Period
to 19 July 2019

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 19 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 892 981 1110
Rank change year-on-year +89 +129 -120
Permanent jobs citing SCVMM 191 228 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.052%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.03% 1.28% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 140 119 77
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,400 £28,100
90th Percentile £69,000 £85,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.00% +17.65% -5.56%

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 18,607 17,874 15,831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.74% 10.27% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 14,194 14,118 12,776
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 19 July 2019.

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 19 July 2019. 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 +68 185 £44,500 -11.00% 11
UK excluding London +37 160 £44,500 -11.00% 9
South East +45 51 £35,000 -19.54% 3
Midlands -16 39 £60,000 +20.00% 5
South West +3 35 £44,500 -25.83%
London +85 30 £60,000 -25.00% 2
West Midlands -17 30 £60,000 +20.00%
East of England +85 16 £35,000 -36.36%
North of England +7 14 £35,000 +45.83% 1
East Midlands +23 9 £35,000 -30.00% 5
Yorkshire +13 9 £35,000 +17.06%
North West +12 5 £40,000 +66.67% 1
Isle of Man - 5 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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.

1 183 (95.81%) Hyper-V
2 164 (85.86%) Microsoft
3 152 (79.58%) Windows
4 145 (75.92%) SCCM
5 124 (64.92%) Active Directory
6 123 (64.40%) VMware
7 119 (62.30%) Windows Server
8 100 (52.36%) PowerShell
9 99 (51.83%) ITIL
10 96 (50.26%) Microsoft Azure
11 93 (48.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 88 (46.07%) SCOM
13 83 (43.46%) Problem-Solving
14 79 (41.36%) Data Centre
15 76 (39.79%) VMware Infrastructure
16 69 (36.13%) Cisco
17 66 (34.55%) Citrix
17 66 (34.55%) Office 365
18 63 (32.98%) Security Cleared
19 60 (31.41%) HP
20 59 (30.89%) Windows Server 2012
21 55 (28.80%) Amazon AWS
22 52 (27.23%) Microsoft Certification
23 51 (26.70%) MCSE
23 51 (26.70%) High Availability
24 50 (26.18%) F5
25 49 (25.65%) SQL Server
26 46 (24.08%) MCSA
27 43 (22.51%) DNS
28 42 (21.99%) Load Balancing

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 21 (10.99%) Skype for Business
2 19 (9.95%) SharePoint
3 13 (6.81%) MS Exchange
4 9 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (2.62%) IIS
5 5 (2.62%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 26 (13.61%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 96 (50.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (34.55%) Office 365
3 55 (28.80%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (9.42%) IaaS
5 17 (8.90%) PaaS
6 11 (5.76%) SaaS
7 9 (4.71%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (4.71%) Azure Stack
8 4 (2.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (2.09%) Amazon ECS
8 4 (2.09%) Amazon EKS
8 4 (2.09%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (2.09%) Amazon S3
8 4 (2.09%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (2.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 4 (2.09%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (2.09%) AWS OpsWorks
8 4 (2.09%) Route 53
8 4 (2.09%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 43 (22.51%) DNS
2 41 (21.47%) BIG-IP
3 40 (20.94%) Firewall
4 34 (17.80%) IP Telephony
4 34 (17.80%) Remote Desktop
5 19 (9.95%) DHCP
6 16 (8.38%) SAN
6 16 (8.38%) Skype
7 15 (7.85%) NetScaler
8 11 (5.76%) VPN
8 11 (5.76%) WAN
9 10 (5.24%) NAS
10 9 (4.71%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (4.71%) Network Security
11 8 (4.19%) Converged Networks
11 8 (4.19%) LAN
11 8 (4.19%) Reverse Proxy
11 8 (4.19%) Unified Communications
11 8 (4.19%) WLAN
12 7 (3.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (25.65%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.28%) Amazon RDS
3 11 (5.76%) SQL Server 2014
4 10 (5.24%) MySQL
4 10 (5.24%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.19%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (4.19%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.57%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.57%) JIRA
1 3 (1.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 37 (19.37%) Electronics
2 26 (13.61%) Finance
3 9 (4.71%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.09%) Banking
5 3 (1.57%) Back Office
5 3 (1.57%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.57%) Marketing
5 3 (1.57%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.05%) Military
Job Titles
1 90 (47.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 31 (16.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 27 (14.14%) Architect
4 18 (9.42%) Systems Engineer
5 17 (8.90%) Technical Architect
6 14 (7.33%) Consultant
7 13 (6.81%) Cloud Engineer
7 13 (6.81%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (6.28%) Cloud Consultant
8 12 (6.28%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
8 12 (6.28%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 11 (5.76%) Wintel Engineer
9 11 (5.76%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (5.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 9 (4.71%) Support Engineer
11 9 (4.71%) Windows Consultant
12 8 (4.19%) Windows Engineer
13 7 (3.66%) Automation Engineer
13 7 (3.66%) IT Engineer
13 7 (3.66%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.95%) Web Services
2 4 (2.09%) JSON
3 1 (0.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 79 (41.36%) Data Centre
2 28 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (9.95%) Hybrid Cloud
4 14 (7.33%) Public Cloud
5 12 (6.28%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (5.24%) CMDB
7 9 (4.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 8 (4.19%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (2.62%) NHS
9 5 (2.62%) Replication
10 4 (2.09%) Enterprise Cloud
10 4 (2.09%) Private Cloud
10 4 (2.09%) User Experience
11 3 (1.57%) Hedge funds
12 2 (1.05%) Blackberry
12 2 (1.05%) Clustering
12 2 (1.05%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 152 (79.58%) Windows
2 119 (62.30%) Windows Server
3 59 (30.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (19.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (14.14%) Windows 10
6 19 (9.95%) Windows 7
7 15 (7.85%) Linux
7 15 (7.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (5.24%) CentOS
8 10 (5.24%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.62%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (51.83%) ITIL
2 93 (48.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 83 (43.46%) Problem-Solving
4 51 (26.70%) High Availability
5 42 (21.99%) Load Balancing
6 37 (19.37%) Business Continuity
7 27 (14.14%) ITSM
7 27 (14.14%) Service Delivery
8 25 (13.09%) ITIL V3
8 25 (13.09%) Service Management
9 20 (10.47%) Fintech
10 19 (9.95%) Presales
10 19 (9.95%) Project Management
11 18 (9.42%) Migration
12 17 (8.90%) Change Management
12 17 (8.90%) Preventative Maintenance
13 16 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (7.85%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (7.85%) Cybersecurity
15 14 (7.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 100 (52.36%) PowerShell
2 39 (20.42%) SQL
3 16 (8.38%) VB
4 8 (4.19%) T-SQL
4 8 (4.19%) VBA
5 4 (2.09%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 63 (32.98%) Security Cleared
2 52 (27.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (26.70%) MCSE
4 46 (24.08%) MCSA
5 35 (18.32%) SC Cleared
6 26 (13.61%) DV Cleared
7 14 (7.33%) Degree
8 12 (6.28%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (5.24%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (4.71%) CCNA
11 8 (4.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (3.66%) CCNP
13 5 (2.62%) CISMP
13 5 (2.62%) CISSP
13 5 (2.62%) VCP6
14 4 (2.09%) MCP
15 3 (1.57%) CCDP
16 1 (0.52%) MCITP
16 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 1 (0.52%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (20.42%) Cyber Essentials
1 39 (20.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (17.80%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 34 (17.80%) PMO
3 11 (5.76%) SLA
4 10 (5.24%) GDPR
5 4 (2.09%) COBIT
6 2 (1.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 183 (95.81%) Hyper-V
2 124 (64.92%) Active Directory
3 76 (39.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (18.32%) Virtual Machines
5 27 (14.14%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (10.99%) XenDesktop
7 17 (8.90%) XenApp
8 13 (6.81%) Virtual Desktop
9 11 (5.76%) vSphere
10 9 (4.71%) BitLocker
11 8 (4.19%) Terminal Services
12 4 (2.09%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (1.57%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 145 (75.92%) SCCM
2 88 (46.07%) SCOM
3 26 (13.61%) SCOrch
4 17 (8.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 17 (8.90%) WSUS
5 11 (5.76%) EMC NetWorker
6 10 (5.24%) Backup Exec
6 10 (5.24%) SCSM
7 9 (4.71%) Single Sign-On
8 8 (4.19%) Failover Clustering
8 8 (4.19%) vRealize
9 7 (3.66%) NetBackup
10 5 (2.62%) Ansible
10 5 (2.62%) Control-M
10 5 (2.62%) Nessus
11 4 (2.09%) Nagios
12 3 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (1.57%) Puppet
13 2 (1.05%) Terraform
13 2 (1.05%) vMotion
Vendors
1 164 (85.86%) Microsoft
2 123 (64.40%) VMware
3 69 (36.13%) Cisco
4 66 (34.55%) Citrix
5 60 (31.41%) HP
6 50 (26.18%) F5
7 34 (17.80%) Aruba
7 34 (17.80%) Mitel
8 28 (14.66%) Juniper
9 26 (13.61%) Symantec
10 23 (12.04%) Dell
11 22 (11.52%) Veeam
12 20 (10.47%) NetApp
13 19 (9.95%) EMC
14 14 (7.33%) Oracle
15 13 (6.81%) BMC
16 11 (5.76%) CommVault
16 11 (5.76%) SolarWinds
17 10 (5.24%) Red Hat
17 10 (5.24%) ServiceNow