The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 242 243 250
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 3 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.042% 0.069% 0.040%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.07% 1.52% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +1.91%
Systems Management Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
280 330 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.92% 4.55% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 207 253 244
Average salary £38,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.79% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,700 £57,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +4.93%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

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)
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Systems Management Server (SMS) Salary Histogram 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 28 July 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
Manchester -14 2 £61,250 +2.08%
Cheshire -6 1 £32,500 -
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (50.00%) Internet
4 7 (43.75%) Symantec
4 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
4 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (43.75%) SCCM
5 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (37.50%) VMware
6 5 (31.25%) IVR
6 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
6 5 (31.25%) MCSE
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) MS Office
6 5 (31.25%) LTE
6 5 (31.25%) Campaign Management
7 4 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (25.00%) UAG
7 4 (25.00%) SCOM
7 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
1 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
3 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
3 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Internet
2 5 (31.25%) LTE
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Law
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
1 4 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing Manager
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support
3 1 (6.25%) Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XHTML
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) IVR
2 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.25%) New Media
3 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
1 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Windows NT
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Campaign Management
2 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Business Transformation
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Content Management
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) SEO
5 1 (6.25%) Email Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Pay per click
5 1 (6.25%) Business Development
5 1 (6.25%) Marketing Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Campaign Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (31.25%) MCSE
2 4 (25.00%) MCTS
2 4 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (25.00%) UAG
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (18.75%) ISA Server
4 3 (18.75%) Terminal Services
4 3 (18.75%) VMware Server
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (12.50%) MetaFrame
5 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) SCCM
2 4 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (25.00%) SCOM
2 4 (25.00%) MOM
3 2 (12.50%) HP SIM
3 2 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Symantec
3 6 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) NetApp
4 3 (18.75%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Dell
5 2 (12.50%) EMC
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) CA
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) IBM
6 1 (6.25%) Google
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) Adobe