Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 971 1114 970
Rank change year-on-year +143 -144 +123
Permanent jobs citing SCVMM 195 93 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.053% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.10% 0.59% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 107 76 173
UK median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £23,000 £29,125 £34,625
90th Percentile £85,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -3.41% -2.22%

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 17,787 15,789 17,612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.44% 8.96% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 14,151 12,770 14,310
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £31,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%

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 August 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 17 August 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 +105 183 £53,750 +19.44% 11
UK excluding London +110 156 £50,000 +17.65% 8
Midlands +62 64 £50,000 +2.56% 1
West Midlands +73 57 £50,000 +2.56% 1
South West +22 32 £60,000 +14.29% 1
London +43 31 £80,000 +36.75% 3
South East +8 22 £43,500 +2.35% 2
North of England +29 18 £24,000 -29.41% 3
East of England +28 15 £55,000 +107.55% 1
North West +2 11 £24,000 -43.53% 1
Yorkshire +43 7 £29,900 -12.06% 2
East Midlands +10 7 £50,000 +2.56%
Wales - 4 £80,000 -
Scotland -8 1 £55,000 -15.38%

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 154 (78.97%) Microsoft
2 141 (72.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 125 (64.10%) Hyper-V
4 122 (62.56%) Windows
5 120 (61.54%) VMware
6 108 (55.38%) Active Directory
7 101 (51.79%) SCCM
7 101 (51.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 85 (43.59%) Office 365
9 81 (41.54%) Windows Server
10 79 (40.51%) Service Delivery
11 75 (38.46%) Data Centre
12 73 (37.44%) Presales
12 73 (37.44%) Citrix
13 70 (35.90%) Amazon AWS
14 68 (34.87%) ITIL
15 63 (32.31%) SQL Server
16 61 (31.28%) PowerShell
16 61 (31.28%) SCOM
17 58 (29.74%) Microsoft Office
18 52 (26.67%) Cisco
18 52 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
19 50 (25.64%) IaaS
20 45 (23.08%) MS Exchange
21 42 (21.54%) Firewall
21 42 (21.54%) Self-Motivation
22 41 (21.03%) Degree
23 40 (20.51%) PaaS
24 39 (20.00%) XenApp
24 39 (20.00%) XenDesktop

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 45 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 36 (18.46%) SharePoint
3 24 (12.31%) Skype for Business
4 18 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (7.18%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (7.18%) OpenStack
6 10 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (5.13%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (3.08%) IIS
Applications
1 58 (29.74%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 141 (72.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 85 (43.59%) Office 365
3 70 (35.90%) Amazon AWS
4 50 (25.64%) IaaS
5 40 (20.51%) PaaS
6 25 (12.82%) Azure Active Directory
7 24 (12.31%) SaaS
8 13 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (5.64%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.51%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 42 (21.54%) Firewall
2 22 (11.28%) SAN
3 21 (10.77%) Remote Desktop
4 19 (9.74%) NetScaler
5 18 (9.23%) Skype
6 15 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
6 15 (7.69%) Network Security
7 14 (7.18%) Fibre Channel
7 14 (7.18%) iSCSI
7 14 (7.18%) TCP/IP
7 14 (7.18%) VSAN
8 13 (6.67%) DNS
8 13 (6.67%) WAN
9 10 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (2.56%) BIG-IP
11 4 (2.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (1.54%) Wireless
13 2 (1.03%) Reverse Proxy
14 1 (0.51%) DHCP
14 1 (0.51%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (32.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.64%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.08%) Big Data
5 5 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (3.59%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.05%) JIRA
General
1 9 (4.62%) Aerospace
1 9 (4.62%) Finance
1 9 (4.62%) Retail
2 4 (2.05%) Back Office
3 3 (1.54%) Marketing
4 1 (0.51%) French Language
4 1 (0.51%) German Language
4 1 (0.51%) Law
4 1 (0.51%) Legal
4 1 (0.51%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 59 (30.26%) Architect
2 44 (22.56%) Consultant
3 27 (13.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (12.31%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 24 (12.31%) Technical Specialist
5 23 (11.79%) Technical Architect
6 21 (10.77%) Azure Architect
7 20 (10.26%) Azure Consultant
8 18 (9.23%) Cloud Engineer
9 17 (8.72%) Support Engineer
10 16 (8.21%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (7.69%) Citrix Specialist
11 15 (7.69%) Citrix Technical Specialist
11 15 (7.69%) Office 365 Consultant
11 15 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
11 15 (7.69%) Virtualisation Specialist
12 14 (7.18%) Windows Consultant
13 13 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
14 12 (6.15%) Lead Architect
14 12 (6.15%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.79%) JSON
2 19 (9.74%) Web Services
3 7 (3.59%) YAML
4 6 (3.08%) .NET
5 3 (1.54%) REST
6 1 (0.51%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 75 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 42 (21.54%) Self-Motivation
3 38 (19.49%) Hybrid Cloud
4 28 (14.36%) Public Cloud
5 26 (13.33%) Computer Science
6 20 (10.26%) Private Cloud
6 20 (10.26%) User Experience
7 15 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 9 (4.62%) CMDB
8 9 (4.62%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.56%) Fintech
9 5 (2.56%) PKI
10 4 (2.05%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.54%) Blog
11 3 (1.54%) Clustering
11 3 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.54%) Social Media
12 1 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 122 (62.56%) Windows
2 81 (41.54%) Windows Server
3 38 (19.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (11.79%) Windows 10
6 9 (4.62%) Linux
7 3 (1.54%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.54%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (40.51%) Service Delivery
2 73 (37.44%) Presales
3 68 (34.87%) ITIL
4 38 (19.49%) ITIL V3
5 37 (18.97%) Service Management
6 35 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 31 (15.90%) Line Management
8 28 (14.36%) Load Balancing
9 27 (13.85%) Network Virtualisation
10 26 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 26 (13.33%) Software Engineering
11 25 (12.82%) ITSM
12 23 (11.79%) Mobile Device Management
12 23 (11.79%) Problem Management
13 22 (11.28%) Data Protection
13 22 (11.28%) Multi-Factor Authentication
14 21 (10.77%) Application Virtualisation
14 21 (10.77%) Due Diligence
15 20 (10.26%) Desktop Virtualisation
15 20 (10.26%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (31.28%) PowerShell
2 38 (19.49%) SQL
3 16 (8.21%) Python
4 7 (3.59%) Ruby
5 5 (2.56%) VB
6 4 (2.05%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.05%) VBScript
7 3 (1.54%) C#
7 3 (1.54%) Java
7 3 (1.54%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (21.03%) Degree
2 33 (16.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 21 (10.77%) Security Cleared
5 19 (9.74%) MCSE
6 17 (8.72%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (7.69%) MCSA
8 12 (6.15%) CCNP
8 12 (6.15%) MCP
9 10 (5.13%) HNC
9 10 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (3.08%) SC Cleared
11 4 (2.05%) DV Cleared
11 4 (2.05%) ISEB
12 3 (1.54%) CCNA
13 1 (0.51%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (16.92%) SLA
2 2 (1.03%) GDPR
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 125 (64.10%) Hyper-V
2 108 (55.38%) Active Directory
3 101 (51.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
5 39 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 39 (20.00%) XenApp
5 39 (20.00%) XenDesktop
6 38 (19.49%) Microsoft App-V
7 25 (12.82%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (9.74%) BitLocker
9 18 (9.23%) vSphere
10 16 (8.21%) Docker
11 13 (6.67%) VMware NSX
12 2 (1.03%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.51%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.51%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.51%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 101 (51.79%) SCCM
2 61 (31.28%) SCOM
3 36 (18.46%) SCOrch
4 28 (14.36%) SCSM
5 27 (13.85%) Microsoft Intune
6 20 (10.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 20 (10.26%) SCDPM
7 17 (8.72%) vCenter Server
7 17 (8.72%) vMotion
8 16 (8.21%) Kubernetes
9 13 (6.67%) vRealize
10 7 (3.59%) Ansible
10 7 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (3.59%) Puppet
11 4 (2.05%) AirWatch
11 4 (2.05%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (1.54%) Terraform
13 2 (1.03%) Backup Exec
14 1 (0.51%) NetBackup
14 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 154 (78.97%) Microsoft
2 120 (61.54%) VMware
3 73 (37.44%) Citrix
4 52 (26.67%) Cisco
5 25 (12.82%) BMC
6 22 (11.28%) EMC
7 21 (10.77%) Juniper
8 18 (9.23%) F5
8 18 (9.23%) HP
9 17 (8.72%) Ivanti
10 16 (8.21%) McAfee
10 16 (8.21%) Symantec
11 15 (7.69%) CheckPoint
11 15 (7.69%) SolarWinds
11 15 (7.69%) Veeam
12 14 (7.18%) Fortinet
13 13 (6.67%) Dell
13 13 (6.67%) IBM
14 12 (6.15%) Brocade
14 12 (6.15%) CommVault