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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 136 121 138
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +17
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 3 18 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% 0.72% 0.044%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.40% 7.23% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 1
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +48.93%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -18.75%
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
215 249 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 9.74% 10.02% 11.83%
Number of salaries quoted 145 164 211
Average salary £44,750 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.71% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

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 28 August 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 22 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (95.45%) DHCP
2 21 (95.45%) TCP/IP
2 21 (95.45%) DNS
3 17 (77.27%) HP
3 17 (77.27%) SCCM
4 16 (72.73%) SCOM
4 16 (72.73%) DV Cleared
4 16 (72.73%) Security Cleared
4 16 (72.73%) SolarWinds
4 16 (72.73%) EMC NetWorker
4 16 (72.73%) HP SIM
4 16 (72.73%) ArcSight
4 16 (72.73%) Lumension
4 16 (72.73%) Performance Monitoring
4 16 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (27.27%) VMware
6 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (22.73%) LAN
7 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
7 5 (22.73%) VMware ESX
7 5 (22.73%) Backup Exec
7 5 (22.73%) Windows XP
7 5 (22.73%) Symantec
7 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (27.27%) MS Exchange
1 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) Lync
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) DHCP
1 21 (95.45%) TCP/IP
1 21 (95.45%) DNS
2 5 (22.73%) LAN
3 4 (18.18%) Firewall
3 4 (18.18%) SSL
4 1 (4.55%) SAN
4 1 (4.55%) VPN
4 1 (4.55%) Wireless
4 1 (4.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Support Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Applications Support
2 6 (27.27%) Applications Support Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Project Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) HP Storage
3 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (22.73%) Windows XP
4 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (18.18%) Security Patching
2 4 (18.18%) Project Management
2 4 (18.18%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) Project Planning
2 4 (18.18%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) DV Cleared
1 16 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) VMware ESX
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
3 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (77.27%) SCCM
2 16 (72.73%) SCOM
2 16 (72.73%) HP SIM
2 16 (72.73%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (22.73%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (77.27%) HP
3 16 (72.73%) SolarWinds
3 16 (72.73%) ArcSight
3 16 (72.73%) Lumension
4 6 (27.27%) VMware
5 5 (22.73%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) ProCurve
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix