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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 627 576 591
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +15
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 244 340 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.41% 4.88% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 196 285 222
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £22,950 £24,475
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
7155 6964 6090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.97% 6.31% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5753 5592 4798
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -4.70%

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 6 May 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 6 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
London -33 88 £35,000 -15.15% 7
South East +27 77 £38,500 +2.66% 8
East of England +32 24 £36,250 +7.40%
Yorkshire +9 18 £35,000 +25.00% 5
South West -16 15 £37,250 +62.30% 5
North West +13 13 £39,000 -5.45% 2
East Midlands 0 7 £35,750 +10.00% 1
West Midlands -77 4 £32,500 -13.33% 2
North East -10 1 £15,000 -42.30% 1
WSUS
UK

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 492 (95.72%) Windows
2 382 (74.32%) Active Directory
3 360 (70.04%) Microsoft
4 331 (64.40%) VMware
5 274 (53.31%) MS Exchange
6 260 (50.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 254 (49.42%) DNS
8 249 (48.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 222 (43.19%) DHCP
10 187 (36.38%) TCP/IP
11 174 (33.85%) Citrix
12 172 (33.46%) SCCM
13 160 (31.13%) LAN
13 160 (31.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 156 (30.35%) Firewall
15 148 (28.79%) Windows 7
16 146 (28.40%) Exchange Server 2010
17 145 (28.21%) MS Excel
18 142 (27.63%) SAN
19 138 (26.85%) Cisco
20 135 (26.26%) Windows Server 2003
21 130 (25.29%) HP
22 129 (25.10%) WAN
23 125 (24.32%) MS Office
24 119 (23.15%) ITIL
25 108 (21.01%) SQL Server
26 100 (19.46%) Microsoft Certification
27 93 (18.09%) SQL
28 92 (17.90%) Symantec
29 91 (17.70%) Linux

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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
1 274 (53.31%) MS Exchange
2 146 (28.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 60 (11.67%) SharePoint
4 51 (9.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 49 (9.53%) IIS
6 48 (9.34%) Lync
7 31 (6.03%) Apache
7 31 (6.03%) Tomcat
8 25 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2007
9 22 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2003
10 17 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (1.17%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
15 1 (0.19%) MS Project Server
15 1 (0.19%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 145 (28.21%) MS Excel
2 125 (24.32%) MS Office
3 5 (0.97%) PowerPivot
4 4 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.58%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.39%) MS Project
7 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) SAP CCM
1 3 (0.58%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.19%) Eikon
3 1 (0.19%) Primavera
3 1 (0.19%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 39 (7.59%) Office 365
2 5 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.97%) Mimecast
3 4 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.19%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 254 (49.42%) DNS
2 222 (43.19%) DHCP
3 187 (36.38%) TCP/IP
4 160 (31.13%) LAN
5 156 (30.35%) Firewall
6 142 (27.63%) SAN
7 129 (25.10%) WAN
8 60 (11.67%) VPN
9 44 (8.56%) iSCSI
10 37 (7.20%) VoIP
10 37 (7.20%) LDAP
11 31 (6.03%) NAS
12 27 (5.25%) SNMP
13 26 (5.06%) MPLS
14 23 (4.47%) MRTG
14 23 (4.47%) VLAN
15 19 (3.70%) Wireless
15 19 (3.70%) SSL
16 16 (3.11%) DSL
17 14 (2.72%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (21.01%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.64%) MySQL
3 26 (5.06%) MongoDB
4 22 (4.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (2.72%) Amazon RDS
6 13 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (0.97%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.39%) QlikView
12 1 (0.19%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (2.53%) MSI
2 9 (1.75%) InstallShield
3 5 (0.97%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.78%) WinDbg
4 4 (0.78%) JIRA
5 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 64 (12.45%) Finance
2 32 (6.23%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.50%) Back Office
4 16 (3.11%) Banking
5 11 (2.14%) Law
6 8 (1.56%) Billing
7 7 (1.36%) Legal
7 7 (1.36%) Advertising
8 6 (1.17%) Retail
8 6 (1.17%) Front Office
9 5 (0.97%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.97%) Publishing
10 4 (0.78%) Games
10 4 (0.78%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.58%) Electronics
11 3 (0.58%) Local Government
11 3 (0.58%) French Language
12 2 (0.39%) Marketing
12 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 117 (22.76%) Support Engineer
2 83 (16.15%) Analyst
3 54 (10.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 51 (9.92%) Administrator
5 45 (8.75%) Support Analyst
6 42 (8.17%) Systems Administrator
7 39 (7.59%) 3rd Line Support
8 36 (7.00%) 2nd Line Support
9 34 (6.61%) Technical Support
10 28 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
11 27 (5.25%) IT Support
12 25 (4.86%) Server Support
12 25 (4.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 25 (4.86%) Server Engineer
13 22 (4.28%) Consultant
14 21 (4.09%) Desktop Support
14 21 (4.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 20 (3.89%) Technical Engineer
16 19 (3.70%) Desktop Analyst
17 18 (3.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.28%) RabbitMQ
2 21 (4.09%) Application Packaging
3 17 (3.31%) Web Services
4 15 (2.92%) .NET
5 14 (2.72%) Software Packaging
6 10 (1.95%) HTML
7 6 (1.17%) LAMP
8 4 (0.78%) JSP
8 4 (0.78%) J2EE
8 4 (0.78%) XML
9 3 (0.58%) COM
9 3 (0.58%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.39%) EDI
10 2 (0.39%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (9.34%) Blackberry
3 45 (8.75%) Clustering
4 41 (7.98%) Replication
5 23 (4.47%) Management Information System
6 22 (4.28%) Thin Client
6 22 (4.28%) Streaming Video
6 22 (4.28%) Fat Client
7 19 (3.70%) Computer Science
7 19 (3.70%) CESG
8 16 (3.11%) Client/Server
9 12 (2.33%) Hedge funds
10 9 (1.75%) iPhone
11 8 (1.56%) EqualLogic
11 8 (1.56%) BYOD
12 7 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
13 6 (1.17%) iPad
14 5 (0.97%) PDA
15 4 (0.78%) Equities
16 3 (0.58%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 492 (95.72%) Windows
2 249 (48.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 160 (31.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 148 (28.79%) Windows 7
5 135 (26.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 91 (17.70%) Linux
7 53 (10.31%) Windows 8
8 46 (8.95%) Windows XP
9 28 (5.45%) CentOS
10 25 (4.86%) Windows Vista
11 15 (2.92%) Android
12 12 (2.33%) Apple iOS
13 11 (2.14%) Mac OS X
14 10 (1.95%) Solaris
15 9 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 8 (1.56%) UNIX
16 8 (1.56%) Windows 2000
17 5 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
18 4 (0.78%) Ubuntu
19 3 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (23.15%) ITIL
2 70 (13.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 64 (12.45%) Configuration Management
4 45 (8.75%) Migration
5 44 (8.56%) Load Balancing
6 43 (8.37%) Project Management
7 39 (7.59%) Asset Management
7 39 (7.59%) Performance Tuning
8 34 (6.61%) Service Management
9 33 (6.42%) Time Management
9 33 (6.42%) Performance Monitoring
10 30 (5.84%) Change Management
11 29 (5.64%) Business Continuity
12 22 (4.28%) DRM
12 22 (4.28%) Change Control
13 20 (3.89%) Performance Management
14 19 (3.70%) Problem Management
14 19 (3.70%) ERP
14 19 (3.70%) BCP
15 17 (3.31%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 93 (18.09%) SQL
2 80 (15.56%) PowerShell
3 35 (6.81%) Perl
3 35 (6.81%) VBScript
4 34 (6.61%) Java
5 25 (4.86%) Bash Shell
6 14 (2.72%) VB
7 12 (2.33%) JavaScript
8 10 (1.95%) C
9 6 (1.17%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.19%) PHP
10 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 100 (19.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (13.42%) MCSE
3 49 (9.53%) Security Cleared
4 46 (8.95%) MCSA
5 42 (8.17%) SC Cleared
6 36 (7.00%) MCITP
7 31 (6.03%) Degree
8 28 (5.45%) MCP
9 23 (4.47%) DV Cleared
10 21 (4.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 18 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (3.50%) CCNA
12 9 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (1.75%) MCTS
13 6 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (1.17%) CCA
13 6 (1.17%) CCNP
14 4 (0.78%) MCDST
14 4 (0.78%) VCP4
15 3 (0.58%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.61%) SLA
2 18 (3.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.17%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 382 (74.32%) Active Directory
2 260 (50.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (15.76%) Hyper-V
4 80 (15.56%) vSphere
5 63 (12.26%) VMware ESX
6 58 (11.28%) XenApp
7 56 (10.89%) XenServer
8 40 (7.78%) Microsoft App-V
9 28 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
10 26 (5.06%) XenDesktop
11 16 (3.11%) VMware Workstation
12 13 (2.53%) ISA Server
13 12 (2.33%) NFS
14 9 (1.75%) Terminal Services
15 6 (1.17%) Xen
15 6 (1.17%) NLBS
16 5 (0.97%) Forefront TMG
17 4 (0.78%) Terminal Server
17 4 (0.78%) MetaFrame
18 3 (0.58%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 172 (33.46%) SCCM
2 72 (14.01%) Backup Exec
3 68 (13.23%) SCOM
4 34 (6.61%) Nagios
5 33 (6.42%) NetBackup
5 33 (6.42%) McAfee ePO
6 30 (5.84%) Norton AntiVirus
7 26 (5.06%) SELinux
8 23 (4.47%) Icinga
8 23 (4.47%) ARCserve
9 22 (4.28%) EMC NetWorker
10 19 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 18 (3.50%) HP SIM
12 13 (2.53%) SCSM
13 12 (2.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 11 (2.14%) Unicenter
15 6 (1.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 6 (1.17%) WMI
15 6 (1.17%) BladeLogic
16 5 (0.97%) Puppet
Vendors
1 360 (70.04%) Microsoft
2 331 (64.40%) VMware
3 174 (33.85%) Citrix
4 138 (26.85%) Cisco
5 130 (25.29%) HP
6 92 (17.90%) Symantec
7 62 (12.06%) McAfee
8 60 (11.67%) Dell
9 49 (9.53%) Red Hat
10 47 (9.14%) NetApp
11 40 (7.78%) EMC
12 38 (7.39%) Lumension
13 36 (7.00%) Sophos
14 35 (6.81%) SolarWinds
15 22 (4.28%) CA
16 21 (4.09%) SAP
16 21 (4.09%) Oracle
17 20 (3.89%) CommVault
18 19 (3.70%) CheckPoint
18 19 (3.70%) Veeam
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Salary is approx 25-35k base + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £42000 - £47000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: Yesterday
Prescot, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
MWR InfoSecurity
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
World Fuel Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Arval
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Fashion Retail Academy
Salary: £45000 - £50000
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield
Capita - ITIN
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Basingstoke
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago