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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 230 237 257
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +20
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 24 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.88% 2.44% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 7
Average salary £31,500 £29,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.62% +20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £45,000 £32,300
UK excluding London average salary £34,250 £32,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.58% -6.42%
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
349 328 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.77% 4.83% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 286 258 370
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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
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 22 December 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
Manchester -19 14 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Cumbria -1 5 £35,000 +20.68%
Cheshire +3 4 £31,500 -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 34 (87.18%) Windows
2 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 24 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 24 (61.54%) MS Exchange
4 23 (58.97%) DNS
4 23 (58.97%) VMware
4 23 (58.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (53.85%) DHCP
6 19 (48.72%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (46.15%) vSphere
8 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (38.46%) Backup Exec
9 15 (38.46%) SharePoint
9 15 (38.46%) SQL
9 15 (38.46%) HP
9 15 (38.46%) Symantec
9 15 (38.46%) SharePoint 2013
10 14 (35.90%) LAN
10 14 (35.90%) WAN
11 13 (33.33%) Sophos
11 13 (33.33%) Dell
11 13 (33.33%) Cisco
11 13 (33.33%) SCCM
12 12 (30.77%) Hyper-V
13 11 (28.21%) Firewall
14 10 (25.64%) Strategic Planning
14 10 (25.64%) MPLS
14 10 (25.64%) Norton AntiVirus
14 10 (25.64%) Firmware
15 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 24 (61.54%) MS Exchange
2 23 (58.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (38.46%) SharePoint 2013
3 15 (38.46%) SharePoint
4 8 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (20.51%) Lync
5 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.56%) Moodle
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) PowerPivot
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (58.97%) DNS
2 21 (53.85%) DHCP
3 14 (35.90%) LAN
3 14 (35.90%) WAN
4 11 (28.21%) Firewall
5 10 (25.64%) MPLS
6 9 (23.08%) VLAN
7 8 (20.51%) SNMP
8 6 (15.38%) Wireless
9 5 (12.82%) iSCSI
10 4 (10.26%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
10 4 (10.26%) SAN
11 1 (2.56%) 3G
11 1 (2.56%) VPN
11 1 (2.56%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
1 7 (17.95%) Crystal Reports
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (17.95%) Back Office
2 5 (12.82%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Legal
3 3 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Support Engineer
1 10 (25.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (17.95%) Team Leader
2 7 (17.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Operations Team Leader
3 4 (10.26%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) IT Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Network Support
5 1 (2.56%) Desktop Support
5 1 (2.56%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (2.56%) Service Desk Technician
5 1 (2.56%) Operations Support Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Help Desk Supervisor
5 1 (2.56%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) HTML
1 2 (5.13%) CSS
2 1 (2.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Replication
2 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.69%) Thin Client
3 3 (7.69%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) PDA
5 1 (2.56%) VLE
5 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 34 (87.18%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (17.95%) CentOS
3 7 (17.95%) Linux
3 7 (17.95%) UNIX
4 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Strategic Planning
2 9 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (15.38%) Line Management
4 5 (12.82%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (12.82%) Validation
4 5 (12.82%) ERP
5 4 (10.26%) ITIL
5 4 (10.26%) Business Continuity
5 4 (10.26%) Asset Management
6 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (7.69%) Change Management
7 2 (5.13%) Migration
7 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.56%) IT Asset Management
8 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.56%) Network Management
8 1 (2.56%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.56%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
3 6 (15.38%) C
4 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.82%) MCSE
3 4 (10.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (10.26%) Degree
4 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.69%) MCSA
4 3 (7.69%) CCNA
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.13%) MCITP
5 2 (5.13%) MCP
5 2 (5.13%) HNC
5 2 (5.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 19 (48.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (46.15%) vSphere
4 12 (30.77%) Hyper-V
5 10 (25.64%) Firmware
6 6 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.13%) vCloud
7 2 (5.13%) XenApp
8 1 (2.56%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 15 (38.46%) Backup Exec
2 13 (33.33%) SCCM
3 10 (25.64%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (20.51%) WhatsUp Gold
4 8 (20.51%) HP SIM
5 5 (12.82%) WMI
6 3 (7.69%) SCOM
6 3 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 23 (58.97%) VMware
3 15 (38.46%) Symantec
3 15 (38.46%) HP
4 13 (33.33%) Dell
4 13 (33.33%) Cisco
4 13 (33.33%) Sophos
5 7 (17.95%) EMC
5 7 (17.95%) Citrix
5 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
6 6 (15.38%) LANDesk
7 5 (12.82%) WatchGuard
7 5 (12.82%) Avaya
8 4 (10.26%) NetApp
8 4 (10.26%) Lumension
9 3 (7.69%) CommVault
10 2 (5.13%) ProCurve
11 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.56%) SOTI
11 1 (2.56%) Lotus
Greater Manchester
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Salary: 27000-30000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 days ago