Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Service Manager (SCSM)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1147 1133 1192
Rank change year-on-year -14 +59 -6
Permanent jobs citing SCSM 32 55 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.031% 0.042%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.21% 0.36% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24 36 72
UK median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,775 £18,500 £30,125
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £64,650
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.39% -23.00% +11.11%

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 15,373 15,191 16,231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.84% 8.57% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 12,542 12,311 13,307
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +4.65% +4.88%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -9 31 £47,500 +15.15% 5
London -2 18 £48,750 -5.34% 2
UK excluding London -17 14 £42,500 +10.39% 5
South East +23 6 £40,000 +14.29% 3
West Midlands +12 4 £51,250 +20.59%
Midlands +11 4 £51,250 +2.50%
South West - 2 £31,500 -
Wales +11 1 £40,000 +110.53% 2
North of England -3 1 £50,000 +11.11%
North West -5 1 £50,000 +11.11%

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 32 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (84.38%) Active Directory
2 27 (84.38%) Windows
3 24 (75.00%) Windows 10
4 23 (71.88%) SCOM
4 23 (71.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (71.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (68.75%) SCCM
5 22 (68.75%) Microsoft Intune
5 22 (68.75%) Azure Active Directory
6 21 (65.63%) SCOrch
7 20 (62.50%) Office 365
7 20 (62.50%) SCVMM
8 19 (59.38%) VMware
9 18 (56.25%) Citrix
9 18 (56.25%) Microsoft Office
9 18 (56.25%) MCSA
9 18 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (53.13%) Data Protection
10 17 (53.13%) XenApp
10 17 (53.13%) XenDesktop
10 17 (53.13%) Mobile Device Management
10 17 (53.13%) SCDPM
10 17 (53.13%) User Experience
10 17 (53.13%) Remote Desktop
10 17 (53.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 17 (53.13%) Application Virtualisation
10 17 (53.13%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 17 (53.13%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 17 (53.13%) 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 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (56.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (71.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (68.75%) Azure Active Directory
3 20 (62.50%) Office 365
4 5 (15.63%) Yammer
5 2 (6.25%) IaaS
5 2 (6.25%) PaaS
6 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (3.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (53.13%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (6.25%) DNS
2 2 (6.25%) Skype
3 1 (3.13%) DHCP
3 1 (3.13%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) VoIP
3 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Power BI
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) Electronic Patient Records
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Consultant
2 8 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Cloud Consultant
3 7 (21.88%) SCCM Consultant
3 7 (21.88%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) Microsoft BI Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) Power BI Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Azure Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) IT Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) User Experience
2 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (21.88%) Private Cloud
4 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
5 4 (12.50%) Blackberry
6 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.13%) Clustering
7 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
7 1 (3.13%) Replication
7 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (84.38%) Windows
2 24 (75.00%) Windows 10
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.38%) Unix
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Application Virtualisation
1 17 (53.13%) Data Protection
1 17 (53.13%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 17 (53.13%) Mobile Device Management
1 17 (53.13%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 17 (53.13%) Service Delivery
2 14 (43.75%) Customer-Centricity
3 12 (37.50%) ITIL
4 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (21.88%) Collaborative Working
4 7 (21.88%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (21.88%) Presales
4 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2
4 7 (21.88%) Product Management
5 5 (15.63%) Analytics
5 5 (15.63%) Customer Engagement
5 5 (15.63%) MOF
6 4 (12.50%) Application Packaging
6 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 3 (9.38%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (71.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (56.25%) MCSA
3 17 (53.13%) MCSE
4 3 (9.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (84.38%) Active Directory
2 18 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (53.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 17 (53.13%) Virtual Desktop
3 17 (53.13%) Virtual Machines
3 17 (53.13%) XenApp
3 17 (53.13%) XenDesktop
4 14 (43.75%) BitLocker
5 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (71.88%) SCOM
2 22 (68.75%) Microsoft Intune
2 22 (68.75%) SCCM
3 21 (65.63%) SCOrch
4 20 (62.50%) SCVMM
5 17 (53.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 17 (53.13%) SCDPM
6 4 (12.50%) AirWatch
7 2 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (59.38%) VMware
3 18 (56.25%) Citrix
4 4 (12.50%) Capita
4 4 (12.50%) MobileIron
5 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.25%) BMC
6 2 (6.25%) HP
7 1 (3.13%) Avaya
7 1 (3.13%) Canon
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco
7 1 (3.13%) CommVault