Period
to 19 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SCCM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SCCM over the 6 months to 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 203 232 266
Rank change year-on-year +29 +34 +7
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 2,436 2,518 2,095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.73% 1.53% 1.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.99% 16.55% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,929 2,090 1,744
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +2.68%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £63,525
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

SCCM is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 16,249 15,213 14,547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 11.54% 9.26% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 12,773 12,441 11,872
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £51,750
% change year-on-year +9.52% +1.45% +3.50%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SCCM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in England

SCCM
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCCM in England.

Salary trend for SCCM in England

SCCM
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in England over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Salary histogram for SCCM in England

SCCM
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the England region over the 6 months to 19 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 1,054 £50,000 - 129
South East +44 451 £45,000 +5.88% 56
Midlands +33 287 £45,000 +13.21% 41
North of England -35 250 £35,000 -1.41% 55
East of England +100 218 £40,000 -5.88% 33
West Midlands +65 204 £45,000 +12.50% 26
South West +8 164 £35,000 -17.65% 31
Yorkshire -16 111 £37,500 +1.35% 16
North West -59 98 £35,000 +15.70% 30
East Midlands -20 83 £45,000 +20.00% 15
North East +45 41 £26,500 -18.46% 9
SCCM
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, IT jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 1,933 (79.35%) Windows
2 1,561 (64.08%) Active Directory
3 1,525 (62.60%) Microsoft
4 1,061 (43.56%) Office 365
5 1,014 (41.63%) VMware
6 979 (40.19%) Windows Server
7 910 (37.36%) ITIL
8 785 (32.22%) Windows 10
9 713 (29.27%) PowerShell
10 707 (29.02%) Microsoft Azure
11 704 (28.90%) VMware Infrastructure
12 619 (25.41%) Citrix
13 598 (24.55%) Windows 7
14 531 (21.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 527 (21.63%) Windows Server 2012
16 517 (21.22%) DNS
17 492 (20.20%) Hyper-V
18 482 (19.79%) Windows Server 2008
19 447 (18.35%) DHCP
20 430 (17.65%) Cisco
21 427 (17.53%) Microsoft Office
22 424 (17.41%) MS Exchange
23 413 (16.95%) Finance
24 382 (15.68%) SCOM
25 341 (14.00%) SQL Server
26 333 (13.67%) SQL
27 328 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
28 309 (12.68%) Firewall
29 307 (12.60%) Data Centre
30 300 (12.32%) Problem-Solving

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 424 (17.41%) MS Exchange
2 281 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 192 (7.88%) Skype for Business
4 126 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 97 (3.98%) IIS
6 66 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 56 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
8 34 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
9 29 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
10 20 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 17 (0.70%) IBM Domino
11 17 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
12 16 (0.66%) IBM Notes
13 9 (0.37%) OpenStack
14 8 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.21%) CMS
15 5 (0.21%) GroupWise
16 4 (0.16%) Apache Spark
16 4 (0.16%) Confluence
17 3 (0.12%) Kentico
Applications
1 427 (17.53%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (1.40%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.25%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.082%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.082%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.082%) Revit
10 1 (0.041%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.041%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.041%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 15 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.21%) Workfront
3 4 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.16%) Elite 3E
3 4 (0.16%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.12%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.082%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.041%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.041%) Eikon
6 1 (0.041%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1,061 (43.56%) Office 365
2 707 (29.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 267 (10.96%) Amazon AWS
4 148 (6.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 123 (5.05%) IaaS
6 86 (3.53%) PaaS
7 77 (3.16%) SaaS
8 38 (1.56%) OneDrive
9 37 (1.52%) Mimecast
10 28 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
11 15 (0.62%) Yammer
12 14 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 13 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (0.25%) GitHub
15 5 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (0.21%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.21%) G Suite
16 4 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 4 (0.16%) Route 53
17 3 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 517 (21.22%) DNS
2 447 (18.35%) DHCP
3 309 (12.68%) Firewall
4 222 (9.11%) Skype
5 218 (8.95%) SAN
6 215 (8.83%) TCP/IP
7 205 (8.42%) LAN
8 187 (7.68%) WAN
9 106 (4.35%) VPN
10 80 (3.28%) Network Security
11 75 (3.08%) NetScaler
12 74 (3.04%) VoIP
13 65 (2.67%) Wireless
14 51 (2.09%) NAS
14 51 (2.09%) VLAN
14 51 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
15 48 (1.97%) Internet
15 48 (1.97%) IP Telephony
16 47 (1.93%) Remote Desktop
17 44 (1.81%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 341 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 52 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 32 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
5 28 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
6 26 (1.07%) SQL Server 2016
7 18 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
8 17 (0.70%) Power BI
9 16 (0.66%) MySQL
10 12 (0.49%) NoSQL
11 10 (0.41%) Relational Database
12 7 (0.29%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.25%) MongoDB
14 5 (0.21%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (0.21%) Oracle Database 12c
15 4 (0.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 4 (0.16%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 98 (4.02%) MSI
2 53 (2.18%) WinDbg
3 48 (1.97%) JIRA
4 35 (1.44%) Git (software)
5 28 (1.15%) InstallShield
6 23 (0.94%) AdminStudio
7 13 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (0.25%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.16%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.16%) Metasploit
9 4 (0.16%) Travis CI
10 3 (0.12%) HP UFT
10 3 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.12%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.082%) Dreamweaver
11 2 (0.082%) Selenium
11 2 (0.082%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.082%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.041%) Hudson
12 1 (0.041%) Oracle APEX
General
1 413 (16.95%) Finance
2 137 (5.62%) Banking
3 95 (3.90%) Legal
4 70 (2.87%) Retail
5 65 (2.67%) Law
6 37 (1.52%) Electronics
7 32 (1.31%) Advertising
7 32 (1.31%) Telecoms
8 29 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 26 (1.07%) Marketing
10 25 (1.03%) Investment Banking
11 18 (0.74%) Games
12 15 (0.62%) Back Office
13 14 (0.57%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.29%) Automotive
16 6 (0.25%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.25%) Billing
17 4 (0.16%) Front Office
17 4 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 464 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 365 (14.98%) Analyst
3 264 (10.84%) Support Engineer
4 161 (6.61%) Desktop Support
5 155 (6.36%) SCCM Engineer
6 154 (6.32%) Support Analyst
7 146 (5.99%) Architect
8 145 (5.95%) IT Engineer
9 140 (5.75%) Windows Engineer
10 135 (5.54%) IT Support
11 132 (5.42%) Consultant
12 131 (5.38%) Desktop Engineer
13 101 (4.15%) 2nd Line Support
14 92 (3.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 90 (3.69%) Service Analyst
16 89 (3.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 80 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
18 78 (3.20%) Service Desk Analyst
19 77 (3.16%) IT Analyst
20 74 (3.04%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (3.24%) Software Packaging
2 47 (1.93%) Web Services
3 25 (1.03%) SailPoint
4 23 (0.94%) .NET
5 12 (0.49%) WSH
6 11 (0.45%) Middleware
7 9 (0.37%) HTML
8 8 (0.33%) XML
9 6 (0.25%) 802.1X
10 5 (0.21%) COM
10 5 (0.21%) jQuery
10 5 (0.21%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (0.16%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.16%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.16%) CSS
11 4 (0.16%) Kafka
11 4 (0.16%) LDAP
11 4 (0.16%) Node.js
11 4 (0.16%) Regular Expression
11 4 (0.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 307 (12.60%) Data Centre
2 163 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
3 149 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
4 128 (5.25%) Management Information System
5 110 (4.52%) PKI
6 90 (3.69%) Clustering
7 83 (3.41%) Fat Client
7 83 (3.41%) Thin Client
8 70 (2.87%) Video Conferencing
9 56 (2.30%) Blackberry
10 53 (2.18%) Hedge funds
11 49 (2.01%) Hybrid Cloud
12 48 (1.97%) Replication
13 42 (1.72%) User Experience
14 37 (1.52%) BYOD
15 33 (1.35%) Fintech
16 27 (1.11%) Smartphone
17 26 (1.07%) Handset
18 24 (0.99%) Driving Licence
19 23 (0.94%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,933 (79.35%) Windows
2 979 (40.19%) Windows Server
3 785 (32.22%) Windows 10
4 598 (24.55%) Windows 7
5 527 (21.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 482 (19.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 215 (8.83%) Linux
8 148 (6.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 104 (4.27%) Windows 8
10 69 (2.83%) Android
11 56 (2.30%) Apple iOS
12 48 (1.97%) Mac OS X
12 48 (1.97%) Unix
13 46 (1.89%) Mac OS
14 38 (1.56%) Windows XP
15 22 (0.90%) AIX
16 19 (0.78%) Ubuntu
17 18 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 15 (0.62%) CentOS
19 9 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 910 (37.36%) ITIL
2 531 (21.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 300 (12.32%) Problem-Solving
4 225 (9.24%) Application Packaging
5 219 (8.99%) Migration
6 210 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
7 209 (8.58%) Service Delivery
7 209 (8.58%) Service Management
8 180 (7.39%) Patch Management
9 167 (6.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 166 (6.81%) Project Management
11 153 (6.28%) Root Cause Analysis
12 140 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
13 136 (5.58%) Change Management
14 131 (5.38%) Presales
15 130 (5.34%) ITIL V3
16 126 (5.17%) High Availability
17 117 (4.80%) DevOps
17 117 (4.80%) ITSM
18 111 (4.56%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 713 (29.27%) PowerShell
2 333 (13.67%) SQL
3 161 (6.61%) VBScript
4 50 (2.05%) Python
5 42 (1.72%) VB
6 32 (1.31%) Perl
7 28 (1.15%) Bash Shell
8 19 (0.78%) C
9 17 (0.70%) T-SQL
10 11 (0.45%) Ruby
10 11 (0.45%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.33%) JavaScript
12 6 (0.25%) C#
12 6 (0.25%) Java
12 6 (0.25%) Korn
13 4 (0.16%) PHP
13 4 (0.16%) Scala
14 3 (0.12%) VBA
15 2 (0.082%) R
16 1 (0.041%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 328 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 243 (9.98%) MCSE
3 187 (7.68%) Security Cleared
4 153 (6.28%) Degree
5 142 (5.83%) ITIL Certification
6 130 (5.34%) MCSA
7 104 (4.27%) SC Cleared
8 84 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 82 (3.37%) MCP
10 76 (3.12%) DV Cleared
11 69 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
12 54 (2.22%) CCNA
13 43 (1.77%) CCNP
14 41 (1.68%) MCDST
15 40 (1.64%) CISSP
16 38 (1.56%) MCITP
17 31 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
18 30 (1.23%) CEH
19 28 (1.15%) CISM
20 27 (1.11%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (8.25%) SLA
2 83 (3.41%) GDPR
3 47 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (1.31%) PMO
5 27 (1.11%) Cyber Essentials
6 22 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 18 (0.74%) PCI DSS
8 17 (0.70%) QA
9 9 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 5 (0.21%) COBIT
11 4 (0.16%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.041%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.041%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.041%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1,561 (64.08%) Active Directory
2 704 (28.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 492 (20.20%) Hyper-V
4 254 (10.43%) XenApp
5 230 (9.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 185 (7.59%) XenDesktop
7 163 (6.69%) vSphere
8 143 (5.87%) VMware ESXi
9 103 (4.23%) BitLocker
10 61 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
11 45 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
12 36 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
13 34 (1.40%) Terminal Server
14 32 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
15 29 (1.19%) Terminal Services
16 24 (0.99%) DFS Replication
17 23 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 21 (0.86%) VMware NSX
19 20 (0.82%) XenServer
20 19 (0.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 382 (15.68%) SCOM
2 266 (10.92%) WSUS
3 208 (8.54%) Microsoft Intune
4 135 (5.54%) SCVMM
5 88 (3.61%) SCOrch
6 74 (3.04%) Norton AntiVirus
7 54 (2.22%) vCenter Server
8 52 (2.13%) Perfmon
9 51 (2.09%) IBM BigFix
10 50 (2.05%) vRealize
11 49 (2.01%) Ansible
12 48 (1.97%) Backup Exec
13 47 (1.93%) McAfee ePO
13 47 (1.93%) Single Sign-On
14 46 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
14 46 (1.89%) Puppet
15 41 (1.68%) NetBackup
16 38 (1.56%) Jamf Pro
17 33 (1.35%) Nessus
17 33 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1,525 (62.60%) Microsoft
2 1,014 (41.63%) VMware
3 619 (25.41%) Citrix
4 430 (17.65%) Cisco
5 243 (9.98%) HP
6 203 (8.33%) Symantec
7 167 (6.86%) Ivanti
8 163 (6.69%) McAfee
9 150 (6.16%) IBM
10 143 (5.87%) Apple
11 121 (4.97%) NetApp
12 116 (4.76%) Dell
13 93 (3.82%) Veeam
14 82 (3.37%) SolarWinds
15 77 (3.16%) ServiceNow
16 66 (2.71%) EMC
17 61 (2.50%) 3PAR
18 54 (2.22%) Bloomberg
19 53 (2.18%) Sophos
20 52 (2.13%) Splunk