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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 181 182 177
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 4 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.10% 0.079% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.01% 1.44% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 9
Average salary £29,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £28,400 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £40,000 £40,100
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
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
133 209 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.34% 5.48% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 102 170 156
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.10%

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 17 September 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 £32,500 -
Altrincham - 1 £25,000 -
WSUS
North West

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) DHCP
2 7 (63.64%) DNS
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) HP
4 5 (45.45%) Firewall
4 5 (45.45%) Backup Exec
4 5 (45.45%) Degree
4 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (36.36%) SCCM
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) vSphere
5 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (27.27%) HTML
6 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) MS Office
6 3 (27.27%) CSS
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) LAN
6 3 (27.27%) WAN
6 3 (27.27%) Citrix
6 3 (27.27%) Symantec

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
1 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) Lync
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) DHCP
1 7 (63.64%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) iSCSI
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (9.09%) MPLS
5 1 (9.09%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) IT Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Debian
3 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
1 3 (27.27%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) VBScript
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) vSphere
2 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (18.18%) Squid
4 2 (18.18%) vCloud
5 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Backup Exec
2 4 (36.36%) SCCM
3 2 (18.18%) FortiGate
4 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (9.09%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (9.09%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
4 3 (27.27%) Symantec
4 3 (27.27%) Veeam
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) EMC
5 2 (18.18%) NetApp
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) ProCurve
6 1 (9.09%) Sophos
6 1 (9.09%) Dell
6 1 (9.09%) Avaya
6 1 (9.09%) Juniper
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago