Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 958 1021 1089
Rank change year-on-year +63 +68 -137
Permanent jobs citing SCVMM 214 151 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.086% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.31% 0.98% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 124 63 177
UK median annual salary £50,000 £39,000 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.21% -14.75% -1.61%
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,100 £27,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £59,500 £61,200
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year +6.25% -12.57% +1.67%

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 16,394 15,454 17,202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.36% 8.80% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13,174 12,506 13,998
UK median annual salary £53,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.91% +3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% +4.65% +4.88%

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 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 2018. 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 +73 214 £50,000 +28.21% 16
UK excluding London +30 157 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Midlands +45 75 £50,000 +21.21% 3
West Midlands +47 72 £50,000 +21.21% 2
London +19 48 £52,000 +33.33% 4
South East +30 38 £36,500 +0.69% 4
South West +28 36 £60,000 - 2
North of England -19 7 £43,750 +9.38% 3
North West -8 6 £50,000 +17.65% 2
East Midlands -1 3 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire +6 1 £37,500 - 1
East of England -19 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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.

1 153 (71.50%) Microsoft
2 150 (70.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 140 (65.42%) Windows
4 133 (62.15%) Hyper-V
5 130 (60.75%) VMware
6 123 (57.48%) Active Directory
7 121 (56.54%) Service Delivery
8 118 (55.14%) SCCM
9 105 (49.07%) SCOM
10 103 (48.13%) ITIL
11 95 (44.39%) VMware Infrastructure
12 92 (42.99%) Citrix
13 86 (40.19%) Office 365
13 86 (40.19%) Windows Server
14 77 (35.98%) Amazon AWS
15 73 (34.11%) Data Centre
15 73 (34.11%) Presales
16 71 (33.18%) PowerShell
17 68 (31.78%) Virtual Machines
18 65 (30.37%) Degree
18 65 (30.37%) Microsoft Office
19 60 (28.04%) Windows Server 2012
20 59 (27.57%) SQL Server
20 59 (27.57%) Virtual Desktop
21 58 (27.10%) XenApp
22 52 (24.30%) XenDesktop
23 49 (22.90%) Microsoft App-V
24 45 (21.03%) ITIL V3
25 44 (20.56%) Continuous Improvement
25 44 (20.56%) Service Management

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 39 (18.22%) SharePoint
2 23 (10.75%) MS Exchange
3 21 (9.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.40%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.93%) IIS
7 2 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 65 (30.37%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 150 (70.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 86 (40.19%) Office 365
3 77 (35.98%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (20.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 26 (12.15%) Amazon EC2
6 22 (10.28%) IaaS
7 12 (5.61%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (5.61%) SaaS
8 11 (5.14%) PaaS
9 7 (3.27%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 42 (19.63%) Firewall
2 33 (15.42%) Remote Desktop
3 28 (13.08%) Network Security
4 25 (11.68%) Intrusion Detection
5 20 (9.35%) SAN
6 18 (8.41%) NetScaler
7 17 (7.94%) DNS
8 11 (5.14%) WAN
9 6 (2.80%) DHCP
9 6 (2.80%) iSCSI
10 4 (1.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (1.87%) Skype
11 3 (1.40%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (1.40%) Cisco Wireless
11 3 (1.40%) LAN
11 3 (1.40%) MPLS
11 3 (1.40%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (1.40%) TCP/IP
11 3 (1.40%) Wireless
12 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (27.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.93%) DB2
2 2 (0.93%) MySQL
2 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.87%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (4.21%) Finance
2 6 (2.80%) Retail
3 5 (2.34%) Legal
4 3 (1.40%) Publishing
5 2 (0.93%) Banking
5 2 (0.93%) Law
6 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (24.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 37 (17.29%) Architect
3 36 (16.82%) Consultant
4 31 (14.49%) Cloud Engineer
5 29 (13.55%) Technical Specialist
6 26 (12.15%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (11.68%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 24 (11.21%) Technical Consultant
9 18 (8.41%) Support Engineer
10 16 (7.48%) Technical Support
11 14 (6.54%) SCCM Engineer
12 13 (6.07%) Azure Architect
13 12 (5.61%) Azure Consultant
13 12 (5.61%) Technical Architect
14 11 (5.14%) Analyst
14 11 (5.14%) SCCM Consultant
15 10 (4.67%) Azure Engineer
15 10 (4.67%) Enterprise Architect
16 9 (4.21%) Citrix Specialist
16 9 (4.21%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.62%) Web Services
2 9 (4.21%) .NET
3 4 (1.87%) JSON
4 2 (0.93%) REST
5 1 (0.47%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 73 (34.11%) Data Centre
2 36 (16.82%) Computer Science
3 35 (16.36%) Hybrid Cloud
4 33 (15.42%) User Experience
5 28 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (13.08%) Public Cloud
6 25 (11.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 19 (8.88%) Private Cloud
8 18 (8.41%) CMDB
9 8 (3.74%) Clustering
10 6 (2.80%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.87%) Blackberry
12 3 (1.40%) Fintech
13 2 (0.93%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 140 (65.42%) Windows
2 86 (40.19%) Windows Server
3 60 (28.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (20.56%) Windows 10
5 12 (5.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (4.21%) Linux
7 3 (1.40%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.40%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.47%) HPUX
8 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (56.54%) Service Delivery
2 103 (48.13%) ITIL
3 73 (34.11%) Presales
4 45 (21.03%) ITIL V3
5 44 (20.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 44 (20.56%) Service Management
6 41 (19.16%) Proactive Management
7 38 (17.76%) Network Virtualisation
8 35 (16.36%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 35 (16.36%) Software Engineering
9 32 (14.95%) Application Virtualisation
9 32 (14.95%) Data Protection
9 32 (14.95%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 32 (14.95%) Mobile Device Management
10 31 (14.49%) Problem Management
11 28 (13.08%) ITSM
11 28 (13.08%) Line Management
12 25 (11.68%) Boundary Protection
12 25 (11.68%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (11.68%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 71 (33.18%) PowerShell
2 27 (12.62%) SQL
3 8 (3.74%) Python
3 8 (3.74%) Ruby
4 7 (3.27%) Java
4 7 (3.27%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.27%) Perl
4 7 (3.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 65 (30.37%) Degree
2 42 (19.63%) Security Cleared
3 36 (16.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 22 (10.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (7.94%) MCP
5 17 (7.94%) MCSA
6 16 (7.48%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (7.48%) MCSE
6 16 (7.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (7.01%) SC Cleared
8 8 (3.74%) CCNP
8 8 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (3.27%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.40%) ISEB
11 2 (0.93%) HNC
11 2 (0.93%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.93%) PMP
12 1 (0.47%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (17.29%) SLA
2 2 (0.93%) GDPR
2 2 (0.93%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (0.47%) COBIT
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 133 (62.15%) Hyper-V
2 123 (57.48%) Active Directory
3 95 (44.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 68 (31.78%) Virtual Machines
5 59 (27.57%) Virtual Desktop
6 58 (27.10%) XenApp
7 52 (24.30%) XenDesktop
8 49 (22.90%) Microsoft App-V
9 39 (18.22%) BitLocker
10 24 (11.21%) VMware ESXi
10 24 (11.21%) vSphere
11 8 (3.74%) Docker
12 4 (1.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (1.87%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (1.40%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.47%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.47%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 118 (55.14%) SCCM
2 105 (49.07%) SCOM
3 43 (20.09%) Microsoft Intune
4 40 (18.69%) SCOrch
5 35 (16.36%) SCSM
6 33 (15.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 32 (14.95%) SCDPM
8 24 (11.21%) vCenter Server
8 24 (11.21%) vMotion
9 8 (3.74%) Simpana
10 7 (3.27%) Ansible
10 7 (3.27%) Failover Clustering
10 7 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (3.27%) Puppet
10 7 (3.27%) Salt
11 4 (1.87%) AirWatch
11 4 (1.87%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 1 (0.47%) Kubernetes
13 1 (0.47%) vRealize
Vendors
1 153 (71.50%) Microsoft
2 130 (60.75%) VMware
3 92 (42.99%) Citrix
4 34 (15.89%) BMC
5 31 (14.49%) Cisco
6 29 (13.55%) McAfee
7 25 (11.68%) HP
8 18 (8.41%) SolarWinds
9 16 (7.48%) Ivanti
10 14 (6.54%) Dell
11 13 (6.07%) Juniper
12 12 (5.61%) F5
13 11 (5.14%) CA
14 10 (4.67%) CheckPoint
15 9 (4.21%) CommVault
16 8 (3.74%) Brocade
16 8 (3.74%) Dell Compellent
16 8 (3.74%) Fortinet
16 8 (3.74%) NetApp
16 8 (3.74%) Remedy