The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 66 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 2 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.33% 0.39% 1.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.26% 4.08% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 6
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
WSUS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Systems Management Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
47 49 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 7.85% 9.63% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 41 23 22
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WSUS across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

WSUS
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSUS across the Coventry region.

WSUS Salary Trend in Coventry

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) HP
2 8 (80.00%) SAN
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (80.00%) XenApp
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) Firewall
4 6 (60.00%) Symantec
4 6 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco
4 6 (60.00%) EMC
4 6 (60.00%) NetApp
4 6 (60.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (60.00%) COM
4 6 (60.00%) ITIL
4 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (60.00%) VoIP
4 6 (60.00%) DHCP
4 6 (60.00%) DNS
4 6 (60.00%) XenDesktop
4 6 (60.00%) SolarWinds
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (60.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (60.00%) Cacti
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (60.00%) Lync
1 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) SAN
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (60.00%) VoIP
2 6 (60.00%) DHCP
2 6 (60.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) COM
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) XenApp
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 6 (60.00%) Forefront TMG
2 6 (60.00%) IAG
2 6 (60.00%) UAG
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (50.00%) ISA Server
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) SCCM
1 6 (60.00%) Cacti
1 6 (60.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (80.00%) HP
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco
4 6 (60.00%) EMC
4 6 (60.00%) NetApp
4 6 (60.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (60.00%) Symantec
4 6 (60.00%) SolarWinds
5 4 (40.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) LANDesk