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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Service Manager (SCSM)
Rank 857 896 797
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -99
Permanent jobs citing SCSM 43 48 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.040% 0.088%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.56% 0.64% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35 39 83
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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
7611 7479 6536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.84% 6.18% 5.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6086 5930 5023
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £32,460
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%

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 21 April 2015 within the UK.

SCSM Salary Histogram in the UK

SCSM
Top 30 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 21 April 2015. 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 +42 38 £42,500 -15.00% 4
South East -4 16 £42,500 -15.00% 1
West Sussex +5 12 £42,500 +54.54%
London +32 8 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Crawley - 7 £42,500 -
South West -8 5 £32,500 - 1
Poole - 4 £32,500 -
Dorset - 4 £32,500 - 1
Worthing -5 3 £18,500 -32.72%
City of London +27 2 £52,500 -19.23%
North West +9 2 £40,000 +14.28%
East Midlands +6 2 £39,500 -16.84% 1
Nottinghamshire +2 1 £31,500 +14.54%
Nottingham -4 1 £31,500 -35.38%
Hampshire -5 1 - -
Berkshire -7 1 £67,500 -3.57%
Birmingham -13 1 - -
Reading -17 1 £67,500 +3.84%
West Midlands -17 1 - -
East of England - 1 £41,000 -
Wales - 1 £21,500 -
South Wales - 1 £21,500 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £47,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £41,000 -
Devon - 1 - -
Caerphilly - 1 £21,500 -
Huntingdon - 1 £41,000 -
Plymouth - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £47,500 - 1

SCSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 88 (88.89%) SCCM
2 87 (87.88%) Microsoft
3 83 (83.84%) SCOM
4 75 (75.76%) Windows
5 62 (62.63%) SCVMM
6 56 (56.57%) Active Directory
7 50 (50.51%) Hyper-V
8 46 (46.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 42 (42.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 35 (35.35%) MS Excel
11 34 (34.34%) SAN
11 34 (34.34%) Microsoft App-V
12 32 (32.32%) SCOrch
13 28 (28.28%) Private Cloud
13 28 (28.28%) MS Exchange
14 27 (27.27%) SCDPM
15 26 (26.26%) Exchange Server 2010
16 25 (25.25%) MCSE
16 25 (25.25%) Microsoft Certification
17 24 (24.24%) ITIL
17 24 (24.24%) VMware
17 24 (24.24%) Windows 7
18 23 (23.23%) SC Cleared
18 23 (23.23%) Security Cleared
19 20 (20.20%) DNS
20 19 (19.19%) DHCP
20 19 (19.19%) VMware Infrastructure
20 19 (19.19%) Windows Intune
21 18 (18.18%) SQL Server
22 17 (17.17%) Migration

SCSM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 28 (28.28%) MS Exchange
2 26 (26.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (15.15%) Lync
4 12 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (11.11%) IIS
5 11 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (5.05%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 35 (35.35%) MS Excel
2 15 (15.15%) MS Office
3 1 (1.01%) MS Project
3 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.01%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (14.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 11 (11.11%) Office 365
4 6 (6.06%) IaaS
5 2 (2.02%) SaaS
5 2 (2.02%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (34.34%) SAN
2 20 (20.20%) DNS
3 19 (19.19%) DHCP
4 16 (16.16%) TCP/IP
4 16 (16.16%) Firewall
5 14 (14.14%) NAS
6 13 (13.13%) WAN
6 13 (13.13%) LAN
7 8 (8.08%) VPN
8 6 (6.06%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (6.06%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.02%) IPsec
9 2 (2.02%) VoIP
10 1 (1.01%) Intranet
10 1 (1.01%) Internet
10 1 (1.01%) MPLS
10 1 (1.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 11 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (1.01%) Banking
2 1 (1.01%) Retail
2 1 (1.01%) Marketing
2 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (35.35%) Consultant
2 20 (20.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (15.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (11.11%) Analyst
5 10 (10.10%) Deployment Engineer
6 9 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 8 (8.08%) Cloud Consultant
7 8 (8.08%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
8 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Consultant
8 7 (7.07%) Support Analyst
8 7 (7.07%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (6.06%) Support Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) Server Specialist
10 5 (5.05%) Service Analyst
10 5 (5.05%) Escalation Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Specialist
11 4 (4.04%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (4.04%) Service Desk Analyst
12 3 (3.03%) Technical Specialist
12 3 (3.03%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.11%) .NET
1 11 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (28.28%) Private Cloud
2 13 (13.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 11 (11.11%) Clustering
4 6 (6.06%) Enterprise Cloud
5 5 (5.05%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.01%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.01%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 75 (75.76%) Windows
2 46 (46.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (42.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (24.24%) Windows 7
5 9 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.02%) Linux
6 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.24%) ITIL
2 17 (17.17%) Migration
3 14 (14.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (14.14%) Data Protection
4 12 (12.12%) Load Balancing
4 12 (12.12%) Software Distribution
4 12 (12.12%) PRINCE2
5 11 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 11 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (11.11%) Release Management
5 11 (11.11%) High Availability
6 9 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 7 (7.07%) MOF
7 7 (7.07%) Performance Management
8 6 (6.06%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (6.06%) Project Management
8 6 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.05%) Service Management
9 5 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.04%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.16%) SQL
2 14 (14.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (25.25%) MCSE
1 25 (25.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (23.23%) SC Cleared
2 23 (23.23%) Security Cleared
3 11 (11.11%) MCTS
4 4 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.03%) Degree
5 3 (3.03%) MCSA
5 3 (3.03%) CCNA
6 2 (2.02%) MCITP
7 1 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.01%) MCP
7 1 (1.01%) CCNP
7 1 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (56.57%) Active Directory
2 50 (50.51%) Hyper-V
3 34 (34.34%) Microsoft App-V
4 19 (19.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (7.07%) VMware ESX
6 5 (5.05%) vSphere
7 4 (4.04%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.02%) BitLocker
8 2 (2.02%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 88 (88.89%) SCCM
2 83 (83.84%) SCOM
3 62 (62.63%) SCVMM
4 32 (32.32%) SCOrch
5 27 (27.27%) SCDPM
6 19 (19.19%) Windows Intune
7 14 (14.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 11 (11.11%) WSUS
8 11 (11.11%) ARCserve
9 5 (5.05%) NetBackup
10 1 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (1.01%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (1.01%) Nagios
Vendors
1 87 (87.88%) Microsoft
2 24 (24.24%) VMware
3 16 (16.16%) Citrix
4 15 (15.15%) Dell
5 13 (13.13%) Cisco
6 11 (11.11%) Sophos
6 11 (11.11%) Lumension
7 9 (9.09%) HP
8 7 (7.07%) SolarWinds
9 6 (6.06%) SAP
9 6 (6.06%) NetApp
10 4 (4.04%) Veritas
10 4 (4.04%) Brocade
10 4 (4.04%) AppSense
11 2 (2.02%) Mitel
12 1 (1.01%) BMC
12 1 (1.01%) CA
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