Period
to 17 January 2022

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 17 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 270 216 177
Rank change year-on-year -54 -39 +32
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 1,427 883 2,336
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.31% 1.60% 2.00%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.91% 9.47% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,213 753 1,923
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,800 £25,750
25th Percentile £30,000 £36,000 £31,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,500 £46,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.75% +9.41% -5.56%
75th Percentile £56,300 £63,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £71,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -7.61% +8.24% -5.56%

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 18,040 9,326 15,206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.57% 16.86% 13.03%
Number of salaries quoted 11,952 7,808 11,840
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £88,750 £78,750 £80,000
90th Percentile £106,250 £94,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £60,563 £60,000
% change year-on-year +15.58% +0.94% +4.35%

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 17 January 2022.

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 17 January 2022. 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 -81 539 £54,000 -10.00% 85
North of England -57 277 £36,500 -15.12% 57
South East -79 212 £35,000 -30.00% 48
Midlands -32 195 £42,500 - 39
North West -17 140 £40,000 -4.76% 32
East of England -9 127 £29,000 -17.14% 17
Yorkshire -50 121 £36,000 -20.00% 17
West Midlands -39 110 £42,500 -5.56% 22
East Midlands -20 79 £42,500 +13.33% 17
South West -48 72 £35,000 -1.75% 17
North East -32 16 £37,250 -25.50% 8
SCCM
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2022, 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 1,120 (78.49%) Windows
2 1,005 (70.43%) Active Directory
3 977 (68.47%) Microsoft
4 866 (60.69%) Microsoft 365
5 735 (51.51%) Azure
6 519 (36.37%) Windows Server
7 494 (34.62%) Windows 10
8 480 (33.64%) ITIL
9 479 (33.57%) VMware
10 452 (31.67%) Microsoft Intune
11 444 (31.11%) PowerShell
12 388 (27.19%) Social Skills
13 313 (21.93%) Citrix
14 279 (19.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 261 (18.29%) VMware Infrastructure
16 251 (17.59%) Finance
17 248 (17.38%) Microsoft Office
18 233 (16.33%) DNS
18 233 (16.33%) Azure Active Directory
19 227 (15.91%) SLA
20 212 (14.86%) Problem-Solving
21 201 (14.09%) SharePoint
22 196 (13.74%) DHCP
23 187 (13.10%) Hyper-V
24 185 (12.96%) SQL
25 184 (12.89%) VPN
26 178 (12.47%) Firewall
27 173 (12.12%) SQL Server
28 172 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
29 166 (11.63%) Windows Server 2016

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
1 201 (14.09%) SharePoint
2 151 (10.58%) MS Exchange
3 77 (5.40%) IIS
4 59 (4.13%) Skype for Business
5 10 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (0.56%) SAS
7 7 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (0.42%) Confluence
9 4 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.28%) CMS
9 4 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.070%) Apache
11 1 (0.070%) LiveLink
11 1 (0.070%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 248 (17.38%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.56%) Chatbot
5 5 (0.35%) AutoCAD
5 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.21%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.070%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.070%) InDesign
7 1 (0.070%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.56%) NetSuite
2 8 (0.56%) Workfront
3 3 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.14%) Carpe Diem
4 2 (0.14%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.070%) Alphatax
5 1 (0.070%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.070%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.070%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 866 (60.69%) Microsoft 365
2 735 (51.51%) Azure
3 233 (16.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 124 (8.69%) IaaS
5 121 (8.48%) AWS
5 121 (8.48%) PaaS
6 104 (7.29%) SaaS
7 88 (6.17%) OneDrive
8 44 (3.08%) Power Platform
9 38 (2.66%) GCP
10 37 (2.59%) Power Automate
11 34 (2.38%) Mimecast
12 29 (2.03%) Dynamics 365
13 28 (1.96%) Azure Stack
14 23 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
15 21 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 21 (1.47%) Nutanix
15 21 (1.47%) PowerApps
16 17 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 15 (1.05%) Azure Monitor
Communications & Networking
1 233 (16.33%) DNS
2 196 (13.74%) DHCP
3 184 (12.89%) VPN
4 178 (12.47%) Firewall
5 148 (10.37%) WAN
6 133 (9.32%) LAN
7 126 (8.83%) SAN
8 94 (6.59%) Skype
9 87 (6.10%) TCP/IP
10 67 (4.70%) Wi-Fi
11 66 (4.63%) Unified Communications
12 56 (3.92%) Remote Desktop
13 40 (2.80%) Network Security
14 36 (2.52%) Wireless
15 35 (2.45%) SSL
15 35 (2.45%) VoIP
16 28 (1.96%) VLAN
17 27 (1.89%) NAS
18 21 (1.47%) PBX
19 20 (1.40%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 48 (3.36%) Big Data
3 25 (1.75%) Power BI
4 23 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
5 22 (1.54%) MySQL
6 5 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.21%) DTS
7 3 (0.21%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.070%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.070%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.070%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 48 (3.36%) Octopus Deploy
1 48 (3.36%) TeamCity
2 14 (0.98%) JIRA
2 14 (0.98%) MSI
3 6 (0.42%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.42%) WinDbg
4 4 (0.28%) InstallShield
4 4 (0.28%) Subversion
4 4 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.14%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.070%) AutoIt
6 1 (0.070%) Jenkins
General
1 388 (27.19%) Social Skills
2 251 (17.59%) Finance
3 81 (5.68%) Law
4 66 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
5 60 (4.20%) Public Sector
6 56 (3.92%) Banking
7 52 (3.64%) Legal
8 42 (2.94%) Retail
9 38 (2.66%) Documentation Skills
10 36 (2.52%) Organisational Skills
11 31 (2.17%) Telecoms
12 24 (1.68%) Back Office
13 23 (1.61%) Manufacturing
14 22 (1.54%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 20 (1.40%) French Language
16 19 (1.33%) Games
17 16 (1.12%) Investment Banking
18 13 (0.91%) German Language
19 12 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
19 12 (0.84%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 302 (21.16%) Analyst
2 245 (17.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 191 (13.38%) Support Engineer
4 132 (9.25%) IT Support
5 123 (8.62%) Support Analyst
6 122 (8.55%) IT Engineer
7 121 (8.48%) Service Analyst
7 121 (8.48%) Service Desk Analyst
8 99 (6.94%) Desktop Support
9 96 (6.73%) 2nd Line Support
10 95 (6.66%) Architect
11 84 (5.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 65 (4.56%) Windows Engineer
13 64 (4.48%) IT Analyst
14 63 (4.41%) Consultant
15 61 (4.27%) IT Support Engineer
16 59 (4.13%) Desktop Engineer
17 52 (3.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 50 (3.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
19 49 (3.43%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (3.08%) ARM Templates
2 30 (2.10%) LDAP
3 19 (1.33%) SAML
4 18 (1.26%) Web Services
5 16 (1.12%) JSON
6 14 (0.98%) ServiceStack
7 12 (0.84%) Software Packaging
8 8 (0.56%) COM
9 3 (0.21%) Middleware
9 3 (0.21%) REST
10 2 (0.14%) HTML
10 2 (0.14%) OAuth
10 2 (0.14%) X-Windows
11 1 (0.070%) .NET
11 1 (0.070%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.070%) 802.1X
11 1 (0.070%) ADO
11 1 (0.070%) CSS
11 1 (0.070%) OLE DB
11 1 (0.070%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 157 (11.00%) Data Centre
2 119 (8.34%) Public Cloud
3 74 (5.19%) Clustering
4 67 (4.70%) PKI
5 56 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 48 (3.36%) Cloud Native
7 46 (3.22%) Video Conferencing
8 40 (2.80%) iPhone
9 39 (2.73%) Hybrid Cloud
9 39 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
10 32 (2.24%) Enterprise Storage
11 28 (1.96%) Blackberry
11 28 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
11 28 (1.96%) User Experience
12 24 (1.68%) Replication
13 23 (1.61%) iPad
14 22 (1.54%) Driving Licence
15 21 (1.47%) Smartphone
16 20 (1.40%) Fat Client
16 20 (1.40%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1,120 (78.49%) Windows
2 519 (36.37%) Windows Server
3 494 (34.62%) Windows 10
4 166 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 166 (11.63%) Windows Server 2016
5 151 (10.58%) Linux
6 115 (8.06%) Windows Server 2019
7 100 (7.01%) Windows 7
8 77 (5.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 76 (5.33%) Android
10 72 (5.05%) Mac OS
11 70 (4.91%) Apple iOS
12 35 (2.45%) Mac OS X
12 35 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (1.26%) Unix
14 15 (1.05%) Windows 8
14 15 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (0.70%) VMS
16 9 (0.63%) Ubuntu
17 8 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (33.64%) ITIL
2 279 (19.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 212 (14.86%) Problem-Solving
4 149 (10.44%) Service Management
5 142 (9.95%) ITSM
6 113 (7.92%) Change Management
7 99 (6.94%) DevOps
8 97 (6.80%) Incident Management
9 90 (6.31%) Continuous Improvement
10 89 (6.24%) Mobile Device Management
11 84 (5.89%) Migration
11 84 (5.89%) Project Management
12 83 (5.82%) Problem Management
13 82 (5.75%) Root Cause Analysis
14 80 (5.61%) Computer Science
15 77 (5.40%) Service Delivery
16 74 (5.19%) Change Control
17 68 (4.77%) Presales
17 68 (4.77%) Software Deployment
18 67 (4.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 444 (31.11%) PowerShell
2 185 (12.96%) SQL
3 21 (1.47%) Python
4 20 (1.40%) VBScript
5 17 (1.19%) Bash
6 11 (0.77%) Perl
7 9 (0.63%) C
8 8 (0.56%) PHP
9 5 (0.35%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.35%) VB
10 3 (0.21%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.21%) Ruby
11 2 (0.14%) C#
11 2 (0.14%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.070%) AWK
12 1 (0.070%) C++
12 1 (0.070%) Groovy
12 1 (0.070%) sed
12 1 (0.070%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 172 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 141 (9.88%) Degree
3 134 (9.39%) Security Cleared
4 107 (7.50%) SC Cleared
5 90 (6.31%) MCSE
6 72 (5.05%) MCSA
7 67 (4.70%) MCP
8 46 (3.22%) ITIL Certification
9 41 (2.87%) A+ Certification
10 31 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
11 29 (2.03%) CCNA
12 27 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 23 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
14 21 (1.47%) CCA
15 20 (1.40%) MCTS
16 19 (1.33%) Network+ Certification
17 18 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
18 16 (1.12%) DV Cleared
19 15 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 14 (0.98%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (15.91%) SLA
2 20 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (1.33%) Cyber Essentials
4 16 (1.12%) GDPR
4 16 (1.12%) QA
5 9 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 9 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 6 (0.42%) PMO
8 3 (0.21%) GxP
9 2 (0.14%) Accessibility
10 1 (0.070%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.070%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,005 (70.43%) Active Directory
2 261 (18.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 187 (13.10%) Hyper-V
4 96 (6.73%) vSphere
5 80 (5.61%) Virtual Desktop
6 59 (4.13%) VMware ESXi
7 51 (3.57%) XenApp
8 46 (3.22%) Microsoft App-V
9 34 (2.38%) BitLocker
10 31 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
11 27 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
12 22 (1.54%) XenDesktop
13 19 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 15 (1.05%) Terminal Services
15 11 (0.77%) Firmware
16 8 (0.56%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 8 (0.56%) Docker
17 6 (0.42%) VMware NSX
18 5 (0.35%) NFS
18 5 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 452 (31.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 125 (8.76%) SCOM
3 81 (5.68%) WSUS
4 61 (4.27%) Jamf Pro
5 52 (3.64%) Puppet
6 48 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
7 39 (2.73%) SCVMM
8 34 (2.38%) Terraform
9 33 (2.31%) Single Sign-On
10 27 (1.89%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 27 (1.89%) NetBackup
11 25 (1.75%) AirWatch
12 23 (1.61%) Ansible
13 22 (1.54%) Backup Exec
14 21 (1.47%) SCOrch
15 20 (1.40%) vCenter Server
16 16 (1.12%) Kubernetes
17 14 (0.98%) Failover Clustering
18 12 (0.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
18 12 (0.84%) SCSM
Vendors
1 977 (68.47%) Microsoft
2 479 (33.57%) VMware
3 313 (21.93%) Citrix
4 142 (9.95%) Cisco
5 128 (8.97%) Apple
6 119 (8.34%) Veeam
7 113 (7.92%) HP
8 97 (6.80%) ServiceNow
9 65 (4.56%) Dell
10 51 (3.57%) Ivanti
11 44 (3.08%) EMC
12 43 (3.01%) 3PAR
12 43 (3.01%) Commvault
13 40 (2.80%) Sophos
14 35 (2.45%) NetApp
15 34 (2.38%) iManage
15 34 (2.38%) Red Hat
15 34 (2.38%) Symantec
16 33 (2.31%) Mitel
16 33 (2.31%) SolarWinds