Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 263 302 345
Rank change year-on-year +39 +43 -23
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 33 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.16% 0.017%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.51% 2.02% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 33 16 1
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £31,250 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -35.57% -3.00%
10th Percentile £20,775 £19,875 £46,750
90th Percentile £60,250 £47,500 £50,250
England median annual salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year +4.48% +4.69% -20.00%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 731 794 832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.07% 7.97% 6.96%
Number of salaries quoted 478 586 551
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,425 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,265 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Systems Management Server (SMS) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the West Midlands

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the West Midlands

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. 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
Wolverhampton - 11 £34,000 -
Staffordshire +18 10 £50,000 +33.33%
Birmingham -2 5 £22,500 - 1
Warwickshire - 4 £38,500 -
Herefordshire - 2 £48,750 -
Solihull - 1 £43,500 -
Systems Management Server (SMS)
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 16 (48.48%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 11 (33.33%) Windows
3 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (30.30%) Project Management
4 10 (30.30%) SQL
4 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
6 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
6 8 (24.24%) ETL
6 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (21.21%) Degree
7 7 (21.21%) Finance
7 7 (21.21%) T-SQL
8 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
8 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (18.18%) Windows 10
8 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
8 6 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
9 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (15.15%) Cisco
9 5 (15.15%) Citrix
9 5 (15.15%) Change Management

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.09%) MediaWiki
3 1 (3.03%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) Sitefinity
3 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
4 2 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) iTrent
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (3.03%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.03%) IaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) PaaS
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Firewall
2 4 (12.12%) DHCP
2 4 (12.12%) DNS
3 2 (6.06%) Internet
3 2 (6.06%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) Skype
4 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (9.09%) Spotfire
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.06%) Power BI
6 1 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.03%) SonarQube
3 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Project Office Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Head of Development
5 2 (6.06%) IT Support
5 2 (6.06%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Lead C# Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) HTML
2 2 (6.06%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) HTML5
3 1 (3.03%) XHTML
3 1 (3.03%) XSD
3 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
1 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Windows 10
2 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
4 3 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (30.30%) Project Management
2 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (24.24%) ETL
4 6 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 5 (15.15%) Change Management
5 5 (15.15%) Data Security
6 4 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (12.12%) Data Development
6 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Analytics
8 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
8 2 (6.06%) Data Strategy
8 2 (6.06%) ITIL
8 2 (6.06%) SDLC
8 2 (6.06%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) T-SQL
3 4 (12.12%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) VBA
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.06%) ISEB
4 1 (3.03%) CEH
4 1 (3.03%) CISSP
4 1 (3.03%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (3.03%) GSEC
4 1 (3.03%) HND
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.03%) MCSA
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) P3O
1 3 (9.09%) PMO
2 1 (3.03%) GDPR
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.03%) HP ALM
2 1 (3.03%) OpenVAS
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Cisco
2 5 (15.15%) Citrix
3 4 (12.12%) Alteryx
3 4 (12.12%) Cognos
3 4 (12.12%) Tableau
3 4 (12.12%) VMware
4 3 (9.09%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.03%) AlienVault
5 1 (3.03%) Google
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) iManage
5 1 (3.03%) Sage
5 1 (3.03%) SonicWALL