The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 28 36 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 2.50% 0.64% 2.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 75.00% 12.50% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £32,500 - £23,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
WSUS
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Systems Management Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 3.33% 5.10% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 8
Average salary £32,500 £22,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.72% -52.17%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WSUS across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

WSUS
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSUS across the Bolton region.

WSUS Salary Trend in Bolton

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) NetApp
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (50.00%) Legal
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Firmware
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 8

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
General
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Technician
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (50.00%) Firmware
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) NetApp
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper