The table below looks at the statistics for SCSM skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCSM over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Service Manager (SCSM)
Rank 867 817 779
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -38
Permanent jobs citing SCSM 26 60 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.056% 0.098%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.35% 0.91% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 19 43 115
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 £35,000 £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%

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
7344 6581 6388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.39% 6.20% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5843 5342 5188
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 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SCSM
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SCSM within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2014 within the UK.

SCSM Salary Histogram in the UK

SCSM
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCSM within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
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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
England -50 25 £45,000 -18.18% 4
South East -32 13 £47,500 -4.04% 2
West Sussex -1 10 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Worthing -7 10 £47,500 -9.52%
London -9 6 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands -5 3 £42,500 -22.72%
Berkshire -5 2 £62,500 +13.63%
South Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 -
Coventry - 2 £42,500 -
Sheffield - 2 £42,500 -
Birmingham -2 1 £42,500 -22.72%
City of London -3 1 - -
Reading -6 1 £62,500 +13.63%
Surrey -10 1 - -
Caerphilly - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

SCSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 (91.78%) Microsoft
2 49 (67.12%) Windows
3 44 (60.27%) Active Directory
3 44 (60.27%) SCCM
3 44 (60.27%) SCOM
4 37 (50.68%) Hyper-V
5 35 (47.95%) SCVMM
6 33 (45.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 33 (45.21%) MCSE
7 26 (35.62%) Finance
7 26 (35.62%) VMware
7 26 (35.62%) MCITP
7 26 (35.62%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (34.25%) MCTS
8 25 (34.25%) ITIL
9 23 (31.51%) SCOrch
10 20 (27.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (27.40%) PRINCE2
11 18 (24.66%) Firewall
11 18 (24.66%) Project Management
11 18 (24.66%) PowerShell
12 17 (23.29%) SCDPM
12 17 (23.29%) Cisco
13 15 (20.55%) CCNP
13 15 (20.55%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (20.55%) Juniper
13 15 (20.55%) LAN
13 15 (20.55%) WAN
13 15 (20.55%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (20.55%) CheckPoint

SCSM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 (9.59%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (17.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.48%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.66%) Firewall
2 15 (20.55%) LAN
2 15 (20.55%) WAN
2 15 (20.55%) BIG-IP
3 14 (19.18%) TCP/IP
3 14 (19.18%) DNS
4 13 (17.81%) SAN
5 8 (10.96%) DHCP
6 5 (6.85%) NAS
7 2 (2.74%) SSL
7 2 (2.74%) VPN
7 2 (2.74%) SMTP
7 2 (2.74%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (35.62%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (36.99%) Analyst
2 26 (35.62%) Consultant
3 15 (20.55%) Network Analyst
4 14 (19.18%) Technical Consultant
5 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Consultant
6 9 (12.33%) Technical Specialist
7 8 (10.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (9.59%) Server Analyst
8 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Service Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Service Desk Analyst
10 2 (2.74%) Senior Technical Specialist
10 2 (2.74%) SCCM Consultant
10 2 (2.74%) Data Centre Consultant
10 2 (2.74%) Server Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Senior Server Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (2.74%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.74%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 49 (67.12%) Windows
2 20 (27.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (19.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (10.96%) Windows 7
5 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.25%) ITIL
2 20 (27.40%) PRINCE2
3 18 (24.66%) Project Management
4 15 (20.55%) Data Security
4 15 (20.55%) Network Load Balancing
5 5 (6.85%) High Availability
6 4 (5.48%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.11%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.74%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.74%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.74%) Integration Testing
8 2 (2.74%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.37%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.37%) CRM
9 1 (1.37%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.66%) PowerShell
2 8 (10.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (45.21%) Microsoft Certification
1 33 (45.21%) MCSE
2 26 (35.62%) MCITP
3 25 (34.25%) MCTS
4 15 (20.55%) CCNP
4 15 (20.55%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (20.55%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (8.22%) CCNA
6 3 (4.11%) MCP
7 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.37%) MCSA
8 1 (1.37%) MCSM
8 1 (1.37%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (60.27%) Active Directory
2 37 (50.68%) Hyper-V
3 26 (35.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.48%) XenApp
5 2 (2.74%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.37%) vCloud
6 1 (1.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 44 (60.27%) SCCM
1 44 (60.27%) SCOM
2 35 (47.95%) SCVMM
3 23 (31.51%) SCOrch
4 17 (23.29%) SCDPM
5 6 (8.22%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 67 (91.78%) Microsoft
2 26 (35.62%) VMware
3 17 (23.29%) Cisco
4 15 (20.55%) Juniper
4 15 (20.55%) CheckPoint
5 13 (17.81%) Citrix
6 8 (10.96%) HP
7 5 (6.85%) NetApp
7 5 (6.85%) Veritas
8 4 (5.48%) Dell
9 3 (4.11%) Symantec
10 1 (1.37%) IBM
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