Period
to 18 September 2019

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 6 months to 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1010 879 983
Rank change year-on-year -131 +104 +235
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 79 309 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.43% 1.75% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 66 277 216
UK median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +1.45% -18.82%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,500 £21,125
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,350 £49,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +4.48% -25.56%

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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 18,475 17,648 15,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.05% 10.52% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13,898 14,048 12,814
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 6 months to 18 September 2019.

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

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 11 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 6 months to 18 September 2019. 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
England -66 77 £32,500 -7.14% 18
UK excluding London -137 43 £32,500 -7.14% 17
London +75 35 £32,500 +1.56% 1
East of England +63 20 £29,000 -17.14% 3
South East -2 10 £36,500 +4.29% 4
North West -10 6 £36,500 +25.86% 3
North of England -25 6 £36,500 +21.67% 7
West Midlands +3 4 - - 2
Midlands -6 4 - - 2
Scotland -16 2 £32,500 -13.33%
South West +4 1 £24,500 -30.00% 1

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 52 (65.82%) Microsoft
2 46 (58.23%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (37.97%) Windows
3 30 (37.97%) Active Directory
4 27 (34.18%) Marketing
4 27 (34.18%) SCCM
5 26 (32.91%) Continuous Improvement
5 26 (32.91%) Management Information System
6 25 (31.65%) Windows 10
7 22 (27.85%) Mentoring
8 20 (25.32%) Office 365
8 20 (25.32%) Degree
9 18 (22.78%) Mac OS
9 18 (22.78%) Application Packaging
9 18 (22.78%) Microsoft Excel
9 18 (22.78%) HTML
10 17 (21.52%) Apple
11 16 (20.25%) ITSM
11 16 (20.25%) Apple iOS
11 16 (20.25%) ServiceNow
11 16 (20.25%) OneDrive
12 15 (18.99%) Finance
12 15 (18.99%) IBM
12 15 (18.99%) A+ Certification
12 15 (18.99%) ITIL
13 14 (17.72%) Project Management
13 14 (17.72%) Software Deployment
14 13 (16.46%) SLA
15 12 (15.19%) Legal
15 12 (15.19%) HTML5

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 6 (7.59%) Moodle
2 4 (5.06%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.53%) IIS
5 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.27%) Confluence
5 1 (1.27%) SAS
5 1 (1.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 46 (58.23%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (22.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (13.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (5.06%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.53%) Acrobat
5 2 (2.53%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (2.53%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.27%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 20 (25.32%) Office 365
2 16 (20.25%) OneDrive
3 6 (7.59%) FinancialForce
3 6 (7.59%) Responsys
4 3 (3.80%) SaaS
5 2 (2.53%) Azure
5 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.53%) GCP
6 1 (1.27%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (1.27%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.92%) DNS
2 10 (12.66%) Firewall
3 9 (11.39%) DHCP
3 9 (11.39%) Internet
3 9 (11.39%) TCP/IP
4 8 (10.13%) IP Telephony
4 8 (10.13%) LAN
4 8 (10.13%) WAN
4 8 (10.13%) Wireless
5 4 (5.06%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (5.06%) Skype
5 4 (5.06%) VPN
5 4 (5.06%) WebEx
6 3 (3.80%) VoIP
7 2 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.27%) HTTP
8 1 (1.27%) SMTP
8 1 (1.27%) SNMP
8 1 (1.27%) SSL
8 1 (1.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) Big Data
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.27%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Dreamweaver
1 10 (12.66%) MSI
2 9 (11.39%) InstallShield
3 2 (2.53%) Moq
3 2 (2.53%) NUnit
4 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (34.18%) Marketing
2 15 (18.99%) Finance
3 12 (15.19%) Legal
4 6 (7.59%) Multimedia
5 3 (3.80%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.53%) Advertising
6 2 (2.53%) Billing
6 2 (2.53%) Publishing
6 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.27%) Back Office
7 1 (1.27%) Electronics
7 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (16.46%) Desktop Engineer
2 9 (11.39%) Applications Packager
2 9 (11.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (7.59%) Chief Operating Officer
3 6 (7.59%) CRM Executive
4 5 (6.33%) Administrator
4 5 (6.33%) Campaign Executive
4 5 (6.33%) Email Administrator
4 5 (6.33%) Email Marketing Administrator
4 5 (6.33%) Marketing Administrator
4 5 (6.33%) Marketing Executive
5 4 (5.06%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Email Executive
5 4 (5.06%) Email Marketing Executive
5 4 (5.06%) Health and Safety Manager
5 4 (5.06%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Account Manager
6 3 (3.80%) Sales Account Manager
6 3 (3.80%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.78%) HTML
2 12 (15.19%) HTML5
3 6 (7.59%) XML
4 4 (5.06%) CSS
5 2 (2.53%) .NET
5 2 (2.53%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (32.91%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.13%) Fat Client
2 8 (10.13%) Replication
2 8 (10.13%) Thin Client
3 7 (8.86%) iPad
4 6 (7.59%) Blackberry
5 4 (5.06%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.80%) iPhone
6 3 (3.80%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (2.53%) Blog
7 2 (2.53%) Graphic Design
7 2 (2.53%) Internet of Things
7 2 (2.53%) Robotics
7 2 (2.53%) Social Media
8 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.27%) Clustering
8 1 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 30 (37.97%) Windows
2 25 (31.65%) Windows 10
3 18 (22.78%) Mac OS
4 16 (20.25%) Apple iOS
5 10 (12.66%) Windows Server
6 9 (11.39%) Linux
6 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (10.13%) Unix
8 4 (5.06%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.53%) Android
10 2 (2.53%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.53%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.91%) Continuous Improvement
2 22 (27.85%) Mentoring
3 18 (22.78%) Application Packaging
4 16 (20.25%) ITSM
5 15 (18.99%) ITIL
6 14 (17.72%) Project Management
6 14 (17.72%) Software Deployment
7 12 (15.19%) Proactive Monitoring
8 11 (13.92%) CRM
8 11 (13.92%) Project Planning
9 10 (12.66%) Customer Requirements
9 10 (12.66%) Data Analysis
10 9 (11.39%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (11.39%) Email Marketing
10 9 (11.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 9 (11.39%) Validation
11 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (10.13%) Multichannel Marketing
11 8 (10.13%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (8.86%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.39%) SQL
2 8 (10.13%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.53%) ES6
4 2 (2.53%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.27%) C
5 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (25.32%) Degree
2 15 (18.99%) A+ Certification
3 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.80%) PMP
5 2 (2.53%) MCDST
5 2 (2.53%) MCP
5 2 (2.53%) MCSA
5 2 (2.53%) MCSE
6 1 (1.27%) CCNA
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.46%) SLA
2 6 (7.59%) ISO 9001
2 6 (7.59%) PMO
3 4 (5.06%) NEBOSH
4 2 (2.53%) GDPR
System Software
1 30 (37.97%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.39%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.13%) DFS Replication
3 8 (10.13%) Terminal Server
4 3 (3.80%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 27 (34.18%) SCCM
2 8 (10.13%) WSUS
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.53%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.27%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.27%) Perfmon
5 1 (1.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 52 (65.82%) Microsoft
2 17 (21.52%) Apple
3 16 (20.25%) ServiceNow
4 15 (18.99%) IBM
5 11 (13.92%) Adobe
6 9 (11.39%) Capita
6 9 (11.39%) Cisco
6 9 (11.39%) VMware
7 8 (10.13%) Citrix
8 7 (8.86%) HP
8 7 (8.86%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (5.06%) Bomgar
9 4 (5.06%) Oracle
9 4 (5.06%) Remedy
10 3 (3.80%) Palo Alto
10 3 (3.80%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.80%) Verint
11 2 (2.53%) Google
11 2 (2.53%) MobileIron
11 2 (2.53%) Peregrine