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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 705 744 736
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -8
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 126 98 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.89% 1.61% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 77 51 96
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
6650 6069 5763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.74% 6.26% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5415 4829 4717
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 +14 62 £35,000 -12.50% 4
North West +17 23 £24,000 -17.24% 3
London -8 16 £35,000 -34.88% 6
East of England -2 10 £40,000 -5.88% 1
South West -10 10 £35,820 -10.45% 1
West Midlands -21 3 £50,000 +47.05%
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Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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).

1 190 (84.44%) Microsoft
2 153 (68.00%) Windows
3 110 (48.89%) SCCM
4 105 (46.67%) MS Excel
5 102 (45.33%) Active Directory
6 97 (43.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 94 (41.78%) Security Cleared
8 84 (37.33%) SC Cleared
9 73 (32.44%) SQL
10 68 (30.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 67 (29.78%) MS Office
12 62 (27.56%) DV Cleared
13 61 (27.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 61 (27.11%) HP
13 61 (27.11%) Finance
14 57 (25.33%) VMware
15 56 (24.89%) Windows 7
16 51 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
17 48 (21.33%) Telecoms
18 44 (19.56%) Hyper-V
19 43 (19.11%) Release Management
20 42 (18.67%) ITIL
20 42 (18.67%) VBScript
21 41 (18.22%) VB
22 40 (17.78%) Software Deployment
23 38 (16.89%) Sophos
24 37 (16.44%) McAfee
24 37 (16.44%) SQL Server
25 35 (15.56%) Degree
26 34 (15.11%) Windows 2000 Server

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 18 (8.00%) IBM Notes
2 15 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 14 (6.22%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (3.56%) IIS
6 7 (3.11%) ArcGIS
6 7 (3.11%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (2.22%) Documentum
7 5 (2.22%) Apache
7 5 (2.22%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.78%) CMS
9 3 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.33%) Mule
10 2 (0.89%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.89%) K2 blackpearl
10 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.89%) Site Server
Applications
1 105 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 67 (29.78%) MS Office
3 4 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.33%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.44%) Maya
5 1 (0.44%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.44%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 4 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.33%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.67%) SaaS
2 4 (1.78%) Office 365
3 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (14.67%) DNS
2 22 (9.78%) DHCP
3 20 (8.89%) TCP/IP
4 19 (8.44%) SAN
5 13 (5.78%) VPN
5 13 (5.78%) LAN
5 13 (5.78%) WAN
5 13 (5.78%) HTTP
6 11 (4.89%) IPX
7 10 (4.44%) Internet
8 9 (4.00%) Firewall
9 8 (3.56%) VLAN
9 8 (3.56%) SSL
10 6 (2.67%) Wireless
10 6 (2.67%) SMTP
11 5 (2.22%) GPRS
11 5 (2.22%) NAS
12 4 (1.78%) Wireshark
12 4 (1.78%) IP Telephony
12 4 (1.78%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.67%) MS Access
3 10 (4.44%) MySQL
4 9 (4.00%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.11%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.22%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.33%) EDMS
10 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.44%) dBASE
11 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (6.22%) MSI
2 6 (2.67%) Subversion
3 5 (2.22%) Eclipse
3 5 (2.22%) Maven
3 5 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.89%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.89%) Selenium
4 2 (0.89%) FogBugz
5 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 61 (27.11%) Finance
2 48 (21.33%) Telecoms
3 32 (14.22%) Retail
4 20 (8.89%) Marketing
5 11 (4.89%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.11%) Local Government
7 6 (2.67%) German Language
8 5 (2.22%) Multimedia
8 5 (2.22%) Games
9 4 (1.78%) French Language
9 4 (1.78%) Italian Language
9 4 (1.78%) Spanish Language
9 4 (1.78%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.89%) Legal
10 2 (0.89%) Banking
11 1 (0.44%) Advertising
11 1 (0.44%) Automotive
11 1 (0.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 69 (30.67%) Support Engineer
2 43 (19.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 38 (16.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 37 (16.44%) Analyst
5 29 (12.89%) Integration Engineer
6 23 (10.22%) Service Analyst
6 23 (10.22%) Service Desk Analyst
7 16 (7.11%) Developer
8 12 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 12 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (5.33%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (4.00%) Consultant
9 9 (4.00%) Software Developer
10 8 (3.56%) Technical Support
10 8 (3.56%) Integration Manager
11 7 (3.11%) Systems Support Engineer
11 7 (3.11%) Systems Support
11 7 (3.11%) IT Manager
12 6 (2.67%) Architect
12 6 (2.67%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.67%) HTML
2 16 (7.11%) .NET
3 15 (6.67%) XML
4 14 (6.22%) CSS
5 10 (4.44%) ASP.NET
6 7 (3.11%) XHTML
6 7 (3.11%) HTML5
7 6 (2.67%) Web Services
7 6 (2.67%) WAP
8 5 (2.22%) CGI
8 5 (2.22%) WSH
8 5 (2.22%) REST
8 5 (2.22%) Software Packaging
8 5 (2.22%) Java SE
9 4 (1.78%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 4 (1.78%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (1.33%) EDI
10 3 (1.33%) RESTful
10 3 (1.33%) Ajax
11 2 (0.89%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.78%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.56%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.11%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.11%) Open Source
4 7 (3.11%) PKI
5 5 (2.22%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.22%) Streaming Video
5 5 (2.22%) Clustering
5 5 (2.22%) Statistics
6 3 (1.33%) PMI
6 3 (1.33%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.33%) User Experience
6 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.33%) Online Games
6 3 (1.33%) CMDB
6 3 (1.33%) Copywriting
7 2 (0.89%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.89%) FMCG
7 2 (0.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 153 (68.00%) Windows
2 97 (43.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 68 (30.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (24.89%) Windows 7
5 34 (15.11%) Windows 2000 Server
6 33 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (12.89%) Windows XP
8 23 (10.22%) Linux
9 13 (5.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (3.56%) Solaris
11 7 (3.11%) Windows 8
12 6 (2.67%) UNIX
13 5 (2.22%) Mac OS
13 5 (2.22%) Windows Vista
14 4 (1.78%) Windows 2000
15 3 (1.33%) Windows NT
15 3 (1.33%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (19.11%) Release Management
2 42 (18.67%) ITIL
3 40 (17.78%) Software Deployment
4 33 (14.67%) Software Distribution
5 28 (12.44%) Service Management
6 13 (5.78%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (4.89%) Mobile Commerce
8 11 (4.89%) CRM
8 11 (4.89%) Scrum
8 11 (4.89%) Supplier Management
8 11 (4.89%) Mobile Marketing
9 10 (4.44%) Configuration Management
10 9 (4.00%) Project Management
10 9 (4.00%) Asset Management
10 9 (4.00%) Service Delivery
10 9 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
10 9 (4.00%) Kanban
10 9 (4.00%) Web Development
11 8 (3.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (32.44%) SQL
2 42 (18.67%) VBScript
3 41 (18.22%) VB
4 31 (13.78%) PowerShell
5 25 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 16 (7.11%) C#
7 7 (3.11%) C
8 6 (2.67%) C++
9 5 (2.22%) Perl
10 4 (1.78%) XPath
10 4 (1.78%) XQuery
11 3 (1.33%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.89%) Winbatch
12 2 (0.89%) Java
13 1 (0.44%) VBA
13 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 94 (41.78%) Security Cleared
2 84 (37.33%) SC Cleared
3 62 (27.56%) DV Cleared
4 35 (15.56%) Degree
5 30 (13.33%) MCP
6 26 (11.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (7.11%) MCSE
8 7 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (3.11%) CCNA
9 3 (1.33%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.33%) ISEB
9 3 (1.33%) MCITP
9 3 (1.33%) MCDST
10 2 (0.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (12.44%) SLA
2 3 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 102 (45.33%) Active Directory
2 51 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (19.56%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.22%) XenApp
5 4 (1.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.33%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.33%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.33%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.33%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.44%) IAG
7 1 (0.44%) UAG
7 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 110 (48.89%) SCCM
2 61 (27.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 30 (13.33%) SCOM
4 20 (8.89%) OpenView
5 10 (4.44%) MOM
6 5 (2.22%) Capistrano
7 4 (1.78%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.33%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.89%) WSUS
9 2 (0.89%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 2 (0.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.89%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.89%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.44%) ZENworks
10 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.44%) SCSM
Vendors
1 190 (84.44%) Microsoft
2 61 (27.11%) HP
3 57 (25.33%) VMware
4 38 (16.89%) Sophos
5 37 (16.44%) McAfee
6 34 (15.11%) Oracle
7 30 (13.33%) Fujitsu
8 23 (10.22%) Citrix
9 18 (8.00%) Lotus
10 13 (5.78%) Red Hat
11 12 (5.33%) Symantec
12 9 (4.00%) IBM
12 9 (4.00%) Lumension
13 8 (3.56%) Sun
14 7 (3.11%) NetApp
14 7 (3.11%) ESRI
15 6 (2.67%) Cisco
16 5 (2.22%) EMC
16 5 (2.22%) Altiris
16 5 (2.22%) Percona
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