The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 607 614 699
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +85
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 270 237 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.95% 3.70% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 222 203 156
Average salary £36,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.11% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £26,900 £24,375
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £41,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-20.73% +18.84%
Systems Management Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
6837 6402 5666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.25% 6.29% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5488 5152 4688
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
WSUS
UK

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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 -15 132 £42,500 -1.73% 5
South East -31 54 £33,500 -23.86% 7
South West -3 26 £27,000 -10.00% 2
West Midlands 0 13 £30,500 -17.56% 1
East of England -7 11 £45,000 +59.29% 1
East Midlands -12 11 £32,500 -30.10% 1
Yorkshire -22 10 £45,000 +60.71% 3
North West +7 7 £22,000 -45.00% 1
North East - 4 £30,500 - 1
WSUS
UK

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 572 (94.08%) Windows
2 427 (70.23%) Microsoft
3 412 (67.76%) Active Directory
4 322 (52.96%) VMware
5 301 (49.51%) DNS
6 282 (46.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 264 (43.42%) VMware Infrastructure
8 225 (37.01%) MS Excel
9 224 (36.84%) DHCP
10 217 (35.69%) MS Exchange
11 216 (35.53%) SCCM
12 212 (34.87%) Windows Server 2003
13 201 (33.06%) Citrix
14 191 (31.41%) ITIL
15 180 (29.61%) Windows 7
16 165 (27.14%) HP
17 163 (26.81%) Cisco
17 163 (26.81%) SAN
18 160 (26.32%) SQL
19 152 (25.00%) Firewall
20 150 (24.67%) Hyper-V
21 149 (24.51%) MS Office
22 141 (23.19%) TCP/IP
23 137 (22.53%) SQL Server
24 131 (21.55%) Windows Server 2012
25 129 (21.22%) PowerShell
26 126 (20.72%) IIS
27 119 (19.57%) Symantec
28 117 (19.24%) Linux
29 111 (18.26%) Dell

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 (35.69%) MS Exchange
2 126 (20.72%) IIS
3 98 (16.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 76 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 69 (11.35%) SharePoint
6 61 (10.03%) Lync
7 56 (9.21%) Apache
8 53 (8.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 49 (8.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 37 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2003
11 21 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2000
12 18 (2.96%) Tomcat
13 11 (1.81%) Moodle
14 8 (1.32%) SAS
15 7 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
16 5 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
17 4 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
17 4 (0.66%) WordPress
18 3 (0.49%) Office Communications Server
19 2 (0.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 225 (37.01%) MS Excel
2 149 (24.51%) MS Office
3 19 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.97%) Eikon
2 9 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.33%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.29%) Office 365
2 15 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.33%) SaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 301 (49.51%) DNS
2 224 (36.84%) DHCP
3 163 (26.81%) SAN
4 152 (25.00%) Firewall
5 141 (23.19%) TCP/IP
6 99 (16.28%) LAN
7 86 (14.14%) VPN
8 83 (13.65%) WAN
9 69 (11.35%) SSL
10 52 (8.55%) HTTP
11 47 (7.73%) Wireless
12 36 (5.92%) VLAN
13 33 (5.43%) NAS
14 27 (4.44%) iSCSI
14 27 (4.44%) IPv4
15 26 (4.28%) VoIP
16 24 (3.95%) SNMP
16 24 (3.95%) FTP
17 23 (3.78%) Cisco ASA
18 17 (2.80%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (22.53%) SQL Server
2 42 (6.91%) MySQL
3 39 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (6.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 27 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (3.45%) NoSQL
6 15 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (2.47%) MongoDB
6 15 (2.47%) Redis
7 13 (2.14%) MariaDB
8 6 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.49%) PowerCenter
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.33%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.33%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.16%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (4.61%) MSI
2 8 (1.32%) AdminStudio
3 6 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.16%) WebLOAD
5 1 (0.16%) JIRA
General
1 90 (14.80%) Finance
2 24 (3.95%) Publishing
3 20 (3.29%) Telecoms
4 17 (2.80%) French Language
5 13 (2.14%) Banking
6 9 (1.48%) Back Office
6 9 (1.48%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.15%) Advertising
8 5 (0.82%) Spanish Language
8 5 (0.82%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.49%) Legal
10 3 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.49%) Local Government
11 2 (0.33%) Marketing
12 1 (0.16%) Electronics
12 1 (0.16%) Front Office
12 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.16%) Automotive
12 1 (0.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 134 (22.04%) Support Engineer
2 87 (14.31%) Analyst
3 63 (10.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 59 (9.70%) Support Analyst
5 57 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 52 (8.55%) Systems Engineer
7 47 (7.73%) Server Engineer
8 44 (7.24%) Administrator
9 38 (6.25%) IT Support
10 36 (5.92%) Systems Administrator
10 36 (5.92%) Desktop Engineer
11 31 (5.10%) Server Support
12 30 (4.93%) 2nd Line Support
13 28 (4.61%) Technical Support
14 26 (4.28%) Server Support Engineer
14 26 (4.28%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 25 (4.11%) Consultant
16 24 (3.95%) Windows Engineer
17 21 (3.45%) Desktop Support
17 21 (3.45%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.95%) .NET
2 20 (3.29%) Application Packaging
3 16 (2.63%) Software Packaging
3 16 (2.63%) Web Services
4 15 (2.47%) RabbitMQ
5 13 (2.14%) MSMQ
6 12 (1.97%) LAMP
6 12 (1.97%) COM
7 7 (1.15%) Rendezvous
8 6 (0.99%) HTML
9 4 (0.66%) XML
9 4 (0.66%) CSS
10 2 (0.33%) HTML5
11 1 (0.16%) DCOM
11 1 (0.16%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 108 (17.76%) Clustering
2 46 (7.57%) Replication
3 41 (6.74%) Blackberry
4 34 (5.59%) Management Information System
5 18 (2.96%) Client/Server
6 14 (2.30%) Hedge funds
6 14 (2.30%) Open Source
7 9 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.15%) VLE
8 7 (1.15%) Statistics
9 6 (0.99%) EqualLogic
9 6 (0.99%) Wiki
9 6 (0.99%) Firmware
10 4 (0.66%) Biotechnology
11 3 (0.49%) Equities
11 3 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.33%) PKI
12 2 (0.33%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.33%) iPad
12 2 (0.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 572 (94.08%) Windows
2 282 (46.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 212 (34.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 180 (29.61%) Windows 7
5 131 (21.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 117 (19.24%) Linux
7 63 (10.36%) Windows XP
8 62 (10.20%) Windows 8
9 36 (5.92%) Windows 2000 Server
10 27 (4.44%) Windows Vista
11 17 (2.80%) Mac OS X
12 15 (2.47%) UNIX
13 11 (1.81%) Windows 2000
14 10 (1.64%) Debian
15 9 (1.48%) Solaris
16 8 (1.32%) Ubuntu
16 8 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 4 (0.66%) CentOS
18 3 (0.49%) Android
19 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (31.41%) ITIL
2 70 (11.51%) Service Delivery
3 55 (9.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 42 (6.91%) Load Balancing
5 41 (6.74%) Problem Management
6 40 (6.58%) Migration
7 39 (6.41%) Service Management
8 36 (5.92%) Project Management
8 36 (5.92%) Change Control
9 34 (5.59%) ITIL V3
9 34 (5.59%) Server Monitoring
10 32 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
11 31 (5.10%) Operations Management
12 25 (4.11%) Incident Management
12 25 (4.11%) Performance Tuning
13 23 (3.78%) Time Management
13 23 (3.78%) Change Management
14 21 (3.45%) Configuration Management
15 20 (3.29%) Asset Management
16 19 (3.13%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 160 (26.32%) SQL
2 129 (21.22%) PowerShell
3 47 (7.73%) VB
4 31 (5.10%) VBScript
5 24 (3.95%) Bash Shell
6 21 (3.45%) Perl
7 19 (3.13%) Ruby
8 17 (2.80%) PHP
8 17 (2.80%) C#
9 13 (2.14%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.32%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.15%) Java
12 6 (0.99%) C
13 4 (0.66%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.33%) PowerHouse
14 2 (0.33%) R
Qualifications
1 107 (17.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (9.87%) MCSE
3 57 (9.38%) Degree
4 56 (9.21%) Security Cleared
5 48 (7.89%) SC Cleared
6 46 (7.57%) CCNA
6 46 (7.57%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (5.10%) MCTS
7 31 (5.10%) MCITP
7 31 (5.10%) Citrix Certification
8 27 (4.44%) DV Cleared
8 27 (4.44%) MCP
8 27 (4.44%) MCSA
9 26 (4.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 25 (4.11%) CCA
11 10 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 9 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.99%) CCNP
13 6 (0.99%) HND
14 4 (0.66%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (9.05%) SLA
2 15 (2.47%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.32%) QA
4 5 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.49%) COBIT
6 2 (0.33%) BS7799
6 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.16%) DICOM
System Software
1 412 (67.76%) Active Directory
2 264 (43.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 150 (24.67%) Hyper-V
4 84 (13.82%) vSphere
5 79 (12.99%) XenDesktop
6 77 (12.66%) XenApp
7 51 (8.39%) VMware ESXi
8 46 (7.57%) VMware ESX
9 43 (7.07%) Microsoft App-V
10 40 (6.58%) Terminal Services
11 35 (5.76%) XenServer
12 28 (4.61%) Forefront TMG
13 18 (2.96%) ISA Server
14 15 (2.47%) VMware Workstation
15 13 (2.14%) UAG
16 12 (1.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 11 (1.81%) Terminal Server
18 10 (1.64%) IAG
19 9 (1.48%) MetaFrame
20 8 (1.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 216 (35.53%) SCCM
2 92 (15.13%) SCOM
3 85 (13.98%) Backup Exec
4 41 (6.74%) Norton AntiVirus
5 36 (5.92%) Nagios
6 31 (5.10%) NetBackup
7 27 (4.44%) EMC NetWorker
8 19 (3.13%) Puppet
8 19 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
9 18 (2.96%) Cacti
10 17 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
11 14 (2.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 14 (2.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 12 (1.97%) HP SIM
13 11 (1.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 10 (1.64%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 7 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 5 (0.82%) SCDPM
16 5 (0.82%) Tivoli
16 5 (0.82%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 427 (70.23%) Microsoft
2 322 (52.96%) VMware
3 201 (33.06%) Citrix
4 165 (27.14%) HP
5 163 (26.81%) Cisco
6 119 (19.57%) Symantec
7 111 (18.26%) Dell
8 39 (6.41%) Juniper
9 37 (6.09%) EMC
10 36 (5.92%) Altiris
10 36 (5.92%) SolarWinds
11 34 (5.59%) NetApp
12 33 (5.43%) McAfee
12 33 (5.43%) Veeam
13 25 (4.11%) AppSense
14 22 (3.62%) CommVault
14 22 (3.62%) Reuters
14 22 (3.62%) Bloomberg
15 20 (3.29%) Apple
15 20 (3.29%) CheckPoint
Liverpool, Merseyside
Quindell Plc - Metaskil
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
SDL Plc
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £34907 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £34907 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 per annum + Car + Unbelievable package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum + Car/Allowance + too many to mention
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Michael Page Technology
Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £20800 per annum + 20% shift allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrow
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: 22k - 25k PA, Dependant on Experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 8 days ago
Norwich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 21 days ago
North Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago