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 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Service Manager (SCSM)
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 833 908 927
Rank change year-on-year +75 +19  
Permanent jobs citing SCSM 30 31 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.031% 0.037%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.41% 0.37% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 30 21 35
Median salary £45,000 £29,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.17% -35.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £29,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +55.17% -35.55%  

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 7338 8400 8151
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.61% 8.53% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5861 6826 6457
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £74,600
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% -1.11%  

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 23 May 2017.

Salary histogram for SCSM in the UK

SCSM
Top 22 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 23 May 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 +68 29 £45,000 +55.17% 5
East Midlands +33 22 £43,750 +98.86% 1
Nottingham +21 21 £42,500 +112.50% 1
Nottinghamshire +20 21 £42,500 +93.18% 1
West Midlands +22 3 £50,000 -
Birmingham +15 3 £50,000 -
South East +56 2 £48,750 +68.10%
London +52 2 £40,750 - 1
Berkshire +27 2 £48,750 -25.00%
North West -31 2 £24,000 -26.15% 1
South West - 2 £26,250 - 2
Swindon - 2 £26,250 - 1
Reading - 2 £48,750 -
Manchester - 2 £24,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £26,250 - 1
Derbyshire +7 1 £50,000 -
Derby +6 1 £50,000 -
Scotland - 1 £65,000 -
City of London - 1 £29,000 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £65,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £65,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 44 (97.78%) Windows
2 41 (91.11%) Active Directory
2 41 (91.11%) Microsoft
3 36 (80.00%) SCCM
4 32 (71.11%) SCOM
5 28 (62.22%) VMware
6 26 (57.78%) MS Exchange
7 25 (55.56%) SQL
7 25 (55.56%) Firewall
8 24 (53.33%) SQL Server
8 24 (53.33%) NetApp
8 24 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 23 (51.11%) SonicWALL
9 23 (51.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 23 (51.11%) vSphere
9 23 (51.11%) SAN
10 22 (48.89%) ITIL
10 22 (48.89%) SQL Server 2005
11 20 (44.44%) MCSE
11 20 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (42.22%) PowerShell
12 19 (42.22%) Windows Server
13 18 (40.00%) HP
14 16 (35.56%) Degree
15 15 (33.33%) MCITP
16 14 (31.11%) Hyper-V
16 14 (31.11%) Law
16 14 (31.11%) Document Management
17 13 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
18 9 (20.00%) ProCurve

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 26 (57.78%) MS Exchange
2 24 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.89%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (8.89%) Office 365
2 4 (8.89%) PaaS
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.67%) IaaS
4 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (55.56%) Firewall
2 23 (51.11%) SAN
3 1 (2.22%) DHCP
3 1 (2.22%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) Network Security
3 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 23 (51.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (48.89%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 14 (31.11%) Law
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Analyst
2 17 (37.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 14 (31.11%) Architect
3 14 (31.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 14 (31.11%) VMware Architect
4 12 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Cloud Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (4.44%) IT Support
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Private Cloud
3 3 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.67%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.44%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 44 (97.78%) Windows
2 19 (42.22%) Windows Server
3 8 (17.78%) Linux
3 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (15.56%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.89%) Windows 10
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) ITIL
2 14 (31.11%) Document Management
3 8 (17.78%) Security Patching
4 7 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (15.56%) Threat Detection
5 4 (8.89%) Integration Testing
5 4 (8.89%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (6.67%) Project Management
7 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.44%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.22%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (2.22%) MOF
8 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.22%) Service Management
8 1 (2.22%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) SQL
2 19 (42.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (44.44%) MCSE
1 20 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (35.56%) Degree
3 15 (33.33%) MCITP
4 4 (8.89%) MCSA
4 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) CCNA
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (91.11%) Active Directory
2 23 (51.11%) vSphere
3 14 (31.11%) Hyper-V
4 13 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (15.56%) Firmware
6 2 (4.44%) XenApp
7 1 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 36 (80.00%) SCCM
2 32 (71.11%) SCOM
3 4 (8.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (8.89%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.22%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 41 (91.11%) Microsoft
2 28 (62.22%) VMware
3 24 (53.33%) NetApp
4 23 (51.11%) SonicWALL
5 18 (40.00%) HP
6 9 (20.00%) ProCurve
7 8 (17.78%) iManage
8 7 (15.56%) 3PAR
8 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
9 5 (11.11%) Citrix
10 2 (4.44%) Dell
10 2 (4.44%) Remedy
10 2 (4.44%) Wyse
11 1 (2.22%) Intel
11 1 (2.22%) McAfee
11 1 (2.22%) Mitel
Manchester, Lancashire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £70k per year + Car Allowance & Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago