Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
England > South East
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 254 143 217
Rank change year-on-year -111 +74 -6
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 191 249 394
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.17% 2.08% 1.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.53% 17.95% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 158 199 317
10th Percentile £28,925 £30,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £33,000 £34,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £38,950 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +28.37% +3.87% -16.67%
75th Percentile £57,438 £55,625 £48,750
90th Percentile £65,750 £67,500 £61,375
England median annual salary £44,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.32% +11.76% -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 South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2,537 1,387 2,942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.52% 11.61% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,669 1,117 2,361
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +1.85% +2.86%
75th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,100 £80,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SCCM as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SCCM in the South East.

Salary trend for SCCM in the South East

SCCM
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing SCCM in the South East over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

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 29 July 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
Thames Valley -65 87 £53,000 +36.07% 24
Buckinghamshire -2 49 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Hampshire -99 43 £40,000 +11.11% 15
Surrey -39 39 £50,000 -9.09% 9
Berkshire -90 31 £52,250 +41.22% 8
Kent -19 12 £32,500 -38.10% 4
Oxfordshire -13 7 £42,500 +6.25% 8
East Sussex -14 7 £46,250 +51.64%
Sussex - 3 £50,000 -
West Sussex -11 2 £70,000 +51.76% 1
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 South East region with a requirement for SCCM.

1 145 (75.92%) Microsoft
2 123 (64.40%) Azure
3 120 (62.83%) Windows
4 116 (60.73%) Active Directory
5 114 (59.69%) Microsoft 365
6 96 (50.26%) Microsoft Intune
7 79 (41.36%) Windows Server
8 75 (39.27%) VMware
9 74 (38.74%) ITIL
10 51 (26.70%) AWS
11 45 (23.56%) Firewall
12 44 (23.04%) VMware Infrastructure
13 42 (21.99%) Cisco
13 42 (21.99%) Citrix
13 42 (21.99%) Social Skills
14 41 (21.47%) PowerShell
15 40 (20.94%) SQL
15 40 (20.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 40 (20.94%) Windows 10
15 40 (20.94%) Windows Server 2012
16 38 (19.90%) Hyper-V
17 36 (18.85%) Data Centre
18 33 (17.28%) Public Cloud
19 31 (16.23%) DevOps
20 30 (15.71%) Finance
20 30 (15.71%) DNS
21 29 (15.18%) SharePoint
21 29 (15.18%) Security Cleared
22 27 (14.14%) DHCP
22 27 (14.14%) Microsoft Certification

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 29 (15.18%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.24%) CMS
2 10 (5.24%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.09%) IIS
3 4 (2.09%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (6.28%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.52%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (5.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.52%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 123 (64.40%) Azure
2 114 (59.69%) Microsoft 365
3 51 (26.70%) AWS
4 26 (13.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 20 (10.47%) IaaS
5 20 (10.47%) PaaS
6 7 (3.66%) Mimecast
6 7 (3.66%) OneDrive
6 7 (3.66%) Power Platform
6 7 (3.66%) PowerApps
7 6 (3.14%) SaaS
8 5 (2.62%) Power Automate
9 3 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.57%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (1.05%) Azure Logic Apps
11 1 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.52%) GCP
11 1 (0.52%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 45 (23.56%) Firewall
2 30 (15.71%) DNS
3 27 (14.14%) DHCP
4 18 (9.42%) LAN
5 17 (8.90%) WAN
6 14 (7.33%) VPN
7 13 (6.81%) TCP/IP
7 13 (6.81%) Unified Communications
8 11 (5.76%) SAN
9 10 (5.24%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (3.14%) Skype
10 6 (3.14%) WLAN
11 5 (2.62%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (2.62%) VLAN
11 5 (2.62%) Wireless
12 4 (2.09%) VSAN
13 3 (1.57%) Internet
13 3 (1.57%) iSCSI
13 3 (1.57%) SMTP
14 2 (1.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.57%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.05%) Power BI
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (21.99%) Social Skills
2 30 (15.71%) Finance
3 12 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.24%) Presentation Skills
5 6 (3.14%) Local Government
6 4 (2.09%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.57%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (1.57%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.05%) Automotive
8 2 (1.05%) Documentation Skills
8 2 (1.05%) Legal
8 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.05%) Military
8 2 (1.05%) Wearables
9 1 (0.52%) Advertising
9 1 (0.52%) Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Billing
9 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (20.94%) Support Engineer
2 39 (20.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (10.99%) Architect
4 20 (10.47%) 2nd Line Support
5 16 (8.38%) Analyst
6 15 (7.85%) Cloud Consultant
6 15 (7.85%) Consultant
7 14 (7.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 13 (6.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 13 (6.81%) Platform Engineer
9 11 (5.76%) SCCM Engineer
9 11 (5.76%) Windows Engineer
10 10 (5.24%) DevOps Engineer
10 10 (5.24%) ITSM Architect
10 10 (5.24%) Operations Engineer
11 9 (4.71%) Service Analyst
11 9 (4.71%) Service Desk Analyst
12 8 (4.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 8 (4.19%) 3rd Line Support
12 8 (4.19%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.19%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.85%) Data Centre
2 33 (17.28%) Public Cloud
3 12 (6.28%) Hybrid Cloud
4 11 (5.76%) Private Cloud
5 10 (5.24%) Virtual Team
6 9 (4.71%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.14%) CMDB
7 6 (3.14%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.09%) Clustering
8 4 (2.09%) Legacy Systems
8 4 (2.09%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.05%) PKI
10 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.52%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.52%) iPad
10 1 (0.52%) LIMS
10 1 (0.52%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.52%) User Experience
10 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 120 (62.83%) Windows
2 79 (41.36%) Windows Server
3 40 (20.94%) Windows 10
3 40 (20.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (8.90%) Windows Server 2019
5 12 (6.28%) Windows Server 2016
6 10 (5.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (4.71%) Android
7 9 (4.71%) Apple iOS
8 8 (4.19%) Mac OS
9 4 (2.09%) Linux
9 4 (2.09%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.57%) VMS
11 1 (0.52%) CentOS
11 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.52%) Unix
11 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (38.74%) ITIL
2 40 (20.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 31 (16.23%) DevOps
4 25 (13.09%) E-Commerce
4 25 (13.09%) ITSM
5 23 (12.04%) Presales
6 21 (10.99%) Infrastructure as Code
6 21 (10.99%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (10.47%) Problem Management
8 18 (9.42%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (8.38%) High Availability
9 16 (8.38%) Incident Management
9 16 (8.38%) Security Patching
10 14 (7.33%) ITIL V3
11 13 (6.81%) Service Delivery
11 13 (6.81%) Service Management
11 13 (6.81%) TOGAF
12 12 (6.28%) PRINCE2
12 12 (6.28%) Project Delivery
12 12 (6.28%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (21.47%) PowerShell
2 40 (20.94%) SQL
3 8 (4.19%) RPG
3 8 (4.19%) RPG IV
4 3 (1.57%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.57%) Perl
4 3 (1.57%) PHP
4 3 (1.57%) Python
5 2 (1.05%) C
6 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (15.18%) Security Cleared
2 27 (14.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (12.04%) Degree
3 23 (12.04%) SC Cleared
4 22 (11.52%) MCSE
5 15 (7.85%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (6.81%) CCNA
7 12 (6.28%) CCA
7 12 (6.28%) Citrix Certification
7 12 (6.28%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (5.24%) MCSA
9 9 (4.71%) MCP
10 6 (3.14%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (1.57%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.05%) A+ Certification
13 2 (1.05%) CCNP
13 2 (1.05%) HNC
13 2 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (1.05%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.76%) SLA
2 10 (5.24%) COBIT
3 4 (2.09%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (2.09%) GDPR
3 4 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 116 (60.73%) Active Directory
2 44 (23.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (19.90%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.62%) NFS
5 5 (2.62%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (2.09%) XenApp
7 3 (1.57%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.52%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.52%) vSphere
8 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 96 (50.26%) Microsoft Intune
2 19 (9.95%) SCOM
3 12 (6.28%) OpenView
4 10 (5.24%) OVSD
5 9 (4.71%) Terraform
5 9 (4.71%) WSUS
6 6 (3.14%) SCVMM
7 5 (2.62%) FortiGate
7 5 (2.62%) Jamf Pro
8 4 (2.09%) AirWatch
9 3 (1.57%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 3 (1.57%) SCSM
9 3 (1.57%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (1.57%) vCenter Server
10 2 (1.05%) Kubernetes
10 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.52%) PowerCLI
11 1 (0.52%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.52%) vRealize
Vendors
1 145 (75.92%) Microsoft
2 75 (39.27%) VMware
3 42 (21.99%) Cisco
3 42 (21.99%) Citrix
4 26 (13.61%) Meraki
5 21 (10.99%) ServiceNow
6 17 (8.90%) Veeam
7 15 (7.85%) HP
8 10 (5.24%) BMC
8 10 (5.24%) Remedy
9 9 (4.71%) Apple
10 8 (4.19%) Zscaler
11 6 (3.14%) NetApp
12 4 (2.09%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.09%) F5
12 4 (2.09%) Splunk
13 3 (1.57%) CyberArk
13 3 (1.57%) Dell
13 3 (1.57%) IBM
13 3 (1.57%) SolarWinds