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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 812 901 916
Rank change year-on-year +89 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 78 31 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.087% 0.031% 0.060%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.99% 0.36% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 62 20 47
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +16.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £30,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,650 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £45,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.12%  

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 7875 8522 8305
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.83% 8.65% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6369 6933 6560
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +1.12%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +87 72 £39,500 -12.22% 12
London +66 32 £40,000 - 2
South East +50 18 £37,500 -6.25%
Canary Wharf - 12 - -
West Midlands +13 8 £42,500 -12.37% 2
Surrey - 6 £30,000 -
West Sussex - 6 £45,000 -
City of London - 6 £40,000 -
East of England -14 5 £34,000 -28.42% 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £34,000 - 1
South Wales +22 4 £30,000 +50.00% 1
Wales +7 4 £30,000 +50.00% 1
Cardiff - 4 £30,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £32,000 -
South West -3 3 £37,500 -19.78% 1
Guildford - 3 £30,000 -
Witney - 3 £32,000 -
North West - 3 £40,000 - 2
Berkshire +20 2 £37,500 -6.25%
North Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 - 1
Manchester - 2 £40,000 - 1
Gatwick - 2 £45,000 -
Bolton - 2 £40,000 -
Bath - 2 £38,250 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £49,500 - 1
Somerset - 2 £38,250 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 - 1
Reading +19 1 - -
North East +12 1 £27,500 -38.88% 2
Teddington +6 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 87 (64.93%) Microsoft
2 83 (61.94%) Windows
3 62 (46.27%) SQL Server
4 59 (44.03%) SQL
5 57 (42.54%) Active Directory
6 35 (26.12%) PowerShell
7 34 (25.37%) JavaScript
7 34 (25.37%) HTML
8 32 (23.88%) CSS
9 31 (23.13%) ITIL
9 31 (23.13%) SCCM
9 31 (23.13%) Windows Server
10 30 (22.39%) Oracle
10 30 (22.39%) VMware
11 29 (21.64%) Microsoft Office
11 29 (21.64%) MS Exchange
12 28 (20.90%) Windows 7
13 25 (18.66%) DNS
13 25 (18.66%) MySQL
14 24 (17.91%) XML
14 24 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (17.16%) VMware Infrastructure
16 22 (16.42%) Marketing
16 22 (16.42%) Linux
16 22 (16.42%) Cognizant
17 21 (15.67%) Digital Marketing
18 20 (14.93%) Marketing Automation
18 20 (14.93%) Adobe
19 19 (14.18%) Presales
20 18 (13.43%) Enterprise Software

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 29 (21.64%) MS Exchange
2 17 (12.69%) IIS
3 11 (8.21%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.73%) CMS
6 4 (2.99%) Apache
6 4 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.99%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.24%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.49%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.75%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.75%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 29 (21.64%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.99%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.75%) InDesign
5 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (13.43%) Adobe Campaign
1 18 (13.43%) Eloqua
2 10 (7.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.75%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (13.43%) Office 365
2 17 (12.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (10.45%) IaaS
4 12 (8.96%) Amazon S3
4 12 (8.96%) Amazon SQS
5 11 (8.21%) Amazon ELB
5 11 (8.21%) PaaS
6 4 (2.99%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.49%) G Suite
8 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.75%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.75%) GitHub
8 1 (0.75%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.66%) DNS
2 15 (11.19%) DHCP
3 12 (8.96%) Network Security
4 11 (8.21%) Firewall
4 11 (8.21%) SAN
4 11 (8.21%) TCP/IP
5 10 (7.46%) VPN
6 9 (6.72%) Internet
7 6 (4.48%) SMTP
8 5 (3.73%) VoIP
9 4 (2.99%) FTP
9 4 (2.99%) Intranet
9 4 (2.99%) IPv4
9 4 (2.99%) NAS
9 4 (2.99%) SSL
10 3 (2.24%) Skype
10 3 (2.24%) WAN
11 2 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (1.49%) LAN
11 2 (1.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (46.27%) SQL Server
2 25 (18.66%) MySQL
3 18 (13.43%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (13.43%) RDBMS
3 18 (13.43%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.73%) Informix
5 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (2.99%) Redis
6 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.24%) MS Access
8 2 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.49%) DTS
8 2 (1.49%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.49%) Power BI
8 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.75%) Big Data
9 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.75%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 15 (11.19%) Vagrant
2 6 (4.48%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.73%) Babel
3 5 (3.73%) InstallShield
3 5 (3.73%) MSI
3 5 (3.73%) Subversion
3 5 (3.73%) webpack
4 4 (2.99%) eggPlant
4 4 (2.99%) JIRA
4 4 (2.99%) JMeter
4 4 (2.99%) LoadRunner
4 4 (2.99%) LoadUI
4 4 (2.99%) Selenium
4 4 (2.99%) SilkPerformer
4 4 (2.99%) SilkTest
4 4 (2.99%) SoapUI
4 4 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.99%) The Grinder
4 4 (2.99%) VersionOne
4 4 (2.99%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (16.42%) Marketing
2 17 (12.69%) Finance
3 6 (4.48%) Retail
4 5 (3.73%) Law
5 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.75%) Billing
6 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (16.42%) Analyst
2 18 (13.43%) Architect
2 18 (13.43%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (11.94%) Developer
4 12 (8.96%) IT Analyst
5 11 (8.21%) Support Engineer
6 10 (7.46%) ITIL Service Analyst
6 10 (7.46%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
6 10 (7.46%) Service Analyst
6 10 (7.46%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (6.72%) Active Directory Analyst
7 9 (6.72%) Cloud Engineer
7 9 (6.72%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (5.97%) Applications Packager
8 8 (5.97%) Consultant
8 8 (5.97%) IT Support
9 7 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (5.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 7 (5.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.48%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (25.37%) HTML
2 32 (23.88%) CSS
3 24 (17.91%) XML
4 15 (11.19%) .NET
5 12 (8.96%) HTML5
6 6 (4.48%) ASP.NET
7 5 (3.73%) CSS3
7 5 (3.73%) Node.js
7 5 (3.73%) Redux
7 5 (3.73%) Sass
7 5 (3.73%) WebSockets
8 4 (2.99%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.99%) SOAP
8 4 (2.99%) XSLT
9 3 (2.24%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (2.24%) jQuery
9 3 (2.24%) Web Services
10 2 (1.49%) COM
10 2 (1.49%) ODBC
11 1 (0.75%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.43%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (7.46%) Client/Server
3 9 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.72%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.99%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (2.24%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.24%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.24%) Social Media
5 3 (2.24%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.49%) CMDB
6 2 (1.49%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.49%) iPhone
6 2 (1.49%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.75%) Clustering
7 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.75%) EPoS
7 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 83 (61.94%) Windows
2 31 (23.13%) Windows Server
3 28 (20.90%) Windows 7
4 22 (16.42%) Linux
5 17 (12.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (11.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (6.72%) Windows 10
8 6 (4.48%) Mac OS
9 5 (3.73%) Windows Vista
10 4 (2.99%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.24%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.24%) Unix
12 2 (1.49%) Android
12 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.75%) CentOS
13 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.13%) ITIL
2 24 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (15.67%) Digital Marketing
4 20 (14.93%) Marketing Automation
5 19 (14.18%) Presales
6 17 (12.69%) CRM
7 16 (11.94%) DevOps
8 15 (11.19%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (11.19%) Project Management
9 13 (9.70%) TDD
10 11 (8.21%) Data Security
11 9 (6.72%) Application Packaging
11 9 (6.72%) IT Audit
11 9 (6.72%) Open Source
11 9 (6.72%) Patch Management
11 9 (6.72%) Software Deployment
12 8 (5.97%) Scrum
12 8 (5.97%) Service Management
13 7 (5.22%) Validation
13 7 (5.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 59 (44.03%) SQL
2 35 (26.12%) PowerShell
3 34 (25.37%) JavaScript
4 15 (11.19%) Python
5 14 (10.45%) VB
6 13 (9.70%) C#
7 11 (8.21%) Bash Shell
8 10 (7.46%) Java
9 5 (3.73%) ES6
10 4 (2.99%) Groovy
10 4 (2.99%) PHP
10 4 (2.99%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.24%) VBScript
12 2 (1.49%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.49%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.49%) VBA
13 1 (0.75%) C
13 1 (0.75%) Clipper
Qualifications
1 16 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (8.21%) Degree
3 10 (7.46%) MCITP
4 4 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.24%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.24%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.49%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.49%) CCNA
6 2 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.49%) MCSA
6 2 (1.49%) MCSE
6 2 (1.49%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.75%) CCDA
7 1 (0.75%) CCDP
7 1 (0.75%) CCENT
7 1 (0.75%) CCIE
7 1 (0.75%) CCNP
7 1 (0.75%) CCSP
7 1 (0.75%) CISSP
7 1 (0.75%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.21%) SLA
2 4 (2.99%) QA
3 2 (1.49%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.75%) DICOM
4 1 (0.75%) HL7
4 1 (0.75%) PMO
System Software
1 57 (42.54%) Active Directory
2 23 (17.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (11.19%) Docker
4 13 (9.70%) Hyper-V
5 8 (5.97%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (4.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (3.73%) XenApp
8 2 (1.49%) vCloud
8 2 (1.49%) vSphere
9 1 (0.75%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 31 (23.13%) SCCM
2 13 (9.70%) Puppet
3 9 (6.72%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 8 (5.97%) SCOM
4 8 (5.97%) WSUS
5 6 (4.48%) vCenter Server
6 4 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (2.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (1.49%) Ansible
8 2 (1.49%) Nagios
8 2 (1.49%) OpenView
8 2 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.49%) OVSD
8 2 (1.49%) Salt
8 2 (1.49%) TADDM
8 2 (1.49%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 87 (64.93%) Microsoft
2 30 (22.39%) Oracle
2 30 (22.39%) VMware
3 22 (16.42%) Cognizant
4 20 (14.93%) Adobe
5 18 (13.43%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 14 (10.45%) Cisco
7 11 (8.21%) ServiceNow
8 10 (7.46%) Citrix
9 8 (5.97%) Apple
9 8 (5.97%) HP
10 7 (5.22%) IBM
11 4 (2.99%) CA Agile Central
11 4 (2.99%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.24%) Google
12 3 (2.24%) NetApp
12 3 (2.24%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.49%) Dell
13 2 (1.49%) EqualLogic
13 2 (1.49%) SAP
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