Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 812 991 1186
Rank change year-on-year +179 +195 -43
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 361 206 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.12% 0.042%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.05% 1.30% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 325 176 67
UK median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -15.00% -
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,250 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75% +11.11%

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 17,624 15,798 17,692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.39% 8.92% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13,999 12,769 14,374
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 £30,750 £31,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +178 304 £35,000 +4.48% 35
UK excluding London +142 281 £35,000 +7.69% 25
Midlands +71 67 £41,250 +37.50% 6
North of England +59 64 £32,500 - 7
London +19 59 £33,500 -16.25% 11
South East +6 53 £35,000 +6.06% 8
East of England +54 41 £35,000 - 2
West Midlands +49 34 £35,750 +10.00% 2
East Midlands +31 33 £42,500 +63.46% 4
North West +24 31 £29,000 -22.67% 4
Scotland +6 24 £37,500 -6.25% 1
North East -9 21 £34,000 +23.64% 1
South West +11 20 £35,000 +18.64% 1
Yorkshire +41 12 £36,250 +11.54% 2
Wales +19 12 £28,000 -25.33%

For the 6 months to 14 August 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).

1 252 (69.81%) Microsoft
2 158 (43.77%) Windows
3 137 (37.95%) SQL
4 131 (36.29%) Active Directory
5 115 (31.86%) SQL Server
6 113 (31.30%) Microsoft Office
7 78 (21.61%) Microsoft Excel
8 63 (17.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 61 (16.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 60 (16.62%) Business Intelligence
11 59 (16.34%) Microsoft Azure
12 58 (16.07%) .NET
12 58 (16.07%) VMware
13 57 (15.79%) ITIL
13 57 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
13 57 (15.79%) Windows 7
13 57 (15.79%) Windows Server
14 49 (13.57%) Office 365
15 46 (12.74%) Cisco
16 45 (12.47%) C#
17 44 (12.19%) MS Exchange
17 44 (12.19%) Windows 10
18 42 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
19 39 (10.80%) Finance
20 37 (10.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 37 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
21 36 (9.97%) Problem-Solving
22 35 (9.70%) PowerShell
22 35 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
22 35 (9.70%) 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 44 (12.19%) MS Exchange
2 26 (7.20%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.60%) IIS
4 12 (3.32%) Skype for Business
5 7 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.39%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.11%) CMS
7 4 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.11%) nginx
7 4 (1.11%) Sitefinity
8 3 (0.83%) Apache
8 3 (0.83%) MediaWiki
8 3 (0.83%) SAS
9 2 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.55%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.55%) JBoss
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 113 (31.30%) Microsoft Office
2 78 (21.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (7.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (6.93%) Microsoft Project
5 20 (5.54%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.11%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.28%) CATIA
8 1 (0.28%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.28%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 5 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.55%) iTrent
4 2 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.55%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.55%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.28%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.28%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.28%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 59 (16.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (13.57%) Office 365
3 30 (8.31%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.49%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.66%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (1.11%) Google Analytics
6 4 (1.11%) IaaS
7 3 (0.83%) PaaS
7 3 (0.83%) SaaS
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.28%) npm
8 1 (0.28%) NuGet
8 1 (0.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.65%) Remote Desktop
2 21 (5.82%) DHCP
3 20 (5.54%) DNS
4 19 (5.26%) WebEx
5 18 (4.99%) Firewall
6 17 (4.71%) LAN
6 17 (4.71%) VoIP
7 16 (4.43%) VPN
8 15 (4.16%) TCP/IP
8 15 (4.16%) WAN
9 11 (3.05%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (3.05%) Internet
10 10 (2.77%) SAN
11 9 (2.49%) Skype
12 8 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (1.94%) WLAN
14 6 (1.66%) DAB
15 5 (1.39%) VLAN
16 3 (0.83%) HTTP
16 3 (0.83%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (31.86%) SQL Server
2 63 (17.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 61 (16.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (10.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 26 (7.20%) Power BI
6 24 (6.65%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (5.54%) MS Access
8 15 (4.16%) Crystal Reports
8 15 (4.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (3.88%) MySQL
10 13 (3.60%) OLAP
11 12 (3.32%) QlikView
11 12 (3.32%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.94%) Relational Database
13 5 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (1.11%) Biml
15 3 (0.83%) Hadoop
15 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
15 3 (0.83%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 18 (4.99%) Visual Studio
2 13 (3.60%) JIRA
3 8 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.22%) MSI
3 8 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.94%) InstallShield
5 6 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.55%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.55%) VersionOne
8 1 (0.28%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.28%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.28%) gulp
8 1 (0.28%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.28%) jspm
8 1 (0.28%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.28%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.28%) Subversion
8 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 39 (10.80%) Finance
2 10 (2.77%) Marketing
3 8 (2.22%) Back Office
4 7 (1.94%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.94%) Retail
5 6 (1.66%) Banking
6 3 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.55%) Games
7 2 (0.55%) Legal
7 2 (0.55%) Local Government
7 2 (0.55%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.28%) Automotive
8 1 (0.28%) Billing
8 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.28%) French Language
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 76 (21.05%) Developer
2 65 (18.01%) Analyst
3 40 (11.08%) IT Support
4 31 (8.59%) Technical Support
5 30 (8.31%) Desktop Support
6 24 (6.65%) Support Engineer
7 21 (5.82%) .NET Developer
7 21 (5.82%) SQL Developer
8 19 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
9 18 (4.99%) C# Developer
10 16 (4.43%) C# .NET Developer
10 16 (4.43%) Software Developer
11 15 (4.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 14 (3.88%) IT Analyst
12 14 (3.88%) IT Engineer
12 14 (3.88%) Support Analyst
13 13 (3.60%) Data Analyst
13 13 (3.60%) Deskside Engineer
14 12 (3.32%) ASP.NET Developer
14 12 (3.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (16.07%) .NET
2 23 (6.37%) ASP.NET
3 21 (5.82%) .NET Framework
3 21 (5.82%) CSS
3 21 (5.82%) HTML
4 14 (3.88%) Entity Framework
5 13 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (3.60%) XML
6 11 (3.05%) AngularJS
6 11 (3.05%) HTML5
7 9 (2.49%) Web Services
8 8 (2.22%) Angular 2
8 8 (2.22%) ASP.NET Core
8 8 (2.22%) jQuery
9 6 (1.66%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (1.39%) MDX
10 5 (1.39%) REST
11 4 (1.11%) WCF
11 4 (1.11%) WPF
11 4 (1.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.20%) Data Centre
3 17 (4.71%) Management Information System
4 16 (4.43%) Blackberry
5 9 (2.49%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.66%) Equities
6 6 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.66%) iPad
6 6 (1.66%) SWIFT
7 5 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.39%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.11%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.11%) User Experience
9 3 (0.83%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.83%) Fintech
9 3 (0.83%) iPhone
10 2 (0.55%) Clustering
10 2 (0.55%) Pharmacovigilance
10 2 (0.55%) Replication
10 2 (0.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 158 (43.77%) Windows
2 57 (15.79%) Windows 7
2 57 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 44 (12.19%) Windows 10
4 27 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (6.93%) Android
6 20 (5.54%) Windows XP
7 19 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (4.16%) Linux
9 13 (3.60%) Apple iOS
9 13 (3.60%) Mac OS
10 9 (2.49%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.94%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.39%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.11%) Unix
14 3 (0.83%) CentOS
15 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (16.62%) Business Intelligence
2 57 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (15.79%) ITIL
3 36 (9.97%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (9.14%) Project Management
5 27 (7.48%) ETL
6 24 (6.65%) MVC
7 23 (6.37%) Scrum
8 19 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (4.99%) ITSM
9 18 (4.99%) Validation
10 17 (4.71%) Test Automation
11 16 (4.43%) Customer Requirements
11 16 (4.43%) Service Delivery
12 15 (4.16%) Change Management
12 15 (4.16%) Data Analysis
12 15 (4.16%) Software Engineering
13 14 (3.88%) Mentoring
13 14 (3.88%) PRINCE2
13 14 (3.88%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 137 (37.95%) SQL
2 45 (12.47%) C#
3 35 (9.70%) PowerShell
3 35 (9.70%) T-SQL
4 20 (5.54%) JavaScript
5 19 (5.26%) VBA
6 12 (3.32%) VB
6 12 (3.32%) VBScript
7 10 (2.77%) TypeScript
8 6 (1.66%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 5 (1.39%) Python
10 4 (1.11%) C
10 4 (1.11%) Perl
10 4 (1.11%) PHP
10 4 (1.11%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.83%) Java
12 2 (0.55%) C++
12 2 (0.55%) Ruby
12 2 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (6.65%) Degree
3 15 (4.16%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (3.88%) A+ Certification
4 14 (3.88%) CCNA
4 14 (3.88%) MCSA
4 14 (3.88%) MCSE
5 12 (3.32%) MCP
6 11 (3.05%) MCTS
7 9 (2.49%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.49%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (1.66%) CFA
10 4 (1.11%) ISEB
10 4 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.83%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.55%) CEH
12 2 (0.55%) CISSP
12 2 (0.55%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.16%) SLA
2 9 (2.49%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.66%) QA
4 5 (1.39%) GDPR
4 5 (1.39%) PMO
5 3 (0.83%) P3O
6 2 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 131 (36.29%) Active Directory
2 35 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (8.86%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.11%) XenApp
6 3 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.55%) Firmware
7 2 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.55%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.55%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.28%) Docker
8 1 (0.28%) Snort
8 1 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (7.48%) SCCM
2 6 (1.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (1.66%) SCOM
3 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (1.11%) ServiceCenter
4 3 (0.83%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.55%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.55%) Nagios
5 2 (0.55%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.55%) Rancher
5 2 (0.55%) SCSM
5 2 (0.55%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.55%) WMI
5 2 (0.55%) WSUS
6 1 (0.28%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.28%) Puppet
6 1 (0.28%) RSA enVision
6 1 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 252 (69.81%) Microsoft
2 58 (16.07%) VMware
3 46 (12.74%) Cisco
4 21 (5.82%) Oracle
5 19 (5.26%) Bomgar
5 19 (5.26%) Citrix
6 17 (4.71%) Google
7 15 (4.16%) Tableau
8 13 (3.60%) HP
9 9 (2.49%) Cognos
10 8 (2.22%) Apple
11 7 (1.94%) Lotus
12 6 (1.66%) Dell
13 5 (1.39%) Adobe
13 5 (1.39%) Ivanti
13 5 (1.39%) NetApp
13 5 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.39%) ServiceNow
14 4 (1.11%) Alteryx
14 4 (1.11%) MobileIron