Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Systems Management Server (SMS) over the 6 months to 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 329 357 -
Rank change year-on-year +28 - +343
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 29 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.11% -
As % of the Systems Management category 2.53% 1.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 0
North West median annual salary £28,250 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.29% - -
England median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -14.67%

Systems Management Server (SMS) is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,147 1,044 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.14% 7.94% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 941 872 607
North West median annual salary £49,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.29% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Systems Management Server (SMS) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the North West

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

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

Salary trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the North West

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in the North West over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the North West

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +42 15 £30,000 -9.77% 1
Merseyside +14 11 £22,500 -35.25% 4
Cheshire - 3 £27,500 - 2
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 17 (58.62%) SQL
3 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
4 12 (41.38%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (31.03%) .NET
5 9 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (27.59%) Windows
6 8 (27.59%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
7 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
8 6 (20.69%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (20.69%) MCP
8 6 (20.69%) MCSA
8 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (17.24%) ITIL
9 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
9 5 (17.24%) C#
9 5 (17.24%) HTML
9 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
10 4 (13.79%) IIS
10 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
10 4 (13.79%) nginx
10 4 (13.79%) Scrum
11 3 (10.34%) VMware
11 3 (10.34%) Validation

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (13.79%) IIS
1 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
1 4 (13.79%) nginx
2 3 (10.34%) CMS
2 3 (10.34%) Sitefinity
3 2 (6.90%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) IBM Notes
3 2 (6.90%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.90%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (3.45%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Google Analytics
3 1 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
1 3 (10.34%) VoIP
2 1 (3.45%) 4G
2 1 (3.45%) ADSL
2 1 (3.45%) DHCP
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) MPLS
2 1 (3.45%) Network Security
2 1 (3.45%) Skype
2 1 (3.45%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (27.59%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (20.69%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (10.34%) OLAP
5 2 (6.90%) Couchbase
5 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.90%) MySQL
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (6.90%) SSDT
6 1 (3.45%) Power BI
6 1 (3.45%) QlikView
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.90%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
1 3 (10.34%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) IT Support
3 4 (13.79%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Junior
4 3 (10.34%) IT Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) IT Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Junior Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Junior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Head of Development
5 2 (6.90%) Head of Digital
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Report Writer
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) HTML
3 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.34%) CSS
3 3 (10.34%) HTML5
3 3 (10.34%) XHTML
3 3 (10.34%) XML
4 2 (6.90%) LAMP
4 2 (6.90%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (6.90%) NancyFx
4 2 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (6.90%) React
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.45%) jQuery
5 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.90%) CentOS
3 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL
4 4 (13.79%) Scrum
5 3 (10.34%) Analytics
5 3 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (10.34%) IT Strategy
5 3 (10.34%) SDLC
5 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.34%) Validation
6 2 (6.90%) Case Management
6 2 (6.90%) Change Management
6 2 (6.90%) Complex ETL
6 2 (6.90%) ETL
6 2 (6.90%) Open Source
6 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.90%) Service Management
6 2 (6.90%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
3 5 (17.24%) C#
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.90%) Perl
5 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.90%) Python
5 2 (6.90%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.69%) MCP
2 6 (20.69%) MCSA
3 3 (10.34%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.45%) Master's Degree
4 1 (3.45%) MCSE
4 1 (3.45%) RHCA
4 1 (3.45%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.45%) GDPR
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) VirtualBox
4 1 (3.45%) Docker
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.45%) VMware NSX
4 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes
1 2 (6.90%) Nagios
1 2 (6.90%) Rancher
2 1 (3.45%) CFEngine
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Google
3 2 (6.90%) Ivanti
3 2 (6.90%) Lotus
3 2 (6.90%) New Relic
3 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.45%) Apple
4 1 (3.45%) Avaya
4 1 (3.45%) Birst
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Cognos
4 1 (3.45%) Infor
4 1 (3.45%) Symantec
4 1 (3.45%) Tableau