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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 218 241 256
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +15
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 14 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.66% 4.75% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 8
Median salary £35,500 £37,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,391 £30,000 £18,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £41,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
382 295 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.83% 4.59% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 307 221 282
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +5.95%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +18 10 £35,500 +9.23% 1
Cumbria - 2 £52,500 -
Lancashire +8 1 - - 1
Merseyside +2 1 £25,000 -50.00%
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing WSUS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 16 (66.67%) VMware
2 16 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (58.33%) SQL
4 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
5 12 (50.00%) Cisco
5 12 (50.00%) Dell
6 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
6 11 (45.83%) SCCM
6 11 (45.83%) Windows Server
7 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
7 10 (41.67%) Firewall
8 8 (33.33%) Symantec
8 8 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
8 8 (33.33%) HP
8 8 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 8 (33.33%) Skype for Business
8 8 (33.33%) Office 365
9 7 (29.17%) Linux
9 7 (29.17%) ITIL
10 6 (25.00%) MCSE
10 6 (25.00%) DHCP
10 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (25.00%) Sophos
10 6 (25.00%) Forcepoint

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
2 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 8 (33.33%) Skype for Business
4 6 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) Firewall
2 6 (25.00%) DHCP
2 6 (25.00%) DNS
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (16.67%) LAN
3 4 (16.67%) Network Security
3 4 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (8.33%) IP Telephony
4 2 (8.33%) NAS
4 2 (8.33%) SNMP
4 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) IT Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) IT Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) EqualLogic
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Clustering
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (45.83%) Windows Server
4 7 (29.17%) Linux
5 4 (16.67%) AIX
5 4 (16.67%) CentOS
5 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.17%) Unix
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 6 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL V2
3 4 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (8.33%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.33%) Security Patching
4 2 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (8.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 1 (4.17%) Line Management
5 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) MCSE
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.67%) A+ Certification
2 4 (16.67%) CCNA
2 4 (16.67%) CCNP
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.67%) CISSP
2 4 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
2 4 (16.67%) HP ASE
2 4 (16.67%) MCITP
2 4 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
2 4 (16.67%) RHCE
2 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Security+ Certification
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (16.67%) vSphere
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) SCCM
2 8 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 6 (25.00%) HP SIM
4 2 (8.33%) Nagios
4 2 (8.33%) SCOM
4 2 (8.33%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (4.17%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) VMware
2 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 12 (50.00%) Cisco
3 12 (50.00%) Dell
4 8 (33.33%) HP
4 8 (33.33%) Symantec
5 6 (25.00%) Forcepoint
5 6 (25.00%) Sophos
5 6 (25.00%) Veeam
6 4 (16.67%) GFI Software
6 4 (16.67%) IBM
6 4 (16.67%) Nimble Storage
6 4 (16.67%) ProCurve
6 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (16.67%) SolarWinds
7 2 (8.33%) Brocade
7 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.33%) Citrix
7 2 (8.33%) LANDesk
7 2 (8.33%) Meraki
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