The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 72 73 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.14% 0.14% 0.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.00% 2.86% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +51.72%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
25 35 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.59% 5.04% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 21 30 18
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £35,950 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.87% -4.70%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WSUS across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) McAfee
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) NetApp
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) MCSA
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (60.00%) SCOM
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (40.00%) Lync
4 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) MCTS
4 2 (40.00%) MCITP
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 2 (40.00%) Lync
1 2 (40.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) ICT Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) People Management
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) MCSA
2 2 (40.00%) MCTS
2 2 (40.00%) MCITP
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) SCOM
3 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) McAfee
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Lotus
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) BT