The first table below looks at the demand for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 24 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 Essex region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 86 - 95
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.17% - 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.94% - 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £33,750 - £29,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 - £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £34,750 - £29,800
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +29.03%
Systems Management Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
103 33 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 8.51% 3.01% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 94 26 71
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +5.59%
WSUS
East of England

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WSUS across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

WSUS
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSUS across the Essex region.

WSUS Salary Trend in Essex

WSUS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (75.00%) Terminal Services
3 6 (75.00%) Symantec
3 6 (75.00%) McAfee
3 6 (75.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (75.00%) Sophos
3 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 6 (75.00%) SLA
3 6 (75.00%) Backup Exec
3 6 (75.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Vista
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Vista
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (75.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Symantec
2 6 (75.00%) McAfee
2 6 (75.00%) Sophos
3 1 (12.50%) VMware