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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 683 702 652
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -50
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 245 246 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.24% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.11% 3.31% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 220 197 281
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £22,680
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,700 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
7871 7430 7405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 8.17% 7.22% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6435 5948 5906
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 £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +48 97 £40,000 +3.89% 8
London -25 61 £40,000 +14.28% 6
East of England +16 27 £30,000 -20.00%
West Midlands -3 20 £39,000 +20.00% 5
South West +13 17 £35,000 -1.40%
Yorkshire +1 13 £26,750 -23.57%
North West +24 8 £35,500 -8.97% 3
East Midlands +6 2 £46,000 +28.67%
WSUS
UK

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 397 (86.68%) Windows
2 329 (71.83%) Windows Server
3 297 (64.85%) Active Directory
4 269 (58.73%) Microsoft
5 263 (57.42%) VMware
6 230 (50.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 195 (42.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 178 (38.86%) Firewall
9 172 (37.55%) SCCM
10 167 (36.46%) VMware Infrastructure
11 156 (34.06%) MS Exchange
12 153 (33.41%) SQL Server
13 150 (32.75%) Linux
14 139 (30.35%) ITIL
14 139 (30.35%) Cisco
15 137 (29.91%) DNS
16 124 (27.07%) Hyper-V
17 123 (26.86%) DHCP
18 116 (25.33%) Citrix
19 111 (24.24%) SAN
20 110 (24.02%) vSphere
21 108 (23.58%) Windows 7
22 106 (23.14%) Dell
23 102 (22.27%) PowerShell
24 101 (22.05%) Microsoft Certification
25 99 (21.62%) SQL
26 91 (19.87%) VPN
27 88 (19.21%) HP
28 87 (19.00%) MS Excel
29 80 (17.47%) TCP/IP

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
1 156 (34.06%) MS Exchange
2 72 (15.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 67 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 66 (14.41%) IIS
5 64 (13.97%) SharePoint
6 52 (11.35%) Skype for Business
7 20 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 18 (3.93%) SharePoint 2013
9 17 (3.71%) Elasticsearch
9 17 (3.71%) Node.js
10 14 (3.06%) Apache
11 9 (1.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (1.75%) nginx
13 7 (1.53%) IBM Notes
14 6 (1.31%) IBM Domino
15 5 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (1.09%) Tomcat
15 5 (1.09%) WordPress
16 2 (0.44%) Drupal
Applications
1 87 (19.00%) MS Excel
2 71 (15.50%) MS Office
3 5 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) MS Project
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.22%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 5 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.44%) FastStats
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.22%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.22%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 73 (15.94%) Office 365
2 26 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.71%) OpenShift
3 17 (3.71%) SaaS
4 10 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.66%) OneDrive
5 3 (0.66%) PaaS
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 178 (38.86%) Firewall
2 137 (29.91%) DNS
3 123 (26.86%) DHCP
4 111 (24.24%) SAN
5 91 (19.87%) VPN
6 80 (17.47%) TCP/IP
7 62 (13.54%) LAN
8 57 (12.45%) WAN
9 41 (8.95%) Internet
10 40 (8.73%) iSCSI
11 36 (7.86%) Cisco ASA
12 33 (7.21%) Cisco IOS
13 30 (6.55%) Cisco Nexus
14 28 (6.11%) VLAN
15 19 (4.15%) Fibre Channel
15 19 (4.15%) SNMP
16 17 (3.71%) Wireless
17 15 (3.28%) NAS
18 13 (2.84%) Cisco PIX
18 13 (2.84%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (33.41%) SQL Server
2 49 (10.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (7.86%) SQL Server 2014
4 31 (6.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (4.15%) MySQL
6 17 (3.71%) MongoDB
7 16 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (1.31%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.66%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.44%) MS Access
11 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.22%) DB2
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 17 (3.71%) TeamCity
2 9 (1.97%) JIRA
3 5 (1.09%) GitLab
3 5 (1.09%) MSI
3 5 (1.09%) Subversion
3 5 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.87%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.22%) Gradle
6 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.22%) Maven
6 1 (0.22%) Toad
6 1 (0.22%) Vagrant
General
1 77 (16.81%) Finance
2 27 (5.90%) Back Office
3 6 (1.31%) Local Government
4 5 (1.09%) Financial Institution
5 4 (0.87%) Publishing
5 4 (0.87%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.66%) Retail
7 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.44%) Legal
7 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.22%) Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Electronics
8 1 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 84 (18.34%) Analyst
2 83 (18.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 80 (17.47%) Support Engineer
4 76 (16.59%) Administrator
5 53 (11.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 52 (11.35%) Support Analyst
7 46 (10.04%) Systems Administrator
8 44 (9.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 44 (9.61%) Desktop Support
8 44 (9.61%) Infrastructure Support
9 43 (9.39%) IT Support
10 40 (8.73%) VMware Engineer
11 37 (8.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 34 (7.42%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
13 32 (6.99%) Desktop Engineer
14 29 (6.33%) IT Analyst
15 28 (6.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
16 27 (5.90%) Windows Engineer
17 26 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
17 26 (5.68%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.46%) .NET
2 17 (3.71%) AngularJS
2 17 (3.71%) ASP.NET
2 17 (3.71%) ASP.NET MVC
2 17 (3.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 17 (3.71%) ASP.NET Web API
2 17 (3.71%) KnockoutJS
2 17 (3.71%) MSMQ
2 17 (3.71%) RabbitMQ
2 17 (3.71%) RESTful
2 17 (3.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 17 (3.71%) WPF
3 11 (2.40%) Web Services
4 8 (1.75%) LAMP
5 5 (1.09%) Software Packaging
6 4 (0.87%) Sass
7 3 (0.66%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (0.44%) COM
8 2 (0.44%) HTML
8 2 (0.44%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 74 (16.16%) Clustering
2 54 (11.79%) Data Centre
3 36 (7.86%) EqualLogic
4 30 (6.55%) EMC VNX
5 20 (4.37%) Management Information System
6 16 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (1.97%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.97%) PKI
7 9 (1.97%) Replication
8 8 (1.75%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.53%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.31%) Cybercrime
10 6 (1.31%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (1.31%) EPoS
10 6 (1.31%) iPhone
10 6 (1.31%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.09%) CESG
11 5 (1.09%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.09%) Private Cloud
11 5 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 397 (86.68%) Windows
2 329 (71.83%) Windows Server
3 230 (50.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 195 (42.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 150 (32.75%) Linux
6 108 (23.58%) Windows 7
7 80 (17.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 53 (11.57%) Windows 10
9 29 (6.33%) Unix
10 28 (6.11%) Windows 8
11 26 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 24 (5.24%) CentOS
13 21 (4.59%) Android
14 16 (3.49%) Solaris
15 11 (2.40%) Apple iOS
15 11 (2.40%) Windows 2000 Server
15 11 (2.40%) Windows XP
16 9 (1.97%) AIX
17 7 (1.53%) Debian
17 7 (1.53%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (30.35%) ITIL
2 40 (8.73%) Service Management
3 38 (8.30%) Mentoring
4 37 (8.08%) Patch Management
5 29 (6.33%) Capacity Planning
6 27 (5.90%) Service Delivery
7 23 (5.02%) Project Management
8 21 (4.59%) Performance Tuning
9 20 (4.37%) Performance Monitoring
10 19 (4.15%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (4.15%) Incident Management
10 19 (4.15%) Kanban
10 19 (4.15%) Migration
10 19 (4.15%) Problem Management
11 18 (3.93%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (3.71%) Dependency Injection
12 17 (3.71%) Multithreading
12 17 (3.71%) MVC
12 17 (3.71%) TDD
12 17 (3.71%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 102 (22.27%) PowerShell
2 99 (21.62%) SQL
3 46 (10.04%) Ruby
4 44 (9.61%) Perl
5 37 (8.08%) Java
6 36 (7.86%) VBScript
7 35 (7.64%) Python
8 17 (3.71%) C#
8 17 (3.71%) F#
9 16 (3.49%) Bash Shell
10 12 (2.62%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.31%) C
11 6 (1.31%) VB
12 2 (0.44%) PHP
13 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 101 (22.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 79 (17.25%) MCSE
3 64 (13.97%) MCSA
4 40 (8.73%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (8.73%) MCITP
5 37 (8.08%) CCNA
6 27 (5.90%) Degree
7 23 (5.02%) MCP
7 23 (5.02%) MCTS
8 21 (4.59%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (4.37%) MCDST
10 17 (3.71%) Security Cleared
11 12 (2.62%) CCNP
11 12 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (2.18%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (1.97%) DV Cleared
14 8 (1.75%) CISSP
15 7 (1.53%) HP ASE
15 7 (1.53%) Network+ Certification
15 7 (1.53%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.11%) QA
2 21 (4.59%) SLA
3 10 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.87%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.87%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.44%) BS7799
5 2 (0.44%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 297 (64.85%) Active Directory
2 167 (36.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (27.07%) Hyper-V
4 110 (24.02%) vSphere
5 56 (12.23%) VMware ESXi
6 47 (10.26%) XenApp
7 41 (8.95%) VMware ESX
8 17 (3.71%) Terminal Services
9 15 (3.28%) Forefront TMG
9 15 (3.28%) VMware Workstation
10 13 (2.84%) XenDesktop
11 9 (1.97%) DFS Replication
12 7 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (1.53%) XenServer
13 5 (1.09%) Firmware
13 5 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.87%) Docker
14 4 (0.87%) ISA Server
15 3 (0.66%) NFS
15 3 (0.66%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 172 (37.55%) SCCM
2 70 (15.28%) Backup Exec
3 41 (8.95%) SCOM
4 36 (7.86%) Norton AntiVirus
5 33 (7.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 30 (6.55%) NetBackup
7 18 (3.93%) McAfee ePO
8 17 (3.71%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 17 (3.71%) Kibana
9 16 (3.49%) Nagios
10 15 (3.28%) MOM
11 14 (3.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 14 (3.06%) FortiGate
12 12 (2.62%) HP SIM
13 9 (1.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 6 (1.31%) SCDPM
15 5 (1.09%) Icinga
15 5 (1.09%) SELinux
15 5 (1.09%) Tivoli
16 4 (0.87%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 269 (58.73%) Microsoft
2 263 (57.42%) VMware
3 139 (30.35%) Cisco
4 116 (25.33%) Citrix
5 106 (23.14%) Dell
6 88 (19.21%) HP
7 67 (14.63%) NetApp
8 66 (14.41%) Symantec
9 60 (13.10%) Red Hat
10 48 (10.48%) Intel Security
10 48 (10.48%) Sophos
11 41 (8.95%) EMC
12 30 (6.55%) IBM
12 30 (6.55%) SolarWinds
13 29 (6.33%) Qualys
14 28 (6.11%) Avaya
15 27 (5.90%) Veeam
16 23 (5.02%) Juniper
17 19 (4.15%) Fortinet
18 15 (3.28%) AppSense
Tonbridge, Kent
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Waitrose
Salary: £37,000 - £52,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Whyteleafe, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
VIT
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum Normal business hours 37.5 hrs/week
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, training etc
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Bemnefitys Pack
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £31000.00 - £35600.00 per annum + Pension & Fantastic benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £22511 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Holborn, London
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 23 days ago