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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 202 188 197
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 19 33 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% 0.61% 0.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.91% 6.67% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6 26 20
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,250 £35,000 £36,834
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -4.97%
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
486 495 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.88% 9.12% 6.68%
Number of salaries quoted 347 344 247
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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 26 January 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 -6 12 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Slough - 5 - -
Newbury - 2 £38,500 -
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (88.24%) Microsoft
3 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
4 19 (55.88%) DNS
4 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (52.94%) VMware
6 17 (50.00%) DHCP
6 17 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (44.12%) ITIL
7 15 (44.12%) SQL
8 14 (41.18%) Linux
8 14 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (38.24%) EMC
9 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (38.24%) Lync
9 13 (38.24%) Performance Monitoring
10 12 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (35.29%) OpenUP
10 12 (35.29%) Change Management
10 12 (35.29%) DV Cleared
10 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
11 11 (32.35%) EMC NetWorker
11 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
12 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
12 7 (20.59%) Firewall
12 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
12 7 (20.59%) LAN
13 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
13 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 13 (38.24%) Lync
2 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
3 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (55.88%) DNS
2 17 (50.00%) DHCP
3 7 (20.59%) LAN
3 7 (20.59%) Firewall
4 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 4 (11.76%) SSL
6 3 (8.82%) SAN
6 3 (8.82%) WAN
7 1 (2.94%) HTTP
7 1 (2.94%) VPN
7 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Support Engineer
2 12 (35.29%) Server Engineer
3 11 (32.35%) Server Support Engineer
3 11 (32.35%) Server Support
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Security Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) SCCM Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Services Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Support Manager
6 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
1 1 (2.94%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (41.18%) Linux
4 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
7 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) ITIL
2 14 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (38.24%) Performance Monitoring
4 12 (35.29%) Change Management
4 12 (35.29%) OpenUP
5 4 (11.76%) Migration
5 4 (11.76%) Project Planning
5 4 (11.76%) Project Management
6 3 (8.82%) Change Control
7 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.94%) Security Management
8 1 (2.94%) Validation
8 1 (2.94%) Service Management
8 1 (2.94%) ERP
8 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.94%) High Availability
8 1 (2.94%) Release Management
8 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) DV Cleared
1 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
2 17 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.71%) VMware ESX
4 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (11.76%) Backup Exec
3 3 (8.82%) SCCM
4 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 18 (52.94%) VMware
3 13 (38.24%) EMC
4 4 (11.76%) Symantec
5 3 (8.82%) NetApp
5 3 (8.82%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) SAP
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco
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