Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 958 1162 1123
Rank change year-on-year +204 -39 -43
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 213 85 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.043% 0.078%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.38% 0.50% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 184 68 137
UK median annual salary £34,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.69% -3.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21,250 £19,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £51,750 £53,750 £66,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year -18.75% +8.84% +5.00%

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 15436 17026 16534
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.77% 8.60% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12502 13852 13200
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +214 195 £33,500 +4.69% 11
UK excluding London +142 146 £32,500 -18.75% 8
London +85 64 £40,000 +48.15% 4
North of England +28 38 £32,500 -27.78% 4
South East +85 37 £33,000 -17.50% 1
Midlands +41 22 £28,750 +43.75%
East of England +7 19 £35,250 -25.79%
West Midlands +41 16 £31,250 -35.57%
South West +13 16 £29,500 +1.72% 2
North West - 16 £37,500 -
North East +32 11 £27,500 -38.89% 2
Yorkshire +29 11 £32,500 +3.17% 2
Wales +24 9 £36,750 +83.75% 1
East Midlands +28 6 £26,750 +33.75%
Scotland - 6 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 August 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).

1 146 (68.54%) Microsoft
2 102 (47.89%) Windows
3 90 (42.25%) SQL Server
4 83 (38.97%) Active Directory
5 76 (35.68%) SQL
6 60 (28.17%) Microsoft Office
7 52 (24.41%) Windows Server
8 51 (23.94%) ITIL
9 46 (21.60%) VMware
10 44 (20.66%) HTML
10 44 (20.66%) JavaScript
11 40 (18.78%) MS Exchange
12 37 (17.37%) CSS
13 34 (15.96%) DNS
13 34 (15.96%) PowerShell
14 33 (15.49%) Cisco
15 32 (15.02%) Linux
15 32 (15.02%) Microsoft Azure
16 31 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
16 31 (14.55%) SAN
17 30 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
18 29 (13.62%) Agile Software Development
18 29 (13.62%) .NET
19 28 (13.15%) IIS
19 28 (13.15%) Oracle
19 28 (13.15%) HP
19 28 (13.15%) Microsoft Certification
19 28 (13.15%) Relational Database
20 27 (12.68%) RDBMS
20 27 (12.68%) C#

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 40 (18.78%) MS Exchange
2 28 (13.15%) IIS
3 18 (8.45%) SharePoint
4 13 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (4.23%) CMS
6 6 (2.82%) Skype for Business
7 5 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.88%) Apache
8 4 (1.88%) JBoss
8 4 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.88%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.41%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.94%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.94%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.94%) SAS
11 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 60 (28.17%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (7.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.35%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (2.35%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.88%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.88%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.47%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.47%) SPSS
6 1 (0.47%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 19 (8.92%) Adobe Campaign
1 19 (8.92%) Eloqua
2 12 (5.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.41%) Changepoint
4 2 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.47%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.47%) Raiser's Edge
5 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.47%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 32 (15.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (11.74%) Office 365
4 13 (6.10%) IaaS
5 9 (4.23%) Amazon S3
5 9 (4.23%) Amazon SQS
5 9 (4.23%) PaaS
6 8 (3.76%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (2.82%) SaaS
8 4 (1.88%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.47%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.47%) GitHub
9 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.47%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 34 (15.96%) DNS
2 31 (14.55%) SAN
3 26 (12.21%) DHCP
4 20 (9.39%) Firewall
5 16 (7.51%) NAS
6 15 (7.04%) Internet
6 15 (7.04%) TCP/IP
7 13 (6.10%) Network Security
8 12 (5.63%) VPN
9 8 (3.76%) WAN
10 7 (3.29%) LAN
10 7 (3.29%) VLAN
11 6 (2.82%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (2.82%) Skype
11 6 (2.82%) SMTP
12 5 (2.35%) Intranet
12 5 (2.35%) IPv4
13 4 (1.88%) FTP
13 4 (1.88%) SSL
13 4 (1.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (42.25%) SQL Server
2 28 (13.15%) Relational Database
3 27 (12.68%) RDBMS
4 21 (9.86%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (9.39%) MySQL
6 15 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.35%) Informix
9 5 (2.35%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.88%) MS Access
10 4 (1.88%) Redis
11 3 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.41%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.41%) Power BI
11 3 (1.41%) QlikView
12 2 (0.94%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.94%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (5.63%) Vagrant
2 11 (5.16%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.16%) Visual Studio
3 9 (4.23%) Subversion
4 6 (2.82%) Dreamweaver
5 5 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.88%) eggPlant
6 4 (1.88%) JIRA
6 4 (1.88%) JMeter
6 4 (1.88%) LoadRunner
6 4 (1.88%) LoadUI
6 4 (1.88%) Selenium
6 4 (1.88%) SilkPerformer
6 4 (1.88%) SilkTest
6 4 (1.88%) SoapUI
6 4 (1.88%) The Grinder
6 4 (1.88%) VersionOne
6 4 (1.88%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.94%) Babel
7 2 (0.94%) webpack
General
1 24 (11.27%) Marketing
2 15 (7.04%) Finance
3 6 (2.82%) Law
4 5 (2.35%) Retail
5 4 (1.88%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.88%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.41%) Legal
7 2 (0.94%) Billing
8 1 (0.47%) Advertising
8 1 (0.47%) Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Games
8 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (18.31%) Analyst
2 25 (11.74%) Developer
3 21 (9.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 21 (9.86%) Support Engineer
4 19 (8.92%) Architect
4 19 (8.92%) Solutions Architect
5 16 (7.51%) 3rd Line Support
5 16 (7.51%) Service Analyst
6 14 (6.57%) IT Support
6 14 (6.57%) Service Desk Analyst
7 13 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 13 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (5.63%) .NET Developer
8 12 (5.63%) Support Technician
9 11 (5.16%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (5.16%) IT Analyst
10 10 (4.69%) Administrator
10 10 (4.69%) C# Developer
11 9 (4.23%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 9 (4.23%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (20.66%) HTML
2 37 (17.37%) CSS
3 29 (13.62%) .NET
4 25 (11.74%) XML
5 16 (7.51%) ASP.NET
5 16 (7.51%) HTML5
6 10 (4.69%) .NET Framework
7 9 (4.23%) jQuery
8 7 (3.29%) Web Services
9 6 (2.82%) CSS3
9 6 (2.82%) Sass
10 5 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (2.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (1.88%) Ajax
11 4 (1.88%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (1.88%) DOM
11 4 (1.88%) Entity Framework
11 4 (1.88%) LESS
11 4 (1.88%) SOAP
11 4 (1.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.39%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (5.16%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.69%) Client/Server
5 9 (4.23%) HP Storage
6 7 (3.29%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.29%) Fat Client
6 7 (3.29%) Thin Client
7 6 (2.82%) Social Media
8 5 (2.35%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.88%) Clustering
9 4 (1.88%) RSA SecurID
10 3 (1.41%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.41%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.94%) CMDB
11 2 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.94%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.47%) iPad
12 1 (0.47%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 102 (47.89%) Windows
2 52 (24.41%) Windows Server
3 32 (15.02%) Linux
4 26 (12.21%) Windows 7
5 25 (11.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (10.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (4.23%) Unix
8 7 (3.29%) Mac OS X
8 7 (3.29%) Windows 10
9 6 (2.82%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.41%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.94%) CentOS
11 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.47%) Android
12 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (23.94%) ITIL
2 29 (13.62%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (10.33%) Digital Marketing
4 21 (9.86%) CRM
4 21 (9.86%) Marketing Automation
4 21 (9.86%) Project Management
5 20 (9.39%) Presales
6 19 (8.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (6.57%) Service Management
8 13 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (5.63%) Change Management
10 11 (5.16%) DevOps
10 11 (5.16%) Project Planning
11 10 (4.69%) Incident Management
11 10 (4.69%) MVC
11 10 (4.69%) Network Monitoring
11 10 (4.69%) TDD
12 9 (4.23%) Scrum
12 9 (4.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 76 (35.68%) SQL
2 44 (20.66%) JavaScript
3 34 (15.96%) PowerShell
4 27 (12.68%) C#
5 14 (6.57%) Java
5 14 (6.57%) Python
6 10 (4.69%) T-SQL
6 10 (4.69%) VB
7 8 (3.76%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.82%) VB.NET
8 6 (2.82%) VBA
9 4 (1.88%) Groovy
9 4 (1.88%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.41%) PHP
10 3 (1.41%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.94%) ES6
12 1 (0.47%) C
12 1 (0.47%) Perl
12 1 (0.47%) R
12 1 (0.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (13.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (12.68%) Degree
3 12 (5.63%) MCSE
4 7 (3.29%) MCITP
5 4 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.41%) MCSA
7 2 (0.94%) CCNA
7 2 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.94%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.94%) MCTS
8 1 (0.47%) ACSP
8 1 (0.47%) CCDA
8 1 (0.47%) CCDP
8 1 (0.47%) CCENT
8 1 (0.47%) HP AIS
8 1 (0.47%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.63%) QA
2 10 (4.69%) SLA
3 5 (2.35%) PMO
4 2 (0.94%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.47%) DICOM
5 1 (0.47%) HL7
System Software
1 83 (38.97%) Active Directory
2 30 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (10.33%) Hyper-V
4 17 (7.98%) Docker
5 14 (6.57%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (3.76%) vSphere
7 6 (2.82%) XenApp
8 4 (1.88%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.94%) vCloud
10 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.47%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (9.39%) SCCM
2 14 (6.57%) SCOM
3 10 (4.69%) Puppet
4 7 (3.29%) WSUS
5 6 (2.82%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 6 (2.82%) vCenter Server
6 4 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.94%) Ansible
7 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.94%) Nagios
7 2 (0.94%) OpenView
7 2 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.94%) OVSD
7 2 (0.94%) Salt
7 2 (0.94%) TADDM
7 2 (0.94%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.47%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 146 (68.54%) Microsoft
2 46 (21.60%) VMware
3 33 (15.49%) Cisco
4 28 (13.15%) HP
4 28 (13.15%) Oracle
5 23 (10.80%) Cognizant
6 20 (9.39%) Adobe
7 19 (8.92%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 15 (7.04%) Citrix
9 11 (5.16%) Apple
10 8 (3.76%) IBM
11 6 (2.82%) ServiceNow
12 5 (2.35%) Xamarin
13 4 (1.88%) Brocade
13 4 (1.88%) CA Agile Central
13 4 (1.88%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.88%) Dell
13 4 (1.88%) Fortinet
13 4 (1.88%) Tableau
13 4 (1.88%) Veeam