Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 246 137 223
Rank change year-on-year -109 +86 +7
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 226 170 352
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.26% 2.12% 1.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.28% 15.60% 13.17%
Number of salaries quoted 167 127 276
10th Percentile £27,375 £34,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £30,000 £35,525 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.30% +8.75% -11.11%
75th Percentile £55,000 £53,125 £50,625
90th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £48,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -12.37% +14.12% -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 2,728 1,090 2,673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.19% 13.59% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,628 890 2,124
10th Percentile £32,625 £35,000 £31,750
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £78,750 £78,750
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £58,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% +6.84% +6.36%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -73 113 £36,500 -14.12% 20
Surrey -36 52 £50,000 -13.04% 8
Buckinghamshire -38 50 £45,250 -6.70% 5
Berkshire -81 46 £36,500 -6.29% 4
Hampshire -148 31 £55,000 +52.78% 11
Oxfordshire -21 17 £33,000 -27.87% 11
East Sussex -26 13 £32,500 -20.63% 2
West Sussex -10 8 £29,500 -41.58% 5
Kent -35 4 £33,500 -44.17% 5
Sussex - 2 £50,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £44,000 -
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 187 (82.74%) Microsoft
2 154 (68.14%) Windows
2 154 (68.14%) Azure
3 151 (66.81%) Active Directory
4 146 (64.60%) Microsoft 365
5 118 (52.21%) Microsoft Intune
6 99 (43.81%) VMware
7 87 (38.50%) Windows Server
8 80 (35.40%) Windows 10
9 75 (33.19%) ITIL
10 70 (30.97%) Finance
11 67 (29.65%) Social Skills
12 64 (28.32%) Citrix
13 57 (25.22%) Data Centre
14 52 (23.01%) Microsoft Certification
15 51 (22.57%) AWS
16 50 (22.12%) PowerShell
17 47 (20.80%) Firewall
18 45 (19.91%) Problem-Solving
19 44 (19.47%) SLA
20 41 (18.14%) MCSE
20 41 (18.14%) ITSM
20 41 (18.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 41 (18.14%) Presales
21 40 (17.70%) SharePoint
21 40 (17.70%) DNS
22 38 (16.81%) SQL
23 37 (16.37%) DHCP
24 36 (15.93%) Cisco
25 32 (14.16%) VPN

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 40 (17.70%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.64%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.42%) CMS
4 4 (1.77%) IIS
4 4 (1.77%) SAS
4 4 (1.77%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (11.95%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.88%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (4.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 154 (68.14%) Azure
2 146 (64.60%) Microsoft 365
3 51 (22.57%) AWS
4 31 (13.72%) Azure Active Directory
5 18 (7.96%) Power Automate
6 13 (5.75%) IaaS
6 13 (5.75%) Power Platform
6 13 (5.75%) PowerApps
7 11 (4.87%) PaaS
8 10 (4.42%) OneDrive
9 6 (2.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 6 (2.65%) Mimecast
10 3 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (1.33%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.88%) SaaS
11 2 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.44%) Azure Stack
12 1 (0.44%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 47 (20.80%) Firewall
2 40 (17.70%) DNS
3 37 (16.37%) DHCP
4 32 (14.16%) VPN
5 24 (10.62%) LAN
5 24 (10.62%) WAN
6 23 (10.18%) Unified Communications
7 13 (5.75%) SAN
8 10 (4.42%) TCP/IP
9 7 (3.10%) SMTP
10 6 (2.65%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (2.65%) SSL
10 6 (2.65%) VLAN
10 6 (2.65%) VoIP
11 5 (2.21%) Skype
11 5 (2.21%) Wireless
12 4 (1.77%) Internet
12 4 (1.77%) Telepresence
12 4 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.54%) Power BI
3 2 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 70 (30.97%) Finance
2 67 (29.65%) Social Skills
3 17 (7.52%) Presentation Skills
4 9 (3.98%) Banking
5 8 (3.54%) French Language
5 8 (3.54%) German Language
6 7 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.10%) Local Government
6 7 (3.10%) Public Sector
7 6 (2.65%) Retail
8 4 (1.77%) Documentation Skills
9 3 (1.33%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.33%) Organisational Skills
9 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.88%) Advertising
10 2 (0.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 2 (0.88%) Law
10 2 (0.88%) Legal
11 1 (0.44%) Automotive
11 1 (0.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 47 (20.80%) Analyst
2 38 (16.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 29 (12.83%) Service Analyst
3 29 (12.83%) Service Desk Analyst
4 25 (11.06%) Support Engineer
5 23 (10.18%) Cloud Consultant
5 23 (10.18%) Consultant
6 20 (8.85%) Architect
6 20 (8.85%) Technical Consultant
7 15 (6.64%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (6.64%) Windows Engineer
8 14 (6.19%) IT Engineer
9 12 (5.31%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (5.31%) Support Analyst
10 11 (4.87%) Administrator
10 11 (4.87%) Server Engineer
11 10 (4.42%) ITSM Architect
12 9 (3.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 9 (3.98%) Infrastructure Architect
12 9 (3.98%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.54%) SAML
2 1 (0.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 57 (25.22%) Data Centre
2 31 (13.72%) Public Cloud
3 10 (4.42%) Virtual Team
4 8 (3.54%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.10%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (3.10%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.65%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.77%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.77%) Online Banking
7 4 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.77%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.33%) Clustering
8 3 (1.33%) User Experience
9 2 (0.88%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.88%) iPhone
9 2 (0.88%) Legacy Systems
10 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.44%) FMCG
10 1 (0.44%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 154 (68.14%) Windows
2 87 (38.50%) Windows Server
3 80 (35.40%) Windows 10
4 20 (8.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (6.19%) Android
5 14 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (5.31%) Mac OS
7 8 (3.54%) Linux
7 8 (3.54%) Windows 7
7 8 (3.54%) Windows Server 2019
8 7 (3.10%) VMS
9 5 (2.21%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.77%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.44%) AIX
11 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (33.19%) ITIL
2 45 (19.91%) Problem-Solving
3 41 (18.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 41 (18.14%) ITSM
3 41 (18.14%) Presales
4 25 (11.06%) Ticket Management
5 21 (9.29%) Service Management
6 20 (8.85%) Requirements Gathering
7 17 (7.52%) ITIL V3
7 17 (7.52%) Service Delivery
8 16 (7.08%) Problem Management
8 16 (7.08%) Project Management
9 15 (6.64%) DevOps
10 14 (6.19%) E-Commerce
10 14 (6.19%) Mentoring
11 13 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (5.31%) Software Deployment
13 11 (4.87%) Incident Management
13 11 (4.87%) Product Roadmap
14 10 (4.42%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 50 (22.12%) PowerShell
2 38 (16.81%) SQL
3 3 (1.33%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.33%) Perl
3 3 (1.33%) PHP
3 3 (1.33%) Python
4 1 (0.44%) C
Qualifications
1 52 (23.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (18.14%) MCSE
3 31 (13.72%) Security Cleared
4 25 (11.06%) CCA
4 25 (11.06%) Citrix Certification
5 23 (10.18%) SC Cleared
6 22 (9.73%) MCSA
7 13 (5.75%) Degree
7 13 (5.75%) MCP
8 11 (4.87%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (3.54%) CCNA
10 4 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.33%) CCNP
11 3 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.88%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.88%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.88%) HNC
12 2 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.88%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.88%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (19.47%) SLA
2 10 (4.42%) COBIT
3 4 (1.77%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 151 (66.81%) Active Directory
2 32 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (10.18%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (2.21%) BitLocker
5 5 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.77%) XenApp
7 3 (1.33%) vSphere
8 2 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.44%) NFS
9 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 118 (52.21%) Microsoft Intune
2 21 (9.29%) WSUS
3 16 (7.08%) SCOM
4 12 (5.31%) Jamf Pro
5 10 (4.42%) OpenView
5 10 (4.42%) OVSD
5 10 (4.42%) Single Sign-On
6 8 (3.54%) NetBackup
7 5 (2.21%) SCSM
7 5 (2.21%) Terraform
8 4 (1.77%) AirWatch
8 4 (1.77%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (1.77%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (1.77%) IBM BigFix
9 3 (1.33%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.88%) PowerCLI
10 2 (0.88%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.88%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 187 (82.74%) Microsoft
2 99 (43.81%) VMware
3 64 (28.32%) Citrix
4 36 (15.93%) Cisco
5 31 (13.72%) ServiceNow
6 27 (11.95%) Veeam
7 18 (7.96%) Meraki
8 16 (7.08%) Ivanti
9 15 (6.64%) HP
10 14 (6.19%) Zscaler
11 10 (4.42%) BMC
11 10 (4.42%) Remedy
12 8 (3.54%) Avaya
12 8 (3.54%) Okta
13 7 (3.10%) IBM
14 6 (2.65%) Adobe
14 6 (2.65%) Apple
14 6 (2.65%) Hitachi
14 6 (2.65%) Oracle
14 6 (2.65%) Polycom