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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 122 - 138
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.16% - 0.051%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.97% - 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £28,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
101 102 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.53% 6.28% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 87 72 63
Average salary £39,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%

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 4 March 2015. 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
Warrington - 2 £28,000 - 2
Wilmslow - 1 £39,000 - 1
WSUS
North West

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) Symantec
3 5 (71.43%) Backup Exec
4 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) Dell
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (42.86%) CommVault
5 3 (42.86%) Thin Client
5 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) LAN
5 3 (42.86%) WAN
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) Fat Client
5 3 (42.86%) SCOM
5 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (42.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
6 2 (28.57%) vSphere
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (28.57%) XenApp

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Lync
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
1 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Thin Client
1 3 (42.86%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) VCP4
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) Firmware
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Backup Exec
2 3 (42.86%) SCOM
2 3 (42.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (28.57%) SCCM
4 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (14.29%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (14.29%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) Symantec
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Dell
4 3 (42.86%) CommVault
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) McAfee
6 1 (14.29%) Sophos
6 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 1 (14.29%) EMC
6 1 (14.29%) ProCurve
Wilmslow
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago