The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 235 306
Rank change year-on-year +33 +71  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 26 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.50% 0.39% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.50% 2.13% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 18 24 19
Median salary £35,000 £51,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.70% +20.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +14.28% -9.09%  

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1039 1316 1397
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 20.07% 18.28% 13.42%
Number of salaries quoted 947 1188 1227
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in the City of London

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in the City of London.

Salary trend for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in the City of London

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in the City of London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).

1 45 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (88.89%) SQL
3 33 (73.33%) T-SQL
4 30 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (40.00%) .NET
7 17 (37.78%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (37.78%) C#
8 16 (35.56%) Visual Studio
8 16 (35.56%) ETL
8 16 (35.56%) Cognos
8 16 (35.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (35.56%) Technical Architecture
8 16 (35.56%) Cognos Planning
8 16 (35.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 16 (35.56%) Dimensional Modelling
8 16 (35.56%) Visualisation
8 16 (35.56%) Kimball Methodology
8 16 (35.56%) Analytics
8 16 (35.56%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 16 (35.56%) Cognos Report Studio
8 16 (35.56%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 16 (35.56%) Cognos Event Studio
8 16 (35.56%) Mentoring
8 16 (35.56%) ETL Development
9 15 (33.33%) MVC
9 15 (33.33%) ASP.NET
10 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
10 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (26.67%) Windows

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) Cognos Planning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (35.56%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 16 (35.56%) Cognos Event Studio
3 16 (35.56%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 16 (35.56%) Cognos Report Studio
3 16 (35.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.44%) DTS
6 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (4.44%) MS Access
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 4 (8.89%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) French Language
4 1 (2.22%) German Language
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Developer
2 16 (35.56%) Business Intelligence Specialist
2 16 (35.56%) Cognos Specialist
3 10 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Report Specialist
4 7 (15.56%) SQL Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Support Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Actuarial Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Customer Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Customer Support Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) SQL Support Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) T-SQL Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Administrator
8 3 (6.67%) Junior
8 3 (6.67%) Junior Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.44%) DBA
9 2 (4.44%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.00%) .NET
2 15 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (26.67%) .NET Framework
5 11 (24.44%) Ajax
5 11 (24.44%) AngularJS
5 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (22.22%) CSS
6 10 (22.22%) Entity Framework
6 10 (22.22%) HTML
6 10 (22.22%) RESTful
6 10 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (22.22%) WCF
7 9 (20.00%) MDX
8 1 (2.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 5 (11.11%) Hedge funds
2 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (37.78%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (35.56%) Analytics
3 16 (35.56%) Dimensional Modelling
3 16 (35.56%) ETL
3 16 (35.56%) ETL Development
3 16 (35.56%) Kimball Methodology
3 16 (35.56%) Mentoring
3 16 (35.56%) Technical Architecture
3 16 (35.56%) Visualisation
4 15 (33.33%) MVC
5 10 (22.22%) Front End Development
6 5 (11.11%) Product Management
7 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.67%) Practice Management
8 2 (4.44%) Database Security
8 2 (4.44%) Migration
8 2 (4.44%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (4.44%) Statistics
8 2 (4.44%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (88.89%) SQL
2 33 (73.33%) T-SQL
3 17 (37.78%) C#
4 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.89%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.44%) VBA
7 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Cognos
2 14 (31.11%) Microsoft