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

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 219 234 239
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 12 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.34% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.27% 6.11% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 6
Average salary £32,500 £28,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% -1.72%
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
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
367 393 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.59% 5.59% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 272 313 301
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,633 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
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 10 February 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
Manchester +19 12 £32,500 +18.18% 1
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 14 (93.33%) Windows
1 14 (93.33%) MS Exchange
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
1 14 (93.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (86.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (80.00%) Dell
4 11 (73.33%) SQL
4 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
4 11 (73.33%) HP
5 10 (66.67%) Back Office
5 10 (66.67%) Backup Exec
5 10 (66.67%) LAN
5 10 (66.67%) SharePoint
5 10 (66.67%) Symantec
5 10 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (66.67%) Sophos
5 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (66.67%) HP SIM
5 10 (66.67%) Skype for Business
5 10 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 9 (60.00%) VMware
6 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (53.33%) Cisco
7 8 (53.33%) Linux
7 8 (53.33%) MCSE
7 8 (53.33%) vSphere
8 7 (46.67%) SolarWinds

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (93.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 14 (93.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 10 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 10 (66.67%) Skype for Business
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Shockwave
1 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) LAN
2 7 (46.67%) Network Security
3 3 (20.00%) SNMP
3 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (13.33%) DHCP
4 2 (13.33%) DNS
4 2 (13.33%) Firewall
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (6.67%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (66.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) IT Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Support
6 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Technical Support
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
6 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Operations Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Flash
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (53.33%) Linux
4 7 (46.67%) AIX
4 7 (46.67%) CentOS
4 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (6.67%) Unix
7 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL V2
2 7 (46.67%) Patch Management
3 3 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (6.67%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) MCSE
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (46.67%) A+ Certification
2 7 (46.67%) CCNA
2 7 (46.67%) CCNP
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (46.67%) CISSP
2 7 (46.67%) CompTIA Security+
2 7 (46.67%) HP ASE
2 7 (46.67%) MCITP
2 7 (46.67%) Network+ Certification
2 7 (46.67%) RHCE
2 7 (46.67%) Security+ Certification
2 7 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (53.33%) vSphere
3 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) Backup Exec
1 10 (66.67%) HP SIM
1 10 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (26.67%) SCCM
3 3 (20.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) Dell
3 11 (73.33%) HP
4 10 (66.67%) Sophos
4 10 (66.67%) Symantec
5 9 (60.00%) VMware
6 8 (53.33%) Cisco
7 7 (46.67%) GFI Software
7 7 (46.67%) IBM
7 7 (46.67%) ProCurve
7 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
7 7 (46.67%) SolarWinds
8 1 (6.67%) Adobe
8 1 (6.67%) Juniper
8 1 (6.67%) NetApp
8 1 (6.67%) SafeCom
Stockport, Cheshire
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Posted: 26 days ago