The table below looks at the statistics for SCSM skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCSM over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Service Manager (SCSM)
Rank 840 906 933
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +27
Permanent jobs citing SCSM 39 56 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.053% 0.040%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.51% 0.70% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 19 48 35
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,650 £63,600 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -

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

Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7619 8019 8493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.50% 7.58% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6102 6528 6826
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

SCSM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing SCSM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

SCSM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SCSM
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCSM within the UK.

SCSM Salary Trend in the UK

SCSM
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCSM over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 within the UK.

SCSM Salary Histogram in the UK

SCSM
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCSM within the UK over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +44 34 £45,000 -10.00%
South East +55 19 £35,000 -30.00%
West Sussex +40 19 £35,000 -17.64%
Worthing - 19 £35,000 -
London +62 11 £51,500 +3.00%
West Wales - 4 £19,000 -
Swansea - 4 £19,000 -
Wales - 4 £19,000 -
East Midlands -5 2 £50,000 -
East of England - 2 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £37,500 -
Nottingham - 2 £37,500 -
Derbyshire +10 1 £50,000 -
Derby 0 1 £50,000 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £40,000 -
Leicester - 1 £50,000 -
Loughborough - 1 £50,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £50,000 -
Wembley - 1 £23,750 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £40,000 -

SCSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT jobs citing SCSM 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 SCSM.

1 72 (96.00%) Microsoft
2 63 (84.00%) Windows
3 57 (76.00%) Active Directory
4 53 (70.67%) Hyper-V
5 50 (66.67%) SCCM
6 46 (61.33%) SCOM
7 43 (57.33%) ITIL
8 35 (46.67%) SCVMM
9 27 (36.00%) MS Exchange
10 26 (34.67%) Windows Server
11 25 (33.33%) PowerShell
12 23 (30.67%) Security Patching
12 23 (30.67%) MS Excel
13 22 (29.33%) HP
14 20 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (25.33%) Threat Detection
15 19 (25.33%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (24.00%) SAN
16 18 (24.00%) MCSE
16 18 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
17 17 (22.67%) Windows 7
17 17 (22.67%) VMware
18 16 (21.33%) SCDPM
19 15 (20.00%) SC Cleared
19 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
20 14 (18.67%) Windows 10
21 13 (17.33%) Data Centre
21 13 (17.33%) Private Cloud
21 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Azure
21 13 (17.33%) Exchange Server 2010

SCSM
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 27 (36.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (17.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (14.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (14.67%) Skype for Business
4 8 (10.67%) IIS
5 7 (9.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (30.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (14.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.67%) IaaS
3 4 (5.33%) Office 365
4 2 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.00%) SAN
2 8 (10.67%) DHCP
2 8 (10.67%) DNS
3 7 (9.33%) Skype
4 6 (8.00%) Firewall
5 4 (5.33%) VoIP
6 3 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (4.00%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.67%) VLAN
7 2 (2.67%) VPN
8 1 (1.33%) Internet
8 1 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.33%) Law
3 1 (1.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (24.00%) Windows Engineer
2 13 (17.33%) Support Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) Consultant
3 10 (13.33%) Technical Engineer
4 9 (12.00%) Analyst
4 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (12.00%) Technical Support
5 8 (10.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 8 (10.67%) Technical Support Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) Cloud Consultant
6 7 (9.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
6 7 (9.33%) IT Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) Technical Specialist
7 6 (8.00%) Exchange Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) IT Support
7 6 (8.00%) SAN Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) SharePoint Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Data Centre
1 13 (17.33%) Private Cloud
2 5 (6.67%) RSA SecurID
3 4 (5.33%) Clustering
3 4 (5.33%) Fat Client
3 4 (5.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (5.33%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.00%) Reinsurance
4 3 (4.00%) Replication
4 3 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 63 (84.00%) Windows
2 26 (34.67%) Windows Server
3 20 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (22.67%) Windows 7
5 14 (18.67%) Windows 10
6 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (9.33%) Linux
7 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (57.33%) ITIL
2 23 (30.67%) Security Patching
3 19 (25.33%) Threat Detection
4 18 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (17.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (14.67%) Data Protection
7 8 (10.67%) Configuration Management
8 6 (8.00%) Service Management
9 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.00%) Migration
9 3 (4.00%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.00%) Project Management
9 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (2.67%) Capacity Management
10 2 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.67%) Coaching
10 2 (2.67%) Data Analysis
10 2 (2.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 8 (10.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (25.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (24.00%) MCSE
3 15 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (16.00%) MCSA
5 6 (8.00%) MCP
6 3 (4.00%) MCITP
7 1 (1.33%) Degree
7 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (76.00%) Active Directory
2 53 (70.67%) Hyper-V
3 12 (16.00%) Firmware
4 6 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (6.67%) VMware ESX
6 4 (5.33%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.33%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 50 (66.67%) SCCM
2 46 (61.33%) SCOM
3 35 (46.67%) SCVMM
4 16 (21.33%) SCDPM
5 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 10 (13.33%) NetBackup
7 7 (9.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (6.67%) SCOrch
9 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (4.00%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (2.67%) MIIS
12 1 (1.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 72 (96.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (29.33%) HP
3 17 (22.67%) VMware
4 12 (16.00%) 3PAR
5 11 (14.67%) NetApp
6 10 (13.33%) Symantec
7 9 (12.00%) Cisco
8 7 (9.33%) MobileIron
8 7 (9.33%) RightFax
8 7 (9.33%) Veritas
9 6 (8.00%) Red Hat
10 5 (6.67%) Citrix
11 4 (5.33%) Intel Security
12 3 (4.00%) CheckPoint
13 1 (1.33%) Apple
13 1 (1.33%) EMC
13 1 (1.33%) Meru Networks
13 1 (1.33%) Remedy
13 1 (1.33%) ServiceNow