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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 122 - 129
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.100% - 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.44% - 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £38,750 - £27,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,150 - £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £41,350 - £28,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
139 74 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 6.94% 3.69% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 101 49 45
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,000 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £48,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%

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 17 April 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) Avaya
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Lync
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) SCOM
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Military

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Lync
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
1 1 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
1 1 (25.00%) VB
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Avaya
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp