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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Service Manager (SCSM)
Rank 886 922 970
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +48
Permanent jobs citing SCSM 35 42 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.038% 0.035%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.42% 0.51% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 19 37 32
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £32,750 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,200 £58,750 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%

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
8284 8187 8012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.53% 7.40% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6720 6457 6466
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +6.54%

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 25 June 2016 within the UK.

SCSM Salary Histogram in the UK

SCSM
Top 12 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 25 June 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 +43 26 £37,250 -17.22% 2
South East +43 15 £37,500 -11.76%
Guildford - 13 £35,000 -
Surrey - 13 £35,000 -
London +41 7 £37,000 -22.10%
Berkshire +8 2 £66,250 -1.85%
Bracknell - 2 £66,250 -
South West +11 1 £59,000 +47.50% 1
Nottinghamshire +8 1 £20,000 -55.55%
Nottingham +7 1 £20,000 -55.55%
East Midlands +5 1 £20,000 -55.55%
Bristol - 1 £59,000 -

SCSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 67 (98.53%) SCCM
2 64 (94.12%) Windows
3 63 (92.65%) Microsoft
4 58 (85.29%) Active Directory
5 48 (70.59%) SCOM
6 46 (67.65%) Hyper-V
7 43 (63.24%) SCVMM
8 35 (51.47%) Windows Server
9 33 (48.53%) Microsoft Azure
9 33 (48.53%) SCDPM
10 31 (45.59%) Exchange Server 2013
11 26 (38.24%) Private Cloud
11 26 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (38.24%) MS Exchange
12 23 (33.82%) SC Cleared
12 23 (33.82%) Security Cleared
13 22 (32.35%) VMware
14 21 (30.88%) Cisco
14 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2012
14 21 (30.88%) Exchange Server 2010
15 19 (27.94%) Windows 10
15 19 (27.94%) MS Excel
15 19 (27.94%) DNS
16 17 (25.00%) Windows 8
17 16 (23.53%) Windows 7
18 15 (22.06%) VMware Infrastructure
18 15 (22.06%) ITIL
19 13 (19.12%) HP
20 12 (17.65%) Citrix
20 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification

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 31 (45.59%) Exchange Server 2013
2 26 (38.24%) MS Exchange
3 21 (30.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
6 7 (10.29%) Skype for Business
7 4 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.94%) IIS
9 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (27.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 33 (48.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.88%) IaaS
3 3 (4.41%) Office 365
4 2 (2.94%) PaaS
5 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.94%) DNS
2 10 (14.71%) DHCP
3 8 (11.76%) Remote Desktop
3 8 (11.76%) SAN
4 6 (8.82%) Firewall
5 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.35%) VPN
6 4 (5.88%) IPsec
6 4 (5.88%) LAN
6 4 (5.88%) Skype
6 4 (5.88%) VLAN
6 4 (5.88%) WAN
6 4 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (4.41%) ADSL
8 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.47%) MPLS
8 1 (1.47%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (14.71%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) French Language
2 3 (4.41%) Retail
3 2 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Back Office
4 1 (1.47%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.47%) Games
4 1 (1.47%) German Language
4 1 (1.47%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (1.47%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (35.29%) Consultant
2 17 (25.00%) Cloud Consultant
3 16 (23.53%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
3 16 (23.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 15 (22.06%) Support Engineer
5 10 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (10.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 7 (10.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) Architect
8 6 (8.82%) Hyper-V Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) Technical Specialist
9 5 (7.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 5 (7.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (5.88%) IT Support
10 4 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (4.41%) 1st Line Support
11 3 (4.41%) Analyst
11 3 (4.41%) IT Support Engineer
11 3 (4.41%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) WAP
2 1 (1.47%) .NET
2 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (38.24%) Private Cloud
2 9 (13.24%) Clustering
2 9 (13.24%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.88%) BYOD
4 3 (4.41%) Replication
5 2 (2.94%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.47%) EPoS
6 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 64 (94.12%) Windows
2 35 (51.47%) Windows Server
3 26 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (27.94%) Windows 10
6 17 (25.00%) Windows 8
7 16 (23.53%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.88%) Android
8 4 (5.88%) Apple iOS
8 4 (5.88%) Mac OS
9 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) ITIL
2 9 (13.24%) Presales
3 6 (8.82%) Service Management
4 5 (7.35%) Data Protection
4 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (5.88%) Patch Management
5 4 (5.88%) Software Distribution
6 3 (4.41%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.41%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 3 (4.41%) Line Management
6 3 (4.41%) TOGAF
7 2 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (1.47%) Change Control
8 1 (1.47%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.47%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.47%) Game Development
8 1 (1.47%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.88%) SQL
2 3 (4.41%) C#
2 3 (4.41%) VBA
3 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (33.82%) SC Cleared
1 23 (33.82%) Security Cleared
2 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (16.18%) MCSE
4 8 (11.76%) MCSA
5 6 (8.82%) MCP
6 2 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.47%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.47%) Degree
7 1 (1.47%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (85.29%) Active Directory
2 46 (67.65%) Hyper-V
3 15 (22.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.35%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.88%) BitLocker
5 4 (5.88%) Terminal Services
6 3 (4.41%) vSphere
6 3 (4.41%) XenApp
7 2 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.47%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 67 (98.53%) SCCM
2 48 (70.59%) SCOM
3 43 (63.24%) SCVMM
4 33 (48.53%) SCDPM
5 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (8.82%) SCOrch
7 5 (7.35%) WSUS
8 4 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (4.41%) MOM
9 3 (4.41%) NetBackup
9 3 (4.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (1.47%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 63 (92.65%) Microsoft
2 22 (32.35%) VMware
3 21 (30.88%) Cisco
4 13 (19.12%) HP
5 12 (17.65%) Citrix
6 10 (14.71%) SolarWinds
7 6 (8.82%) MobileIron
7 6 (8.82%) NetApp
8 4 (5.88%) Canon
8 4 (5.88%) CommVault
8 4 (5.88%) EMC
9 3 (4.41%) Oracle
9 3 (4.41%) Symantec
10 2 (2.94%) RightFax
10 2 (2.94%) Veritas
11 1 (1.47%) Adobe
11 1 (1.47%) Autodesk
11 1 (1.47%) Avaya
11 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.47%) Dell
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