Period
to 23 July 2018

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 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Service Manager (SCSM)
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1121 1139 1208
Rank change year-on-year +18 +69 +48
Permanent jobs citing SCSM 68 61 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.034% 0.036%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.38% 0.39% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 47 64 48
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +13.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,900 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,300 £65,000 £64,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.71% +13.33% -11.76%

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 17,852 15,839 17,894
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.31% 8.92% 8.84%
Number of salaries quoted 14,127 12,768 14,503
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 23 July 2018.

Salary histogram for SCSM in the UK

SCSM
Top 10 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 23 July 2018. 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 +40 63 £50,000 +17.65% 8
UK excluding London -2 54 £48,750 +14.71% 8
Midlands +19 35 £48,750 +8.33%
East Midlands -7 18 £40,000 -5.88%
West Midlands +39 17 £50,000 -
London +6 13 £50,000 -4.76% 1
South East -5 12 £60,500 +27.37% 4
Wales +5 4 £47,500 +18.75%
East of England - 2 £41,050 - 1
South West -11 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT jobs citing SCSM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for SCSM.

1 68 (100.00%) Windows
1 68 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 56 (82.35%) SCCM
3 53 (77.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 52 (76.47%) Active Directory
5 48 (70.59%) VMware
6 43 (63.24%) Citrix
7 42 (61.76%) Office 365
8 41 (60.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 40 (58.82%) SCOrch
10 38 (55.88%) Windows 10
11 36 (52.94%) Azure Active Directory
11 36 (52.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 36 (52.94%) SCVMM
12 34 (50.00%) XenApp
12 34 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
12 34 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
13 33 (48.53%) Microsoft Intune
13 33 (48.53%) Microsoft Certification
14 31 (45.59%) SCOM
14 31 (45.59%) Data Protection
15 30 (44.12%) XenDesktop
15 30 (44.12%) Microsoft App-V
15 30 (44.12%) Mobile Device Management
15 30 (44.12%) SCDPM
15 30 (44.12%) User Experience
15 30 (44.12%) Application Virtualisation
15 30 (44.12%) Desktop Virtualisation
15 30 (44.12%) Multi-Factor Authentication
15 30 (44.12%) Virtual Machines

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 14 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 13 (19.12%) Skype for Business
3 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.82%) OpenStack
4 5 (7.35%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.88%) IIS
6 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 53 (77.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (61.76%) Office 365
3 36 (52.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (8.82%) IaaS
5 6 (8.82%) PaaS
5 6 (8.82%) SaaS
6 4 (5.88%) Mimecast
7 3 (4.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 13 (19.12%) Skype
3 10 (14.71%) DNS
3 10 (14.71%) SAN
4 6 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (8.82%) Firewall
5 4 (5.88%) DHCP
6 2 (2.94%) ADSL
6 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.94%) VoIP
6 2 (2.94%) VPN
6 2 (2.94%) WAN
7 1 (1.47%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.12%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.94%) MySQL
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.94%) Power BI
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.47%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.88%) Legal
2 4 (5.88%) Retail
3 3 (4.41%) Finance
4 1 (1.47%) Back Office
4 1 (1.47%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.47%) French Language
4 1 (1.47%) German Language
4 1 (1.47%) Law
4 1 (1.47%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (1.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (50.00%) Consultant
2 21 (30.88%) Technical Consultant
3 9 (13.24%) Team Leader
4 7 (10.29%) SCCM Consultant
5 6 (8.82%) Azure Consultant
5 6 (8.82%) Azure Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Cloud Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Support Team Leader
5 6 (8.82%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Consultant
7 4 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Consultant
7 4 (5.88%) IT Support
7 4 (5.88%) Mobility Consultant
7 4 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Security Consultant
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 30 (44.12%) User Experience
2 21 (30.88%) Private Cloud
3 12 (17.65%) Public Cloud
4 11 (16.18%) Data Centre
5 7 (10.29%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.88%) Blackberry
6 4 (5.88%) Clustering
6 4 (5.88%) Fat Client
6 4 (5.88%) Replication
6 4 (5.88%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.47%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (55.88%) Windows 10
3 20 (29.41%) Windows Server
4 8 (11.76%) Linux
5 7 (10.29%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.88%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (45.59%) Data Protection
2 30 (44.12%) Application Virtualisation
2 30 (44.12%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 30 (44.12%) Mobile Device Management
2 30 (44.12%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 26 (38.24%) Customer Requirements
3 26 (38.24%) Presales
3 26 (38.24%) Product Management
3 26 (38.24%) Service Delivery
4 20 (29.41%) ITIL
5 12 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (10.29%) Incident Management
7 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.82%) DevOps
7 6 (8.82%) Project Management
7 6 (8.82%) Runbook
7 6 (8.82%) Service Management
7 6 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (8.82%) Test Automation
8 5 (7.35%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.06%) PowerShell
2 11 (16.18%) SQL
3 6 (8.82%) C#
3 6 (8.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (48.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (41.18%) MCSE
3 26 (38.24%) MCSA
4 5 (7.35%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (5.88%) MCITP
6 2 (2.94%) Degree
7 1 (1.47%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.47%) CCNA
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.47%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (5.88%) SLA
2 3 (4.41%) QA
System Software
1 52 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 41 (60.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (50.00%) XenApp
4 30 (44.12%) Microsoft App-V
4 30 (44.12%) Virtual Desktop
4 30 (44.12%) Virtual Machines
4 30 (44.12%) XenDesktop
5 12 (17.65%) Hyper-V
6 7 (10.29%) vSphere
7 4 (5.88%) BitLocker
7 4 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 56 (82.35%) SCCM
2 40 (58.82%) SCOrch
3 36 (52.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 36 (52.94%) SCVMM
4 33 (48.53%) Microsoft Intune
5 31 (45.59%) SCOM
6 30 (44.12%) SCDPM
7 4 (5.88%) AirWatch
7 4 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (1.47%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 48 (70.59%) VMware
3 43 (63.24%) Citrix
4 10 (14.71%) HP
5 8 (11.76%) Cisco
6 6 (8.82%) NetApp
6 6 (8.82%) ProCurve
6 6 (8.82%) SolarWinds
6 6 (8.82%) SonicWALL
7 5 (7.35%) CommVault
7 5 (7.35%) Dell
7 5 (7.35%) Dell Compellent
7 5 (7.35%) Juniper
7 5 (7.35%) Oracle
7 5 (7.35%) Sophos
8 4 (5.88%) MobileIron
9 2 (2.94%) iManage
10 1 (1.47%) BMC
10 1 (1.47%) ESRI
10 1 (1.47%) SAP