The table below looks at the statistics for SCSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCSM over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Service Manager (SCSM)
Rank 843 865 809
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -56
Permanent jobs citing SCSM 32 25 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.023% 0.050%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.43% 0.34% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 31 19 35
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
SCSM
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7441 7271 6477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 7.20% 6.78% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6124 5821 5297
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -

SCSM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SCSM across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCSM Jobs Demand Trend in England

SCSM
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCSM across the England region.

SCSM Salary Trend in England

SCSM
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCSM across the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

SCSM Salary Histogram in England

SCSM
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCSM within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +14 13 £56,250 +18.42%
London +10 12 £47,500 +5.55% 2
East Midlands - 6 £45,000 -
West Midlands -14 5 £47,500 +11.76%
SCSM
UK

SCSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing SCSM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SCSM.

1 62 (92.54%) Microsoft
2 61 (91.04%) Windows
3 54 (80.60%) SCCM
4 40 (59.70%) SCOM
5 39 (58.21%) Hyper-V
6 36 (53.73%) SCVMM
7 34 (50.75%) Active Directory
8 29 (43.28%) VMware
9 27 (40.30%) Microsoft Azure
10 26 (38.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (37.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 24 (35.82%) Private Cloud
13 22 (32.84%) Windows Intune
13 22 (32.84%) MS Exchange
14 21 (31.34%) SAN
15 19 (28.36%) SQL Server
15 19 (28.36%) ITIL
15 19 (28.36%) Security Cleared
15 19 (28.36%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (26.87%) SCDPM
16 18 (26.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 18 (26.87%) Azure Active Directory
16 18 (26.87%) Citrix
16 18 (26.87%) SC Cleared
17 17 (25.37%) Data Centre
18 16 (23.88%) Lync
18 16 (23.88%) Exchange Server 2010
19 15 (22.39%) Microsoft App-V
19 15 (22.39%) Dell
19 15 (22.39%) DNS

SCSM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing SCSM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SCSM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (32.84%) MS Exchange
2 16 (23.88%) Lync
2 16 (23.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (19.40%) IIS
4 9 (13.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (8.96%) SharePoint
6 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (20.90%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.43%) MS Office
3 1 (1.49%) MS Project
3 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.49%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 27 (40.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (26.87%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (8.96%) Office 365
4 4 (5.97%) PaaS
5 3 (4.48%) SaaS
6 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.34%) SAN
2 15 (22.39%) DNS
3 14 (20.90%) DHCP
4 12 (17.91%) TCP/IP
4 12 (17.91%) Firewall
4 12 (17.91%) IPsec
5 10 (14.93%) LAN
5 10 (14.93%) WAN
6 7 (10.45%) NAS
7 5 (7.46%) VPN
8 3 (4.48%) VoIP
8 3 (4.48%) Internet
9 1 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.49%) Network Security
9 1 (1.49%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.49%) Wireless
9 1 (1.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.36%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.93%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Law
2 1 (1.49%) Legal
2 1 (1.49%) Advertising
2 1 (1.49%) Retail
2 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (37.31%) Consultant
2 14 (20.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (20.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 14 (20.90%) Cloud Consultant
2 14 (20.90%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
3 11 (16.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (14.93%) Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Service Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (4.48%) Architect
7 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.48%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.43%) .NET
1 9 (13.43%) Web Services
2 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.82%) Private Cloud
2 17 (25.37%) Data Centre
3 10 (14.93%) Clustering
4 9 (13.43%) Enterprise Cloud
5 8 (11.94%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.99%) NHS
7 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.49%) PKI
8 1 (1.49%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 61 (91.04%) Windows
2 26 (38.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (37.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (17.91%) Windows 7
5 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.46%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.99%) Linux
8 1 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) ITIL
2 14 (20.90%) Migration
3 10 (14.93%) Load Balancing
3 10 (14.93%) High Availability
4 9 (13.43%) Patch Management
4 9 (13.43%) Release Management
4 9 (13.43%) Business Continuity
4 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (13.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (10.45%) Data Centre Operations
5 7 (10.45%) Performance Management
6 6 (8.96%) Service Management
6 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.97%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.97%) Project Management
8 3 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.48%) Data Protection
9 2 (2.99%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (2.99%) MOF
9 2 (2.99%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.91%) PowerShell
2 9 (13.43%) SQL
3 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (28.36%) Security Cleared
2 18 (26.87%) SC Cleared
3 12 (17.91%) MCSE
3 12 (17.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.46%) MCTS
5 4 (5.97%) MCITP
6 2 (2.99%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.99%) MCSA
6 2 (2.99%) MCP
7 1 (1.49%) CCNP
7 1 (1.49%) CCNA
System Software
1 39 (58.21%) Hyper-V
2 34 (50.75%) Active Directory
3 19 (28.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (22.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (17.91%) BitLocker
6 8 (11.94%) VMware ESX
7 3 (4.48%) XenApp
7 3 (4.48%) XenDesktop
7 3 (4.48%) vSphere
8 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 54 (80.60%) SCCM
2 40 (59.70%) SCOM
3 36 (53.73%) SCVMM
4 22 (32.84%) Windows Intune
5 18 (26.87%) SCDPM
5 18 (26.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 13 (19.40%) SCOrch
7 9 (13.43%) WSUS
7 9 (13.43%) ARCserve
8 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.49%) WMI
Vendors
1 62 (92.54%) Microsoft
2 29 (43.28%) VMware
3 18 (26.87%) Citrix
4 15 (22.39%) Dell
5 13 (19.40%) Cisco
6 10 (14.93%) NetApp
7 9 (13.43%) Lumension
7 9 (13.43%) Dell Compellent
7 9 (13.43%) Sophos
8 8 (11.94%) HP
9 7 (10.45%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.99%) AppSense
10 2 (2.99%) Brocade
11 1 (1.49%) EMC
11 1 (1.49%) Intel
11 1 (1.49%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.49%) IBM
11 1 (1.49%) Veritas
11 1 (1.49%) Apple
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