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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 298 320 293
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -27
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 17 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.17% 2.53% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 19
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £33,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
783 830 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 7.37% 6.57% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 669 706 612
Average salary £55,000 £52,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% -0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -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 21 April 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 21 April 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (88.57%) Active Directory
3 24 (68.57%) MS Exchange
4 22 (62.86%) Citrix
5 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
6 18 (51.43%) VMware
6 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (42.86%) XenApp
7 15 (42.86%) DNS
7 15 (42.86%) DHCP
7 15 (42.86%) MS Excel
7 15 (42.86%) MS Office
8 14 (40.00%) ITIL
8 14 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (37.14%) Windows 7
9 13 (37.14%) XenServer
10 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
11 11 (31.43%) Symantec
11 11 (31.43%) HP
11 11 (31.43%) Telecoms
12 10 (28.57%) Finance
12 10 (28.57%) Firewall
13 9 (25.71%) Asset Management
13 9 (25.71%) Dell
13 9 (25.71%) Juniper
13 9 (25.71%) Project Management
13 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
13 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (25.71%) Windows 8
14 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 24 (68.57%) MS Exchange
2 14 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (17.14%) IIS
3 6 (17.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.86%) Lync
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (42.86%) MS Office
1 15 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.86%) SAP CCM
2 1 (2.86%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.86%) Eikon
2 1 (2.86%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) DHCP
1 15 (42.86%) DNS
2 10 (28.57%) Firewall
3 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (20.00%) WAN
3 7 (20.00%) LAN
4 5 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 5 (14.29%) Network Security
5 4 (11.43%) SAN
5 4 (11.43%) Internet
5 4 (11.43%) VoIP
5 4 (11.43%) VPN
6 3 (8.57%) iSCSI
6 3 (8.57%) NAS
6 3 (8.57%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (5.71%) Multicast
8 1 (2.86%) SMTP
8 1 (2.86%) LDAP
8 1 (2.86%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MSI
1 2 (5.71%) InstallShield
General
1 11 (31.43%) Telecoms
2 10 (28.57%) Finance
3 8 (22.86%) Back Office
4 4 (11.43%) Advertising
5 3 (8.57%) Front Office
6 2 (5.71%) Marketing
6 2 (5.71%) Electronics
6 2 (5.71%) Law
6 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.86%) Banking
7 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) Support Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) IT Support
4 6 (17.14%) Desktop Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Desktop Support
5 5 (14.29%) IT Manager
5 5 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Administrator
6 4 (11.43%) IT Administrator
7 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Help Desk Support
9 1 (2.86%) Service Manager
9 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Thin Client
1 8 (22.86%) Fat Client
2 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (17.14%) Blackberry
4 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (8.57%) Hedge funds
5 3 (8.57%) Replication
6 2 (5.71%) DTV
7 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.86%) Device Driver
7 1 (2.86%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (37.14%) Windows 7
4 9 (25.71%) Windows 8
5 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (20.00%) Linux
7 5 (14.29%) Mac OS X
7 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (14.29%) Windows Vista
8 4 (11.43%) Android
8 4 (11.43%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) ITIL
2 9 (25.71%) Project Management
2 9 (25.71%) Asset Management
3 8 (22.86%) Time Management
4 3 (8.57%) Software Distribution
4 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.71%) Service Management
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.71%) Change Control
6 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.86%) Coaching
6 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.86%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (17.14%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) Perl
3 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (14.29%) MCSE
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (11.43%) MCP
3 4 (11.43%) MCDST
4 1 (2.86%) MCTS
4 1 (2.86%) MCITP
4 1 (2.86%) MOS
4 1 (2.86%) MCSA
System Software
1 31 (88.57%) Active Directory
2 15 (42.86%) XenApp
3 13 (37.14%) XenServer
4 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (11.43%) vSphere
7 2 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (5.71%) Firmware
7 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.86%) BitLocker
8 1 (2.86%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Backup Exec
2 5 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (14.29%) Casper Suite
3 4 (11.43%) SCCM
4 1 (2.86%) SCOM
4 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.86%) WMI
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Citrix
2 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
3 18 (51.43%) VMware
4 11 (31.43%) Symantec
4 11 (31.43%) HP
5 9 (25.71%) Dell
5 9 (25.71%) Juniper
6 6 (17.14%) SAP
6 6 (17.14%) Sophos
7 5 (14.29%) Veeam
7 5 (14.29%) Avaya
8 4 (11.43%) Spiceworks
9 3 (8.57%) Google
10 2 (5.71%) Cisco
10 2 (5.71%) EMC
10 2 (5.71%) CommVault
11 1 (2.86%) NetApp
11 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.86%) JD Edwards
11 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint