Period
to 30 October 2020

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 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
England > South East
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 141 220 225
Rank change year-on-year +79 +5 -5
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 162 355 425
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.98% 1.40% 1.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.63% 13.27% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 121 270 374
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,050 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 1,107 2,675 2,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.51% 10.55% 8.83%
Number of salaries quoted 866 2,069 2,037
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,700
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +3.77%

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 30 October 2020.

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 30 October 2020. 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 +132 78 £47,500 +26.67% 9
Hampshire +90 53 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Berkshire +116 50 £47,500 +19.50% 5
Buckinghamshire +76 26 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Surrey +39 25 £62,500 +72.41% 11
Oxfordshire +60 9 £47,500 +35.71% 2
West Sussex +5 4 £50,500 +12.22% 3
East Sussex +46 1 £40,950 - 1
Kent +13 1 £60,000 +26.32%
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2020, 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.

1 116 (71.60%) Windows
2 111 (68.52%) Microsoft
3 110 (67.90%) Active Directory
4 108 (66.67%) VMware
5 79 (48.77%) Security Cleared
6 78 (48.15%) Windows Server
7 76 (46.91%) VMware Infrastructure
8 59 (36.42%) SCOM
9 56 (34.57%) Azure
10 54 (33.33%) PowerShell
11 52 (32.10%) DNS
12 51 (31.48%) DV Cleared
13 47 (29.01%) Hyper-V
13 47 (29.01%) WSUS
13 47 (29.01%) DHCP
14 46 (28.40%) SC Cleared
14 46 (28.40%) Office 365
15 40 (24.69%) Data Centre
16 38 (23.46%) SQL
17 35 (21.60%) SQL Server
17 35 (21.60%) ITIL
17 35 (21.60%) Windows 10
18 34 (20.99%) Citrix
19 32 (19.75%) Windows Server 2012
20 31 (19.14%) Microsoft Certification
21 29 (17.90%) Windows Server 2008
21 29 (17.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 28 (17.28%) Windows Server 2016
23 27 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
24 25 (15.43%) SAN

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 23 (14.20%) SharePoint
2 22 (13.58%) Skype for Business
3 16 (9.88%) MS Exchange
4 8 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (4.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.62%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (10.49%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (6.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (6.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (34.57%) Azure
2 46 (28.40%) Office 365
3 20 (12.35%) IaaS
4 15 (9.26%) PaaS
5 8 (4.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (4.32%) AWS
7 3 (1.85%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.23%) Mimecast
8 2 (1.23%) Power Platform
8 2 (1.23%) SaaS
9 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.62%) GCP
9 1 (0.62%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 52 (32.10%) DNS
2 47 (29.01%) DHCP
3 25 (15.43%) SAN
3 25 (15.43%) Skype
4 23 (14.20%) LAN
5 19 (11.73%) WAN
6 10 (6.17%) WLAN
7 9 (5.56%) NetScaler
7 9 (5.56%) TCP/IP
8 6 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (3.70%) VoIP
9 5 (3.09%) NAS
10 4 (2.47%) Cisco Firepower
10 4 (2.47%) Wireless
11 3 (1.85%) Firewall
11 3 (1.85%) VSAN
11 3 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.23%) VPN
13 1 (0.62%) FTP
13 1 (0.62%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.60%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.23%) Power BI
3 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2019
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.23%) JIRA
2 1 (0.62%) MSI
General
1 12 (7.41%) Military
2 3 (1.85%) Public Sector
3 2 (1.23%) Finance
4 1 (0.62%) Advertising
4 1 (0.62%) Local Government
4 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 24 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (12.35%) Support Engineer
4 16 (9.88%) Architect
5 15 (9.26%) Wintel Engineer
6 14 (8.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (8.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 11 (6.79%) Azure Engineer
8 11 (6.79%) Office 365 Engineer
9 10 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (6.17%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (6.17%) Team Leader
9 10 (6.17%) Windows Engineer
10 9 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (5.56%) Server Support
11 8 (4.94%) Citrix Engineer
11 8 (4.94%) Consultant
11 8 (4.94%) Platform Engineer
11 8 (4.94%) SCCM Engineer
11 8 (4.94%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.32%) .NET
2 2 (1.23%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.62%) Ajax
3 1 (0.62%) HTML
3 1 (0.62%) SOAP
3 1 (0.62%) Web Services
3 1 (0.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (24.69%) Data Centre
2 19 (11.73%) Public Cloud
3 14 (8.64%) Private Cloud
4 13 (8.02%) CMDB
5 12 (7.41%) Hybrid Cloud
6 10 (6.17%) Driving Licence
7 8 (4.94%) PKI
8 6 (3.70%) EPoS
9 5 (3.09%) Client/Server
9 5 (3.09%) Clustering
9 5 (3.09%) Smartphone
10 4 (2.47%) Fat Client
10 4 (2.47%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.85%) iPad
11 3 (1.85%) iPhone
11 3 (1.85%) Replication
12 2 (1.23%) EMC VMAX
12 2 (1.23%) EMC VNX
12 2 (1.23%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 116 (71.60%) Windows
2 78 (48.15%) Windows Server
3 35 (21.60%) Windows 10
4 32 (19.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (17.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (17.28%) Windows Server 2016
7 22 (13.58%) Linux
8 16 (9.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (8.64%) Windows 7
10 9 (5.56%) CentOS
11 6 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (2.47%) Windows Server 2019
13 3 (1.85%) Unix
14 1 (0.62%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.60%) ITIL
2 29 (17.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 27 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (9.88%) ITIL V3
5 15 (9.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 15 (9.26%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 15 (9.26%) Storage Management
6 13 (8.02%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (8.02%) PRINCE2
6 13 (8.02%) Proactive Management
6 13 (8.02%) Server Management
6 13 (8.02%) Validation
7 11 (6.79%) DevOps
7 11 (6.79%) Incident Management
7 11 (6.79%) Software Distribution
7 11 (6.79%) Virtual Environments
8 10 (6.17%) Data Protection
8 10 (6.17%) Migration
8 10 (6.17%) Patch Management
8 10 (6.17%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 54 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 38 (23.46%) SQL
3 13 (8.02%) VB
4 7 (4.32%) VB.NET
5 6 (3.70%) VBScript
6 4 (2.47%) C
7 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 79 (48.77%) Security Cleared
2 51 (31.48%) DV Cleared
3 46 (28.40%) SC Cleared
4 31 (19.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (12.96%) MCSE
6 15 (9.26%) Degree
7 13 (8.02%) CCNA
7 13 (8.02%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (6.79%) MCSA
9 7 (4.32%) MCITP
10 5 (3.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (1.85%) MCP
12 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.23%) TOGAF Certification
13 1 (0.62%) CCNP
13 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.02%) SLA
2 10 (6.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.47%) GDPR
4 3 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.62%) COBIT
System Software
1 110 (67.90%) Active Directory
2 76 (46.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (29.01%) Hyper-V
4 23 (14.20%) Virtual Desktop
5 21 (12.96%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (12.35%) vSphere
7 14 (8.64%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (6.17%) VMware Server
9 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (3.09%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (2.47%) XenApp
11 2 (1.23%) BitLocker
11 2 (1.23%) vCloud
12 1 (0.62%) Firmware
12 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.62%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 59 (36.42%) SCOM
2 47 (29.01%) WSUS
3 21 (12.96%) Microsoft Intune
4 15 (9.26%) EMC NetWorker
5 14 (8.64%) NetBackup
5 14 (8.64%) SCVMM
6 10 (6.17%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 7 (4.32%) WMI
8 6 (3.70%) SCOrch
8 6 (3.70%) vCenter Server
8 6 (3.70%) vRealize
9 4 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (2.47%) Terraform
10 2 (1.23%) Kibana
10 2 (1.23%) logstash
11 1 (0.62%) Ansible
11 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.62%) SCSM
11 1 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.62%) vMotion
Vendors
1 111 (68.52%) Microsoft
2 108 (66.67%) VMware
3 34 (20.99%) Citrix
4 17 (10.49%) EMC
4 17 (10.49%) HP
5 16 (9.88%) Red Hat
5 16 (9.88%) Symantec
6 11 (6.79%) SolarWinds
7 9 (5.56%) Cisco
8 7 (4.32%) NetApp
9 5 (3.09%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.47%) Apple
10 4 (2.47%) Gemalto
10 4 (2.47%) Ivanti
10 4 (2.47%) Juniper
10 4 (2.47%) McAfee
11 3 (1.85%) Veeam
12 2 (1.23%) Arqiva
12 2 (1.23%) Remedy
12 2 (1.23%) Splunk