The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 382 442 434
Rank change year-on-year +60 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 14 6 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.093% 0.031% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.18% 0.38% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 13
Median salary £30,000 £32,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £42,485 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,750 £31,750
% change year-on-year +2.36% -  

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

Systems Management Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1190 1569 1708
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 7.94% 8.06% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 968 1313 1340
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Systems Management Server (SMS) as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the South East

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the South East

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the South East

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +56 5 £30,000 +21.21%
West Sussex - 4 £45,000 - 1
Hampshire +19 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £23,000 -
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 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 South East region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 16 (64.00%) SCCM
4 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (52.00%) PowerShell
5 13 (52.00%) SQL
5 13 (52.00%) MySQL
6 12 (48.00%) DNS
6 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (44.00%) VMware
7 11 (44.00%) Hyper-V
7 11 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
9 8 (32.00%) Oracle
9 8 (32.00%) VBScript
9 8 (32.00%) VB
9 8 (32.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 8 (32.00%) DV Cleared
9 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
9 8 (32.00%) Open Source
9 8 (32.00%) Windows 10
10 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
10 7 (28.00%) Change Control
10 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (28.00%) A+ Certification
10 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (28.00%) Network+ Certification
10 7 (28.00%) Service Management

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
1 5 (20.00%) IaaS
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (20.00%) PaaS
2 3 (12.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) DNS
2 7 (28.00%) DHCP
2 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (28.00%) VPN
3 5 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) MySQL
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Integration Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Support Technician
3 5 (20.00%) Active Directory Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (16.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
4 4 (16.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (12.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (32.00%) Windows 10
5 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
6 5 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Open Source
2 7 (28.00%) Change Control
2 7 (28.00%) Service Management
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Data Security
3 5 (20.00%) DevOps
3 5 (20.00%) IT Audit
3 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 5 (20.00%) Software Deployment
4 3 (12.00%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) PowerShell
1 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) VB
2 8 (32.00%) VBScript
3 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (32.00%) DV Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (28.00%) A+ Certification
3 7 (28.00%) Network+ Certification
4 5 (20.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (44.00%) Hyper-V
2 11 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (64.00%) SCCM
2 8 (32.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (44.00%) VMware
3 8 (32.00%) Oracle
4 5 (20.00%) ServiceNow
5 3 (12.00%) Apple
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