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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 199 189 219
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +30
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 11 29 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.22% 0.52% 0.054%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.70% 5.61% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 2
Average salary £35,000 £39,750 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.94% +11.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £47,500 £45,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
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
407 517 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.15% 9.31% 8.58%
Number of salaries quoted 274 346 333
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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 29 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 29 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 -12 7 - -
Maidenhead +9 3 £32,500 -13.33%
Slough - 1 £37,500 - 1
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 40 (97.56%) Windows
2 36 (87.80%) Microsoft
3 34 (82.93%) Active Directory
4 32 (78.05%) DNS
5 29 (70.73%) DHCP
6 27 (65.85%) TCP/IP
7 25 (60.98%) SCCM
8 23 (56.10%) Security Cleared
8 23 (56.10%) Performance Monitoring
8 23 (56.10%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (56.10%) HP
9 20 (48.78%) EMC NetWorker
9 20 (48.78%) DV Cleared
10 19 (46.34%) SolarWinds
10 19 (46.34%) SCOM
10 19 (46.34%) HP SIM
10 19 (46.34%) Lumension
10 19 (46.34%) ArcSight
11 18 (43.90%) VMware
12 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (36.59%) SC Cleared
13 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
16 11 (26.83%) Firewall
16 11 (26.83%) Project Management
16 11 (26.83%) Security Patching
17 10 (24.39%) SharePoint
18 9 (21.95%) LAN
18 9 (21.95%) Symantec

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 10 (24.39%) SharePoint
3 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (9.76%) Lync
5 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (78.05%) DNS
2 29 (70.73%) DHCP
3 27 (65.85%) TCP/IP
4 11 (26.83%) Firewall
5 9 (21.95%) LAN
6 7 (17.07%) SSL
7 5 (12.20%) SAN
8 2 (4.88%) WAN
9 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Support Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Applications Support
3 6 (14.63%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) SCCM Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Security Support Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Server Support
6 1 (2.44%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (56.10%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.07%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.88%) BYOD
4 2 (4.88%) Clustering
4 2 (4.88%) EqualLogic
4 2 (4.88%) HP Storage
5 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 40 (97.56%) Windows
2 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (19.51%) Windows XP
5 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Performance Monitoring
2 11 (26.83%) Security Patching
2 11 (26.83%) Project Management
3 7 (17.07%) Project Planning
3 7 (17.07%) Change Control
3 7 (17.07%) Migration
4 4 (9.76%) Patch Management
4 4 (9.76%) Security Management
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL
5 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.44%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.44%) Server Building
6 1 (2.44%) Network Design
6 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.88%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (56.10%) Security Cleared
2 20 (48.78%) DV Cleared
3 15 (36.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (82.93%) Active Directory
2 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (19.51%) VMware ESX
4 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
4 5 (12.20%) vSphere
5 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (60.98%) SCCM
2 20 (48.78%) EMC NetWorker
3 19 (46.34%) SCOM
3 19 (46.34%) HP SIM
4 8 (19.51%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.44%) Nagios
6 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 36 (87.80%) Microsoft
2 23 (56.10%) HP
3 19 (46.34%) SolarWinds
3 19 (46.34%) ArcSight
3 19 (46.34%) Lumension
4 18 (43.90%) VMware
5 9 (21.95%) Symantec
6 4 (9.76%) EMC
6 4 (9.76%) NetApp
7 3 (7.32%) Cisco
8 2 (4.88%) Dell
9 1 (2.44%) IBM
9 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.44%) Citrix
9 1 (2.44%) Sophos
9 1 (2.44%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.44%) Veeam
9 1 (2.44%) 3PAR
Slough
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Excellence Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago