Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
UK
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 965 1081 974
Rank change year-on-year +116 -107 +91
Permanent jobs citing SCVMM 176 109 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.061% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.99% 0.68% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 134 75 140
UK median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £29,900 £27,900 £32,375
90th Percentile £80,700 £62,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +41.03% -8.24% -5.56%

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 17,693 16,075 16,773
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.86% 8.95% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 13,973 13,190 13,555
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,450
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +5.88%

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 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for SCVMM in the UK

SCVMM
Top 14 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 13 November 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 +106 166 £55,000 +29.41% 19
UK excluding London +82 139 £55,000 +41.03% 13
South West +17 40 £47,500 +3.26% 4
London +74 32 £80,000 +37.93% 6
South East +9 28 £60,500 +58.17% 2
North of England +58 22 £27,200 -13.65% 3
Midlands +31 22 £57,500 +12.20% 2
East of England - 22 £55,000 - 2
West Midlands +39 16 £66,250 +29.27% 2
Yorkshire +36 13 £29,900 -12.06%
North West +12 9 £24,000 -18.64% 3
East Midlands - 6 £50,000 -
Wales - 4 £80,000 -
Scotland - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 137 (77.84%) Microsoft
2 133 (75.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 121 (68.75%) Hyper-V
4 108 (61.36%) Windows
5 107 (60.80%) VMware
6 102 (57.95%) Active Directory
7 98 (55.68%) SCCM
8 92 (52.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 83 (47.16%) Windows Server
10 70 (39.77%) Office 365
11 65 (36.93%) PowerShell
12 57 (32.39%) Presales
13 50 (28.41%) IaaS
13 50 (28.41%) SCOM
14 48 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
15 47 (26.70%) Data Centre
16 46 (26.14%) MS Exchange
17 45 (25.57%) Microsoft Office
18 44 (25.00%) SQL Server
18 44 (25.00%) SQL
18 44 (25.00%) Citrix
18 44 (25.00%) Skype for Business
19 42 (23.86%) Windows Server 2012
20 41 (23.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 41 (23.30%) Amazon AWS
20 41 (23.30%) PaaS
20 41 (23.30%) Cisco
21 38 (21.59%) Service Delivery
21 38 (21.59%) Problem-Solving
22 37 (21.02%) Symantec

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 46 (26.14%) MS Exchange
2 44 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 32 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (7.39%) SharePoint
5 11 (6.25%) OpenStack
6 7 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (3.98%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.14%) IIS
Applications
1 45 (25.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 133 (75.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (39.77%) Office 365
3 50 (28.41%) IaaS
4 41 (23.30%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (23.30%) PaaS
5 25 (14.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 25 (14.20%) SaaS
6 4 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.57%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 36 (20.45%) Firewall
2 34 (19.32%) SAN
3 32 (18.18%) Skype
4 21 (11.93%) iSCSI
5 19 (10.80%) Fibre Channel
6 17 (9.66%) VSAN
7 15 (8.52%) DNS
8 11 (6.25%) WAN
9 10 (5.68%) NetScaler
10 9 (5.11%) TCP/IP
11 8 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (3.98%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (3.41%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (3.41%) Network Security
14 5 (2.84%) DHCP
14 5 (2.84%) VPN
15 3 (1.70%) BIG-IP
15 3 (1.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 3 (1.70%) LAN
16 2 (1.14%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.39%) Big Data
3 9 (5.11%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.14%) MySQL
6 2 (1.14%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (2.84%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.14%) JIRA
2 2 (1.14%) MSI
General
1 9 (5.11%) Aerospace
2 7 (3.98%) Retail
3 4 (2.27%) Advertising
3 4 (2.27%) Finance
4 3 (1.70%) Marketing
5 2 (1.14%) Back Office
6 1 (0.57%) French Language
6 1 (0.57%) German Language
6 1 (0.57%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 60 (34.09%) Architect
2 41 (23.30%) Consultant
3 32 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 32 (18.18%) Windows Consultant
4 25 (14.20%) Cloud Consultant
5 20 (11.36%) Azure Consultant
6 19 (10.80%) Office 365 Consultant
7 18 (10.23%) Infrastructure Architect
8 17 (9.66%) Technical Architect
9 16 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
10 15 (8.52%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 14 (7.95%) IT Engineer
12 13 (7.39%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
12 13 (7.39%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (6.25%) Lead Architect
13 11 (6.25%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
14 10 (5.68%) Azure Architect
14 10 (5.68%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
15 9 (5.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
15 9 (5.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.77%) JSON
2 8 (4.55%) Web Services
3 7 (3.98%) YAML
4 4 (2.27%) .NET
5 3 (1.70%) REST
6 1 (0.57%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 47 (26.70%) Data Centre
2 34 (19.32%) Hybrid Cloud
3 22 (12.50%) Fintech
3 22 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (10.80%) Public Cloud
5 7 (3.98%) User Experience
6 6 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.41%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (3.41%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.41%) Private Cloud
7 5 (2.84%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.84%) Clustering
8 4 (2.27%) PKI
9 3 (1.70%) Blog
9 3 (1.70%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.70%) Social Media
10 2 (1.14%) CMDB
11 1 (0.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 108 (61.36%) Windows
2 83 (47.16%) Windows Server
3 42 (23.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (17.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (6.82%) Windows 10
7 10 (5.68%) Linux
8 8 (4.55%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.70%) Unix
9 3 (1.70%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.14%) CentOS
10 2 (1.14%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (1.14%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.57%) Android
11 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (32.39%) Presales
2 41 (23.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 38 (21.59%) Problem-Solving
3 38 (21.59%) Service Delivery
4 33 (18.75%) ITIL
5 21 (11.93%) Cybersecurity
5 21 (11.93%) ITIL V3
5 21 (11.93%) Service Management
6 20 (11.36%) Migration
7 19 (10.80%) Load Balancing
8 17 (9.66%) High Availability
9 15 (8.52%) ITSM
9 15 (8.52%) Line Management
10 14 (7.95%) Network Virtualisation
11 13 (7.39%) Procure-to-Pay
12 11 (6.25%) DevOps
12 11 (6.25%) Problem Management
12 11 (6.25%) Project Management
13 9 (5.11%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (5.11%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 65 (36.93%) PowerShell
2 44 (25.00%) SQL
3 19 (10.80%) Python
4 7 (3.98%) Ruby
5 4 (2.27%) VBScript
6 3 (1.70%) C#
6 3 (1.70%) Java
6 3 (1.70%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.70%) VB
7 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (14.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (8.52%) MCSE
3 12 (6.82%) Degree
3 12 (6.82%) MCSA
4 11 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (4.55%) CCNP
6 7 (3.98%) HNC
6 7 (3.98%) Security Cleared
7 6 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.27%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.27%) ISEB
9 3 (1.70%) CCNA
9 3 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.14%) MCP
10 2 (1.14%) MCTS
11 1 (0.57%) HP AIS
11 1 (0.57%) NCDA
11 1 (0.57%) NCIE
11 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.34%) SLA
2 5 (2.84%) GDPR
3 2 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 121 (68.75%) Hyper-V
2 102 (57.95%) Active Directory
3 92 (52.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (10.80%) Docker
6 16 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 16 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
6 16 (9.09%) VMware NSX
6 16 (9.09%) XenApp
7 15 (8.52%) XenDesktop
8 14 (7.95%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (7.39%) BitLocker
10 7 (3.98%) vSphere
11 3 (1.70%) DFS Replication
12 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (1.14%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 98 (55.68%) SCCM
2 50 (28.41%) SCOM
3 28 (15.91%) SCOrch
4 19 (10.80%) Kubernetes
5 18 (10.23%) vRealize
6 16 (9.09%) SCSM
7 13 (7.39%) Single Sign-On
8 12 (6.82%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (4.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 8 (4.55%) vCenter Server
10 7 (3.98%) AirWatch
10 7 (3.98%) SCDPM
11 6 (3.41%) vMotion
12 5 (2.84%) Ansible
12 5 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (2.84%) Puppet
13 4 (2.27%) Backup Exec
14 3 (1.70%) Terraform
15 2 (1.14%) Failover Clustering
15 2 (1.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 137 (77.84%) Microsoft
2 107 (60.80%) VMware
3 44 (25.00%) Citrix
4 41 (23.30%) Cisco
5 37 (21.02%) Symantec
6 34 (19.32%) Veeam
7 28 (15.91%) EMC
8 27 (15.34%) Juniper
9 20 (11.36%) CommVault
10 18 (10.23%) IBM
11 17 (9.66%) HP
12 16 (9.09%) Dell
13 14 (7.95%) F5
13 14 (7.95%) NetApp
14 13 (7.39%) SAP
14 13 (7.39%) SolarWinds
15 12 (6.82%) BMC
15 12 (6.82%) Remedy
16 11 (6.25%) CA
17 9 (5.11%) CheckPoint