The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 113 139 121
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -18
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 24 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.32% 0.14% 0.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.01% 1.32% 6.79%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 10
Median salary £70,000 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+122.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
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
218 227 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.01% 10.43% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 174 156 173
Median salary £57,500 £44,750 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.49% -3.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £37,500 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +3.52%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 August 2016, IT jobs citing WSUS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 36 (94.74%) Windows
2 35 (92.11%) VMware
2 35 (92.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (84.21%) Linux
4 31 (81.58%) SCCM
5 27 (71.05%) Hyper-V
5 27 (71.05%) Windows Server
6 24 (63.16%) Cisco
7 20 (52.63%) EMC
7 20 (52.63%) Red Hat
7 20 (52.63%) Python
7 20 (52.63%) Perl
7 20 (52.63%) ITIL
7 20 (52.63%) Finance
7 20 (52.63%) Data Centre
7 20 (52.63%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 20 (52.63%) vSphere
7 20 (52.63%) Capacity Planning
7 20 (52.63%) Qualys
7 20 (52.63%) PowerShell
8 19 (50.00%) SaaS
8 19 (50.00%) OpenShift
8 19 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
9 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (39.47%) VMware ESX
11 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
12 13 (34.21%) Citrix
12 13 (34.21%) Firewall
13 12 (31.58%) Active Directory

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (7.89%) IIS
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (50.00%) OpenShift
1 19 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) Firewall
2 9 (23.68%) Cisco IOS
2 9 (23.68%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (18.42%) DHCP
3 7 (18.42%) DNS
3 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.53%) IP Telephony
4 4 (10.53%) LAN
4 4 (10.53%) WAN
4 4 (10.53%) Wireless
5 3 (7.89%) iSCSI
5 3 (7.89%) SAN
6 1 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 20 (52.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Systems Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Administrator
2 10 (26.32%) PowerShell Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Windows Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 8 (21.05%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (21.05%) Support Specialist
3 8 (21.05%) VMware Specialist
4 7 (18.42%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) SCCM Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Cloud Administrator
6 4 (10.53%) IT Manager
6 4 (10.53%) IT Services Manager
6 4 (10.53%) Service Desk Manager
6 4 (10.53%) Service Manager
7 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) JSON
1 11 (28.95%) SOAP
1 11 (28.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (52.63%) Data Centre
2 9 (23.68%) EMC VNX
3 4 (10.53%) Fat Client
3 4 (10.53%) Replication
3 4 (10.53%) Thin Client
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 36 (94.74%) Windows
2 32 (84.21%) Linux
3 27 (71.05%) Windows Server
4 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (21.05%) AIX
8 7 (18.42%) Windows 10
8 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
9 5 (13.16%) Unix
10 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) Capacity Planning
1 20 (52.63%) ITIL
2 11 (28.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (26.32%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (21.05%) Validation
5 6 (15.79%) Application Packaging
5 6 (15.79%) DevOps
5 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
6 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.89%) Business Continuity
7 3 (7.89%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 3 (7.89%) Security Management
8 2 (5.26%) Security Patching
8 2 (5.26%) Service Management
9 1 (2.63%) Change Management
9 1 (2.63%) Patch Management
9 1 (2.63%) Project Management
9 1 (2.63%) Server Patching
9 1 (2.63%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) Perl
1 20 (52.63%) PowerShell
1 20 (52.63%) Python
2 11 (28.95%) Bash Shell
3 9 (23.68%) Java
3 9 (23.68%) Ruby
4 3 (7.89%) SQL
5 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (21.05%) DV Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) HIPAA
1 11 (28.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (23.68%) QA
System Software
1 35 (92.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (71.05%) Hyper-V
3 20 (52.63%) vSphere
4 15 (39.47%) VMware ESX
5 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
6 9 (23.68%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (13.16%) vCloud
8 4 (10.53%) DFS Replication
8 4 (10.53%) Terminal Server
9 3 (7.89%) Terminal Services
10 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (81.58%) SCCM
2 20 (52.63%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 11 (28.95%) Kibana
3 11 (28.95%) WMI
4 9 (23.68%) SCOM
5 8 (21.05%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (10.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (92.11%) VMware
2 24 (63.16%) Cisco
3 20 (52.63%) EMC
3 20 (52.63%) Qualys
3 20 (52.63%) Red Hat
4 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 13 (34.21%) Citrix
6 11 (28.95%) ServiceNow
7 4 (10.53%) Dell KACE
7 4 (10.53%) Remedy
8 3 (7.89%) Dell
8 3 (7.89%) HP
8 3 (7.89%) Intel Security
8 3 (7.89%) Sophos
8 3 (7.89%) Veeam