The table below looks at the statistics for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 239 241 262
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +21
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 15 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.059% 0.038%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.30% 1.22% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 3
Average salary £18,500 £29,000 £39,236
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.20% -26.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £29,000 £30,742
10% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £38,450 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

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

Systems Management Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
349 328 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.77% 4.83% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 286 258 370
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £51,000
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 the North West

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Salary Trend in the North West

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Cheshire - 12 £18,500 -
Lancashire - 2 £23,000 -
Manchester -29 1 - -
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (94.12%) MS Office
3 15 (88.24%) ITIL
4 13 (76.47%) SC Cleared
4 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
5 12 (70.59%) Service Management
5 12 (70.59%) MCP
5 12 (70.59%) IBM Notes
5 12 (70.59%) MS Excel
5 12 (70.59%) SLA
5 12 (70.59%) OpenView
5 12 (70.59%) HP
5 12 (70.59%) Lotus
6 7 (41.18%) SCCM
7 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (35.29%) Local Government
8 4 (23.53%) Windows
9 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
10 2 (11.76%) Avaya
10 2 (11.76%) DNS
10 2 (11.76%) Finance
10 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
10 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
11 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
11 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (5.88%) Campaign Management
11 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (5.88%) VMware
11 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
11 1 (5.88%) IVR

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 12 (70.59%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (94.12%) MS Office
2 12 (70.59%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.88%) LTE
General
1 6 (35.29%) Local Government
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Analyst
1 12 (70.59%) Service Analyst
1 12 (70.59%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
2 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (5.88%) Pre Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) IVR
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) ITIL
2 12 (70.59%) Service Management
3 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.88%) Campaign Management
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) SC Cleared
1 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 12 (70.59%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (70.59%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (70.59%) OpenView
2 7 (41.18%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) MOM
3 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (70.59%) HP
2 12 (70.59%) Lotus
3 2 (11.76%) Avaya
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix