Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 158 138 108
Rank change year-on-year -20 -30 +40
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 209 73 321
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.97% 1.81% 2.86%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.74% 13.54% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 187 62 257
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £33,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
75th Percentile £48,750 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £48,481 £42,500
% change year-on-year -12.34% +14.07% -5.56%

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 1,418 539 1,212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 13.35% 13.36% 10.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,088 400 915
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,175 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £36,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £58,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £59,102
% change year-on-year +8.00% +5.75% +7.46%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -45 111 £42,500 -13.27% 25
East Midlands -18 92 £43,250 +28.15% 29
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 166 (79.43%) Windows
2 138 (66.03%) Microsoft
3 137 (65.55%) Active Directory
4 127 (60.77%) Microsoft 365
5 109 (52.15%) Azure
6 81 (38.76%) Social Skills
7 80 (38.28%) Microsoft Intune
7 80 (38.28%) Windows 10
8 79 (37.80%) Windows Server
9 77 (36.84%) VMware
10 69 (33.01%) PowerShell
11 68 (32.54%) ITIL
12 47 (22.49%) Problem-Solving
13 46 (22.01%) WAN
14 41 (19.62%) LAN
14 41 (19.62%) SharePoint
15 40 (19.14%) VMware Infrastructure
16 38 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 37 (17.70%) Service Management
18 35 (16.75%) DNS
19 33 (15.79%) SQL
20 32 (15.31%) Azure Active Directory
21 31 (14.83%) DHCP
22 29 (13.88%) Citrix
22 29 (13.88%) ITSM
22 29 (13.88%) Hyper-V
22 29 (13.88%) Documentation Skills
23 28 (13.40%) Data Centre
23 28 (13.40%) Microsoft Office
24 27 (12.92%) VPN

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 41 (19.62%) SharePoint
2 13 (6.22%) MS Exchange
3 12 (5.74%) Skype for Business
4 7 (3.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.96%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (13.40%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.39%) Siemens NX
2 5 (2.39%) Solid Edge
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.39%) Remedy ITSM
1 5 (2.39%) Teamcenter
2 3 (1.44%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 127 (60.77%) Microsoft 365
2 109 (52.15%) Azure
3 32 (15.31%) Azure Active Directory
4 22 (10.53%) Power Platform
5 19 (9.09%) AWS
6 16 (7.66%) Dynamics 365
7 15 (7.18%) Power Automate
8 14 (6.70%) PowerApps
9 13 (6.22%) SaaS
10 12 (5.74%) OneDrive
11 10 (4.78%) IaaS
11 10 (4.78%) PaaS
12 8 (3.83%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (3.83%) GCP
12 8 (3.83%) GitHub
13 7 (3.35%) Amazon EKS
13 7 (3.35%) AWS CodeCommit
13 7 (3.35%) AWS CodePipeline
13 7 (3.35%) Azure Pipelines
13 7 (3.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 46 (22.01%) WAN
2 41 (19.62%) LAN
3 35 (16.75%) DNS
4 31 (14.83%) DHCP
5 27 (12.92%) VPN
6 22 (10.53%) Firewall
7 21 (10.05%) Wi-Fi
8 18 (8.61%) SAN
9 12 (5.74%) TCP/IP
10 11 (5.26%) Skype
11 9 (4.31%) Network Security
12 8 (3.83%) IP Telephony
12 8 (3.83%) NAS
13 7 (3.35%) IPv4
14 6 (2.87%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (2.87%) VLAN
14 6 (2.87%) Wireless
15 5 (2.39%) MPLS
15 5 (2.39%) Unified Communications
16 4 (1.91%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.31%) Power BI
3 7 (3.35%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.35%) MySQL
3 7 (3.35%) NoSQL
3 7 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (3.35%) Git (software)
1 7 (3.35%) GitLab
1 7 (3.35%) Jenkins
1 7 (3.35%) Vagrant
2 5 (2.39%) JIRA
2 5 (2.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 81 (38.76%) Social Skills
2 29 (13.88%) Documentation Skills
3 24 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (11.48%) Law
4 17 (8.13%) Organisational Skills
5 15 (7.18%) Finance
6 12 (5.74%) Manufacturing
7 11 (5.26%) Telecoms
8 10 (4.78%) Retail
9 7 (3.35%) Public Sector
10 4 (1.91%) Automotive
11 3 (1.44%) Banking
11 3 (1.44%) Local Government
11 3 (1.44%) Publishing
12 2 (0.96%) Legal
13 1 (0.48%) Billing
13 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (13.88%) Analyst
1 29 (13.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 29 (13.88%) Support Engineer
2 23 (11.00%) IT Engineer
3 17 (8.13%) Administrator
3 17 (8.13%) SCCM Engineer
3 17 (8.13%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (6.70%) IT Support
5 12 (5.74%) Project Engineer
5 12 (5.74%) Service Analyst
5 12 (5.74%) Service Desk Analyst
6 11 (5.26%) Project Support Engineer
6 11 (5.26%) Project Support Specialist
6 11 (5.26%) Support Specialist
7 10 (4.78%) Consultant
7 10 (4.78%) Technical Support
8 9 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (4.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 9 (4.31%) Desktop Support
9 8 (3.83%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.83%) SAML
2 7 (3.35%) .NET
2 7 (3.35%) .NET Core
2 7 (3.35%) AngularJS
2 7 (3.35%) ASP.NET
2 7 (3.35%) Django
2 7 (3.35%) Express
2 7 (3.35%) MEAN Stack
2 7 (3.35%) Node.js
2 7 (3.35%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (1.91%) ARM Templates
4 1 (0.48%) COM
4 1 (0.48%) JSON
4 1 (0.48%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.40%) Data Centre
2 19 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.26%) Public Cloud
4 8 (3.83%) Client/Server
4 8 (3.83%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.35%) User Experience
5 7 (3.35%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.87%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.39%) CCTV
7 5 (2.39%) CMDB
7 5 (2.39%) Digital Signage
7 5 (2.39%) Fat Client
7 5 (2.39%) Private Cloud
7 5 (2.39%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.39%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.44%) PKI
8 3 (1.44%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.44%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.96%) Cyberattack
9 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 166 (79.43%) Windows
2 80 (38.28%) Windows 10
3 79 (37.80%) Windows Server
4 25 (11.96%) Linux
5 23 (11.00%) Windows Server 2016
6 22 (10.53%) Windows 7
7 17 (8.13%) Windows Server 2019
8 11 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (4.31%) Unix
10 4 (1.91%) Android
10 4 (1.91%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.91%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (32.54%) ITIL
2 47 (22.49%) Problem-Solving
3 38 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 37 (17.70%) Service Management
5 29 (13.88%) ITSM
6 25 (11.96%) Continuous Improvement
6 25 (11.96%) Project Management
7 22 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
8 18 (8.61%) Migration
9 17 (8.13%) Application Packaging
9 17 (8.13%) Mentoring
10 16 (7.66%) Security Patching
11 15 (7.18%) Asset Management
11 15 (7.18%) Configuration Management
12 13 (6.22%) Software Deployment
13 12 (5.74%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (5.74%) Presales
13 12 (5.74%) Problem Management
14 11 (5.26%) DevOps
14 11 (5.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 69 (33.01%) PowerShell
2 33 (15.79%) SQL
3 9 (4.31%) Bash Shell
3 9 (4.31%) Python
4 8 (3.83%) C
4 8 (3.83%) Ruby
5 7 (3.35%) C#
5 7 (3.35%) C++
5 7 (3.35%) Java
5 7 (3.35%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.35%) Perl
5 7 (3.35%) PHP
5 7 (3.35%) VB
5 7 (3.35%) VB.NET
6 4 (1.91%) VBScript
7 1 (0.48%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 20 (9.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (8.61%) Degree
3 17 (8.13%) MCSE
4 11 (5.26%) MCSA
5 8 (3.83%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.83%) Security Cleared
6 7 (3.35%) A+ Certification
6 7 (3.35%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (2.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (2.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.44%) CCNA
9 3 (1.44%) CCNP
10 2 (0.96%) CCA
10 2 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.96%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.48%) CISSP
11 1 (0.48%) MCP
11 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.57%) SLA
2 6 (2.87%) PMO
3 1 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 137 (65.55%) Active Directory
2 40 (19.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (13.88%) Hyper-V
4 13 (6.22%) vSphere
5 10 (4.78%) BitLocker
5 10 (4.78%) Docker
5 10 (4.78%) Virtual Desktop
5 10 (4.78%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (3.35%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (2.87%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.96%) Firmware
9 2 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.48%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.48%) XenApp
10 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 80 (38.28%) Microsoft Intune
2 22 (10.53%) SCOM
3 18 (8.61%) WSUS
4 15 (7.18%) Single Sign-On
5 12 (5.74%) Ansible
6 11 (5.26%) Terraform
7 10 (4.78%) AirWatch
8 8 (3.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 7 (3.35%) Kubernetes
9 7 (3.35%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (3.35%) Puppet
10 5 (2.39%) Backup Exec
10 5 (2.39%) SCOrch
11 4 (1.91%) FortiGate
11 4 (1.91%) SCVMM
12 3 (1.44%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 3 (1.44%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
14 1 (0.48%) Jamf Pro
14 1 (0.48%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 138 (66.03%) Microsoft
2 77 (36.84%) VMware
3 29 (13.88%) Citrix
4 26 (12.44%) Cisco
5 23 (11.00%) ServiceNow
6 20 (9.57%) Dell
7 19 (9.09%) NetApp
8 15 (7.18%) HP
9 14 (6.70%) Apple
10 13 (6.22%) SolarWinds
11 11 (5.26%) IBM
11 11 (5.26%) Meraki
12 9 (4.31%) McAfee
12 9 (4.31%) Symantec
12 9 (4.31%) Toshiba
12 9 (4.31%) Veeam
13 8 (3.83%) Okta
13 8 (3.83%) Oracle
13 8 (3.83%) Remedy
14 7 (3.35%) Alibaba