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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Rank 251 247 344
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +97
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 1297 1210 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.11% 1.11% 0.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.02% 17.92% 14.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1029 985 740
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-9.30% +3.61%
Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7199 6754 6042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.16% 6.21% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5773 5413 4921
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 £32,420 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +4.29%

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 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 29 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 -1 1252 £42,500 -5.55% 181
London +9 507 £46,500 +3.33% 59
South East +9 331 £39,000 -11.36% 44
City of London +33 188 £50,000 +5.26% 21
Berkshire +31 134 £45,000 -18.18% 14
Yorkshire +34 107 £39,000 -1.26% 14
Surrey -9 97 £35,500 -13.67% 3
East of England +16 81 £42,000 +20.00% 13
West Midlands -44 73 £38,875 -10.63% 13
West Yorkshire +6 70 £37,000 +23.33% 9
South West +13 65 £28,000 -38.12% 19
Reading -19 50 £47,500 -5.00% 5
North West -35 47 £45,000 +16.88% 10
Leeds -19 44 £37,250 +24.16% 6
Hampshire +1 41 £35,000 - 11
Hertfordshire +13 38 £50,000 +5.26% 3
West Sussex +14 36 £40,000 -3.61% 3
Manchester -18 30 £45,000 +16.88% 8
Watford +10 29 £50,000 -6.97% 2
South Yorkshire +12 28 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Sheffield +16 26 £40,000 -21.95% 2
Cambridgeshire -3 26 £40,000 +11.11% 7
Birmingham -4 25 £46,500 -11.42% 8
Cambridge +2 24 £41,000 +2.50% 6
East Midlands -4 24 £38,250 -8.92% 4
Slough +15 23 £57,500 -4.16% 3
Coventry -28 21 £39,000 -15.67% 2
Newbury +10 17 £24,750 -55.00% 1
Basingstoke +4 17 £35,000 -39.13% 1
Scotland -30 17 £35,000 -7.89% 11

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 2148 (82.84%) Windows
2 1757 (67.76%) Microsoft
3 1558 (60.08%) Active Directory
4 1087 (41.92%) VMware
5 931 (35.90%) Citrix
6 864 (33.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 827 (31.89%) Windows 7
8 823 (31.74%) MS Excel
9 808 (31.16%) MS Exchange
10 752 (29.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 734 (28.31%) SCOM
12 673 (25.95%) ITIL
13 671 (25.88%) Hyper-V
14 655 (25.26%) Microsoft Certification
15 562 (21.67%) Windows Server 2012
16 529 (20.40%) Finance
17 528 (20.36%) DNS
18 491 (18.94%) SAN
19 489 (18.86%) Windows Server 2003
20 483 (18.63%) PowerShell
21 448 (17.28%) MCSE
22 439 (16.93%) Exchange Server 2010
23 418 (16.12%) MS Office
24 411 (15.85%) SQL Server
25 408 (15.73%) SharePoint
26 404 (15.58%) SQL
27 400 (15.43%) HP
28 398 (15.35%) Microsoft App-V
29 383 (14.77%) DHCP
30 379 (14.62%) XenApp

SCCM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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
1 808 (31.16%) MS Exchange
2 439 (16.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 408 (15.73%) SharePoint
4 283 (10.91%) Lync
5 269 (10.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 225 (8.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 181 (6.98%) IIS
8 116 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2003
9 107 (4.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 84 (3.24%) SharePoint 2010
11 72 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
12 61 (2.35%) 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%) SAS
17 15 (0.58%) Confluence
18 12 (0.46%) Tomcat
19 11 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 823 (31.74%) MS Excel
2 418 (16.12%) MS Office
3 52 (2.01%) MS Visio
4 35 (1.35%) MS Project
5 33 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (0.54%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.12%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.077%) Maya
8 2 (0.077%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.077%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (0.46%) Eikon
4 11 (0.42%) Sage 1000
5 9 (0.35%) 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
1 169 (6.52%) Office 365
2 73 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (1.31%) IaaS
4 29 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (0.85%) SaaS
6 14 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (0.46%) PaaS
8 8 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.31%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 528 (20.36%) DNS
2 491 (18.94%) SAN
3 383 (14.77%) DHCP
4 293 (11.30%) TCP/IP
5 224 (8.64%) Firewall
6 201 (7.75%) LAN
7 190 (7.33%) WAN
8 130 (5.01%) VPN
9 109 (4.20%) Internet
10 105 (4.05%) NAS
11 78 (3.01%) NetScaler
12 69 (2.66%) VoIP
13 67 (2.58%) Wireless
14 47 (1.81%) Network Security
15 35 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
16 34 (1.31%) SSL
16 34 (1.31%) iSCSI
17 32 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
17 32 (1.23%) Unified Communications
18 31 (1.20%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 411 (15.85%) SQL Server
2 116 (4.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 80 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 70 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 38 (1.47%) MySQL
6 20 (0.77%) 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
1 167 (6.44%) MSI
2 59 (2.28%) AdminStudio
3 52 (2.01%) InstallShield
4 16 (0.62%) 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
1 529 (20.40%) Finance
2 98 (3.78%) Law
3 90 (3.47%) Telecoms
4 88 (3.39%) Banking
5 79 (3.05%) Retail
6 76 (2.93%) Legal
7 49 (1.89%) Back Office
8 42 (1.62%) Financial Institution
9 40 (1.54%) Advertising
10 39 (1.50%) Marketing
11 25 (0.96%) Investment Banking
12 19 (0.73%) Electronics
13 15 (0.58%) Military
14 14 (0.54%) Manufacturing
15 13 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
16 12 (0.46%) Games
17 8 (0.31%) Greek Language
17 8 (0.31%) Polish Language
17 8 (0.31%) Publishing
18 7 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 420 (16.20%) Analyst
2 328 (12.65%) Support Engineer
3 258 (9.95%) Consultant
4 248 (9.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 211 (8.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 204 (7.87%) Support Analyst
7 179 (6.90%) Architect
8 163 (6.29%) Desktop Support
9 153 (5.90%) 2nd Line Support
10 120 (4.63%) Systems Engineer
11 118 (4.55%) Server Engineer
12 114 (4.40%) Administrator
13 100 (3.86%) Desktop Engineer
14 96 (3.70%) Desktop Analyst
15 95 (3.66%) Systems Administrator
16 94 (3.63%) Microsoft Consultant
17 85 (3.28%) IT Support
18 81 (3.12%) Applications Packager
19 78 (3.01%) Service Analyst
20 74 (2.85%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (6.71%) Application Packaging
2 52 (2.01%) Software Packaging
3 45 (1.74%) .NET
4 43 (1.66%) Web Services
5 29 (1.12%) OCX
6 27 (1.04%) COM
7 17 (0.66%) XML
8 9 (0.35%) SAML
9 8 (0.31%) HTML
10 7 (0.27%) Rendezvous
11 6 (0.23%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.15%) WSH
13 3 (0.12%) X-Windows
13 3 (0.12%) ASP.NET
13 3 (0.12%) CSS
13 3 (0.12%) SOAP
13 3 (0.12%) REST
13 3 (0.12%) WCF
14 2 (0.077%) DCOM
14 2 (0.077%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 167 (6.44%) Blackberry
2 146 (5.63%) Clustering
3 84 (3.24%) Management Information System
4 62 (2.39%) Thin Client
4 62 (2.39%) Fat Client
5 59 (2.28%) PKI
6 53 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
7 43 (1.66%) Client/Server
8 35 (1.35%) Hedge funds
9 28 (1.08%) Computer Science
10 27 (1.04%) iPad
10 27 (1.04%) Replication
11 22 (0.85%) iPhone
12 19 (0.73%) Firmware
13 17 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (0.62%) Symmetrix
15 15 (0.58%) Statistics
15 15 (0.58%) Open Source
16 14 (0.54%) Mobile App
16 14 (0.54%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 2148 (82.84%) Windows
2 864 (33.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 827 (31.89%) Windows 7
4 562 (21.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 489 (18.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 293 (11.30%) Windows XP
7 241 (9.29%) Windows 8
8 216 (8.33%) Linux
9 59 (2.28%) Apple iOS
10 58 (2.24%) Android
11 56 (2.16%) Mac OS X
12 52 (2.01%) Windows Vista
13 50 (1.93%) UNIX
14 45 (1.74%) Mac OS
15 44 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 35 (1.35%) Solaris
17 20 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
18 19 (0.73%) AIX
19 17 (0.66%) CentOS
20 11 (0.42%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 673 (25.95%) ITIL
2 217 (8.37%) Migration
3 157 (6.05%) Service Delivery
4 146 (5.63%) Project Management
5 142 (5.48%) Service Management
6 119 (4.59%) Change Management
7 103 (3.97%) Asset Management
7 103 (3.97%) Problem Management
8 87 (3.36%) Disaster Recovery
9 83 (3.20%) Configuration Management
10 80 (3.09%) ITSM
11 78 (3.01%) Time Management
12 77 (2.97%) PRINCE2
13 64 (2.47%) Change Control
14 63 (2.43%) Incident Management
15 54 (2.08%) Workflow
15 54 (2.08%) Performance Monitoring
16 51 (1.97%) Continuous Improvement
17 49 (1.89%) Software Deployment
18 48 (1.85%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 483 (18.63%) PowerShell
2 404 (15.58%) SQL
3 201 (7.75%) VBScript
4 181 (6.98%) VB
5 30 (1.16%) Perl
6 29 (1.12%) C#
7 26 (1.00%) Java
8 24 (0.93%) Python
9 19 (0.73%) JavaScript
9 19 (0.73%) T-SQL
10 14 (0.54%) C
11 11 (0.42%) Bash Shell
12 10 (0.39%) PHP
13 8 (0.31%) Ruby
14 7 (0.27%) VBA
15 6 (0.23%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.077%) R
16 2 (0.077%) C++
Qualifications
1 655 (25.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 448 (17.28%) MCSE
3 247 (9.53%) MCITP
4 202 (7.79%) Security Cleared
5 199 (7.67%) Degree
6 193 (7.44%) MCP
7 187 (7.21%) MCSA
8 158 (6.09%) SC Cleared
9 137 (5.28%) Citrix Certification
10 123 (4.74%) Cisco Certification
11 119 (4.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 107 (4.13%) CCA
13 103 (3.97%) CCNA
14 96 (3.70%) MCTS
15 59 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
16 43 (1.66%) CCNP
17 40 (1.54%) DV Cleared
18 39 (1.50%) MCDST
19 38 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 35 (1.35%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 193 (7.44%) SLA
2 46 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 40 (1.54%) PCI DSS
5 30 (1.16%) QA
6 8 (0.31%) 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 1558 (60.08%) Active Directory
2 752 (29.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 671 (25.88%) Hyper-V
4 398 (15.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 379 (14.62%) XenApp
6 356 (13.73%) XenDesktop
7 238 (9.18%) vSphere
8 143 (5.51%) VMware ESX
9 81 (3.12%) XenServer
10 78 (3.01%) UAG
11 70 (2.70%) ISA Server
12 67 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
13 45 (1.74%) Terminal Services
14 44 (1.70%) Forefront TMG
15 32 (1.23%) IAG
16 29 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 25 (0.96%) VMware Server
18 24 (0.93%) KVM
19 20 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
20 19 (0.73%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 734 (28.31%) SCOM
2 223 (8.60%) WSUS
3 152 (5.86%) SCVMM
4 125 (4.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 91 (3.51%) NetBackup
5 91 (3.51%) Backup Exec
6 69 (2.66%) Norton AntiVirus
7 66 (2.55%) SCOrch
8 62 (2.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 59 (2.28%) SCDPM
10 55 (2.12%) SCSM
11 39 (1.50%) AppDNA
12 37 (1.43%) HP SIM
12 37 (1.43%) Nagios
13 32 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 27 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
15 26 (1.00%) MOM
16 25 (0.96%) ARCserve
16 25 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 24 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1757 (67.76%) Microsoft
2 1087 (41.92%) VMware
3 931 (35.90%) Citrix
4 400 (15.43%) HP
5 344 (13.27%) Cisco
6 239 (9.22%) Symantec
7 165 (6.36%) NetApp
8 157 (6.05%) EMC
9 139 (5.36%) AppSense
10 131 (5.05%) Dell
11 111 (4.28%) Apple
12 107 (4.13%) Oracle
13 91 (3.51%) McAfee
14 80 (3.09%) IBM
15 62 (2.39%) SolarWinds
16 59 (2.28%) Altiris
17 57 (2.20%) F5
18 56 (2.16%) Sophos
19 52 (2.01%) Remedy
19 52 (2.01%) CA
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Negotiable + Bonus (10%) + Excellent
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, private medica
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Herefordshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + + 5K relocation + out of hours
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance, benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent training / benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Middlesex
Qualserv Consulting
Salary: £24K to 15% bonus & benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £34907 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £34907 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £60k - 70k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
UKHO
Salary: £37,935 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £55K basic + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday