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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 249 259 314
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +55
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 1256 1180 981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 1.10% 0.84%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.59% 18.24% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 937 839
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 £25,500 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%

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
7569 6471 6624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.72% 6.03% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6013 5186 5357
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
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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 +11 1208 £40,000 -11.11% 187
London -5 481 £45,250 -4.73% 63
South East -1 310 £40,000 -9.09% 34
City of London +4 126 £50,000 +11.11% 29
Berkshire +27 116 £37,500 -16.66% 16
Surrey +4 110 £45,000 +5.88% 3
South West +54 103 £29,000 -17.14% 26
Yorkshire +22 99 £32,500 -2.98% 14
East of England +15 79 £40,500 +10.95% 19
West Yorkshire +23 71 £30,000 -10.44% 9
West Midlands -16 62 £37,500 -25.00% 7
North West -31 44 £38,000 -1.29% 9
Reading -1 41 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Leeds -1 39 £32,000 +3.22% 7
Hampshire -27 36 £35,000 -12.50% 10
Cambridgeshire +8 35 £35,000 -4.10% 6
Bristol +26 31 £35,000 +4.47% 10
Cambridge +16 31 £35,000 -6.66%
Scotland -14 27 £29,000 -27.50% 4
Wiltshire +9 26 £24,000 -56.36%
Somerset +15 25 £28,500 -10.93% 8
Hertfordshire -10 25 £50,000 +5.26% 9
East Midlands -15 24 £39,500 +3.94% 10
Birmingham -7 23 £38,125 -30.68% 4
Manchester -32 22 £45,000 +16.88% 5
South Yorkshire -5 20 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Bracknell 0 19 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Coventry -11 18 £40,000 -17.94% 1
Guildford +11 17 £32,500 +16.07% 1
West Sussex -12 17 £39,250 +35.34% 1

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2164 (84.10%) Windows
2 1682 (65.37%) Microsoft
3 1596 (62.03%) Active Directory
4 1094 (42.52%) VMware
5 904 (35.13%) Citrix
6 892 (34.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 817 (31.75%) MS Excel
8 767 (29.81%) MS Exchange
9 760 (29.54%) Windows 7
10 727 (28.25%) SCOM
11 723 (28.10%) VMware Infrastructure
12 712 (27.67%) ITIL
13 671 (26.08%) Hyper-V
14 662 (25.73%) Windows Server 2012
15 632 (24.56%) Microsoft Certification
16 566 (22.00%) DNS
17 514 (19.98%) Windows Server 2003
18 503 (19.55%) SAN
19 491 (19.08%) Finance
20 471 (18.31%) PowerShell
21 467 (18.15%) MS Office
22 457 (17.76%) SQL Server
23 430 (16.71%) SQL
24 424 (16.48%) HP
25 419 (16.28%) MCSE
26 414 (16.09%) Exchange Server 2010
27 402 (15.62%) SharePoint
28 399 (15.51%) DHCP
29 350 (13.60%) Cisco
30 330 (12.83%) Microsoft App-V

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 767 (29.81%) MS Exchange
2 414 (16.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 402 (15.62%) SharePoint
4 293 (11.39%) Lync
5 227 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 224 (8.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 187 (7.27%) IIS
8 107 (4.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 88 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2003
10 86 (3.34%) SharePoint Server
11 80 (3.11%) SharePoint 2013
12 78 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
13 64 (2.49%) Apache
14 25 (0.97%) Office Communications Server
15 22 (0.86%) IBM Notes
16 16 (0.62%) Tomcat
16 16 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
17 15 (0.58%) WorkSite
18 13 (0.51%) nginx
18 13 (0.51%) Jetty
Applications
1 817 (31.75%) MS Excel
2 467 (18.15%) MS Office
3 44 (1.71%) MS Visio
4 28 (1.09%) MS Project
5 24 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (0.54%) PowerPivot
7 5 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.12%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.12%) Maya
8 3 (0.12%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.039%) Revit
9 1 (0.039%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 33 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.47%) Eikon
3 10 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.31%) Sage 1000
5 7 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.19%) assyst
7 4 (0.16%) Sage 50
8 3 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.078%) Agresso
9 2 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.039%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.039%) Exchequer
10 1 (0.039%) Summit
10 1 (0.039%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 183 (7.11%) Office 365
2 76 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (1.75%) IaaS
4 26 (1.01%) SaaS
5 24 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (0.51%) PaaS
8 8 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.31%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 566 (22.00%) DNS
2 503 (19.55%) SAN
3 399 (15.51%) DHCP
4 303 (11.78%) TCP/IP
5 240 (9.33%) Firewall
6 189 (7.35%) LAN
7 180 (7.00%) WAN
8 134 (5.21%) VPN
9 101 (3.93%) Internet
10 87 (3.38%) NAS
10 87 (3.38%) NetScaler
11 75 (2.91%) Wireless
12 62 (2.41%) VoIP
13 56 (2.18%) Network Security
14 45 (1.75%) iSCSI
14 45 (1.75%) Unified Communications
15 33 (1.28%) VLAN
16 31 (1.20%) SSL
17 30 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
18 24 (0.93%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 457 (17.76%) SQL Server
2 134 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 94 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 70 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 54 (2.10%) MySQL
6 25 (0.97%) Oracle Database
7 14 (0.54%) Microsoft Power View
8 13 (0.51%) Hadoop
9 10 (0.39%) Relational Database
10 9 (0.35%) MS Access
11 8 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.12%) PowerCenter
15 2 (0.078%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 2 (0.078%) DB2
15 2 (0.078%) OLAP
15 2 (0.078%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (0.078%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 139 (5.40%) MSI
2 58 (2.25%) AdminStudio
3 42 (1.63%) InstallShield
4 16 (0.62%) QuickTest Pro
5 12 (0.47%) LoadRunner
5 12 (0.47%) Selenium
6 7 (0.27%) TestDirector
7 6 (0.23%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.19%) Wise Package Studio
9 3 (0.12%) JIRA
9 3 (0.12%) Subversion
10 1 (0.039%) Git (software)
General
1 491 (19.08%) Finance
2 101 (3.93%) Banking
3 96 (3.73%) Telecoms
4 93 (3.61%) Retail
5 79 (3.07%) Law
6 60 (2.33%) Legal
7 46 (1.79%) Marketing
8 43 (1.67%) Advertising
9 37 (1.44%) Financial Institution
10 33 (1.28%) Back Office
11 25 (0.97%) Investment Banking
12 18 (0.70%) Electronics
13 15 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
14 14 (0.54%) Manufacturing
15 13 (0.51%) Military
16 9 (0.35%) French Language
16 9 (0.35%) Games
17 7 (0.27%) Multimedia
18 5 (0.19%) Greek Language
18 5 (0.19%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 448 (17.41%) Analyst
2 345 (13.41%) Support Engineer
3 246 (9.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 236 (9.17%) Consultant
5 181 (7.03%) Support Analyst
6 171 (6.65%) Desktop Support
7 169 (6.57%) 2nd Line Support
8 168 (6.53%) 3rd Line Support
9 147 (5.71%) Architect
10 131 (5.09%) Server Engineer
11 102 (3.96%) Administrator
11 102 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
12 100 (3.89%) Service Analyst
13 88 (3.42%) Service Desk Analyst
14 85 (3.30%) Team Leader
15 84 (3.26%) IT Support
16 82 (3.19%) Systems Administrator
17 81 (3.15%) Desktop Analyst
18 80 (3.11%) Microsoft Consultant
19 77 (2.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (7.23%) Application Packaging
2 40 (1.55%) Software Packaging
3 35 (1.36%) .NET
4 24 (0.93%) OCX
5 21 (0.82%) Web Services
6 19 (0.74%) XML
7 16 (0.62%) COM
8 11 (0.43%) SAML
9 10 (0.39%) HTML
10 8 (0.31%) MSMQ
11 6 (0.23%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.16%) WSH
13 3 (0.12%) ODBC
13 3 (0.12%) CSS
14 2 (0.078%) Middleware
15 1 (0.039%) REST
15 1 (0.039%) SAP PI
15 1 (0.039%) WCF
15 1 (0.039%) Apache Flex
15 1 (0.039%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 209 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
2 176 (6.84%) Clustering
3 170 (6.61%) Blackberry
4 78 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 56 (2.18%) Video Conferencing
6 52 (2.02%) Thin Client
6 52 (2.02%) Fat Client
7 51 (1.98%) PKI
8 36 (1.40%) Computer Science
9 34 (1.32%) Hedge funds
10 31 (1.20%) Client/Server
11 27 (1.05%) iPad
12 25 (0.97%) iPhone
13 20 (0.78%) Replication
14 18 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (0.70%) User Experience
15 17 (0.66%) Mobile App
16 16 (0.62%) Open Source
17 14 (0.54%) PDA
18 12 (0.47%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2164 (84.10%) Windows
2 892 (34.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 760 (29.54%) Windows 7
4 662 (25.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 514 (19.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 293 (11.39%) Windows XP
7 231 (8.98%) Linux
8 219 (8.51%) Windows 8
9 67 (2.60%) UNIX
10 66 (2.57%) Mac OS X
11 56 (2.18%) Android
12 55 (2.14%) Windows Vista
13 45 (1.75%) Apple iOS
14 44 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 37 (1.44%) Windows 2000 Server
16 28 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
17 26 (1.01%) Solaris
18 24 (0.93%) CentOS
19 20 (0.78%) Windows 2000
20 17 (0.66%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 712 (27.67%) ITIL
2 176 (6.84%) Migration
3 153 (5.95%) Service Delivery
4 137 (5.32%) Change Management
5 131 (5.09%) Service Management
6 122 (4.74%) Project Management
7 105 (4.08%) Asset Management
8 98 (3.81%) Problem Management
9 75 (2.91%) Configuration Management
10 74 (2.88%) PRINCE2
10 74 (2.88%) Time Management
11 68 (2.64%) Disaster Recovery
12 66 (2.57%) ITSM
13 63 (2.45%) Incident Management
14 62 (2.41%) Change Control
15 61 (2.37%) CRM
16 55 (2.14%) Workflow
17 53 (2.06%) Software Deployment
18 51 (1.98%) Performance Tuning
19 50 (1.94%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 471 (18.31%) PowerShell
2 430 (16.71%) SQL
3 227 (8.82%) VBScript
4 193 (7.50%) VB
5 42 (1.63%) Perl
6 27 (1.05%) Python
7 25 (0.97%) Java
7 25 (0.97%) C#
8 19 (0.74%) Ruby
8 19 (0.74%) T-SQL
9 15 (0.58%) Bash Shell
10 14 (0.54%) JavaScript
11 11 (0.43%) C
12 10 (0.39%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.27%) PHP
14 6 (0.23%) VBA
15 3 (0.12%) R
16 2 (0.078%) C++
17 1 (0.039%) Winbatch
17 1 (0.039%) Lua
Qualifications
1 632 (24.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 419 (16.28%) MCSE
3 242 (9.41%) Security Cleared
4 209 (8.12%) SC Cleared
5 191 (7.42%) MCITP
6 170 (6.61%) MCP
7 168 (6.53%) Degree
8 166 (6.45%) MCSA
9 146 (5.67%) Citrix Certification
10 122 (4.74%) Cisco Certification
11 106 (4.12%) CCA
12 101 (3.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 96 (3.73%) CCNA
14 72 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
15 69 (2.68%) MCTS
16 62 (2.41%) DV Cleared
17 41 (1.59%) CCAA
18 40 (1.55%) MCDST
19 38 (1.48%) CCEA
20 32 (1.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (6.96%) SLA
2 41 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 37 (1.44%) PCI DSS
5 25 (0.97%) QA
6 6 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.078%) COBIT
7 2 (0.078%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1596 (62.03%) Active Directory
2 723 (28.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 671 (26.08%) Hyper-V
4 330 (12.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 309 (12.01%) XenApp
5 309 (12.01%) XenDesktop
6 228 (8.86%) vSphere
7 160 (6.22%) VMware ESX
8 95 (3.69%) VMware ESXi
9 74 (2.88%) UAG
10 62 (2.41%) ISA Server
11 50 (1.94%) Forefront TMG
12 44 (1.71%) XenServer
13 42 (1.63%) Terminal Services
14 29 (1.13%) VMware Workstation
15 25 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 24 (0.93%) KVM
17 23 (0.89%) VMware Server
18 18 (0.70%) Terminal Server
18 18 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 727 (28.25%) SCOM
2 224 (8.71%) WSUS
3 175 (6.80%) SCVMM
4 115 (4.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 110 (4.28%) NetBackup
6 102 (3.96%) Backup Exec
7 94 (3.65%) Norton AntiVirus
8 72 (2.80%) SCOrch
9 69 (2.68%) SCDPM
10 58 (2.25%) HP SIM
10 58 (2.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 57 (2.22%) Nagios
12 49 (1.90%) SCSM
13 41 (1.59%) AppDNA
14 30 (1.17%) Puppet
15 28 (1.09%) EMC NetWorker
16 24 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
17 22 (0.86%) ARCserve
17 22 (0.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
18 18 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1682 (65.37%) Microsoft
2 1094 (42.52%) VMware
3 904 (35.13%) Citrix
4 424 (16.48%) HP
5 350 (13.60%) Cisco
6 258 (10.03%) Symantec
7 147 (5.71%) Dell
8 143 (5.56%) NetApp
9 129 (5.01%) EMC
10 126 (4.90%) Oracle
11 124 (4.82%) AppSense
12 110 (4.28%) Apple
13 73 (2.84%) McAfee
14 71 (2.76%) Sophos
15 67 (2.60%) IBM
16 66 (2.57%) Red Hat
17 62 (2.41%) Avaya
18 61 (2.37%) SolarWinds
19 55 (2.14%) Altiris
20 54 (2.10%) F5
Havant, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £50000 - £64000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Excellent package, Bonus, Car Allowance
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum up to £23,000 + excellent bens
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City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 7 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £17000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Avance Consulting
Posted: 9 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
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Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Amazing Benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £20k
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Salary: From £44,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Great package and bonus
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Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
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Salary: £44900.00 - £61200.00 per annum
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