The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 166 181 150
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -31
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 6 9 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.16% 0.23% 0.73%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.21% 5.00% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 22
Average salary £39,000 £29,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.48% -30.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £25,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £37,100 £47,850
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
WSUS
England

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

Systems Management Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
187 180 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.14% 4.63% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 140 133 149
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

WSUS
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

WSUS Salary Trend in the East Midlands

WSUS
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSUS across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

WSUS Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

WSUS
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +2 2 £50,000 +112.76%
Leicestershire +20 1 £30,500 +10.90%
Derbyshire +12 1 £39,000 -
Nottinghamshire -6 1 £32,500 -11.56%
Lincolnshire - 1 £45,000 -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 13 (86.67%) Windows
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (60.00%) SCCM
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (60.00%) DNS
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (60.00%) VMware
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco
5 8 (53.33%) Citrix
5 8 (53.33%) SQL
5 8 (53.33%) vSphere
6 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
7 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
7 6 (40.00%) HP
8 5 (33.33%) Firewall
8 5 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (33.33%) ITIL
8 5 (33.33%) Linux
8 5 (33.33%) SCOM
9 4 (26.67%) MS Office
9 4 (26.67%) DHCP
9 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
9 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
10 3 (20.00%) Finance
10 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 3 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (13.33%) Lync
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) DNS
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) DHCP
3 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (13.33%) SAN
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.67%) LAN
5 1 (6.67%) PBX
5 1 (6.67%) VoIP
5 1 (6.67%) SSH
5 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
5 1 (6.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Local Government
3 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Support Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) SCCM Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000
6 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
7 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (13.33%) VBScript
3 2 (13.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCITP
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) vSphere
3 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (20.00%) XenApp
7 2 (13.33%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (13.33%) ISA Server
7 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
8 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) SCCM
2 5 (33.33%) SCOM
3 3 (20.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco
3 8 (53.33%) Citrix
4 6 (40.00%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) Remedy
5 2 (13.33%) Cognizant
6 1 (6.67%) NetApp
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.67%) Apple
6 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
6 1 (6.67%) F5