Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring SCCM skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited SCCM over the 6 months leading up to 12 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 317 312 376
Rank change year-on-year -5 +64 -81
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 907 1,034 1,694
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.83% 1.12% 0.98%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.15% 7.76% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 716 890 1,395
10th Percentile £29,175 £26,110 £26,450
25th Percentile £32,000 £32,250 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - - -10.53%
75th Percentile £55,675 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,250 £38,872 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.97% -2.82% -

All Systems Management Skills
UK

SCCM falls under the Systems Management category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring systems management skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 9,915 13,333 32,089
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 9.02% 14.42% 18.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6,975 8,608 14,120
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,375 £37,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.63% -3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £83,750 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £59,526 £58,000
% change year-on-year -7.60% +2.63% +5.45%

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SCCM in the UK

SCCM
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SCCM.

Salary trend for SCCM in the UK

SCCM
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SCCM over the 6 months to 12 June 2024.

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 12 June 2024. 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
Jobs
England +1 859 £42,500 - 131
UK excluding London -17 624 £39,250 +0.97% 116
Work from Home -15 267 £43,227 -11.78% 49
London +16 266 £55,000 +9.45% 27
South East -8 192 £46,500 +9.41% 32
South West +19 138 £40,000 +25.00% 16
North of England -36 121 £34,500 -1.43% 19
Midlands -30 107 £36,500 -18.89% 19
West Midlands +15 82 £36,000 -20.00% 15
Yorkshire +43 58 £30,750 -10.87% 7
North West -51 47 £41,235 +14.54% 10
East of England -46 33 £47,500 +8.57% 19
East Midlands -53 25 £37,500 -21.05% 4
North East -20 16 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Scotland -85 16 £37,500 +44.23% 13
Wales +22 14 £34,000 -25.59% 1
Northern Ireland +21 3 - - 1

SCCM
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 261 (28.78%) Microsoft Exchange
2 92 (10.14%) SharePoint
3 16 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 16 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (1.10%) IIS
5 9 (0.99%) WordPress
6 7 (0.77%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.44%) IBM Domino
7 4 (0.44%) SAS
8 3 (0.33%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.11%) Confluence
9 1 (0.11%) Moodle
9 1 (0.11%) Site Server
Applications
1 158 (17.42%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.11%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (0.22%) Farmplan
1 2 (0.22%) KEYPrime
1 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.11%) Eikon
2 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 474 (52.26%) Microsoft 365
2 328 (36.16%) Azure
3 155 (17.09%) Entra ID
4 61 (6.73%) AWS
5 40 (4.41%) OneDrive
6 36 (3.97%) Nutanix
7 31 (3.42%) Mimecast
8 25 (2.76%) GCP
9 24 (2.65%) Azure Monitor
10 22 (2.43%) Azure Storage
11 21 (2.32%) IaaS
12 20 (2.21%) Google Workspace
13 14 (1.54%) Azure Sentinel
13 14 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
14 13 (1.43%) Power Platform
15 12 (1.32%) OCI
16 9 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
16 9 (0.99%) WhatsApp
17 8 (0.88%) OpenShift
18 6 (0.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 182 (20.07%) DNS
2 173 (19.07%) Firewall
3 150 (16.54%) DHCP
4 144 (15.88%) WAN
5 112 (12.35%) Wireless
6 92 (10.14%) LAN
7 84 (9.26%) SAN
8 81 (8.93%) VPN
9 63 (6.95%) TCP/IP
10 60 (6.62%) SD-WAN
11 56 (6.17%) Cisco IOS
12 53 (5.84%) WebEx
13 52 (5.73%) VoIP
14 43 (4.74%) VLAN
14 43 (4.74%) Wi-Fi
15 25 (2.76%) WLAN
16 24 (2.65%) iSCSI
16 24 (2.65%) NAS
17 23 (2.54%) Network Security
18 18 (1.98%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (5.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.21%) MySQL
3 3 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (0.33%) MariaDB
3 3 (0.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 20 (2.21%) MSI
2 14 (1.54%) AdminStudio
3 9 (0.99%) JIRA
4 8 (0.88%) InstallShield
5 6 (0.66%) Snyk
6 1 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.11%) Bitbucket
General
1 325 (35.83%) Social Skills
2 128 (14.11%) Finance
3 62 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (6.17%) Organisational Skills
5 46 (5.07%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 39 (4.30%) Legal
7 33 (3.64%) Banking
8 26 (2.87%) Documentation Skills
9 21 (2.32%) Aerospace
10 20 (2.21%) Law
11 19 (2.09%) Public Sector
12 15 (1.65%) Telecoms
13 14 (1.54%) Games
14 13 (1.43%) Automotive
14 13 (1.43%) Police
15 11 (1.21%) Advertising
15 11 (1.21%) Presentation Skills
16 9 (0.99%) Marketing
17 8 (0.88%) Manufacturing
17 8 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 168 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 167 (18.41%) Analyst
3 163 (17.97%) Support Engineer
4 160 (17.64%) IT Support
5 120 (13.23%) Senior
6 95 (10.47%) Support Specialist
7 92 (10.14%) IT Engineer
8 76 (8.38%) IT Analyst
9 72 (7.94%) Support Analyst
10 59 (6.50%) IT Support Specialist
11 58 (6.39%) Lead
12 56 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support
12 56 (6.17%) IT Support Analyst
13 55 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
13 55 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
14 54 (5.95%) Desktop Support
15 45 (4.96%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 42 (4.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 37 (4.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 36 (3.97%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.32%) Software Packaging
2 19 (2.09%) ARM Templates
3 9 (0.99%) LAMP
4 7 (0.77%) ADO
5 5 (0.55%) EDI
6 2 (0.22%) JSON
7 1 (0.11%) .NET
7 1 (0.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.17%) Self-Motivation
2 58 (6.39%) Video Conferencing
3 57 (6.28%) Data Centre
4 50 (5.51%) Wiki
5 44 (4.85%) Driving Licence
5 44 (4.85%) Replication
6 36 (3.97%) Management Information System
7 31 (3.42%) Fat Client
7 31 (3.42%) Thin Client
8 28 (3.09%) PKI
9 23 (2.54%) Clustering
10 19 (2.09%) Smartphone
11 17 (1.87%) iPhone
12 13 (1.43%) Public Cloud
13 9 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
14 8 (0.88%) EMC VNX
14 8 (0.88%) Shadow IT
15 7 (0.77%) iPad
16 6 (0.66%) CMDB
16 6 (0.66%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 694 (76.52%) Windows
2 336 (37.05%) Windows Server
3 324 (35.72%) Windows 10
4 118 (13.01%) Windows Server 2016
5 116 (12.79%) Windows Server 2019
6 107 (11.80%) Linux
7 94 (10.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 92 (10.14%) Android
9 62 (6.84%) Windows 7
10 61 (6.73%) Apple iOS
11 45 (4.96%) Mac OS
12 33 (3.64%) Unix
13 23 (2.54%) Mac OS X
14 21 (2.32%) VMS
14 21 (2.32%) Windows XP
15 15 (1.65%) Windows NT
16 12 (1.32%) Ubuntu
17 10 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
18 9 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 9 (0.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (34.62%) ITIL
2 192 (21.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 189 (20.84%) Problem-Solving
4 155 (17.09%) Customer Service
5 137 (15.10%) Service Management
6 115 (12.68%) Mobile Device Management
7 99 (10.92%) Change Management
8 94 (10.36%) Service Delivery
9 79 (8.71%) Agile
10 77 (8.49%) ITSM
11 72 (7.94%) Application Virtualisation
12 66 (7.28%) Business Continuity
13 64 (7.06%) Computer Science
14 57 (6.28%) Problem Management
15 55 (6.06%) Incident Management
16 54 (5.95%) Cybersecurity
17 53 (5.84%) Asset Management
17 53 (5.84%) BCP
18 51 (5.62%) Project Management
19 50 (5.51%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 253 (27.89%) PowerShell
2 46 (5.07%) SQL
3 27 (2.98%) C#
3 27 (2.98%) VB
4 21 (2.32%) VBScript
5 20 (2.21%) Bicep
6 15 (1.65%) Python
7 9 (0.99%) Bash
8 6 (0.66%) Ruby
9 5 (0.55%) Perl
10 3 (0.33%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.22%) Java
12 1 (0.11%) C
12 1 (0.11%) Go
12 1 (0.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 222 (24.48%) Security Cleared
2 193 (21.28%) Degree
3 179 (19.74%) SC Cleared
4 116 (12.79%) DV Cleared
5 79 (8.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 63 (6.95%) Computer Science Degree
7 51 (5.62%) Master's Degree
8 41 (4.52%) MCP
9 31 (3.42%) MCSE
10 30 (3.31%) DBS Check
11 29 (3.20%) CCNA
11 29 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
12 26 (2.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 22 (2.43%) A+ Certification
14 21 (2.32%) MCITP
15 20 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
16 17 (1.87%) HNC
17 13 (1.43%) CCNP
18 11 (1.21%) Azure Certification
19 10 (1.10%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (6.95%) SLA
2 16 (1.76%) GDPR
3 13 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (0.66%) QA
6 3 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.22%) NIST
8 1 (0.11%) GxP
8 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 657 (72.44%) Active Directory
2 224 (24.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 150 (16.54%) Hyper-V
4 110 (12.13%) VMware ESXi
5 100 (11.03%) XenApp
6 98 (10.80%) XenDesktop
7 73 (8.05%) Microsoft App-V
8 58 (6.39%) Virtual Desktop
9 41 (4.52%) vSphere
10 31 (3.42%) Virtual Machines
11 27 (2.98%) Firmware
12 18 (1.98%) Docker
13 11 (1.21%) Virtual Servers
14 7 (0.77%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
16 4 (0.44%) NFS
17 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 3 (0.33%) pfSense
17 3 (0.33%) Terminal Server
17 3 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 243 (26.79%) Microsoft Intune
2 101 (11.14%) WSUS
3 94 (10.36%) SCOM
4 56 (6.17%) AirWatch
5 42 (4.63%) vCenter Server
6 38 (4.19%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 37 (4.08%) Kubernetes
8 32 (3.53%) Jamf Pro
9 22 (2.43%) Ansible
9 22 (2.43%) NetBackup
10 20 (2.21%) EMC NetWorker
11 17 (1.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 13 (1.43%) Failover Clustering
13 11 (1.21%) Autotask
13 11 (1.21%) Nessus
13 11 (1.21%) Single Sign-On
13 11 (1.21%) Sysprep
14 10 (1.10%) Microsoft Clustering
14 10 (1.10%) Terraform
15 9 (0.99%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 615 (67.81%) Microsoft
2 318 (35.06%) VMware
3 160 (17.64%) Citrix
4 131 (14.44%) Cisco
5 80 (8.82%) Dell
6 79 (8.71%) HP
7 77 (8.49%) Veeam
8 65 (7.17%) Apple
9 57 (6.28%) ServiceNow
10 43 (4.74%) Symantec
11 42 (4.63%) Google
12 37 (4.08%) Aruba
13 30 (3.31%) Meraki
14 25 (2.76%) iManage
15 23 (2.54%) Oracle
15 23 (2.54%) Palo Alto
16 22 (2.43%) McAfee
16 22 (2.43%) Qualys
17 21 (2.32%) Bloomberg
17 21 (2.32%) EMC