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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank - - 93
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - - 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category - - 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -18.75%
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
85 59 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.82% 5.85% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 81 46 44
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (100.00%) VBScript
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) Symantec
1 7 (100.00%) BCP
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 7 (100.00%) vSphere
1 7 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Technical Support
2 6 (85.71%) Support Engineer
2 6 (85.71%) Technical Support Engineer
2 6 (85.71%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (85.71%) Senior Support Engineer
2 6 (85.71%) Senior Technical Support
2 6 (85.71%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
2 6 (85.71%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Supervisor
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) VBScript
1 7 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 7 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) Symantec
1 7 (100.00%) VMware