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to

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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 356 298 186
Rank change year-on-year -58 -112 +12
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 1,767 1,214 1,491
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.98% 1.14% 1.89%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.47% 6.67% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,440 1,033 1,214
10th Percentile £26,450 £26,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £32,000 £32,325 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £57,125 £58,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 32,303 18,204 11,305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.98% 17.03% 14.32%
Number of salaries quoted 14,237 12,476 9,152
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £68,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.38% +4.00% +6.84%
75th Percentile £86,000 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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 -44 1,634 £42,500 -5.56% 253
UK excluding London -42 933 £40,000 - 181
London -38 734 £50,000 -9.09% 81
Work from Home -82 632 £47,500 -13.64% 76
South East -25 265 £40,000 -23.44% 57
North of England -60 244 £37,000 -6.33% 40
Midlands -50 157 £42,500 +6.25% 31
East of England -44 132 £40,000 +21.21% 22
Yorkshire -10 124 £32,500 +3.17% 14
North West -79 111 £40,000 - 23
South West -14 101 £35,000 -12.50% 21
West Midlands -57 83 £42,500 +27.82% 17
East Midlands -37 70 £42,500 - 14
Scotland -65 36 £36,500 -30.14% 6
Wales -40 10 £40,000 +14.29% 3
North East -30 9 £35,000 -47.17% 3
Northern Ireland -16 2 £32,750 -34.50% 1

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 1,293 (73.17%) Windows
2 1,231 (69.67%) Active Directory
3 1,174 (66.44%) Microsoft
4 1,095 (61.97%) Microsoft 365
5 784 (44.37%) Azure
6 630 (35.65%) ITIL
7 564 (31.92%) PowerShell
8 557 (31.52%) Windows Server
9 554 (31.35%) Windows 10
10 534 (30.22%) VMware
11 506 (28.64%) Microsoft Intune
12 472 (26.71%) Social Skills
13 356 (20.15%) VMware Infrastructure
14 349 (19.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 324 (18.34%) Citrix
16 321 (18.17%) Azure Active Directory
17 316 (17.88%) DNS
18 303 (17.15%) Microsoft Office
19 275 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
20 266 (15.05%) Cisco
21 265 (15.00%) SharePoint
22 259 (14.66%) DHCP
23 258 (14.60%) SLA
24 243 (13.75%) Microsoft Certification
25 216 (12.22%) WAN
25 216 (12.22%) Finance
26 208 (11.77%) Windows Server 2012
27 204 (11.54%) Hyper-V
28 202 (11.43%) Firewall
29 201 (11.38%) LAN

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
1 265 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 164 (9.28%) MS Exchange
3 45 (2.55%) Skype for Business
4 44 (2.49%) IIS
5 28 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (1.02%) Confluence
7 8 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (0.40%) Apache
8 7 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.23%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.11%) Site Server
12 1 (0.057%) CMS
12 1 (0.057%) nginx
12 1 (0.057%) SAS
Applications
1 303 (17.15%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (2.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
4 22 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (0.91%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.45%) Adobe Premiere
6 8 (0.45%) InCopy
6 8 (0.45%) InDesign
6 8 (0.45%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.11%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.057%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.057%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.057%) Blender
Business Applications
1 26 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (0.68%) NetSuite
3 11 (0.62%) Line 50
3 11 (0.62%) Sage 200
4 5 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.28%) Eikon
5 4 (0.23%) BambooHR
6 3 (0.17%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.11%) Carpe Diem
8 1 (0.057%) assyst
8 1 (0.057%) CaseMap
8 1 (0.057%) Elite 3E
8 1 (0.057%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.057%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 1,095 (61.97%) Microsoft 365
2 784 (44.37%) Azure
3 321 (18.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 167 (9.45%) AWS
5 145 (8.21%) SaaS
6 143 (8.09%) PaaS
7 130 (7.36%) IaaS
8 77 (4.36%) OneDrive
9 66 (3.74%) Mimecast
10 37 (2.09%) Azure DevOps
11 35 (1.98%) GCP
12 34 (1.92%) Power Platform
13 33 (1.87%) Azure Monitor
14 32 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
15 29 (1.64%) Azure Sentinel
16 25 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
17 23 (1.30%) Trello
18 18 (1.02%) Google Workspace
19 13 (0.74%) Power Automate
20 12 (0.68%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 316 (17.88%) DNS
2 259 (14.66%) DHCP
3 216 (12.22%) WAN
4 202 (11.43%) Firewall
5 201 (11.38%) LAN
6 155 (8.77%) SAN
7 153 (8.66%) VPN
8 125 (7.07%) TCP/IP
9 87 (4.92%) Skype
10 69 (3.90%) VoIP
11 68 (3.85%) Wireless
12 62 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
13 54 (3.06%) Network Security
14 50 (2.83%) SD-WAN
15 44 (2.49%) VLAN
16 30 (1.70%) PBX
17 27 (1.53%) Remote Desktop
18 26 (1.47%) SNMP
18 26 (1.47%) WebEx
19 25 (1.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (10.30%) SQL Server
2 65 (3.68%) Big Data
3 21 (1.19%) Power BI
3 21 (1.19%) Tableau
4 20 (1.13%) Relational Database
5 16 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
6 12 (0.68%) MS Access
7 8 (0.45%) MySQL
7 8 (0.45%) NoSQL
8 7 (0.40%) DTS
8 7 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (0.34%) GIS
10 5 (0.28%) Metadata
11 4 (0.23%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (0.23%) BigQuery
11 4 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.23%) Snowflake Schema
12 3 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.11%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 47 (2.66%) JIRA
2 43 (2.43%) Octopus Deploy
2 43 (2.43%) TeamCity
3 21 (1.19%) MSI
4 18 (1.02%) Git (software)
5 16 (0.91%) CircleCI
6 13 (0.74%) Visual Studio
7 12 (0.68%) Bitbucket
8 11 (0.62%) Chocolatey
8 11 (0.62%) Jenkins
9 9 (0.51%) InstallShield
10 4 (0.23%) AdminStudio
10 4 (0.23%) Fiddler
11 2 (0.11%) TestRail
12 1 (0.057%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 472 (26.71%) Social Skills
2 216 (12.22%) Finance
3 131 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 99 (5.60%) Law
5 69 (3.90%) Telecoms
6 65 (3.68%) Legal
7 55 (3.11%) Public Sector
8 54 (3.06%) Banking
9 50 (2.83%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 47 (2.66%) Retail
11 43 (2.43%) Organisational Skills
12 26 (1.47%) Advertising
13 25 (1.41%) Games
14 24 (1.36%) Manufacturing
15 21 (1.19%) Documentation Skills
15 21 (1.19%) Marketing
16 19 (1.08%) Publishing
17 16 (0.91%) Back Office
18 14 (0.79%) Italian Language
19 12 (0.68%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 347 (19.64%) Analyst
2 306 (17.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 245 (13.87%) Support Engineer
4 163 (9.22%) Support Analyst
5 141 (7.98%) IT Support
6 140 (7.92%) Desktop Support
7 135 (7.64%) 2nd Line Support
7 135 (7.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 126 (7.13%) IT Engineer
9 91 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support
9 91 (5.15%) Service Analyst
10 89 (5.04%) Architect
11 87 (4.92%) Service Desk Analyst
12 78 (4.41%) Desktop Engineer
13 77 (4.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 77 (4.36%) IT Analyst
14 68 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 68 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
15 66 (3.74%) IT Support Engineer
16 64 (3.62%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (1.70%) HTML
2 24 (1.36%) ARM Templates
3 19 (1.08%) Web Services
4 18 (1.02%) CSS
4 18 (1.02%) LDAP
4 18 (1.02%) Spring
4 18 (1.02%) XMPP
5 17 (0.96%) AngularJS
6 16 (0.91%) CSS3
6 16 (0.91%) NgRx
6 16 (0.91%) RxJS
6 16 (0.91%) Software Packaging
7 15 (0.85%) .NET
8 7 (0.40%) COM
9 6 (0.34%) XML
10 5 (0.28%) Elastic Stack
10 5 (0.28%) SailPoint
11 4 (0.23%) EDI
11 4 (0.23%) Middleware
12 3 (0.17%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 115 (6.51%) Public Cloud
2 100 (5.66%) Data Centre
3 97 (5.49%) Management Information System
4 80 (4.53%) Video Conferencing
5 79 (4.47%) User Experience
6 57 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
7 54 (3.06%) Clustering
8 51 (2.89%) PKI
9 45 (2.55%) Replication
10 44 (2.49%) Cloud Native
11 40 (2.26%) Smartphone
12 39 (2.21%) Hybrid Cloud
13 32 (1.81%) NHS
14 24 (1.36%) Driving Licence
14 24 (1.36%) iPhone
15 22 (1.25%) Blog
16 21 (1.19%) EMC VNX
17 20 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
18 15 (0.85%) BYOD
19 14 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1,293 (73.17%) Windows
2 557 (31.52%) Windows Server
3 554 (31.35%) Windows 10
4 208 (11.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 179 (10.13%) Windows Server 2016
6 148 (8.38%) Windows 7
7 140 (7.92%) Windows Server 2019
8 110 (6.23%) Linux
9 97 (5.49%) Mac OS
10 88 (4.98%) Apple iOS
11 84 (4.75%) Android
12 77 (4.36%) Windows Server 2008
13 44 (2.49%) Windows 8
14 41 (2.32%) Mac OS X
15 28 (1.58%) Unix
16 20 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
17 18 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 9 (0.51%) Windows XP
19 7 (0.40%) VMS
20 4 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 630 (35.65%) ITIL
2 349 (19.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 275 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
4 174 (9.85%) Service Delivery
5 169 (9.56%) Change Management
6 168 (9.51%) Service Management
7 161 (9.11%) Mentoring
8 146 (8.26%) ITSM
9 133 (7.53%) Migration
10 132 (7.47%) Incident Management
11 126 (7.13%) Problem Management
12 121 (6.85%) Patch Management
13 112 (6.34%) DevOps
14 106 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
15 105 (5.94%) Project Management
16 103 (5.83%) Asset Management
17 101 (5.72%) Project Delivery
18 98 (5.55%) Continuous Improvement
19 91 (5.15%) Mobile Device Management
20 87 (4.92%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 564 (31.92%) PowerShell
2 181 (10.24%) SQL
3 54 (3.06%) VBScript
4 50 (2.83%) Python
5 32 (1.81%) JavaScript
6 21 (1.19%) C
6 21 (1.19%) Java
7 16 (0.91%) Bash
7 16 (0.91%) TypeScript
8 15 (0.85%) PHP
9 14 (0.79%) Perl
10 4 (0.23%) Scala
10 4 (0.23%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.23%) VB
11 2 (0.11%) C#
12 1 (0.057%) C++
12 1 (0.057%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 243 (13.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 154 (8.72%) Degree
3 101 (5.72%) MCSE
4 90 (5.09%) Security Cleared
5 71 (4.02%) SC Cleared
6 67 (3.79%) ITIL Certification
7 63 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 60 (3.40%) MCSA
9 49 (2.77%) MCP
10 40 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 36 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
12 35 (1.98%) A+ Certification
13 25 (1.41%) DV Cleared
13 25 (1.41%) TOGAF Certification
14 23 (1.30%) CCNA
15 22 (1.25%) CCNP
16 20 (1.13%) Master's Degree
17 19 (1.08%) AWS Certification
18 17 (0.96%) Network+ Certification
19 15 (0.85%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 258 (14.60%) SLA
2 82 (4.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (2.32%) Cyber Essentials
4 24 (1.36%) GDPR
5 16 (0.91%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 10 (0.57%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.40%) QA
10 6 (0.34%) COBIT
11 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.11%) DICOM
12 2 (0.11%) HL7
13 1 (0.057%) PMO
System Software
1 1,231 (69.67%) Active Directory
2 356 (20.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 204 (11.54%) Hyper-V
4 115 (6.51%) vSphere
5 97 (5.49%) VMware ESXi
6 90 (5.09%) Virtual Desktop
7 74 (4.19%) XenApp
8 63 (3.57%) XenDesktop
9 58 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
10 46 (2.60%) BitLocker
11 40 (2.26%) Virtual Servers
12 25 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
13 23 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 23 (1.30%) Terminal Services
14 17 (0.96%) Docker
15 16 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
16 13 (0.74%) Firmware
17 8 (0.45%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 8 (0.45%) VMware NSX
18 4 (0.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 506 (28.64%) Microsoft Intune
2 146 (8.26%) SCOM
3 114 (6.45%) Jamf Pro
4 91 (5.15%) WSUS
5 59 (3.34%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 51 (2.89%) vCenter Server
7 50 (2.83%) Puppet
8 49 (2.77%) Opscode Chef
9 36 (2.04%) Ansible
10 33 (1.87%) Microsoft Clustering
10 33 (1.87%) Panaseer
11 32 (1.81%) Terraform
12 29 (1.64%) SCSM
13 27 (1.53%) SCVMM
14 26 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
15 25 (1.41%) Backup Exec
16 21 (1.19%) Kubernetes
17 19 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
17 19 (1.08%) SCOrch
18 18 (1.02%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1,174 (66.44%) Microsoft
2 534 (30.22%) VMware
3 324 (18.34%) Citrix
4 266 (15.05%) Cisco
5 142 (8.04%) ServiceNow
6 128 (7.24%) Veeam
7 116 (6.56%) Apple
8 97 (5.49%) HP
9 87 (4.92%) SolarWinds
10 67 (3.79%) Meraki
11 61 (3.45%) Dell
12 60 (3.40%) Sophos
13 46 (2.60%) Google
14 43 (2.43%) 3PAR
15 41 (2.32%) Adobe
16 38 (2.15%) EMC
16 38 (2.15%) Remedy
17 35 (1.98%) Palo Alto
18 32 (1.81%) Symantec
19 30 (1.70%) Nimble Storage