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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 113 133 134
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +1
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 25 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.06% 0.13% 0.045%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.09% 1.29% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 1
Average salary £42,000 £35,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.30% -25.26%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +29.03%
Systems Management Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
275 232 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.67% 10.24% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 184 180 114
Average salary £42,625 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +5.59%
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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSUS across the Reading region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

WSUS Salary Histogram in Reading

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (92.86%) Windows
2 37 (88.10%) Microsoft
3 28 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 28 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 28 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 28 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (59.52%) DV Cleared
4 25 (59.52%) Performance Monitoring
4 25 (59.52%) EMC NetWorker
5 23 (54.76%) SCCM
5 23 (54.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (45.24%) Linux
6 19 (45.24%) VMware
7 17 (40.48%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (38.10%) TCP/IP
8 16 (38.10%) DNS
9 14 (33.33%) EMC
9 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 14 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (28.57%) Hyper-V
11 11 (26.19%) SolarWinds
11 11 (26.19%) ArcSight
11 11 (26.19%) HP SIM
11 11 (26.19%) Lumension
11 11 (26.19%) SCOM
11 11 (26.19%) DHCP
11 11 (26.19%) HP
12 10 (23.81%) MS Excel

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
1 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
1 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
1 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (16.67%) Lync
3 5 (11.90%) Tomcat
4 4 (9.52%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (38.10%) TCP/IP
1 16 (38.10%) DNS
2 11 (26.19%) DHCP
3 5 (11.90%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (11.90%) VPN
3 5 (11.90%) LAN
3 5 (11.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 14 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Support Engineer
2 14 (33.33%) Server Support
2 14 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 14 (33.33%) Server Support Engineer
3 13 (30.95%) Security Engineer
3 13 (30.95%) Security Support Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Applications Support Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Applications Support
5 7 (16.67%) Consultant
5 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (9.52%) Administrator
6 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Clustering
2 5 (11.90%) Statistics
2 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (92.86%) Windows
2 28 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (54.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (45.24%) Linux
5 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) Performance Monitoring
2 14 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (11.90%) Change Control
4 3 (7.14%) ITIL
4 3 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
3 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 28 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 25 (59.52%) DV Cleared
3 7 (16.67%) MCSE
3 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (16.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) QA
1 5 (11.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 17 (40.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 9 (21.43%) Terminal Server
5 3 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 3 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 25 (59.52%) EMC NetWorker
2 23 (54.76%) SCCM
3 11 (26.19%) SCOM
3 11 (26.19%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 37 (88.10%) Microsoft
2 19 (45.24%) VMware
3 14 (33.33%) EMC
4 11 (26.19%) SolarWinds
4 11 (26.19%) ArcSight
4 11 (26.19%) Lumension
4 11 (26.19%) HP
5 5 (11.90%) Citrix
6 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
7 3 (7.14%) Remedy
7 3 (7.14%) Sophos
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