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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 183 201 215
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +14
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 38 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.69% 0.39% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.80% 4.62% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 8
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £25,950 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
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
432 476 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.90% 8.51% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 317 320 236
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 £33,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
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 27 March 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 +9 28 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Slough +15 6 £37,500 -
Newbury - 4 £38,500 -
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 47 (97.92%) Windows
2 45 (93.75%) Microsoft
3 33 (68.75%) Active Directory
4 31 (64.58%) DNS
5 29 (60.42%) DHCP
6 26 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (52.08%) VMware
8 24 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (41.67%) TCP/IP
10 19 (39.58%) Performance Monitoring
10 19 (39.58%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (37.50%) Security Cleared
12 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (35.42%) MS Exchange
12 17 (35.42%) Firewall
13 16 (33.33%) LAN
14 15 (31.25%) SharePoint
14 15 (31.25%) SQL
14 15 (31.25%) Project Management
14 15 (31.25%) Lync
14 15 (31.25%) SC Cleared
14 15 (31.25%) DV Cleared
14 15 (31.25%) EMC NetWorker
15 14 (29.17%) PowerShell
16 13 (27.08%) SCCM
16 13 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2010
16 13 (27.08%) MS Office
16 13 (27.08%) ITIL
16 13 (27.08%) Windows XP
16 13 (27.08%) HP

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (35.42%) MS Exchange
2 15 (31.25%) Lync
2 15 (31.25%) SharePoint
3 13 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (27.08%) MS Office
2 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (64.58%) DNS
2 29 (60.42%) DHCP
3 20 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 17 (35.42%) Firewall
5 16 (33.33%) LAN
6 11 (22.92%) SSL
7 5 (10.42%) SAN
7 5 (10.42%) WAN
8 1 (2.08%) HTTP
8 1 (2.08%) VPN
8 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Support Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Server Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Server Support
4 3 (6.25%) Security Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (6.25%) Security Support Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) SCCM Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Systems Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Project Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (39.58%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (22.92%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.08%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 47 (97.92%) Windows
2 26 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (27.08%) Windows XP
5 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (22.92%) Windows 7
7 9 (18.75%) Linux
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Performance Monitoring
2 15 (31.25%) Project Management
3 13 (27.08%) ITIL
4 11 (22.92%) Migration
4 11 (22.92%) Project Planning
5 10 (20.83%) OpenUP
5 10 (20.83%) Change Control
5 10 (20.83%) Change Management
5 10 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (10.42%) Security Management
7 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.08%) High Availability
8 1 (2.08%) Network Design
8 1 (2.08%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.08%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) SQL
2 14 (29.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 15 (31.25%) SC Cleared
2 15 (31.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 24 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 6 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.08%) vSphere
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (31.25%) EMC NetWorker
2 13 (27.08%) SCCM
3 11 (22.92%) Backup Exec
4 7 (14.58%) SCOM
4 7 (14.58%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.08%) Nagios
5 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 45 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 25 (52.08%) VMware
3 13 (27.08%) HP
4 12 (25.00%) EMC
4 12 (25.00%) Symantec
5 7 (14.58%) SolarWinds
5 7 (14.58%) ArcSight
5 7 (14.58%) Lumension
6 5 (10.42%) NetApp
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco
8 1 (2.08%) SAP
8 1 (2.08%) Dell
8 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.08%) Sophos
8 1 (2.08%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.08%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.08%) Veeam
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 4 days ago