The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 261 234 264
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +30
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 20 34 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.40% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.88% 7.23% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 18 30 16
Average salary £37,500 £36,834 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.80% +11.61%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Systems Management Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
516 470 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.95% 5.48% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 399 378 362
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,100 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
WSUS
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -1 6 £46,250 +23.33%
Essex -22 6 £18,500 -43.07%
Bedfordshire -25 5 £37,500 +1.80%
Hertfordshire +8 2 £41,250 +28.90%
Norfolk - 1 £27,000 -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (86.49%) Microsoft
3 30 (81.08%) Active Directory
4 26 (70.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (70.27%) Windows 7
5 24 (64.86%) MS Exchange
6 22 (59.46%) DNS
7 21 (56.76%) SQL Server
8 19 (51.35%) Firewall
9 18 (48.65%) Hyper-V
10 17 (45.95%) Windows 8
11 15 (40.54%) VMware
12 14 (37.84%) DHCP
13 13 (35.14%) Symantec
13 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (32.43%) Norton AntiVirus
14 12 (32.43%) SAN
14 12 (32.43%) ITIL
15 11 (29.73%) SharePoint
15 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (29.73%) Citrix
16 10 (27.03%) SLA
16 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2010
17 9 (24.32%) XenServer
17 9 (24.32%) SharePoint 2010
17 9 (24.32%) Terminal Services
17 9 (24.32%) Network Security
17 9 (24.32%) SQL Server 2008
17 9 (24.32%) LANDesk

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 24 (64.86%) MS Exchange
2 11 (29.73%) SharePoint
3 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (24.32%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (21.62%) Lync
5 6 (16.22%) MS Project Server
6 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (10.81%) IIS
7 3 (8.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (5.41%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
9 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
9 1 (2.70%) Apache
9 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
9 1 (2.70%) Resin
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) IaaS
1 3 (8.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (59.46%) DNS
2 19 (51.35%) Firewall
3 14 (37.84%) DHCP
4 12 (32.43%) SAN
5 9 (24.32%) Network Security
6 8 (21.62%) LAN
7 7 (18.92%) WAN
8 6 (16.22%) IPsec
8 6 (16.22%) VPN
8 6 (16.22%) SMTP
8 6 (16.22%) NAS
8 6 (16.22%) Unified Communications
9 5 (13.51%) SSL
10 4 (10.81%) IP Telephony
10 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
11 3 (8.11%) Internet
11 3 (8.11%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (8.11%) iSCSI
11 3 (8.11%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (56.76%) SQL Server
2 9 (24.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) Maven
2 1 (2.70%) Subversion
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) Hudson
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) IT Support
1 9 (24.32%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Support Team Leader
3 4 (10.81%) Team Leader
3 4 (10.81%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Support
4 3 (8.11%) Wintel Support
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) SCCM Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Support Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Support Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Support Technician
5 2 (5.41%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Clustering
1 6 (16.22%) Replication
2 5 (13.51%) Blackberry
3 3 (8.11%) Thin Client
3 3 (8.11%) Smartphone
3 3 (8.11%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
4 2 (5.41%) PKI
5 1 (2.70%) SecurID
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Open Source
5 1 (2.70%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (70.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 26 (70.27%) Windows 7
3 17 (45.95%) Windows 8
4 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (21.62%) Windows Vista
6 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
8 4 (10.81%) Android
8 4 (10.81%) Linux
9 3 (8.11%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
10 2 (5.41%) Windows Phone
10 2 (5.41%) UNIX
11 1 (2.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (16.22%) Incident Management
3 6 (16.22%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (5.41%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (5.41%) Software Distribution
5 1 (2.70%) Project Management
5 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.70%) Data Management
5 1 (2.70%) Workflow
5 1 (2.70%) Service Management
5 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.70%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.41%) VBScript
4 1 (2.70%) VB
4 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 6 (16.22%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (13.51%) MCSE
4 2 (5.41%) MCITP
5 1 (2.70%) HND
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) SLA
2 3 (8.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (81.08%) Active Directory
2 18 (48.65%) Hyper-V
3 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (24.32%) XenServer
4 9 (24.32%) Terminal Services
5 6 (16.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (13.51%) XenApp
7 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.70%) vSphere
8 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (21.62%) Backup Exec
3 7 (18.92%) SCDPM
4 6 (16.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (10.81%) SCCM
6 3 (8.11%) SCOM
7 2 (5.41%) WMI
8 1 (2.70%) Nagios
8 1 (2.70%) SCVMM
8 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (2.70%) HAProxy
8 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (2.70%) Puppet
8 1 (2.70%) SCSM
Vendors
1 32 (86.49%) Microsoft
2 15 (40.54%) VMware
3 13 (35.14%) Symantec
4 11 (29.73%) Citrix
5 9 (24.32%) LANDesk
6 7 (18.92%) McAfee
7 6 (16.22%) Sophos
8 3 (8.11%) Avaya
8 3 (8.11%) Motorola
8 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
8 3 (8.11%) Apple
8 3 (8.11%) Cisco
8 3 (8.11%) HP
9 2 (5.41%) Wyse
9 2 (5.41%) Dell
9 2 (5.41%) Oracle
10 1 (2.70%) JBoss
10 1 (2.70%) Lotus
10 1 (2.70%) F5
10 1 (2.70%) Veeam