The table below looks at the statistics for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Management Server (SMS) over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 821 805 722
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -83
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 71 124 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.92% 1.63% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 59 93 122
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%

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

Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7713 7591 7079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.04% 6.49% 6.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6178 6086 5669
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Salary Trend

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

Systems Management Server (SMS) Salary Trend in the UK

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Systems Management Server (SMS) Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
England -36 66 £37,500 +25.00% 15
South East -32 27 £33,000 +10.00% 2
London +33 19 £60,000 +33.33% 9
Hampshire 0 9 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 6 £35,000 +55.55%
Milton Keynes -2 6 £35,000 -15.66%
Cheltenham -20 6 £48,750 +62.50%
Gloucestershire -30 6 £48,750 +39.28%
South West -32 6 £48,750 +83.96%
West Yorkshire +11 5 £31,500 - 1
Yorkshire +5 5 £31,500 - 1
Bradford - 5 £31,500 -
Leeds - 5 £31,500 -
Midlands - 4 £50,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £37,500 -
Ealing - 3 £57,500 -
City of London +24 2 £79,000 - 1
Surrey +15 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Oxfordshire +12 2 £33,000 +20.00% 1
North West -4 2 £18,500 -62.05% 2
Andover -5 2 £33,000 -5.71%
West Midlands -10 2 £51,250 +105.00%
Eynsham - 2 £29,000 -
Home Counties - 2 £65,000 -
Lewisham - 2 £32,500 -
Scotland - 2 £43,750 -
Basingstoke +18 1 - -
East of England +2 1 £35,000 +37.25% 1
Cheshire +1 1 £18,500 -43.07%
Reading +1 1 - -

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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).

1 116 (69.05%) Microsoft
2 91 (54.17%) Windows
3 62 (36.90%) Active Directory
4 59 (35.12%) SQL
5 57 (33.93%) SCCM
6 52 (30.95%) MS Office
7 49 (29.17%) SQL Server
8 48 (28.57%) Windows 7
9 43 (25.60%) MS Excel
10 41 (24.40%) ITIL
11 40 (23.81%) VMware
12 38 (22.62%) Degree
13 37 (22.02%) Telecoms
14 34 (20.24%) Finance
14 34 (20.24%) Oracle
15 33 (19.64%) Windows Server 2008
16 32 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
17 30 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
17 30 (17.86%) .NET
17 30 (17.86%) Cisco
18 28 (16.67%) TCP/IP
18 28 (16.67%) Project Management
19 26 (15.48%) LAN
19 26 (15.48%) PRINCE2
19 26 (15.48%) MS Exchange
20 25 (14.88%) SharePoint
21 24 (14.29%) ASP.NET
21 24 (14.29%) Security Cleared
21 24 (14.29%) Marketing
22 23 (13.69%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 26 (15.48%) MS Exchange
2 25 (14.88%) SharePoint
3 23 (13.69%) IIS
4 10 (5.95%) CMS
5 9 (5.36%) Apache
6 8 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (4.17%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.38%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.38%) DNN
8 4 (2.38%) ArcGIS
9 3 (1.79%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.79%) Site Server
10 2 (1.19%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.60%) WordPress
11 1 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 52 (30.95%) MS Office
2 43 (25.60%) MS Excel
3 12 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (4.76%) MS Project
5 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.60%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (4.17%) Primavera
2 6 (3.57%) Oracle CRM
3 5 (2.98%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (2.98%) Sage 50
4 4 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.60%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.36%) SaaS
2 7 (4.17%) Google Analytics
3 6 (3.57%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.19%) Office 365
5 2 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.60%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 26 (15.48%) LAN
3 23 (13.69%) WAN
4 17 (10.12%) DNS
5 16 (9.52%) Firewall
6 15 (8.93%) DHCP
7 12 (7.14%) HTTP
7 12 (7.14%) PBX
8 10 (5.95%) Wireless
9 9 (5.36%) Intranet
9 9 (5.36%) SAN
10 8 (4.76%) SMTP
11 7 (4.17%) CTI
11 7 (4.17%) VPN
12 6 (3.57%) Ethernet
12 6 (3.57%) FTP
12 6 (3.57%) Internet
12 6 (3.57%) SMPP
12 6 (3.57%) NAS
12 6 (3.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.55%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.57%) MS Access
5 6 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.98%) EDMS
6 5 (2.98%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.79%) MySQL
7 3 (1.79%) Informix
8 1 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.60%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.60%) DTS
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (5.36%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.98%) Moq
3 5 (2.98%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.98%) Ant
3 5 (2.98%) JUnit
3 5 (2.98%) NUnit
3 5 (2.98%) Maven
4 4 (2.38%) MSI
4 4 (2.38%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.19%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.60%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.60%) JIRA
General
1 37 (22.02%) Telecoms
2 34 (20.24%) Finance
3 24 (14.29%) Marketing
4 14 (8.33%) Back Office
5 12 (7.14%) Retail
6 6 (3.57%) Legal
6 6 (3.57%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.57%) Advertising
7 5 (2.98%) Electronics
8 3 (1.79%) Games
8 3 (1.79%) Law
8 3 (1.79%) German Language
8 3 (1.79%) Local Government
9 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 22 (13.10%) Developer
2 20 (11.90%) Analyst
3 18 (10.71%) Software Developer
4 12 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 12 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
5 11 (6.55%) Consultant
5 11 (6.55%) Support Engineer
6 10 (5.95%) Technical Consultant
7 8 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 8 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
8 7 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (4.17%) Architect
8 7 (4.17%) Service Analyst
8 7 (4.17%) Support Analyst
9 6 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (3.57%) Service Manager
9 6 (3.57%) Technical Architect
9 6 (3.57%) Marketing Executive
9 6 (3.57%) Digital Marketing Executive
10 5 (2.98%) Technology Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.86%) .NET
2 24 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 21 (12.50%) jQuery
4 20 (11.90%) XML
5 17 (10.12%) Web Services
6 14 (8.33%) HTML
7 13 (7.74%) Application Packaging
8 11 (6.55%) CSS
9 9 (5.36%) .NET Framework
9 9 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (4.17%) J2EE
12 6 (3.57%) SOAP
12 6 (3.57%) WSDL
12 6 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (2.98%) AngularJS
13 5 (2.98%) JAXB
13 5 (2.98%) Middleware
13 5 (2.98%) VXML
13 5 (2.98%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (11.31%) Data Centre
3 18 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 18 (10.71%) IVR
4 13 (7.74%) Thin Client
4 13 (7.74%) Fat Client
5 12 (7.14%) Replication
6 11 (6.55%) Client/Server
7 9 (5.36%) Mathematics
8 7 (4.17%) Computer Science
8 7 (4.17%) Clustering
8 7 (4.17%) Social Media
9 6 (3.57%) Mobile App
9 6 (3.57%) Copywriting
10 5 (2.98%) Statistics
10 5 (2.98%) Biometrics
10 5 (2.98%) User Experience
11 4 (2.38%) BYOD
11 4 (2.38%) PKI
11 4 (2.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 91 (54.17%) Windows
2 48 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 33 (19.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (9.52%) Windows XP
7 14 (8.33%) UNIX
8 11 (6.55%) Linux
9 10 (5.95%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.38%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.38%) Solaris
10 4 (2.38%) SUSE
11 2 (1.19%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (24.40%) ITIL
2 28 (16.67%) Project Management
3 26 (15.48%) PRINCE2
4 23 (13.69%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (11.31%) Service Delivery
6 17 (10.12%) MVC
6 17 (10.12%) Analytics
7 15 (8.93%) CRM
8 14 (8.33%) Scrum
8 14 (8.33%) Incident Management
9 13 (7.74%) Pay per click
9 13 (7.74%) SEO
9 13 (7.74%) Service Management
10 11 (6.55%) E-Commerce
10 11 (6.55%) ITSM
11 10 (5.95%) Software Engineering
11 10 (5.95%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (5.95%) SOA
11 10 (5.95%) TDD
11 10 (5.95%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (35.12%) SQL
2 23 (13.69%) C#
2 23 (13.69%) PowerShell
3 21 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 17 (10.12%) VBScript
5 15 (8.93%) VB
6 11 (6.55%) Java
7 6 (3.57%) XQuery
7 6 (3.57%) XPath
8 5 (2.98%) C
8 5 (2.98%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.38%) C++
10 3 (1.79%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (22.62%) Degree
2 24 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 22 (13.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (11.31%) MCSE
5 15 (8.93%) MCP
6 14 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 11 (6.55%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (4.76%) CCNA
9 7 (4.17%) PMP
9 7 (4.17%) PMI Certification
9 7 (4.17%) DV Cleared
10 6 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (2.98%) CITP
12 4 (2.38%) ISEB
12 4 (2.38%) HND
12 4 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (1.19%) CCNP
14 1 (0.60%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.60%) Network+ Certification
14 1 (0.60%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.33%) SLA
2 7 (4.17%) PMBOK
3 5 (2.98%) QA
4 4 (2.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 62 (36.90%) Active Directory
2 32 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (10.12%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (2.38%) XenApp
5 4 (2.38%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.79%) DFS Replication
6 3 (1.79%) Terminal Server
6 3 (1.79%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.79%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.19%) UAG
8 1 (0.60%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.60%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.60%) IAG
Systems Management
1 57 (33.93%) SCCM
2 7 (4.17%) MOM
3 6 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (3.57%) OpenView
3 6 (3.57%) WMI
4 4 (2.38%) SCOM
4 4 (2.38%) WSUS
4 4 (2.38%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 3 (1.79%) BMC Marimba
5 3 (1.79%) OVSD
5 3 (1.79%) BladeLogic
5 3 (1.79%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.79%) Nagios
6 2 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 116 (69.05%) Microsoft
2 40 (23.81%) VMware
3 34 (20.24%) Oracle
4 30 (17.86%) Cisco
5 23 (13.69%) Citrix
6 15 (8.93%) IBM
7 13 (7.74%) Adobe
8 10 (5.95%) HP
8 10 (5.95%) SolarWinds
9 8 (4.76%) Google
9 8 (4.76%) Avaya
10 7 (4.17%) Genesys
10 7 (4.17%) LANDesk
10 7 (4.17%) Altiris
10 7 (4.17%) Verint
11 6 (3.57%) Facebook
11 6 (3.57%) Twitter
11 6 (3.57%) Coremetrics
11 6 (3.57%) Trend Micro
11 6 (3.57%) Hitwise
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum plus benefits and bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: £22,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus (10-20%), Health, Pension etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £24000.00 - £26500 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent bens and Share Options
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus, BUPA, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Bond Dickinson
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus 10% bonus & benefits
Posted: 14 days ago