Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for SCCM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SCCM over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 163 210
Rank change year-on-year +6 +47 +5
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 186 189 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.84% 1.67% 1.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.41% 24.26% 18.98%
Number of salaries quoted 146 110 119
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £39,323 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.64% -12.62% +14.29%
10th Percentile £24,761 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £54,800 £66,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -1.23%

SCCM is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 830 779 648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.22% 6.89% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 606 474 543
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +8.97%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,325 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +5.26%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing SCCM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in the West Midlands

SCCM
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCCM in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for SCCM in the West Midlands

SCCM
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SCCM in the West Midlands

SCCM
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 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
Birmingham +6 109 £37,500 -4.64% 4
Coventry +14 20 £40,000 -14.89%
Warwickshire +5 12 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Shropshire -10 12 £62,500 +123.21% 1
Solihull +6 11 £37,000 +42.31% 1
Herefordshire - 6 £40,000 -
Worcestershire - 5 £30,000 -
Staffordshire +6 4 £30,873 -17.12% 3
West Bromwich +4 4 £40,000 -20.00%
Walsall +3 2 £70,000 +115.38%
Wolverhampton - 1 £70,000 -
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 137 (73.66%) Windows
2 122 (65.59%) Microsoft
3 101 (54.30%) Active Directory
4 87 (46.77%) VMware
5 75 (40.32%) PowerShell
6 68 (36.56%) ITIL
7 64 (34.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 63 (33.87%) Windows Server
9 52 (27.96%) VMware Infrastructure
10 51 (27.42%) Office 365
11 48 (25.81%) Citrix
11 48 (25.81%) SCOM
12 47 (25.27%) Windows 7
12 47 (25.27%) Windows Server 2012
13 46 (24.73%) Windows 10
14 43 (23.12%) Data Centre
15 42 (22.58%) Hyper-V
16 40 (21.51%) Microsoft Azure
17 39 (20.97%) Service Management
17 39 (20.97%) Change Management
18 38 (20.43%) DNS
19 35 (18.82%) DHCP
20 31 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
21 30 (16.13%) VBScript
22 29 (15.59%) Linux
23 28 (15.05%) MCSE
23 28 (15.05%) Configuration Management
24 27 (14.52%) SAN
25 26 (13.98%) Application Packaging
25 26 (13.98%) Microsoft App-V

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 18 (9.68%) MS Exchange
1 18 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 13 (6.99%) IIS
3 12 (6.45%) Skype for Business
4 8 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.61%) Apache
7 3 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.61%) nginx
8 1 (0.54%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.54%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (11.83%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.91%) assyst
2 3 (1.61%) Workfront
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 51 (27.42%) Office 365
2 40 (21.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.69%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.69%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (2.69%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (2.69%) G Suite
3 5 (2.69%) IaaS
3 5 (2.69%) OneDrive
4 3 (1.61%) SaaS
5 2 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (20.43%) DNS
2 35 (18.82%) DHCP
3 27 (14.52%) SAN
4 17 (9.14%) VPN
5 15 (8.06%) TCP/IP
6 14 (7.53%) Skype
7 12 (6.45%) Firewall
8 9 (4.84%) NAS
8 9 (4.84%) VLAN
9 8 (4.30%) LAN
10 6 (3.23%) WAN
11 5 (2.69%) 802.11
12 4 (2.15%) NetScaler
13 3 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (1.61%) iSCSI
13 3 (1.61%) SMS
13 3 (1.61%) Unified Communications
14 2 (1.08%) SSL
14 2 (1.08%) Symposium
14 2 (1.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.99%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (9.68%) InstallShield
1 18 (9.68%) MSI
General
1 16 (8.60%) Finance
2 7 (3.76%) Retail
3 6 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.15%) Advertising
4 4 (2.15%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.08%) Automotive
5 2 (1.08%) Brand Awareness
5 2 (1.08%) Marketing
5 2 (1.08%) Publishing
6 1 (0.54%) Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 49 (26.34%) Analyst
2 32 (17.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (10.75%) Support Engineer
4 17 (9.14%) Desktop Support
5 16 (8.60%) Applications Packager
6 14 (7.53%) Technical Support
7 13 (6.99%) Deployment Analyst
7 13 (6.99%) Infrastructure Support
8 12 (6.45%) Data Centre Engineer
8 12 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 12 (6.45%) Server Support
9 11 (5.91%) Consultant
9 11 (5.91%) Monitoring Engineer
9 11 (5.91%) Support Analyst
10 10 (5.38%) Desktop Analyst
10 10 (5.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 10 (5.38%) Technical Specialist
11 9 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (4.84%) IT Engineer
11 9 (4.84%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.84%) WAP
2 8 (4.30%) .NET
3 5 (2.69%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.08%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.54%) COM
5 1 (0.54%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 43 (23.12%) Data Centre
2 24 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.99%) Clustering
4 8 (4.30%) Blackberry
5 7 (3.76%) EPoS
5 7 (3.76%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.69%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.61%) CMDB
8 2 (1.08%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.08%) iPad
8 2 (1.08%) iPhone
8 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Licensing
8 2 (1.08%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.08%) RSA SecurID
8 2 (1.08%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.08%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.54%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 137 (73.66%) Windows
2 64 (34.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (33.87%) Windows Server
4 47 (25.27%) Windows 7
4 47 (25.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (24.73%) Windows 10
6 29 (15.59%) Linux
7 17 (9.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (8.06%) Unix
9 8 (4.30%) Windows 8
10 7 (3.76%) Android
10 7 (3.76%) Apple iOS
10 7 (3.76%) Windows XP
11 6 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (2.69%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.61%) CentOS
13 3 (1.61%) Fedora
14 2 (1.08%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (36.56%) ITIL
2 39 (20.97%) Change Management
2 39 (20.97%) Service Management
3 28 (15.05%) Configuration Management
4 26 (13.98%) Application Packaging
5 25 (13.44%) Service Delivery
6 22 (11.83%) Capacity Planning
6 22 (11.83%) Continuous Improvement
7 17 (9.14%) Security Patching
8 16 (8.60%) Personalization
9 14 (7.53%) Root Cause Analysis
9 14 (7.53%) Software Deployment
10 13 (6.99%) Break/Fix
11 12 (6.45%) Change Control
11 12 (6.45%) Problem Management
12 11 (5.91%) Analytical Thinking
12 11 (5.91%) Process Improvement
13 10 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (4.84%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (40.32%) PowerShell
2 30 (16.13%) VBScript
3 17 (9.14%) SQL
4 14 (7.53%) VB
5 9 (4.84%) Python
6 8 (4.30%) Java
7 6 (3.23%) Perl
8 5 (2.69%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.69%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (15.05%) MCSE
3 14 (7.53%) MCSA
4 11 (5.91%) MCITP
5 9 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (4.30%) Degree
7 6 (3.23%) CCNA
7 6 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (2.69%) Master's Degree
9 4 (2.15%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.61%) MCP
10 3 (1.61%) MOS
10 3 (1.61%) VCP4
10 3 (1.61%) VCP5
11 2 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (1.08%) LPIC
11 2 (1.08%) MCDST
12 1 (0.54%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.91%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 7 (3.76%) SLA
3 3 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.54%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 101 (54.30%) Active Directory
2 52 (27.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (22.58%) Hyper-V
4 26 (13.98%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (4.84%) UAG
6 6 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (3.23%) XenApp
7 5 (2.69%) Docker
7 5 (2.69%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (2.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (2.15%) Terminal Server
8 4 (2.15%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (2.15%) vSphere
8 4 (2.15%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.61%) Postfix
9 3 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.08%) Firmware
10 2 (1.08%) XenServer
11 1 (0.54%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 48 (25.81%) SCOM
2 24 (12.90%) WSUS
3 13 (6.99%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 11 (5.91%) Microsoft Intune
4 11 (5.91%) Tivoli
5 10 (5.38%) Norton AntiVirus
6 9 (4.84%) Microsoft Clustering
6 9 (4.84%) NetBackup
7 7 (3.76%) AirWatch
8 5 (2.69%) Ansible
8 5 (2.69%) Backup Exec
8 5 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (2.69%) Puppet
8 5 (2.69%) Salt
8 5 (2.69%) SCVMM
9 3 (1.61%) Nagios
9 3 (1.61%) Simpana
10 2 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (1.08%) Cisco UCCE
10 2 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 122 (65.59%) Microsoft
2 87 (46.77%) VMware
3 48 (25.81%) Citrix
4 19 (10.22%) AppSense
4 19 (10.22%) Cisco
5 16 (8.60%) Symantec
6 12 (6.45%) LANDesk
7 10 (5.38%) Dell
7 10 (5.38%) McAfee
7 10 (5.38%) NetApp
8 7 (3.76%) HP
8 7 (3.76%) ServiceNow
9 6 (3.23%) Google
9 6 (3.23%) IBM
9 6 (3.23%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.69%) Apple
10 5 (2.69%) BMC
10 5 (2.69%) F5
11 4 (2.15%) CommVault
11 4 (2.15%) Polycom