The table below looks at the statistics for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 765 724 731
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +7
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 114 110 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.61% 1.83% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 82 92 138
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -26.50%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7096 6022 6099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.65% 6.12% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5644 4914 5032
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 England

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Jobs Demand Trend in England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Salary Trend in England

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Salary Trend in England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) across the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Systems Management Server (SMS) Salary Histogram in England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
South East +10 64 £30,000 -13.04% 4
South West +11 24 £27,000 +1.88%
London -69 14 £42,500 -5.55% 2
East of England -22 6 £25,500 +2.00% 4
East Midlands -13 2 £33,750 +12.50%
North West -16 2 £49,750 -
Systems Management Server (SMS)
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Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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).

1 177 (85.51%) Windows
2 174 (84.06%) Microsoft
3 111 (53.62%) Active Directory
4 108 (52.17%) SCCM
5 104 (50.24%) SQL
6 97 (46.86%) MS Excel
7 96 (46.38%) VMware
7 96 (46.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 87 (42.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 86 (41.55%) Windows 7
10 81 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
11 67 (32.37%) Windows XP
12 59 (28.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 57 (27.54%) SQL Server
14 48 (23.19%) MS Office
14 48 (23.19%) Hyper-V
15 46 (22.22%) PowerShell
16 45 (21.74%) Security Cleared
16 45 (21.74%) HTML
17 44 (21.26%) Oracle
17 44 (21.26%) SC Cleared
18 43 (20.77%) Finance
19 42 (20.29%) VBScript
20 41 (19.81%) Citrix
21 39 (18.84%) Telecoms
21 39 (18.84%) CSS
21 39 (18.84%) MS Exchange
22 37 (17.87%) XML
22 37 (17.87%) ITIL
22 37 (17.87%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 39 (18.84%) MS Exchange
2 22 (10.63%) SharePoint
3 21 (10.14%) IIS
4 15 (7.25%) Apache
5 14 (6.76%) Tomcat
6 11 (5.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (3.86%) WebSphere
7 8 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (3.86%) Documentum
8 7 (3.38%) ArcGIS
9 6 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (2.90%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (2.42%) CMS
10 5 (2.42%) K2 blackpearl
11 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.97%) Lync
11 2 (0.97%) WorkSite
11 2 (0.97%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.48%) Content Management Server
12 1 (0.48%) iPlanet
Applications
1 97 (46.86%) MS Excel
2 48 (23.19%) MS Office
3 9 (4.35%) Photoshop
4 6 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.45%) Maya
5 3 (1.45%) 3ds Max
6 2 (0.97%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.11%) SaaS
2 9 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (17.87%) DNS
2 26 (12.56%) SMTP
2 26 (12.56%) TCP/IP
3 21 (10.14%) FTP
4 16 (7.73%) Internet
4 16 (7.73%) SAN
5 14 (6.76%) VPN
5 14 (6.76%) DHCP
6 12 (5.80%) Firewall
7 10 (4.83%) HTTP
7 10 (4.83%) WAN
8 7 (3.38%) ADSL
9 6 (2.90%) Wireshark
9 6 (2.90%) Intranet
10 5 (2.42%) SSL
10 5 (2.42%) LAN
10 5 (2.42%) IPsec
10 5 (2.42%) LTE
11 4 (1.93%) NAS
11 4 (1.93%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (27.54%) SQL Server
2 28 (13.53%) Relational Database
3 27 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (12.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (8.70%) MySQL
6 9 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 9 (4.35%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.35%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.93%) Redis
8 4 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (1.93%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (1.93%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.48%) MS Access
9 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 26 (12.56%) MSI
2 8 (3.86%) Subversion
3 5 (2.42%) Eclipse
3 5 (2.42%) Maven
3 5 (2.42%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.42%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.93%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.97%) FogBugz
5 2 (0.97%) Selenium
General
1 43 (20.77%) Finance
2 39 (18.84%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.80%) Games
3 12 (5.80%) Retail
4 8 (3.86%) Marketing
5 5 (2.42%) Law
5 5 (2.42%) Legal
6 3 (1.45%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.45%) Advertising
6 3 (1.45%) Back Office
7 1 (0.48%) Local Government
7 1 (0.48%) Billing
7 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (26.09%) Support Engineer
2 41 (19.81%) Analyst
3 35 (16.91%) Developer
4 34 (16.43%) Support Analyst
5 33 (15.94%) Integration Engineer
6 31 (14.98%) 2nd Line Support
7 26 (12.56%) Software Developer
8 22 (10.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 21 (10.14%) .NET Software Developer
9 21 (10.14%) .NET Developer
10 15 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 15 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support
11 14 (6.76%) Applications Support
11 14 (6.76%) Desktop Support
12 12 (5.80%) Applications Support Analyst
13 11 (5.31%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 9 (4.35%) J2EE Developer
14 9 (4.35%) Java Developer
14 9 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 8 (3.86%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (21.74%) HTML
2 39 (18.84%) CSS
3 37 (17.87%) XML
3 37 (17.87%) .NET
4 23 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 21 (10.14%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 15 (7.25%) Web Services
7 11 (5.31%) jQuery
8 10 (4.83%) Ajax
9 9 (4.35%) J2EE
9 9 (4.35%) Struts
9 9 (4.35%) JSP
9 9 (4.35%) Spring
9 9 (4.35%) Hibernate
9 9 (4.35%) WebWork
9 9 (4.35%) JSTL
10 8 (3.86%) .NET Framework
11 7 (3.38%) JPA
12 6 (2.90%) REST
13 5 (2.42%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.56%) Mobile App
2 25 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (7.73%) Blackberry
4 13 (6.28%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.83%) Clustering
6 8 (3.86%) Fat Client
6 8 (3.86%) Thin Client
7 7 (3.38%) IVR
8 6 (2.90%) Client/Server
9 5 (2.42%) Replication
10 4 (1.93%) PDA
10 4 (1.93%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.45%) PKI
12 2 (0.97%) User Experience
12 2 (0.97%) Social Media
12 2 (0.97%) Open Source
12 2 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.48%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 177 (85.51%) Windows
2 96 (46.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 87 (42.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 86 (41.55%) Windows 7
5 67 (32.37%) Windows XP
6 59 (28.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (11.11%) Linux
8 13 (6.28%) Windows Vista
9 8 (3.86%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.90%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (2.90%) Mac OS
11 5 (2.42%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.45%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.48%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (17.87%) ITIL
2 21 (10.14%) Mobile Application Development
3 16 (7.73%) Web Development
4 14 (6.76%) Software Deployment
5 13 (6.28%) Service Management
6 10 (4.83%) MVC
7 9 (4.35%) Content Management
7 9 (4.35%) Scrum
7 9 (4.35%) ITSM
7 9 (4.35%) Network Management
7 9 (4.35%) Problem Management
7 9 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 8 (3.86%) Release Management
8 8 (3.86%) Configuration Management
9 7 (3.38%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (3.38%) Migration
9 7 (3.38%) Software Distribution
10 6 (2.90%) Time Management
10 6 (2.90%) Knowledge Management
10 6 (2.90%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 104 (50.24%) SQL
2 46 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 42 (20.29%) VBScript
4 37 (17.87%) VB
5 33 (15.94%) JavaScript
6 28 (13.53%) C#
7 21 (10.14%) XPath
7 21 (10.14%) XQuery
8 16 (7.73%) T-SQL
9 14 (6.76%) Java
10 5 (2.42%) C
10 5 (2.42%) C++
10 5 (2.42%) Perl
10 5 (2.42%) PHP
11 4 (1.93%) Ruby
11 4 (1.93%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.93%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.48%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 45 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 44 (21.26%) SC Cleared
3 35 (16.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (15.94%) DV Cleared
5 20 (9.66%) MCSE
5 20 (9.66%) MCP
6 14 (6.76%) Degree
7 8 (3.86%) MCITP
8 5 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.42%) CCNA
9 2 (0.97%) MCTS
9 2 (0.97%) MCDST
9 2 (0.97%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.97%) MCSA
10 1 (0.48%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.48%) MOS
10 1 (0.48%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.86%) SLA
2 5 (2.42%) QA
System Software
1 111 (53.62%) Active Directory
2 81 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (23.19%) Hyper-V
4 11 (5.31%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (5.31%) XenApp
5 10 (4.83%) XenDesktop
5 10 (4.83%) Terminal Services
6 6 (2.90%) UAG
7 5 (2.42%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.42%) IAG
8 4 (1.93%) vSphere
8 4 (1.93%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (1.93%) ISA Server
9 3 (1.45%) MetaFrame
9 3 (1.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.45%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.97%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.48%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.48%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 108 (52.17%) SCCM
2 17 (8.21%) Norton AntiVirus
3 15 (7.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 14 (6.76%) NetBackup
4 14 (6.76%) SCOM
5 13 (6.28%) MOM
6 6 (2.90%) OpenView
7 5 (2.42%) Tivoli
7 5 (2.42%) Capistrano
7 5 (2.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (1.93%) Data Guard
8 4 (1.93%) Sysprep
8 4 (1.93%) WSUS
8 4 (1.93%) WMI
8 4 (1.93%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 3 (1.45%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.48%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.48%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 174 (84.06%) Microsoft
2 96 (46.38%) VMware
3 44 (21.26%) Oracle
4 41 (19.81%) Citrix
5 23 (11.11%) Symantec
5 23 (11.11%) HP
6 13 (6.28%) Cisco
7 12 (5.80%) IBM
8 11 (5.31%) EMC
9 9 (4.35%) JBoss
9 9 (4.35%) Sophos
9 9 (4.35%) McAfee
9 9 (4.35%) Altiris
9 9 (4.35%) Fujitsu
10 8 (3.86%) Lumension
10 8 (3.86%) Intel
11 7 (3.38%) ESRI
11 7 (3.38%) Acronis
12 6 (2.90%) Veritas
12 6 (2.90%) Apple
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