The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 129 119 134
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 8 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.40% 0.12% 0.050%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.10% 2.33% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 1
Average salary £30,250 - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.13% +5.71%
WSUS
North West

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

Systems Management Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
157 86 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.90% 5.17% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 123 59 87
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,800 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WSUS across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

WSUS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

WSUS Salary Trend in Cheshire

WSUS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 2 £31,000 -
Warrington - 1 £31,000 -
WSUS
North West

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Dell
2 8 (88.89%) Symantec
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Backup Exec
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (77.78%) CentOS
3 7 (77.78%) Strategic Planning
3 7 (77.78%) SCCM
3 7 (77.78%) WhatsUp Gold
3 7 (77.78%) vSphere
3 7 (77.78%) HP SIM
3 7 (77.78%) Lync
3 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (77.78%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (77.78%) HP
3 7 (77.78%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (77.78%) Sophos
3 7 (77.78%) Red Hat
3 7 (77.78%) Firmware
3 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 7 (77.78%) SNMP
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) UNIX
3 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
3 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
4 6 (66.67%) Back Office
5 1 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
1 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
1 7 (77.78%) Lync
1 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (77.78%) SharePoint 2013
1 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) SNMP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
General
1 6 (66.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Team Leader
1 7 (77.78%) Operations Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
1 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (77.78%) CentOS
3 7 (77.78%) UNIX
3 7 (77.78%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSA
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Firmware
1 7 (77.78%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Backup Exec
2 7 (77.78%) SCCM
2 7 (77.78%) WhatsUp Gold
2 7 (77.78%) HP SIM
2 7 (77.78%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
1 8 (88.89%) Dell
1 8 (88.89%) Symantec
2 7 (77.78%) Sophos
2 7 (77.78%) HP
2 7 (77.78%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) CommVault
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) LANDesk