Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 123 152
Rank change year-on-year -48 +29 -8
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 56 104 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.04% 1.88% 1.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.30% 20.31% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 39 84 46
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,725 £28,375
90th Percentile £55,500 £62,125 £54,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 Scotland with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 602 512 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.19% 9.26% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 401 313 207
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +9.20% +2.35%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,800 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in Scotland

SCCM
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for SCCM in Scotland

SCCM
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SCCM in Scotland

SCCM
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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
Edinburgh -40 28 £37,500 -26.83% 3
Glasgow -3 19 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Fife - 3 - -
North Lanarkshire +1 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £19,000 -
Moray - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £21,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £35,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £48,500 -
Dundee - 1 £30,000 -
SCCM
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 43 (76.79%) Windows
2 36 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 36 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 24 (42.86%) VMware
4 22 (39.29%) Windows Server
5 18 (32.14%) ITIL
6 16 (28.57%) Citrix
7 15 (26.79%) SLA
7 15 (26.79%) Windows 10
7 15 (26.79%) Office 365
7 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (25.00%) Finance
9 13 (23.21%) Windows 7
10 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (19.64%) PowerShell
11 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Office
12 10 (17.86%) SCOM
12 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (14.29%) LAN
14 8 (14.29%) Migration
14 8 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (12.50%) Hyper-V
15 7 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (12.50%) Service Management

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.57%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.79%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.79%) Office 365
2 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.57%) OneDrive
5 2 (3.57%) Yammer
6 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) LAN
2 7 (12.50%) DNS
2 7 (12.50%) WAN
3 6 (10.71%) Firewall
4 4 (7.14%) SAN
4 4 (7.14%) Skype
4 4 (7.14%) VPN
4 4 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (5.36%) DHCP
5 3 (5.36%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (5.36%) VoIP
6 1 (1.79%) Intranet
6 1 (1.79%) MPLS
6 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) MySQL
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MSI
2 1 (1.79%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.79%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Electronics
3 2 (3.57%) Back Office
3 2 (3.57%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Publishing
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) 2nd Line Support
1 10 (17.86%) Desktop Support
2 8 (14.29%) Analyst
2 8 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 7 (12.50%) Administrator
3 7 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) Applications Packager
5 5 (8.93%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) SCCM Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Active Directory Support
6 4 (7.14%) IT Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) IT Support
6 4 (7.14%) Office 365 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Software Packaging
1 1 (1.79%) WAP
1 1 (1.79%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.36%) Fintech
2 3 (5.36%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.57%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.79%) AS400
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.79%) iPhone
4 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 43 (76.79%) Windows
2 22 (39.29%) Windows Server
3 15 (26.79%) Windows 10
4 13 (23.21%) Windows 7
5 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (7.14%) Linux
8 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.57%) Android
10 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) ITIL
2 12 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (14.29%) Migration
5 7 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 7 (12.50%) Service Management
6 5 (8.93%) Asset Management
6 5 (8.93%) Information Security
7 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (7.14%) Decision-Making
7 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (7.14%) Line Management
7 4 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 4 (7.14%) Software Deployment
8 3 (5.36%) Application Packaging
8 3 (5.36%) Change Management
8 3 (5.36%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (5.36%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.71%) SQL
3 5 (8.93%) VBScript
4 2 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (1.79%) Python
5 1 (1.79%) R
5 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (10.71%) MCSE
4 4 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.36%) Degree
5 3 (5.36%) MCSA
6 2 (3.57%) A+ Certification
6 2 (3.57%) CCNA
6 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.79%) ACSA
7 1 (1.79%) CCENT
7 1 (1.79%) HND
7 1 (1.79%) MCITP
7 1 (1.79%) MCP
7 1 (1.79%) MCSD
7 1 (1.79%) MCTS
7 1 (1.79%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.79%) VCAP
7 1 (1.79%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.79%) SLA
2 3 (5.36%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.79%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 7 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (8.93%) BitLocker
5 5 (8.93%) vSphere
5 5 (8.93%) XenDesktop
6 4 (7.14%) Firmware
7 3 (5.36%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (5.36%) XenApp
8 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) SCOM
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.14%) Puppet
3 3 (5.36%) PowerCLI
4 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.79%) MaaS360
4 1 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.79%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 36 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 24 (42.86%) VMware
3 16 (28.57%) Citrix
4 6 (10.71%) HP
5 4 (7.14%) Remedy
6 3 (5.36%) 3PAR
6 3 (5.36%) Apple
6 3 (5.36%) BMC
6 3 (5.36%) Brocade
6 3 (5.36%) Cisco
7 2 (3.57%) IBM
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle
7 2 (3.57%) Veeam
7 2 (3.57%) Veritas
8 1 (1.79%) Adobe
8 1 (1.79%) CommVault
8 1 (1.79%) Dell
8 1 (1.79%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.79%) Juniper
8 1 (1.79%) Red Hat