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 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 171 190 144
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -46
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 7 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.20% 0.027% 0.077%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.70% 0.41% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Average salary £32,739 £35,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.46% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -18.75%
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
259 242 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 7.40% 6.56% 8.04%
Number of salaries quoted 207 194 159
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,239 £27,400 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSUS across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

WSUS Salary Histogram in Leeds

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) DHCP
2 9 (64.29%) DNS
3 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (50.00%) SCCM
5 6 (42.86%) VMware ESX
5 6 (42.86%) ITIL
5 6 (42.86%) NetApp
6 5 (35.71%) HP
6 5 (35.71%) Citrix
6 5 (35.71%) SAN
6 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
6 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
7 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 4 (28.57%) MCSA
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
8 3 (21.43%) Cisco
8 3 (21.43%) Service Management
8 3 (21.43%) Replication
9 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
9 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
9 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (14.29%) Veeam

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (14.29%) Lync
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) DHCP
1 9 (64.29%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) SAN
3 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Deskside Support
2 2 (14.29%) IT Technician
2 2 (14.29%) Senior IT Technician
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Technician
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Deployment Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.14%) Development Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
1 2 (14.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Replication
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITSM
3 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) Security Patching
4 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) Logistics
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) MCSA
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (42.86%) VMware ESX
3 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (14.29%) Firmware
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (14.29%) vSphere
5 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) NetApp
4 5 (35.71%) HP
4 5 (35.71%) Citrix
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) Symantec
6 2 (14.29%) Veeam
7 1 (7.14%) Remedy
7 1 (7.14%) BMC