The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 53 69 74
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 13 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.04% 0.30% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.49% 6.90% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 1
Median salary £35,000 £39,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% -11.36%
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +3.44%
WSUS
South Wales

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

Systems Management Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
51 29 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.02% 4.35% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 44 25 33
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £42,500 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

WSUS
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

WSUS Salary Trend in Cardiff

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) VMware
3 13 (65.00%) Firewall
4 11 (55.00%) Citrix
4 11 (55.00%) SIEM
4 11 (55.00%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
6 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
6 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
7 8 (40.00%) Cisco
7 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (40.00%) High Availability
8 7 (35.00%) ELK Stack
9 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (30.00%) Intel Security
10 5 (25.00%) Unix
10 5 (25.00%) Oracle
10 5 (25.00%) XenApp
10 5 (25.00%) XenDesktop
10 5 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (25.00%) logstash
10 5 (25.00%) Kibana
10 5 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (15.00%) Coaching
11 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (15.00%) ITIL

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) VoIP
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (55.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 11 (55.00%) Security Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Exchange Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Support
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (25.00%) Unix
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Cybersecurity
1 11 (55.00%) SIEM
2 8 (40.00%) High Availability
3 3 (15.00%) Coaching
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.00%) Software Distribution
4 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) MCTS
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (25.00%) XenApp
3 5 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Kibana
1 5 (25.00%) logstash
1 5 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (10.00%) Nagios
3 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.00%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (5.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) VMware
2 11 (55.00%) Citrix
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (40.00%) Cisco
5 6 (30.00%) Intel Security
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle
7 1 (5.00%) HP
7 1 (5.00%) IBM
7 1 (5.00%) NetApp
7 1 (5.00%) Symantec
7 1 (5.00%) Veritas