Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1047 886 1100
Rank change year-on-year -161 +214 +43
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 49 319 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.18% 0.056%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.28% 1.94% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 38 302 79
UK median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £51,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £34,150 £32,500
% change year-on-year +37.63% +5.08% -11.56%

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 17,267 16,412 15,474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.41% 9.31% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 13,495 13,225 12,532
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,635 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.24% +2.20% +3.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +4.65%

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 21 February 2019.

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

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 11 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 21 February 2019. 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 -161 42 £41,250 +19.57% 8
UK excluding London -152 27 £47,000 +37.63% 8
London +6 22 £37,500 -0.66%
Scotland -4 7 £46,500 +24.00%
South West -11 7 £85,000 +161.54%
Midlands 0 5 £47,500 +18.75%
South East -9 5 £65,000 +96.97% 4
West Midlands +26 4 - -
Yorkshire +25 3 £41,250 +5.77%
North of England -30 3 £41,250 +26.92% 3
East Midlands +15 1 £47,500 +18.75%

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
2 24 (48.98%) Degree
3 22 (44.90%) SQL Server
3 22 (44.90%) Finance
4 17 (34.69%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (34.69%) Windows
5 16 (32.65%) Web Services
5 16 (32.65%) C#
5 16 (32.65%) .NET
5 16 (32.65%) .NET Framework
6 14 (28.57%) ITIL
6 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (26.53%) Service Management
8 12 (24.49%) Management Information System
8 12 (24.49%) Cisco
8 12 (24.49%) CRM
9 11 (22.45%) HTML
9 11 (22.45%) Project Planning
9 11 (22.45%) Marketing
9 11 (22.45%) Computer Science
9 11 (22.45%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (22.45%) Windows Server
10 10 (20.41%) Office 365
10 10 (20.41%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (20.41%) IBM
10 10 (20.41%) VMware
11 9 (18.37%) Project Management
11 9 (18.37%) Windows 10
12 8 (16.33%) HTML5

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 6 (12.24%) Confluence
2 5 (10.20%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.16%) IBM Domino
4 3 (6.12%) CMS
4 3 (6.12%) IBM Notes
4 3 (6.12%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.08%) IIS
5 2 (4.08%) Site Server
6 1 (2.04%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (4.08%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.45%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (20.41%) Office 365
3 7 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (4.08%) SaaS
6 1 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) DHCP
1 6 (12.24%) DNS
2 5 (10.20%) SAN
3 4 (8.16%) VPN
4 3 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.08%) MPLS
5 2 (4.08%) PABX
5 2 (4.08%) PBX
5 2 (4.08%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.04%) Firewall
6 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.04%) LAN
6 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.04%) WAN
6 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (8.16%) MS Access
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (6.12%) QlikView
5 1 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Dreamweaver
2 7 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 6 (12.24%) JIRA
4 3 (6.12%) Ant
4 3 (6.12%) Artifactory
4 3 (6.12%) ClearQuest
4 3 (6.12%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.12%) Hudson
4 3 (6.12%) IntelliJ
4 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.12%) JUnit
4 3 (6.12%) Maven
4 3 (6.12%) SoapUI
4 3 (6.12%) Subversion
4 3 (6.12%) Toad
General
1 22 (44.90%) Finance
2 11 (22.45%) Marketing
3 8 (16.33%) Banking
4 7 (14.29%) Retail
5 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
6 3 (6.12%) Games
6 3 (6.12%) Legal
7 2 (4.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (14.29%) Campaign Executive
2 6 (12.24%) Architect
2 6 (12.24%) Developer
3 5 (10.20%) Analyst
3 5 (10.20%) Email Executive
3 5 (10.20%) Email Marketing Executive
3 5 (10.20%) Marketing Executive
3 5 (10.20%) Project Manager
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Digital Architect
4 4 (8.16%) Programmer
4 4 (8.16%) Server Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Software Programmer
4 4 (8.16%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) .NET Architect
5 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) CRM Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) .NET
1 16 (32.65%) .NET Framework
1 16 (32.65%) Web Services
2 11 (22.45%) HTML
3 8 (16.33%) HTML5
4 7 (14.29%) JSON
4 7 (14.29%) LINQ
4 7 (14.29%) RESTful
4 7 (14.29%) SOAP
5 5 (10.20%) .NET Core
5 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET
5 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (10.20%) REST
6 4 (8.16%) ADO
6 4 (8.16%) COM
6 4 (8.16%) OLE DB
7 3 (6.12%) Hibernate
7 3 (6.12%) Spring
7 3 (6.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Management Information System
2 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
4 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (4.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (4.08%) User Experience
6 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.04%) Online Banking
6 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.04%) Replication
6 1 (2.04%) Social Media
6 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.69%) Windows
2 11 (22.45%) Windows Server
3 9 (18.37%) Windows 10
4 8 (16.33%) Linux
5 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.16%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.12%) Mac OS X
7 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.08%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.04%) Unix
9 1 (2.04%) VMS
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (28.57%) ITIL
2 13 (26.53%) Service Management
3 12 (24.49%) CRM
4 11 (22.45%) Computer Science
4 11 (22.45%) Project Planning
5 10 (20.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (18.37%) Project Management
7 8 (16.33%) Email Marketing
8 7 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (14.29%) Incident Management
8 7 (14.29%) MVC
9 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
10 5 (10.20%) DevOps
10 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (10.20%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 5 (10.20%) Microservices
10 5 (10.20%) Migration
10 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
10 5 (10.20%) The Twelve-Factor App
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) C#
2 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.16%) SQL
4 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.08%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (48.98%) Degree
2 7 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (10.20%) MCSE
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.16%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (8.16%) Master's Degree
4 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 3 (6.12%) MCP
5 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.08%) APMP
6 2 (4.08%) PMI Certification
6 2 (4.08%) PMP
6 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.04%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) SLA
2 5 (10.20%) QA
3 3 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (10.20%) Docker
4 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.08%) ISA Server
4 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.04%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.04%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Kubernetes
1 5 (10.20%) Puppet
2 4 (8.16%) MOM
2 4 (8.16%) SCCM
2 4 (8.16%) SCOM
2 4 (8.16%) SCOrch
2 4 (8.16%) WSUS
3 2 (4.08%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.08%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.49%) Cisco
3 10 (20.41%) IBM
3 10 (20.41%) VMware
4 8 (16.33%) Capita
5 7 (14.29%) Lotus
6 6 (12.24%) Oracle
7 5 (10.20%) Atlassian
7 5 (10.20%) Citrix
8 4 (8.16%) Apple
8 4 (8.16%) HP
8 4 (8.16%) Infoblox
8 4 (8.16%) McAfee
9 3 (6.12%) Juniper
9 3 (6.12%) OpenText
9 3 (6.12%) Remedy
9 3 (6.12%) Riverbed
10 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (4.08%) SAP
10 2 (4.08%) Veeam