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 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 231 218 250
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +32
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 21 25 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.29% 0.38% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.87% 6.63% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 20
Average salary £40,000 £35,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.88% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £28,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,834
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -3.62%
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
431 377 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.92% 5.75% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 312 290 365
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 £29,500 £25,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Essex -9 10 £25,000 -19.35%
Suffolk +1 6 £40,000 -11.11%
Cambridgeshire -1 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Norfolk - 4 £40,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -9 3 £40,000 +23.07%
Bedfordshire +6 1 - - 1
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) MS Exchange
3 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 15 (60.00%) Firewall
5 14 (56.00%) VMware
5 14 (56.00%) Windows 7
6 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
8 10 (40.00%) Cisco
9 9 (36.00%) DNS
9 9 (36.00%) CheckPoint
9 9 (36.00%) Windows 8
9 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (32.00%) Hyper-V
10 8 (32.00%) Blackberry
10 8 (32.00%) DHCP
10 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
11 7 (28.00%) MS Office
11 7 (28.00%) Linux
11 7 (28.00%) LAN
11 7 (28.00%) WAN
12 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (24.00%) Symantec
12 6 (24.00%) ERP
12 6 (24.00%) LAMP
12 6 (24.00%) SCOM
12 6 (24.00%) Backup Exec

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (72.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (12.00%) Lync
4 3 (12.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (28.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) Firewall
2 9 (36.00%) DNS
3 8 (32.00%) DHCP
4 7 (28.00%) LAN
4 7 (28.00%) WAN
5 5 (20.00%) VoIP
6 4 (16.00%) MPLS
7 3 (12.00%) BIG-IP
7 3 (12.00%) DSL
8 2 (8.00%) SAN
8 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (8.00%) VPN
8 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (4.00%) HTTP
9 1 (4.00%) Broadband
9 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Support Technician
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Manager
7 1 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Exchange Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) IT Support
7 1 (4.00%) Configuration Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) LAMP
2 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (12.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (12.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Wiki
3 1 (4.00%) iPhone
3 1 (4.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Windows 7
3 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (36.00%) Windows 8
4 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (28.00%) Linux
6 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) ERP
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (16.00%) Pay per click
3 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (12.00%) ITSM
4 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (12.00%) BCP
4 3 (12.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Security Management
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) Winbatch
3 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) VBScript
3 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (32.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (12.00%) NLBS
4 3 (12.00%) Xen
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCOM
1 6 (24.00%) Backup Exec
2 5 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (16.00%) SCCM
4 1 (4.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (56.00%) VMware
3 10 (40.00%) Cisco
4 9 (36.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (24.00%) Symantec
5 6 (24.00%) Brocade
6 5 (20.00%) Citrix
7 4 (16.00%) HP
8 2 (8.00%) NetApp
8 2 (8.00%) EMC
9 1 (4.00%) Kaspersky
9 1 (4.00%) Avaya
9 1 (4.00%) Dell
9 1 (4.00%) McAfee