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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.49% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 15.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £21,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.13% +5.71%
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
20 30 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.27% 5.20% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 13
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 24 October 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS
2 2 (66.67%) Lync
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Symmetrix
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) EMC

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (66.67%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Junior
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Junior Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Symmetrix
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) IBM