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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 129 128 114
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 3 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.15% 0.46% 0.41%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.70% 8.82% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 7
Average salary £37,500 - £34,359
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 - £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 - £40,615
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
81 102 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 4.09% 5.24% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 67 76 54
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,500 £49,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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 19 December 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 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (83.33%) Lync
2 5 (83.33%) Wireless
2 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 5 (83.33%) SCOM
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) VoIP
2 5 (83.33%) Avaya
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) MPLS
3 4 (66.67%) NAS
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) MCITP
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Project Management

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (83.33%) Lync
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Wireless
2 5 (83.33%) VoIP
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) MPLS
3 4 (66.67%) NAS
4 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
5 1 (16.67%) Intranet
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
1 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Network Support Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Network Support
2 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Document Management
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (66.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
1 5 (83.33%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) Avaya
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper