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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 189 200 204
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 32 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.58% 0.40% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.71% 4.49% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 13
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
477 490 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.66% 8.95% 7.71%
Number of salaries quoted 355 346 232
Average salary £48,250 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £33,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%

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 2 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 +5 23 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Slough - 5 - -
Newbury - 4 £38,500 -
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 44 (97.78%) Windows
2 42 (93.33%) Microsoft
3 28 (62.22%) Active Directory
4 25 (55.56%) DNS
5 24 (53.33%) DHCP
5 24 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (48.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (48.89%) VMware
7 19 (42.22%) Performance Monitoring
8 18 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (40.00%) Security Cleared
9 17 (37.78%) SQL
10 16 (35.56%) Lync
11 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (33.33%) DV Cleared
12 14 (31.11%) SC Cleared
12 14 (31.11%) EMC NetWorker
12 14 (31.11%) EMC
12 14 (31.11%) ITIL
13 13 (28.89%) MS Exchange
13 13 (28.89%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (26.67%) Firewall
14 12 (26.67%) Change Management
14 12 (26.67%) LAN
14 12 (26.67%) TCP/IP
14 12 (26.67%) OpenUP
14 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (24.44%) SharePoint
15 11 (24.44%) Linux
15 11 (24.44%) Project Management

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 16 (35.56%) Lync
2 13 (28.89%) MS Exchange
3 11 (24.44%) SharePoint
4 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (55.56%) DNS
2 24 (53.33%) DHCP
3 12 (26.67%) LAN
3 12 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 12 (26.67%) Firewall
4 7 (15.56%) SSL
5 5 (11.11%) SAN
5 5 (11.11%) WAN
6 1 (2.22%) HTTP
6 1 (2.22%) VPN
6 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 26 (57.78%) Support Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Server Engineer
3 10 (22.22%) Server Support
3 10 (22.22%) Server Support Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Security Support Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) SCCM Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Configuration Specialist
7 1 (2.22%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Systems Manager
7 1 (2.22%) SCCM Specialist
7 1 (2.22%) Technical Services Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 44 (97.78%) Windows
2 24 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (24.44%) Linux
6 9 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 7 (15.56%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Performance Monitoring
2 14 (31.11%) ITIL
3 13 (28.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (26.67%) Change Management
4 12 (26.67%) OpenUP
5 11 (24.44%) Project Management
6 7 (15.56%) Migration
6 7 (15.56%) Project Planning
7 6 (13.33%) Change Control
8 5 (11.11%) Security Management
9 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.22%) ERP
10 1 (2.22%) Validation
10 1 (2.22%) Network Design
10 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (2.22%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) SQL
2 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 14 (31.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (62.22%) Active Directory
2 22 (48.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V
3 7 (15.56%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (31.11%) EMC NetWorker
2 11 (24.44%) SCCM
3 7 (15.56%) Backup Exec
4 5 (11.11%) SCOM
5 4 (8.89%) HP SIM
6 1 (2.22%) Nagios
6 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 42 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 22 (48.89%) VMware
3 14 (31.11%) EMC
4 10 (22.22%) HP
5 8 (17.78%) Symantec
6 4 (8.89%) NetApp
6 4 (8.89%) SolarWinds
6 4 (8.89%) ArcSight
6 4 (8.89%) Lumension
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco
8 1 (2.22%) SAP
8 1 (2.22%) Dell
8 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.22%) Sophos
8 1 (2.22%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.22%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.22%) Veeam
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Posted: 4 days ago
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