Period
to 23 January 2022

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 303 182 127
Rank change year-on-year -121 -55 +35
Permanent jobs citing SCCM 276 174 176
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.95% 1.61% 2.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.50% 8.63% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 204 153 150
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £35,425
25th Percentile £38,688 £41,250 £49,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,000 £55,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.64% -15.38% +8.33%
75th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £76,100 £77,250 £87,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -5.56%

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 WFH option and a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 5,018 2,017 1,107
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 17.26% 18.66% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3,961 1,830 910
10th Percentile £43,750 £38,750 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -4.00% -
75th Percentile £87,500 £76,250 £77,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £87,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +4.35%

SCCM
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing SCCM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

SCCM trend for jobs with a WFH option

SCCM
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing SCCM.

SCCM salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

SCCM
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing SCCM over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

SCCM salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, SCCM job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for SCCM.

1 229 (82.97%) Windows
2 217 (78.62%) Active Directory
3 210 (76.09%) Microsoft 365
4 202 (73.19%) Microsoft
5 170 (61.59%) Azure
6 144 (52.17%) Windows Server
7 134 (48.55%) Windows 10
8 127 (46.01%) Microsoft Intune
9 110 (39.86%) VMware
10 95 (34.42%) Azure Active Directory
11 85 (30.80%) VPN
12 72 (26.09%) Data Centre
13 71 (25.72%) Presales
14 70 (25.36%) VMware Infrastructure
15 69 (25.00%) Finance
15 69 (25.00%) Security Cleared
15 69 (25.00%) PowerShell
16 68 (24.64%) ITIL
17 67 (24.28%) Citrix
18 61 (22.10%) Public Cloud
19 60 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 60 (21.74%) SC Cleared
20 56 (20.29%) Social Skills
21 52 (18.84%) Requirements Gathering
22 51 (18.48%) Microsoft Certification
23 49 (17.75%) Hyper-V
24 48 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
25 45 (16.30%) Unified Communications
25 45 (16.30%) DNS
25 45 (16.30%) SharePoint

SCCM
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 45 (16.30%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.43%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.26%) Skype for Business
4 8 (2.90%) IIS
5 1 (0.36%) Apache
5 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 40 (14.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.36%) Blender
2 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.54%) Workfront
2 1 (0.36%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 210 (76.09%) Microsoft 365
2 170 (61.59%) Azure
3 95 (34.42%) Azure Active Directory
4 35 (12.68%) AWS
5 22 (7.97%) IaaS
6 20 (7.25%) OneDrive
7 17 (6.16%) PaaS
8 16 (5.80%) GCP
9 7 (2.54%) Google Workspace
9 7 (2.54%) Power Automate
9 7 (2.54%) Power Platform
9 7 (2.54%) PowerApps
10 5 (1.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (1.45%) SaaS
12 3 (1.09%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.72%) Azure Monitor
13 2 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.36%) Nutanix
14 1 (0.36%) Rubrik
Communications & Networking
1 85 (30.80%) VPN
2 45 (16.30%) DNS
2 45 (16.30%) Unified Communications
3 42 (15.22%) WAN
4 40 (14.49%) LAN
5 32 (11.59%) Firewall
6 25 (9.06%) SAN
7 17 (6.16%) DHCP
8 15 (5.43%) Network Security
9 10 (3.62%) Remote Desktop
10 9 (3.26%) Skype
11 8 (2.90%) NAS
11 8 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (2.54%) VoIP
13 6 (2.17%) SNMP
13 6 (2.17%) TCP/IP
14 4 (1.45%) VLAN
15 3 (1.09%) SD-WAN
15 3 (1.09%) VSAN
16 2 (0.72%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.54%) Power BI
3 3 (1.09%) MySQL
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (2.54%) JIRA
2 2 (0.72%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.36%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.36%) MSI
General
1 69 (25.00%) Finance
2 56 (20.29%) Social Skills
3 17 (6.16%) Documentation Skills
4 15 (5.43%) Public Sector
5 9 (3.26%) Marketing
6 7 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.54%) Presentation Skills
7 6 (2.17%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.81%) Banking
8 5 (1.81%) Games
8 5 (1.81%) Law
8 5 (1.81%) Retail
9 4 (1.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 4 (1.45%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.09%) French Language
10 3 (1.09%) Local Government
10 3 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.09%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.72%) German Language
11 2 (0.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (24.28%) Consultant
2 49 (17.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 46 (16.67%) Cloud Consultant
4 43 (15.58%) Technical Consultant
5 23 (8.33%) Analyst
6 22 (7.97%) Architect
7 19 (6.88%) Microsoft Consultant
8 18 (6.52%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
9 17 (6.16%) IT Engineer
10 15 (5.43%) Cloud Engineer
10 15 (5.43%) IT Support
11 14 (5.07%) Team Leader
12 13 (4.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 13 (4.71%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
12 13 (4.71%) Support Engineer
12 13 (4.71%) Windows Engineer
13 11 (3.99%) 3rd Line Support
13 11 (3.99%) Desktop Engineer
13 11 (3.99%) Server Engineer
14 10 (3.62%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.99%) SAML
2 8 (2.90%) ARM Templates
2 8 (2.90%) JSON
2 8 (2.90%) LDAP
3 6 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (1.45%) .NET
4 4 (1.45%) Software Packaging
5 3 (1.09%) Web Services
6 2 (0.72%) REST
7 1 (0.36%) .NET Core
7 1 (0.36%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.36%) ADO
7 1 (0.36%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.36%) COM
7 1 (0.36%) CSS
7 1 (0.36%) HTML
7 1 (0.36%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.36%) OLE DB
7 1 (0.36%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 72 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 61 (22.10%) Public Cloud
3 13 (4.71%) User Experience
4 10 (3.62%) Clustering
5 9 (3.26%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.26%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (2.90%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.54%) Blog
7 7 (2.54%) PKI
8 6 (2.17%) Legacy Systems
9 4 (1.45%) iPad
9 4 (1.45%) Online Banking
9 4 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.09%) NHS
11 2 (0.72%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.72%) BYOD
11 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.72%) EPoS
11 2 (0.72%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 229 (82.97%) Windows
2 144 (52.17%) Windows Server
3 134 (48.55%) Windows 10
4 26 (9.42%) Linux
5 19 (6.88%) Windows Server 2016
6 13 (4.71%) Windows 7
7 12 (4.35%) Apple iOS
8 8 (2.90%) Windows Server 2019
9 7 (2.54%) Mac OS
10 6 (2.17%) Android
10 6 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.45%) Unix
12 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.72%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.36%) AIX
14 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (25.72%) Presales
2 68 (24.64%) ITIL
3 60 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 52 (18.84%) Requirements Gathering
5 48 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
6 43 (15.58%) Migration
7 26 (9.42%) Application Packaging
8 24 (8.70%) DevOps
9 21 (7.61%) Patch Management
10 20 (7.25%) Identity Management
10 20 (7.25%) Service Management
11 19 (6.88%) Mobile Device Management
11 19 (6.88%) Root Cause Analysis
12 18 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (5.43%) Project Management
14 14 (5.07%) Change Management
14 14 (5.07%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (5.07%) Server Management
14 14 (5.07%) Value Proposition
15 13 (4.71%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 69 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 19 (6.88%) SQL
3 9 (3.26%) Python
4 5 (1.81%) C#
5 3 (1.09%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.72%) VBScript
7 1 (0.36%) C
7 1 (0.36%) C++
7 1 (0.36%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 69 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 60 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 51 (18.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (15.94%) MCSE
5 21 (7.61%) MCSA
6 18 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (6.16%) MCP
8 9 (3.26%) MCTS
9 8 (2.90%) AWS Certification
9 8 (2.90%) Degree
9 8 (2.90%) MCITP
10 6 (2.17%) CCNA
10 6 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (2.17%) DV Cleared
10 6 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.09%) VCAP
11 3 (1.09%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.72%) MOS
12 2 (0.72%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (12.32%) SLA
2 3 (1.09%) QA
3 2 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 217 (78.62%) Active Directory
2 70 (25.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (17.75%) Hyper-V
4 27 (9.78%) Virtual Desktop
5 17 (6.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (3.26%) vSphere
7 8 (2.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (2.90%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (2.90%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.81%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 4 (1.45%) XenApp
10 3 (1.09%) BitLocker
10 3 (1.09%) Firmware
10 3 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 127 (46.01%) Microsoft Intune
2 29 (10.51%) SCOM
3 21 (7.61%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 17 (6.16%) WSUS
5 16 (5.80%) AirWatch
6 13 (4.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 12 (4.35%) Single Sign-On
8 11 (3.99%) Ansible
8 11 (3.99%) Terraform
9 10 (3.62%) NetBackup
10 9 (3.26%) Jamf Pro
11 8 (2.90%) Backup Exec
12 5 (1.81%) vCenter Server
13 4 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
13 4 (1.45%) Cisco UCCX
14 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
14 3 (1.09%) PowerCLI
14 3 (1.09%) SCOrch
14 3 (1.09%) vRealize
15 2 (0.72%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 202 (73.19%) Microsoft
2 110 (39.86%) VMware
3 67 (24.28%) Citrix
4 28 (10.14%) Cisco
5 24 (8.70%) ServiceNow
6 21 (7.61%) Ivanti
7 20 (7.25%) HP
8 17 (6.16%) Apple
9 16 (5.80%) Google
9 16 (5.80%) Veeam
10 13 (4.71%) Dell
11 11 (3.99%) Symantec
12 10 (3.62%) Juniper
13 9 (3.26%) Okta
14 8 (2.90%) Remedy
15 7 (2.54%) Bloomberg
15 7 (2.54%) MobileIron
15 7 (2.54%) Toshiba
16 6 (2.17%) NetApp
16 6 (2.17%) Nimble Storage