Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 176 205 254
Rank change year-on-year +29 +49 +8
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 2,480 2,623 2,400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.97% 1.73% 1.41%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.22% 15.68% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,999 2,165 2,009
England median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,200
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% -

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 16,295 16,728 15,174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.95% 11.02% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 12,561 13,257 12,572
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +1.85% +8.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 2019. 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 +27 1,077 £50,000 - 122
South East -9 349 £42,500 -5.56% 74
North of England +57 315 £37,500 +7.14% 84
Midlands +33 311 £42,500 - 50
South West +9 228 £42,500 - 36
West Midlands +36 200 £42,500 -5.56% 27
North West +92 186 £37,500 +15.38% 45
East of England +67 181 £37,500 -16.67% 17
East Midlands +3 111 £42,500 +30.77% 23
Yorkshire -18 108 £40,000 +6.67% 32
North East +34 21 £24,750 -17.50% 7
SCCM
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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 2,107 (84.96%) Windows
2 1,606 (64.76%) Active Directory
3 1,601 (64.56%) Microsoft
4 1,156 (46.61%) Office 365
5 955 (38.51%) Windows Server
6 862 (34.76%) VMware
7 834 (33.63%) Windows 10
8 795 (32.06%) Azure
9 774 (31.21%) ITIL
10 622 (25.08%) Citrix
11 604 (24.35%) VMware Infrastructure
12 597 (24.07%) PowerShell
13 578 (23.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 477 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
15 454 (18.31%) Hyper-V
16 453 (18.27%) Windows 7
17 419 (16.90%) DNS
18 406 (16.37%) Cisco
19 397 (16.01%) Finance
20 380 (15.32%) Windows Server 2012
21 368 (14.84%) SCOM
22 366 (14.76%) SharePoint
23 362 (14.60%) DHCP
24 357 (14.40%) MS Exchange
25 338 (13.63%) Microsoft Certification
26 328 (13.23%) Data Centre
27 326 (13.15%) Windows Server 2008
28 325 (13.10%) Microsoft Intune
29 315 (12.70%) Linux
30 306 (12.34%) SQL

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
1 366 (14.76%) SharePoint
2 357 (14.40%) MS Exchange
3 230 (9.27%) Skype for Business
4 90 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 81 (3.27%) IIS
6 51 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 30 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 28 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 18 (0.73%) Confluence
10 15 (0.60%) Apache
10 15 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 13 (0.52%) IBM Notes
12 9 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.16%) nginx
16 3 (0.12%) Tomcat
17 2 (0.081%) WebSphere
18 1 (0.040%) GlassFish
18 1 (0.040%) JCAPS
Applications
1 477 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
2 78 (3.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 61 (2.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 33 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (0.60%) Acrobat
6 14 (0.56%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.081%) Abaqus
7 2 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.040%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.040%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.040%) InDesign
8 1 (0.040%) MicroStation
8 1 (0.040%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.040%) Revit
Business Applications
1 14 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (0.40%) assyst
2 10 (0.40%) Workfront
3 6 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.24%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.081%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.081%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.081%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.081%) Q-Pulse
4 2 (0.081%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.040%) Eze OMS
5 1 (0.040%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 1,156 (46.61%) Office 365
2 795 (32.06%) Azure
3 288 (11.61%) AWS
4 186 (7.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 128 (5.16%) OneDrive
6 100 (4.03%) IaaS
7 84 (3.39%) PaaS
8 75 (3.02%) SaaS
9 42 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
10 39 (1.57%) Mimecast
11 26 (1.05%) Azure Stack
12 22 (0.89%) Serverless
13 21 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 20 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
14 20 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
15 17 (0.69%) Power Platform
16 15 (0.60%) Amazon S3
16 15 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 15 (0.60%) Route 53
16 15 (0.60%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 419 (16.90%) DNS
2 362 (14.60%) DHCP
3 291 (11.73%) Firewall
4 269 (10.85%) Skype
5 268 (10.81%) LAN
6 263 (10.60%) WAN
7 245 (9.88%) TCP/IP
8 241 (9.72%) SAN
9 160 (6.45%) VPN
10 123 (4.96%) Wireless
11 109 (4.40%) VoIP
12 96 (3.87%) NetScaler
13 89 (3.59%) VLAN
14 86 (3.47%) NAS
15 78 (3.15%) Internet
16 60 (2.42%) Remote Desktop
16 60 (2.42%) Unified Communications
17 47 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
18 45 (1.81%) VSAN
19 41 (1.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (10.97%) SQL Server
2 35 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
3 15 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
4 12 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (0.36%) MySQL
6 9 (0.36%) Oracle Database
6 9 (0.36%) Relational Database
7 8 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (0.28%) Power BI
9 6 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.20%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.16%) Big Data
11 4 (0.16%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.12%) DB2
13 2 (0.081%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 128 (5.16%) MSI
2 56 (2.26%) InstallShield
3 47 (1.90%) JIRA
4 37 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
5 32 (1.29%) AdminStudio
6 31 (1.25%) Visual Studio
7 27 (1.09%) Git (software)
8 24 (0.97%) TeamCity
9 17 (0.69%) TestRail
9 17 (0.69%) Zephyr
10 15 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
11 12 (0.48%) WinDbg
12 8 (0.32%) AutoIt
12 8 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 6 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
14 4 (0.16%) GCC
15 3 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 2 (0.081%) Hudson
16 2 (0.081%) Jenkins
16 2 (0.081%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 397 (16.01%) Finance
2 158 (6.37%) Public Sector
3 105 (4.23%) Retail
4 80 (3.23%) Banking
5 73 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 56 (2.26%) Law
7 48 (1.94%) Marketing
8 46 (1.85%) Legal
9 32 (1.29%) Manufacturing
10 25 (1.01%) Automotive
10 25 (1.01%) Electronics
11 24 (0.97%) Back Office
12 23 (0.93%) Local Government
13 19 (0.77%) Financial Institution
14 16 (0.65%) Advertising
14 16 (0.65%) Games
15 11 (0.44%) Fire and Rescue
15 11 (0.44%) Publishing
16 10 (0.40%) Front Office
17 9 (0.36%) Police
Job Titles
1 477 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 396 (15.97%) Analyst
3 271 (10.93%) Support Engineer
4 197 (7.94%) IT Support
5 187 (7.54%) Support Analyst
6 185 (7.46%) Architect
7 147 (5.93%) Desktop Support
8 134 (5.40%) Consultant
9 133 (5.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 131 (5.28%) Desktop Engineer
11 119 (4.80%) Windows Engineer
12 116 (4.68%) 2nd Line Support
12 116 (4.68%) IT Engineer
13 113 (4.56%) Administrator
14 100 (4.03%) 3rd Line Support
15 98 (3.95%) Service Analyst
16 93 (3.75%) SCCM Engineer
17 88 (3.55%) Systems Administrator
18 87 (3.51%) IT Analyst
19 82 (3.31%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (1.53%) Web Services
2 36 (1.45%) .NET
3 26 (1.05%) SailPoint
3 26 (1.05%) Software Packaging
4 24 (0.97%) CSS
5 22 (0.89%) JSON
6 16 (0.65%) ASP.NET
7 13 (0.52%) LDAP
8 12 (0.48%) .NET Framework
8 12 (0.48%) AngularJS
8 12 (0.48%) CSS3
8 12 (0.48%) HTML
8 12 (0.48%) HTML5
8 12 (0.48%) jQuery
8 12 (0.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (0.40%) XML
10 9 (0.36%) Node.js
11 7 (0.28%) COM
12 5 (0.20%) SAP Basis
13 4 (0.16%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 328 (13.23%) Data Centre
2 202 (8.15%) Management Information System
3 126 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
4 119 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
5 73 (2.94%) Clustering
6 71 (2.86%) Smartphone
7 70 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
8 62 (2.50%) Driving Licence
8 62 (2.50%) User Experience
9 61 (2.46%) Blackberry
9 61 (2.46%) Hybrid Cloud
10 52 (2.10%) PKI
11 48 (1.94%) Fat Client
11 48 (1.94%) Thin Client
12 45 (1.81%) iPhone
13 38 (1.53%) Hedge funds
14 36 (1.45%) CMDB
14 36 (1.45%) Public Cloud
15 32 (1.29%) Replication
16 28 (1.13%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2,107 (84.96%) Windows
2 955 (38.51%) Windows Server
3 834 (33.63%) Windows 10
4 453 (18.27%) Windows 7
5 380 (15.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 326 (13.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 315 (12.70%) Linux
8 106 (4.27%) Apple iOS
9 101 (4.07%) Android
10 99 (3.99%) Windows 8
10 99 (3.99%) Windows Server 2003
11 98 (3.95%) Mac OS
12 53 (2.14%) Unix
13 40 (1.61%) Mac OS X
13 40 (1.61%) Windows Vista
14 34 (1.37%) CentOS
15 29 (1.17%) Windows XP
16 20 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 16 (0.65%) Windows 2000
18 15 (0.60%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 774 (31.21%) ITIL
2 578 (23.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 257 (10.36%) Service Management
4 255 (10.28%) Problem-Solving
5 249 (10.04%) Migration
6 197 (7.94%) Application Packaging
7 193 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
8 166 (6.69%) Change Management
9 165 (6.65%) Service Delivery
10 142 (5.73%) Disaster Recovery
11 139 (5.60%) Project Delivery
11 139 (5.60%) Root Cause Analysis
12 137 (5.52%) Asset Management
13 136 (5.48%) Mentoring
13 136 (5.48%) Project Management
14 127 (5.12%) ITSM
15 116 (4.68%) Mobile Device Management
16 111 (4.48%) Patch Management
17 110 (4.44%) Cybersecurity
18 108 (4.35%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 597 (24.07%) PowerShell
2 306 (12.34%) SQL
3 67 (2.70%) VBScript
4 66 (2.66%) Python
5 51 (2.06%) Java
6 47 (1.90%) C++
7 33 (1.33%) C
8 30 (1.21%) JavaScript
8 30 (1.21%) VB
9 27 (1.09%) Bash Shell
10 26 (1.05%) T-SQL
11 24 (0.97%) PHP
12 23 (0.93%) C#
13 12 (0.48%) Ruby
14 11 (0.44%) Go
15 7 (0.28%) Perl
16 6 (0.24%) VBA
17 5 (0.20%) ABAP
18 4 (0.16%) Shell Script
19 2 (0.081%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 338 (13.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 261 (10.52%) Security Cleared
3 214 (8.63%) MCSE
4 149 (6.01%) Degree
5 141 (5.69%) MCSA
6 116 (4.68%) MCP
7 104 (4.19%) DV Cleared
8 103 (4.15%) Cisco Certification
9 89 (3.59%) SC Cleared
10 85 (3.43%) CCNA
11 64 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
12 54 (2.18%) A+ Certification
13 39 (1.57%) CCNP
14 37 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 36 (1.45%) CCA
16 33 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
16 33 (1.33%) MCDST
17 32 (1.29%) MCITP
18 30 (1.21%) CISSP
19 27 (1.09%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 262 (10.56%) SLA
2 50 (2.02%) PCI DSS
3 44 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
5 28 (1.13%) GDPR
6 27 (1.09%) QA
7 23 (0.93%) COBIT
8 20 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 17 (0.69%) ISO 9001
10 14 (0.56%) PMO
11 8 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 19770
12 6 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 2 (0.081%) Data Quality
14 2 (0.081%) DICOM
14 2 (0.081%) ITGC
14 2 (0.081%) NCSC
14 2 (0.081%) NIST
14 2 (0.081%) RMADS
15 1 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1,606 (64.76%) Active Directory
2 604 (24.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 454 (18.31%) Hyper-V
4 281 (11.33%) XenApp
5 178 (7.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 176 (7.10%) vSphere
7 145 (5.85%) XenDesktop
8 129 (5.20%) VMware ESXi
9 112 (4.52%) Virtual Machines
10 67 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
11 56 (2.26%) Virtual Desktop
12 40 (1.61%) BitLocker
13 30 (1.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 27 (1.09%) Terminal Services
15 25 (1.01%) Firmware
16 23 (0.93%) VMware NSX
17 18 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
18 16 (0.65%) Citrix Hypervisor
19 12 (0.48%) Docker
20 8 (0.32%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 368 (14.84%) SCOM
2 325 (13.10%) Microsoft Intune
3 211 (8.51%) WSUS
4 87 (3.51%) SCOrch
5 59 (2.38%) SCVMM
6 58 (2.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 55 (2.22%) Nessus
8 53 (2.14%) McAfee ePO
9 50 (2.02%) vCenter Server
10 43 (1.73%) Puppet
11 42 (1.69%) vRealize
12 41 (1.65%) Backup Exec
12 41 (1.65%) NetBackup
13 38 (1.53%) AirWatch
14 37 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
15 36 (1.45%) Jamf Pro
16 35 (1.41%) Nagios
17 29 (1.17%) Ansible
18 26 (1.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
18 26 (1.05%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1,601 (64.56%) Microsoft
2 862 (34.76%) VMware
3 622 (25.08%) Citrix
4 406 (16.37%) Cisco
5 205 (8.27%) HP
6 168 (6.77%) Apple
7 119 (4.80%) Dell
8 115 (4.64%) McAfee
9 113 (4.56%) SolarWinds
10 110 (4.44%) Veeam
11 92 (3.71%) NetApp
12 87 (3.51%) ServiceNow
13 84 (3.39%) EMC
14 76 (3.06%) Symantec
15 66 (2.66%) Ivanti
16 65 (2.62%) Palo Alto
17 63 (2.54%) Oracle
18 56 (2.26%) Splunk
19 53 (2.14%) 3PAR
19 53 (2.14%) Avaya