Period
to 27 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 169 112 112
Rank change year-on-year -57 0 +36
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 158 133 340
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.65% 2.46% 2.84%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.24% 20.24% 26.58%
Number of salaries quoted 144 107 283
10th Percentile £25,225 £23,900 £25,500
25th Percentile £30,563 £29,625 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.98% +1.18% +8.97%
75th Percentile £50,000 £50,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £60,875 £60,000 £59,150
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +10.47% -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 the Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,291 657 1,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 13.47% 12.16% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,003 515 900
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.58% - +7.95%
75th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £58,875
90th Percentile £82,500 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in the Midlands

SCCM
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for SCCM in the Midlands

SCCM
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing SCCM in the Midlands over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Salary histogram for SCCM in the Midlands

SCCM
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 July 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
West Midlands -58 91 £32,500 -27.78% 27
East Midlands -43 66 £42,500 +22.45% 16
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 123 (77.85%) Windows
2 121 (76.58%) Active Directory
3 101 (63.92%) Microsoft
4 96 (60.76%) Microsoft 365
5 67 (42.41%) Azure
6 64 (40.51%) VMware
7 63 (39.87%) Windows Server
8 57 (36.08%) PowerShell
9 51 (32.28%) Windows 10
10 46 (29.11%) ITIL
11 41 (25.95%) DNS
12 39 (24.68%) Microsoft Intune
13 38 (24.05%) Social Skills
14 36 (22.78%) SharePoint
14 36 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
15 34 (21.52%) SQL
16 32 (20.25%) WAN
16 32 (20.25%) DHCP
16 32 (20.25%) Problem-Solving
17 31 (19.62%) LAN
18 30 (18.99%) Microsoft Office
19 27 (17.09%) Azure Active Directory
20 25 (15.82%) Citrix
21 24 (15.19%) Linux
21 24 (15.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 22 (13.92%) Mobile Device Management
23 20 (12.66%) Data Centre
24 19 (12.03%) AWS
24 19 (12.03%) Windows Server 2008
24 19 (12.03%) Cisco

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 36 (22.78%) SharePoint
2 14 (8.86%) MS Exchange
3 11 (6.96%) Skype for Business
4 7 (4.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 30 (18.99%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.80%) Siemens NX
2 6 (3.80%) Solid Edge
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.80%) Teamcenter
2 4 (2.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 96 (60.76%) Microsoft 365
2 67 (42.41%) Azure
3 27 (17.09%) Azure Active Directory
4 19 (12.03%) AWS
5 18 (11.39%) SaaS
6 16 (10.13%) IaaS
7 14 (8.86%) PaaS
8 11 (6.96%) GitHub
9 8 (5.06%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (5.06%) GCP
10 7 (4.43%) Amazon EKS
10 7 (4.43%) AWS CodeCommit
10 7 (4.43%) AWS CodePipeline
10 7 (4.43%) Azure Pipelines
10 7 (4.43%) OneDrive
10 7 (4.43%) OpenShift
10 7 (4.43%) Power Platform
11 6 (3.80%) PowerApps
12 5 (3.16%) Power Automate
13 3 (1.90%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (25.95%) DNS
2 32 (20.25%) DHCP
2 32 (20.25%) WAN
3 31 (19.62%) LAN
4 18 (11.39%) Wi-Fi
5 16 (10.13%) Firewall
6 15 (9.49%) SAN
7 13 (8.23%) VPN
8 11 (6.96%) Skype
9 9 (5.70%) Remote Desktop
9 9 (5.70%) Wireless
10 8 (5.06%) TCP/IP
11 7 (4.43%) IPv4
12 4 (2.53%) Internet
12 4 (2.53%) NAS
13 3 (1.90%) MPLS
13 3 (1.90%) Network Security
13 3 (1.90%) VLAN
13 3 (1.90%) VSAN
14 2 (1.27%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.70%) MySQL
3 7 (4.43%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.43%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.27%) MS Access
5 2 (1.27%) Power BI
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (4.43%) Git (software)
1 7 (4.43%) GitLab
1 7 (4.43%) Jenkins
1 7 (4.43%) Vagrant
2 6 (3.80%) JIRA
2 6 (3.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (2.53%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.63%) Subversion
4 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 38 (24.05%) Social Skills
2 17 (10.76%) Finance
3 16 (10.13%) Retail
4 9 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.06%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.80%) Law
7 5 (3.16%) Local Government
8 4 (2.53%) Documentation Skills
8 4 (2.53%) Legal
8 4 (2.53%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.90%) Banking
10 2 (1.27%) Automotive
10 2 (1.27%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (1.27%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.63%) Billing
11 1 (0.63%) Influencing Skills
11 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (21.52%) Analyst
2 21 (13.29%) Support Engineer
3 20 (12.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (12.03%) IT Support
5 16 (10.13%) IT Engineer
6 15 (9.49%) Support Analyst
7 12 (7.59%) SCCM Engineer
8 11 (6.96%) Administrator
8 11 (6.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 11 (6.96%) IT Analyst
8 11 (6.96%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (6.33%) Desktop Support
10 9 (5.70%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (5.06%) IT Support Analyst
12 7 (4.43%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 7 (4.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 6 (3.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (3.80%) Server Engineer
13 6 (3.80%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.43%) .NET
1 7 (4.43%) .NET Core
1 7 (4.43%) AngularJS
1 7 (4.43%) ASP.NET
1 7 (4.43%) Django
1 7 (4.43%) Express
1 7 (4.43%) MEAN Stack
1 7 (4.43%) Node.js
1 7 (4.43%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (2.53%) JSON
3 2 (1.27%) COM
4 1 (0.63%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.66%) Data Centre
2 17 (10.76%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.33%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (5.06%) Public Cloud
5 6 (3.80%) CCTV
5 6 (3.80%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.16%) Smartphone
6 5 (3.16%) User Experience
7 4 (2.53%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.53%) FMCG
7 4 (2.53%) PKI
7 4 (2.53%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.53%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.90%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.27%) Cyberattack
9 2 (1.27%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.27%) Replication
10 1 (0.63%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 123 (77.85%) Windows
2 63 (39.87%) Windows Server
3 51 (32.28%) Windows 10
4 24 (15.19%) Linux
5 19 (12.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (9.49%) Windows 7
7 13 (8.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (5.70%) Unix
9 5 (3.16%) Apple iOS
9 5 (3.16%) Mac OS
9 5 (3.16%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (2.53%) Android
10 4 (2.53%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (1.27%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (29.11%) ITIL
2 32 (20.25%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (15.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 22 (13.92%) Mobile Device Management
5 16 (10.13%) Application Packaging
6 12 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (7.59%) Change Management
6 12 (7.59%) Migration
7 11 (6.96%) DevOps
7 11 (6.96%) ITSM
8 10 (6.33%) PRINCE2
9 9 (5.70%) Computer Science
9 9 (5.70%) High Availability
9 9 (5.70%) TOGAF
10 8 (5.06%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (5.06%) Project Management
10 8 (5.06%) Server Management
10 8 (5.06%) Waterfall
11 7 (4.43%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.43%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (36.08%) PowerShell
2 34 (21.52%) SQL
3 12 (7.59%) Python
4 9 (5.70%) Bash Shell
5 8 (5.06%) C
5 8 (5.06%) Perl
6 7 (4.43%) C#
6 7 (4.43%) C++
6 7 (4.43%) Java
6 7 (4.43%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.43%) PHP
6 7 (4.43%) Ruby
6 7 (4.43%) VB
6 7 (4.43%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (6.96%) Degree
2 10 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (5.06%) MCSA
3 8 (5.06%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.06%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.80%) MCSE
5 5 (3.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.90%) CCNA
7 3 (1.90%) CCNP
7 3 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.27%) CCA
8 2 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.63%) CISSP
9 1 (0.63%) MCP
9 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.63%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.33%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (0.63%) GDPR
2 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.63%) PMO
2 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 121 (76.58%) Active Directory
2 36 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (11.39%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.06%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (4.43%) Docker
5 7 (4.43%) vSphere
6 6 (3.80%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (3.16%) BitLocker
8 3 (1.90%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.27%) Firmware
9 2 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.27%) XenApp
10 1 (0.63%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 39 (24.68%) Microsoft Intune
2 18 (11.39%) SCOM
3 12 (7.59%) Ansible
3 12 (7.59%) WSUS
4 9 (5.70%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 8 (5.06%) Kubernetes
5 8 (5.06%) Terraform
6 7 (4.43%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (4.43%) Puppet
6 7 (4.43%) SCOrch
7 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 6 (3.80%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (3.16%) SCVMM
9 4 (2.53%) AirWatch
9 4 (2.53%) PowerCLI
10 3 (1.90%) Jamf Pro
11 2 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (0.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 101 (63.92%) Microsoft
2 64 (40.51%) VMware
3 25 (15.82%) Citrix
4 19 (12.03%) Cisco
5 18 (11.39%) NetApp
6 16 (10.13%) Dell
7 14 (8.86%) IBM
8 13 (8.23%) ServiceNow
9 10 (6.33%) HP
10 9 (5.70%) McAfee
11 8 (5.06%) Apple
12 7 (4.43%) Alibaba
12 7 (4.43%) Meraki
12 7 (4.43%) Oracle
13 6 (3.80%) SAP
13 6 (3.80%) Siemens
14 5 (3.16%) Symantec
15 4 (2.53%) Google
15 4 (2.53%) Remedy
16 3 (1.90%) Toshiba