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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Service Manager (SCSM)
Rank 863 803 774
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -29
Permanent jobs citing SCSM 25 50 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.050% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.36% 0.81% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 19 35 115
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +19.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,200 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +32.53%
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
7022 6207 5988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.46% 6.24% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5612 5077 4949
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -24 13 £47,500 -4.04% 2
London -4 6 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands -13 3 £42,500 -22.72%
Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 -
Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
SCSM
UK

SCSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 67 (93.06%) Microsoft
2 49 (68.06%) Windows
3 44 (61.11%) Active Directory
4 43 (59.72%) SCCM
4 43 (59.72%) SCOM
5 36 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 35 (48.61%) SCVMM
7 33 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 33 (45.83%) MCSE
8 26 (36.11%) VMware
8 26 (36.11%) Finance
8 26 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (36.11%) MCITP
9 25 (34.72%) MCTS
9 25 (34.72%) ITIL
10 23 (31.94%) SCOrch
11 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (27.78%) PRINCE2
12 18 (25.00%) Firewall
12 18 (25.00%) Project Management
12 18 (25.00%) PowerShell
13 17 (23.61%) SCDPM
13 17 (23.61%) Cisco
14 15 (20.83%) CCNP
14 15 (20.83%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (20.83%) Juniper
14 15 (20.83%) LAN
14 15 (20.83%) WAN
14 15 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
14 15 (20.83%) CheckPoint

SCSM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (18.06%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.00%) Firewall
2 15 (20.83%) BIG-IP
2 15 (20.83%) LAN
2 15 (20.83%) WAN
3 14 (19.44%) TCP/IP
3 14 (19.44%) DNS
4 12 (16.67%) SAN
5 8 (11.11%) DHCP
6 5 (6.94%) NAS
7 2 (2.78%) MPLS
7 2 (2.78%) SSL
7 2 (2.78%) VPN
7 2 (2.78%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (36.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (36.11%) Analyst
1 26 (36.11%) Consultant
2 15 (20.83%) Network Analyst
3 14 (19.44%) Technical Consultant
4 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Consultant
5 9 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
6 8 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (9.72%) Server Analyst
7 7 (9.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (2.78%) Architect
9 2 (2.78%) Management Consultant
9 2 (2.78%) Server Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Senior Server Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Senior Technical Specialist
9 2 (2.78%) SCCM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 49 (68.06%) Windows
2 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.72%) ITIL
2 20 (27.78%) PRINCE2
3 18 (25.00%) Project Management
4 15 (20.83%) Data Security
4 15 (20.83%) Network Load Balancing
5 5 (6.94%) High Availability
6 4 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.17%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.78%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.78%) Integration Testing
8 2 (2.78%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.78%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.39%) CRM
9 1 (1.39%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.39%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (45.83%) MCSE
1 33 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (36.11%) MCITP
3 25 (34.72%) MCTS
4 15 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (20.83%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (20.83%) CCNP
5 6 (8.33%) CCNA
6 3 (4.17%) MCP
7 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.39%) MCSM
8 1 (1.39%) MCSA
8 1 (1.39%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 36 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 26 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.17%) XenApp
5 2 (2.78%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.39%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.39%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 43 (59.72%) SCCM
1 43 (59.72%) SCOM
2 35 (48.61%) SCVMM
3 23 (31.94%) SCOrch
4 17 (23.61%) SCDPM
5 5 (6.94%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 67 (93.06%) Microsoft
2 26 (36.11%) VMware
3 17 (23.61%) Cisco
4 15 (20.83%) Juniper
4 15 (20.83%) CheckPoint
5 12 (16.67%) Citrix
6 8 (11.11%) HP
7 5 (6.94%) NetApp
7 5 (6.94%) Veritas
8 4 (5.56%) Dell
9 3 (4.17%) Symantec
10 1 (1.39%) IBM
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