Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 135 149
Rank change year-on-year +26 +14 +50
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 323 339 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.72% 2.30% 2.00%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.96% 25.24% 29.93%
Number of salaries quoted 259 252 253
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +12.68%
10th Percentile £25,400 £24,138 £25,850
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,950 £56,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.66%

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 1,198 1,343 1,029
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 10.09% 9.10% 6.68%
Number of salaries quoted 805 934 777
Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,900 £27,575 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in the Midlands

SCCM
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCCM in the Midlands.

Salary trend for SCCM in the Midlands

SCCM
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 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
West Midlands +57 211 £42,500 -3.41% 17
East Midlands -10 112 £40,000 +6.67% 4
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 268 (82.97%) Windows
2 230 (71.21%) Microsoft
3 224 (69.35%) Active Directory
4 158 (48.92%) VMware
5 145 (44.89%) Hyper-V
6 140 (43.34%) Office 365
6 140 (43.34%) Windows Server
7 134 (41.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 124 (38.39%) ITIL
9 120 (37.15%) Microsoft Azure
10 112 (34.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 110 (34.06%) Windows 10
12 97 (30.03%) Data Centre
13 89 (27.55%) Microsoft Office
13 89 (27.55%) DNS
14 84 (26.01%) Microsoft Certification
15 78 (24.15%) DHCP
16 74 (22.91%) Cisco
17 69 (21.36%) SharePoint
18 68 (21.05%) MCSE
19 67 (20.74%) Citrix
20 65 (20.12%) Windows 7
21 64 (19.81%) PowerShell
22 63 (19.50%) SQL Server
23 58 (17.96%) Windows Server 2012
24 57 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
25 54 (16.72%) MCSA
25 54 (16.72%) McAfee
26 49 (15.17%) HP
27 43 (13.31%) Finance

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 69 (21.36%) SharePoint
2 41 (12.69%) Skype for Business
3 40 (12.38%) MS Exchange
4 17 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (2.17%) Apache
6 5 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.55%) IIS
7 4 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.93%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 89 (27.55%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.93%) Acrobat
3 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) Abaqus
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.31%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.24%) Workfront
2 3 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 140 (43.34%) Office 365
2 120 (37.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (9.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (5.26%) IaaS
6 10 (3.10%) Azure Stack
7 7 (2.17%) PaaS
8 4 (1.24%) SaaS
9 1 (0.31%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.31%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.31%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (27.55%) DNS
2 78 (24.15%) DHCP
3 42 (13.00%) SAN
4 30 (9.29%) NAS
5 28 (8.67%) Network Security
6 26 (8.05%) Firewall
7 22 (6.81%) Skype
8 20 (6.19%) TCP/IP
9 18 (5.57%) LAN
9 18 (5.57%) WAN
10 13 (4.02%) VoIP
11 12 (3.72%) Remote Desktop
12 10 (3.10%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (2.48%) IP Telephony
13 8 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (2.48%) Wireless
14 7 (2.17%) VPN
15 6 (1.86%) BIG-IP
16 5 (1.55%) Internet
17 4 (1.24%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (19.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.79%) MySQL
3 7 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.31%) DB2
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (2.48%) MSI
2 1 (0.31%) InstallShield
General
1 43 (13.31%) Finance
2 10 (3.10%) Aerospace
3 6 (1.86%) Electronics
4 4 (1.24%) Games
5 3 (0.93%) Law
5 3 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.62%) Banking
6 2 (0.62%) Legal
6 2 (0.62%) Retail
7 1 (0.31%) Advertising
7 1 (0.31%) Automotive
7 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 128 (39.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 40 (12.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 34 (10.53%) Analyst
4 29 (8.98%) SCCM Engineer
5 28 (8.67%) Cloud Engineer
6 26 (8.05%) Architect
7 25 (7.74%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (7.74%) Technical Architect
8 21 (6.50%) Support Engineer
9 19 (5.88%) IT Engineer
10 18 (5.57%) Support Analyst
11 16 (4.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 15 (4.64%) Desktop Support
13 14 (4.33%) Administrator
13 14 (4.33%) IT Support
13 14 (4.33%) Senior SCCM Engineer
13 14 (4.33%) Systems Administrator
13 14 (4.33%) Team Leader
14 13 (4.02%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 13 (4.02%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.72%) Web Services
2 8 (2.48%) FreeSWITCH
3 7 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (0.93%) .NET
4 3 (0.93%) CSS
5 1 (0.31%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 97 (30.03%) Data Centre
2 40 (12.38%) Self-Motivation
3 26 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (7.43%) Hybrid Cloud
5 20 (6.19%) Management Information System
6 15 (4.64%) Fat Client
6 15 (4.64%) Thin Client
7 13 (4.02%) Clustering
8 10 (3.10%) Blackberry
8 10 (3.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 7 (2.17%) Smartphone
10 6 (1.86%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.55%) Handset
12 4 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (1.24%) iPhone
12 4 (1.24%) User Experience
13 3 (0.93%) PDA
13 3 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
14 2 (0.62%) PKI
15 1 (0.31%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 268 (82.97%) Windows
2 140 (43.34%) Windows Server
3 110 (34.06%) Windows 10
4 65 (20.12%) Windows 7
5 58 (17.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (9.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (9.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (7.74%) Linux
9 21 (6.50%) Windows 8
10 10 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (2.79%) Ubuntu
11 9 (2.79%) Windows XP
12 7 (2.17%) CentOS
13 6 (1.86%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.55%) Android
14 5 (1.55%) Windows Vista
15 4 (1.24%) Unix
16 3 (0.93%) SUSE
16 3 (0.93%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (41.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 124 (38.39%) ITIL
3 41 (12.69%) Service Management
4 40 (12.38%) Problem-Solving
5 35 (10.84%) High Availability
6 34 (10.53%) Migration
7 30 (9.29%) Patch Management
8 29 (8.98%) Root Cause Analysis
9 25 (7.74%) ITIL V3
9 25 (7.74%) Kalman Filter
9 25 (7.74%) Service Delivery
10 24 (7.43%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (7.43%) Presales
10 24 (7.43%) Web Filtering
11 22 (6.81%) Change Management
12 20 (6.19%) Configuration Management
13 18 (5.57%) Data Protection
14 17 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (5.26%) ITSM
15 16 (4.95%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (19.81%) PowerShell
2 29 (8.98%) SQL
3 11 (3.41%) VBScript
4 9 (2.79%) Bash Shell
5 5 (1.55%) C
6 3 (0.93%) PHP
7 2 (0.62%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 84 (26.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (21.05%) MCSE
3 54 (16.72%) MCSA
4 36 (11.15%) ITIL Certification
5 25 (7.74%) Degree
6 24 (7.43%) MCP
7 23 (7.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (5.26%) Security Cleared
9 15 (4.64%) MCITP
10 10 (3.10%) Citrix Certification
10 10 (3.10%) DV Cleared
11 7 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (2.17%) MCDST
11 7 (2.17%) SC Cleared
12 6 (1.86%) CCNP
13 5 (1.55%) CCA
13 5 (1.55%) CCNA
14 2 (0.62%) DBS Check
14 2 (0.62%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.64%) GDPR
2 14 (4.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.86%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (1.86%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 6 (1.86%) PMO
4 4 (1.24%) SLA
5 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 224 (69.35%) Active Directory
2 145 (44.89%) Hyper-V
3 112 (34.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (6.81%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (4.95%) XenApp
7 15 (4.64%) Virtual Desktop
8 12 (3.72%) BitLocker
9 11 (3.41%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (2.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 7 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (1.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (1.24%) Firmware
13 3 (0.93%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.62%) vSphere
15 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 42 (13.00%) SCOM
2 40 (12.38%) WSUS
3 30 (9.29%) Microsoft Intune
4 27 (8.36%) SCVMM
5 24 (7.43%) Norton AntiVirus
6 16 (4.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 10 (3.10%) Failover Clustering
7 10 (3.10%) SCOrch
8 8 (2.48%) Backup Exec
8 8 (2.48%) NetBackup
9 7 (2.17%) HAProxy
10 5 (1.55%) AirWatch
11 4 (1.24%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.31%) BladeLogic
13 1 (0.31%) Puppet
13 1 (0.31%) Terraform
Vendors
1 230 (71.21%) Microsoft
2 158 (48.92%) VMware
3 74 (22.91%) Cisco
4 67 (20.74%) Citrix
5 54 (16.72%) McAfee
6 49 (15.17%) HP
7 42 (13.00%) Dell
8 32 (9.91%) NetApp
9 27 (8.36%) Symantec
10 24 (7.43%) Forcepoint
10 24 (7.43%) IBM
11 23 (7.12%) Nimble Storage
12 20 (6.19%) Veeam
13 18 (5.57%) 3PAR
14 15 (4.64%) Ivanti
15 11 (3.41%) SolarWinds
16 9 (2.79%) Apple
16 9 (2.79%) Mitel
17 8 (2.48%) Imperva
17 8 (2.48%) Remedy