The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 551 499 512
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +13
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 76 118 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.17% 4.07% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 64 95 87
Average salary £36,250 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.65% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,250 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +7.14%
WSUS
England

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

Systems Management Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3499 2899 2796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 7.71% 6.48% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2926 2427 2382
Average salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in London

WSUS
Salary Trend in London

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

WSUS Salary Trend in London

WSUS
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSUS across the London region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

WSUS Salary Histogram in London

WSUS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the London region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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
City of London -11 12 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Harrow - 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £32,000 -
Wembley - 1 £33,500 -
Chessington - 1 £26,500 -
Paddington - 1 £45,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £27,500 -
Wimbledon - 1 £45,000 -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 211 (98.60%) Windows
2 146 (68.22%) Active Directory
3 139 (64.95%) DNS
4 138 (64.49%) Microsoft
4 138 (64.49%) VMware
5 125 (58.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 116 (54.21%) DHCP
7 98 (45.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 91 (42.52%) MS Exchange
9 88 (41.12%) Citrix
10 82 (38.32%) Windows 7
11 75 (35.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 69 (32.24%) Symantec
13 65 (30.37%) Cisco
14 64 (29.91%) SCCM
15 59 (27.57%) HP
15 59 (27.57%) LAN
16 57 (26.64%) TCP/IP
16 57 (26.64%) SQL
16 57 (26.64%) IIS
16 57 (26.64%) PowerShell
17 56 (26.17%) Clustering
18 53 (24.77%) MS Excel
19 52 (24.30%) MS Office
20 50 (23.36%) Windows Server 2012
21 48 (22.43%) SAN
22 47 (21.96%) WAN
23 46 (21.50%) Hyper-V
24 45 (21.03%) Dell
24 45 (21.03%) Firewall

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 91 (42.52%) MS Exchange
2 57 (26.64%) IIS
3 34 (15.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (7.94%) Lync
4 17 (7.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 15 (7.01%) SharePoint
6 14 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2000
9 5 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.87%) Apache
11 3 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.93%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.47%) Confluence
13 1 (0.47%) Drupal
Applications
1 53 (24.77%) MS Excel
2 52 (24.30%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.93%) Front Arena
2 2 (0.93%) Eikon
3 1 (0.47%) Line 50
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 139 (64.95%) DNS
2 116 (54.21%) DHCP
3 59 (27.57%) LAN
4 57 (26.64%) TCP/IP
5 48 (22.43%) SAN
6 47 (21.96%) WAN
7 45 (21.03%) Firewall
8 36 (16.82%) SSL
9 34 (15.89%) VPN
10 24 (11.21%) Wireless
11 23 (10.75%) HTTP
12 19 (8.88%) IPv4
12 19 (8.88%) NAS
13 17 (7.94%) SNMP
14 15 (7.01%) FTP
15 14 (6.54%) VoIP
16 13 (6.07%) iSCSI
17 11 (5.14%) MPLS
17 11 (5.14%) PBX
18 10 (4.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (17.76%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (6.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (5.61%) MongoDB
4 12 (5.61%) Redis
5 11 (5.14%) MySQL
6 10 (4.67%) MariaDB
6 10 (4.67%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.40%) PowerCenter
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (12.15%) MSI
2 14 (6.54%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.47%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.47%) JIRA
General
1 38 (17.76%) Finance
2 20 (9.35%) Banking
3 16 (7.48%) Telecoms
4 13 (6.07%) Advertising
5 11 (5.14%) French Language
6 9 (4.21%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.80%) Publishing
8 5 (2.34%) Marketing
9 4 (1.87%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.93%) Back Office
11 1 (0.47%) Front Office
11 1 (0.47%) Electronics
11 1 (0.47%) Law
11 1 (0.47%) Legal
11 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 40 (18.69%) Analyst
2 29 (13.55%) Support Engineer
3 22 (10.28%) Systems Engineer
4 21 (9.81%) Support Analyst
5 19 (8.88%) Administrator
6 18 (8.41%) Windows Engineer
7 16 (7.48%) IT Support
8 15 (7.01%) Systems Administrator
9 14 (6.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (6.54%) 3rd Line Support
10 13 (6.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 12 (5.61%) 2nd Line Support
12 11 (5.14%) Applications Packager
13 10 (4.67%) IT Support Analyst
14 9 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 9 (4.21%) Desktop Support
14 9 (4.21%) Desktop Analyst
15 8 (3.74%) Desktop Engineer
15 8 (3.74%) Technical Support
15 8 (3.74%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (11.21%) Application Packaging
2 14 (6.54%) .NET
3 12 (5.61%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (4.67%) MSMQ
5 7 (3.27%) Web Services
6 3 (1.40%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.93%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 56 (26.17%) Clustering
2 33 (15.42%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (9.81%) Replication
4 13 (6.07%) Management Information System
5 12 (5.61%) Blackberry
6 7 (3.27%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.40%) EqualLogic
8 3 (1.40%) Wiki
8 3 (1.40%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.93%) Equities
9 2 (0.93%) iPhone
9 2 (0.93%) iPad
9 2 (0.93%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.47%) DTV
10 1 (0.47%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 211 (98.60%) Windows
2 98 (45.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 82 (38.32%) Windows 7
4 75 (35.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (23.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (17.76%) Windows 8
7 30 (14.02%) Linux
8 17 (7.94%) Windows 2000 Server
8 17 (7.94%) Windows XP
9 9 (4.21%) Solaris
10 7 (3.27%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.40%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.40%) Android
12 2 (0.93%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.93%) CentOS
12 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.47%) UNIX
13 1 (0.47%) Debian
13 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (20.09%) ITIL
2 24 (11.21%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (7.94%) Service Management
4 16 (7.48%) Configuration Management
4 16 (7.48%) Load Balancing
5 12 (5.61%) Asset Management
6 11 (5.14%) Software Distribution
6 11 (5.14%) Migration
7 10 (4.67%) Change Management
8 9 (4.21%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (4.21%) Information Security
9 8 (3.74%) Network Design
9 8 (3.74%) Security Management
9 8 (3.74%) E-Commerce
9 8 (3.74%) Time Management
10 7 (3.27%) Risk Management
10 7 (3.27%) Business Continuity
10 7 (3.27%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (2.80%) Incident Management
11 6 (2.80%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 57 (26.64%) SQL
1 57 (26.64%) PowerShell
2 21 (9.81%) VB
3 19 (8.88%) VBScript
4 16 (7.48%) Ruby
5 8 (3.74%) C#
6 7 (3.27%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.93%) PowerHouse
8 1 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (18.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (9.81%) CCNA
2 21 (9.81%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (9.81%) Degree
3 15 (7.01%) MCSE
3 15 (7.01%) MCTS
4 13 (6.07%) MCITP
5 11 (5.14%) MCSA
6 9 (4.21%) MCP
7 7 (3.27%) Security Cleared
8 6 (2.80%) CISSP
8 6 (2.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (2.34%) CISA
9 5 (2.34%) CISM
10 4 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.93%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.93%) HP APS
11 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.47%) CCIA
12 1 (0.47%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.07%) SLA
2 6 (2.80%) COBIT
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.47%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 146 (68.22%) Active Directory
2 125 (58.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (21.50%) Hyper-V
4 34 (15.89%) XenDesktop
5 33 (15.42%) vSphere
6 27 (12.62%) XenApp
7 21 (9.81%) VMware Workstation
8 18 (8.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 15 (7.01%) VMware ESX
10 13 (6.07%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (6.07%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (3.74%) Terminal Services
12 7 (3.27%) NFS
13 6 (2.80%) Nmap
14 4 (1.87%) DFS Replication
15 3 (1.40%) Snort
16 2 (0.93%) ISA Server
16 2 (0.93%) Firmware
17 1 (0.47%) XenServer
17 1 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 64 (29.91%) SCCM
2 30 (14.02%) NetBackup
3 28 (13.08%) SCOM
4 24 (11.21%) Norton AntiVirus
4 24 (11.21%) Backup Exec
5 17 (7.94%) Nagios
6 14 (6.54%) Puppet
7 12 (5.61%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (5.61%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.40%) Cacti
9 2 (0.93%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.93%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.47%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.47%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.47%) Sysprep
10 1 (0.47%) WMI
Vendors
1 138 (64.49%) Microsoft
1 138 (64.49%) VMware
2 88 (41.12%) Citrix
3 69 (32.24%) Symantec
4 65 (30.37%) Cisco
5 59 (27.57%) HP
6 45 (21.03%) Dell
7 26 (12.15%) AppSense
8 19 (8.88%) Juniper
9 17 (7.94%) Veeam
10 16 (7.48%) NetApp
11 15 (7.01%) McAfee
12 14 (6.54%) Apple
13 13 (6.07%) LANDesk
13 13 (6.07%) Oracle
14 11 (5.14%) SolarWinds
15 10 (4.67%) Red Hat
16 9 (4.21%) CommVault
16 9 (4.21%) Sophos
17 7 (3.27%) Qualys
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