Period
to 6 July 2020

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 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
UK
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 822 1034 863
Rank change year-on-year +212 -171 +198
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 8 84 369
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.057% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.071% 0.45% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6 70 327
Median annual salary £27,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,875 £24,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £68,125 £97,500 £56,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £33,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +35.34% -5.00% +7.69%

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 11,256 18,694 18,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.24% 12.69% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8,940 14,286 14,339
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Systems Management Server (SMS) as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the UK

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS).

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

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

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

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 7 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 6 July 2020. 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 +188 6 £25,000 -23.08% 2
UK excluding London +199 5 £45,000 +35.34%
London +141 3 £25,000 -23.08% 2
East of England +90 2 £30,000 +3.45%
Scotland +83 2 £45,000 +38.46%
North of England +150 1 £87,500 +236.54%
Yorkshire - 1 £87,500 -

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (37.50%) Campaign Management
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Application Packaging
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) MSI
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Requirements Gathering
4 2 (25.00%) Azure
4 2 (25.00%) AWS
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) Office 365
4 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow

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:

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Azure
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) GitHub
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) OneDrive
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (12.50%) SMTP
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (25.00%) MSI
2 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
2 1 (12.50%) GitLab
2 1 (12.50%) InstallShield
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Campaign Executive
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Packager
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Migration Architect
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Native
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Application Packaging
1 3 (37.50%) Campaign Management
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Requirements Gathering
3 1 (12.50%) Application Discovery
3 1 (12.50%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Project Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GDPR
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) CloudEndure
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) HP