The table below looks at the statistics for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Management Server (SMS) over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 182 209 202
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -7
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 46 31 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.79% 0.52% 0.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.49% 6.03% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 7
Average salary £24,750 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.00% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,100 £38,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £49,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £37,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -18.47%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Systems Management Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
542 514 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.32% 8.62% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 331 354 252
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.84%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Systems Management Server (SMS) Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) across the Berkshire region.

Systems Management Server (SMS) Salary Trend in Berkshire

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Systems Management Server (SMS) Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +2 33 £25,000 +13.63%
Reading +8 10 £40,000 +10.34%
Wokingham - 3 £22,500 -
Systems Management Server (SMS)
South East

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Systems Management Server (SMS) also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 88 (98.88%) Windows
1 88 (98.88%) Microsoft
2 86 (96.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 76 (85.39%) Active Directory
4 74 (83.15%) SCCM
5 60 (67.42%) Security Cleared
6 59 (66.29%) SC Cleared
7 57 (64.04%) DV Cleared
8 50 (56.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 48 (53.93%) SQL
10 44 (49.44%) MS Excel
10 44 (49.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 42 (47.19%) VMware
12 40 (44.94%) VMware Infrastructure
12 40 (44.94%) Hyper-V
13 39 (43.82%) Windows 7
14 37 (41.57%) Software Deployment
14 37 (41.57%) McAfee
14 37 (41.57%) Sophos
14 37 (41.57%) VBScript
14 37 (41.57%) Oracle
15 36 (40.45%) HP
15 36 (40.45%) Release Management
16 35 (39.33%) PowerShell
16 35 (39.33%) VB
17 33 (37.08%) Windows XP
17 33 (37.08%) SCOM
18 31 (34.83%) Windows 2000 Server
18 31 (34.83%) Software Distribution
19 30 (33.71%) Windows Server 2012

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Systems Management Server (SMS) also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Systems Management Server (SMS). Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (10.11%) SharePoint
1 9 (10.11%) Documentum
2 7 (7.87%) ArcGIS
3 5 (5.62%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (5.62%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.25%) CMS
Applications
1 44 (49.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.97%) DNS
2 4 (4.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (29.21%) MSI
2 2 (2.25%) StarTeam
General
1 25 (28.09%) Telecoms
1 25 (28.09%) Finance
1 25 (28.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (59.55%) Support Engineer
2 36 (40.45%) 2nd Line Support
3 35 (39.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 31 (34.83%) Integration Engineer
5 16 (17.98%) 3rd Line Support
5 16 (17.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Windows Support Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Wintel Support
8 2 (2.25%) Database Engineer
8 2 (2.25%) Senior Database Engineer
8 2 (2.25%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.25%) Windows Engineer
9 1 (1.12%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 1 (1.12%) Integration Manager
9 1 (1.12%) Project Engineer
9 1 (1.12%) IT Manager
9 1 (1.12%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) .NET
1 2 (2.25%) WSH
1 2 (2.25%) .NET Framework
1 2 (2.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.62%) PKI
2 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.25%) Open Source
2 2 (2.25%) Replication
2 2 (2.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 88 (98.88%) Windows
2 86 (96.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 50 (56.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (43.82%) Windows 7
5 33 (37.08%) Windows XP
6 31 (34.83%) Windows 2000 Server
7 30 (33.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.37%) Linux
8 3 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (41.57%) Software Deployment
2 36 (40.45%) Release Management
3 31 (34.83%) Software Distribution
4 11 (12.36%) Configuration Management
5 9 (10.11%) ITIL
5 9 (10.11%) Network Management
6 2 (2.25%) Unit Testing
6 2 (2.25%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (2.25%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.12%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (53.93%) SQL
2 37 (41.57%) VBScript
3 35 (39.33%) VB
3 35 (39.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (67.42%) Security Cleared
2 59 (66.29%) SC Cleared
3 57 (64.04%) DV Cleared
4 9 (10.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (10.11%) MCP
4 9 (10.11%) MCSE
5 2 (2.25%) CCNA
5 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 76 (85.39%) Active Directory
2 40 (44.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (44.94%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.25%) vSphere
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 74 (83.15%) SCCM
2 44 (49.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 33 (37.08%) SCOM
4 2 (2.25%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 88 (98.88%) Microsoft
2 42 (47.19%) VMware
3 37 (41.57%) McAfee
3 37 (41.57%) Sophos
3 37 (41.57%) Oracle
4 36 (40.45%) HP
5 25 (28.09%) Fujitsu
6 22 (24.72%) Citrix
7 9 (10.11%) EMC
8 7 (7.87%) ESRI
9 5 (5.62%) Lumension
9 5 (5.62%) IBM
10 3 (3.37%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.25%) CommVault
11 2 (2.25%) Borland
11 2 (2.25%) Sybase
12 1 (1.12%) Capita