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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
London / City of London
Rank 205 246 308
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +62
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 27 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.54% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.16% 1.43% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 27 7 11
Median salary £55,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+85.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £26,980 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
523 700 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.46% 10.20% 7.92%
Number of salaries quoted 483 612 678
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £39,600
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £72,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 February 2017, IT jobs citing WSUS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (82.86%) Windows Server
3 26 (74.29%) Active Directory
3 26 (74.29%) VMware
4 24 (68.57%) Microsoft
4 24 (68.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (62.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (60.00%) DNS
7 19 (54.29%) DHCP
7 19 (54.29%) Finance
8 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (51.43%) vSphere
9 17 (48.57%) MS Exchange
10 16 (45.71%) SharePoint
10 16 (45.71%) IIS
10 16 (45.71%) SCCM
11 15 (42.86%) SCOM
11 15 (42.86%) Skype for Business
11 15 (42.86%) ITIL
11 15 (42.86%) Clustering
12 14 (40.00%) Citrix
12 14 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (40.00%) PKI
12 14 (40.00%) Skype
13 13 (37.14%) Release Management
13 13 (37.14%) XenApp
14 12 (34.29%) XenDesktop
14 12 (34.29%) SharePoint 2013
14 12 (34.29%) Firewall
15 10 (28.57%) Cisco

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (48.57%) MS Exchange
2 16 (45.71%) IIS
2 16 (45.71%) SharePoint
3 15 (42.86%) Skype for Business
4 14 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (34.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.86%) Apache
7 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (60.00%) DNS
2 19 (54.29%) DHCP
3 14 (40.00%) Skype
4 12 (34.29%) Firewall
5 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
5 6 (17.14%) VPN
6 4 (11.43%) Network Security
6 4 (11.43%) SAN
6 4 (11.43%) WAN
7 3 (8.57%) VoIP
8 2 (5.71%) HTTP
8 2 (5.71%) HTTPS
8 2 (5.71%) LAN
8 2 (5.71%) LDAP
8 2 (5.71%) MPLS
8 2 (5.71%) SSL
8 2 (5.71%) VLAN
8 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (5.71%) Wireless
8 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 19 (54.29%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
3 5 (14.29%) Marketing
4 4 (11.43%) Electronics
4 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
5 3 (8.57%) Banking
6 2 (5.71%) Legal
7 1 (2.86%) Advertising
7 1 (2.86%) Back Office
7 1 (2.86%) Publishing
7 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Exchange Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) IT Support
5 2 (5.71%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Operations Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Security Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Security Operations Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Security Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Unix Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Windows Identity Foundation
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Clustering
2 14 (40.00%) PKI
3 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
4 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.86%) Fintech
6 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (82.86%) Windows Server
3 22 (62.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (25.71%) Linux
6 4 (11.43%) Unix
7 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (8.57%) Windows 10
7 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
8 2 (5.71%) Solaris
8 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
8 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) ITIL
2 13 (37.14%) Release Management
3 10 (28.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 5 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
4 5 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.43%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (11.43%) Information Security
5 4 (11.43%) Programme Management
5 4 (11.43%) Security Operations
5 4 (11.43%) SIEM
5 4 (11.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.57%) Line Management
6 3 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (5.71%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (5.71%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (5.71%) High Availability
7 2 (5.71%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (5.71%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) MCSE
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.14%) MCSA
3 3 (8.57%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) GCIA
4 2 (5.71%) GCIH
4 2 (5.71%) GIAC
4 2 (5.71%) SANS
5 1 (2.86%) CCNA
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.86%) MCITP
5 1 (2.86%) MCTS
5 1 (2.86%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (74.29%) Active Directory
2 24 (68.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (51.43%) vSphere
4 13 (37.14%) XenApp
5 12 (34.29%) XenDesktop
6 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 6 (17.14%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (2.86%) BitLocker
9 1 (2.86%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (45.71%) SCCM
2 15 (42.86%) SCOM
3 2 (5.71%) CSIRT
3 2 (5.71%) Nessus
3 2 (5.71%) QRadar
3 2 (5.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.86%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Nagios
4 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) VMware
2 24 (68.57%) Microsoft
3 14 (40.00%) Citrix
4 10 (28.57%) Cisco
5 6 (17.14%) Symantec
6 5 (14.29%) Intel Security
6 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 4 (11.43%) Avaya
7 4 (11.43%) SAP
8 3 (8.57%) Forcepoint
8 3 (8.57%) Oracle
9 2 (5.71%) BeyondTrust
9 2 (5.71%) Blue Coat
9 2 (5.71%) Dell
9 2 (5.71%) HP
9 2 (5.71%) Meraki
9 2 (5.71%) Riverbed
9 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
9 2 (5.71%) Veeam
9 2 (5.71%) WatchGuard