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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Service Manager (SCSM)
Rank 852 858 776
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -82
Permanent jobs citing SCSM 38 43 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.040% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.50% 0.66% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 32 28 115
Average salary £45,000 £48,750 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +5.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
7652 6518 6600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.80% 6.00% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6080 5261 5366
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £62,500 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +2.48%

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 October 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 22 October 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 +8 33 £45,000 -5.26% 2
London +13 9 £45,000 -2.70%
South East -17 8 £50,000 -4.76%
South West -10 7 £30,000 -27.71% 1
West Midlands -21 6 £42,500 -15.00%
Poole +2 5 £27,500 -33.73%
Dorset -5 5 £27,500 -33.73% 1
Berkshire -5 4 £50,000 -9.09%
East of England -16 4 £41,000 +2.50%
East Midlands - 4 £47,500 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £50,000 -
Worthing +2 3 - -
West Sussex -3 3 - -
Birmingham -5 3 £50,000 -
Surrey -8 3 - -
Swindon +3 2 £50,000 -9.09%
Reading -1 2 £50,000 -9.09%
Wiltshire -2 2 £50,000 -9.09%
Hertfordshire -17 2 - -
Kent - 2 - -
Essex - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £41,000 -
Sheffield - 2 £42,500 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £50,000 -
Northampton - 2 £50,000 -
Coventry - 2 £42,500 -
Huntingdon - 2 £41,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 -
Sussex - 2 - -

SCSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 66 (95.65%) Microsoft
2 54 (78.26%) SCCM
3 52 (75.36%) Windows
4 50 (72.46%) Active Directory
4 50 (72.46%) SCOM
5 39 (56.52%) SCVMM
6 34 (49.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 32 (46.38%) MCSE
7 32 (46.38%) SCOrch
8 30 (43.48%) ITIL
9 26 (37.68%) Hyper-V
10 25 (36.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (31.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (31.88%) SAN
12 21 (30.43%) VMware
12 21 (30.43%) PRINCE2
13 20 (28.99%) Citrix
14 19 (27.54%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (26.09%) Windows 7
16 17 (24.64%) Finance
16 17 (24.64%) DNS
16 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
17 15 (21.74%) MS Excel
17 15 (21.74%) Cisco
17 15 (21.74%) SCDPM
18 14 (20.29%) Firewall
19 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Azure
19 13 (18.84%) Project Management
20 12 (17.39%) PowerShell
20 12 (17.39%) MCTS

SCSM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 11 (15.94%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.90%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.45%) Lync
6 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.25%) MS Office
3 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.90%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.59%) IaaS
3 5 (7.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (31.88%) SAN
2 17 (24.64%) DNS
3 14 (20.29%) Firewall
4 11 (15.94%) LAN
5 10 (14.49%) WAN
5 10 (14.49%) TCP/IP
5 10 (14.49%) BIG-IP
6 8 (11.59%) DHCP
6 8 (11.59%) iSCSI
6 8 (11.59%) NAS
6 8 (11.59%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.45%) Wireless
7 1 (1.45%) WLAN
7 1 (1.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (24.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (30.43%) Consultant
2 18 (26.09%) Analyst
3 14 (20.29%) Technical Specialist
4 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Consultant
5 10 (14.49%) Network Analyst
6 9 (13.04%) Technical Consultant
7 8 (11.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) DBA
9 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Technical Specialist
9 2 (2.90%) Server Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Senior SQL DBA
9 2 (2.90%) SQL DBA
9 2 (2.90%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (2.90%) Server Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Senior DBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.45%) Handset
2 1 (1.45%) SecurID
2 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 52 (75.36%) Windows
2 25 (36.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (31.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (26.09%) Windows 7
5 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (43.48%) ITIL
2 21 (30.43%) PRINCE2
3 13 (18.84%) Project Management
4 10 (14.49%) Data Security
4 10 (14.49%) Network Load Balancing
5 8 (11.59%) MOF
6 7 (10.14%) High Availability
6 7 (10.14%) Configuration Management
7 6 (8.70%) Migration
8 3 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.35%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.35%) Change Management
8 3 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.90%) Benchmarking
9 2 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.90%) Validation
9 2 (2.90%) Release Management
9 2 (2.90%) ITIL V3
10 1 (1.45%) Line Management
10 1 (1.45%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.59%) SQL
3 2 (2.90%) C#
Qualifications
1 34 (49.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (46.38%) MCSE
3 12 (17.39%) MCTS
3 12 (17.39%) MCITP
4 10 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (14.49%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (14.49%) CCNP
5 1 (1.45%) MCSM
5 1 (1.45%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.45%) MCP
5 1 (1.45%) MCSA
5 1 (1.45%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 50 (72.46%) Active Directory
2 26 (37.68%) Hyper-V
3 19 (27.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (14.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (8.70%) XenApp
6 5 (7.25%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (7.25%) UAG
7 4 (5.80%) XenDesktop
8 3 (4.35%) XenServer
8 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 54 (78.26%) SCCM
2 50 (72.46%) SCOM
3 39 (56.52%) SCVMM
4 32 (46.38%) SCOrch
5 15 (21.74%) SCDPM
6 8 (11.59%) Windows Intune
6 8 (11.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 7 (10.14%) NetBackup
8 2 (2.90%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 66 (95.65%) Microsoft
2 21 (30.43%) VMware
3 20 (28.99%) Citrix
4 15 (21.74%) Cisco
5 10 (14.49%) Juniper
5 10 (14.49%) CheckPoint
6 7 (10.14%) NetApp
7 6 (8.70%) Veritas
7 6 (8.70%) HP
7 6 (8.70%) Dell
8 5 (7.25%) Symantec
9 2 (2.90%) AppSense
10 1 (1.45%) Polycom
10 1 (1.45%) Tandberg
10 1 (1.45%) IBM
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