Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 889 1153 1129
Rank change year-on-year +264 -24 -51
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 311 65 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.034% 0.082%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.99% 0.40% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 297 54 157
UK median annual salary £34,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.33% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £24,850
90th Percentile £51,750 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,000 £45,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -24.44% +25.00% +20.00%

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 15624 16384 16806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.76% 8.68% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 12816 13235 13640
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +4.21%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +250 270 £34,000 -22.29% 21
UK excluding London +226 242 £34,000 -24.44% 16
North of England +67 76 £30,750 -20.65% 5
London +54 63 £35,000 +16.67% 5
South East +89 45 £33,500 +52.27% 2
North East +38 37 £26,500 -41.11% 3
Midlands +52 32 £35,000 -33.33% 4
South West +59 31 £30,500 -39.00% 3
East of England +35 24 £35,000 -22.22% 2
North West +18 23 £37,500 +33.93% 1
Scotland +15 22 £37,500 +15.38%
West Midlands +34 20 £32,500 -48.00% 3
Yorkshire +39 16 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Wales - 13 £38,000 -
East Midlands +33 12 £38,750 -26.19% 1

For the 6 months to 19 November 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).

1 219 (70.42%) Microsoft
2 129 (41.48%) Windows
3 110 (35.37%) SQL Server
3 110 (35.37%) Active Directory
4 103 (33.12%) SQL
5 73 (23.47%) Microsoft Office
6 67 (21.54%) Windows Server
7 53 (17.04%) VMware
7 53 (17.04%) C#
8 52 (16.72%) ITIL
9 51 (16.40%) .NET
10 50 (16.08%) MS Exchange
11 47 (15.11%) JavaScript
12 46 (14.79%) HTML
13 39 (12.54%) CSS
13 39 (12.54%) SAN
14 38 (12.22%) Microsoft Certification
15 36 (11.58%) Cisco
16 33 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
16 33 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
16 33 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
16 33 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
17 32 (10.29%) Office 365
17 32 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
17 32 (10.29%) DNS
18 31 (9.97%) DHCP
18 31 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
19 29 (9.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 29 (9.32%) Windows Server 2008
20 28 (9.00%) Degree

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 50 (16.08%) MS Exchange
2 28 (9.00%) SharePoint
3 19 (6.11%) IIS
4 8 (2.57%) CMS
4 8 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (2.57%) Skype for Business
5 7 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.61%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.29%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.29%) JBoss
7 4 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.64%) SAS
9 2 (0.64%) WordPress
10 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 73 (23.47%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (7.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.57%) Photoshop
4 7 (2.25%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.61%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.96%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.64%) SPSS
8 1 (0.32%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.32%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 10 (3.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.89%) Adobe Campaign
3 8 (2.57%) Eloqua
4 5 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.96%) Changepoint
6 2 (0.64%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.32%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (10.29%) Office 365
3 24 (7.72%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.25%) SaaS
5 4 (1.29%) IaaS
6 3 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.64%) GitHub
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.32%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (12.54%) SAN
2 32 (10.29%) DNS
3 31 (9.97%) DHCP
4 27 (8.68%) Firewall
5 18 (5.79%) NAS
5 18 (5.79%) VPN
6 16 (5.14%) TCP/IP
6 16 (5.14%) WAN
7 15 (4.82%) LAN
8 12 (3.86%) Internet
9 11 (3.54%) SMTP
9 11 (3.54%) SNMP
10 10 (3.22%) IPFIX
10 10 (3.22%) VLAN
11 8 (2.57%) Network Security
12 6 (1.93%) Skype
12 6 (1.93%) VoIP
13 5 (1.61%) Wireless
14 4 (1.29%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (35.37%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (8.04%) Relational Database
4 24 (7.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (6.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (5.79%) RDBMS
7 10 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (3.22%) Power BI
8 9 (2.89%) MySQL
9 8 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (2.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.93%) QlikView
12 5 (1.61%) MS Access
13 4 (1.29%) NoSQL
13 4 (1.29%) OLAP
13 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2016
14 3 (0.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (6.75%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.93%) Dreamweaver
2 6 (1.93%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.29%) Subversion
3 4 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.96%) Toad
5 2 (0.64%) JIRA
5 2 (0.64%) tSQLt
6 1 (0.32%) ERwin
6 1 (0.32%) Grunt
6 1 (0.32%) gulp
6 1 (0.32%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.32%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.32%) Protractor
6 1 (0.32%) Selenium
6 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio Code
6 1 (0.32%) Zephyr
General
1 20 (6.43%) Marketing
2 15 (4.82%) Finance
3 6 (1.93%) Manufacturing
3 6 (1.93%) Retail
4 5 (1.61%) Law
5 3 (0.96%) Legal
5 3 (0.96%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.64%) Banking
6 2 (0.64%) Billing
7 1 (0.32%) Advertising
7 1 (0.32%) Games
7 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.32%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 61 (19.61%) Analyst
2 52 (16.72%) Developer
3 27 (8.68%) IT Support
4 25 (8.04%) Support Engineer
5 21 (6.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (6.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 16 (5.14%) .NET Developer
7 16 (5.14%) 3rd Line Support
7 16 (5.14%) Administrator
7 16 (5.14%) C# Developer
7 16 (5.14%) IT Technician
8 15 (4.82%) Service Analyst
8 15 (4.82%) Technical Support
9 14 (4.50%) Software Developer
9 14 (4.50%) Support Analyst
10 13 (4.18%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (4.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 13 (4.18%) Architect
10 13 (4.18%) Service Desk Analyst
10 13 (4.18%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (16.40%) .NET
2 46 (14.79%) HTML
3 39 (12.54%) CSS
4 24 (7.72%) ASP.NET
5 19 (6.11%) HTML5
6 13 (4.18%) XML
7 12 (3.86%) .NET Framework
7 12 (3.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (3.86%) jQuery
8 9 (2.89%) AngularJS
8 9 (2.89%) CSS3
8 9 (2.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (2.57%) Web Services
10 7 (2.25%) Ajax
10 7 (2.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (2.25%) DOM
10 7 (2.25%) Entity Framework
10 7 (2.25%) Sass
11 6 (1.93%) LESS
12 5 (1.61%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.54%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.22%) Client/Server
3 10 (3.22%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.22%) HP Storage
4 9 (2.89%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.25%) Virtual Team
6 6 (1.93%) Fat Client
6 6 (1.93%) Social Media
6 6 (1.93%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.29%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.29%) Clustering
7 4 (1.29%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.96%) User Experience
9 2 (0.64%) Animation
9 2 (0.64%) BYOD
9 2 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.64%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.32%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 129 (41.48%) Windows
2 67 (21.54%) Windows Server
3 33 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (9.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (7.07%) Windows 7
6 20 (6.43%) Linux
7 9 (2.89%) Unix
8 8 (2.57%) Windows 10
8 8 (2.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.61%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.29%) Android
10 4 (1.29%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.29%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.29%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.32%) CentOS
12 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (16.72%) ITIL
2 33 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (7.07%) Project Management
5 19 (6.11%) CRM
6 18 (5.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (5.79%) MVC
7 17 (5.47%) Service Management
8 16 (5.14%) Change Management
9 13 (4.18%) Incident Management
9 13 (4.18%) Presales
9 13 (4.18%) Service Delivery
10 12 (3.86%) Analytics
10 12 (3.86%) ETL
11 11 (3.54%) Data Analysis
11 11 (3.54%) SDLC
12 10 (3.22%) Network Management
12 10 (3.22%) Problem Management
12 10 (3.22%) Web Development
13 9 (2.89%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 103 (33.12%) SQL
2 53 (17.04%) C#
3 47 (15.11%) JavaScript
4 27 (8.68%) PowerShell
5 22 (7.07%) T-SQL
6 14 (4.50%) VB
7 10 (3.22%) VB.NET
8 8 (2.57%) Java
9 7 (2.25%) VBA
10 5 (1.61%) PHP
10 5 (1.61%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.96%) Python
11 3 (0.96%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.64%) C++
12 2 (0.64%) Perl
12 2 (0.64%) R
13 1 (0.32%) C
13 1 (0.32%) Delphi
13 1 (0.32%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.32%) X++
Qualifications
1 38 (12.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (9.00%) Degree
3 18 (5.79%) MCSE
4 6 (1.93%) MCITP
4 6 (1.93%) OCA
4 6 (1.93%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (1.61%) CISSP
5 5 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.61%) MCSA
6 4 (1.29%) A+ Certification
6 4 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.96%) CCNA
7 3 (0.96%) CEH
7 3 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.96%) SANS
8 2 (0.64%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.64%) MCTS
9 1 (0.32%) CCENT
9 1 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.86%) QA
1 12 (3.86%) SLA
2 5 (1.61%) PMO
3 2 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.32%) GDPR
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 110 (35.37%) Active Directory
2 33 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (7.40%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.25%) vSphere
6 5 (1.61%) Docker
6 5 (1.61%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.96%) Snort
7 3 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.96%) XenApp
8 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.32%) vCloud
8 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (5.14%) SCCM
1 16 (5.14%) SCOM
2 6 (1.93%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.96%) RSA enVision
3 3 (0.96%) WSUS
4 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.32%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.32%) Ansible
5 1 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.32%) Puppet
5 1 (0.32%) Salt
5 1 (0.32%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.32%) TADDM
5 1 (0.32%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 219 (70.42%) Microsoft
2 53 (17.04%) VMware
3 36 (11.58%) Cisco
4 27 (8.68%) HP
5 15 (4.82%) Citrix
5 15 (4.82%) Oracle
6 10 (3.22%) Adobe
7 9 (2.89%) Tableau
8 8 (2.57%) Apple
8 8 (2.57%) Cognizant
8 8 (2.57%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 7 (2.25%) SAP
9 7 (2.25%) Xamarin
10 6 (1.93%) Symantec
10 6 (1.93%) Veeam
11 5 (1.61%) Google
12 4 (1.29%) Brocade
12 4 (1.29%) Fortinet
12 4 (1.29%) Lotus
12 4 (1.29%) Sophos