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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 199 209 198
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 32 23 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.62% 0.41% 0.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.44% 4.47% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 31 8 25
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.63%
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
430 514 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.32% 9.27% 9.53%
Number of salaries quoted 380 378 342
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £30,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 24 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Slough -2 6 £52,500 -
Wokingham - 1 £39,500 -
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 55 (90.16%) VMware
2 54 (88.52%) ITIL
3 52 (85.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (80.33%) SCCM
5 46 (75.41%) Linux
5 46 (75.41%) vSphere
6 45 (73.77%) Cisco
6 45 (73.77%) EMC
6 45 (73.77%) Firewall
7 44 (72.13%) Red Hat
8 42 (68.85%) PowerShell
9 41 (67.21%) Qualys
9 41 (67.21%) Cisco IOS
9 41 (67.21%) Ruby
9 41 (67.21%) Finance
9 41 (67.21%) Python
9 41 (67.21%) Windows
9 41 (67.21%) Java
9 41 (67.21%) Perl
9 41 (67.21%) Capacity Planning
9 41 (67.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 41 (67.21%) Cisco Nexus
9 41 (67.21%) EMC VNX
10 40 (65.57%) VMware ESX
11 39 (63.93%) Mentoring
12 32 (52.46%) QA
13 30 (49.18%) Hyper-V
14 29 (47.54%) OpenShift
15 28 (45.90%) SaaS
15 28 (45.90%) ITIL Certification

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (26.23%) MS Exchange
2 13 (21.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (6.56%) IIS
6 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
3 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP CCM
1 1 (1.64%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 29 (47.54%) OpenShift
2 28 (45.90%) SaaS
3 7 (11.48%) PaaS
4 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (73.77%) Firewall
2 41 (67.21%) Cisco IOS
2 41 (67.21%) Cisco Nexus
3 17 (27.87%) DNS
4 13 (21.31%) DHCP
4 13 (21.31%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (11.48%) TCP/IP
6 6 (9.84%) VPN
7 4 (6.56%) LAN
8 3 (4.92%) Internet
8 3 (4.92%) SMTP
9 2 (3.28%) VLAN
9 2 (3.28%) WAN
9 2 (3.28%) Wireless
10 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.64%) MPLS
10 1 (1.64%) NAS
10 1 (1.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) MS Access
General
1 41 (67.21%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (50.82%) VMware Engineer
2 21 (34.43%) Linux Engineer
3 17 (27.87%) Administrator
3 17 (27.87%) Linux Administrator
4 15 (24.59%) Operations Engineer
5 14 (22.95%) Cloud Engineer
5 14 (22.95%) VMWare Administrator
6 13 (21.31%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 12 (19.67%) Support Engineer
7 12 (19.67%) Windows Engineer
8 11 (18.03%) Senior VMware Engineer
9 10 (16.39%) Senior VMWare Administrator
10 9 (14.75%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 8 (13.11%) VMware Support Engineer
12 7 (11.48%) Senior Operations Engineer
13 6 (9.84%) Analyst
13 6 (9.84%) Senior IT Support
14 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 5 (8.20%) Senior Cloud Engineer
14 5 (8.20%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) Sass
2 2 (3.28%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (67.21%) EMC VNX
2 16 (26.23%) Data Centre
3 11 (18.03%) Clustering
4 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (6.56%) EqualLogic
5 4 (6.56%) Symmetrix
6 3 (4.92%) Driving Licence
7 2 (3.28%) HP Storage
8 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.64%) BYOD
8 1 (1.64%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 46 (75.41%) Linux
2 41 (67.21%) Windows
3 19 (31.15%) Windows Server
4 17 (27.87%) Unix
4 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (11.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (8.20%) AIX
9 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.28%) Windows Vista
9 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (88.52%) ITIL
2 41 (67.21%) Capacity Planning
3 39 (63.93%) Mentoring
4 17 (27.87%) Service Management
5 13 (21.31%) Server Patching
5 13 (21.31%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (13.11%) Coaching
6 8 (13.11%) Risk Analysis
7 7 (11.48%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (8.20%) Project Management
9 4 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (4.92%) Network Load Balancing
11 1 (1.64%) ERP
11 1 (1.64%) High Availability
11 1 (1.64%) Incident Management
11 1 (1.64%) ITSM
11 1 (1.64%) Migration
11 1 (1.64%) Performance Monitoring
11 1 (1.64%) Problem Management
11 1 (1.64%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 42 (68.85%) PowerShell
2 41 (67.21%) Java
2 41 (67.21%) Perl
2 41 (67.21%) Python
2 41 (67.21%) Ruby
3 13 (21.31%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.28%) SQL
4 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (45.90%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (6.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.92%) MCSE
4 2 (3.28%) MCITP
4 2 (3.28%) MCTS
5 1 (1.64%) Degree
5 1 (1.64%) MCSA
5 1 (1.64%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (52.46%) QA
2 10 (16.39%) SLA
3 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (85.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (75.41%) vSphere
3 40 (65.57%) VMware ESX
4 30 (49.18%) Hyper-V
5 18 (29.51%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (22.95%) Active Directory
7 7 (11.48%) Docker
8 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (4.92%) XenApp
9 2 (3.28%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.64%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (1.64%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 49 (80.33%) SCCM
2 41 (67.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 7 (11.48%) Backup Exec
4 6 (9.84%) HP Data Protector
4 6 (9.84%) Tivoli
4 6 (9.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.64%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.64%) Nagios
5 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.64%) SCOM
5 1 (1.64%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 55 (90.16%) VMware
2 45 (73.77%) Cisco
2 45 (73.77%) EMC
3 44 (72.13%) Red Hat
4 41 (67.21%) Qualys
5 18 (29.51%) Citrix
6 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
7 13 (21.31%) HP
8 10 (16.39%) IBM
9 9 (14.75%) Dell
10 8 (13.11%) Sun
11 7 (11.48%) Symantec
12 6 (9.84%) NetApp
12 6 (9.84%) Veritas
13 4 (6.56%) 3PAR
13 4 (6.56%) Oracle
14 2 (3.28%) Intel Security
14 2 (3.28%) ProCurve
15 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
15 1 (1.64%) JD Edwards
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £26000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + benefits
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