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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 169 185 175
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 3 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.091% 0.10% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.31% 2.29% 7.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 12
Average salary £32,500 £41,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.21% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £36,875 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £41,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
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
130 175 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.96% 4.59% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89 131 140
Average salary £43,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSUS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

WSUS Salary Histogram in Manchester

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 15 (88.24%) PowerShell
3 12 (70.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (64.71%) DNS
4 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
5 10 (58.82%) Citrix
5 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
5 10 (58.82%) MCSE
5 10 (58.82%) SCCM
6 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (52.94%) VMware
7 8 (47.06%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (47.06%) Migration
8 7 (41.18%) Replication
8 7 (41.18%) DHCP
8 7 (41.18%) MCITP
9 6 (35.29%) XenDesktop
9 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
9 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (35.29%) MCP
10 5 (29.41%) ITIL
10 5 (29.41%) SQL
10 5 (29.41%) VBScript
10 5 (29.41%) VMware ESX
10 5 (29.41%) Sophos
10 5 (29.41%) Firewall
11 4 (23.53%) MPLS
11 4 (23.53%) Publishing
11 4 (23.53%) SQL Server

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
2 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
3 4 (23.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) PowerPivot
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Mimecast
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) DNS
2 7 (41.18%) DHCP
3 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 4 (23.53%) MPLS
4 4 (23.53%) WAN
4 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
4 4 (23.53%) LAN
4 4 (23.53%) SMS
5 3 (17.65%) VLAN
5 3 (17.65%) Wireless
6 2 (11.76%) VoIP
6 2 (11.76%) OpenScape
7 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (23.53%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) MSI
General
1 4 (23.53%) Publishing
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (23.53%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Build Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Active Directory Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Replication
2 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Migration
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Asset Management
3 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (17.65%) Line Management
4 3 (17.65%) ERP
4 3 (17.65%) Validation
4 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (11.76%) Software Asset Management
5 2 (11.76%) Software Deployment
5 2 (11.76%) IT Asset Management
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) PowerShell
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) VBScript
3 3 (17.65%) C
3 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (58.82%) MCSE
3 7 (41.18%) MCITP
4 6 (35.29%) MCP
5 3 (17.65%) MCSA
6 2 (11.76%) CCNA
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (11.76%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (5.88%) HP ASE
7 1 (5.88%) CCNP
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (35.29%) XenDesktop
5 5 (29.41%) VMware ESX
6 3 (17.65%) vSphere
7 2 (11.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) WMI
3 1 (5.88%) HP SIM
3 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) Citrix
3 9 (52.94%) VMware
4 5 (29.41%) Sophos
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco
6 3 (17.65%) WatchGuard
6 3 (17.65%) HP
6 3 (17.65%) EMC
6 3 (17.65%) Avaya
7 2 (11.76%) Siemens
7 2 (11.76%) Lotus
7 2 (11.76%) SAP
7 2 (11.76%) Sun
7 2 (11.76%) MobileIron
8 1 (5.88%) Veeam
8 1 (5.88%) IBM
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