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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 291 279 276
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 19 35 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.34% 0.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.73% 5.09% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 27 27
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £31,700 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,834
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -3.62%
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
697 687 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 6.77% 6.63% 6.66%
Number of salaries quoted 597 570 601
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (96.43%) Active Directory
3 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
4 15 (53.57%) MS Exchange
4 15 (53.57%) VMware
5 13 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (46.43%) ITIL
5 13 (46.43%) Windows 7
6 12 (42.86%) MS Office
7 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (35.71%) Citrix
8 10 (35.71%) SAN
8 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
8 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (32.14%) Linux
9 9 (32.14%) DHCP
9 9 (32.14%) DNS
9 9 (32.14%) Windows 8
10 8 (28.57%) WAN
10 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (28.57%) XenApp
11 7 (25.00%) Blackberry
11 7 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 7 (25.00%) LAN
11 7 (25.00%) IIS
11 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (21.43%) MCSE
12 6 (21.43%) VPN
12 6 (21.43%) Symantec

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (53.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (25.00%) IIS
2 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (42.86%) MS Office
2 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.57%) Front Arena
2 1 (3.57%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) SAN
2 9 (32.14%) DHCP
2 9 (32.14%) DNS
3 8 (28.57%) WAN
4 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (25.00%) LAN
5 6 (21.43%) VPN
6 5 (17.86%) IP Telephony
6 5 (17.86%) Network Security
6 5 (17.86%) Internet
6 5 (17.86%) VoIP
7 3 (10.71%) iSCSI
7 3 (10.71%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (10.71%) NAS
8 2 (7.14%) Multicast
8 2 (7.14%) FTP
8 2 (7.14%) MPLS
8 2 (7.14%) Firewall
9 1 (3.57%) VPLS
9 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
1 6 (21.43%) Advertising
2 5 (17.86%) Back Office
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
3 2 (7.14%) Electronics
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Local Government
4 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Analyst
2 11 (39.29%) Support Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) IT Support
4 6 (21.43%) Desktop Support
4 6 (21.43%) Desktop Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Senior Support Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Senior IT Support
8 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (3.57%) Senior Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.71%) Replication
3 2 (7.14%) DTV
4 1 (3.57%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.57%) Equities
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows 7
3 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (32.14%) Linux
5 9 (32.14%) Windows 8
6 5 (17.86%) Windows Vista
6 5 (17.86%) Mac OS X
6 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (14.29%) Android
7 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 4 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (10.71%) Solaris
9 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) ITIL
2 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
2 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (7.14%) Project Management
2 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
2 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (3.57%) Information Security
3 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.57%) Software Distribution
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.57%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (21.43%) MCSE
3 4 (14.29%) MCP
3 4 (14.29%) MCDST
4 2 (7.14%) MCSA
4 2 (7.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (96.43%) Active Directory
2 13 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (28.57%) XenApp
4 4 (14.29%) vSphere
4 4 (14.29%) XenServer
5 3 (10.71%) Firmware
6 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
6 2 (7.14%) DFS Replication
7 1 (3.57%) Snort
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Backup Exec
2 5 (17.86%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (17.86%) Casper Suite
3 4 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
4 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (7.14%) WMI
5 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (3.57%) SCCM
5 1 (3.57%) SCOM
5 1 (3.57%) Nagios
5 1 (3.57%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 15 (53.57%) VMware
3 10 (35.71%) Citrix
4 6 (21.43%) Symantec
4 6 (21.43%) Sophos
5 5 (17.86%) HP
5 5 (17.86%) NetApp
6 4 (14.29%) Spiceworks
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco
6 4 (14.29%) Dell
6 4 (14.29%) CommVault
6 4 (14.29%) McAfee
7 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
7 3 (10.71%) Dell KACE
8 2 (7.14%) SAP
8 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
8 2 (7.14%) AppSense
9 1 (3.57%) LANDesk
9 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.57%) Reuters