The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 70 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.30% - 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.76% - 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £39,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £41,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.73% +17.14%
WSUS
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Systems Management Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
17 23 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.52% 6.13% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 3
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £19,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WSUS across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

WSUS
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSUS across the Northampton region.

WSUS Salary Trend in Northampton

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) MCSA
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Replication
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) SCOM
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) CCA
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) XenServer
2 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
2 1 (20.00%) ARCserve
2 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix