Period
to 23 August 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 August 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 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1096 958 1075
Rank change year-on-year -138 +117 +34
Permanent jobs citing SCVMM 98 308 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.16% 0.096%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.64% 1.82% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81 176 177
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -3.23%
10th Percentile £27,500 £34,625 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.86% -2.78% -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 15380 16949 16476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.74% 8.61% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12451 13794 13165
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,500 £29,675
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%

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 August 2017.

Salary histogram for SCVMM in the UK

SCVMM
Top 13 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 August 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 -106 96 £45,000 - 6
UK excluding London -62 72 £42,500 -2.86% 2
South East +24 30 £42,500 - 1
London -19 25 £58,500 +17.00% 4
Midlands -15 17 £48,750 +1.56% 1
West Midlands -17 15 £48,750 -2.50% 1
South West -9 13 £49,250 +38.73%
North of England -10 12 £34,000 -12.26%
North West -39 8 £42,500 +30.77%
Yorkshire +18 4 £34,000 -15.00%
East Midlands +10 4 £48,750 +39.29%
Scotland +14 1 £65,000 +62.50%
East of England -5 1 £26,500 -44.21%

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 82 (83.67%) Hyper-V
2 66 (67.35%) Microsoft
3 65 (66.33%) Windows
4 64 (65.31%) SCOM
5 54 (55.10%) VMware
5 54 (55.10%) Windows Server
6 50 (51.02%) Microsoft Azure
7 48 (48.98%) SCCM
8 46 (46.94%) SQL Server
9 44 (44.90%) ITIL
10 42 (42.86%) Active Directory
11 40 (40.82%) VMware Infrastructure
12 38 (38.78%) PowerShell
13 34 (34.69%) Windows Server 2012
13 34 (34.69%) Virtual Machines
14 31 (31.63%) SQL
15 30 (30.61%) Amazon AWS
16 28 (28.57%) Citrix
17 27 (27.55%) Cisco
17 27 (27.55%) Microsoft Certification
17 27 (27.55%) NetApp
17 27 (27.55%) Data Centre
18 26 (26.53%) SAN
19 23 (23.47%) Clustering
20 22 (22.45%) Service Delivery
20 22 (22.45%) Linux
21 21 (21.43%) MCSE
21 21 (21.43%) IaaS
22 20 (20.41%) DNS
23 19 (19.39%) HP

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 11 (11.22%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (6.12%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.10%) Skype for Business
5 4 (4.08%) IIS
6 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 50 (51.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (30.61%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (21.43%) IaaS
4 18 (18.37%) Office 365
5 14 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (14.29%) PaaS
6 5 (5.10%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (4.08%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 26 (26.53%) SAN
2 20 (20.41%) DNS
3 11 (11.22%) iSCSI
4 10 (10.20%) Firewall
5 9 (9.18%) NetScaler
6 8 (8.16%) IPv4
6 8 (8.16%) Network Security
6 8 (8.16%) SNMP
7 7 (7.14%) NAS
7 7 (7.14%) Software-Defined Networking
8 5 (5.10%) LAN
8 5 (5.10%) WAN
9 4 (4.08%) DHCP
9 4 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (3.06%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (2.04%) Ethernet
11 2 (2.04%) Skype
11 2 (2.04%) VoIP
12 1 (1.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (46.94%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.20%) DB2
2 10 (10.20%) MySQL
3 1 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (17.35%) Finance
2 10 (10.20%) Publishing
3 7 (7.14%) Retail
4 6 (6.12%) Marketing
5 5 (5.10%) Electronics
5 5 (5.10%) Manufacturing
5 5 (5.10%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.06%) Advertising
6 3 (3.06%) Legal
7 2 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (30.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (16.33%) Architect
3 10 (10.20%) Analyst
3 10 (10.20%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 10 (10.20%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (10.20%) Support Engineer
4 9 (9.18%) Consultant
5 7 (7.14%) Administrator
5 7 (7.14%) Cloud Consultant
5 7 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (7.14%) IT Analyst
5 7 (7.14%) IT Support
5 7 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (6.12%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (6.12%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.10%) Technical Support
7 5 (5.10%) VMware Architect
7 5 (5.10%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.12%) .NET
2 5 (5.10%) Web Services
3 2 (2.04%) JSON
3 2 (2.04%) Middleware
3 2 (2.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.55%) Data Centre
2 23 (23.47%) Clustering
3 14 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
3 14 (14.29%) Private Cloud
4 12 (12.24%) Computer Science
5 10 (10.20%) CMDB
5 10 (10.20%) Public Cloud
6 6 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (3.06%) Fintech
9 2 (2.04%) Client/Server
9 2 (2.04%) HP Storage
9 2 (2.04%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.04%) PKI
9 2 (2.04%) User Experience
10 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (1.02%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 65 (66.33%) Windows
2 54 (55.10%) Windows Server
3 34 (34.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (22.45%) Linux
5 16 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (8.16%) CentOS
7 4 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.08%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.04%) Unix
8 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.02%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.90%) ITIL
2 22 (22.45%) Service Delivery
3 16 (16.33%) Presales
3 16 (16.33%) Service Management
4 14 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 12 (12.24%) IT Strategy
6 11 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (11.22%) Project Management
7 10 (10.20%) Business Development
7 10 (10.20%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (10.20%) Change Management
7 10 (10.20%) CRM
7 10 (10.20%) Customer Engagement
7 10 (10.20%) IT Governance
7 10 (10.20%) PRINCE2
7 10 (10.20%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (10.20%) Software Engineering
7 10 (10.20%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (10.20%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 38 (38.78%) PowerShell
2 31 (31.63%) SQL
3 7 (7.14%) Java
4 6 (6.12%) Python
4 6 (6.12%) Ruby
5 5 (5.10%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.10%) VB
6 4 (4.08%) Perl
6 4 (4.08%) VBScript
7 1 (1.02%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (27.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (21.43%) MCSE
3 18 (18.37%) Degree
4 12 (12.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (11.22%) Security Cleared
6 10 (10.20%) ISEB
6 10 (10.20%) PMI Certification
6 10 (10.20%) PMP
7 9 (9.18%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (9.18%) MCSA
8 8 (8.16%) CCNA
8 8 (8.16%) RHCE
9 7 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (6.12%) CCA
10 6 (6.12%) DV Cleared
10 6 (6.12%) VCP5
10 6 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (5.10%) SC Cleared
12 2 (2.04%) CCAA
12 2 (2.04%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.22%) SLA
2 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.04%) SSAE 16
3 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 82 (83.67%) Hyper-V
2 42 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 40 (40.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (34.69%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (17.35%) vCloud
6 10 (10.20%) vSphere
7 8 (8.16%) KVM
7 8 (8.16%) XenServer
8 7 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (6.12%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (6.12%) XenApp
10 4 (4.08%) BitLocker
10 4 (4.08%) Docker
10 4 (4.08%) XenDesktop
11 2 (2.04%) Terminal Services
12 1 (1.02%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 64 (65.31%) SCOM
2 48 (48.98%) SCCM
3 16 (16.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 16 (16.33%) SCDPM
4 11 (11.22%) Failover Clustering
5 8 (8.16%) PowerCLI
5 8 (8.16%) WMI
6 7 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (7.14%) Puppet
7 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (6.12%) SCSM
8 5 (5.10%) Ansible
9 4 (4.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (4.08%) Salt
9 4 (4.08%) SCOrch
9 4 (4.08%) vCenter Server
10 3 (3.06%) WSUS
11 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (2.04%) Simpana
Vendors
1 66 (67.35%) Microsoft
2 54 (55.10%) VMware
3 28 (28.57%) Citrix
4 27 (27.55%) Cisco
4 27 (27.55%) NetApp
5 19 (19.39%) HP
6 18 (18.37%) Dell
7 15 (15.31%) EMC
8 14 (14.29%) BMC
8 14 (14.29%) Juniper
9 12 (12.24%) IBM
9 12 (12.24%) Oracle
10 10 (10.20%) CheckPoint
10 10 (10.20%) Dell Compellent
10 10 (10.20%) Red Hat
11 8 (8.16%) EqualLogic
12 6 (6.12%) McAfee
13 5 (5.10%) SAP
13 5 (5.10%) SolarWinds
14 3 (3.06%) F5