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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 251 247 340
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +93
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 1296 1222 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.11% 1.12% 0.73%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.11% 18.06% 14.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1030 992 750
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £42,750 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-8.77% +3.01%
Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7158 6765 6055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.11% 6.22% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5747 5404 4934
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 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +5.59%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +7 1253 £42,500 -5.55% 182
London +5 508 £47,500 +4.39% 56
South East +1 331 £40,000 -9.09% 47
City of London +31 191 £50,000 +5.26% 19
Berkshire +21 131 £45,000 -18.18% 17
Yorkshire +37 109 £39,000 +4.00% 17
Surrey -5 96 £35,500 -13.67% 7
East of England +14 82 £42,250 +20.71% 9
West Yorkshire +14 73 £37,000 +23.33% 11
West Midlands -50 71 £38,000 -12.64% 17
South West +12 64 £27,500 -43.58% 14
Reading -18 52 £47,500 -5.00% 7
North West -35 46 £43,750 +13.63% 10
Leeds -13 44 £37,500 +25.00% 7
Hampshire +4 42 £35,500 +1.42% 8
Hertfordshire +19 39 £50,000 +5.26% 4
West Sussex +16 38 £40,500 -2.40% 4
Watford +6 30 £50,000 -6.97% 2
Manchester -31 29 £33,250 -13.63% 8
South Yorkshire +14 27 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Cambridgeshire -5 26 £38,500 +4.76% 4
Sheffield +16 24 £40,000 -21.95% 2
Cambridge 0 24 £38,500 -6.66% 3
East Midlands -12 24 £38,250 -8.92% 6
Birmingham -12 23 £46,500 -9.26% 9
Slough +20 22 £58,750 -2.08% 3
Coventry -27 21 £37,500 -18.91% 5
Woking +4 18 £33,500 -23.86% 2
Newbury +18 17 £24,750 -55.00% 1
Bristol +9 17 £37,500 -31.81% 3

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2150 (82.92%) Windows
2 1752 (67.57%) Microsoft
3 1560 (60.16%) Active Directory
4 1078 (41.57%) VMware
5 925 (35.67%) Citrix
6 863 (33.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 835 (32.20%) Windows 7
8 821 (31.66%) MS Excel
9 806 (31.08%) MS Exchange
10 746 (28.77%) VMware Infrastructure
11 732 (28.23%) SCOM
12 672 (25.92%) ITIL
13 664 (25.61%) Hyper-V
14 661 (25.49%) Microsoft Certification
15 551 (21.25%) Windows Server 2012
16 531 (20.48%) Finance
17 521 (20.09%) DNS
18 488 (18.82%) SAN
19 487 (18.78%) Windows Server 2003
20 483 (18.63%) PowerShell
21 453 (17.47%) MCSE
22 438 (16.89%) Exchange Server 2010
23 417 (16.08%) MS Office
24 413 (15.93%) SQL Server
25 404 (15.58%) SQL
25 404 (15.58%) SharePoint
25 404 (15.58%) HP
26 395 (15.23%) Microsoft App-V
27 382 (14.73%) XenApp
28 380 (14.65%) DHCP

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 806 (31.08%) MS Exchange
2 438 (16.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 404 (15.58%) SharePoint
4 287 (11.07%) Lync
5 267 (10.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 224 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 183 (7.06%) IIS
8 116 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2003
9 109 (4.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 82 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
11 73 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
12 60 (2.31%) SharePoint Server
13 43 (1.66%) Apache
14 31 (1.20%) IBM Notes
15 20 (0.77%) Office Communications Server
16 16 (0.62%) WorkSite
16 16 (0.62%) Confluence
16 16 (0.62%) SAS
17 12 (0.46%) Tomcat
18 11 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 821 (31.66%) MS Excel
2 417 (16.08%) MS Office
3 52 (2.01%) MS Visio
4 36 (1.39%) MS Project
5 33 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (0.54%) PowerPivot
7 4 (0.15%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.077%) Maya
8 2 (0.077%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.077%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 19 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.50%) Eikon
4 11 (0.42%) Sage 1000
5 8 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.15%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 4 (0.15%) RiskWrite
8 3 (0.12%) Summit
9 2 (0.077%) Agresso
10 1 (0.039%) Exchequer
10 1 (0.039%) Maximo
10 1 (0.039%) assyst
10 1 (0.039%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.039%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 166 (6.40%) Office 365
2 74 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (1.35%) IaaS
4 28 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 23 (0.89%) SaaS
6 14 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (0.50%) PaaS
8 8 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.31%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 521 (20.09%) DNS
2 488 (18.82%) SAN
3 380 (14.65%) DHCP
4 293 (11.30%) TCP/IP
5 226 (8.72%) Firewall
6 204 (7.87%) LAN
7 192 (7.40%) WAN
8 132 (5.09%) VPN
9 110 (4.24%) Internet
10 105 (4.05%) NAS
11 75 (2.89%) NetScaler
12 69 (2.66%) VoIP
13 67 (2.58%) Wireless
14 45 (1.74%) Network Security
15 35 (1.35%) iSCSI
15 35 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
16 34 (1.31%) SSL
17 32 (1.23%) LDAP
17 32 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
18 31 (1.20%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 413 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 114 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 78 (3.01%) SQL Server 2005
4 70 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 40 (1.54%) MySQL
6 19 (0.73%) Oracle Database
7 11 (0.42%) MS Access
8 9 (0.35%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.19%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.12%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.12%) PowerCenter
11 3 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.077%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.077%) DB2
12 2 (0.077%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 162 (6.25%) MSI
2 57 (2.20%) AdminStudio
3 51 (1.97%) InstallShield
4 17 (0.66%) JIRA
5 14 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (0.35%) LoadRunner
6 9 (0.35%) Selenium
6 9 (0.35%) Wise Package Studio
7 7 (0.27%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.15%) TestDirector
8 4 (0.15%) Subversion
9 3 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.039%) Git (software)
General
1 531 (20.48%) Finance
2 99 (3.82%) Law
3 89 (3.43%) Telecoms
4 88 (3.39%) Banking
5 79 (3.05%) Retail
6 75 (2.89%) Legal
7 49 (1.89%) Back Office
8 41 (1.58%) Financial Institution
9 40 (1.54%) Marketing
10 39 (1.50%) Advertising
11 26 (1.00%) Investment Banking
12 19 (0.73%) Electronics
13 15 (0.58%) Manufacturing
13 15 (0.58%) Military
14 12 (0.46%) Games
14 12 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.31%) Publishing
15 8 (0.31%) Greek Language
15 8 (0.31%) Polish Language
16 7 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 425 (16.39%) Analyst
2 327 (12.61%) Support Engineer
3 254 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 253 (9.76%) Consultant
5 212 (8.18%) 3rd Line Support
6 206 (7.94%) Support Analyst
7 179 (6.90%) Architect
8 165 (6.36%) Desktop Support
9 156 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support
10 118 (4.55%) Server Engineer
11 117 (4.51%) Systems Engineer
12 111 (4.28%) Administrator
13 102 (3.93%) Desktop Engineer
14 95 (3.66%) Desktop Analyst
15 94 (3.63%) Microsoft Consultant
16 92 (3.55%) Systems Administrator
17 87 (3.36%) IT Support
18 80 (3.09%) Applications Packager
19 78 (3.01%) Service Analyst
20 75 (2.89%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (6.71%) Application Packaging
2 52 (2.01%) Software Packaging
3 47 (1.81%) .NET
4 46 (1.77%) Web Services
5 29 (1.12%) OCX
6 28 (1.08%) COM
7 17 (0.66%) XML
8 9 (0.35%) SAML
8 9 (0.35%) HTML
9 7 (0.27%) Rendezvous
10 6 (0.23%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.15%) REST
11 4 (0.15%) WCF
11 4 (0.15%) WSH
11 4 (0.15%) CSS
11 4 (0.15%) SOAP
12 3 (0.12%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.12%) X-Windows
13 2 (0.077%) MSMQ
13 2 (0.077%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 170 (6.56%) Blackberry
2 148 (5.71%) Clustering
3 87 (3.36%) Management Information System
4 62 (2.39%) Thin Client
4 62 (2.39%) Fat Client
5 58 (2.24%) PKI
6 53 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
7 44 (1.70%) Client/Server
8 34 (1.31%) Hedge funds
9 29 (1.12%) Replication
10 28 (1.08%) iPad
10 28 (1.08%) Computer Science
11 22 (0.85%) iPhone
12 21 (0.81%) Firmware
13 17 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (0.62%) Open Source
14 16 (0.62%) Symmetrix
15 15 (0.58%) Statistics
16 14 (0.54%) Mobile App
16 14 (0.54%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 2150 (82.92%) Windows
2 863 (33.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 835 (32.20%) Windows 7
4 551 (21.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 487 (18.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 295 (11.38%) Windows XP
7 242 (9.33%) Windows 8
8 221 (8.52%) Linux
9 59 (2.28%) Apple iOS
10 58 (2.24%) Android
11 56 (2.16%) Mac OS X
12 55 (2.12%) Windows Vista
13 49 (1.89%) UNIX
14 45 (1.74%) Mac OS
15 43 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 36 (1.39%) Solaris
17 19 (0.73%) AIX
17 19 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
18 16 (0.62%) CentOS
19 11 (0.42%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 672 (25.92%) ITIL
2 216 (8.33%) Migration
3 156 (6.02%) Service Delivery
4 146 (5.63%) Project Management
5 142 (5.48%) Service Management
6 118 (4.55%) Change Management
7 105 (4.05%) Asset Management
8 104 (4.01%) Problem Management
9 88 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
10 83 (3.20%) Configuration Management
11 82 (3.16%) ITSM
12 79 (3.05%) Time Management
13 77 (2.97%) PRINCE2
14 66 (2.55%) Change Control
15 63 (2.43%) Incident Management
16 54 (2.08%) Workflow
16 54 (2.08%) Performance Monitoring
17 52 (2.01%) Continuous Improvement
18 50 (1.93%) Capacity Planning
19 49 (1.89%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 483 (18.63%) PowerShell
2 404 (15.58%) SQL
3 198 (7.64%) VBScript
4 177 (6.83%) VB
5 31 (1.20%) Perl
6 30 (1.16%) C#
7 27 (1.04%) Java
8 25 (0.96%) Python
9 21 (0.81%) JavaScript
10 18 (0.69%) T-SQL
11 14 (0.54%) C
12 11 (0.42%) Bash Shell
12 11 (0.42%) PHP
13 9 (0.35%) Ruby
14 7 (0.27%) VBA
15 6 (0.23%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.077%) R
16 2 (0.077%) C++
Qualifications
1 661 (25.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 453 (17.47%) MCSE
3 251 (9.68%) MCITP
4 209 (8.06%) Security Cleared
5 202 (7.79%) Degree
6 196 (7.56%) MCP
7 190 (7.33%) MCSA
8 162 (6.25%) SC Cleared
9 137 (5.28%) Citrix Certification
10 124 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
11 119 (4.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 107 (4.13%) CCA
13 103 (3.97%) CCNA
14 98 (3.78%) MCTS
15 59 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
16 43 (1.66%) CCNP
17 42 (1.62%) DV Cleared
18 39 (1.50%) MCDST
19 38 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 35 (1.35%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (7.52%) SLA
2 45 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 39 (1.50%) PCI DSS
5 30 (1.16%) QA
6 9 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 7 (0.27%) GAMP
7 7 (0.27%) GCP
7 7 (0.27%) GMP
8 5 (0.19%) BS7799
9 1 (0.039%) DICOM
System Software
1 1560 (60.16%) Active Directory
2 746 (28.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 664 (25.61%) Hyper-V
4 395 (15.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 382 (14.73%) XenApp
6 356 (13.73%) XenDesktop
7 241 (9.29%) vSphere
8 138 (5.32%) VMware ESX
9 82 (3.16%) XenServer
10 77 (2.97%) UAG
11 69 (2.66%) ISA Server
12 67 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
13 45 (1.74%) Forefront TMG
13 45 (1.74%) Terminal Services
14 32 (1.23%) IAG
15 29 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 25 (0.96%) VMware Server
17 24 (0.93%) KVM
18 20 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
19 19 (0.73%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 732 (28.23%) SCOM
2 227 (8.75%) WSUS
3 149 (5.75%) SCVMM
4 122 (4.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 92 (3.55%) Backup Exec
6 89 (3.43%) NetBackup
7 69 (2.66%) Norton AntiVirus
8 65 (2.51%) SCOrch
9 62 (2.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 58 (2.24%) SCDPM
11 53 (2.04%) SCSM
12 38 (1.47%) Nagios
13 37 (1.43%) AppDNA
14 35 (1.35%) HP SIM
15 32 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 26 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 26 (1.00%) MOM
16 26 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
17 25 (0.96%) ARCserve
17 25 (0.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1752 (67.57%) Microsoft
2 1078 (41.57%) VMware
3 925 (35.67%) Citrix
4 404 (15.58%) HP
5 346 (13.34%) Cisco
6 240 (9.26%) Symantec
7 160 (6.17%) NetApp
8 156 (6.02%) EMC
9 138 (5.32%) AppSense
10 131 (5.05%) Dell
11 110 (4.24%) Apple
12 102 (3.93%) Oracle
13 93 (3.59%) McAfee
14 81 (3.12%) IBM
15 63 (2.43%) SolarWinds
16 60 (2.31%) Altiris
17 58 (2.24%) F5
18 56 (2.16%) Sophos
19 54 (2.08%) Remedy
20 51 (1.97%) Red Hat
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Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £28000 per annum + Car + Unbelievable package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum + Car/Allowance + too many to mention
Posted: 2 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Berkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum To £50k + Bens
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Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance, benefits
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Salary: Great Benefits
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Salary: £40000 to £60000 per annum
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Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Car + pension + healthcare
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £4000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + pension + Healtcare
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