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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 740 754 755
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 126 121 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.81% 1.86% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 78 65 99
Average salary £36,910 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.15% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £28,000 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,910 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.72% -

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
6966 6514 6173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.69% 6.25% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5625 5123 4994
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +37 121 £35,000 -20.00% 15
South East +24 59 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Berkshire +15 35 £35,000 -12.50% 2
North West +15 23 £24,000 -17.24% 3
Bracknell +4 18 £29,750 -
Reading +5 15 - - 2
London -8 15 £40,000 -30.43% 6
Warrington - 12 £18,500 -
Cheshire - 12 £18,500 -
East of England +3 10 £40,000 -5.88% 1
South West -21 10 £35,820 -15.71% 1
Manchester +2 9 £40,000 +28.00% 2
Bolton - 9 £40,000 - 1
Swindon - 7 £37,910 - 1
Surrey - 7 £77,500 -
Wiltshire - 7 £37,910 - 1
Essex - 6 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +10 5 £25,000 -41.17%
Oxfordshire - 5 £29,000 -
Witney - 5 £29,000 -
City of London +6 4 £22,500 -69.17% 1
Milton Keynes +1 4 £33,500 -21.17%
Hertfordshire -15 4 - - 1
Hampshire -27 4 £35,000 -
Brentwood - 4 £40,000 -
West Midlands -7 3 £50,000 +47.05%
Basingstoke - 3 - -
Guildford - 3 £77,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - -
Gloucestershire -12 2 £30,000 -29.41%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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).

1 193 (82.48%) Microsoft
2 155 (66.24%) Windows
3 114 (48.72%) SCCM
4 106 (45.30%) Active Directory
5 103 (44.02%) MS Excel
6 97 (41.45%) Security Cleared
7 95 (40.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 85 (36.32%) SC Cleared
9 69 (29.49%) MS Office
9 69 (29.49%) SQL
10 65 (27.78%) VMware
11 64 (27.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 63 (26.92%) HP
13 62 (26.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 62 (26.50%) DV Cleared
14 61 (26.07%) Windows 7
15 60 (25.64%) Finance
16 55 (23.50%) VMware Infrastructure
17 48 (20.51%) Telecoms
18 45 (19.23%) ITIL
19 43 (18.38%) Release Management
20 42 (17.95%) Hyper-V
21 40 (17.09%) VBScript
21 40 (17.09%) Degree
21 40 (17.09%) Software Deployment
22 39 (16.67%) SQL Server
23 38 (16.24%) VB
23 38 (16.24%) Sophos
24 37 (15.81%) McAfee
24 37 (15.81%) Software Distribution

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 19 (8.12%) IBM Notes
2 17 (7.26%) MS Exchange
3 16 (6.84%) SharePoint
4 13 (5.56%) WebSphere
5 9 (3.85%) Apache
5 9 (3.85%) Tomcat
6 8 (3.42%) IIS
6 8 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.99%) ArcGIS
7 7 (2.99%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (2.14%) Documentum
10 4 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.71%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.71%) CMS
10 4 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.28%) Mule
12 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 103 (44.02%) MS Excel
2 69 (29.49%) MS Office
3 4 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.28%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.43%) Maya
5 1 (0.43%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.43%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 4 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.28%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.43%) Movex
3 1 (0.43%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.14%) SaaS
2 4 (1.71%) Office 365
3 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (12.39%) DNS
2 22 (9.40%) DHCP
3 21 (8.97%) TCP/IP
4 19 (8.12%) SAN
5 13 (5.56%) VPN
5 13 (5.56%) HTTP
5 13 (5.56%) WAN
5 13 (5.56%) LAN
6 11 (4.70%) IPX
7 10 (4.27%) Internet
8 9 (3.85%) Firewall
9 8 (3.42%) SSL
9 8 (3.42%) VLAN
10 6 (2.56%) Wireless
10 6 (2.56%) LDAP
11 5 (2.14%) GPRS
11 5 (2.14%) NAS
12 4 (1.71%) IP Telephony
12 4 (1.71%) Wireshark
12 4 (1.71%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.41%) MS Access
3 14 (5.98%) MySQL
4 9 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 9 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.14%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.28%) EDMS
8 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.43%) dBASE
Development Applications
1 11 (4.70%) MSI
2 6 (2.56%) Subversion
3 5 (2.14%) Maven
3 5 (2.14%) Eclipse
3 5 (2.14%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.14%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.85%) FogBugz
4 2 (0.85%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.85%) Selenium
5 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 60 (25.64%) Finance
2 48 (20.51%) Telecoms
3 33 (14.10%) Retail
4 20 (8.55%) Marketing
5 11 (4.70%) Financial Institution
6 8 (3.42%) Local Government
7 6 (2.56%) German Language
8 5 (2.14%) Multimedia
8 5 (2.14%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.14%) Games
9 4 (1.71%) Italian Language
9 4 (1.71%) Spanish Language
9 4 (1.71%) French Language
10 3 (1.28%) Legal
11 2 (0.85%) Banking
12 1 (0.43%) Advertising
12 1 (0.43%) Automotive
12 1 (0.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 68 (29.06%) Support Engineer
2 42 (17.95%) 2nd Line Support
3 39 (16.67%) Analyst
4 37 (15.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 28 (11.97%) Integration Engineer
6 25 (10.68%) Service Desk Analyst
6 25 (10.68%) Service Analyst
7 16 (6.84%) Systems Engineer
8 14 (5.98%) Developer
9 12 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (4.27%) Consultant
11 8 (3.42%) Technical Support
11 8 (3.42%) Integration Manager
12 7 (2.99%) Systems Support Engineer
12 7 (2.99%) Systems Support
12 7 (2.99%) IT Manager
12 7 (2.99%) Software Developer
12 7 (2.99%) Architect
13 6 (2.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.40%) HTML
2 14 (5.98%) .NET
3 12 (5.13%) CSS
3 12 (5.13%) XML
4 8 (3.42%) ASP.NET
5 7 (2.99%) XHTML
5 7 (2.99%) HTML5
6 6 (2.56%) Software Packaging
6 6 (2.56%) WAP
6 6 (2.56%) WSH
7 5 (2.14%) CGI
7 5 (2.14%) Web Services
7 5 (2.14%) Java SE
7 5 (2.14%) REST
8 4 (1.71%) WebCenter
8 4 (1.71%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (1.28%) EDI
9 3 (1.28%) Ajax
9 3 (1.28%) RESTful
10 2 (0.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.42%) Open Source
4 7 (2.99%) PKI
4 7 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.56%) Thin Client
5 6 (2.56%) Fat Client
5 6 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.14%) Statistics
6 5 (2.14%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.14%) Streaming Video
6 5 (2.14%) Clustering
7 4 (1.71%) NHS
8 3 (1.28%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.28%) Online Games
8 3 (1.28%) CMDB
8 3 (1.28%) Copywriting
8 3 (1.28%) PMI
8 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 155 (66.24%) Windows
2 95 (40.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 64 (27.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 61 (26.07%) Windows 7
5 34 (14.53%) Windows 2000 Server
6 32 (13.68%) Windows XP
7 27 (11.54%) Linux
7 27 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (4.70%) Windows Vista
10 8 (3.42%) Solaris
11 7 (2.99%) Windows 8
12 6 (2.56%) UNIX
13 5 (2.14%) Mac OS
14 4 (1.71%) Windows 2000
15 3 (1.28%) Windows NT
15 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (19.23%) ITIL
2 43 (18.38%) Release Management
3 40 (17.09%) Software Deployment
4 37 (15.81%) Software Distribution
5 33 (14.10%) Service Management
6 13 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (5.56%) Asset Management
7 12 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (5.13%) CRM
8 11 (4.70%) Mobile Commerce
8 11 (4.70%) Scrum
8 11 (4.70%) Supplier Management
8 11 (4.70%) Mobile Marketing
9 10 (4.27%) Infrastructure Management
9 10 (4.27%) Configuration Management
10 9 (3.85%) Project Management
10 9 (3.85%) Service Delivery
10 9 (3.85%) Web Development
10 9 (3.85%) Kanban
11 8 (3.42%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (29.49%) SQL
2 40 (17.09%) VBScript
3 38 (16.24%) VB
4 28 (11.97%) PowerShell
5 24 (10.26%) JavaScript
6 14 (5.98%) C#
7 7 (2.99%) C
8 6 (2.56%) C++
8 6 (2.56%) Java
9 5 (2.14%) Perl
10 3 (1.28%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.85%) XPath
11 2 (0.85%) XQuery
11 2 (0.85%) Winbatch
12 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 97 (41.45%) Security Cleared
2 85 (36.32%) SC Cleared
3 62 (26.50%) DV Cleared
4 40 (17.09%) Degree
5 33 (14.10%) MCP
6 26 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (6.84%) MCSE
8 9 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (3.42%) CCNA
10 4 (1.71%) HND
11 3 (1.28%) ISEB
11 3 (1.28%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.28%) MCDST
11 3 (1.28%) MCITP
12 2 (0.85%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (13.25%) SLA
2 3 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 106 (45.30%) Active Directory
2 55 (23.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (17.95%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.99%) XenApp
5 6 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (2.14%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.71%) Novell eDirectory
8 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.28%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.28%) ISA Server
8 3 (1.28%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.85%) IAG
9 2 (0.85%) UAG
10 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 114 (48.72%) SCCM
2 62 (26.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 30 (12.82%) SCOM
4 21 (8.97%) OpenView
5 10 (4.27%) MOM
6 5 (2.14%) Capistrano
7 4 (1.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (1.71%) BMC Marimba
7 4 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.71%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.28%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.85%) WSUS
9 2 (0.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 2 (0.85%) CiscoWorks
9 2 (0.85%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.43%) ZENworks
10 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.43%) SCSM
Vendors
1 193 (82.48%) Microsoft
2 65 (27.78%) VMware
3 63 (26.92%) HP
4 38 (16.24%) Sophos
5 37 (15.81%) McAfee
6 36 (15.38%) Oracle
7 30 (12.82%) Fujitsu
8 25 (10.68%) Citrix
9 19 (8.12%) Lotus
10 18 (7.69%) Symantec
11 13 (5.56%) Red Hat
11 13 (5.56%) IBM
12 9 (3.85%) Altiris
12 9 (3.85%) Lumension
13 8 (3.42%) LANDesk
13 8 (3.42%) Sun
14 7 (2.99%) BMC
14 7 (2.99%) Cisco
14 7 (2.99%) ESRI
14 7 (2.99%) NetApp
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