Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 323 359 -
Rank change year-on-year +36 - +355
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 30 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.25% 0.14% -
As % of the Systems Management category 2.76% 1.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 29 18 0
North West median annual salary £29,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.67% - -
England median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% -24.44% +12.50%

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 1,085 1,020 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.20% 7.83% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 931 819 655
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,150 £28,750
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% +2.04%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Merseyside +29 15 £28,250 -35.06% 1
Manchester +17 13 £30,000 -17.24%
Cheshire 0 2 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (70.00%) SQL
3 19 (63.33%) SQL Server
4 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (36.67%) .NET
5 11 (36.67%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
7 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
7 8 (26.67%) Windows
7 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (23.33%) C#
8 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
8 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (20.00%) HTML
9 6 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (20.00%) MCP
9 6 (20.00%) MCSA
9 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (20.00%) Scrum
10 5 (16.67%) Validation
10 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
10 5 (16.67%) OLAP
11 4 (13.33%) CSS
11 4 (13.33%) ITIL
11 4 (13.33%) IIS

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 (13.33%) IIS
1 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (13.33%) nginx
2 3 (10.00%) CMS
2 3 (10.00%) Sitefinity
3 2 (6.67%) Apache
3 2 (6.67%) JBoss
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.00%) Office 365
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.67%) Google Analytics
4 1 (3.33%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (3.33%) npm
4 1 (3.33%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (3.33%) 4G
3 1 (3.33%) ADSL
3 1 (3.33%) DHCP
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) MPLS
3 1 (3.33%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) Skype
3 1 (3.33%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (63.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (16.67%) OLAP
7 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (10.00%) SSDT
8 2 (6.67%) Couchbase
8 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
8 2 (6.67%) MySQL
8 2 (6.67%) Power BI
8 2 (6.67%) QlikView
9 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.33%) gulp
4 1 (3.33%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) jspm
4 1 (3.33%) Subversion
4 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 4 (13.33%) Marketing
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Junior
4 3 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) IT Support
4 3 (10.00%) Junior Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Junior Developer
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Head of Development
5 2 (6.67%) Head of Digital
5 2 (6.67%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Report Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Report Writer
5 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Manager
6 1 (3.33%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) .NET
2 6 (20.00%) HTML
3 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (13.33%) CSS
4 4 (13.33%) HTML5
5 3 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (10.00%) XHTML
5 3 (10.00%) XML
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (6.67%) Entity Framework
6 2 (6.67%) jQuery
6 2 (6.67%) LAMP
6 2 (6.67%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (6.67%) NancyFx
6 2 (6.67%) React
7 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.33%) Aurelia
7 1 (3.33%) Express
7 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Clustering
1 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) CentOS
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Mac OS
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) Scrum
4 5 (16.67%) Validation
5 4 (13.33%) Analytics
5 4 (13.33%) ITIL
6 3 (10.00%) Complex ETL
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (10.00%) ETL
6 3 (10.00%) SDLC
6 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.67%) Case Management
7 2 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.67%) IT Strategy
7 2 (6.67%) MVC
7 2 (6.67%) Open Source
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) SQL
2 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
3 7 (23.33%) C#
4 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.67%) Perl
6 2 (6.67%) Python
6 2 (6.67%) Ruby
7 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.00%) MCP
2 6 (20.00%) MCSA
3 3 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.33%) Master's Degree
4 1 (3.33%) MCSE
4 1 (3.33%) RHCA
4 1 (3.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) GDPR
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) VirtualBox
4 1 (3.33%) Docker
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.33%) VMware NSX
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes
1 2 (6.67%) Nagios
1 2 (6.67%) Rancher
2 1 (3.33%) CFEngine
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Cognos
3 2 (6.67%) Google
3 2 (6.67%) Ivanti
3 2 (6.67%) New Relic
3 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
3 2 (6.67%) Tableau
3 2 (6.67%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.33%) Avaya
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) Symantec