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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 783 745 720
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -25
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 114 136 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.54% 2.09% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 83 100 157
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 £25,000 £22,600 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -27.71%

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
7389 6492 6589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.56% 6.08% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5855 5236 5339
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.10%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -38 111 £30,000 -20.00% 13
South East +15 61 £30,000 -13.04% 7
Berkshire +35 43 £30,000 -20.00% 3
South West -2 24 £27,000 +1.88%
Gloucestershire - 20 £31,250 -
Cheltenham - 19 £27,500 -
Bracknell +8 17 £35,000 - 1
Wokingham - 16 £30,000 -
London -44 14 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Reading +13 10 £40,000 -2.43% 2
Hampshire -13 7 £25,000 +4.16% 3
East of England -21 6 £25,500 +2.00% 3
Kent - 5 - -
Canterbury - 5 - -
Wiltshire +4 4 £26,500 -
Hertfordshire -10 4 £25,500 +2.00% 3
Portsmouth -24 4 £25,000 +6.38%
Swindon - 4 £26,500 -
Stevenage +3 3 £25,500 +2.00%
Basingstoke +1 3 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +1 3 £22,500 -50.00% 1
Nottinghamshire 0 2 £33,750 +12.50%
East Midlands -7 2 £33,750 +12.50%
North West -15 2 £49,750 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £27,500 -
High Wycombe - 2 £22,500 -
South Croydon - 2 £62,500 -
Essex +8 1 £39,450 -21.10%
City of London +6 1 - -
Nottingham +4 1 £32,500 -

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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).

1 178 (83.96%) Microsoft
2 177 (83.49%) Windows
3 113 (53.30%) SCCM
4 111 (52.36%) Active Directory
5 105 (49.53%) SQL
6 102 (48.11%) VMware
7 97 (45.75%) MS Excel
7 97 (45.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 88 (41.51%) Windows 7
9 86 (40.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 83 (39.15%) VMware Infrastructure
11 69 (32.55%) Windows XP
12 59 (27.83%) Windows Server 2012
13 58 (27.36%) SQL Server
14 48 (22.64%) MS Office
14 48 (22.64%) Hyper-V
15 46 (21.70%) PowerShell
16 45 (21.23%) HTML
17 44 (20.75%) Oracle
18 42 (19.81%) VBScript
18 42 (19.81%) Citrix
18 42 (19.81%) Finance
18 42 (19.81%) SC Cleared
18 42 (19.81%) Security Cleared
19 41 (19.34%) MS Exchange
20 39 (18.40%) CSS
20 39 (18.40%) Telecoms
21 38 (17.92%) ITIL
22 37 (17.45%) VB
22 37 (17.45%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 41 (19.34%) MS Exchange
2 24 (11.32%) SharePoint
3 21 (9.91%) IIS
4 15 (7.08%) Apache
5 14 (6.60%) Tomcat
6 12 (5.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (3.77%) WebSphere
7 8 (3.77%) Documentum
7 8 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (3.30%) ArcGIS
9 6 (2.83%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (2.36%) K2 blackpearl
10 5 (2.36%) CMS
11 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.94%) Lync
12 2 (0.94%) WorkSite
12 2 (0.94%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.47%) Content Management Server
13 1 (0.47%) iPlanet
Applications
1 97 (45.75%) MS Excel
2 48 (22.64%) MS Office
3 9 (4.25%) Photoshop
4 6 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.42%) Maya
5 3 (1.42%) 3ds Max
6 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Movex
1 1 (0.47%) Summit
1 1 (0.47%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.85%) SaaS
2 9 (4.25%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (17.45%) DNS
2 27 (12.74%) TCP/IP
3 26 (12.26%) SMTP
4 21 (9.91%) FTP
5 17 (8.02%) Internet
6 16 (7.55%) SAN
7 15 (7.08%) VPN
8 14 (6.60%) DHCP
9 12 (5.66%) Firewall
10 11 (5.19%) WAN
11 10 (4.72%) HTTP
12 8 (3.77%) ADSL
13 6 (2.83%) Intranet
13 6 (2.83%) Wireshark
14 5 (2.36%) LTE
14 5 (2.36%) IPsec
14 5 (2.36%) SSL
14 5 (2.36%) LAN
15 4 (1.89%) VoIP
15 4 (1.89%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (27.36%) SQL Server
2 28 (13.21%) Relational Database
3 27 (12.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (12.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (8.49%) MySQL
5 9 (4.25%) MongoDB
5 9 (4.25%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.25%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.89%) Redis
8 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.89%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.47%) MS Access
9 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (12.26%) MSI
2 8 (3.77%) Subversion
3 5 (2.36%) Maven
3 5 (2.36%) Eclipse
3 5 (2.36%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.36%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.89%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.94%) FogBugz
5 2 (0.94%) Selenium
General
1 42 (19.81%) Finance
2 39 (18.40%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.66%) Games
4 11 (5.19%) Retail
5 8 (3.77%) Marketing
6 5 (2.36%) Law
6 5 (2.36%) Legal
7 3 (1.42%) Advertising
7 3 (1.42%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.42%) Back Office
8 1 (0.47%) Billing
8 1 (0.47%) Local Government
8 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (24.53%) Support Engineer
2 43 (20.28%) Analyst
3 36 (16.98%) Support Analyst
3 36 (16.98%) Developer
4 33 (15.57%) Integration Engineer
5 29 (13.68%) 2nd Line Support
6 26 (12.26%) Software Developer
7 21 (9.91%) .NET Developer
7 21 (9.91%) .NET Software Developer
8 20 (9.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 15 (7.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 15 (7.08%) Applications Support
9 15 (7.08%) 3rd Line Support
10 14 (6.60%) Desktop Support
11 13 (6.13%) Applications Support Analyst
12 11 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 9 (4.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 9 (4.25%) Java Developer
13 9 (4.25%) J2EE Developer
14 8 (3.77%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (21.23%) HTML
2 39 (18.40%) CSS
3 37 (17.45%) .NET
3 37 (17.45%) XML
4 23 (10.85%) ASP.NET
5 21 (9.91%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 15 (7.08%) Web Services
7 11 (5.19%) jQuery
8 10 (4.72%) Ajax
9 9 (4.25%) Hibernate
9 9 (4.25%) WebWork
9 9 (4.25%) Spring
9 9 (4.25%) Struts
9 9 (4.25%) JSP
9 9 (4.25%) J2EE
9 9 (4.25%) JSTL
10 8 (3.77%) .NET Framework
11 7 (3.30%) JPA
12 6 (2.83%) REST
13 5 (2.36%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.26%) Mobile App
1 26 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.02%) Blackberry
3 13 (6.13%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.72%) Clustering
5 8 (3.77%) IVR
5 8 (3.77%) Thin Client
5 8 (3.77%) Fat Client
6 6 (2.83%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.36%) Replication
8 4 (1.89%) PDA
8 4 (1.89%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.42%) PKI
10 2 (0.94%) User Experience
10 2 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.94%) Open Source
10 2 (0.94%) Social Media
11 1 (0.47%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 177 (83.49%) Windows
2 97 (45.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 88 (41.51%) Windows 7
4 86 (40.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 69 (32.55%) Windows XP
6 59 (27.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (10.85%) Linux
8 14 (6.60%) Windows Vista
9 8 (3.77%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.83%) Mac OS
11 5 (2.36%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.42%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.47%) Android
14 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (17.92%) ITIL
2 21 (9.91%) Mobile Application Development
3 17 (8.02%) Service Management
4 16 (7.55%) Web Development
5 11 (5.19%) Software Deployment
6 10 (4.72%) Time Management
6 10 (4.72%) MVC
7 9 (4.25%) Scrum
7 9 (4.25%) Content Management
7 9 (4.25%) ITSM
7 9 (4.25%) Problem Management
7 9 (4.25%) Network Management
7 9 (4.25%) Mentoring
8 8 (3.77%) Asset Management
8 8 (3.77%) Configuration Management
9 7 (3.30%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (3.30%) Migration
10 6 (2.83%) Software Engineering
10 6 (2.83%) Knowledge Management
10 6 (2.83%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 105 (49.53%) SQL
2 46 (21.70%) PowerShell
3 42 (19.81%) VBScript
4 37 (17.45%) VB
5 33 (15.57%) JavaScript
6 28 (13.21%) C#
7 21 (9.91%) XQuery
7 21 (9.91%) XPath
8 17 (8.02%) T-SQL
9 14 (6.60%) Java
10 5 (2.36%) C
10 5 (2.36%) C++
10 5 (2.36%) Perl
10 5 (2.36%) PHP
11 4 (1.89%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.89%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.89%) Ruby
12 1 (0.47%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 42 (19.81%) SC Cleared
1 42 (19.81%) Security Cleared
2 37 (17.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (14.15%) DV Cleared
4 26 (12.26%) MCP
5 21 (9.91%) MCSE
6 14 (6.60%) Degree
7 9 (4.25%) MCITP
8 5 (2.36%) CCNA
8 5 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.94%) MCSA
9 2 (0.94%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.94%) MCDST
9 2 (0.94%) MCTS
10 1 (0.47%) CCENT
10 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.47%) MOS
10 1 (0.47%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.25%) SLA
2 5 (2.36%) QA
System Software
1 111 (52.36%) Active Directory
2 83 (39.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (22.64%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.66%) XenApp
4 12 (5.66%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (5.19%) Terminal Services
5 11 (5.19%) XenDesktop
6 7 (3.30%) UAG
7 6 (2.83%) IAG
8 5 (2.36%) VMware ESX
9 4 (1.89%) ISA Server
9 4 (1.89%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (1.89%) vSphere
10 3 (1.42%) MetaFrame
10 3 (1.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (1.42%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.94%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.47%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 113 (53.30%) SCCM
2 18 (8.49%) Norton AntiVirus
3 14 (6.60%) NetBackup
4 13 (6.13%) MOM
4 13 (6.13%) SCOM
5 12 (5.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (2.83%) OpenView
6 6 (2.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (2.36%) Capistrano
7 5 (2.36%) Tivoli
8 4 (1.89%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.89%) WMI
8 4 (1.89%) WSUS
8 4 (1.89%) Data Guard
8 4 (1.89%) Sysprep
9 3 (1.42%) HP SIM
9 3 (1.42%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 2 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.47%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.47%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 178 (83.96%) Microsoft
2 102 (48.11%) VMware
3 44 (20.75%) Oracle
4 42 (19.81%) Citrix
5 28 (13.21%) Symantec
6 21 (9.91%) HP
7 15 (7.08%) Cisco
8 13 (6.13%) Altiris
9 12 (5.66%) IBM
9 12 (5.66%) EMC
10 9 (4.25%) Intel
10 9 (4.25%) JBoss
10 9 (4.25%) LANDesk
11 8 (3.77%) Fujitsu
11 8 (3.77%) Lumension
12 7 (3.30%) Acronis
12 7 (3.30%) McAfee
12 7 (3.30%) ESRI
13 6 (2.83%) Sophos
13 6 (2.83%) Veritas
Harpenden
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £85000 to £95000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: £24,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: £35,000 - £48,000 per year plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Project Related Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Other
Vodafone
Posted: 11 days ago