Period
to 26 September 2018

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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK > England
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 250 247
Rank change year-on-year +32 -3 +14
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 2,512 2,391 2,566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.61% 1.43% 1.41%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.41% 16.04% 15.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,080 1,987 2,220
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £61,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 16,301 14,909 16,303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 10.44% 8.94% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13,123 12,218 13,430
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 26 September 2018.

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 26 September 2018. 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 1,136 £50,000 -4.76% 78
South East -6 427 £45,000 +15.38% 58
North of England +25 295 £37,500 +0.67% 69
Midlands +11 288 £40,000 +3.90% 38
South West +90 229 £43,250 +20.14% 31
Yorkshire +36 167 £37,500 - 26
East Midlands +35 151 £32,500 -18.75% 14
East of England +51 142 £45,000 +12.50% 12
West Midlands -34 133 £42,500 +10.39% 24
North West +7 118 £32,500 -13.33% 40
North East -13 10 £36,250 +20.83% 3
SCCM
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, 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 2,067 (82.29%) Windows
2 1,679 (66.84%) Active Directory
3 1,589 (63.26%) Microsoft
4 1,115 (44.39%) Windows Server
5 1,065 (42.40%) Office 365
6 1,045 (41.60%) VMware
7 849 (33.80%) ITIL
8 754 (30.02%) Windows 10
9 738 (29.38%) PowerShell
10 693 (27.59%) Windows 7
11 666 (26.51%) VMware Infrastructure
12 610 (24.28%) Microsoft Azure
13 607 (24.16%) Citrix
14 562 (22.37%) Windows Server 2012
15 512 (20.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 501 (19.94%) DNS
17 493 (19.63%) Finance
18 491 (19.55%) MS Exchange
19 489 (19.47%) Hyper-V
20 466 (18.55%) Windows Server 2008
21 459 (18.27%) Microsoft Office
22 434 (17.28%) SCOM
23 411 (16.36%) DHCP
24 410 (16.32%) Cisco
25 406 (16.16%) Microsoft Certification
26 354 (14.09%) SQL Server
27 334 (13.30%) SQL
28 313 (12.46%) Firewall
29 288 (11.46%) Data Centre
30 274 (10.91%) MCSE

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
1 491 (19.55%) MS Exchange
2 258 (10.27%) SharePoint
3 217 (8.64%) Skype for Business
4 193 (7.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 117 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 54 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 54 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 46 (1.83%) IIS
8 38 (1.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 31 (1.23%) OpenStack
10 18 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
11 16 (0.64%) Confluence
11 16 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
12 12 (0.48%) Apache
13 10 (0.40%) CloudStack
14 8 (0.32%) IBM Notes
15 7 (0.28%) CMS
15 7 (0.28%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
16 6 (0.24%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 459 (18.27%) Microsoft Office
2 62 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 43 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
4 29 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.16%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.12%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.080%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.040%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.040%) Maya
10 1 (0.040%) NUKE
10 1 (0.040%) Revit
Business Applications
1 30 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 14 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.32%) Eikon
4 7 (0.28%) Elite 3E
5 6 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.080%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.080%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.080%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.040%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.040%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.040%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,065 (42.40%) Office 365
2 610 (24.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 262 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
4 105 (4.18%) Azure Active Directory
5 71 (2.83%) IaaS
6 50 (1.99%) Mimecast
7 39 (1.55%) PaaS
8 35 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
9 32 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 31 (1.23%) OneDrive
11 27 (1.07%) SaaS
12 20 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
13 14 (0.56%) G Suite
14 7 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
15 5 (0.20%) Yammer
16 4 (0.16%) Slack
17 3 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 3 (0.12%) Cloudflare
17 3 (0.12%) GitHub
18 1 (0.040%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 501 (19.94%) DNS
2 411 (16.36%) DHCP
3 313 (12.46%) Firewall
4 254 (10.11%) SAN
5 239 (9.51%) TCP/IP
6 201 (8.00%) Skype
7 177 (7.05%) LAN
8 144 (5.73%) VPN
9 137 (5.45%) WAN
10 78 (3.11%) VoIP
11 68 (2.71%) Wireless
12 66 (2.63%) NAS
13 59 (2.35%) VLAN
14 58 (2.31%) Unified Communications
15 53 (2.11%) NetScaler
16 51 (2.03%) Network Security
17 47 (1.87%) Internet
17 47 (1.87%) Intrusion Detection
17 47 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
18 41 (1.63%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 354 (14.09%) SQL Server
2 47 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (0.72%) MySQL
6 17 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
7 16 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (0.40%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (0.28%) Power BI
10 6 (0.24%) Big Data
10 6 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.16%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.080%) Geospatial Data
12 2 (0.080%) InfluxDB
12 2 (0.080%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.080%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.040%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 95 (3.78%) MSI
2 48 (1.91%) WinDbg
3 41 (1.63%) InstallShield
4 29 (1.15%) JIRA
5 25 (1.00%) AdminStudio
6 16 (0.64%) Git (software)
6 16 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
7 14 (0.56%) Jenkins
8 8 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (0.20%) GCC
11 4 (0.16%) Metasploit
11 4 (0.16%) WiX
12 3 (0.12%) HP UFT
12 3 (0.12%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.12%) Vagrant
13 2 (0.080%) Gerrit
14 1 (0.040%) Hudson
14 1 (0.040%) Visual Studio Team System
14 1 (0.040%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 493 (19.63%) Finance
2 140 (5.57%) Banking
3 125 (4.98%) Retail
4 70 (2.79%) Investment Banking
5 63 (2.51%) Legal
6 61 (2.43%) Law
7 45 (1.79%) Telecoms
8 32 (1.27%) Front Office
8 32 (1.27%) Marketing
9 30 (1.19%) Games
10 29 (1.15%) Advertising
10 29 (1.15%) Back Office
11 21 (0.84%) Financial Institution
12 17 (0.68%) Manufacturing
13 15 (0.60%) Aerospace
14 13 (0.52%) Publishing
15 11 (0.44%) Electronics
16 9 (0.36%) Billing
17 8 (0.32%) Local Government
18 5 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 443 (17.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 435 (17.32%) Analyst
3 357 (14.21%) Support Engineer
4 344 (13.69%) Desktop Support
5 211 (8.40%) Support Analyst
6 182 (7.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 180 (7.17%) Architect
8 175 (6.97%) SCCM Engineer
9 170 (6.77%) IT Support
10 164 (6.53%) Windows Engineer
11 152 (6.05%) Desktop Engineer
12 136 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
13 134 (5.33%) Service Analyst
14 125 (4.98%) 3rd Line Support
15 123 (4.90%) Consultant
16 116 (4.62%) IT Engineer
17 98 (3.90%) Administrator
18 96 (3.82%) Service Desk Analyst
19 94 (3.74%) Infrastructure Support
20 86 (3.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (3.22%) Software Packaging
2 68 (2.71%) Web Services
3 45 (1.79%) .NET
4 17 (0.68%) HTML
5 16 (0.64%) Middleware
6 14 (0.56%) LDAP
7 13 (0.52%) Flash
8 12 (0.48%) WSH
9 11 (0.44%) CSS
10 9 (0.36%) .NET Framework
10 9 (0.36%) COM
11 8 (0.32%) 802.1X
11 8 (0.32%) Ajax
12 7 (0.28%) JSON
13 6 (0.24%) Elastic Stack
13 6 (0.24%) XML
14 4 (0.16%) Entity Framework
14 4 (0.16%) Regular Expression
14 4 (0.16%) WinForms
14 4 (0.16%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 288 (11.46%) Data Centre
2 164 (6.53%) Self-Motivation
3 162 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 118 (4.70%) Management Information System
5 78 (3.11%) Blackberry
6 73 (2.91%) Fat Client
6 73 (2.91%) PKI
6 73 (2.91%) Thin Client
7 67 (2.67%) Clustering
8 63 (2.51%) Video Conferencing
9 58 (2.31%) Computer Science
10 51 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
11 48 (1.91%) User Experience
12 40 (1.59%) Hedge funds
13 37 (1.47%) Driving Licence
14 29 (1.15%) Public Cloud
15 28 (1.11%) BYOD
16 27 (1.07%) Replication
17 26 (1.04%) CMDB
18 25 (1.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2,067 (82.29%) Windows
2 1,115 (44.39%) Windows Server
3 754 (30.02%) Windows 10
4 693 (27.59%) Windows 7
5 562 (22.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 466 (18.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 210 (8.36%) Linux
8 95 (3.78%) Windows 8
9 86 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 85 (3.38%) Mac OS X
11 76 (3.03%) Android
12 54 (2.15%) Apple iOS
13 46 (1.83%) Mac OS
14 37 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 37 (1.47%) Windows XP
15 26 (1.04%) Unix
16 21 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
17 18 (0.72%) CentOS
17 18 (0.72%) Ubuntu
18 9 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 849 (33.80%) ITIL
2 512 (20.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 243 (9.67%) Problem-Solving
4 232 (9.24%) Service Management
5 176 (7.01%) Agile Software Development
6 173 (6.89%) Patch Management
7 172 (6.85%) ITIL V3
8 160 (6.37%) Application Packaging
9 153 (6.09%) Migration
10 151 (6.01%) ITSM
10 151 (6.01%) Project Management
11 149 (5.93%) Asset Management
12 143 (5.69%) Service Delivery
13 129 (5.14%) Mobile Device Management
14 123 (4.90%) Problem Management
15 122 (4.86%) DevOps
16 119 (4.74%) Presales
17 118 (4.70%) Root Cause Analysis
18 110 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
19 103 (4.10%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 738 (29.38%) PowerShell
2 334 (13.30%) SQL
3 155 (6.17%) VBScript
4 48 (1.91%) Python
5 41 (1.63%) VB
6 31 (1.23%) C#
7 27 (1.07%) Ruby
8 26 (1.04%) Bash Shell
8 26 (1.04%) C
9 19 (0.76%) Perl
10 15 (0.60%) JavaScript
11 10 (0.40%) VB.NET
12 9 (0.36%) Java
13 8 (0.32%) PHP
14 6 (0.24%) Korn
14 6 (0.24%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.16%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.12%) VBA
17 1 (0.040%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.040%) R
Qualifications
1 406 (16.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 274 (10.91%) MCSE
3 211 (8.40%) Security Cleared
4 153 (6.09%) Degree
5 135 (5.37%) MCSA
6 132 (5.25%) SC Cleared
7 111 (4.42%) ITIL Certification
8 110 (4.38%) MCP
9 92 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 72 (2.87%) DV Cleared
11 69 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
12 65 (2.59%) MCITP
13 54 (2.15%) CCNA
14 46 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
15 35 (1.39%) MCDST
16 31 (1.23%) TOGAF Certification
17 28 (1.11%) MCTS
18 27 (1.07%) PMI Certification
19 26 (1.04%) A+ Certification
20 23 (0.92%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 256 (10.19%) SLA
2 48 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (1.04%) GDPR
4 19 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 19 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.44%) PMO
6 9 (0.36%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 7 (0.28%) ISO 14001
8 7 (0.28%) QA
9 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 19770
9 4 (0.16%) PMBOK
9 4 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.040%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1,679 (66.84%) Active Directory
2 666 (26.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 489 (19.47%) Hyper-V
4 254 (10.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 224 (8.92%) vSphere
6 213 (8.48%) XenApp
7 154 (6.13%) VMware ESXi
8 130 (5.18%) XenDesktop
9 115 (4.58%) BitLocker
10 82 (3.26%) Virtual Desktop
11 64 (2.55%) Virtual Servers
12 52 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
13 43 (1.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 38 (1.51%) VMware Workstation
15 37 (1.47%) XenServer
16 29 (1.15%) Terminal Services
17 24 (0.96%) Firmware
18 15 (0.60%) VMware NSX
19 11 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 11 (0.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 434 (17.28%) SCOM
2 213 (8.48%) WSUS
3 113 (4.50%) Microsoft Intune
4 88 (3.50%) SCVMM
5 76 (3.03%) SCOrch
6 47 (1.87%) vRealize
7 44 (1.75%) Backup Exec
7 44 (1.75%) Perfmon
8 42 (1.67%) Puppet
8 42 (1.67%) vCenter Server
9 41 (1.63%) Single Sign-On
10 39 (1.55%) AirWatch
11 37 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
11 37 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
12 36 (1.43%) NetBackup
13 35 (1.39%) IBM BigFix
14 30 (1.19%) Ansible
15 28 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
15 28 (1.11%) PowerCLI
16 26 (1.04%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1,589 (63.26%) Microsoft
2 1,045 (41.60%) VMware
3 607 (24.16%) Citrix
4 410 (16.32%) Cisco
5 178 (7.09%) HP
6 169 (6.73%) Apple
7 124 (4.94%) Veeam
8 103 (4.10%) Ivanti
9 99 (3.94%) McAfee
10 93 (3.70%) NetApp
11 92 (3.66%) EMC
11 92 (3.66%) SolarWinds
12 91 (3.62%) Symantec
13 89 (3.54%) Bloomberg
14 76 (3.03%) Google
15 75 (2.99%) Dell
16 73 (2.91%) Adobe
17 71 (2.83%) IBM
17 71 (2.83%) Reuters
18 67 (2.67%) CommVault