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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England / North West
Rank 225 224 232
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 21 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.18% 0.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.76% 2.58% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 20
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £32,600 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +10.81%

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
441 388 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.42% 7.04% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 359 296 301
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -15 15 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Cheshire - 6 £62,500 - 1
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 34 (87.18%) Microsoft
2 32 (82.05%) Active Directory
3 25 (64.10%) SQL
4 21 (53.85%) Windows
5 20 (51.28%) VMware
6 18 (46.15%) DHCP
6 18 (46.15%) DNS
7 17 (43.59%) SQL Server
8 16 (41.03%) Cisco
9 15 (38.46%) Citrix
9 15 (38.46%) SCCM
10 14 (35.90%) PowerShell
10 14 (35.90%) Firewall
11 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (30.77%) Degree
12 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (30.77%) MS Exchange
12 12 (30.77%) MCSA
13 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (25.64%) Windows 7
14 10 (25.64%) MS Office
14 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
14 10 (25.64%) VPN
14 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (23.08%) Software Deployment
15 9 (23.08%) Application Virtualisation
15 9 (23.08%) VBScript
15 9 (23.08%) MCT
15 9 (23.08%) MS Excel

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 12 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.95%) IIS
3 6 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
4 5 (12.82%) Skype for Business
5 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) MS Office
2 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (46.15%) DHCP
1 18 (46.15%) DNS
2 14 (35.90%) Firewall
3 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
3 10 (25.64%) VPN
4 9 (23.08%) VLAN
5 7 (17.95%) SAN
6 4 (10.26%) Skype
7 2 (5.13%) LAN
7 2 (5.13%) WAN
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.56%) MPLS
8 1 (2.56%) Network Security
8 1 (2.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (43.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) FileMaker
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (12.82%) Back Office
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Support Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (25.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (23.08%) Applications Engineer
4 9 (23.08%) Applications Support
4 9 (23.08%) Applications Support Engineer
4 9 (23.08%) SCCM Engineer
5 8 (20.51%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 8 (20.51%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 8 (20.51%) Analyst
5 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Support
5 8 (20.51%) Support Analyst
6 7 (17.95%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 6 (15.38%) .NET Developer
7 6 (15.38%) Developer
7 6 (15.38%) Messaging Developer
8 5 (12.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (12.82%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) .NET
1 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
1 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
1 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
1 6 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
1 6 (15.38%) MSMQ
1 6 (15.38%) Node.js
1 6 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
1 6 (15.38%) RESTful
1 6 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 6 (15.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.26%) Replication
4 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.13%) Fat Client
5 2 (5.13%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Windows 7
3 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
4 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (12.82%) Linux
5 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (10.26%) Unix
7 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.56%) CentOS
8 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Application Virtualisation
1 9 (23.08%) Software Deployment
2 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
2 6 (15.38%) Kanban
2 6 (15.38%) Multithreading
2 6 (15.38%) MVC
2 6 (15.38%) OO
2 6 (15.38%) TDD
2 6 (15.38%) Web Application Development
3 5 (12.82%) Information Security
3 5 (12.82%) ITIL
3 5 (12.82%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 4 (10.26%) Data Management
4 4 (10.26%) Master Data Management
4 4 (10.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (10.26%) Resource Allocation
5 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (2.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) SQL
2 14 (35.90%) PowerShell
3 9 (23.08%) VBScript
4 6 (15.38%) C#
4 6 (15.38%) F#
4 6 (15.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Degree
1 12 (30.77%) MCSA
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (23.08%) MCT
3 1 (2.56%) MCP
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (82.05%) Active Directory
2 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (17.95%) Terminal Services
5 6 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
7 2 (5.13%) vSphere
8 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (38.46%) SCCM
2 6 (15.38%) Backup Exec
2 6 (15.38%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 6 (15.38%) Kibana
3 5 (12.82%) HP SIM
3 5 (12.82%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (10.26%) Nagios
5 2 (5.13%) SCOM
5 2 (5.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (2.56%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 34 (87.18%) Microsoft
2 20 (51.28%) VMware
3 16 (41.03%) Cisco
4 15 (38.46%) Citrix
5 9 (23.08%) Intel Security
5 9 (23.08%) NetApp
6 8 (20.51%) Dell
7 7 (17.95%) Avaya
7 7 (17.95%) Symantec
8 6 (15.38%) HP
9 5 (12.82%) Sophos
10 4 (10.26%) Forcepoint
10 4 (10.26%) GFI Software
10 4 (10.26%) Meraki
10 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
10 4 (10.26%) SolarWinds
10 4 (10.26%) Veeam
11 2 (5.13%) CommVault
12 1 (2.56%) Apple
12 1 (2.56%) Juniper
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