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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 142 134 121
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 5 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.19% 0.67% 0.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.13% 6.56% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 10
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
235 259 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 9.05% 10.17% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 155 159 111
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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 19 December 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (88.24%) Linux
4 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
5 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (58.82%) DV Cleared
6 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
6 10 (58.82%) VMware
6 10 (58.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (58.82%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (52.94%) EMC
7 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
7 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (52.94%) EMC NetWorker
8 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
9 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
9 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (29.41%) SQL
10 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
10 5 (29.41%) LAN
10 5 (29.41%) WAN
10 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
10 5 (29.41%) VPN
10 5 (29.41%) DNS
10 5 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (29.41%) Management Information System

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 3 (17.65%) Apache
3 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) LAN
1 5 (29.41%) WAN
1 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
1 5 (29.41%) VPN
1 5 (29.41%) DNS
1 5 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Server Support
1 9 (52.94%) Support Engineer
1 9 (52.94%) Server Support Engineer
1 9 (52.94%) Server Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Release Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Support Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Services Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
3 4 (23.53%) Statistics
4 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (88.24%) Linux
4 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Disaster Recovery
1 10 (58.82%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Validation
3 1 (5.88%) Release Management
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
1 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) DV Cleared
1 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
1 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) Terminal Server
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) VMware
3 9 (52.94%) EMC
4 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) HP
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34900 per annum + £1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago