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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 810 807 731
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -76
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 94 113 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.094% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.24% 1.52% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 62 96 93
Average salary £40,000 £40,750 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.84% -1.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,750 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -13.33%

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
7595 7414 6608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.88% 6.18% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6047 5920 5117
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,875 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -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 5 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 5 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 +25 88 £40,000 -5.88% 8
South East +22 23 £37,500 +10.29% 2
London +19 22 £52,500 +5.00% 4
North West -3 18 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Berkshire +8 13 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Manchester +2 9 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Reading +2 9 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Liverpool - 8 - -
Merseyside - 8 - -
City of London +35 6 £75,000 +20.00%
East Midlands +12 6 £40,000 -23.80%
Nottinghamshire +11 6 £40,000 -23.80%
East of England +10 6 £22,016 -37.09% 1
Wiltshire +5 5 £26,500 +20.45%
Buckinghamshire +3 5 £25,000 -50.00%
Swindon -3 5 £26,500 +20.45%
Milton Keynes -8 5 £25,000 -52.38%
South West -31 5 £26,500 -17.18%
Scotland +22 4 £40,000 -
West Midlands -21 4 £50,000 +100.00%
Suffolk - 4 £22,016 -
Glasgow - 4 £40,000 -
Bury St Edmunds - 4 £22,016 -
Basingstoke - 3 £40,500 - 1
Bolton - 3 - -
Brentford - 3 £52,500 -
Hampshire - 3 £40,500 - 1
Midlands - 3 £50,000 -
Surrey +8 2 £48,750 +59.83%
Nottingham -5 2 £34,500 -34.28%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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).

1 167 (76.96%) Microsoft
2 133 (61.29%) Windows
3 98 (45.16%) SCCM
4 94 (43.32%) Active Directory
5 80 (36.87%) MS Excel
6 77 (35.48%) MS Office
7 73 (33.64%) Windows 7
8 70 (32.26%) VMware
9 65 (29.95%) SQL
10 63 (29.03%) Security Cleared
11 60 (27.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 59 (27.19%) VMware Infrastructure
13 58 (26.73%) Windows Server 2008
14 53 (24.42%) Degree
15 51 (23.50%) ITIL
16 47 (21.66%) SC Cleared
17 42 (19.35%) SQL Server
18 37 (17.05%) VBScript
18 37 (17.05%) HP
19 36 (16.59%) Hyper-V
20 35 (16.13%) Telecoms
21 34 (15.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
21 34 (15.67%) Oracle
22 32 (14.75%) Finance
22 32 (14.75%) PowerShell
23 31 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
23 31 (14.29%) VB
24 30 (13.82%) MCP
25 29 (13.36%) TCP/IP
25 29 (13.36%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 (11.06%) MS Exchange
2 17 (7.83%) IIS
3 15 (6.91%) SharePoint
4 14 (6.45%) IBM Notes
5 12 (5.53%) CMS
6 11 (5.07%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (3.69%) WebSphere
8 7 (3.23%) ArcGIS
9 5 (2.30%) Site Server
10 4 (1.84%) DNN
11 3 (1.38%) Mule
11 3 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.46%) Apache
Applications
1 80 (36.87%) MS Excel
2 77 (35.48%) MS Office
3 11 (5.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.38%) MS Project
5 1 (0.46%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 8 (3.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.30%) Sage 50
3 3 (1.38%) Primavera
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.46%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.30%) SaaS
2 1 (0.46%) Office 365
2 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (13.36%) TCP/IP
1 29 (13.36%) DNS
2 25 (11.52%) DHCP
3 22 (10.14%) LAN
4 17 (7.83%) WAN
5 14 (6.45%) SAN
6 13 (5.99%) Firewall
6 13 (5.99%) Wireless
7 11 (5.07%) VPN
7 11 (5.07%) HTTP
8 9 (4.15%) Intranet
8 9 (4.15%) Internet
9 7 (3.23%) LDAP
10 6 (2.76%) Wireshark
11 5 (2.30%) GPRS
11 5 (2.30%) VLAN
12 4 (1.84%) IPX
13 3 (1.38%) CTI
13 3 (1.38%) SSL
13 3 (1.38%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.53%) MS Access
3 9 (4.15%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.76%) MySQL
6 5 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.38%) Informix
8 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.46%) DTS
9 1 (0.46%) EDMS
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (4.15%) MSI
2 5 (2.30%) NUnit
2 5 (2.30%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.30%) Moq
3 2 (0.92%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.46%) AdminStudio
General
1 35 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 32 (14.75%) Finance
3 21 (9.68%) Marketing
4 16 (7.37%) Retail
5 12 (5.53%) Back Office
6 7 (3.23%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.76%) Games
8 5 (2.30%) Local Government
8 5 (2.30%) German Language
8 5 (2.30%) Legal
8 5 (2.30%) Electronics
9 4 (1.84%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.92%) Banking
11 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.46%) Advertising
11 1 (0.46%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (16.59%) Support Engineer
2 33 (15.21%) Analyst
3 25 (11.52%) Integration Engineer
4 19 (8.76%) Service Desk Analyst
4 19 (8.76%) Service Analyst
5 16 (7.37%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (5.53%) Consultant
7 11 (5.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (4.61%) Developer
8 10 (4.61%) Support Analyst
9 9 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (4.15%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (3.69%) Web Developer
10 8 (3.69%) Technical Consultant
10 8 (3.69%) Help Desk Support
11 7 (3.23%) Client Services Manager
11 7 (3.23%) Service Manager
11 7 (3.23%) Technical Support
12 6 (2.76%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.37%) .NET
2 14 (6.45%) ASP.NET
2 14 (6.45%) HTML
3 13 (5.99%) Application Packaging
4 10 (4.61%) jQuery
5 9 (4.15%) WSH
5 9 (4.15%) .NET Framework
5 9 (4.15%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (3.69%) XML
7 6 (2.76%) Software Packaging
7 6 (2.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (2.30%) Ninject
8 5 (2.30%) Backbone.js
8 5 (2.30%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.30%) VXML
8 5 (2.30%) WAP
8 5 (2.30%) XHTML
8 5 (2.30%) CSS
9 4 (1.84%) HTML5
10 3 (1.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.91%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.53%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.07%) Replication
4 11 (5.07%) Client/Server
5 9 (4.15%) Thin Client
5 9 (4.15%) Statistics
5 9 (4.15%) Mathematics
5 9 (4.15%) Fat Client
6 8 (3.69%) Copywriting
6 8 (3.69%) IVR
7 7 (3.23%) PKI
8 6 (2.76%) CMDB
8 6 (2.76%) User Experience
8 6 (2.76%) Online Games
9 5 (2.30%) Open Source
9 5 (2.30%) Streaming Video
9 5 (2.30%) NHS
10 4 (1.84%) Clustering
11 3 (1.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 133 (61.29%) Windows
2 73 (33.64%) Windows 7
3 60 (27.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 58 (26.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (9.22%) Windows XP
7 16 (7.37%) Linux
8 11 (5.07%) UNIX
9 10 (4.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (4.15%) Windows 2000 Server
11 8 (3.69%) Windows 8
12 6 (2.76%) Windows Vista
12 6 (2.76%) Solaris
13 4 (1.84%) Windows 2000
14 3 (1.38%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (23.50%) ITIL
2 26 (11.98%) Service Management
3 22 (10.14%) Project Management
4 20 (9.22%) Service Delivery
5 18 (8.29%) PRINCE2
5 18 (8.29%) Software Deployment
6 17 (7.83%) Release Management
7 16 (7.37%) CRM
8 15 (6.91%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (5.53%) Incident Management
9 12 (5.53%) Software Distribution
9 12 (5.53%) Infrastructure Management
10 11 (5.07%) Software Delivery
10 11 (5.07%) Unit Testing
10 11 (5.07%) Asset Management
11 10 (4.61%) MVC
12 9 (4.15%) Content Management
12 9 (4.15%) Scrum
12 9 (4.15%) Time Management
12 9 (4.15%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 65 (29.95%) SQL
2 37 (17.05%) VBScript
3 32 (14.75%) PowerShell
4 31 (14.29%) VB
5 21 (9.68%) JavaScript
6 17 (7.83%) C#
7 8 (3.69%) Java
8 7 (3.23%) C
9 1 (0.46%) VBA
9 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 53 (24.42%) Degree
3 47 (21.66%) SC Cleared
4 30 (13.82%) MCP
5 28 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (11.98%) MCSE
6 26 (11.98%) DV Cleared
7 16 (7.37%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (5.99%) CCNA
9 7 (3.23%) ISEB
10 6 (2.76%) PMI Certification
11 5 (2.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (2.30%) HND
12 3 (1.38%) PMP
13 1 (0.46%) CCNP
13 1 (0.46%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (12.44%) SLA
2 5 (2.30%) QA
3 4 (1.84%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.38%) PMBOK
System Software
1 94 (43.32%) Active Directory
2 59 (27.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (16.59%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.15%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (3.23%) XenApp
6 6 (2.76%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.76%) Terminal Services
6 6 (2.76%) ISA Server
7 4 (1.84%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.84%) BitLocker
8 3 (1.38%) UAG
8 3 (1.38%) DFS Replication
8 3 (1.38%) Terminal Server
8 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.92%) IAG
10 1 (0.46%) Novell eDirectory
10 1 (0.46%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 98 (45.16%) SCCM
2 34 (15.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 17 (7.83%) OpenView
4 14 (6.45%) MOM
5 10 (4.61%) SCOM
6 6 (2.76%) BladeLogic
7 5 (2.30%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (1.84%) BMC Marimba
8 4 (1.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (1.38%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 3 (1.38%) WSUS
9 3 (1.38%) OVSD
9 3 (1.38%) WMI
9 3 (1.38%) Tivoli
9 3 (1.38%) Nagios
10 2 (0.92%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.46%) SCSM
Vendors
1 167 (76.96%) Microsoft
2 70 (32.26%) VMware
3 37 (17.05%) HP
4 34 (15.67%) Oracle
5 25 (11.52%) Citrix
6 21 (9.68%) Cisco
7 15 (6.91%) Symantec
8 14 (6.45%) Lotus
9 13 (5.99%) IBM
9 13 (5.99%) McAfee
10 11 (5.07%) Sophos
11 10 (4.61%) Red Hat
12 9 (4.15%) BMC
12 9 (4.15%) Fujitsu
12 9 (4.15%) LANDesk
13 8 (3.69%) SolarWinds
14 7 (3.23%) Altiris
14 7 (3.23%) Lumension
14 7 (3.23%) ESRI
14 7 (3.23%) Sun
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