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

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 67 67 57
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 5 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.76% 0.73% 0.99%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.29% 17.24% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 6
Median salary £40,000 £36,750 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% +14.84%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +23.18%
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
35 29 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.34% 4.22% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 31 27 28
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +20.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSUS across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

WSUS Salary Histogram in Cardiff

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco
4 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
4 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (62.50%) High Availability
4 5 (62.50%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (50.00%) VoIP
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (37.50%) MCTS
6 3 (37.50%) VMware
6 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
6 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
7 2 (25.00%) Replication
7 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
7 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (25.00%) Software Distribution
7 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (25.00%) Clustering
7 2 (25.00%) SCCM
7 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (25.00%) Dell
7 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (25.00%) Firewall
7 2 (25.00%) WAN
7 2 (25.00%) LAN

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 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) AIX
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) High Availability
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Software Distribution
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCTS
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (62.50%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat