The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 182 153 156
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +3
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 1 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.027% 0.075% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.43% 0.97% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Average salary £35,000 £28,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
WSUS
West Yorkshire

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

Systems Management Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
232 206 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 6.29% 7.73% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 185 159 94
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

WSUS
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

WSUS Salary Trend in Leeds

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 (77.78%) SQL Server
1 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
1 7 (77.78%) VPN
2 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) Terminal Services
2 4 (44.44%) DHCP
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 3 (33.33%) NAS
3 3 (33.33%) XenApp
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (33.33%) Change Control
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (33.33%) VLAN
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) Kaspersky
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) ERP
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 3 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) VPN
2 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 3 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) VLAN
3 3 (33.33%) NAS
4 2 (22.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) IT Support
4 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ERP
1 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 3 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (22.22%) SIEM
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Terminal Services
2 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 3 (33.33%) XenApp
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (22.22%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) CommVault
2 3 (33.33%) NetApp
2 3 (33.33%) Symantec
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Kaspersky
3 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
3 2 (22.22%) ScanSafe
3 2 (22.22%) Altiris