The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 311 288 310
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +22
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 21 27 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.64% 3.94% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 30
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Systems Management Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
794 685 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 6.27% 5.82% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 672 589 620
Average salary £52,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.95% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
WSUS
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 51 (94.44%) Windows
2 40 (74.07%) Active Directory
3 38 (70.37%) VMware
4 35 (64.81%) DNS
4 35 (64.81%) Microsoft
5 30 (55.56%) DHCP
6 29 (53.70%) TCP/IP
7 28 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (46.30%) IIS
8 25 (46.30%) Clustering
9 21 (38.89%) PowerShell
10 20 (37.04%) SCOM
10 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (37.04%) Linux
11 17 (31.48%) HTTP
11 17 (31.48%) SQL
11 17 (31.48%) Cisco
12 15 (27.78%) Puppet
12 15 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
13 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (25.93%) SAN
13 14 (25.93%) MS Excel
14 13 (24.07%) MS Exchange
14 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (22.22%) SSH
15 12 (22.22%) Perl
15 12 (22.22%) MS Office
15 12 (22.22%) ITIL
15 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (22.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (46.30%) IIS
2 13 (24.07%) MS Exchange
3 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (7.41%) Apache
5 3 (5.56%) MediaWiki
5 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 12 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) SaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (64.81%) DNS
2 30 (55.56%) DHCP
3 29 (53.70%) TCP/IP
4 17 (31.48%) HTTP
5 14 (25.93%) SAN
6 12 (22.22%) SSH
6 12 (22.22%) OpenVPN
7 11 (20.37%) Firewall
8 9 (16.67%) VPN
9 8 (14.81%) SSL
9 8 (14.81%) IPv4
9 8 (14.81%) SNMP
10 6 (11.11%) Internet
11 5 (9.26%) NAS
11 5 (9.26%) Network Security
11 5 (9.26%) WAN
12 4 (7.41%) LAN
13 3 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (5.56%) Wireless
14 2 (3.70%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.81%) NoSQL
3 6 (11.11%) MySQL
3 6 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 6 (11.11%) Redis
3 6 (11.11%) MariaDB
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MSI
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Legal
3 2 (3.70%) Advertising
3 2 (3.70%) Back Office
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Analyst
2 13 (24.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (24.07%) Server Engineer
3 12 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (20.37%) Windows Server Engineer
5 9 (16.67%) Senior Server Engineer
5 9 (16.67%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
5 9 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (16.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 9 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (14.81%) Support Analyst
7 7 (12.96%) Desktop Support
8 6 (11.11%) Support Engineer
8 6 (11.11%) Security Analyst
9 5 (9.26%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (9.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 5 (9.26%) Desktop Analyst
10 4 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (7.41%) Administrator
10 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) MSMQ
1 6 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (5.56%) .NET
3 2 (3.70%) Web Services
3 2 (3.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (46.30%) Clustering
2 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.26%) Blackberry
4 4 (7.41%) PKI
5 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.70%) Thin Client
6 2 (3.70%) Replication
6 2 (3.70%) Fat Client
6 2 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.85%) iPad
7 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.85%) iPhone
7 1 (1.85%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 51 (94.44%) Windows
2 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (37.04%) Linux
3 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 12 (22.22%) CentOS
6 9 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.56%) UNIX
8 2 (3.70%) HPUX
8 2 (3.70%) Solaris
8 2 (3.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) ITIL
1 12 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 6 (11.11%) Information Security
2 6 (11.11%) SIEM
2 6 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (9.26%) Cyber Security
3 5 (9.26%) Information Assurance
3 5 (9.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
4 4 (7.41%) Migration
4 4 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.70%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.70%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.70%) Release Management
6 2 (3.70%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.70%) High Availability
6 2 (3.70%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.89%) PowerShell
2 17 (31.48%) SQL
3 12 (22.22%) Perl
4 3 (5.56%) Ruby
4 3 (5.56%) C#
5 2 (3.70%) Java
6 1 (1.85%) C
6 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (16.67%) MCSE
3 7 (12.96%) MCP
4 6 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (9.26%) MCDST
5 5 (9.26%) Degree
5 5 (9.26%) Security+ Certification
5 5 (9.26%) CCIE
5 5 (9.26%) CISSP
6 4 (7.41%) MCSA
7 2 (3.70%) MCITP
7 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (1.85%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (74.07%) Active Directory
2 28 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (16.67%) vSphere
4 5 (9.26%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (7.41%) VMware ESX
6 3 (5.56%) XenApp
7 2 (3.70%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.85%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.85%) VMware GSX
8 1 (1.85%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 20 (37.04%) SCOM
2 15 (27.78%) Puppet
2 15 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (22.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 12 (22.22%) SCCM
4 6 (11.11%) Nessus
5 5 (9.26%) Backup Exec
6 3 (5.56%) Nagios
6 3 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (3.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.85%) Zenoss
8 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.85%) MOM
8 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 38 (70.37%) VMware
2 35 (64.81%) Microsoft
3 17 (31.48%) Cisco
4 7 (12.96%) Citrix
5 6 (11.11%) HP
5 6 (11.11%) Reuters
5 6 (11.11%) Bloomberg
5 6 (11.11%) SolarWinds
6 5 (9.26%) Oracle
6 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
7 4 (7.41%) EMC
8 3 (5.56%) F5
8 3 (5.56%) Q1 Labs
8 3 (5.56%) NetApp
9 2 (3.70%) StorageTek
9 2 (3.70%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.70%) Symantec
9 2 (3.70%) Remedy
9 2 (3.70%) McAfee
9 2 (3.70%) Dell