The table below looks at the statistics for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Management Server (SMS) over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 218 207 192
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 4 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.069% 0.093% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.19% 1.74% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 15
Average salary £50,000 £25,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £25,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £25,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
337 288 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.79% 5.33% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 291 241 347
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Systems Management Server (SMS) Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) across the West Midlands region.

Systems Management Server (SMS) Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (66.67%) Retail
2 4 (66.67%) LANDesk
2 4 (66.67%) SCOM
2 4 (66.67%) Replication
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) IT Asset Management
3 2 (33.33%) Software Deployment
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) Avaya
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 4 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) IT Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) LANDesk
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya