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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 127 118 124
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 14 23 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.58% 1.01% 0.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.31% 9.35% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 6
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,834
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -3.62%
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
222 246 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 9.26% 10.85% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 146 163 92
Average salary £48,250 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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 30 January 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
3 19 (90.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (76.19%) VMware
4 16 (76.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 13 (61.90%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (61.90%) DV Cleared
6 13 (61.90%) Security Cleared
6 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (61.90%) Linux
7 12 (57.14%) EMC NetWorker
7 12 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
8 11 (52.38%) EMC
9 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
10 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
10 7 (33.33%) DNS
10 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (28.57%) DHCP
11 6 (28.57%) Windows XP
11 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
11 6 (28.57%) LAN
11 6 (28.57%) MS Office
12 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
12 5 (23.81%) Client/Server
12 5 (23.81%) SSL
12 5 (23.81%) Symantec
12 5 (23.81%) Project Management

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.76%) Lync
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 7 (33.33%) DNS
2 6 (28.57%) DHCP
2 6 (28.57%) LAN
3 5 (23.81%) SSL
3 5 (23.81%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
4 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 11 (52.38%) Server Support
2 11 (52.38%) Server Engineer
2 11 (52.38%) Server Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Security Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) SCCM Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Services Manager
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Release Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Support Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (90.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (61.90%) Linux
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 12 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (23.81%) Project Management
3 5 (23.81%) Project Planning
3 5 (23.81%) Migration
4 4 (19.05%) Change Control
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) ERP
6 1 (4.76%) Service Management
6 1 (4.76%) Release Management
6 1 (4.76%) Security Management
6 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) DV Cleared
1 13 (61.90%) Security Cleared
2 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
3 5 (23.81%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (23.81%) Backup Exec
3 4 (19.05%) SCCM
4 2 (9.52%) SCOM
5 1 (4.76%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 16 (76.19%) VMware
3 11 (52.38%) EMC
4 5 (23.81%) Symantec
5 2 (9.52%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) ArcSight
6 1 (4.76%) Lumension
6 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.76%) SAP
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
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