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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 636 605 636
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +31
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 240 253 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.37% 4.14% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 198 211 227
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £27,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
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
7116 6108 6106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.65% 6.12% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5657 4984 5034
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
(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 -34 104 £40,000 -5.88% 10
South East -59 42 £33,750 -19.64% 8
South West -13 24 £27,000 -0.91% 1
Yorkshire -18 19 £33,750 +20.53% 1
North West -8 15 £29,500 -26.25% 2
East of England -23 12 £45,000 +20.00% 1
West Midlands -11 11 £32,750 -9.02% 1
East Midlands -7 7 £35,750 +2.14% 1
North East - 4 £35,250 -
WSUS
UK

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 529 (93.13%) Windows
2 382 (67.25%) Microsoft
3 364 (64.08%) Active Directory
4 324 (57.04%) VMware
5 277 (48.77%) DNS
6 274 (48.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 273 (48.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 228 (40.14%) SCCM
9 212 (37.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 211 (37.15%) DHCP
11 203 (35.74%) Citrix
12 201 (35.39%) MS Exchange
13 191 (33.63%) MS Excel
14 171 (30.11%) ITIL
15 167 (29.40%) HP
16 162 (28.52%) Hyper-V
17 152 (26.76%) SQL
18 148 (26.06%) SAN
19 143 (25.18%) Windows 7
20 139 (24.47%) Cisco
21 138 (24.30%) Firewall
22 136 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
23 132 (23.24%) SQL Server
24 125 (22.01%) Linux
25 122 (21.48%) Dell
26 115 (20.25%) MS Office
26 115 (20.25%) Symantec
27 114 (20.07%) IIS
28 113 (19.89%) TCP/IP
29 106 (18.66%) Clustering

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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
1 201 (35.39%) MS Exchange
2 114 (20.07%) IIS
3 92 (16.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 64 (11.27%) Lync
5 60 (10.56%) SharePoint
6 57 (10.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 55 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 44 (7.75%) Apache
9 42 (7.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 27 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2003
11 21 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2000
12 14 (2.46%) Tomcat
12 14 (2.46%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.70%) Moodle
14 4 (0.70%) WordPress
15 3 (0.53%) SAS
16 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
16 2 (0.35%) IBM Notes
16 2 (0.35%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 191 (33.63%) MS Excel
2 115 (20.25%) MS Office
3 9 (1.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.70%) Eikon
2 3 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.35%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.94%) Office 365
3 2 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 277 (48.77%) DNS
2 211 (37.15%) DHCP
3 148 (26.06%) SAN
4 138 (24.30%) Firewall
5 113 (19.89%) TCP/IP
6 98 (17.25%) LAN
7 81 (14.26%) WAN
8 72 (12.68%) VPN
9 59 (10.39%) SSL
10 41 (7.22%) Wireless
11 35 (6.16%) HTTP
12 34 (5.99%) SNMP
12 34 (5.99%) NAS
13 26 (4.58%) VoIP
13 26 (4.58%) IPv4
14 25 (4.40%) iSCSI
15 21 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
16 20 (3.52%) FTP
17 19 (3.35%) VLAN
18 15 (2.64%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (23.24%) SQL Server
2 40 (7.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 39 (6.87%) MySQL
4 36 (6.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (4.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (3.52%) NoSQL
7 15 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (2.46%) MongoDB
8 14 (2.46%) Redis
9 12 (2.11%) MariaDB
10 7 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.53%) PowerCenter
13 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
14 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (4.75%) MSI
2 13 (2.29%) AdminStudio
3 6 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.18%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.18%) JIRA
General
1 72 (12.68%) Finance
2 24 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 20 (3.52%) Banking
4 15 (2.64%) French Language
5 13 (2.29%) Publishing
6 12 (2.11%) Back Office
7 9 (1.58%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.58%) Advertising
8 5 (0.88%) Multimedia
8 5 (0.88%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.70%) Local Government
9 4 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.53%) Legal
10 3 (0.53%) Marketing
11 1 (0.18%) Retail
11 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.18%) Automotive
11 1 (0.18%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 142 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 101 (17.78%) Analyst
3 59 (10.39%) Support Analyst
4 50 (8.80%) 3rd Line Support
5 49 (8.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 48 (8.45%) Systems Engineer
7 43 (7.57%) 2nd Line Support
8 42 (7.39%) Server Engineer
9 38 (6.69%) Administrator
10 36 (6.34%) IT Support
11 32 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 32 (5.63%) Server Support
12 30 (5.28%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 28 (4.93%) Systems Administrator
13 28 (4.93%) Server Support Engineer
14 27 (4.75%) Technical Support
15 24 (4.23%) Consultant
16 23 (4.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 23 (4.05%) Windows Engineer
17 21 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.23%) Application Packaging
2 21 (3.70%) .NET
3 17 (2.99%) Web Services
4 14 (2.46%) RabbitMQ
5 12 (2.11%) MSMQ
5 12 (2.11%) COM
6 5 (0.88%) Software Packaging
6 5 (0.88%) LAMP
7 4 (0.70%) HTML
8 3 (0.53%) CSS
9 2 (0.35%) Rendezvous
9 2 (0.35%) XML
10 1 (0.18%) Middleware
10 1 (0.18%) JSP
10 1 (0.18%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 106 (18.66%) Clustering
2 88 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (8.10%) Replication
4 36 (6.34%) Management Information System
5 29 (5.11%) Blackberry
6 13 (2.29%) Client/Server
6 13 (2.29%) Firmware
6 13 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.41%) Hedge funds
7 8 (1.41%) EqualLogic
8 7 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (1.06%) Open Source
10 5 (0.88%) Statistics
11 4 (0.70%) Biotechnology
12 3 (0.53%) Wiki
12 3 (0.53%) iPhone
12 3 (0.53%) iPad
13 2 (0.35%) Life Science
13 2 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.35%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 529 (93.13%) Windows
2 273 (48.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 212 (37.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 143 (25.18%) Windows 7
5 136 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 125 (22.01%) Linux
7 50 (8.80%) Windows 8
8 48 (8.45%) Windows XP
9 38 (6.69%) Windows 2000 Server
10 25 (4.40%) Windows Vista
11 19 (3.35%) Solaris
12 15 (2.64%) UNIX
13 10 (1.76%) CentOS
14 9 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (1.58%) Debian
15 8 (1.41%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.88%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.88%) Android
16 5 (0.88%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (30.11%) ITIL
2 58 (10.21%) Disaster Recovery
3 46 (8.10%) Service Delivery
4 40 (7.04%) Service Management
5 36 (6.34%) Performance Monitoring
6 34 (5.99%) Project Management
7 29 (5.11%) Migration
8 28 (4.93%) Load Balancing
9 26 (4.58%) Problem Management
9 26 (4.58%) Configuration Management
9 26 (4.58%) Line Management
10 23 (4.05%) Incident Management
11 22 (3.87%) Change Control
11 22 (3.87%) Performance Tuning
12 21 (3.70%) ITIL V3
12 21 (3.70%) SIEM
12 21 (3.70%) Change Management
13 20 (3.52%) Server Monitoring
14 18 (3.17%) Business Continuity
14 18 (3.17%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 152 (26.76%) SQL
2 102 (17.96%) PowerShell
3 36 (6.34%) VB
4 28 (4.93%) VBScript
5 18 (3.17%) Ruby
6 12 (2.11%) Bash Shell
7 11 (1.94%) Shell Script
7 11 (1.94%) C#
8 10 (1.76%) Perl
9 7 (1.23%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.88%) C
10 5 (0.88%) PHP
10 5 (0.88%) Java
11 3 (0.53%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.35%) PowerHouse
12 2 (0.35%) R
Qualifications
1 93 (16.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (10.92%) Security Cleared
3 54 (9.51%) SC Cleared
4 45 (7.92%) MCSE
5 44 (7.75%) Degree
6 38 (6.69%) CCNA
6 38 (6.69%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (6.16%) MCTS
8 30 (5.28%) MCITP
8 30 (5.28%) DV Cleared
9 27 (4.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 26 (4.58%) Citrix Certification
11 23 (4.05%) MCSA
12 20 (3.52%) CCA
13 16 (2.82%) MCP
14 8 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 7 (1.23%) CISSP
16 5 (0.88%) CISA
16 5 (0.88%) CISM
17 4 (0.70%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (9.33%) SLA
2 15 (2.64%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.23%) QA
4 6 (1.06%) COBIT
5 4 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.35%) BS7799
7 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 364 (64.08%) Active Directory
2 274 (48.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 162 (28.52%) Hyper-V
4 84 (14.79%) XenDesktop
5 81 (14.26%) vSphere
6 77 (13.56%) XenApp
7 42 (7.39%) Microsoft App-V
8 39 (6.87%) VMware ESXi
9 37 (6.51%) VMware ESX
10 30 (5.28%) Terminal Services
11 28 (4.93%) XenServer
12 20 (3.52%) VMware Workstation
13 17 (2.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 16 (2.82%) Forefront TMG
15 15 (2.64%) ISA Server
16 11 (1.94%) UAG
17 10 (1.76%) IAG
18 9 (1.58%) NFS
18 9 (1.58%) Terminal Server
19 6 (1.06%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 228 (40.14%) SCCM
2 89 (15.67%) SCOM
3 71 (12.50%) Backup Exec
4 45 (7.92%) Norton AntiVirus
5 39 (6.87%) Nagios
6 37 (6.51%) NetBackup
7 27 (4.75%) EMC NetWorker
8 20 (3.52%) HP SIM
9 18 (3.17%) McAfee ePO
9 18 (3.17%) Cacti
10 17 (2.99%) Puppet
11 15 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
12 11 (1.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 8 (1.41%) WhatsUp Gold
14 5 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
15 4 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 4 (0.70%) Nessus
15 4 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 4 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 3 (0.53%) MOM
Vendors
1 382 (67.25%) Microsoft
2 324 (57.04%) VMware
3 203 (35.74%) Citrix
4 167 (29.40%) HP
5 139 (24.47%) Cisco
6 122 (21.48%) Dell
7 115 (20.25%) Symantec
8 43 (7.57%) SolarWinds
9 41 (7.22%) NetApp
10 40 (7.04%) EMC
11 37 (6.51%) Juniper
12 30 (5.28%) Veeam
12 30 (5.28%) CommVault
13 28 (4.93%) Red Hat
14 27 (4.75%) AppSense
15 26 (4.58%) McAfee
15 26 (4.58%) Altiris
16 20 (3.52%) Oracle
17 19 (3.35%) LANDesk
18 18 (3.17%) Apple
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £73000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £19000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greenwich
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £22500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Total Gas & Power Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Excellent Benefits package offered
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £26k - 32k per year + Pension and Healthcare and
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NES Global Talent
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
West London
University College London
Salary: From £33,353 to £40,313 per annum inclusive of London Allowance
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottingham
Computacenter
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 16 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago