Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 230 268 266
Rank change year-on-year +38 -2 -26
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 2,533 2,117 2,493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.53% 1.28% 1.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.58% 14.61% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,102 1,765 2,152
England median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £41,400
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +2.66% -0.24%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,275
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,800 £63,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +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 15,277 14,492 16,102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 9.24% 8.79% 8.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12,470 11,846 13,198
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £53,000 £51,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.42% +3.50% +7.53%

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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 2018. 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 +63 1,094 £50,000 +5.26% 122
North of England +35 412 £35,500 -5.33% 57
South East +20 408 £42,500 +6.25% 59
Midlands -2 277 £39,750 +6.00% 32
North West +20 209 £30,000 -25.47% 29
Yorkshire +40 195 £37,000 - 27
South West +83 180 £42,500 +14.86% 34
West Midlands 0 146 £40,000 +0.85% 19
East of England -49 142 £42,500 - 16
East Midlands -10 130 £37,500 +1.76% 13
North East -26 11 £32,500 -15.58% 1
SCCM
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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 2,056 (81.17%) Windows
2 1,711 (67.55%) Active Directory
3 1,600 (63.17%) Microsoft
4 1,174 (46.35%) VMware
5 1,119 (44.18%) Windows Server
6 945 (37.31%) Office 365
7 894 (35.29%) ITIL
8 722 (28.50%) Citrix
9 682 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
10 668 (26.37%) PowerShell
11 657 (25.94%) Windows 7
12 656 (25.90%) Windows 10
13 647 (25.54%) Windows Server 2012
14 590 (23.29%) SCOM
15 546 (21.56%) Microsoft Azure
16 490 (19.34%) Windows Server 2008
17 489 (19.31%) Hyper-V
18 465 (18.36%) DNS
19 464 (18.32%) Cisco
20 441 (17.41%) Microsoft Office
21 440 (17.37%) Finance
22 437 (17.25%) Microsoft Certification
23 430 (16.98%) MS Exchange
24 417 (16.46%) SQL Server
25 391 (15.44%) DHCP
26 365 (14.41%) SQL
27 321 (12.67%) SAN
28 313 (12.36%) Firewall
29 285 (11.25%) HP
30 281 (11.09%) MCSE

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
1 430 (16.98%) MS Exchange
2 266 (10.50%) SharePoint
3 242 (9.55%) Skype for Business
4 225 (8.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 127 (5.01%) IIS
6 111 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 64 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 48 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 24 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
10 20 (0.79%) Apache
11 10 (0.39%) IBM Notes
11 10 (0.39%) WebLogic
12 9 (0.36%) Confluence
12 9 (0.36%) JBoss
12 9 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
12 9 (0.36%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (0.28%) CMS
13 7 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.24%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 441 (17.41%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (1.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.079%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.079%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.039%) Abaqus
6 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.039%) Steinberg Cubase
Business Applications
1 15 (0.59%) Elite 3E
1 15 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.16%) assyst
4 3 (0.12%) Carpe Diem
4 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.079%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.079%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.079%) Workfront
6 1 (0.039%) Cerner Millennium
6 1 (0.039%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.039%) Eikon
6 1 (0.039%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 945 (37.31%) Office 365
2 546 (21.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 174 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
4 86 (3.40%) Azure Active Directory
5 81 (3.20%) IaaS
6 48 (1.89%) OneDrive
7 42 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
8 39 (1.54%) PaaS
9 35 (1.38%) Mimecast
10 25 (0.99%) SaaS
11 19 (0.75%) Yammer
12 15 (0.59%) G Suite
13 13 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 9 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
14 9 (0.36%) Amazon S3
15 8 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
15 8 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 6 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
16 6 (0.24%) CloudFront
17 3 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 465 (18.36%) DNS
2 391 (15.44%) DHCP
3 321 (12.67%) SAN
4 313 (12.36%) Firewall
5 261 (10.30%) TCP/IP
6 222 (8.76%) LAN
7 212 (8.37%) Skype
8 208 (8.21%) WAN
9 172 (6.79%) VPN
10 97 (3.83%) VoIP
11 96 (3.79%) VLAN
12 83 (3.28%) Wireless
13 73 (2.88%) Remote Desktop
14 67 (2.65%) Network Security
15 66 (2.61%) Wi-Fi
16 54 (2.13%) NAS
17 52 (2.05%) MPLS
18 45 (1.78%) Intrusion Detection
19 38 (1.50%) Ethernet
20 37 (1.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 417 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 67 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
4 29 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 27 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
7 22 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
9 18 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
10 14 (0.55%) MySQL
11 9 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (0.36%) Power BI
12 7 (0.28%) Big Data
12 7 (0.28%) Hadoop
12 7 (0.28%) NoSQL
13 6 (0.24%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 146 (5.76%) MSI
2 31 (1.22%) InstallShield
3 23 (0.91%) JIRA
4 20 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (0.75%) Git (software)
6 8 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (0.28%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.28%) WiX
8 6 (0.24%) AdminStudio
8 6 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (0.20%) WinDbg
10 3 (0.12%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.12%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.079%) Metasploit
11 2 (0.079%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.079%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.079%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.079%) Wise Package Studio
12 1 (0.039%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.039%) Travis CI
General
1 440 (17.37%) Finance
2 124 (4.90%) Banking
3 100 (3.95%) Retail
4 86 (3.40%) Law
5 69 (2.72%) Legal
6 61 (2.41%) Investment Banking
7 57 (2.25%) Telecoms
8 38 (1.50%) Advertising
9 31 (1.22%) Manufacturing
10 25 (0.99%) Games
11 19 (0.75%) Front Office
11 19 (0.75%) Publishing
11 19 (0.75%) Retail Banking
12 18 (0.71%) Financial Institution
12 18 (0.71%) Marketing
13 16 (0.63%) Back Office
14 9 (0.36%) Billing
14 9 (0.36%) German Language
15 8 (0.32%) Automotive
16 5 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 480 (18.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 426 (16.82%) Analyst
3 341 (13.46%) Desktop Support
4 337 (13.30%) Support Engineer
5 222 (8.76%) Support Analyst
6 212 (8.37%) Windows Engineer
7 211 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
8 199 (7.86%) Desktop Engineer
9 167 (6.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 157 (6.20%) IT Support
11 142 (5.61%) Architect
12 136 (5.37%) Server Engineer
13 134 (5.29%) Consultant
14 126 (4.97%) Infrastructure Support
15 117 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
16 115 (4.54%) IT Engineer
17 107 (4.22%) VMware Engineer
18 106 (4.18%) Administrator
19 105 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support
20 97 (3.83%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (4.26%) Software Packaging
2 64 (2.53%) Web Services
3 52 (2.05%) .NET
4 19 (0.75%) HTML
5 17 (0.67%) .NET Framework
6 16 (0.63%) CSS
6 16 (0.63%) LDAP
7 15 (0.59%) WSH
8 13 (0.51%) 802.1X
9 11 (0.43%) Ajax
10 6 (0.24%) AngularJS
10 6 (0.24%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (0.24%) Dapper ORM
10 6 (0.24%) Entity Framework
10 6 (0.24%) MFC
10 6 (0.24%) NHibernate
10 6 (0.24%) SAML
10 6 (0.24%) WCF
10 6 (0.24%) WPF
11 5 (0.20%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 245 (9.67%) Data Centre
2 239 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
3 112 (4.42%) Clustering
4 103 (4.07%) Blackberry
5 100 (3.95%) Management Information System
6 78 (3.08%) User Experience
7 67 (2.65%) Fat Client
7 67 (2.65%) Thin Client
8 63 (2.49%) Video Conferencing
9 53 (2.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 52 (2.05%) Hedge funds
11 48 (1.89%) iPhone
12 41 (1.62%) Computer Science
12 41 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
13 40 (1.58%) Driving Licence
14 39 (1.54%) Private Cloud
15 35 (1.38%) iPad
15 35 (1.38%) PKI
16 32 (1.26%) Smartphone
17 24 (0.95%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2,056 (81.17%) Windows
2 1,119 (44.18%) Windows Server
3 657 (25.94%) Windows 7
4 656 (25.90%) Windows 10
5 647 (25.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 490 (19.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 183 (7.22%) Linux
8 152 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 94 (3.71%) Windows 8
10 93 (3.67%) Mac OS X
11 81 (3.20%) Android
12 63 (2.49%) Apple iOS
13 46 (1.82%) Unix
14 42 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 36 (1.42%) Mac OS
16 31 (1.22%) Windows XP
17 22 (0.87%) CentOS
18 19 (0.75%) Windows Phone
19 17 (0.67%) Ubuntu
20 11 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 894 (35.29%) ITIL
2 263 (10.38%) Service Management
3 229 (9.04%) Service Delivery
4 189 (7.46%) Problem Management
5 160 (6.32%) Migration
6 157 (6.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 153 (6.04%) Asset Management
8 145 (5.72%) Application Packaging
9 137 (5.41%) ITIL V3
10 136 (5.37%) Mobile Device Management
11 126 (4.97%) ITSM
12 120 (4.74%) Incident Management
13 109 (4.30%) Presales
14 97 (3.83%) Patch Management
15 96 (3.79%) Continuous Improvement
15 96 (3.79%) Mentoring
16 95 (3.75%) Task Automation
17 91 (3.59%) Change Management
18 85 (3.36%) Agile Software Development
19 80 (3.16%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 668 (26.37%) PowerShell
2 365 (14.41%) SQL
3 75 (2.96%) VBScript
4 51 (2.01%) Python
5 47 (1.86%) T-SQL
5 47 (1.86%) VB
6 41 (1.62%) Perl
7 35 (1.38%) JavaScript
8 31 (1.22%) C#
9 25 (0.99%) Bash Shell
10 23 (0.91%) PHP
11 15 (0.59%) VBA
12 12 (0.47%) Java
13 10 (0.39%) C
14 7 (0.28%) Ruby
15 6 (0.24%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.12%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.079%) PL/SQL
18 1 (0.039%) Scala
Qualifications
1 437 (17.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 281 (11.09%) MCSE
3 178 (7.03%) Security Cleared
4 172 (6.79%) MCSA
5 155 (6.12%) Degree
6 104 (4.11%) MCP
7 103 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
8 86 (3.40%) ITIL Certification
9 83 (3.28%) CCNA
10 82 (3.24%) SC Cleared
11 67 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 62 (2.45%) MCITP
13 53 (2.09%) CCA
13 53 (2.09%) Citrix Certification
14 37 (1.46%) DV Cleared
15 32 (1.26%) CCNP
16 28 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
17 21 (0.83%) A+ Certification
18 20 (0.79%) DBS Check
19 19 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 241 (9.51%) SLA
2 43 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (1.26%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.79%) QA
5 15 (0.59%) GDPR
6 11 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
7 9 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 7 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.20%) COBIT
9 5 (0.20%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.16%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.16%) GAMP
11 2 (0.079%) GCP
11 2 (0.079%) ISAE 3402
11 2 (0.079%) PMO
12 1 (0.039%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.039%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.039%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1,711 (67.55%) Active Directory
2 682 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 489 (19.31%) Hyper-V
4 281 (11.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 254 (10.03%) XenApp
6 208 (8.21%) vSphere
7 182 (7.19%) VMware ESXi
8 179 (7.07%) XenDesktop
9 143 (5.65%) Virtual Desktop
10 98 (3.87%) BitLocker
11 66 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
12 47 (1.86%) Virtual Servers
13 29 (1.14%) Terminal Services
14 26 (1.03%) XenServer
15 24 (0.95%) DFS Replication
15 24 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 19 (0.75%) Firmware
17 16 (0.63%) Xen
18 15 (0.59%) Terminal Server
19 13 (0.51%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 590 (23.29%) SCOM
2 123 (4.86%) SCOrch
3 121 (4.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 121 (4.78%) SCVMM
4 112 (4.42%) WSUS
5 75 (2.96%) vCenter Server
6 74 (2.92%) Backup Exec
7 68 (2.68%) AirWatch
8 60 (2.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 47 (1.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 45 (1.78%) Puppet
11 42 (1.66%) Microsoft Clustering
11 42 (1.66%) Nagios
11 42 (1.66%) SCDPM
12 34 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
12 34 (1.34%) Simpana
13 32 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
14 31 (1.22%) SCSM
14 31 (1.22%) vRealize
15 29 (1.14%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 1,600 (63.17%) Microsoft
2 1,174 (46.35%) VMware
3 722 (28.50%) Citrix
4 464 (18.32%) Cisco
5 285 (11.25%) HP
6 155 (6.12%) Apple
7 138 (5.45%) McAfee
8 135 (5.33%) Ivanti
9 109 (4.30%) Dell
10 95 (3.75%) CommVault
11 85 (3.36%) SolarWinds
12 84 (3.32%) NetApp
13 71 (2.80%) ServiceNow
14 70 (2.76%) Symantec
15 64 (2.53%) Reuters
16 61 (2.41%) Veeam
17 59 (2.33%) EMC
18 57 (2.25%) Bloomberg
19 53 (2.09%) IBM
20 49 (1.93%) FactSet