Period
to 23 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 221 218 219
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 +18
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 355 424 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.40% 1.46% 1.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.38% 16.46% 18.17%
Number of salaries quoted 268 360 418
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,850
90th Percentile £61,300 £66,250 £63,600
England median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +5.88% -

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 South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2,653 2,576 2,400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.47% 8.85% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,049 2,048 2,031
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +7.14% -2.00%
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £72,000
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 South East

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

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in the South East

SCCM
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for SCCM in the South East

SCCM
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM in the South East over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Salary histogram for SCCM in the South East

SCCM
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Thames Valley -12 91 £37,500 -16.67% 23
Surrey -1 89 £36,250 -19.44% 22
Hampshire -18 76 £41,250 -8.33% 17
West Sussex +29 54 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Berkshire -30 52 £39,500 -28.18% 17
Kent +28 37 £47,500 +97.92% 3
Buckinghamshire +17 22 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Oxfordshire +29 17 £35,000 +22.81%
East Sussex +14 2 - - 3
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 South East region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 290 (81.69%) Windows
2 238 (67.04%) Microsoft
3 219 (61.69%) Active Directory
4 181 (50.99%) Windows Server
5 149 (41.97%) VMware
6 139 (39.15%) Office 365
7 119 (33.52%) VMware Infrastructure
8 115 (32.39%) Citrix
9 107 (30.14%) Azure
10 103 (29.01%) ITIL
11 99 (27.89%) PowerShell
12 98 (27.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 92 (25.92%) Windows Server 2008
13 92 (25.92%) Cisco
14 89 (25.07%) SCOM
15 85 (23.94%) DNS
16 80 (22.54%) Hyper-V
17 78 (21.97%) DHCP
18 70 (19.72%) TCP/IP
19 69 (19.44%) Windows 7
20 68 (19.15%) Security Cleared
21 62 (17.46%) Microsoft Certification
22 61 (17.18%) Data Centre
22 61 (17.18%) Windows 10
23 59 (16.62%) Windows Server 2012
24 56 (15.77%) WAN
25 55 (15.49%) LAN
26 54 (15.21%) Microsoft Office
26 54 (15.21%) HP
27 52 (14.65%) SQL

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 35 (9.86%) MS Exchange
2 33 (9.30%) Skype for Business
3 32 (9.01%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.94%) IIS
5 10 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.13%) Apache
8 4 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.56%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.28%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.28%) JCAPS
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 54 (15.21%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.85%) Workfront
3 2 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 139 (39.15%) Office 365
2 107 (30.14%) Azure
3 50 (14.08%) AWS
4 20 (5.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (4.23%) IaaS
6 9 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (2.54%) PaaS
7 8 (2.25%) SaaS
8 6 (1.69%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 5 (1.41%) G Suite
10 4 (1.13%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.56%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.28%) Akamai
12 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.28%) GCP
12 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 85 (23.94%) DNS
2 78 (21.97%) DHCP
3 70 (19.72%) TCP/IP
4 56 (15.77%) WAN
5 55 (15.49%) LAN
6 46 (12.96%) SAN
7 39 (10.99%) Firewall
8 31 (8.73%) Skype
9 27 (7.61%) NAS
10 23 (6.48%) VPN
11 18 (5.07%) Broadband
12 16 (4.51%) VLAN
13 14 (3.94%) iSCSI
14 13 (3.66%) Remote Desktop
14 13 (3.66%) Wireless
15 11 (3.10%) NetScaler
16 10 (2.82%) Internet
16 10 (2.82%) VoIP
17 8 (2.25%) Ethernet
17 8 (2.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.25%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.97%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (1.41%) Big Data
5 5 (1.41%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.41%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.85%) MySQL
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (0.56%) Power BI
8 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.56%) TKPROF
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 25 (7.04%) MSI
2 22 (6.20%) AdminStudio
2 22 (6.20%) InstallShield
3 15 (4.23%) Git (software)
4 12 (3.38%) Octopus Deploy
4 12 (3.38%) TeamCity
5 9 (2.54%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (1.97%) JIRA
7 4 (1.13%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.56%) AutoIt
8 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (9.01%) Finance
2 15 (4.23%) Public Sector
3 14 (3.94%) Retail
4 8 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.41%) Games
5 5 (1.41%) Legal
5 5 (1.41%) Local Government
6 4 (1.13%) Advertising
6 4 (1.13%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.56%) Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 72 (20.28%) Analyst
2 66 (18.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 57 (16.06%) Support Engineer
4 31 (8.73%) Architect
5 29 (8.17%) IT Engineer
6 24 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 22 (6.20%) Applications Packager
8 21 (5.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 20 (5.63%) Desktop Engineer
9 20 (5.63%) Support Analyst
10 18 (5.07%) Consultant
10 18 (5.07%) Technical Architect
11 17 (4.79%) Server Engineer
12 16 (4.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (4.51%) Service Analyst
12 16 (4.51%) Service Desk Analyst
12 16 (4.51%) Technical Support
13 15 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 15 (4.23%) IT Manager
13 15 (4.23%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.94%) Software Packaging
2 8 (2.25%) JSON
2 8 (2.25%) Web Services
3 5 (1.41%) SAP Basis
4 2 (0.56%) Flash
4 2 (0.56%) Middleware
4 2 (0.56%) REST
4 2 (0.56%) Web Services Management
5 1 (0.28%) .NET
5 1 (0.28%) CSS
5 1 (0.28%) CSS3
5 1 (0.28%) HTML
5 1 (0.28%) HTML5
5 1 (0.28%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 61 (17.18%) Data Centre
2 28 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (7.32%) Clustering
4 21 (5.92%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (3.38%) Smartphone
6 10 (2.82%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.54%) CMDB
7 9 (2.54%) Driving Licence
7 9 (2.54%) EMC VNX
8 8 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.97%) Replication
9 7 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.69%) NHS
11 5 (1.41%) EPoS
11 5 (1.41%) FMCG
11 5 (1.41%) Mainframe
12 4 (1.13%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.85%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 290 (81.69%) Windows
2 181 (50.99%) Windows Server
3 92 (25.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 69 (19.44%) Windows 7
5 61 (17.18%) Windows 10
6 59 (16.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (9.86%) Linux
8 15 (4.23%) Apple iOS
8 15 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (2.82%) Unix
10 4 (1.13%) AIX
10 4 (1.13%) VMS
11 3 (0.85%) Solaris
11 3 (0.85%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.56%) Android
12 2 (0.56%) Fedora
12 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.28%) HPUX
13 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (29.01%) ITIL
2 98 (27.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 42 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
4 41 (11.55%) Service Management
5 40 (11.27%) Server Management
6 37 (10.42%) Migration
7 29 (8.17%) ITSM
8 28 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
9 26 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
10 22 (6.20%) Asset Management
11 21 (5.92%) Application Discovery
12 20 (5.63%) Process Improvement
13 19 (5.35%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (5.35%) Patch Management
14 18 (5.07%) Project Delivery
14 18 (5.07%) Storage Management
14 18 (5.07%) Validation
15 17 (4.79%) Service Delivery
16 16 (4.51%) Break/Fix
16 16 (4.51%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 99 (27.89%) PowerShell
2 52 (14.65%) SQL
3 15 (4.23%) T-SQL
4 11 (3.10%) Java
5 7 (1.97%) VBScript
6 5 (1.41%) ABAP
6 5 (1.41%) VB
7 3 (0.85%) C
7 3 (0.85%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.56%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.28%) Go
9 1 (0.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 68 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 62 (17.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (10.70%) DV Cleared
3 38 (10.70%) MCSE
4 33 (9.30%) Degree
5 30 (8.45%) MCSA
6 28 (7.89%) MCP
7 19 (5.35%) SC Cleared
8 16 (4.51%) CCNA
8 16 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (3.66%) A+ Certification
10 10 (2.82%) MCDST
11 6 (1.69%) CCNP
11 6 (1.69%) CISSP
11 6 (1.69%) HND
11 6 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (1.69%) MCITP
12 4 (1.13%) Avaya Certification
12 4 (1.13%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (10.70%) SLA
2 16 (4.51%) GDPR
3 10 (2.82%) PCI DSS
4 9 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.56%) DICOM
6 2 (0.56%) NCSC
6 2 (0.56%) NIST
6 2 (0.56%) PMO
6 2 (0.56%) RMADS
7 1 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 19770
7 1 (0.28%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 219 (61.69%) Active Directory
2 119 (33.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (22.54%) Hyper-V
4 36 (10.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 26 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (5.63%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (3.94%) XenApp
8 11 (3.10%) Terminal Services
9 9 (2.54%) XenDesktop
10 8 (2.25%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (1.97%) vSphere
12 5 (1.41%) BitLocker
12 5 (1.41%) DFS Replication
12 5 (1.41%) ISA Server
12 5 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.85%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 3 (0.85%) Docker
13 3 (0.85%) Firmware
13 3 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 89 (25.07%) SCOM
2 42 (11.83%) WSUS
3 39 (10.99%) Microsoft Intune
4 24 (6.76%) SCVMM
5 18 (5.07%) NetBackup
5 18 (5.07%) vCenter Server
6 15 (4.23%) EMC NetWorker
7 14 (3.94%) Microsoft Clustering
8 12 (3.38%) SCOrch
9 9 (2.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 9 (2.54%) Single Sign-On
10 8 (2.25%) Backup Exec
10 8 (2.25%) Nagios
10 8 (2.25%) Tivoli
11 7 (1.97%) BladeLogic
12 6 (1.69%) BMC PATROL
13 5 (1.41%) Cisco Prime
13 5 (1.41%) HP Data Protector
13 5 (1.41%) MIMEsweeper
13 5 (1.41%) Nessus
Vendors
1 238 (67.04%) Microsoft
2 149 (41.97%) VMware
3 115 (32.39%) Citrix
4 92 (25.92%) Cisco
5 54 (15.21%) HP
6 40 (11.27%) EMC
7 27 (7.61%) Dell
8 24 (6.76%) Symantec
9 22 (6.20%) Veeam
10 21 (5.92%) Oracle
11 20 (5.63%) Apple
12 19 (5.35%) SolarWinds
13 18 (5.07%) IBM
14 17 (4.79%) ServiceNow
15 14 (3.94%) Forcepoint
15 14 (3.94%) Ivanti
16 13 (3.66%) BMC
17 10 (2.82%) Aruba
18 9 (2.54%) SAP
18 9 (2.54%) Sophos