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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 627 582 633
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +51
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 239 349 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.32% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.41% 5.02% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 199 300 185
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,627
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,950 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £59,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
7009 6956 6177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.96% 6.30% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5660 5625 4881
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -35 92 £36,250 -14.70% 11
South East +27 78 £37,500 - 8
South West -21 21 £37,250 +33.03% 9
East of England +25 17 £35,000 +3.70% 5
North West +8 9 £40,000 -3.03% 5
Yorkshire +5 9 £35,661 +27.36% 3
West Midlands -54 7 £29,500 -21.33% 3
East Midlands +11 5 £39,000 +20.00%
North East -5 2 £25,000 -3.84% 1
WSUS
UK

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 488 (96.25%) Windows
2 379 (74.75%) Active Directory
3 354 (69.82%) Microsoft
4 312 (61.54%) VMware
5 276 (54.44%) MS Exchange
6 259 (51.08%) DNS
7 244 (48.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 237 (46.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 228 (44.97%) DHCP
10 184 (36.29%) TCP/IP
11 179 (35.31%) SCCM
12 167 (32.94%) Citrix
12 167 (32.94%) LAN
13 166 (32.74%) Windows Server 2012
14 155 (30.57%) Firewall
15 151 (29.78%) Windows 7
16 145 (28.60%) Exchange Server 2010
17 144 (28.40%) SAN
18 141 (27.81%) Cisco
19 137 (27.02%) WAN
20 134 (26.43%) MS Excel
21 129 (25.44%) HP
22 126 (24.85%) MS Office
23 120 (23.67%) Windows Server 2003
24 117 (23.08%) ITIL
25 114 (22.49%) SQL Server
26 102 (20.12%) Microsoft Certification
27 96 (18.93%) Symantec
28 94 (18.54%) SQL
29 87 (17.16%) Hyper-V

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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
1 276 (54.44%) MS Exchange
2 145 (28.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 64 (12.62%) SharePoint
4 57 (11.24%) Lync
5 54 (10.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 52 (10.26%) IIS
7 26 (5.13%) Tomcat
8 25 (4.93%) Apache
9 24 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2007
10 21 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2013
11 20 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.99%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.39%) Umbraco
15 2 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
16 1 (0.20%) Office Communications Server
16 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 134 (26.43%) MS Excel
2 126 (24.85%) MS Office
3 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.59%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.59%) SAP CCM
1 3 (0.59%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Front Arena
3 1 (0.20%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 39 (7.69%) Office 365
2 6 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.59%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.20%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 259 (51.08%) DNS
2 228 (44.97%) DHCP
3 184 (36.29%) TCP/IP
4 167 (32.94%) LAN
5 155 (30.57%) Firewall
6 144 (28.40%) SAN
7 137 (27.02%) WAN
8 64 (12.62%) VPN
9 48 (9.47%) iSCSI
10 40 (7.89%) VoIP
11 34 (6.71%) LDAP
12 29 (5.72%) VLAN
13 28 (5.52%) MPLS
14 27 (5.33%) NAS
15 24 (4.73%) SNMP
16 21 (4.14%) MRTG
17 20 (3.94%) DSL
18 19 (3.75%) SSL
19 18 (3.55%) Cisco ASA
20 16 (3.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (22.49%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.33%) MySQL
3 24 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (4.54%) MongoDB
5 18 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (3.16%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (0.99%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.39%) QlikView
11 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.20%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (2.96%) MSI
2 11 (2.17%) InstallShield
3 9 (1.78%) JIRA
4 4 (0.79%) WinDbg
5 3 (0.59%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 66 (13.02%) Finance
2 30 (5.92%) Telecoms
3 20 (3.94%) Back Office
4 13 (2.56%) Banking
5 9 (1.78%) Law
6 7 (1.38%) Legal
7 6 (1.18%) Advertising
7 6 (1.18%) Front Office
7 6 (1.18%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.18%) Billing
8 5 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.99%) Retail
9 4 (0.79%) Publishing
9 4 (0.79%) Games
9 4 (0.79%) Online Betting
10 3 (0.59%) Electronics
11 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.39%) Local Government
11 2 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 117 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 93 (18.34%) Analyst
3 56 (11.05%) Administrator
4 55 (10.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 51 (10.06%) Support Analyst
6 45 (8.88%) Systems Administrator
7 35 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 34 (6.71%) 2nd Line Support
9 33 (6.51%) Technical Support
10 29 (5.72%) Systems Engineer
10 29 (5.72%) Server Support
10 29 (5.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 26 (5.13%) Desktop Support
11 26 (5.13%) IT Support
12 23 (4.54%) Desktop Analyst
13 21 (4.14%) Consultant
13 21 (4.14%) Technical Engineer
14 20 (3.94%) Server Engineer
14 20 (3.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 19 (3.75%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.54%) Application Packaging
2 21 (4.14%) RabbitMQ
3 20 (3.94%) Software Packaging
4 19 (3.75%) Web Services
5 17 (3.35%) .NET
6 8 (1.58%) HTML
7 6 (1.18%) LAMP
8 3 (0.59%) COM
8 3 (0.59%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.39%) JSP
9 2 (0.39%) J2EE
9 2 (0.39%) XML
9 2 (0.39%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 73 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (14.20%) Data Centre
3 48 (9.47%) Blackberry
4 45 (8.88%) Clustering
5 37 (7.30%) Replication
6 24 (4.73%) Management Information System
6 24 (4.73%) Computer Science
7 21 (4.14%) Streaming Video
8 20 (3.94%) Thin Client
8 20 (3.94%) Fat Client
9 18 (3.55%) CESG
10 16 (3.16%) EqualLogic
11 15 (2.96%) Client/Server
12 14 (2.76%) Hedge funds
13 10 (1.97%) iPhone
14 9 (1.78%) iPad
15 8 (1.58%) BYOD
16 6 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
17 5 (0.99%) PDA
18 4 (0.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 488 (96.25%) Windows
2 244 (48.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 166 (32.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 151 (29.78%) Windows 7
5 120 (23.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 82 (16.17%) Linux
7 54 (10.65%) Windows 8
8 47 (9.27%) Windows XP
9 25 (4.93%) Windows Vista
10 24 (4.73%) CentOS
11 12 (2.37%) Android
12 10 (1.97%) Mac OS X
13 9 (1.78%) Apple iOS
14 8 (1.58%) Solaris
15 7 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (1.18%) Windows 2000
17 4 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
17 4 (0.79%) UNIX
18 3 (0.59%) Ubuntu
19 2 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (23.08%) ITIL
2 68 (13.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 64 (12.62%) Configuration Management
4 59 (11.64%) Security Patching
5 55 (10.85%) Patch Management
6 50 (9.86%) Migration
7 44 (8.68%) Project Management
8 43 (8.48%) Load Balancing
9 36 (7.10%) Asset Management
9 36 (7.10%) Performance Tuning
10 34 (6.71%) Server Building
11 32 (6.31%) Performance Monitoring
11 32 (6.31%) Business Continuity
11 32 (6.31%) Service Management
12 31 (6.11%) Time Management
13 28 (5.52%) Change Management
14 22 (4.34%) Change Control
15 21 (4.14%) Problem Management
15 21 (4.14%) DRM
16 20 (3.94%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (18.54%) SQL
2 83 (16.37%) PowerShell
3 36 (7.10%) Perl
3 36 (7.10%) VBScript
4 29 (5.72%) Java
5 22 (4.34%) Bash Shell
6 14 (2.76%) VB
7 12 (2.37%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.38%) C
9 4 (0.79%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.20%) Python
10 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 102 (20.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (14.00%) MCSE
3 51 (10.06%) MCSA
4 43 (8.48%) Security Cleared
5 40 (7.89%) MCITP
6 34 (6.71%) SC Cleared
7 33 (6.51%) Degree
7 33 (6.51%) MCP
8 24 (4.73%) DV Cleared
9 22 (4.34%) CCNA
9 22 (4.34%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (1.97%) CCNP
12 9 (1.78%) MCTS
13 8 (1.58%) Citrix Certification
14 6 (1.18%) CCA
15 5 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.79%) MCDST
17 3 (0.59%) MOS
18 2 (0.39%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.92%) SLA
2 15 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.18%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 379 (74.75%) Active Directory
2 237 (46.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (17.16%) Hyper-V
4 77 (15.19%) vSphere
5 61 (12.03%) VMware ESX
6 53 (10.45%) XenApp
7 52 (10.26%) XenServer
8 43 (8.48%) Microsoft App-V
9 29 (5.72%) XenDesktop
9 29 (5.72%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (2.96%) VMware Workstation
11 13 (2.56%) ISA Server
12 9 (1.78%) NFS
13 8 (1.58%) Terminal Services
14 6 (1.18%) Xen
14 6 (1.18%) NLBS
14 6 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
15 4 (0.79%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.59%) MetaFrame
16 3 (0.59%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 179 (35.31%) SCCM
2 80 (15.78%) Backup Exec
3 76 (14.99%) SCOM
4 38 (7.50%) NetBackup
5 34 (6.71%) McAfee ePO
5 34 (6.71%) Norton AntiVirus
6 29 (5.72%) Nagios
7 24 (4.73%) ARCserve
7 24 (4.73%) EMC NetWorker
8 23 (4.54%) SELinux
9 21 (4.14%) Icinga
9 21 (4.14%) HP SIM
10 15 (2.96%) SCSM
11 13 (2.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 12 (2.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 11 (2.17%) Unicenter
14 5 (0.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 5 (0.99%) SCVMM
14 5 (0.99%) BladeLogic
14 5 (0.99%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 354 (69.82%) Microsoft
2 312 (61.54%) VMware
3 167 (32.94%) Citrix
4 141 (27.81%) Cisco
5 129 (25.44%) HP
6 96 (18.93%) Symantec
7 70 (13.81%) Dell
8 62 (12.23%) McAfee
9 47 (9.27%) NetApp
10 42 (8.28%) Lumension
11 40 (7.89%) Red Hat
12 39 (7.69%) SolarWinds
13 36 (7.10%) Sophos
13 36 (7.10%) EMC
14 25 (4.93%) SAP
15 21 (4.14%) CA
16 19 (3.75%) Oracle
16 19 (3.75%) Veeam
17 17 (3.35%) ArcSight
17 17 (3.35%) LANDesk
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Eden Lea UK Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: flexible benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The F10 Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum + inc 5K Car Allow + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
MegaNexus Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent pension and holidays
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rolls Royce
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rolls Royce
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Ricoh
Salary: £40k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheddar, Somerset
Robert Half
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago