Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 251 256
Rank change year-on-year +42 +5 +12
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 2,594 2,384 2,449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.72% 1.41% 1.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.72% 15.82% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2,139 1,997 2,110
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 16,497 15,068 16,173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 10.95% 8.91% 9.01%
Number of salaries quoted 13,079 12,482 13,215
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% +6.93% +1.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +37 1,175 £50,000 - 112
South East +42 452 £45,000 +12.50% 71
Midlands +21 300 £42,500 +13.33% 43
North of England -12 283 £35,000 -5.41% 50
South West +65 218 £43,250 +8.13% 31
East of England +84 169 £45,000 +12.50% 21
West Midlands +12 165 £45,000 +20.00% 31
Yorkshire +6 151 £37,500 +1.35% 25
East Midlands +46 131 £32,500 -18.75% 12
North West -22 121 £32,500 -13.90% 19
North East -8 11 £31,500 +5.00% 6
SCCM
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 2,136 (82.34%) Windows
2 1,733 (66.81%) Active Directory
3 1,637 (63.11%) Microsoft
4 1,118 (43.10%) Windows Server
5 1,114 (42.95%) Office 365
6 1,050 (40.48%) VMware
7 895 (34.50%) ITIL
8 818 (31.53%) Windows 10
9 784 (30.22%) PowerShell
10 697 (26.87%) Windows 7
11 689 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 669 (25.79%) Citrix
13 662 (25.52%) Microsoft Azure
14 613 (23.63%) Windows Server 2012
15 554 (21.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 532 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
17 524 (20.20%) DNS
18 504 (19.43%) Hyper-V
19 497 (19.16%) MS Exchange
20 473 (18.23%) Finance
21 452 (17.42%) Microsoft Office
22 448 (17.27%) DHCP
23 433 (16.69%) SCOM
24 399 (15.38%) Cisco
25 360 (13.88%) Microsoft Certification
26 355 (13.69%) SQL
27 346 (13.34%) SQL Server
28 340 (13.11%) Firewall
29 297 (11.45%) SharePoint
30 295 (11.37%) Problem-Solving

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
1 497 (19.16%) MS Exchange
2 297 (11.45%) SharePoint
3 208 (8.02%) Skype for Business
4 194 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 120 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 57 (2.20%) IIS
7 54 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 54 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 30 (1.16%) OpenStack
9 28 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
10 27 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 25 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
12 14 (0.54%) IBM Domino
13 12 (0.46%) Confluence
13 12 (0.46%) IBM Notes
14 7 (0.27%) CloudStack
15 5 (0.19%) CMS
15 5 (0.19%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 5 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (0.15%) GroupWise
Applications
1 452 (17.42%) Microsoft Office
2 63 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 43 (1.66%) Microsoft Project
4 16 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.23%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.19%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.077%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.039%) Maya
12 1 (0.039%) Mozilla Thunderbird
12 1 (0.039%) NUKE
12 1 (0.039%) Revit
Business Applications
1 28 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.31%) Eikon
4 4 (0.15%) Elite 3E
5 3 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.077%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.077%) Workfront
7 1 (0.039%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.039%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,114 (42.95%) Office 365
2 662 (25.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 271 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
4 132 (5.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 78 (3.01%) IaaS
6 49 (1.89%) Mimecast
7 39 (1.50%) OneDrive
7 39 (1.50%) PaaS
8 35 (1.35%) SaaS
9 34 (1.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 30 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
11 23 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
12 14 (0.54%) Yammer
13 9 (0.35%) G Suite
14 5 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 5 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
15 3 (0.12%) Cloudflare
15 3 (0.12%) GitHub
16 2 (0.077%) CloudFront
16 2 (0.077%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 524 (20.20%) DNS
2 448 (17.27%) DHCP
3 340 (13.11%) Firewall
4 244 (9.41%) SAN
4 244 (9.41%) TCP/IP
5 217 (8.37%) Skype
6 188 (7.25%) LAN
7 156 (6.01%) WAN
8 108 (4.16%) VPN
9 81 (3.12%) Wireless
10 76 (2.93%) VoIP
11 73 (2.81%) NetScaler
12 65 (2.51%) VLAN
13 60 (2.31%) NAS
14 58 (2.24%) Network Security
14 58 (2.24%) Wi-Fi
15 51 (1.97%) Unified Communications
16 48 (1.85%) Internet
17 43 (1.66%) iSCSI
17 43 (1.66%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 346 (13.34%) SQL Server
2 54 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
6 21 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
6 21 (0.81%) MySQL
6 21 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (0.39%) Power BI
9 8 (0.31%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.12%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.12%) Big Data
12 3 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.12%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.077%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.077%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 118 (4.55%) MSI
2 62 (2.39%) WinDbg
3 37 (1.43%) InstallShield
4 31 (1.20%) JIRA
5 25 (0.96%) Git (software)
6 20 (0.77%) AdminStudio
7 19 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
8 14 (0.54%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.19%) HP UFT
9 5 (0.19%) Metasploit
10 4 (0.15%) GCC
10 4 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.12%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.12%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.12%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.077%) Gerrit
12 2 (0.077%) Selenium
13 1 (0.039%) Hudson
13 1 (0.039%) WiX
General
1 473 (18.23%) Finance
2 126 (4.86%) Banking
3 109 (4.20%) Retail
4 90 (3.47%) Legal
5 71 (2.74%) Law
6 59 (2.27%) Investment Banking
7 50 (1.93%) Telecoms
8 34 (1.31%) Advertising
9 31 (1.20%) Marketing
10 28 (1.08%) Games
11 22 (0.85%) Back Office
11 22 (0.85%) Manufacturing
12 21 (0.81%) Front Office
13 15 (0.58%) Financial Institution
14 14 (0.54%) Aerospace
14 14 (0.54%) Electronics
15 12 (0.46%) Billing
16 10 (0.39%) Automotive
17 9 (0.35%) Publishing
18 7 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 489 (18.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 425 (16.38%) Analyst
3 371 (14.30%) Desktop Support
4 350 (13.49%) Support Engineer
5 219 (8.44%) Support Analyst
6 172 (6.63%) Architect
7 170 (6.55%) IT Support
8 169 (6.52%) SCCM Engineer
9 162 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
10 160 (6.17%) Desktop Engineer
11 147 (5.67%) 2nd Line Support
11 147 (5.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 126 (4.86%) IT Engineer
13 114 (4.39%) Service Analyst
14 112 (4.32%) Consultant
15 100 (3.86%) Service Desk Analyst
16 99 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support
17 91 (3.51%) Administrator
18 89 (3.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
18 89 (3.43%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (3.82%) Software Packaging
2 54 (2.08%) Web Services
3 33 (1.27%) .NET
4 14 (0.54%) LDAP
4 14 (0.54%) Middleware
4 14 (0.54%) WSH
5 12 (0.46%) HTML
6 8 (0.31%) COM
7 7 (0.27%) Elastic Stack
7 7 (0.27%) XML
8 6 (0.23%) CSS
8 6 (0.23%) Flash
8 6 (0.23%) JSON
9 5 (0.19%) 802.1X
9 5 (0.19%) Regular Expression
10 4 (0.15%) Ajax
10 4 (0.15%) jQuery
10 4 (0.15%) WinForms
11 3 (0.12%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.12%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 294 (11.33%) Data Centre
2 165 (6.36%) Self-Motivation
3 152 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
4 114 (4.39%) PKI
5 108 (4.16%) Management Information System
6 97 (3.74%) Fat Client
6 97 (3.74%) Thin Client
7 75 (2.89%) Video Conferencing
8 70 (2.70%) Blackberry
9 64 (2.47%) Computer Science
10 59 (2.27%) Clustering
11 55 (2.12%) User Experience
12 44 (1.70%) Hybrid Cloud
13 40 (1.54%) Hedge funds
14 38 (1.46%) BYOD
15 37 (1.43%) Driving Licence
16 34 (1.31%) Replication
17 25 (0.96%) Handset
17 25 (0.96%) Public Cloud
18 24 (0.93%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2,136 (82.34%) Windows
2 1,118 (43.10%) Windows Server
3 818 (31.53%) Windows 10
4 697 (26.87%) Windows 7
5 613 (23.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 532 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 201 (7.75%) Linux
8 117 (4.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 91 (3.51%) Windows 8
10 88 (3.39%) Mac OS X
11 85 (3.28%) Android
12 63 (2.43%) Apple iOS
13 47 (1.81%) Mac OS
14 46 (1.77%) Windows XP
15 31 (1.20%) Unix
16 28 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 20 (0.77%) Ubuntu
18 17 (0.66%) CentOS
18 17 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
19 13 (0.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 895 (34.50%) ITIL
2 554 (21.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 295 (11.37%) Problem-Solving
4 218 (8.40%) Application Packaging
5 211 (8.13%) Service Management
6 193 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
7 187 (7.21%) Migration
8 186 (7.17%) Service Delivery
9 176 (6.78%) Patch Management
10 171 (6.59%) Project Management
11 161 (6.21%) ITIL V3
12 157 (6.05%) Root Cause Analysis
13 146 (5.63%) ITSM
14 143 (5.51%) DevOps
15 131 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement
16 127 (4.90%) Mobile Device Management
17 126 (4.86%) Asset Management
18 120 (4.63%) Presales
19 114 (4.39%) Disaster Recovery
20 107 (4.12%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 784 (30.22%) PowerShell
2 355 (13.69%) SQL
3 161 (6.21%) VBScript
4 52 (2.00%) Python
5 44 (1.70%) VB
6 26 (1.00%) Bash Shell
7 25 (0.96%) Ruby
8 24 (0.93%) Perl
9 21 (0.81%) C
10 13 (0.50%) C#
11 11 (0.42%) PHP
12 9 (0.35%) JavaScript
13 8 (0.31%) T-SQL
13 8 (0.31%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.27%) Korn
14 7 (0.27%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.23%) Java
16 3 (0.12%) VBA
17 2 (0.077%) R
18 1 (0.039%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 360 (13.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 254 (9.79%) MCSE
3 221 (8.52%) Security Cleared
4 141 (5.44%) Degree
5 132 (5.09%) SC Cleared
6 129 (4.97%) MCSA
7 121 (4.66%) ITIL Certification
8 94 (3.62%) MCP
9 89 (3.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 86 (3.32%) DV Cleared
11 46 (1.77%) MCITP
12 44 (1.70%) MCDST
13 43 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
14 39 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
15 37 (1.43%) CCNA
16 24 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
17 23 (0.89%) PMI Certification
18 22 (0.85%) A+ Certification
18 22 (0.85%) CCA
18 22 (0.85%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 248 (9.56%) SLA
2 49 (1.89%) GDPR
3 44 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 11 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.39%) QA
7 7 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 6 (0.23%) PMO
9 5 (0.19%) ISO 14001
9 5 (0.19%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 4 (0.15%) ISO 22301
10 4 (0.15%) PMBOK
10 4 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.12%) COBIT
12 1 (0.039%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1,733 (66.81%) Active Directory
2 689 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 504 (19.43%) Hyper-V
4 269 (10.37%) Microsoft App-V
5 265 (10.22%) XenApp
6 202 (7.79%) vSphere
7 169 (6.52%) XenDesktop
8 149 (5.74%) VMware ESXi
9 112 (4.32%) BitLocker
10 69 (2.66%) Virtual Desktop
10 69 (2.66%) Virtual Servers
11 46 (1.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 45 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
13 38 (1.46%) VMware Workstation
14 37 (1.43%) XenServer
15 33 (1.27%) Terminal Services
16 22 (0.85%) Firmware
17 19 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 12 (0.46%) Terminal Server
18 12 (0.46%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 433 (16.69%) SCOM
2 259 (9.98%) WSUS
3 145 (5.59%) Microsoft Intune
4 94 (3.62%) SCVMM
5 77 (2.97%) SCOrch
6 58 (2.24%) Perfmon
7 56 (2.16%) vRealize
8 53 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
9 51 (1.97%) IBM BigFix
10 48 (1.85%) Backup Exec
11 46 (1.77%) NetBackup
12 42 (1.62%) vCenter Server
13 41 (1.58%) Puppet
14 40 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
15 39 (1.50%) AirWatch
16 31 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
17 30 (1.16%) vRealize Orchestrator
18 28 (1.08%) Ansible
19 26 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
20 25 (0.96%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 1,637 (63.11%) Microsoft
2 1,050 (40.48%) VMware
3 669 (25.79%) Citrix
4 399 (15.38%) Cisco
5 203 (7.83%) HP
6 183 (7.05%) Apple
7 155 (5.98%) Ivanti
8 129 (4.97%) Veeam
9 127 (4.90%) McAfee
10 124 (4.78%) Symantec
11 114 (4.39%) IBM
12 109 (4.20%) NetApp
13 101 (3.89%) Dell
14 96 (3.70%) Bloomberg
15 83 (3.20%) SolarWinds
16 75 (2.89%) EMC
16 75 (2.89%) Reuters
17 71 (2.74%) Google
18 69 (2.66%) Adobe
19 64 (2.47%) Remedy