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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 629 625 640
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 241 314 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.31% 4.37% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 196 260 192
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,314
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.00%
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
7287 7188 6512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 7.04% 6.39% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5837 5816 5280
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.95% -1.17%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -26 84 £45,000 +2.27% 8
South East 0 83 £37,500 - 4
South West -10 24 £39,500 +42.34% 4
East of England +21 18 £35,000 +7.69% 2
North West +9 14 £37,500 +11.11% 1
West Midlands -28 10 £33,500 -10.66% 2
Yorkshire +3 5 £35,000 +11.11%
East Midlands -7 3 £30,500 -6.15% 1
North East -9 2 £25,000 -11.50% 1
WSUS
UK

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 496 (96.50%) Windows
2 374 (72.76%) Microsoft
3 360 (70.04%) Active Directory
4 293 (57.00%) VMware
5 271 (52.72%) DNS
6 270 (52.53%) MS Exchange
7 239 (46.50%) DHCP
8 233 (45.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 206 (40.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 202 (39.30%) SCCM
11 193 (37.55%) Citrix
12 182 (35.41%) TCP/IP
13 167 (32.49%) Windows Server 2012
14 164 (31.91%) LAN
15 158 (30.74%) Firewall
15 158 (30.74%) Windows 7
16 153 (29.77%) SAN
17 144 (28.02%) Cisco
18 136 (26.46%) Exchange Server 2010
19 134 (26.07%) SQL Server
20 132 (25.68%) WAN
20 132 (25.68%) HP
21 128 (24.90%) MS Office
22 120 (23.35%) Microsoft Certification
23 118 (22.96%) MS Excel
24 113 (21.98%) Symantec
25 110 (21.40%) ITIL
26 107 (20.82%) SQL
27 106 (20.62%) PowerShell
28 102 (19.84%) Windows Server 2003

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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
1 270 (52.53%) MS Exchange
2 136 (26.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 68 (13.23%) Lync
3 68 (13.23%) SharePoint
4 59 (11.48%) IIS
5 50 (9.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 26 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 25 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 20 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2003
8 20 (3.89%) Tomcat
9 17 (3.31%) Apache
10 5 (0.97%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.78%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.58%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.58%) Confluence
13 1 (0.19%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.19%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.19%) SAS
Applications
1 128 (24.90%) MS Office
2 118 (22.96%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.78%) SAP CCM
1 4 (0.78%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.58%) Infor CRM
3 2 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.61%) Office 365
2 10 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.39%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.19%) Symantec.cloud
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 271 (52.72%) DNS
2 239 (46.50%) DHCP
3 182 (35.41%) TCP/IP
4 164 (31.91%) LAN
5 158 (30.74%) Firewall
6 153 (29.77%) SAN
7 132 (25.68%) WAN
8 71 (13.81%) VPN
9 54 (10.51%) iSCSI
10 40 (7.78%) VoIP
11 36 (7.00%) VLAN
12 32 (6.23%) LDAP
13 30 (5.84%) Cisco ASA
14 28 (5.45%) MPLS
15 26 (5.06%) NAS
16 20 (3.89%) DSL
17 19 (3.70%) SSL
17 19 (3.70%) SNMP
18 16 (3.11%) Internet
18 16 (3.11%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (26.07%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (5.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (4.28%) MySQL
5 17 (3.31%) Amazon RDS
5 17 (3.31%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (0.97%) Data Mining
7 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (0.97%) Big Data
7 5 (0.97%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.58%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.39%) QlikView
10 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (4.09%) MSI
2 14 (2.72%) JIRA
3 10 (1.95%) InstallShield
4 5 (0.97%) Subversion
4 5 (0.97%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.58%) WinDbg
6 2 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 81 (15.76%) Finance
2 22 (4.28%) Telecoms
2 22 (4.28%) Back Office
3 11 (2.14%) Law
4 10 (1.95%) Banking
5 7 (1.36%) Legal
5 7 (1.36%) Online Betting
6 6 (1.17%) Front Office
7 4 (0.78%) Aerospace
7 4 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.78%) Publishing
7 4 (0.78%) Games
8 3 (0.58%) Retail
8 3 (0.58%) Billing
9 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.39%) Electronics
9 2 (0.39%) Local Government
10 1 (0.19%) Marketing
10 1 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 113 (21.98%) Support Engineer
2 93 (18.09%) Analyst
3 67 (13.04%) Administrator
4 60 (11.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 51 (9.92%) Systems Administrator
6 48 (9.34%) Support Analyst
7 34 (6.61%) Technical Support
8 32 (6.23%) Server Support
9 29 (5.64%) 3rd Line Support
10 27 (5.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 24 (4.67%) Applications Support
11 24 (4.67%) Systems Engineer
11 24 (4.67%) IT Support
12 23 (4.47%) 2nd Line Support
12 23 (4.47%) Technical Engineer
13 22 (4.28%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 21 (4.09%) Desktop Analyst
14 21 (4.09%) Technical Support Engineer
14 21 (4.09%) Consultant
15 19 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.06%) Application Packaging
2 23 (4.47%) Software Packaging
2 23 (4.47%) .NET
3 20 (3.89%) Web Services
4 16 (3.11%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (1.17%) HTML
6 3 (0.58%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (0.58%) COM
7 2 (0.39%) EDI
8 1 (0.19%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 82 (15.95%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 51 (9.92%) Clustering
4 42 (8.17%) Blackberry
5 29 (5.64%) Computer Science
6 26 (5.06%) EqualLogic
6 26 (5.06%) Replication
7 23 (4.47%) Management Information System
8 19 (3.70%) Thin Client
8 19 (3.70%) Fat Client
8 19 (3.70%) Hedge funds
9 16 (3.11%) Streaming Video
10 15 (2.92%) Client/Server
11 13 (2.53%) CESG
12 12 (2.33%) EMC VNX
13 9 (1.75%) iPhone
14 8 (1.56%) iPad
14 8 (1.56%) BYOD
15 7 (1.36%) Mathematics
16 6 (1.17%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 496 (96.50%) Windows
2 233 (45.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 167 (32.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 158 (30.74%) Windows 7
5 102 (19.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 86 (16.73%) Linux
7 54 (10.51%) Windows XP
8 44 (8.56%) Windows 8
9 22 (4.28%) Windows Vista
10 19 (3.70%) CentOS
11 12 (2.33%) Android
12 8 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (1.56%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.36%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.17%) Windows 2000
14 6 (1.17%) Solaris
15 5 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (0.97%) Data ONTAP
16 4 (0.78%) UNIX
17 3 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (21.40%) ITIL
2 67 (13.04%) Patch Management
3 61 (11.87%) Migration
4 58 (11.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 57 (11.09%) Configuration Management
5 57 (11.09%) Security Patching
6 50 (9.73%) Project Management
7 39 (7.59%) Load Balancing
8 31 (6.03%) Problem Management
8 31 (6.03%) Change Management
8 31 (6.03%) Performance Monitoring
9 30 (5.84%) Server Building
9 30 (5.84%) Business Continuity
9 30 (5.84%) Service Management
10 29 (5.64%) Asset Management
11 28 (5.45%) Time Management
11 28 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
12 22 (4.28%) Network Load Balancing
13 21 (4.09%) Release Management
13 21 (4.09%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 107 (20.82%) SQL
2 106 (20.62%) PowerShell
3 41 (7.98%) VBScript
4 36 (7.00%) Perl
5 24 (4.67%) VB
6 23 (4.47%) Java
6 23 (4.47%) Bash Shell
7 12 (2.33%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.36%) C
9 5 (0.97%) Python
9 5 (0.97%) Ruby
10 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 120 (23.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 86 (16.73%) MCSE
3 68 (13.23%) MCSA
4 56 (10.89%) MCITP
5 41 (7.98%) Degree
5 41 (7.98%) Security Cleared
6 38 (7.39%) MCP
7 29 (5.64%) CCNA
7 29 (5.64%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 27 (5.25%) SC Cleared
10 26 (5.06%) DV Cleared
11 10 (1.95%) CCNP
11 10 (1.95%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (1.95%) MCTS
12 5 (0.97%) CEH
12 5 (0.97%) CCA
13 4 (0.78%) MOS
14 2 (0.39%) MCDST
14 2 (0.39%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.84%) SLA
2 16 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.97%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 360 (70.04%) Active Directory
2 206 (40.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (17.51%) Hyper-V
4 85 (16.54%) vSphere
5 64 (12.45%) VMware ESX
6 57 (11.09%) XenApp
7 51 (9.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 47 (9.14%) XenServer
9 32 (6.23%) VMware ESXi
10 29 (5.64%) XenDesktop
11 16 (3.11%) VMware Workstation
12 13 (2.53%) Terminal Services
12 13 (2.53%) ISA Server
13 10 (1.95%) Forefront TMG
14 6 (1.17%) Firmware
15 5 (0.97%) Xen
15 5 (0.97%) NLBS
15 5 (0.97%) NFS
15 5 (0.97%) vCloud
15 5 (0.97%) KVM
Systems Management
1 202 (39.30%) SCCM
2 97 (18.87%) Backup Exec
3 86 (16.73%) SCOM
4 46 (8.95%) NetBackup
5 41 (7.98%) Norton AntiVirus
6 29 (5.64%) McAfee ePO
7 25 (4.86%) ARCserve
7 25 (4.86%) EMC NetWorker
8 24 (4.67%) Nagios
9 23 (4.47%) HP SIM
10 17 (3.31%) SELinux
11 16 (3.11%) Icinga
11 16 (3.11%) SCSM
12 12 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 11 (2.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 11 (2.14%) Unicenter
14 8 (1.56%) Zenoss
15 7 (1.36%) WhatsUp Gold
16 5 (0.97%) SCVMM
16 5 (0.97%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 374 (72.76%) Microsoft
2 293 (57.00%) VMware
3 193 (37.55%) Citrix
4 144 (28.02%) Cisco
5 132 (25.68%) HP
6 113 (21.98%) Symantec
7 74 (14.40%) Dell
8 52 (10.12%) McAfee
9 49 (9.53%) NetApp
10 42 (8.17%) SolarWinds
11 41 (7.98%) Lumension
12 40 (7.78%) Sophos
13 32 (6.23%) EMC
14 31 (6.03%) Red Hat
15 28 (5.45%) SAP
16 22 (4.28%) CA
17 20 (3.89%) ArcSight
18 17 (3.31%) Dell Compellent
18 17 (3.31%) Remedy
19 16 (3.11%) CommVault
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TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Brilliant bonuses and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Newton Blue
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £42000 - £47000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + On-call + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Norbert Dentressangle
Posted: 6 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Modis International - London
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 7 days ago
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SCC
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus car allowance or company car
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Artemis IT Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year + Bonus
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London
Artemis IT Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year + Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
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