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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 294 297 301
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 14 37 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.82% 4.18% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8 33 11
Average salary £47,500 £54,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.03% +30.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,850 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -20.73%
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
768 885 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 7.37% 7.15% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 682 744 721
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,900 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -

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 31 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 31 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 29 (93.55%) Windows
2 22 (70.97%) DNS
3 21 (67.74%) Citrix
4 20 (64.52%) Active Directory
5 19 (61.29%) VMware
6 18 (58.06%) DHCP
7 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (51.61%) MS Exchange
9 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
9 14 (45.16%) Finance
10 13 (41.94%) Firewall
10 13 (41.94%) HP
11 12 (38.71%) Cisco
11 12 (38.71%) XenApp
11 12 (38.71%) Computer Science
12 11 (35.48%) PowerShell
12 11 (35.48%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
12 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
13 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
13 10 (32.26%) Project Management
14 9 (29.03%) Juniper
14 9 (29.03%) Dell
14 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
14 9 (29.03%) SQL
14 9 (29.03%) Telecoms
14 9 (29.03%) Asset Management
14 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (29.03%) XenServer
15 8 (25.81%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 16 (51.61%) MS Exchange
2 11 (35.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (16.13%) OpenStack
4 4 (12.90%) Lync
4 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.23%) IIS
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
2 6 (19.35%) MS Office
3 5 (16.13%) MS Visio
4 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP CCM
1 2 (6.45%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (70.97%) DNS
2 18 (58.06%) DHCP
3 13 (41.94%) Firewall
4 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
5 7 (22.58%) SAN
6 6 (19.35%) VLAN
7 5 (16.13%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (16.13%) TACACS
7 5 (16.13%) HTTPS
7 5 (16.13%) LDAP
8 4 (12.90%) LAN
8 4 (12.90%) WAN
9 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (6.45%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (3.23%) Network Security
10 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
10 1 (3.23%) WLAN
10 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) Data Mining
2 5 (16.13%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Subversion
1 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) MSI
3 2 (6.45%) InstallShield
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) Telecoms
3 5 (16.13%) Back Office
4 3 (9.68%) Front Office
5 2 (6.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Administrator
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) IT Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Security Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) IT Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) IT Support
4 3 (9.68%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Computer Science
2 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (25.81%) Fat Client
3 8 (25.81%) Thin Client
4 6 (19.35%) PKI
5 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
5 5 (16.13%) Private Cloud
5 5 (16.13%) Social Media
6 3 (9.68%) Hedge funds
7 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
8 1 (3.23%) EqualLogic
8 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
8 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
8 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (93.55%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (22.58%) Linux
4 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.45%) Solaris
8 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Project Management
2 9 (29.03%) Asset Management
3 8 (25.81%) Time Management
4 7 (22.58%) Patch Management
5 5 (16.13%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (16.13%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (16.13%) SIEM
6 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
7 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
7 3 (9.68%) ITIL
7 3 (9.68%) Service Management
8 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.45%) ERP
8 2 (6.45%) Business Development
8 2 (6.45%) Change Control
8 2 (6.45%) Security Patching
8 2 (6.45%) Software Distribution
8 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) PowerShell
2 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
2 9 (29.03%) SQL
3 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
3 5 (16.13%) Python
3 5 (16.13%) Ruby
4 4 (12.90%) Perl
5 2 (6.45%) VBScript
6 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) CCNA
1 8 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (22.58%) Degree
3 5 (16.13%) CEH
4 2 (6.45%) MCTS
4 2 (6.45%) MCITP
4 2 (6.45%) MCSE
4 2 (6.45%) MCSA
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) MOS
4 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (64.52%) Active Directory
2 12 (38.71%) XenApp
3 9 (29.03%) XenServer
4 8 (25.81%) vSphere
5 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (22.58%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (16.13%) KVM
7 3 (9.68%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
8 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
8 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
9 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
9 1 (3.23%) ISA Server
9 1 (3.23%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) SCCM
2 5 (16.13%) Puppet
2 5 (16.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (12.90%) SCOM
4 2 (6.45%) MOM
4 2 (6.45%) Nagios
4 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
4 2 (6.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (3.23%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (3.23%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Citrix
2 19 (61.29%) VMware
3 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
4 13 (41.94%) HP
5 12 (38.71%) Cisco
6 9 (29.03%) Dell
6 9 (29.03%) Juniper
7 7 (22.58%) F5
8 6 (19.35%) Symantec
8 6 (19.35%) SAP
9 5 (16.13%) Avaya
9 5 (16.13%) Splunk
9 5 (16.13%) Veeam
10 3 (9.68%) Google
10 3 (9.68%) McAfee
11 2 (6.45%) BT
11 2 (6.45%) JD Edwards
12 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
12 1 (3.23%) CA
12 1 (3.23%) NetApp
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