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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 247 242 240
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 15 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.088% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.50% 1.69% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 19
Average salary £29,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £29,850 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £51,800
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
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
333 355 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.51% 5.20% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 239 285 294
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 2014. 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
Cheshire -6 8 £29,500 -
Manchester -7 4 £29,500 -26.25% 2
Merseyside - 2 £22,000 -
Cumbria - 1 £34,500 -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
3 16 (69.57%) MS Exchange
4 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (65.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (60.87%) Backup Exec
6 13 (56.52%) Symantec
6 13 (56.52%) HP
6 13 (56.52%) SQL
7 12 (52.17%) Linux
7 12 (52.17%) SCCM
8 11 (47.83%) vSphere
8 11 (47.83%) Dell
8 11 (47.83%) Red Hat
9 10 (43.48%) Norton AntiVirus
9 10 (43.48%) SharePoint
9 10 (43.48%) Strategic Planning
10 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (39.13%) VMware
11 8 (34.78%) Sophos
11 8 (34.78%) Firmware
11 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
11 8 (34.78%) SNMP
11 8 (34.78%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (34.78%) HP SIM
11 8 (34.78%) Lync
11 8 (34.78%) WhatsUp Gold
12 7 (30.43%) CentOS
12 7 (30.43%) DNS
12 7 (30.43%) DHCP

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 16 (69.57%) MS Exchange
2 15 (65.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (43.48%) SharePoint
4 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (34.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (34.78%) Lync
6 2 (8.70%) Apache
7 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) SNMP
2 7 (30.43%) DNS
2 7 (30.43%) DHCP
3 5 (21.74%) Firewall
4 4 (17.39%) LAN
4 4 (17.39%) WAN
5 3 (13.04%) iSCSI
5 3 (13.04%) SAN
6 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.70%) VPN
6 2 (8.70%) VLAN
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.35%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (30.43%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Operations Team Leader
1 7 (30.43%) Team Leader
1 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) IT Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Operations Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Technician
4 1 (4.35%) IT Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Technician
4 1 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) HTML
1 3 (13.04%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.35%) HTML5
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Firmware
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (52.17%) Linux
4 7 (30.43%) CentOS
4 7 (30.43%) UNIX
5 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
7 2 (8.70%) Debian
7 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
7 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
3 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
3 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
3 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) Perl
3 2 (8.70%) VBScript
3 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) MCSE
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) vSphere
2 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
3 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
4 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (8.70%) XenApp
6 2 (8.70%) Squid
6 2 (8.70%) vCloud
7 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
7 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (60.87%) Backup Exec
2 12 (52.17%) SCCM
3 10 (43.48%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (34.78%) HP SIM
4 8 (34.78%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
5 2 (8.70%) FortiGate
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 13 (56.52%) Symantec
2 13 (56.52%) HP
3 11 (47.83%) Dell
3 11 (47.83%) Red Hat
4 9 (39.13%) VMware
5 8 (34.78%) Sophos
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco
6 5 (21.74%) Citrix
7 3 (13.04%) Veeam
8 2 (8.70%) NetApp
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle
8 2 (8.70%) EMC
8 2 (8.70%) ProCurve
9 1 (4.35%) LANDesk
9 1 (4.35%) Avaya
9 1 (4.35%) Juniper
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £19000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago