The first table below looks at the demand for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 123 135 140
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 16 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.64% 0.19% 0.084%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.63% 2.30% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 2
Average salary £46,250 £35,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.14% -10.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £25,000 £36,650
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £41,850
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Systems Management Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
284 174 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.38% 8.15% 9.74%
Number of salaries quoted 196 103 189
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £26,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
WSUS
Berkshire

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

WSUS
Salary Trend in Reading

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

WSUS Salary Trend in Reading

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 39 (97.50%) Windows
2 34 (85.00%) Active Directory
3 30 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 24 (60.00%) Hyper-V
5 23 (57.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (57.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (57.50%) VMware
6 20 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 20 (50.00%) SCCM
6 20 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 19 (47.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (45.00%) EMC NetWorker
9 17 (42.50%) DV Cleared
9 17 (42.50%) MS Exchange
10 14 (35.00%) Linux
10 14 (35.00%) SCOM
11 13 (32.50%) Cisco
12 12 (30.00%) DNS
12 12 (30.00%) Service Delivery
12 12 (30.00%) Firewall
13 11 (27.50%) Service Management
13 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
13 11 (27.50%) EMC
13 11 (27.50%) SolarWinds
14 10 (25.00%) PowerShell
14 10 (25.00%) Change Control
14 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (25.00%) MCSE

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 17 (42.50%) MS Exchange
2 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (17.50%) Lync
3 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (7.50%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Visio
1 9 (22.50%) MS Office
2 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) DNS
1 12 (30.00%) Firewall
2 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
3 9 (22.50%) DHCP
4 3 (7.50%) SMTP
4 3 (7.50%) VPN
5 1 (2.50%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Support Engineer
2 14 (35.00%) Security Engineer
2 14 (35.00%) Security Support Engineer
3 11 (27.50%) Server Support
3 11 (27.50%) Server Engineer
3 11 (27.50%) Server Support Engineer
4 9 (22.50%) Operations Manager
4 9 (22.50%) IT Operations Manager
5 8 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 8 (20.00%) Consultant
6 6 (15.00%) Windows Support Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
8 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) J2EE
1 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Clustering
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (97.50%) Windows
2 23 (57.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (35.00%) Linux
5 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (47.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 12 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 11 (27.50%) Service Management
5 10 (25.00%) Change Control
6 9 (22.50%) Budget Control
6 9 (22.50%) Supplier Management
7 6 (15.00%) Problem Management
7 6 (15.00%) Business Continuity
8 5 (12.50%) ITIL
9 3 (7.50%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (7.50%) Project Management
9 3 (7.50%) Information Security
9 3 (7.50%) Security Management
10 1 (2.50%) Change Management
10 1 (2.50%) Build Automation
10 1 (2.50%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 20 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 17 (42.50%) DV Cleared
3 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (25.00%) MCSE
4 7 (17.50%) MCITP
5 3 (7.50%) MOS
5 3 (7.50%) MCTS
5 3 (7.50%) MCSM
5 3 (7.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (85.00%) Active Directory
2 24 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 23 (57.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (22.50%) Terminal Server
5 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.50%) XenApp
6 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (50.00%) SCCM
2 18 (45.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 14 (35.00%) SCOM
4 7 (17.50%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 30 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (57.50%) VMware
3 13 (32.50%) Cisco
4 11 (27.50%) EMC
4 11 (27.50%) SolarWinds
5 7 (17.50%) Citrix
5 7 (17.50%) HP
5 7 (17.50%) ArcSight
5 7 (17.50%) Lumension
6 1 (2.50%) Dell
6 1 (2.50%) Veritas
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.50%) Symantec
6 1 (2.50%) Remedy
6 1 (2.50%) Sophos
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 4 days ago