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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK
Rank 246 259 215
Rank change year-on-year +13 -44  
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 1123 1296 1601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.32% 1.26% 1.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.04% 15.60% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 916 1076 1334
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

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 7003 8307 7868
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.24% 8.07% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5686 6690 6249
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

SCCM
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SCCM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SCCM in the UK

SCCM
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 1065 £42,500 +5.59% 123
London +29 421 £49,815 -0.37% 40
South East +8 200 £40,750 +1.87% 19
East of England +58 130 £40,500 -2.40% 17
East Midlands +17 81 £37,500 +29.31% 13
City of London 0 69 £57,500 +15.00% 8
Surrey +37 68 £30,000 -29.41% 4
Yorkshire +13 66 £40,750 +10.13% 5
West Midlands +30 60 £45,000 +23.59% 11
West Yorkshire +19 60 £41,000 +12.32% 4
Hertfordshire +26 55 £40,500 -2.40% 11
North West -34 55 £35,000 +7.69% 8
Oxfordshire +16 46 £43,750 +16.66% 6
Berkshire -8 46 £51,250 +2.50% 4
Manchester -1 43 £35,000 +6.06% 6
South West -27 41 £39,000 +20.00% 9
Birmingham +15 40 £45,000 +14.64% 2
Leeds +16 37 £39,500 +21.53% 3
Nottinghamshire +22 34 £37,500 +20.00% 5
Essex +33 33 £50,000 +14.94%
Nottingham +27 32 £37,500 +11.11% 4
Scotland -12 28 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Hampshire +30 25 £43,250 +29.10% 1
Northamptonshire +35 23 £42,500 +68.31% 1
Hatfield +21 23 £32,500 -21.68% 4
Woking +25 20 £32,500 -13.33%
Cambridgeshire +14 20 £40,000 -1.23% 2
Derbyshire -2 19 £29,000 -6.45% 3
Reading +10 17 £51,250 +2.50% 1
Edinburgh -8 17 £47,500 +26.66% 2

SCCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 1872 (81.36%) Windows
2 1593 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 1377 (59.84%) Microsoft
4 1044 (45.37%) Windows Server
5 991 (43.07%) VMware
6 751 (32.64%) ITIL
7 661 (28.73%) Citrix
8 646 (28.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 645 (28.03%) MS Exchange
10 607 (26.38%) Office 365
11 585 (25.42%) VMware Infrastructure
12 574 (24.95%) SCOM
13 553 (24.03%) Windows Server 2008
14 535 (23.25%) PowerShell
15 509 (22.12%) Windows 7
16 449 (19.51%) MS Excel
17 414 (17.99%) Microsoft Certification
18 407 (17.69%) DNS
19 394 (17.12%) Microsoft Azure
20 382 (16.60%) Hyper-V
21 380 (16.51%) Cisco
22 375 (16.30%) MS Office
23 371 (16.12%) Finance
24 354 (15.38%) Windows 10
25 351 (15.25%) SQL Server
26 343 (14.91%) Data Centre
27 324 (14.08%) DHCP
28 317 (13.78%) Linux
29 316 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2010
30 300 (13.04%) SQL

SCCM
Top Related 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
1 645 (28.03%) MS Exchange
2 316 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 255 (11.08%) Skype for Business
4 225 (9.78%) SharePoint
5 190 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 152 (6.61%) IIS
7 98 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 31 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 19 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
10 15 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
10 15 (0.65%) Tomcat
11 14 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (0.52%) IBM Domino
13 8 (0.35%) Office Communications Server
14 7 (0.30%) Apache
14 7 (0.30%) CMS
14 7 (0.30%) Umbraco
15 6 (0.26%) SAS
16 5 (0.22%) JBoss
16 5 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 449 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 375 (16.30%) MS Office
3 24 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.30%) MS Project
6 1 (0.043%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (0.70%) assyst
2 13 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.30%) Eikon
5 6 (0.26%) Sentinel
6 5 (0.22%) Remedy AR System
7 3 (0.13%) OpenText MBPM
7 3 (0.13%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.087%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.087%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.087%) Workfront
9 1 (0.043%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 1 (0.043%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.043%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.043%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 607 (26.38%) Office 365
2 394 (17.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 160 (6.95%) Amazon AWS
4 53 (2.30%) IaaS
5 34 (1.48%) SaaS
6 32 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
7 26 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (0.96%) PaaS
9 15 (0.65%) G Suite
9 15 (0.65%) OneDrive
10 10 (0.43%) Yammer
11 7 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.30%) Mimecast
12 6 (0.26%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.26%) iTunes
12 6 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.22%) iPaaS
14 4 (0.17%) GitHub
15 3 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 407 (17.69%) DNS
2 324 (14.08%) DHCP
3 272 (11.82%) LAN
4 268 (11.65%) SAN
5 255 (11.08%) Firewall
6 236 (10.26%) WAN
7 212 (9.21%) TCP/IP
8 181 (7.87%) Skype
9 154 (6.69%) VPN
10 99 (4.30%) Internet
11 74 (3.22%) Network Security
12 72 (3.13%) VLAN
13 66 (2.87%) VoIP
14 65 (2.82%) Wireless
15 61 (2.65%) NAS
16 43 (1.87%) NetScaler
17 39 (1.69%) MPLS
18 36 (1.56%) iSCSI
18 36 (1.56%) LDAP
19 35 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 351 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 89 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 83 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 43 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 31 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
6 19 (0.83%) MySQL
7 16 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (0.30%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.22%) Big Data
10 5 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.22%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (0.17%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.17%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.17%) Oracle Exadata
11 4 (0.17%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.13%) DB2
12 3 (0.13%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 121 (5.26%) MSI
2 28 (1.22%) InstallShield
3 11 (0.48%) Git (software)
4 9 (0.39%) Jenkins
4 9 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (0.30%) AdminStudio
6 6 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.26%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.17%) JIRA
7 4 (0.17%) Maven
7 4 (0.17%) Travis CI
7 4 (0.17%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.13%) Ant
8 3 (0.13%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.13%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.087%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.043%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.043%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.043%) Subversion
10 1 (0.043%) TestDirector
General
1 371 (16.12%) Finance
2 95 (4.13%) Banking
3 93 (4.04%) Telecoms
4 72 (3.13%) Retail
5 69 (3.00%) Law
6 45 (1.96%) Publishing
7 42 (1.83%) Legal
8 39 (1.69%) Back Office
9 33 (1.43%) Advertising
10 28 (1.22%) Games
11 23 (1.00%) Manufacturing
12 14 (0.61%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.48%) Automotive
13 11 (0.48%) Marketing
14 10 (0.43%) Investment Banking
15 9 (0.39%) Billing
16 8 (0.35%) Electronics
16 8 (0.35%) French Language
16 8 (0.35%) German Language
17 7 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 433 (18.82%) Analyst
2 360 (15.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 330 (14.34%) Support Engineer
4 199 (8.65%) Windows Engineer
5 176 (7.65%) Support Analyst
6 167 (7.26%) IT Support
7 165 (7.17%) Systems Engineer
8 153 (6.65%) SCCM Engineer
9 152 (6.61%) 2nd Line Support
10 136 (5.91%) Administrator
11 134 (5.82%) Desktop Support
12 132 (5.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 131 (5.69%) 3rd Line Support
14 129 (5.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 126 (5.48%) Server Engineer
16 119 (5.17%) IT Engineer
17 115 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
18 113 (4.91%) Infrastructure Support
19 103 (4.48%) Consultant
20 94 (4.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (1.78%) Web Services
2 37 (1.61%) Software Packaging
3 29 (1.26%) .NET
4 10 (0.43%) Middleware
5 7 (0.30%) 802.1X
5 7 (0.30%) HTML
5 7 (0.30%) SailPoint
6 5 (0.22%) LINQ
6 5 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (0.22%) XML
7 4 (0.17%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.17%) COM
7 4 (0.17%) Kafka
7 4 (0.17%) Node.js
7 4 (0.17%) React
8 3 (0.13%) LAMP
9 2 (0.087%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.087%) RESTful
9 2 (0.087%) XMPP
10 1 (0.043%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 343 (14.91%) Data Centre
2 137 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 117 (5.08%) Clustering
4 101 (4.39%) Management Information System
5 82 (3.56%) Blackberry
6 61 (2.65%) Fat Client
6 61 (2.65%) Thin Client
7 53 (2.30%) CMDB
8 48 (2.09%) Computer Science
9 45 (1.96%) User Experience
10 40 (1.74%) Hedge funds
11 39 (1.69%) iPhone
11 39 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
12 36 (1.56%) Driving Licence
12 36 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
13 31 (1.35%) Smartphone
14 25 (1.09%) PKI
15 23 (1.00%) Client/Server
16 22 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
16 22 (0.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1872 (81.36%) Windows
2 1044 (45.37%) Windows Server
3 646 (28.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 553 (24.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 509 (22.12%) Windows 7
6 354 (15.38%) Windows 10
7 317 (13.78%) Linux
8 148 (6.43%) Windows 8
9 143 (6.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 83 (3.61%) Unix
11 82 (3.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 56 (2.43%) Android
13 45 (1.96%) Mac OS X
14 40 (1.74%) Windows XP
15 38 (1.65%) Apple iOS
16 23 (1.00%) Windows Phone
17 22 (0.96%) Mac OS
18 18 (0.78%) AIX
19 17 (0.74%) Windows Vista
20 16 (0.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 751 (32.64%) ITIL
2 192 (8.34%) Service Delivery
3 178 (7.74%) Service Management
4 148 (6.43%) Configuration Management
5 138 (6.00%) Migration
6 135 (5.87%) Application Packaging
7 124 (5.39%) Problem Management
8 118 (5.13%) ITIL V3
9 114 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
10 101 (4.39%) Change Management
11 94 (4.09%) Project Management
12 87 (3.78%) Disaster Recovery
13 75 (3.26%) IT Strategy
14 74 (3.22%) Agile Software Development
14 74 (3.22%) Patch Management
15 72 (3.13%) Server Building
16 71 (3.09%) Mobile Device Management
16 71 (3.09%) Presales
17 66 (2.87%) ITSM
17 66 (2.87%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 535 (23.25%) PowerShell
2 300 (13.04%) SQL
3 73 (3.17%) VB
4 72 (3.13%) VBScript
5 36 (1.56%) Python
6 28 (1.22%) Perl
7 18 (0.78%) C#
8 17 (0.74%) PHP
9 15 (0.65%) C
9 15 (0.65%) JavaScript
10 12 (0.52%) Shell Script
11 11 (0.48%) T-SQL
12 8 (0.35%) Java
13 5 (0.22%) Ruby
14 4 (0.17%) Scala
15 3 (0.13%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.13%) VBA
16 1 (0.043%) C++
16 1 (0.043%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.043%) VB6
Qualifications
1 414 (17.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 294 (12.78%) MCSE
3 186 (8.08%) Security Cleared
4 172 (7.48%) MCP
5 171 (7.43%) Degree
6 161 (7.00%) MCSA
7 110 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
8 93 (4.04%) SC Cleared
9 83 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 72 (3.13%) CCNA
11 68 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
12 67 (2.91%) MCITP
13 48 (2.09%) CCNP
14 38 (1.65%) DV Cleared
15 28 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
16 27 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
17 26 (1.13%) CISSP
17 26 (1.13%) LPIC
18 24 (1.04%) CCA
19 23 (1.00%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 197 (8.56%) SLA
2 45 (1.96%) QA
3 37 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 29 (1.26%) Disclosure Scotland
5 28 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.35%) PMO
7 6 (0.26%) COBIT
7 6 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.17%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.17%) ISO19770
8 4 (0.17%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.13%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.13%) SSAE 16
10 2 (0.087%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.087%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.087%) EMIR
10 2 (0.087%) ISO22301
10 2 (0.087%) MiFID
11 1 (0.043%) GDPR
System Software
1 1593 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 585 (25.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 382 (16.60%) Hyper-V
4 257 (11.17%) XenApp
5 243 (10.56%) vSphere
6 188 (8.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 115 (5.00%) XenDesktop
8 80 (3.48%) VMware ESX
9 74 (3.22%) VMware ESXi
10 42 (1.83%) Firmware
11 41 (1.78%) Virtual Desktop
12 39 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
12 39 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
13 24 (1.04%) Terminal Services
14 23 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 17 (0.74%) XenServer
16 16 (0.70%) BitLocker
17 15 (0.65%) OpenSIPS
18 13 (0.56%) VMware Server
19 11 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 574 (24.95%) SCOM
2 126 (5.48%) WSUS
3 103 (4.48%) NetBackup
4 72 (3.13%) Backup Exec
4 72 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
5 62 (2.69%) SCOrch
6 55 (2.39%) SCVMM
7 50 (2.17%) Puppet
8 47 (2.04%) AirWatch
9 44 (1.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 36 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
11 35 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
12 34 (1.48%) SCSM
13 31 (1.35%) Nagios
14 29 (1.26%) Ansible
15 26 (1.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 25 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
16 25 (1.09%) Tivoli
17 23 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
18 21 (0.91%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1377 (59.84%) Microsoft
2 991 (43.07%) VMware
3 661 (28.73%) Citrix
4 380 (16.51%) Cisco
5 240 (10.43%) HP
6 147 (6.39%) NetApp
7 119 (5.17%) Red Hat
8 114 (4.95%) Apple
9 93 (4.04%) Dell
10 81 (3.52%) IBM
11 78 (3.39%) Symantec
12 76 (3.30%) AppSense
13 75 (3.26%) Avaya
14 69 (3.00%) SolarWinds
15 66 (2.87%) Veeam
16 60 (2.61%) Intel Security
17 54 (2.35%) ServiceNow
18 43 (1.87%) Juniper
19 39 (1.69%) EMC
20 38 (1.65%) F5
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Webrecruit
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 40 minutes ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ninesharp
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, holiday etc.
Posted: 3 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: To £35k+ Benefits/Training!
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 20% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Rullion
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £43k - 50k per year + Certified Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bluetownonline
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £43500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, pension, bonus etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: MARKET SALARY
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37960 - £38285 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £31000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Leidos
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £48000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Genesis Associates (UK) Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stepstone UK
Posted: 2 days ago