The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 95 97 83
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 6 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.46% 0.43% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.41% 4.80% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 1
Average salary £47,500 £18,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+156.75% -43.07%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
WSUS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Systems Management Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
136 125 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 10.33% 8.87% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 89 91 39
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £57,500 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.17%

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
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Colchester - 5 £47,500 -
WSUS
East of England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Windows 7
3 13 (86.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (80.00%) VMware
5 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (53.33%) Firewall
6 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
6 7 (46.67%) DNS
6 7 (46.67%) Cisco
6 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
6 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
6 7 (46.67%) SCCM
6 7 (46.67%) Windows 8
6 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (40.00%) LAMP
7 6 (40.00%) SCOM
7 6 (40.00%) Brocade
7 6 (40.00%) ERP
7 6 (40.00%) DHCP
7 6 (40.00%) Linux
7 6 (40.00%) SAN
7 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
7 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (33.33%) Clustering
8 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (26.67%) Retail
9 4 (26.67%) Pay per click
9 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (26.67%) VoIP
10 2 (13.33%) HP

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) DNS
3 6 (40.00%) SAN
3 6 (40.00%) DHCP
4 4 (26.67%) VoIP
5 1 (6.67%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) VPN
5 1 (6.67%) Internet
5 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (6.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (26.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Technician
3 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) LAMP
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Wiki
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Windows 7
3 13 (86.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (46.67%) Windows 8
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (40.00%) Linux
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ERP
2 4 (26.67%) Pay per click
3 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
3 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) VBScript
1 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
1 1 (6.67%) Winbatch
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) SCCM
2 6 (40.00%) SCOM
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (6.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco
4 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (40.00%) Brocade
5 2 (13.33%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) Kaspersky