The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 75 - 75
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 4 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.52% - 0.64%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.06% - 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 6
Average salary £40,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -18.75%
WSUS
Oxfordshire

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

Systems Management Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
66 39 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 8.55% 5.45% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 35 39 55
Average salary £45,750 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.68% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

WSUS
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

WSUS Salary Trend in Oxford

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Change Management
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) CommVault
4 3 (42.86%) Terminal Services
4 3 (42.86%) ADSL
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) VLAN
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
1 3 (42.86%) ADSL
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) VLAN
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Team Leader
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 1 (14.29%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
2 3 (42.86%) Terminal Services
2 3 (42.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) CommVault
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp