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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 128 112 135
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +23
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 19 25 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.84% 1.08% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.68% 9.69% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 1
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
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
219 258 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 9.63% 11.15% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 151 171 124
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £31,000 £34,650
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -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 22 May 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 40 (97.56%) Windows
1 40 (97.56%) Microsoft
2 30 (73.17%) Active Directory
3 28 (68.29%) DHCP
3 28 (68.29%) TCP/IP
3 28 (68.29%) DNS
4 27 (65.85%) Performance Monitoring
4 27 (65.85%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (63.41%) Security Cleared
6 24 (58.54%) SCCM
7 23 (56.10%) EMC NetWorker
7 23 (56.10%) DV Cleared
8 22 (53.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (51.22%) SC Cleared
10 19 (46.34%) VMware
11 18 (43.90%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (43.90%) HP
12 17 (41.46%) SolarWinds
12 17 (41.46%) SCOM
12 17 (41.46%) HP SIM
12 17 (41.46%) ArcSight
12 17 (41.46%) Lumension
13 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (36.59%) Project Management
15 13 (31.71%) MS Exchange
15 13 (31.71%) Symantec
16 12 (29.27%) SharePoint
16 12 (29.27%) MS Office
16 12 (29.27%) Windows XP
16 12 (29.27%) Firewall

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (31.71%) MS Exchange
2 12 (29.27%) SharePoint
2 12 (29.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.32%) Lync
3 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (29.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (68.29%) DHCP
1 28 (68.29%) TCP/IP
1 28 (68.29%) DNS
2 12 (29.27%) Firewall
3 11 (26.83%) SSL
3 11 (26.83%) LAN
4 2 (4.88%) SAN
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Support Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Server Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Server Support Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Server Support
4 3 (7.32%) Security Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Consultant
4 3 (7.32%) Applications Support
4 3 (7.32%) Security Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) SCCM Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Systems Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Project Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 27 (65.85%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (26.83%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (97.56%) Windows
2 22 (53.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (29.27%) Windows XP
5 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
6 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (14.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) Performance Monitoring
2 15 (36.59%) Project Management
3 11 (26.83%) Migration
3 11 (26.83%) Project Planning
4 10 (24.39%) Change Control
5 6 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (12.20%) Security Management
7 1 (2.44%) ITIL
7 1 (2.44%) ERP
7 1 (2.44%) Network Design
7 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (63.41%) Security Cleared
2 23 (56.10%) DV Cleared
3 21 (51.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (73.17%) Active Directory
2 18 (43.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (26.83%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (58.54%) SCCM
2 23 (56.10%) EMC NetWorker
3 17 (41.46%) SCOM
3 17 (41.46%) HP SIM
4 12 (29.27%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.44%) Nagios
5 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 40 (97.56%) Microsoft
2 19 (46.34%) VMware
3 18 (43.90%) HP
4 17 (41.46%) SolarWinds
4 17 (41.46%) ArcSight
4 17 (41.46%) Lumension
5 13 (31.71%) Symantec
6 6 (14.63%) EMC
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco
8 1 (2.44%) Dell
8 1 (2.44%) SAP
8 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.44%) Sophos
8 1 (2.44%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.44%) Veeam
8 1 (2.44%) 3PAR
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34k - £35k per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 3 days ago