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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 252 277 249
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -28
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 17 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.071% 0.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.86% 1.21% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 20
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +16.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
440 494 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.82% 5.84% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 299 387 356
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 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
Hertfordshire - 10 £28,750 - 2
Bedfordshire +22 7 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Essex +4 2 £47,500 +40.74% 1
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 46 (95.83%) Windows
2 40 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 36 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 34 (70.83%) MS Exchange
5 27 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (54.17%) VMware
7 24 (50.00%) Windows 7
8 21 (43.75%) MS Office
9 20 (41.67%) LAN
9 20 (41.67%) WAN
9 20 (41.67%) Firewall
10 19 (39.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (39.58%) Cisco
10 19 (39.58%) MS Excel
11 16 (33.33%) DNS
11 16 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (31.25%) DHCP
12 15 (31.25%) Blackberry
13 14 (29.17%) Hyper-V
14 13 (27.08%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (25.00%) CheckPoint
15 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
16 11 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (22.92%) SCOM
17 10 (20.83%) DSL
17 10 (20.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 10 (20.83%) MPLS
17 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
18 9 (18.75%) SAN
18 9 (18.75%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 34 (70.83%) MS Exchange
2 11 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (20.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 4 (8.33%) Lync
6 2 (4.17%) Umbraco
7 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (43.75%) MS Office
2 19 (39.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (41.67%) LAN
1 20 (41.67%) WAN
1 20 (41.67%) Firewall
2 16 (33.33%) DNS
3 15 (31.25%) DHCP
4 10 (20.83%) MPLS
4 10 (20.83%) DSL
5 9 (18.75%) SAN
6 8 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 6 (12.50%) BIG-IP
7 6 (12.50%) VoIP
8 3 (6.25%) Network Security
9 2 (4.17%) CTI
10 1 (2.08%) Internet
10 1 (2.08%) HTTP
10 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Back Office
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Support Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (14.58%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Technical Support
5 5 (10.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Network Specialist
6 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Administrator
6 4 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Support Technician
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) IT Support
8 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) LAMP
2 5 (10.42%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) Blackberry
2 6 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 6 (12.50%) Thin Client
3 5 (10.42%) Clustering
4 4 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 4 (8.33%) BYOD
5 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.17%) Replication
6 1 (2.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 46 (95.83%) Windows
2 27 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 19 (39.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (14.58%) Windows 8
6 7 (14.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (18.75%) ITIL
2 9 (18.75%) Service Management
3 8 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 8 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 6 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 6 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
4 6 (12.50%) ITSM
4 6 (12.50%) ERP
4 6 (12.50%) BCP
4 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.42%) Security Patching
6 4 (8.33%) Coaching
6 4 (8.33%) Software Deployment
6 4 (8.33%) Pay per click
7 3 (6.25%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.25%) Capacity Management
7 3 (6.25%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) C
3 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.17%) VBScript
3 2 (4.17%) VB
4 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) MCSE
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (29.17%) Hyper-V
4 6 (12.50%) Xen
4 6 (12.50%) NLBS
5 4 (8.33%) ISA Server
5 4 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) SCOM
2 9 (18.75%) SCCM
3 5 (10.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (10.42%) Backup Exec
4 4 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.08%) Nagios
5 1 (2.08%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 40 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 26 (54.17%) VMware
3 19 (39.58%) Cisco
4 12 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 8 (16.67%) Citrix
5 8 (16.67%) HP
6 6 (12.50%) Brocade
7 5 (10.42%) Symantec
8 4 (8.33%) McAfee
8 4 (8.33%) NetApp
8 4 (8.33%) EMC
9 3 (6.25%) Dell
10 2 (4.17%) Oracle
10 2 (4.17%) IBM
10 2 (4.17%) Sun
10 2 (4.17%) Veritas
11 1 (2.08%) LANDesk
11 1 (2.08%) Kaspersky
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