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 8 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 294 304 308
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 13 37 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.76% 4.38% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7 34 14
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +35.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £36,200 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £51,300 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -9.45%
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
739 844 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 7.25% 6.70% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 665 725 721
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £39,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%

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 8 July 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 8 July 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 30 (93.75%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) DNS
3 21 (65.63%) Active Directory
3 21 (65.63%) Citrix
4 19 (59.38%) VMware
5 18 (56.25%) DHCP
6 17 (53.13%) MS Exchange
7 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
8 14 (43.75%) Finance
9 13 (40.63%) XenApp
10 12 (37.50%) Computer Science
10 12 (37.50%) Firewall
10 12 (37.50%) HP
10 12 (37.50%) Cisco
10 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
11 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
11 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
12 10 (31.25%) Telecoms
12 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (28.13%) XenServer
13 9 (28.13%) vSphere
13 9 (28.13%) PowerShell
13 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (28.13%) Project Management
13 9 (28.13%) Asset Management
13 9 (28.13%) Linux
13 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
13 9 (28.13%) Dell
13 9 (28.13%) Juniper

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

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 17 (53.13%) MS Exchange
2 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (15.63%) OpenStack
4 3 (9.38%) Lync
4 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.13%) IIS
6 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
2 7 (21.88%) MS Office
3 5 (15.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP CCM
1 2 (6.25%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (68.75%) DNS
2 18 (56.25%) DHCP
3 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 12 (37.50%) Firewall
4 8 (25.00%) SAN
5 7 (21.88%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (18.75%) VLAN
6 6 (18.75%) LDAP
7 5 (15.63%) HTTPS
7 5 (15.63%) TACACS
7 5 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (12.50%) LAN
8 4 (12.50%) WAN
9 3 (9.38%) iSCSI
10 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (6.25%) NAS
10 2 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (6.25%) Network Security
11 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
11 1 (3.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) Data Mining
2 5 (15.63%) Big Data
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Subversion
1 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) MSI
2 2 (6.25%) InstallShield
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) Telecoms
3 5 (15.63%) Back Office
4 3 (9.38%) Front Office
5 2 (6.25%) Law
6 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.13%) Marketing
6 1 (3.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Administrator
2 7 (21.88%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) IT Manager
3 5 (15.63%) Security Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) IT Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) IT Support
6 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (3.13%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Service Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (25.00%) Fat Client
3 8 (25.00%) Thin Client
4 5 (15.63%) PKI
4 5 (15.63%) Private Cloud
4 5 (15.63%) Social Media
4 5 (15.63%) Mobile App
5 3 (9.38%) Hedge funds
6 2 (6.25%) Replication
7 1 (3.13%) EqualLogic
7 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
7 1 (3.13%) DTV
7 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
7 1 (3.13%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 30 (93.75%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (28.13%) Linux
4 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
6 3 (9.38%) Solaris
7 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.13%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Project Management
1 9 (28.13%) Asset Management
2 8 (25.00%) Time Management
3 7 (21.88%) Patch Management
4 6 (18.75%) ITIL
5 5 (15.63%) SIEM
5 5 (15.63%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
7 3 (9.38%) Service Management
8 2 (6.25%) Business Development
8 2 (6.25%) Change Control
8 2 (6.25%) Software Distribution
8 2 (6.25%) ERP
8 2 (6.25%) Security Patching
9 1 (3.13%) Server Building
9 1 (3.13%) Security Hardening
9 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
1 9 (28.13%) PowerShell
2 7 (21.88%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) Python
3 5 (15.63%) Ruby
3 5 (15.63%) Bash Shell
4 4 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) CCNA
1 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (21.88%) Degree
3 5 (15.63%) CEH
4 3 (9.38%) MCSE
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.25%) MOS
5 2 (6.25%) MCSA
5 2 (6.25%) MCTS
5 2 (6.25%) MCITP
6 1 (3.13%) MCP
6 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (65.63%) Active Directory
2 13 (40.63%) XenApp
3 9 (28.13%) XenServer
3 9 (28.13%) vSphere
4 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (21.88%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (15.63%) KVM
7 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
8 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (6.25%) Terminal Services
8 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
8 2 (6.25%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
9 1 (3.13%) BitLocker
9 1 (3.13%) NFS
9 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
1 5 (15.63%) Puppet
1 5 (15.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (12.50%) SCOM
3 3 (9.38%) Backup Exec
4 2 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (6.25%) MOM
4 2 (6.25%) Nagios
4 2 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (6.25%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.13%) Casper Suite
5 1 (3.13%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) Citrix
2 19 (59.38%) VMware
3 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 12 (37.50%) HP
4 12 (37.50%) Cisco
5 9 (28.13%) Dell
5 9 (28.13%) Juniper
6 7 (21.88%) Symantec
6 7 (21.88%) SAP
6 7 (21.88%) F5
7 5 (15.63%) Splunk
7 5 (15.63%) Veeam
7 5 (15.63%) Avaya
8 4 (12.50%) McAfee
9 3 (9.38%) Google
10 2 (6.25%) BT
10 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
10 2 (6.25%) JD Edwards
10 2 (6.25%) EMC
11 1 (3.13%) Oracle