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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 695 655 620
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -35
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 214 279 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.28% 0.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.95% 3.97% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 189 194 266
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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
7251 7019 6574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 7.68% 7.07% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5922 5657 5148
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 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
(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
South East +16 83 £45,000 +12.50% 7
London -37 66 £42,500 - 9
South West +2 24 £35,000 -16.66% 1
North West +15 12 £32,500 +14.03% 1
West Midlands -15 12 £42,000 +12.00% 4
East of England -12 11 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Yorkshire +1 5 £31,385 +4.61% 1
East Midlands -3 1 £30,000 -20.00%
WSUS
UK

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 434 (91.56%) Windows
2 331 (69.83%) Windows Server
3 328 (69.20%) Microsoft
4 310 (65.40%) Active Directory
5 263 (55.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 261 (55.06%) VMware
7 218 (45.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 206 (43.46%) Firewall
9 202 (42.62%) MS Exchange
10 194 (40.93%) VMware Infrastructure
11 191 (40.30%) SCCM
12 188 (39.66%) DNS
13 186 (39.24%) Linux
14 181 (38.19%) Cisco
15 179 (37.76%) DHCP
16 150 (31.65%) SQL Server
17 145 (30.59%) SQL
18 143 (30.17%) PowerShell
19 142 (29.96%) Hyper-V
20 139 (29.32%) Windows 7
21 135 (28.48%) SAN
22 133 (28.06%) ITIL
23 129 (27.22%) Finance
24 128 (27.00%) Citrix
25 125 (26.37%) MS Excel
26 119 (25.11%) Microsoft Certification
27 118 (24.89%) vSphere
28 116 (24.47%) Exchange Server 2010
29 104 (21.94%) Dell
30 101 (21.31%) Perl

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 202 (42.62%) MS Exchange
2 116 (24.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 90 (18.99%) Skype for Business
4 83 (17.51%) IIS
5 72 (15.19%) SharePoint
6 51 (10.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 26 (5.49%) Apache
8 24 (5.06%) Tomcat
9 20 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2007
10 16 (3.38%) SharePoint 2013
11 15 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2003
12 11 (2.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.84%) WordPress
14 3 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.63%) nginx
15 2 (0.42%) MQSeries
16 1 (0.21%) Confluence
16 1 (0.21%) JBoss
16 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
Applications
1 125 (26.37%) MS Excel
2 41 (8.65%) MS Office
3 8 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.21%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.42%) Adaptiv
3 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.42%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.42%) SAP CCM
3 2 (0.42%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.21%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 41 (8.65%) Office 365
2 29 (6.12%) OpenShift
3 28 (5.91%) SaaS
4 14 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (2.32%) PaaS
6 10 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.84%) IaaS
9 3 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.63%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.42%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.42%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 206 (43.46%) Firewall
2 188 (39.66%) DNS
3 179 (37.76%) DHCP
4 135 (28.48%) SAN
5 100 (21.10%) VPN
6 91 (19.20%) LAN
7 89 (18.78%) TCP/IP
8 79 (16.67%) WAN
9 61 (12.87%) iSCSI
10 57 (12.03%) Cisco ASA
11 51 (10.76%) Cisco IOS
12 42 (8.86%) Cisco Nexus
13 39 (8.23%) VLAN
14 35 (7.38%) SNMP
15 29 (6.12%) Internet
16 24 (5.06%) Remote Desktop
17 23 (4.85%) NAS
18 21 (4.43%) LDAP
19 19 (4.01%) Fibre Channel
20 18 (3.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (31.65%) SQL Server
2 64 (13.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 29 (6.12%) MySQL
5 12 (2.53%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.42%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.42%) MS Access
10 2 (0.42%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.42%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.21%) DB2
11 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (3.38%) JIRA
2 11 (2.32%) MSI
3 7 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.27%) InstallShield
5 5 (1.05%) Subversion
6 3 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.63%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.63%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.21%) Gradle
8 1 (0.21%) Hudson
8 1 (0.21%) Maven
8 1 (0.21%) Toad
8 1 (0.21%) Vagrant
General
1 129 (27.22%) Finance
2 32 (6.75%) Back Office
3 28 (5.91%) Financial Institution
4 9 (1.90%) Banking
5 4 (0.84%) Japanese Language
6 3 (0.63%) Local Government
6 3 (0.63%) Retail
7 2 (0.42%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.42%) Electronics
7 2 (0.42%) Front Office
7 2 (0.42%) Law
7 2 (0.42%) Legal
7 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.42%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.21%) Games
8 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 112 (23.63%) Administrator
2 94 (19.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 78 (16.46%) Systems Administrator
4 75 (15.82%) Support Engineer
5 63 (13.29%) Windows Engineer
6 56 (11.81%) Analyst
7 50 (10.55%) VMware Engineer
8 36 (7.59%) Support Analyst
9 34 (7.17%) IT Support
10 33 (6.96%) IT Engineer
11 32 (6.75%) 3rd Line Support
12 31 (6.54%) Linux Administrator
12 31 (6.54%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
13 30 (6.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
14 28 (5.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 28 (5.91%) Linux Engineer
15 26 (5.49%) Consultant
16 25 (5.27%) Infrastructure Consultant
17 24 (5.06%) Systems Engineer
18 23 (4.85%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.33%) .NET
2 20 (4.22%) LAMP
3 17 (3.59%) Software Packaging
4 16 (3.38%) Web Services
5 8 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (0.84%) RESTful
6 4 (0.84%) Sass
7 3 (0.63%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (0.63%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (0.63%) Memcached
7 3 (0.63%) mod_perl
8 2 (0.42%) COM
8 2 (0.42%) WAP
8 2 (0.42%) X-Windows
9 1 (0.21%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.21%) Classic ASP
9 1 (0.21%) Flash
9 1 (0.21%) HTML
9 1 (0.21%) REST
9 1 (0.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 88 (18.57%) Clustering
2 59 (12.45%) Data Centre
3 45 (9.49%) EqualLogic
4 41 (8.65%) EMC VNX
5 36 (7.59%) Management Information System
6 29 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (3.80%) PKI
8 17 (3.59%) CESG
9 11 (2.32%) Replication
10 9 (1.90%) Blackberry
11 8 (1.69%) Computer Science
12 7 (1.48%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.48%) Digital Media
12 7 (1.48%) Hedge funds
12 7 (1.48%) Mathematics
13 6 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
13 6 (1.27%) VCE vBlock
14 5 (1.05%) Driving Licence
14 5 (1.05%) Equities
14 5 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 434 (91.56%) Windows
2 331 (69.83%) Windows Server
3 263 (55.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 218 (45.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 186 (39.24%) Linux
6 139 (29.32%) Windows 7
7 61 (12.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 41 (8.65%) CentOS
9 38 (8.02%) Windows 8
10 30 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 29 (6.12%) Unix
12 24 (5.06%) Windows 10
13 13 (2.74%) Debian
13 13 (2.74%) Solaris
14 12 (2.53%) AIX
15 9 (1.90%) Windows XP
16 8 (1.69%) Mac OS X
17 6 (1.27%) Android
18 4 (0.84%) Apple iOS
19 3 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (28.06%) ITIL
2 51 (10.76%) Mentoring
3 42 (8.86%) Capacity Planning
3 42 (8.86%) Service Management
4 40 (8.44%) Configuration Management
5 39 (8.23%) Migration
6 38 (8.02%) Network Load Balancing
6 38 (8.02%) Patch Management
7 35 (7.38%) Performance Tuning
8 25 (5.27%) Service Delivery
9 21 (4.43%) Security Patching
9 21 (4.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (3.80%) Load Balancing
11 17 (3.59%) Information Assurance
11 17 (3.59%) Project Management
12 16 (3.38%) Asset Management
13 15 (3.16%) Change Management
14 14 (2.95%) Incident Management
14 14 (2.95%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 145 (30.59%) SQL
2 143 (30.17%) PowerShell
3 101 (21.31%) Perl
4 59 (12.45%) Java
5 49 (10.34%) Python
6 41 (8.65%) Ruby
7 39 (8.23%) Bash Shell
8 34 (7.17%) VBScript
9 13 (2.74%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.63%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.42%) VBA
12 1 (0.21%) C
12 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.21%) VB
12 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 119 (25.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (18.35%) MCSE
3 79 (16.67%) MCSA
4 67 (14.14%) MCITP
5 49 (10.34%) MCP
6 43 (9.07%) CCNA
6 43 (9.07%) Cisco Certification
7 41 (8.65%) Degree
8 30 (6.33%) ITIL Certification
9 28 (5.91%) MCTS
10 22 (4.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 20 (4.22%) Security Cleared
12 12 (2.53%) DV Cleared
12 12 (2.53%) MCDST
13 11 (2.32%) CCNP
14 7 (1.48%) A+ Certification
14 7 (1.48%) CISSP
14 7 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (1.48%) RHCE
14 7 (1.48%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.17%) QA
2 32 (6.75%) SLA
3 9 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.42%) BS7799
4 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.42%) ISO22301
4 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 310 (65.40%) Active Directory
2 194 (40.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 142 (29.96%) Hyper-V
4 118 (24.89%) vSphere
5 59 (12.45%) VMware ESXi
6 48 (10.13%) VMware ESX
7 39 (8.23%) XenApp
8 21 (4.43%) Microsoft App-V
9 18 (3.80%) XenServer
10 17 (3.59%) VMware Workstation
11 16 (3.38%) Terminal Services
12 14 (2.95%) Firmware
12 14 (2.95%) Forefront TMG
13 12 (2.53%) DFS Replication
14 10 (2.11%) XenDesktop
15 8 (1.69%) Docker
16 5 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 4 (0.84%) ISA Server
17 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 4 (0.84%) Squid
Systems Management
1 191 (40.30%) SCCM
2 79 (16.67%) SCOM
3 75 (15.82%) Backup Exec
4 54 (11.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 38 (8.02%) Nagios
6 37 (7.81%) Norton AntiVirus
7 28 (5.91%) McAfee ePO
8 17 (3.59%) Icinga
8 17 (3.59%) SELinux
9 16 (3.38%) NetBackup
10 14 (2.95%) MOM
11 12 (2.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 12 (2.53%) HP SIM
12 11 (2.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 10 (2.11%) SCOrch
14 8 (1.69%) Cacti
14 8 (1.69%) Tivoli
15 7 (1.48%) SCDPM
15 7 (1.48%) SCSM
15 7 (1.48%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 328 (69.20%) Microsoft
2 261 (55.06%) VMware
3 181 (38.19%) Cisco
4 128 (27.00%) Citrix
5 104 (21.94%) Dell
6 98 (20.68%) Symantec
7 86 (18.14%) Red Hat
8 77 (16.24%) HP
9 66 (13.92%) NetApp
10 48 (10.13%) Intel Security
11 47 (9.92%) EMC
12 43 (9.07%) Sophos
13 41 (8.65%) Qualys
14 39 (8.23%) Veeam
15 33 (6.96%) SolarWinds
16 25 (5.27%) Avaya
17 20 (4.22%) Fortinet
17 20 (4.22%) IBM
17 20 (4.22%) Oracle
18 16 (3.38%) SAP
South East London
CW JOBS
Salary: From £30 to £35 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Latcom Ltd
Salary: Unspecified - £Market Rates
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-45k base + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Talent Spa
Salary: up to £60k basic salary
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + £6k car allowance, 10% pension etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
aap3
Salary: £26000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
East London
VIT
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum Normal business hours 37.5 hrs/week
Posted: 14 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Yorkshire Water
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience + pension + bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Colchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Woking, Surrey
The Pirbright Institute
Salary: £39,775 to £43,216
Posted: 23 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago