The first table below looks at the demand for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 16 April 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 141 138 136
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 2 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.079% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.69% 3.43% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 4
Average salary £52,500 £51,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -18.40%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.11%
Systems Management Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
289 175 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.39% 8.09% 9.78%
Number of salaries quoted 199 102 190
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
Berkshire

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Salary Trend in Reading

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) SCCM
2 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) VBScript
4 4 (50.00%) VB
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) MCSE
5 3 (37.50%) Symantec
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (37.50%) MCITP
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (25.00%) UAG
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Deployment Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) VBScript
1 4 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCSE
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (37.50%) MCITP
2 2 (25.00%) MCTS
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (25.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (25.00%) SCOM
2 2 (25.00%) MOM
3 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) FrontRange
4 1 (12.50%) Altiris