Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
UK
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1000 953 909
Rank change year-on-year -47 -44 +284
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 67 201 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.38% 1.13% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 56 185 296
UK median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +1.45% -23.33%
10th Percentile £27,125 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £90,625 £58,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +2.94% -24.44%

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 17,669 17,841 16,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.90% 10.95% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 13,447 14,070 13,260
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

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 15 November 2019.

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

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Top 12 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 15 November 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 +6 64 £32,500 -7.14% 14
UK excluding London -42 35 £32,500 -7.14% 13
London +75 31 £32,500 +8.33% 1
East of England +71 15 £29,000 -17.14% 2
North of England +7 7 £45,000 +51.26% 9
South East +23 6 £34,000 -2.86% 2
North West +8 5 £45,000 +52.54% 5
West Midlands +26 3 - -
Midlands +2 3 - -
Scotland -5 3 £32,500 -13.33%
Yorkshire -9 2 £82,500 +153.85% 4
South West -2 1 £24,500 -32.88%

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 47 (70.15%) Microsoft
2 34 (50.75%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (35.82%) Windows
3 24 (35.82%) Active Directory
3 24 (35.82%) SCCM
4 22 (32.84%) Marketing
5 20 (29.85%) Management Information System
6 19 (28.36%) Continuous Improvement
6 19 (28.36%) Mentoring
7 18 (26.87%) Windows 10
8 17 (25.37%) Finance
9 16 (23.88%) Project Management
9 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Excel
10 15 (22.39%) Office 365
10 15 (22.39%) Application Packaging
11 14 (20.90%) Apple
12 13 (19.40%) Mac OS
12 13 (19.40%) Apple iOS
12 13 (19.40%) OneDrive
13 12 (17.91%) Proactive Monitoring
13 12 (17.91%) Degree
13 12 (17.91%) CRM
13 12 (17.91%) SQL
13 12 (17.91%) A+ Certification
14 11 (16.42%) HTML
14 11 (16.42%) ITSM
14 11 (16.42%) Software Deployment
14 11 (16.42%) ServiceNow
15 10 (14.93%) Legal
15 10 (14.93%) ITIL

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 (8.96%) Moodle
2 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.49%) Confluence
3 1 (1.49%) IIS
3 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.49%) SAS
3 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (50.75%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (13.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (4.48%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (2.99%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.49%) Exstream
2 1 (1.49%) FastStats
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.39%) Office 365
2 13 (19.40%) OneDrive
3 6 (8.96%) Azure
3 6 (8.96%) FinancialForce
3 6 (8.96%) Responsys
3 6 (8.96%) SaaS
4 3 (4.48%) AWS
4 3 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (4.48%) GCP
5 2 (2.99%) GitHub
5 2 (2.99%) IaaS
5 2 (2.99%) PaaS
6 1 (1.49%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (1.49%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) DNS
2 9 (13.43%) TCP/IP
3 8 (11.94%) Firewall
3 8 (11.94%) Internet
4 7 (10.45%) DHCP
5 6 (8.96%) LAN
5 6 (8.96%) WAN
6 5 (7.46%) IP Telephony
6 5 (7.46%) Wireless
7 4 (5.97%) Skype
8 3 (4.48%) HTTP
8 3 (4.48%) SMTP
9 2 (2.99%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (2.99%) VPN
9 2 (2.99%) WebEx
9 2 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.49%) SNMP
10 1 (1.49%) SSL
10 1 (1.49%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) Big Data
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.49%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) MSI
2 8 (11.94%) InstallShield
3 3 (4.48%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (4.48%) Moq
3 3 (4.48%) NUnit
4 2 (2.99%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.99%) GitLab
4 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (32.84%) Marketing
2 17 (25.37%) Finance
3 10 (14.93%) Legal
4 6 (8.96%) Multimedia
5 3 (4.48%) Advertising
5 3 (4.48%) Billing
5 3 (4.48%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.99%) Publishing
6 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.49%) Automotive
7 1 (1.49%) Back Office
7 1 (1.49%) Electronics
7 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (16.42%) Desktop Engineer
2 8 (11.94%) Applications Packager
3 6 (8.96%) Chief Operating Officer
3 6 (8.96%) CRM Executive
4 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.48%) .NET Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Account Manager
5 3 (4.48%) Administrator
5 3 (4.48%) Architect
5 3 (4.48%) Azure Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Coordinator
5 3 (4.48%) Desktop Support
5 3 (4.48%) Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Email Administrator
5 3 (4.48%) Email Marketing Administrator
5 3 (4.48%) Health and Safety Manager
5 3 (4.48%) Marketing Administrator
5 3 (4.48%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Sales Account Manager
5 3 (4.48%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) HTML
2 6 (8.96%) XML
3 5 (7.46%) .NET
3 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.46%) HTML5
4 3 (4.48%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.99%) CSS
5 2 (2.99%) RESTful
6 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.85%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.96%) Blackberry
2 6 (8.96%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.46%) Fat Client
3 5 (7.46%) iPad
3 5 (7.46%) Replication
3 5 (7.46%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.48%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.48%) iPhone
4 3 (4.48%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (2.99%) Blog
5 2 (2.99%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.99%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.99%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.99%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.99%) Robotics
5 2 (2.99%) Social Media
6 1 (1.49%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.82%) Windows
2 18 (26.87%) Windows 10
3 13 (19.40%) Apple iOS
3 13 (19.40%) Mac OS
4 8 (11.94%) Linux
4 8 (11.94%) Windows Server
5 7 (10.45%) Unix
6 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.99%) Android
7 2 (2.99%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) Continuous Improvement
1 19 (28.36%) Mentoring
2 16 (23.88%) Project Management
3 15 (22.39%) Application Packaging
4 12 (17.91%) CRM
4 12 (17.91%) Proactive Monitoring
5 11 (16.42%) ITSM
5 11 (16.42%) Software Deployment
6 10 (14.93%) ITIL
7 9 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (13.43%) Customer Requirements
7 9 (13.43%) Data Analysis
7 9 (13.43%) Data Management
7 9 (13.43%) Multichannel Marketing
8 8 (11.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (11.94%) Validation
9 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (10.45%) Workflow
10 6 (8.96%) Customer-Centricity
10 6 (8.96%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.91%) SQL
2 9 (13.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.48%) ES6
3 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.48%) TypeScript
4 2 (2.99%) C#
4 2 (2.99%) Perl
4 2 (2.99%) PHP
4 2 (2.99%) Python
4 2 (2.99%) Ruby
4 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.49%) C
5 1 (1.49%) VB
5 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) A+ Certification
1 12 (17.91%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.99%) MCDST
3 2 (2.99%) MCSA
3 2 (2.99%) PMP
4 1 (1.49%) CCNA
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.43%) SLA
2 6 (8.96%) ISO 9001
2 6 (8.96%) PMO
3 4 (5.97%) GDPR
4 3 (4.48%) NEBOSH
5 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 24 (35.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.94%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.46%) DFS Replication
4 5 (7.46%) Terminal Server
5 2 (2.99%) Docker
5 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (35.82%) SCCM
2 5 (7.46%) WSUS
3 2 (2.99%) Ansible
3 2 (2.99%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.99%) Puppet
4 1 (1.49%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.49%) Perfmon
4 1 (1.49%) WMI
Vendors
1 47 (70.15%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.90%) Apple
3 11 (16.42%) ServiceNow
4 10 (14.93%) Adobe
4 10 (14.93%) IBM
5 8 (11.94%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (10.45%) VMware
7 6 (8.96%) Citrix
8 5 (7.46%) Cisco
9 4 (5.97%) HP
9 4 (5.97%) Oracle
10 3 (4.48%) Capita
10 3 (4.48%) Google
10 3 (4.48%) Verint
11 2 (2.99%) Bomgar
11 2 (2.99%) CloudEndure
11 2 (2.99%) Remedy
11 2 (2.99%) SAP
12 1 (1.49%) Dell
12 1 (1.49%) Siebel