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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Service Manager (SCSM)
Rank 841 856 811
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -45
Permanent jobs citing SCSM 42 51 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.043% 0.070%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.57% 0.71% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 37 39 71
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -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
7364 7199 6589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.89% 6.13% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5889 5780 5148
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% -2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +21 37 £45,000 -5.26% 1
South East -3 17 £42,500 -10.52%
West Sussex 0 12 £42,500 +54.54%
London +34 9 £47,500 -5.00%
Crawley - 7 £42,500 -
South West -6 5 £34,000 - 1
East Midlands +5 3 £45,000 -5.26%
Worthing -7 3 £18,500 -32.72%
City of London +39 2 £52,500 -4.54%
Hampshire +1 2 £46,000 -8.00%
Nottinghamshire +1 2 £38,250 +2.00%
West Midlands -9 2 £46,000 -3.15%
Nottingham -10 2 £38,250 -19.47%
Birmingham -14 2 £46,000 -3.15%
Devon - 2 £46,000 -
Dorset - 2 £32,500 -
Southampton - 2 £46,000 -
Plymouth - 2 £46,000 -
Poole - 2 £32,500 -
Derbyshire +10 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Derby +6 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Berkshire -3 1 - -
Reading -14 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £45,000 -
Huntingdon - 1 £41,000 -
Northampton - 1 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £41,000 -
Trowbridge - 1 £34,000 -
East of England - 1 £41,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £45,000 -

SCSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 82 (90.11%) Microsoft
2 79 (86.81%) SCCM
3 73 (80.22%) Windows
4 70 (76.92%) SCOM
5 52 (57.14%) Active Directory
6 47 (51.65%) SCVMM
7 42 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (41.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 37 (40.66%) Hyper-V
10 34 (37.36%) SAN
11 31 (34.07%) Microsoft App-V
12 30 (32.97%) VMware
13 29 (31.87%) MS Exchange
14 27 (29.67%) MS Excel
15 26 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
15 26 (28.57%) Private Cloud
16 25 (27.47%) ITIL
17 24 (26.37%) MCSE
17 24 (26.37%) Microsoft Certification
17 24 (26.37%) VMware Infrastructure
18 23 (25.27%) SCOrch
18 23 (25.27%) DHCP
18 23 (25.27%) DNS
19 22 (24.18%) SQL Server
20 21 (23.08%) TCP/IP
20 21 (23.08%) Citrix
20 21 (23.08%) Firewall
20 21 (23.08%) SCDPM
20 21 (23.08%) Windows Intune
21 19 (20.88%) Lync

SCSM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (31.87%) MS Exchange
2 26 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (20.88%) Lync
4 16 (17.58%) IIS
5 15 (16.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 27 (29.67%) MS Excel
2 14 (15.38%) MS Office
3 1 (1.10%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.10%) MS Project
3 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (16.48%) Azure Active Directory
3 8 (8.79%) Office 365
4 6 (6.59%) SaaS
5 5 (5.49%) PaaS
5 5 (5.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (37.36%) SAN
2 23 (25.27%) DHCP
2 23 (25.27%) DNS
3 21 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 21 (23.08%) Firewall
4 16 (17.58%) WAN
4 16 (17.58%) LAN
4 16 (17.58%) NAS
5 7 (7.69%) VPN
6 5 (5.49%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (5.49%) VoIP
6 5 (5.49%) iSCSI
7 4 (4.40%) IPsec
8 2 (2.20%) Internet
9 1 (1.10%) Intranet
9 1 (1.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.18%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.58%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (12.09%) Finance
2 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.10%) Retail
2 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (32.97%) Consultant
2 21 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (20.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (15.38%) Analyst
5 11 (12.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 10 (10.99%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
6 10 (10.99%) Cloud Consultant
7 8 (8.79%) Deployment Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) Support Analyst
8 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
9 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Specialist
9 5 (5.49%) Service Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) Server Specialist
10 4 (4.40%) Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) 3rd Line Support
11 3 (3.30%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 3 (3.30%) Help Desk Analyst
11 3 (3.30%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.48%) Web Services
1 15 (16.48%) .NET
2 1 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.57%) Private Cloud
2 16 (17.58%) Clustering
3 11 (12.09%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (6.59%) Enterprise Cloud
5 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.10%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.10%) NHS
7 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.10%) PKI
7 1 (1.10%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 73 (80.22%) Windows
2 42 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (41.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (19.78%) Windows 7
5 7 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 5 (5.49%) Linux
7 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.10%) Android
8 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.47%) ITIL
2 17 (18.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (17.58%) Load Balancing
4 15 (16.48%) High Availability
4 15 (16.48%) Release Management
4 15 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (16.48%) Business Continuity
5 14 (15.38%) Migration
6 13 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 10 (10.99%) Performance Management
7 10 (10.99%) Project Management
8 8 (8.79%) Configuration Management
8 8 (8.79%) Data Protection
9 7 (7.69%) Service Management
10 6 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.59%) MOF
10 6 (6.59%) Software Distribution
11 5 (5.49%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (5.49%) Agile Project Management
11 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.68%) PowerShell
1 17 (18.68%) SQL
2 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (26.37%) MCSE
1 24 (26.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (19.78%) SC Cleared
2 18 (19.78%) Security Cleared
3 9 (9.89%) MCTS
4 6 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.49%) CCNA
6 4 (4.40%) Degree
7 3 (3.30%) MCSA
7 3 (3.30%) MCITP
8 2 (2.20%) MCP
9 1 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.10%) CCNP
9 1 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 37 (40.66%) Hyper-V
3 31 (34.07%) Microsoft App-V
4 24 (26.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (10.99%) VMware ESX
6 5 (5.49%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.40%) BitLocker
7 4 (4.40%) vSphere
8 3 (3.30%) XenApp
9 1 (1.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 79 (86.81%) SCCM
2 70 (76.92%) SCOM
3 47 (51.65%) SCVMM
4 23 (25.27%) SCOrch
5 21 (23.08%) SCDPM
5 21 (23.08%) Windows Intune
6 15 (16.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 15 (16.48%) WSUS
6 15 (16.48%) ARCserve
7 3 (3.30%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.10%) WMI
Vendors
1 82 (90.11%) Microsoft
2 30 (32.97%) VMware
3 21 (23.08%) Citrix
4 18 (19.78%) Cisco
5 17 (18.68%) Dell
6 15 (16.48%) Lumension
6 15 (16.48%) Sophos
7 10 (10.99%) SolarWinds
8 7 (7.69%) NetApp
8 7 (7.69%) HP
9 6 (6.59%) SAP
10 5 (5.49%) Brocade
11 4 (4.40%) Mitel
12 3 (3.30%) AppSense
13 2 (2.20%) Veritas
14 1 (1.10%) Apple
14 1 (1.10%) Business Objects
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