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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 302 291 281
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 12 40 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.33% 0.45%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.50% 5.38% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 47
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £53,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
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
798 743 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 7.27% 6.12% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 670 625 647
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 £69,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +2.48%

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 October 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 October 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 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (81.48%) Microsoft
3 34 (62.96%) Active Directory
4 33 (61.11%) Citrix
5 29 (53.70%) VMware
6 28 (51.85%) DNS
7 27 (50.00%) DHCP
8 26 (48.15%) SCCM
8 26 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (46.30%) Windows 7
10 23 (42.59%) PowerShell
10 23 (42.59%) MS Exchange
11 22 (40.74%) Finance
11 22 (40.74%) MSI
12 21 (38.89%) SQL
13 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (33.33%) Windows 8
14 18 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (33.33%) AppSense
15 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
16 15 (27.78%) SAN
16 15 (27.78%) VBScript
16 15 (27.78%) VB
16 15 (27.78%) IIS
16 15 (27.78%) Clustering
17 14 (25.93%) XenDesktop
18 13 (24.07%) HP
19 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
19 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
19 12 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 23 (42.59%) MS Exchange
2 15 (27.78%) IIS
3 12 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (14.81%) Lync
5 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (51.85%) DNS
2 27 (50.00%) DHCP
3 15 (27.78%) SAN
4 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 9 (16.67%) SSL
5 9 (16.67%) LAN
5 9 (16.67%) VoIP
5 9 (16.67%) WAN
5 9 (16.67%) Firewall
6 8 (14.81%) VPN
6 8 (14.81%) HTTP
7 6 (11.11%) IPv4
8 5 (9.26%) MPLS
8 5 (9.26%) Wireless
9 4 (7.41%) VLAN
9 4 (7.41%) VPLS
10 3 (5.56%) SNMP
10 3 (5.56%) FTP
11 2 (3.70%) IPsec
11 2 (3.70%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.56%) PowerCenter
5 2 (3.70%) MySQL
5 2 (3.70%) Redis
5 2 (3.70%) MariaDB
5 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (40.74%) MSI
General
1 22 (40.74%) Finance
2 9 (16.67%) Banking
3 7 (12.96%) Investment Banking
4 6 (11.11%) Advertising
5 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Analyst
2 8 (14.81%) Support Analyst
2 8 (14.81%) Windows Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Desktop Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) IT Support
5 5 (9.26%) Technical Support
5 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Citrix Specialist
5 5 (9.26%) Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) SCCM Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) Support Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.56%) Release Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Windows Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) Application Packaging
2 3 (5.56%) Software Packaging
3 2 (3.70%) MSMQ
3 2 (3.70%) COM
3 2 (3.70%) .NET
3 2 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (27.78%) Clustering
3 3 (5.56%) EqualLogic
4 2 (3.70%) Replication
4 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (46.30%) Windows 7
3 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (12.96%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.56%) Linux
9 2 (3.70%) Solaris
9 2 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) ITIL
2 7 (12.96%) Software Distribution
3 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (7.41%) CRM
3 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
3 4 (7.41%) Time Management
4 3 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 3 (5.56%) Network Management
4 3 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (5.56%) IT Asset Management
4 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.56%) Change Management
4 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.56%) Asset Management
5 2 (3.70%) Information Security
5 2 (3.70%) Security Management
5 2 (3.70%) Project Management
5 2 (3.70%) Software Deployment
5 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.85%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 23 (42.59%) PowerShell
2 21 (38.89%) SQL
3 15 (27.78%) VBScript
3 15 (27.78%) VB
4 6 (11.11%) Ruby
4 6 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.11%) MCP
2 6 (11.11%) MCSA
3 4 (7.41%) MCITP
3 4 (7.41%) MCSE
4 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.70%) CCNA
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.70%) HP APS
4 2 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 26 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (25.93%) XenDesktop
4 9 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (12.96%) vSphere
5 7 (12.96%) VMware ESX
6 6 (11.11%) Hyper-V
7 5 (9.26%) XenApp
8 4 (7.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (3.70%) Snort
10 2 (3.70%) Firmware
10 2 (3.70%) Terminal Services
10 2 (3.70%) ISA Server
10 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (3.70%) DFS Replication
11 1 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 26 (48.15%) SCCM
2 10 (18.52%) SCOM
3 7 (12.96%) NetBackup
4 3 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (3.70%) Nagios
5 2 (3.70%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.70%) Puppet
6 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.85%) XenMobile
6 1 (1.85%) WMI
Vendors
1 44 (81.48%) Microsoft
2 33 (61.11%) Citrix
3 29 (53.70%) VMware
4 18 (33.33%) AppSense
5 13 (24.07%) HP
6 9 (16.67%) Dell
7 6 (11.11%) Cisco
7 6 (11.11%) Symantec
8 4 (7.41%) McAfee
8 4 (7.41%) NetApp
9 3 (5.56%) SolarWinds
9 3 (5.56%) Dell KACE
9 3 (5.56%) Veritas
9 3 (5.56%) Toshiba
10 2 (3.70%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.70%) CommVault
10 2 (3.70%) Avaya
10 2 (3.70%) Juniper
10 2 (3.70%) ProCurve