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

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 636 696 732
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +36
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 275 250 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.53% 3.22% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 240 221 197
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £28,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,650 £58,500 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
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
7797 7769 7793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 8.51% 7.58% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6405 6340 6237
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%

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 August 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 August 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
London +108 129 £55,000 +15.78% 9
South East +10 63 £50,000 +12.35% 4
South West -4 23 £35,000 -12.50% 8
West Midlands -1 18 £35,000 -3.44%
North West +15 17 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Yorkshire +31 12 £36,250 +18.85%
East of England +21 12 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £28,000 -
WSUS
UK

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 484 (88.00%) Windows
2 384 (69.82%) Active Directory
3 360 (65.45%) Windows Server
4 322 (58.55%) Microsoft
5 307 (55.82%) VMware
6 254 (46.18%) SCCM
7 215 (39.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 211 (38.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 206 (37.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 178 (32.36%) Hyper-V
10 178 (32.36%) ITIL
11 172 (31.27%) Cisco
12 167 (30.36%) DNS
13 161 (29.27%) MS Exchange
13 161 (29.27%) Linux
14 152 (27.64%) Citrix
15 150 (27.27%) Firewall
16 149 (27.09%) DHCP
17 147 (26.73%) PowerShell
18 135 (24.55%) Windows Server 2003
19 130 (23.64%) MS Office
20 125 (22.73%) Windows 7
21 124 (22.55%) SQL Server
22 121 (22.00%) vSphere
23 107 (19.45%) SAN
24 100 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
25 98 (17.82%) MS Excel
26 94 (17.09%) Data Centre
27 93 (16.91%) VPN
28 91 (16.55%) Finance

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
1 161 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 65 (11.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 60 (10.91%) SharePoint
4 59 (10.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 58 (10.55%) IIS
6 39 (7.09%) Skype for Business
7 25 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 25 (4.55%) IBM Notes
8 22 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
8 22 (4.00%) IBM Domino
9 15 (2.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (1.27%) Apache
11 5 (0.91%) nginx
11 5 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.55%) CMS
14 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 130 (23.64%) MS Office
2 98 (17.82%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.45%) Eikon
2 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 87 (15.82%) Office 365
2 53 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (7.45%) SaaS
4 38 (6.91%) OpenShift
5 18 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (1.45%) OneDrive
7 5 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.18%) Route 53
8 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 167 (30.36%) DNS
2 150 (27.27%) Firewall
3 149 (27.09%) DHCP
4 107 (19.45%) SAN
5 93 (16.91%) VPN
6 88 (16.00%) TCP/IP
7 57 (10.36%) LAN
8 48 (8.73%) WAN
9 32 (5.82%) Cisco IOS
10 30 (5.45%) Internet
11 28 (5.09%) Wireless
12 26 (4.73%) Cisco Nexus
12 26 (4.73%) VLAN
13 24 (4.36%) Cisco ASA
14 22 (4.00%) VoIP
15 19 (3.45%) Skype
16 16 (2.91%) ADSL
17 14 (2.55%) Cisco PIX
18 12 (2.18%) MPLS
18 12 (2.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (22.55%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (5.45%) SQL Server 2014
4 25 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (3.82%) MongoDB
7 9 (1.64%) MySQL
8 6 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (1.09%) Hadoop
9 5 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.73%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (3.82%) TeamCity
2 12 (2.18%) MSI
3 8 (1.45%) InstallShield
3 8 (1.45%) WinDbg
4 7 (1.27%) JIRA
5 6 (1.09%) GitLab
6 4 (0.73%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.55%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.36%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.18%) GoCD
9 1 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.18%) Subversion
9 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
General
1 91 (16.55%) Finance
2 22 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.82%) Legal
4 20 (3.64%) Back Office
5 16 (2.91%) Retail
6 10 (1.82%) Law
7 7 (1.27%) Local Government
8 4 (0.73%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.73%) Publishing
9 3 (0.55%) Marketing
10 1 (0.18%) Automotive
10 1 (0.18%) Games
10 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 108 (19.64%) Analyst
2 102 (18.55%) Support Engineer
3 84 (15.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 73 (13.27%) 3rd Line Support
5 62 (11.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 59 (10.73%) Desktop Support
7 55 (10.00%) Support Analyst
8 53 (9.64%) Administrator
9 47 (8.55%) IT Support
9 47 (8.55%) Windows Engineer
10 41 (7.45%) Systems Engineer
11 39 (7.09%) IT Engineer
12 38 (6.91%) Server Engineer
13 36 (6.55%) Infrastructure Support
13 36 (6.55%) SCCM Engineer
14 35 (6.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 35 (6.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 34 (6.18%) IT Analyst
16 31 (5.64%) Desktop Engineer
17 30 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.18%) Web Services
2 21 (3.82%) .NET
2 21 (3.82%) AngularJS
2 21 (3.82%) ASP.NET
2 21 (3.82%) ASP.NET MVC
2 21 (3.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 21 (3.82%) ASP.NET Web API
2 21 (3.82%) JSON
2 21 (3.82%) KnockoutJS
2 21 (3.82%) MSMQ
2 21 (3.82%) Node.js
2 21 (3.82%) RabbitMQ
2 21 (3.82%) RESTful
2 21 (3.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 21 (3.82%) WPF
3 20 (3.64%) SOAP
4 5 (0.91%) HTML
4 5 (0.91%) XML
5 4 (0.73%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.36%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 94 (17.09%) Data Centre
2 61 (11.09%) Clustering
3 27 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (4.18%) EMC VNX
5 22 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.27%) Driving Licence
7 16 (2.91%) Smartphone
8 15 (2.73%) Blackberry
9 13 (2.36%) Computer Science
9 13 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
10 12 (2.18%) EqualLogic
11 11 (2.00%) EPoS
12 9 (1.64%) User Experience
13 8 (1.45%) Replication
14 7 (1.27%) Fat Client
14 7 (1.27%) Thin Client
15 6 (1.09%) Cybercrime
15 6 (1.09%) iPhone
15 6 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
16 5 (0.91%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 484 (88.00%) Windows
2 360 (65.45%) Windows Server
3 211 (38.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 206 (37.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 161 (29.27%) Linux
6 135 (24.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 125 (22.73%) Windows 7
8 66 (12.00%) Windows 10
9 36 (6.55%) Windows 8
10 28 (5.09%) Android
11 25 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 23 (4.18%) Unix
13 20 (3.64%) Apple iOS
14 16 (2.91%) Solaris
15 12 (2.18%) Windows 2000 Server
16 11 (2.00%) Mac OS
16 11 (2.00%) Mac OS X
17 10 (1.82%) Windows XP
18 9 (1.64%) AIX
18 9 (1.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (32.36%) ITIL
2 51 (9.27%) Service Management
3 43 (7.82%) Capacity Planning
4 38 (6.91%) Patch Management
5 32 (5.82%) Project Management
5 32 (5.82%) Service Delivery
6 31 (5.64%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (5.64%) Virtual Environments
7 30 (5.45%) Performance Monitoring
8 29 (5.27%) Mentoring
9 27 (4.91%) Change Management
9 27 (4.91%) Problem Management
10 26 (4.73%) DevOps
11 24 (4.36%) Incident Management
11 24 (4.36%) Migration
12 23 (4.18%) Disaster Recovery
13 22 (4.00%) Application Virtualisation
13 22 (4.00%) Kanban
13 22 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
14 21 (3.82%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 147 (26.73%) PowerShell
2 62 (11.27%) SQL
3 54 (9.82%) Python
3 54 (9.82%) VBScript
4 52 (9.45%) Perl
5 44 (8.00%) Ruby
6 32 (5.82%) Bash Shell
7 25 (4.55%) Java
8 21 (3.82%) C#
8 21 (3.82%) F#
9 14 (2.55%) VB
10 6 (1.09%) C
10 6 (1.09%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.55%) Korn
12 1 (0.18%) AWK
12 1 (0.18%) sed
Qualifications
1 100 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (13.82%) MCSE
3 59 (10.73%) Degree
4 55 (10.00%) MCSA
5 50 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
6 45 (8.18%) Security Cleared
7 43 (7.82%) Cisco Certification
8 34 (6.18%) CCNA
9 23 (4.18%) DV Cleared
9 23 (4.18%) MCITP
10 19 (3.45%) SC Cleared
11 12 (2.18%) MCTS
12 11 (2.00%) MCP
13 9 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
14 8 (1.45%) CCNP
14 8 (1.45%) CISSP
14 8 (1.45%) MCDST
15 5 (0.91%) NCDA
16 4 (0.73%) MCT
16 4 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (8.55%) SLA
2 22 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 20 (3.64%) HIPAA
3 20 (3.64%) QA
4 11 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.73%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.55%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 384 (69.82%) Active Directory
2 215 (39.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 178 (32.36%) Hyper-V
4 121 (22.00%) vSphere
5 59 (10.73%) VMware ESXi
6 58 (10.55%) XenApp
7 54 (9.82%) VMware ESX
8 34 (6.18%) Microsoft App-V
9 29 (5.27%) Virtual Desktop
10 28 (5.09%) Terminal Services
11 19 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
11 19 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
12 18 (3.27%) XenDesktop
13 15 (2.73%) ISA Server
13 15 (2.73%) VMware Workstation
14 14 (2.55%) Forefront TMG
15 13 (2.36%) vCloud
16 11 (2.00%) DFS Replication
17 6 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 5 (0.91%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 254 (46.18%) SCCM
2 58 (10.55%) SCOM
3 43 (7.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 42 (7.64%) Kibana
5 39 (7.09%) Backup Exec
6 28 (5.09%) McAfee ePO
6 28 (5.09%) NetBackup
7 26 (4.73%) AirWatch
8 25 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
9 21 (3.82%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 20 (3.64%) WMI
11 16 (2.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 15 (2.73%) Sysprep
13 14 (2.55%) MOM
14 10 (1.82%) Simpana
14 10 (1.82%) ThinApp
15 9 (1.64%) FortiGate
15 9 (1.64%) Puppet
16 8 (1.45%) Malwarebytes
16 8 (1.45%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 322 (58.55%) Microsoft
2 307 (55.82%) VMware
3 172 (31.27%) Cisco
4 152 (27.64%) Citrix
5 81 (14.73%) HP
6 69 (12.55%) Intel Security
7 61 (11.09%) NetApp
8 60 (10.91%) Dell
9 58 (10.55%) Symantec
10 54 (9.82%) Red Hat
11 43 (7.82%) EMC
11 43 (7.82%) IBM
12 41 (7.45%) Qualys
13 33 (6.00%) CommVault
14 31 (5.64%) Acronis
15 29 (5.27%) Avaya
16 25 (4.55%) Sophos
17 22 (4.00%) ServiceNow
18 19 (3.45%) AppSense
19 18 (3.27%) Forcepoint
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: £42,326 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Bonus, pension and more
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Williams Lea Tag
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare, flexible hrs
Posted: 14 days ago
Swindon
National Trust
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
VIT
Salary: Up to £45,000 (depending on experience) incl on-call allowance
Posted: 13 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £150 - £175 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + BPB
Posted: 21 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago