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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 230 247 239
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 15 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.098% 0.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.89% 1.69% 6.46%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 19
Average salary £33,500 £41,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.78% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
307 413 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.67% 5.77% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 224 310 237
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £25,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%

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 20 April 2015.

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 20 April 2015. 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 +8 11 £40,000 -3.03%
Cheshire - 1 £39,000 - 2
Cumbria - 1 £33,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £25,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £25,000 -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 33 (91.67%) Windows
2 29 (80.56%) Active Directory
3 26 (72.22%) DNS
4 25 (69.44%) VMware
5 23 (63.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (61.11%) DHCP
7 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
8 18 (50.00%) MS Exchange
8 18 (50.00%) PowerShell
9 16 (44.44%) Replication
10 15 (41.67%) Citrix
11 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (33.33%) Asset Management
13 11 (30.56%) Hyper-V
13 11 (30.56%) SCCM
13 11 (30.56%) LAN
13 11 (30.56%) WAN
13 11 (30.56%) MCSE
13 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (25.00%) SQL
14 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
14 9 (25.00%) LANDesk
14 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
14 9 (25.00%) Migration
15 8 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
15 8 (22.22%) MCITP
15 8 (22.22%) ITIL
15 8 (22.22%) Cisco
15 8 (22.22%) MPLS
15 8 (22.22%) Lumension

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 18 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (19.44%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
4 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.56%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) PowerPivot
2 4 (11.11%) MS Office
2 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365
1 5 (13.89%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 26 (72.22%) DNS
2 22 (61.11%) DHCP
3 11 (30.56%) LAN
3 11 (30.56%) WAN
4 8 (22.22%) MPLS
5 7 (19.44%) Firewall
6 6 (16.67%) Wireless
7 5 (13.89%) VLAN
7 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
8 4 (11.11%) SMS
9 3 (8.33%) VoIP
10 2 (5.56%) VPN
10 2 (5.56%) SAN
10 2 (5.56%) iSCSI
10 2 (5.56%) OpenScape
11 1 (2.78%) DSL
11 1 (2.78%) 3G
11 1 (2.78%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.56%) MSI
General
1 7 (19.44%) Billing
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 4 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (19.44%) Support Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (13.89%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Active Directory Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Build Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Technician
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.78%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 16 (44.44%) Replication
2 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.11%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.56%) Thin Client
4 2 (5.56%) PDA
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 33 (91.67%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 9 (25.00%) Migration
3 8 (22.22%) ITIL
4 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (16.67%) Line Management
5 5 (13.89%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (13.89%) ERP
5 5 (13.89%) Validation
6 4 (11.11%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.56%) Security Management
7 2 (5.56%) Software Asset Management
7 2 (5.56%) IT Asset Management
7 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
7 2 (5.56%) Software Deployment
7 2 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.78%) CRM
8 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.78%) Service Management
8 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
3 5 (13.89%) C
4 4 (11.11%) VBScript
5 2 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (30.56%) MCSE
3 8 (22.22%) MCITP
4 6 (16.67%) MCP
5 4 (11.11%) Degree
6 3 (8.33%) MCSA
6 3 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (5.56%) CCNA
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (80.56%) Active Directory
2 23 (63.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (30.56%) Hyper-V
4 8 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (19.44%) XenDesktop
5 7 (19.44%) vSphere
6 4 (11.11%) VMware ESX
6 4 (11.11%) XenApp
7 1 (2.78%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.78%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) SCCM
2 5 (13.89%) WMI
3 3 (8.33%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.56%) SCOM
4 2 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) VMware
2 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 15 (41.67%) Citrix
4 9 (25.00%) LANDesk
5 8 (22.22%) Lumension
5 8 (22.22%) Cisco
6 7 (19.44%) Sophos
7 6 (16.67%) EMC
8 5 (13.89%) Avaya
8 5 (13.89%) WatchGuard
9 3 (8.33%) SAP
9 3 (8.33%) HP
9 3 (8.33%) Symantec
10 2 (5.56%) McAfee
10 2 (5.56%) Dell
10 2 (5.56%) Sun
10 2 (5.56%) CommVault
10 2 (5.56%) Siemens
10 2 (5.56%) Lotus
10 2 (5.56%) MobileIron
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