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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 783 760 713
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -47
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 114 139 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.46% 2.13% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 62 106 155
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -7.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -9.63%

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
7790 6534 6577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.85% 5.99% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 6178 5279 5379
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 October 2014 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 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -15 109 £35,000 -6.66% 13
South East +13 64 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Berkshire +28 44 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Bracknell +11 27 £37,500 +70.45%
London 0 24 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Reading -1 12 £40,000 -5.88% 3
North West -15 9 £20,000 -52.94% 1
Cheshire -4 7 £18,500 -
Warrington - 7 £18,500 -
Milton Keynes -1 5 £24,000 -46.66%
Buckinghamshire -2 5 £24,000 -46.66%
South West -28 5 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Wokingham - 5 £22,500 -
Kent - 5 - -
Canterbury - 5 - -
Cheltenham -3 4 £32,500 -18.75%
Gloucestershire -4 4 £32,500 -18.75%
Surrey -8 4 £47,500 -
Basingstoke +14 3 - -
Hampshire 0 3 - -
East of England -25 3 £36,250 +7.40% 3
Woking - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire +9 2 £33,750 -12.90%
East Midlands 0 2 £33,750 -12.90% 1
City of London +26 1 - -
Nottingham +4 1 £32,500 -31.57%
Essex 0 1 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Glasgow -3 1 - -
Wiltshire -5 1 £40,000 +50.94% 1
Birmingham -6 1 - -

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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).

1 200 (83.68%) Microsoft
2 195 (81.59%) Windows
3 127 (53.14%) Active Directory
4 124 (51.88%) SCCM
5 112 (46.86%) SQL
6 108 (45.19%) MS Excel
7 102 (42.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 97 (40.59%) VMware
9 88 (36.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 83 (34.73%) Windows 7
11 77 (32.22%) Security Cleared
11 77 (32.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 75 (31.38%) SC Cleared
13 66 (27.62%) Windows XP
14 64 (26.78%) SQL Server
15 59 (24.69%) Finance
16 57 (23.85%) DV Cleared
17 55 (23.01%) Hyper-V
17 55 (23.01%) Windows Server 2012
18 53 (22.18%) MS Office
19 51 (21.34%) Oracle
19 51 (21.34%) Telecoms
20 50 (20.92%) VBScript
20 50 (20.92%) PowerShell
21 47 (19.67%) VB
21 47 (19.67%) HP
22 44 (18.41%) HTML
23 42 (17.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
24 40 (16.74%) Citrix
25 39 (16.32%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 37 (15.48%) MS Exchange
2 29 (12.13%) SharePoint
3 17 (7.11%) IIS
4 16 (6.69%) Apache
4 16 (6.69%) Tomcat
5 13 (5.44%) WebSphere
6 10 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (3.77%) Documentum
7 9 (3.77%) JBoss
8 8 (3.35%) IBM Notes
8 8 (3.35%) ArcGIS
9 7 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (2.93%) K2 blackpearl
10 6 (2.51%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (2.51%) CMS
11 4 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.84%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.84%) Lync
13 2 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 108 (45.19%) MS Excel
2 53 (22.18%) MS Office
3 10 (4.18%) Photoshop
4 7 (2.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.26%) Maya
5 3 (1.26%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.42%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.21%) SaaS
2 9 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.67%) Office 365
4 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (16.32%) DNS
2 25 (10.46%) TCP/IP
3 22 (9.21%) SMTP
4 18 (7.53%) Firewall
5 17 (7.11%) SAN
5 17 (7.11%) FTP
6 15 (6.28%) LAN
6 15 (6.28%) DHCP
7 13 (5.44%) VPN
7 13 (5.44%) WAN
8 11 (4.60%) HTTP
9 10 (4.18%) Internet
10 7 (2.93%) IPsec
10 7 (2.93%) IPX
11 6 (2.51%) LDAP
11 6 (2.51%) Wireshark
12 5 (2.09%) Intranet
12 5 (2.09%) SSL
13 4 (1.67%) Kerberos
13 4 (1.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (26.78%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 22 (9.21%) SQL Server 2008
2 22 (9.21%) Relational Database
3 21 (8.79%) MySQL
4 11 (4.60%) NoSQL
4 11 (4.60%) Oracle Database
5 9 (3.77%) MongoDB
5 9 (3.77%) MS Access
6 5 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.67%) Redis
7 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (1.67%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (0.84%) EDMS
9 1 (0.42%) dBASE
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (10.46%) MSI
2 8 (3.35%) Subversion
3 5 (2.09%) Maven
3 5 (2.09%) Eclipse
3 5 (2.09%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.09%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.67%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.84%) FogBugz
5 2 (0.84%) StarTeam
5 2 (0.84%) Selenium
General
1 59 (24.69%) Finance
2 51 (21.34%) Telecoms
3 26 (10.88%) Retail
4 14 (5.86%) Marketing
5 13 (5.44%) Games
6 7 (2.93%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.09%) Multimedia
7 5 (2.09%) Local Government
8 4 (1.67%) French Language
8 4 (1.67%) German Language
8 4 (1.67%) Italian Language
8 4 (1.67%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.26%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.84%) Back Office
11 1 (0.42%) Automotive
11 1 (0.42%) Law
11 1 (0.42%) Legal
Job Titles
1 76 (31.80%) Support Engineer
2 49 (20.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 40 (16.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 38 (15.90%) Integration Engineer
5 36 (15.06%) Analyst
6 34 (14.23%) Developer
7 22 (9.21%) Software Developer
8 17 (7.11%) Support Analyst
8 17 (7.11%) .NET Developer
8 17 (7.11%) 3rd Line Support
8 17 (7.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 17 (7.11%) .NET Software Developer
9 12 (5.02%) Service Analyst
9 12 (5.02%) Service Desk Analyst
10 11 (4.60%) Applications Support
10 11 (4.60%) Desktop Support
11 10 (4.18%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 9 (3.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 9 (3.77%) Applications Support Analyst
12 9 (3.77%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (18.41%) HTML
2 37 (15.48%) CSS
3 36 (15.06%) .NET
4 33 (13.81%) XML
5 20 (8.37%) ASP.NET
6 17 (7.11%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 13 (5.44%) Ajax
7 13 (5.44%) Web Services
8 12 (5.02%) jQuery
9 9 (3.77%) JSTL
9 9 (3.77%) WebWork
9 9 (3.77%) Spring
9 9 (3.77%) Hibernate
9 9 (3.77%) Struts
9 9 (3.77%) JSP
9 9 (3.77%) J2EE
10 8 (3.35%) .NET Framework
11 7 (2.93%) JPA
12 6 (2.51%) REST
13 5 (2.09%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.55%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (8.79%) Mobile App
3 15 (6.28%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.60%) Clustering
5 9 (3.77%) Thin Client
5 9 (3.77%) Fat Client
6 7 (2.93%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.09%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.67%) Replication
8 4 (1.67%) PKI
8 4 (1.67%) PDA
9 3 (1.26%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.26%) Open Source
9 3 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.84%) Social Media
10 2 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.84%) FMCG
10 2 (0.84%) NHS
10 2 (0.84%) IVR
11 1 (0.42%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 195 (81.59%) Windows
2 102 (42.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 88 (36.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 83 (34.73%) Windows 7
5 66 (27.62%) Windows XP
6 55 (23.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (12.55%) Linux
8 25 (10.46%) Windows 2000 Server
9 15 (6.28%) Windows Vista
10 10 (4.18%) Windows 8
11 7 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (2.09%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.84%) Solaris
14 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.42%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.42%) Android
14 1 (0.42%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (16.32%) ITIL
2 29 (12.13%) Software Deployment
3 28 (11.72%) Release Management
4 24 (10.04%) Software Distribution
5 22 (9.21%) Service Management
6 17 (7.11%) Mobile Application Development
7 15 (6.28%) Web Development
8 12 (5.02%) Configuration Management
8 12 (5.02%) MVC
9 10 (4.18%) Asset Management
9 10 (4.18%) Time Management
9 10 (4.18%) Network Management
10 8 (3.35%) Content Management
10 8 (3.35%) SOA
11 7 (2.93%) Mobile Commerce
11 7 (2.93%) Supplier Management
11 7 (2.93%) Knowledge Management
11 7 (2.93%) Scrum
11 7 (2.93%) ITSM
11 7 (2.93%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (46.86%) SQL
2 50 (20.92%) VBScript
2 50 (20.92%) PowerShell
3 47 (19.67%) VB
4 32 (13.39%) JavaScript
5 27 (11.30%) C#
6 17 (7.11%) XQuery
6 17 (7.11%) XPath
7 15 (6.28%) T-SQL
7 15 (6.28%) Java
8 6 (2.51%) C++
9 5 (2.09%) C
9 5 (2.09%) Perl
10 4 (1.67%) PHP
10 4 (1.67%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.67%) Ruby
10 4 (1.67%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.42%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.42%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 77 (32.22%) Security Cleared
2 75 (31.38%) SC Cleared
3 57 (23.85%) DV Cleared
4 29 (12.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (10.88%) MCP
6 25 (10.46%) Degree
7 18 (7.53%) MCSE
8 6 (2.51%) CCNA
8 6 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (2.09%) MCDST
10 4 (1.67%) MCITP
11 2 (0.84%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.84%) MCTS
11 2 (0.84%) MCSA
11 2 (0.84%) HND
12 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.42%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.28%) SLA
2 3 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.26%) QA
System Software
1 127 (53.14%) Active Directory
2 77 (32.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (23.01%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.44%) XenApp
5 12 (5.02%) XenDesktop
5 12 (5.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (2.09%) IAG
6 5 (2.09%) UAG
6 5 (2.09%) vSphere
7 4 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.84%) Novell eDirectory
8 2 (0.84%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.84%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.84%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.42%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 124 (51.88%) SCCM
2 42 (17.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 27 (11.30%) SCOM
4 14 (5.86%) OpenView
4 14 (5.86%) MOM
5 13 (5.44%) Norton AntiVirus
6 12 (5.02%) NetBackup
7 7 (2.93%) Tivoli
8 5 (2.09%) Capistrano
8 5 (2.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (1.67%) WMI
9 4 (1.67%) Data Guard
9 4 (1.67%) Sysprep
10 3 (1.26%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.84%) CiscoWorks
11 2 (0.84%) BMC Marimba
12 1 (0.42%) ZENworks
12 1 (0.42%) WSUS
12 1 (0.42%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 1 (0.42%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 200 (83.68%) Microsoft
2 97 (40.59%) VMware
3 51 (21.34%) Oracle
4 47 (19.67%) HP
5 40 (16.74%) Citrix
6 29 (12.13%) Sophos
7 28 (11.72%) McAfee
8 27 (11.30%) Symantec
9 25 (10.46%) Fujitsu
10 14 (5.86%) IBM
11 11 (4.60%) Cisco
11 11 (4.60%) Altiris
11 11 (4.60%) Lumension
12 10 (4.18%) EMC
13 8 (3.35%) ESRI
13 8 (3.35%) Lotus
14 7 (2.93%) Red Hat
14 7 (2.93%) Veritas
14 7 (2.93%) Meridio
14 7 (2.93%) Adobe
West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 to £70000 per annum - 10% bonus, BUPA, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £31000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Project Related Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + package
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Hudson - London
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby
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Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
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Posted: 22 days ago
Harpenden
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago