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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 218 238 249
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +11
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 9 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.15% 0.058%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.39% 3.45% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 4
Median salary £35,500 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% -3.03%
UK excluding London median salary £35,250 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +3.44%
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
377 261 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.79% 4.28% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 298 194 270
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £37,123
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +8 7 £35,500 +9.23% 2
Lancashire +7 1 - - 1
Cumbria - 1 £52,500 -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 18 (81.82%) SQL
2 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (72.73%) VMware
4 15 (68.18%) Cisco
5 14 (63.64%) Dell
5 14 (63.64%) MS Exchange
5 14 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
6 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
7 12 (54.55%) Symantec
7 12 (54.55%) Norton AntiVirus
8 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 11 (50.00%) SharePoint
8 11 (50.00%) Skype for Business
8 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (45.45%) HP SIM
9 10 (45.45%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (45.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 10 (45.45%) Linux
9 10 (45.45%) HP
9 10 (45.45%) Sophos
9 10 (45.45%) Back Office
9 10 (45.45%) Backup Exec
10 8 (36.36%) Firewall
10 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (36.36%) MCSE
10 8 (36.36%) Patch Management

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 14 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
1 14 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2013
1 14 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 11 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 10 (45.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Firewall
2 7 (31.82%) LAN
2 7 (31.82%) Network Security
3 6 (27.27%) DHCP
3 6 (27.27%) DNS
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (13.64%) SAN
5 3 (13.64%) SNMP
6 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
6 2 (9.09%) NAS
6 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (45.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Network Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) IT Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Monitoring Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Operations Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) SCCM Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Unix Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) EqualLogic
2 2 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
1 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (45.45%) Linux
3 7 (31.82%) AIX
3 7 (31.82%) CentOS
3 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Unix
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 8 (36.36%) Patch Management
3 7 (31.82%) ITIL
3 7 (31.82%) ITIL V2
4 3 (13.64%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.55%) Application Virtualisation
6 1 (4.55%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (4.55%) Security Patching
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) MCSE
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (31.82%) A+ Certification
2 7 (31.82%) CCNA
2 7 (31.82%) CCNP
2 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (31.82%) CISSP
2 7 (31.82%) CompTIA Security+
2 7 (31.82%) HP ASE
2 7 (31.82%) MCITP
2 7 (31.82%) Network+ Certification
2 7 (31.82%) RHCE
2 7 (31.82%) Security+ Certification
2 7 (31.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (31.82%) vSphere
3 6 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (45.45%) Backup Exec
2 10 (45.45%) HP SIM
3 7 (31.82%) SCCM
4 3 (13.64%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (9.09%) Nagios
6 1 (4.55%) SafeCom
6 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) VMware
2 15 (68.18%) Cisco
3 14 (63.64%) Dell
4 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
5 12 (54.55%) Symantec
6 10 (45.45%) HP
6 10 (45.45%) Sophos
7 7 (31.82%) GFI Software
7 7 (31.82%) IBM
7 7 (31.82%) ProCurve
7 7 (31.82%) Red Hat
7 7 (31.82%) SolarWinds
8 6 (27.27%) Forcepoint
8 6 (27.27%) Veeam
9 4 (18.18%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
10 2 (9.09%) Foundry
10 2 (9.09%) Meraki
10 2 (9.09%) QNAP
10 2 (9.09%) Zoho
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