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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 292 304 290
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 11 24 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.38% 2.70% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 13
Average salary £47,500 £53,750 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.62% +32.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £33,350 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £44,900
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -18.75%
WSUS
London

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

Systems Management Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
796 890 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 8.23% 7.59% 6.72%
Number of salaries quoted 689 746 697
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WSUS
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

WSUS Salary Trend in the City of London

WSUS
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSUS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

WSUS Salary Histogram in the City of London

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 26 (92.86%) Windows
2 20 (71.43%) DNS
3 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 18 (64.29%) Citrix
4 17 (60.71%) VMware
5 16 (57.14%) DHCP
6 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (50.00%) MS Exchange
8 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
8 13 (46.43%) Finance
9 12 (42.86%) HP
10 11 (39.29%) Cisco
10 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
10 11 (39.29%) Firewall
10 11 (39.29%) Computer Science
10 11 (39.29%) PowerShell
11 10 (35.71%) XenApp
12 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
12 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
13 8 (28.57%) SQL
13 8 (28.57%) CCNA
13 8 (28.57%) Dell
13 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (28.57%) Project Management
13 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (28.57%) vSphere
14 7 (25.00%) XenServer
14 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (25.00%) Patch Management

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 14 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (17.86%) OpenStack
4 3 (10.71%) Lync
4 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.57%) IIS
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.86%) MS Visio
3 4 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP CCM
1 1 (3.57%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (71.43%) DNS
2 16 (57.14%) DHCP
3 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
3 11 (39.29%) Firewall
4 7 (25.00%) SAN
5 6 (21.43%) VLAN
6 5 (17.86%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (17.86%) TACACS
6 5 (17.86%) HTTPS
6 5 (17.86%) LDAP
7 3 (10.71%) LAN
7 3 (10.71%) WAN
8 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (3.57%) Network Security
9 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
9 1 (3.57%) WLAN
9 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) Data Mining
2 5 (17.86%) Big Data
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Subversion
1 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) MSI
3 2 (7.14%) InstallShield
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (17.86%) Back Office
4 3 (10.71%) Front Office
5 2 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Administrator
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Security Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) IT Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) IT Support
4 3 (10.71%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Computer Science
2 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (21.43%) PKI
3 6 (21.43%) Fat Client
3 6 (21.43%) Thin Client
4 5 (17.86%) Social Media
4 5 (17.86%) Mobile App
4 5 (17.86%) Private Cloud
5 3 (10.71%) Hedge funds
6 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
7 1 (3.57%) EqualLogic
7 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
7 1 (3.57%) Device Driver
7 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (92.86%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.14%) Solaris
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Project Management
2 7 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 7 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 6 (21.43%) Time Management
4 5 (17.86%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (17.86%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (17.86%) SIEM
5 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.14%) Security Patching
6 2 (7.14%) Software Distribution
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.14%) Change Control
6 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.14%) Business Development
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL
6 2 (7.14%) Service Management
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.57%) Change Management
7 1 (3.57%) ITSM
7 1 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) PowerShell
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
4 5 (17.86%) Python
4 5 (17.86%) Ruby
5 4 (14.29%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) VBScript
7 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) CCNA
1 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (21.43%) Degree
3 5 (17.86%) CEH
4 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) MCTS
5 1 (3.57%) MCITP
5 1 (3.57%) MCSE
5 1 (3.57%) MCSA
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.57%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 10 (35.71%) XenApp
3 8 (28.57%) vSphere
4 7 (25.00%) XenServer
4 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (21.43%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (17.86%) KVM
7 3 (10.71%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
8 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (7.14%) Terminal Services
8 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
9 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
9 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
9 1 (3.57%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) SCCM
2 5 (17.86%) Puppet
3 4 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (10.71%) SCOM
5 2 (7.14%) MOM
5 2 (7.14%) Nagios
5 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
5 2 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (3.57%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
6 1 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (3.57%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Citrix
2 17 (60.71%) VMware
3 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
4 12 (42.86%) HP
5 11 (39.29%) Cisco
6 8 (28.57%) Dell
7 7 (25.00%) Juniper
7 7 (25.00%) F5
8 5 (17.86%) Splunk
8 5 (17.86%) Symantec
8 5 (17.86%) SAP
9 4 (14.29%) Avaya
9 4 (14.29%) Veeam
10 3 (10.71%) McAfee
10 3 (10.71%) Google
11 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
11 1 (3.57%) BT
11 1 (3.57%) CA
11 1 (3.57%) NetApp
11 1 (3.57%) Red Hat