Period
to 18 June 2019

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 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 190 228 257
Rank change year-on-year +38 +29 +2
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 2,487 2,480 2,214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.87% 1.54% 1.37%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.67% 15.32% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,995 1,969 1,847
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.34%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,200 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +4.94%

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 16,951 16,185 14,412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.77% 10.06% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 13,046 12,920 11,743
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £31,750 £30,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 18 June 2019.

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 June 2019. 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 +30 948 £50,000 - 43
South East +24 424 £42,500 - 23
Midlands +28 320 £42,500 +6.25% 21
North of England +9 285 £37,500 +1.35% 12
South West +24 245 £45,000 - 8
East of England +138 231 £35,000 -22.22% 9
West Midlands +46 208 £42,500 -1.16% 17
North West +36 137 £37,000 +32.14% 8
East Midlands -5 112 £40,000 +6.67% 4
Yorkshire -62 106 £40,000 - 3
North East +47 42 £30,500 -6.15% 1
SCCM
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 2019, 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 1,943 (78.13%) Windows
2 1,586 (63.77%) Microsoft
3 1,585 (63.73%) Active Directory
4 1,116 (44.87%) Office 365
5 1,014 (40.77%) Windows Server
6 1,011 (40.65%) VMware
7 899 (36.15%) ITIL
8 837 (33.66%) Microsoft Azure
9 727 (29.23%) Windows 10
10 687 (27.62%) VMware Infrastructure
11 656 (26.38%) PowerShell
12 640 (25.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 618 (24.85%) Citrix
14 602 (24.21%) Cisco
15 591 (23.76%) Hyper-V
16 524 (21.07%) DNS
17 485 (19.50%) Windows Server 2012
18 475 (19.10%) Windows 7
19 453 (18.21%) Microsoft Office
20 434 (17.45%) DHCP
21 428 (17.21%) SCOM
22 421 (16.93%) Finance
23 394 (15.84%) Microsoft Certification
24 365 (14.68%) SQL Server
25 364 (14.64%) MS Exchange
26 357 (14.35%) SQL
27 322 (12.95%) SharePoint
27 322 (12.95%) Linux
28 316 (12.71%) Windows Server 2008
29 312 (12.55%) Amazon AWS

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
1 364 (14.64%) MS Exchange
2 322 (12.95%) SharePoint
3 206 (8.28%) Skype for Business
4 109 (4.38%) IIS
5 88 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 52 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 32 (1.29%) Confluence
8 30 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
9 24 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
10 19 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 19 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
11 18 (0.72%) Apache
11 18 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
12 11 (0.44%) IBM Notes
13 10 (0.40%) Apache Spark
13 10 (0.40%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.36%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
16 3 (0.12%) IBM Domino
16 3 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 453 (18.21%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
3 31 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.16%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.080%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.040%) Abaqus
8 1 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.040%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.040%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (0.64%) Elite 3E
2 13 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.28%) Q-Pulse
5 7 (0.28%) Sage CRM
6 6 (0.24%) Eikon
7 5 (0.20%) Workfront
8 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.12%) Visualfiles
9 2 (0.080%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1,116 (44.87%) Office 365
2 837 (33.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 312 (12.55%) Amazon AWS
4 180 (7.24%) Azure Active Directory
5 120 (4.83%) IaaS
6 91 (3.66%) PaaS
7 88 (3.54%) OneDrive
8 65 (2.61%) SaaS
9 53 (2.13%) Azure Stack
10 31 (1.25%) Mimecast
11 19 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
11 19 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
12 14 (0.56%) OpenDNS
13 12 (0.48%) GitHub
14 11 (0.44%) Power Platform
15 9 (0.36%) OpenShift
16 7 (0.28%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 7 (0.28%) Slack
17 6 (0.24%) Azure Data Factory
18 4 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 524 (21.07%) DNS
2 434 (17.45%) DHCP
3 288 (11.58%) Firewall
4 275 (11.06%) Skype
5 249 (10.01%) WAN
6 238 (9.57%) LAN
7 235 (9.45%) TCP/IP
8 218 (8.77%) SAN
9 159 (6.39%) VPN
10 98 (3.94%) VoIP
11 96 (3.86%) Wireless
12 93 (3.74%) Network Security
13 88 (3.54%) NetScaler
14 74 (2.98%) Cisco Nexus
14 74 (2.98%) Unified Communications
15 67 (2.69%) Remote Desktop
16 66 (2.65%) IP Telephony
16 66 (2.65%) NAS
17 56 (2.25%) Intrusion Detection
18 52 (2.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 365 (14.68%) SQL Server
2 41 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 36 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
4 32 (1.29%) SQL Server 2016
5 30 (1.21%) MySQL
6 26 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
6 26 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 25 (1.01%) MongoDB
8 21 (0.84%) NoSQL
9 13 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (0.44%) Power BI
11 10 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 10 (0.40%) Hadoop
11 10 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (0.36%) Relational Database
13 7 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (0.28%) SQL Server 2017
14 6 (0.24%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.24%) SQL Server 2019
15 4 (0.16%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 97 (3.90%) MSI
2 80 (3.22%) JIRA
3 56 (2.25%) InstallShield
4 47 (1.89%) Visual Studio
5 42 (1.69%) AdminStudio
6 34 (1.37%) TestRail
6 34 (1.37%) Zephyr
7 28 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
8 27 (1.09%) Git (software)
9 20 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
10 12 (0.48%) WinDbg
11 11 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
12 10 (0.40%) Travis CI
13 7 (0.28%) Selenium
13 7 (0.28%) TeamCity
14 6 (0.24%) Bugzilla
14 6 (0.24%) Ranorex
14 6 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (0.24%) TestDirector
15 3 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
General
1 421 (16.93%) Finance
2 118 (4.74%) Banking
3 88 (3.54%) Retail
4 71 (2.85%) Law
5 63 (2.53%) Legal
6 51 (2.05%) Electronics
7 46 (1.85%) Telecoms
8 34 (1.37%) Marketing
9 25 (1.01%) Manufacturing
10 23 (0.92%) Back Office
11 19 (0.76%) Advertising
12 14 (0.56%) Games
13 12 (0.48%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.44%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.40%) Aerospace
15 10 (0.40%) Front Office
16 8 (0.32%) Military
17 6 (0.24%) Automotive
18 3 (0.12%) Local Government
18 3 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 554 (22.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 411 (16.53%) Analyst
3 224 (9.01%) Support Engineer
4 178 (7.16%) Support Analyst
5 169 (6.80%) Architect
6 149 (5.99%) IT Support
7 144 (5.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 141 (5.67%) Consultant
9 138 (5.55%) Desktop Support
9 138 (5.55%) Windows Engineer
10 129 (5.19%) IT Engineer
11 117 (4.70%) SCCM Engineer
12 100 (4.02%) Desktop Engineer
13 89 (3.58%) 2nd Line Support
13 89 (3.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 89 (3.58%) IT Analyst
14 86 (3.46%) Administrator
14 86 (3.46%) Service Analyst
15 82 (3.30%) 3rd Line Support
15 82 (3.30%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (2.33%) Software Packaging
2 57 (2.29%) Web Services
3 40 (1.61%) .NET
4 36 (1.45%) SailPoint
5 13 (0.52%) COM
5 13 (0.52%) HTML
6 11 (0.44%) Node.js
7 10 (0.40%) CSS
7 10 (0.40%) Kafka
7 10 (0.40%) React
8 9 (0.36%) WAP
8 9 (0.36%) XML
9 8 (0.32%) Apache Flex
9 8 (0.32%) FreeSWITCH
9 8 (0.32%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (0.32%) XMPP
10 6 (0.24%) CSS3
10 6 (0.24%) HTML5
11 5 (0.20%) AngularJS
11 5 (0.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 293 (11.78%) Data Centre
2 178 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
3 164 (6.59%) Management Information System
4 136 (5.47%) Self-Motivation
5 111 (4.46%) Clustering
6 71 (2.85%) Hybrid Cloud
7 68 (2.73%) PKI
8 59 (2.37%) Blackberry
9 52 (2.09%) Fat Client
9 52 (2.09%) Thin Client
10 47 (1.89%) Smartphone
11 46 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
12 45 (1.81%) Hedge funds
13 39 (1.57%) CMDB
13 39 (1.57%) Public Cloud
14 38 (1.53%) Replication
15 29 (1.17%) User Experience
16 27 (1.09%) iPad
17 26 (1.05%) iPhone
18 25 (1.01%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1,943 (78.13%) Windows
2 1,014 (40.77%) Windows Server
3 727 (29.23%) Windows 10
4 485 (19.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 475 (19.10%) Windows 7
6 322 (12.95%) Linux
7 316 (12.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 113 (4.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 107 (4.30%) Windows 8
10 72 (2.90%) Mac OS
11 69 (2.77%) Unix
12 58 (2.33%) Android
13 53 (2.13%) Apple iOS
14 46 (1.85%) CentOS
15 37 (1.49%) Mac OS X
16 32 (1.29%) Ubuntu
17 28 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 25 (1.01%) Windows XP
19 20 (0.80%) Windows Vista
20 14 (0.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 899 (36.15%) ITIL
2 640 (25.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 301 (12.10%) Problem-Solving
4 273 (10.98%) Migration
5 238 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
6 231 (9.29%) Service Management
7 181 (7.28%) Application Packaging
8 166 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 155 (6.23%) Change Management
9 155 (6.23%) High Availability
10 154 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
11 152 (6.11%) Project Management
12 127 (5.11%) Time Management
13 123 (4.95%) Patch Management
14 120 (4.83%) Data Protection
14 120 (4.83%) Mobile Device Management
15 119 (4.78%) Mentoring
16 117 (4.70%) ITSM
17 115 (4.62%) Asset Management
18 113 (4.54%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 656 (26.38%) PowerShell
2 357 (14.35%) SQL
3 91 (3.66%) Python
4 62 (2.49%) VBScript
5 49 (1.97%) JavaScript
6 46 (1.85%) Java
7 39 (1.57%) PHP
8 37 (1.49%) Bash Shell
9 35 (1.41%) T-SQL
10 29 (1.17%) C
10 29 (1.17%) VB
11 27 (1.09%) C++
12 16 (0.64%) C#
13 14 (0.56%) Perl
14 10 (0.40%) Scala
15 9 (0.36%) Ruby
16 7 (0.28%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 394 (15.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 291 (11.70%) MCSE
3 281 (11.30%) Security Cleared
4 198 (7.96%) MCSA
5 190 (7.64%) Degree
6 141 (5.67%) ITIL Certification
7 128 (5.15%) DV Cleared
8 124 (4.99%) Cisco Certification
9 121 (4.87%) MCP
10 104 (4.18%) CCNA
11 88 (3.54%) SC Cleared
12 83 (3.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 56 (2.25%) CCNP
14 45 (1.81%) Citrix Certification
15 37 (1.49%) CCA
16 32 (1.29%) A+ Certification
16 32 (1.29%) CISSP
16 32 (1.29%) MCITP
17 25 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 24 (0.97%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (6.92%) SLA
2 72 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 57 (2.29%) GDPR
4 53 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials
5 46 (1.85%) PMO
6 39 (1.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 34 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 26 (1.05%) QA
9 23 (0.92%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 5 (0.20%) COBIT
11 5 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 19770
12 2 (0.080%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.040%) DICOM
13 1 (0.040%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.040%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.040%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.040%) NIST
13 1 (0.040%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,585 (63.73%) Active Directory
2 687 (27.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 591 (23.76%) Hyper-V
4 261 (10.49%) XenApp
5 231 (9.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 157 (6.31%) XenDesktop
7 138 (5.55%) vSphere
8 125 (5.03%) VMware ESXi
9 86 (3.46%) BitLocker
10 77 (3.10%) Virtual Desktop
11 70 (2.81%) Virtual Servers
12 45 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
12 45 (1.81%) VMware Workstation
13 40 (1.61%) VMware NSX
14 39 (1.57%) Docker
15 34 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 31 (1.25%) Terminal Server
17 18 (0.72%) Terminal Services
18 12 (0.48%) Citrix Hypervisor
19 9 (0.36%) KVM
Systems Management
1 428 (17.21%) SCOM
2 248 (9.97%) Microsoft Intune
3 199 (8.00%) WSUS
4 142 (5.71%) SCVMM
5 107 (4.30%) SCOrch
6 77 (3.10%) Puppet
7 71 (2.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 66 (2.65%) Ansible
9 59 (2.37%) McAfee ePO
10 52 (2.09%) vRealize
11 51 (2.05%) Nessus
12 44 (1.77%) vCenter Server
13 43 (1.73%) Microsoft Clustering
14 41 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
15 39 (1.57%) Failover Clustering
16 36 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
17 32 (1.29%) Single Sign-On
18 28 (1.13%) Jamf Pro
18 28 (1.13%) NetBackup
19 22 (0.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1,586 (63.77%) Microsoft
2 1,011 (40.65%) VMware
3 618 (24.85%) Citrix
4 602 (24.21%) Cisco
5 246 (9.89%) HP
6 153 (6.15%) Dell
7 132 (5.31%) McAfee
8 131 (5.27%) SolarWinds
9 126 (5.07%) ServiceNow
10 124 (4.99%) Apple
11 100 (4.02%) Symantec
11 100 (4.02%) Veeam
12 90 (3.62%) NetApp
13 85 (3.42%) IBM
14 83 (3.34%) Splunk
15 72 (2.90%) Ivanti
16 69 (2.77%) EMC
17 65 (2.61%) Oracle
18 63 (2.53%) F5
18 63 (2.53%) Mitel