The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 83 71 72
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.33% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.04% 2.50% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £39,000 £26,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.16% -3.63%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
WSUS
East Midlands

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

Systems Management Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
23 40 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.50% 6.05% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 21 35 7
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +35.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £19,700 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

WSUS
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

WSUS Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

WSUS
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Northampton - 2 £39,000 -
WSUS
East Midlands

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) MCSE
4 3 (50.00%) Replication
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) SCCM
4 3 (50.00%) SCOM
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
5 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (33.33%) F5
5 2 (33.33%) Office 365

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CCA
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) XenServer
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) ARCserve
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix