Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 225 252 255
Rank change year-on-year +27 +3 -7
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 2,569 2,317 2,640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.58% 1.39% 1.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.43% 15.46% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,056 1,928 2,287
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
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 16,653 14,990 16,910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 10.24% 8.97% 8.84%
Number of salaries quoted 13,311 12,188 13,868
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +28 1,113 £50,000 - 94
South East +13 470 £45,000 +17.26% 36
Midlands +4 324 £40,000 +2.56% 33
North of England +27 314 £37,250 -0.67% 43
South West +97 221 £45,000 +28.23% 21
Yorkshire +32 178 £37,500 - 24
East Midlands +29 172 £35,000 -12.50% 14
West Midlands -12 148 £42,500 +9.68% 19
East of England -36 126 £45,000 +12.50% 15
North West +27 122 £28,000 -20.00% 18
North East -12 14 £36,250 +11.54% 1
SCCM
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 2,129 (82.87%) Windows
2 1,723 (67.07%) Active Directory
3 1,614 (62.83%) Microsoft
4 1,105 (43.01%) VMware
5 1,102 (42.90%) Windows Server
6 1,044 (40.64%) Office 365
7 904 (35.19%) ITIL
8 774 (30.13%) Windows 10
9 706 (27.48%) Windows 7
10 687 (26.74%) PowerShell
11 675 (26.27%) VMware Infrastructure
12 605 (23.55%) Microsoft Azure
13 596 (23.20%) Citrix
14 548 (21.33%) Windows Server 2012
15 512 (19.93%) Microsoft Office
16 478 (18.61%) Hyper-V
17 470 (18.30%) DNS
18 468 (18.22%) SCOM
19 465 (18.10%) Windows Server 2008
20 461 (17.94%) MS Exchange
21 455 (17.71%) Finance
22 453 (17.63%) Microsoft Certification
23 428 (16.66%) SQL Server
24 414 (16.12%) Cisco
25 395 (15.38%) DHCP
26 345 (13.43%) SQL
27 308 (11.99%) Microsoft App-V
28 307 (11.95%) SAN
29 295 (11.48%) Firewall
30 290 (11.29%) 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
1 461 (17.94%) MS Exchange
2 233 (9.07%) SharePoint
3 228 (8.88%) Skype for Business
4 207 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 140 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 84 (3.27%) IIS
7 54 (2.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 53 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
9 36 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
10 26 (1.01%) OpenStack
11 24 (0.93%) Apache
12 18 (0.70%) IBM Notes
13 17 (0.66%) WebLogic
14 15 (0.58%) JBoss
14 15 (0.58%) WebSphere
14 15 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
15 14 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
16 13 (0.51%) Confluence
17 11 (0.43%) CMS
18 10 (0.39%) CloudStack
Applications
1 512 (19.93%) Microsoft Office
2 79 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 50 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (0.58%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.16%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.12%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.078%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.039%) Abaqus
9 1 (0.039%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.039%) Maya
9 1 (0.039%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 24 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 15 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.27%) Eikon
4 6 (0.23%) Elite 3E
5 5 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.12%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.078%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.078%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.039%) Cerner Millennium
8 1 (0.039%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.039%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,044 (40.64%) Office 365
2 605 (23.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 267 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
4 110 (4.28%) Azure Active Directory
5 77 (3.00%) IaaS
6 57 (2.22%) Mimecast
7 44 (1.71%) PaaS
8 28 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
8 28 (1.09%) OneDrive
9 24 (0.93%) SaaS
10 22 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 20 (0.78%) G Suite
12 9 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (0.31%) Yammer
14 4 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
14 4 (0.16%) Slack
15 3 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.12%) Cloudflare
16 2 (0.078%) Amazon S3
16 2 (0.078%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 470 (18.30%) DNS
2 395 (15.38%) DHCP
3 307 (11.95%) SAN
4 295 (11.48%) Firewall
5 248 (9.65%) TCP/IP
6 208 (8.10%) LAN
7 170 (6.62%) Skype
8 161 (6.27%) VPN
9 158 (6.15%) WAN
10 81 (3.15%) VoIP
11 77 (3.00%) Wireless
12 70 (2.72%) NAS
13 63 (2.45%) VLAN
14 61 (2.37%) Network Security
15 56 (2.18%) Remote Desktop
16 55 (2.14%) Intrusion Detection
17 51 (1.99%) NetScaler
18 50 (1.95%) Wi-Fi
19 48 (1.87%) MPLS
20 46 (1.79%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 428 (16.66%) SQL Server
2 51 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (0.86%) MySQL
4 22 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (0.66%) Relational Database
6 17 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
6 17 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
7 11 (0.43%) Big Data
8 10 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.16%) Power BI
12 2 (0.078%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.078%) Geospatial Data
12 2 (0.078%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.078%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 101 (3.93%) MSI
2 38 (1.48%) InstallShield
3 30 (1.17%) WinDbg
4 25 (0.97%) AdminStudio
5 22 (0.86%) JIRA
6 16 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (0.35%) WiX
9 6 (0.23%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.19%) GCC
10 5 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (0.19%) Wise Package Studio
11 4 (0.16%) Git (software)
11 4 (0.16%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.078%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.078%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.078%) Zephyr
13 1 (0.039%) AutoIt
13 1 (0.039%) Dreamweaver
13 1 (0.039%) Gerrit
General
1 455 (17.71%) Finance
2 129 (5.02%) Retail
3 97 (3.78%) Banking
4 64 (2.49%) Law
5 59 (2.30%) Legal
6 52 (2.02%) Telecoms
7 46 (1.79%) Investment Banking
8 38 (1.48%) Front Office
8 38 (1.48%) Games
9 34 (1.32%) Marketing
10 31 (1.21%) Back Office
10 31 (1.21%) Manufacturing
11 26 (1.01%) Advertising
12 21 (0.82%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.54%) Billing
14 12 (0.47%) Aerospace
15 11 (0.43%) Publishing
16 6 (0.23%) Electronics
16 6 (0.23%) German Language
16 6 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 445 (17.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 441 (17.17%) Analyst
3 336 (13.08%) Support Engineer
4 333 (12.96%) Desktop Support
5 210 (8.17%) Support Analyst
6 205 (7.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 205 (7.98%) Architect
7 188 (7.32%) SCCM Engineer
8 173 (6.73%) Windows Engineer
9 153 (5.96%) Consultant
9 153 (5.96%) Desktop Engineer
10 150 (5.84%) IT Support
11 133 (5.18%) 2nd Line Support
12 128 (4.98%) 3rd Line Support
13 122 (4.75%) Service Analyst
14 113 (4.40%) Administrator
15 104 (4.05%) IT Engineer
16 100 (3.89%) VMware Engineer
17 97 (3.78%) Infrastructure Support
18 91 (3.54%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (3.54%) Web Services
2 56 (2.18%) Software Packaging
3 49 (1.91%) .NET
4 34 (1.32%) HTML
5 29 (1.13%) .NET Framework
6 24 (0.93%) CSS
7 16 (0.62%) Flash
8 15 (0.58%) Ajax
8 15 (0.58%) Middleware
9 13 (0.51%) WSH
10 10 (0.39%) XML
11 9 (0.35%) AngularJS
11 9 (0.35%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (0.35%) COM
11 9 (0.35%) Entity Framework
11 9 (0.35%) LDAP
11 9 (0.35%) MFC
11 9 (0.35%) NHibernate
11 9 (0.35%) WCF
11 9 (0.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 265 (10.32%) Data Centre
2 223 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
3 181 (7.05%) Self-Motivation
4 114 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 90 (3.50%) Blackberry
6 86 (3.35%) Clustering
7 67 (2.61%) User Experience
8 63 (2.45%) Computer Science
9 59 (2.30%) Fat Client
9 59 (2.30%) Thin Client
10 56 (2.18%) Hybrid Cloud
11 55 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
12 43 (1.67%) Driving Licence
13 42 (1.63%) Hedge funds
14 39 (1.52%) CMDB
15 38 (1.48%) Private Cloud
16 36 (1.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 36 (1.40%) iPhone
17 34 (1.32%) iPad
17 34 (1.32%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2,129 (82.87%) Windows
2 1,102 (42.90%) Windows Server
3 774 (30.13%) Windows 10
4 706 (27.48%) Windows 7
5 548 (21.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 465 (18.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 163 (6.34%) Linux
8 101 (3.93%) Windows 8
9 95 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 87 (3.39%) Mac OS X
11 85 (3.31%) Android
12 62 (2.41%) Apple iOS
13 46 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 44 (1.71%) Mac OS
15 42 (1.63%) Windows XP
16 27 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
17 22 (0.86%) Unix
18 17 (0.66%) CentOS
19 15 (0.58%) Ubuntu
19 15 (0.58%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 904 (35.19%) ITIL
2 247 (9.61%) Service Management
3 230 (8.95%) Problem-Solving
4 194 (7.55%) Service Delivery
5 189 (7.36%) ITIL V3
6 173 (6.73%) Problem Management
7 159 (6.19%) Asset Management
8 156 (6.07%) ITSM
9 155 (6.03%) Patch Management
10 152 (5.92%) Mobile Device Management
11 143 (5.57%) Migration
12 130 (5.06%) Project Management
13 129 (5.02%) Application Packaging
14 128 (4.98%) Presales
15 111 (4.32%) Agile Software Development
16 109 (4.24%) Change Management
17 108 (4.20%) Mentoring
18 106 (4.13%) Disaster Recovery
19 102 (3.97%) Incident Management
20 101 (3.93%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 687 (26.74%) PowerShell
2 345 (13.43%) SQL
3 166 (6.46%) VBScript
4 40 (1.56%) C#
5 36 (1.40%) VB
6 35 (1.36%) Python
7 32 (1.25%) JavaScript
8 27 (1.05%) Bash Shell
9 22 (0.86%) Ruby
10 21 (0.82%) C
11 12 (0.47%) Perl
11 12 (0.47%) T-SQL
12 8 (0.31%) Shell Script
12 8 (0.31%) VBA
13 7 (0.27%) Java
13 7 (0.27%) PHP
13 7 (0.27%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.039%) Korn
Qualifications
1 453 (17.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 290 (11.29%) MCSE
3 228 (8.88%) Security Cleared
4 187 (7.28%) Degree
5 159 (6.19%) MCSA
6 146 (5.68%) SC Cleared
7 123 (4.79%) MCP
8 90 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
9 88 (3.43%) ITIL Certification
10 74 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 70 (2.72%) CCNA
12 68 (2.65%) MCITP
13 65 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
14 55 (2.14%) DV Cleared
15 37 (1.44%) MCTS
16 28 (1.09%) CCNP
17 25 (0.97%) PMI Certification
18 24 (0.93%) A+ Certification
18 24 (0.93%) CCA
18 24 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 246 (9.58%) SLA
2 45 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 18 (0.70%) PMO
5 13 (0.51%) GDPR
6 12 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 6 (0.23%) QA
10 5 (0.19%) COBIT
10 5 (0.19%) GAMP
10 5 (0.19%) ISO 14001
11 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 19770
11 4 (0.16%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.12%) COSHH
13 2 (0.078%) GCP
14 1 (0.039%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.039%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 1,723 (67.07%) Active Directory
2 675 (26.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 478 (18.61%) Hyper-V
4 308 (11.99%) Microsoft App-V
5 248 (9.65%) vSphere
6 213 (8.29%) XenApp
7 165 (6.42%) VMware ESXi
8 149 (5.80%) XenDesktop
9 131 (5.10%) Virtual Desktop
10 118 (4.59%) BitLocker
11 86 (3.35%) Virtual Machines
12 66 (2.57%) Virtual Servers
13 48 (1.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 40 (1.56%) Firmware
15 37 (1.44%) XenServer
16 31 (1.21%) VMware Workstation
17 18 (0.70%) VMware NSX
18 17 (0.66%) Terminal Services
19 14 (0.54%) ProxySG
20 13 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 468 (18.22%) SCOM
2 164 (6.38%) WSUS
3 142 (5.53%) Microsoft Intune
4 111 (4.32%) SCOrch
4 111 (4.32%) SCVMM
5 66 (2.57%) vCenter Server
6 60 (2.34%) Backup Exec
7 51 (1.99%) SCSM
8 48 (1.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 46 (1.79%) AirWatch
10 40 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
11 37 (1.44%) Puppet
12 35 (1.36%) Single Sign-On
13 33 (1.28%) NetBackup
13 33 (1.28%) Perfmon
13 33 (1.28%) vRealize
14 31 (1.21%) SCDPM
15 29 (1.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 28 (1.09%) Failover Clustering
17 27 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1,614 (62.83%) Microsoft
2 1,105 (43.01%) VMware
3 596 (23.20%) Citrix
4 414 (16.12%) Cisco
5 197 (7.67%) HP
6 175 (6.81%) Apple
7 127 (4.94%) SolarWinds
8 118 (4.59%) Veeam
9 102 (3.97%) NetApp
10 97 (3.78%) McAfee
11 85 (3.31%) Ivanti
12 82 (3.19%) EMC
13 78 (3.04%) Dell
14 77 (3.00%) Google
15 74 (2.88%) Symantec
16 73 (2.84%) CommVault
17 67 (2.61%) Remedy
18 66 (2.57%) Bloomberg
18 66 (2.57%) ServiceNow
19 61 (2.37%) Oracle