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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 214 204 184
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -20
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 15 21 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.35% 0.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.68% 4.28% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 37
Average salary £36,750 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,550 £24,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £36,300 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.13% +5.71%
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
559 491 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.37% 8.27% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 332 352 241
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 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
Slough - 8 £37,500 -
Reading -1 7 £36,000 +67.44% 1
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 44 (95.65%) Windows
2 36 (78.26%) Microsoft
3 30 (65.22%) Active Directory
4 29 (63.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (54.35%) DNS
6 22 (47.83%) Security Cleared
7 21 (45.65%) SC Cleared
8 20 (43.48%) DV Cleared
8 20 (43.48%) Performance Monitoring
8 20 (43.48%) Linux
9 19 (41.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (41.30%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (41.30%) EMC NetWorker
10 18 (39.13%) VMware
11 17 (36.96%) DHCP
12 16 (34.78%) ITIL
13 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
13 15 (32.61%) SCCM
13 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (30.43%) SQL
15 13 (28.26%) Disaster Recovery
16 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
16 12 (26.09%) EMC
16 12 (26.09%) Hyper-V
16 12 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
17 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
18 8 (17.39%) HP
18 8 (17.39%) Clustering
18 8 (17.39%) Lync

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 8 (17.39%) Lync
2 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (13.04%) Tomcat
2 6 (13.04%) MS Exchange
3 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (8.70%) Apache
5 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (54.35%) DNS
2 17 (36.96%) DHCP
3 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
4 6 (13.04%) VPN
4 6 (13.04%) LAN
4 6 (13.04%) WAN
4 6 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (6.52%) SAN
6 2 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 29 (63.04%) Support Engineer
2 15 (32.61%) Server Support
2 15 (32.61%) Server Engineer
2 15 (32.61%) Server Support Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Security Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Applications Support
3 7 (15.22%) Applications Support Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Security Support Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Field Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Support Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.17%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (41.30%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.39%) Clustering
3 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
4 5 (10.87%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 44 (95.65%) Windows
2 29 (63.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (43.48%) Linux
4 19 (41.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Performance Monitoring
2 16 (34.78%) ITIL
3 13 (28.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (15.22%) Change Management
4 7 (15.22%) OpenUP
5 6 (13.04%) Service Management
6 4 (8.70%) Migration
6 4 (8.70%) Change Control
7 3 (6.52%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.17%) Release Management
9 1 (2.17%) Validation
9 1 (2.17%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) SQL
2 6 (13.04%) T-SQL
3 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.17%) Java
4 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 21 (45.65%) SC Cleared
3 20 (43.48%) DV Cleared
4 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (13.04%) MCITP
5 3 (6.52%) MCSE
5 3 (6.52%) MCTS
6 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) QA
1 5 (10.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (26.09%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.87%) Terminal Server
5 4 (8.70%) VMware ESX
6 3 (6.52%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (41.30%) EMC NetWorker
2 15 (32.61%) SCCM
3 8 (17.39%) SCOM
4 7 (15.22%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 36 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 18 (39.13%) VMware
3 12 (26.09%) EMC
4 8 (17.39%) HP
5 7 (15.22%) SolarWinds
5 7 (15.22%) ArcSight
5 7 (15.22%) Lumension
6 4 (8.70%) Citrix
6 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.35%) Remedy
7 2 (4.35%) Sophos
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle
8 1 (2.17%) NetApp
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago