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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 202 172 221
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +49
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 16 41 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.75% 0.075%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.52% 7.87% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 2
Average salary £32,500 £42,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.61% +18.30%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,750 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.92%
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
454 521 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.97% 9.50% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 299 361 311
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,150 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -26 12 - -
Maidenhead +1 3 £32,500 -13.33%
Bracknell - 1 £32,500 -
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 54 (98.18%) Windows
2 50 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 44 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 41 (74.55%) DNS
5 38 (69.09%) DHCP
6 32 (58.18%) TCP/IP
7 28 (50.91%) SCCM
7 28 (50.91%) Performance Monitoring
7 28 (50.91%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (49.09%) Security Cleared
9 26 (47.27%) VMware
10 25 (45.45%) HP
11 24 (43.64%) EMC NetWorker
11 24 (43.64%) DV Cleared
12 23 (41.82%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 20 (36.36%) SCOM
14 20 (36.36%) SolarWinds
14 20 (36.36%) HP SIM
14 20 (36.36%) Lumension
14 20 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (36.36%) ArcSight
15 19 (34.55%) SC Cleared
16 17 (30.91%) MS Exchange
16 17 (30.91%) Firewall
17 16 (29.09%) SharePoint
18 15 (27.27%) LAN
18 15 (27.27%) Project Management
18 15 (27.27%) PowerShell
18 15 (27.27%) Security Patching

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (30.91%) MS Exchange
2 16 (29.09%) SharePoint
3 13 (23.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (20.00%) Lync
5 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) MS Office
2 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Office 365
2 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (74.55%) DNS
2 38 (69.09%) DHCP
3 32 (58.18%) TCP/IP
4 17 (30.91%) Firewall
5 15 (27.27%) LAN
6 11 (20.00%) SSL
7 5 (9.09%) SAN
8 4 (7.27%) WAN
9 1 (1.82%) HTTP
9 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (50.91%) Support Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Applications Support Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Applications Support
4 5 (9.09%) Server Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Server Support
5 4 (7.27%) Server Support Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Security Support Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) SCCM Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) SCCM Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) SCCM Specialist
8 1 (1.82%) Configuration Specialist
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Exchange Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Systems Manager
8 1 (1.82%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (50.91%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 5 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.27%) HP Storage
4 4 (7.27%) BYOD
5 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) Clustering
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 54 (98.18%) Windows
2 23 (41.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (21.82%) Windows XP
5 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) Performance Monitoring
2 15 (27.27%) Security Patching
2 15 (27.27%) Project Management
3 11 (20.00%) Migration
3 11 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 10 (18.18%) Change Control
5 6 (10.91%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (10.91%) ITIL
6 5 (9.09%) Security Management
6 5 (9.09%) Patch Management
7 4 (7.27%) Server Building
7 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.27%) Change Management
7 4 (7.27%) OpenUP
8 1 (1.82%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.82%) High Availability
8 1 (1.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.82%) Software Distribution
8 1 (1.82%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.82%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 8 (14.55%) SQL
3 2 (3.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (49.09%) Security Cleared
2 24 (43.64%) DV Cleared
3 19 (34.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (21.82%) VMware ESX
4 7 (12.73%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.27%) vSphere
6 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (50.91%) SCCM
2 24 (43.64%) EMC NetWorker
3 20 (36.36%) SCOM
3 20 (36.36%) HP SIM
4 12 (21.82%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.82%) Nagios
6 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 50 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 26 (47.27%) VMware
3 25 (45.45%) HP
4 20 (36.36%) SolarWinds
4 20 (36.36%) ArcSight
4 20 (36.36%) Lumension
5 13 (23.64%) Symantec
6 8 (14.55%) EMC
7 5 (9.09%) NetApp
8 3 (5.45%) Cisco
9 1 (1.82%) SAP
9 1 (1.82%) Dell
9 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.82%) Citrix
9 1 (1.82%) Sophos
9 1 (1.82%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.82%) Veeam
9 1 (1.82%) 3PAR