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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 525 525 502
Rank change year-on-year
0 -23
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 87 111 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.57% 3.56% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 72 99 98
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
3384 3117 2871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 7.64% 6.87% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2843 2547 2424
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +5 13 £32,000 -28.88%
Croydon +3 2 £46,250 +2.77%
Docklands, London - 1 £38,500 -
Paddington - 1 £45,000 -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 187 (97.91%) Windows
2 136 (71.20%) Active Directory
3 125 (65.45%) Microsoft
4 122 (63.87%) VMware
5 113 (59.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 104 (54.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 95 (49.74%) DNS
8 92 (48.17%) MS Exchange
9 89 (46.60%) DHCP
10 70 (36.65%) LAN
10 70 (36.65%) Windows 7
10 70 (36.65%) Citrix
11 68 (35.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 63 (32.98%) WAN
12 63 (32.98%) SAN
13 59 (30.89%) MS Office
13 59 (30.89%) ITIL
14 58 (30.37%) TCP/IP
15 56 (29.32%) MS Excel
16 55 (28.80%) SCCM
17 53 (27.75%) Symantec
17 53 (27.75%) Exchange Server 2010
18 51 (26.70%) Cisco
19 46 (24.08%) Linux
20 43 (22.51%) Microsoft Certification
21 41 (21.47%) IIS
21 41 (21.47%) Firewall
21 41 (21.47%) Hyper-V
22 40 (20.94%) VPN
22 40 (20.94%) HP

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 92 (48.17%) MS Exchange
2 53 (27.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (21.47%) IIS
4 25 (13.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 17 (8.90%) Apache
6 15 (7.85%) Tomcat
7 14 (7.33%) Lync
8 11 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (5.24%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.52%) Drupal
12 1 (0.52%) Confluence
12 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 59 (30.89%) MS Office
2 56 (29.32%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.62%) Front Arena
1 5 (2.62%) Eikon
2 3 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.52%) Line 50
4 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.66%) Office 365
2 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (49.74%) DNS
2 89 (46.60%) DHCP
3 70 (36.65%) LAN
4 63 (32.98%) WAN
4 63 (32.98%) SAN
5 58 (30.37%) TCP/IP
6 41 (21.47%) Firewall
7 40 (20.94%) VPN
8 27 (14.14%) iSCSI
9 24 (12.57%) LDAP
10 19 (9.95%) SNMP
11 17 (8.90%) NAS
12 16 (8.38%) SSL
13 15 (7.85%) VoIP
14 14 (7.33%) Wireless
15 12 (6.28%) Fibre Channel
16 11 (5.76%) MRTG
16 11 (5.76%) FTP
17 10 (5.24%) SMTP
17 10 (5.24%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.80%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.95%) MySQL
2 19 (9.95%) MongoDB
3 12 (6.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.09%) MariaDB
5 4 (2.09%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.09%) Redis
6 3 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.52%) DB2
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (7.33%) AdminStudio
2 7 (3.66%) MSI
3 1 (0.52%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.52%) JIRA
3 1 (0.52%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.52%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 25 (13.09%) Finance
2 21 (10.99%) Banking
3 15 (7.85%) Advertising
3 15 (7.85%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.24%) Back Office
5 9 (4.71%) Investment Banking
6 8 (4.19%) French Language
7 7 (3.66%) Marketing
8 3 (1.57%) Publishing
9 2 (1.05%) Electronics
9 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.52%) Local Government
10 1 (0.52%) Billing
10 1 (0.52%) Front Office
10 1 (0.52%) Law
10 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (20.42%) Analyst
2 32 (16.75%) Systems Engineer
3 30 (15.71%) Support Engineer
4 22 (11.52%) Support Analyst
5 18 (9.42%) Desktop Support
6 17 (8.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (8.38%) Administrator
8 15 (7.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 15 (7.85%) Systems Administrator
9 14 (7.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 14 (7.33%) IT Support
10 13 (6.81%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (6.81%) Desktop Engineer
11 11 (5.76%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (5.76%) Applications Packager
12 10 (5.24%) IT Support Analyst
13 8 (4.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 8 (4.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 8 (4.19%) Windows Engineer
14 7 (3.66%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.52%) Application Packaging
2 12 (6.28%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (3.66%) .NET
4 4 (2.09%) MSMQ
5 3 (1.57%) Web Services
6 2 (1.05%) COM
7 1 (0.52%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.75%) Clustering
2 22 (11.52%) Blackberry
3 19 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (8.90%) Replication
5 12 (6.28%) Management Information System
6 10 (5.24%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (4.19%) Streaming Video
7 8 (4.19%) CESG
8 5 (2.62%) Equities
9 4 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.57%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.57%) EqualLogic
10 3 (1.57%) Tandem
10 3 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (1.05%) iPhone
11 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.05%) PDA
11 2 (1.05%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.05%) Device Driver
11 2 (1.05%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 187 (97.91%) Windows
2 104 (54.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (36.65%) Windows 7
4 68 (35.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 46 (24.08%) Linux
6 28 (14.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (13.61%) Windows 8
8 15 (7.85%) CentOS
9 13 (6.81%) Solaris
10 10 (5.24%) Windows XP
10 10 (5.24%) Windows Vista
11 5 (2.62%) Android
12 4 (2.09%) Mac OS X
12 4 (2.09%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (1.57%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (1.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.05%) UNIX
15 1 (0.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (30.89%) ITIL
2 34 (17.80%) Configuration Management
3 31 (16.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (9.42%) Load Balancing
4 18 (9.42%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (8.38%) Time Management
5 16 (8.38%) Service Management
6 13 (6.81%) Business Continuity
7 12 (6.28%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (5.76%) Information Security
9 10 (5.24%) Change Management
9 10 (5.24%) Risk Analysis
9 10 (5.24%) Software Distribution
10 9 (4.71%) Security Management
11 8 (4.19%) Asset Management
11 8 (4.19%) DRM
12 7 (3.66%) Migration
12 7 (3.66%) Penetration Testing
13 6 (3.14%) Risk Management
13 6 (3.14%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (14.14%) SQL
2 21 (10.99%) PowerShell
3 15 (7.85%) Java
4 12 (6.28%) Perl
4 12 (6.28%) Bash Shell
5 6 (3.14%) VB
6 5 (2.62%) VBScript
7 4 (2.09%) Ruby
8 3 (1.57%) C#
8 3 (1.57%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 43 (22.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (11.52%) MCSE
3 20 (10.47%) Degree
4 15 (7.85%) CCNA
4 15 (7.85%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (6.28%) MCTS
6 11 (5.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (4.71%) MCITP
7 9 (4.71%) MCP
8 8 (4.19%) MCSA
9 7 (3.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (3.14%) CISSP
10 6 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.62%) CISA
11 5 (2.62%) CISM
12 2 (1.05%) MCDST
12 2 (1.05%) Security Cleared
12 2 (1.05%) HP APS
13 1 (0.52%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (0.52%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.38%) SLA
2 6 (3.14%) COBIT
3 4 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) QA
4 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 136 (71.20%) Active Directory
2 113 (59.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (21.47%) Hyper-V
4 36 (18.85%) vSphere
5 33 (17.28%) XenApp
6 21 (10.99%) VMware Workstation
7 19 (9.95%) VMware ESX
8 18 (9.42%) XenServer
8 18 (9.42%) XenDesktop
9 15 (7.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 12 (6.28%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (5.24%) NFS
12 7 (3.66%) ISA Server
13 6 (3.14%) Nmap
14 4 (2.09%) DFS Replication
14 4 (2.09%) Microsoft App-V
15 3 (1.57%) Snort
15 3 (1.57%) Firmware
15 3 (1.57%) Terminal Services
16 1 (0.52%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 55 (28.80%) SCCM
2 30 (15.71%) NetBackup
3 21 (10.99%) Norton AntiVirus
4 17 (8.90%) McAfee ePO
5 15 (7.85%) Backup Exec
5 15 (7.85%) Nagios
6 14 (7.33%) SELinux
7 13 (6.81%) SCOM
8 11 (5.76%) Icinga
9 4 (2.09%) Puppet
9 4 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (1.57%) Nessus
11 2 (1.05%) WMI
11 2 (1.05%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.52%) OpenView
12 1 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (0.52%) SCDPM
12 1 (0.52%) XenMobile
12 1 (0.52%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 125 (65.45%) Microsoft
2 122 (63.87%) VMware
3 70 (36.65%) Citrix
4 53 (27.75%) Symantec
5 51 (26.70%) Cisco
6 40 (20.94%) HP
7 29 (15.18%) Dell
8 27 (14.14%) Red Hat
9 19 (9.95%) NetApp
9 19 (9.95%) McAfee
10 17 (8.90%) Juniper
11 15 (7.85%) CommVault
11 15 (7.85%) LANDesk
12 13 (6.81%) Oracle
13 11 (5.76%) EMC
13 11 (5.76%) Sophos
14 10 (5.24%) Apple
15 9 (4.71%) Reuters
15 9 (4.71%) Bloomberg
16 8 (4.19%) SolarWinds
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