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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Service Manager (SCSM)
UK
Rank 837 923 916
Rank change year-on-year +86 -7  
Permanent jobs citing SCSM 23 33 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.032% 0.047%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.33% 0.40% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 44
Median salary £42,500 £37,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.86% -17.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £23,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76%  

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 6912 8335 7930
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.23% 8.06% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5616 6713 6303
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 £70,000
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 26 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 26 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 +97 21 £42,500 +14.86% 5
East Midlands +8 13 £42,500 +93.18% 3
Nottinghamshire +25 12 £42,500 +93.18% 3
Nottingham - 12 £42,500 - 3
South East +48 4 - -
West Sussex - 4 - -
Worthing - 4 - -
London +81 3 £52,500 +75.00%
Derbyshire +4 1 £50,000 -
Derby +1 1 £50,000 -
North West -13 1 £24,000 -26.15% 1
Wales - 1 £19,000 -
West Wales - 1 £19,000 -
Manchester - 1 £24,000 - 1
Swansea - 1 £19,000 -

SCSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 53 (88.33%) Active Directory
3 52 (86.67%) Windows
4 42 (70.00%) ITIL
5 33 (55.00%) SCCM
6 31 (51.67%) PowerShell
6 31 (51.67%) HP
7 29 (48.33%) Security Patching
8 27 (45.00%) MS Excel
8 27 (45.00%) SCOM
9 26 (43.33%) Hyper-V
9 26 (43.33%) MS Exchange
10 24 (40.00%) Threat Detection
11 20 (33.33%) SAN
11 20 (33.33%) VMware
12 18 (30.00%) Firewall
12 18 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 18 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (28.33%) 3PAR
13 17 (28.33%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (28.33%) NetApp
13 17 (28.33%) Firmware
13 17 (28.33%) SQL
13 17 (28.33%) SQL Server
14 16 (26.67%) MCSE
14 16 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
16 14 (23.33%) vSphere
17 13 (21.67%) SonicWALL
18 12 (20.00%) Linux

SCSM
Top Related 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 (43.33%) MS Exchange
2 18 (30.00%) 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 5 (8.33%) 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 20 (33.33%) SAN
2 18 (30.00%) 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 17 (28.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (15.00%) Law
2 4 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (36.67%) Windows Engineer
2 15 (25.00%) Analyst
3 13 (21.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 10 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (13.33%) Architect
6 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (13.33%) VMware Architect
7 7 (11.67%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
8 6 (10.00%) SAN Engineer
8 6 (10.00%) SharePoint Engineer
8 6 (10.00%) Support Engineer
8 6 (10.00%) Technical Support
8 6 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) IT Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) Consultant
10 3 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 6 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.33%) Clustering
4 2 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.33%) Replication
4 2 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.67%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 52 (86.67%) Windows
2 12 (20.00%) Linux
2 12 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (18.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (18.33%) Windows Server
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 42 (70.00%) 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 8 (13.33%) 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%) Agile Software Development
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%) Customer Requirements
10 1 (1.67%) Identity Access Management
10 1 (1.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 1 (1.67%) Mobile Device Management
10 1 (1.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (51.67%) PowerShell
2 17 (28.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) MCSE
1 16 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (18.33%) Degree
3 10 (16.67%) 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 53 (88.33%) Active Directory
2 26 (43.33%) Hyper-V
3 17 (28.33%) Firmware
4 14 (23.33%) vSphere
5 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 33 (55.00%) SCCM
2 27 (45.00%) 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 20 (33.33%) VMware
4 17 (28.33%) 3PAR
4 17 (28.33%) NetApp
5 13 (21.67%) SonicWALL
6 11 (18.33%) Red Hat
7 8 (13.33%) Citrix
8 5 (8.33%) Intel Security
8 5 (8.33%) ProCurve
9 3 (5.00%) Remedy
10 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.33%) Cisco
10 2 (3.33%) iManage
10 2 (3.33%) Symantec
11 1 (1.67%) Dell
11 1 (1.67%) Mitel
11 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.67%) Wyse
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