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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 617 707 666
Rank change year-on-year
+90 -41
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 284 243 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.68% 3.16% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 251 197 266
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,600 £23,060
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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
7713 7680 7641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 8.49% 7.44% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6365 6129 6188
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 £35,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +6.54%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +74 108 £41,000 +9.33% 4
London +40 85 £44,000 -2.22% 6
West Midlands +2 35 £34,500 +2.98% 3
South West +8 17 £33,250 -14.74% 4
East of England +37 13 £27,000 -22.85% 1
Yorkshire +28 13 £28,500 -18.57% 3
North West +18 13 £35,500 -5.33% 6
East Midlands +7 2 £17,000 -44.26% 1
WSUS
UK

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 460 (87.79%) Windows
2 368 (70.23%) Windows Server
3 347 (66.22%) Active Directory
4 311 (59.35%) Microsoft
5 286 (54.58%) VMware
6 228 (43.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 217 (41.41%) SCCM
8 210 (40.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 186 (35.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 165 (31.49%) Firewall
11 159 (30.34%) Hyper-V
12 157 (29.96%) MS Exchange
13 155 (29.58%) ITIL
14 153 (29.20%) DNS
15 152 (29.01%) Linux
16 146 (27.86%) Cisco
17 141 (26.91%) SQL Server
18 139 (26.53%) Citrix
19 133 (25.38%) DHCP
20 129 (24.62%) Windows 7
21 119 (22.71%) PowerShell
22 115 (21.95%) SAN
23 112 (21.37%) Windows Server 2003
24 107 (20.42%) vSphere
25 104 (19.85%) Microsoft Certification
26 101 (19.27%) MS Office
27 100 (19.08%) VPN
28 92 (17.56%) Dell
29 91 (17.37%) Office 365
30 89 (16.98%) 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
1 157 (29.96%) MS Exchange
2 70 (13.36%) SharePoint
3 65 (12.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 64 (12.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 58 (11.07%) IIS
6 42 (8.02%) Skype for Business
7 21 (4.01%) Elasticsearch
7 21 (4.01%) IBM Notes
8 19 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2007
9 18 (3.44%) IBM Domino
10 11 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 8 (1.53%) Apache
12 8 (1.53%) nginx
13 5 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.76%) WordPress
15 3 (0.57%) CMS
15 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
16 2 (0.38%) Drupal
17 1 (0.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 101 (19.27%) MS Office
2 86 (16.41%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) MS Project
5 1 (0.19%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 5 (0.95%) Eikon
2 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.38%) FastStats
4 1 (0.19%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 91 (17.37%) Office 365
2 37 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.82%) OpenShift
3 20 (3.82%) SaaS
4 15 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.95%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 165 (31.49%) Firewall
2 153 (29.20%) DNS
3 133 (25.38%) DHCP
4 115 (21.95%) SAN
5 100 (19.08%) VPN
6 73 (13.93%) TCP/IP
7 55 (10.50%) LAN
8 43 (8.21%) Internet
9 42 (8.02%) WAN
10 26 (4.96%) VLAN
11 25 (4.77%) Cisco ASA
11 25 (4.77%) iSCSI
11 25 (4.77%) Wireless
12 20 (3.82%) Cisco IOS
12 20 (3.82%) VoIP
13 19 (3.63%) ADSL
14 18 (3.44%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (2.48%) Cisco PIX
16 12 (2.29%) Fibre Channel
17 11 (2.10%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (26.91%) SQL Server
2 39 (7.44%) SQL Server 2014
3 36 (6.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (4.01%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (4.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (3.82%) MongoDB
6 13 (2.48%) MySQL
7 6 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (1.15%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.57%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.38%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.19%) DB2
11 1 (0.19%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 20 (3.82%) TeamCity
2 13 (2.48%) MSI
3 8 (1.53%) InstallShield
3 8 (1.53%) WinDbg
4 7 (1.34%) JIRA
5 6 (1.15%) GitLab
6 3 (0.57%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.57%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.38%) Subversion
7 2 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.38%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.19%) GoCD
8 1 (0.19%) Gradle
8 1 (0.19%) Maven
8 1 (0.19%) Mercurial
General
1 76 (14.50%) Finance
2 24 (4.58%) Back Office
3 15 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.29%) Legal
5 8 (1.53%) Retail
6 6 (1.15%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.95%) Law
8 4 (0.76%) Publishing
9 3 (0.57%) Local Government
9 3 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.38%) Games
11 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 108 (20.61%) Analyst
2 95 (18.13%) Support Engineer
3 91 (17.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 79 (15.08%) 3rd Line Support
5 63 (12.02%) Desktop Support
6 62 (11.83%) Support Analyst
7 59 (11.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 56 (10.69%) Administrator
9 47 (8.97%) Infrastructure Support
10 43 (8.21%) IT Support
11 42 (8.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 38 (7.25%) Desktop Engineer
13 37 (7.06%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
13 37 (7.06%) IT Analyst
14 35 (6.68%) Windows Engineer
15 34 (6.49%) SCCM Engineer
16 33 (6.30%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
17 32 (6.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 32 (6.11%) Systems Administrator
17 32 (6.11%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.58%) .NET
2 20 (3.82%) AngularJS
2 20 (3.82%) ASP.NET
2 20 (3.82%) ASP.NET MVC
2 20 (3.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 20 (3.82%) ASP.NET Web API
2 20 (3.82%) KnockoutJS
2 20 (3.82%) MSMQ
2 20 (3.82%) Node.js
2 20 (3.82%) RabbitMQ
2 20 (3.82%) RESTful
2 20 (3.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 20 (3.82%) WPF
3 19 (3.63%) Web Services
4 10 (1.91%) JSON
4 10 (1.91%) SOAP
5 4 (0.76%) HTML
5 4 (0.76%) LAMP
5 4 (0.76%) Software Packaging
6 3 (0.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 72 (13.74%) Data Centre
2 70 (13.36%) Clustering
3 24 (4.58%) EqualLogic
4 19 (3.63%) EMC VNX
5 17 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.48%) EPoS
7 12 (2.29%) Replication
8 11 (2.10%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.10%) Smartphone
9 10 (1.91%) Blackberry
9 10 (1.91%) Driving Licence
10 9 (1.72%) Computer Science
11 8 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (1.34%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.34%) User Experience
13 6 (1.15%) Cybercrime
13 6 (1.15%) iPhone
13 6 (1.15%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.95%) Biotechnology
14 5 (0.95%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 460 (87.79%) Windows
2 368 (70.23%) Windows Server
3 228 (43.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 210 (40.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 152 (29.01%) Linux
6 129 (24.62%) Windows 7
7 112 (21.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 72 (13.74%) Windows 10
9 30 (5.73%) Android
9 30 (5.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (5.73%) Windows 8
10 28 (5.34%) Unix
11 21 (4.01%) Apple iOS
12 18 (3.44%) Solaris
13 15 (2.86%) CentOS
14 12 (2.29%) Windows 2000 Server
15 11 (2.10%) AIX
15 11 (2.10%) Mac OS
16 10 (1.91%) Windows XP
17 9 (1.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (29.58%) ITIL
2 46 (8.78%) Service Management
3 45 (8.59%) Service Delivery
4 39 (7.44%) Patch Management
5 38 (7.25%) Virtual Environments
6 34 (6.49%) Performance Monitoring
7 28 (5.34%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (4.96%) Capacity Planning
8 26 (4.96%) Change Management
9 25 (4.77%) Project Management
10 22 (4.20%) Kanban
10 22 (4.20%) Mentoring
10 22 (4.20%) Problem Management
11 21 (4.01%) Incident Management
11 21 (4.01%) Migration
12 20 (3.82%) Dependency Injection
12 20 (3.82%) DevOps
12 20 (3.82%) Multithreading
12 20 (3.82%) MVC
12 20 (3.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 119 (22.71%) PowerShell
2 75 (14.31%) SQL
3 52 (9.92%) VBScript
4 38 (7.25%) Ruby
5 36 (6.87%) Perl
6 34 (6.49%) Python
7 22 (4.20%) Java
8 20 (3.82%) Bash Shell
8 20 (3.82%) C#
8 20 (3.82%) F#
9 10 (1.91%) VB
10 7 (1.34%) C
11 6 (1.15%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.38%) PHP
13 1 (0.19%) AWK
13 1 (0.19%) sed
Qualifications
1 104 (19.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (15.27%) MCSE
3 62 (11.83%) MCSA
4 44 (8.40%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (7.44%) CCNA
6 36 (6.87%) Degree
6 36 (6.87%) Security Cleared
7 34 (6.49%) MCITP
8 26 (4.96%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (3.44%) MCP
10 16 (3.05%) MCTS
10 16 (3.05%) SC Cleared
11 15 (2.86%) DV Cleared
11 15 (2.86%) MCDST
12 13 (2.48%) Citrix Certification
13 11 (2.10%) CCNP
14 8 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (1.34%) CISSP
16 5 (0.95%) A+ Certification
16 5 (0.95%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.34%) SLA
2 16 (3.05%) QA
3 11 (2.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.72%) HIPAA
5 5 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.57%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.19%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 347 (66.22%) Active Directory
2 186 (35.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 159 (30.34%) Hyper-V
4 107 (20.42%) vSphere
5 55 (10.50%) XenApp
6 51 (9.73%) VMware ESXi
7 49 (9.35%) VMware ESX
8 30 (5.73%) Virtual Desktop
9 25 (4.77%) Microsoft App-V
10 24 (4.58%) Terminal Services
11 22 (4.20%) Virtual Servers
12 15 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
12 15 (2.86%) XenDesktop
13 14 (2.67%) Forefront TMG
14 12 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
15 11 (2.10%) DFS Replication
16 6 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 4 (0.76%) ISA Server
17 4 (0.76%) NFS
18 3 (0.57%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 217 (41.41%) SCCM
2 58 (11.07%) Backup Exec
3 43 (8.21%) SCOM
4 39 (7.44%) Norton AntiVirus
5 36 (6.87%) NetBackup
6 30 (5.73%) Kibana
7 29 (5.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 20 (3.82%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 18 (3.44%) FortiGate
10 17 (3.24%) McAfee ePO
11 15 (2.86%) AirWatch
11 15 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 14 (2.67%) MOM
13 10 (1.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 10 (1.91%) Perfmon
14 9 (1.72%) Sysprep
14 9 (1.72%) WMI
15 8 (1.53%) HP SIM
15 8 (1.53%) Nagios
16 7 (1.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 311 (59.35%) Microsoft
2 286 (54.58%) VMware
3 146 (27.86%) Cisco
4 139 (26.53%) Citrix
5 92 (17.56%) Dell
6 89 (16.98%) HP
7 69 (13.17%) Symantec
8 65 (12.40%) NetApp
9 55 (10.50%) Intel Security
10 51 (9.73%) Red Hat
11 46 (8.78%) Sophos
12 42 (8.02%) IBM
13 37 (7.06%) EMC
14 31 (5.92%) Avaya
15 28 (5.34%) Acronis
16 26 (4.96%) Qualys
17 21 (4.01%) AppSense
18 20 (3.82%) CommVault
18 20 (3.82%) Juniper
18 20 (3.82%) SolarWinds
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + Bens
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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