Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 251 263
Rank change year-on-year +32 +12 -30
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 2,532 2,176 2,525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.57% 1.36% 1.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.71% 15.35% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2,021 1,813 2,159
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,550 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -

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 16,117 14,172 16,436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 9.98% 8.88% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12,894 11,527 13,448
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 £30,750 £30,061
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +41 1,040 £50,000 - 85
South East -14 427 £43,500 +16.00% 45
North of England +42 373 £35,500 -5.33% 44
Midlands +17 320 £40,000 - 23
South West +82 207 £45,000 +27.23% 24
Yorkshire +65 205 £37,500 -3.85% 20
West Midlands +25 167 £45,000 +5.88% 10
North West +17 153 £28,500 -18.57% 21
East Midlands -5 152 £37,500 -6.25% 13
East of England -43 148 £43,500 +2.35% 13
North East -23 18 £32,500 - 3
SCCM
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 2,117 (83.61%) Windows
2 1,719 (67.89%) Active Directory
3 1,592 (62.88%) Microsoft
4 1,128 (44.55%) VMware
5 1,105 (43.64%) Windows Server
6 993 (39.22%) Office 365
7 906 (35.78%) ITIL
8 759 (29.98%) Windows 10
9 687 (27.13%) Windows 7
10 678 (26.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 651 (25.71%) PowerShell
12 590 (23.30%) Citrix
13 586 (23.14%) Microsoft Azure
14 567 (22.39%) Windows Server 2012
15 546 (21.56%) SCOM
16 496 (19.59%) Hyper-V
17 484 (19.12%) Windows Server 2008
18 481 (19.00%) DNS
19 474 (18.72%) Microsoft Certification
20 463 (18.29%) Microsoft Office
21 441 (17.42%) Finance
22 416 (16.43%) SQL Server
23 407 (16.07%) Cisco
24 404 (15.96%) DHCP
25 401 (15.84%) MS Exchange
26 317 (12.52%) SQL
27 303 (11.97%) SAN
28 300 (11.85%) Microsoft App-V
29 283 (11.18%) MCSE
30 282 (11.14%) Firewall

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
1 401 (15.84%) MS Exchange
2 227 (8.97%) Skype for Business
3 217 (8.57%) SharePoint
4 200 (7.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 125 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 115 (4.54%) IIS
7 61 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 56 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 30 (1.18%) Apache
10 24 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
11 20 (0.79%) WebLogic
12 19 (0.75%) JBoss
12 19 (0.75%) WebSphere
12 19 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
13 17 (0.67%) IBM Notes
14 15 (0.59%) CMS
14 15 (0.59%) Confluence
15 12 (0.47%) OpenStack
16 11 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
17 5 (0.20%) CloudStack
Applications
1 463 (18.29%) Microsoft Office
2 69 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 50 (1.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.16%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.12%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.039%) Abaqus
8 1 (0.039%) Steinberg Cubase
Business Applications
1 15 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.20%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.12%) Carpe Diem
4 3 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.12%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.079%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.039%) Cerner Millennium
6 1 (0.039%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.039%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 993 (39.22%) Office 365
2 586 (23.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 219 (8.65%) Amazon AWS
4 98 (3.87%) Azure Active Directory
5 85 (3.36%) IaaS
6 50 (1.97%) PaaS
7 47 (1.86%) Mimecast
8 30 (1.18%) OneDrive
9 28 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
10 20 (0.79%) SaaS
11 19 (0.75%) G Suite
12 13 (0.51%) Yammer
13 12 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 6 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
15 3 (0.12%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.12%) Slack
16 2 (0.079%) Dynamics 365
16 2 (0.079%) GitHub
17 1 (0.039%) AWS CloudFormation
17 1 (0.039%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 481 (19.00%) DNS
2 404 (15.96%) DHCP
3 303 (11.97%) SAN
4 282 (11.14%) Firewall
5 270 (10.66%) TCP/IP
6 224 (8.85%) LAN
7 182 (7.19%) Skype
7 182 (7.19%) VPN
8 174 (6.87%) WAN
9 100 (3.95%) VoIP
10 75 (2.96%) Remote Desktop
11 71 (2.80%) VLAN
12 65 (2.57%) Wireless
13 64 (2.53%) MPLS
14 62 (2.45%) Network Security
15 59 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
16 51 (2.01%) NAS
17 48 (1.90%) Intrusion Detection
18 46 (1.82%) Internet
18 46 (1.82%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 416 (16.43%) SQL Server
2 53 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
4 25 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
5 24 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
7 15 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (0.51%) MySQL
8 13 (0.51%) Relational Database
9 11 (0.43%) Big Data
9 11 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.24%) Data Mining
10 6 (0.24%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.20%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.16%) Power BI
13 2 (0.079%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.079%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 125 (4.94%) MSI
2 25 (0.99%) InstallShield
3 20 (0.79%) JIRA
4 19 (0.75%) AdminStudio
5 14 (0.55%) WiX
6 12 (0.47%) Git (software)
6 12 (0.47%) WinDbg
7 11 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (0.20%) Wise Package Studio
10 3 (0.12%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.079%) GCC
11 2 (0.079%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.079%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.079%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.079%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.079%) Zephyr
12 1 (0.039%) AutoIt
12 1 (0.039%) Travis CI
General
1 441 (17.42%) Finance
2 119 (4.70%) Retail
3 97 (3.83%) Banking
4 63 (2.49%) Telecoms
5 60 (2.37%) Law
5 60 (2.37%) Legal
6 41 (1.62%) Investment Banking
7 39 (1.54%) Advertising
8 38 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 37 (1.46%) Games
10 25 (0.99%) Front Office
10 25 (0.99%) Marketing
11 20 (0.79%) Financial Institution
12 19 (0.75%) Back Office
13 12 (0.47%) Publishing
14 10 (0.39%) Billing
15 9 (0.36%) German Language
16 7 (0.28%) Electronics
17 6 (0.24%) Retail Banking
18 5 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 451 (17.81%) Analyst
2 448 (17.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 324 (12.80%) Desktop Support
4 302 (11.93%) Support Engineer
5 215 (8.49%) SCCM Engineer
6 211 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 203 (8.02%) Windows Engineer
8 190 (7.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 174 (6.87%) Desktop Engineer
10 169 (6.67%) Architect
11 161 (6.36%) Consultant
12 131 (5.17%) IT Support
13 124 (4.90%) 2nd Line Support
14 121 (4.78%) Service Analyst
15 115 (4.54%) Server Engineer
16 111 (4.38%) Administrator
17 110 (4.34%) 3rd Line Support
17 110 (4.34%) Infrastructure Support
18 102 (4.03%) VMware Engineer
19 96 (3.79%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (3.67%) Web Services
2 58 (2.29%) Software Packaging
3 54 (2.13%) .NET
4 37 (1.46%) .NET Framework
4 37 (1.46%) HTML
5 32 (1.26%) CSS
6 19 (0.75%) Ajax
7 13 (0.51%) AngularJS
7 13 (0.51%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (0.51%) Dapper ORM
7 13 (0.51%) Entity Framework
7 13 (0.51%) Flash
7 13 (0.51%) MFC
7 13 (0.51%) NHibernate
7 13 (0.51%) WCF
7 13 (0.51%) WPF
8 12 (0.47%) Middleware
9 10 (0.39%) 802.1X
9 10 (0.39%) Angular 2
9 10 (0.39%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 274 (10.82%) Data Centre
2 250 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
3 155 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
4 125 (4.94%) Clustering
5 114 (4.50%) Management Information System
6 87 (3.44%) Blackberry
7 68 (2.69%) User Experience
8 51 (2.01%) Computer Science
9 49 (1.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 48 (1.90%) CMDB
11 47 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
12 46 (1.82%) Fat Client
12 46 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
12 46 (1.82%) Thin Client
13 40 (1.58%) Driving Licence
14 39 (1.54%) Hedge funds
14 39 (1.54%) Private Cloud
15 37 (1.46%) iPhone
16 34 (1.34%) iPad
17 32 (1.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2,117 (83.61%) Windows
2 1,105 (43.64%) Windows Server
3 759 (29.98%) Windows 10
4 687 (27.13%) Windows 7
5 567 (22.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 484 (19.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 146 (5.77%) Linux
8 134 (5.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 98 (3.87%) Windows 8
10 76 (3.00%) Mac OS X
11 69 (2.73%) Android
12 55 (2.17%) Apple iOS
13 42 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 41 (1.62%) Mac OS
15 40 (1.58%) Windows XP
16 26 (1.03%) Unix
17 20 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
17 20 (0.79%) Windows Phone
18 12 (0.47%) CentOS
18 12 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 906 (35.78%) ITIL
2 253 (9.99%) Service Management
3 221 (8.73%) Service Delivery
4 205 (8.10%) Problem-Solving
5 193 (7.62%) Problem Management
6 177 (6.99%) ITIL V3
7 150 (5.92%) Asset Management
8 146 (5.77%) ITSM
8 146 (5.77%) Mobile Device Management
9 144 (5.69%) Patch Management
10 133 (5.25%) Migration
11 126 (4.98%) Presales
12 123 (4.86%) Application Packaging
13 118 (4.66%) Disaster Recovery
13 118 (4.66%) Incident Management
14 110 (4.34%) Mentoring
15 100 (3.95%) Change Management
16 94 (3.71%) Root Cause Analysis
17 89 (3.52%) Agile Software Development
18 84 (3.32%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 651 (25.71%) PowerShell
2 317 (12.52%) SQL
3 139 (5.49%) VBScript
4 43 (1.70%) C#
5 39 (1.54%) JavaScript
6 38 (1.50%) Python
7 37 (1.46%) VB
8 24 (0.95%) Bash Shell
9 22 (0.87%) Perl
10 17 (0.67%) T-SQL
11 12 (0.47%) Ruby
12 11 (0.43%) C
13 10 (0.39%) PHP
14 9 (0.36%) VB.NET
15 8 (0.32%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.28%) Java
17 5 (0.20%) VBA
18 1 (0.039%) Scala
Qualifications
1 474 (18.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 283 (11.18%) MCSE
3 220 (8.69%) Security Cleared
4 166 (6.56%) Degree
5 163 (6.44%) MCSA
6 130 (5.13%) SC Cleared
7 119 (4.70%) MCP
8 94 (3.71%) Cisco Certification
9 85 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
10 73 (2.88%) MCITP
11 72 (2.84%) CCNA
12 64 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 55 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
14 41 (1.62%) DV Cleared
15 33 (1.30%) CCNP
16 31 (1.22%) MCTS
17 22 (0.87%) CCA
17 22 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
18 21 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 17 (0.67%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 241 (9.52%) SLA
2 43 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.63%) PMO
5 14 (0.55%) GDPR
6 13 (0.51%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.32%) QA
9 7 (0.28%) COBIT
10 5 (0.20%) GAMP
11 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 19770
12 3 (0.12%) COSHH
12 3 (0.12%) GCP
12 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.079%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.079%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.079%) ISAE 3402
13 2 (0.079%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.039%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.039%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 1,719 (67.89%) Active Directory
2 678 (26.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 496 (19.59%) Hyper-V
4 300 (11.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 237 (9.36%) vSphere
6 210 (8.29%) XenApp
7 163 (6.44%) XenDesktop
8 148 (5.85%) VMware ESXi
9 145 (5.73%) Virtual Desktop
10 107 (4.23%) BitLocker
11 93 (3.67%) Virtual Machines
12 50 (1.97%) Virtual Servers
13 35 (1.38%) Firmware
14 33 (1.30%) XenServer
15 32 (1.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 23 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
17 17 (0.67%) Terminal Services
17 17 (0.67%) VMware NSX
18 12 (0.47%) ProxySG
19 11 (0.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 546 (21.56%) SCOM
2 134 (5.29%) Microsoft Intune
3 129 (5.09%) SCOrch
4 124 (4.90%) WSUS
5 118 (4.66%) SCVMM
6 85 (3.36%) vCenter Server
7 76 (3.00%) Backup Exec
8 58 (2.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 53 (2.09%) SCSM
10 49 (1.94%) AirWatch
11 47 (1.86%) Microsoft Clustering
12 42 (1.66%) Puppet
13 40 (1.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 39 (1.54%) SCDPM
15 34 (1.34%) Single Sign-On
16 33 (1.30%) Failover Clustering
16 33 (1.30%) Nagios
17 26 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
17 26 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
18 25 (0.99%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 1,592 (62.88%) Microsoft
2 1,128 (44.55%) VMware
3 590 (23.30%) Citrix
4 407 (16.07%) Cisco
5 237 (9.36%) HP
6 168 (6.64%) Apple
7 119 (4.70%) SolarWinds
8 108 (4.27%) NetApp
9 93 (3.67%) Veeam
10 91 (3.59%) Ivanti
11 85 (3.36%) McAfee
12 75 (2.96%) Dell
13 68 (2.69%) CommVault
13 68 (2.69%) EMC
14 67 (2.65%) Symantec
15 65 (2.57%) ServiceNow
16 60 (2.37%) Google
17 57 (2.25%) SAP
18 54 (2.13%) IBM
19 50 (1.97%) Oracle