Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 227 268 269
Rank change year-on-year +41 +1 -28
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 2,706 2,274 2,600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.53% 1.29% 1.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.58% 14.89% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,221 1,897 2,213
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% -1.20%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,200
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% +1.35%

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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 16,321 15,277 16,797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.26% 8.68% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 13,134 12,386 13,672
UK median annual salary £53,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.91% +3.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% +4.65% +6.17%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SCCM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in the UK

SCCM
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCCM.

Salary trend for SCCM in the UK

SCCM
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SCCM over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SCCM in the UK

SCCM
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCCM within the UK over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. 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
England +40 2,545 £43,000 +1.18% 307
UK excluding London +28 1,543 £39,000 -2.50% 207
London +66 1,097 £50,000 +5.26% 112
South East +18 413 £42,500 +6.25% 56
North of England +42 411 £35,500 -5.33% 51
Midlands +1 279 £39,750 +6.00% 37
North West +32 208 £30,000 -25.47% 28
Yorkshire +37 195 £37,000 - 22
South West +88 181 £41,250 +11.49% 33
West Midlands +1 148 £40,000 +1.72% 20
East of England -45 144 £42,500 - 18
East Midlands -20 130 £37,500 +1.76% 17
Scotland -21 97 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Wales +13 14 £30,000 +57.89% 3
North East -33 11 £32,500 -15.58% 1
Northern Ireland -17 7 £24,500 -38.75% 2
Channel Islands +2 2 £60,000 +122.22%

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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 with a requirement for SCCM.

1 2,215 (81.86%) Windows
2 1,827 (67.52%) Active Directory
3 1,724 (63.71%) Microsoft
4 1,293 (47.78%) VMware
5 1,229 (45.42%) Windows Server
6 998 (36.88%) Office 365
7 949 (35.07%) ITIL
8 779 (28.79%) Citrix
9 738 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 718 (26.53%) PowerShell
11 713 (26.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 705 (26.05%) Windows 10
13 674 (24.91%) Windows 7
14 670 (24.76%) SCOM
15 616 (22.76%) Microsoft Azure
16 552 (20.40%) Hyper-V
17 527 (19.48%) Windows Server 2008
18 513 (18.96%) DNS
19 503 (18.59%) Cisco
20 472 (17.44%) Microsoft Certification
21 469 (17.33%) SQL Server
22 465 (17.18%) Microsoft Office
23 460 (17.00%) MS Exchange
24 458 (16.93%) Finance
25 429 (15.85%) DHCP
26 411 (15.19%) SQL
27 354 (13.08%) SAN
28 347 (12.82%) Firewall
29 309 (11.42%) MCSE
30 305 (11.27%) Microsoft App-V

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 460 (17.00%) MS Exchange
2 281 (10.38%) SharePoint
3 258 (9.53%) Skype for Business
4 239 (8.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 138 (5.10%) IIS
6 133 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 72 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2007
8 49 (1.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 25 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
10 21 (0.78%) Apache
11 12 (0.44%) Confluence
12 10 (0.37%) IBM Notes
12 10 (0.37%) WebLogic
12 10 (0.37%) WebSphere
12 10 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (0.33%) IBM Domino
13 9 (0.33%) JBoss
13 9 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (0.26%) CMS
14 7 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 465 (17.18%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.074%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.074%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.037%) Abaqus
6 1 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.037%) Steinberg Cubase
Business Applications
1 23 (0.85%) Elite 3E
2 16 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.15%) assyst
5 3 (0.11%) Carpe Diem
5 3 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.074%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.074%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.074%) Workfront
7 1 (0.037%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.037%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.037%) Eikon
7 1 (0.037%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.037%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 998 (36.88%) Office 365
2 616 (22.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 185 (6.84%) Amazon AWS
4 94 (3.47%) Azure Active Directory
5 89 (3.29%) IaaS
6 52 (1.92%) OneDrive
7 49 (1.81%) PaaS
8 48 (1.77%) Mimecast
9 43 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
10 29 (1.07%) SaaS
11 22 (0.81%) Yammer
12 16 (0.59%) G Suite
13 13 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 10 (0.37%) Amazon S3
15 9 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
15 9 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 8 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
17 6 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
17 6 (0.22%) CloudFront
18 4 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 513 (18.96%) DNS
2 429 (15.85%) DHCP
3 354 (13.08%) SAN
4 347 (12.82%) Firewall
5 277 (10.24%) TCP/IP
6 243 (8.98%) LAN
7 228 (8.43%) WAN
8 227 (8.39%) Skype
9 186 (6.87%) VPN
10 103 (3.81%) VoIP
11 98 (3.62%) VLAN
12 85 (3.14%) Wireless
13 78 (2.88%) Remote Desktop
14 70 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
15 65 (2.40%) Network Security
16 63 (2.33%) NAS
17 56 (2.07%) MPLS
18 52 (1.92%) NetScaler
19 45 (1.66%) Intrusion Detection
20 43 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 469 (17.33%) SQL Server
2 71 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
4 29 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 27 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
7 22 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
8 19 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
9 17 (0.63%) MySQL
10 9 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (0.33%) Power BI
11 8 (0.30%) NoSQL
12 7 (0.26%) Big Data
12 7 (0.26%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.22%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (0.18%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 147 (5.43%) MSI
2 31 (1.15%) InstallShield
3 28 (1.03%) JIRA
4 22 (0.81%) Git (software)
5 20 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (0.30%) WiX
7 7 (0.26%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.22%) AdminStudio
8 6 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (0.18%) WinDbg
10 4 (0.15%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.15%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.11%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.074%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.074%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.074%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.074%) Wise Package Studio
13 1 (0.037%) Metasploit
13 1 (0.037%) Travis CI
General
1 458 (16.93%) Finance
2 122 (4.51%) Banking
3 101 (3.73%) Retail
4 87 (3.22%) Law
5 78 (2.88%) Legal
6 58 (2.14%) Investment Banking
7 56 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 43 (1.59%) Advertising
9 35 (1.29%) Manufacturing
10 25 (0.92%) Games
11 19 (0.70%) Front Office
11 19 (0.70%) Publishing
11 19 (0.70%) Retail Banking
12 18 (0.67%) Marketing
13 17 (0.63%) Financial Institution
14 16 (0.59%) Back Office
15 10 (0.37%) German Language
16 8 (0.30%) Automotive
16 8 (0.30%) Billing
17 5 (0.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 516 (19.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 459 (16.96%) Analyst
3 358 (13.23%) Support Engineer
4 357 (13.19%) Desktop Support
5 240 (8.87%) Support Analyst
6 216 (7.98%) Windows Engineer
7 213 (7.87%) SCCM Engineer
8 205 (7.58%) Desktop Engineer
9 175 (6.47%) IT Support
10 169 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 161 (5.95%) Architect
12 149 (5.51%) Consultant
13 135 (4.99%) Server Engineer
14 134 (4.95%) Infrastructure Support
15 129 (4.77%) 2nd Line Support
16 121 (4.47%) IT Engineer
17 109 (4.03%) 3rd Line Support
17 109 (4.03%) Administrator
18 107 (3.95%) IT Analyst
18 107 (3.95%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (4.03%) Software Packaging
2 66 (2.44%) Web Services
3 53 (1.96%) .NET
4 20 (0.74%) HTML
5 18 (0.67%) .NET Framework
6 17 (0.63%) CSS
7 16 (0.59%) LDAP
8 14 (0.52%) 802.1X
8 14 (0.52%) WSH
9 11 (0.41%) Ajax
10 7 (0.26%) AngularJS
10 7 (0.26%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (0.26%) COM
10 7 (0.26%) Dapper ORM
10 7 (0.26%) Entity Framework
10 7 (0.26%) MFC
10 7 (0.26%) NHibernate
10 7 (0.26%) REST
10 7 (0.26%) WCF
10 7 (0.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 289 (10.68%) Data Centre
2 247 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
3 118 (4.36%) Clustering
4 105 (3.88%) Management Information System
5 104 (3.84%) Blackberry
6 77 (2.85%) User Experience
7 69 (2.55%) Fat Client
7 69 (2.55%) Thin Client
8 63 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
9 55 (2.03%) Hedge funds
10 52 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 49 (1.81%) Driving Licence
12 48 (1.77%) iPhone
13 41 (1.52%) Computer Science
13 41 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
14 40 (1.48%) Private Cloud
15 37 (1.37%) PKI
16 35 (1.29%) iPad
17 33 (1.22%) Smartphone
18 25 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2,215 (81.86%) Windows
2 1,229 (45.42%) Windows Server
3 713 (26.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 705 (26.05%) Windows 10
5 674 (24.91%) Windows 7
6 527 (19.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 187 (6.91%) Linux
8 178 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 96 (3.55%) Windows 8
10 94 (3.47%) Mac OS X
11 83 (3.07%) Android
12 64 (2.37%) Apple iOS
13 47 (1.74%) Unix
14 43 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 36 (1.33%) Mac OS
16 34 (1.26%) Windows XP
17 23 (0.85%) CentOS
18 19 (0.70%) Windows Phone
19 18 (0.67%) Ubuntu
20 11 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 949 (35.07%) ITIL
2 262 (9.68%) Service Management
3 236 (8.72%) Service Delivery
4 199 (7.35%) Problem Management
5 168 (6.21%) Application Packaging
6 166 (6.13%) Migration
7 163 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
8 155 (5.73%) Asset Management
9 140 (5.17%) Mobile Device Management
10 138 (5.10%) ITIL V3
11 127 (4.69%) ITSM
11 127 (4.69%) Presales
12 125 (4.62%) Incident Management
13 114 (4.21%) Change Management
14 109 (4.03%) Project Management
15 105 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
16 102 (3.77%) Mentoring
17 97 (3.58%) Task Automation
18 95 (3.51%) Patch Management
19 91 (3.36%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 718 (26.53%) PowerShell
2 411 (15.19%) SQL
3 87 (3.22%) VBScript
4 51 (1.88%) VB
5 49 (1.81%) Python
6 47 (1.74%) T-SQL
7 41 (1.52%) Perl
8 36 (1.33%) JavaScript
9 33 (1.22%) C#
10 26 (0.96%) Bash Shell
11 24 (0.89%) PHP
12 15 (0.55%) VBA
13 14 (0.52%) Java
14 13 (0.48%) C
15 9 (0.33%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.26%) Ruby
17 5 (0.18%) VB.NET
18 2 (0.074%) PL/SQL
19 1 (0.037%) Scala
Qualifications
1 472 (17.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 309 (11.42%) MCSE
3 193 (7.13%) Security Cleared
4 174 (6.43%) MCSA
5 169 (6.25%) Degree
6 109 (4.03%) MCP
7 106 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
8 95 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
9 86 (3.18%) CCNA
10 84 (3.10%) SC Cleared
11 82 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 65 (2.40%) MCITP
13 52 (1.92%) CCA
13 52 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
14 36 (1.33%) DV Cleared
15 34 (1.26%) CCNP
16 28 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
17 23 (0.85%) CISSP
18 21 (0.78%) A+ Certification
19 20 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 261 (9.65%) SLA
2 55 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (1.22%) PCI DSS
4 23 (0.85%) GDPR
5 20 (0.74%) QA
6 15 (0.55%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
8 9 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 9 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.18%) COBIT
9 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.15%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.15%) GAMP
11 2 (0.074%) GCP
11 2 (0.074%) ISAE 3402
11 2 (0.074%) PMO
12 1 (0.037%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.037%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.037%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1,827 (67.52%) Active Directory
2 738 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 552 (20.40%) Hyper-V
4 305 (11.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 278 (10.27%) XenApp
6 219 (8.09%) vSphere
7 215 (7.95%) VMware ESXi
8 201 (7.43%) XenDesktop
9 145 (5.36%) Virtual Desktop
10 98 (3.62%) BitLocker
11 71 (2.62%) Virtual Machines
12 50 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
13 30 (1.11%) Terminal Services
14 27 (1.00%) XenServer
15 24 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 23 (0.85%) DFS Replication
17 20 (0.74%) Firmware
17 20 (0.74%) Terminal Server
18 16 (0.59%) Xen
19 13 (0.48%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 670 (24.76%) SCOM
2 141 (5.21%) Microsoft Intune
3 139 (5.14%) SCOrch
4 120 (4.43%) SCVMM
5 116 (4.29%) WSUS
6 76 (2.81%) vCenter Server
7 74 (2.73%) Backup Exec
8 72 (2.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 67 (2.48%) AirWatch
10 61 (2.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 50 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
12 46 (1.70%) Nagios
12 46 (1.70%) Puppet
13 42 (1.55%) SCDPM
14 35 (1.29%) McAfee ePO
15 34 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
15 34 (1.26%) SCSM
16 33 (1.22%) Simpana
17 31 (1.15%) vRealize
18 30 (1.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,724 (63.71%) Microsoft
2 1,293 (47.78%) VMware
3 779 (28.79%) Citrix
4 503 (18.59%) Cisco
5 297 (10.98%) HP
6 157 (5.80%) Apple
7 137 (5.06%) McAfee
8 135 (4.99%) Ivanti
9 110 (4.07%) Dell
10 104 (3.84%) SolarWinds
11 96 (3.55%) CommVault
12 94 (3.47%) NetApp
13 73 (2.70%) Veeam
14 70 (2.59%) Symantec
15 69 (2.55%) ServiceNow
16 63 (2.33%) Reuters
17 60 (2.22%) EMC
18 57 (2.11%) MobileIron
19 56 (2.07%) Bloomberg
20 54 (2.00%) IBM