Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 195 188 184
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4 +45
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 199 328 474
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.56% 1.68% 1.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.42% 16.30% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 172 271 359
10th Percentile £30,100 £27,000 £29,600
25th Percentile £36,125 £31,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,000 £39,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +34.18% -7.06% -
75th Percentile £60,750 £55,000 £55,625
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1,743 2,012 2,829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.68% 10.30% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,407 1,562 2,235
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +6.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £81,250 £77,800
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +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 23 April 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 23 April 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 -2 65 £55,000 +41.21% 8
Surrey -4 56 £63,750 +65.58% 4
Hampshire +37 51 £33,000 -12.00% 7
Buckinghamshire +30 39 £55,000 +2.33% 3
Berkshire -32 19 £57,500 +53.33% 4
Kent +13 15 £32,500 -38.10%
East Sussex +34 11 £45,000 +32.35% 1
Oxfordshire +34 7 £42,500 +30.77% 1
West Sussex -8 2 £70,000 +75.00% 1
Sussex - 1 £39,000 -
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 146 (73.37%) Microsoft
2 137 (68.84%) Windows
3 128 (64.32%) Active Directory
4 108 (54.27%) Azure
5 98 (49.25%) Microsoft 365
5 98 (49.25%) Windows Server
6 97 (48.74%) VMware
7 96 (48.24%) Microsoft Intune
8 82 (41.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 76 (38.19%) Hyper-V
10 67 (33.67%) ITIL
11 60 (30.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 57 (28.64%) Cisco
12 57 (28.64%) AWS
13 53 (26.63%) Security Cleared
14 51 (25.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 47 (23.62%) Data Centre
15 47 (23.62%) SQL Server
16 46 (23.12%) DNS
16 46 (23.12%) Public Cloud
16 46 (23.12%) DevOps
17 45 (22.61%) SC Cleared
18 44 (22.11%) PowerShell
18 44 (22.11%) SQL
18 44 (22.11%) Azure Active Directory
19 41 (20.60%) IaaS
20 40 (20.10%) Windows 10
20 40 (20.10%) PaaS
21 38 (19.10%) Windows Server 2016
22 35 (17.59%) Firewall

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 30 (15.08%) SharePoint
2 14 (7.04%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.51%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.51%) IIS
4 3 (1.51%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (2.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 108 (54.27%) Azure
2 98 (49.25%) Microsoft 365
3 57 (28.64%) AWS
4 44 (22.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 41 (20.60%) IaaS
6 40 (20.10%) PaaS
7 24 (12.06%) SaaS
8 7 (3.52%) Mimecast
9 2 (1.01%) Azure Logic Apps
9 2 (1.01%) OneDrive
9 2 (1.01%) Power Platform
9 2 (1.01%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.50%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 46 (23.12%) DNS
2 35 (17.59%) Firewall
3 34 (17.09%) SAN
4 21 (10.55%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (10.55%) DHCP
5 18 (9.05%) TCP/IP
5 18 (9.05%) WAN
6 13 (6.53%) LAN
7 11 (5.53%) VPN
8 9 (4.52%) Skype
8 9 (4.52%) VLAN
8 9 (4.52%) WLAN
9 7 (3.52%) iSCSI
9 7 (3.52%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (3.02%) BGP
11 5 (2.51%) IP Telephony
11 5 (2.51%) Kerberos
11 5 (2.51%) MPLS
11 5 (2.51%) Unified Communications
12 3 (1.51%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (23.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.01%) Power BI
4 1 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.50%) JIRA
General
1 7 (3.52%) Finance
2 3 (1.51%) Public Sector
3 2 (1.01%) Legal
3 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.50%) Automotive
4 1 (0.50%) Banking
4 1 (0.50%) Local Government
4 1 (0.50%) Military
4 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (21.61%) Support Engineer
2 36 (18.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (10.55%) 2nd Line Support
3 21 (10.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 19 (9.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 19 (9.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 19 (9.55%) SCCM Engineer
5 17 (8.54%) Consultant
5 17 (8.54%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (8.04%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
7 15 (7.54%) Windows Engineer
8 14 (7.04%) Cloud Consultant
8 14 (7.04%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 13 (6.53%) Technical Leader
10 12 (6.03%) Operations Engineer
11 11 (5.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (5.53%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
11 11 (5.53%) Operations Support Engineer
12 10 (5.03%) Azure Consultant
13 9 (4.52%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.03%) HTML
2 7 (3.52%) .NET
3 1 (0.50%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.50%) Azure Blueprints
Miscellaneous
1 47 (23.62%) Data Centre
2 46 (23.12%) Public Cloud
3 20 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (10.05%) Private Cloud
4 16 (8.04%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (4.52%) Clustering
6 8 (4.02%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.02%) CMDB
7 6 (3.02%) EPoS
7 6 (3.02%) Replication
8 5 (2.51%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.51%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.01%) HP Storage
10 2 (1.01%) PKI
11 1 (0.50%) AS400
11 1 (0.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 137 (68.84%) Windows
2 98 (49.25%) Windows Server
3 60 (30.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (20.10%) Windows 10
5 38 (19.10%) Windows Server 2016
6 31 (15.58%) Windows Server 2019
7 20 (10.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (6.03%) Mac OS
9 10 (5.03%) Linux
10 9 (4.52%) Apple iOS
10 9 (4.52%) Windows 7
11 7 (3.52%) Android
12 5 (2.51%) CentOS
13 3 (1.51%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (1.01%) Unix
15 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (33.67%) ITIL
2 51 (25.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 46 (23.12%) DevOps
4 26 (13.07%) Incident Management
4 26 (13.07%) Problem Management
5 25 (12.56%) E-Commerce
5 25 (12.56%) ITIL V3
5 25 (12.56%) Project Delivery
6 23 (11.56%) Infrastructure as Code
7 20 (10.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 20 (10.05%) Load Balancing
8 19 (9.55%) Security Patching
9 16 (8.04%) PRINCE2
10 12 (6.03%) Change Management
10 12 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (5.53%) Customer Requirements
11 11 (5.53%) Data Analysis
11 11 (5.53%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (4.52%) Change Control
12 9 (4.52%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 44 (22.11%) PowerShell
1 44 (22.11%) SQL
2 12 (6.03%) RPG
2 12 (6.03%) RPG IV
3 6 (3.02%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.50%) C
4 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (26.63%) Security Cleared
2 45 (22.61%) SC Cleared
3 26 (13.07%) BPSS Clearance
4 24 (12.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (11.06%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (10.55%) CCNA
6 21 (10.55%) Degree
7 20 (10.05%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (8.54%) MCSE
9 7 (3.52%) DV Cleared
9 7 (3.52%) MCSA
10 6 (3.02%) MCITP
11 5 (2.51%) MCP
11 5 (2.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (1.01%) CISM
13 2 (1.01%) CISSP
13 2 (1.01%) SSCP
14 1 (0.50%) CCNP
14 1 (0.50%) HPE ATP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.54%) SLA
2 4 (2.01%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (2.01%) GDPR
2 4 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 128 (64.32%) Active Directory
2 82 (41.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (38.19%) Hyper-V
4 20 (10.05%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (4.52%) vSphere
6 6 (3.02%) NFS
7 5 (2.51%) Firmware
7 5 (2.51%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.01%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 96 (48.24%) Microsoft Intune
2 30 (15.08%) SCVMM
3 17 (8.54%) SCOM
4 10 (5.03%) Jamf Pro
5 9 (4.52%) Terraform
6 7 (3.52%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (3.02%) WMI
8 5 (2.51%) vCenter Server
9 4 (2.01%) SCSM
9 4 (2.01%) WSUS
10 3 (1.51%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (1.51%) NetBackup
11 2 (1.01%) FortiGate
11 2 (1.01%) Nessus
11 2 (1.01%) OpenView
12 1 (0.50%) Cisco UCCX
12 1 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.50%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.50%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 146 (73.37%) Microsoft
2 97 (48.74%) VMware
3 57 (28.64%) Cisco
4 33 (16.58%) Veeam
5 27 (13.57%) Meraki
6 22 (11.06%) Citrix
7 16 (8.04%) ServiceNow
8 13 (6.53%) HP
8 13 (6.53%) SolarWinds
9 11 (5.53%) Apple
10 8 (4.02%) EMC
11 6 (3.02%) Splunk
12 5 (2.51%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.01%) Avaya
13 4 (2.01%) CA
13 4 (2.01%) CheckPoint
13 4 (2.01%) Dell
13 4 (2.01%) Google
13 4 (2.01%) NetApp
14 3 (1.51%) Symantec