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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 633 615 684
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +69
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 239 243 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.42% 3.80% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 197 209 175
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £50,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £41,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.73% +17.14%
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
6985 6396 5920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.39% 6.29% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5583 5234 4898
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 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 August 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 22 August 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
London -4 107 £40,750 -5.78% 14
South East -57 43 £33,500 -23.64% 10
South West -5 24 £27,000 -10.00%
North West -6 17 £29,500 -26.25% 1
East of England +6 13 £45,000 +59.29% 3
Yorkshire -28 12 £35,000 +25.00% 5
West Midlands -13 8 £30,500 -16.43% 1
East Midlands -15 8 £32,500 -17.19% 2
North East - 4 £35,250 -
WSUS
UK

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 546 (93.49%) Windows
2 406 (69.52%) Microsoft
3 385 (65.92%) Active Directory
4 319 (54.62%) VMware
5 290 (49.66%) DNS
6 273 (46.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 263 (45.03%) VMware Infrastructure
8 222 (38.01%) SCCM
9 218 (37.33%) MS Excel
10 216 (36.99%) DHCP
11 212 (36.30%) MS Exchange
12 204 (34.93%) Windows Server 2003
13 200 (34.25%) Citrix
14 176 (30.14%) ITIL
15 166 (28.42%) HP
16 158 (27.05%) Windows 7
17 156 (26.71%) SQL
18 154 (26.37%) SAN
18 154 (26.37%) Cisco
19 150 (25.68%) Hyper-V
20 145 (24.83%) Firewall
21 140 (23.97%) MS Office
22 133 (22.77%) SQL Server
23 130 (22.26%) Windows Server 2012
24 127 (21.75%) TCP/IP
25 124 (21.23%) IIS
26 122 (20.89%) PowerShell
27 119 (20.38%) Linux
27 119 (20.38%) Dell
27 119 (20.38%) Symantec

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 212 (36.30%) MS Exchange
2 124 (21.23%) IIS
3 100 (17.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 69 (11.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 68 (11.64%) SharePoint
6 63 (10.79%) Lync
7 57 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
8 48 (8.22%) Apache
9 45 (7.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 35 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2003
11 21 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2000
12 17 (2.91%) Tomcat
13 12 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (1.37%) Moodle
15 7 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (1.03%) SAS
17 5 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
18 4 (0.68%) WordPress
19 3 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
20 2 (0.34%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 218 (37.33%) MS Excel
2 140 (23.97%) MS Office
3 19 (3.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.54%) Eikon
2 7 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.34%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.74%) Office 365
1 16 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.51%) SaaS
4 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 290 (49.66%) DNS
2 216 (36.99%) DHCP
3 154 (26.37%) SAN
4 145 (24.83%) Firewall
5 127 (21.75%) TCP/IP
6 99 (16.95%) LAN
7 78 (13.36%) VPN
7 78 (13.36%) WAN
8 66 (11.30%) SSL
9 44 (7.53%) Wireless
9 44 (7.53%) HTTP
10 34 (5.82%) NAS
11 30 (5.14%) VLAN
11 30 (5.14%) SNMP
12 29 (4.97%) iSCSI
13 26 (4.45%) IPv4
13 26 (4.45%) VoIP
14 23 (3.94%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (3.77%) FTP
16 16 (2.74%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (22.77%) SQL Server
2 41 (7.02%) MySQL
3 39 (6.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 37 (6.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (4.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (3.42%) NoSQL
7 15 (2.57%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (2.40%) Redis
8 14 (2.40%) MongoDB
9 12 (2.05%) MariaDB
10 7 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.51%) PowerCenter
13 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.34%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 27 (4.62%) MSI
2 9 (1.54%) AdminStudio
3 6 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.17%) WebLOAD
4 1 (0.17%) JIRA
4 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 88 (15.07%) Finance
2 24 (4.11%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.60%) Publishing
4 16 (2.74%) Banking
4 16 (2.74%) French Language
5 12 (2.05%) Back Office
6 9 (1.54%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.20%) Advertising
8 5 (0.86%) Spanish Language
8 5 (0.86%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.51%) Local Government
10 3 (0.51%) Legal
10 3 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.34%) Marketing
12 1 (0.17%) Retail
12 1 (0.17%) Front Office
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 141 (24.14%) Support Engineer
2 96 (16.44%) Analyst
3 65 (11.13%) Support Analyst
4 56 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 55 (9.42%) 3rd Line Support
6 49 (8.39%) Systems Engineer
7 43 (7.36%) Server Engineer
8 38 (6.51%) Administrator
9 37 (6.34%) IT Support
9 37 (6.34%) 2nd Line Support
10 32 (5.48%) Server Support
10 32 (5.48%) Desktop Engineer
11 30 (5.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 29 (4.97%) Systems Administrator
12 29 (4.97%) Technical Support
12 29 (4.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 27 (4.62%) Server Support Engineer
14 23 (3.94%) Windows Engineer
14 23 (3.94%) Consultant
15 22 (3.77%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.94%) .NET
2 22 (3.77%) Application Packaging
3 17 (2.91%) Web Services
4 14 (2.40%) RabbitMQ
5 12 (2.05%) COM
5 12 (2.05%) MSMQ
5 12 (2.05%) Software Packaging
6 9 (1.54%) LAMP
7 6 (1.03%) HTML
8 4 (0.68%) XML
8 4 (0.68%) CSS
8 4 (0.68%) Rendezvous
9 2 (0.34%) HTML5
10 1 (0.17%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 101 (17.29%) Clustering
2 46 (7.88%) Replication
3 37 (6.34%) Blackberry
4 31 (5.31%) Management Information System
5 19 (3.25%) Client/Server
6 13 (2.23%) Firmware
7 11 (1.88%) Open Source
7 11 (1.88%) Hedge funds
8 10 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.20%) Statistics
10 6 (1.03%) EqualLogic
11 5 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (0.68%) VLE
12 4 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.68%) Biotechnology
13 3 (0.51%) Wiki
13 3 (0.51%) iPad
13 3 (0.51%) iPhone
14 2 (0.34%) Thin Client
14 2 (0.34%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 546 (93.49%) Windows
2 273 (46.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 204 (34.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 158 (27.05%) Windows 7
5 130 (22.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 119 (20.38%) Linux
7 55 (9.42%) Windows XP
8 54 (9.25%) Windows 8
9 36 (6.16%) Windows 2000 Server
10 22 (3.77%) Windows Vista
11 16 (2.74%) UNIX
12 14 (2.40%) Solaris
13 10 (1.71%) Debian
14 9 (1.54%) CentOS
14 9 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (1.54%) Mac OS X
15 8 (1.37%) Windows 2000
15 8 (1.37%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.34%) AIX
16 2 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (30.14%) ITIL
2 62 (10.62%) Service Delivery
3 54 (9.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 40 (6.85%) Migration
5 38 (6.51%) Load Balancing
6 37 (6.34%) Service Management
7 35 (5.99%) Project Management
8 34 (5.82%) Performance Monitoring
9 32 (5.48%) Change Control
9 32 (5.48%) Problem Management
10 30 (5.14%) ITIL V3
10 30 (5.14%) Server Monitoring
11 27 (4.62%) Operations Management
12 24 (4.11%) Configuration Management
12 24 (4.11%) Performance Tuning
13 23 (3.94%) Incident Management
14 21 (3.60%) Change Management
15 18 (3.08%) Asset Management
16 17 (2.91%) Software Deployment
16 17 (2.91%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 156 (26.71%) SQL
2 122 (20.89%) PowerShell
3 43 (7.36%) VB
4 25 (4.28%) VBScript
5 21 (3.60%) Bash Shell
6 18 (3.08%) Perl
6 18 (3.08%) Ruby
7 13 (2.23%) C#
8 12 (2.05%) Shell Script
9 10 (1.71%) PHP
10 8 (1.37%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.20%) Java
12 5 (0.86%) C
13 4 (0.68%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.34%) PowerHouse
14 2 (0.34%) R
Qualifications
1 98 (16.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (9.93%) Security Cleared
3 56 (9.59%) MCSE
4 51 (8.73%) Degree
5 50 (8.56%) SC Cleared
6 40 (6.85%) CCNA
6 40 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (5.31%) MCTS
8 30 (5.14%) Citrix Certification
9 28 (4.79%) DV Cleared
9 28 (4.79%) MCITP
10 26 (4.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 25 (4.28%) MCSA
12 24 (4.11%) CCA
13 23 (3.94%) MCP
14 12 (2.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (1.03%) HND
16 4 (0.68%) PCI QSA
17 3 (0.51%) CISSP
17 3 (0.51%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (8.90%) SLA
2 15 (2.57%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.37%) QA
4 5 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.51%) COBIT
6 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.34%) BS7799
System Software
1 385 (65.92%) Active Directory
2 263 (45.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 150 (25.68%) Hyper-V
4 91 (15.58%) vSphere
5 80 (13.70%) XenDesktop
6 76 (13.01%) XenApp
7 48 (8.22%) VMware ESXi
8 44 (7.53%) Microsoft App-V
9 41 (7.02%) VMware ESX
10 37 (6.34%) Terminal Services
11 31 (5.31%) XenServer
12 24 (4.11%) Forefront TMG
13 16 (2.74%) ISA Server
13 16 (2.74%) VMware Workstation
14 13 (2.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 11 (1.88%) UAG
16 10 (1.71%) Terminal Server
16 10 (1.71%) IAG
17 9 (1.54%) MetaFrame
18 8 (1.37%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 222 (38.01%) SCCM
2 88 (15.07%) SCOM
3 83 (14.21%) Backup Exec
4 44 (7.53%) Norton AntiVirus
5 37 (6.34%) NetBackup
5 37 (6.34%) Nagios
6 28 (4.79%) EMC NetWorker
7 18 (3.08%) HP SIM
7 18 (3.08%) Cacti
8 17 (2.91%) Puppet
9 15 (2.57%) McAfee ePO
9 15 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (2.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 11 (1.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 11 (1.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 7 (1.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 6 (1.03%) WhatsUp Gold
14 5 (0.86%) HP Data Protector
15 4 (0.68%) SCOrch
15 4 (0.68%) MOM
Vendors
1 406 (69.52%) Microsoft
2 319 (54.62%) VMware
3 200 (34.25%) Citrix
4 166 (28.42%) HP
5 154 (26.37%) Cisco
6 119 (20.38%) Dell
6 119 (20.38%) Symantec
7 40 (6.85%) SolarWinds
8 39 (6.68%) EMC
9 36 (6.16%) Juniper
9 36 (6.16%) NetApp
10 34 (5.82%) Altiris
11 30 (5.14%) Veeam
12 27 (4.62%) CommVault
12 27 (4.62%) Red Hat
13 26 (4.45%) McAfee
14 24 (4.11%) AppSense
15 19 (3.25%) Apple
15 19 (3.25%) Reuters
15 19 (3.25%) Bloomberg
Surrey
Roc Search
Posted: 12 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34900 per annum + £1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 20 hours ago
North West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £34907 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £34907 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £20,000 to £29,000 per annum circa £29,000 plus bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
RSPB
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Yoh Company
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + On Call + Good Bens
Posted: 4 days ago