Period
to 25 July 2021

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 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 303 186 193
Rank change year-on-year -117 +7 +38
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 1,125 1,236 2,507
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.13% 1.90% 1.88%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.36% 12.57% 14.32%
Number of salaries quoted 961 1,027 2,042
10th Percentile £25,750 £28,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £35,525 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,500 £47,500 £43,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.32% +10.47% -4.44%
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +4.65%

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 17,693 9,833 17,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.75% 15.09% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11,788 8,083 13,578
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,525 £32,952
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £91,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

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 25 July 2021.

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 25 July 2021. 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 -188 379 £55,000 - 51
North of England -33 205 £37,000 -7.50% 59
South East -107 186 £50,000 +28.37% 50
Midlands -47 158 £40,000 -6.98% 39
North West +8 116 £40,000 -3.61% 27
East of England -13 97 £31,000 -30.73% 22
West Midlands -42 90 £33,250 -26.11% 26
Yorkshire -68 70 £32,500 -15.58% 23
South West -67 69 £40,000 -5.88% 23
East Midlands -36 67 £42,500 +21.94% 13
North East -17 19 £52,500 +50.00% 9
SCCM
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 2021, 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.

1 811 (72.09%) Windows
2 786 (69.87%) Active Directory
3 706 (62.76%) Microsoft
4 659 (58.58%) Microsoft 365
5 553 (49.16%) Azure
6 429 (38.13%) VMware
7 384 (34.13%) ITIL
8 383 (34.04%) Windows Server
9 376 (33.42%) PowerShell
10 333 (29.60%) Microsoft Intune
11 283 (25.16%) Social Skills
12 270 (24.00%) Windows 10
13 265 (23.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 262 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 212 (18.84%) Citrix
16 203 (18.04%) SharePoint
17 201 (17.87%) Azure Active Directory
18 172 (15.29%) Firewall
18 172 (15.29%) DNS
19 166 (14.76%) SQL
20 163 (14.49%) Finance
21 150 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
22 147 (13.07%) DevOps
22 147 (13.07%) Problem-Solving
23 146 (12.98%) Hyper-V
23 146 (12.98%) Cisco
24 138 (12.27%) MS Exchange
25 133 (11.82%) Windows Server 2012
26 129 (11.47%) IaaS
27 128 (11.38%) DHCP

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
1 203 (18.04%) SharePoint
2 138 (12.27%) MS Exchange
3 49 (4.36%) IIS
4 42 (3.73%) Skype for Business
5 21 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (0.89%) CMS
8 10 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.36%) Confluence
10 3 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.18%) Apache
11 2 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.089%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.089%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.089%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 150 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.53%) Siemens NX
5 6 (0.53%) Solid Edge
6 5 (0.44%) Acrobat
6 5 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.44%) InDesign
6 5 (0.44%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.089%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 22 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.53%) Teamcenter
3 3 (0.27%) Elite 3E
3 3 (0.27%) Relativity
4 2 (0.18%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.089%) Eikon
5 1 (0.089%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
Cloud Services
1 659 (58.58%) Microsoft 365
2 553 (49.16%) Azure
3 201 (17.87%) Azure Active Directory
4 129 (11.47%) IaaS
5 119 (10.58%) AWS
6 110 (9.78%) PaaS
7 77 (6.84%) SaaS
8 64 (5.69%) OneDrive
9 42 (3.73%) Mimecast
10 29 (2.58%) GCP
11 25 (2.22%) Power Platform
12 19 (1.69%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 18 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
13 18 (1.60%) PowerApps
14 16 (1.42%) GitHub
15 14 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
16 10 (0.89%) Amazon EKS
16 10 (0.89%) AWS CodeCommit
16 10 (0.89%) AWS CodePipeline
16 10 (0.89%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 172 (15.29%) DNS
1 172 (15.29%) Firewall
2 128 (11.38%) DHCP
3 106 (9.42%) LAN
4 95 (8.44%) TCP/IP
4 95 (8.44%) WAN
5 93 (8.27%) VPN
6 82 (7.29%) SAN
7 75 (6.67%) Skype
8 52 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
9 47 (4.18%) Wireless
10 46 (4.09%) Remote Desktop
11 31 (2.76%) VoIP
12 25 (2.22%) NetScaler
12 25 (2.22%) VLAN
13 24 (2.13%) Internet
14 19 (1.69%) NAS
14 19 (1.69%) WLAN
15 14 (1.24%) Unified Communications
16 12 (1.07%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 22 (1.96%) Big Data
3 14 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
4 13 (1.16%) MySQL
5 11 (0.98%) MongoDB
6 10 (0.89%) NoSQL
6 10 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (0.89%) Power BI
7 8 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.44%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.18%) MS Access
13 1 (0.089%) Data Lake
13 1 (0.089%) DTS
13 1 (0.089%) Electronic Patient Records
13 1 (0.089%) InterSystems Cache
13 1 (0.089%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 22 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
2 21 (1.87%) TeamCity
3 20 (1.78%) JIRA
4 17 (1.51%) Git (software)
5 14 (1.24%) Visual Studio
6 13 (1.16%) Jenkins
6 13 (1.16%) MSI
7 10 (0.89%) GitLab
7 10 (0.89%) Vagrant
8 7 (0.62%) Snyk
9 6 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.27%) WinDbg
11 2 (0.18%) AdminStudio
11 2 (0.18%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.18%) Subversion
12 1 (0.089%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.089%) Mockito
12 1 (0.089%) Selenium
12 1 (0.089%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 283 (25.16%) Social Skills
2 163 (14.49%) Finance
3 69 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (4.44%) Retail
5 44 (3.91%) Law
5 44 (3.91%) Legal
6 35 (3.11%) Banking
7 32 (2.84%) Organisational Skills
8 28 (2.49%) Documentation Skills
9 25 (2.22%) Presentation Skills
10 20 (1.78%) Manufacturing
10 20 (1.78%) Public Sector
11 19 (1.69%) Local Government
12 17 (1.51%) Advertising
13 16 (1.42%) Telecoms
14 9 (0.80%) Back Office
15 7 (0.62%) Military
16 6 (0.53%) Marketing
16 6 (0.53%) Publishing
17 4 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 222 (19.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 186 (16.53%) Analyst
3 165 (14.67%) Support Engineer
4 94 (8.36%) Architect
5 90 (8.00%) IT Support
6 76 (6.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 75 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
8 73 (6.49%) Windows Engineer
9 72 (6.40%) Support Analyst
10 71 (6.31%) IT Engineer
11 62 (5.51%) SCCM Engineer
12 56 (4.98%) Service Analyst
13 55 (4.89%) 3rd Line Support
13 55 (4.89%) Desktop Support
14 53 (4.71%) Service Desk Analyst
15 51 (4.53%) IT Analyst
16 48 (4.27%) Azure Engineer
17 42 (3.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 39 (3.47%) Server Engineer
19 38 (3.38%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.16%) .NET
2 12 (1.07%) Node.js
3 10 (0.89%) .NET Core
3 10 (0.89%) AngularJS
3 10 (0.89%) ASP.NET
3 10 (0.89%) Django
3 10 (0.89%) Express
3 10 (0.89%) MEAN Stack
3 10 (0.89%) Ruby on Rails
4 9 (0.80%) HTML
5 6 (0.53%) JSON
5 6 (0.53%) LDAP
5 6 (0.53%) Web Services
6 5 (0.44%) Software Packaging
7 4 (0.36%) COM
7 4 (0.36%) REST
8 2 (0.18%) Azure Blueprints
8 2 (0.18%) XML
9 1 (0.089%) SAML
9 1 (0.089%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 114 (10.13%) Data Centre
2 108 (9.60%) Public Cloud
3 43 (3.82%) Management Information System
4 41 (3.64%) Clustering
5 36 (3.20%) Hybrid Cloud
6 33 (2.93%) Private Cloud
7 29 (2.58%) PKI
8 27 (2.40%) Enterprise Storage
9 21 (1.87%) Cloud Native
9 21 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
10 17 (1.51%) Blackberry
11 15 (1.33%) iPhone
11 15 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
11 15 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
11 15 (1.33%) Virtual Team
12 14 (1.24%) Hedge funds
12 14 (1.24%) Replication
13 12 (1.07%) CMDB
13 12 (1.07%) Driving Licence
13 12 (1.07%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 811 (72.09%) Windows
2 383 (34.04%) Windows Server
3 270 (24.00%) Windows 10
4 133 (11.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 99 (8.80%) Linux
6 87 (7.73%) Windows Server 2016
7 83 (7.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 78 (6.93%) Windows Server 2019
9 68 (6.04%) Android
10 63 (5.60%) Windows 7
11 56 (4.98%) Apple iOS
12 55 (4.89%) Mac OS
13 23 (2.04%) Mac OS X
14 21 (1.87%) Unix
15 14 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 13 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (0.36%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.27%) Solaris
18 3 (0.27%) VMS
19 1 (0.089%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (34.13%) ITIL
2 265 (23.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 147 (13.07%) DevOps
3 147 (13.07%) Problem-Solving
4 107 (9.51%) ITSM
5 88 (7.82%) Migration
5 88 (7.82%) Service Management
6 87 (7.73%) Service Delivery
7 75 (6.67%) Problem Management
8 71 (6.31%) Change Management
8 71 (6.31%) Mobile Device Management
9 69 (6.13%) Application Packaging
10 57 (5.07%) Agile Software Development
10 57 (5.07%) Incident Management
10 57 (5.07%) Project Delivery
11 52 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
12 50 (4.44%) Configuration Management
13 47 (4.18%) Computer Science
14 46 (4.09%) Continuous Improvement
15 43 (3.82%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 376 (33.42%) PowerShell
2 166 (14.76%) SQL
3 34 (3.02%) Python
4 24 (2.13%) Bash Shell
4 24 (2.13%) Perl
5 19 (1.69%) PHP
6 17 (1.51%) C
6 17 (1.51%) VBScript
7 16 (1.42%) VB
8 14 (1.24%) JavaScript
9 13 (1.16%) C#
9 13 (1.16%) Ruby
10 12 (1.07%) C++
11 10 (0.89%) Java
11 10 (0.89%) VB.NET
12 9 (0.80%) RPG
12 9 (0.80%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 119 (10.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 100 (8.89%) Degree
3 73 (6.49%) MCSE
4 70 (6.22%) Security Cleared
5 50 (4.44%) SC Cleared
6 42 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
7 39 (3.47%) CCNA
7 39 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
8 30 (2.67%) MCSA
9 24 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 22 (1.96%) MCP
11 19 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
12 17 (1.51%) A+ Certification
13 14 (1.24%) CCA
13 14 (1.24%) Citrix Certification
13 14 (1.24%) DV Cleared
13 14 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (0.89%) SSCP
15 9 (0.80%) CCNP
15 9 (0.80%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (8.53%) SLA
2 25 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (0.98%) COBIT
4 8 (0.71%) GDPR
4 8 (0.71%) PMO
5 7 (0.62%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (0.53%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.53%) QA
7 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.18%) NIST
9 1 (0.089%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.089%) ITGC
9 1 (0.089%) NCSC
System Software
1 786 (69.87%) Active Directory
2 262 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 146 (12.98%) Hyper-V
4 56 (4.98%) vSphere
5 48 (4.27%) VMware ESXi
6 42 (3.73%) Virtual Desktop
7 38 (3.38%) XenApp
8 36 (3.20%) XenDesktop
9 30 (2.67%) Microsoft App-V
10 29 (2.58%) BitLocker
11 27 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
12 25 (2.22%) VMware NSX
13 17 (1.51%) Docker
14 13 (1.16%) Terminal Services
14 13 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
15 10 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 8 (0.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 8 (0.71%) VMware Server
17 5 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
17 5 (0.44%) NFS
Systems Management
1 333 (29.60%) Microsoft Intune
2 119 (10.58%) SCOM
3 61 (5.42%) WSUS
4 60 (5.33%) Jamf Pro
5 55 (4.89%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 48 (4.27%) Ansible
7 41 (3.64%) Kubernetes
8 35 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
9 33 (2.93%) Puppet
10 31 (2.76%) Terraform
11 29 (2.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 27 (2.40%) McAfee ePO
13 26 (2.31%) AirWatch
14 21 (1.87%) Single Sign-On
15 19 (1.69%) Failover Clustering
15 19 (1.69%) NetBackup
16 17 (1.51%) FortiGate
16 17 (1.51%) SCVMM
17 16 (1.42%) Microsoft Clustering
18 13 (1.16%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 706 (62.76%) Microsoft
2 429 (38.13%) VMware
3 212 (18.84%) Citrix
4 146 (12.98%) Cisco
5 81 (7.20%) Apple
6 70 (6.22%) HP
7 66 (5.87%) Veeam
8 63 (5.60%) NetApp
9 55 (4.89%) ServiceNow
10 48 (4.27%) Meraki
11 44 (3.91%) Dell
11 44 (3.91%) McAfee
12 32 (2.84%) SolarWinds
13 30 (2.67%) EMC
13 30 (2.67%) Sophos
14 28 (2.49%) Palo Alto
15 27 (2.40%) IBM
16 25 (2.22%) iManage
17 24 (2.13%) Ivanti
18 23 (2.04%) Symantec