The table below looks at the statistics for SCCM skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCCM over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 256 260 324
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +64
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 1244 1148 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.09% 1.08% 0.80%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.67% 17.69% 14.32%
Number of salaries quoted 993 928 811
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £43,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7461 6491 6552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.54% 6.11% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5905 5226 5309
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SCCM
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SCCM within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCCM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SCCM
Salary Trend

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

SCCM Salary Trend in the UK

SCCM
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCCM over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 within the UK.

SCCM Salary Histogram in the UK

SCCM
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +9 1191 £40,000 -11.11% 175
London -8 483 £45,000 -0.55% 57
South East -21 295 £36,500 -16.09% 34
City of London +2 135 £47,500 +6.74% 23
Berkshire +23 118 £35,000 -24.32% 13
Surrey +6 102 £35,500 -16.47% 2
South West +38 95 £28,000 -42.56% 32
Yorkshire +15 89 £37,500 +12.78% 10
East of England +3 71 £41,000 -3.52% 14
West Midlands +1 67 £37,500 -16.66% 6
West Yorkshire +9 63 £32,000 +3.22% 4
North West -35 54 £38,000 -1.29% 11
Reading -6 40 £50,000 +8.10% 8
Cambridgeshire +22 39 £35,000 - 6
Cambridge +25 36 £35,000 -20.00% 1
Leeds -13 35 £32,000 +3.22% 3
Hampshire -27 35 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Scotland -14 28 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Manchester -34 26 £45,000 +16.88% 6
Bristol +14 24 £35,000 -36.36% 19
Somerset +2 23 £27,500 +22.22% 4
Wiltshire +6 22 £24,000 -56.36% 1
Birmingham -6 22 £36,479 -27.04% 3
East Midlands -21 22 £38,250 -10.00% 7
South Yorkshire -5 21 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Hertfordshire -9 20 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Coventry -10 20 £40,000 -14.89%
Newbury +18 18 £24,750 -55.00%
Sheffield -1 18 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Basingstoke -2 18 £44,500 -22.60% 1

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SCCM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SCCM.

1 2191 (83.91%) Windows
2 1709 (65.45%) Microsoft
3 1607 (61.55%) Active Directory
4 1099 (42.09%) VMware
5 920 (35.24%) Citrix
6 912 (34.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 840 (32.17%) MS Excel
8 786 (30.10%) MS Exchange
8 786 (30.10%) Windows 7
9 734 (28.11%) SCOM
9 734 (28.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 724 (27.73%) ITIL
11 682 (26.12%) Hyper-V
12 656 (25.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 643 (24.63%) Microsoft Certification
14 560 (21.45%) DNS
15 519 (19.88%) Windows Server 2003
16 497 (19.03%) SAN
17 491 (18.81%) Finance
18 455 (17.43%) PowerShell
19 454 (17.39%) SQL Server
20 452 (17.31%) MS Office
21 425 (16.28%) MCSE
22 424 (16.24%) SQL
23 420 (16.09%) HP
24 419 (16.05%) Exchange Server 2010
25 407 (15.59%) SharePoint
26 405 (15.51%) DHCP
27 359 (13.75%) Cisco
28 344 (13.18%) Microsoft App-V

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SCCM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SCCM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 786 (30.10%) MS Exchange
2 419 (16.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 407 (15.59%) SharePoint
4 308 (11.80%) Lync
5 244 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 234 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 182 (6.97%) IIS
8 109 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 105 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2003
10 83 (3.18%) SharePoint Server
11 82 (3.14%) SharePoint 2010
12 81 (3.10%) SharePoint 2013
13 62 (2.37%) Apache
14 26 (1.00%) IBM Notes
15 22 (0.84%) Office Communications Server
16 17 (0.65%) Tomcat
16 17 (0.65%) WorkSite
17 14 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
18 13 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
18 13 (0.50%) Jetty
Applications
1 840 (32.17%) MS Excel
2 452 (17.31%) MS Office
3 50 (1.91%) MS Visio
4 31 (1.19%) MS Project
5 27 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (0.57%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.11%) Maya
7 3 (0.11%) 3ds Max
7 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.11%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.038%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.038%) Revit
Business Applications
1 30 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.38%) Sage 1000
3 10 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.34%) Eikon
5 7 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.19%) assyst
7 4 (0.15%) Sage 50
8 3 (0.11%) Summit
9 2 (0.077%) Agresso
10 1 (0.038%) Maximo
10 1 (0.038%) Exchequer
10 1 (0.038%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.038%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 180 (6.89%) Office 365
2 66 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (1.46%) IaaS
4 26 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (0.96%) SaaS
6 16 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (0.50%) PaaS
8 10 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.38%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 560 (21.45%) DNS
2 497 (19.03%) SAN
3 405 (15.51%) DHCP
4 308 (11.80%) TCP/IP
5 239 (9.15%) Firewall
6 195 (7.47%) LAN
7 180 (6.89%) WAN
8 131 (5.02%) VPN
9 110 (4.21%) Internet
10 91 (3.49%) NAS
11 87 (3.33%) NetScaler
12 71 (2.72%) VoIP
13 69 (2.64%) Wireless
14 53 (2.03%) Network Security
15 45 (1.72%) Unified Communications
16 38 (1.46%) iSCSI
17 32 (1.23%) SSL
18 30 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
19 28 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
20 24 (0.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 454 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 126 (4.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 84 (3.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 72 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 53 (2.03%) MySQL
6 21 (0.80%) Oracle Database
7 13 (0.50%) Hadoop
8 12 (0.46%) Relational Database
9 8 (0.31%) MS Access
9 8 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.11%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.11%) PowerCenter
14 2 (0.077%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.077%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.077%) DB2
Development Applications
1 146 (5.59%) MSI
2 54 (2.07%) AdminStudio
3 40 (1.53%) InstallShield
4 16 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
5 12 (0.46%) Selenium
5 12 (0.46%) LoadRunner
6 7 (0.27%) TestDirector
7 6 (0.23%) JIRA
7 6 (0.23%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.11%) Subversion
9 2 (0.077%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.038%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.038%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 491 (18.81%) Finance
2 96 (3.68%) Banking
3 88 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 83 (3.18%) Law
5 81 (3.10%) Retail
6 60 (2.30%) Legal
7 44 (1.69%) Marketing
7 44 (1.69%) Advertising
8 40 (1.53%) Financial Institution
9 39 (1.49%) Back Office
10 25 (0.96%) Investment Banking
11 19 (0.73%) Electronics
12 16 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
13 14 (0.54%) Military
14 13 (0.50%) Manufacturing
15 11 (0.42%) Games
16 7 (0.27%) Multimedia
16 7 (0.27%) Polish Language
16 7 (0.27%) French Language
16 7 (0.27%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 454 (17.39%) Analyst
2 348 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 247 (9.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 235 (9.00%) Consultant
5 187 (7.16%) Support Analyst
5 187 (7.16%) 3rd Line Support
6 161 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 161 (6.17%) Architect
7 159 (6.09%) Desktop Support
8 132 (5.06%) Server Engineer
9 107 (4.10%) Systems Engineer
10 104 (3.98%) Service Analyst
11 103 (3.94%) Administrator
12 93 (3.56%) Service Desk Analyst
13 85 (3.26%) IT Support
14 84 (3.22%) Microsoft Consultant
14 84 (3.22%) Systems Administrator
15 80 (3.06%) Desktop Analyst
16 78 (2.99%) Desktop Engineer
16 78 (2.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (7.24%) Application Packaging
2 40 (1.53%) Software Packaging
3 39 (1.49%) .NET
4 29 (1.11%) OCX
5 25 (0.96%) Web Services
6 23 (0.88%) COM
7 20 (0.77%) XML
8 11 (0.42%) SAML
9 9 (0.34%) HTML
10 7 (0.27%) MSMQ
11 6 (0.23%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.15%) WSH
13 3 (0.11%) ODBC
14 2 (0.077%) REST
14 2 (0.077%) WCF
14 2 (0.077%) Rendezvous
14 2 (0.077%) CSS
14 2 (0.077%) SOAP
15 1 (0.038%) DCOM
15 1 (0.038%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 216 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
2 171 (6.55%) Blackberry
3 160 (6.13%) Clustering
4 76 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 59 (2.26%) Video Conferencing
6 55 (2.11%) Thin Client
6 55 (2.11%) Fat Client
7 53 (2.03%) PKI
8 39 (1.49%) Client/Server
9 34 (1.30%) Hedge funds
10 33 (1.26%) Computer Science
11 29 (1.11%) iPad
12 26 (1.00%) iPhone
13 25 (0.96%) User Experience
13 25 (0.96%) Replication
14 18 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (0.57%) Open Source
15 15 (0.57%) Mobile App
16 14 (0.54%) PDA
16 14 (0.54%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 2191 (83.91%) Windows
2 912 (34.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 786 (30.10%) Windows 7
4 656 (25.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 519 (19.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 290 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 230 (8.81%) Linux
8 220 (8.43%) Windows 8
9 64 (2.45%) UNIX
10 60 (2.30%) Mac OS X
11 53 (2.03%) Android
12 52 (1.99%) Windows Vista
13 48 (1.84%) Apple iOS
14 45 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 34 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
16 29 (1.11%) Solaris
17 24 (0.92%) CentOS
18 23 (0.88%) Mac OS
19 20 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
20 18 (0.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 724 (27.73%) ITIL
2 194 (7.43%) Migration
3 164 (6.28%) Service Delivery
4 147 (5.63%) Service Management
5 137 (5.25%) Project Management
6 131 (5.02%) Change Management
7 98 (3.75%) Problem Management
8 97 (3.72%) Asset Management
9 81 (3.10%) Configuration Management
10 78 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
11 76 (2.91%) ITSM
11 76 (2.91%) Time Management
12 69 (2.64%) PRINCE2
12 69 (2.64%) Incident Management
13 61 (2.34%) Change Control
14 58 (2.22%) CRM
15 53 (2.03%) Workflow
16 50 (1.91%) Performance Tuning
16 50 (1.91%) Kalman Filter
17 48 (1.84%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 455 (17.43%) PowerShell
2 424 (16.24%) SQL
3 217 (8.31%) VBScript
4 200 (7.66%) VB
5 38 (1.46%) Perl
6 28 (1.07%) Python
7 27 (1.03%) Java
8 26 (1.00%) C#
9 22 (0.84%) T-SQL
10 18 (0.69%) Ruby
11 15 (0.57%) JavaScript
12 13 (0.50%) Bash Shell
13 10 (0.38%) C
14 9 (0.34%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.27%) PHP
15 7 (0.27%) VBA
16 3 (0.11%) R
17 2 (0.077%) C++
18 1 (0.038%) Smalltalk
18 1 (0.038%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 643 (24.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 425 (16.28%) MCSE
3 229 (8.77%) Security Cleared
4 200 (7.66%) MCITP
5 193 (7.39%) SC Cleared
6 177 (6.78%) MCP
7 174 (6.66%) MCSA
8 166 (6.36%) Degree
9 147 (5.63%) Citrix Certification
10 124 (4.75%) Cisco Certification
11 111 (4.25%) CCA
12 109 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 100 (3.83%) CCNA
14 73 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
15 69 (2.64%) MCTS
16 55 (2.11%) DV Cleared
17 40 (1.53%) CCAA
18 39 (1.49%) CCEA
18 39 (1.49%) MCDST
19 33 (1.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (7.16%) SLA
2 46 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 44 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 39 (1.49%) PCI DSS
5 25 (0.96%) QA
6 7 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.19%) BS7799
8 2 (0.077%) COBIT
8 2 (0.077%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.077%) GAMP
8 2 (0.077%) GCP
8 2 (0.077%) GMP
9 1 (0.038%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1607 (61.55%) Active Directory
2 734 (28.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 682 (26.12%) Hyper-V
4 344 (13.18%) Microsoft App-V
5 325 (12.45%) XenApp
6 318 (12.18%) XenDesktop
7 228 (8.73%) vSphere
8 156 (5.97%) VMware ESX
9 91 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
10 82 (3.14%) UAG
11 71 (2.72%) ISA Server
12 55 (2.11%) XenServer
13 53 (2.03%) Forefront TMG
14 46 (1.76%) Terminal Services
15 27 (1.03%) KVM
15 27 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 26 (1.00%) IAG
16 26 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
17 25 (0.96%) VMware Server
18 20 (0.77%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 734 (28.11%) SCOM
2 236 (9.04%) WSUS
3 164 (6.28%) SCVMM
4 116 (4.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 111 (4.25%) NetBackup
6 101 (3.87%) Backup Exec
7 92 (3.52%) Norton AntiVirus
8 67 (2.57%) SCDPM
8 67 (2.57%) SCOrch
9 64 (2.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 59 (2.26%) HP SIM
11 54 (2.07%) Nagios
12 45 (1.72%) SCSM
13 43 (1.65%) AppDNA
14 33 (1.26%) Puppet
15 29 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
16 28 (1.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 25 (0.96%) ARCserve
17 25 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
18 22 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1709 (65.45%) Microsoft
2 1099 (42.09%) VMware
3 920 (35.24%) Citrix
4 420 (16.09%) HP
5 359 (13.75%) Cisco
6 259 (9.92%) Symantec
7 157 (6.01%) NetApp
8 149 (5.71%) EMC
9 140 (5.36%) Dell
10 127 (4.86%) Oracle
11 123 (4.71%) AppSense
12 116 (4.44%) Apple
13 77 (2.95%) IBM
14 75 (2.87%) McAfee
15 67 (2.57%) SolarWinds
15 67 (2.57%) Red Hat
16 66 (2.53%) Sophos
17 61 (2.34%) Avaya
18 57 (2.18%) Juniper
19 56 (2.14%) Altiris
Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £24500 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Negotiable Depending on Earnings
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Broady Limited
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + comprehensive bens
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £38k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Tank Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - Pension, Health plan and Life Assurance
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, Sussex
Thales
Posted: 2 days ago
Rotherham, Yorkshire
Capita
Salary: Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago