The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 69 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 10 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.30% - 0.63%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.30% - 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 4
Average salary £27,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
WSUS
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Systems Management Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
33 28 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.29% 5.04% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 27 26 19
Average salary £28,000 £31,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,900 £51,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WSUS across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

WSUS
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSUS across the Somerset region.

WSUS Salary Trend in Somerset

WSUS
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 10 £27,000 -
WSUS
South West

WSUS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 16 (100.00%) SQL
1 16 (100.00%) MySQL
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 16 (100.00%) IIS
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) Apache
1 16 (100.00%) SCCM
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
1 16 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (87.50%) ITIL
3 13 (81.25%) MS Excel
3 13 (81.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
4 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 3 (18.75%) DNS
4 3 (18.75%) SSL
5 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Web Development
6 1 (6.25%) Nagios
6 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.25%) SCOM
6 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 16 (100.00%) IIS
1 16 (100.00%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (81.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
1 3 (18.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) MySQL
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 16 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 16 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 13 (81.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 13 (81.25%) Analyst
2 13 (81.25%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware