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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 301 284 294
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 22 38 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.32% 0.37%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.75% 5.29% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 43
Average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
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
800 719 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 7.00% 6.06% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 672 622 688
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 2014.

WSUS Salary Histogram in the City of London

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 57 (98.28%) Windows
2 46 (79.31%) Microsoft
3 34 (58.62%) Active Directory
4 33 (56.90%) Citrix
5 30 (51.72%) VMware
6 29 (50.00%) DNS
7 28 (48.28%) DHCP
8 27 (46.55%) VMware Infrastructure
9 26 (44.83%) SCCM
10 25 (43.10%) Windows 7
10 25 (43.10%) MS Exchange
11 24 (41.38%) PowerShell
12 23 (39.66%) SQL
13 22 (37.93%) MSI
13 22 (37.93%) Finance
14 19 (32.76%) Clustering
14 19 (32.76%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (31.03%) Windows 8
15 18 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (31.03%) AppSense
15 18 (31.03%) IIS
16 15 (25.86%) VBScript
16 15 (25.86%) VB
16 15 (25.86%) TCP/IP
16 15 (25.86%) SAN
17 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
17 14 (24.14%) XenDesktop
18 13 (22.41%) SCOM
18 13 (22.41%) HP
19 12 (20.69%) SSL

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 25 (43.10%) MS Exchange
2 18 (31.03%) IIS
3 12 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (13.79%) Lync
5 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.72%) Apache
7 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (50.00%) DNS
2 28 (48.28%) DHCP
3 15 (25.86%) TCP/IP
3 15 (25.86%) SAN
4 12 (20.69%) SSL
5 10 (17.24%) HTTP
6 9 (15.52%) LAN
6 9 (15.52%) WAN
6 9 (15.52%) IPv4
7 8 (13.79%) Firewall
7 8 (13.79%) VPN
7 8 (13.79%) VoIP
8 6 (10.34%) Wireless
8 6 (10.34%) SNMP
9 4 (6.90%) MPLS
9 4 (6.90%) VLAN
10 3 (5.17%) NAS
10 3 (5.17%) VPLS
11 2 (3.45%) BGP
11 2 (3.45%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.62%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.17%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.17%) MariaDB
4 3 (5.17%) Redis
4 3 (5.17%) MySQL
4 3 (5.17%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (37.93%) MSI
General
1 22 (37.93%) Finance
2 9 (15.52%) Banking
3 7 (12.07%) Investment Banking
4 6 (10.34%) Advertising
5 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.72%) Marketing
6 1 (1.72%) Local Government
6 1 (1.72%) Legal
6 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Analyst
2 11 (18.97%) Windows Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Support Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Desktop Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) IT Support
6 5 (8.62%) Technical Support
6 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Technical Support Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Citrix Specialist
6 5 (8.62%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Administrator
8 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) SCCM Specialist
8 3 (5.17%) Support Specialist
8 3 (5.17%) Release Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) Application Packaging
2 3 (5.17%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (5.17%) Software Packaging
2 3 (5.17%) .NET
2 3 (5.17%) MSMQ
3 2 (3.45%) COM
4 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.76%) Clustering
1 19 (32.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) EqualLogic
3 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.45%) Replication
3 2 (3.45%) Firmware
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 57 (98.28%) Windows
2 25 (43.10%) Windows 7
3 18 (31.03%) Windows 8
3 18 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (10.34%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.17%) Linux
8 2 (3.45%) Solaris
8 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) ITIL
2 7 (12.07%) Software Distribution
3 6 (10.34%) Load Balancing
4 5 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.90%) Asset Management
5 4 (6.90%) CRM
5 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 4 (6.90%) Time Management
6 3 (5.17%) Network Management
6 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.17%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (5.17%) IT Asset Management
6 3 (5.17%) Change Management
6 3 (5.17%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.17%) Information Security
7 2 (3.45%) Project Management
7 2 (3.45%) Security Management
7 2 (3.45%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.72%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 24 (41.38%) PowerShell
2 23 (39.66%) SQL
3 15 (25.86%) VBScript
3 15 (25.86%) VB
4 7 (12.07%) Ruby
4 7 (12.07%) C#
5 1 (1.72%) Java
5 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.07%) MCP
3 5 (8.62%) MCSA
4 4 (6.90%) MCITP
5 3 (5.17%) MCSE
6 2 (3.45%) CCNA
6 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.45%) Degree
6 2 (3.45%) HP APS
7 1 (1.72%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (58.62%) Active Directory
2 27 (46.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (24.14%) XenDesktop
4 9 (15.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (13.79%) vSphere
6 7 (12.07%) VMware ESX
7 6 (10.34%) Hyper-V
8 5 (8.62%) XenApp
9 4 (6.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (5.17%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (3.45%) Terminal Services
11 2 (3.45%) ISA Server
11 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (3.45%) DFS Replication
12 1 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (1.72%) Snort
Systems Management
1 26 (44.83%) SCCM
2 13 (22.41%) SCOM
3 7 (12.07%) NetBackup
4 3 (5.17%) Puppet
4 3 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.72%) WMI
6 1 (1.72%) XenMobile
6 1 (1.72%) Nagios
6 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.72%) Nessus
Vendors
1 46 (79.31%) Microsoft
2 33 (56.90%) Citrix
3 30 (51.72%) VMware
4 18 (31.03%) AppSense
5 13 (22.41%) HP
6 9 (15.52%) Dell
7 7 (12.07%) Symantec
8 5 (8.62%) Cisco
9 4 (6.90%) McAfee
10 3 (5.17%) SolarWinds
10 3 (5.17%) Dell KACE
10 3 (5.17%) NetApp
10 3 (5.17%) Veritas
10 3 (5.17%) Toshiba
11 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.45%) Juniper
11 2 (3.45%) CommVault
11 2 (3.45%) LANDesk
11 2 (3.45%) ProCurve
12 1 (1.72%) Avaya