The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SCSM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SCSM over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Service Manager (SCSM)
UK / England
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 798 904 909
Rank change year-on-year +106 +5  
Permanent jobs citing SCSM 32 29 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.040% 0.030% 0.037%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.46% 0.35% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 29 24 32
Median salary £42,500 £29,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.55% -31.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £29,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +55.17% -31.76%  

SCSM is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 6942 8273 7946
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.61% 8.52% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5600 6737 6334
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.29%  

SCSM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing SCSM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for SCSM in England

SCSM
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCSM in England.

Salary trend for SCSM in England

SCSM
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SCSM in England over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for SCSM in England

SCSM
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCSM within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands +33 25 £42,500 +93.18% 2
South East +59 5 £48,750 +68.10%
West Midlands +26 2 £48,750 -
North West -25 2 £24,000 -26.15% 1
London - 2 £47,500 - 1
SCSM
UK

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT jobs citing SCSM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for SCSM.

1 47 (95.92%) Windows
2 46 (93.88%) Active Directory
3 45 (91.84%) Microsoft
4 30 (61.22%) ITIL
4 30 (61.22%) SCCM
5 29 (59.18%) HP
6 28 (57.14%) SCOM
7 27 (55.10%) MS Exchange
8 26 (53.06%) SAN
8 26 (53.06%) PowerShell
9 25 (51.02%) VMware
10 23 (46.94%) NetApp
10 23 (46.94%) vSphere
11 22 (44.90%) Exchange Server 2010
11 22 (44.90%) Firewall
11 22 (44.90%) SonicWALL
12 21 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
12 21 (42.86%) SQL
12 21 (42.86%) SQL Server
12 21 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
13 19 (38.78%) Hyper-V
14 17 (34.69%) Security Patching
14 17 (34.69%) Windows Server
14 17 (34.69%) Threat Detection
14 17 (34.69%) MCSE
14 17 (34.69%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (30.61%) MCITP
15 15 (30.61%) Degree
16 14 (28.57%) Law
16 14 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement

SCSM
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (55.10%) MS Exchange
2 22 (44.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.12%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.08%) IaaS
3 2 (4.08%) PaaS
4 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (53.06%) SAN
2 22 (44.90%) Firewall
3 4 (8.16%) Skype
4 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 21 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
1 21 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 14 (28.57%) Law
2 4 (8.16%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Analyst
1 15 (30.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 15 (30.61%) Windows Engineer
2 13 (26.53%) Architect
2 13 (26.53%) Infrastructure Architect
2 13 (26.53%) VMware Architect
3 11 (22.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (18.37%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) SAN Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) SharePoint Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Cloud Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 2 (4.08%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.08%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 47 (95.92%) Windows
2 17 (34.69%) Windows Server
3 10 (20.41%) Linux
3 10 (20.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (10.20%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.12%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (61.22%) ITIL
2 17 (34.69%) Security Patching
2 17 (34.69%) Threat Detection
3 14 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (26.53%) Document Management
5 8 (16.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.12%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.08%) Integration Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.08%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.08%) Project Management
8 1 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.04%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 1 (2.04%) ITSM
8 1 (2.04%) Service Management
8 1 (2.04%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (53.06%) PowerShell
2 21 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) MCSE
1 17 (34.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (30.61%) Degree
2 15 (30.61%) MCITP
3 3 (6.12%) MCSA
3 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 46 (93.88%) Active Directory
2 23 (46.94%) vSphere
3 19 (38.78%) Hyper-V
4 13 (26.53%) Firmware
5 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (4.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 30 (61.22%) SCCM
2 28 (57.14%) SCOM
3 3 (6.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (6.12%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 45 (91.84%) Microsoft
2 29 (59.18%) HP
3 25 (51.02%) VMware
4 23 (46.94%) NetApp
5 22 (44.90%) SonicWALL
6 13 (26.53%) 3PAR
7 10 (20.41%) Red Hat
8 9 (18.37%) ProCurve
9 7 (14.29%) iManage
10 3 (6.12%) Citrix
10 3 (6.12%) Remedy
11 2 (4.08%) Dell
11 2 (4.08%) Wyse
12 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow
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