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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Service Manager (SCSM)
Rank 896 882 907
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +25
Permanent jobs citing SCSM 39 55 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.052% 0.029%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.51% 0.73% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 26 44 28
Average salary £43,750 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £38,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £55,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £47,500 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +61.01%

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
7692 7494 6990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.59% 7.04% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6235 5984 5420
Average salary £50,250 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 12 February 2016 within the UK.

SCSM Salary Histogram in the UK

SCSM
Top 17 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 12 February 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
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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 +13 39 £43,750 -7.89% 6
South East +22 18 £37,500 -11.76% 2
East Midlands +15 13 - -
Derby - 13 - -
Derbyshire - 13 - -
Surrey - 12 £37,500 - 2
London +4 7 £50,000 +5.26% 3
City of London +54 5 £50,000 -9.09%
Berkshire -8 5 £62,500 +78.57%
Guildford - 5 £50,000 -
Woking - 4 £37,500 - 2
Reading - 4 £62,500 -
South West -14 1 £32,500 -4.41% 1
Somerset - 1 £32,500 -
Southampton - 1 £37,000 -
Bath - 1 £32,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £37,000 -

SCSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 83 (96.51%) Windows
2 79 (91.86%) SCCM
3 74 (86.05%) SCOM
4 70 (81.40%) Hyper-V
5 67 (77.91%) Microsoft
6 60 (69.77%) SCVMM
7 54 (62.79%) Active Directory
8 48 (55.81%) Windows Server
9 44 (51.16%) VMware
10 39 (45.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 36 (41.86%) Microsoft Azure
12 34 (39.53%) Windows Server 2012
13 31 (36.05%) MS Excel
14 29 (33.72%) SCDPM
14 29 (33.72%) SCOrch
15 26 (30.23%) Security Cleared
16 25 (29.07%) VMware Infrastructure
16 25 (29.07%) Private Cloud
16 25 (29.07%) Data Centre
17 24 (27.91%) ITIL
18 22 (25.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
19 19 (22.09%) SC Cleared
20 18 (20.93%) SAN
21 17 (19.77%) DHCP
21 17 (19.77%) DNS
21 17 (19.77%) Windows 7
22 15 (17.44%) Windows Intune
23 14 (16.28%) IPsec
23 14 (16.28%) MS Exchange
23 14 (16.28%) Azure Active Directory

SCSM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 14 (16.28%) MS Exchange
2 13 (15.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (11.63%) Skype for Business
4 9 (10.47%) SharePoint
5 8 (9.30%) IIS
6 7 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 31 (36.05%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.98%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 36 (41.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (16.28%) Azure Active Directory
2 14 (16.28%) IaaS
3 4 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.33%) Office 365
4 2 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.93%) SAN
2 17 (19.77%) DHCP
2 17 (19.77%) DNS
3 14 (16.28%) IPsec
4 9 (10.47%) Firewall
5 8 (9.30%) VLAN
6 6 (6.98%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.33%) LAN
8 2 (2.33%) VoIP
8 2 (2.33%) WAN
9 1 (1.16%) Internet
9 1 (1.16%) MPLS
9 1 (1.16%) NAS
9 1 (1.16%) SNMP
9 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
General
1 4 (4.65%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Games
3 1 (1.16%) Law
3 1 (1.16%) Legal
3 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (33.72%) Consultant
2 19 (22.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (17.44%) Cloud Consultant
3 15 (17.44%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
3 15 (17.44%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 12 (13.95%) Hyper-V Consultant
5 11 (12.79%) Azure Consultant
6 9 (10.47%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (10.47%) Support Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (8.14%) Architect
9 6 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (5.81%) Hyper-V Engineer
10 5 (5.81%) Systems Architect
10 5 (5.81%) Wintel Engineer
11 4 (4.65%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 4 (4.65%) IT Engineer
11 4 (4.65%) Server Engineer
11 4 (4.65%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) WAP
2 1 (1.16%) .NET
2 1 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.07%) Data Centre
1 25 (29.07%) Private Cloud
2 13 (15.12%) Clustering
3 10 (11.63%) Enterprise Cloud
4 8 (9.30%) Replication
5 6 (6.98%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.33%) NHS
7 1 (1.16%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 83 (96.51%) Windows
2 48 (55.81%) Windows Server
3 39 (45.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (39.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (19.77%) Windows 7
6 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.81%) Windows 10
8 4 (4.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.91%) ITIL
2 12 (13.95%) Data Protection
3 10 (11.63%) Configuration Management
4 9 (10.47%) Presales
5 5 (5.81%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.65%) Business Continuity
6 4 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.65%) Server Patching
7 3 (3.49%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.49%) Investment Management
7 3 (3.49%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.49%) Service Management
8 2 (2.33%) Change Control
8 2 (2.33%) High Availability
8 2 (2.33%) Migration
8 2 (2.33%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.16%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.16%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (1.16%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.16%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.65%) SQL
2 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (30.23%) Security Cleared
2 19 (22.09%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (8.14%) Degree
5 5 (5.81%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.49%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (3.49%) MCP
6 3 (3.49%) MCSE
7 2 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.16%) CCA
8 1 (1.16%) CCNA
8 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.16%) MCITP
8 1 (1.16%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (81.40%) Hyper-V
2 54 (62.79%) Active Directory
3 25 (29.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (16.28%) BitLocker
5 7 (8.14%) vSphere
6 6 (6.98%) DFS Replication
7 5 (5.81%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (4.65%) VMware ESX
8 4 (4.65%) XenApp
9 3 (3.49%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.16%) Firmware
10 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.16%) vCloud
10 1 (1.16%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 79 (91.86%) SCCM
2 74 (86.05%) SCOM
3 60 (69.77%) SCVMM
4 29 (33.72%) SCDPM
4 29 (33.72%) SCOrch
5 22 (25.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 15 (17.44%) Windows Intune
7 14 (16.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 7 (8.14%) WSUS
9 4 (4.65%) NetBackup
9 4 (4.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (1.16%) EdgeSight
10 1 (1.16%) Nagios
10 1 (1.16%) Simpana
10 1 (1.16%) vRealize
Vendors
1 67 (77.91%) Microsoft
2 44 (51.16%) VMware
3 13 (15.12%) NetApp
4 10 (11.63%) Citrix
5 9 (10.47%) Cisco
6 8 (9.30%) Dell
6 8 (9.30%) SolarWinds
7 6 (6.98%) EMC
7 6 (6.98%) HP
7 6 (6.98%) Veritas
8 4 (4.65%) MobileIron
8 4 (4.65%) RightFax
8 4 (4.65%) Symantec
9 3 (3.49%) AppSense
10 1 (1.16%) Adobe
10 1 (1.16%) arcserve
10 1 (1.16%) Autodesk
10 1 (1.16%) Avaya
10 1 (1.16%) CommVault
10 1 (1.16%) Sophos
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