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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Rank 206 185 189
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 4 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.074% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.45% 3.95% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 9
Average salary £50,000 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,750 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -13.33%
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
276 304 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.13% 6.10% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 227 248 261
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,875 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.70%

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)
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(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
Walsall - 1 - -
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) SCCM
3 4 (57.14%) SCOM
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) C
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) IIS
4 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (42.86%) Replication
4 3 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (42.86%) Retail
4 3 (42.86%) IT Asset Management
4 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
4 3 (42.86%) LANDesk
4 3 (42.86%) Software Deployment
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 2 (28.57%) Dell

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
1 3 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) IT Asset Management
2 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
2 3 (42.86%) Software Deployment
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
1 4 (57.14%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) SCSM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) LANDesk
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya