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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 217 249 301
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +52
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 1479 1232 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.35% 1.14% 0.89%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.91% 18.53% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1245 949 868
Average salary £41,000 £41,600 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.44% -7.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -11.76%

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
7429 6649 6454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.76% 6.17% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6007 5235 5334
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 £29,200 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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 +46 1397 £41,500 -2.35% 144
London +86 583 £47,500 -5.00% 44
South East +19 340 £38,000 -5.82% 31
City of London +44 147 £52,500 +10.52% 11
Berkshire +17 129 £35,000 -15.86% 10
Yorkshire +14 109 £35,000 +4.47% 9
South West +15 94 £35,000 +9.37% 17
West Yorkshire +43 86 £34,000 +4.61% 7
East of England -11 83 £40,500 +10.95% 11
North West -4 80 £32,500 +8.33% 8
Surrey +1 77 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Hampshire +22 62 £32,750 -19.53% 5
West Midlands -32 58 £45,000 +21.62% 9
Reading +3 54 £35,000 -20.00% 5
East Midlands +11 44 £27,000 -28.00% 12
Birmingham -2 39 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Leeds -3 37 £37,500 +18.11% 4
Manchester -25 36 £32,500 +12.06% 5
Bracknell +2 34 £35,000 +6.06% 3
Scotland -17 31 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Andover +17 30 £30,000 -37.50% 1
Cambridgeshire -2 29 £35,500 +1.42% 7
Cambridge +11 24 £35,500 +1.42% 5
Cheshire +7 24 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Hertfordshire -5 24 £51,000 +25.15% 3
Bristol -6 24 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Wiltshire +11 23 £38,000 -36.66% 3
Buckinghamshire +15 22 £49,500 +16.47% 2
Gloucestershire +5 22 £31,250 +23.76% 2
Edinburgh +3 21 £36,250 +74.69% 3

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 2308 (83.77%) Windows
2 1795 (65.15%) Microsoft
3 1740 (63.16%) Active Directory
4 1261 (45.77%) VMware
5 1022 (37.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 965 (35.03%) Citrix
7 937 (34.01%) SCOM
8 862 (31.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 862 (31.29%) MS Exchange
9 821 (29.80%) MS Excel
10 801 (29.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 777 (28.20%) ITIL
12 764 (27.73%) Windows 7
13 750 (27.22%) Hyper-V
14 669 (24.28%) DNS
15 594 (21.56%) Microsoft Certification
16 577 (20.94%) Windows Server 2003
17 526 (19.09%) SAN
18 502 (18.22%) Exchange Server 2010
19 496 (18.00%) DHCP
20 493 (17.89%) MS Office
21 488 (17.71%) PowerShell
22 484 (17.57%) HP
23 467 (16.95%) SQL Server
24 459 (16.66%) SQL
25 416 (15.10%) Cisco
26 403 (14.63%) Finance
27 396 (14.37%) SharePoint
28 391 (14.19%) MCSE
29 350 (12.70%) Lync

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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
1 862 (31.29%) MS Exchange
2 502 (18.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 396 (14.37%) SharePoint
4 350 (12.70%) Lync
5 256 (9.29%) IIS
6 219 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2013
7 195 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 109 (3.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 94 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2003
10 82 (2.98%) SharePoint 2013
11 73 (2.65%) SharePoint 2010
12 54 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
13 48 (1.74%) Office Communications Server
14 46 (1.67%) Apache
15 23 (0.83%) IBM Notes
16 14 (0.51%) Tomcat
16 14 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
17 13 (0.47%) nginx
17 13 (0.47%) Jetty
18 11 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 821 (29.80%) MS Excel
2 493 (17.89%) MS Office
3 33 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 32 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.58%) MS Project
6 2 (0.073%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.073%) Maya
6 2 (0.073%) 3ds Max
6 2 (0.073%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.073%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.036%) Revit
7 1 (0.036%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 40 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.47%) Eikon
4 9 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.18%) assyst
6 5 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.11%) Sage 1000
7 3 (0.11%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.036%) Agresso
8 1 (0.036%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.036%) Maximo
8 1 (0.036%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 237 (8.60%) Office 365
2 104 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (1.81%) IaaS
4 34 (1.23%) SaaS
5 26 (0.94%) PaaS
6 22 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.15%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (0.073%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.073%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.073%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.036%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 669 (24.28%) DNS
2 526 (19.09%) SAN
3 496 (18.00%) DHCP
4 340 (12.34%) TCP/IP
5 260 (9.44%) Firewall
6 232 (8.42%) LAN
7 229 (8.31%) WAN
8 166 (6.03%) VPN
9 102 (3.70%) Internet
10 100 (3.63%) VoIP
11 86 (3.12%) NAS
12 84 (3.05%) NetScaler
13 83 (3.01%) iSCSI
14 78 (2.83%) Wireless
15 62 (2.25%) Network Security
16 60 (2.18%) VLAN
17 37 (1.34%) Fibre Channel
17 37 (1.34%) MPLS
18 35 (1.27%) Unified Communications
19 34 (1.23%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 467 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 165 (5.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 109 (3.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 67 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 52 (1.89%) MySQL
6 19 (0.69%) Oracle Database
7 14 (0.51%) Relational Database
8 13 (0.47%) Hadoop
9 9 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (0.22%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (0.15%) MS Access
12 4 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.11%) DB2
14 2 (0.073%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.073%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.073%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 130 (4.72%) MSI
2 53 (1.92%) AdminStudio
3 35 (1.27%) InstallShield
4 16 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (0.33%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.22%) Wise Package Studio
8 5 (0.18%) Selenium
8 5 (0.18%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.15%) TestDirector
10 2 (0.073%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.073%) Subversion
10 2 (0.073%) StarTeam
11 1 (0.036%) JIRA
11 1 (0.036%) WinDbg
11 1 (0.036%) Serena SBM
General
1 403 (14.63%) Finance
2 111 (4.03%) Banking
3 95 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 83 (3.01%) Retail
5 76 (2.76%) Law
6 56 (2.03%) Legal
7 46 (1.67%) Advertising
8 33 (1.20%) Marketing
9 29 (1.05%) Back Office
10 26 (0.94%) Investment Banking
11 20 (0.73%) Manufacturing
12 18 (0.65%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.51%) Electronics
14 11 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.33%) Billing
16 8 (0.29%) Military
17 7 (0.25%) Welsh Language
18 6 (0.22%) French Language
19 5 (0.18%) Spanish Language
19 5 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 530 (19.24%) Analyst
2 337 (12.23%) Support Engineer
3 273 (9.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 230 (8.35%) Consultant
5 191 (6.93%) Support Analyst
6 156 (5.66%) Desktop Support
7 152 (5.52%) 3rd Line Support
8 150 (5.44%) Systems Engineer
9 145 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
10 144 (5.23%) Architect
11 141 (5.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 130 (4.72%) Administrator
13 124 (4.50%) Service Analyst
14 122 (4.43%) Server Engineer
15 116 (4.21%) Team Leader
16 111 (4.03%) Service Desk Analyst
17 104 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
18 96 (3.48%) Senior Analyst
19 80 (2.90%) IT Support
20 79 (2.87%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (7.33%) Application Packaging
2 42 (1.52%) .NET
3 38 (1.38%) Software Packaging
4 17 (0.62%) XML
5 16 (0.58%) MSMQ
5 16 (0.58%) SAML
5 16 (0.58%) Web Services
6 11 (0.40%) HTML
7 10 (0.36%) WSH
8 6 (0.22%) Middleware
9 5 (0.18%) JSP
9 5 (0.18%) COM
9 5 (0.18%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.15%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.11%) ODBC
12 2 (0.073%) OCX
12 2 (0.073%) X-Windows
12 2 (0.073%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (0.036%) REST
13 1 (0.036%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 205 (7.44%) Clustering
2 190 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 183 (6.64%) Blackberry
4 71 (2.58%) Management Information System
5 63 (2.29%) Computer Science
6 49 (1.78%) Hedge funds
7 46 (1.67%) PKI
8 43 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
9 39 (1.42%) Replication
10 37 (1.34%) Thin Client
10 37 (1.34%) Fat Client
11 36 (1.31%) Client/Server
12 32 (1.16%) iPhone
13 24 (0.87%) Open Source
13 24 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
14 22 (0.80%) iPad
15 20 (0.73%) AS400
16 18 (0.65%) CMDB
17 15 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
17 15 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2308 (83.77%) Windows
2 1022 (37.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 801 (29.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 764 (27.73%) Windows 7
5 577 (20.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 283 (10.27%) Windows XP
7 268 (9.73%) Linux
8 230 (8.35%) Windows 8
9 90 (3.27%) UNIX
10 64 (2.32%) Windows Vista
11 62 (2.25%) Mac OS X
12 56 (2.03%) Windows 2000 Server
13 55 (2.00%) Android
14 52 (1.89%) Apple iOS
15 48 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 38 (1.38%) Windows Mobile
17 25 (0.91%) Windows 2000
18 20 (0.73%) CentOS
19 18 (0.65%) Mac OS
20 15 (0.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 777 (28.20%) ITIL
2 191 (6.93%) Migration
3 182 (6.61%) Service Delivery
4 167 (6.06%) Change Management
5 150 (5.44%) Service Management
6 134 (4.86%) Project Management
7 123 (4.46%) Problem Management
8 117 (4.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 101 (3.67%) Asset Management
10 86 (3.12%) Software Deployment
11 83 (3.01%) Mentoring
12 81 (2.94%) Software Distribution
13 80 (2.90%) Configuration Management
14 77 (2.79%) PRINCE2
15 76 (2.76%) Line Management
16 75 (2.72%) ITSM
17 68 (2.47%) Incident Management
18 63 (2.29%) CRM
19 59 (2.14%) Performance Tuning
19 59 (2.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 488 (17.71%) PowerShell
2 459 (16.66%) SQL
3 165 (5.99%) VBScript
4 160 (5.81%) VB
5 44 (1.60%) Perl
6 32 (1.16%) Java
7 30 (1.09%) Python
8 26 (0.94%) C#
9 25 (0.91%) Shell Script
9 25 (0.91%) Ruby
10 23 (0.83%) C
11 15 (0.54%) JavaScript
12 14 (0.51%) Bash Shell
13 12 (0.44%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.15%) PHP
15 3 (0.11%) C++
15 3 (0.11%) R
16 2 (0.073%) Winbatch
16 2 (0.073%) Lua
16 2 (0.073%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 594 (21.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 391 (14.19%) MCSE
3 327 (11.87%) Security Cleared
4 280 (10.16%) SC Cleared
5 189 (6.86%) MCP
6 178 (6.46%) MCITP
7 173 (6.28%) Degree
8 143 (5.19%) MCSA
9 125 (4.54%) DV Cleared
10 119 (4.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 115 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
12 97 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
13 73 (2.65%) MCTS
14 71 (2.58%) CCA
15 69 (2.50%) CCNA
16 64 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
17 40 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 33 (1.20%) A+ Certification
19 31 (1.13%) MCDST
20 26 (0.94%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 233 (8.46%) SLA
2 32 (1.16%) PCI DSS
3 30 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 28 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (1.02%) QA
5 6 (0.22%) COBIT
6 5 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.073%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1740 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 862 (31.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 750 (27.22%) Hyper-V
4 326 (11.83%) XenApp
5 304 (11.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 290 (10.53%) XenDesktop
7 274 (9.95%) vSphere
8 155 (5.63%) VMware ESX
9 150 (5.44%) VMware ESXi
10 89 (3.23%) ISA Server
11 82 (2.98%) Forefront TMG
12 79 (2.87%) UAG
13 48 (1.74%) Terminal Services
14 36 (1.31%) XenServer
15 34 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
16 33 (1.20%) VMware Server
17 28 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 25 (0.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 24 (0.87%) vCloud
20 21 (0.76%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 937 (34.01%) SCOM
2 235 (8.53%) SCVMM
3 186 (6.75%) WSUS
4 128 (4.65%) NetBackup
5 127 (4.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 109 (3.96%) Backup Exec
7 108 (3.92%) SCOrch
8 90 (3.27%) SCDPM
9 78 (2.83%) SCSM
10 75 (2.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 73 (2.65%) Nagios
12 72 (2.61%) Norton AntiVirus
13 56 (2.03%) HP SIM
14 48 (1.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 41 (1.49%) AppDNA
16 40 (1.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 33 (1.20%) ARCserve
18 32 (1.16%) Puppet
19 26 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
19 26 (0.94%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 1795 (65.15%) Microsoft
2 1261 (45.77%) VMware
3 965 (35.03%) Citrix
4 484 (17.57%) HP
5 416 (15.10%) Cisco
6 231 (8.38%) Symantec
7 196 (7.11%) Dell
8 164 (5.95%) NetApp
9 146 (5.30%) EMC
10 119 (4.32%) Oracle
11 115 (4.17%) AppSense
12 105 (3.81%) McAfee
13 103 (3.74%) Apple
14 91 (3.30%) Sophos
15 72 (2.61%) Avaya
15 72 (2.61%) Juniper
16 67 (2.43%) IBM
17 64 (2.32%) Red Hat
18 60 (2.18%) LANDesk
19 59 (2.14%) SolarWinds
Dunchurch, Warwickshire
Network IT Recruitment
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Bell Educational Services
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
X4 Group
Salary: £36k - 41k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 42k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified excellent Salary plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + £7,200 Car allowance +15% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
@ITS
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago