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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 203 219 187
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -32
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 14 7 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.13% 0.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.55% 1.48% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 32
Average salary £33,750 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.87% -17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £31,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
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
549 474 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.42% 8.48% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 341 342 280
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.10%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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
Reading +15 12 £33,500 +55.81% 1
Slough - 1 £37,500 -
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 51 (92.73%) Windows
2 45 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 39 (70.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 32 (58.18%) Security Cleared
6 31 (56.36%) SC Cleared
7 30 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (50.91%) DV Cleared
8 28 (50.91%) Performance Monitoring
8 28 (50.91%) Analytical Skills
9 27 (49.09%) VMware
9 27 (49.09%) EMC NetWorker
10 26 (47.27%) SCCM
11 24 (43.64%) Linux
12 23 (41.82%) DNS
13 20 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (34.55%) TCP/IP
15 18 (32.73%) SQL Server
15 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (30.91%) Disaster Recovery
17 16 (29.09%) EMC
17 16 (29.09%) Hyper-V
17 16 (29.09%) SQL Server 2012
18 15 (27.27%) MS Excel
19 14 (25.45%) DHCP
20 13 (23.64%) SCOM
21 12 (21.82%) Clustering
22 11 (20.00%) ITIL
22 11 (20.00%) HP
22 11 (20.00%) SolarWinds

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 10 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
1 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (14.55%) Lync
4 7 (12.73%) Tomcat
5 4 (7.27%) Apache
6 2 (3.64%) IIS
7 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (41.82%) DNS
2 19 (34.55%) TCP/IP
3 14 (25.45%) DHCP
4 5 (9.09%) WAN
4 5 (9.09%) LAN
4 5 (9.09%) VPN
4 5 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (5.45%) Firewall
6 2 (3.64%) SAN
7 1 (1.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.73%) SQL Server
2 16 (29.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.64%) MySQL
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
Job Titles
1 30 (54.55%) Support Engineer
2 20 (36.36%) Server Engineer
3 19 (34.55%) Server Support Engineer
3 19 (34.55%) Server Support
4 11 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 11 (20.00%) Security Support Engineer
5 10 (18.18%) Consultant
6 8 (14.55%) Applications Support
6 8 (14.55%) Applications Support Engineer
7 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Consultant
8 5 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
9 4 (7.27%) Windows Server Engineer
9 4 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (7.27%) Support Consultant
9 4 (7.27%) Administrator
9 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (5.45%) DBA
10 3 (5.45%) Field Engineer
10 3 (5.45%) Architect
10 3 (5.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) Web Services
2 2 (3.64%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (50.91%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (21.82%) Clustering
3 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
4 5 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 51 (92.73%) Windows
2 39 (70.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (43.64%) Linux
5 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) Performance Monitoring
2 17 (30.91%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (20.00%) ITIL
4 7 (12.73%) Service Management
5 5 (9.09%) Change Control
5 5 (9.09%) Migration
6 4 (7.27%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.45%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.45%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.82%) Validation
9 1 (1.82%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (1.82%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) SQL
2 7 (12.73%) PowerShell
3 6 (10.91%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.64%) VB
4 2 (3.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (58.18%) Security Cleared
2 31 (56.36%) SC Cleared
3 28 (50.91%) DV Cleared
4 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (18.18%) MCITP
5 7 (12.73%) MCSE
6 3 (5.45%) MCTS
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) QA
1 5 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (29.09%) Hyper-V
4 9 (16.36%) Terminal Server
5 7 (12.73%) VMware ESX
6 4 (7.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (7.27%) vSphere
7 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (5.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 27 (49.09%) EMC NetWorker
2 26 (47.27%) SCCM
3 13 (23.64%) SCOM
4 11 (20.00%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.82%) MOM
5 1 (1.82%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 45 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 27 (49.09%) VMware
3 16 (29.09%) EMC
4 11 (20.00%) HP
4 11 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 11 (20.00%) ArcSight
4 11 (20.00%) Lumension
5 6 (10.91%) Citrix
6 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.45%) Remedy
7 3 (5.45%) Sophos
8 2 (3.64%) Oracle
9 1 (1.82%) Websense
9 1 (1.82%) IronPort
9 1 (1.82%) McAfee
9 1 (1.82%) NetApp
9 1 (1.82%) Intel
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago