The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 3.31% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 23.81% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £24,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-19.75% +15.71%
WSUS
County Antrim

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

Systems Management Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
21 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 13.91% 7.05% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 6
Average salary £26,000 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.66% -31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £57,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

WSUS
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

WSUS Salary Trend in Belfast

WSUS
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) CommVault
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas
1 5 (100.00%) Sophos
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
1 5 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Support Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) CommVault
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas
1 5 (100.00%) Sophos
1 5 (100.00%) VMware