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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 605 595 612
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 267 282 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.73% 4.44% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 203 239 228
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
7161 6354 6249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.82% 6.21% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5845 5048 5219
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 0 87 £45,000 +5.88% 7
South East -1 85 £35,000 -6.66% 8
North West +10 24 £31,500 +8.62% 1
Yorkshire -16 22 £30,000 +7.14% 1
West Midlands +8 21 £37,500 +2.73% 3
South West -15 16 £40,000 +92.30% 7
East Midlands +31 7 £37,500 +31.57% 1
East of England -28 6 £25,000 -21.25% 1
WSUS
UK

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 470 (92.70%) Windows
2 330 (65.09%) Active Directory
3 326 (64.30%) VMware
4 322 (63.51%) Microsoft
5 288 (56.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 270 (53.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 215 (42.41%) DNS
8 198 (39.05%) MS Exchange
9 187 (36.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 182 (35.90%) SCCM
11 181 (35.70%) DHCP
12 169 (33.33%) Citrix
13 159 (31.36%) ITIL
14 137 (27.02%) MS Excel
15 127 (25.05%) SAN
15 127 (25.05%) Windows 7
16 121 (23.87%) HP
17 120 (23.67%) Linux
18 115 (22.68%) Windows Server 2012
18 115 (22.68%) TCP/IP
18 115 (22.68%) LAN
18 115 (22.68%) Firewall
19 114 (22.49%) Hyper-V
20 112 (22.09%) vSphere
21 111 (21.89%) SQL
22 110 (21.70%) WAN
23 106 (20.91%) Cisco
24 102 (20.12%) Exchange Server 2010
25 98 (19.33%) SQL Server
26 94 (18.54%) Symantec

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 198 (39.05%) MS Exchange
2 102 (20.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 78 (15.38%) IIS
4 45 (8.88%) Apache
4 45 (8.88%) SharePoint
5 44 (8.68%) Lync
6 33 (6.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 26 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 24 (4.73%) Tomcat
9 23 (4.54%) SharePoint 2013
10 20 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.59%) MS Project Server
13 3 (0.59%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.39%) GlassFish
15 1 (0.20%) Office Communications Server
15 1 (0.20%) Moodle
Applications
1 137 (27.02%) MS Excel
2 93 (18.34%) MS Office
3 5 (0.99%) PowerPivot
4 4 (0.79%) MS Project
5 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.99%) Front Arena
1 5 (0.99%) Eikon
2 4 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) Line 50
4 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.75%) Office 365
2 9 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 215 (42.41%) DNS
2 181 (35.70%) DHCP
3 127 (25.05%) SAN
4 115 (22.68%) Firewall
4 115 (22.68%) TCP/IP
4 115 (22.68%) LAN
5 110 (21.70%) WAN
6 65 (12.82%) VPN
7 36 (7.10%) iSCSI
8 32 (6.31%) VoIP
8 32 (6.31%) Wireless
9 30 (5.92%) SNMP
10 29 (5.72%) NAS
11 28 (5.52%) VLAN
11 28 (5.52%) MPLS
12 24 (4.73%) LDAP
13 23 (4.54%) SSL
14 17 (3.35%) HTTP
15 16 (3.16%) Internet
16 14 (2.76%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (19.33%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.30%) MySQL
3 28 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (4.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (3.75%) MongoDB
6 17 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.38%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (0.79%) MariaDB
9 4 (0.79%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.79%) Redis
10 3 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.20%) DB2
11 1 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 20 (3.94%) AdminStudio
2 7 (1.38%) MSI
3 5 (0.99%) Wise Package Studio
3 5 (0.99%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.20%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.20%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.20%) JIRA
General
1 58 (11.44%) Finance
2 34 (6.71%) Banking
3 29 (5.72%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.75%) Advertising
5 17 (3.35%) Back Office
6 12 (2.37%) Legal
7 9 (1.78%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.58%) Marketing
8 8 (1.58%) French Language
9 4 (0.79%) Billing
9 4 (0.79%) Retail
9 4 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.59%) Law
10 3 (0.59%) Publishing
11 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.39%) Local Government
11 2 (0.39%) Electronics
12 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) Front Office
12 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 124 (24.46%) Support Engineer
2 94 (18.54%) Analyst
3 55 (10.85%) Support Analyst
4 48 (9.47%) 2nd Line Support
5 46 (9.07%) Systems Engineer
6 40 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 39 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
8 37 (7.30%) Administrator
9 32 (6.31%) Systems Administrator
10 30 (5.92%) IT Support
11 29 (5.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 28 (5.52%) Technical Support
13 27 (5.33%) Desktop Support
14 22 (4.34%) Server Engineer
14 22 (4.34%) Wintel Support
15 21 (4.14%) Team Leader
16 18 (3.55%) Desktop Engineer
16 18 (3.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 18 (3.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 17 (3.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (6.71%) Application Packaging
2 12 (2.37%) RabbitMQ
3 11 (2.17%) Web Services
4 8 (1.58%) .NET
5 6 (1.18%) HTML
6 5 (0.99%) LAMP
6 5 (0.99%) J2EE
7 4 (0.79%) COM
7 4 (0.79%) XML
7 4 (0.79%) MSMQ
7 4 (0.79%) JSP
8 2 (0.39%) WAP
8 2 (0.39%) CSS
9 1 (0.20%) Middleware
9 1 (0.20%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 68 (13.41%) Clustering
2 56 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 31 (6.11%) Replication
5 30 (5.92%) Blackberry
6 10 (1.97%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (1.58%) EqualLogic
7 8 (1.58%) CESG
7 8 (1.58%) Streaming Video
8 5 (0.99%) Equities
8 5 (0.99%) iPhone
8 5 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.99%) Statistics
8 5 (0.99%) Life Science
9 4 (0.79%) Fat Client
9 4 (0.79%) Biotechnology
9 4 (0.79%) PDA
9 4 (0.79%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.59%) Tandem
10 3 (0.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 470 (92.70%) Windows
2 288 (56.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 187 (36.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 127 (25.05%) Windows 7
5 120 (23.67%) Linux
6 115 (22.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 52 (10.26%) Windows 8
8 47 (9.27%) Windows XP
9 26 (5.13%) CentOS
10 21 (4.14%) Windows Vista
11 20 (3.94%) Solaris
12 15 (2.96%) UNIX
13 13 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
13 13 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (2.37%) Android
15 10 (1.97%) Windows 2000
15 10 (1.97%) Apple iOS
16 7 (1.38%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
18 4 (0.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (31.36%) ITIL
2 61 (12.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 39 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 33 (6.51%) Change Management
5 31 (6.11%) Performance Tuning
6 30 (5.92%) Service Management
7 23 (4.54%) Project Management
7 23 (4.54%) Business Continuity
8 22 (4.34%) Time Management
9 21 (4.14%) Load Balancing
9 21 (4.14%) Migration
9 21 (4.14%) BCP
10 20 (3.94%) Service Delivery
11 19 (3.75%) Capacity Planning
12 18 (3.55%) SIEM
12 18 (3.55%) Performance Monitoring
13 17 (3.35%) Problem Management
14 16 (3.16%) Incident Management
14 16 (3.16%) Information Security
15 14 (2.76%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (21.89%) SQL
2 62 (12.23%) PowerShell
3 32 (6.31%) VBScript
4 20 (3.94%) Java
5 19 (3.75%) Bash Shell
6 18 (3.55%) Perl
7 12 (2.37%) VB
8 11 (2.17%) T-SQL
9 9 (1.78%) C
10 4 (0.79%) PHP
10 4 (0.79%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.79%) Ruby
11 3 (0.59%) C#
12 2 (0.39%) R
13 1 (0.20%) Winbatch
13 1 (0.20%) Python
13 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 88 (17.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (10.65%) MCSE
3 43 (8.48%) Security Cleared
4 39 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 39 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 36 (7.10%) Degree
6 28 (5.52%) MCITP
7 26 (5.13%) MCSA
8 20 (3.94%) CCNA
8 20 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (2.96%) MCP
9 15 (2.96%) MCTS
10 12 (2.37%) DV Cleared
10 12 (2.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 10 (1.97%) VCP4
12 7 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (1.38%) CISSP
12 7 (1.38%) HND
13 6 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.99%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (8.88%) SLA
2 15 (2.96%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.97%) QA
4 9 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.18%) COBIT
6 2 (0.39%) BS7799
6 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 330 (65.09%) Active Directory
2 270 (53.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (22.49%) Hyper-V
4 112 (22.09%) vSphere
5 64 (12.62%) XenApp
6 42 (8.28%) XenDesktop
7 41 (8.09%) VMware ESXi
8 35 (6.90%) VMware ESX
9 27 (5.33%) XenServer
10 25 (4.93%) VMware Workstation
11 20 (3.94%) Microsoft App-V
12 15 (2.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 14 (2.76%) Firmware
13 14 (2.76%) NFS
14 11 (2.17%) ISA Server
15 10 (1.97%) Terminal Services
16 6 (1.18%) Nmap
17 4 (0.79%) DFS Replication
17 4 (0.79%) Snort
17 4 (0.79%) KVM
Systems Management
1 182 (35.90%) SCCM
2 71 (14.00%) SCOM
3 65 (12.82%) Backup Exec
4 38 (7.50%) Nagios
5 37 (7.30%) Norton AntiVirus
5 37 (7.30%) NetBackup
6 31 (6.11%) McAfee ePO
7 19 (3.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 14 (2.76%) SCVMM
8 14 (2.76%) SELinux
9 11 (2.17%) Icinga
9 11 (2.17%) Puppet
10 10 (1.97%) HP SIM
10 10 (1.97%) MOM
11 9 (1.78%) EMC NetWorker
12 8 (1.58%) WhatsUp Gold
13 7 (1.38%) WMI
14 6 (1.18%) Nessus
14 6 (1.18%) Tivoli
15 4 (0.79%) Netcool
Vendors
1 326 (64.30%) VMware
2 322 (63.51%) Microsoft
3 169 (33.33%) Citrix
4 121 (23.87%) HP
5 106 (20.91%) Cisco
6 94 (18.54%) Symantec
7 73 (14.40%) Dell
8 53 (10.45%) Red Hat
9 44 (8.68%) McAfee
10 38 (7.50%) NetApp
11 33 (6.51%) CommVault
12 31 (6.11%) EMC
13 30 (5.92%) Sophos
14 28 (5.52%) LANDesk
14 28 (5.52%) SolarWinds
15 20 (3.94%) Altiris
15 20 (3.94%) Juniper
15 20 (3.94%) Oracle
16 19 (3.75%) Avaya
17 18 (3.55%) CheckPoint
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
University of Bath
Salary: Starting from £31,342, rising to £37,394
Posted: 2 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £3000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum PENSION HEALTH CARE GYM MEMBERSHIP L
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rolls Royce
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rolls Royce
Posted: 3 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 23000 - 25000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34900 per annum + £1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Sunbury
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum, Benefits: Depending on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum, Benefits Depending on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary + 29 Days Holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 9 days ago
South East London
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary + 29 Days Holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Chippenham
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago