Period
to 8 July 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 8 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
UK
6 months to
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 738 912 966
Rank change year-on-year +174 +54 +158
Permanent jobs citing SCVMM 100 203 247
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.89% 1.08% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 72 173 174
Median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £44,875 £32,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £74,875 £71,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +36.84% -5.00% +17.65%

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 11,231 18,784 18,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.24% 12.70% 10.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8,947 14,368 14,371
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
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 8 July 2020.

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 8 July 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 +167 94 £57,500 +5.50% 7
UK excluding London +144 65 £65,000 +36.84% 4
London +185 31 £57,500 -4.17% 5
South East +122 27 £47,250 +35.00%
Work from Home +63 18 £57,500 -4.17%
North of England +154 14 £60,000 +71.43%
South West +65 14 £70,000 +56.42%
Yorkshire +117 12 £67,500 +92.86%
Midlands +84 5 - - 1
West Midlands +71 4 - - 1
Wales - 3 £39,500 - 3
North West +107 2 £55,000 -8.33%
Scotland - 2 - -
East Midlands +61 1 - -

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 96 (96.00%) Hyper-V
2 94 (94.00%) Active Directory
3 91 (91.00%) Microsoft
4 80 (80.00%) Windows
5 78 (78.00%) SCCM
6 75 (75.00%) Data Centre
7 67 (67.00%) Windows Server
8 53 (53.00%) Azure
9 50 (50.00%) SCOM
10 49 (49.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 47 (47.00%) Finance
12 42 (42.00%) IaaS
13 39 (39.00%) PaaS
13 39 (39.00%) VMware
14 38 (38.00%) Disaster Recovery
15 36 (36.00%) DHCP
15 36 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 36 (36.00%) Office 365
16 34 (34.00%) PowerShell
16 34 (34.00%) DNS
16 34 (34.00%) Windows Server 2016
17 32 (32.00%) HP
17 32 (32.00%) Citrix
18 31 (31.00%) Cisco
19 30 (30.00%) AWS
20 27 (27.00%) Puppet
20 27 (27.00%) Opscode Chef
20 27 (27.00%) Ansible
20 27 (27.00%) Fintech
21 26 (26.00%) Technical Leadership

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 25 (25.00%) IIS
2 8 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 53 (53.00%) Azure
2 42 (42.00%) IaaS
3 39 (39.00%) PaaS
4 36 (36.00%) Office 365
5 30 (30.00%) AWS
6 22 (22.00%) SaaS
7 11 (11.00%) Azure Data Factory
7 11 (11.00%) Azure Stack
7 11 (11.00%) Power Platform
8 7 (7.00%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (2.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (2.00%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (2.00%) Serverless
9 2 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (1.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 36 (36.00%) DHCP
2 34 (34.00%) DNS
3 21 (21.00%) SAN
4 14 (14.00%) NAS
5 12 (12.00%) TCP/IP
6 8 (8.00%) Skype
6 8 (8.00%) WAN
7 7 (7.00%) LAN
7 7 (7.00%) VPN
8 5 (5.00%) NetScaler
9 4 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (4.00%) Unified Communications
10 2 (2.00%) Firewall
10 2 (2.00%) Wireless
11 1 (1.00%) DMZ
11 1 (1.00%) ICMP
11 1 (1.00%) IPsec
11 1 (1.00%) VLAN
11 1 (1.00%) VoIP
11 1 (1.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 11 (11.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 11 (11.00%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (11.00%) Power BI
1 11 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.00%) Data Lake
3 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (3.00%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.00%) JIRA
2 4 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (47.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.00%) Retail
4 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.00%) Marketing
4 2 (2.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 23 (23.00%) Operations Engineer
1 23 (23.00%) Server Engineer
2 19 (19.00%) IT Engineer
3 13 (13.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (13.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 13 (13.00%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (9.00%) Architect
4 9 (9.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) Azure Architect
6 6 (6.00%) Consultant
7 4 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Data Centre Consultant
7 4 (4.00%) Data Consultant
7 4 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (3.00%) Data Architect
9 2 (2.00%) Audio Engineer
9 2 (2.00%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
9 2 (2.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (2.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 75 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 22 (22.00%) Clustering
3 5 (5.00%) Replication
4 3 (3.00%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.00%) User Experience
5 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 80 (80.00%) Windows
2 67 (67.00%) Windows Server
3 49 (49.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (34.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 26 (26.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (16.00%) Linux
8 15 (15.00%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.00%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.00%) Unix
10 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (1.00%) Debian
11 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (38.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 27 (27.00%) Fintech
3 26 (26.00%) Technical Leadership
4 24 (24.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 23 (23.00%) Proactive Management
5 23 (23.00%) Server Management
5 23 (23.00%) Storage Management
5 23 (23.00%) Validation
6 22 (22.00%) DevOps
6 22 (22.00%) Mentoring
7 18 (18.00%) Computer Science
7 18 (18.00%) Decision-Making
8 16 (16.00%) Task Automation
9 15 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (14.00%) Configuration Management
10 14 (14.00%) Security Patching
10 14 (14.00%) Systems Engineering
11 13 (13.00%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (13.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 13 (13.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 34 (34.00%) PowerShell
2 23 (23.00%) SQL
3 6 (6.00%) Python
4 4 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (26.00%) DV Cleared
1 26 (26.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (18.00%) Degree
4 14 (14.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (14.00%) MCSE
5 4 (4.00%) CCNA
5 4 (4.00%) CCNP
5 4 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.00%) MCITP
5 4 (4.00%) VCP5
5 4 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 96 (96.00%) Hyper-V
2 94 (94.00%) Active Directory
3 36 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (7.00%) XenApp
7 6 (6.00%) DFS Replication
8 4 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 78 (78.00%) SCCM
2 50 (50.00%) SCOM
3 27 (27.00%) Ansible
3 27 (27.00%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (27.00%) Puppet
4 25 (25.00%) WSUS
5 23 (23.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 23 (23.00%) NetBackup
6 9 (9.00%) SCSM
7 8 (8.00%) Microsoft Intune
7 8 (8.00%) SCDPM
7 8 (8.00%) SCOrch
8 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (3.00%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (2.00%) Nagios
11 2 (2.00%) Terraform
11 2 (2.00%) XenMobile
12 1 (1.00%) FortiGate
12 1 (1.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 91 (91.00%) Microsoft
2 39 (39.00%) VMware
3 32 (32.00%) Citrix
3 32 (32.00%) HP
4 31 (31.00%) Cisco
5 25 (25.00%) EMC
5 25 (25.00%) Symantec
6 18 (18.00%) 3PAR
7 11 (11.00%) Databricks
7 11 (11.00%) PlateSpin
7 11 (11.00%) Tableau
7 11 (11.00%) VirtaMove
8 4 (4.00%) Atlassian
8 4 (4.00%) Capita
8 4 (4.00%) CheckPoint
8 4 (4.00%) F5
8 4 (4.00%) Splunk
9 3 (3.00%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.00%) Veeam
10 2 (2.00%) Dialogic