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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 578 554 709
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +155
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 341 316 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.30% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.97% 5.35% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 281 258 160
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Systems Management Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
6856 5908 5745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.07% 5.68% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5482 4603 4827
Average salary £45,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -9 131 £40,000 +3.22% 2
South East -1 65 £37,500 - 11
West Midlands +48 60 £37,500 +33.92% 3
South West -6 24 £22,950 -18.03% 3
East of England -27 20 £37,500 +1.80%
Yorkshire -72 20 £27,500 -15.38% 2
East Midlands -34 9 £29,000 -30.95%
North West -16 7 £41,250 +37.50% 2
North East -5 5 £26,000 -40.57% 1
Midlands - 3 £29,000 -
WSUS
UK

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 608 (97.12%) Windows
2 453 (72.36%) Active Directory
3 435 (69.49%) Microsoft
4 368 (58.79%) VMware
5 333 (53.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 312 (49.84%) DNS
7 278 (44.41%) VMware Infrastructure
8 266 (42.49%) DHCP
9 265 (42.33%) MS Exchange
10 247 (39.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 212 (33.87%) Cisco
12 210 (33.55%) MS Excel
13 201 (32.11%) SCCM
14 199 (31.79%) MS Office
15 198 (31.63%) Citrix
16 192 (30.67%) ITIL
16 192 (30.67%) Windows 7
17 191 (30.51%) Hyper-V
18 188 (30.03%) SAN
19 179 (28.59%) Firewall
20 176 (28.12%) TCP/IP
21 169 (27.00%) Microsoft Certification
22 154 (24.60%) SQL
23 139 (22.20%) VPN
24 136 (21.73%) LAN
25 129 (20.61%) IIS
26 128 (20.45%) SQL Server
27 127 (20.29%) PowerShell
28 125 (19.97%) HP
29 121 (19.33%) Linux

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 265 (42.33%) MS Exchange
2 129 (20.61%) IIS
3 107 (17.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 84 (13.42%) SharePoint
4 84 (13.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 84 (13.42%) Exchange Server 2007
5 65 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 56 (8.95%) Lync
7 39 (6.23%) Apache
8 35 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (2.08%) SAS
11 10 (1.60%) Moodle
12 9 (1.44%) Tomcat
13 8 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2000
14 6 (0.96%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.96%) MS Project Server
15 5 (0.80%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
16 4 (0.64%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 210 (33.55%) MS Excel
2 199 (31.79%) MS Office
3 38 (6.07%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.32%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 10 (1.60%) Eikon
2 5 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.15%) Office 365
2 14 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.08%) SaaS
4 8 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.48%) IaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 312 (49.84%) DNS
2 266 (42.49%) DHCP
3 188 (30.03%) SAN
4 179 (28.59%) Firewall
5 176 (28.12%) TCP/IP
6 139 (22.20%) VPN
7 136 (21.73%) LAN
8 102 (16.29%) WAN
9 101 (16.13%) SSL
10 57 (9.11%) HTTP
11 51 (8.15%) Wireless
12 50 (7.99%) NAS
13 44 (7.03%) Internet
14 40 (6.39%) iSCSI
15 36 (5.75%) VLAN
16 30 (4.79%) Cisco ASA
17 29 (4.63%) SSH
18 28 (4.47%) SNMP
19 26 (4.15%) IPv4
20 24 (3.83%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (6.07%) MySQL
4 26 (4.15%) NoSQL
4 26 (4.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (3.67%) MongoDB
5 23 (3.67%) Redis
6 22 (3.51%) MariaDB
7 14 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.80%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.32%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.32%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.32%) MS Access
9 2 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.32%) WebLOAD
2 2 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.16%) MSI
3 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.16%) Hudson
3 1 (0.16%) Subversion
3 1 (0.16%) Maven
3 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
General
1 92 (14.70%) Finance
2 18 (2.88%) Publishing
3 12 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.44%) Back Office
4 9 (1.44%) French Language
5 5 (0.80%) Legal
5 5 (0.80%) Retail
6 3 (0.48%) Advertising
7 2 (0.32%) Banking
7 2 (0.32%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.16%) Law
8 1 (0.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 124 (19.81%) Support Engineer
2 89 (14.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 84 (13.42%) Analyst
4 70 (11.18%) Systems Engineer
5 55 (8.79%) Support Analyst
6 54 (8.63%) 3rd Line Support
7 45 (7.19%) Server Engineer
8 35 (5.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 33 (5.27%) IT Support
9 33 (5.27%) Administrator
10 32 (5.11%) Desktop Engineer
11 29 (4.63%) Systems Administrator
12 27 (4.31%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 24 (3.83%) Desktop Support
14 23 (3.67%) Consultant
14 23 (3.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
15 22 (3.51%) Technical Manager
15 22 (3.51%) Technical Support
16 19 (3.04%) 2nd Line Support
16 19 (3.04%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.67%) .NET
1 23 (3.67%) MSMQ
1 23 (3.67%) RabbitMQ
2 14 (2.24%) Software Packaging
3 11 (1.76%) LAMP
3 11 (1.76%) Web Services
4 10 (1.60%) COM
4 10 (1.60%) HTML
5 9 (1.44%) Application Packaging
6 7 (1.12%) Rendezvous
7 6 (0.96%) XML
8 5 (0.80%) JSP
9 3 (0.48%) CSS
10 2 (0.32%) DCOM
10 2 (0.32%) J2EE
11 1 (0.16%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 116 (18.53%) Clustering
2 77 (12.30%) Blackberry
3 30 (4.79%) Management Information System
4 22 (3.51%) Replication
5 19 (3.04%) Client/Server
6 14 (2.24%) Open Source
6 14 (2.24%) Firmware
7 11 (1.76%) Hedge funds
8 10 (1.60%) Fat Client
8 10 (1.60%) Thin Client
9 8 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (1.12%) VLE
11 6 (0.96%) Mathematics
11 6 (0.96%) PKI
12 5 (0.80%) Handset
12 5 (0.80%) Smartphone
12 5 (0.80%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.64%) iPhone
14 3 (0.48%) Wiki
14 3 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 608 (97.12%) Windows
2 333 (53.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 247 (39.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 192 (30.67%) Windows 7
5 121 (19.33%) Linux
6 95 (15.18%) Windows XP
7 84 (13.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 63 (10.06%) Windows 8
9 58 (9.27%) UNIX
10 40 (6.39%) Windows Vista
11 23 (3.67%) Windows 2000 Server
12 17 (2.72%) Mac OS X
13 15 (2.40%) CentOS
14 11 (1.76%) Solaris
14 11 (1.76%) Android
15 9 (1.44%) Windows 2000
16 6 (0.96%) Debian
17 5 (0.80%) Apple iOS
18 4 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
18 4 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (30.67%) ITIL
2 88 (14.06%) Service Delivery
3 66 (10.54%) Service Management
4 61 (9.74%) Problem Management
5 60 (9.58%) Disaster Recovery
6 46 (7.35%) Load Balancing
6 46 (7.35%) Change Control
7 45 (7.19%) Migration
8 36 (5.75%) ITIL V3
9 31 (4.95%) Performance Monitoring
10 30 (4.79%) Server Monitoring
11 29 (4.63%) Operations Management
12 26 (4.15%) Change Management
13 22 (3.51%) Project Management
14 21 (3.35%) Network Monitoring
14 21 (3.35%) Performance Tuning
15 20 (3.19%) Software Deployment
15 20 (3.19%) Configuration Management
16 19 (3.04%) Time Management
16 19 (3.04%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 154 (24.60%) SQL
2 127 (20.29%) PowerShell
3 35 (5.59%) Perl
4 29 (4.63%) VB
5 24 (3.83%) C#
6 21 (3.35%) VBScript
7 19 (3.04%) PHP
8 18 (2.88%) Bash Shell
9 17 (2.72%) Ruby
10 10 (1.60%) Java
11 5 (0.80%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.64%) C
13 3 (0.48%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.32%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.16%) Python
15 1 (0.16%) LINC
Qualifications
1 169 (27.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 106 (16.93%) MCSE
3 78 (12.46%) Degree
4 77 (12.30%) Cisco Certification
5 69 (11.02%) CCNA
6 62 (9.90%) MCSA
7 57 (9.11%) MCTS
8 47 (7.51%) Security Cleared
9 41 (6.55%) SC Cleared
10 39 (6.23%) MCITP
11 38 (6.07%) MCP
12 29 (4.63%) Citrix Certification
13 25 (3.99%) CCA
14 21 (3.35%) DV Cleared
15 15 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 13 (2.08%) CCNP
17 11 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
18 8 (1.28%) MCSM
19 7 (1.12%) CISSP
19 7 (1.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (15.18%) SLA
2 13 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.44%) QA
4 5 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.16%) DICOM
System Software
1 453 (72.36%) Active Directory
2 278 (44.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 191 (30.51%) Hyper-V
4 108 (17.25%) XenApp
5 94 (15.02%) vSphere
6 61 (9.74%) XenDesktop
7 42 (6.71%) VMware ESXi
8 40 (6.39%) XenServer
8 40 (6.39%) VMware ESX
9 36 (5.75%) Terminal Services
10 32 (5.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 27 (4.31%) Forefront TMG
12 25 (3.99%) ISA Server
13 13 (2.08%) UAG
14 11 (1.76%) Terminal Server
15 10 (1.60%) IAG
16 9 (1.44%) MetaFrame
16 9 (1.44%) Xen
17 7 (1.12%) Shibboleth
18 5 (0.80%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 201 (32.11%) SCCM
2 114 (18.21%) SCOM
3 109 (17.41%) Backup Exec
4 45 (7.19%) McAfee ePO
5 42 (6.71%) Norton AntiVirus
6 34 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (5.43%) Puppet
7 28 (4.47%) Nagios
8 27 (4.31%) EMC NetWorker
9 18 (2.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 17 (2.72%) NetBackup
10 17 (2.72%) SCVMM
10 17 (2.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 15 (2.40%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 14 (2.24%) Cacti
13 12 (1.92%) HP SIM
14 11 (1.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 10 (1.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 10 (1.60%) Tivoli
16 9 (1.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 435 (69.49%) Microsoft
2 368 (58.79%) VMware
3 212 (33.87%) Cisco
4 198 (31.63%) Citrix
5 125 (19.97%) HP
6 103 (16.45%) Symantec
7 85 (13.58%) Dell
8 61 (9.74%) McAfee
9 50 (7.99%) Juniper
10 48 (7.67%) NetApp
11 43 (6.87%) EMC
12 40 (6.39%) SolarWinds
13 36 (5.75%) CheckPoint
14 29 (4.63%) Altiris
15 27 (4.31%) CommVault
15 27 (4.31%) Oracle
16 23 (3.67%) Reuters
16 23 (3.67%) Bloomberg
17 22 (3.51%) Veeam
17 22 (3.51%) Sophos
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Edge Recruit Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum potentially flexible for the right
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £22950 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Bridge Recruitment UK Ltd
Salary: 32000-37500 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
York
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Berkshire
esynergy Solutions - UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
York
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum - depending on experience
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