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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 631 711 637
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -74
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 272 228 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.23% 0.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.55% 3.19% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 240 191 297
Median salary £39,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,900 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £37,394 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% -0.28%
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
7658 7158 7279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 8.30% 7.20% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6283 5738 5857
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
South East +68 113 £41,000 +9.33% 3
London +10 71 £42,500 +21.42% 14
West Midlands +9 28 £37,500 +27.11% 1
East of England +30 21 £27,250 -22.14% 1
Yorkshire +17 16 £27,500 -22.16%
South West +2 12 £32,500 -12.75% 1
North West +24 9 £35,500 -11.25% 5
East Midlands +6 2 £46,000 +17.94%
WSUS
UK

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 423 (86.50%) Windows
2 348 (71.17%) Windows Server
3 317 (64.83%) Active Directory
4 283 (57.87%) Microsoft
5 269 (55.01%) VMware
6 232 (47.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 208 (42.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 198 (40.49%) SCCM
9 176 (35.99%) Firewall
10 168 (34.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 161 (32.92%) MS Exchange
12 158 (32.31%) SQL Server
13 147 (30.06%) ITIL
14 145 (29.65%) Linux
14 145 (29.65%) Hyper-V
15 141 (28.83%) DNS
16 133 (27.20%) Cisco
17 128 (26.18%) Citrix
18 126 (25.77%) DHCP
19 117 (23.93%) Windows 7
20 116 (23.72%) PowerShell
21 111 (22.70%) SAN
22 109 (22.29%) Microsoft Certification
22 109 (22.29%) vSphere
23 104 (21.27%) Dell
24 100 (20.45%) SQL
25 96 (19.63%) VPN
26 94 (19.22%) Windows Server 2003
27 91 (18.61%) MS Excel
28 89 (18.20%) HP

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
1 161 (32.92%) MS Exchange
2 72 (14.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 71 (14.52%) SharePoint
4 70 (14.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 68 (13.91%) IIS
6 50 (10.22%) Skype for Business
7 20 (4.09%) Elasticsearch
7 20 (4.09%) Node.js
8 19 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2007
9 17 (3.48%) SharePoint 2013
10 16 (3.27%) IBM Notes
11 13 (2.66%) IBM Domino
12 11 (2.25%) Apache
13 9 (1.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (1.64%) nginx
15 7 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
16 5 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
16 5 (1.02%) WordPress
17 2 (0.41%) CMS
17 2 (0.41%) Drupal
Applications
1 91 (18.61%) MS Excel
2 86 (17.59%) MS Office
3 5 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) MS Project
4 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.20%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 3 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.41%) Eikon
2 2 (0.41%) FastStats
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.20%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 83 (16.97%) Office 365
2 31 (6.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.68%) OpenShift
3 18 (3.68%) SaaS
4 13 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.82%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 176 (35.99%) Firewall
2 141 (28.83%) DNS
3 126 (25.77%) DHCP
4 111 (22.70%) SAN
5 96 (19.63%) VPN
6 71 (14.52%) TCP/IP
7 56 (11.45%) LAN
8 47 (9.61%) WAN
9 46 (9.41%) Internet
10 34 (6.95%) iSCSI
11 31 (6.34%) Cisco ASA
12 28 (5.73%) VLAN
13 26 (5.32%) Cisco IOS
14 24 (4.91%) Cisco Nexus
15 22 (4.50%) Wireless
16 18 (3.68%) VoIP
17 15 (3.07%) ADSL
17 15 (3.07%) Fibre Channel
18 13 (2.66%) Cisco PIX
19 12 (2.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (32.31%) SQL Server
2 48 (9.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (8.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 27 (5.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (4.09%) MongoDB
5 20 (4.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (3.27%) MySQL
7 6 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (1.23%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.61%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.20%) DB2
12 1 (0.20%) MS Access
12 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (4.09%) TeamCity
2 10 (2.04%) MSI
3 9 (1.84%) JIRA
4 5 (1.02%) GitLab
4 5 (1.02%) InstallShield
4 5 (1.02%) Subversion
4 5 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.41%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.20%) Gradle
6 1 (0.20%) Maven
6 1 (0.20%) Toad
6 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.20%) WinDbg
General
1 78 (15.95%) Finance
2 26 (5.32%) Back Office
3 10 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.43%) Retail
5 6 (1.23%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.23%) Legal
6 4 (0.82%) Local Government
6 4 (0.82%) Publishing
7 3 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.20%) Electronics
8 1 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 94 (19.22%) Analyst
2 89 (18.20%) Support Engineer
3 88 (18.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 72 (14.72%) Administrator
5 63 (12.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 60 (12.27%) Support Analyst
7 50 (10.22%) Desktop Support
8 49 (10.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 46 (9.41%) Infrastructure Support
9 46 (9.41%) IT Support
10 40 (8.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 40 (8.18%) Systems Administrator
11 37 (7.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 34 (6.95%) IT Analyst
12 34 (6.95%) VMware Engineer
13 33 (6.75%) Desktop Engineer
14 29 (5.93%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
14 29 (5.93%) IT Support Analyst
14 29 (5.93%) SCCM Engineer
15 28 (5.73%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.73%) .NET
2 20 (4.09%) AngularJS
2 20 (4.09%) ASP.NET
2 20 (4.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 20 (4.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 20 (4.09%) ASP.NET Web API
2 20 (4.09%) KnockoutJS
2 20 (4.09%) MSMQ
2 20 (4.09%) RabbitMQ
2 20 (4.09%) RESTful
2 20 (4.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 20 (4.09%) WPF
3 13 (2.66%) Web Services
4 5 (1.02%) LAMP
4 5 (1.02%) Software Packaging
5 4 (0.82%) JSON
5 4 (0.82%) Sass
5 4 (0.82%) SOAP
6 3 (0.61%) HTML
6 3 (0.61%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 77 (15.75%) Clustering
2 59 (12.07%) Data Centre
3 33 (6.75%) EqualLogic
4 25 (5.11%) EMC VNX
5 14 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.04%) Replication
8 9 (1.84%) Blackberry
8 9 (1.84%) Smartphone
9 8 (1.64%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.64%) Driving Licence
9 8 (1.64%) EPoS
10 6 (1.23%) Cybercrime
10 6 (1.23%) iPhone
10 6 (1.23%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.02%) Biotechnology
11 5 (1.02%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (1.02%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 423 (86.50%) Windows
2 348 (71.17%) Windows Server
3 232 (47.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 208 (42.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 145 (29.65%) Linux
6 117 (23.93%) Windows 7
7 94 (19.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 61 (12.47%) Windows 10
9 33 (6.75%) Windows 8
10 30 (6.13%) Unix
11 29 (5.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 26 (5.32%) Android
13 18 (3.68%) CentOS
14 17 (3.48%) Apple iOS
15 16 (3.27%) Solaris
16 11 (2.25%) AIX
16 11 (2.25%) Windows 2000 Server
16 11 (2.25%) Windows XP
17 7 (1.43%) Mac OS
17 7 (1.43%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (30.06%) ITIL
2 43 (8.79%) Service Management
3 41 (8.38%) Patch Management
4 34 (6.95%) Mentoring
5 29 (5.93%) Service Delivery
6 28 (5.73%) Capacity Planning
7 23 (4.70%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (4.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 23 (4.70%) Project Management
8 22 (4.50%) Kanban
8 22 (4.50%) Migration
9 20 (4.09%) Dependency Injection
9 20 (4.09%) Multithreading
9 20 (4.09%) MVC
9 20 (4.09%) TDD
9 20 (4.09%) Web Application Development
10 19 (3.89%) Change Management
11 18 (3.68%) Asset Management
11 18 (3.68%) Performance Tuning
11 18 (3.68%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (23.72%) PowerShell
2 100 (20.45%) SQL
3 45 (9.20%) Ruby
4 43 (8.79%) VBScript
5 42 (8.59%) Perl
6 35 (7.16%) Python
7 32 (6.54%) Java
8 20 (4.09%) C#
8 20 (4.09%) F#
9 17 (3.48%) Bash Shell
10 10 (2.04%) Shell Script
11 9 (1.84%) VB
12 7 (1.43%) C
13 2 (0.41%) PHP
14 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 109 (22.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (18.00%) MCSE
3 68 (13.91%) MCSA
4 42 (8.59%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (7.98%) CCNA
6 38 (7.77%) MCITP
7 34 (6.95%) Degree
8 23 (4.70%) ITIL Certification
9 22 (4.50%) MCTS
9 22 (4.50%) Security Cleared
10 21 (4.29%) MCP
11 20 (4.09%) MCDST
12 13 (2.66%) Citrix Certification
13 12 (2.45%) CCNP
14 11 (2.25%) DV Cleared
14 11 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (1.84%) CISSP
16 7 (1.43%) A+ Certification
16 7 (1.43%) RHCE
16 7 (1.43%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.91%) QA
2 21 (4.29%) SLA
3 6 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.61%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.61%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.20%) BS7799
6 1 (0.20%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 317 (64.83%) Active Directory
2 168 (34.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 145 (29.65%) Hyper-V
4 109 (22.29%) vSphere
5 52 (10.63%) VMware ESXi
5 52 (10.63%) XenApp
6 45 (9.20%) VMware ESX
7 21 (4.29%) Terminal Services
8 15 (3.07%) Forefront TMG
8 15 (3.07%) VMware Workstation
9 13 (2.66%) XenDesktop
10 8 (1.64%) DFS Replication
10 8 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.82%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.61%) Docker
13 3 (0.61%) NFS
13 3 (0.61%) Varnish
13 3 (0.61%) XenServer
14 2 (0.41%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 198 (40.49%) SCCM
2 69 (14.11%) Backup Exec
3 44 (9.00%) SCOM
4 39 (7.98%) Norton AntiVirus
5 36 (7.36%) NetBackup
6 31 (6.34%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 23 (4.70%) Kibana
8 20 (4.09%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 19 (3.89%) McAfee ePO
10 15 (3.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 15 (3.07%) Nagios
11 14 (2.86%) FortiGate
11 14 (2.86%) MOM
12 11 (2.25%) HP SIM
13 9 (1.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 6 (1.23%) SCDPM
14 6 (1.23%) Simpana
14 6 (1.23%) Tivoli
14 6 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 5 (1.02%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 283 (57.87%) Microsoft
2 269 (55.01%) VMware
3 133 (27.20%) Cisco
4 128 (26.18%) Citrix
5 104 (21.27%) Dell
6 89 (18.20%) HP
7 69 (14.11%) NetApp
8 66 (13.50%) Symantec
9 58 (11.86%) Red Hat
10 51 (10.43%) Sophos
11 50 (10.22%) Intel Security
12 39 (7.98%) EMC
12 39 (7.98%) IBM
13 32 (6.54%) Avaya
14 28 (5.73%) Qualys
14 28 (5.73%) SolarWinds
15 22 (4.50%) Juniper
15 22 (4.50%) Veeam
16 19 (3.89%) Acronis
17 18 (3.68%) Fortinet
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + Bonus & Considerable benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City of London
Eligo Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + Bonus & Considerable benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £31846.00 - £35662.00 per annum + Fantastic Benefits & Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus, Training Bursary, Pensi
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus, Training Bursary, Pensi
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley
Capita plc
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
CRL
Salary: Benefits Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Devon
Capita plc
Salary: £25000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare + Progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Connect Internet Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £15,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Atos
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 13 days ago
Lowestoft
Pro-Quest
Salary: 25000-36000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester City Council
Salary: £31k - 36.5k per year + Fanastic Benefits, Flexi-time & Pension
Posted: 14 days ago
East London
VIT
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum Normal business hours 37.5 hrs/week
Posted: 25 days ago
Bury
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
West Midlands
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, training etc
Posted: 27 days ago