Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 205 199 253
Rank change year-on-year -6 +54 -6
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 350 442 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.51% 1.66% 1.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.70% 17.25% 15.81%
Number of salaries quoted 258 341 325
South East median annual salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.89% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +3.61%

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 2,381 2,563 2,341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.25% 9.64% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,784 2,008 1,957
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +5.77%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -11 111 £39,500 -12.22% 24
Surrey +27 96 £32,000 -28.89% 19
Berkshire +4 73 £37,500 -11.76% 15
Hampshire -42 60 £43,750 -15.87% 18
West Sussex +6 44 £42,500 -12.82% 9
Buckinghamshire +33 36 £47,000 +4.44% 9
Kent +13 28 £51,250 +57.69% 5
East Sussex +4 5 £35,000 +14.75% 1
Oxfordshire -3 2 £30,000 -57.14%
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 299 (85.43%) Windows
2 236 (67.43%) Microsoft
3 226 (64.57%) Active Directory
4 171 (48.86%) Windows Server
5 161 (46.00%) Office 365
6 125 (35.71%) VMware
7 108 (30.86%) Azure
8 106 (30.29%) PowerShell
9 99 (28.29%) Citrix
10 95 (27.14%) ITIL
11 90 (25.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 88 (25.14%) TCP/IP
13 87 (24.86%) DNS
13 87 (24.86%) DHCP
14 86 (24.57%) SCOM
15 85 (24.29%) VMware Infrastructure
16 80 (22.86%) Microsoft Office
17 79 (22.57%) WAN
18 78 (22.29%) Windows 7
19 77 (22.00%) Hyper-V
19 77 (22.00%) Security Cleared
19 77 (22.00%) Cisco
19 77 (22.00%) Windows 10
20 75 (21.43%) LAN
21 71 (20.29%) Windows Server 2008
22 65 (18.57%) Data Centre
23 62 (17.71%) SLA
24 60 (17.14%) WSUS
25 56 (16.00%) SAN
26 53 (15.14%) HP

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 41 (11.71%) Skype for Business
2 38 (10.86%) MS Exchange
3 27 (7.71%) SharePoint
4 20 (5.71%) IIS
5 12 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.14%) Apache
8 3 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.29%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.29%) JCAPS
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 80 (22.86%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.57%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.29%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (3.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.57%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.29%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 161 (46.00%) Office 365
2 108 (30.86%) Azure
3 48 (13.71%) AWS
4 27 (7.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (4.29%) Akamai
6 14 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (4.00%) SaaS
7 10 (2.86%) PaaS
7 10 (2.86%) Power Platform
8 8 (2.29%) IaaS
9 5 (1.43%) G Suite
10 3 (0.86%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.57%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.57%) Serverless
12 1 (0.29%) GCP
12 1 (0.29%) PowerApps
12 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 88 (25.14%) TCP/IP
2 87 (24.86%) DHCP
2 87 (24.86%) DNS
3 79 (22.57%) WAN
4 75 (21.43%) LAN
5 56 (16.00%) SAN
6 50 (14.29%) Firewall
7 39 (11.14%) Skype
8 34 (9.71%) NAS
9 32 (9.14%) Broadband
10 25 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
11 19 (5.43%) iSCSI
12 18 (5.14%) VPN
13 16 (4.57%) Wireless
14 13 (3.71%) VLAN
15 10 (2.86%) FTP
15 10 (2.86%) Unified Communications
16 9 (2.57%) DSL
16 9 (2.57%) Fibre Channel
16 9 (2.57%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (2.57%) Power BI
4 5 (1.43%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.86%) Big Data
6 2 (0.57%) MySQL
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.57%) TKPROF
7 1 (0.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (5.43%) Git (software)
2 17 (4.86%) MSI
3 15 (4.29%) AdminStudio
3 15 (4.29%) InstallShield
4 14 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 14 (4.00%) TeamCity
5 13 (3.71%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (1.71%) JIRA
7 5 (1.43%) AutoIt
8 3 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.57%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.57%) Subversion
9 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (7.43%) Finance
2 19 (5.43%) Retail
3 12 (3.43%) Games
4 10 (2.86%) Public Sector
5 9 (2.57%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.43%) Local Government
7 4 (1.14%) Banking
8 3 (0.86%) Back Office
9 2 (0.57%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.57%) French Language
9 2 (0.57%) German Language
9 2 (0.57%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.57%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
10 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.29%) Police
10 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (20.86%) Support Engineer
2 69 (19.71%) Analyst
3 65 (18.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 38 (10.86%) Desktop Engineer
5 34 (9.71%) Architect
6 33 (9.43%) Desktop Support
7 29 (8.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 29 (8.29%) IT Engineer
8 21 (6.00%) Technical Architect
9 18 (5.14%) Consultant
9 18 (5.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 15 (4.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 15 (4.29%) Applications Packager
10 15 (4.29%) IT Support
10 15 (4.29%) Server Engineer
10 15 (4.29%) Support Analyst
11 14 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
11 14 (4.00%) Service Desk Engineer
12 13 (3.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (3.71%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.00%) JSON
2 9 (2.57%) Web Services
3 7 (2.00%) Software Packaging
4 5 (1.43%) Flash
5 4 (1.14%) SAP Basis
6 3 (0.86%) Ajax
6 3 (0.86%) HTML
6 3 (0.86%) Middleware
6 3 (0.86%) SOAP
6 3 (0.86%) XML
7 1 (0.29%) .NET
7 1 (0.29%) Spring
7 1 (0.29%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 65 (18.57%) Data Centre
2 40 (11.43%) Self-Motivation
3 36 (10.29%) Clustering
4 25 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (7.14%) Smartphone
5 16 (4.57%) CMDB
6 13 (3.71%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (3.71%) Private Cloud
7 11 (3.14%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.86%) EMC VNX
9 8 (2.29%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (2.00%) Replication
11 5 (1.43%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.43%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.43%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.14%) Social Network
13 3 (0.86%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.86%) Handset
13 3 (0.86%) PKI
13 3 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 299 (85.43%) Windows
2 171 (48.86%) Windows Server
3 78 (22.29%) Windows 7
4 77 (22.00%) Windows 10
5 71 (20.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (12.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (10.86%) Linux
8 23 (6.57%) Apple iOS
9 14 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (3.71%) Unix
11 11 (3.14%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.14%) AIX
12 4 (1.14%) VMS
13 2 (0.57%) Android
13 2 (0.57%) Fedora
13 2 (0.57%) Solaris
14 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (27.14%) ITIL
2 90 (25.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 45 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
4 36 (10.29%) ITSM
5 35 (10.00%) Break/Fix
6 34 (9.71%) Asset Management
7 32 (9.14%) DevOps
8 30 (8.57%) Server Management
9 28 (8.00%) Problem Management
10 25 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
10 25 (7.14%) Service Management
11 22 (6.29%) Disaster Recovery
12 21 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (6.00%) Incident Management
13 19 (5.43%) Service Delivery
14 17 (4.86%) Storage Management
15 16 (4.57%) Decision-Making
15 16 (4.57%) Technical Leadership
16 15 (4.29%) Migration
17 14 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 106 (30.29%) PowerShell
2 41 (11.71%) SQL
3 14 (4.00%) VBScript
4 12 (3.43%) Java
5 10 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.29%) VB
7 5 (1.43%) C
8 4 (1.14%) ABAP
9 3 (0.86%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.86%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.57%) Go
10 2 (0.57%) Perl
10 2 (0.57%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 77 (22.00%) Security Cleared
2 51 (14.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (9.71%) MCSE
4 32 (9.14%) DV Cleared
5 30 (8.57%) Degree
6 29 (8.29%) MCP
7 25 (7.14%) A+ Certification
8 24 (6.86%) SC Cleared
9 20 (5.71%) MCSA
10 17 (4.86%) CCNA
10 17 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (3.71%) MCDST
12 7 (2.00%) HND
13 6 (1.71%) CCNP
14 5 (1.43%) Avaya Certification
15 4 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 3 (0.86%) CISSP
16 3 (0.86%) MCITP
17 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
17 2 (0.57%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (17.71%) SLA
2 14 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.14%) GDPR
4 4 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.86%) QA
6 2 (0.57%) NCSC
6 2 (0.57%) NIST
6 2 (0.57%) RMADS
7 1 (0.29%) DICOM
7 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 226 (64.57%) Active Directory
2 85 (24.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (22.00%) Hyper-V
4 26 (7.43%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (6.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 17 (4.86%) XenApp
7 14 (4.00%) Terminal Services
7 14 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (3.71%) DFS Replication
9 11 (3.14%) XenDesktop
10 8 (2.29%) Firmware
10 8 (2.29%) vSphere
11 6 (1.71%) ISA Server
12 5 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.86%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.86%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.57%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 2 (0.57%) NFS
14 2 (0.57%) Postfix
14 2 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 86 (24.57%) SCOM
2 60 (17.14%) WSUS
3 36 (10.29%) Microsoft Intune
4 16 (4.57%) SCVMM
4 16 (4.57%) vCenter Server
5 14 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 14 (4.00%) NetBackup
6 12 (3.43%) Microsoft Clustering
7 7 (2.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 7 (2.00%) Puppet
7 7 (2.00%) vRealize
8 6 (1.71%) MIMEsweeper
8 6 (1.71%) OpenView
8 6 (1.71%) SCSM
9 5 (1.43%) Ansible
9 5 (1.43%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (1.14%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (1.14%) SCOrch
10 4 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 236 (67.43%) Microsoft
2 125 (35.71%) VMware
3 99 (28.29%) Citrix
4 77 (22.00%) Cisco
5 53 (15.14%) HP
6 43 (12.29%) EMC
7 25 (7.14%) Apple
8 23 (6.57%) Dell
9 22 (6.29%) Symantec
10 17 (4.86%) IBM
10 17 (4.86%) Meraki
11 16 (4.57%) Splunk
12 15 (4.29%) Forcepoint
12 15 (4.29%) ServiceNow
13 13 (3.71%) Oracle
13 13 (3.71%) Remedy
14 12 (3.43%) SolarWinds
15 11 (3.14%) Veeam
16 10 (2.86%) Adobe
16 10 (2.86%) Ivanti