Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 254 265
Rank change year-on-year +9 +11 +7
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 2401 2442 2561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.42% 1.36% 1.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.21% 15.56% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2007 2097 2273
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -2.44%

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 14810 15696 15764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.75% 8.74% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 12259 12802 12917
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +26 1129 £50,000 +11.11% 49
South East -3 392 £40,250 -10.56% 24
North of England -3 353 £37,000 -7.50% 29
Midlands -10 277 £37,500 - 19
West Midlands +8 189 £37,500 -4.64% 10
Yorkshire +19 178 £37,000 +5.71% 6
North West -4 166 £37,747 -14.21% 22
South West +56 140 £40,000 -5.88% 13
East of England -60 105 £39,000 -6.02% 9
East Midlands -40 88 £40,000 +10.34% 9
North East -9 9 £30,000 -22.08% 1
SCCM
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 1930 (80.38%) Windows
2 1603 (66.76%) Active Directory
3 1557 (64.85%) Microsoft
4 1188 (49.48%) VMware
5 1008 (41.98%) Windows Server
6 850 (35.40%) ITIL
7 829 (34.53%) Office 365
8 782 (32.57%) Citrix
9 703 (29.28%) PowerShell
10 643 (26.78%) Windows 7
11 617 (25.70%) VMware Infrastructure
12 614 (25.57%) MS Exchange
13 604 (25.16%) Windows Server 2012
14 524 (21.82%) Windows 10
15 515 (21.45%) Microsoft Certification
16 512 (21.32%) Finance
17 501 (20.87%) Microsoft Azure
18 499 (20.78%) SCOM
19 485 (20.20%) Cisco
20 478 (19.91%) Windows Server 2008
21 465 (19.37%) Microsoft Office
22 442 (18.41%) DNS
23 431 (17.95%) Hyper-V
24 389 (16.20%) MCSE
25 384 (15.99%) SQL
26 372 (15.49%) DHCP
27 360 (14.99%) SQL Server
28 356 (14.83%) SAN
29 355 (14.79%) Exchange Server 2010
30 328 (13.66%) Skype for Business

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
1 614 (25.57%) MS Exchange
2 355 (14.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 328 (13.66%) Skype for Business
4 309 (12.87%) SharePoint
5 128 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 121 (5.04%) IIS
7 66 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 47 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
9 40 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 23 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
11 20 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
12 15 (0.62%) Apache
13 10 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (0.33%) nginx
15 6 (0.25%) IBM Connections
16 5 (0.21%) Confluence
16 5 (0.21%) SAS
16 5 (0.21%) Tomcat
17 4 (0.17%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 465 (19.37%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 17 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (0.46%) assyst
4 8 (0.33%) Workfront
5 6 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.12%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.083%) Eikon
8 2 (0.083%) Relativity
9 1 (0.042%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.042%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.042%) LatentZero
9 1 (0.042%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.042%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.042%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 829 (34.53%) Office 365
2 501 (20.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 189 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
4 180 (7.50%) IaaS
5 67 (2.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 56 (2.33%) PaaS
7 49 (2.04%) OneDrive
8 41 (1.71%) SaaS
9 38 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (0.67%) Mimecast
11 15 (0.62%) G Suite
12 14 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
12 14 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 13 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
14 11 (0.46%) Amazon S3
15 10 (0.42%) Yammer
16 9 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
17 6 (0.25%) CloudFront
18 5 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 5 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 442 (18.41%) DNS
2 372 (15.49%) DHCP
3 356 (14.83%) SAN
4 317 (13.20%) Firewall
5 290 (12.08%) Skype
6 251 (10.45%) TCP/IP
7 208 (8.66%) LAN
8 198 (8.25%) WAN
9 160 (6.66%) VPN
10 92 (3.83%) VoIP
11 87 (3.62%) Wireless
12 81 (3.37%) NAS
13 79 (3.29%) VLAN
14 69 (2.87%) Internet
15 55 (2.29%) Remote Desktop
16 53 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
17 49 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
18 44 (1.83%) Network Security
19 37 (1.54%) NetScaler
20 36 (1.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 360 (14.99%) SQL Server
2 75 (3.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
4 32 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (1.21%) MySQL
6 28 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 26 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
10 16 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
11 13 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
12 11 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.21%) OLAP
13 5 (0.21%) Power BI
14 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (0.17%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.12%) Oracle Database 12c
16 2 (0.083%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 116 (4.83%) MSI
2 54 (2.25%) InstallShield
3 30 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (0.87%) JIRA
5 20 (0.83%) AdminStudio
6 19 (0.79%) Visual Studio
7 16 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
8 10 (0.42%) Git (software)
9 9 (0.37%) AutoIt
10 4 (0.17%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.17%) Wise Package Studio
11 3 (0.12%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.12%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.083%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.083%) Metasploit
12 2 (0.083%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.083%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 1 (0.042%) WinDbg
General
1 512 (21.32%) Finance
2 231 (9.62%) Banking
3 137 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 102 (4.25%) Retail Banking
5 89 (3.71%) Law
6 69 (2.87%) Legal
7 68 (2.83%) Retail
8 43 (1.79%) Telecoms
9 30 (1.25%) Publishing
10 29 (1.21%) Advertising
11 25 (1.04%) Marketing
12 19 (0.79%) Financial Institution
12 19 (0.79%) Manufacturing
13 17 (0.71%) Back Office
14 12 (0.50%) Front Office
15 10 (0.42%) Automotive
15 10 (0.42%) Games
16 9 (0.37%) French Language
17 6 (0.25%) Billing
18 5 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 437 (18.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 423 (17.62%) Analyst
3 343 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 290 (12.08%) Desktop Support
5 220 (9.16%) Support Analyst
6 188 (7.83%) IT Support
7 174 (7.25%) Windows Engineer
8 170 (7.08%) Desktop Engineer
9 169 (7.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 168 (7.00%) SCCM Engineer
11 155 (6.46%) 3rd Line Support
12 149 (6.21%) IT Engineer
13 145 (6.04%) Infrastructure Support
14 113 (4.71%) Server Engineer
15 109 (4.54%) Administrator
16 105 (4.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 102 (4.25%) Systems Engineer
18 100 (4.16%) Desktop Support Engineer
19 96 (4.00%) Architect
20 93 (3.87%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (4.25%) Software Packaging
2 45 (1.87%) .NET
3 39 (1.62%) Web Services
4 30 (1.25%) SailPoint
5 21 (0.87%) 802.1X
6 13 (0.54%) WSH
7 9 (0.37%) COM
7 9 (0.37%) HTML
7 9 (0.37%) WAP
8 8 (0.33%) Middleware
9 7 (0.29%) XMPP
10 6 (0.25%) JSON
11 5 (0.21%) LAMP
12 4 (0.17%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.17%) Spring
12 4 (0.17%) XML
12 4 (0.17%) X-Windows
13 3 (0.12%) DWR
13 3 (0.12%) Struts
13 3 (0.12%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 248 (10.33%) Data Centre
2 183 (7.62%) Blackberry
3 158 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
4 137 (5.71%) User Experience
5 107 (4.46%) Management Information System
6 104 (4.33%) Clustering
7 65 (2.71%) Video Conferencing
8 53 (2.21%) Computer Science
9 48 (2.00%) Fat Client
9 48 (2.00%) Thin Client
10 44 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
11 43 (1.79%) Hedge funds
12 39 (1.62%) iPhone
13 34 (1.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 33 (1.37%) Public Cloud
15 32 (1.33%) Smartphone
16 30 (1.25%) Private Cloud
16 30 (1.25%) Replication
17 26 (1.08%) PKI
18 24 (1.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1930 (80.38%) Windows
2 1008 (41.98%) Windows Server
3 643 (26.78%) Windows 7
4 604 (25.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 524 (21.82%) Windows 10
6 478 (19.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 239 (9.95%) Linux
8 170 (7.08%) Mac OS X
9 163 (6.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 156 (6.50%) Android
11 144 (6.00%) Apple iOS
12 140 (5.83%) Windows 8
13 66 (2.75%) Unix
14 51 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 39 (1.62%) Windows XP
16 27 (1.12%) CentOS
16 27 (1.12%) Mac OS
17 14 (0.58%) Ubuntu
18 13 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
19 10 (0.42%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 850 (35.40%) ITIL
2 312 (12.99%) Service Management
3 200 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 182 (7.58%) Problem Management
5 167 (6.96%) Migration
6 165 (6.87%) Service Delivery
7 163 (6.79%) Application Packaging
8 123 (5.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 122 (5.08%) Change Management
10 114 (4.75%) Continuous Improvement
11 107 (4.46%) Wealth Management
12 106 (4.41%) Task Automation
13 101 (4.21%) ITIL V3
14 100 (4.16%) ITSM
15 93 (3.87%) Incident Management
16 92 (3.83%) Patch Management
17 91 (3.79%) Project Management
18 86 (3.58%) Configuration Management
19 83 (3.46%) Agile Software Development
20 81 (3.37%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 703 (29.28%) PowerShell
2 384 (15.99%) SQL
3 88 (3.67%) VBScript
4 54 (2.25%) Bash Shell
5 53 (2.21%) VB
6 52 (2.17%) Python
7 43 (1.79%) Perl
8 42 (1.75%) T-SQL
9 31 (1.29%) C#
10 28 (1.17%) PHP
11 23 (0.96%) JavaScript
12 22 (0.92%) Java
13 19 (0.79%) VBA
14 18 (0.75%) C
15 10 (0.42%) Shell Script
16 9 (0.37%) Ruby
17 3 (0.12%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.12%) VB.NET
18 1 (0.042%) REXX
18 1 (0.042%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 515 (21.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 389 (16.20%) MCSE
3 217 (9.04%) Degree
4 186 (7.75%) MCSA
5 138 (5.75%) Citrix Certification
6 133 (5.54%) CCA
7 119 (4.96%) Security Cleared
8 108 (4.50%) MCP
9 105 (4.37%) Cisco Certification
10 89 (3.71%) CCNA
11 66 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
12 60 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 45 (1.87%) MCITP
14 40 (1.67%) CISSP
15 39 (1.62%) DV Cleared
15 39 (1.62%) SC Cleared
16 38 (1.58%) CISA
16 38 (1.58%) CISM
16 38 (1.58%) GIAC
17 36 (1.50%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (7.21%) SLA
2 38 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 22 (0.92%) QA
5 11 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 9 (0.37%) GDPR
7 8 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 6 (0.25%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.21%) PMO
10 4 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.083%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.042%) GCP
12 1 (0.042%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.042%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.042%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.042%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1603 (66.76%) Active Directory
2 617 (25.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 431 (17.95%) Hyper-V
4 310 (12.91%) XenApp
5 248 (10.33%) XenDesktop
6 207 (8.62%) Microsoft App-V
7 199 (8.29%) VMware ESXi
8 175 (7.29%) vSphere
9 93 (3.87%) Virtual Desktop
10 60 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
11 57 (2.37%) BitLocker
12 39 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
13 31 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 27 (1.12%) DFS Replication
15 26 (1.08%) Terminal Server
16 24 (1.00%) Terminal Services
16 24 (1.00%) VMware NSX
17 22 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
18 17 (0.71%) XenServer
19 15 (0.62%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 499 (20.78%) SCOM
2 145 (6.04%) WSUS
3 137 (5.71%) AirWatch
4 85 (3.54%) Microsoft Intune
5 77 (3.21%) SCOrch
6 76 (3.17%) Backup Exec
7 69 (2.87%) SCVMM
8 63 (2.62%) Puppet
9 60 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
10 58 (2.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 51 (2.12%) Microsoft Clustering
12 48 (2.00%) Nessus
13 46 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
14 45 (1.87%) SCDPM
15 43 (1.79%) vCenter Server
16 39 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
17 36 (1.50%) Simpana
18 34 (1.42%) Nagios
19 33 (1.37%) vRealize
20 32 (1.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1557 (64.85%) Microsoft
2 1188 (49.48%) VMware
3 782 (32.57%) Citrix
4 485 (20.20%) Cisco
5 268 (11.16%) HP
6 233 (9.70%) McAfee
7 203 (8.45%) Apple
8 198 (8.25%) AppSense
9 142 (5.91%) ServiceNow
10 110 (4.58%) Dell
11 105 (4.37%) Symantec
12 87 (3.62%) NetApp
13 86 (3.58%) Palo Alto
14 78 (3.25%) CommVault
14 78 (3.25%) EMC
15 74 (3.08%) SolarWinds
16 66 (2.75%) Veeam
17 60 (2.50%) Reuters
18 56 (2.33%) Avaya
19 54 (2.25%) Oracle