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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 635 613 614
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +1
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 253 278 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.47% 4.44% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 194 228 243
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
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
7284 6264 6288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.91% 6.06% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5872 5041 5252
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.84%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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
South East -24 84 £34,250 -8.66% 5
London -30 75 £45,000 +9.75% 7
Yorkshire -9 30 £30,000 +7.14% 2
West Midlands +2 20 £37,500 +2.73% 3
North West 0 19 £30,250 -24.37% 6
South West -19 17 £36,250 +25.00% 9
East Midlands +11 7 £37,500 +25.00%
East of England -47 2 £36,750 -2.00% 2
WSUS
UK

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 456 (92.12%) Windows
2 319 (64.44%) Microsoft
3 315 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 311 (62.83%) VMware
5 280 (56.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 258 (52.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 216 (43.64%) DNS
8 195 (39.39%) SCCM
9 189 (38.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 187 (37.78%) MS Exchange
11 178 (35.96%) Citrix
12 175 (35.35%) DHCP
13 150 (30.30%) ITIL
14 137 (27.68%) MS Excel
15 133 (26.87%) HP
16 127 (25.66%) Hyper-V
17 123 (24.85%) SQL
18 122 (24.65%) SAN
19 121 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
20 118 (23.84%) Windows 7
21 113 (22.83%) Firewall
22 109 (22.02%) Linux
23 108 (21.82%) SQL Server
24 106 (21.41%) vSphere
25 100 (20.20%) TCP/IP
26 98 (19.80%) Symantec
27 92 (18.59%) Cisco
27 92 (18.59%) LAN
28 90 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
29 86 (17.37%) WAN

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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
1 187 (37.78%) MS Exchange
2 90 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 82 (16.57%) IIS
4 50 (10.10%) Lync
5 48 (9.70%) SharePoint
6 43 (8.69%) Apache
7 36 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 34 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2013
9 21 (4.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 20 (4.04%) SharePoint 2013
11 17 (3.43%) Tomcat
12 15 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2000
14 3 (0.61%) JBoss
14 3 (0.61%) MS Project Server
14 3 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
14 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.40%) GlassFish
15 2 (0.40%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 137 (27.68%) MS Excel
2 83 (16.77%) MS Office
3 4 (0.81%) MS Project
4 2 (0.40%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.81%) Front Arena
2 4 (0.81%) Eikon
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.20%) Line 50
3 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.83%) Office 365
2 10 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 216 (43.64%) DNS
2 175 (35.35%) DHCP
3 122 (24.65%) SAN
4 113 (22.83%) Firewall
5 100 (20.20%) TCP/IP
6 92 (18.59%) LAN
7 86 (17.37%) WAN
8 63 (12.73%) VPN
9 33 (6.67%) iSCSI
10 30 (6.06%) Wireless
11 28 (5.66%) VoIP
12 25 (5.05%) SNMP
12 25 (5.05%) NAS
13 23 (4.65%) MPLS
14 22 (4.44%) SSL
15 18 (3.64%) VLAN
16 17 (3.43%) Internet
16 17 (3.43%) HTTP
16 17 (3.43%) LDAP
17 14 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.67%) MySQL
3 28 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (5.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 24 (4.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (2.63%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.01%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.01%) Redis
7 5 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (0.81%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.20%) DB2
10 1 (0.20%) Big Data
10 1 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 20 (4.04%) AdminStudio
2 13 (2.63%) MSI
3 5 (1.01%) Wise Package Studio
4 4 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.20%) JIRA
6 1 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 52 (10.51%) Finance
2 32 (6.46%) Banking
3 26 (5.25%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.23%) Advertising
5 13 (2.63%) Back Office
6 12 (2.42%) Legal
7 11 (2.22%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.62%) French Language
9 7 (1.41%) Marketing
9 7 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.61%) Law
10 3 (0.61%) Publishing
10 3 (0.61%) Local Government
11 2 (0.40%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.40%) Billing
11 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) Front Office
12 1 (0.20%) Electronics
12 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 119 (24.04%) Support Engineer
2 88 (17.78%) Analyst
3 50 (10.10%) Support Analyst
4 39 (7.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 38 (7.68%) Administrator
5 38 (7.68%) Systems Engineer
6 36 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support
6 36 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 32 (6.46%) Systems Administrator
8 28 (5.66%) Technical Support
9 26 (5.25%) Server Engineer
9 26 (5.25%) IT Support
10 25 (5.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 21 (4.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 21 (4.24%) Server Support
12 20 (4.04%) Team Leader
13 19 (3.84%) Consultant
13 19 (3.84%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 18 (3.64%) IT Manager
14 18 (3.64%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (7.27%) Application Packaging
2 11 (2.22%) Web Services
3 10 (2.02%) .NET
4 7 (1.41%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (1.01%) HTML
6 4 (0.81%) COM
6 4 (0.81%) MSMQ
7 3 (0.61%) CSS
7 3 (0.61%) J2EE
8 2 (0.40%) JSP
8 2 (0.40%) WAP
8 2 (0.40%) XML
9 1 (0.20%) Middleware
9 1 (0.20%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.20%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 81 (16.36%) Clustering
2 58 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (6.46%) Management Information System
4 30 (6.06%) Replication
5 19 (3.84%) Blackberry
6 11 (2.22%) EqualLogic
7 8 (1.62%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.41%) Biotechnology
9 6 (1.21%) Statistics
10 5 (1.01%) Life Science
11 4 (0.81%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.81%) iPhone
11 4 (0.81%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.81%) Equities
12 3 (0.61%) Tandem
12 3 (0.61%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.61%) Computer Science
13 2 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.40%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 456 (92.12%) Windows
2 280 (56.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 189 (38.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 121 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 118 (23.84%) Windows 7
6 109 (22.02%) Linux
7 49 (9.90%) Windows XP
8 47 (9.49%) Windows 8
9 21 (4.24%) Windows 2000 Server
10 20 (4.04%) CentOS
11 18 (3.64%) Solaris
11 18 (3.64%) Windows Vista
12 14 (2.83%) UNIX
13 13 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (2.22%) Android
15 10 (2.02%) Windows 2000
16 9 (1.82%) Apple iOS
17 7 (1.41%) SELinux
18 5 (1.01%) Mac OS X
19 4 (0.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (30.30%) ITIL
2 51 (10.30%) Disaster Recovery
3 35 (7.07%) Change Management
4 29 (5.86%) Configuration Management
4 29 (5.86%) Project Management
5 26 (5.25%) Service Management
6 25 (5.05%) Performance Tuning
7 20 (4.04%) Business Continuity
7 20 (4.04%) Problem Management
8 19 (3.84%) Migration
8 19 (3.84%) Service Delivery
8 19 (3.84%) Performance Monitoring
9 18 (3.64%) BCP
9 18 (3.64%) SIEM
10 17 (3.43%) Capacity Planning
10 17 (3.43%) Time Management
10 17 (3.43%) Information Security
11 16 (3.23%) Incident Management
12 14 (2.83%) Load Balancing
12 14 (2.83%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 123 (24.85%) SQL
2 65 (13.13%) PowerShell
3 32 (6.46%) VBScript
4 16 (3.23%) VB
5 13 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 12 (2.42%) Perl
6 12 (2.42%) Java
7 9 (1.82%) C
7 9 (1.82%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.01%) PHP
8 5 (1.01%) Ruby
9 4 (0.81%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.81%) C#
10 2 (0.40%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.40%) R
11 1 (0.20%) Winbatch
11 1 (0.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 83 (16.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (9.29%) MCSE
3 44 (8.89%) Security Cleared
4 40 (8.08%) Degree
5 39 (7.88%) SC Cleared
6 38 (7.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 31 (6.26%) MCITP
8 22 (4.44%) MCSA
9 20 (4.04%) CCNA
9 20 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (3.84%) MCTS
11 15 (3.03%) MCP
12 14 (2.83%) DV Cleared
13 11 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 9 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
15 8 (1.62%) VCP4
16 7 (1.41%) CISSP
16 7 (1.41%) CCA
16 7 (1.41%) HND
17 5 (1.01%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (8.48%) SLA
2 16 (3.23%) PCI DSS
3 11 (2.22%) QA
4 8 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.21%) COBIT
6 2 (0.40%) BS7799
6 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 315 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 258 (52.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 127 (25.66%) Hyper-V
4 106 (21.41%) vSphere
5 63 (12.73%) XenApp
6 49 (9.90%) XenDesktop
7 40 (8.08%) VMware ESXi
8 32 (6.46%) VMware ESX
9 25 (5.05%) VMware Workstation
10 22 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
10 22 (4.44%) XenServer
11 18 (3.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 13 (2.63%) Terminal Services
13 12 (2.42%) Firmware
14 11 (2.22%) NFS
15 7 (1.41%) ISA Server
16 6 (1.21%) Nmap
16 6 (1.21%) Terminal Server
17 4 (0.81%) Snort
17 4 (0.81%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 195 (39.39%) SCCM
2 71 (14.34%) SCOM
3 68 (13.74%) Backup Exec
4 35 (7.07%) NetBackup
4 35 (7.07%) Nagios
5 34 (6.87%) Norton AntiVirus
6 24 (4.85%) McAfee ePO
7 17 (3.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 14 (2.83%) SCVMM
9 11 (2.22%) HP SIM
9 11 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
10 9 (1.82%) Puppet
11 8 (1.62%) WhatsUp Gold
11 8 (1.62%) MOM
12 6 (1.21%) Nessus
13 5 (1.01%) BladeLogic
13 5 (1.01%) Icinga
14 4 (0.81%) WMI
14 4 (0.81%) Tivoli
14 4 (0.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 319 (64.44%) Microsoft
2 311 (62.83%) VMware
3 178 (35.96%) Citrix
4 133 (26.87%) HP
5 98 (19.80%) Symantec
6 92 (18.59%) Cisco
7 82 (16.57%) Dell
8 43 (8.69%) Red Hat
9 36 (7.27%) NetApp
10 32 (6.46%) McAfee
11 31 (6.26%) CommVault
12 29 (5.86%) SolarWinds
13 28 (5.66%) EMC
14 25 (5.05%) Sophos
14 25 (5.05%) LANDesk
15 22 (4.44%) Altiris
16 19 (3.84%) Avaya
17 18 (3.64%) Juniper
17 18 (3.64%) Oracle
18 16 (3.23%) Apple
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £30,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £3000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 4% Matched Pension, 25 Days Holidays
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
IT Connections
Salary: 26,000 to 30,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £64000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AQA
Salary: £26,124 per annum Rising to £30,428 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AQA
Salary: £33,333 per annum Rising to £38,887 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago