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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 730 759 729
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -30
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 136 104 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.93% 1.66% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 85 67 119
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £28,000 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £64,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
UK

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
7039 6251 6142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.80% 6.22% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5734 4970 5121
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 +42 79 £35,000 -6.66% 5
London -9 21 £35,000 -37.77% 2
North West -2 15 £18,500 -36.20%
East of England -9 9 £40,000 -5.88% 1
South West -17 8 £34,000 -2.85%
West Midlands -15 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 24 December 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).

1 209 (85.66%) Microsoft
2 186 (76.23%) Windows
3 130 (53.28%) Active Directory
4 122 (50.00%) SCCM
5 113 (46.31%) MS Excel
6 112 (45.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 105 (43.03%) SQL
8 93 (38.11%) Security Cleared
9 88 (36.07%) SC Cleared
10 86 (35.25%) VMware
10 86 (35.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 74 (30.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 70 (28.69%) Windows 7
13 67 (27.46%) DV Cleared
14 66 (27.05%) Finance
15 62 (25.41%) HP
16 59 (24.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 58 (23.77%) MS Office
18 57 (23.36%) VB
18 57 (23.36%) Hyper-V
19 55 (22.54%) VBScript
20 54 (22.13%) Windows Server 2012
21 52 (21.31%) DNS
22 51 (20.90%) Oracle
22 51 (20.90%) SQL Server
23 50 (20.49%) Telecoms
23 50 (20.49%) PowerShell
24 44 (18.03%) Windows XP
25 43 (17.62%) Release Management
26 42 (17.21%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 27 (11.07%) MS Exchange
2 20 (8.20%) SharePoint
3 16 (6.56%) IIS
4 12 (4.92%) IBM Notes
5 11 (4.51%) ArcGIS
5 11 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (3.69%) SharePoint Server
6 9 (3.69%) WebSphere
7 8 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (2.87%) Apache
8 7 (2.87%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.87%) Documentum
9 6 (2.46%) CMS
10 4 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (1.23%) Mule
11 3 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.82%) K2 blackpearl
12 2 (0.82%) JBoss
12 2 (0.82%) Lync
Applications
1 113 (46.31%) MS Excel
2 58 (23.77%) MS Office
3 5 (2.05%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.82%) Maya
5 2 (0.82%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.41%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 4 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.23%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.74%) SaaS
2 4 (1.64%) Office 365
3 2 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 52 (21.31%) DNS
2 27 (11.07%) DHCP
3 25 (10.25%) TCP/IP
4 21 (8.61%) SAN
5 17 (6.97%) VPN
5 17 (6.97%) SMTP
6 15 (6.15%) HTTP
7 14 (5.74%) Firewall
8 13 (5.33%) WAN
8 13 (5.33%) LAN
9 11 (4.51%) IPX
10 10 (4.10%) FTP
11 9 (3.69%) Internet
12 8 (3.28%) VLAN
12 8 (3.28%) Wireshark
12 8 (3.28%) SSL
13 6 (2.46%) LDAP
13 6 (2.46%) NAS
14 4 (1.64%) Wireless
14 4 (1.64%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.38%) Relational Database
3 15 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (5.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (5.74%) MySQL
5 13 (5.33%) MS Access
6 6 (2.46%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.05%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.05%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (1.64%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (1.23%) EDMS
10 1 (0.41%) dBASE
10 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (11.07%) MSI
2 7 (2.87%) Subversion
3 5 (2.05%) Maven
3 5 (2.05%) Eclipse
3 5 (2.05%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.05%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.23%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.82%) FogBugz
5 2 (0.82%) StarTeam
5 2 (0.82%) Selenium
General
1 66 (27.05%) Finance
2 50 (20.49%) Telecoms
3 31 (12.70%) Retail
4 16 (6.56%) Marketing
5 11 (4.51%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.87%) Local Government
7 6 (2.46%) German Language
8 5 (2.05%) Multimedia
8 5 (2.05%) Games
9 4 (1.64%) French Language
9 4 (1.64%) Italian Language
9 4 (1.64%) Spanish Language
10 3 (1.23%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.82%) Back Office
11 2 (0.82%) Banking
12 1 (0.41%) Advertising
12 1 (0.41%) Automotive
12 1 (0.41%) Law
12 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 86 (35.25%) Support Engineer
2 47 (19.26%) 2nd Line Support
3 42 (17.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 38 (15.57%) Integration Engineer
5 33 (13.52%) Analyst
6 20 (8.20%) Developer
7 18 (7.38%) 3rd Line Support
7 18 (7.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 17 (6.97%) Service Analyst
8 17 (6.97%) Service Desk Analyst
9 15 (6.15%) Software Developer
10 13 (5.33%) Systems Engineer
11 10 (4.10%) Technical Support
11 10 (4.10%) .NET Developer
11 10 (4.10%) .NET Software Developer
12 8 (3.28%) Consultant
13 7 (2.87%) Systems Support
13 7 (2.87%) Support Analyst
13 7 (2.87%) Systems Support Engineer
14 6 (2.46%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.48%) HTML
2 26 (10.66%) XML
3 23 (9.43%) .NET
3 23 (9.43%) CSS
4 13 (5.33%) ASP.NET
5 10 (4.10%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 8 (3.28%) Web Services
7 6 (2.46%) Ajax
7 6 (2.46%) REST
8 5 (2.05%) Java SE
8 5 (2.05%) XHTML
8 5 (2.05%) CGI
8 5 (2.05%) jQuery
9 4 (1.64%) WAP
9 4 (1.64%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.23%) Software Packaging
10 3 (1.23%) RESTful
10 3 (1.23%) HTML5
10 3 (1.23%) WSH
10 3 (1.23%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.97%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.74%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.69%) Clustering
4 9 (3.69%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.87%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.87%) PKI
6 5 (2.05%) Open Source
6 5 (2.05%) Statistics
7 4 (1.64%) Replication
8 3 (1.23%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.23%) Streaming Video
8 3 (1.23%) PMI
8 3 (1.23%) CMDB
8 3 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.82%) Social Media
9 2 (0.82%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.82%) FMCG
9 2 (0.82%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.41%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 186 (76.23%) Windows
2 112 (45.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 86 (35.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 70 (28.69%) Windows 7
5 54 (22.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (18.03%) Windows XP
7 34 (13.93%) Windows 2000 Server
8 30 (12.30%) Linux
9 15 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (3.28%) Solaris
11 7 (2.87%) Windows 8
12 6 (2.46%) UNIX
12 6 (2.46%) Windows Vista
13 5 (2.05%) Mac OS
14 4 (1.64%) Windows 2000
15 3 (1.23%) Windows NT
15 3 (1.23%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (17.62%) Release Management
2 42 (17.21%) ITIL
3 41 (16.80%) Software Deployment
4 33 (13.52%) Software Distribution
5 22 (9.02%) Service Management
6 13 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (4.92%) Configuration Management
8 11 (4.51%) Mobile Commerce
8 11 (4.51%) Supplier Management
8 11 (4.51%) Mobile Marketing
9 10 (4.10%) Mobile Application Development
9 10 (4.10%) Asset Management
10 9 (3.69%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (3.69%) Infrastructure Management
11 8 (3.28%) Network Management
11 8 (3.28%) Web Development
11 8 (3.28%) Migration
11 8 (3.28%) Project Management
11 8 (3.28%) Service Delivery
11 8 (3.28%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (43.03%) SQL
2 57 (23.36%) VB
3 55 (22.54%) VBScript
4 50 (20.49%) PowerShell
5 29 (11.89%) JavaScript
6 23 (9.43%) C#
7 10 (4.10%) T-SQL
7 10 (4.10%) XPath
7 10 (4.10%) XQuery
8 8 (3.28%) Java
9 6 (2.46%) C
9 6 (2.46%) C++
10 5 (2.05%) Perl
11 4 (1.64%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.64%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.82%) Winbatch
13 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 93 (38.11%) Security Cleared
2 88 (36.07%) SC Cleared
3 67 (27.46%) DV Cleared
4 33 (13.52%) Degree
5 29 (11.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (10.25%) MCP
7 19 (7.79%) MCSE
8 6 (2.46%) CCNA
8 6 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.23%) ISEB
9 3 (1.23%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.23%) MCDST
10 2 (0.82%) MCITP
10 2 (0.82%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.41%) MCTS
11 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.41%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.43%) SLA
2 3 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 130 (53.28%) Active Directory
2 74 (30.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (23.36%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.87%) XenApp
5 5 (2.05%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.05%) vSphere
5 5 (2.05%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.64%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (1.23%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.23%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (1.23%) IAG
7 3 (1.23%) UAG
8 2 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 122 (50.00%) SCCM
2 59 (24.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 32 (13.11%) SCOM
4 14 (5.74%) OpenView
5 12 (4.92%) MOM
6 8 (3.28%) NetBackup
7 5 (2.05%) Capistrano
8 4 (1.64%) Data Guard
9 3 (1.23%) BladeLogic
9 3 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.82%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.82%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (0.82%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.82%) WSUS
10 2 (0.82%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.41%) SCSM
11 1 (0.41%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 209 (85.66%) Microsoft
2 86 (35.25%) VMware
3 62 (25.41%) HP
4 51 (20.90%) Oracle
5 40 (16.39%) Citrix
5 40 (16.39%) Sophos
6 39 (15.98%) McAfee
7 30 (12.30%) Fujitsu
8 15 (6.15%) Red Hat
9 13 (5.33%) Symantec
10 12 (4.92%) Lotus
11 11 (4.51%) ESRI
12 9 (3.69%) IBM
12 9 (3.69%) Lumension
13 8 (3.28%) Sun
14 7 (2.87%) NetApp
14 7 (2.87%) Cisco
14 7 (2.87%) EMC
15 5 (2.05%) Percona
16 4 (1.64%) LANDesk
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