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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 584 566 599
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +33
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 283 303 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.28% 5.02% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 203 260 252
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,834
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -3.62%
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
6616 6035 5780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.70% 6.31% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5373 4787 4706
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -8 110 £42,500 +1.19% 12
South East -35 85 £38,500 +2.66% 8
North West +3 23 £32,000 +10.34% 1
East of England -13 21 £40,000 +11.88% 2
West Midlands 0 15 £37,500 - 1
Yorkshire -21 12 £30,000 +9.09% 4
South West -25 12 £41,500 +99.51% 3
East Midlands +26 9 £37,500 +53.06% 1
WSUS
UK

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 475 (93.69%) Windows
2 340 (67.06%) Active Directory
3 336 (66.27%) VMware
4 332 (65.48%) Microsoft
5 282 (55.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 275 (54.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 217 (42.80%) MS Exchange
8 211 (41.62%) DNS
9 184 (36.29%) DHCP
10 179 (35.31%) Windows Server 2003
11 168 (33.14%) SCCM
12 155 (30.57%) Citrix
13 153 (30.18%) ITIL
14 141 (27.81%) MS Excel
15 139 (27.42%) Windows 7
16 127 (25.05%) TCP/IP
16 127 (25.05%) Windows Server 2012
17 124 (24.46%) Firewall
18 122 (24.06%) LAN
19 119 (23.47%) WAN
20 118 (23.27%) HP
20 118 (23.27%) Exchange Server 2010
21 117 (23.08%) Linux
22 116 (22.88%) SAN
23 108 (21.30%) MS Office
23 108 (21.30%) vSphere
24 106 (20.91%) Cisco
25 102 (20.12%) Hyper-V
26 95 (18.74%) Symantec
27 94 (18.54%) SQL

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
1 217 (42.80%) MS Exchange
2 118 (23.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 59 (11.64%) IIS
4 50 (9.86%) SharePoint
5 49 (9.66%) Lync
6 45 (8.88%) Apache
7 43 (8.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 29 (5.72%) Tomcat
9 28 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2007
10 23 (4.54%) Exchange Server 2013
11 20 (3.94%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.59%) MS Project Server
14 3 (0.59%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.39%) GlassFish
16 1 (0.20%) Joomla!
16 1 (0.20%) Drupal
Applications
1 141 (27.81%) MS Excel
2 108 (21.30%) MS Office
3 5 (0.99%) PowerPivot
4 4 (0.79%) MS Project
5 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.59%) Eikon
1 3 (0.59%) Front Arena
2 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Line 50
3 1 (0.20%) SAP CCM
3 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.52%) Office 365
2 6 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.20%) SaaS
4 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 211 (41.62%) DNS
2 184 (36.29%) DHCP
3 127 (25.05%) TCP/IP
4 124 (24.46%) Firewall
5 122 (24.06%) LAN
6 119 (23.47%) WAN
7 116 (22.88%) SAN
8 69 (13.61%) VPN
9 49 (9.66%) iSCSI
10 39 (7.69%) LDAP
11 37 (7.30%) SNMP
12 31 (6.11%) VoIP
13 29 (5.72%) NAS
13 29 (5.72%) Wireless
13 29 (5.72%) MPLS
14 26 (5.13%) VLAN
15 21 (4.14%) MRTG
16 19 (3.75%) SSL
17 18 (3.55%) Internet
18 15 (2.96%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (18.15%) SQL Server
2 39 (7.69%) MySQL
3 26 (5.13%) MongoDB
4 23 (4.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.38%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.20%) QlikView
12 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.20%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (2.37%) AdminStudio
2 5 (0.99%) Wise Package Studio
2 5 (0.99%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.59%) WinDbg
5 2 (0.39%) MSI
5 2 (0.39%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 57 (11.24%) Finance
2 29 (5.72%) Telecoms
3 26 (5.13%) Banking
4 18 (3.55%) Back Office
4 18 (3.55%) Advertising
5 12 (2.37%) Legal
6 8 (1.58%) Billing
6 8 (1.58%) Marketing
7 6 (1.18%) Retail
7 6 (1.18%) French Language
8 4 (0.79%) Law
9 3 (0.59%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.59%) Publishing
9 3 (0.59%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.39%) Front Office
10 2 (0.39%) Electronics
10 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.39%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 127 (25.05%) Support Engineer
2 85 (16.77%) Analyst
3 49 (9.66%) Support Analyst
4 46 (9.07%) 2nd Line Support
5 45 (8.88%) Systems Engineer
6 44 (8.68%) 3rd Line Support
7 41 (8.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 39 (7.69%) Administrator
9 34 (6.71%) Systems Administrator
10 30 (5.92%) IT Support
11 27 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 27 (5.33%) Wintel Support
11 27 (5.33%) Desktop Support
12 26 (5.13%) Technical Support
13 22 (4.34%) Server Engineer
13 22 (4.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 20 (3.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
14 20 (3.94%) Desktop Engineer
14 20 (3.94%) Team Leader
14 20 (3.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.33%) Application Packaging
2 18 (3.55%) RabbitMQ
3 10 (1.97%) Web Services
4 8 (1.58%) HTML
5 6 (1.18%) .NET
5 6 (1.18%) LAMP
6 5 (0.99%) J2EE
7 4 (0.79%) JSP
7 4 (0.79%) XML
8 3 (0.59%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.39%) COM
9 2 (0.39%) CSS
9 2 (0.39%) WAP
9 2 (0.39%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.20%) Middleware
10 1 (0.20%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 66 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (9.47%) Clustering
3 43 (8.48%) Blackberry
4 32 (6.31%) Replication
5 30 (5.92%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.55%) Streaming Video
6 18 (3.55%) CESG
7 11 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
8 9 (1.78%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.38%) EqualLogic
9 7 (1.38%) Fat Client
9 7 (1.38%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.38%) Thin Client
10 6 (1.18%) PDA
11 5 (0.99%) Hedge funds
11 5 (0.99%) Life Science
11 5 (0.99%) iPhone
11 5 (0.99%) Equities
12 4 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 475 (93.69%) Windows
2 282 (55.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 179 (35.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 139 (27.42%) Windows 7
5 127 (25.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 117 (23.08%) Linux
7 60 (11.83%) Windows 8
8 50 (9.86%) Windows XP
9 36 (7.10%) CentOS
10 23 (4.54%) Windows Vista
11 18 (3.55%) Solaris
12 15 (2.96%) UNIX
13 14 (2.76%) Android
14 13 (2.56%) Mac OS X
15 10 (1.97%) Apple iOS
15 10 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 9 (1.78%) Windows 2000 Server
16 9 (1.78%) Windows 2000
17 5 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
18 2 (0.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (30.18%) ITIL
2 65 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 49 (9.66%) Configuration Management
4 40 (7.89%) Change Management
5 35 (6.90%) Service Management
6 34 (6.71%) Performance Tuning
7 33 (6.51%) Migration
8 30 (5.92%) Load Balancing
9 27 (5.33%) Time Management
10 24 (4.73%) BCP
10 24 (4.73%) Business Continuity
11 23 (4.54%) Project Management
12 22 (4.34%) Performance Monitoring
12 22 (4.34%) Capacity Planning
12 22 (4.34%) Asset Management
13 18 (3.55%) DRM
13 18 (3.55%) Problem Management
14 14 (2.76%) Line Management
14 14 (2.76%) ERP
14 14 (2.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 94 (18.54%) SQL
2 72 (14.20%) PowerShell
3 32 (6.31%) VBScript
4 30 (5.92%) Perl
4 30 (5.92%) Java
5 27 (5.33%) Bash Shell
6 11 (2.17%) VB
7 8 (1.58%) C
7 8 (1.58%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.79%) PHP
8 4 (0.79%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.20%) Winbatch
9 1 (0.20%) Python
9 1 (0.20%) C#
9 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 93 (18.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (13.02%) MCSE
3 38 (7.50%) Security Cleared
4 36 (7.10%) SC Cleared
5 34 (6.71%) Degree
6 33 (6.51%) MCSA
7 32 (6.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 31 (6.11%) MCITP
9 23 (4.54%) MCP
10 15 (2.96%) CCNA
10 15 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (2.56%) DV Cleared
12 11 (2.17%) MCTS
12 11 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 10 (1.97%) VCP4
14 7 (1.38%) HND
15 6 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.79%) CISSP
16 4 (0.79%) MCDST
17 3 (0.59%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.50%) SLA
2 6 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (1.18%) QA
3 5 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.59%) COBIT
System Software
1 340 (67.06%) Active Directory
2 275 (54.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 108 (21.30%) vSphere
4 102 (20.12%) Hyper-V
5 64 (12.62%) XenApp
6 43 (8.48%) VMware ESX
7 39 (7.69%) XenDesktop
8 35 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
9 33 (6.51%) XenServer
10 24 (4.73%) Microsoft App-V
11 16 (3.16%) NFS
11 16 (3.16%) VMware Workstation
12 15 (2.96%) Firmware
13 10 (1.97%) ISA Server
14 7 (1.38%) Terminal Services
15 6 (1.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 4 (0.79%) DFS Replication
16 4 (0.79%) Xen
16 4 (0.79%) KVM
16 4 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 168 (33.14%) SCCM
2 81 (15.98%) Backup Exec
3 68 (13.41%) SCOM
4 42 (8.28%) Nagios
5 37 (7.30%) NetBackup
6 36 (7.10%) McAfee ePO
7 34 (6.71%) Norton AntiVirus
8 24 (4.73%) SELinux
9 21 (4.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 21 (4.14%) Icinga
10 17 (3.35%) SCVMM
11 13 (2.56%) HP SIM
12 12 (2.37%) EMC NetWorker
13 10 (1.97%) MOM
14 8 (1.58%) WhatsUp Gold
15 7 (1.38%) Puppet
15 7 (1.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 7 (1.38%) WMI
16 6 (1.18%) Tivoli
16 6 (1.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 336 (66.27%) VMware
2 332 (65.48%) Microsoft
3 155 (30.57%) Citrix
4 118 (23.27%) HP
5 106 (20.91%) Cisco
6 95 (18.74%) Symantec
7 66 (13.02%) Dell
8 62 (12.23%) Red Hat
9 58 (11.44%) McAfee
10 45 (8.88%) NetApp
11 41 (8.09%) EMC
12 37 (7.30%) Sophos
13 32 (6.31%) CommVault
14 28 (5.52%) SolarWinds
15 27 (5.33%) LANDesk
16 23 (4.54%) Oracle
16 23 (4.54%) CheckPoint
17 17 (3.35%) Altiris
17 17 (3.35%) Avaya
18 15 (2.96%) Lumension
London
Code Red Associates
Salary: £45k - £50k
Posted: Yesterday
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £32500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire/Somerset
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
Proteus Europe
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £65k - 85k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £65k - 80k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £28000.00 - £31000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £3000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-35k base + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 23000 - 25000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago