Period
to 16 September 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 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 180 218 255
Rank change year-on-year +38 +37 +1
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 2,591 2,499 2,372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.99% 1.62% 1.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.13% 15.36% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2,118 2,060 1,965
England median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +3.34%
10th Percentile £26,462 £25,750 £26,100
90th Percentile £67,875 £70,000 £69,600
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +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 17,124 16,266 14,768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.15% 10.52% 8.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13,012 13,049 12,097
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £82,500
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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +24 1,014 £50,000 - 128
South East +5 377 £40,000 -11.11% 87
North of England +13 319 £40,000 +10.57% 64
Midlands +34 314 £42,500 +6.25% 31
South West +41 310 £44,500 -1.11% 41
East of England +122 224 £37,500 -16.67% 30
West Midlands +70 196 £45,000 +5.88% 22
North West +63 176 £37,750 +16.15% 31
Yorkshire -36 123 £42,500 +13.33% 29
East Midlands -7 118 £40,000 +23.08% 9
North East +23 20 £37,410 -0.24% 4
SCCM
UK

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 2,145 (82.79%) Windows
2 1,701 (65.65%) Active Directory
3 1,684 (64.99%) Microsoft
4 1,156 (44.62%) Office 365
5 1,049 (40.49%) Windows Server
6 968 (37.36%) VMware
7 890 (34.35%) ITIL
8 842 (32.50%) Azure
9 831 (32.07%) Windows 10
10 671 (25.90%) VMware Infrastructure
11 667 (25.74%) Citrix
12 647 (24.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 622 (24.01%) PowerShell
14 576 (22.23%) Hyper-V
15 545 (21.03%) Cisco
16 534 (20.61%) DNS
17 532 (20.53%) Windows 7
18 479 (18.49%) Microsoft Office
19 465 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
20 452 (17.45%) SCOM
21 435 (16.79%) DHCP
22 401 (15.48%) Finance
23 375 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
24 371 (14.32%) Linux
25 368 (14.20%) MS Exchange
26 361 (13.93%) SharePoint
26 361 (13.93%) SQL
27 346 (13.35%) SQL Server
28 344 (13.28%) Windows Server 2008
29 340 (13.12%) Security Cleared

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
1 368 (14.20%) MS Exchange
2 361 (13.93%) SharePoint
3 261 (10.07%) Skype for Business
4 92 (3.55%) IIS
5 87 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 55 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 38 (1.47%) Confluence
8 34 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
9 24 (0.93%) Apache
9 24 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
10 17 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
11 14 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 14 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
11 14 (0.54%) IBM Notes
12 8 (0.31%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.27%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.19%) Apache Spark
14 5 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
16 3 (0.12%) nginx
Applications
1 479 (18.49%) Microsoft Office
2 74 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 61 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 47 (1.81%) Microsoft Project
5 16 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.46%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.077%) Abaqus
7 2 (0.077%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.039%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.039%) MicroStation
8 1 (0.039%) Revit
Business Applications
1 16 (0.62%) Elite 3E
2 11 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (0.42%) Workfront
3 10 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.27%) assyst
4 7 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.27%) Q-Pulse
4 7 (0.27%) Sage CRM
5 6 (0.23%) Eikon
6 2 (0.077%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.039%) Eze OMS
7 1 (0.039%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.039%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,156 (44.62%) Office 365
2 842 (32.50%) Azure
3 317 (12.23%) AWS
4 195 (7.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 129 (4.98%) OneDrive
6 100 (3.86%) IaaS
7 63 (2.43%) PaaS
8 55 (2.12%) SaaS
9 53 (2.05%) Azure Stack
10 39 (1.51%) Mimecast
11 25 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (0.46%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 12 (0.46%) OpenShift
13 11 (0.42%) Power Platform
14 8 (0.31%) GCP
14 8 (0.31%) OpenDNS
15 7 (0.27%) Amazon S3
15 7 (0.27%) G Suite
15 7 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 7 (0.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 534 (20.61%) DNS
2 435 (16.79%) DHCP
3 315 (12.16%) Skype
4 308 (11.89%) Firewall
5 288 (11.12%) WAN
6 283 (10.92%) TCP/IP
7 251 (9.69%) LAN
8 243 (9.38%) SAN
9 166 (6.41%) VPN
10 113 (4.36%) Wireless
11 107 (4.13%) NetScaler
12 88 (3.40%) VLAN
13 87 (3.36%) VoIP
14 80 (3.09%) NAS
14 80 (3.09%) Unified Communications
15 68 (2.62%) Cisco Nexus
16 67 (2.59%) Remote Desktop
17 60 (2.32%) Internet
17 60 (2.32%) Network Security
18 55 (2.12%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 346 (13.35%) SQL Server
2 28 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
3 25 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
4 24 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (0.81%) MySQL
6 19 (0.73%) MongoDB
7 18 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
8 17 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (0.35%) Oracle Database
11 8 (0.31%) NoSQL
11 8 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (0.27%) Relational Database
12 7 (0.27%) SQL Server 2017
13 6 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (0.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (0.19%) Big Data
14 5 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.19%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 126 (4.86%) MSI
2 76 (2.93%) JIRA
3 66 (2.55%) InstallShield
4 55 (2.12%) Visual Studio
5 44 (1.70%) Octopus Deploy
6 42 (1.62%) TestRail
6 42 (1.62%) Zephyr
7 34 (1.31%) AdminStudio
8 27 (1.04%) Git (software)
8 27 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
9 16 (0.62%) TeamCity
10 15 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (0.19%) Travis CI
12 4 (0.15%) GCC
13 3 (0.12%) Bugzilla
13 3 (0.12%) Hudson
13 3 (0.12%) Ranorex
13 3 (0.12%) Selenium
13 3 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 401 (15.48%) Finance
2 205 (7.91%) Public Sector
3 100 (3.86%) Retail
4 92 (3.55%) Banking
5 72 (2.78%) Law
6 71 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 58 (2.24%) Legal
8 50 (1.93%) Marketing
9 38 (1.47%) Manufacturing
10 28 (1.08%) Electronics
11 19 (0.73%) Back Office
12 18 (0.69%) Automotive
13 15 (0.58%) Financial Institution
14 14 (0.54%) Advertising
15 12 (0.46%) Front Office
15 12 (0.46%) Games
16 11 (0.42%) Local Government
17 10 (0.39%) Fire and Rescue
17 10 (0.39%) Police
18 4 (0.15%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 549 (21.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 437 (16.87%) Analyst
3 242 (9.34%) Support Engineer
4 211 (8.14%) Support Analyst
5 193 (7.45%) Architect
6 189 (7.29%) IT Support
7 160 (6.18%) Desktop Support
8 134 (5.17%) Desktop Engineer
9 126 (4.86%) Windows Engineer
10 124 (4.79%) Consultant
10 124 (4.79%) IT Engineer
11 119 (4.59%) 2nd Line Support
11 119 (4.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 117 (4.52%) Administrator
13 108 (4.17%) SCCM Engineer
14 102 (3.94%) IT Analyst
15 100 (3.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 99 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support
16 99 (3.82%) Systems Administrator
17 97 (3.74%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (1.78%) Software Packaging
2 45 (1.74%) Web Services
3 44 (1.70%) .NET
4 30 (1.16%) SailPoint
5 24 (0.93%) CSS
6 15 (0.58%) HTML
6 15 (0.58%) JSON
7 11 (0.42%) CSS3
7 11 (0.42%) HTML5
8 10 (0.39%) .NET Framework
8 10 (0.39%) AngularJS
8 10 (0.39%) ASP.NET
8 10 (0.39%) COM
8 10 (0.39%) jQuery
8 10 (0.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (0.31%) XML
10 7 (0.27%) FreeSWITCH
10 7 (0.27%) LDAP
11 6 (0.23%) Node.js
11 6 (0.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 288 (11.12%) Data Centre
2 197 (7.60%) Management Information System
3 154 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
4 140 (5.40%) Self-Motivation
5 101 (3.90%) Clustering
6 77 (2.97%) Hybrid Cloud
7 72 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
8 69 (2.66%) Smartphone
9 67 (2.59%) PKI
10 63 (2.43%) Blackberry
11 51 (1.97%) Fat Client
11 51 (1.97%) Thin Client
12 48 (1.85%) iPhone
13 44 (1.70%) CMDB
14 42 (1.62%) Driving Licence
15 41 (1.58%) User Experience
16 40 (1.54%) Hedge funds
17 39 (1.51%) Public Cloud
18 34 (1.31%) Replication
19 28 (1.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2,145 (82.79%) Windows
2 1,049 (40.49%) Windows Server
3 831 (32.07%) Windows 10
4 532 (20.53%) Windows 7
5 465 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 371 (14.32%) Linux
7 344 (13.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 128 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 108 (4.17%) Mac OS
10 107 (4.13%) Windows 8
11 93 (3.59%) Apple iOS
12 89 (3.43%) Android
13 74 (2.86%) Unix
14 55 (2.12%) Mac OS X
15 48 (1.85%) CentOS
16 46 (1.78%) Windows Vista
17 34 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 29 (1.12%) Ubuntu
18 29 (1.12%) Windows XP
19 16 (0.62%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 890 (34.35%) ITIL
2 647 (24.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 272 (10.50%) Service Management
4 262 (10.11%) Problem-Solving
5 249 (9.61%) Migration
6 221 (8.53%) Agile Software Development
7 196 (7.56%) Application Packaging
8 181 (6.99%) Change Management
9 164 (6.33%) Service Delivery
10 149 (5.75%) Root Cause Analysis
11 147 (5.67%) Project Delivery
12 145 (5.60%) Disaster Recovery
13 144 (5.56%) ITSM
14 138 (5.33%) Asset Management
15 137 (5.29%) Mentoring
15 137 (5.29%) Mobile Device Management
16 135 (5.21%) Project Management
17 130 (5.02%) Time Management
18 125 (4.82%) High Availability
19 122 (4.71%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 622 (24.01%) PowerShell
2 361 (13.93%) SQL
3 100 (3.86%) Python
4 55 (2.12%) Java
4 55 (2.12%) JavaScript
5 51 (1.97%) PHP
6 46 (1.78%) VBScript
7 40 (1.54%) C++
8 34 (1.31%) C
9 33 (1.27%) Bash Shell
10 27 (1.04%) T-SQL
11 23 (0.89%) VB
12 22 (0.85%) C#
13 12 (0.46%) Ruby
14 7 (0.27%) Perl
15 6 (0.23%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.19%) ABAP
16 5 (0.19%) Scala
16 5 (0.19%) VBA
17 1 (0.039%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 375 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 340 (13.12%) Security Cleared
3 262 (10.11%) MCSE
4 190 (7.33%) Degree
5 172 (6.64%) MCSA
6 154 (5.94%) DV Cleared
7 148 (5.71%) MCP
8 129 (4.98%) Cisco Certification
9 119 (4.59%) CCNA
10 101 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
11 81 (3.13%) SC Cleared
12 57 (2.20%) A+ Certification
12 57 (2.20%) Citrix Certification
13 56 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 55 (2.12%) CCA
15 38 (1.47%) CCNP
16 35 (1.35%) MCDST
17 31 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 29 (1.12%) MCITP
18 29 (1.12%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (7.53%) SLA
2 49 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 43 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 42 (1.62%) GDPR
5 30 (1.16%) QA
6 29 (1.12%) PCI DSS
7 27 (1.04%) Cyber Essentials
8 14 (0.54%) COBIT
9 13 (0.50%) PMO
10 9 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 19770
11 8 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 6 (0.23%) ISO 9001
12 6 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 2 (0.077%) Data Quality
14 2 (0.077%) DICOM
14 2 (0.077%) ITGC
15 1 (0.039%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 1 (0.039%) JSP 440
15 1 (0.039%) NIST
System Software
1 1,701 (65.65%) Active Directory
2 671 (25.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 576 (22.23%) Hyper-V
4 313 (12.08%) XenApp
5 235 (9.07%) Microsoft App-V
6 161 (6.21%) XenDesktop
7 145 (5.60%) vSphere
8 110 (4.25%) VMware ESXi
9 84 (3.24%) Virtual Machines
10 80 (3.09%) Virtual Servers
11 73 (2.82%) Virtual Desktop
12 70 (2.70%) BitLocker
13 35 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 33 (1.27%) Docker
14 33 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
15 25 (0.96%) VMware NSX
16 17 (0.66%) Terminal Services
17 16 (0.62%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 16 (0.62%) Firmware
18 11 (0.42%) KVM
Systems Management
1 452 (17.45%) SCOM
2 269 (10.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 179 (6.91%) WSUS
4 111 (4.28%) SCOrch
5 91 (3.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 80 (3.09%) SCVMM
7 71 (2.74%) Puppet
8 56 (2.16%) Nessus
9 53 (2.05%) McAfee ePO
9 53 (2.05%) vRealize
10 44 (1.70%) Ansible
11 42 (1.62%) Microsoft Clustering
12 40 (1.54%) vCenter Server
13 35 (1.35%) Jamf Pro
13 35 (1.35%) NetBackup
14 32 (1.24%) Single Sign-On
15 30 (1.16%) AirWatch
16 29 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
17 28 (1.08%) Backup Exec
17 28 (1.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1,684 (64.99%) Microsoft
2 968 (37.36%) VMware
3 667 (25.74%) Citrix
4 545 (21.03%) Cisco
5 213 (8.22%) HP
6 163 (6.29%) Apple
7 141 (5.44%) Dell
8 124 (4.79%) SolarWinds
9 122 (4.71%) Veeam
10 117 (4.52%) ServiceNow
11 110 (4.25%) McAfee
12 82 (3.16%) Splunk
13 76 (2.93%) Oracle
14 75 (2.89%) Ivanti
15 73 (2.82%) NetApp
16 69 (2.66%) EMC
17 67 (2.59%) IBM
18 66 (2.55%) Symantec
19 55 (2.12%) SAP
20 53 (2.05%) Palo Alto