The table below looks at the statistics for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 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 237 220 212
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 8 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.26% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.81% 6.10% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 17
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,800 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
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 South West region.

Systems Management Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
285 246 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.54% 4.22% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 239 204 294
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 South West

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

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

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

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

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

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Locations in the South 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 South West 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
Wiltshire - 5 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire -17 2 £30,000 -25.00%
Bristol -11 1 £38,000 +23.57%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 23 (82.14%) SQL
3 22 (78.57%) XML
4 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 19 (67.86%) C#
5 19 (67.86%) JavaScript
5 19 (67.86%) SQL Server
6 18 (64.29%) MS Excel
7 17 (60.71%) Relational Database
8 16 (57.14%) .NET
8 16 (57.14%) SMTP
9 14 (50.00%) Finance
10 13 (46.43%) HTML
10 13 (46.43%) CSS
10 13 (46.43%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (42.86%) Mobile App
12 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
12 11 (39.29%) SaaS
13 10 (35.71%) FTP
13 10 (35.71%) XQuery
13 10 (35.71%) Telecoms
13 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (35.71%) XPath
13 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET 2.0
13 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (35.71%) Mobile Application Development
14 9 (32.14%) IIS
14 9 (32.14%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 9 (32.14%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (64.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (21.43%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 11 (39.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) SMTP
2 10 (35.71%) FTP
3 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
3 9 (32.14%) DHCP
3 9 (32.14%) DNS
4 6 (21.43%) Firewall
4 6 (21.43%) Wireshark
4 6 (21.43%) LDAP
4 6 (21.43%) VPN
4 6 (21.43%) HTTP
5 3 (10.71%) SNMP
5 3 (10.71%) LAN
5 3 (10.71%) WAN
5 3 (10.71%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.57%) NAS
6 1 (3.57%) SAN
6 1 (3.57%) Internet
6 1 (3.57%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (67.86%) SQL Server
2 17 (60.71%) Relational Database
3 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) German Language
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Software Developer
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
1 10 (35.71%) .NET Developer
1 10 (35.71%) .NET Software Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Support Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Technical Support
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Technical Support
5 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Applications Support
6 4 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Junior .NET Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Junior Software Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (10.71%) Junior Developer
7 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (78.57%) XML
2 16 (57.14%) .NET
3 13 (46.43%) HTML
3 13 (46.43%) CSS
4 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
5 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 5 (17.86%) Web Services
7 1 (3.57%) SOAP
7 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.57%) LINQ to SQL
7 1 (3.57%) REST
7 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET
7 1 (3.57%) Ajax
7 1 (3.57%) JSON
7 1 (3.57%) WCF
7 1 (3.57%) LINQ
7 1 (3.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (42.86%) Mobile App
3 6 (21.43%) Client/Server
3 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.71%) UNIX
3 3 (10.71%) Solaris
3 3 (10.71%) Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Mobile Application Development
2 9 (32.14%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
3 3 (10.71%) Change Control
4 1 (3.57%) Customer Insight
4 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.57%) Propensity Modelling
4 1 (3.57%) MVC
4 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.57%) Web Development
4 1 (3.57%) Direct Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.57%) System Testing
4 1 (3.57%) OO
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) SQL
2 19 (67.86%) C#
2 19 (67.86%) JavaScript
3 10 (35.71%) XQuery
3 10 (35.71%) XPath
4 6 (21.43%) Java
4 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) MCP
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) SCCM
2 6 (21.43%) MOM
3 3 (10.71%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) Sun
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) NetApp