The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 793 904 897
Rank change year-on-year +111 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 81 31 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.032% 0.060%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.03% 0.36% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 65 20 52
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +16.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £53,750 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -16.66% +12.50%  

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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 7871 8536 8306
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.85% 8.68% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 13458 13880 12315
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the UK

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Salary Histogram

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

Salary histogram for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the UK

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 10 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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
England +94 75 £39,500 -12.22% 11
UK excluding London +54 48 £37,500 -16.66% 10
London +62 32 £40,000 - 2
South East +51 18 £37,500 -6.25%
Midlands +18 8 £42,500 +24.08% 4
North of England -1 7 £37,500 -16.66% 4
East of England -9 7 £36,500 -23.15%
Wales +10 4 £30,000 +50.00% 1
South West -6 3 £37,500 -19.78% 1
Scotland - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 88 (65.19%) Microsoft
2 83 (61.48%) Windows
3 61 (45.19%) SQL Server
4 58 (42.96%) SQL
5 57 (42.22%) Active Directory
6 35 (25.93%) PowerShell
7 33 (24.44%) JavaScript
7 33 (24.44%) HTML
8 32 (23.70%) VMware
8 32 (23.70%) SCCM
9 31 (22.96%) Windows Server
9 31 (22.96%) CSS
10 30 (22.22%) ITIL
10 30 (22.22%) Oracle
11 29 (21.48%) Microsoft Office
12 28 (20.74%) MS Exchange
13 27 (20.00%) Windows 7
14 25 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
14 25 (18.52%) DNS
15 24 (17.78%) XML
15 24 (17.78%) MySQL
15 24 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (16.30%) Linux
16 22 (16.30%) Cognizant
17 21 (15.56%) Marketing
17 21 (15.56%) Digital Marketing
18 20 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
18 20 (14.81%) Marketing Automation
19 19 (14.07%) Presales
19 19 (14.07%) Microsoft Azure

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 28 (20.74%) MS Exchange
2 17 (12.59%) IIS
3 11 (8.15%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.70%) CMS
6 4 (2.96%) Apache
6 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.96%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.96%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.22%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.48%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.74%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 29 (21.48%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.96%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (13.33%) Adobe Campaign
1 18 (13.33%) Eloqua
2 10 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.74%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (14.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (13.33%) Office 365
4 14 (10.37%) IaaS
5 12 (8.89%) Amazon S3
5 12 (8.89%) Amazon SQS
6 11 (8.15%) Amazon ELB
6 11 (8.15%) PaaS
7 4 (2.96%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.48%) G Suite
9 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.74%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.74%) GitHub
9 1 (0.74%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.52%) DNS
2 15 (11.11%) DHCP
3 13 (9.63%) SAN
4 12 (8.89%) Firewall
4 12 (8.89%) Network Security
5 11 (8.15%) TCP/IP
6 10 (7.41%) VPN
7 9 (6.67%) Internet
8 6 (4.44%) NAS
8 6 (4.44%) SMTP
9 5 (3.70%) VoIP
10 4 (2.96%) FTP
10 4 (2.96%) Intranet
10 4 (2.96%) IPv4
10 4 (2.96%) SSL
11 3 (2.22%) Skype
11 3 (2.22%) WAN
12 2 (1.48%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (1.48%) LAN
12 2 (1.48%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (45.19%) SQL Server
2 24 (17.78%) MySQL
3 18 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 18 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.70%) Informix
5 5 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (2.96%) Redis
6 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.22%) MS Access
8 2 (1.48%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.48%) DTS
8 2 (1.48%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.48%) Power BI
8 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (11.11%) Vagrant
2 6 (4.44%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.70%) Babel
3 5 (3.70%) InstallShield
3 5 (3.70%) MSI
3 5 (3.70%) Subversion
3 5 (3.70%) webpack
4 4 (2.96%) eggPlant
4 4 (2.96%) JIRA
4 4 (2.96%) JMeter
4 4 (2.96%) LoadRunner
4 4 (2.96%) LoadUI
4 4 (2.96%) Selenium
4 4 (2.96%) SilkPerformer
4 4 (2.96%) SilkTest
4 4 (2.96%) SoapUI
4 4 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.96%) The Grinder
4 4 (2.96%) VersionOne
4 4 (2.96%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (15.56%) Marketing
2 16 (11.85%) Finance
3 6 (4.44%) Law
4 5 (3.70%) Retail
5 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.74%) Billing
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (16.30%) Analyst
2 18 (13.33%) Architect
2 18 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
3 15 (11.11%) Developer
4 11 (8.15%) IT Analyst
4 11 (8.15%) Support Engineer
5 9 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (6.67%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 9 (6.67%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 9 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (5.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (5.93%) Active Directory Analyst
6 8 (5.93%) Applications Packager
6 8 (5.93%) Consultant
6 8 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (5.93%) IT Support
7 7 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (4.44%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (24.44%) HTML
2 31 (22.96%) CSS
3 24 (17.78%) XML
4 15 (11.11%) .NET
5 11 (8.15%) HTML5
6 6 (4.44%) ASP.NET
7 5 (3.70%) CSS3
7 5 (3.70%) Node.js
7 5 (3.70%) Redux
7 5 (3.70%) Sass
7 5 (3.70%) WebSockets
8 4 (2.96%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.96%) SOAP
8 4 (2.96%) XSLT
9 3 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (2.22%) jQuery
9 3 (2.22%) Web Services
10 2 (1.48%) COM
10 2 (1.48%) ODBC
11 1 (0.74%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.41%) Client/Server
3 8 (5.93%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.96%) HP Storage
5 4 (2.96%) RSA SecurID
6 3 (2.22%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.22%) Social Media
6 3 (2.22%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.48%) CMDB
7 2 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.48%) iPhone
7 2 (1.48%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.74%) Clustering
8 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.74%) EPoS
8 1 (0.74%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 83 (61.48%) Windows
2 31 (22.96%) Windows Server
3 27 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 22 (16.30%) Linux
5 17 (12.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (6.67%) Windows 10
8 6 (4.44%) Mac OS
9 5 (3.70%) Windows Vista
10 4 (2.96%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.22%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.22%) Unix
12 2 (1.48%) Android
12 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.74%) CentOS
13 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.22%) ITIL
2 24 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (15.56%) Digital Marketing
4 20 (14.81%) Marketing Automation
5 19 (14.07%) Presales
6 17 (12.59%) CRM
7 16 (11.85%) DevOps
8 15 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (11.11%) Project Management
9 13 (9.63%) TDD
10 11 (8.15%) Data Security
11 9 (6.67%) Application Packaging
11 9 (6.67%) Open Source
12 8 (5.93%) IT Audit
12 8 (5.93%) Patch Management
12 8 (5.93%) Scrum
12 8 (5.93%) Service Management
12 8 (5.93%) Software Deployment
13 7 (5.19%) Validation
13 7 (5.19%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 58 (42.96%) SQL
2 35 (25.93%) PowerShell
3 33 (24.44%) JavaScript
4 15 (11.11%) Python
5 14 (10.37%) VB
6 13 (9.63%) C#
7 11 (8.15%) Bash Shell
8 10 (7.41%) Java
9 5 (3.70%) ES6
10 4 (2.96%) Groovy
10 4 (2.96%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.22%) PHP
11 3 (2.22%) VBScript
12 2 (1.48%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.48%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.48%) VBA
13 1 (0.74%) C
13 1 (0.74%) Clipper
Qualifications
1 16 (11.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (8.89%) Degree
3 9 (6.67%) MCITP
4 4 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.22%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.22%) MCSE
5 3 (2.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.48%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.48%) CCNA
6 2 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.48%) MCSA
6 2 (1.48%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.74%) CCDA
7 1 (0.74%) CCDP
7 1 (0.74%) CCENT
7 1 (0.74%) CCIE
7 1 (0.74%) CCSP
7 1 (0.74%) CISSP
7 1 (0.74%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.15%) SLA
2 5 (3.70%) QA
3 2 (1.48%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.74%) DICOM
4 1 (0.74%) HL7
4 1 (0.74%) PMO
System Software
1 57 (42.22%) Active Directory
2 25 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (11.11%) Docker
3 15 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.93%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (3.70%) XenApp
7 2 (1.48%) vCloud
7 2 (1.48%) vSphere
8 1 (0.74%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.74%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 32 (23.70%) SCCM
2 13 (9.63%) Puppet
3 10 (7.41%) SCOM
4 9 (6.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 8 (5.93%) WSUS
6 6 (4.44%) vCenter Server
7 4 (2.96%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (2.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (1.48%) Ansible
9 2 (1.48%) Nagios
9 2 (1.48%) OpenView
9 2 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.48%) OVSD
9 2 (1.48%) Salt
9 2 (1.48%) TADDM
9 2 (1.48%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 88 (65.19%) Microsoft
2 32 (23.70%) VMware
3 30 (22.22%) Oracle
4 22 (16.30%) Cognizant
5 19 (14.07%) Adobe
6 18 (13.33%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 16 (11.85%) Cisco
8 10 (7.41%) Citrix
8 10 (7.41%) HP
8 10 (7.41%) ServiceNow
9 8 (5.93%) Apple
10 7 (5.19%) IBM
11 4 (2.96%) CA Agile Central
11 4 (2.96%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.22%) Google
12 3 (2.22%) NetApp
12 3 (2.22%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.48%) Brocade
13 2 (1.48%) EqualLogic
13 2 (1.48%) Fortinet
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