The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 262 276 327
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +51
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 1287 1044 940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.06% 0.94% 0.75%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.80% 16.56% 15.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1065 808 791
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7232 6306 6080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.97% 5.67% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5746 4827 5047
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +32 1220 £42,500 -5.55% 162
London +18 508 £45,000 -5.26% 65
South East +12 266 £42,500 -1.16% 38
City of London +40 158 £47,500 -5.00% 22
Yorkshire +28 117 £34,000 -8.10% 12
Berkshire +6 84 £45,000 -7.69% 13
West Midlands -14 83 £37,500 -25.00% 15
North West +27 80 £35,000 -10.25% 6
West Yorkshire +9 73 £32,250 -12.83% 9
East of England -22 69 £37,500 - 9
Surrey +15 68 £45,000 +4.65% 8
South West +16 59 £27,500 -35.29% 11
Manchester +25 48 £35,375 +2.53% 5
Leeds -5 46 £34,750 -6.08% 3
East Midlands +7 45 £42,000 +8.38% 5
Reading -13 36 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Birmingham -11 35 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Scotland -29 35 £33,250 -21.76% 9
West Sussex +11 34 £32,500 -15.03% 1
Hampshire -30 34 £40,500 -10.00% 8
South Yorkshire -2 30 £35,000 -17.64%
Cambridgeshire +6 27 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Hertfordshire +17 26 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Coventry +27 25 £38,026 -36.62% 5
Wiltshire -4 24 £42,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire +11 22 £40,857 +8.95% 2
Sheffield 0 20 £35,000 -17.64%
Cheshire 0 19 £37,500 -10.71% 1
Oxfordshire -9 19 £36,500 -8.75%
Nottingham +16 18 £47,500 +5.55% 1

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2013 (83.11%) Windows
2 1711 (70.64%) Microsoft
3 1437 (59.33%) Active Directory
4 1090 (45.00%) VMware
5 958 (39.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 849 (35.05%) Citrix
7 833 (34.39%) MS Exchange
8 790 (32.62%) Windows 7
9 785 (32.41%) VMware Infrastructure
10 783 (32.33%) MS Excel
11 770 (31.79%) SCOM
12 654 (27.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 635 (26.22%) Microsoft Certification
14 627 (25.89%) Hyper-V
15 622 (25.68%) ITIL
16 475 (19.61%) DNS
17 474 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2010
18 471 (19.45%) PowerShell
19 458 (18.91%) MCSE
20 420 (17.34%) Windows Server 2012
21 411 (16.97%) HP
22 408 (16.85%) SharePoint
23 396 (16.35%) SAN
23 396 (16.35%) Finance
24 393 (16.23%) SQL Server
25 375 (15.48%) SQL
26 366 (15.11%) DHCP
26 366 (15.11%) XenApp
27 346 (14.29%) TCP/IP
28 343 (14.16%) Cisco

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 833 (34.39%) MS Exchange
2 474 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 408 (16.85%) SharePoint
4 280 (11.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 259 (10.69%) Lync
6 219 (9.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 210 (8.67%) IIS
8 174 (7.18%) Exchange Server 2003
9 123 (5.08%) SharePoint 2010
10 110 (4.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 49 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
12 28 (1.16%) Office Communications Server
13 25 (1.03%) Confluence
14 20 (0.83%) SAS
15 17 (0.70%) IBM Notes
16 16 (0.66%) WorkSite
17 13 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
18 12 (0.50%) Apache
19 11 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
20 9 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 783 (32.33%) MS Excel
2 285 (11.77%) MS Office
3 47 (1.94%) MS Project
3 47 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.25%) PowerPivot
5 6 (0.25%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.12%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 24 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 15 (0.62%) Eikon
3 10 (0.41%) Sage 1000
4 8 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.17%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 4 (0.17%) RiskWrite
6 3 (0.12%) Summit
7 2 (0.083%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.041%) assyst
8 1 (0.041%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.041%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 104 (4.29%) Office 365
2 89 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (0.54%) IaaS
5 10 (0.41%) SaaS
6 5 (0.21%) PaaS
7 2 (0.083%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.083%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.083%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.083%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 475 (19.61%) DNS
2 396 (16.35%) SAN
3 366 (15.11%) DHCP
4 346 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 272 (11.23%) LAN
6 265 (10.94%) Firewall
7 254 (10.49%) WAN
8 164 (6.77%) VPN
9 97 (4.00%) Internet
10 82 (3.39%) Wireless
11 80 (3.30%) NAS
12 67 (2.77%) VoIP
13 56 (2.31%) NetScaler
14 51 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
15 41 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
16 39 (1.61%) iSCSI
17 34 (1.40%) SSL
18 33 (1.36%) Network Security
19 32 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
20 30 (1.24%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 393 (16.23%) SQL Server
2 141 (5.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 89 (3.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 76 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (0.66%) MySQL
6 9 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (0.33%) Oracle Database
7 8 (0.33%) MS Access
8 7 (0.29%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.083%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.083%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.041%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 125 (5.16%) MSI
2 67 (2.77%) InstallShield
3 33 (1.36%) AdminStudio
4 26 (1.07%) JIRA
5 20 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (0.74%) Wise Package Studio
7 5 (0.21%) Hudson
7 5 (0.21%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.21%) CruiseControl
8 4 (0.17%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.12%) FrontPage
9 3 (0.12%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.083%) Subversion
11 1 (0.041%) Fiddler
General
1 396 (16.35%) Finance
2 89 (3.67%) Retail
3 79 (3.26%) Legal
4 78 (3.22%) Banking
5 70 (2.89%) Law
6 66 (2.73%) Telecoms
7 47 (1.94%) Back Office
8 38 (1.57%) Advertising
9 36 (1.49%) Marketing
10 20 (0.83%) Publishing
11 16 (0.66%) Investment Banking
12 13 (0.54%) French Language
13 12 (0.50%) Multimedia
13 12 (0.50%) Electronics
14 11 (0.45%) Games
14 11 (0.45%) German Language
14 11 (0.45%) Dutch Language
14 11 (0.45%) Portuguese Language
14 11 (0.45%) Spanish Language
15 10 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 364 (15.03%) Analyst
2 299 (12.35%) Support Engineer
3 243 (10.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 239 (9.87%) Consultant
5 204 (8.42%) Support Analyst
6 190 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support
7 177 (7.31%) Architect
8 152 (6.28%) Desktop Support
9 150 (6.19%) Systems Engineer
10 135 (5.57%) Server Engineer
11 134 (5.53%) Desktop Engineer
12 119 (4.91%) 2nd Line Support
13 96 (3.96%) IT Support
14 89 (3.67%) Administrator
15 82 (3.39%) Applications Packager
16 79 (3.26%) Microsoft Consultant
17 78 (3.22%) Desktop Analyst
18 73 (3.01%) Technical Consultant
19 71 (2.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
20 69 (2.85%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (5.37%) Application Packaging
2 81 (3.34%) .NET
3 47 (1.94%) Software Packaging
4 45 (1.86%) Web Services
5 32 (1.32%) COM
6 16 (0.66%) ASP.NET
7 14 (0.58%) .NET Framework
8 13 (0.54%) WCF
8 13 (0.54%) SOAP
9 12 (0.50%) SAML
9 12 (0.50%) OCX
10 11 (0.45%) Middleware
11 8 (0.33%) HTML
12 7 (0.29%) Rendezvous
12 7 (0.29%) REST
13 6 (0.25%) RESTful
14 5 (0.21%) JSP
15 4 (0.17%) X-Windows
16 3 (0.12%) CSS
17 2 (0.083%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 196 (8.09%) Blackberry
2 149 (6.15%) Clustering
3 75 (3.10%) Management Information System
4 51 (2.11%) Replication
5 47 (1.94%) PKI
6 38 (1.57%) Client/Server
7 35 (1.45%) Thin Client
7 35 (1.45%) Fat Client
7 35 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
8 33 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
9 27 (1.11%) Computer Science
9 27 (1.11%) Firmware
10 25 (1.03%) Hedge funds
11 24 (0.99%) iPad
12 22 (0.91%) iPhone
13 17 (0.70%) Smartphone
14 16 (0.66%) Statistics
14 16 (0.66%) Symmetrix
15 15 (0.62%) IPTV
15 15 (0.62%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2013 (83.11%) Windows
2 958 (39.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 790 (32.62%) Windows 7
4 654 (27.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 420 (17.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 330 (13.63%) Windows XP
7 258 (10.65%) Windows 8
8 213 (8.79%) Linux
9 72 (2.97%) UNIX
10 69 (2.85%) Windows Vista
11 62 (2.56%) Android
12 59 (2.44%) Apple iOS
13 40 (1.65%) Mac OS
14 36 (1.49%) Solaris
15 32 (1.32%) Mac OS X
16 24 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 24 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
17 17 (0.70%) AIX
18 16 (0.66%) CentOS
19 14 (0.58%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 622 (25.68%) ITIL
2 191 (7.89%) Migration
3 154 (6.36%) Service Delivery
4 142 (5.86%) Service Management
5 136 (5.62%) Project Management
6 113 (4.67%) Problem Management
7 101 (4.17%) Asset Management
8 97 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 94 (3.88%) Software Deployment
10 89 (3.67%) Workflow
11 84 (3.47%) Configuration Management
12 79 (3.26%) PRINCE2
13 78 (3.22%) Change Management
14 76 (3.14%) Change Control
15 70 (2.89%) E-Commerce
16 65 (2.68%) Continuous Improvement
17 64 (2.64%) Capacity Planning
18 59 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
19 57 (2.35%) Load Balancing
20 54 (2.23%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 471 (19.45%) PowerShell
2 375 (15.48%) SQL
3 104 (4.29%) VBScript
4 87 (3.59%) VB
5 40 (1.65%) C#
6 30 (1.24%) Java
6 30 (1.24%) Perl
7 27 (1.11%) C
8 24 (0.99%) Python
9 21 (0.87%) JavaScript
10 18 (0.74%) Shell Script
11 16 (0.66%) VBA
12 14 (0.58%) PHP
13 8 (0.33%) T-SQL
14 7 (0.29%) Ruby
15 5 (0.21%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.17%) C++
17 1 (0.041%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 635 (26.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 458 (18.91%) MCSE
3 266 (10.98%) MCITP
4 192 (7.93%) Degree
5 186 (7.68%) Security Cleared
6 173 (7.14%) MCSA
7 168 (6.94%) MCP
8 138 (5.70%) MCTS
9 129 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
10 128 (5.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 128 (5.28%) SC Cleared
11 111 (4.58%) CCNA
12 99 (4.09%) Citrix Certification
13 77 (3.18%) CCA
14 51 (2.11%) CCNP
15 50 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
16 48 (1.98%) DV Cleared
17 34 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 23 (0.95%) MCDST
18 23 (0.95%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 210 (8.67%) SLA
2 31 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (1.07%) QA
4 24 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.74%) ISO 9001
6 15 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 7 (0.29%) GAMP
7 7 (0.29%) GCP
7 7 (0.29%) GMP
8 5 (0.21%) BS7799
9 4 (0.17%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.041%) DICOM
System Software
1 1437 (59.33%) Active Directory
2 785 (32.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 627 (25.89%) Hyper-V
4 366 (15.11%) XenApp
5 327 (13.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 307 (12.68%) vSphere
7 277 (11.44%) XenDesktop
8 123 (5.08%) VMware ESX
9 82 (3.39%) XenServer
10 76 (3.14%) Terminal Services
11 70 (2.89%) UAG
12 69 (2.85%) ISA Server
13 55 (2.27%) Forefront TMG
14 46 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
15 35 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 33 (1.36%) VMware Server
17 31 (1.28%) vCloud
18 23 (0.95%) MetaFrame
19 20 (0.83%) IAG
20 18 (0.74%) Xen
Systems Management
1 770 (31.79%) SCOM
2 236 (9.74%) WSUS
3 133 (5.49%) SCVMM
4 116 (4.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 93 (3.84%) Backup Exec
6 83 (3.43%) SCOrch
7 74 (3.06%) McAfee ePO
8 70 (2.89%) SCSM
9 60 (2.48%) NetBackup
10 55 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
11 54 (2.23%) SCDPM
12 49 (2.02%) Nagios
13 40 (1.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 38 (1.57%) HP SIM
15 37 (1.53%) MOM
15 37 (1.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 33 (1.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 30 (1.24%) EMC NetWorker
18 29 (1.20%) Puppet
19 28 (1.16%) WMI
Vendors
1 1711 (70.64%) Microsoft
2 1090 (45.00%) VMware
3 849 (35.05%) Citrix
4 411 (16.97%) HP
5 343 (14.16%) Cisco
6 219 (9.04%) Symantec
7 166 (6.85%) NetApp
8 162 (6.69%) Dell
9 152 (6.28%) EMC
10 130 (5.37%) McAfee
11 104 (4.29%) AppSense
12 100 (4.13%) SolarWinds
13 96 (3.96%) Sophos
14 88 (3.63%) IBM
15 82 (3.39%) CheckPoint
16 78 (3.22%) Apple
17 75 (3.10%) Oracle
18 68 (2.81%) Remedy
19 60 (2.48%) Veeam
20 53 (2.19%) LANDesk
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £75,000 to £99,500 per annum +bonus+good bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
North London
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30 - £40 per annum + 30 days, final salary pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits, Bonus etc.
Posted: 7 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £33000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £43000 - £48000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits + On call.
Posted: 12 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Net Talent
Posted: 14 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago