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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 209 208 218
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 9 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.17% 0.32% 0.054%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.31% 3.44% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 3
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £33,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £47,500 £30,600
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
389 552 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.53% 9.30% 8.85%
Number of salaries quoted 280 354 358
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Slough -1 3 £37,500 -
Reading -11 3 £31,500 -10.00%
Maidenhead - 1 £47,500 -
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (93.75%) Active Directory
3 29 (90.63%) DNS
4 27 (84.38%) Microsoft
5 25 (78.13%) DHCP
6 23 (71.88%) TCP/IP
7 20 (62.50%) HP
7 20 (62.50%) SCCM
8 17 (53.13%) SCOM
8 17 (53.13%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 16 (50.00%) Lumension
9 16 (50.00%) SolarWinds
9 16 (50.00%) HP SIM
9 16 (50.00%) ArcSight
9 16 (50.00%) DV Cleared
9 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
9 16 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
10 15 (46.88%) VMware
11 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
11 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
14 8 (25.00%) vSphere
15 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
15 7 (21.88%) VMware ESX
15 7 (21.88%) LAN
15 7 (21.88%) SharePoint

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
1 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.25%) Lync
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.13%) IIS
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Office
2 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP CCM
1 1 (3.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (90.63%) DNS
2 25 (78.13%) DHCP
3 23 (71.88%) TCP/IP
4 7 (21.88%) LAN
4 7 (21.88%) Firewall
5 4 (12.50%) SSL
6 3 (9.38%) SAN
7 2 (6.25%) WAN
8 1 (3.13%) VPN
8 1 (3.13%) MPLS
8 1 (3.13%) Wireless
8 1 (3.13%) VLAN
8 1 (3.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (3.13%) Back Office
1 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Applications Support
2 6 (18.75%) Applications Support Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) AWS Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Project Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Graduate
5 1 (3.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.38%) Clustering
4 2 (6.25%) Symmetrix
4 2 (6.25%) EqualLogic
5 1 (3.13%) HP Storage
5 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
3 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.25%) Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (15.63%) Security Patching
3 4 (12.50%) Change Control
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) Project Management
3 4 (12.50%) Migration
3 4 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.25%) Service Management
6 1 (3.13%) ITSM
6 1 (3.13%) ERP
6 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.13%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MOS
4 1 (3.13%) MCTS
4 1 (3.13%) MCITP
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (25.00%) vSphere
4 7 (21.88%) VMware ESX
5 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
6 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.13%) XenApp
7 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (62.50%) SCCM
2 17 (53.13%) SCOM
3 16 (50.00%) HP SIM
3 16 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (18.75%) Backup Exec
5 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.13%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (3.13%) Nagios
6 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 27 (84.38%) Microsoft
2 20 (62.50%) HP
3 16 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 16 (50.00%) ArcSight
3 16 (50.00%) Lumension
4 15 (46.88%) VMware
5 6 (18.75%) Symantec
6 5 (15.63%) NetApp
6 5 (15.63%) Cisco
7 3 (9.38%) IBM
7 3 (9.38%) Citrix
8 2 (6.25%) Dell
8 2 (6.25%) EMC
9 1 (3.13%) CA
9 1 (3.13%) JD Edwards
9 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.13%) McAfee
9 1 (3.13%) BT
9 1 (3.13%) QNAP
9 1 (3.13%) ProCurve