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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Service Manager (SCSM)
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 834 920 927
Rank change year-on-year +86 +7  
Permanent jobs citing SCSM 24 34 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.033% 0.047%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.34% 0.40% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 45
Median salary £42,500 £35,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.56% -21.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,650 £23,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £36,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +16.43% -14.11%  

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 7017 8404 8048
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.23% 8.08% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5696 6774 6405
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

SCSM
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SCSM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SCSM in the UK

SCSM
Top 15 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +94 22 £42,500 +20.56% 6
East Midlands +11 14 £42,500 +93.18% 3
Nottinghamshire +21 13 £42,500 +93.18% 3
Nottingham - 13 £42,500 - 3
South East +38 4 - -
Worthing - 4 - -
West Sussex - 4 - -
London +80 3 £52,500 +75.00%
Derby +1 1 £50,000 -
Derbyshire +1 1 £50,000 -
North West -12 1 £24,000 -26.15% 1
West Wales - 1 £19,000 -
Manchester - 1 £24,000 - 1
Wales - 1 £19,000 -
Swansea - 1 £19,000 -

SCSM
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 55 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 54 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 53 (88.33%) Windows
4 41 (68.33%) ITIL
5 34 (56.67%) SCCM
6 31 (51.67%) PowerShell
6 31 (51.67%) HP
7 29 (48.33%) Security Patching
8 28 (46.67%) SCOM
9 27 (45.00%) MS Excel
9 27 (45.00%) MS Exchange
10 26 (43.33%) Hyper-V
11 24 (40.00%) Threat Detection
12 21 (35.00%) SAN
12 21 (35.00%) VMware
13 19 (31.67%) Firewall
13 19 (31.67%) Exchange Server 2010
14 18 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (30.00%) NetApp
14 18 (30.00%) SQL
14 18 (30.00%) SQL Server
15 17 (28.33%) MCSE
15 17 (28.33%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (28.33%) Firmware
15 17 (28.33%) Disaster Recovery
15 17 (28.33%) 3PAR
16 16 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
17 15 (25.00%) vSphere
18 14 (23.33%) SonicWALL
19 13 (21.67%) SQL Server 2005

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 27 (45.00%) MS Exchange
2 19 (31.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (15.00%) Skype for Business
4 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.67%) Office 365
3 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.33%) IaaS
4 1 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.67%) Fastly
4 1 (1.67%) PaaS
4 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (35.00%) SAN
2 19 (31.67%) Firewall
3 7 (11.67%) Skype
4 3 (5.00%) VoIP
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.33%) Internet
5 2 (3.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (21.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (16.67%) Law
2 3 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (36.67%) Windows Engineer
2 16 (26.67%) Analyst
3 14 (23.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 10 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (15.00%) Architect
5 9 (15.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (15.00%) VMware Architect
6 7 (11.67%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) SAN Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) SharePoint Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Technical Support
7 6 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) IT Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Consultant
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 6 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.33%) Clustering
3 2 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.33%) Replication
3 2 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 53 (88.33%) Windows
2 12 (20.00%) Linux
2 12 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 12 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (18.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (13.33%) Windows 10
5 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (68.33%) ITIL
2 29 (48.33%) Security Patching
3 24 (40.00%) Threat Detection
4 18 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 17 (28.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (15.00%) Document Management
7 5 (8.33%) Project Management
8 3 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.00%) Migration
8 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.33%) Capacity Management
9 2 (3.33%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (1.67%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (1.67%) Customer Requirements
10 1 (1.67%) Identity Access Management
10 1 (1.67%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 1 (1.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (51.67%) PowerShell
2 18 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (28.33%) MCSE
1 17 (28.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (20.00%) Degree
3 11 (18.33%) MCITP
4 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) CCNA
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.67%) MCSA
5 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 26 (43.33%) Hyper-V
3 17 (28.33%) Firmware
4 15 (25.00%) vSphere
5 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 34 (56.67%) SCCM
2 28 (46.67%) SCOM
3 5 (8.33%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (3.33%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.33%) SCDPM
4 2 (3.33%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 55 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 31 (51.67%) HP
3 21 (35.00%) VMware
4 18 (30.00%) NetApp
5 17 (28.33%) 3PAR
6 14 (23.33%) SonicWALL
7 11 (18.33%) Red Hat
8 8 (13.33%) Citrix
9 5 (8.33%) Intel Security
9 5 (8.33%) ProCurve
10 3 (5.00%) iManage
10 3 (5.00%) Remedy
11 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
11 2 (3.33%) Cisco
11 2 (3.33%) Symantec
12 1 (1.67%) Dell
12 1 (1.67%) Mitel
12 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow
12 1 (1.67%) Wyse
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