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 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 73 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.41% 0.12% -
As % of the Systems Management category 6.98% 3.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
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
43 26 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.92% 3.09% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35 18 42
Median salary £36,750 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%

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 August 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) VMware
3 13 (81.25%) Firewall
4 11 (68.75%) Citrix
4 11 (68.75%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (68.75%) SIEM
5 10 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (43.75%) ELK Stack
8 6 (37.50%) Intel Security
9 5 (31.25%) Oracle
9 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
9 5 (31.25%) Unix
9 5 (31.25%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (31.25%) logstash
9 5 (31.25%) Kibana
9 5 (31.25%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (31.25%) XenApp
9 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
9 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
10 4 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (25.00%) High Availability
10 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 4 (25.00%) Cisco
10 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
11 3 (18.75%) Coaching
11 3 (18.75%) Data Centre

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 5 (31.25%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) VoIP
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (68.75%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 11 (68.75%) Security Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Exchange Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) NetApp Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Unix
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Cybersecurity
1 11 (68.75%) SIEM
2 4 (25.00%) High Availability
3 3 (18.75%) Coaching
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Software Distribution
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCTS
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCNP
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) XenApp
2 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
3 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Kibana
1 5 (31.25%) logstash
1 5 (31.25%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Nagios
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) VMware
2 11 (68.75%) Citrix
3 6 (37.50%) Intel Security
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) NetApp