Period
to 1 October 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 1 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK > England
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 198 176 216
Rank change year-on-year -22 +40 +37
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 774 2,621 2,474
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.75% 2.02% 1.60%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.50% 15.37% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 672 2,217 2,167
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £72,500
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 7,369 17,058 16,177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.69% 13.17% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6,049 12,968 12,996
Median annual salary £62,500 £59,102 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.75% +7.46% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -7 333 £60,000 +20.00% 38
South East +87 169 £48,500 +21.25% 37
North of England +64 132 £38,500 -3.75% 33
Midlands -15 74 £44,000 +3.53% 12
Yorkshire +98 66 £35,000 -17.65% 14
North West +16 47 £41,250 +10.00% 13
West Midlands -14 46 £49,000 +8.89% 9
East of England -2 36 £44,000 +17.33% 7
South West -47 35 £44,000 +3.53% 17
East Midlands +18 28 £33,750 -15.63% 3
North East +31 19 £36,750 -1.76% 6
SCCM
UK

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 599 (77.39%) Windows
2 522 (67.44%) Active Directory
3 495 (63.95%) Microsoft
4 377 (48.71%) Office 365
5 347 (44.83%) VMware
6 346 (44.70%) Azure
7 301 (38.89%) Windows Server
8 295 (38.11%) PowerShell
9 259 (33.46%) Windows 10
10 238 (30.75%) VMware Infrastructure
11 211 (27.26%) Citrix
12 208 (26.87%) ITIL
13 169 (21.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 168 (21.71%) Microsoft Intune
15 146 (18.86%) SCOM
16 138 (17.83%) Finance
17 132 (17.05%) DNS
18 131 (16.93%) Hyper-V
19 117 (15.12%) Windows Server 2016
20 116 (14.99%) Windows Server 2012
21 113 (14.60%) Cisco
22 112 (14.47%) DHCP
22 112 (14.47%) Azure Active Directory
23 111 (14.34%) Microsoft Certification
23 111 (14.34%) Security Cleared
24 105 (13.57%) SharePoint
25 104 (13.44%) Data Centre
26 90 (11.63%) Microsoft Office
27 89 (11.50%) Linux
28 88 (11.37%) Configuration Management

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
1 105 (13.57%) SharePoint
2 79 (10.21%) MS Exchange
3 47 (6.07%) Skype for Business
4 30 (3.88%) IIS
5 18 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 17 (2.20%) Confluence
6 17 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.26%) Apache
10 2 (0.26%) Ethereum
10 2 (0.26%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.13%) Moodle
Applications
1 90 (11.63%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (2.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (0.90%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.26%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.26%) Quorum
2 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.26%) Workfront
3 1 (0.13%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 377 (48.71%) Office 365
2 346 (44.70%) Azure
3 112 (14.47%) Azure Active Directory
4 88 (11.37%) IaaS
5 87 (11.24%) AWS
6 84 (10.85%) PaaS
7 44 (5.68%) SaaS
8 19 (2.45%) OneDrive
9 14 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (1.81%) Amazon ELB
9 14 (1.81%) Amazon S3
9 14 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (1.81%) Route 53
9 14 (1.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 13 (1.68%) Slack
11 10 (1.29%) Mimecast
12 7 (0.90%) G Suite
13 5 (0.65%) Power Platform
14 4 (0.52%) Yammer
15 2 (0.26%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 132 (17.05%) DNS
2 112 (14.47%) DHCP
3 77 (9.95%) Skype
4 71 (9.17%) SAN
5 70 (9.04%) TCP/IP
6 68 (8.79%) Firewall
7 65 (8.40%) LAN
8 57 (7.36%) WAN
9 40 (5.17%) Unified Communications
10 36 (4.65%) VPN
11 26 (3.36%) NetScaler
12 23 (2.97%) VoIP
13 19 (2.45%) VLAN
13 19 (2.45%) Wi-Fi
14 18 (2.33%) Internet
14 18 (2.33%) WebEx
15 17 (2.20%) Remote Desktop
16 16 (2.07%) Wireless
16 16 (2.07%) WLAN
17 12 (1.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (10.85%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (0.52%) Power BI
5 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (0.39%) Big Data
7 2 (0.26%) MySQL
7 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2019
7 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (3.49%) JIRA
2 12 (1.55%) Jenkins
3 10 (1.29%) Subversion
4 9 (1.16%) MSI
5 8 (1.03%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.52%) Gradle
7 4 (0.52%) Maven
7 4 (0.52%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.52%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.39%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.39%) GitLab
9 1 (0.13%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.13%) ReSharper
General
1 138 (17.83%) Finance
2 47 (6.07%) Banking
3 30 (3.88%) Public Sector
4 27 (3.49%) Legal
5 19 (2.45%) Law
6 15 (1.94%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.68%) Military
8 10 (1.29%) Retail
9 8 (1.03%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.78%) Local Government
11 5 (0.65%) Games
12 4 (0.52%) Advertising
12 4 (0.52%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.52%) Front Office
12 4 (0.52%) Housing Association
12 4 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.52%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.39%) Back Office
14 2 (0.26%) French Language
14 2 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 141 (18.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 81 (10.47%) Analyst
3 72 (9.30%) Support Engineer
4 50 (6.46%) Consultant
5 49 (6.33%) IT Engineer
6 48 (6.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 47 (6.07%) IT Analyst
8 44 (5.68%) Team Leader
9 43 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 42 (5.43%) Architect
11 37 (4.78%) Server Engineer
12 36 (4.65%) SCCM Engineer
13 35 (4.52%) IT Support
14 34 (4.39%) Windows Engineer
15 33 (4.26%) Service Analyst
16 29 (3.75%) Azure Engineer
16 29 (3.75%) Desktop Support
16 29 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
17 28 (3.62%) 3rd Line Support
18 27 (3.49%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.84%) Web Services
2 17 (2.20%) XMPP
3 13 (1.68%) .NET
4 11 (1.42%) WSH
5 7 (0.90%) Software Packaging
6 6 (0.78%) LDAP
6 6 (0.78%) ODBC
6 6 (0.78%) XML
7 5 (0.65%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (0.65%) OAuth
7 5 (0.65%) SAML
8 4 (0.52%) JSON
8 4 (0.52%) YAML
9 2 (0.26%) SailPoint
10 1 (0.13%) Ajax
10 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.13%) COM+
10 1 (0.13%) DCOM
10 1 (0.13%) Flash
10 1 (0.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 104 (13.44%) Data Centre
2 51 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (6.46%) User Experience
4 49 (6.33%) Public Cloud
5 26 (3.36%) CMDB
5 26 (3.36%) PKI
6 25 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
7 23 (2.97%) Hybrid Cloud
8 21 (2.71%) Private Cloud
9 19 (2.45%) Management Information System
10 17 (2.20%) Client/Server
11 16 (2.07%) Driving Licence
11 16 (2.07%) Smartphone
12 15 (1.94%) Hedge funds
13 14 (1.81%) Clustering
13 14 (1.81%) Replication
14 11 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
15 9 (1.16%) Fat Client
15 9 (1.16%) Thin Client
16 8 (1.03%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 599 (77.39%) Windows
2 301 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 259 (33.46%) Windows 10
4 117 (15.12%) Windows Server 2016
5 116 (14.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 89 (11.50%) Linux
7 87 (11.24%) Windows 7
8 76 (9.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 51 (6.59%) Windows Server 2019
10 26 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (2.33%) Apple iOS
12 17 (2.20%) Android
12 17 (2.20%) Unix
12 17 (2.20%) Windows 8
13 14 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (1.68%) Solaris
15 10 (1.29%) Mac OS X
16 8 (1.03%) CentOS
17 7 (0.90%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (26.87%) ITIL
2 169 (21.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 88 (11.37%) Configuration Management
4 67 (8.66%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (8.01%) Migration
5 62 (8.01%) Problem-Solving
6 60 (7.75%) Service Delivery
7 51 (6.59%) DevOps
8 50 (6.46%) ITSM
9 46 (5.94%) Fintech
10 44 (5.68%) Project Delivery
11 39 (5.04%) Change Management
11 39 (5.04%) Presales
12 38 (4.91%) Technical Leadership
13 37 (4.78%) Line Management
13 37 (4.78%) Service Management
14 36 (4.65%) Application Packaging
14 36 (4.65%) Server Management
15 34 (4.39%) Incident Management
15 34 (4.39%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 295 (38.11%) PowerShell
2 87 (11.24%) SQL
3 39 (5.04%) Python
4 32 (4.13%) VB
5 23 (2.97%) VBScript
6 21 (2.71%) Bash Shell
6 21 (2.71%) Perl
7 15 (1.94%) C#
8 10 (1.29%) C
9 8 (1.03%) C++
9 8 (1.03%) Java
10 7 (0.90%) VB.NET
11 6 (0.78%) VBA
12 5 (0.65%) Ruby
13 2 (0.26%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.26%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 111 (14.34%) Microsoft Certification
1 111 (14.34%) Security Cleared
2 65 (8.40%) MCSE
3 62 (8.01%) DV Cleared
4 60 (7.75%) SC Cleared
5 44 (5.68%) Degree
6 35 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (4.13%) MCSA
8 31 (4.01%) CCNA
9 21 (2.71%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 14 (1.81%) MCITP
11 14 (1.81%) MCP
12 12 (1.55%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
14 6 (0.78%) CCNP
14 6 (0.78%) DBS Check
15 5 (0.65%) PMI Certification
15 5 (0.65%) RHCE
15 5 (0.65%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (9.30%) SLA
2 18 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 16 (2.07%) GDPR
4 14 (1.81%) QA
5 8 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.13%) COBIT
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 31000
7 1 (0.13%) NIST
System Software
1 522 (67.44%) Active Directory
2 238 (30.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 131 (16.93%) Hyper-V
4 52 (6.72%) XenApp
5 50 (6.46%) Virtual Desktop
6 48 (6.20%) vSphere
7 39 (5.04%) VMware ESXi
8 38 (4.91%) XenDesktop
9 25 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
10 17 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
11 16 (2.07%) BitLocker
12 15 (1.94%) Virtual Servers
13 14 (1.81%) VMware Server
14 10 (1.29%) Firmware
15 9 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 6 (0.78%) Terminal Server
17 4 (0.52%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 4 (0.52%) VMware NSX
18 3 (0.39%) Xen
19 2 (0.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 168 (21.71%) Microsoft Intune
2 146 (18.86%) SCOM
3 79 (10.21%) WSUS
4 46 (5.94%) Ansible
5 43 (5.56%) SCVMM
6 35 (4.52%) SCOrch
7 33 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
7 33 (4.26%) Puppet
8 23 (2.97%) NetBackup
9 18 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
10 13 (1.68%) PowerCLI
10 13 (1.68%) Single Sign-On
10 13 (1.68%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 11 (1.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 10 (1.29%) Backup Exec
12 10 (1.29%) Microsoft Clustering
12 10 (1.29%) vCenter Server
13 9 (1.16%) vRealize
14 8 (1.03%) Nagios
14 8 (1.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 495 (63.95%) Microsoft
2 347 (44.83%) VMware
3 211 (27.26%) Citrix
4 113 (14.60%) Cisco
5 64 (8.27%) HP
6 47 (6.07%) Symantec
7 40 (5.17%) Veeam
8 39 (5.04%) Apple
9 37 (4.78%) EMC
10 35 (4.52%) SolarWinds
11 33 (4.26%) Dell
12 28 (3.62%) Red Hat
13 20 (2.58%) NetApp
14 19 (2.45%) McAfee
14 19 (2.45%) ServiceNow
15 18 (2.33%) CommVault
15 18 (2.33%) Ivanti
16 15 (1.94%) Sophos
17 14 (1.81%) Splunk
18 13 (1.68%) Mitel