The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 134 133 112
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 7 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.27% 0.32% 0.80%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.85% 3.05% 11.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 16
Average salary £36,000 £21,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+67.44% -14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £21,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.13% +5.71%
WSUS
Berkshire

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

Systems Management Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
246 262 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 9.52% 10.59% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 158 179 107
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSUS across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

WSUS Salary Histogram in Reading

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 32 (94.12%) Windows
2 28 (82.35%) Microsoft
3 24 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (64.71%) Security Cleared
5 21 (61.76%) SC Cleared
5 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
6 20 (58.82%) DV Cleared
6 20 (58.82%) Performance Monitoring
7 19 (55.88%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (55.88%) EMC NetWorker
7 19 (55.88%) Linux
8 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (47.06%) VMware
10 15 (44.12%) SCCM
11 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (38.24%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (38.24%) TCP/IP
12 13 (38.24%) DNS
13 12 (35.29%) EMC
14 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
14 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (23.53%) SCOM
15 8 (23.53%) HP
16 7 (20.59%) DHCP
16 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
16 7 (20.59%) SolarWinds
16 7 (20.59%) HP SIM
16 7 (20.59%) ArcSight
16 7 (20.59%) Lumension

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
1 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
3 4 (11.76%) Apache
4 3 (8.82%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) TCP/IP
1 13 (38.24%) DNS
2 7 (20.59%) DHCP
3 6 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (17.65%) VPN
3 6 (17.65%) LAN
3 6 (17.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Support Engineer
2 12 (35.29%) Server Support
2 12 (35.29%) Server Engineer
2 12 (35.29%) Server Support Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Security Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Security Support Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Applications Support Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Applications Support
4 4 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Release Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 19 (55.88%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 5 (14.71%) Clustering
3 5 (14.71%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (94.12%) Windows
2 24 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (55.88%) Linux
4 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Performance Monitoring
2 13 (38.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Change Control
4 3 (8.82%) Service Management
5 1 (2.94%) Validation
5 1 (2.94%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
1 6 (17.65%) T-SQL
2 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 21 (61.76%) SC Cleared
3 20 (58.82%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) MCSE
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.82%) MCITP
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
1 5 (14.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
2 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
4 5 (14.71%) Terminal Server
5 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 19 (55.88%) EMC NetWorker
2 15 (44.12%) SCCM
3 8 (23.53%) SCOM
4 7 (20.59%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 28 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 16 (47.06%) VMware
3 12 (35.29%) EMC
4 8 (23.53%) HP
5 7 (20.59%) SolarWinds
5 7 (20.59%) ArcSight
5 7 (20.59%) Lumension
6 4 (11.76%) Citrix
6 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.88%) Remedy
7 2 (5.88%) Sophos
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
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