Period
to 7 August 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 7 August 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
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 136 221 205
Rank change year-on-year +85 -16 +6
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 233 378 455
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.09% 1.44% 1.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.85% 13.24% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 161 322 373
Median annual salary £47,500 £39,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.79% -13.33% +18.42%
10th Percentile £29,250 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £64,750 £73,750
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +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 1,305 2,855 2,595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 11.73% 10.89% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 979 2,249 1,983
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £80,400 £78,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%

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 7 August 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 7 August 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 +108 110 £47,500 +27.01% 14
Berkshire +132 80 £44,000 -2.22% 9
Hampshire +81 68 £41,250 -2.94% 12
Surrey +43 43 £60,000 +84.62% 4
Buckinghamshire +74 27 £47,500 +23.38% 4
Oxfordshire +11 10 £47,500 +27.01% 1
West Sussex -1 8 £47,250 +11.18% 1
East Sussex +47 2 £30,500 -
Kent +14 1 £52,500 +40.00%
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 7 August 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.

1 163 (69.96%) Active Directory
2 160 (68.67%) Microsoft
2 160 (68.67%) Windows
3 140 (60.09%) VMware
4 107 (45.92%) Windows Server
5 101 (43.35%) Security Cleared
6 85 (36.48%) SCOM
7 84 (36.05%) Azure
8 83 (35.62%) VMware Infrastructure
9 70 (30.04%) DV Cleared
10 69 (29.61%) WSUS
11 68 (29.18%) Hyper-V
12 67 (28.76%) Office 365
13 62 (26.61%) DHCP
14 59 (25.32%) DNS
15 58 (24.89%) ITIL
15 58 (24.89%) PowerShell
16 56 (24.03%) Data Centre
17 55 (23.61%) Citrix
18 51 (21.89%) Windows 10
19 49 (21.03%) Windows Server 2016
20 46 (19.74%) SQL Server
21 44 (18.88%) SQL
21 44 (18.88%) SC Cleared
22 43 (18.45%) LAN
23 40 (17.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 38 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
25 37 (15.88%) Microsoft Office
25 37 (15.88%) Microsoft Certification
25 37 (15.88%) Windows Server 2012

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 26 (11.16%) Skype for Business
2 17 (7.30%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.86%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.29%) IIS
7 2 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 37 (15.88%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (5.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (5.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 84 (36.05%) Azure
2 67 (28.76%) Office 365
3 24 (10.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 21 (9.01%) IaaS
5 16 (6.87%) PaaS
6 9 (3.86%) AWS
7 8 (3.43%) SaaS
8 5 (2.15%) Akamai
8 5 (2.15%) OneDrive
9 3 (1.29%) Power Platform
10 2 (0.86%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 62 (26.61%) DHCP
2 59 (25.32%) DNS
3 43 (18.45%) LAN
4 32 (13.73%) Skype
5 24 (10.30%) WAN
6 19 (8.15%) SAN
7 14 (6.01%) TCP/IP
8 13 (5.58%) WLAN
9 9 (3.86%) VoIP
9 9 (3.86%) VPN
10 8 (3.43%) Firewall
10 8 (3.43%) NetScaler
10 8 (3.43%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (3.00%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (2.15%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (1.72%) Cisco Firepower
13 4 (1.72%) VSAN
13 4 (1.72%) Wireless
14 3 (1.29%) NAS
14 3 (1.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (19.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.29%) Power BI
5 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2019
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.43%) Big Data
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.43%) JIRA
1 1 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (0.43%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (6.01%) Finance
2 9 (3.86%) Military
3 5 (2.15%) Public Sector
3 5 (2.15%) Retail
4 2 (0.86%) Back Office
4 2 (0.86%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.86%) Games
5 1 (0.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 31 (13.30%) Server Engineer
2 28 (12.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (10.30%) IT Engineer
3 24 (10.30%) Support Engineer
4 19 (8.15%) Architect
5 18 (7.73%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 18 (7.73%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
5 18 (7.73%) Team Leader
6 16 (6.87%) Wintel Engineer
7 15 (6.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 15 (6.44%) Consultant
8 13 (5.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support
10 11 (4.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 9 (3.86%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (3.86%) Azure Engineer
11 9 (3.86%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (3.86%) Desktop Engineer
11 9 (3.86%) Desktop Support
11 9 (3.86%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.15%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.43%) .NET
2 1 (0.43%) Ajax
2 1 (0.43%) COM
2 1 (0.43%) HTML
2 1 (0.43%) JSON
2 1 (0.43%) ODBC
2 1 (0.43%) SOAP
2 1 (0.43%) Web Services
2 1 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 56 (24.03%) Data Centre
2 22 (9.44%) CMDB
3 21 (9.01%) Public Cloud
4 20 (8.58%) Driving Licence
5 14 (6.01%) Clustering
6 11 (4.72%) Hybrid Cloud
6 11 (4.72%) Private Cloud
7 8 (3.43%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (3.00%) PKI
9 6 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.58%) Fat Client
9 6 (2.58%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.72%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.29%) Replication
12 2 (0.86%) Smartphone
13 1 (0.43%) EMC VMAX
13 1 (0.43%) EMC VNX
13 1 (0.43%) EPoS
13 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Licensing
13 1 (0.43%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 160 (68.67%) Windows
2 107 (45.92%) Windows Server
3 51 (21.89%) Windows 10
4 49 (21.03%) Windows Server 2016
5 37 (15.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (15.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (12.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (10.30%) Linux
9 21 (9.01%) Windows 7
10 11 (4.72%) Windows Server 2019
11 8 (3.43%) Unix
12 6 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (2.15%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.72%) CentOS
15 3 (1.29%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.43%) Android
16 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (24.89%) ITIL
2 40 (17.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 38 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (13.30%) Performance Monitoring
5 27 (11.59%) Server Management
6 26 (11.16%) Validation
7 25 (10.73%) Storage Management
8 23 (9.87%) Disaster Recovery
8 23 (9.87%) Proactive Management
9 21 (9.01%) DevOps
10 20 (8.58%) Service Delivery
11 18 (7.73%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 17 (7.30%) Data Protection
13 16 (6.87%) ITIL V3
14 15 (6.44%) Virtual Environments
15 14 (6.01%) Incident Management
15 14 (6.01%) Patch Management
15 14 (6.01%) Presales
16 13 (5.58%) Server Patching
16 13 (5.58%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 58 (24.89%) PowerShell
2 44 (18.88%) SQL
3 15 (6.44%) VB
4 8 (3.43%) VBScript
5 4 (1.72%) C
6 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 101 (43.35%) Security Cleared
2 70 (30.04%) DV Cleared
3 44 (18.88%) SC Cleared
4 37 (15.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (10.73%) MCSE
6 17 (7.30%) Degree
7 15 (6.44%) CCNA
7 15 (6.44%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (3.86%) MCSA
9 7 (3.00%) MCP
10 6 (2.58%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (2.58%) MCITP
11 3 (1.29%) CCNP
11 3 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.43%) MCDST
13 1 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.59%) SLA
2 19 (8.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (2.58%) GDPR
3 6 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 163 (69.96%) Active Directory
2 83 (35.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (29.18%) Hyper-V
4 22 (9.44%) Virtual Desktop
5 21 (9.01%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (6.87%) vSphere
7 15 (6.44%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (5.58%) VMware Server
9 7 (3.00%) XenApp
10 4 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.29%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.86%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.86%) vCloud
12 2 (0.86%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.43%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 1 (0.43%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 85 (36.48%) SCOM
2 69 (29.61%) WSUS
3 29 (12.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 28 (12.02%) SCVMM
5 24 (10.30%) EMC NetWorker
5 24 (10.30%) NetBackup
6 13 (5.58%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 11 (4.72%) SCOrch
8 8 (3.43%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (2.58%) vCenter Server
9 6 (2.58%) vRealize
10 5 (2.15%) Ansible
11 4 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (1.72%) Terraform
11 4 (1.72%) ZABBIX
12 3 (1.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 3 (1.29%) FortiGate
12 3 (1.29%) SCSM
13 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 160 (68.67%) Microsoft
2 140 (60.09%) VMware
3 55 (23.61%) Citrix
4 31 (13.30%) HP
5 28 (12.02%) EMC
5 28 (12.02%) Symantec
6 23 (9.87%) Cisco
7 20 (8.58%) SolarWinds
8 13 (5.58%) Red Hat
9 11 (4.72%) Splunk
10 9 (3.86%) NetApp
10 9 (3.86%) ServiceNow
10 9 (3.86%) Veeam
11 7 (3.00%) Ivanti
12 5 (2.15%) Apple
12 5 (2.15%) Juniper
12 5 (2.15%) McAfee
12 5 (2.15%) Meraki
13 4 (1.72%) Gemalto
14 3 (1.29%) Aruba