The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 238 234 238
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 18 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.24% 0.058%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.38% 4.84% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 3
Average salary £37,500 £29,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.11% -26.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
WSUS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Systems Management Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
411 372 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.00% 5.00% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 316 271 295
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £24,850 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WSUS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WSUS
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSUS across the North West region.

WSUS Salary Trend in the North West

WSUS
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSUS across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

WSUS Salary Histogram in the North West

WSUS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
Manchester +7 9 £33,000 +48.31% 2
Cheshire -4 7 £37,500 +27.11%
Merseyside +6 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £30,000 -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 26 (96.30%) Microsoft
2 23 (85.19%) Windows
3 21 (77.78%) DNS
4 20 (74.07%) DHCP
4 20 (74.07%) VMware
5 18 (66.67%) Active Directory
6 17 (62.96%) SCCM
7 15 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (51.85%) Citrix
8 14 (51.85%) MS Exchange
8 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (48.15%) Degree
10 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (40.74%) LAN
11 11 (40.74%) MCSE
11 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
11 11 (40.74%) ITIL
11 11 (40.74%) SQL
11 11 (40.74%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
12 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (37.04%) WAN
12 10 (37.04%) SAN
13 9 (33.33%) Patch Management
13 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
13 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (29.63%) XenApp
14 8 (29.63%) XenDesktop
14 8 (29.63%) vSphere

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 14 (51.85%) MS Exchange
2 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (14.81%) IIS
3 4 (14.81%) Lync
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (77.78%) DNS
2 20 (74.07%) DHCP
3 11 (40.74%) LAN
4 10 (37.04%) WAN
4 10 (37.04%) SAN
5 8 (29.63%) iSCSI
6 6 (22.22%) Firewall
7 5 (18.52%) MPLS
7 5 (18.52%) DSL
8 4 (14.81%) Internet
8 4 (14.81%) Wireless
8 4 (14.81%) VLAN
8 4 (14.81%) VPN
8 4 (14.81%) VoIP
9 3 (11.11%) HTTP
9 3 (11.11%) SSL
9 3 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (11.11%) IPsec
9 3 (11.11%) H.323
9 3 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.81%) Law
3 3 (11.11%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) IT Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) Operations Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Technician
6 1 (3.70%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Head of IT
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Architecture Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Head of Infrastructure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) EMC VNX
2 4 (14.81%) Blackberry
3 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.11%) FlexPod
4 2 (7.41%) Clustering
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.70%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
7 3 (11.11%) UNIX
7 3 (11.11%) Linux
8 2 (7.41%) AIX
8 2 (7.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 9 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 7 (25.93%) Security Patching
3 7 (25.93%) Business Continuity
4 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
5 5 (18.52%) Coaching
6 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
6 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
6 4 (14.81%) Migration
6 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
6 4 (14.81%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (14.81%) Project Planning
7 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 3 (11.11%) Service Management
7 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (11.11%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) VBScript
3 1 (3.70%) VB
3 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Degree
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (40.74%) MCSE
4 5 (18.52%) MCSA
4 5 (18.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (14.81%) CCNP
5 4 (14.81%) CCNA
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.70%) MCITP
6 1 (3.70%) HP ASE
6 1 (3.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (40.74%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (29.63%) XenDesktop
4 8 (29.63%) vSphere
4 8 (29.63%) XenApp
5 5 (18.52%) VMware ESX
6 4 (14.81%) XenServer
6 4 (14.81%) vCloud
7 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
8 1 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (62.96%) SCCM
2 4 (14.81%) SCOM
2 4 (14.81%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.70%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.70%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) Microsoft
2 20 (74.07%) VMware
3 14 (51.85%) Citrix
4 8 (29.63%) Cisco
5 7 (25.93%) HP
5 7 (25.93%) EMC
6 4 (14.81%) ProCurve
6 4 (14.81%) IBM
6 4 (14.81%) NetApp
6 4 (14.81%) Symantec
7 3 (11.11%) Sophos
7 3 (11.11%) Riverbed
7 3 (11.11%) Meraki
8 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
8 2 (7.41%) webMethods
8 2 (7.41%) Oracle
8 2 (7.41%) Dell
8 2 (7.41%) Sun
9 1 (3.70%) SAP
9 1 (3.70%) McAfee
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