The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 197 198 222
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +24
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 30 25 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.55% 0.44% 0.056%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.68% 5.21% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 1
Average salary £40,000 £43,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% -8.42%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
WSUS
South East

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

Systems Management Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
449 480 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.28% 8.43% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 323 326 269
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -2.35%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WSUS
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

WSUS Salary Trend in Berkshire

WSUS
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSUS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

WSUS Salary Histogram in Berkshire

WSUS
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
Reading +4 25 £42,500 -8.10% 1
Newbury - 2 £38,500 -
Maidenhead 0 1 £32,500 -13.33%
Slough -1 1 £37,500 -
Bracknell - 1 £32,500 -
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 50 (98.04%) Windows
2 47 (92.16%) Microsoft
3 36 (70.59%) Active Directory
4 33 (64.71%) DNS
5 31 (60.78%) DHCP
6 28 (54.90%) VMware
7 26 (50.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (49.02%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (49.02%) Performance Monitoring
8 25 (49.02%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (49.02%) TCP/IP
9 24 (47.06%) Security Cleared
10 21 (41.18%) SC Cleared
10 21 (41.18%) DV Cleared
10 21 (41.18%) EMC NetWorker
11 20 (39.22%) SCCM
12 19 (37.25%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (35.29%) HP
14 17 (33.33%) MS Exchange
14 17 (33.33%) Firewall
15 16 (31.37%) SharePoint
16 15 (29.41%) LAN
16 15 (29.41%) Project Management
17 14 (27.45%) PowerShell
18 13 (25.49%) SolarWinds
18 13 (25.49%) HP SIM
18 13 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2010
18 13 (25.49%) ArcSight
18 13 (25.49%) Lumension
18 13 (25.49%) Symantec

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 17 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 16 (31.37%) SharePoint
3 13 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (23.53%) Lync
5 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (23.53%) MS Office
2 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (64.71%) DNS
2 31 (60.78%) DHCP
3 25 (49.02%) TCP/IP
4 17 (33.33%) Firewall
5 15 (29.41%) LAN
6 11 (21.57%) SSL
7 5 (9.80%) SAN
8 4 (7.84%) WAN
9 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Support Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) Server Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Server Support Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Server Support
4 3 (5.88%) Security Support Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (5.88%) Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) SCCM Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) SCCM Specialist
6 1 (1.96%) Configuration Specialist
6 1 (1.96%) Project Manager
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (1.96%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (49.02%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (21.57%) Client/Server
3 4 (7.84%) BYOD
4 1 (1.96%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.96%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 50 (98.04%) Windows
2 26 (50.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (37.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (23.53%) Windows XP
6 11 (21.57%) Windows 7
7 9 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Performance Monitoring
2 15 (29.41%) Project Management
3 11 (21.57%) Migration
3 11 (21.57%) Project Planning
4 10 (19.61%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (19.61%) Change Control
5 7 (13.73%) ITIL
6 5 (9.80%) OpenUP
6 5 (9.80%) Change Management
6 5 (9.80%) Security Management
7 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.96%) High Availability
8 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.96%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.96%) ERP
8 1 (1.96%) Network Design
8 1 (1.96%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) PowerShell
2 9 (17.65%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 21 (41.18%) SC Cleared
2 21 (41.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 25 (49.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (23.53%) VMware ESX
4 6 (11.76%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.88%) vSphere
6 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (41.18%) EMC NetWorker
2 20 (39.22%) SCCM
3 13 (25.49%) HP SIM
3 13 (25.49%) SCOM
4 12 (23.53%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.96%) Nagios
5 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 47 (92.16%) Microsoft
2 28 (54.90%) VMware
3 18 (35.29%) HP
4 13 (25.49%) SolarWinds
4 13 (25.49%) ArcSight
4 13 (25.49%) Lumension
4 13 (25.49%) Symantec
5 12 (23.53%) EMC
6 5 (9.80%) NetApp
7 2 (3.92%) Cisco
8 1 (1.96%) Veeam
8 1 (1.96%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.96%) Sophos
8 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.96%) Dell
8 1 (1.96%) SAP
8 1 (1.96%) WatchGuard
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 3 days ago