Period
to 17 August 2017

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 17 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 241 249
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8 +40
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 2503 2803 2893
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.42% 1.42% 1.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.22% 16.46% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2070 2389 2488
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% -1.32%

SCCM is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 15436 17026 16534
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.77% 8.60% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12502 13852 13200
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 17 August 2017.

Salary histogram for SCCM in the UK

SCCM
Top 16 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 17 August 2017. 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 0 2375 £42,500 +4.94% 134
UK excluding London -10 1408 £38,500 -3.75% 95
London +24 1054 £52,500 +14.13% 48
South East +12 455 £38,000 -10.07% 33
Midlands +9 325 £38,500 +2.67% 10
North of England -54 276 £37,500 -1.32% 26
West Midlands +55 207 £38,500 -3.75% 5
East of England -16 154 £40,000 -1.23% 10
Yorkshire -23 151 £37,500 - 12
East Midlands -15 120 £40,000 +14.29% 5
North West -49 114 £37,500 -6.25% 12
South West +18 110 £35,094 -3.85% 6
Scotland -6 68 £47,500 +35.71% 9
Wales +24 21 £46,500 +3.33% 1
North East +6 11 £32,250 -11.03% 2
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 August 2017, IT jobs citing SCCM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SCCM.

1 2041 (81.54%) Windows
2 1684 (67.28%) Active Directory
3 1588 (63.44%) Microsoft
4 1196 (47.78%) VMware
5 1086 (43.39%) Windows Server
6 887 (35.44%) ITIL
7 751 (30.00%) Citrix
8 749 (29.92%) Office 365
9 702 (28.05%) PowerShell
10 689 (27.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 680 (27.17%) MS Exchange
12 613 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
13 612 (24.45%) Windows 7
14 551 (22.01%) Windows Server 2008
15 550 (21.97%) SCOM
16 549 (21.93%) Microsoft Certification
17 519 (20.74%) Finance
18 493 (19.70%) Microsoft Azure
19 488 (19.50%) Windows 10
20 480 (19.18%) Hyper-V
21 478 (19.10%) DNS
21 478 (19.10%) Cisco
22 443 (17.70%) Microsoft Office
23 408 (16.30%) DHCP
24 399 (15.94%) MCSE
25 388 (15.50%) SQL
26 384 (15.34%) Exchange Server 2010
27 354 (14.14%) SAN
28 340 (13.58%) XenApp
29 330 (13.18%) Skype for Business

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
1 680 (27.17%) MS Exchange
2 384 (15.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 330 (13.18%) Skype for Business
4 260 (10.39%) SharePoint
5 159 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 138 (5.51%) IIS
7 73 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2007
8 49 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 38 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
10 27 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
11 21 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
12 16 (0.64%) Confluence
12 16 (0.64%) SAS
13 14 (0.56%) CMS
14 13 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
14 13 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
15 11 (0.44%) Apache
16 10 (0.40%) IBM Notes
17 7 (0.28%) Apache Spark
17 7 (0.28%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 443 (17.70%) Microsoft Office
2 52 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.040%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 15 (0.60%) assyst
3 14 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.36%) Workfront
5 6 (0.24%) thinkFolio
6 5 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.20%) Remedy AR System
7 4 (0.16%) Eikon
8 3 (0.12%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 3 (0.12%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.080%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.080%) Relativity
9 2 (0.080%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.040%) LatentZero
10 1 (0.040%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 749 (29.92%) Office 365
2 493 (19.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 213 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
4 195 (7.79%) IaaS
5 68 (2.72%) PaaS
6 66 (2.64%) Azure Active Directory
7 53 (2.12%) SaaS
8 37 (1.48%) OneDrive
9 34 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
10 26 (1.04%) Mimecast
11 24 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
12 19 (0.76%) G Suite
12 19 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 10 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (0.28%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.28%) GitHub
15 6 (0.24%) Dropbox
16 4 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 4 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
16 4 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 478 (19.10%) DNS
2 408 (16.30%) DHCP
3 354 (14.14%) SAN
4 330 (13.18%) Firewall
5 281 (11.23%) Skype
6 277 (11.07%) LAN
7 260 (10.39%) TCP/IP
8 244 (9.75%) WAN
9 146 (5.83%) VPN
10 126 (5.03%) VoIP
11 106 (4.23%) Internet
12 98 (3.92%) NAS
13 73 (2.92%) Wireless
14 64 (2.56%) VLAN
15 52 (2.08%) NetScaler
16 48 (1.92%) MPLS
17 47 (1.88%) Wi-Fi
18 46 (1.84%) Network Security
19 45 (1.80%) PBX
20 44 (1.76%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 318 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 89 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 45 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 24 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
5 24 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
6 21 (0.84%) MySQL
7 20 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
8 12 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 7 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (0.28%) Hadoop
11 7 (0.28%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.24%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (0.20%) Big Data
14 4 (0.16%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 128 (5.11%) MSI
2 37 (1.48%) InstallShield
3 23 (0.92%) AdminStudio
4 18 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (0.68%) JIRA
6 14 (0.56%) Jenkins
6 14 (0.56%) Visual Studio
7 9 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (0.32%) Wise Package Studio
9 7 (0.28%) Travis CI
10 5 (0.20%) Git (software)
10 5 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.12%) Ant
12 2 (0.080%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.080%) TestDirector
13 1 (0.040%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.040%) IntelliJ
13 1 (0.040%) Oracle Forms
13 1 (0.040%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.040%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 519 (20.74%) Finance
2 207 (8.27%) Banking
3 137 (5.47%) Retail
4 96 (3.84%) Investment Banking
5 92 (3.68%) Law
6 85 (3.40%) Retail Banking
7 81 (3.24%) Legal
8 63 (2.52%) Telecoms
9 44 (1.76%) Advertising
10 30 (1.20%) Publishing
11 24 (0.96%) Manufacturing
12 18 (0.72%) Automotive
12 18 (0.72%) Marketing
13 16 (0.64%) Back Office
14 14 (0.56%) Games
15 11 (0.44%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.44%) French Language
16 9 (0.36%) German Language
17 7 (0.28%) Billing
17 7 (0.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 520 (20.78%) Analyst
2 469 (18.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 311 (12.43%) Support Engineer
4 254 (10.15%) Support Analyst
5 251 (10.03%) Desktop Support
6 177 (7.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 177 (7.07%) IT Support
7 168 (6.71%) Windows Engineer
8 156 (6.23%) Infrastructure Support
9 154 (6.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 151 (6.03%) IT Engineer
11 146 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support
12 142 (5.67%) SCCM Engineer
13 135 (5.39%) Systems Engineer
14 124 (4.95%) Desktop Engineer
15 117 (4.67%) 2nd Line Support
16 108 (4.31%) Server Engineer
17 106 (4.23%) Administrator
18 101 (4.04%) VMware Engineer
19 99 (3.96%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (2.56%) Software Packaging
2 46 (1.84%) SailPoint
3 42 (1.68%) Web Services
4 32 (1.28%) .NET
5 22 (0.88%) Middleware
6 17 (0.68%) 802.1X
7 12 (0.48%) HTML
8 10 (0.40%) XMPP
9 9 (0.36%) COM
9 9 (0.36%) LAMP
10 7 (0.28%) Kafka
10 7 (0.28%) Node.js
10 7 (0.28%) React
10 7 (0.28%) WAP
11 6 (0.24%) XML
12 4 (0.16%) JSON
12 4 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (0.16%) XSLT
13 3 (0.12%) .NET Framework
14 2 (0.080%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 286 (11.43%) Data Centre
2 167 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 131 (5.23%) Clustering
4 113 (4.51%) User Experience
5 108 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
6 105 (4.19%) Management Information System
7 61 (2.44%) Fat Client
7 61 (2.44%) Thin Client
8 57 (2.28%) Computer Science
9 47 (1.88%) Hedge funds
10 42 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
11 37 (1.48%) CMDB
12 36 (1.44%) Driving Licence
12 36 (1.44%) iPhone
13 35 (1.40%) iPad
14 34 (1.36%) EMC VNX
14 34 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
15 32 (1.28%) BYOD
16 29 (1.16%) Smartphone
17 28 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2041 (81.54%) Windows
2 1086 (43.39%) Windows Server
3 689 (27.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 612 (24.45%) Windows 7
5 551 (22.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 488 (19.50%) Windows 10
7 311 (12.43%) Linux
8 159 (6.35%) Mac OS X
9 156 (6.23%) Apple iOS
10 144 (5.75%) Android
11 131 (5.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 128 (5.11%) Windows 8
13 75 (3.00%) Unix
14 72 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 43 (1.72%) Windows XP
16 29 (1.16%) Mac OS
17 27 (1.08%) CentOS
18 10 (0.40%) Ubuntu
18 10 (0.40%) Windows Vista
19 8 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 887 (35.44%) ITIL
2 259 (10.35%) Service Management
3 183 (7.31%) Problem Management
4 182 (7.27%) Application Packaging
5 171 (6.83%) Asset Management
6 159 (6.35%) Migration
7 158 (6.31%) Service Delivery
8 150 (5.99%) Change Management
9 125 (4.99%) Configuration Management
10 115 (4.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 112 (4.47%) Patch Management
11 112 (4.47%) Project Management
12 109 (4.35%) Information Security
13 93 (3.72%) Disaster Recovery
14 91 (3.64%) Wealth Management
15 88 (3.52%) Incident Management
16 87 (3.48%) Task Automation
17 86 (3.44%) Root Cause Analysis
18 85 (3.40%) ITIL V3
19 84 (3.36%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 702 (28.05%) PowerShell
2 388 (15.50%) SQL
3 93 (3.72%) VBScript
4 53 (2.12%) VB
5 45 (1.80%) Bash Shell
6 39 (1.56%) Python
7 30 (1.20%) Perl
8 28 (1.12%) PHP
9 23 (0.92%) Java
10 22 (0.88%) T-SQL
11 17 (0.68%) C
11 17 (0.68%) VBA
12 14 (0.56%) C#
12 14 (0.56%) Ruby
13 12 (0.48%) JavaScript
14 10 (0.40%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.28%) Scala
16 5 (0.20%) REXX
16 5 (0.20%) Tcl
17 4 (0.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 549 (21.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 399 (15.94%) MCSE
3 234 (9.35%) Degree
4 201 (8.03%) MCSA
5 123 (4.91%) Citrix Certification
5 123 (4.91%) MCP
5 123 (4.91%) Security Cleared
6 113 (4.51%) CCA
7 91 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
8 89 (3.56%) ITIL Certification
9 73 (2.92%) SC Cleared
10 71 (2.84%) CISSP
11 64 (2.56%) CCNA
12 63 (2.52%) CISM
13 58 (2.32%) MCITP
13 58 (2.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 48 (1.92%) GSEC
15 47 (1.88%) GIAC
16 46 (1.84%) CISA
16 46 (1.84%) GISF
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (6.95%) SLA
2 49 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 22 (0.88%) QA
5 20 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 15 (0.60%) GDPR
7 13 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
8 10 (0.40%) ISO 9001
9 9 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.32%) COBIT
10 8 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.16%) PMO
12 3 (0.12%) Data Quality
13 2 (0.080%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 19770
13 2 (0.080%) SSAE 16
14 1 (0.040%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 1684 (67.28%) Active Directory
2 613 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 480 (19.18%) Hyper-V
4 340 (13.58%) XenApp
5 267 (10.67%) XenDesktop
6 227 (9.07%) VMware ESXi
7 211 (8.43%) vSphere
8 206 (8.23%) Microsoft App-V
9 62 (2.48%) Virtual Servers
10 53 (2.12%) Virtual Desktop
11 39 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
12 31 (1.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 25 (1.00%) Terminal Services
14 23 (0.92%) Terminal Server
14 23 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
15 18 (0.72%) Firmware
16 17 (0.68%) VMware NSX
16 17 (0.68%) XenServer
17 14 (0.56%) BitLocker
18 13 (0.52%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 550 (21.97%) SCOM
2 178 (7.11%) WSUS
3 118 (4.71%) AirWatch
4 99 (3.96%) Backup Exec
5 85 (3.40%) Puppet
6 79 (3.16%) Microsoft Intune
7 70 (2.80%) McAfee ePO
8 56 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
9 55 (2.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 54 (2.16%) NetBackup
11 51 (2.04%) SCOrch
12 48 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
12 48 (1.92%) Nessus
13 47 (1.88%) SCSM
14 44 (1.76%) Norton AntiVirus
15 43 (1.72%) SCVMM
16 38 (1.52%) Nagios
17 34 (1.36%) vCenter Server
18 33 (1.32%) SCDPM
19 29 (1.16%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1588 (63.44%) Microsoft
2 1196 (47.78%) VMware
3 751 (30.00%) Citrix
4 478 (19.10%) Cisco
5 283 (11.31%) HP
6 210 (8.39%) Apple
7 206 (8.23%) AppSense
8 205 (8.19%) McAfee
9 158 (6.31%) NetApp
10 133 (5.31%) Symantec
11 128 (5.11%) ServiceNow
12 112 (4.47%) SolarWinds
13 105 (4.19%) Dell
14 101 (4.04%) Red Hat
15 86 (3.44%) Palo Alto
16 76 (3.04%) EMC
17 68 (2.72%) Veeam
18 62 (2.48%) IBM
19 60 (2.40%) Splunk
20 59 (2.36%) Avaya