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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 255 247 333
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +86
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 1282 1180 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.11% 1.08% 0.73%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.64% 17.33% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1021 961 760
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +7.50%

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
7266 6808 6366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.30% 6.24% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5789 5523 5172
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 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +19 1231 £41,500 -7.77% 179
London 0 508 £45,000 - 56
South East +8 308 £37,500 -14.77% 40
City of London +24 172 £47,500 +5.55% 19
Berkshire +29 129 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Surrey -5 93 £35,500 -18.39% 3
Yorkshire +22 91 £40,000 +16.78% 13
East of England +27 80 £42,000 +20.00% 16
South West +27 78 £27,500 -45.00% 19
West Midlands -18 72 £38,000 -11.62% 12
West Yorkshire +2 57 £35,250 +15.57% 7
North West -36 51 £40,250 +4.54% 13
Reading -11 42 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +11 38 £35,000 - 3
Hampshire -13 38 £35,000 - 12
Cambridge +22 37 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Leeds -12 35 £36,500 +21.66% 5
South Yorkshire +9 29 £40,000 -21.95% 1
Sheffield +6 27 £40,000 -21.95% 1
West Sussex -13 27 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Manchester -36 26 £46,500 +20.77% 9
Birmingham -6 25 £42,500 -15.00% 8
Scotland -18 25 £32,500 -13.33% 11
Hertfordshire +7 24 £56,250 +7.14% 7
Slough +19 23 £55,000 -8.33% 3
East Midlands -24 22 £39,000 -4.87% 6
Somerset -1 20 £27,000 +20.00% 8
Bristol +12 19 £35,000 -36.36% 4
Coventry -21 19 £40,000 -9.09% 1
Newbury +9 17 £24,750 -55.00% 1

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2209 (83.61%) Windows
2 1760 (66.62%) Microsoft
3 1595 (60.37%) Active Directory
4 1108 (41.94%) VMware
5 954 (36.11%) Citrix
6 905 (34.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 834 (31.57%) MS Excel
8 823 (31.15%) MS Exchange
9 818 (30.96%) Windows 7
10 749 (28.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 726 (27.48%) SCOM
12 707 (26.76%) ITIL
13 671 (25.40%) Hyper-V
14 646 (24.45%) Microsoft Certification
15 632 (23.92%) Windows Server 2012
16 578 (21.88%) DNS
17 511 (19.34%) Finance
18 504 (19.08%) Windows Server 2003
19 494 (18.70%) SAN
20 471 (17.83%) PowerShell
21 446 (16.88%) Exchange Server 2010
22 442 (16.73%) MS Office
23 436 (16.50%) MCSE
24 435 (16.46%) SharePoint
25 433 (16.39%) SQL Server
26 429 (16.24%) DHCP
27 418 (15.82%) HP
28 392 (14.84%) SQL
29 384 (14.53%) Microsoft App-V
30 368 (13.93%) XenApp

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 823 (31.15%) MS Exchange
2 446 (16.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 435 (16.46%) SharePoint
4 303 (11.47%) Lync
5 266 (10.07%) Exchange Server 2007
6 238 (9.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 178 (6.74%) IIS
8 118 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2003
9 110 (4.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 87 (3.29%) SharePoint 2010
11 82 (3.10%) SharePoint 2013
12 73 (2.76%) SharePoint Server
13 59 (2.23%) Apache
14 29 (1.10%) IBM Notes
15 19 (0.72%) Office Communications Server
16 16 (0.61%) WorkSite
17 15 (0.57%) Tomcat
18 13 (0.49%) SAS
19 12 (0.45%) Confluence
20 11 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 834 (31.57%) MS Excel
2 442 (16.73%) MS Office
3 56 (2.12%) MS Visio
4 33 (1.25%) MS Project
5 32 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (0.53%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.11%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.11%) Maya
7 3 (0.11%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.038%) Revit
Business Applications
1 26 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (0.45%) Sage 1000
4 10 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (0.34%) Eikon
6 6 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.19%) assyst
8 4 (0.15%) RiskWrite
8 4 (0.15%) Towers Watson Igloo
9 3 (0.11%) Summit
10 2 (0.076%) Sage 50
10 2 (0.076%) Agresso
11 1 (0.038%) Exchequer
11 1 (0.038%) Maximo
11 1 (0.038%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 179 (6.78%) Office 365
2 66 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (1.36%) IaaS
4 30 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (0.98%) SaaS
6 16 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (0.53%) PaaS
8 10 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.38%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 578 (21.88%) DNS
2 494 (18.70%) SAN
3 429 (16.24%) DHCP
4 313 (11.85%) TCP/IP
5 233 (8.82%) Firewall
6 199 (7.53%) LAN
7 179 (6.78%) WAN
8 126 (4.77%) VPN
9 116 (4.39%) Internet
10 108 (4.09%) NAS
11 85 (3.22%) NetScaler
12 77 (2.91%) VoIP
13 65 (2.46%) Wireless
14 53 (2.01%) Network Security
15 42 (1.59%) Unified Communications
16 36 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
17 35 (1.32%) SSL
18 32 (1.21%) iSCSI
18 32 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
19 29 (1.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 433 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 123 (4.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 86 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 69 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 50 (1.89%) MySQL
6 19 (0.72%) Oracle Database
7 11 (0.42%) Relational Database
8 10 (0.38%) MS Access
9 9 (0.34%) Hadoop
10 8 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.11%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.11%) PowerCenter
14 2 (0.076%) DB2
14 2 (0.076%) OLAP
14 2 (0.076%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 154 (5.83%) MSI
2 55 (2.08%) AdminStudio
3 41 (1.55%) InstallShield
4 16 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
5 13 (0.49%) JIRA
6 11 (0.42%) Selenium
6 11 (0.42%) LoadRunner
7 8 (0.30%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.23%) TestDirector
9 5 (0.19%) Subversion
10 2 (0.076%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.038%) Git (software)
General
1 511 (19.34%) Finance
2 96 (3.63%) Law
3 94 (3.56%) Banking
4 89 (3.37%) Telecoms
5 81 (3.07%) Retail
6 69 (2.61%) Legal
7 47 (1.78%) Back Office
8 43 (1.63%) Marketing
9 42 (1.59%) Financial Institution
10 40 (1.51%) Advertising
11 22 (0.83%) Investment Banking
12 19 (0.72%) Electronics
13 15 (0.57%) Military
14 14 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
14 14 (0.53%) Manufacturing
15 13 (0.49%) Games
16 8 (0.30%) Greek Language
16 8 (0.30%) Polish Language
17 7 (0.26%) Multimedia
18 6 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 443 (16.77%) Analyst
2 340 (12.87%) Support Engineer
3 257 (9.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 245 (9.27%) Consultant
5 208 (7.87%) 3rd Line Support
6 201 (7.61%) Support Analyst
7 164 (6.21%) Architect
8 160 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
9 157 (5.94%) Desktop Support
10 127 (4.81%) Server Engineer
11 119 (4.50%) Systems Engineer
12 113 (4.28%) Administrator
13 94 (3.56%) Systems Administrator
14 93 (3.52%) Service Analyst
15 91 (3.44%) Desktop Analyst
16 88 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
17 87 (3.29%) Desktop Engineer
18 86 (3.26%) Microsoft Consultant
19 85 (3.22%) IT Support
20 79 (2.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (7.12%) Application Packaging
2 50 (1.89%) Software Packaging
3 42 (1.59%) .NET
4 29 (1.10%) OCX
5 26 (0.98%) COM
5 26 (0.98%) Web Services
6 19 (0.72%) XML
7 8 (0.30%) HTML
8 7 (0.26%) SAML
9 6 (0.23%) .NET Framework
10 5 (0.19%) MSMQ
11 4 (0.15%) WSH
11 4 (0.15%) Rendezvous
11 4 (0.15%) SOAP
11 4 (0.15%) WCF
11 4 (0.15%) REST
12 3 (0.11%) CSS
13 2 (0.076%) ODBC
13 2 (0.076%) X-Windows
14 1 (0.038%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 171 (6.47%) Blackberry
2 154 (5.83%) Clustering
3 79 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 60 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
5 59 (2.23%) Fat Client
5 59 (2.23%) Thin Client
6 55 (2.08%) PKI
7 45 (1.70%) Client/Server
8 37 (1.40%) Hedge funds
9 32 (1.21%) Computer Science
10 28 (1.06%) iPad
10 28 (1.06%) Replication
11 25 (0.95%) iPhone
12 20 (0.76%) Firmware
13 17 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (0.61%) Open Source
15 15 (0.57%) Statistics
16 14 (0.53%) Mobile App
16 14 (0.53%) Chip and PIN
16 14 (0.53%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 2209 (83.61%) Windows
2 905 (34.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 818 (30.96%) Windows 7
4 632 (23.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 504 (19.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 281 (10.64%) Windows XP
7 233 (8.82%) Windows 8
8 227 (8.59%) Linux
9 60 (2.27%) Mac OS X
10 56 (2.12%) Android
10 56 (2.12%) Apple iOS
11 54 (2.04%) UNIX
12 49 (1.85%) Windows Vista
13 44 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 38 (1.44%) Mac OS
15 34 (1.29%) Solaris
16 23 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
17 22 (0.83%) CentOS
18 18 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
18 18 (0.68%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 707 (26.76%) ITIL
2 213 (8.06%) Migration
3 157 (5.94%) Service Delivery
4 144 (5.45%) Project Management
4 144 (5.45%) Service Management
5 125 (4.73%) Change Management
6 107 (4.05%) Asset Management
7 103 (3.90%) Problem Management
8 89 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
9 77 (2.91%) ITSM
10 76 (2.88%) Configuration Management
11 73 (2.76%) Time Management
12 70 (2.65%) PRINCE2
13 66 (2.50%) Incident Management
13 66 (2.50%) Change Control
14 56 (2.12%) CRM
15 54 (2.04%) Workflow
16 53 (2.01%) Performance Monitoring
17 52 (1.97%) Software Deployment
18 51 (1.93%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 471 (17.83%) PowerShell
2 392 (14.84%) SQL
3 207 (7.83%) VBScript
4 188 (7.12%) VB
5 37 (1.40%) Perl
6 29 (1.10%) Java
7 27 (1.02%) Python
8 26 (0.98%) C#
9 20 (0.76%) T-SQL
10 16 (0.61%) JavaScript
11 13 (0.49%) Ruby
12 12 (0.45%) C
12 12 (0.45%) Bash Shell
13 11 (0.42%) PHP
14 9 (0.34%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.26%) VBA
16 2 (0.076%) C++
16 2 (0.076%) R
17 1 (0.038%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 646 (24.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 436 (16.50%) MCSE
3 221 (8.36%) Security Cleared
4 215 (8.14%) MCITP
5 188 (7.12%) MCSA
6 186 (7.04%) Degree
7 183 (6.93%) MCP
8 177 (6.70%) SC Cleared
9 140 (5.30%) Citrix Certification
10 118 (4.47%) Cisco Certification
11 110 (4.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 107 (4.05%) CCA
13 98 (3.71%) CCNA
14 77 (2.91%) MCTS
15 70 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
16 42 (1.59%) DV Cleared
17 38 (1.44%) MCDST
18 36 (1.36%) CCAA
18 36 (1.36%) CCEA
18 36 (1.36%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (7.42%) SLA
2 48 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 48 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (1.59%) PCI DSS
4 28 (1.06%) QA
5 8 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 7 (0.26%) GAMP
6 7 (0.26%) GCP
6 7 (0.26%) GMP
7 5 (0.19%) BS7799
System Software
1 1595 (60.37%) Active Directory
2 749 (28.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 671 (25.40%) Hyper-V
4 384 (14.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 368 (13.93%) XenApp
6 359 (13.59%) XenDesktop
7 239 (9.05%) vSphere
8 157 (5.94%) VMware ESX
9 84 (3.18%) VMware ESXi
10 77 (2.91%) UAG
11 70 (2.65%) ISA Server
12 69 (2.61%) XenServer
13 42 (1.59%) Terminal Services
14 40 (1.51%) Forefront TMG
15 29 (1.10%) IAG
16 27 (1.02%) KVM
17 26 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 24 (0.91%) VMware Server
19 21 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
20 19 (0.72%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 726 (27.48%) SCOM
2 221 (8.36%) WSUS
3 163 (6.17%) SCVMM
4 119 (4.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 101 (3.82%) NetBackup
6 99 (3.75%) Backup Exec
7 82 (3.10%) Norton AntiVirus
8 69 (2.61%) SCOrch
9 68 (2.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 68 (2.57%) SCDPM
10 54 (2.04%) HP SIM
11 47 (1.78%) SCSM
12 45 (1.70%) Nagios
13 44 (1.67%) AppDNA
14 35 (1.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 31 (1.17%) Puppet
16 28 (1.06%) ARCserve
16 28 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
17 24 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
18 23 (0.87%) WMI
Vendors
1 1760 (66.62%) Microsoft
2 1108 (41.94%) VMware
3 954 (36.11%) Citrix
4 418 (15.82%) HP
5 359 (13.59%) Cisco
6 249 (9.42%) Symantec
7 177 (6.70%) NetApp
8 150 (5.68%) EMC
9 141 (5.34%) AppSense
10 134 (5.07%) Dell
11 120 (4.54%) Oracle
12 118 (4.47%) Apple
13 86 (3.26%) McAfee
14 84 (3.18%) IBM
15 67 (2.54%) Sophos
16 66 (2.50%) SolarWinds
17 61 (2.31%) Red Hat
18 58 (2.20%) Juniper
19 56 (2.12%) F5
20 54 (2.04%) CA
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £19,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
Stott & May
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum 25 days holiday, Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £31000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 Per Annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
UK
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday