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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 69 55 54
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 3 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.50% 0.20% 2.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.98% 2.00% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 10
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +23.07%
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
43 50 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 7.17% 10.18% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 38 25 30
Average salary £39,750 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.66% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £54,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 October 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) XenApp
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Change Control
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Line Management
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Local Government
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) LANDesk
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (20.00%) SCCM
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (20.00%) Symantec
5 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) Lync
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (40.00%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) COM
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Control
1 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (20.00%) IAG
3 1 (20.00%) UAG
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (20.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) LANDesk
5 1 (20.00%) Symantec
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) EMC
5 1 (20.00%) NetApp
5 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds