Period
to 6 May 2021

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 6 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
UK
6 months to
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 823 841 887
Rank change year-on-year +18 +46 +87
Permanent jobs citing SCVMM 60 105 228
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.42% 0.77% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 47 77 179
10th Percentile £34,073 " £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £35,525 £35,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile " £83,500 £71,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +15.79% -

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 14,438 13,665 17,780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.39% 13.38% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11,247 10,837 13,884
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,597 £32,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £58,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +3.45% +5.45%
75th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £76,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 6 May 2021.

Salary histogram for SCVMM in the UK

SCVMM
Top 11 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 6 May 2021. 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 +45 56 £55,000 -4.35% 4
UK excluding London +47 55 £55,000 - 6
South East +75 37 £55,000 +52.57%
Work from Home -148 20 £65,000 +13.04%
North of England +1 11 £32,432 -43.60%
Yorkshire -13 11 £32,432 -51.95%
Midlands +3 3 £60,000 -33.33% 3
East Midlands +2 3 £60,000 -9.43%
East of England - 2 £55,000 - 1
Wales - 2 £37,500 - 2
London +60 1 £75,000 +30.43%

For the 6 months to 6 May 2021, 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 58 (96.67%) Active Directory
2 53 (88.33%) Microsoft
3 51 (85.00%) Windows
4 50 (83.33%) VMware
5 48 (80.00%) PowerShell
5 48 (80.00%) Hyper-V
6 47 (78.33%) Windows Server
7 46 (76.67%) Windows Server 2016
7 46 (76.67%) Azure
7 46 (76.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 43 (71.67%) SCCM
9 42 (70.00%) Data Centre
10 41 (68.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 36 (60.00%) Windows Server 2019
12 35 (58.33%) SAN
13 34 (56.67%) Azure Active Directory
14 32 (53.33%) IaaS
14 32 (53.33%) Veeam
15 28 (46.67%) PaaS
16 27 (45.00%) Microsoft Intune
16 27 (45.00%) Security Cleared
17 26 (43.33%) SC Cleared
17 26 (43.33%) AWS
18 25 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 24 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
19 24 (40.00%) DevOps
19 24 (40.00%) SaaS
20 21 (35.00%) Microsoft 365
20 21 (35.00%) Public Cloud
21 19 (31.67%) Cisco ASA

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 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.33%) IIS
3 2 (3.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 46 (76.67%) Azure
2 34 (56.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 32 (53.33%) IaaS
4 28 (46.67%) PaaS
5 26 (43.33%) AWS
6 24 (40.00%) SaaS
7 21 (35.00%) Microsoft 365
8 4 (6.67%) GitHub
8 4 (6.67%) Mimecast
8 4 (6.67%) OneDrive
9 2 (3.33%) OpenShift
10 1 (1.67%) Azure Sentinel
10 1 (1.67%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 35 (58.33%) SAN
2 19 (31.67%) Cisco ASA
2 19 (31.67%) DNS
3 14 (23.33%) Skype
4 11 (18.33%) Firewall
5 7 (11.67%) DHCP
6 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (8.33%) VLAN
7 5 (8.33%) VPN
8 4 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.67%) ICMP
9 1 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.33%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
1 8 (13.33%) Social Skills
2 4 (6.67%) Public Sector
3 3 (5.00%) Local Government
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) French Language
4 1 (1.67%) German Language
4 1 (1.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (25.00%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
3 10 (16.67%) Consultant
3 10 (16.67%) Technical Leader
4 6 (10.00%) Administrator
4 6 (10.00%) Server Administrator
5 5 (8.33%) Active Directory Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
6 4 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Cloud Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Wintel Administrator
7 3 (5.00%) Wintel Server Administrator
8 2 (3.33%) Azure Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) Azure Specialist
8 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (3.33%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) SAN Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) Web Services
2 4 (6.67%) JSON
3 1 (1.67%) Azure Blueprints
Miscellaneous
1 42 (70.00%) Data Centre
2 21 (35.00%) Public Cloud
3 11 (18.33%) PKI
4 7 (11.67%) Private Cloud
5 4 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) BYOD
6 1 (1.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 51 (85.00%) Windows
2 47 (78.33%) Windows Server
3 46 (76.67%) Windows Server 2016
4 41 (68.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (60.00%) Windows Server 2019
6 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (11.67%) Linux
9 3 (5.00%) Unix
10 1 (1.67%) Android
10 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 24 (40.00%) DevOps
3 18 (30.00%) Change Management
4 10 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations
4 10 (16.67%) Task Automation
5 8 (13.33%) Availability Management
5 8 (13.33%) DNA
5 8 (13.33%) High Availability
6 7 (11.67%) ITSM
7 6 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (8.33%) Migration
8 5 (8.33%) Server Management
8 5 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
9 4 (6.67%) Data Migration
9 4 (6.67%) ITIL
10 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.00%) Information Governance
10 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (5.00%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 48 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 17 (28.33%) SQL
3 3 (5.00%) Python
4 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (43.33%) SC Cleared
3 24 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (6.67%) CCNA
5 4 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.67%) MCP
5 4 (6.67%) VCP6
5 4 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (5.00%) MCSA
6 3 (5.00%) MCSE
7 2 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (3.33%) Degree
7 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (96.67%) Active Directory
2 48 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 46 (76.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (6.67%) NFS
6 3 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.67%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 43 (71.67%) SCCM
2 27 (45.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 15 (25.00%) SCOM
4 14 (23.33%) SCOrch
5 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
5 10 (16.67%) vCenter Server
6 6 (10.00%) Ansible
7 4 (6.67%) PowerCLI
8 3 (5.00%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (3.33%) CloudForms
9 2 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (3.33%) NetBackup
9 2 (3.33%) WSUS
10 1 (1.67%) AirWatch
10 1 (1.67%) SCSM
10 1 (1.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 53 (88.33%) Microsoft
2 50 (83.33%) VMware
3 32 (53.33%) Veeam
4 19 (31.67%) Cisco
5 14 (23.33%) Citrix
6 10 (16.67%) ServiceNow
6 10 (16.67%) SolarWinds
7 8 (13.33%) CommVault
8 6 (10.00%) Dell
8 6 (10.00%) EMC
8 6 (10.00%) HP
8 6 (10.00%) Sophos
9 4 (6.67%) 3PAR
9 4 (6.67%) Aruba
9 4 (6.67%) IBM
9 4 (6.67%) NetApp
9 4 (6.67%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (3.33%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (3.33%) Juniper
10 2 (3.33%) Symantec