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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 214 199 203
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 11 31 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.19% 0.52% 0.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.08% 6.00% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1 22 19
Average salary £52,500 £35,600 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.47% -28.80%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
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
530 517 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.10% 8.73% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 352 354 260
Average salary £47,000 £44,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.81% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,050 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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 18 December 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 - 7 - -
Reading -9 4 £52,500 +16.66% 1
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (68.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (60.00%) Linux
4 14 (56.00%) DNS
5 12 (48.00%) SQL
6 11 (44.00%) ITIL
7 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (40.00%) VMware
8 9 (36.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (36.00%) DV Cleared
8 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
8 9 (36.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
9 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (32.00%) EMC NetWorker
9 8 (32.00%) EMC
9 8 (32.00%) DHCP
10 7 (28.00%) Change Management
10 7 (28.00%) OpenUP
11 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
11 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
12 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
12 5 (20.00%) VPN
12 5 (20.00%) LAN
12 5 (20.00%) WAN

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (20.00%) Lync
2 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (12.00%) Apache
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) DNS
2 8 (32.00%) DHCP
3 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (20.00%) VPN
4 5 (20.00%) LAN
4 5 (20.00%) WAN
4 5 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (12.00%) SAN
6 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Support Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Server Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Server Support
3 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Support Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Release Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Support Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Services Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (16.00%) Statistics
4 2 (8.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (60.00%) Linux
4 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) ITIL
2 9 (36.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (36.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (28.00%) Change Management
3 7 (28.00%) OpenUP
4 2 (8.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (4.00%) Change Control
5 1 (4.00%) Validation
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) DV Cleared
1 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) MCTS
3 1 (4.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
1 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.00%) vSphere
4 1 (4.00%) Terminal Server
4 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (8.00%) SCCM
3 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) VMware
3 8 (32.00%) EMC
4 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) NetApp
5 1 (4.00%) HP
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34900 per annum + £1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago