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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 194 178 221
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +43
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 23 36 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 0.65% 0.058%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.36% 7.76% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 1
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -11.57%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
429 464 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.41% 8.41% 8.08%
Number of salaries quoted 294 304 280
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%

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 27 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 27 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 -16 19 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Maidenhead -3 2 £32,500 -13.33% 1
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 27 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 53 (98.15%) Windows
2 49 (90.74%) Microsoft
3 41 (75.93%) Active Directory
4 38 (70.37%) DNS
5 35 (64.81%) DHCP
6 29 (53.70%) TCP/IP
7 27 (50.00%) VMware
7 27 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 27 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (48.15%) Security Cleared
9 25 (46.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (44.44%) SCCM
11 23 (42.59%) EMC NetWorker
11 23 (42.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (42.59%) DV Cleared
12 22 (40.74%) HP
13 21 (38.89%) SC Cleared
14 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (31.48%) Lumension
15 17 (31.48%) HP SIM
15 17 (31.48%) ArcSight
15 17 (31.48%) SolarWinds
15 17 (31.48%) MS Exchange
15 17 (31.48%) SCOM
15 17 (31.48%) Firewall
16 16 (29.63%) SharePoint
17 15 (27.78%) LAN
17 15 (27.78%) Project Management
18 14 (25.93%) PowerShell
18 14 (25.93%) Security Patching

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (31.48%) MS Exchange
2 16 (29.63%) SharePoint
3 13 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (22.22%) Lync
5 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Office 365
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (70.37%) DNS
2 35 (64.81%) DHCP
3 29 (53.70%) TCP/IP
4 17 (31.48%) Firewall
5 15 (27.78%) LAN
6 11 (20.37%) SSL
7 5 (9.26%) SAN
8 4 (7.41%) WAN
9 1 (1.85%) HTTP
9 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 28 (51.85%) Support Engineer
2 9 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Server Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Server Support Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Server Support
5 3 (5.56%) Consultant
5 3 (5.56%) Applications Support
5 3 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (5.56%) Security Support Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) SCCM Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) Systems Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Project Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) Exchange Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (1.85%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (20.37%) Client/Server
3 7 (12.96%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.41%) BYOD
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 53 (98.15%) Windows
2 25 (46.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (20.37%) Windows 7
6 7 (12.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 15 (27.78%) Project Management
3 14 (25.93%) Security Patching
4 11 (20.37%) Migration
4 11 (20.37%) Project Planning
5 10 (18.52%) Change Control
6 8 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (12.96%) ITIL
8 6 (11.11%) Server Building
9 5 (9.26%) Change Management
9 5 (9.26%) Security Management
9 5 (9.26%) Patch Management
9 5 (9.26%) OpenUP
10 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
11 1 (1.85%) Capacity Planning
11 1 (1.85%) High Availability
11 1 (1.85%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (1.85%) Infrastructure Management
11 1 (1.85%) Network Design
11 1 (1.85%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) PowerShell
2 9 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 23 (42.59%) DV Cleared
3 21 (38.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (75.93%) Active Directory
2 23 (42.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (22.22%) VMware ESX
4 6 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.41%) vSphere
6 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (44.44%) SCCM
2 23 (42.59%) EMC NetWorker
3 17 (31.48%) SCOM
3 17 (31.48%) HP SIM
4 12 (22.22%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.85%) Nagios
6 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 49 (90.74%) Microsoft
2 27 (50.00%) VMware
3 22 (40.74%) HP
4 17 (31.48%) SolarWinds
4 17 (31.48%) ArcSight
4 17 (31.48%) Lumension
5 13 (24.07%) Symantec
6 10 (18.52%) EMC
7 5 (9.26%) NetApp
8 2 (3.70%) Cisco
9 1 (1.85%) SAP
9 1 (1.85%) Dell
9 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.85%) Sophos
9 1 (1.85%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.85%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.85%) Veeam
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago