The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 26 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 2.07% 1.35% 2.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 50.00% 50.00% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Median salary £37,250 £33,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.19% +3.07%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
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
6 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 4.14% 2.70% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 4
Median salary £36,000 £34,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.10% +5.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,650 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £43,000 £34,850
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of job ads across the Bolton region citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing WSUS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) NHS

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Technician
2 1 (25.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) BCP
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Compliance Management
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Firmware
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Nimble Storage