Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 255 267
Rank change year-on-year +16 +12 +17
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 2579 2593 2690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.43% 1.36% 1.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.27% 15.72% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2159 2221 2348
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,675
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 15848 16496 16583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.77% 8.67% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 12995 13331 13467
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,200 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

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 22 November 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 22 November 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 +9 2401 £42,500 - 146
UK excluding London +8 1399 £40,000 - 113
London +26 1129 £50,000 +11.11% 47
South East -3 392 £40,250 -10.56% 27
North of England -3 353 £37,000 -7.50% 27
Midlands -10 277 £37,500 - 19
West Midlands +8 189 £37,500 -4.64% 9
Yorkshire +19 178 £37,000 +5.71% 7
North West -4 166 £37,747 -14.21% 20
South West +56 140 £40,000 -5.88% 14
Scotland +17 107 £45,000 +16.37% 11
East of England -60 105 £39,000 -6.02% 12
East Midlands -40 88 £40,000 +10.34% 10
Wales +27 27 £40,000 +77.78% 3
North East -9 9 £30,000 -22.08%
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 2079 (80.61%) Windows
2 1722 (66.77%) Active Directory
3 1684 (65.30%) Microsoft
4 1308 (50.72%) VMware
5 1110 (43.04%) Windows Server
6 929 (36.02%) ITIL
7 870 (33.73%) Office 365
8 848 (32.88%) Citrix
9 770 (29.86%) PowerShell
10 681 (26.41%) VMware Infrastructure
11 661 (25.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 656 (25.44%) Windows 7
13 653 (25.32%) MS Exchange
14 586 (22.72%) SCOM
15 566 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
16 558 (21.64%) Windows 10
17 554 (21.48%) Finance
18 553 (21.44%) Microsoft Certification
19 527 (20.43%) Cisco
20 507 (19.66%) Windows Server 2008
21 489 (18.96%) DNS
22 488 (18.92%) Hyper-V
23 477 (18.50%) Microsoft Office
24 436 (16.91%) SQL
25 418 (16.21%) MCSE
25 418 (16.21%) DHCP
26 408 (15.82%) SQL Server
27 380 (14.73%) Exchange Server 2010
28 377 (14.62%) SAN
29 348 (13.49%) Firewall

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
1 653 (25.32%) MS Exchange
2 380 (14.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 344 (13.34%) Skype for Business
4 322 (12.49%) SharePoint
5 137 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 136 (5.27%) IIS
7 69 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 48 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2003
9 44 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 23 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
11 20 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
12 16 (0.62%) Apache
13 10 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.35%) IBM Domino
15 8 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (0.31%) nginx
16 6 (0.23%) Confluence
16 6 (0.23%) IBM Connections
17 5 (0.19%) SAS
17 5 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 477 (18.50%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.039%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 17 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (0.43%) assyst
4 8 (0.31%) Workfront
5 6 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.12%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.078%) Eikon
8 2 (0.078%) Relativity
9 1 (0.039%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.039%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.039%) LatentZero
9 1 (0.039%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.039%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.039%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 870 (33.73%) Office 365
2 566 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 207 (8.03%) Amazon AWS
4 187 (7.25%) IaaS
5 72 (2.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 63 (2.44%) PaaS
7 51 (1.98%) OneDrive
8 45 (1.74%) SaaS
9 41 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
10 34 (1.32%) Mimecast
11 22 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
12 15 (0.58%) G Suite
12 15 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 14 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
14 13 (0.50%) Yammer
15 12 (0.47%) Amazon S3
16 9 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
17 6 (0.23%) CloudFront
17 6 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
18 5 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 489 (18.96%) DNS
2 418 (16.21%) DHCP
3 377 (14.62%) SAN
4 348 (13.49%) Firewall
5 298 (11.55%) Skype
6 263 (10.20%) TCP/IP
7 237 (9.19%) LAN
8 233 (9.03%) WAN
9 167 (6.48%) VPN
10 112 (4.34%) VoIP
11 91 (3.53%) Wireless
12 87 (3.37%) NAS
13 85 (3.30%) Internet
14 83 (3.22%) VLAN
15 56 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
16 55 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
17 50 (1.94%) Cisco IOS
18 45 (1.74%) Network Security
19 43 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
19 43 (1.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 408 (15.82%) SQL Server
2 75 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (1.63%) Azure SQL Database
4 35 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 32 (1.24%) MySQL
5 32 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 26 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
9 17 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
9 17 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
10 11 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.19%) OLAP
11 5 (0.19%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.19%) Power BI
12 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.12%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.12%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 120 (4.65%) MSI
2 54 (2.09%) InstallShield
3 30 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (0.93%) JIRA
5 20 (0.78%) AdminStudio
6 19 (0.74%) Visual Studio
7 16 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
8 11 (0.43%) Git (software)
8 11 (0.43%) Jenkins
9 9 (0.35%) AutoIt
10 5 (0.19%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.16%) Vagrant
11 4 (0.16%) Wise Package Studio
12 3 (0.12%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.078%) Metasploit
13 2 (0.078%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (0.078%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 1 (0.039%) WinDbg
14 1 (0.039%) WiX
General
1 554 (21.48%) Finance
2 231 (8.96%) Banking
3 137 (5.31%) Investment Banking
4 104 (4.03%) Retail Banking
5 89 (3.45%) Law
6 83 (3.22%) Legal
7 68 (2.64%) Retail
8 44 (1.71%) Telecoms
9 36 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 33 (1.28%) Advertising
11 30 (1.16%) Publishing
12 26 (1.01%) Marketing
13 19 (0.74%) Back Office
13 19 (0.74%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.47%) Front Office
15 10 (0.39%) Automotive
15 10 (0.39%) Games
16 9 (0.35%) French Language
17 8 (0.31%) Billing
18 6 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 496 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 451 (17.49%) Analyst
3 355 (13.77%) Support Engineer
4 302 (11.71%) Desktop Support
5 232 (9.00%) Support Analyst
6 192 (7.44%) IT Support
7 181 (7.02%) Windows Engineer
8 176 (6.82%) Desktop Engineer
9 171 (6.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 171 (6.63%) SCCM Engineer
10 168 (6.51%) IT Engineer
11 156 (6.05%) 3rd Line Support
12 148 (5.74%) Infrastructure Support
13 116 (4.50%) Administrator
13 116 (4.50%) Server Engineer
14 114 (4.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 108 (4.19%) Systems Engineer
16 106 (4.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 105 (4.07%) Architect
18 98 (3.80%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (3.96%) Software Packaging
2 51 (1.98%) .NET
3 41 (1.59%) Web Services
4 30 (1.16%) SailPoint
5 21 (0.81%) 802.1X
6 13 (0.50%) WSH
7 10 (0.39%) HTML
8 9 (0.35%) COM
8 9 (0.35%) WAP
9 8 (0.31%) Middleware
9 8 (0.31%) REST
10 7 (0.27%) XMPP
11 6 (0.23%) JSON
11 6 (0.23%) LAMP
12 5 (0.19%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.16%) jQuery
13 4 (0.16%) Spring
13 4 (0.16%) XML
13 4 (0.16%) X-Windows
14 3 (0.12%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 277 (10.74%) Data Centre
2 187 (7.25%) Blackberry
3 177 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
4 137 (5.31%) User Experience
5 125 (4.85%) Clustering
6 119 (4.61%) Management Information System
7 65 (2.52%) Video Conferencing
8 55 (2.13%) Fat Client
8 55 (2.13%) Thin Client
9 54 (2.09%) Computer Science
10 47 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
11 43 (1.67%) Hedge funds
12 39 (1.51%) iPhone
13 35 (1.36%) Smartphone
14 34 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 33 (1.28%) Public Cloud
15 33 (1.28%) Replication
16 31 (1.20%) Virtual Team
17 30 (1.16%) Private Cloud
18 28 (1.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2079 (80.61%) Windows
2 1110 (43.04%) Windows Server
3 661 (25.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 656 (25.44%) Windows 7
5 558 (21.64%) Windows 10
6 507 (19.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 257 (9.97%) Linux
8 177 (6.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 170 (6.59%) Mac OS X
10 161 (6.24%) Android
11 145 (5.62%) Apple iOS
12 141 (5.47%) Windows 8
13 68 (2.64%) Unix
14 54 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 40 (1.55%) Windows XP
16 28 (1.09%) CentOS
17 27 (1.05%) Mac OS
18 19 (0.74%) Ubuntu
19 13 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
20 10 (0.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 929 (36.02%) ITIL
2 321 (12.45%) Service Management
3 207 (8.03%) Asset Management
4 194 (7.52%) Problem Management
5 182 (7.06%) Service Delivery
6 179 (6.94%) Application Packaging
7 176 (6.82%) Migration
8 157 (6.09%) Change Management
9 130 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
10 125 (4.85%) Project Management
11 118 (4.58%) Continuous Improvement
12 107 (4.15%) Task Automation
12 107 (4.15%) Wealth Management
13 103 (3.99%) ITIL V3
14 102 (3.96%) Incident Management
15 100 (3.88%) ITSM
16 95 (3.68%) Agile Software Development
17 93 (3.61%) Mentoring
18 92 (3.57%) Patch Management
19 91 (3.53%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 770 (29.86%) PowerShell
2 436 (16.91%) SQL
3 94 (3.64%) VBScript
4 55 (2.13%) Bash Shell
5 54 (2.09%) VB
6 52 (2.02%) Python
7 44 (1.71%) Perl
8 42 (1.63%) T-SQL
9 34 (1.32%) C#
10 29 (1.12%) PHP
11 26 (1.01%) Java
12 24 (0.93%) JavaScript
13 22 (0.85%) C
14 19 (0.74%) VBA
15 12 (0.47%) Shell Script
16 9 (0.35%) Ruby
17 4 (0.16%) VB.NET
18 3 (0.12%) PL/SQL
19 1 (0.039%) REXX
19 1 (0.039%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 553 (21.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 418 (16.21%) MCSE
3 224 (8.69%) Degree
4 194 (7.52%) MCSA
5 138 (5.35%) Citrix Certification
6 133 (5.16%) CCA
7 128 (4.96%) Security Cleared
8 110 (4.27%) MCP
9 106 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
10 90 (3.49%) CCNA
11 71 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
12 62 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 53 (2.06%) CISSP
14 48 (1.86%) CISM
15 45 (1.74%) MCITP
16 42 (1.63%) SC Cleared
17 39 (1.51%) DV Cleared
18 38 (1.47%) CISA
18 38 (1.47%) GIAC
19 36 (1.40%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (7.41%) SLA
2 67 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (1.09%) PCI DSS
4 23 (0.89%) GDPR
5 22 (0.85%) QA
6 19 (0.74%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 8 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 6 (0.23%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.19%) PMO
11 4 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.039%) GCP
12 1 (0.039%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.039%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.039%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1722 (66.77%) Active Directory
2 681 (26.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 488 (18.92%) Hyper-V
4 343 (13.30%) XenApp
5 278 (10.78%) XenDesktop
6 243 (9.42%) VMware ESXi
7 235 (9.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 180 (6.98%) vSphere
9 93 (3.61%) Virtual Desktop
10 63 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
11 57 (2.21%) BitLocker
12 41 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
13 32 (1.24%) Terminal Server
14 31 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 27 (1.05%) DFS Replication
16 24 (0.93%) Terminal Services
16 24 (0.93%) VMware NSX
17 22 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
18 18 (0.70%) XenServer
19 15 (0.58%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 586 (22.72%) SCOM
2 150 (5.82%) WSUS
3 137 (5.31%) AirWatch
4 94 (3.64%) Microsoft Intune
5 84 (3.26%) SCOrch
6 78 (3.02%) Backup Exec
6 78 (3.02%) Puppet
7 69 (2.68%) SCVMM
8 61 (2.37%) McAfee ePO
9 60 (2.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 54 (2.09%) Microsoft Clustering
11 53 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
12 49 (1.90%) Nessus
13 45 (1.74%) SCDPM
14 44 (1.71%) vCenter Server
15 43 (1.67%) Nagios
16 40 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
17 36 (1.40%) Simpana
18 33 (1.28%) NetBackup
18 33 (1.28%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1684 (65.30%) Microsoft
2 1308 (50.72%) VMware
3 848 (32.88%) Citrix
4 527 (20.43%) Cisco
5 280 (10.86%) HP
6 236 (9.15%) McAfee
7 203 (7.87%) Apple
8 198 (7.68%) AppSense
9 142 (5.51%) ServiceNow
10 112 (4.34%) Dell
11 111 (4.30%) Symantec
12 97 (3.76%) NetApp
13 95 (3.68%) SolarWinds
14 87 (3.37%) Palo Alto
15 82 (3.18%) CommVault
16 79 (3.06%) EMC
17 69 (2.68%) Veeam
18 60 (2.33%) Oracle
18 60 (2.33%) Reuters
19 56 (2.17%) Avaya