The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 96 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.18% 0.43% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.80% 20.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,250 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +7.14%
WSUS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Systems Management Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
111 20 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.14% 2.16% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 64 16 37
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% -10.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,331 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £54,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WSUS across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

WSUS
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSUS across the Bedfordshire region.

WSUS Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

WSUS
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 1 £45,000 -
WSUS
East of England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing WSUS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WSUS.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) CommVault
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) LogRhythm
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 2 (33.33%) XenServer
4 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (33.33%) Lync
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) SIEM
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) NAS
4 2 (33.33%) PCI QSA
4 2 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing WSUS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WSUS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (33.33%) Lync
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Wintel Support
2 2 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 2 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PCI QSA
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) CCA
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) MCTS
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) XenServer
3 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (16.67%) NFS
4 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) CommVault
3 2 (33.33%) AppSense
3 2 (33.33%) LANDesk
3 2 (33.33%) LogRhythm
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Wyse
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco