The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 369 406 349
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -57
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 73 45 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.20% 0.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.71% 2.68% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 68 26 79
Average salary £44,500 £33,500 £43,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.83% -23.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,550 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
WSUS
England

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

Systems Management Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1551 1679 1558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.32% 7.44% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1230 1289 1276
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WSUS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

WSUS Salary Trend in the South East

WSUS
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSUS across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

WSUS Salary Histogram in the South East

WSUS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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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
Surrey +37 41 £45,000 +34.32% 2
West Sussex - 11 £44,500 - 1
Berkshire +5 9 £37,500 +4.16%
Hampshire +24 6 £30,000 -2.19% 2
Oxfordshire +7 5 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire -21 1 £55,000 +52.77%
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 150 (97.40%) Windows
2 127 (82.47%) DNS
3 123 (79.87%) Microsoft
4 122 (79.22%) DHCP
5 100 (64.94%) MS Exchange
6 97 (62.99%) Active Directory
7 90 (58.44%) SCCM
8 88 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 86 (55.84%) Cisco
9 86 (55.84%) Firewall
10 82 (53.25%) VMware
11 79 (51.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 77 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 67 (43.51%) SCOM
14 64 (41.56%) Symantec
15 62 (40.26%) VMware Infrastructure
16 61 (39.61%) Microsoft Certification
17 59 (38.31%) SQL Server
18 58 (37.66%) Citrix
19 57 (37.01%) LAN
20 56 (36.36%) SAN
21 55 (35.71%) Hyper-V
22 52 (33.77%) Backup Exec
22 52 (33.77%) MCSE
22 52 (33.77%) IIS
22 52 (33.77%) Clustering
23 50 (32.47%) TCP/IP
23 50 (32.47%) Windows 7
24 49 (31.82%) Lync
25 47 (30.52%) Linux

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 100 (64.94%) MS Exchange
2 77 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 52 (33.77%) IIS
4 49 (31.82%) Lync
5 28 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 13 (8.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 12 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.95%) SAS
11 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.65%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.49%) MS Office
3 2 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Adaptiv
1 1 (0.65%) SAP CCM
1 1 (0.65%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.19%) Office 365
2 4 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 127 (82.47%) DNS
2 122 (79.22%) DHCP
3 86 (55.84%) Firewall
4 57 (37.01%) LAN
5 56 (36.36%) SAN
6 50 (32.47%) TCP/IP
7 47 (30.52%) WAN
8 40 (25.97%) Cisco ASA
9 29 (18.83%) Skype
9 29 (18.83%) VPN
10 25 (16.23%) VoIP
11 22 (14.29%) VLAN
12 15 (9.74%) iSCSI
13 12 (7.79%) NAS
14 7 (4.55%) NetScaler
15 6 (3.90%) IP Telephony
16 5 (3.25%) SSL
17 4 (2.60%) Wireless
17 4 (2.60%) Network Security
18 3 (1.95%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (38.31%) SQL Server
2 39 (25.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (24.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (6.49%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 15 (9.74%) Finance
1 15 (9.74%) Back Office
2 11 (7.14%) Online Betting
3 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.65%) Electronics
3 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.65%) Banking
3 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (24.03%) Systems Administrator
1 37 (24.03%) Administrator
1 37 (24.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (20.78%) Support Engineer
3 19 (12.34%) Analyst
4 17 (11.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 14 (9.09%) Consultant
6 11 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 9 (5.84%) Technical Support
8 8 (5.19%) Senior Support Engineer
8 8 (5.19%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 8 (5.19%) Senior Technical Support
9 6 (3.90%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Senior Technical Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Technical Support Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Technical Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Applications Support Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.79%) Web Services
2 10 (6.49%) .NET
3 3 (1.95%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.65%) COM
4 1 (0.65%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (33.77%) Clustering
2 24 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (12.34%) Data Centre
4 17 (11.04%) EqualLogic
5 4 (2.60%) Replication
5 4 (2.60%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.60%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.95%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.95%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.30%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.30%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Telematics
8 1 (0.65%) iPad
8 1 (0.65%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 150 (97.40%) Windows
2 88 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (51.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (32.47%) Windows 7
5 47 (30.52%) Linux
6 7 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (3.90%) Windows XP
7 6 (3.90%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.95%) UNIX
9 1 (0.65%) CentOS
9 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.65%) Debian
9 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.92%) Migration
2 36 (23.38%) Network Load Balancing
3 35 (22.73%) ITIL
4 22 (14.29%) Patch Management
4 22 (14.29%) Server Building
5 18 (11.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 15 (9.74%) Change Management
7 13 (8.44%) Release Management
7 13 (8.44%) Business Continuity
7 13 (8.44%) Load Balancing
7 13 (8.44%) Root Cause Analysis
8 12 (7.79%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (7.14%) Performance Management
9 11 (7.14%) Server Patching
10 10 (6.49%) High Availability
10 10 (6.49%) BCP
11 9 (5.84%) Project Management
11 9 (5.84%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (5.19%) Data Centre Operations
13 6 (3.90%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 28 (18.18%) SQL
2 16 (10.39%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.19%) VBScript
4 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.65%) C
Qualifications
1 61 (39.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (33.77%) MCSE
3 41 (26.62%) MCITP
4 40 (25.97%) MCSA
5 39 (25.32%) MCP
6 21 (13.64%) Security Cleared
7 17 (11.04%) DV Cleared
8 16 (10.39%) SC Cleared
9 12 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (7.79%) CCNA
10 5 (3.25%) CCNP
10 5 (3.25%) Degree
10 5 (3.25%) VCAP
11 4 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (2.60%) MCTS
11 4 (2.60%) CCA
11 4 (2.60%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.65%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.65%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (3.25%) SLA
4 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 97 (62.99%) Active Directory
2 62 (40.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (35.71%) Hyper-V
4 37 (24.03%) vSphere
5 19 (12.34%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (11.69%) VMware ESX
7 16 (10.39%) XenApp
8 9 (5.84%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (4.55%) XenServer
10 5 (3.25%) XenDesktop
10 5 (3.25%) Firmware
11 4 (2.60%) Terminal Services
12 3 (1.95%) ISA Server
12 3 (1.95%) Terminal Server
12 3 (1.95%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 90 (58.44%) SCCM
2 67 (43.51%) SCOM
3 52 (33.77%) Backup Exec
4 16 (10.39%) EMC NetWorker
4 16 (10.39%) HP SIM
5 14 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
5 14 (9.09%) NetBackup
6 10 (6.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 9 (5.84%) SCSM
7 9 (5.84%) ARCserve
8 3 (1.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (1.30%) Nagios
9 2 (1.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.65%) CA Spectrum
10 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.65%) WMI
Vendors
1 123 (79.87%) Microsoft
2 86 (55.84%) Cisco
3 82 (53.25%) VMware
4 64 (41.56%) Symantec
5 58 (37.66%) Citrix
6 39 (25.32%) HP
7 30 (19.48%) Dell
8 25 (16.23%) Lumension
9 24 (15.58%) SolarWinds
10 16 (10.39%) ArcSight
11 15 (9.74%) IBM
11 15 (9.74%) NetApp
12 9 (5.84%) Sophos
12 9 (5.84%) Dell Compellent
13 6 (3.90%) McAfee
13 6 (3.90%) CommVault
14 4 (2.60%) EMC
14 4 (2.60%) AppSense
15 3 (1.95%) 3Com
15 3 (1.95%) Remedy
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 11 days ago
Brighton
Newton Blue
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago