The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 245 220 269
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +49
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 7 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.090% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.59% 4.92% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 11
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,700 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -5.71%
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 of England region.

Systems Management Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
440 305 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.67% 4.49% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 325 209 374
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

WSUS
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

WSUS Salary Trend in the East of England

WSUS
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSUS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

WSUS Salary Histogram in the East of England

WSUS
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Essex -9 6 £25,000 -22.48%
Hertfordshire -20 1 £40,000 +23.07% 1
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
3 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
3 8 (42.11%) Firewall
3 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
4 7 (36.84%) Cisco
4 7 (36.84%) PCI DSS
4 7 (36.84%) SIEM
4 7 (36.84%) Windows 8
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (31.58%) Linux
5 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
5 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (26.32%) ERP
6 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
6 5 (26.32%) LAMP
6 5 (26.32%) Brocade
7 4 (21.05%) MS Office
7 4 (21.05%) VoIP
7 4 (21.05%) Information Security
7 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
7 4 (21.05%) PCI QSA
7 4 (21.05%) LogRhythm
8 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.79%) Citrix

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) VoIP
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) VPN
4 2 (10.53%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) SAN
4 2 (10.53%) MPLS
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) Broadband
5 1 (5.26%) DSL
5 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Security Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Support Technician
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Technician
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Fat Client
1 2 (10.53%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) iPhone
2 1 (5.26%) EqualLogic
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (36.84%) Windows 8
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (31.58%) Linux
6 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) SIEM
2 5 (26.32%) ERP
3 4 (21.05%) Information Security
3 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
4 3 (15.79%) Pay per click
4 3 (15.79%) Security Management
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.26%) BCP
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Process Management
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) ITSM
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
1 1 (5.26%) VBScript
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) PCI QSA
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
4 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.26%) Xen
4 1 (5.26%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco
4 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
5 5 (26.32%) Brocade
6 4 (21.05%) LogRhythm
7 3 (15.79%) Citrix
8 2 (10.53%) HP
9 1 (5.26%) Dell
9 1 (5.26%) Avaya
9 1 (5.26%) CommVault
9 1 (5.26%) Symantec
9 1 (5.26%) McAfee
9 1 (5.26%) Wyse