The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 170 187 177
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 8 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.100% 0.073%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.26% 2.63% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
Average salary £42,500 £19,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+120.77% -51.87%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
WSUS
North West

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

Systems Management Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
188 152 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.26% 3.79% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 126 124 186
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,050 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WSUS
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

WSUS Salary Trend in Manchester

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 17 (94.44%) Windows
1 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 15 (83.33%) Citrix
2 15 (83.33%) SCCM
2 15 (83.33%) PowerShell
3 14 (77.78%) DNS
3 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 13 (72.22%) Data Centre
5 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (61.11%) VMware
6 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (55.56%) XenDesktop
7 9 (50.00%) DHCP
7 9 (50.00%) VMware ESX
8 8 (44.44%) MCSE
8 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
9 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
9 7 (38.89%) ITIL
9 7 (38.89%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (38.89%) Migration
10 6 (33.33%) Degree
10 6 (33.33%) XenApp
10 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
11 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (27.78%) MCITP
11 5 (27.78%) MCP
11 5 (27.78%) VBScript
12 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (22.22%) Lync
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) DNS
2 9 (50.00%) DHCP
3 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 3 (16.67%) SMS
4 3 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (11.11%) VoIP
5 2 (11.11%) NAS
5 2 (11.11%) OpenScape
6 1 (5.56%) Firewall
6 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MSI
General
1 4 (22.22%) Law
2 3 (16.67%) Publishing
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Consultant
1 4 (22.22%) Architect
1 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architect
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Build Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Operations Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Server Support
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Data Centre
2 4 (22.22%) Replication
3 3 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
4 2 (11.11%) Clustering
4 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) AIX
5 2 (11.11%) Solaris
5 2 (11.11%) Linux
5 2 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
1 7 (38.89%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
2 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 4 (22.22%) Coaching
3 3 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Software Deployment
3 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.11%) ITSM
4 2 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (11.11%) Release Management
4 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 2 (11.11%) Demand Management
4 2 (11.11%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (27.78%) VBScript
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (44.44%) MCSE
3 6 (33.33%) Degree
4 5 (27.78%) MCP
4 5 (27.78%) MCITP
5 3 (16.67%) MCSA
6 1 (5.56%) CCNP
6 1 (5.56%) CCNA
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (5.56%) HP ASE
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (55.56%) XenDesktop
4 9 (50.00%) VMware ESX
5 7 (38.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (33.33%) XenApp
7 4 (22.22%) XenServer
7 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (83.33%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) HP SIM
2 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Citrix
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) Sun
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 3 (16.67%) Sophos
6 2 (11.11%) MobileIron
6 2 (11.11%) Siemens
6 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 2 (11.11%) webMethods
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle
6 2 (11.11%) HP
6 2 (11.11%) EMC
7 1 (5.56%) SAP
7 1 (5.56%) IBM
7 1 (5.56%) Lotus
7 1 (5.56%) Veeam
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Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Action 365 Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £23,000 per annum Negotiable dependant on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Manchester Metropolitan University
Salary: £33,242 to £38,511 per year plus excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago