Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 122 132
Rank change year-on-year -47 +10 +20
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 55 103 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.04% 1.85% 1.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.93% 19.22% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 43 84 56
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +4.94% +15.71%
10th Percentile £26,500 £32,725 £28,125
90th Percentile £57,000 £61,250 £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 554 536 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.52% 9.65% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 391 335 207
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +9.20% +2.35%
10th Percentile £28,125 £31,100 £31,800
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £58,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -41 25 £37,500 -25.00% 4
Glasgow +4 17 £48,500 +14.12% 4
Fife - 3 - -
South Lanarkshire - 3 £30,000 -
Dundee +12 1 £30,000 -7.69%
North Lanarkshire +2 1 - -
Aberdeen -1 1 £36,750 -
Moray - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £21,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £35,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £48,500 -
SCCM
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 40 (72.73%) Windows
2 37 (67.27%) Active Directory
3 34 (61.82%) Microsoft
4 25 (45.45%) VMware
5 24 (43.64%) Windows Server
6 17 (30.91%) Office 365
6 17 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (30.91%) ITIL
7 14 (25.45%) SLA
7 14 (25.45%) Citrix
7 14 (25.45%) Finance
8 12 (21.82%) Windows 7
8 12 (21.82%) Windows 10
8 12 (21.82%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
9 11 (20.00%) LAN
10 10 (18.18%) WAN
10 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (18.18%) PowerShell
11 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (16.36%) Technical Leadership
12 8 (14.55%) Firewall
12 8 (14.55%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (14.55%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (14.55%) Hyper-V
13 7 (12.73%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (12.73%) SCOM
13 7 (12.73%) 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.45%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.82%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (30.91%) Office 365
2 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.27%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.82%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.82%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) LAN
2 10 (18.18%) WAN
3 8 (14.55%) Firewall
4 6 (10.91%) DNS
5 5 (9.09%) Skype
6 4 (7.27%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (5.45%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (5.45%) SAN
8 2 (3.64%) DHCP
8 2 (3.64%) VoIP
8 2 (3.64%) VPN
9 1 (1.82%) Intranet
9 1 (1.82%) MPLS
9 1 (1.82%) SSL
9 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.82%) Wireless
9 1 (1.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MSI
2 1 (1.82%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.82%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Electronics
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Back Office
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (18.18%) Administrator
2 9 (16.36%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (12.73%) Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 6 (10.91%) Desktop Support
4 6 (10.91%) IT Administrator
4 6 (10.91%) Support Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Applications Packager
5 5 (9.09%) Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) IT Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) IT Support
7 3 (5.45%) Data Centre Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) JDBC
1 1 (1.82%) LDAP
1 1 (1.82%) ODBC
1 1 (1.82%) REST
1 1 (1.82%) SAML
1 1 (1.82%) WAP
1 1 (1.82%) Web Services
1 1 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.27%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.45%) Fintech
3 3 (5.45%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) AS400
5 1 (1.82%) Clustering
5 1 (1.82%) CMDB
5 1 (1.82%) iPhone
5 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 40 (72.73%) Windows
2 24 (43.64%) Windows Server
3 12 (21.82%) Windows 10
3 12 (21.82%) Windows 7
4 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.09%) Apple iOS
7 4 (7.27%) Android
7 4 (7.27%) Linux
8 1 (1.82%) CentOS
8 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) ITIL
2 12 (21.82%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 9 (16.36%) Technical Leadership
5 8 (14.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (12.73%) Service Management
7 6 (10.91%) Migration
8 5 (9.09%) Asset Management
8 5 (9.09%) Information Security
8 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
9 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (7.27%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (7.27%) Decision-Making
9 4 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (7.27%) Line Management
9 4 (7.27%) Risk Management
9 4 (7.27%) Software Deployment
10 3 (5.45%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (5.45%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (5.45%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.91%) SQL
3 5 (9.09%) VBScript
4 2 (3.64%) C#
5 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.82%) Python
5 1 (1.82%) R
5 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.09%) MCSE
4 4 (7.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.45%) Degree
6 2 (3.64%) A+ Certification
6 2 (3.64%) CCNA
6 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (3.64%) MCSA
7 1 (1.82%) ACSA
7 1 (1.82%) CCENT
7 1 (1.82%) HND
7 1 (1.82%) MCITP
7 1 (1.82%) MCP
7 1 (1.82%) MCSD
7 1 (1.82%) MCTS
7 1 (1.82%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.82%) VCAP
7 1 (1.82%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.45%) SLA
2 3 (5.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.82%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.82%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (67.27%) Active Directory
2 17 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.55%) Hyper-V
4 7 (12.73%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (10.91%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (9.09%) BitLocker
6 5 (9.09%) vSphere
7 4 (7.27%) Firmware
7 4 (7.27%) XenDesktop
8 3 (5.45%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) SCOM
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.27%) Puppet
3 3 (5.45%) PowerCLI
4 2 (3.64%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.82%) MaaS360
5 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.82%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.82%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (61.82%) Microsoft
2 25 (45.45%) VMware
3 14 (25.45%) Citrix
4 5 (9.09%) Cisco
4 5 (9.09%) HP
5 4 (7.27%) Remedy
6 3 (5.45%) 3PAR
6 3 (5.45%) Apple
6 3 (5.45%) BMC
6 3 (5.45%) Brocade
7 2 (3.64%) IBM
7 2 (3.64%) McAfee
7 2 (3.64%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.64%) Veeam
7 2 (3.64%) Veritas
8 1 (1.82%) Altiris
8 1 (1.82%) Google
8 1 (1.82%) Meru Networks
8 1 (1.82%) Okta
8 1 (1.82%) Sophos