The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 86 - 91
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 7 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.71% - 0.086%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.29% - 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 1
Average salary £27,500 - £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
WSUS
South East

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

Systems Management Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
62 58 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.29% 5.01% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 58 52 49
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,250 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.25% -4.70%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

WSUS
Salary Trend in Kent

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

WSUS Salary Trend in Kent

WSUS
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Kent region over the 3 months to 2 June 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
Maidstone - 7 £27,500 -
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) MS Exchange
2 10 (90.91%) DHCP
2 10 (90.91%) DNS
2 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (72.73%) BCP
3 8 (72.73%) Citrix
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 7 (63.64%) VBScript
4 7 (63.64%) Backup Exec
4 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
4 7 (63.64%) Symantec
4 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
4 7 (63.64%) vSphere
4 7 (63.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) SAN
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) LAN
6 3 (27.27%) WAN
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) Advertising
6 3 (27.27%) SCCM
6 3 (27.27%) SCOM
6 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
6 3 (27.27%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (18.18%) Risk Management

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 10 (90.91%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) DHCP
1 10 (90.91%) DNS
2 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) SAN
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) FTP
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Technical Support
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Technical Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Technical Support Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Support Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Technical Support
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Operations Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
5 1 (9.09%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Support Supervisor
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) BCP
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
4 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) VBScript
1 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Terminal Server
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Backup Exec
1 7 (63.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 3 (27.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Citrix
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Symantec
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) SunGard
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) EMC