.77%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (5.77%) Amazon S3
6 6 (5.77%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (5.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 6 (5.77%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (5.77%) AWS OpsWorks
6 6 (5.77%) Route 53
6 6 (5.77%) Serverless
6 6 (5.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.92%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 29 (27.88%) DNS
2 20 (19.23%) SAN
3 16 (15.38%) NetScaler
4 14 (13.46%) DHCP
5 11 (10.58%) Firewall
6 7 (6.73%) VPN
7 2 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.92%) Converged Networks
7 2 (1.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (1.92%) Skype
7 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.92%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.96%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.96%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.96%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.96%) NAS
8 1 (0.96%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.77%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.92%) MySQL
3 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (1.92%) JIRA
1 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (15.38%) Finance
2 6 (5.77%) Banking
3 4 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (1.92%) Electronics
4 2 (1.92%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.96%) Back Office
5 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.96%) Marketing
5 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (36.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (18.27%) Systems Engineer
3 14 (13.46%) IT Engineer
3 14 (13.46%) Server Engineer
4 11 (10.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 10 (9.62%) Cloud Consultant
5 10 (9.62%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
5 10 (9.62%) Consultant
5 10 (9.62%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 7 (6.73%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (6.73%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) AWS Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.65%) Web Services
2 6 (5.77%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 52 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 16 (15.38%) Clustering
3 6 (5.77%) Enterprise Cloud
3 6 (5.77%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.85%) NHS
5 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.88%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.92%) CMDB
6 2 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.92%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.96%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 92 (88.46%) Windows
2 73 (70.19%) Windows Server
3 33 (31.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (17.31%) Linux
6 16 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (9.62%) Windows 7
8 9 (8.65%) Windows 10
9 8 (7.69%) Mac OS
10 7 (6.73%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (2.88%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.92%) CentOS
12 2 (1.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (43.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (15.38%) DevOps
2 16 (15.38%) Storage Management
3 14 (13.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (13.46%) Fintech
4 13 (12.50%) ITIL
4 13 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 13 (12.50%) Proactive Management
4 13 (12.50%) Server Management
4 13 (12.50%) Validation
5 12 (11.54%) Change Management
6 11 (10.58%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (10.58%) Technical Leadership
7 10 (9.62%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (9.62%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (8.65%) Configuration Management
9 8 (7.69%) High Availability
10 7 (6.73%) Infrastructure Automation
10 7 (6.73%) Infrastructure Management
11 6 (5.77%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 50 (48.08%) PowerShell
2 24 (23.08%) SQL
3 4 (3.85%) VB
3 4 (3.85%) VBA
4 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.92%) Python
5 1 (0.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (16.35%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 13 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (10.58%) MCSE
5 7 (6.73%) MCSA
6 4 (3.85%) CISMP
6 4 (3.85%) CISSP
7 2 (1.92%) CCNA
7 2 (1.92%) CCNP
7 2 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.92%) Degree
7 2 (1.92%) MCITP
7 2 (1.92%) MCP
7 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.92%) VCP5
7 2 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) Cyber Essentials
1 5 (4.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (4.81%) SLA
2 4 (3.85%) GDPR
3 2 (1.92%) COBIT
3 2 (1.92%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.96%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.96%) PMO
System Software
1 90 (86.54%) Active Directory
2 89 (85.58%) Hyper-V
3 50 (48.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (28.85%) Virtual Machines
5 27 (25.96%) XenApp
6 18 (17.31%) vSphere
7 13 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (6.73%) DFS Replication
9 6 (5.77%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.88%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 70 (67.31%) SCCM
2 60 (57.69%) SCOM
3 18 (17.31%) WSUS
4 13 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
4 13 (12.50%) NetBackup
5 12 (11.54%) Microsoft Clustering
5 12 (11.54%) XenMobile
6 9 (8.65%) SCOrch
7 7 (6.73%) Backup Exec
7 7 (6.73%) Nagios
8 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 4 (3.85%) Control-M
9 4 (3.85%) Nessus
9 4 (3.85%) SCSM
10 3 (2.88%) Ansible
10 3 (2.88%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (2.88%) ZABBIX
11 2 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (1.92%) Puppet
12 1 (0.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 92 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 59 (56.73%) VMware
3 49 (47.12%) Citrix
4 25 (24.04%) HP
5 20 (19.23%) NetApp
5 20 (19.23%) Symantec
6 13 (12.50%) Cisco
6 13 (12.50%) EMC
6 13 (12.50%) Veeam
7 9 (8.65%) Dell
8 5 (4.81%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.85%) BMC
9 4 (3.85%) CommVault
9 4 (3.85%) Juniper
9 4 (3.85%) MobileIron
9 4 (3.85%) Oracle
10 3 (2.88%) DataCore
10 3 (2.88%) F5
10 3 (2.88%) Google
11 2 (1.92%) Atlassian