The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 178 179 170
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 4 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.10% 0.072% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.01% 1.45% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 7
Average salary £19,250 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.87% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,600 £32,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £40,000 £37,400
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +29.03%
Systems Management Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
133 207 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.37% 4.97% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 109 169 87
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
WSUS
North West

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 23 July 2014.

WSUS Salary Histogram 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 23 July 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
Bolton - 2 £18,000 -
WSUS
North West

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) VMware
3 9 (75.00%) DHCP
3 9 (75.00%) DNS
4 8 (66.67%) SQL
5 7 (58.33%) Backup Exec
5 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (58.33%) Degree
6 6 (50.00%) ITIL
6 6 (50.00%) SAN
6 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
6 6 (50.00%) Linux
6 6 (50.00%) MCSE
6 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (50.00%) HP
6 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (41.67%) Citrix
7 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
7 5 (41.67%) LAN
7 5 (41.67%) WAN
7 5 (41.67%) CSS
7 5 (41.67%) HTML
7 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
7 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
7 5 (41.67%) Firewall
7 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (33.33%) vSphere
8 4 (33.33%) ProCurve

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 4 (33.33%) Apache
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) DHCP
1 9 (75.00%) DNS
2 6 (50.00%) SAN
3 5 (41.67%) Firewall
3 5 (41.67%) LAN
3 5 (41.67%) WAN
4 4 (33.33%) iSCSI
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (8.33%) Law
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) IT Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) Debian
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
7 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
3 4 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (16.67%) ITSM
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) Perl
3 4 (33.33%) VBScript
3 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (50.00%) MCSE
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (16.67%) MCSA
4 2 (16.67%) CCNA
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) Squid
3 4 (33.33%) vSphere
3 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (33.33%) vCloud
4 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Backup Exec
2 4 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (16.67%) FortiGate
4 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) HP
2 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 4 (33.33%) EMC
4 4 (33.33%) Symantec
4 4 (33.33%) ProCurve
5 3 (25.00%) Veeam
6 2 (16.67%) Kaspersky
6 2 (16.67%) Mitel
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco
6 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
7 1 (8.33%) Avaya
7 1 (8.33%) Lotus
7 1 (8.33%) McAfee