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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 179 174 183
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 5 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% 0.28% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.14% 5.78% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 5
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% -3.03%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
234 173 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.75% 4.79% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 177 107 162
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,230 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%

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
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
Bury - 4 £35,500 - 1
WSUS
North West

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (88.24%) MS Exchange
2 15 (88.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (82.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (82.35%) SQL
3 14 (82.35%) Dell
4 13 (76.47%) VMware
5 12 (70.59%) Cisco
6 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
6 11 (64.71%) HP
7 10 (58.82%) Back Office
7 10 (58.82%) Backup Exec
7 10 (58.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (58.82%) Symantec
7 10 (58.82%) Norton AntiVirus
7 10 (58.82%) Sophos
7 10 (58.82%) SharePoint
7 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
7 10 (58.82%) Skype for Business
7 10 (58.82%) HP SIM
7 10 (58.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (58.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (47.06%) Linux
9 8 (47.06%) LAN
9 8 (47.06%) Patch Management
9 8 (47.06%) vSphere
10 7 (41.18%) SolarWinds
10 7 (41.18%) HP ASE

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 15 (88.24%) Exchange Server 2010
1 15 (88.24%) MS Exchange
2 14 (82.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (58.82%) SharePoint
3 10 (58.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (58.82%) Skype for Business
4 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Shockwave
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) LAN
2 7 (41.18%) Network Security
3 5 (29.41%) DHCP
3 5 (29.41%) DNS
3 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (17.65%) SNMP
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (58.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Network Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) IT Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) IT Support
6 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Monitoring Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Operations Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
1 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) AIX
3 7 (41.18%) CentOS
3 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.88%) Unix
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 8 (47.06%) Patch Management
3 7 (41.18%) ITIL
3 7 (41.18%) ITIL V2
4 3 (17.65%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (5.88%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) A+ Certification
1 7 (41.18%) CCNA
1 7 (41.18%) CCNP
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (41.18%) CISSP
1 7 (41.18%) CompTIA Security+
1 7 (41.18%) HP ASE
1 7 (41.18%) MCITP
1 7 (41.18%) MCSE
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (41.18%) Network+ Certification
1 7 (41.18%) RHCE
1 7 (41.18%) Security+ Certification
1 7 (41.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (47.06%) vSphere
3 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
4 5 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) Backup Exec
1 10 (58.82%) HP SIM
1 10 (58.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (29.41%) SCCM
3 3 (17.65%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Dell
2 13 (76.47%) VMware
3 12 (70.59%) Cisco
4 11 (64.71%) HP
4 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
5 10 (58.82%) Sophos
5 10 (58.82%) Symantec
6 7 (41.18%) GFI Software
6 7 (41.18%) IBM
6 7 (41.18%) ProCurve
6 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
6 7 (41.18%) SolarWinds
7 4 (23.53%) Forcepoint
7 4 (23.53%) Nimble Storage
7 4 (23.53%) Veeam
8 1 (5.88%) Adobe
8 1 (5.88%) Juniper
8 1 (5.88%) NetApp
8 1 (5.88%) SafeCom
Bury, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £31000.00 - £35600.00 per annum + Pension & Fantastic benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £22511 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago