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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 226 243 250
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +7
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 14 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.29% 0.098%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.53% 5.49% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 7
Median salary £38,750 £37,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +70.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,754 £33,000 £18,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £49,250 £34,700
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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
397 346 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.77% 5.30% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 319 259 272
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,100 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 July 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 July 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 -6 9 £38,750 -8.82% 1
Lancashire +14 2 £35,000 +16.66%
Cumbria - 2 £52,500 -
Merseyside -10 1 £25,000 -50.00%
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 21 (95.45%) Active Directory
2 16 (72.73%) Windows
3 14 (63.64%) VMware
3 14 (63.64%) Windows Server
4 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (54.55%) Firewall
5 12 (54.55%) SCCM
6 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (50.00%) PowerShell
7 9 (40.91%) Office 365
7 9 (40.91%) Cisco
7 9 (40.91%) SQL
8 8 (36.36%) DHCP
8 8 (36.36%) DNS
8 8 (36.36%) Dell
8 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
10 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
10 6 (27.27%) Forcepoint
10 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
10 6 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (27.27%) Veeam
10 6 (27.27%) Virtual Environments
11 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (22.73%) IIS
11 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
12 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
12 4 (18.18%) ITIL

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 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (22.73%) IIS
4 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) Firewall
2 8 (36.36%) DHCP
2 8 (36.36%) DNS
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (18.18%) SAN
3 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 3 (13.64%) IP Telephony
5 2 (9.09%) NAS
5 2 (9.09%) VPN
6 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.55%) LAN
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security
6 1 (4.55%) VLAN
6 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
1 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 3 (13.64%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) IT Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) IT Support
3 3 (13.64%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) EqualLogic
3 3 (13.64%) Clustering
4 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 2 (9.09%) Replication
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (13.64%) Linux
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.55%) CentOS
7 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Virtual Environments
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Application Virtualisation
3 3 (13.64%) Patch Management
3 3 (13.64%) Security Patching
3 3 (13.64%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Line Management
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.09%) MCSE
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) MCSA
4 1 (4.55%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (95.45%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 6 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) SCCM
2 3 (13.64%) SCOM
3 2 (9.09%) Nagios
3 2 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) VMware
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (40.91%) Cisco
4 8 (36.36%) Dell
5 6 (27.27%) Forcepoint
5 6 (27.27%) Veeam
6 4 (18.18%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (13.64%) Citrix
7 3 (13.64%) HP
8 2 (9.09%) Brocade
8 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
8 2 (9.09%) Foundry
8 2 (9.09%) LANDesk
8 2 (9.09%) Meraki
8 2 (9.09%) QNAP
8 2 (9.09%) Symantec
8 2 (9.09%) Zoho
9 1 (4.55%) Intel Security
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