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 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 66 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 3 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.47% - 1.66%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.88% - 25.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 7
Average salary £37,500 - £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,834
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -3.62%
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
51 35 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 7.97% 6.62% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 40 14 33
Average salary £41,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.15% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,923 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £38,026
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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 30 January 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) Line Management
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
5 1 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (16.67%) IAG
5 1 (16.67%) UAG
5 1 (16.67%) Lync
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) Change Control
5 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Lync
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 3 (50.00%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) COM
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (16.67%) IAG
3 1 (16.67%) UAG
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (16.67%) Cacti
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) NetApp
5 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (16.67%) Symantec
5 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
5 1 (16.67%) EMC