Period
to 17 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SCSM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SCSM over the 6 months to 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Service Manager (SCSM)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1141 1179 1231
Rank change year-on-year +38 +52 +41
Permanent jobs citing SCSM 36 62 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.032% 0.030%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.23% 0.37% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 32 41 70
UK median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% - -
10th Percentile £24,300 £28,500 £39,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - -13.04% -3.16%

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

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 15491 16590 16698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.86% 8.65% 7.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12653 13414 13475
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +3.23%
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

SCSM
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SCSM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SCSM in the UK

SCSM
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SCSM in the UK

SCSM
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SCSM over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for SCSM in the UK

SCSM
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCSM within the UK over the 6 months to 17 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +42 28 £42,500 +6.25% 3
UK excluding London +52 27 £40,000 - 3
London +12 9 £62,000 +20.39%
Wales - 8 £40,000 -
Midlands +43 7 £43,750 +2.94% 1
South East +63 5 £40,000 +6.67%
East Midlands +43 5 £42,500 +11.11% 1
South West +16 4 £40,000 -32.20%
North of England +8 4 £55,000 +22.22% 2
West Midlands +32 2 £70,000 +64.71%
Yorkshire - 2 £70,000 -
North West -8 1 £55,000 +22.22% 2
North East - 1 £36,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 with a requirement for SCSM.

1 33 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 31 (86.11%) Windows
3 28 (77.78%) SCCM
4 27 (75.00%) Active Directory
5 26 (72.22%) SCOM
6 22 (61.11%) ITIL
6 22 (61.11%) Windows Server
7 18 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (47.22%) MS Exchange
8 17 (47.22%) VMware
9 16 (44.44%) SCOrch
10 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
10 15 (41.67%) Citrix
11 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (33.33%) Windows 10
13 11 (30.56%) Office 365
13 11 (30.56%) DHCP
13 11 (30.56%) IIS
13 11 (30.56%) MCSA
13 11 (30.56%) SAN
13 11 (30.56%) Management Information System
14 10 (27.78%) Service Management
14 10 (27.78%) DNS
14 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
15 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
15 9 (25.00%) Data Centre
15 9 (25.00%) MCSE
15 9 (25.00%) SharePoint
15 9 (25.00%) Firewall
16 8 (22.22%) Incident Management

SCSM
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 17 (47.22%) MS Exchange
2 11 (30.56%) IIS
3 9 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (16.67%) Skype for Business
5 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.56%) IBM Notes
6 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) Office 365
2 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (13.89%) Mimecast
4 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (11.11%) Yammer
5 2 (5.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) DHCP
1 11 (30.56%) SAN
2 10 (27.78%) DNS
3 9 (25.00%) Firewall
4 5 (13.89%) SSL
4 5 (13.89%) VPN
5 4 (11.11%) Skype
6 3 (8.33%) NetScaler
6 3 (8.33%) Network Security
6 3 (8.33%) VoIP
7 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.56%) WAN
8 1 (2.78%) Internet
8 1 (2.78%) LAN
8 1 (2.78%) PABX
8 1 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) Power BI
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (5.56%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Law
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Consultant
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Support Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) Cloud Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) Microsoft BI Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) Power BI Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) SCCM Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (8.33%) IT Support
6 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Support
6 3 (8.33%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Management Information System
2 9 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 7 (19.44%) Fat Client
3 7 (19.44%) Thin Client
4 4 (11.11%) Private Cloud
5 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.56%) Clustering
6 2 (5.56%) Driving Licence
6 2 (5.56%) iPad
6 2 (5.56%) Replication
6 2 (5.56%) User Experience
7 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (2.78%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 31 (86.11%) Windows
2 22 (61.11%) Windows Server
3 12 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 5 (13.89%) Linux
7 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (8.33%) Unix
8 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
9 2 (5.56%) CentOS
9 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) ITIL
2 10 (27.78%) Service Management
3 8 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 7 (19.44%) IT Strategy
5 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (16.67%) MOF
5 6 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 6 (16.67%) Project Management
6 5 (13.89%) Business Continuity
6 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (13.89%) Capacity Management
6 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 5 (13.89%) Migration
6 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
6 5 (13.89%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (11.11%) Analytics
7 4 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (30.56%) MCSA
3 9 (25.00%) MCSE
4 6 (16.67%) Degree
5 3 (8.33%) MCITP
6 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.78%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.11%) QA
3 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (11.11%) vSphere
6 3 (8.33%) XenApp
6 3 (8.33%) XenDesktop
7 2 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (5.56%) Xen
8 1 (2.78%) DFS Replication
8 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (77.78%) SCCM
2 26 (72.22%) SCOM
3 16 (44.44%) SCOrch
4 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (8.33%) vMotion
6 2 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (5.56%) SCDPM
6 2 (5.56%) SCVMM
6 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (47.22%) VMware
3 15 (41.67%) Citrix
4 5 (13.89%) HP
5 4 (11.11%) Dell
5 4 (11.11%) NetApp
5 4 (11.11%) SonicWALL
6 3 (8.33%) AppDynamics
6 3 (8.33%) Barracuda Networks
6 3 (8.33%) iManage
6 3 (8.33%) Juniper
6 3 (8.33%) WatchGuard
7 2 (5.56%) Avaya
7 2 (5.56%) BMC
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco
7 2 (5.56%) IBM
7 2 (5.56%) Intel
7 2 (5.56%) Lotus
7 2 (5.56%) McAfee
7 2 (5.56%) Red Hat