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

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 606 685 683
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -2
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 302 255 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.83% 3.31% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 261 219 231
Median salary £42,500 £40,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.59% +7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,850 £26,125
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,300 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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
7891 7706 7609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 8.61% 7.52% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6518 6233 6124
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +88 116 £52,500 +10.52% 7
South East +22 92 £44,500 +4.70% 6
West Midlands +13 29 £35,000 +3.70% 1
South West -5 19 £33,250 -14.74% 3
Yorkshire +42 16 £33,000 +8.19%
East of England +33 16 £31,250 -10.71% 3
North West +9 14 £38,750 +3.33% 1
East Midlands +6 2 £17,000 -44.26%
WSUS
UK

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (88.32%) Windows
2 386 (70.44%) Windows Server
3 375 (68.43%) Active Directory
4 319 (58.21%) Microsoft
5 298 (54.38%) VMware
6 242 (44.16%) SCCM
7 218 (39.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 214 (39.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 200 (36.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 176 (32.12%) Hyper-V
11 167 (30.47%) ITIL
12 165 (30.11%) MS Exchange
13 163 (29.74%) Linux
13 163 (29.74%) Cisco
14 159 (29.01%) DNS
15 157 (28.65%) Firewall
16 145 (26.46%) Citrix
17 138 (25.18%) DHCP
18 134 (24.45%) Windows Server 2003
19 129 (23.54%) SQL Server
19 129 (23.54%) PowerShell
20 128 (23.36%) Windows 7
21 122 (22.26%) MS Office
22 107 (19.53%) Microsoft Certification
22 107 (19.53%) vSphere
23 105 (19.16%) SAN
24 99 (18.07%) MS Excel
24 99 (18.07%) Office 365
25 98 (17.88%) VPN
26 87 (15.88%) 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
1 165 (30.11%) MS Exchange
2 62 (11.31%) SharePoint
3 60 (10.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 54 (9.85%) IIS
5 53 (9.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 33 (6.02%) Skype for Business
7 25 (4.56%) IBM Notes
8 24 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 22 (4.01%) IBM Domino
10 21 (3.83%) Elasticsearch
11 13 (2.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 8 (1.46%) Apache
13 7 (1.28%) nginx
14 5 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
16 3 (0.55%) CMS
16 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
17 2 (0.36%) Drupal
18 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
18 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 122 (22.26%) MS Office
2 99 (18.07%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.46%) Eikon
2 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.36%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 99 (18.07%) Office 365
2 43 (7.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (5.29%) SaaS
4 28 (5.11%) OpenShift
5 13 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (1.46%) OneDrive
7 5 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 159 (29.01%) DNS
2 157 (28.65%) Firewall
3 138 (25.18%) DHCP
4 105 (19.16%) SAN
5 98 (17.88%) VPN
6 87 (15.88%) TCP/IP
7 59 (10.77%) LAN
8 48 (8.76%) WAN
9 36 (6.57%) Internet
10 28 (5.11%) Cisco IOS
11 27 (4.93%) Wireless
12 26 (4.74%) VLAN
13 24 (4.38%) Cisco ASA
14 22 (4.01%) Cisco Nexus
15 21 (3.83%) VoIP
16 19 (3.47%) ADSL
17 18 (3.28%) iSCSI
18 14 (2.55%) Skype
19 13 (2.37%) Cisco PIX
20 12 (2.19%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (23.54%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.20%) SQL Server 2014
3 30 (5.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (4.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (3.65%) MongoDB
6 19 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (1.82%) MySQL
8 6 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (1.09%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.36%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (3.65%) TeamCity
2 13 (2.37%) MSI
3 8 (1.46%) InstallShield
3 8 (1.46%) WinDbg
4 7 (1.28%) JIRA
5 6 (1.09%) GitLab
6 3 (0.55%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.18%) GoCD
8 1 (0.18%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.18%) Subversion
8 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
General
1 84 (15.33%) Finance
2 21 (3.83%) Legal
3 17 (3.10%) Back Office
4 14 (2.55%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.37%) Retail
6 6 (1.09%) Law
6 6 (1.09%) Local Government
7 4 (0.73%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.73%) Publishing
8 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.18%) Games
9 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 116 (21.17%) Analyst
2 102 (18.61%) Support Engineer
3 88 (16.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 85 (15.51%) 3rd Line Support
5 66 (12.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 64 (11.68%) Desktop Support
7 59 (10.77%) Support Analyst
8 51 (9.31%) Administrator
9 45 (8.21%) IT Support
10 43 (7.85%) Infrastructure Support
11 40 (7.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 39 (7.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 37 (6.75%) IT Analyst
13 37 (6.75%) SCCM Engineer
14 36 (6.57%) Desktop Engineer
14 36 (6.57%) Systems Engineer
14 36 (6.57%) Windows Engineer
15 34 (6.20%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
16 33 (6.02%) Server Engineer
17 30 (5.47%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.01%) .NET
2 20 (3.65%) AngularJS
2 20 (3.65%) ASP.NET
2 20 (3.65%) ASP.NET MVC
2 20 (3.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 20 (3.65%) ASP.NET Web API
2 20 (3.65%) KnockoutJS
2 20 (3.65%) MSMQ
2 20 (3.65%) Node.js
2 20 (3.65%) RabbitMQ
2 20 (3.65%) RESTful
2 20 (3.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 20 (3.65%) WPF
3 18 (3.28%) Web Services
4 16 (2.92%) JSON
5 15 (2.74%) SOAP
6 5 (0.91%) HTML
6 5 (0.91%) XML
7 4 (0.73%) Software Packaging
8 3 (0.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 82 (14.96%) Data Centre
2 64 (11.68%) Clustering
3 21 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (3.47%) EMC VNX
5 17 (3.10%) EqualLogic
6 16 (2.92%) Management Information System
7 14 (2.55%) Blackberry
7 14 (2.55%) Driving Licence
8 13 (2.37%) EPoS
8 13 (2.37%) Smartphone
9 10 (1.82%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
10 9 (1.64%) Mathematics
11 8 (1.46%) Replication
11 8 (1.46%) User Experience
12 6 (1.09%) Cybercrime
12 6 (1.09%) iPhone
13 5 (0.91%) Biotechnology
13 5 (0.91%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.91%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 484 (88.32%) Windows
2 386 (70.44%) Windows Server
3 218 (39.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 214 (39.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 163 (29.74%) Linux
6 134 (24.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 128 (23.36%) Windows 7
8 71 (12.96%) Windows 10
9 36 (6.57%) Windows 8
10 30 (5.47%) Android
11 26 (4.74%) Unix
12 23 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 22 (4.01%) Apple iOS
14 15 (2.74%) Solaris
15 12 (2.19%) Mac OS X
15 12 (2.19%) Windows 2000 Server
16 11 (2.01%) Mac OS
17 10 (1.82%) CentOS
17 10 (1.82%) Windows XP
18 9 (1.64%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (30.47%) ITIL
2 52 (9.49%) Service Management
3 38 (6.93%) Service Delivery
4 37 (6.75%) Patch Management
5 35 (6.39%) Virtual Environments
6 34 (6.20%) Performance Monitoring
7 32 (5.84%) Capacity Planning
8 30 (5.47%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (5.29%) Project Management
10 28 (5.11%) Change Management
11 26 (4.74%) Incident Management
12 25 (4.56%) Problem Management
13 24 (4.38%) DevOps
13 24 (4.38%) Mentoring
14 22 (4.01%) Migration
15 21 (3.83%) Kanban
16 20 (3.65%) Dependency Injection
16 20 (3.65%) Multithreading
16 20 (3.65%) MVC
16 20 (3.65%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 129 (23.54%) PowerShell
2 61 (11.13%) SQL
3 55 (10.04%) VBScript
4 42 (7.66%) Perl
4 42 (7.66%) Python
5 39 (7.12%) Ruby
6 26 (4.74%) Bash Shell
7 21 (3.83%) Java
8 20 (3.65%) C#
8 20 (3.65%) F#
9 14 (2.55%) VB
10 10 (1.82%) C
11 7 (1.28%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.36%) PHP
13 1 (0.18%) AWK
13 1 (0.18%) Korn
13 1 (0.18%) sed
Qualifications
1 107 (19.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 79 (14.42%) MCSE
3 62 (11.31%) MCSA
4 50 (9.12%) Degree
5 43 (7.85%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (7.66%) Security Cleared
7 40 (7.30%) ITIL Certification
8 35 (6.39%) CCNA
9 28 (5.11%) MCITP
10 20 (3.65%) DV Cleared
11 19 (3.47%) SC Cleared
12 16 (2.92%) MCP
13 15 (2.74%) MCTS
14 12 (2.19%) MCDST
15 11 (2.01%) Citrix Certification
16 8 (1.46%) CCNP
17 5 (0.91%) CISSP
17 5 (0.91%) NCDA
18 4 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 3 (0.55%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.85%) SLA
2 17 (3.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 16 (2.92%) QA
4 15 (2.74%) HIPAA
5 9 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.55%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.55%) SSAE 16
7 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 375 (68.43%) Active Directory
2 200 (36.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 176 (32.12%) Hyper-V
4 107 (19.53%) vSphere
5 56 (10.22%) XenApp
6 51 (9.31%) VMware ESXi
7 49 (8.94%) VMware ESX
8 31 (5.66%) Virtual Desktop
9 30 (5.47%) Microsoft App-V
10 26 (4.74%) Terminal Services
11 19 (3.47%) Virtual Servers
12 16 (2.92%) Virtual Machines
13 14 (2.55%) Forefront TMG
13 14 (2.55%) VMware Workstation
14 12 (2.19%) XenDesktop
15 11 (2.01%) DFS Replication
16 9 (1.64%) ISA Server
17 7 (1.28%) vCloud
18 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 4 (0.73%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 242 (44.16%) SCCM
2 51 (9.31%) Backup Exec
3 50 (9.12%) SCOM
4 38 (6.93%) NetBackup
5 36 (6.57%) Kibana
6 34 (6.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 33 (6.02%) Norton AntiVirus
8 27 (4.93%) McAfee ePO
9 20 (3.65%) AirWatch
9 20 (3.65%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 18 (3.28%) FortiGate
11 15 (2.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 15 (2.74%) WMI
12 14 (2.55%) MOM
13 12 (2.19%) Sysprep
14 10 (1.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 9 (1.64%) Perfmon
15 9 (1.64%) Simpana
15 9 (1.64%) ThinApp
16 8 (1.46%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 319 (58.21%) Microsoft
2 298 (54.38%) VMware
3 163 (29.74%) Cisco
4 145 (26.46%) Citrix
5 82 (14.96%) HP
6 78 (14.23%) Dell
7 68 (12.41%) Intel Security
8 62 (11.31%) Symantec
9 59 (10.77%) NetApp
10 48 (8.76%) Red Hat
11 42 (7.66%) IBM
12 40 (7.30%) EMC
13 32 (5.84%) Qualys
13 32 (5.84%) Sophos
14 31 (5.66%) Acronis
14 31 (5.66%) Avaya
15 26 (4.74%) CommVault
16 19 (3.47%) AppSense
17 18 (3.28%) Juniper
18 16 (2.92%) ServiceNow
London
Capita plc
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £28,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus, Training Bursary, Pensi
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus, Training Bursary, Pensi
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Edmond De Rothschild Ltd
Salary: 10% employer pension, private health, life insurance.
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Brentwood
Montash Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Brentwood
Montash Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucester
CGI IT UK
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
North Herts / South Beds
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £28 - £30.5k + Good benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
North Herts / South Beds
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £28 - £30.5k + Good benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Union Street
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum salary is dependent upon experience
Posted: 23 days ago