Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1073 995 1038
Rank change year-on-year -78 +43 -36
Permanent jobs citing SCVMM 116 244 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.73% 1.48% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 80 129 229
UK median annual salary £46,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.75% -3.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £63,125 £62,500 £63,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £41,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.45% -8.33% -3.23%

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 15824 16442 16739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.78% 8.66% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12972 13273 13598
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SCVMM in the UK

SCVMM
Top 10 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 23 November 2017. 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 -78 116 £46,000 +8.24% 6
UK excluding London -25 92 £39,000 -5.45% 3
South East +35 37 £38,500 -12.50%
South West +24 27 £46,000 +41.54% 2
West Midlands -22 23 £52,500 +5.00%
Midlands -29 23 £52,500 +5.00%
London -37 23 £57,500 +35.29% 3
North of England -2 5 £31,500 -18.71% 1
Yorkshire +22 3 £34,000 -9.33%
North West -20 2 £29,500 -32.57% 1

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing SCVMM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SCVMM.

1 96 (82.76%) Hyper-V
2 83 (71.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (66.38%) Microsoft
4 76 (65.52%) Active Directory
4 76 (65.52%) Windows
5 75 (64.66%) SCOM
6 69 (59.48%) SCCM
7 62 (53.45%) PowerShell
8 59 (50.86%) Windows Server
9 57 (49.14%) VMware
10 53 (45.69%) ITIL
11 52 (44.83%) Amazon AWS
12 50 (43.10%) Windows Server 2012
13 46 (39.66%) SQL Server
14 44 (37.93%) Office 365
15 40 (34.48%) Data Centre
16 38 (32.76%) Citrix
17 37 (31.90%) Service Delivery
18 31 (26.72%) VMware Infrastructure
18 31 (26.72%) Virtual Machines
19 29 (25.00%) Degree
19 29 (25.00%) Service Management
20 28 (24.14%) HP
21 26 (22.41%) SQL
22 25 (21.55%) Microsoft Office
22 25 (21.55%) SharePoint
22 25 (21.55%) Cisco
23 24 (20.69%) SAN
23 24 (20.69%) Firewall
23 24 (20.69%) ITIL V3

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 (21.55%) SharePoint
2 11 (9.48%) MS Exchange
3 10 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.45%) IIS
5 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.72%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 25 (21.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 83 (71.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (44.83%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (37.93%) Office 365
4 18 (15.52%) IaaS
5 15 (12.93%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (9.48%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (8.62%) PaaS
8 7 (6.03%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (6.03%) SaaS
9 5 (4.31%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.69%) Firewall
1 24 (20.69%) SAN
2 17 (14.66%) Network Security
3 16 (13.79%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (12.93%) DNS
5 8 (6.90%) NetScaler
5 8 (6.90%) WAN
6 7 (6.03%) DHCP
7 5 (4.31%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (3.45%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (1.72%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.72%) Intranet
10 2 (1.72%) LAN
11 1 (0.86%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.86%) Internet
11 1 (0.86%) NAS
11 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (39.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.72%) DB2
2 2 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Jenkins
1 6 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.59%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (4.31%) Finance
2 3 (2.59%) Marketing
2 3 (2.59%) Publishing
2 3 (2.59%) Retail
3 2 (1.72%) Electronics
3 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.86%) Banking
4 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (29.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (18.97%) Support Engineer
3 20 (17.24%) Architect
4 19 (16.38%) Cloud Engineer
5 16 (13.79%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (10.34%) Hyper-V Engineer
7 10 (8.62%) Infrastructure Support
7 10 (8.62%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 10 (8.62%) Windows Engineer
8 9 (7.76%) Analyst
9 8 (6.90%) Technical Support
10 7 (6.03%) Administrator
10 7 (6.03%) Azure Architect
10 7 (6.03%) Consultant
10 7 (6.03%) Technical Architect
10 7 (6.03%) Technical Specialist
11 6 (5.17%) DevOps Specialist
11 6 (5.17%) Network Architect
11 6 (5.17%) Technical Engineer
11 6 (5.17%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.79%) Web Services
2 14 (12.07%) .NET
3 2 (1.72%) JSON
4 1 (0.86%) Middleware
4 1 (0.86%) REST
4 1 (0.86%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (34.48%) Data Centre
2 22 (18.97%) Hybrid Cloud
3 18 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (15.52%) Public Cloud
4 16 (13.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 13 (11.21%) Clustering
6 7 (6.03%) Computer Science
6 7 (6.03%) Private Cloud
7 6 (5.17%) Management Information System
7 6 (5.17%) User Experience
8 5 (4.31%) Fintech
9 3 (2.59%) CMDB
10 2 (1.72%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.72%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.86%) FlexPod
11 1 (0.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 76 (65.52%) Windows
2 59 (50.86%) Windows Server
3 50 (43.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (11.21%) Linux
5 11 (9.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (7.76%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.72%) CentOS
9 1 (0.86%) HPUX
9 1 (0.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (45.69%) ITIL
2 37 (31.90%) Service Delivery
3 29 (25.00%) Service Management
4 24 (20.69%) ITIL V3
4 24 (20.69%) Presales
5 22 (18.97%) Network Virtualisation
6 21 (18.10%) Problem Management
7 18 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (14.66%) ITSM
8 17 (14.66%) Proactive Management
9 16 (13.79%) Boundary Protection
9 16 (13.79%) Data Loss Prevention
9 16 (13.79%) Threat Detection
10 15 (12.93%) DevOps
10 15 (12.93%) Runbook
11 14 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (9.48%) Configuration Management
13 11 (9.48%) Project Management
13 11 (9.48%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 62 (53.45%) PowerShell
2 26 (22.41%) SQL
3 13 (11.21%) Ruby
4 12 (10.34%) Java
4 12 (10.34%) Python
5 11 (9.48%) JavaScript
5 11 (9.48%) Perl
5 11 (9.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (25.00%) Degree
2 22 (18.97%) Security Cleared
3 12 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (9.48%) DV Cleared
5 10 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (6.03%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (5.17%) CCNP
8 5 (4.31%) MCSA
8 5 (4.31%) MCSE
9 4 (3.45%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.59%) CCNA
10 3 (2.59%) ISEB
11 2 (1.72%) CCA
11 2 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.72%) PMI Certification
11 2 (1.72%) PMP
12 1 (0.86%) CCDA
12 1 (0.86%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.86%) MCP
12 1 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.34%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) COBIT
2 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 96 (82.76%) Hyper-V
2 76 (65.52%) Active Directory
3 31 (26.72%) Virtual Machines
3 31 (26.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (18.97%) Virtual Desktop
5 20 (17.24%) BitLocker
6 13 (11.21%) XenApp
7 12 (10.34%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (9.48%) Docker
9 8 (6.90%) XenDesktop
10 3 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.72%) DFS Replication
11 2 (1.72%) vCloud
12 1 (0.86%) vSphere
12 1 (0.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 75 (64.66%) SCOM
2 69 (59.48%) SCCM
3 14 (12.07%) SCDPM
4 12 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (10.34%) Puppet
5 11 (9.48%) Ansible
5 11 (9.48%) Salt
5 11 (9.48%) SCOrch
5 11 (9.48%) Simpana
6 8 (6.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 8 (6.90%) SCSM
7 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (4.31%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (3.45%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (1.72%) AirWatch
10 2 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (1.72%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (66.38%) Microsoft
2 57 (49.14%) VMware
3 38 (32.76%) Citrix
4 28 (24.14%) HP
5 25 (21.55%) Cisco
6 22 (18.97%) Dell
7 21 (18.10%) BMC
7 21 (18.10%) McAfee
8 12 (10.34%) Juniper
9 11 (9.48%) CommVault
9 11 (9.48%) Dell Compellent
10 10 (8.62%) F5
10 10 (8.62%) NetApp
11 8 (6.90%) CheckPoint
12 7 (6.03%) Fortinet
13 6 (5.17%) Brocade
13 6 (5.17%) EMC
13 6 (5.17%) SolarWinds
14 5 (4.31%) Symantec
15 4 (3.45%) Red Hat