The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 118 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.17% 0.12% -
As % of the Systems Management category 3.70% 5.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £32,000 £26,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-19.75% +15.71%
WSUS
South West

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

Systems Management Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
81 35 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 4.57% 2.18% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 57 27 57
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

WSUS
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

WSUS Salary Trend in Bristol

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) DNS
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (62.50%) vSphere
4 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (62.50%) Firewall
5 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
5 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (50.00%) ITIL
6 3 (37.50%) MS Office
6 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
6 3 (37.50%) DHCP
6 3 (37.50%) Juniper
6 3 (37.50%) Intranet
6 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
6 3 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
6 3 (37.50%) Project Management
6 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
6 3 (37.50%) Multimedia

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) IIS
3 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Intranet
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
1 3 (37.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) IT Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Vista
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) vSphere
3 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) Remedy
4 2 (25.00%) Sophos
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco