Period
to 26 February 2021

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 26 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 766 913 901
Rank change year-on-year +147 -12 +88
Permanent jobs citing SCVMM 48 98 239
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.080% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.40% 0.62% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 61 86 245
Median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% -4.17% +20.00%
10th Percentile £32,682 £35,525 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +29.41% -26.09% +35.29%

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 11,982 15,732 17,372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.11% 12.78% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9,733 12,243 13,744
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%

SCVMM
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SCVMM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SCVMM in the UK

SCVMM
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SCVMM.

Salary trend for SCVMM in the UK

SCVMM
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SCVMM over the 6 months to 26 February 2021.

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 26 February 2021. 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 +164 47 £55,000 -4.35% 8
UK excluding London +151 44 £55,000 +29.41% 9
South East +139 30 £65,000 +80.31% 3
Work from Home -78 22 £65,000 +13.04%
North of England +63 13 £32,364 -43.71%
Yorkshire +41 12 £29,900 -10.75%
London +143 3 £37,500 -37.50% 1
North West +47 1 £55,000 -4.35%
Midlands +43 1 - - 2
East Midlands +18 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 February 2021, 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 47 (97.92%) Microsoft
1 47 (97.92%) Active Directory
2 44 (91.67%) Hyper-V
3 42 (87.50%) SCCM
4 41 (85.42%) Windows
4 41 (85.42%) Windows Server
5 40 (83.33%) Azure
6 38 (79.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 38 (79.17%) VMware
7 36 (75.00%) Windows Server 2016
8 33 (68.75%) PowerShell
9 32 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (66.67%) Data Centre
10 30 (62.50%) SAN
11 28 (58.33%) Veeam
12 27 (56.25%) Azure Active Directory
12 27 (56.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 26 (54.17%) SC Cleared
13 26 (54.17%) Security Cleared
14 25 (52.08%) AWS
15 24 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
16 23 (47.92%) IaaS
16 23 (47.92%) PaaS
16 23 (47.92%) Windows Server 2019
17 22 (45.83%) BPSS Clearance
18 21 (43.75%) Microsoft 365
19 20 (41.67%) Public Cloud
19 20 (41.67%) DNS
20 19 (39.58%) DevOps
20 19 (39.58%) SaaS

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 7 (14.58%) Skype for Business
2 3 (6.25%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) BASE24
1 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 40 (83.33%) Azure
2 27 (56.25%) Azure Active Directory
3 25 (52.08%) AWS
4 23 (47.92%) IaaS
4 23 (47.92%) PaaS
5 21 (43.75%) Microsoft 365
6 19 (39.58%) SaaS
7 1 (2.08%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 30 (62.50%) SAN
2 20 (41.67%) DNS
3 16 (33.33%) Skype
4 14 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (16.67%) Firewall
6 5 (10.42%) DHCP
7 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.08%) ICMP
8 1 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (2.08%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.08%) VLAN
8 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.75%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Local Government
2 3 (6.25%) Public Sector
2 3 (6.25%) Publishing
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) French Language
3 1 (2.08%) German Language
3 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (29.17%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
3 11 (22.92%) Technical Leader
4 5 (10.42%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
5 4 (8.33%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Server Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (4.17%) SAN Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Cloud Specialist
8 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) IT Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) IT Support
8 1 (2.08%) Security Specialist
8 1 (2.08%) Support Officer
8 1 (2.08%) Technical Support Officer
8 1 (2.08%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 20 (41.67%) Public Cloud
3 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.33%) PKI
3 4 (8.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 41 (85.42%) Windows
1 41 (85.42%) Windows Server
2 36 (75.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 32 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (47.92%) Windows Server 2019
5 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.25%) Mac OS
7 3 (6.25%) Unix
8 2 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (39.58%) DevOps
3 12 (25.00%) Change Management
4 9 (18.75%) Availability Management
4 9 (18.75%) High Availability
5 8 (16.67%) ITSM
5 8 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (16.67%) Server Management
6 7 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (14.58%) DNA
7 6 (12.50%) ITIL
7 6 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
8 5 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (8.33%) Proactive Management
9 4 (8.33%) Storage Management
9 4 (8.33%) Validation
10 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
10 3 (6.25%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 33 (68.75%) PowerShell
2 13 (27.08%) SQL
3 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.25%) VBScript
4 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (54.17%) SC Cleared
1 26 (54.17%) Security Cleared
2 22 (45.83%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) MCP
4 3 (6.25%) MCSA
4 3 (6.25%) MCSE
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (97.92%) Active Directory
2 44 (91.67%) Hyper-V
3 38 (79.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (10.42%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (6.25%) NFS
5 3 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 42 (87.50%) SCCM
2 24 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 18 (37.50%) SCOM
4 4 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (8.33%) NetBackup
4 4 (8.33%) WSUS
5 3 (6.25%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (6.25%) SCOrch
5 3 (6.25%) vCenter Server
6 1 (2.08%) SCSM
6 1 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 47 (97.92%) Microsoft
2 38 (79.17%) VMware
3 28 (58.33%) Veeam
4 14 (29.17%) Cisco
4 14 (29.17%) Citrix
5 10 (20.83%) ServiceNow
5 10 (20.83%) SolarWinds
6 9 (18.75%) CommVault
7 7 (14.58%) EMC
7 7 (14.58%) HP
8 6 (12.50%) Dell
9 4 (8.33%) Symantec
10 3 (6.25%) 3PAR
10 3 (6.25%) Aruba
10 3 (6.25%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (6.25%) IBM
10 3 (6.25%) Juniper
10 3 (6.25%) Sophos
10 3 (6.25%) WatchGuard
11 1 (2.08%) Remedy