Period
to 25 June 2018

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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 842 1054 1201
Rank change year-on-year +212 +147 -58
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 351 130 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.075% 0.049%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.00% 0.85% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 305 99 76
UK median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,400 £21,000
90th Percentile £56,750 £55,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75% +9.11%

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 17,564 15,225 17,461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.09% 8.79% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 13,832 12,312 14,135
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,025
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 25 June 2018.

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

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 15 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 25 June 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
England +206 316 £35,000 -6.67% 40
UK excluding London +171 269 £35,000 +7.69% 37
Midlands +64 67 £42,500 - 9
North of England +74 60 £33,500 +3.08% 11
London -3 60 £33,850 -28.74% 7
South East +12 55 £35,000 +8.53% 7
East of England +39 51 £35,000 +7.69% 4
East Midlands - 35 £42,500 - 6
West Midlands +44 32 £35,000 -17.65% 3
North East +7 27 £35,000 +67.38% 2
North West +10 23 £30,000 -11.11% 7
South West +10 23 £35,250 +35.58% 2
Yorkshire +38 10 £42,500 +30.77% 2
Scotland -22 9 £39,500 +5.33% 3
Wales +17 4 £22,594 -24.69% 1

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 255 (72.65%) Microsoft
2 148 (42.17%) Windows
3 128 (36.47%) SQL
4 123 (35.04%) Active Directory
5 115 (32.76%) SQL Server
6 106 (30.20%) Microsoft Office
7 79 (22.51%) Microsoft Excel
8 69 (19.66%) .NET
9 68 (19.37%) Microsoft Azure
10 63 (17.95%) ITIL
11 60 (17.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 58 (16.52%) Agile Software Development
13 57 (16.24%) C#
14 56 (15.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 55 (15.67%) VMware
16 54 (15.38%) Windows Server
17 50 (14.25%) Windows 7
18 47 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
18 47 (13.39%) MS Exchange
19 46 (13.11%) Cisco
20 45 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
20 45 (12.82%) Office 365
21 40 (11.40%) Finance
21 40 (11.40%) VMware Infrastructure
22 39 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
22 39 (11.11%) Hyper-V
23 37 (10.54%) PowerShell
24 35 (9.97%) Degree
24 35 (9.97%) Project Management
25 34 (9.69%) T-SQL

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 47 (13.39%) MS Exchange
2 21 (5.98%) SharePoint
3 20 (5.70%) Skype for Business
4 11 (3.13%) IIS
5 8 (2.28%) IBM Notes
6 7 (1.99%) SAS
7 6 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.42%) CMS
9 4 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.14%) nginx
9 4 (1.14%) WordPress
10 3 (0.85%) Apache
10 3 (0.85%) Drupal
10 3 (0.85%) MediaWiki
10 3 (0.85%) Sitefinity
11 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.57%) JBoss
11 2 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.57%) Site Server
11 2 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 106 (30.20%) Microsoft Office
2 79 (22.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (8.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (7.41%) Microsoft Project
5 25 (7.12%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.14%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.57%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.28%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 5 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.57%) iTrent
3 2 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.57%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.28%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.28%) Servitor
4 1 (0.28%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 68 (19.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (12.82%) Office 365
3 39 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (4.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.42%) PaaS
6 4 (1.14%) IaaS
7 3 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.85%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.85%) SaaS
8 2 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.28%) GitHub
9 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.12%) Remote Desktop
2 21 (5.98%) Firewall
2 21 (5.98%) VPN
2 21 (5.98%) WebEx
3 20 (5.70%) VoIP
4 19 (5.41%) LAN
4 19 (5.41%) TCP/IP
5 18 (5.13%) DNS
5 18 (5.13%) WAN
6 17 (4.84%) DHCP
7 12 (3.42%) WLAN
8 11 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (3.13%) Skype
9 10 (2.85%) Internet
10 8 (2.28%) DAB
10 8 (2.28%) SAN
11 6 (1.71%) VLAN
12 4 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (1.14%) Sourcefire
12 4 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (32.76%) SQL Server
2 60 (17.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 56 (15.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 22 (6.27%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (5.13%) Power BI
7 17 (4.84%) MySQL
8 16 (4.56%) Crystal Reports
9 14 (3.99%) OLAP
10 13 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (2.85%) QlikView
13 9 (2.56%) MS Access
14 6 (1.71%) Big Data
14 6 (1.71%) Hadoop
14 6 (1.71%) Relational Database
15 5 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
16 4 (1.14%) Biml
16 4 (1.14%) Spotfire
17 3 (0.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (4.56%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.85%) JIRA
3 9 (2.56%) MSI
4 8 (2.28%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.99%) InstallShield
5 7 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.28%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.28%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.28%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.28%) Subversion
8 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (11.40%) Finance
2 10 (2.85%) Retail
3 9 (2.56%) Back Office
4 8 (2.28%) Marketing
5 6 (1.71%) Banking
5 6 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.57%) Legal
7 2 (0.57%) Local Government
7 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.28%) Billing
8 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.28%) French Language
8 1 (0.28%) Front Office
8 1 (0.28%) Games
8 1 (0.28%) German Language
8 1 (0.28%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 73 (20.80%) Developer
2 56 (15.95%) Analyst
3 32 (9.12%) IT Support
4 29 (8.26%) .NET Developer
5 28 (7.98%) Technical Support
6 27 (7.69%) Desktop Support
7 25 (7.12%) C# Developer
8 24 (6.84%) Software Developer
9 22 (6.27%) C# .NET Developer
10 19 (5.41%) .NET Software Developer
11 18 (5.13%) C# Software Developer
12 17 (4.84%) ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 17 (4.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 16 (4.56%) 2nd Line Support
13 16 (4.56%) SQL Developer
14 14 (3.99%) Junior
14 14 (3.99%) Team Leader
15 13 (3.70%) Data Analyst
15 13 (3.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (19.66%) .NET
2 32 (9.12%) ASP.NET
3 31 (8.83%) CSS
3 31 (8.83%) HTML
4 29 (8.26%) .NET Framework
5 23 (6.55%) AngularJS
6 21 (5.98%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (5.70%) Entity Framework
8 15 (4.27%) Angular 2
9 14 (3.99%) ASP.NET Core
9 14 (3.99%) jQuery
9 14 (3.99%) XML
10 13 (3.70%) HTML5
11 11 (3.13%) Web Services
12 6 (1.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (1.71%) WPF
13 5 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (1.42%) CSS3
13 5 (1.42%) React
13 5 (1.42%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 20 (5.70%) Computer Science
4 17 (4.84%) Blackberry
5 15 (4.27%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.56%) iPad
7 6 (1.71%) iPhone
7 6 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.42%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.85%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.57%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.57%) Clustering
10 2 (0.57%) Fintech
10 2 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.57%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.57%) Pharmacovigilance
10 2 (0.57%) Replication
11 1 (0.28%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.28%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.28%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 148 (42.17%) Windows
2 54 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 50 (14.25%) Windows 7
4 30 (8.55%) Windows 10
5 25 (7.12%) Android
6 24 (6.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (4.27%) Linux
7 15 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (4.27%) Windows XP
8 14 (3.99%) Mac OS
9 11 (3.13%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.99%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.14%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.85%) CentOS
13 3 (0.85%) Unix
14 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.28%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (17.95%) ITIL
2 58 (16.52%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (9.97%) Project Management
5 34 (9.69%) Problem-Solving
6 26 (7.41%) MVC
7 23 (6.55%) Scrum
8 22 (6.27%) Test Automation
9 20 (5.70%) OO
10 19 (5.41%) Use Case
11 18 (5.13%) ETL
12 17 (4.84%) Customer Requirements
12 17 (4.84%) ITSM
12 17 (4.84%) OOP
12 17 (4.84%) Problem Management
12 17 (4.84%) Software Engineering
12 17 (4.84%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (4.84%) Validation
13 16 (4.56%) Data Analysis
14 15 (4.27%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 128 (36.47%) SQL
2 57 (16.24%) C#
3 37 (10.54%) PowerShell
4 34 (9.69%) T-SQL
5 26 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 15 (4.27%) TypeScript
6 15 (4.27%) VB
7 14 (3.99%) VBA
8 13 (3.70%) VBScript
9 10 (2.85%) Python
10 7 (1.99%) Perl
10 7 (1.99%) PHP
10 7 (1.99%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.14%) C
11 4 (1.14%) Java
11 4 (1.14%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.85%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (0.85%) Ruby
13 2 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (9.97%) Degree
3 18 (5.13%) A+ Certification
4 15 (4.27%) MCSE
5 14 (3.99%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (3.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (3.99%) MCP
6 13 (3.70%) CCNA
6 13 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 13 (3.70%) Security Cleared
7 11 (3.13%) MCTS
8 10 (2.85%) MCSA
9 7 (1.99%) ISEB
10 5 (1.42%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.14%) CEH
11 4 (1.14%) CISSP
11 4 (1.14%) SANS
12 3 (0.85%) TOGAF Certification
13 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.57%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.27%) SLA
2 7 (1.99%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.99%) GDPR
3 6 (1.71%) PMO
3 6 (1.71%) QA
4 5 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.85%) P3O
6 2 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 123 (35.04%) Active Directory
2 40 (11.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.28%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.14%) Snort
6 3 (0.85%) XenApp
7 2 (0.57%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.57%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.57%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.57%) vSphere
8 1 (0.28%) Docker
8 1 (0.28%) Firmware
8 1 (0.28%) vCloud
8 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 31 (8.83%) SCCM
2 9 (2.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (1.99%) SCOM
4 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (1.14%) RSA enVision
4 4 (1.14%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (0.85%) Perfmon
5 3 (0.85%) WMI
6 2 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.57%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.57%) Nagios
6 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.57%) Rancher
6 2 (0.57%) SCSM
6 2 (0.57%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.57%) WSUS
7 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 255 (72.65%) Microsoft
2 55 (15.67%) VMware
3 46 (13.11%) Cisco
4 29 (8.26%) Google
5 24 (6.84%) Oracle
6 21 (5.98%) Bomgar
7 17 (4.84%) Citrix
7 17 (4.84%) HP
8 16 (4.56%) Tableau
9 10 (2.85%) Dell
10 8 (2.28%) Cognos
10 8 (2.28%) Lotus
10 8 (2.28%) Remedy
11 6 (1.71%) Sophos
12 5 (1.42%) Adobe
12 5 (1.42%) Apple
12 5 (1.42%) Ivanti
12 5 (1.42%) ServiceNow
13 4 (1.14%) Sage
13 4 (1.14%) Salesforce.com