Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Service Manager (SCSM)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1153 1139 1227
Rank change year-on-year -14 +88 +43
Permanent jobs citing SCSM 36 80 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.043% 0.038%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.23% 0.49% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 30 53 83
UK median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% - -
10th Percentile £23,525 £25,700 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -15.79% +5.56%

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 15758 16262 16831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.77% 8.69% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12923 13142 13660
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.29%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +10 28 £42,500 -2.86% 3
UK excluding London +12 25 £40,000 - 3
London -14 11 £52,500 +3.45%
Wales +17 8 £40,000 +110.53%
South East +16 5 £40,000 +6.67%
South West +15 5 £42,000 -28.81% 2
Midlands +13 4 £52,500 +5.00% 1
North of England +12 4 £55,000 +22.22%
East Midlands +26 2 £37,423 -25.15% 1
West Midlands +9 2 £70,000 +64.71%
Yorkshire - 2 £70,000 -
North West -10 1 £55,000 +22.22%
North East - 1 £36,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 30 (83.33%) Windows
3 28 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 27 (75.00%) SCCM
5 25 (69.44%) SCOM
6 21 (58.33%) ITIL
7 19 (52.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (50.00%) SCOrch
9 17 (47.22%) Windows Server
9 17 (47.22%) Citrix
10 16 (44.44%) Windows 10
11 15 (41.67%) VMware
12 14 (38.89%) Office 365
13 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
13 13 (36.11%) MS Exchange
14 12 (33.33%) MCSA
14 12 (33.33%) Management Information System
14 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (27.78%) Hyper-V
15 10 (27.78%) IIS
15 10 (27.78%) DHCP
16 9 (25.00%) DNS
16 9 (25.00%) Service Management
17 8 (22.22%) SAN
17 8 (22.22%) MCSE
17 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
17 8 (22.22%) Incident Management
17 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
17 8 (22.22%) Data Centre

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 13 (36.11%) MS Exchange
2 10 (27.78%) IIS
3 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 5 (13.89%) Skype for Business
5 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.56%) IBM Notes
5 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (38.89%) Office 365
2 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (13.89%) Mimecast
4 5 (13.89%) Yammer
5 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (5.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) DHCP
2 9 (25.00%) DNS
3 8 (22.22%) SAN
4 5 (13.89%) Firewall
4 5 (13.89%) SSL
4 5 (13.89%) VPN
5 4 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (11.11%) Skype
6 3 (8.33%) NetScaler
6 3 (8.33%) VoIP
7 2 (5.56%) Network Security
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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) Power BI
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
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
2 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Law
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Analyst
1 9 (25.00%) Consultant
2 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) SCCM Consultant
4 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 5 (13.89%) Cloud Consultant
4 5 (13.89%) Microsoft BI Consultant
4 5 (13.89%) Power BI Consultant
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Support Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.56%) Head of IT
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Storage Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 7 (19.44%) Fat Client
3 7 (19.44%) Thin Client
4 5 (13.89%) Private Cloud
4 5 (13.89%) User Experience
5 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
6 2 (5.56%) Clustering
6 2 (5.56%) iPad
6 2 (5.56%) Replication
7 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
7 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (2.78%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 30 (83.33%) Windows
2 17 (47.22%) Windows Server
3 16 (44.44%) Windows 10
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (13.89%) Linux
5 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.33%) Unix
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.56%) CentOS
7 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) ITIL
2 9 (25.00%) Service Management
3 8 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 7 (19.44%) IT Strategy
5 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
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%) Analytics
6 5 (13.89%) Business Continuity
6 5 (13.89%) Capacity Management
6 5 (13.89%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (13.89%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 5 (13.89%) Migration
6 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
6 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
6 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
6 5 (13.89%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (33.33%) MCSA
3 8 (22.22%) MCSE
4 4 (11.11%) Degree
5 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) MCDST
6 1 (2.78%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (13.89%) QA
3 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (27.78%) Hyper-V
4 6 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (16.67%) XenApp
4 6 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 5 (13.89%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (8.33%) BitLocker
8 2 (5.56%) Xen
9 1 (2.78%) DFS Replication
9 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (75.00%) SCCM
2 25 (69.44%) SCOM
3 18 (50.00%) SCOrch
4 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (19.44%) SCVMM
6 5 (13.89%) SCDPM
7 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (8.33%) vMotion
9 2 (5.56%) AirWatch
9 2 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (47.22%) Citrix
3 15 (41.67%) VMware
4 4 (11.11%) Dell
4 4 (11.11%) HP
5 3 (8.33%) AppDynamics
5 3 (8.33%) Barracuda Networks
5 3 (8.33%) Juniper
5 3 (8.33%) WatchGuard
6 2 (5.56%) ArcSight
6 2 (5.56%) Avaya
6 2 (5.56%) Blue Coat
6 2 (5.56%) BMC
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco
6 2 (5.56%) IBM
6 2 (5.56%) Lotus
6 2 (5.56%) McAfee
6 2 (5.56%) MobileIron
6 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds