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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 792 729 730
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +1
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 104 138 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.36% 2.16% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 65 106 151
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £33,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.48%

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
7646 6394 6530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.71% 6.03% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6064 5125 5279
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 £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 2 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 2 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
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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 -16 102 £30,000 -20.00% 13
South East +19 59 £30,000 -16.66% 5
Berkshire +26 46 £30,000 -20.00% 4
Bracknell +11 22 £35,000 +59.09% 2
London -52 18 £35,000 -26.31% 2
South West -1 16 £27,000 -10.00%
Wokingham - 15 £30,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 13 £27,500 -
Cheltenham - 12 £27,500 -
Reading - 9 £40,000 -
Hampshire -12 5 £25,000 +6.38%
East of England -16 5 £29,000 +16.00% 2
Kent - 5 - -
Canterbury - 5 - -
Basingstoke +2 3 - -
Wiltshire +1 3 £26,500 -
Hertfordshire -19 3 £25,500 +2.00% 2
Swindon - 3 £26,500 -
Stevenage +4 2 £25,500 +2.00%
Nottinghamshire +1 2 £33,750 +12.50%
East Midlands -6 2 £33,750 +12.50%
North West -16 2 £49,750 - 2
Portsmouth -17 2 £25,000 +6.38%
South Croydon - 2 £62,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £27,500 -
Nottingham +6 1 £32,500 -
City of London -1 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -1 1 £41,500 -7.77% 1
Essex -1 1 £39,450 -21.10%
Milton Keynes -8 1 £41,500 -7.77% 1

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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).

1 179 (84.83%) Windows
2 178 (84.36%) Microsoft
3 114 (54.03%) Active Directory
4 113 (53.55%) SCCM
5 102 (48.34%) SQL
6 95 (45.02%) VMware
7 94 (44.55%) MS Excel
8 90 (42.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 87 (41.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 82 (38.86%) Windows 7
11 76 (36.02%) VMware Infrastructure
12 69 (32.70%) Windows XP
13 58 (27.49%) SQL Server
14 54 (25.59%) Windows Server 2012
15 53 (25.12%) Security Cleared
16 52 (24.64%) SC Cleared
17 50 (23.70%) Hyper-V
18 49 (23.22%) MS Office
19 48 (22.75%) PowerShell
20 44 (20.85%) Oracle
20 44 (20.85%) VBScript
21 43 (20.38%) Finance
22 42 (19.91%) Telecoms
22 42 (19.91%) HTML
22 42 (19.91%) DV Cleared
23 38 (18.01%) VB
23 38 (18.01%) MS Exchange
23 38 (18.01%) Citrix
24 37 (17.54%) ITIL
24 37 (17.54%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 38 (18.01%) MS Exchange
2 25 (11.85%) SharePoint
3 17 (8.06%) IIS
4 14 (6.64%) Apache
4 14 (6.64%) Tomcat
5 10 (4.74%) WebSphere
6 9 (4.27%) Documentum
6 9 (4.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (3.32%) K2 blackpearl
8 7 (3.32%) ArcGIS
9 6 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (2.37%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (2.37%) CMS
11 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.95%) WorkSite
12 2 (0.95%) Lync
12 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 94 (44.55%) MS Excel
2 49 (23.22%) MS Office
3 8 (3.79%) Photoshop
4 6 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.42%) Maya
5 3 (1.42%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Movex
1 1 (0.47%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.90%) SaaS
2 9 (4.27%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (16.11%) DNS
2 25 (11.85%) TCP/IP
3 24 (11.37%) SMTP
4 19 (9.00%) FTP
5 16 (7.58%) SAN
6 14 (6.64%) Firewall
7 13 (6.16%) DHCP
8 11 (5.21%) VPN
8 11 (5.21%) Internet
9 10 (4.74%) HTTP
10 8 (3.79%) WAN
11 7 (3.32%) LAN
11 7 (3.32%) IPsec
12 6 (2.84%) Wireshark
13 5 (2.37%) LTE
13 5 (2.37%) ADSL
13 5 (2.37%) Intranet
13 5 (2.37%) SSL
14 4 (1.90%) Kerberos
14 4 (1.90%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (27.49%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 25 (11.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 25 (11.85%) Relational Database
3 18 (8.53%) MySQL
4 11 (5.21%) Oracle Database
5 9 (4.27%) MongoDB
5 9 (4.27%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.90%) Redis
8 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.90%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (1.42%) MS Access
10 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (10.90%) MSI
2 8 (3.79%) Subversion
3 5 (2.37%) Maven
3 5 (2.37%) Eclipse
3 5 (2.37%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.37%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.90%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.95%) FogBugz
5 2 (0.95%) Selenium
General
1 43 (20.38%) Finance
2 42 (19.91%) Telecoms
3 17 (8.06%) Retail
4 12 (5.69%) Games
5 9 (4.27%) Marketing
6 5 (2.37%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.42%) Law
7 3 (1.42%) Legal
8 2 (0.95%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.95%) Back Office
9 1 (0.47%) Advertising
9 1 (0.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 63 (29.86%) Support Engineer
2 40 (18.96%) Analyst
3 39 (18.48%) 2nd Line Support
4 33 (15.64%) Developer
4 33 (15.64%) Integration Engineer
5 30 (14.22%) Support Analyst
5 30 (14.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 24 (11.37%) Software Developer
7 19 (9.00%) .NET Developer
7 19 (9.00%) .NET Software Developer
8 16 (7.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 16 (7.58%) 3rd Line Support
9 13 (6.16%) Applications Support
9 13 (6.16%) Desktop Support
10 11 (5.21%) Applications Support Analyst
10 11 (5.21%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 9 (4.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 9 (4.27%) J2EE Developer
11 9 (4.27%) Java Developer
12 8 (3.79%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (19.91%) HTML
2 37 (17.54%) CSS
3 34 (16.11%) .NET
3 34 (16.11%) XML
4 20 (9.48%) ASP.NET
5 19 (9.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 15 (7.11%) Web Services
7 10 (4.74%) jQuery
7 10 (4.74%) Ajax
8 9 (4.27%) JSTL
8 9 (4.27%) Struts
8 9 (4.27%) JSP
8 9 (4.27%) J2EE
8 9 (4.27%) Hibernate
8 9 (4.27%) WebWork
8 9 (4.27%) Spring
9 8 (3.79%) .NET Framework
10 7 (3.32%) JPA
11 6 (2.84%) REST
12 5 (2.37%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (10.90%) Mobile App
3 13 (6.16%) Computer Science
3 13 (6.16%) Blackberry
4 12 (5.69%) Clustering
5 7 (3.32%) Thin Client
5 7 (3.32%) Fat Client
6 6 (2.84%) IVR
7 5 (2.37%) Replication
8 4 (1.90%) PDA
8 4 (1.90%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.42%) PKI
10 2 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.95%) Open Source
10 2 (0.95%) Social Media
11 1 (0.47%) User Experience
11 1 (0.47%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 179 (84.83%) Windows
2 90 (42.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 87 (41.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 82 (38.86%) Windows 7
5 69 (32.70%) Windows XP
6 54 (25.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (10.90%) Linux
8 13 (6.16%) Windows 2000 Server
9 12 (5.69%) Windows Vista
10 9 (4.27%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.37%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.42%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.47%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (17.54%) ITIL
2 20 (9.48%) Software Deployment
3 19 (9.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 16 (7.58%) Service Management
5 15 (7.11%) Web Development
6 14 (6.64%) Release Management
7 12 (5.69%) Software Distribution
8 11 (5.21%) Problem Management
9 10 (4.74%) MVC
9 10 (4.74%) Network Management
10 9 (4.27%) Time Management
10 9 (4.27%) ITSM
10 9 (4.27%) Configuration Management
11 8 (3.79%) Scrum
11 8 (3.79%) Asset Management
11 8 (3.79%) Mentoring
12 7 (3.32%) Content Management
12 7 (3.32%) Knowledge Management
13 6 (2.84%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (2.84%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 102 (48.34%) SQL
2 48 (22.75%) PowerShell
3 44 (20.85%) VBScript
4 38 (18.01%) VB
5 31 (14.69%) JavaScript
6 26 (12.32%) C#
7 19 (9.00%) XQuery
7 19 (9.00%) XPath
8 17 (8.06%) T-SQL
9 13 (6.16%) Java
10 5 (2.37%) C
10 5 (2.37%) C++
10 5 (2.37%) Perl
11 4 (1.90%) PHP
11 4 (1.90%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.90%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.90%) Ruby
12 1 (0.47%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 53 (25.12%) Security Cleared
2 52 (24.64%) SC Cleared
3 42 (19.91%) DV Cleared
4 32 (15.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (10.43%) MCP
6 20 (9.48%) MCSE
7 15 (7.11%) Degree
8 7 (3.32%) MCITP
9 5 (2.37%) CCNA
9 5 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.95%) MCSA
10 2 (0.95%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.95%) MCDST
10 2 (0.95%) MCTS
11 1 (0.47%) CCENT
11 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.47%) MOS
11 1 (0.47%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.74%) SLA
2 3 (1.42%) QA
System Software
1 114 (54.03%) Active Directory
2 76 (36.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (23.70%) Hyper-V
4 13 (6.16%) XenApp
5 12 (5.69%) XenDesktop
5 12 (5.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (2.84%) Terminal Services
6 6 (2.84%) UAG
7 5 (2.37%) IAG
8 4 (1.90%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (1.90%) vSphere
9 3 (1.42%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.95%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.47%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.47%) VMware GSX
11 1 (0.47%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 113 (53.55%) SCCM
2 24 (11.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 19 (9.00%) SCOM
4 15 (7.11%) Norton AntiVirus
5 14 (6.64%) MOM
6 12 (5.69%) NetBackup
7 7 (3.32%) Tivoli
7 7 (3.32%) OpenView
8 5 (2.37%) Capistrano
8 5 (2.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (1.90%) Data Guard
9 4 (1.90%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.90%) WMI
9 4 (1.90%) WSUS
9 4 (1.90%) Sysprep
10 3 (1.42%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 2 (0.95%) CiscoWorks
12 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.47%) HP Data Protector
12 1 (0.47%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 178 (84.36%) Microsoft
2 95 (45.02%) VMware
3 44 (20.85%) Oracle
4 38 (18.01%) Citrix
5 27 (12.80%) HP
5 27 (12.80%) Symantec
6 16 (7.58%) McAfee
6 16 (7.58%) Sophos
7 15 (7.11%) Fujitsu
8 13 (6.16%) Cisco
9 12 (5.69%) IBM
10 11 (5.21%) Altiris
11 10 (4.74%) EMC
11 10 (4.74%) Lumension
12 9 (4.27%) JBoss
13 8 (3.79%) Veritas
14 7 (3.32%) ESRI
14 7 (3.32%) LANDesk
14 7 (3.32%) Acronis
14 7 (3.32%) Meridio
Wokingham
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £85000 to £95000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Project Related Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Harpenden
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Summerleaze Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago