Period
to 4 June 2020

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 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK > England
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 180 194 232
Rank change year-on-year +14 +38 +27
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 1,555 2,446 2,468
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.94% 1.85% 1.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.85% 14.61% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,311 2,054 2,075
Median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 11,227 16,743 15,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.00% 12.67% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 8,820 12,908 12,750
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in England

SCCM
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SCCM in England.

Salary trend for SCCM in England

SCCM
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SCCM in England over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 2020. 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 +32 706 £55,000 +4.76% 14
South East +20 281 £45,000 +5.88% 22
Midlands +14 199 £47,500 +11.76% 10
North of England +71 197 £40,000 +6.67% 12
East Midlands +48 102 £45,000 +5.88% 3
West Midlands -3 96 £47,500 +11.76% 7
South West -17 91 £42,500 - 14
North West +62 90 £40,000 +8.11% 3
Yorkshire +83 88 £41,500 +3.75% 6
East of England -21 81 £45,000 +28.57% 4
North East -14 19 £32,500 +8.33% 3
SCCM
UK

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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 1,253 (80.58%) Windows
2 1,033 (66.43%) Active Directory
3 1,027 (66.05%) Microsoft
4 804 (51.70%) Office 365
5 593 (38.14%) Azure
6 584 (37.56%) VMware
7 545 (35.05%) Windows 10
8 505 (32.48%) Windows Server
9 447 (28.75%) Citrix
10 427 (27.46%) ITIL
11 424 (27.27%) PowerShell
12 366 (23.54%) VMware Infrastructure
13 302 (19.42%) Finance
14 301 (19.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 275 (17.68%) Hyper-V
16 271 (17.43%) DNS
17 269 (17.30%) SCOM
18 264 (16.98%) Microsoft Intune
19 229 (14.73%) Windows 7
20 219 (14.08%) Data Centre
21 218 (14.02%) Microsoft Office
22 211 (13.57%) DHCP
23 203 (13.05%) Cisco
24 192 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
25 189 (12.15%) SharePoint
26 188 (12.09%) Windows Server 2016
27 185 (11.90%) XenApp
28 184 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
29 182 (11.70%) SQL
30 181 (11.64%) SQL Server

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
1 189 (12.15%) SharePoint
2 154 (9.90%) MS Exchange
3 126 (8.10%) Skype for Business
4 63 (4.05%) IIS
5 42 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 32 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (1.35%) Confluence
8 11 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (0.51%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.39%) SAS
11 4 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.26%) Sitefinity
12 3 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.064%) Apache
13 1 (0.064%) CMS
13 1 (0.064%) Drupal
13 1 (0.064%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.064%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.064%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 218 (14.02%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (2.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.19%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.064%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.39%) Eikon
3 5 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.26%) Elite 3E
4 4 (0.26%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
5 2 (0.13%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.13%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.064%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.064%) Faxination
6 1 (0.064%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 804 (51.70%) Office 365
2 593 (38.14%) Azure
3 163 (10.48%) Azure Active Directory
4 149 (9.58%) AWS
5 104 (6.69%) IaaS
6 93 (5.98%) SaaS
7 87 (5.59%) PaaS
8 58 (3.73%) OneDrive
9 29 (1.86%) Mimecast
10 21 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (0.84%) Akamai
12 12 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (0.77%) Power Platform
12 12 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 10 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 10 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
14 9 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 9 (0.58%) Amazon S3
14 9 (0.58%) Serverless
14 9 (0.58%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 271 (17.43%) DNS
2 211 (13.57%) DHCP
3 174 (11.19%) Firewall
4 161 (10.35%) LAN
4 161 (10.35%) SAN
5 146 (9.39%) WAN
6 138 (8.87%) Skype
7 137 (8.81%) TCP/IP
8 108 (6.95%) VPN
9 47 (3.02%) NAS
10 41 (2.64%) NetScaler
11 40 (2.57%) VoIP
12 39 (2.51%) Wireless
13 37 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
14 34 (2.19%) Internet
15 28 (1.80%) Remote Desktop
16 27 (1.74%) VLAN
17 18 (1.16%) Intranet
17 18 (1.16%) WLAN
18 15 (0.96%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (11.64%) SQL Server
2 26 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 25 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
4 21 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
5 15 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (0.77%) Big Data
6 12 (0.77%) Power BI
6 12 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (0.58%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 9 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (0.45%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (0.26%) DTS
11 2 (0.13%) MySQL
11 2 (0.13%) SQL Server 2019
12 1 (0.064%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.064%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.064%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 46 (2.96%) JIRA
2 30 (1.93%) MSI
3 28 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
4 14 (0.90%) Git (software)
5 13 (0.84%) TeamCity
6 9 (0.58%) Bitbucket
6 9 (0.58%) WinDbg
7 7 (0.45%) Subversion
7 7 (0.45%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (0.39%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.064%) GitLab
9 1 (0.064%) Grunt
9 1 (0.064%) gulp
9 1 (0.064%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.064%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.064%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.064%) TestRail
9 1 (0.064%) Zephyr
General
1 302 (19.42%) Finance
2 80 (5.14%) Retail
3 77 (4.95%) Public Sector
4 58 (3.73%) Law
5 56 (3.60%) Banking
6 37 (2.38%) Legal
7 25 (1.61%) Local Government
8 22 (1.41%) Games
9 21 (1.35%) Telecoms
10 12 (0.77%) Back Office
10 12 (0.77%) French Language
10 12 (0.77%) German Language
10 12 (0.77%) Marketing
10 12 (0.77%) Spanish Language
11 11 (0.71%) Italian Language
12 9 (0.58%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.45%) Advertising
14 5 (0.32%) Front Office
14 5 (0.32%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 241 (15.50%) Analyst
2 232 (14.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 155 (9.97%) Support Engineer
4 111 (7.14%) Architect
5 105 (6.75%) IT Support
6 100 (6.43%) IT Engineer
7 99 (6.37%) Administrator
8 97 (6.24%) Support Analyst
9 95 (6.11%) Consultant
10 93 (5.98%) Desktop Support
11 92 (5.92%) 2nd Line Support
12 82 (5.27%) Systems Administrator
13 67 (4.31%) Windows Engineer
14 62 (3.99%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 56 (3.60%) Systems Engineer
16 55 (3.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 54 (3.47%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
18 52 (3.34%) Desktop Engineer
19 50 (3.22%) 3rd Line Support
20 46 (2.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (2.12%) .NET
2 20 (1.29%) LDAP
3 17 (1.09%) Web Services
4 12 (0.77%) ASP.NET
4 12 (0.77%) Software Packaging
5 11 (0.71%) JSON
6 10 (0.64%) Middleware
6 10 (0.64%) ODBC
7 4 (0.26%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (0.19%) Ajax
8 3 (0.19%) COM
8 3 (0.19%) HTML
8 3 (0.19%) Node.js
8 3 (0.19%) SOAP
8 3 (0.19%) XML
9 2 (0.13%) LAMP
10 1 (0.064%) COM+
10 1 (0.064%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.064%) jQuery
10 1 (0.064%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 219 (14.08%) Data Centre
2 86 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (4.50%) User Experience
4 65 (4.18%) Self-Motivation
5 51 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 51 (3.28%) Public Cloud
6 43 (2.77%) Clustering
7 41 (2.64%) Smartphone
8 40 (2.57%) Hybrid Cloud
8 40 (2.57%) Video Conferencing
9 27 (1.74%) Private Cloud
10 26 (1.67%) PKI
11 25 (1.61%) iPad
12 24 (1.54%) CMDB
12 24 (1.54%) Driving Licence
13 23 (1.48%) Fat Client
13 23 (1.48%) iPhone
13 23 (1.48%) Thin Client
14 19 (1.22%) Hedge funds
15 17 (1.09%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1,253 (80.58%) Windows
2 545 (35.05%) Windows 10
3 505 (32.48%) Windows Server
4 229 (14.73%) Windows 7
5 188 (12.09%) Windows Server 2016
6 162 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 148 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 121 (7.78%) Linux
9 83 (5.34%) Apple iOS
10 71 (4.57%) Windows Server 2019
11 67 (4.31%) Android
12 47 (3.02%) Windows Server 2003
13 44 (2.83%) Mac OS X
14 43 (2.77%) Mac OS
14 43 (2.77%) Windows 8
15 29 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 24 (1.54%) Unix
17 15 (0.96%) Ubuntu
18 14 (0.90%) CentOS
19 13 (0.84%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (27.46%) ITIL
2 301 (19.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 184 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
4 123 (7.91%) Migration
5 117 (7.52%) Service Management
6 116 (7.46%) Application Packaging
7 96 (6.17%) Service Delivery
8 94 (6.05%) Project Delivery
9 93 (5.98%) Agile Software Development
10 84 (5.40%) DevOps
11 81 (5.21%) Problem Management
12 78 (5.02%) Disaster Recovery
13 75 (4.82%) Presales
14 72 (4.63%) ITSM
15 66 (4.24%) Technical Leadership
15 66 (4.24%) Virtual Environments
16 65 (4.18%) Server Management
17 61 (3.92%) Mobile Device Management
17 61 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
18 58 (3.73%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 424 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 182 (11.70%) SQL
3 57 (3.67%) VBScript
4 29 (1.86%) Python
5 22 (1.41%) C#
6 20 (1.29%) VB
7 17 (1.09%) T-SQL
8 13 (0.84%) Bash Shell
8 13 (0.84%) C
8 13 (0.84%) VBA
9 8 (0.51%) JavaScript
10 6 (0.39%) R
11 4 (0.26%) Java
12 3 (0.19%) C++
12 3 (0.19%) Perl
13 2 (0.13%) Go
13 2 (0.13%) Ruby
13 2 (0.13%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.064%) PHP
14 1 (0.064%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 192 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 120 (7.72%) Security Cleared
3 105 (6.75%) MCSE
4 96 (6.17%) Degree
5 66 (4.24%) DV Cleared
6 59 (3.79%) SC Cleared
7 58 (3.73%) MCSA
8 50 (3.22%) MCP
9 45 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
10 42 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
11 39 (2.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 35 (2.25%) CCNA
13 28 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
14 24 (1.54%) CCNP
15 17 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
16 13 (0.84%) MCITP
17 11 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 10 (0.64%) A+ Certification
18 10 (0.64%) MOS
19 9 (0.58%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (9.84%) SLA
2 26 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (0.90%) QA
5 7 (0.45%) GDPR
6 5 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.26%) PMO
8 3 (0.19%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.064%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 1,033 (66.43%) Active Directory
2 366 (23.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 275 (17.68%) Hyper-V
4 185 (11.90%) XenApp
5 153 (9.84%) XenDesktop
6 88 (5.66%) Microsoft App-V
7 87 (5.59%) VMware ESXi
8 72 (4.63%) vSphere
9 57 (3.67%) Virtual Desktop
10 46 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
11 36 (2.32%) Terminal Server
12 24 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
13 22 (1.41%) Firmware
14 18 (1.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 15 (0.96%) BitLocker
16 14 (0.90%) Terminal Services
17 13 (0.84%) DFS Replication
18 10 (0.64%) VMware Server
19 9 (0.58%) Docker
20 7 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 269 (17.30%) SCOM
2 264 (16.98%) Microsoft Intune
3 135 (8.68%) WSUS
4 67 (4.31%) SCVMM
5 43 (2.77%) vCenter Server
6 33 (2.12%) Puppet
7 31 (1.99%) Ansible
7 31 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
8 27 (1.74%) SCOrch
9 25 (1.61%) Jamf Pro
10 23 (1.48%) NetBackup
11 22 (1.41%) Single Sign-On
12 20 (1.29%) EMC NetWorker
13 19 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
14 18 (1.16%) Nagios
15 17 (1.09%) PowerCLI
16 16 (1.03%) Terraform
17 15 (0.96%) Avamar
18 11 (0.71%) SCSM
18 11 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1,027 (66.05%) Microsoft
2 584 (37.56%) VMware
3 447 (28.75%) Citrix
4 203 (13.05%) Cisco
5 150 (9.65%) HP
6 108 (6.95%) Apple
7 73 (4.69%) Dell
8 67 (4.31%) EMC
9 55 (3.54%) NetApp
10 48 (3.09%) ServiceNow
10 48 (3.09%) Symantec
11 42 (2.70%) Red Hat
12 40 (2.57%) Veeam
13 36 (2.32%) Bloomberg
14 34 (2.19%) Oracle
14 34 (2.19%) Reuters
15 33 (2.12%) 3PAR
15 33 (2.12%) Google
16 31 (1.99%) Ivanti
17 27 (1.74%) SolarWinds