Period
to 27 February 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 27 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK > England
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 168 199 230
Rank change year-on-year +31 +31 +35
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 2,292 2,427 2,553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.02% 1.73% 1.55%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.60% 14.87% 16.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,861 1,924 2,119
England median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.11% +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 14,689 16,325 15,571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.94% 11.63% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11,309 12,820 12,714
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £82,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +0.96%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +45 1,072 £49,556 -0.89% 112
South East +8 367 £42,500 -5.56% 84
Midlands +42 300 £42,750 -5.00% 51
North of England +66 290 £36,000 +2.86% 71
West Midlands +8 168 £40,000 -11.11% 29
North West +82 164 £35,000 -2.78% 36
South West +8 143 £40,000 +6.67% 37
East Midlands +57 131 £47,500 +11.76% 21
East of England -2 120 £45,000 +12.50% 32
Yorkshire +39 109 £41,500 +10.67% 27
North East -10 17 £31,250 +17.92% 8
SCCM
UK

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1,891 (82.50%) Windows
2 1,499 (65.40%) Active Directory
3 1,491 (65.05%) Microsoft
4 1,195 (52.14%) Office 365
5 803 (35.03%) Windows Server
6 797 (34.77%) Azure
7 764 (33.33%) Windows 10
8 752 (32.81%) VMware
9 657 (28.66%) ITIL
10 596 (26.00%) Citrix
11 585 (25.52%) PowerShell
12 509 (22.21%) VMware Infrastructure
13 505 (22.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 405 (17.67%) Finance
15 382 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
16 379 (16.54%) DNS
17 377 (16.45%) Hyper-V
18 359 (15.66%) Microsoft Intune
19 348 (15.18%) Cisco
20 338 (14.75%) SCOM
21 337 (14.70%) SharePoint
22 327 (14.27%) Data Centre
23 323 (14.09%) Windows 7
24 307 (13.39%) DHCP
25 298 (13.00%) Microsoft Certification
26 288 (12.57%) SLA
27 286 (12.48%) Firewall
28 281 (12.26%) SQL
29 277 (12.09%) LAN
30 276 (12.04%) MS Exchange

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
1 337 (14.70%) SharePoint
2 276 (12.04%) MS Exchange
3 224 (9.77%) Skype for Business
4 87 (3.80%) IIS
5 56 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 31 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (0.92%) Confluence
8 17 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
9 16 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
10 14 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
11 12 (0.52%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (0.26%) SAS
14 4 (0.17%) Apache
14 4 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.13%) Sitefinity
16 2 (0.087%) Drupal
16 2 (0.087%) nginx
17 1 (0.044%) GlassFish
17 1 (0.044%) JCAPS
Applications
1 382 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 62 (2.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 50 (2.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.17%) CINEMA 4D
5 4 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.13%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.13%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.044%) Abaqus
7 1 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.044%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.044%) InDesign
7 1 (0.044%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.22%) Eikon
2 5 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (0.22%) Workfront
3 3 (0.13%) assyst
4 2 (0.087%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.087%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.087%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.044%) Carpe Diem
5 1 (0.044%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.044%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.044%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1,195 (52.14%) Office 365
2 797 (34.77%) Azure
3 255 (11.13%) AWS
4 179 (7.81%) Azure Active Directory
5 124 (5.41%) SaaS
6 123 (5.37%) IaaS
7 115 (5.02%) PaaS
8 103 (4.49%) OneDrive
9 50 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
10 36 (1.57%) Mimecast
11 29 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
11 29 (1.27%) Serverless
11 29 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 22 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
13 21 (0.92%) Amazon S3
14 20 (0.87%) Power Platform
15 18 (0.79%) Akamai
16 15 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
17 14 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 14 (0.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 379 (16.54%) DNS
2 307 (13.39%) DHCP
3 286 (12.48%) Firewall
4 277 (12.09%) LAN
5 265 (11.56%) Skype
6 258 (11.26%) WAN
7 236 (10.30%) SAN
8 219 (9.55%) TCP/IP
9 156 (6.81%) VPN
10 112 (4.89%) Wireless
11 107 (4.67%) VoIP
12 87 (3.80%) NAS
13 78 (3.40%) NetScaler
14 64 (2.79%) VLAN
15 57 (2.49%) Internet
16 42 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
17 38 (1.66%) Remote Desktop
18 35 (1.53%) Unified Communications
19 31 (1.35%) iSCSI
20 29 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (11.17%) SQL Server
2 37 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
3 24 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
5 17 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (0.70%) Power BI
7 15 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (0.48%) Big Data
9 9 (0.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 9 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.22%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.17%) DTS
11 4 (0.17%) MySQL
11 4 (0.17%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.13%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.087%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 2 (0.087%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.087%) SQL Server 2019
14 1 (0.044%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 74 (3.23%) MSI
2 45 (1.96%) JIRA
2 45 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
3 31 (1.35%) TeamCity
4 28 (1.22%) InstallShield
5 26 (1.13%) Git (software)
6 21 (0.92%) AdminStudio
6 21 (0.92%) WinDbg
7 14 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
8 13 (0.57%) Visual Studio
9 9 (0.39%) AutoIt
10 8 (0.35%) Bitbucket
10 8 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 7 (0.31%) TestRail
11 7 (0.31%) Zephyr
12 6 (0.26%) Subversion
13 5 (0.22%) Jenkins
14 2 (0.087%) Sonatype Nexus
15 1 (0.044%) GitLab
15 1 (0.044%) Grunt
General
1 405 (17.67%) Finance
2 127 (5.54%) Retail
3 120 (5.24%) Public Sector
4 71 (3.10%) Law
5 70 (3.05%) Banking
6 62 (2.71%) Telecoms
7 34 (1.48%) Legal
8 31 (1.35%) Local Government
9 30 (1.31%) Games
10 25 (1.09%) Marketing
11 22 (0.96%) Back Office
12 19 (0.83%) Manufacturing
13 16 (0.70%) Advertising
13 16 (0.70%) Financial Institution
14 15 (0.65%) Automotive
15 13 (0.57%) Publishing
16 12 (0.52%) German Language
17 11 (0.48%) Fire and Rescue
17 11 (0.48%) French Language
17 11 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 421 (18.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 355 (15.49%) Analyst
3 263 (11.47%) Support Engineer
4 187 (8.16%) IT Support
5 177 (7.72%) Architect
6 149 (6.50%) Support Analyst
7 146 (6.37%) Desktop Support
8 125 (5.45%) IT Engineer
9 123 (5.37%) 2nd Line Support
10 121 (5.28%) Consultant
11 113 (4.93%) Administrator
12 104 (4.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 99 (4.32%) Desktop Engineer
14 92 (4.01%) Systems Administrator
15 91 (3.97%) Service Analyst
16 80 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support
17 78 (3.40%) Windows Engineer
18 75 (3.27%) Service Desk Analyst
19 73 (3.18%) Systems Engineer
20 71 (3.10%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (1.61%) .NET
2 29 (1.27%) LDAP
3 27 (1.18%) Web Services
4 24 (1.05%) JSON
5 23 (1.00%) Software Packaging
6 22 (0.96%) ASP.NET
7 15 (0.65%) Node.js
8 12 (0.52%) HTML
9 11 (0.48%) Middleware
9 11 (0.48%) SailPoint
10 10 (0.44%) XML
11 9 (0.39%) AngularJS
11 9 (0.39%) jQuery
12 8 (0.35%) .NET Framework
12 8 (0.35%) CSS
12 8 (0.35%) CSS3
12 8 (0.35%) HTML5
12 8 (0.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (0.22%) Flash
14 3 (0.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 327 (14.27%) Data Centre
2 139 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 104 (4.54%) User Experience
4 100 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
5 99 (4.32%) Self-Motivation
6 85 (3.71%) Video Conferencing
7 78 (3.40%) Smartphone
8 74 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
9 71 (3.10%) Clustering
10 54 (2.36%) Public Cloud
11 50 (2.18%) Driving Licence
12 44 (1.92%) Fat Client
12 44 (1.92%) Thin Client
13 40 (1.75%) iPad
14 38 (1.66%) iPhone
14 38 (1.66%) PKI
15 34 (1.48%) Blackberry
15 34 (1.48%) Private Cloud
16 29 (1.27%) CMDB
17 27 (1.18%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1,891 (82.50%) Windows
2 803 (35.03%) Windows Server
3 764 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 323 (14.09%) Windows 7
5 269 (11.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 229 (9.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 226 (9.86%) Linux
8 121 (5.28%) Android
9 112 (4.89%) Apple iOS
10 83 (3.62%) Windows 8
11 74 (3.23%) Mac OS
12 60 (2.62%) Mac OS X
13 47 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
14 35 (1.53%) Unix
15 32 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 26 (1.13%) CentOS
17 15 (0.65%) Ubuntu
17 15 (0.65%) Windows Phone
17 15 (0.65%) Windows XP
18 13 (0.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 657 (28.66%) ITIL
2 505 (22.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 253 (11.04%) Problem-Solving
4 231 (10.08%) Migration
5 220 (9.60%) Service Management
6 176 (7.68%) Application Packaging
7 157 (6.85%) Service Delivery
8 153 (6.68%) Agile Software Development
9 121 (5.28%) DevOps
10 119 (5.19%) Change Management
11 116 (5.06%) Mobile Device Management
12 111 (4.84%) Problem Management
12 111 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
13 110 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
14 105 (4.58%) Asset Management
15 103 (4.49%) ITSM
15 103 (4.49%) Project Delivery
15 103 (4.49%) Project Management
16 98 (4.28%) Mentoring
16 98 (4.28%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 585 (25.52%) PowerShell
2 281 (12.26%) SQL
3 81 (3.53%) VBScript
4 41 (1.79%) Python
5 35 (1.53%) Java
6 33 (1.44%) C++
7 30 (1.31%) C
8 29 (1.27%) Bash Shell
9 28 (1.22%) C#
9 28 (1.22%) VB
10 25 (1.09%) T-SQL
11 20 (0.87%) JavaScript
12 16 (0.70%) Go
13 14 (0.61%) Ruby
13 14 (0.61%) VBA
14 10 (0.44%) R
15 8 (0.35%) PHP
16 4 (0.17%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.087%) Perl
18 1 (0.044%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 298 (13.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 170 (7.42%) MCSE
3 168 (7.33%) Security Cleared
4 143 (6.24%) Degree
5 117 (5.10%) MCSA
6 80 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
7 79 (3.45%) DV Cleared
7 79 (3.45%) SC Cleared
8 75 (3.27%) MCP
9 66 (2.88%) CCNA
10 42 (1.83%) CCNP
10 42 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
11 41 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 30 (1.31%) A+ Certification
13 29 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
14 26 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 18 (0.79%) DBS Check
15 18 (0.79%) MCDST
15 18 (0.79%) MCSD
16 17 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 288 (12.57%) SLA
2 45 (1.96%) PCI DSS
3 41 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (1.09%) QA
5 24 (1.05%) Cyber Essentials
6 19 (0.83%) ISO 9001
7 14 (0.61%) COBIT
7 14 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 11 (0.48%) PMO
9 10 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.26%) GDPR
11 5 (0.22%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.13%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.087%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 19770
13 2 (0.087%) NCSC
13 2 (0.087%) NIST
13 2 (0.087%) RMADS
14 1 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1,499 (65.40%) Active Directory
2 509 (22.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 377 (16.45%) Hyper-V
4 264 (11.52%) XenApp
5 176 (7.68%) XenDesktop
6 143 (6.24%) vSphere
7 134 (5.85%) VMware ESXi
8 123 (5.37%) Microsoft App-V
9 97 (4.23%) Virtual Machines
10 50 (2.18%) Virtual Desktop
11 41 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
12 33 (1.44%) Firmware
13 28 (1.22%) Terminal Services
14 22 (0.96%) Terminal Server
15 18 (0.79%) BitLocker
16 14 (0.61%) DFS Replication
17 12 (0.52%) Docker
17 12 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
18 10 (0.44%) VMware NSX
19 8 (0.35%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 359 (15.66%) Microsoft Intune
2 338 (14.75%) SCOM
3 225 (9.82%) WSUS
4 61 (2.66%) SCVMM
5 60 (2.62%) vCenter Server
6 59 (2.57%) SCOrch
7 42 (1.83%) Jamf Pro
8 39 (1.70%) Puppet
9 34 (1.48%) Ansible
10 32 (1.40%) AirWatch
10 32 (1.40%) McAfee ePO
10 32 (1.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 31 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
11 31 (1.35%) Nessus
12 29 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
12 29 (1.27%) vRealize
13 28 (1.22%) NetBackup
14 27 (1.18%) Terraform
15 25 (1.09%) Backup Exec
15 25 (1.09%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 1,491 (65.05%) Microsoft
2 752 (32.81%) VMware
3 596 (26.00%) Citrix
4 348 (15.18%) Cisco
5 202 (8.81%) HP
6 177 (7.72%) Apple
7 108 (4.71%) NetApp
8 107 (4.67%) Dell
9 94 (4.10%) EMC
10 87 (3.80%) McAfee
11 79 (3.45%) SolarWinds
12 64 (2.79%) Symantec
12 64 (2.79%) Veeam
13 62 (2.71%) Avaya
13 62 (2.71%) ServiceNow
14 56 (2.44%) Bloomberg
15 53 (2.31%) Oracle
15 53 (2.31%) Reuters
16 49 (2.14%) 3PAR
17 48 (2.09%) Red Hat