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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Service Manager (SCSM)
Rank 873 835 772
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -63
Permanent jobs citing SCSM 32 38 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.036% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.43% 0.59% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 24 28 122
Average salary £45,000 £51,250 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.19% +11.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,000 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +26.50%

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
7509 6453 6599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.58% 6.06% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5949 5202 5336
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £63,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -25 30 £45,000 -14.28% 7
South East -13 11 £48,750 -7.14% 2
London +7 8 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Worthing -4 6 £47,500 -9.52%
West Sussex -6 6 £47,500 -9.52%
South West -32 5 £30,000 -45.45% 3
Berkshire -4 4 £56,250 +2.27%
West Midlands -12 4 £42,500 -22.72%
Dorset - 4 £28,750 - 3
Poole - 4 £28,750 - 1
Northamptonshire - 3 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
Birmingham -6 2 £46,250 -15.90%
Reading -13 2 £56,250 +2.27%
Surrey -16 2 - - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 -
Coventry - 2 £42,500 -
Sheffield - 2 £42,500 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £50,000 -
Swindon +2 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Wiltshire -8 1 £50,000 -9.09%
East of England -12 1 - -
Hertfordshire -16 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Caerphilly - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £50,000 -
Northampton - 1 £50,000 -
Wales - 1 - -

SCSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 68 (91.89%) Microsoft
2 51 (68.92%) Windows
3 49 (66.22%) SCCM
3 49 (66.22%) SCOM
4 46 (62.16%) Active Directory
5 37 (50.00%) SCVMM
6 35 (47.30%) Hyper-V
7 34 (45.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 32 (43.24%) MCSE
9 27 (36.49%) SCOrch
10 25 (33.78%) ITIL
11 23 (31.08%) VMware
11 23 (31.08%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (29.73%) Finance
13 21 (28.38%) MCTS
14 20 (27.03%) MCITP
14 20 (27.03%) PRINCE2
15 19 (25.68%) SCDPM
16 18 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
16 18 (24.32%) Citrix
17 17 (22.97%) Firewall
17 17 (22.97%) Project Management
17 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (21.62%) Cisco
19 15 (20.27%) DNS
19 15 (20.27%) SAN
20 14 (18.92%) Data Security
20 14 (18.92%) CheckPoint
20 14 (18.92%) ITIL Certification
20 14 (18.92%) Juniper

SCSM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
1 6 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (17.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.41%) MS Office
3 2 (2.70%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.41%) Office 365
3 3 (4.05%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.97%) Firewall
2 15 (20.27%) DNS
2 15 (20.27%) SAN
3 14 (18.92%) LAN
3 14 (18.92%) WAN
3 14 (18.92%) BIG-IP
4 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
5 7 (9.46%) NAS
5 7 (9.46%) DHCP
6 3 (4.05%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (4.05%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (29.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (35.14%) Consultant
2 23 (31.08%) Analyst
3 15 (20.27%) Technical Consultant
4 14 (18.92%) Network Analyst
5 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Consultant
5 11 (14.86%) Technical Specialist
6 9 (12.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Server Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Service Analyst
9 2 (2.70%) Architect
9 2 (2.70%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (2.70%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (2.70%) DBA
9 2 (2.70%) Data Centre Consultant
9 2 (2.70%) SQL DBA
9 2 (2.70%) SCCM Consultant
9 2 (2.70%) Senior SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 51 (68.92%) Windows
2 18 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (16.22%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.78%) ITIL
2 20 (27.03%) PRINCE2
3 17 (22.97%) Project Management
4 14 (18.92%) Data Security
4 14 (18.92%) Network Load Balancing
5 7 (9.46%) High Availability
6 4 (5.41%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.05%) MOF
7 3 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.05%) Migration
7 3 (4.05%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.70%) Validation
8 2 (2.70%) Release Management
8 2 (2.70%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.70%) Benchmarking
8 2 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.35%) CRM
9 1 (1.35%) Line Management
9 1 (1.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.92%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.11%) SQL
3 2 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 34 (45.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (43.24%) MCSE
3 21 (28.38%) MCTS
4 20 (27.03%) MCITP
5 14 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (18.92%) CCNP
5 14 (18.92%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (6.76%) CCNA
7 1 (1.35%) MCSA
7 1 (1.35%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.35%) MCP
7 1 (1.35%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 46 (62.16%) Active Directory
2 35 (47.30%) Hyper-V
3 23 (31.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.76%) XenApp
5 4 (5.41%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.41%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (5.41%) UAG
6 3 (4.05%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.70%) XenServer
8 1 (1.35%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 49 (66.22%) SCCM
1 49 (66.22%) SCOM
2 37 (50.00%) SCVMM
3 27 (36.49%) SCOrch
4 19 (25.68%) SCDPM
5 6 (8.11%) NetBackup
6 3 (4.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 68 (91.89%) Microsoft
2 23 (31.08%) VMware
3 18 (24.32%) Citrix
4 16 (21.62%) Cisco
5 14 (18.92%) Juniper
5 14 (18.92%) CheckPoint
6 5 (6.76%) NetApp
6 5 (6.76%) Veritas
6 5 (6.76%) HP
7 4 (5.41%) Dell
8 3 (4.05%) Symantec
9 1 (1.35%) IBM
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Annual Bonus, Flexible Working Hours
Posted: 13 days ago
England
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package / Car Allowance
Posted: 20 days ago
Poole
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago