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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 205 215 192
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -23
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 15 22 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.37% 0.67%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.64% 4.38% 11.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 36
Average salary £36,750 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,550 £24,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £36,300 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.84% +4.28%
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
568 502 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.61% 8.40% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 340 356 266
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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
Slough - 8 £37,500 -
Reading -14 7 £36,000 +67.44% 1
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 42 (97.67%) Windows
2 33 (76.74%) Microsoft
3 28 (65.12%) Active Directory
3 28 (65.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (55.81%) DNS
5 19 (44.19%) Linux
5 19 (44.19%) Security Cleared
6 18 (41.86%) SC Cleared
6 18 (41.86%) DV Cleared
6 18 (41.86%) Performance Monitoring
6 18 (41.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (39.53%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (39.53%) EMC NetWorker
8 16 (37.21%) VMware
8 16 (37.21%) DHCP
9 15 (34.88%) ITIL
9 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (32.56%) SQL
10 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
11 13 (30.23%) SCCM
12 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (27.91%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (27.91%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
13 11 (25.58%) EMC
13 11 (25.58%) Hyper-V
14 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
15 8 (18.60%) Clustering
15 8 (18.60%) Lync
16 7 (16.28%) OpenUP

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 8 (18.60%) Lync
2 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
2 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (9.30%) Apache
5 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (55.81%) DNS
2 16 (37.21%) DHCP
3 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
4 6 (13.95%) VPN
4 6 (13.95%) LAN
4 6 (13.95%) WAN
4 6 (13.95%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (6.98%) SAN
6 2 (4.65%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
1 12 (27.91%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Support Engineer
2 14 (32.56%) Server Support
2 14 (32.56%) Server Engineer
2 14 (32.56%) Server Support Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Security Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Applications Support
3 6 (13.95%) Consultant
3 6 (13.95%) Applications Support Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Security Support Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Field Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Support Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (18.60%) Clustering
3 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
4 5 (11.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 42 (97.67%) Windows
2 28 (65.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (44.19%) Linux
4 18 (41.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Performance Monitoring
2 15 (34.88%) ITIL
3 12 (27.91%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (16.28%) Change Management
4 7 (16.28%) OpenUP
5 5 (11.63%) Service Management
6 4 (9.30%) Migration
7 3 (6.98%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (6.98%) Change Control
8 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.33%) Release Management
9 1 (2.33%) Validation
9 1 (2.33%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) SQL
2 6 (13.95%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.33%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) Security Cleared
2 18 (41.86%) SC Cleared
2 18 (41.86%) DV Cleared
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (13.95%) MCITP
4 3 (6.98%) MCSE
4 3 (6.98%) MCTS
5 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
1 5 (11.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (65.12%) Active Directory
2 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (25.58%) Hyper-V
4 5 (11.63%) Terminal Server
5 3 (6.98%) Terminal Services
5 3 (6.98%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.65%) vSphere
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (39.53%) EMC NetWorker
2 13 (30.23%) SCCM
3 7 (16.28%) SCOM
4 6 (13.95%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 33 (76.74%) Microsoft
2 16 (37.21%) VMware
3 11 (25.58%) EMC
4 7 (16.28%) HP
5 6 (13.95%) SolarWinds
5 6 (13.95%) ArcSight
5 6 (13.95%) Lumension
6 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.98%) Citrix
8 1 (2.33%) NetApp
8 1 (2.33%) Remedy
8 1 (2.33%) Sophos
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago