Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 179 181 226
Rank change year-on-year +2 +45 +16
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 343 470 417
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.64% 1.76% 1.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.09% 16.60% 15.95%
Number of salaries quoted 266 379 323
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +9.43%
10th Percentile £26,625 £29,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +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 2,132 2,832 2,615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.20% 10.60% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,581 2,231 2,012
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £30,472
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 9 April 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 9 April 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 -3 131 £50,000 +17.65% 9
Surrey +52 94 £42,000 +27.27% 6
Berkshire +31 87 £36,250 -17.14% 6
Hampshire -15 56 £43,750 -15.87% 12
Buckinghamshire +31 40 £55,000 +22.22% 2
West Sussex -10 35 £40,000 -15.79%
Kent +8 15 £52,500 +40.00%
East Sussex +7 5 £34,000 -35.24%
Oxfordshire -27 4 £35,000 -6.67% 1
SCCM
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 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.

1 255 (74.34%) Windows
2 243 (70.85%) Microsoft
3 232 (67.64%) Active Directory
4 152 (44.31%) Windows Server
5 148 (43.15%) Office 365
6 130 (37.90%) VMware
7 129 (37.61%) Azure
8 100 (29.15%) PowerShell
9 93 (27.11%) ITIL
10 89 (25.95%) SCOM
10 89 (25.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 88 (25.66%) Hyper-V
12 86 (25.07%) Windows 10
13 75 (21.87%) Security Cleared
13 75 (21.87%) Citrix
14 72 (20.99%) Windows Server 2016
15 69 (20.12%) DHCP
15 69 (20.12%) DNS
16 68 (19.83%) WSUS
17 67 (19.53%) VMware Infrastructure
18 64 (18.66%) Microsoft Office
19 60 (17.49%) SLA
19 60 (17.49%) Data Centre
20 57 (16.62%) LAN
21 56 (16.33%) Cisco
22 53 (15.45%) WAN
22 53 (15.45%) Windows 7
23 50 (14.58%) SQL
24 47 (13.70%) TCP/IP
25 46 (13.41%) 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 38 (11.08%) Skype for Business
2 24 (7.00%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.96%) IIS
3 17 (4.96%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 64 (18.66%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.58%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 148 (43.15%) Office 365
2 129 (37.61%) Azure
3 43 (12.54%) Azure Active Directory
4 29 (8.45%) AWS
5 24 (7.00%) SaaS
6 20 (5.83%) Akamai
7 18 (5.25%) PaaS
8 17 (4.96%) IaaS
9 15 (4.37%) Power Platform
10 9 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (1.75%) OneDrive
12 4 (1.17%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.58%) Serverless
14 1 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.29%) G Suite
14 1 (0.29%) PowerApps
14 1 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 69 (20.12%) DHCP
1 69 (20.12%) DNS
2 57 (16.62%) LAN
3 53 (15.45%) WAN
4 47 (13.70%) TCP/IP
5 40 (11.66%) Skype
6 39 (11.37%) Firewall
7 31 (9.04%) SAN
8 22 (6.41%) VPN
9 14 (4.08%) Broadband
9 14 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (4.08%) NAS
10 13 (3.79%) Remote Desktop
11 12 (3.50%) Wireless
12 10 (2.92%) iSCSI
13 9 (2.62%) NetScaler
14 8 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
14 8 (2.33%) VoIP
15 7 (2.04%) VLAN
16 5 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.66%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (4.08%) Power BI
4 3 (0.87%) Big Data
5 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2019
6 1 (0.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (4.66%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.50%) Octopus Deploy
2 12 (3.50%) TeamCity
2 12 (3.50%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (1.75%) AdminStudio
3 6 (1.75%) InstallShield
4 5 (1.46%) AutoIt
4 5 (1.46%) MSI
5 3 (0.87%) JIRA
6 2 (0.58%) Subversion
7 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (7.00%) Finance
2 19 (5.54%) Retail
3 14 (4.08%) Games
4 13 (3.79%) Public Sector
5 4 (1.17%) Back Office
5 4 (1.17%) Local Government
6 3 (0.87%) Banking
7 2 (0.58%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.58%) French Language
7 2 (0.58%) German Language
7 2 (0.58%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.58%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.29%) Police
8 1 (0.29%) Publishing
8 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (16.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 56 (16.33%) Support Engineer
2 43 (12.54%) Analyst
3 38 (11.08%) IT Engineer
4 31 (9.04%) Desktop Engineer
5 29 (8.45%) Desktop Support
6 27 (7.87%) Consultant
7 25 (7.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 22 (6.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 21 (6.12%) Team Leader
10 19 (5.54%) Architect
11 17 (4.96%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 17 (4.96%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
11 17 (4.96%) Server Engineer
12 16 (4.66%) 2nd Line Support
12 16 (4.66%) SCCM Engineer
12 16 (4.66%) Systems Engineer
13 15 (4.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 14 (4.08%) Platform Engineer
15 13 (3.79%) SCCM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.50%) JSON
2 5 (1.46%) Flash
2 5 (1.46%) Web Services
3 4 (1.17%) Ajax
3 4 (1.17%) HTML
3 4 (1.17%) SOAP
3 4 (1.17%) XML
4 2 (0.58%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.29%) COM
5 1 (0.29%) Middleware
5 1 (0.29%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 60 (17.49%) Data Centre
2 33 (9.62%) Self-Motivation
3 32 (9.33%) Clustering
4 19 (5.54%) Private Cloud
5 15 (4.37%) Public Cloud
6 14 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (4.08%) Hybrid Cloud
7 13 (3.79%) Smartphone
8 12 (3.50%) CMDB
9 8 (2.33%) Driving Licence
9 8 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.75%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.46%) Social Network
12 3 (0.87%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.87%) PKI
12 3 (0.87%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.58%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.58%) User Experience
13 2 (0.58%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 255 (74.34%) Windows
2 152 (44.31%) Windows Server
3 86 (25.07%) Windows 10
4 72 (20.99%) Windows Server 2016
5 53 (15.45%) Windows 7
6 46 (13.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (13.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (6.71%) Linux
9 19 (5.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (4.66%) Windows 8
11 14 (4.08%) Apple iOS
12 12 (3.50%) Windows Server 2019
13 10 (2.92%) Unix
14 2 (0.58%) Android
15 1 (0.29%) AIX
15 1 (0.29%) Solaris
15 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (27.11%) ITIL
2 89 (25.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 41 (11.95%) DevOps
4 38 (11.08%) Problem Management
5 36 (10.50%) Problem-Solving
6 29 (8.45%) Server Management
7 26 (7.58%) Service Delivery
8 25 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (6.41%) Application Packaging
9 22 (6.41%) Break/Fix
9 22 (6.41%) Performance Monitoring
10 21 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
10 21 (6.12%) Incident Management
11 20 (5.83%) Validation
12 19 (5.54%) ITSM
13 18 (5.25%) Asset Management
13 18 (5.25%) Presales
14 17 (4.96%) Storage Management
15 16 (4.66%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (29.15%) PowerShell
2 50 (14.58%) SQL
3 18 (5.25%) VBScript
4 11 (3.21%) T-SQL
4 11 (3.21%) VB
5 6 (1.75%) Java
6 4 (1.17%) C
6 4 (1.17%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.58%) Perl
7 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.29%) Go
Qualifications
1 75 (21.87%) Security Cleared
2 43 (12.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (11.37%) DV Cleared
4 32 (9.33%) MCSE
5 29 (8.45%) SC Cleared
6 20 (5.83%) Degree
7 18 (5.25%) MCP
8 15 (4.37%) CCNA
8 15 (4.37%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (3.79%) A+ Certification
10 10 (2.92%) MCSA
11 6 (1.75%) MCDST
11 6 (1.75%) MCITP
12 5 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (1.17%) CCNP
14 3 (0.87%) HND
15 2 (0.58%) Avaya Certification
15 2 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
16 1 (0.29%) CISM
16 1 (0.29%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (17.49%) SLA
2 16 (4.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.04%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.75%) GDPR
6 4 (1.17%) ISO 9001
6 4 (1.17%) QA
7 3 (0.87%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 232 (67.64%) Active Directory
2 88 (25.66%) Hyper-V
3 67 (19.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (4.37%) XenApp
5 14 (4.08%) DFS Replication
5 14 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (3.79%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (3.50%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (2.33%) Firmware
9 7 (2.04%) XenDesktop
10 6 (1.75%) vSphere
11 4 (1.17%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.87%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.87%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.58%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.29%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 1 (0.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 89 (25.95%) SCOM
2 68 (19.83%) WSUS
3 37 (10.79%) Microsoft Intune
4 22 (6.41%) SCVMM
5 16 (4.66%) EMC NetWorker
5 16 (4.66%) NetBackup
6 10 (2.92%) Microsoft Clustering
7 8 (2.33%) SCSM
7 8 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
8 7 (2.04%) SCOrch
9 6 (1.75%) OpenView
9 6 (1.75%) vCenter Server
10 5 (1.46%) FortiGate
11 4 (1.17%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (1.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 4 (1.17%) vRealize
12 3 (0.87%) Puppet
13 2 (0.58%) Backup Exec
13 2 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 2 (0.58%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 243 (70.85%) Microsoft
2 130 (37.90%) VMware
3 75 (21.87%) Citrix
4 56 (16.33%) Cisco
5 40 (11.66%) HP
6 29 (8.45%) EMC
7 20 (5.83%) Meraki
7 20 (5.83%) Splunk
8 19 (5.54%) Symantec
9 17 (4.96%) Dell
10 16 (4.66%) ServiceNow
11 15 (4.37%) Apple
12 10 (2.92%) Remedy
12 10 (2.92%) SolarWinds
13 9 (2.62%) Veeam
14 8 (2.33%) Arista
14 8 (2.33%) Brocade
14 8 (2.33%) Emulex
14 8 (2.33%) Ivanti
14 8 (2.33%) NetApp