The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 145 125 161
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +36
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 1 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.044% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.68% 5.43% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 6
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -5.71%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Systems Management Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
147 92 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.42% 4.86% 6.24%
Number of salaries quoted 117 64 141
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

WSUS
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WSUS Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

WSUS
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Watford - 1 £40,000 -
WSUS
East of England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) BCP
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) DSL
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (50.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) BCP
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
2 1 (50.00%) NLBS
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco