Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
UK
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 926 1035 1030
Rank change year-on-year +109 -5 +57
Permanent jobs citing SCVMM 244 111 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.066% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.42% 0.75% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 124 65 157
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £34,625
90th Percentile £83,875 £67,500 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.41% -5.56% +5.88%

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 17,232 14,846 17,333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.99% 8.77% 8.63%
Number of salaries quoted 13,608 11,987 14,044
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for SCVMM in the UK

SCVMM
Top 12 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 24 May 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 +144 239 £50,000 +16.28% 12
UK excluding London +85 187 £46,500 +9.41% 8
Midlands +81 99 £50,000 +5.26%
West Midlands +80 94 £50,000 +5.26%
London +35 44 £52,500 -10.26% 4
South West +20 36 £62,500 - 2
South East +6 34 £29,000 -22.67% 2
North of England -2 13 £30,750 -27.65% 2
North West -18 9 £24,000 -43.53% 1
East Midlands -1 5 £50,000 +2.56%
East of England -10 5 - - 2
Yorkshire +24 4 £38,750 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 189 (77.46%) Microsoft
2 164 (67.21%) Windows
3 162 (66.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 152 (62.30%) VMware
5 147 (60.25%) Hyper-V
6 143 (58.61%) Service Delivery
7 129 (52.87%) Active Directory
8 124 (50.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 121 (49.59%) SCCM
10 114 (46.72%) Citrix
11 106 (43.44%) ITIL
12 100 (40.98%) Office 365
13 98 (40.16%) Windows Server
14 93 (38.11%) Presales
14 93 (38.11%) SCOM
15 87 (35.66%) Data Centre
16 80 (32.79%) Virtual Machines
17 77 (31.56%) XenApp
18 76 (31.15%) XenDesktop
19 73 (29.92%) Microsoft App-V
19 73 (29.92%) Self-Motivation
20 72 (29.51%) Microsoft Office
20 72 (29.51%) Degree
21 70 (28.69%) Amazon AWS
22 67 (27.46%) SQL Server
22 67 (27.46%) Virtual Desktop
23 60 (24.59%) PowerShell
24 58 (23.77%) Microsoft Intune
25 56 (22.95%) Azure Active Directory
26 54 (22.13%) Windows 10

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 42 (17.21%) MS Exchange
2 41 (16.80%) SharePoint
3 34 (13.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (3.69%) Skype for Business
5 8 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.05%) IIS
6 5 (2.05%) OpenStack
6 5 (2.05%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 72 (29.51%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 162 (66.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 100 (40.98%) Office 365
3 70 (28.69%) Amazon AWS
4 56 (22.95%) Azure Active Directory
5 33 (13.52%) IaaS
6 22 (9.02%) Amazon EC2
7 21 (8.61%) SaaS
8 20 (8.20%) PaaS
9 15 (6.15%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.82%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 45 (18.44%) Remote Desktop
2 43 (17.62%) Firewall
3 31 (12.70%) NetScaler
4 23 (9.43%) Network Security
5 21 (8.61%) Intrusion Detection
6 14 (5.74%) DNS
7 11 (4.51%) WAN
8 10 (4.10%) SAN
9 9 (3.69%) TCP/IP
10 7 (2.87%) Skype
11 6 (2.46%) Wireless
12 5 (2.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (2.05%) iSCSI
12 5 (2.05%) VSAN
13 4 (1.64%) DHCP
14 3 (1.23%) BIG-IP
14 3 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (1.23%) MPLS
14 3 (1.23%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (27.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.46%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.05%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.23%) JIRA
2 3 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (6.15%) Finance
2 7 (2.87%) Retail
3 5 (2.05%) Legal
4 3 (1.23%) Back Office
4 3 (1.23%) Law
5 2 (0.82%) Marketing
6 1 (0.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (21.31%) Consultant
2 49 (20.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 44 (18.03%) Architect
4 43 (17.62%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 43 (17.62%) Technical Specialist
5 32 (13.11%) Technical Consultant
6 26 (10.66%) Cloud Engineer
7 23 (9.43%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 21 (8.61%) Citrix Specialist
8 21 (8.61%) Citrix Technical Specialist
8 21 (8.61%) Virtualisation Specialist
9 18 (7.38%) Azure Architect
10 16 (6.56%) Azure Consultant
11 15 (6.15%) Support Engineer
11 15 (6.15%) Technical Architect
11 15 (6.15%) Technical Support
12 13 (5.33%) SCCM Consultant
13 12 (4.92%) Analyst
14 11 (4.51%) Enterprise Architect
14 11 (4.51%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.66%) Web Services
2 9 (3.69%) JSON
3 4 (1.64%) .NET
3 4 (1.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 87 (35.66%) Data Centre
2 73 (29.92%) Self-Motivation
3 51 (20.90%) Computer Science
4 44 (18.03%) User Experience
5 35 (14.34%) Public Cloud
6 32 (13.11%) Hybrid Cloud
7 27 (11.07%) Private Cloud
8 24 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (9.02%) CMDB
10 21 (8.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 9 (3.69%) Clustering
12 6 (2.46%) Blackberry
12 6 (2.46%) PKI
13 5 (2.05%) Management Information System
14 4 (1.64%) Fintech
15 2 (0.82%) Blog
15 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
15 2 (0.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 164 (67.21%) Windows
2 98 (40.16%) Windows Server
3 54 (22.13%) Windows 10
4 49 (20.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (3.69%) Linux
7 3 (1.23%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.23%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.41%) SUSE
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (58.61%) Service Delivery
2 106 (43.44%) ITIL
3 93 (38.11%) Presales
4 54 (22.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 51 (20.90%) Software Engineering
6 47 (19.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 46 (18.85%) Mobile Device Management
8 44 (18.03%) Application Virtualisation
9 43 (17.62%) Data Protection
9 43 (17.62%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 43 (17.62%) ITIL V3
9 43 (17.62%) Proactive Management
10 38 (15.57%) Service Management
11 35 (14.34%) Line Management
12 34 (13.93%) Network Virtualisation
13 33 (13.52%) Root Cause Analysis
14 31 (12.70%) Customer Requirements
14 31 (12.70%) Product Management
15 30 (12.30%) Due Diligence
16 29 (11.89%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (24.59%) PowerShell
2 23 (9.43%) SQL
3 7 (2.87%) Python
4 4 (1.64%) VB
5 3 (1.23%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.23%) VBScript
6 2 (0.82%) C#
6 2 (0.82%) Java
6 2 (0.82%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (29.51%) Degree
2 51 (20.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (17.21%) Security Cleared
4 32 (13.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (11.89%) ITIL Certification
6 26 (10.66%) MCP
7 23 (9.43%) MCSE
8 22 (9.02%) MCSA
8 22 (9.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 19 (7.79%) SC Cleared
10 8 (3.28%) CCNP
10 8 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (2.05%) HNC
12 2 (0.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (21.31%) SLA
2 2 (0.82%) GDPR
2 2 (0.82%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 147 (60.25%) Hyper-V
2 129 (52.87%) Active Directory
3 124 (50.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 80 (32.79%) Virtual Machines
5 77 (31.56%) XenApp
6 76 (31.15%) XenDesktop
7 73 (29.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 67 (27.46%) Virtual Desktop
9 42 (17.21%) VMware ESXi
10 37 (15.16%) vSphere
11 35 (14.34%) BitLocker
12 7 (2.87%) Docker
13 5 (2.05%) VMware NSX
14 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (1.23%) ProxySG
16 2 (0.82%) Terminal Services
17 1 (0.41%) DFS Replication
17 1 (0.41%) VMware Server
17 1 (0.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 121 (49.59%) SCCM
2 93 (38.11%) SCOM
3 58 (23.77%) Microsoft Intune
4 53 (21.72%) SCOrch
5 45 (18.44%) SCSM
6 43 (17.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 43 (17.62%) SCDPM
7 37 (15.16%) vCenter Server
7 37 (15.16%) vMotion
8 8 (3.28%) Failover Clustering
9 7 (2.87%) Kubernetes
10 6 (2.46%) AirWatch
11 5 (2.05%) Ansible
11 5 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (2.05%) Puppet
11 5 (2.05%) vRealize
12 2 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.82%) Terraform
13 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 189 (77.46%) Microsoft
2 152 (62.30%) VMware
3 114 (46.72%) Citrix
4 43 (17.62%) Cisco
5 30 (12.30%) BMC
6 29 (11.89%) Ivanti
7 23 (9.43%) McAfee
8 20 (8.20%) SolarWinds
9 14 (5.74%) F5
10 13 (5.33%) CA
11 12 (4.92%) Juniper
12 11 (4.51%) HP
13 10 (4.10%) CheckPoint
13 10 (4.10%) Fortinet
13 10 (4.10%) Remedy
14 9 (3.69%) MobileIron
15 8 (3.28%) Brocade
15 8 (3.28%) EMC
15 8 (3.28%) NetApp
16 5 (2.05%) Sophos