Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 212 172 205
Rank change year-on-year -40 +33 +35
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 899 2,314 2,466
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.59% 2.00% 1.75%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.52% 15.47% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 918 2,004 2,125
Median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,350 £26,000 £26,594
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 9,444 14,960 16,190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.71% 12.90% 11.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7,825 11,622 12,894
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £61,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +1.67% +4.35% +9.52%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -64 304 £60,000 +20.00% 29
North of England +15 195 £45,000 +20.29% 40
South East +50 183 £50,000 +25.00% 30
Midlands -28 103 £42,500 -5.56% 20
Yorkshire +35 102 £45,000 +12.50% 15
South West -22 65 £37,500 -6.25% 16
West Midlands -24 64 £44,000 +10.00% 10
North West -8 63 £42,500 +18.06% 21
East of England +38 49 £40,000 +4.58% 11
East Midlands -6 39 £40,000 -15.79% 8
North East +26 30 £50,000 +53.85% 4
SCCM
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 631 (70.19%) Windows
2 607 (67.52%) Active Directory
3 565 (62.85%) Microsoft
4 497 (55.28%) Office 365
5 412 (45.83%) Azure
6 361 (40.16%) VMware
7 339 (37.71%) Windows Server
8 284 (31.59%) PowerShell
9 261 (29.03%) ITIL
10 253 (28.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 235 (26.14%) Windows 10
12 215 (23.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 212 (23.58%) Citrix
14 203 (22.58%) Microsoft Intune
15 178 (19.80%) Hyper-V
16 166 (18.46%) DNS
17 155 (17.24%) Azure Active Directory
18 154 (17.13%) Cisco
19 138 (15.35%) Windows Server 2012
20 135 (15.02%) SharePoint
21 134 (14.91%) Microsoft Certification
22 131 (14.57%) SCOM
23 125 (13.90%) Data Centre
24 124 (13.79%) SQL
25 119 (13.24%) Windows Server 2016
26 114 (12.68%) AWS
27 109 (12.12%) IaaS
28 108 (12.01%) Linux
29 104 (11.57%) SAN
30 103 (11.46%) PaaS

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
1 135 (15.02%) SharePoint
2 100 (11.12%) MS Exchange
3 51 (5.67%) Skype for Business
4 35 (3.89%) IIS
5 17 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (1.56%) Apache
7 8 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (0.67%) Confluence
8 6 (0.67%) Ethereum
8 6 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.33%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.22%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.11%) JBoss
11 1 (0.11%) nginx
11 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 98 (10.90%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.22%) Workfront
2 6 (0.67%) Quorum
3 5 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.11%) BASE24
5 1 (0.11%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 497 (55.28%) Office 365
2 412 (45.83%) Azure
3 155 (17.24%) Azure Active Directory
4 114 (12.68%) AWS
5 109 (12.12%) IaaS
6 103 (11.46%) PaaS
7 61 (6.79%) SaaS
8 37 (4.12%) Mimecast
9 29 (3.23%) OneDrive
10 15 (1.67%) Power Platform
11 14 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
12 12 (1.33%) Amazon S3
12 12 (1.33%) Route 53
12 12 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 9 (1.00%) GCP
14 6 (0.67%) Slack
14 6 (0.67%) Yammer
15 5 (0.56%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 166 (18.46%) DNS
2 104 (11.57%) SAN
3 102 (11.35%) DHCP
4 95 (10.57%) Skype
5 93 (10.34%) Firewall
6 86 (9.57%) Unified Communications
7 73 (8.12%) TCP/IP
8 69 (7.68%) WAN
9 57 (6.34%) VPN
10 53 (5.90%) LAN
11 44 (4.89%) VoIP
12 41 (4.56%) VLAN
13 40 (4.45%) NetScaler
13 40 (4.45%) Wi-Fi
14 31 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
15 21 (2.34%) NAS
16 19 (2.11%) MPLS
16 19 (2.11%) Wireless
17 16 (1.78%) Cisco IOS
17 16 (1.78%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (10.57%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (1.33%) Power BI
4 11 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
5 10 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.22%) Big Data
8 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.11%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.11%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.11%) MySQL
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (1.45%) Jenkins
2 11 (1.22%) JIRA
3 9 (1.00%) MSI
4 8 (0.89%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.89%) Subversion
5 4 (0.44%) Gradle
5 4 (0.44%) InstallShield
5 4 (0.44%) Maven
5 4 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.44%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.33%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.33%) GitLab
7 1 (0.11%) Inno Setup
7 1 (0.11%) Vagrant
General
1 97 (10.79%) Finance
2 43 (4.78%) Legal
3 41 (4.56%) Law
4 32 (3.56%) Banking
5 25 (2.78%) Public Sector
6 22 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.22%) Retail
8 9 (1.00%) Marketing
9 8 (0.89%) Games
9 8 (0.89%) Investment Banking
9 8 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (0.89%) Publishing
10 7 (0.78%) Advertising
10 7 (0.78%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.67%) Front Office
12 5 (0.56%) Electronics
12 5 (0.56%) Fire and Rescue
12 5 (0.56%) Local Government
13 4 (0.44%) Military
14 3 (0.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 168 (18.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 149 (16.57%) Analyst
3 98 (10.90%) Support Engineer
4 72 (8.01%) Support Analyst
5 70 (7.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 62 (6.90%) Architect
7 54 (6.01%) IT Analyst
8 51 (5.67%) 2nd Line Support
9 48 (5.34%) Consultant
10 46 (5.12%) 3rd Line Support
11 43 (4.78%) Service Analyst
12 42 (4.67%) IT Engineer
13 40 (4.45%) IT Support
13 40 (4.45%) Senior Analyst
14 39 (4.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 37 (4.12%) Server Engineer
15 37 (4.12%) Team Leader
15 37 (4.12%) Windows Engineer
16 34 (3.78%) Systems Engineer
17 32 (3.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.89%) Web Services
2 15 (1.67%) XMPP
3 14 (1.56%) .NET
4 11 (1.22%) WSH
5 8 (0.89%) OAuth
5 8 (0.89%) SAML
6 7 (0.78%) Software Packaging
7 6 (0.67%) XML
8 5 (0.56%) COM
9 4 (0.44%) JSON
9 4 (0.44%) YAML
10 2 (0.22%) HTML
11 1 (0.11%) 802.1X
11 1 (0.11%) Ajax
11 1 (0.11%) Elastic Stack
11 1 (0.11%) Flash
11 1 (0.11%) LDAP
11 1 (0.11%) Node.js
11 1 (0.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 125 (13.90%) Data Centre
2 83 (9.23%) Public Cloud
3 50 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (4.56%) Management Information System
5 36 (4.00%) Private Cloud
6 34 (3.78%) User Experience
7 30 (3.34%) Clustering
8 29 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
9 24 (2.67%) PKI
10 22 (2.45%) Smartphone
11 15 (1.67%) Replication
11 15 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
11 15 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
12 14 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 11 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (1.22%) Fat Client
13 11 (1.22%) Hedge funds
13 11 (1.22%) Thin Client
14 10 (1.11%) EPoS
15 8 (0.89%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 631 (70.19%) Windows
2 339 (37.71%) Windows Server
3 235 (26.14%) Windows 10
4 138 (15.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 119 (13.24%) Windows Server 2016
6 108 (12.01%) Linux
7 81 (9.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 72 (8.01%) Windows 7
9 69 (7.68%) Windows Server 2019
10 27 (3.00%) Unix
11 24 (2.67%) Android
12 19 (2.11%) Mac OS X
12 19 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (1.78%) Mac OS
14 14 (1.56%) Apple iOS
14 14 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (1.33%) Windows 8
16 10 (1.11%) CentOS
16 10 (1.11%) Solaris
17 4 (0.44%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (29.03%) ITIL
2 215 (23.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 99 (11.01%) Service Management
4 93 (10.34%) Configuration Management
4 93 (10.34%) ITSM
5 77 (8.57%) Incident Management
6 76 (8.45%) Problem-Solving
7 75 (8.34%) Migration
7 75 (8.34%) Problem Management
8 74 (8.23%) Service Delivery
9 67 (7.45%) Change Management
10 62 (6.90%) DevOps
11 56 (6.23%) Disaster Recovery
12 55 (6.12%) ITIL V3
13 50 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
14 49 (5.45%) Project Delivery
15 47 (5.23%) Application Packaging
15 47 (5.23%) Presales
16 46 (5.12%) Identity Access Management
17 43 (4.78%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 284 (31.59%) PowerShell
2 124 (13.79%) SQL
3 41 (4.56%) Python
4 29 (3.23%) Perl
5 21 (2.34%) VB
6 18 (2.00%) C++
7 17 (1.89%) Bash Shell
7 17 (1.89%) Java
8 15 (1.67%) VBScript
9 13 (1.45%) C#
10 12 (1.33%) VB.NET
11 5 (0.56%) C
12 4 (0.44%) Ruby
13 3 (0.33%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.22%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.22%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.11%) PHP
15 1 (0.11%) RPG
15 1 (0.11%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 134 (14.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 97 (10.79%) MCSE
3 73 (8.12%) Security Cleared
4 66 (7.34%) Cisco Certification
5 61 (6.79%) CCNA
6 58 (6.45%) SC Cleared
7 52 (5.78%) ITIL Certification
8 50 (5.56%) Degree
9 49 (5.45%) MCSA
10 26 (2.89%) BPSS Clearance
11 21 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (2.11%) MCITP
13 17 (1.89%) DV Cleared
14 13 (1.45%) SSCP
15 12 (1.33%) CCNP
16 11 (1.22%) CISSP
16 11 (1.22%) CompTIA Security+
16 11 (1.22%) RHCE
16 11 (1.22%) RHCSA
17 9 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (8.57%) SLA
2 17 (1.89%) GDPR
3 15 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.00%) QA
5 7 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (0.33%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.11%) COBIT
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 607 (67.52%) Active Directory
2 253 (28.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 178 (19.80%) Hyper-V
4 52 (5.78%) Virtual Desktop
5 49 (5.45%) XenApp
6 48 (5.34%) vSphere
7 39 (4.34%) VMware ESXi
8 33 (3.67%) BitLocker
8 33 (3.67%) XenDesktop
9 28 (3.11%) Virtual Machines
9 28 (3.11%) Virtual Servers
10 25 (2.78%) Firmware
11 23 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 20 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
13 10 (1.11%) VMware NSX
14 8 (0.89%) Docker
15 3 (0.33%) DFS Replication
16 2 (0.22%) NFS
16 2 (0.22%) VMware Server
16 2 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 203 (22.58%) Microsoft Intune
2 131 (14.57%) SCOM
3 45 (5.01%) WSUS
4 38 (4.23%) SCVMM
5 35 (3.89%) SCOrch
6 29 (3.23%) NetBackup
7 21 (2.34%) Failover Clustering
7 21 (2.34%) Single Sign-On
8 19 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
9 16 (1.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 14 (1.56%) Ansible
11 13 (1.45%) Jamf Pro
11 13 (1.45%) Nagios
12 12 (1.33%) Backup Exec
12 12 (1.33%) WMI
13 11 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
13 11 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
13 11 (1.22%) Terraform
14 9 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
14 9 (1.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 565 (62.85%) Microsoft
2 361 (40.16%) VMware
3 212 (23.58%) Citrix
4 154 (17.13%) Cisco
5 69 (7.68%) Veeam
6 58 (6.45%) SolarWinds
7 52 (5.78%) Apple
8 43 (4.78%) McAfee
9 42 (4.67%) HP
9 42 (4.67%) Sophos
10 41 (4.56%) Red Hat
10 41 (4.56%) Symantec
11 40 (4.45%) NetApp
12 39 (4.34%) EMC
13 38 (4.23%) ServiceNow
14 34 (3.78%) Dell
15 31 (3.45%) Ivanti
16 26 (2.89%) IBM
17 21 (2.34%) iManage
18 20 (2.22%) Remedy