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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 819 831 727
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -104
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 77 101 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.086% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.05% 1.39% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 53 85 96
Average salary £40,000 £35,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.88% -10.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

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
7361 7260 6567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.89% 6.15% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5888 5843 5128
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% -2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.87% -4.70%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +24 69 £42,500 +18.88% 12
London +33 17 £51,250 -8.88% 6
South East +5 16 £37,500 +11.94% 4
North West +8 15 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Berkshire +7 8 £37,500 -28.57% 2
Liverpool - 8 - -
Merseyside - 8 - -
Manchester +6 7 £50,000 - 1
Reading -4 7 £37,500 -28.57% 2
East Midlands +12 6 £40,000 -20.00%
Nottinghamshire +9 6 £40,000 -20.00%
Scotland +30 5 £40,000 -
West Midlands -7 5 £50,000 +100.00%
Midlands - 5 £50,000 -
East of England +20 4 £22,016 -37.09%
Buckinghamshire -2 4 £25,000 -47.36%
Milton Keynes -18 4 £25,000 -50.00%
Bury St Edmunds - 4 £22,016 -
Glasgow - 4 £40,000 -
Suffolk - 4 £22,016 -
City of London +46 3 - -
Basingstoke +24 3 £40,500 -
Hampshire +2 3 £40,500 -
Nottingham -1 2 £34,500 -31.00%
Brentford - 2 £52,500 -
Guildford +15 1 £57,500 +88.52% 1
Surrey +14 1 £57,500 +88.52% 1
Swindon -1 1 £26,500 +20.45%
Wiltshire -7 1 £26,500 +20.45%
South West -27 1 £26,500 +10.41% 1

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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).

1 138 (73.40%) Microsoft
2 117 (62.23%) Windows
3 87 (46.28%) SCCM
4 76 (40.43%) Active Directory
5 69 (36.70%) MS Office
6 68 (36.17%) Windows 7
7 62 (32.98%) VMware
8 61 (32.45%) MS Excel
9 59 (31.38%) SQL
10 51 (27.13%) VMware Infrastructure
11 50 (26.60%) Windows Server 2008
12 48 (25.53%) Security Cleared
13 46 (24.47%) Degree
14 45 (23.94%) ITIL
15 42 (22.34%) Windows Server 2003
16 41 (21.81%) SQL Server
17 34 (18.09%) VBScript
17 34 (18.09%) SC Cleared
18 32 (17.02%) Hyper-V
18 32 (17.02%) Telecoms
19 31 (16.49%) PowerShell
20 30 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
21 29 (15.43%) Oracle
22 28 (14.89%) TCP/IP
23 27 (14.36%) VB
24 26 (13.83%) MCP
25 24 (12.77%) Cisco
25 24 (12.77%) MS Exchange
26 23 (12.23%) DNS
26 23 (12.23%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 24 (12.77%) MS Exchange
2 16 (8.51%) IIS
3 15 (7.98%) SharePoint
4 12 (6.38%) CMS
4 12 (6.38%) IBM Notes
5 10 (5.32%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (3.19%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.19%) ArcGIS
7 5 (2.66%) Site Server
8 4 (2.13%) DNN
9 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.53%) Mule
11 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 69 (36.70%) MS Office
2 61 (32.45%) MS Excel
3 11 (5.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.66%) MS Project
5 1 (0.53%) FastStats
5 1 (0.53%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (2.66%) Primavera
1 5 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (2.66%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.53%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.19%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.53%) Office 365
2 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.89%) TCP/IP
2 23 (12.23%) DNS
3 21 (11.17%) LAN
4 19 (10.11%) DHCP
5 16 (8.51%) WAN
6 14 (7.45%) Firewall
6 14 (7.45%) Wireless
7 12 (6.38%) HTTP
8 10 (5.32%) VPN
8 10 (5.32%) Internet
9 9 (4.79%) Intranet
10 6 (3.19%) Wireshark
10 6 (3.19%) LDAP
11 5 (2.66%) PBX
11 5 (2.66%) SAN
11 5 (2.66%) CTI
11 5 (2.66%) GPRS
12 3 (1.60%) NetScaler
12 3 (1.60%) IPsec
12 3 (1.60%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (21.81%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.32%) MS Access
3 9 (4.79%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.72%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.66%) MySQL
7 3 (1.60%) Informix
7 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.53%) DTS
9 1 (0.53%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 8 (4.26%) MSI
2 5 (2.66%) NUnit
2 5 (2.66%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.66%) Moq
3 2 (1.06%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.53%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (17.02%) Telecoms
2 21 (11.17%) Finance
3 19 (10.11%) Marketing
4 13 (6.91%) Back Office
5 9 (4.79%) Retail
6 8 (4.26%) Manufacturing
7 6 (3.19%) Games
8 5 (2.66%) German Language
8 5 (2.66%) Legal
8 5 (2.66%) Electronics
9 3 (1.60%) Local Government
10 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.53%) Law
11 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 29 (15.43%) Analyst
2 23 (12.23%) Support Engineer
2 23 (12.23%) Integration Engineer
3 17 (9.04%) Service Desk Analyst
3 17 (9.04%) Service Analyst
4 14 (7.45%) Consultant
5 10 (5.32%) Developer
5 10 (5.32%) Technical Consultant
6 9 (4.79%) Support Analyst
7 8 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (4.26%) Service Manager
7 8 (4.26%) Web Developer
7 8 (4.26%) Help Desk Support
7 8 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (3.72%) Client Services Manager
8 7 (3.72%) Project Manager
8 7 (3.72%) Technical Support
9 6 (3.19%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (3.19%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (3.19%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.98%) .NET
1 15 (7.98%) ASP.NET
2 14 (7.45%) HTML
3 13 (6.91%) Application Packaging
4 10 (5.32%) jQuery
5 9 (4.79%) .NET Framework
5 9 (4.79%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (4.26%) WSH
6 8 (4.26%) XML
7 6 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (2.66%) Ninject
8 5 (2.66%) Backbone.js
8 5 (2.66%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.66%) XHTML
8 5 (2.66%) CSS
8 5 (2.66%) VXML
8 5 (2.66%) WAP
8 5 (2.66%) Software Packaging
9 4 (2.13%) HTML5
10 1 (0.53%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.51%) Data Centre
3 13 (6.91%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.38%) Replication
4 12 (6.38%) Computer Science
5 11 (5.85%) Client/Server
6 10 (5.32%) IVR
7 9 (4.79%) Mathematics
8 8 (4.26%) Thin Client
8 8 (4.26%) Copywriting
8 8 (4.26%) Fat Client
9 6 (3.19%) Online Games
9 6 (3.19%) User Experience
9 6 (3.19%) PKI
10 5 (2.66%) Statistics
10 5 (2.66%) CMDB
10 5 (2.66%) Streaming Video
11 4 (2.13%) NHS
12 2 (1.06%) EPoS
13 1 (0.53%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 117 (62.23%) Windows
2 68 (36.17%) Windows 7
3 50 (26.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (22.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (10.11%) Windows XP
6 16 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (4.79%) Windows 8
8 7 (3.72%) Linux
9 6 (3.19%) UNIX
10 5 (2.66%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.94%) ITIL
2 23 (12.23%) Project Management
3 22 (11.70%) Service Management
4 17 (9.04%) Service Delivery
5 16 (8.51%) PRINCE2
6 13 (6.91%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (6.38%) CRM
7 12 (6.38%) Incident Management
8 10 (5.32%) Unit Testing
8 10 (5.32%) MVC
9 9 (4.79%) Scrum
9 9 (4.79%) Content Management
9 9 (4.79%) Time Management
9 9 (4.79%) Software Deployment
10 8 (4.26%) Data Entry
10 8 (4.26%) Data Analysis
10 8 (4.26%) Infrastructure Management
11 7 (3.72%) Asset Management
11 7 (3.72%) ITSM
11 7 (3.72%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 59 (31.38%) SQL
2 34 (18.09%) VBScript
3 31 (16.49%) PowerShell
4 27 (14.36%) VB
5 21 (11.17%) JavaScript
6 18 (9.57%) C#
7 7 (3.72%) Java
7 7 (3.72%) C
8 3 (1.60%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 48 (25.53%) Security Cleared
2 46 (24.47%) Degree
3 34 (18.09%) SC Cleared
4 26 (13.83%) MCP
5 20 (10.64%) MCSE
5 20 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (7.98%) DV Cleared
8 12 (6.38%) CCNA
9 6 (3.19%) PMI Certification
10 5 (2.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (2.66%) ISEB
10 5 (2.66%) PMP
11 4 (2.13%) HND
12 2 (1.06%) CCNP
13 1 (0.53%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.70%) SLA
2 5 (2.66%) QA
2 5 (2.66%) PMBOK
3 4 (2.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 76 (40.43%) Active Directory
2 51 (27.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (17.02%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (3.72%) XenApp
6 6 (3.19%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.13%) BitLocker
8 3 (1.60%) UAG
8 3 (1.60%) DFS Replication
8 3 (1.60%) Terminal Server
8 3 (1.60%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.60%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.06%) IAG
10 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.53%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 87 (46.28%) SCCM
2 20 (10.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 15 (7.98%) OpenView
4 14 (7.45%) MOM
5 5 (2.66%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (2.66%) SCOM
6 4 (2.13%) WSUS
6 4 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (1.60%) BMC Marimba
7 3 (1.60%) OVSD
7 3 (1.60%) WMI
7 3 (1.60%) BladeLogic
7 3 (1.60%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.60%) Nagios
8 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.53%) SCSM
8 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 138 (73.40%) Microsoft
2 62 (32.98%) VMware
3 29 (15.43%) Oracle
4 24 (12.77%) Cisco
5 23 (12.23%) HP
6 18 (9.57%) Citrix
7 12 (6.38%) Lotus
8 11 (5.85%) Symantec
8 11 (5.85%) IBM
9 10 (5.32%) LANDesk
10 9 (4.79%) BMC
11 8 (4.26%) SolarWinds
12 7 (3.72%) Altiris
12 7 (3.72%) Dell
13 6 (3.19%) Avaya
13 6 (3.19%) ESRI
13 6 (3.19%) Trend Micro
13 6 (3.19%) Lumension
14 5 (2.66%) Veeam
14 5 (2.66%) Verint
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent bens and Share Options
Posted: Yesterday
East London
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Salary: £22,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
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South East
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East London
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Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £20000 - £31000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
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Salary: £22000 - £31000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: benefits
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West London
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Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum Flexible
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Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
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