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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 600 579 557
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -22
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 274 295 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.08% 4.80% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 186 249 276
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
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
6723 6149 5686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.74% 6.27% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5409 4858 4493
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +2 106 £35,000 -15.66% 7
South East -6 83 £40,500 +8.00% 6
East of England -1 31 £40,000 +18.51% 5
North West +9 24 £33,750 +16.37% 4
Yorkshire -11 13 £30,000 +9.09% 4
South West -23 8 £42,500 +104.32% 1
East Midlands +28 7 £32,500 +9.24% 1
West Midlands -25 6 £35,000 -6.66%
WSUS
UK

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 495 (93.93%) Windows
2 373 (70.78%) Active Directory
3 352 (66.79%) VMware
4 348 (66.03%) Microsoft
5 280 (53.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 276 (52.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 235 (44.59%) MS Exchange
8 226 (42.88%) DNS
9 192 (36.43%) DHCP
10 185 (35.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 183 (34.72%) SCCM
12 174 (33.02%) Citrix
13 157 (29.79%) ITIL
14 147 (27.89%) TCP/IP
15 146 (27.70%) Windows 7
16 141 (26.76%) Firewall
17 140 (26.57%) MS Excel
17 140 (26.57%) Windows Server 2012
18 126 (23.91%) LAN
19 125 (23.72%) SAN
20 123 (23.34%) HP
21 122 (23.15%) WAN
21 122 (23.15%) Exchange Server 2010
22 109 (20.68%) Cisco
23 107 (20.30%) MS Office
24 103 (19.54%) Microsoft Certification
25 101 (19.17%) Hyper-V
26 98 (18.60%) Linux
27 97 (18.41%) vSphere
28 96 (18.22%) SQL

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 235 (44.59%) MS Exchange
2 122 (23.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 61 (11.57%) IIS
4 49 (9.30%) Lync
5 47 (8.92%) SharePoint
6 46 (8.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 39 (7.40%) Apache
8 29 (5.50%) Tomcat
9 27 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2007
10 19 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
11 14 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2003
12 13 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.95%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.57%) MS Project Server
16 1 (0.19%) Joomla!
16 1 (0.19%) Lotus Domino
16 1 (0.19%) Drupal
16 1 (0.19%) Office Communications Server
16 1 (0.19%) Moodle
Applications
1 140 (26.57%) MS Excel
2 107 (20.30%) MS Office
3 5 (0.95%) PowerPivot
4 4 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.76%) MS Project
5 3 (0.57%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Front Arena
1 3 (0.57%) SAP CCM
1 3 (0.57%) SAP ERP
1 3 (0.57%) Eikon
2 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.19%) Line 50
3 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.45%) Office 365
2 4 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 226 (42.88%) DNS
2 192 (36.43%) DHCP
3 147 (27.89%) TCP/IP
4 141 (26.76%) Firewall
5 126 (23.91%) LAN
6 125 (23.72%) SAN
7 122 (23.15%) WAN
8 64 (12.14%) VPN
9 46 (8.73%) iSCSI
10 36 (6.83%) VoIP
10 36 (6.83%) LDAP
11 30 (5.69%) SNMP
12 29 (5.50%) Wireless
12 29 (5.50%) MPLS
13 28 (5.31%) NAS
14 25 (4.74%) VLAN
15 21 (3.98%) MRTG
16 16 (3.04%) Internet
17 14 (2.66%) SSL
18 12 (2.28%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.26%) MySQL
3 26 (4.93%) MongoDB
4 22 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.95%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.38%) QlikView
12 1 (0.19%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (1.90%) AdminStudio
2 5 (0.95%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.95%) Wise Package Studio
3 4 (0.76%) MSI
4 3 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.57%) WinDbg
5 2 (0.38%) InstallShield
General
1 56 (10.63%) Finance
2 27 (5.12%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.98%) Banking
4 17 (3.23%) Advertising
5 15 (2.85%) Back Office
6 11 (2.09%) Legal
7 8 (1.52%) Billing
7 8 (1.52%) Marketing
8 7 (1.33%) Law
9 6 (1.14%) Retail
10 5 (0.95%) Publishing
11 4 (0.76%) Games
11 4 (0.76%) Local Government
11 4 (0.76%) French Language
12 3 (0.57%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.57%) Electronics
12 3 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.57%) Front Office
12 3 (0.57%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 118 (22.39%) Support Engineer
2 82 (15.56%) Analyst
3 49 (9.30%) Administrator
4 43 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 43 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support
4 43 (8.16%) Support Analyst
5 42 (7.97%) Systems Administrator
6 36 (6.83%) Systems Engineer
7 34 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
8 33 (6.26%) IT Support
9 28 (5.31%) Technical Support
10 25 (4.74%) Wintel Support
11 23 (4.36%) Desktop Support
11 23 (4.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 22 (4.17%) Server Engineer
13 21 (3.98%) Consultant
14 20 (3.80%) Desktop Engineer
15 19 (3.61%) Wintel Engineer
16 18 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 18 (3.42%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.31%) Application Packaging
2 18 (3.42%) RabbitMQ
3 12 (2.28%) Web Services
4 11 (2.09%) HTML
5 10 (1.90%) .NET
6 6 (1.14%) LAMP
7 5 (0.95%) J2EE
8 4 (0.76%) XML
8 4 (0.76%) JSP
8 4 (0.76%) Software Packaging
9 3 (0.57%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.38%) EDI
10 2 (0.38%) WAP
10 2 (0.38%) COM
10 2 (0.38%) CSS
11 1 (0.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 65 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (10.06%) Clustering
3 45 (8.54%) Blackberry
4 34 (6.45%) Replication
5 28 (5.31%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.42%) CESG
6 18 (3.42%) Streaming Video
7 12 (2.28%) Client/Server
7 12 (2.28%) Thin Client
7 12 (2.28%) Fat Client
8 10 (1.90%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.52%) EqualLogic
9 8 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (1.14%) PDA
10 6 (1.14%) Equities
11 5 (0.95%) Hedge funds
11 5 (0.95%) Life Science
12 4 (0.76%) iPhone
13 3 (0.57%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.57%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 495 (93.93%) Windows
2 276 (52.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 185 (35.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 146 (27.70%) Windows 7
5 140 (26.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 98 (18.60%) Linux
7 62 (11.76%) Windows 8
8 57 (10.82%) Windows XP
9 30 (5.69%) CentOS
10 21 (3.98%) Windows Vista
11 19 (3.61%) Android
12 15 (2.85%) Apple iOS
13 14 (2.66%) Mac OS X
14 12 (2.28%) Windows 2000
15 11 (2.09%) Solaris
16 10 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 6 (1.14%) UNIX
17 6 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
18 5 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
19 3 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (29.79%) ITIL
2 71 (13.47%) Disaster Recovery
3 53 (10.06%) Configuration Management
4 39 (7.40%) Migration
5 38 (7.21%) Performance Tuning
6 37 (7.02%) Change Management
7 35 (6.64%) Service Management
8 34 (6.45%) Load Balancing
9 32 (6.07%) Project Management
10 29 (5.50%) Business Continuity
10 29 (5.50%) Time Management
11 27 (5.12%) BCP
12 26 (4.93%) Asset Management
12 26 (4.93%) Performance Monitoring
13 21 (3.98%) Capacity Planning
14 20 (3.80%) Problem Management
15 18 (3.42%) DRM
16 17 (3.23%) ERP
17 16 (3.04%) High Availability
18 15 (2.85%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 96 (18.22%) SQL
2 83 (15.75%) PowerShell
3 42 (7.97%) VBScript
4 32 (6.07%) Java
5 29 (5.50%) Perl
6 26 (4.93%) Bash Shell
7 14 (2.66%) VB
8 8 (1.52%) C
9 7 (1.33%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.14%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.76%) PHP
12 1 (0.19%) C#
12 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.19%) Python
12 1 (0.19%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 103 (19.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (14.42%) MCSE
3 46 (8.73%) Security Cleared
4 45 (8.54%) MCSA
5 39 (7.40%) SC Cleared
6 37 (7.02%) MCITP
7 33 (6.26%) Degree
8 32 (6.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 28 (5.31%) MCP
10 15 (2.85%) DV Cleared
11 13 (2.47%) VCP4
12 11 (2.09%) CCNA
12 11 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (1.71%) MCTS
14 8 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 7 (1.33%) HND
16 6 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
17 4 (0.76%) CISSP
17 4 (0.76%) MCDST
18 3 (0.57%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.02%) SLA
2 9 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.14%) QA
4 5 (0.95%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 373 (70.78%) Active Directory
2 280 (53.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (19.17%) Hyper-V
4 97 (18.41%) vSphere
5 64 (12.14%) XenApp
6 54 (10.25%) VMware ESX
7 41 (7.78%) XenDesktop
8 39 (7.40%) VMware ESXi
9 36 (6.83%) XenServer
10 33 (6.26%) Microsoft App-V
11 16 (3.04%) VMware Workstation
12 13 (2.47%) NFS
13 8 (1.52%) Firmware
14 7 (1.33%) ISA Server
14 7 (1.33%) Xen
15 6 (1.14%) NLBS
16 4 (0.76%) Terminal Services
16 4 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 4 (0.76%) KVM
16 4 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 183 (34.72%) SCCM
2 77 (14.61%) Backup Exec
3 75 (14.23%) SCOM
4 40 (7.59%) Nagios
5 35 (6.64%) NetBackup
6 34 (6.45%) McAfee ePO
7 26 (4.93%) Norton AntiVirus
8 24 (4.55%) SELinux
9 22 (4.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 21 (3.98%) Icinga
11 17 (3.23%) SCVMM
12 14 (2.66%) EMC NetWorker
13 11 (2.09%) Unicenter
14 10 (1.90%) ARCserve
14 10 (1.90%) HP SIM
15 9 (1.71%) MOM
16 8 (1.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 8 (1.52%) BladeLogic
16 8 (1.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 8 (1.52%) SCSM
Vendors
1 352 (66.79%) VMware
2 348 (66.03%) Microsoft
3 174 (33.02%) Citrix
4 123 (23.34%) HP
5 109 (20.68%) Cisco
6 96 (18.22%) Symantec
7 59 (11.20%) Dell
8 55 (10.44%) McAfee
9 53 (10.06%) Red Hat
10 42 (7.97%) NetApp
10 42 (7.97%) EMC
11 39 (7.40%) Sophos
12 29 (5.50%) SolarWinds
13 27 (5.12%) CheckPoint
14 24 (4.55%) CommVault
14 24 (4.55%) LANDesk
15 22 (4.17%) Lumension
16 21 (3.98%) Oracle
17 18 (3.42%) Avaya
17 18 (3.42%) CA
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Strong Bonuses
Posted: 19 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Execuzen Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Volt
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £3000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Circa £5,000 overtime
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincolnshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Bell Integration
Posted: 8 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago