Period
to 16 October 2021

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 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 300 201 186
Rank change year-on-year -99 -15 +39
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 1,278 764 2,539
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.17% 1.73% 2.00%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.78% 10.37% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,080 622 2,083
10th Percentile £25,000 £30,520 £26,250
25th Percentile £30,000 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £48,750 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -12.82% +14.71% -5.56%
75th Percentile £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £48,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year -12.37% +12.79% -4.44%

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 18,857 7,365 16,799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.22% 16.71% 13.23%
Number of salaries quoted 12,045 6,166 12,962
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £62,500 £58,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% +6.84% +6.36%
75th Percentile £86,250 £78,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £95,000 £91,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SCCM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in England

SCCM
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SCCM in England.

Salary trend for SCCM in England

SCCM
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SCCM in England over the 6 months to 16 October 2021.

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 October 2021. 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 -164 407 £52,500 -12.50% 81
North of England -53 249 £36,500 -8.75% 79
South East -111 224 £41,500 -3.49% 56
Midlands -19 206 £42,500 - 52
North West -11 139 £37,000 -7.50% 39
East of England -37 113 £27,500 -31.25% 31
West Midlands -40 109 £42,500 -13.27% 22
Yorkshire -79 97 £35,000 -9.09% 30
East Midlands -17 91 £42,500 +21.43% 29
South West -39 79 £36,500 -14.12% 20
North East -43 13 £37,500 -2.60% 10
SCCM
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 2021, 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.

1 977 (76.45%) Windows
2 857 (67.06%) Microsoft
2 857 (67.06%) Active Directory
3 787 (61.58%) Microsoft 365
4 684 (53.52%) Azure
5 461 (36.07%) VMware
6 455 (35.60%) Windows Server
7 446 (34.90%) Microsoft Intune
8 435 (34.04%) ITIL
9 394 (30.83%) PowerShell
10 388 (30.36%) Windows 10
11 353 (27.62%) Social Skills
12 267 (20.89%) Citrix
13 263 (20.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 241 (18.86%) Finance
15 235 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
16 201 (15.73%) Microsoft Office
17 194 (15.18%) DNS
18 192 (15.02%) SLA
19 190 (14.87%) SharePoint
19 190 (14.87%) Azure Active Directory
20 183 (14.32%) Problem-Solving
21 180 (14.08%) Firewall
22 169 (13.22%) SQL
22 169 (13.22%) VPN
23 167 (13.07%) DHCP
24 164 (12.83%) Hyper-V
25 163 (12.75%) Data Centre
26 153 (11.97%) Cisco
27 145 (11.35%) ITSM

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
1 190 (14.87%) SharePoint
2 129 (10.09%) MS Exchange
3 58 (4.54%) Skype for Business
4 55 (4.30%) IIS
5 14 (1.10%) CMS
6 10 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (0.63%) SAS
7 8 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.31%) Confluence
10 2 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.078%) Apache
11 1 (0.078%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.078%) LiveLink
Applications
1 201 (15.73%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.47%) Siemens NX
5 6 (0.47%) Solid Edge
6 4 (0.31%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.31%) InDesign
6 4 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.23%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.16%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 23 (1.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.47%) Teamcenter
3 3 (0.23%) Elite 3E
3 3 (0.23%) Workfront
4 2 (0.16%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.16%) Relativity
5 1 (0.078%) Carpe Diem
5 1 (0.078%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 787 (61.58%) Microsoft 365
2 684 (53.52%) Azure
3 190 (14.87%) Azure Active Directory
4 130 (10.17%) AWS
5 110 (8.61%) IaaS
6 86 (6.73%) PaaS
7 74 (5.79%) OneDrive
8 72 (5.63%) SaaS
9 49 (3.83%) Mimecast
10 47 (3.68%) Power Platform
11 36 (2.82%) Power Automate
12 33 (2.58%) GCP
13 28 (2.19%) PowerApps
14 21 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
15 20 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
16 19 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
16 19 (1.49%) Azure Stack
17 17 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 12 (0.94%) GitHub
19 11 (0.86%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 194 (15.18%) DNS
2 180 (14.08%) Firewall
3 169 (13.22%) VPN
4 167 (13.07%) DHCP
5 125 (9.78%) WAN
6 124 (9.70%) LAN
7 95 (7.43%) SAN
8 86 (6.73%) TCP/IP
9 75 (5.87%) Skype
10 64 (5.01%) Wi-Fi
11 59 (4.62%) Unified Communications
12 41 (3.21%) Wireless
13 40 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
14 30 (2.35%) VoIP
15 27 (2.11%) NAS
16 25 (1.96%) SSL
17 22 (1.72%) VLAN
18 21 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
18 21 (1.64%) VSAN
19 19 (1.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (9.39%) SQL Server
2 29 (2.27%) Big Data
3 25 (1.96%) Power BI
4 23 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
5 18 (1.41%) MySQL
6 11 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (0.78%) MongoDB
7 10 (0.78%) NoSQL
7 10 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.078%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.078%) Electronic Patient Records
11 1 (0.078%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.078%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 29 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
1 29 (2.27%) TeamCity
2 16 (1.25%) Git (software)
3 13 (1.02%) Jenkins
4 12 (0.94%) Visual Studio
5 10 (0.78%) GitLab
5 10 (0.78%) JIRA
5 10 (0.78%) Vagrant
6 8 (0.63%) MSI
7 7 (0.55%) WinDbg
8 6 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.31%) InstallShield
10 3 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.16%) AdminStudio
11 2 (0.16%) Snyk
11 2 (0.16%) Subversion
12 1 (0.078%) SonarQube
General
1 353 (27.62%) Social Skills
2 241 (18.86%) Finance
3 66 (5.16%) Law
4 57 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (3.91%) Legal
6 46 (3.60%) Banking
7 43 (3.36%) Retail
8 39 (3.05%) Documentation Skills
9 34 (2.66%) Organisational Skills
10 31 (2.43%) Public Sector
11 25 (1.96%) Manufacturing
12 20 (1.56%) Telecoms
13 19 (1.49%) Presentation Skills
14 17 (1.33%) Local Government
15 16 (1.25%) French Language
16 13 (1.02%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.86%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 11 (0.86%) Investment Banking
18 10 (0.78%) Advertising
18 10 (0.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 235 (18.39%) Analyst
2 228 (17.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 187 (14.63%) Support Engineer
4 109 (8.53%) IT Support
5 106 (8.29%) Service Analyst
6 104 (8.14%) Service Desk Analyst
7 92 (7.20%) IT Engineer
8 90 (7.04%) Support Analyst
9 86 (6.73%) 2nd Line Support
10 80 (6.26%) Architect
11 79 (6.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 77 (6.03%) Consultant
12 77 (6.03%) Windows Engineer
13 75 (5.87%) Desktop Support
14 62 (4.85%) IT Analyst
15 56 (4.38%) 3rd Line Support
16 53 (4.15%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 51 (3.99%) Azure Engineer
17 51 (3.99%) Desktop Engineer
17 51 (3.99%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (3.60%) ARM Templates
2 14 (1.10%) SAML
2 14 (1.10%) Software Packaging
3 13 (1.02%) .NET
3 13 (1.02%) Web Services
4 12 (0.94%) LDAP
5 10 (0.78%) .NET Core
5 10 (0.78%) AngularJS
5 10 (0.78%) ASP.NET
5 10 (0.78%) Django
5 10 (0.78%) Express
5 10 (0.78%) JSON
5 10 (0.78%) MEAN Stack
5 10 (0.78%) Node.js
5 10 (0.78%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (0.55%) COM
7 4 (0.31%) REST
8 3 (0.23%) Middleware
9 1 (0.078%) ADO
9 1 (0.078%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 163 (12.75%) Data Centre
2 142 (11.11%) Public Cloud
3 56 (4.38%) Management Information System
4 49 (3.83%) Clustering
5 46 (3.60%) PKI
6 41 (3.21%) Video Conferencing
7 37 (2.90%) Enterprise Storage
8 34 (2.66%) Hybrid Cloud
9 31 (2.43%) Private Cloud
10 29 (2.27%) Cloud Native
11 26 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
12 23 (1.80%) Fat Client
12 23 (1.80%) iPhone
12 23 (1.80%) Thin Client
13 22 (1.72%) Smartphone
14 21 (1.64%) Driving Licence
15 19 (1.49%) Blackberry
15 19 (1.49%) Mobile App
16 18 (1.41%) Hedge funds
16 18 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 977 (76.45%) Windows
2 455 (35.60%) Windows Server
3 388 (30.36%) Windows 10
4 133 (10.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 124 (9.70%) Linux
6 101 (7.90%) Windows Server 2016
7 78 (6.10%) Android
7 78 (6.10%) Windows 7
8 72 (5.63%) Mac OS
8 72 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 72 (5.63%) Windows Server 2019
9 61 (4.77%) Apple iOS
10 27 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (1.80%) Mac OS X
12 22 (1.72%) Unix
13 11 (0.86%) VMS
14 9 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.31%) AIX
16 4 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (34.04%) ITIL
2 263 (20.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 183 (14.32%) Problem-Solving
4 145 (11.35%) ITSM
5 132 (10.33%) Service Management
6 113 (8.84%) DevOps
7 101 (7.90%) Service Delivery
8 87 (6.81%) Migration
9 82 (6.42%) Continuous Improvement
10 80 (6.26%) Change Management
11 77 (6.03%) Incident Management
11 77 (6.03%) Problem Management
12 70 (5.48%) Presales
12 70 (5.48%) Project Management
13 65 (5.09%) Computer Science
13 65 (5.09%) Mobile Device Management
14 62 (4.85%) Software Deployment
15 61 (4.77%) Root Cause Analysis
16 58 (4.54%) Mentoring
17 56 (4.38%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 394 (30.83%) PowerShell
2 169 (13.22%) SQL
3 36 (2.82%) Python
4 29 (2.27%) Bash Shell
5 24 (1.88%) Perl
6 21 (1.64%) PHP
7 19 (1.49%) VBScript
8 18 (1.41%) C
9 16 (1.25%) Ruby
10 13 (1.02%) JavaScript
10 13 (1.02%) VB
11 12 (0.94%) C#
12 10 (0.78%) C++
12 10 (0.78%) Java
12 10 (0.78%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.39%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.078%) AWK
14 1 (0.078%) Groovy
14 1 (0.078%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.078%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 141 (11.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 132 (10.33%) Degree
3 103 (8.06%) Security Cleared
4 80 (6.26%) SC Cleared
5 73 (5.71%) MCSE
6 58 (4.54%) MCSA
7 53 (4.15%) MCP
8 42 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
9 38 (2.97%) CCNA
10 37 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
11 31 (2.43%) Citrix Certification
12 29 (2.27%) CCA
13 28 (2.19%) A+ Certification
14 23 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
15 20 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 18 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 17 (1.33%) Network+ Certification
18 15 (1.17%) DV Cleared
19 14 (1.10%) MOS
20 9 (0.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 192 (15.02%) SLA
2 26 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials
4 12 (0.94%) QA
5 11 (0.86%) COBIT
6 10 (0.78%) PMO
7 9 (0.70%) GDPR
8 8 (0.63%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.55%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.16%) NIST
13 1 (0.078%) Accessibility
13 1 (0.078%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.078%) ITGC
13 1 (0.078%) NCSC
13 1 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 857 (67.06%) Active Directory
2 235 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 164 (12.83%) Hyper-V
4 76 (5.95%) vSphere
5 62 (4.85%) Virtual Desktop
6 57 (4.46%) VMware ESXi
7 50 (3.91%) XenApp
8 39 (3.05%) BitLocker
9 37 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
10 35 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
11 31 (2.43%) XenDesktop
12 18 (1.41%) Terminal Services
13 17 (1.33%) VMware NSX
14 16 (1.25%) Docker
15 15 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
16 8 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 8 (0.63%) VMware Server
17 5 (0.39%) Firmware
17 5 (0.39%) NFS
17 5 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 446 (34.90%) Microsoft Intune
2 110 (8.61%) SCOM
3 68 (5.32%) Jamf Pro
4 64 (5.01%) WSUS
5 44 (3.44%) Puppet
6 41 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
7 36 (2.82%) Terraform
8 32 (2.50%) Single Sign-On
9 28 (2.19%) Ansible
10 26 (2.03%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 25 (1.96%) SCVMM
12 24 (1.88%) Failover Clustering
13 23 (1.80%) AirWatch
14 22 (1.72%) NetBackup
15 18 (1.41%) Kubernetes
15 18 (1.41%) SCOrch
16 16 (1.25%) FortiGate
17 12 (0.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
18 11 (0.86%) PowerCLI
18 11 (0.86%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 857 (67.06%) Microsoft
2 461 (36.07%) VMware
3 267 (20.89%) Citrix
4 153 (11.97%) Cisco
5 102 (7.98%) Apple
6 96 (7.51%) ServiceNow
7 88 (6.89%) Veeam
8 75 (5.87%) HP
9 53 (4.15%) NetApp
10 49 (3.83%) Dell
11 44 (3.44%) Ivanti
11 44 (3.44%) Meraki
12 37 (2.90%) EMC
12 37 (2.90%) Sophos
13 30 (2.35%) Zscaler
14 29 (2.27%) iManage
14 29 (2.27%) Remedy
15 27 (2.11%) IBM
15 27 (2.11%) Mitel
16 26 (2.03%) Red Hat