The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 131 133 125
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 9 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.36% 0.089% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.54% 0.82% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Average salary £40,000 £50,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.79% +102.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £28,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -25.33%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
Berkshire

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

Systems Management Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
254 244 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 10.10% 10.84% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 166 191 112
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £32,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

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 29 August 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (100.00%) SCCM
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) DV Cleared
4 7 (58.33%) SCOM
4 7 (58.33%) MCSE
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (50.00%) EMC
5 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (50.00%) Documentum
5 6 (50.00%) ITIL
5 6 (50.00%) MCP
5 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (50.00%) Network Management
6 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (41.67%) VMware
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (25.00%) VBScript

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (50.00%) Documentum
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (16.67%) ArcGIS
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 6 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Project Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
1 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) VBScript
2 3 (25.00%) VB
2 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 7 (58.33%) MCSE
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (50.00%) MCP
5 1 (8.33%) MCTS
5 1 (8.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (8.33%) UAG
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (100.00%) SCCM
2 7 (58.33%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (8.33%) MOM
3 1 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) EMC
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) Lumension
5 2 (16.67%) ESRI
6 1 (8.33%) Symantec