The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Service Manager (SCSM)
Rank 887 788 862
Rank change year-on-year
-99 +74
Permanent jobs citing SCSM 48 100 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.088% 0.034%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.65% 1.56% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 39 85 42
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £45,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.10%
Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7386 6416 6047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.02% 5.67% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5852 4919 5023
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%

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 16 April 2014 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
England -77 48 £50,000 -4.76% 7
South East -6 21 £50,000 -4.76% 2
London -57 17 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Worthing - 10 £27,500 -
West Sussex - 10 £27,500 -
Berkshire 0 9 £70,000 +33.33%
Reading -5 6 £65,000 +26.82%
Nottinghamshire -5 5 £27,500 -47.61%
East Midlands -13 5 £47,500 -9.52%
Birmingham +3 4 £41,250 -17.50%
West Midlands -9 4 £47,500 -13.63%
Leeds -18 3 £47,500 -2.56%
West Yorkshire -28 3 £47,500 -2.56%
Yorkshire -48 3 £47,500 -5.00%
Mansfield - 3 £27,500 -
Milton Keynes +9 2 £48,750 -2.50%
Coventry +6 2 £48,750 -18.75%
Nottingham +2 2 £48,750 -7.14%
Derby -8 2 £48,750 -7.14%
Buckinghamshire -10 2 £48,750 -7.14%
Derbyshire -16 2 £48,750 -7.14%
Thames Valley -4 1 - -
Hampshire -7 1 £50,000 -6.97%
South West -10 1 - - 1
City of London -14 1 £65,000 +15.04% 1
North West - 1 £35,000 -
Manchester - 1 £35,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £32,500 -
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Portsmouth - 1 £50,000 -

SCSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 84 (88.42%) Microsoft
2 83 (87.37%) SCOM
3 73 (76.84%) SCCM
4 55 (57.89%) SCVMM
4 55 (57.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 55 (57.89%) Hyper-V
5 54 (56.84%) MCSE
6 51 (53.68%) Windows
7 42 (44.21%) MCITP
8 41 (43.16%) Active Directory
9 40 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 40 (42.11%) SCOrch
10 32 (33.68%) MCTS
10 32 (33.68%) VMware
11 28 (29.47%) SCDPM
12 27 (28.42%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (24.21%) Windows 7
14 21 (22.11%) TCP/IP
15 19 (20.00%) ITIL
15 19 (20.00%) PowerShell
16 18 (18.95%) MS Excel
16 18 (18.95%) DHCP
16 18 (18.95%) LAN
16 18 (18.95%) WAN
16 18 (18.95%) DNS
17 16 (16.84%) Finance
18 15 (15.79%) PRINCE2
19 14 (14.74%) SAN
20 12 (12.63%) SQL
20 12 (12.63%) SharePoint

SCSM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 12 (12.63%) SharePoint
2 10 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 9 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (7.37%) Lync
5 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.05%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (18.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.11%) TCP/IP
2 18 (18.95%) DHCP
2 18 (18.95%) LAN
2 18 (18.95%) WAN
2 18 (18.95%) DNS
3 14 (14.74%) SAN
4 10 (10.53%) Firewall
5 6 (6.32%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (6.32%) iSCSI
6 5 (5.26%) BIG-IP
7 4 (4.21%) MPLS
7 4 (4.21%) SSL
7 4 (4.21%) VPN
7 4 (4.21%) SMTP
8 1 (1.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.05%) MS Access
General
1 16 (16.84%) Finance
2 2 (2.11%) Retail
3 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.05%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (52.63%) Consultant
2 18 (18.95%) Technical Consultant
3 16 (16.84%) Microsoft Consultant
4 15 (15.79%) Support Engineer
5 12 (12.63%) Analyst
6 11 (11.58%) Technical Support Engineer
6 11 (11.58%) Technical Engineer
6 11 (11.58%) Technical Support
7 10 (10.53%) Architect
7 10 (10.53%) Senior Consultant
8 8 (8.42%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (7.37%) Technical Architect
9 7 (7.37%) SCCM Consultant
10 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (6.32%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
11 5 (5.26%) Server Analyst
11 5 (5.26%) Network Analyst
11 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (5.26%) Data Centre Consultant
12 4 (4.21%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.32%) Clustering
2 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 51 (53.68%) Windows
2 40 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (24.21%) Windows 7
4 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.21%) Windows 8
5 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.00%) ITIL
2 15 (15.79%) PRINCE2
3 6 (6.32%) MOF
3 6 (6.32%) Project Management
3 6 (6.32%) Network Load Balancing
3 6 (6.32%) Data Protection
4 5 (5.26%) Migration
4 5 (5.26%) Data Security
5 4 (4.21%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.21%) Load Balancing
5 4 (4.21%) Integration Testing
6 3 (3.16%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.11%) CRM
8 1 (1.05%) QMS
8 1 (1.05%) Logistics
8 1 (1.05%) Change Management
8 1 (1.05%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.05%) Security Management
8 1 (1.05%) ITSM
8 1 (1.05%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 12 (12.63%) SQL
3 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.05%) VBA
3 1 (1.05%) C
Qualifications
1 55 (57.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (56.84%) MCSE
3 42 (44.21%) MCITP
4 32 (33.68%) MCTS
5 6 (6.32%) MCP
6 5 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.26%) CCNP
6 5 (5.26%) CCNA
6 5 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.16%) Degree
7 3 (3.16%) MCSA
8 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.05%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (57.89%) Hyper-V
2 41 (43.16%) Active Directory
3 27 (28.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (12.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (7.37%) XenApp
6 4 (4.21%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.05%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.05%) vCloud
7 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 83 (87.37%) SCOM
2 73 (76.84%) SCCM
3 55 (57.89%) SCVMM
4 40 (42.11%) SCOrch
5 28 (29.47%) SCDPM
6 7 (7.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (3.16%) WSUS
8 1 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.05%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 84 (88.42%) Microsoft
2 32 (33.68%) VMware
3 9 (9.47%) Citrix
3 9 (9.47%) Cisco
4 6 (6.32%) HP
5 5 (5.26%) Juniper
5 5 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.11%) NetApp
7 1 (1.05%) Sage
7 1 (1.05%) McAfee
7 1 (1.05%) Sun
7 1 (1.05%) Veeam
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