The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SAP SM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SAP SM over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Service Management (SM)
UK
Rank 862 935 944
Rank change year-on-year +73 +9  
Permanent jobs citing SAP SM 3 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.006% 0.016%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.052% 0.081% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 12
Median salary £77,500 £57,500 £81,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.78% -29.23%  
UK excluding London median salary £77,500 £57,500 -
% change year-on-year +34.78% -  

SAP SM is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

Business Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 5799 7413 7987
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 6.91% 7.24% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4386 5814 6348
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

SAP SM
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SAP SM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP SM in the UK

SAP SM
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SAP SM in the UK

SAP SM
Top 20 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing SAP SM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SAP SM.

1 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Mitel
2 2 (50.00%) Billing
2 2 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (50.00%) SAP ERP
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms

SAP SM
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Help Desk Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Managing Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Presales Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Presales Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Mitel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Presales
2 2 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Mitel
2 2 (50.00%) VMware