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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 215 258 285
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +27
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 1574 1297 1042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.42% 1.09% 0.94%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.68% 17.43% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1288 1067 800
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £31,950
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -10.58%

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
7612 7443 6602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.86% 6.23% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6054 5893 5090
Average salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.89% -4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.17%

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 28 April 2015 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 28 April 2015. 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
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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 +42 1480 £40,000 -5.88% 154
London +47 578 £47,500 +5.55% 48
South East +30 333 £37,500 -14.77% 29
City of London +16 141 £50,000 +5.26% 16
South West +62 140 £35,000 +25.00% 16
Berkshire +25 112 £45,000 - 10
Yorkshire 0 112 £35,000 +2.94% 10
East of England +58 110 £37,500 - 20
West Yorkshire +11 81 £36,500 +12.30% 6
Surrey +15 76 £30,000 -33.33% 4
East Midlands +40 72 £34,750 -17.26% 6
North West +7 70 £37,500 +10.29% 15
Hampshire +37 67 £32,000 -28.88% 8
Reading +25 66 £37,500 -16.66% 10
Hertfordshire +22 54 £35,000 -27.83% 11
West Midlands -48 52 £42,500 +8.97% 10
Leeds +13 51 £36,500 +5.03% 5
Andover +16 38 £32,000 -11.11% 1
Manchester -16 34 £29,500 -17.48% 4
Northamptonshire +24 32 £45,000 +69.81% 4
Bristol +20 32 £40,000 +45.45% 6
Gloucestershire +7 32 £30,000 +25.00% 2
Wiltshire +15 31 £32,750 -22.94% 3
Woking +33 25 £22,500 -32.83%
Buckinghamshire +5 25 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Dorset +3 25 £45,000 -18.18% 3
West Sussex 0 25 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Northampton +20 24 £47,500 +41.79% 3
Scotland +8 24 £27,500 -19.70% 4
Birmingham -22 24 £51,750 +8.94% 2

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 2486 (80.22%) Windows
2 2103 (67.86%) Microsoft
3 1964 (63.38%) Active Directory
4 1465 (47.27%) VMware
5 1145 (36.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 1074 (34.66%) SCOM
7 1054 (34.01%) Citrix
8 1026 (33.11%) MS Exchange
9 988 (31.88%) VMware Infrastructure
10 956 (30.85%) ITIL
11 934 (30.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 867 (27.98%) Windows 7
13 845 (27.27%) MS Excel
14 765 (24.69%) Hyper-V
15 672 (21.68%) DNS
16 655 (21.14%) Microsoft Certification
17 652 (21.04%) PowerShell
18 598 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2010
19 595 (19.20%) SAN
20 588 (18.97%) DHCP
21 587 (18.94%) Windows Server 2003
22 586 (18.91%) MS Office
23 541 (17.46%) HP
24 515 (16.62%) Cisco
25 506 (16.33%) Lync
26 501 (16.17%) SQL Server
27 484 (15.62%) XenApp
28 470 (15.17%) SQL
29 469 (15.13%) MCSE
30 454 (14.65%) SharePoint

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 1026 (33.11%) MS Exchange
2 598 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 506 (16.33%) Lync
4 454 (14.65%) SharePoint
5 255 (8.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 240 (7.74%) IIS
7 188 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2007
8 127 (4.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 90 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
10 76 (2.45%) Office Communications Server
11 74 (2.39%) SharePoint 2010
11 74 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2003
12 22 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
13 19 (0.61%) IBM Notes
14 14 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
15 11 (0.35%) Lotus Domino
16 10 (0.32%) WebSphere
17 9 (0.29%) WorkSite
18 7 (0.23%) ArcGIS
19 5 (0.16%) Site Server
Applications
1 845 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 586 (18.91%) MS Office
3 52 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.35%) MS Project
6 4 (0.13%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.097%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.065%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.032%) Revit
Business Applications
1 21 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.097%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.097%) SAP CCM
4 3 (0.097%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.065%) Eikon
5 2 (0.065%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.065%) Primavera
5 2 (0.065%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.065%) Summit
5 2 (0.065%) RMDS
6 1 (0.032%) assyst
6 1 (0.032%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 363 (11.71%) Office 365
2 174 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 81 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (1.48%) IaaS
5 43 (1.39%) SaaS
6 38 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
7 23 (0.74%) PaaS
8 22 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
8 22 (0.71%) Amazon S3
9 14 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
9 14 (0.45%) Google Apps
10 7 (0.23%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.097%) Symantec.cloud
11 3 (0.097%) Sumo Logic
12 1 (0.032%) Yammer
12 1 (0.032%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.032%) AWS CloudTrail
12 1 (0.032%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 672 (21.68%) DNS
2 595 (19.20%) SAN
3 588 (18.97%) DHCP
4 427 (13.78%) TCP/IP
5 303 (9.78%) LAN
6 300 (9.68%) Firewall
7 294 (9.49%) WAN
8 163 (5.26%) VPN
9 137 (4.42%) VoIP
10 114 (3.68%) VLAN
11 111 (3.58%) NetScaler
12 102 (3.29%) NAS
12 102 (3.29%) Internet
13 74 (2.39%) iSCSI
14 69 (2.23%) Wireless
15 53 (1.71%) SSL
16 51 (1.65%) Network Security
17 46 (1.48%) Unified Communications
18 43 (1.39%) LDAP
19 41 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 501 (16.17%) SQL Server
2 190 (6.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 107 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 101 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (0.74%) MySQL
6 15 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
7 13 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (0.29%) Oracle Database
10 9 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (0.26%) Relational Database
12 7 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.13%) Data Mining
15 3 (0.097%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.097%) Redis
16 2 (0.065%) SSDT
16 2 (0.065%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 146 (4.71%) MSI
2 61 (1.97%) InstallShield
3 23 (0.74%) AdminStudio
4 17 (0.55%) Visual Studio
4 17 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (0.23%) WinDbg
6 6 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (0.16%) JIRA
8 3 (0.097%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (0.097%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.065%) Serena SBM
9 2 (0.065%) Subversion
9 2 (0.065%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.065%) Hudson
9 2 (0.065%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 345 (11.13%) Finance
2 121 (3.90%) Banking
3 98 (3.16%) Advertising
4 97 (3.13%) Law
5 87 (2.81%) Legal
6 64 (2.07%) Retail
7 56 (1.81%) Telecoms
8 45 (1.45%) Back Office
9 35 (1.13%) Marketing
10 30 (0.97%) Manufacturing
11 27 (0.87%) Investment Banking
12 25 (0.81%) Publishing
13 17 (0.55%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.23%) Welsh Language
15 6 (0.19%) Billing
16 5 (0.16%) Front Office
16 5 (0.16%) Electronics
16 5 (0.16%) Spanish Language
17 3 (0.097%) German Language
17 3 (0.097%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 595 (19.20%) Analyst
2 364 (11.75%) Support Engineer
3 332 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 276 (8.91%) Consultant
5 226 (7.29%) Support Analyst
6 179 (5.78%) Desktop Support
7 176 (5.68%) Systems Engineer
8 174 (5.61%) 3rd Line Support
9 167 (5.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 156 (5.03%) Administrator
11 144 (4.65%) Architect
12 129 (4.16%) Systems Administrator
13 125 (4.03%) 2nd Line Support
14 119 (3.84%) Desktop Engineer
15 92 (2.97%) Team Leader
15 92 (2.97%) Technical Support
16 91 (2.94%) IT Support
17 90 (2.90%) Technical Consultant
18 89 (2.87%) Service Analyst
19 84 (2.71%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (6.62%) Application Packaging
2 73 (2.36%) .NET
3 68 (2.19%) Software Packaging
4 65 (2.10%) Web Services
5 35 (1.13%) JSP
6 21 (0.68%) SAML
7 20 (0.65%) CGI
8 15 (0.48%) WSH
8 15 (0.48%) MSMQ
9 14 (0.45%) HTML
10 11 (0.35%) ASP.NET
11 10 (0.32%) XML
12 8 (0.26%) ISPF
12 8 (0.26%) .NET Framework
12 8 (0.26%) Middleware
13 7 (0.23%) COM
14 6 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (0.19%) WCF
15 5 (0.16%) SAP PI
16 4 (0.13%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 230 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
2 220 (7.10%) Clustering
3 199 (6.42%) Blackberry
4 94 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 74 (2.39%) Private Cloud
6 63 (2.03%) Replication
7 58 (1.87%) Client/Server
8 51 (1.65%) Thin Client
8 51 (1.65%) Fat Client
9 50 (1.61%) Hedge funds
10 49 (1.58%) Computer Science
11 40 (1.29%) PKI
12 33 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
13 31 (1.00%) iPhone
14 30 (0.97%) EqualLogic
15 26 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
16 25 (0.81%) CMDB
16 25 (0.81%) User Experience
17 23 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
17 23 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2486 (80.22%) Windows
2 1145 (36.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 934 (30.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 867 (27.98%) Windows 7
5 587 (18.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 313 (10.10%) Windows 8
7 265 (8.55%) Windows XP
8 263 (8.49%) Linux
9 65 (2.10%) UNIX
10 59 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 56 (1.81%) Android
12 51 (1.65%) Windows Vista
13 47 (1.52%) Apple iOS
14 43 (1.39%) Mac OS
15 31 (1.00%) Mac OS X
16 23 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
17 15 (0.48%) Windows 2000
18 12 (0.39%) Solaris
19 7 (0.23%) Debian
19 7 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 956 (30.85%) ITIL
2 278 (8.97%) Migration
3 241 (7.78%) Service Delivery
4 230 (7.42%) Service Management
5 214 (6.91%) Disaster Recovery
6 194 (6.26%) Project Management
7 154 (4.97%) Change Management
8 136 (4.39%) Mentoring
9 121 (3.90%) Problem Management
10 112 (3.61%) Software Distribution
11 109 (3.52%) ITSM
12 107 (3.45%) Asset Management
13 103 (3.32%) Configuration Management
14 99 (3.19%) Data Protection
15 95 (3.07%) Line Management
16 90 (2.90%) Incident Management
17 80 (2.58%) PRINCE2
17 80 (2.58%) Software Deployment
18 71 (2.29%) Change Control
19 64 (2.07%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 652 (21.04%) PowerShell
2 470 (15.17%) SQL
3 123 (3.97%) VB
4 102 (3.29%) VBScript
5 31 (1.00%) Java
6 26 (0.84%) C
7 25 (0.81%) JavaScript
8 18 (0.58%) Shell Script
9 16 (0.52%) Perl
10 15 (0.48%) C#
11 14 (0.45%) Python
12 8 (0.26%) T-SQL
13 7 (0.23%) Ruby
14 4 (0.13%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.097%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.097%) PHP
16 2 (0.065%) VBA
17 1 (0.032%) Winbatch
17 1 (0.032%) R
Qualifications
1 655 (21.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 469 (15.13%) MCSE
3 426 (13.75%) Security Cleared
4 337 (10.87%) SC Cleared
5 266 (8.58%) MCP
6 259 (8.36%) MCITP
7 211 (6.81%) Degree
8 184 (5.94%) MCSA
9 170 (5.49%) DV Cleared
10 165 (5.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 128 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
12 114 (3.68%) Citrix Certification
13 104 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
14 92 (2.97%) CCNA
15 85 (2.74%) CCA
16 83 (2.68%) MCTS
17 57 (1.84%) A+ Certification
18 32 (1.03%) CCNP
19 28 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 27 (0.87%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 280 (9.04%) SLA
2 31 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (0.94%) QA
4 23 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.58%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.19%) COBIT
8 1 (0.032%) HL7
8 1 (0.032%) DICOM
8 1 (0.032%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1964 (63.38%) Active Directory
2 988 (31.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 765 (24.69%) Hyper-V
4 484 (15.62%) XenApp
5 404 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
6 363 (11.71%) XenDesktop
7 360 (11.62%) vSphere
8 193 (6.23%) VMware ESXi
9 157 (5.07%) VMware ESX
10 77 (2.48%) Terminal Services
11 74 (2.39%) XenServer
12 69 (2.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 52 (1.68%) ISA Server
13 52 (1.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 41 (1.32%) vCloud
15 40 (1.29%) Forefront TMG
16 38 (1.23%) VMware Server
17 23 (0.74%) UAG
18 19 (0.61%) BitLocker
19 17 (0.55%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1074 (34.66%) SCOM
2 234 (7.55%) SCVMM
3 193 (6.23%) WSUS
4 107 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 102 (3.29%) SCOrch
6 96 (3.10%) NetBackup
7 88 (2.84%) SCSM
8 75 (2.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 73 (2.36%) SCDPM
9 73 (2.36%) Backup Exec
10 46 (1.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 45 (1.45%) HP SIM
11 45 (1.45%) Nagios
12 44 (1.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 36 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
14 33 (1.06%) WMI
15 32 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
16 31 (1.00%) EdgeSight
17 30 (0.97%) ARCserve
18 27 (0.87%) Opsview
Vendors
1 2103 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 1465 (47.27%) VMware
3 1054 (34.01%) Citrix
4 541 (17.46%) HP
5 515 (16.62%) Cisco
6 267 (8.62%) Dell
7 178 (5.74%) Symantec
8 167 (5.39%) EMC
8 167 (5.39%) NetApp
9 143 (4.61%) AppSense
10 121 (3.90%) Altiris
11 109 (3.52%) IBM
12 94 (3.03%) McAfee
13 87 (2.81%) Apple
14 83 (2.68%) Oracle
15 81 (2.61%) SolarWinds
16 77 (2.48%) Veeam
17 72 (2.32%) Sophos
18 71 (2.29%) Red Hat
19 67 (2.16%) CommVault
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 minutes ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: 1 hour ago
Colchester, Essex
Marel
Salary: Unspecified Salary will depend on knowledge and experience
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + on call + overtime
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Herefordshire
Vertical IT Limited
Salary: Relocation, Bonus, Pension, oncall
Posted: 12 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
IS Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing IT
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + excellent package and bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + huge bens and staff discount
Posted: 18 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per hour, Benefits Plus Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday