The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 636 648 618
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -30
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 244 241 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.36% 3.32% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 217 202 204
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -18.75%
WSUS
UK

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

Systems Management Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7268 7261 6380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 7.13% 6.82% 6.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6020 5803 5222
Average salary £50,000 £48,300 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.51% +7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +2.40%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in England

WSUS
Salary Trend in England

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

WSUS Salary Trend in England

WSUS
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSUS across the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

WSUS Salary Histogram in England

WSUS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
London -21 88 £50,000 +25.00% 3
South East +38 71 £45,000 +34.32% 4
South West -7 28 £40,000 +48.14% 8
North West -8 17 £37,500 +27.11% 2
East of England +1 16 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Yorkshire +11 14 £31,478 -6.73% 2
West Midlands -2 11 £36,250 +10.68% 3
East Midlands -7 2 £36,000 +10.76% 2
WSUS
UK

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 468 (95.90%) Windows
2 391 (80.12%) Microsoft
3 297 (60.86%) Active Directory
4 271 (55.53%) MS Exchange
5 266 (54.51%) DNS
6 255 (52.25%) VMware
7 250 (51.23%) DHCP
8 245 (50.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 202 (41.39%) SCCM
10 182 (37.30%) Citrix
11 180 (36.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 168 (34.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 158 (32.38%) Cisco
14 153 (31.35%) Firewall
15 152 (31.15%) TCP/IP
16 150 (30.74%) SQL Server
17 145 (29.71%) SAN
17 145 (29.71%) Windows 7
18 143 (29.30%) Exchange Server 2010
19 135 (27.66%) LAN
20 134 (27.46%) Microsoft Certification
21 123 (25.20%) MS Excel
22 122 (25.00%) SQL
23 120 (24.59%) Symantec
24 117 (23.98%) PowerShell
25 116 (23.77%) HP
26 113 (23.16%) Linux
27 111 (22.75%) Backup Exec
28 109 (22.34%) WAN
29 103 (21.11%) ITIL

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the 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
1 271 (55.53%) MS Exchange
2 143 (29.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 77 (15.78%) SharePoint
4 71 (14.55%) IIS
4 71 (14.55%) Lync
5 41 (8.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 27 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 24 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 17 (3.48%) Tomcat
9 16 (3.28%) Apache
10 14 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (1.02%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.61%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.61%) Confluence
13 3 (0.61%) SAS
14 2 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.41%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.41%) nginx
15 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 123 (25.20%) MS Excel
2 101 (20.70%) MS Office
3 7 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.02%) Infor CRM
2 4 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.61%) SAP CCM
3 3 (0.61%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.41%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.35%) Office 365
2 14 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.61%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.41%) PaaS
6 2 (0.41%) IaaS
7 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.20%) Symantec.cloud
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 266 (54.51%) DNS
2 250 (51.23%) DHCP
3 153 (31.35%) Firewall
4 152 (31.15%) TCP/IP
5 145 (29.71%) SAN
6 135 (27.66%) LAN
7 109 (22.34%) WAN
8 74 (15.16%) VPN
9 52 (10.66%) Cisco ASA
10 45 (9.22%) iSCSI
11 44 (9.02%) VoIP
12 42 (8.61%) VLAN
13 30 (6.15%) Skype
14 25 (5.12%) MPLS
15 23 (4.71%) NAS
16 21 (4.30%) SNMP
16 21 (4.30%) LDAP
17 15 (3.07%) Internet
17 15 (3.07%) Network Security
18 14 (2.87%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (30.74%) SQL Server
2 55 (11.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 45 (9.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (3.89%) MySQL
5 11 (2.25%) Amazon RDS
6 10 (2.05%) MongoDB
7 9 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.02%) Data Mining
8 5 (1.02%) Big Data
8 5 (1.02%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.20%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 22 (4.51%) MSI
2 21 (4.30%) JIRA
3 8 (1.64%) InstallShield
4 6 (1.23%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.02%) Subversion
6 4 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.20%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 95 (19.47%) Finance
2 26 (5.33%) Back Office
3 16 (3.28%) Financial Institution
4 14 (2.87%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.25%) Banking
5 11 (2.25%) Online Betting
6 9 (1.84%) Legal
7 7 (1.43%) Law
8 4 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.82%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.61%) Front Office
10 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Military
11 1 (0.20%) Retail
11 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 104 (21.31%) Support Engineer
2 85 (17.42%) Analyst
3 77 (15.78%) Administrator
4 67 (13.73%) Systems Administrator
5 65 (13.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 51 (10.45%) Support Analyst
7 34 (6.97%) Server Support
8 30 (6.15%) Applications Support
9 27 (5.53%) Systems Engineer
9 27 (5.53%) Technical Support
10 25 (5.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 24 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
12 23 (4.71%) Applications Support Engineer
12 23 (4.71%) Server Analyst
13 22 (4.51%) Team Leader
13 22 (4.51%) Technical Engineer
13 22 (4.51%) Server Support Analyst
14 21 (4.30%) Technical Support Engineer
15 19 (3.89%) 3rd Line Support
16 18 (3.69%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.56%) .NET
2 28 (5.74%) Software Packaging
3 21 (4.30%) Application Packaging
4 20 (4.10%) Web Services
5 8 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (1.23%) COM
7 3 (0.61%) Middleware
8 2 (0.41%) RESTful
9 1 (0.20%) Memcached
9 1 (0.20%) mod_perl
9 1 (0.20%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 1 (0.20%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.20%) EDI
9 1 (0.20%) WAP
9 1 (0.20%) HTML
9 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 70 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (13.52%) Clustering
3 41 (8.40%) Data Centre
4 36 (7.38%) Blackberry
5 30 (6.15%) Computer Science
6 29 (5.94%) Hedge funds
7 27 (5.53%) Management Information System
8 26 (5.33%) EqualLogic
9 13 (2.66%) Replication
10 12 (2.46%) Mathematics
11 10 (2.05%) PKI
12 9 (1.84%) Thin Client
12 9 (1.84%) CESG
12 9 (1.84%) Fat Client
12 9 (1.84%) iPad
13 8 (1.64%) iPhone
13 8 (1.64%) Streaming Video
14 5 (1.02%) Social Media
14 5 (1.02%) Mobile App
14 5 (1.02%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 468 (95.90%) Windows
2 245 (50.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 180 (36.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 145 (29.71%) Windows 7
5 113 (23.16%) Linux
6 73 (14.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (7.38%) Windows XP
8 29 (5.94%) Windows 8
9 19 (3.89%) CentOS
10 12 (2.46%) Windows 2000 Server
10 12 (2.46%) Windows Vista
11 11 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (2.25%) UNIX
12 7 (1.43%) Solaris
13 6 (1.23%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.02%) Android
15 4 (0.82%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.61%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.61%) AIX
17 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (21.11%) ITIL
2 59 (12.09%) Migration
3 56 (11.48%) Patch Management
4 41 (8.40%) Security Patching
5 39 (7.99%) Network Load Balancing
6 38 (7.79%) Configuration Management
7 31 (6.35%) Project Management
7 31 (6.35%) Load Balancing
8 30 (6.15%) Change Management
9 29 (5.94%) Disaster Recovery
10 28 (5.74%) Problem Management
10 28 (5.74%) Performance Tuning
11 27 (5.53%) Service Management
11 27 (5.53%) Asset Management
12 26 (5.33%) Server Building
13 25 (5.12%) Server Patching
13 25 (5.12%) Business Continuity
14 24 (4.92%) Root Cause Analysis
15 21 (4.30%) Service Delivery
16 19 (3.89%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 122 (25.00%) SQL
2 117 (23.98%) PowerShell
3 47 (9.63%) Perl
4 40 (8.20%) VBScript
5 28 (5.74%) Bash Shell
6 20 (4.10%) VB
7 17 (3.48%) Java
8 12 (2.46%) C
9 7 (1.43%) Python
10 5 (1.02%) Ruby
10 5 (1.02%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.41%) VBA
12 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.20%) VB6
12 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 134 (27.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 100 (20.49%) MCSE
3 80 (16.39%) MCSA
3 80 (16.39%) MCITP
4 46 (9.43%) Degree
5 43 (8.81%) MCP
6 41 (8.40%) CCNA
6 41 (8.40%) Cisco Certification
7 40 (8.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 30 (6.15%) Security Cleared
9 21 (4.30%) SC Cleared
10 19 (3.89%) DV Cleared
11 16 (3.28%) Citrix Certification
12 14 (2.87%) CCNP
13 11 (2.25%) MCTS
14 6 (1.23%) CEH
15 5 (1.02%) VCAP
15 5 (1.02%) CCA
16 3 (0.61%) MOS
16 3 (0.61%) ACMT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.97%) SLA
2 20 (4.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.43%) QA
3 7 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 297 (60.86%) Active Directory
2 168 (34.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (20.08%) vSphere
4 97 (19.88%) Hyper-V
5 54 (11.07%) XenApp
6 50 (10.25%) VMware ESX
7 40 (8.20%) VMware ESXi
8 38 (7.79%) XenServer
9 36 (7.38%) Microsoft App-V
10 20 (4.10%) Terminal Services
11 18 (3.69%) Forefront TMG
12 16 (3.28%) ISA Server
12 16 (3.28%) VMware Workstation
12 16 (3.28%) XenDesktop
13 15 (3.07%) Firmware
14 6 (1.23%) KVM
14 6 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (0.82%) vCloud
15 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.61%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 202 (41.39%) SCCM
2 111 (22.75%) Backup Exec
3 103 (21.11%) SCOM
4 54 (11.07%) Norton AntiVirus
5 44 (9.02%) NetBackup
6 30 (6.15%) Nagios
7 22 (4.51%) McAfee ePO
8 17 (3.48%) EMC NetWorker
8 17 (3.48%) HP SIM
9 16 (3.28%) ARCserve
10 14 (2.87%) SELinux
11 13 (2.66%) Zenoss
11 13 (2.66%) Icinga
12 12 (2.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 11 (2.25%) WhatsUp Gold
14 9 (1.84%) SCSM
15 7 (1.43%) Puppet
16 6 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 6 (1.23%) MOM
17 4 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 391 (80.12%) Microsoft
2 255 (52.25%) VMware
3 182 (37.30%) Citrix
4 158 (32.38%) Cisco
5 120 (24.59%) Symantec
6 116 (23.77%) HP
7 71 (14.55%) Dell
8 53 (10.86%) NetApp
9 41 (8.40%) SolarWinds
10 40 (8.20%) McAfee
11 37 (7.58%) Sophos
12 29 (5.94%) Red Hat
13 28 (5.74%) Lumension
14 27 (5.53%) SAP
15 23 (4.71%) IBM
16 21 (4.30%) CommVault
17 19 (3.89%) Atlassian
18 18 (3.69%) Apple
19 16 (3.28%) EMC
19 16 (3.28%) ArcSight
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
SCC
Salary: From £20,000 to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cirencester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: Yesterday
Hammersmith And Fulham, London
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £20,000 - £35,000 (DOE)
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & PENSION
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & PENSION
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
The Paragon Group of Companies
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago