Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 227 177 192
Rank change year-on-year -50 +15 +31
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 1,103 1,970 2,496
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.47% 1.94% 1.81%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.77% 14.45% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 946 1,637 1,986
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £32,750 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
75th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £59,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 12,579 13,636 16,803
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.75% 13.44% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10,169 10,845 13,238
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,000 £33,000
25th Percentile £46,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £81,250 £81,250 £76,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -85 355 £58,000 +10.48% 46
North of England +1 226 £42,000 +14.93% 42
South East -2 198 £53,000 +32.50% 28
Midlands -35 146 £42,500 - 36
Yorkshire +3 100 £40,000 - 11
North West +1 98 £40,000 +11.11% 24
West Midlands -26 85 £40,000 - 20
South West -19 75 £35,000 -17.65% 15
East of England +33 71 £33,000 -26.26% 17
East Midlands -34 61 £42,500 -5.56% 16
North East +16 28 £52,000 +60.00% 7
SCCM
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 788 (71.44%) Active Directory
2 776 (70.35%) Windows
3 683 (61.92%) Microsoft
4 637 (57.75%) Microsoft 365
5 512 (46.42%) Azure
6 421 (38.17%) VMware
7 392 (35.54%) Windows Server
8 353 (32.00%) PowerShell
9 351 (31.82%) ITIL
10 302 (27.38%) VMware Infrastructure
11 271 (24.57%) Windows 10
12 269 (24.39%) Microsoft Intune
13 255 (23.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 227 (20.58%) Azure Active Directory
15 217 (19.67%) Citrix
16 214 (19.40%) Hyper-V
17 197 (17.86%) DNS
18 188 (17.04%) SharePoint
19 158 (14.32%) SQL
19 158 (14.32%) Cisco
20 154 (13.96%) Windows Server 2012
21 153 (13.87%) SCOM
22 137 (12.42%) Microsoft Office
23 133 (12.06%) Finance
24 132 (11.97%) Microsoft Certification
25 131 (11.88%) MS Exchange
25 131 (11.88%) Firewall
25 131 (11.88%) IaaS
26 127 (11.51%) Data Centre
26 127 (11.51%) AWS

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
1 188 (17.04%) SharePoint
2 131 (11.88%) MS Exchange
3 58 (5.26%) IIS
4 29 (2.63%) Skype for Business
5 28 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
7 15 (1.36%) Apache
8 8 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.36%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.18%) Confluence
11 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.091%) JBoss
12 1 (0.091%) nginx
12 1 (0.091%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.091%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.091%) WebSphere
Applications
1 137 (12.42%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.091%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.091%) InDesign
5 1 (0.091%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (0.82%) Workfront
2 5 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.27%) Relativity
5 2 (0.18%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.091%) Eikon
6 1 (0.091%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
Cloud Services
1 637 (57.75%) Microsoft 365
2 512 (46.42%) Azure
3 227 (20.58%) Azure Active Directory
4 131 (11.88%) IaaS
5 127 (11.51%) AWS
6 123 (11.15%) PaaS
7 85 (7.71%) SaaS
8 45 (4.08%) Mimecast
9 41 (3.72%) OneDrive
10 23 (2.09%) Power Platform
11 20 (1.81%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 18 (1.63%) GCP
13 10 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
13 10 (0.91%) PowerApps
14 7 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
15 4 (0.36%) GitHub
16 3 (0.27%) Azure Logic Apps
16 3 (0.27%) Azure Sentinel
16 3 (0.27%) Yammer
17 2 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 197 (17.86%) DNS
2 131 (11.88%) Firewall
3 119 (10.79%) DHCP
4 110 (9.97%) SAN
5 101 (9.16%) TCP/IP
6 88 (7.98%) WAN
7 84 (7.62%) LAN
7 84 (7.62%) Skype
8 73 (6.62%) VPN
9 55 (4.99%) Unified Communications
10 50 (4.53%) VLAN
11 46 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
12 38 (3.45%) NetScaler
12 38 (3.45%) VoIP
13 35 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
13 35 (3.17%) Remote Desktop
14 29 (2.63%) NAS
15 24 (2.18%) Wireless
16 17 (1.54%) WLAN
17 16 (1.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (10.79%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.54%) Amazon RDS
3 15 (1.36%) Power BI
4 14 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
5 12 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (0.91%) Big Data
7 6 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.36%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.27%) MySQL
10 2 (0.18%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.18%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.18%) MS Access
11 1 (0.091%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.091%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.091%) DTS
11 1 (0.091%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.091%) Redis
11 1 (0.091%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (1.27%) JIRA
1 14 (1.27%) MSI
2 10 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (0.82%) TeamCity
4 5 (0.45%) Snyk
5 3 (0.27%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.27%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.18%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.18%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.18%) Subversion
6 2 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.091%) Chocolatey
7 1 (0.091%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.091%) Inno Setup
7 1 (0.091%) Mockito
7 1 (0.091%) REST Assured
7 1 (0.091%) Selenium
7 1 (0.091%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.091%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.091%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 133 (12.06%) Finance
2 52 (4.71%) Law
2 52 (4.71%) Legal
3 36 (3.26%) Banking
4 32 (2.90%) Retail
5 20 (1.81%) Public Sector
6 15 (1.36%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.09%) Advertising
7 12 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.73%) Local Government
8 8 (0.73%) Marketing
8 8 (0.73%) Publishing
9 7 (0.63%) Back Office
10 6 (0.54%) Electronics
11 5 (0.45%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.45%) Fire and Rescue
12 4 (0.36%) Games
13 3 (0.27%) German Language
13 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 206 (18.68%) Analyst
2 200 (18.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 139 (12.60%) Support Engineer
4 95 (8.61%) Support Analyst
5 84 (7.62%) Architect
6 80 (7.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 69 (6.26%) 2nd Line Support
8 63 (5.71%) IT Support
9 60 (5.44%) SCCM Engineer
10 58 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
11 57 (5.17%) IT Engineer
12 52 (4.71%) IT Analyst
13 50 (4.53%) Desktop Support
14 49 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
15 46 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
16 45 (4.08%) Service Analyst
17 44 (3.99%) Service Desk Analyst
18 42 (3.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 42 (3.81%) Server Engineer
19 40 (3.63%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.09%) HTML
2 10 (0.91%) .NET
2 10 (0.91%) Web Services
3 6 (0.54%) COM
3 6 (0.54%) Software Packaging
4 5 (0.45%) JSON
5 4 (0.36%) LDAP
6 3 (0.27%) Azure Blueprints
6 3 (0.27%) Node.js
7 2 (0.18%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (0.18%) OAuth
7 2 (0.18%) SAML
7 2 (0.18%) XML
7 2 (0.18%) YAML
8 1 (0.091%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.091%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.091%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.091%) SOAP
8 1 (0.091%) Velocity
8 1 (0.091%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 127 (11.51%) Data Centre
2 92 (8.34%) Public Cloud
3 68 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (3.72%) Clustering
4 41 (3.72%) Management Information System
5 28 (2.54%) Private Cloud
6 27 (2.45%) Hybrid Cloud
6 27 (2.45%) Organisational Skills
7 20 (1.81%) Hedge funds
7 20 (1.81%) Replication
8 19 (1.72%) PKI
9 17 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 14 (1.27%) Blackberry
11 11 (1.00%) Fat Client
11 11 (1.00%) iPhone
11 11 (1.00%) Thin Client
12 10 (0.91%) Cloud Native
12 10 (0.91%) CMDB
12 10 (0.91%) iPad
12 10 (0.91%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 776 (70.35%) Windows
2 392 (35.54%) Windows Server
3 271 (24.57%) Windows 10
4 154 (13.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 125 (11.33%) Windows Server 2016
6 103 (9.34%) Linux
7 93 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 86 (7.80%) Windows Server 2019
9 65 (5.89%) Windows 7
10 43 (3.90%) Android
11 39 (3.54%) Mac OS
12 38 (3.45%) Apple iOS
13 27 (2.45%) Unix
14 22 (1.99%) Mac OS X
15 15 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 6 (0.54%) Windows 8
18 5 (0.45%) CentOS
19 4 (0.36%) Solaris
20 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (31.82%) ITIL
2 255 (23.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 123 (11.15%) Service Management
4 119 (10.79%) DevOps
5 107 (9.70%) Problem-Solving
6 106 (9.61%) ITSM
7 93 (8.43%) Problem Management
8 86 (7.80%) Migration
9 84 (7.62%) Change Management
10 83 (7.52%) Incident Management
11 69 (6.26%) Application Packaging
12 66 (5.98%) Disaster Recovery
13 61 (5.53%) Configuration Management
14 58 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
14 58 (5.26%) Service Delivery
15 51 (4.62%) ITIL V3
16 50 (4.53%) Project Delivery
17 44 (3.99%) Stakeholder Management
18 42 (3.81%) High Availability
19 41 (3.72%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 353 (32.00%) PowerShell
2 158 (14.32%) SQL
3 19 (1.72%) Python
4 14 (1.27%) Perl
5 13 (1.18%) C++
5 13 (1.18%) VBScript
6 12 (1.09%) RPG
6 12 (1.09%) RPG IV
7 11 (1.00%) VB
8 9 (0.82%) Java
9 8 (0.73%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.36%) C
11 3 (0.27%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.27%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.18%) C#
13 1 (0.091%) AWK
13 1 (0.091%) sed
13 1 (0.091%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.091%) VC++
Qualifications
1 132 (11.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 94 (8.52%) MCSE
3 84 (7.62%) Security Cleared
4 72 (6.53%) SC Cleared
5 69 (6.26%) Degree
6 62 (5.62%) ITIL Certification
7 58 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
8 51 (4.62%) CCNA
9 41 (3.72%) MCSA
10 27 (2.45%) BPSS Clearance
11 20 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 16 (1.45%) A+ Certification
12 16 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 15 (1.36%) CCNP
14 12 (1.09%) MCITP
15 11 (1.00%) CISSP
15 11 (1.00%) DV Cleared
15 11 (1.00%) SSCP
16 10 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
17 9 (0.82%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (7.89%) SLA
2 14 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (0.91%) GDPR
4 8 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 4 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.36%) PMO
5 4 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.27%) QA
7 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.091%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 788 (71.44%) Active Directory
2 302 (27.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 214 (19.40%) Hyper-V
4 53 (4.81%) Virtual Desktop
5 49 (4.44%) vSphere
6 45 (4.08%) XenApp
6 45 (4.08%) XenDesktop
7 41 (3.72%) VMware ESXi
8 33 (2.99%) BitLocker
9 27 (2.45%) Virtual Servers
10 26 (2.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 23 (2.09%) VMware NSX
12 22 (1.99%) Microsoft App-V
12 22 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
13 20 (1.81%) Firmware
14 9 (0.82%) Docker
15 8 (0.73%) Terminal Services
15 8 (0.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 6 (0.54%) NFS
17 5 (0.45%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 269 (24.39%) Microsoft Intune
2 153 (13.87%) SCOM
3 50 (4.53%) WSUS
4 44 (3.99%) SCVMM
5 41 (3.72%) Jamf Pro
6 39 (3.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 33 (2.99%) NetBackup
8 31 (2.81%) Kubernetes
9 30 (2.72%) McAfee ePO
10 29 (2.63%) Ansible
11 24 (2.18%) SCOrch
12 21 (1.90%) Failover Clustering
13 20 (1.81%) Single Sign-On
13 20 (1.81%) Terraform
14 17 (1.54%) Nagios
15 16 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
16 15 (1.36%) Microsoft Clustering
16 15 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
17 14 (1.27%) AirWatch
18 13 (1.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 683 (61.92%) Microsoft
2 421 (38.17%) VMware
3 217 (19.67%) Citrix
4 158 (14.32%) Cisco
5 80 (7.25%) Veeam
6 61 (5.53%) Apple
7 60 (5.44%) HP
7 60 (5.44%) SolarWinds
8 59 (5.35%) McAfee
9 50 (4.53%) NetApp
10 46 (4.17%) ServiceNow
11 42 (3.81%) Symantec
12 39 (3.54%) Ivanti
13 38 (3.45%) Dell
14 37 (3.35%) Sophos
15 36 (3.26%) EMC
16 35 (3.17%) Meraki
17 32 (2.90%) iManage
18 26 (2.36%) IBM
19 21 (1.90%) Palo Alto