Period
to 17 August 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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Service Manager (SCSM)
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1116 1178 1218
Rank change year-on-year +62 +40 +13
Permanent jobs citing SCSM 55 69 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.035% 0.034%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.36% 0.41% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 61 47 78
UK median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -14.44% -5.26%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,000 £27,725
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,600 £55,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -16.67% -5.26%

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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 15436 17026 16534
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.77% 8.60% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12502 13852 13200
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 August 2017.

Salary histogram for SCSM in the UK

SCSM
Top 14 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 August 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
UK excluding London +71 49 £42,500 +13.33%
England +90 47 £42,500 +13.33%
Midlands +49 28 £45,000 +104.55%
East Midlands +49 26 £43,750 +98.86%
Wales - 7 £40,000 -
South East +46 6 £47,500 +26.67%
London +32 6 £52,500 +18.64%
North of England 0 6 £42,500 +10.39%
West Midlands +29 4 £50,000 +17.65%
South West +11 4 £40,000 -32.20%
North West -22 3 £24,000 -37.66%
Yorkshire - 2 £70,000 -
North East - 1 £36,000 -
Scotland - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 51 (92.73%) Windows
2 49 (89.09%) Microsoft
3 47 (85.45%) SCCM
4 45 (81.82%) Active Directory
5 42 (76.36%) SCOM
6 35 (63.64%) Windows Server
7 34 (61.82%) VMware
7 34 (61.82%) MS Exchange
8 30 (54.55%) SQL Server
9 27 (49.09%) ITIL
9 27 (49.09%) SAN
10 26 (47.27%) Firewall
11 25 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
12 24 (43.64%) SQL
13 21 (38.18%) NetApp
13 21 (38.18%) SonicWALL
13 21 (38.18%) vSphere
13 21 (38.18%) Exchange Server 2010
14 20 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
14 20 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
15 19 (34.55%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (32.73%) MCSE
17 17 (30.91%) Citrix
18 15 (27.27%) Degree
18 15 (27.27%) PowerShell
19 14 (25.45%) SCOrch
19 14 (25.45%) HP
20 13 (23.64%) MCITP
20 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
20 13 (23.64%) Hyper-V

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 34 (61.82%) MS Exchange
2 21 (38.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (18.18%) IIS
3 10 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 7 (12.73%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.64%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.00%) Office 365
2 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.27%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (7.27%) Mimecast
4 3 (5.45%) IaaS
4 3 (5.45%) PaaS
5 2 (3.64%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 27 (49.09%) SAN
2 26 (47.27%) Firewall
3 10 (18.18%) DHCP
4 9 (16.36%) DNS
5 5 (9.09%) SSL
5 5 (9.09%) VPN
6 4 (7.27%) Skype
7 3 (5.45%) NetScaler
7 3 (5.45%) Network Security
7 3 (5.45%) VoIP
8 2 (3.64%) Internet
8 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.64%) WAN
9 1 (1.82%) LAN
9 1 (1.82%) PABX
9 1 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 20 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
2 20 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (3.64%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 12 (21.82%) Law
2 7 (12.73%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Electronics
3 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Analyst
2 18 (32.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (23.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 12 (21.82%) Architect
4 12 (21.82%) Infrastructure Architect
4 12 (21.82%) VMware Architect
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Consultant
8 3 (5.45%) Citrix Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Support
8 3 (5.45%) IT Support
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Citrix Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Technical Support
9 2 (3.64%) Cloud Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) IT Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Fat Client
1 8 (14.55%) Thin Client
2 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.73%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.27%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.64%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.64%) iPad
5 2 (3.64%) User Experience
6 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.82%) Clustering
6 1 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.82%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 51 (92.73%) Windows
2 35 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 10 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.09%) Linux
7 4 (7.27%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.64%) CentOS
8 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) ITIL
2 12 (21.82%) Document Management
3 9 (16.36%) Service Management
4 8 (14.55%) Incident Management
5 7 (12.73%) Performance Management
6 6 (10.91%) IT Strategy
6 6 (10.91%) Project Management
7 5 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 5 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (7.27%) Business Continuity
8 4 (7.27%) Capacity Management
8 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 4 (7.27%) Migration
8 4 (7.27%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (7.27%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.45%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (5.45%) Email Management
9 3 (5.45%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (5.45%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (43.64%) SQL
2 15 (27.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (32.73%) MCSE
3 15 (27.27%) Degree
4 13 (23.64%) MCITP
5 9 (16.36%) MCSA
6 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
7 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.82%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 21 (38.18%) vSphere
3 19 (34.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (23.64%) Hyper-V
5 5 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (9.09%) XenApp
6 3 (5.45%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.64%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (3.64%) Xen
8 1 (1.82%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 47 (85.45%) SCCM
2 42 (76.36%) SCOM
3 14 (25.45%) SCOrch
4 6 (10.91%) SCVMM
5 4 (7.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (5.45%) vMotion
7 2 (3.64%) SCDPM
8 1 (1.82%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (89.09%) Microsoft
2 34 (61.82%) VMware
3 21 (38.18%) NetApp
3 21 (38.18%) SonicWALL
4 17 (30.91%) Citrix
5 14 (25.45%) HP
6 9 (16.36%) iManage
6 9 (16.36%) ProCurve
7 6 (10.91%) Dell
8 3 (5.45%) AppDynamics
8 3 (5.45%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (5.45%) Juniper
8 3 (5.45%) WatchGuard
9 2 (3.64%) ArcSight
9 2 (3.64%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.64%) Intel
9 2 (3.64%) Lotus
9 2 (3.64%) McAfee
9 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.64%) Wyse