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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 182 173 188
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 11 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.26% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.36% 3.59% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 7
Average salary £29,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.25% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £20,400 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £37,100
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
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
173 167 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.11% 4.37% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 130 141 204
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £52,500 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +12 3 £32,500 -
Wigan - 3 £27,500 - 2
Altrincham 0 2 £40,000 +135.29%
WSUS
North West

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 13 (76.47%) Windows
1 13 (76.47%) DNS
2 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 11 (64.71%) DHCP
3 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
3 11 (64.71%) VMware
4 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
5 9 (52.94%) Firewall
5 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (47.06%) vSphere
6 8 (47.06%) LAN
6 8 (47.06%) WAN
7 7 (41.18%) SQL
7 7 (41.18%) HP
8 6 (35.29%) MPLS
8 6 (35.29%) Cisco
8 6 (35.29%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (35.29%) Degree
8 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (29.41%) Backup Exec
9 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
10 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (23.53%) EMC
10 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (23.53%) NetApp
10 4 (23.53%) MCSE
10 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
10 4 (23.53%) SharePoint

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
1 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) Joomla!
3 1 (5.88%) Moodle
3 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) DNS
2 11 (64.71%) DHCP
3 9 (52.94%) Firewall
4 8 (47.06%) LAN
4 8 (47.06%) WAN
5 6 (35.29%) MPLS
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (23.53%) VLAN
6 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
7 2 (11.76%) VPN
7 2 (11.76%) SAN
7 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
7 2 (11.76%) Wireless
8 1 (5.88%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Legal
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) IT Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Network Support
5 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Technician
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.76%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) VLE
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity
3 3 (17.65%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (11.76%) Line Management
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) ERP
4 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.76%) Validation
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.88%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) C
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) MCSE
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (11.76%) CCNA
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (11.76%) MCP
4 2 (11.76%) HNC
4 2 (11.76%) HND
5 1 (5.88%) MCSA
5 1 (5.88%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (47.06%) vSphere
4 6 (35.29%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
5 3 (17.65%) Firmware
6 2 (11.76%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Backup Exec
2 4 (23.53%) SCCM
3 2 (11.76%) WMI
3 2 (11.76%) FortiGate
4 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (5.88%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (5.88%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) VMware
3 7 (41.18%) HP
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco
5 4 (23.53%) EMC
5 4 (23.53%) NetApp
6 3 (17.65%) Symantec
6 3 (17.65%) Sophos
7 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
7 2 (11.76%) WatchGuard
7 2 (11.76%) ProCurve
7 2 (11.76%) Veeam
7 2 (11.76%) Citrix
7 2 (11.76%) Avaya
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle
8 1 (5.88%) Adobe
8 1 (5.88%) Juniper
8 1 (5.88%) Dell
Wigan, Lancashire
IT Connections
Salary: 26,000 to 30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AQA
Salary: £26,124 per annum Rising to £30,428 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AQA
Salary: £33,333 per annum Rising to £38,887 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Fresh Direct
Salary: From £26,000 to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago