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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
UK
Rank 802 879 856
Rank change year-on-year +77 -23  
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 55 69 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.067% 0.097%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.79% 0.83% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 39 56 65
Median salary £32,500 £30,250 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.43% -21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £20,500 £19,906
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £48,750 £60,000
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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 7003 8307 7868
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.24% 8.07% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5686 6690 6249
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £70,000 £70,000
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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 24 March 2017.

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

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 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 24 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
England +86 54 £32,500 +12.06% 16
London +55 20 £55,000 +98.19% 6
South East +70 16 £30,000 -6.25% 3
Surrey +44 6 £30,000 +21.21%
North West - 6 £32,500 -
Hatfield +29 5 £32,500 - 1
East of England +19 5 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Hertfordshire +9 5 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Canary Wharf -8 5 - -
Guildford - 5 £30,000 -
Hampshire +28 4 - -
Yorkshire +21 4 £32,500 +0.77% 2
West Sussex - 4 £45,000 -
Lancashire - 4 £32,500 -
Basingstoke - 4 - -
Burnley - 4 £32,500 -
West Yorkshire +19 3 £32,500 -1.51%
Huddersfield - 3 £32,500 -
South West +7 2 £26,000 -10.34%
Bristol +3 2 £26,000 -45.26%
Oxford - 2 £23,000 - 1
Liverpool - 2 £26,000 -
Merseyside - 2 £26,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £23,000 - 1
City of London +37 1 - - 2
Tyne and Wear - 1 £20,910 -
Barnsley - 1 £25,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £25,000 -
Jarrow - 1 £20,910 -
North East - 1 £20,910 - 1

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 78 (77.23%) Microsoft
2 73 (72.28%) Windows
3 57 (56.44%) Active Directory
4 44 (43.56%) SCCM
5 34 (33.66%) Windows 7
6 31 (30.69%) MS Excel
7 28 (27.72%) SQL Server
8 27 (26.73%) Windows Server
9 26 (25.74%) SQL
9 26 (25.74%) Finance
10 23 (22.77%) ITIL
10 23 (22.77%) PowerShell
11 22 (21.78%) VMware
12 19 (18.81%) Linux
12 19 (18.81%) DNS
13 18 (17.82%) Oracle
13 18 (17.82%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (17.82%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (17.82%) Application Packaging
14 17 (16.83%) MySQL
15 16 (15.84%) VB
15 16 (15.84%) JavaScript
15 16 (15.84%) SLA
15 16 (15.84%) MS Exchange
16 15 (14.85%) HTML
17 14 (13.86%) IIS
17 14 (13.86%) DHCP
17 14 (13.86%) TCP/IP
17 14 (13.86%) Microsoft Certification
18 13 (12.87%) VPN

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top Related 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 16 (15.84%) MS Exchange
2 14 (13.86%) IIS
3 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (3.96%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.97%) Apache
4 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.97%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 31 (30.69%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.89%) MS Office
3 3 (2.97%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.98%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.98%) InDesign
5 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Adobe Campaign
1 5 (4.95%) Eloqua
2 2 (1.98%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.99%) Raiser's Edge
3 1 (0.99%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.93%) Office 365
2 6 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.95%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (4.95%) Amazon S3
3 5 (4.95%) Amazon SQS
3 5 (4.95%) IaaS
3 5 (4.95%) PaaS
4 2 (1.98%) G Suite
5 1 (0.99%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.99%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.81%) DNS
2 14 (13.86%) DHCP
2 14 (13.86%) TCP/IP
3 13 (12.87%) VPN
4 8 (7.92%) Internet
5 6 (5.94%) Firewall
5 6 (5.94%) VoIP
6 5 (4.95%) LAN
6 5 (4.95%) Network Security
6 5 (4.95%) WAN
7 3 (2.97%) SAN
8 2 (1.98%) FTP
8 2 (1.98%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.98%) IPv4
8 2 (1.98%) RTP
8 2 (1.98%) SMTP
8 2 (1.98%) SSL
8 2 (1.98%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (1.98%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.99%) GoToMeeting
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (27.72%) SQL Server
2 17 (16.83%) MySQL
3 5 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.95%) RDBMS
3 5 (4.95%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.97%) Informix
4 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.98%) EDMS
5 2 (1.98%) Redis
6 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.99%) Power BI
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.93%) InstallShield
1 7 (6.93%) MSI
1 7 (6.93%) Vagrant
2 6 (5.94%) webpack
3 5 (4.95%) Babel
4 3 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.98%) eggPlant
5 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.98%) JIRA
5 2 (1.98%) JMeter
5 2 (1.98%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.98%) LoadUI
5 2 (1.98%) Selenium
5 2 (1.98%) SilkPerformer
5 2 (1.98%) SilkTest
5 2 (1.98%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.98%) Subversion
5 2 (1.98%) The Grinder
5 2 (1.98%) VersionOne
5 2 (1.98%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (25.74%) Finance
2 11 (10.89%) Marketing
3 8 (7.92%) Law
4 6 (5.94%) Games
4 6 (5.94%) Retail
5 2 (1.98%) Legal
5 2 (1.98%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.99%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (17.82%) Analyst
2 13 (12.87%) SCCM Engineer
3 10 (9.90%) Developer
4 9 (8.91%) Applications Packager
4 9 (8.91%) IT Analyst
4 9 (8.91%) Support Technician
5 8 (7.92%) Consultant
5 8 (7.92%) Integration Engineer
5 8 (7.92%) Service Analyst
6 7 (6.93%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (6.93%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (6.93%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) Linux Server Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) Server Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) ITIL Service Analyst
7 6 (5.94%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (5.94%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.85%) HTML
2 13 (12.87%) CSS
3 7 (6.93%) HTML5
4 6 (5.94%) Node.js
4 6 (5.94%) Redux
4 6 (5.94%) Sass
4 6 (5.94%) XML
5 5 (4.95%) CSS3
5 5 (4.95%) WebSockets
6 3 (2.97%) .NET
7 2 (1.98%) COM
7 2 (1.98%) SOAP
8 1 (0.99%) JSON
8 1 (0.99%) SVG
8 1 (0.99%) Web Services
8 1 (0.99%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.93%) Blackberry
2 7 (6.93%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.94%) iPhone
4 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.97%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.97%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (1.98%) iPad
6 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.98%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.99%) Clustering
7 1 (0.99%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.99%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.99%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 73 (72.28%) Windows
2 34 (33.66%) Windows 7
3 27 (26.73%) Windows Server
4 19 (18.81%) Linux
5 18 (17.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (9.90%) Windows 10
6 10 (9.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (9.90%) Windows XP
7 9 (8.91%) Mac OS
8 8 (7.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (6.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (6.93%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.97%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.98%) Android
12 1 (0.99%) CentOS
12 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.99%) Unix
12 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.77%) ITIL
2 18 (17.82%) Application Packaging
3 13 (12.87%) DevOps
3 13 (12.87%) Open Source
4 11 (10.89%) Service Management
5 10 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (9.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (8.91%) Change Control
6 9 (8.91%) TDD
6 9 (8.91%) Workflow
7 8 (7.92%) CRM
7 8 (7.92%) Release Management
7 8 (7.92%) Validation
8 7 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.93%) Configuration Management
8 7 (6.93%) Line Management
8 7 (6.93%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (5.94%) IT Audit
9 6 (5.94%) Patch Management
9 6 (5.94%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.74%) SQL
2 23 (22.77%) PowerShell
3 16 (15.84%) JavaScript
3 16 (15.84%) VB
4 9 (8.91%) VBScript
5 7 (6.93%) Python
6 5 (4.95%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.95%) ES6
7 2 (1.98%) C++
7 2 (1.98%) Groovy
7 2 (1.98%) Java
7 2 (1.98%) PHP
7 2 (1.98%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.99%) C#
8 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (13.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.90%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.92%) DV Cleared
4 7 (6.93%) A+ Certification
4 7 (6.93%) MCITP
4 7 (6.93%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (1.98%) Degree
5 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.84%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) DICOM
2 1 (0.99%) HL7
System Software
1 57 (56.44%) Active Directory
2 18 (17.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.88%) Hyper-V
4 8 (7.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (6.93%) Docker
6 6 (5.94%) XenApp
7 3 (2.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.97%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.98%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.99%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (43.56%) SCCM
2 13 (12.87%) SCOM
3 12 (11.88%) WSUS
4 8 (7.92%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 8 (7.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (4.95%) Puppet
6 2 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.98%) Nagios
6 2 (1.98%) OpenView
6 2 (1.98%) OVSD
6 2 (1.98%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.99%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.99%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.99%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.99%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 78 (77.23%) Microsoft
2 22 (21.78%) VMware
3 18 (17.82%) Oracle
4 12 (11.88%) Citrix
5 9 (8.91%) Apple
6 8 (7.92%) Adobe
6 8 (7.92%) Red Hat
6 8 (7.92%) ServiceNow
7 7 (6.93%) Cognizant
8 6 (5.94%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 5 (4.95%) Cisco
10 3 (2.97%) Bloomberg
10 3 (2.97%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.97%) FactSet
10 3 (2.97%) Fixnetix
10 3 (2.97%) HP
10 3 (2.97%) NetApp
10 3 (2.97%) Reuters
10 3 (2.97%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.98%) Tableau
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