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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 88 104 77
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -27
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 20 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.82% 0.089% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 33.33% 2.70% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 1
Average salary £32,500 £22,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £37,250 £35,000 £36,834
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -4.97%
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
60 37 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.46% 3.31% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 47 29 25
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,700 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSUS across the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

WSUS Salary Histogram 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 26 January 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 - 14 £32,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £20,000 -
Chatham - 1 £70,000 -
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (88.46%) VMware
2 23 (88.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (84.62%) Active Directory
4 21 (80.77%) Citrix
4 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
5 20 (76.92%) BCP
5 20 (76.92%) VBScript
5 20 (76.92%) PowerShell
5 20 (76.92%) vSphere
6 17 (65.38%) MS Exchange
6 17 (65.38%) DHCP
6 17 (65.38%) DNS
7 14 (53.85%) TCP/IP
7 14 (53.85%) Symantec
7 14 (53.85%) Backup Exec
7 14 (53.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 11 (42.31%) SCCM
9 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
9 9 (34.62%) Finance
9 9 (34.62%) LAN
9 9 (34.62%) WAN
10 8 (30.77%) MS Office
11 6 (23.08%) SQL
11 6 (23.08%) AdminStudio
11 6 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (23.08%) Change Management
11 6 (23.08%) Wyse
11 6 (23.08%) Banking

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 17 (65.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (65.38%) DHCP
1 17 (65.38%) DNS
2 14 (53.85%) TCP/IP
3 9 (34.62%) LAN
3 9 (34.62%) WAN
4 4 (15.38%) SAN
4 4 (15.38%) Firewall
5 1 (3.85%) FTP
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) AdminStudio
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Advertising
4 2 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Technical Support
2 12 (46.15%) Support Supervisor
3 3 (11.54%) Team Leader
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Support Team Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.85%) SCCM Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) SCCM Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) iPhone
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) BCP
2 6 (23.08%) Change Management
3 5 (19.23%) Coaching
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.69%) Document Management
5 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.85%) Information Security
6 1 (3.85%) Service Management
6 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.85%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) VBScript
1 20 (76.92%) PowerShell
2 6 (23.08%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (88.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (84.62%) Active Directory
3 20 (76.92%) vSphere
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (23.08%) XenApp
4 6 (23.08%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.85%) Terminal Server
5 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (53.85%) Backup Exec
1 14 (53.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 11 (42.31%) SCCM
3 3 (11.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) VMware
2 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 21 (80.77%) Citrix
3 14 (53.85%) Symantec
4 6 (23.08%) Wyse
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco
6 2 (7.69%) Sophos
6 2 (7.69%) Mitel
7 1 (3.85%) SunGard
7 1 (3.85%) HP
7 1 (3.85%) EMC