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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 118 122 133
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 23 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.98% 0.72% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.06% 6.06% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 5
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
208 264 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 8.84% 11.84% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138 193 107
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,350 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%

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 4 March 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 27 (96.43%) Windows
1 27 (96.43%) Microsoft
2 23 (82.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (64.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 17 (60.71%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (60.71%) Security Cleared
4 17 (60.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (60.71%) VMware
5 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (50.00%) DV Cleared
6 13 (46.43%) SC Cleared
6 13 (46.43%) EMC NetWorker
7 12 (42.86%) DNS
7 12 (42.86%) TCP/IP
7 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (39.29%) Project Management
8 11 (39.29%) DHCP
8 11 (39.29%) SCCM
9 10 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (35.71%) Linux
10 9 (32.14%) MS Office
10 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
10 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
10 9 (32.14%) EMC
11 8 (28.57%) Firewall
11 8 (28.57%) Symantec
11 8 (28.57%) LAN
11 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (25.00%) Migration

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (7.14%) Lync
6 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) DNS
1 12 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 11 (39.29%) DHCP
3 8 (28.57%) Firewall
3 8 (28.57%) LAN
4 7 (25.00%) SSL
5 1 (3.57%) VPN
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
5 1 (3.57%) SAN
5 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Support Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Server Support
2 9 (32.14%) Server Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Server Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Security Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Security Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) SCCM Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) SCCM Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Configuration Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Support Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Services Manager
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.57%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (60.71%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (96.43%) Windows
2 23 (82.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (35.71%) Linux
6 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
7 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 11 (39.29%) Project Management
3 10 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (25.00%) Migration
4 7 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 6 (21.43%) Change Control
6 5 (17.86%) Security Management
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL
8 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (3.57%) ERP
8 1 (3.57%) Network Design
8 1 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) Security Cleared
2 14 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 13 (46.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (46.43%) EMC NetWorker
2 11 (39.29%) SCCM
3 7 (25.00%) Backup Exec
4 5 (17.86%) SCOM
5 4 (14.29%) HP SIM
6 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (3.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (96.43%) Microsoft
2 17 (60.71%) VMware
3 9 (32.14%) EMC
4 8 (28.57%) Symantec
5 6 (21.43%) HP
6 4 (14.29%) ArcSight
6 4 (14.29%) Lumension
6 4 (14.29%) SolarWinds
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco
8 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.57%) SAP
8 1 (3.57%) Sophos
8 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.57%) Dell
8 1 (3.57%) WatchGuard
8 1 (3.57%) Veeam
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