The table below looks at the statistics for SCSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCSM over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Service Manager (SCSM)
Rank 132 140 130
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs citing SCSM 2 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.093% 0.041% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.07% 0.41% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £66,250 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% +13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
SCSM
Berkshire

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

Systems Management Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
187 245 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 8.72% 9.96% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 137 162 206
Average salary £44,750 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +2.40%

SCSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SCSM Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SCSM
Salary Trend in Reading

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

SCSM Salary Trend in Reading

SCSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SCOrch
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) WMI
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring

SCSM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Storage Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
1 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
1 2 (66.67%) SCOrch
2 1 (33.33%) WMI
2 1 (33.33%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) 3PAR