The table below looks at the statistics for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank - 116 132
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.064% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category - 1.22% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -26.50%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
North West

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

Systems Management Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
141 82 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.21% 5.25% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 98 57 84
Average salary £40,000 £53,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.23% +37.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,800 £53,800 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) MetaFrame
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) CA
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) MetaFrame
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) CA
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) VMware