The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 643 687 722
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +35
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 239 244 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.15% 3.18% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 205 219 195
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
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
7597 7682 7910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 8.48% 7.51% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6185 6329 6282
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +5.29%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

WSUS Salary Histogram in England

WSUS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +85 117 £53,750 +13.15% 8
South East +24 48 £55,000 +22.22% 5
North West +1 18 £41,250 +10.00% 2
South West -18 18 £35,000 -12.50% 3
East of England +11 11 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Yorkshire +12 10 £33,000 -2.94%
West Midlands -10 10 £35,000 +21.73%
North East - 6 £42,500 - 4
East Midlands +14 1 £39,000 +8.33%
WSUS
UK

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing WSUS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 469 (89.16%) Windows
2 374 (71.10%) Active Directory
3 332 (63.12%) Windows Server
4 319 (60.65%) Microsoft
5 307 (58.37%) VMware
6 245 (46.58%) SCCM
7 223 (42.40%) VMware Infrastructure
8 191 (36.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 186 (35.36%) ITIL
10 182 (34.60%) Cisco
11 177 (33.65%) Windows Server 2008
12 176 (33.46%) Hyper-V
13 166 (31.56%) DNS
14 156 (29.66%) Linux
14 156 (29.66%) Citrix
15 153 (29.09%) MS Exchange
15 153 (29.09%) PowerShell
16 148 (28.14%) Firewall
17 142 (27.00%) DHCP
18 128 (24.33%) Windows Server 2003
19 127 (24.14%) MS Office
20 113 (21.48%) Windows 7
21 109 (20.72%) SQL Server
21 109 (20.72%) Microsoft Certification
22 108 (20.53%) Data Centre
23 106 (20.15%) vSphere
24 98 (18.63%) SAN
24 98 (18.63%) TCP/IP
25 97 (18.44%) MS Excel
26 86 (16.35%) VPN

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 153 (29.09%) MS Exchange
2 70 (13.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 54 (10.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 53 (10.08%) IIS
5 52 (9.89%) SharePoint
6 41 (7.79%) Skype for Business
7 25 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 24 (4.56%) IBM Notes
9 22 (4.18%) IBM Domino
10 16 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
11 13 (2.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.95%) Apache
13 4 (0.76%) CMS
13 4 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.38%) nginx
16 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
16 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 127 (24.14%) MS Office
2 97 (18.44%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.52%) Eikon
2 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 74 (14.07%) Office 365
2 51 (9.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (8.56%) SaaS
4 38 (7.22%) OpenShift
5 24 (4.56%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.95%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.19%) IaaS
9 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.19%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 166 (31.56%) DNS
2 148 (28.14%) Firewall
3 142 (27.00%) DHCP
4 98 (18.63%) SAN
4 98 (18.63%) TCP/IP
5 86 (16.35%) VPN
6 65 (12.36%) LAN
7 58 (11.03%) WAN
8 35 (6.65%) Cisco IOS
9 32 (6.08%) Cisco ASA
10 30 (5.70%) Cisco Nexus
11 24 (4.56%) Internet
12 22 (4.18%) Network Security
13 21 (3.99%) VLAN
14 20 (3.80%) VoIP
15 18 (3.42%) Wireless
16 17 (3.23%) Cisco PIX
16 17 (3.23%) IP Telephony
17 16 (3.04%) Skype
18 14 (2.66%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (20.72%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (4.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 23 (4.37%) SQL Server 2014
4 22 (4.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (2.85%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.33%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.76%) MySQL
9 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (2.85%) TeamCity
2 12 (2.28%) MSI
3 8 (1.52%) InstallShield
3 8 (1.52%) WinDbg
4 5 (0.95%) JIRA
5 4 (0.76%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.76%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.57%) GitLab
7 2 (0.38%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.19%) GoCD
8 1 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.19%) Subversion
8 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
General
1 81 (15.40%) Finance
2 26 (4.94%) Telecoms
3 24 (4.56%) Legal
4 23 (4.37%) Back Office
5 20 (3.80%) Retail
6 11 (2.09%) Law
7 7 (1.33%) Local Government
8 5 (0.95%) Marketing
9 4 (0.76%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
10 1 (0.19%) Games
10 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 91 (17.30%) Analyst
2 90 (17.11%) Support Engineer
3 82 (15.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 60 (11.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 56 (10.65%) Administrator
6 54 (10.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 49 (9.32%) Windows Engineer
8 46 (8.75%) Desktop Support
9 44 (8.37%) Support Analyst
10 42 (7.98%) Systems Engineer
11 40 (7.60%) IT Support
11 40 (7.60%) Server Engineer
12 39 (7.41%) IT Engineer
13 35 (6.65%) SCCM Engineer
14 33 (6.27%) VMware Engineer
15 29 (5.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 29 (5.51%) IT Analyst
16 27 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
16 27 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support
16 27 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.32%) Web Services
2 21 (3.99%) JSON
3 20 (3.80%) SOAP
4 16 (3.04%) .NET
5 15 (2.85%) AngularJS
5 15 (2.85%) ASP.NET
5 15 (2.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (2.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 15 (2.85%) ASP.NET Web API
5 15 (2.85%) KnockoutJS
5 15 (2.85%) MSMQ
5 15 (2.85%) Node.js
5 15 (2.85%) RabbitMQ
5 15 (2.85%) RESTful
5 15 (2.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 15 (2.85%) WPF
6 4 (0.76%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (0.76%) HTML
6 4 (0.76%) Software Packaging
6 4 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 108 (20.53%) Data Centre
2 51 (9.70%) Clustering
3 30 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (4.37%) Management Information System
5 22 (4.18%) Driving Licence
6 20 (3.80%) EMC VNX
6 20 (3.80%) Smartphone
7 16 (3.04%) Computer Science
8 13 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
9 12 (2.28%) Blackberry
10 10 (1.90%) Replication
11 9 (1.71%) User Experience
12 7 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.33%) EPoS
12 7 (1.33%) Fat Client
12 7 (1.33%) Mathematics
12 7 (1.33%) Thin Client
13 6 (1.14%) N-Tier
14 5 (0.95%) Biotechnology
14 5 (0.95%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 469 (89.16%) Windows
2 332 (63.12%) Windows Server
3 191 (36.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 177 (33.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 156 (29.66%) Linux
6 128 (24.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 113 (21.48%) Windows 7
8 54 (10.27%) Windows 10
9 33 (6.27%) Windows 8
10 26 (4.94%) Unix
11 24 (4.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (3.61%) Android
13 18 (3.42%) Solaris
14 17 (3.23%) Apple iOS
15 14 (2.66%) AIX
16 9 (1.71%) Mac OS X
16 9 (1.71%) Ubuntu
17 7 (1.33%) Data ONTAP
17 7 (1.33%) Mac OS
17 7 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (35.36%) ITIL
2 52 (9.89%) Service Management
3 44 (8.37%) Capacity Planning
4 37 (7.03%) Patch Management
5 34 (6.46%) Service Delivery
6 31 (5.89%) Project Management
7 30 (5.70%) Incident Management
7 30 (5.70%) Problem Management
8 29 (5.51%) Disaster Recovery
9 26 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (4.94%) DevOps
9 26 (4.94%) Performance Monitoring
10 25 (4.75%) Application Virtualisation
10 25 (4.75%) Virtual Environments
11 24 (4.56%) Migration
12 22 (4.18%) Mentoring
12 22 (4.18%) Mobile Device Management
13 21 (3.99%) Asset Management
13 21 (3.99%) High Availability
13 21 (3.99%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 153 (29.09%) PowerShell
2 70 (13.31%) SQL
3 51 (9.70%) VBScript
4 50 (9.51%) Perl
5 47 (8.94%) Python
6 36 (6.84%) Ruby
7 26 (4.94%) Bash Shell
8 24 (4.56%) Java
9 15 (2.85%) C#
9 15 (2.85%) F#
10 14 (2.66%) VB
11 6 (1.14%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.95%) C
13 4 (0.76%) Korn
14 1 (0.19%) AWK
14 1 (0.19%) sed
Qualifications
1 109 (20.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 83 (15.78%) MCSE
3 71 (13.50%) Degree
4 64 (12.17%) MCSA
5 51 (9.70%) Cisco Certification
6 49 (9.32%) ITIL Certification
7 48 (9.13%) Security Cleared
8 38 (7.22%) CCNA
9 27 (5.13%) DV Cleared
10 25 (4.75%) MCITP
11 21 (3.99%) SC Cleared
12 18 (3.42%) MCP
13 16 (3.04%) MCTS
14 12 (2.28%) MCDST
15 10 (1.90%) CCNP
16 8 (1.52%) CISSP
17 7 (1.33%) MCT
17 7 (1.33%) MOS
17 7 (1.33%) NCDA
18 6 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (9.89%) SLA
2 22 (4.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 20 (3.80%) HIPAA
4 18 (3.42%) QA
5 15 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.95%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.76%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.57%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 374 (71.10%) Active Directory
2 223 (42.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 176 (33.46%) Hyper-V
4 106 (20.15%) vSphere
5 56 (10.65%) VMware ESXi
5 56 (10.65%) XenApp
6 52 (9.89%) VMware ESX
7 34 (6.46%) Microsoft App-V
8 32 (6.08%) Terminal Services
9 27 (5.13%) Virtual Desktop
10 23 (4.37%) Virtual Machines
11 19 (3.61%) VMware Workstation
12 18 (3.42%) Forefront TMG
13 16 (3.04%) ISA Server
14 15 (2.85%) Virtual Servers
14 15 (2.85%) XenDesktop
15 13 (2.47%) vCloud
16 8 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 8 (1.52%) Terminal Server
17 6 (1.14%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 245 (46.58%) SCCM
2 64 (12.17%) SCOM
3 41 (7.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 36 (6.84%) Kibana
5 32 (6.08%) McAfee ePO
6 29 (5.51%) AirWatch
7 28 (5.32%) Backup Exec
8 27 (5.13%) NetBackup
9 22 (4.18%) Norton AntiVirus
10 20 (3.80%) WMI
11 19 (3.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 17 (3.23%) MOM
13 15 (2.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 15 (2.85%) Sysprep
14 13 (2.47%) Puppet
15 11 (2.09%) Malwarebytes
15 11 (2.09%) WhatsUp Gold
16 10 (1.90%) Nagios
16 10 (1.90%) Simpana
16 10 (1.90%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 319 (60.65%) Microsoft
2 307 (58.37%) VMware
3 182 (34.60%) Cisco
4 156 (29.66%) Citrix
5 80 (15.21%) Intel Security
6 70 (13.31%) HP
7 65 (12.36%) NetApp
8 51 (9.70%) Red Hat
8 51 (9.70%) Symantec
9 48 (9.13%) Dell
10 40 (7.60%) Qualys
11 38 (7.22%) EMC
12 37 (7.03%) IBM
13 36 (6.84%) CommVault
14 31 (5.89%) Acronis
15 26 (4.94%) Avaya
16 23 (4.37%) Forcepoint
17 22 (4.18%) ServiceNow
18 19 (3.61%) F5
19 15 (2.85%) Sophos
Tyneside
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Wavex
Salary: basic £25k + £2k bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Resource Solutions - Barclays
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood
Montash Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + shift allowance
Posted: 7 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
The SmartList
Posted: 8 days ago
Barnet, London
The SmartList
Posted: 8 days ago
Brentwood
Montash Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitve salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Company Performance Incentives
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension and healthcare
Posted: 24 days ago
Buckhurst Hill, Essex
The SmartList
Posted: 26 days ago