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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft System Center Service Manager (SCSM)
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 844 898 942
Rank change year-on-year +54 +44  
Permanent jobs citing SCSM 30 35 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.036% 0.038%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.38% 0.42% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 30 19 37
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,600 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,200 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33%  

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 7908 8403 8407
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.84% 8.66% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6402 6833 6642
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 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +0.55%  

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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SCSM in the UK

SCSM
Top 30 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 26 June 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 +37 25 £43,750 +17.44% 2
East Midlands +35 14 £42,500 +112.50%
Nottingham +15 14 £42,500 +112.50%
Nottinghamshire +12 14 £42,500 +112.50%
West Wales - 4 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 4 £60,000 -
Swansea - 4 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £60,000 -
Wales - 4 £40,000 -
South West -6 3 £27,500 -53.38% 1
South East +49 2 £48,750 +30.00%
Berkshire +21 2 £48,750 -26.41%
London +20 2 £29,000 -21.62% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £56,250 -
North West - 2 £39,500 -
Manchester - 2 £39,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £26,250 -
Swindon - 2 £26,250 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £56,250 -
City of London - 2 £29,000 -
Reading - 2 £48,750 -
Gloucester - 1 £52,500 - 1
Oldham - 1 £55,000 -
Leeds - 1 £70,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £36,000 -
North East - 1 £36,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £52,500 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £36,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £65,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 51 (96.23%) Windows
2 49 (92.45%) Microsoft
3 48 (90.57%) Active Directory
4 44 (83.02%) SCCM
5 40 (75.47%) SCOM
6 35 (66.04%) VMware
7 31 (58.49%) MS Exchange
8 30 (56.60%) SQL Server
9 28 (52.83%) Windows Server
10 27 (50.94%) SAN
10 27 (50.94%) Firewall
11 26 (49.06%) SQL
11 26 (49.06%) ITIL
12 25 (47.17%) Microsoft Certification
12 25 (47.17%) NetApp
12 25 (47.17%) Exchange Server 2010
13 24 (45.28%) SonicWALL
13 24 (45.28%) SQL Server 2008
13 24 (45.28%) vSphere
14 23 (43.40%) SQL Server 2005
15 22 (41.51%) MCSE
16 20 (37.74%) VMware Infrastructure
17 18 (33.96%) HP
18 17 (32.08%) PowerShell
18 17 (32.08%) Hyper-V
18 17 (32.08%) Degree
19 16 (30.19%) MCITP
20 15 (28.30%) Document Management
20 15 (28.30%) Law
21 12 (22.64%) Citrix

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 31 (58.49%) MS Exchange
2 25 (47.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.32%) IIS
3 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.55%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.77%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (18.87%) Office 365
3 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (7.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (7.55%) PaaS
5 3 (5.66%) IaaS
5 3 (5.66%) Mimecast
6 2 (3.77%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (50.94%) Firewall
1 27 (50.94%) SAN
2 9 (16.98%) DHCP
3 8 (15.09%) DNS
4 3 (5.66%) Network Security
5 2 (3.77%) Internet
5 2 (3.77%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.77%) Skype
5 2 (3.77%) SSL
5 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.77%) VoIP
5 2 (3.77%) VPN
5 2 (3.77%) WAN
6 1 (1.89%) LAN
6 1 (1.89%) PABX
6 1 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (56.60%) SQL Server
2 24 (45.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (43.40%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 15 (28.30%) Law
2 4 (7.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Analyst
2 18 (33.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 17 (32.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (28.30%) Architect
4 15 (28.30%) Infrastructure Architect
4 15 (28.30%) VMware Architect
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (5.66%) IT Support
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Cloud Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) IT Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Citrix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Fat Client
1 7 (13.21%) Thin Client
2 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.55%) Private Cloud
4 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.77%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.77%) iPad
6 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.89%) Clustering
6 1 (1.89%) Replication
6 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (96.23%) Windows
2 28 (52.83%) Windows Server
3 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (16.98%) Windows 7
5 8 (15.09%) Windows 10
6 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (11.32%) Linux
8 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (5.66%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.89%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) ITIL
2 15 (28.30%) Document Management
3 8 (15.09%) Service Management
4 6 (11.32%) Project Management
4 6 (11.32%) Security Patching
5 5 (9.43%) Incident Management
5 5 (9.43%) Integration Testing
6 4 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.55%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (7.55%) Performance Management
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (7.55%) Threat Detection
7 3 (5.66%) Business Continuity
7 3 (5.66%) Capacity Management
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (5.66%) IT Strategy
7 3 (5.66%) Migration
7 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (49.06%) SQL
2 17 (32.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (47.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (41.51%) MCSE
3 17 (32.08%) Degree
4 16 (30.19%) MCITP
5 8 (15.09%) MCSA
6 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
7 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.89%) CCNA
8 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (90.57%) Active Directory
2 24 (45.28%) vSphere
3 20 (37.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (32.08%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.55%) Firmware
5 4 (7.55%) XenApp
6 3 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.77%) Xen
7 2 (3.77%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.89%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 44 (83.02%) SCCM
2 40 (75.47%) SCOM
3 7 (13.21%) SCOrch
4 5 (9.43%) SCVMM
5 4 (7.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.89%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.89%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (92.45%) Microsoft
2 35 (66.04%) VMware
3 25 (47.17%) NetApp
4 24 (45.28%) SonicWALL
5 18 (33.96%) HP
6 12 (22.64%) Citrix
7 9 (16.98%) iManage
7 9 (16.98%) ProCurve
8 5 (9.43%) Dell
8 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
9 4 (7.55%) 3PAR
10 2 (3.77%) AppDynamics
10 2 (3.77%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.77%) Cisco
10 2 (3.77%) IBM
10 2 (3.77%) Intel
10 2 (3.77%) Lotus
10 2 (3.77%) McAfee
10 2 (3.77%) Remedy
10 2 (3.77%) Wyse
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum plus bonus+benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago