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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 90 - 87
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.11% - 0.089%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.38% - 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
42 48 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.41% 3.90% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 32 34 31
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,100 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.95% -0.94%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) VMware
2 18 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (80.95%) MS Exchange
3 17 (80.95%) DHCP
3 17 (80.95%) DNS
3 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
4 16 (76.19%) Citrix
4 16 (76.19%) BCP
4 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
5 15 (71.43%) VBScript
5 15 (71.43%) PowerShell
5 15 (71.43%) vSphere
6 14 (66.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 14 (66.67%) TCP/IP
6 14 (66.67%) Symantec
6 14 (66.67%) Backup Exec
7 6 (28.57%) SCCM
8 4 (19.05%) Finance
8 4 (19.05%) Firewall
8 4 (19.05%) SAN
8 4 (19.05%) LAN
8 4 (19.05%) WAN
8 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
8 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (14.29%) MS Office
9 3 (14.29%) ITIL
9 3 (14.29%) Cisco
9 3 (14.29%) Advertising

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (80.95%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) DHCP
1 17 (80.95%) DNS
2 14 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (19.05%) SAN
3 4 (19.05%) Firewall
3 4 (19.05%) LAN
3 4 (19.05%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) FTP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Advertising
3 2 (9.52%) Law
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Technical Support
2 12 (57.14%) Support Supervisor
3 3 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
4 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Team Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Team Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.76%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) iPhone
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) BCP
2 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Document Management
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (4.76%) Coaching
4 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) VBScript
1 15 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
3 15 (71.43%) vSphere
4 1 (4.76%) Terminal Server
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
4 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (66.67%) Backup Exec
1 14 (66.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (28.57%) SCCM
3 3 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) VMware
2 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 16 (76.19%) Citrix
3 14 (66.67%) Symantec
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) Mitel
5 2 (9.52%) Sophos
6 1 (4.76%) Wyse
6 1 (4.76%) SunGard
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) EMC