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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 398 339 363
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +24
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 42 88 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.42% 0.37%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.50% 5.95% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 30 87 81
Average salary £33,750 £42,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.64% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
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
1677 1478 1321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.62% 7.00% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1269 1210 1070
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,000 £29,643
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 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
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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
Berkshire +9 13 £33,750 +8.87% 1
Surrey -26 12 £35,000 -20.45% 2
Hampshire -35 5 £30,000 -14.28%
Buckinghamshire +6 3 - - 1
East Sussex - 2 £39,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +4 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £27,500 - 1
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 112 (93.33%) Windows
2 88 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 86 (71.67%) Microsoft
4 82 (68.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 71 (59.17%) VMware
6 67 (55.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 64 (53.33%) SCCM
8 59 (49.17%) VMware Infrastructure
9 52 (43.33%) Hyper-V
10 48 (40.00%) HP
10 48 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 46 (38.33%) DNS
12 44 (36.67%) MS Excel
13 43 (35.83%) Citrix
14 38 (31.67%) SQL
15 37 (30.83%) Firewall
16 36 (30.00%) Security Cleared
17 35 (29.17%) SC Cleared
17 35 (29.17%) MS Exchange
17 35 (29.17%) Dell
18 34 (28.33%) SQL Server
19 32 (26.67%) ITIL
20 31 (25.83%) Linux
20 31 (25.83%) DHCP
21 30 (25.00%) TCP/IP
21 30 (25.00%) SAN
21 30 (25.00%) XenDesktop
21 30 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
22 29 (24.17%) SCOM
23 28 (23.33%) DV Cleared

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 35 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 21 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 20 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (14.17%) Lync
5 14 (11.67%) IIS
5 14 (11.67%) Apache
6 13 (10.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (9.17%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (7.50%) SharePoint
9 7 (5.83%) Tomcat
10 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.67%) SAS
12 2 (1.67%) WebLogic
12 2 (1.67%) GlassFish
12 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 44 (36.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.17%) Office 365
2 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (38.33%) DNS
2 37 (30.83%) Firewall
3 31 (25.83%) DHCP
4 30 (25.00%) SAN
4 30 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (7.50%) VPN
6 8 (6.67%) LAN
6 8 (6.67%) WAN
7 6 (5.00%) Internet
7 6 (5.00%) Wireless
7 6 (5.00%) iSCSI
8 5 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.50%) BIG-IP
9 3 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.67%) IPsec
10 2 (1.67%) Kerberos
10 2 (1.67%) DMZ
11 1 (0.83%) SMS
11 1 (0.83%) VLAN
11 1 (0.83%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.33%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.33%) MySQL
5 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.83%) Big Data
6 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
General
1 4 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (1.67%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (42.50%) Support Engineer
2 36 (30.00%) Server Engineer
3 27 (22.50%) Server Support Engineer
3 27 (22.50%) Server Support
4 21 (17.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 17 (14.17%) Consultant
6 14 (11.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 13 (10.83%) Windows Server Engineer
8 11 (9.17%) Security Engineer
8 11 (9.17%) Security Support Engineer
9 10 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (8.33%) Administrator
10 8 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (6.67%) Applications Support
10 8 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
10 8 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
10 8 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
11 7 (5.83%) Microsoft Consultant
11 7 (5.83%) Support Consultant
11 7 (5.83%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.33%) Web Services
2 2 (1.67%) .NET
3 1 (0.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (14.17%) Clustering
3 9 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.83%) Replication
6 5 (4.17%) Statistics
7 4 (3.33%) Biotechnology
7 4 (3.33%) EqualLogic
8 3 (2.50%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.50%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.67%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 112 (93.33%) Windows
2 82 (68.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (55.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 48 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (25.83%) Linux
6 11 (9.17%) Windows 7
7 10 (8.33%) Solaris
8 5 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (3.33%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.33%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.50%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.67%) UNIX
12 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.67%) ITIL
2 28 (23.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 21 (17.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (9.17%) Incident Management
5 9 (7.50%) Project Management
6 8 (6.67%) Service Management
7 7 (5.83%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.83%) PRINCE2
7 7 (5.83%) Change Control
8 6 (5.00%) Migration
9 5 (4.17%) Software Deployment
10 4 (3.33%) People Management
10 4 (3.33%) Configuration Management
11 3 (2.50%) Data Modelling
11 3 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (2.50%) Time Management
11 3 (2.50%) Customer Engagement
12 2 (1.67%) QMS
12 2 (1.67%) Kalman Filter
12 2 (1.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 38 (31.67%) SQL
2 15 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.17%) C
5 3 (2.50%) VB
6 2 (1.67%) R
6 2 (1.67%) Java
6 2 (1.67%) Perl
7 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 35 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 28 (23.33%) DV Cleared
3 28 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (17.50%) Citrix Certification
5 18 (15.00%) CCA
6 16 (13.33%) MCSE
7 13 (10.83%) MCTS
8 11 (9.17%) MCITP
9 9 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (4.17%) CCNA
10 5 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (3.33%) Degree
12 3 (2.50%) CCEE
12 3 (2.50%) CCAA
13 2 (1.67%) MCSA
14 1 (0.83%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.50%) SLA
2 5 (4.17%) QA
2 5 (4.17%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.67%) BS7799
3 2 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 88 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 59 (49.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (43.33%) Hyper-V
4 30 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 28 (23.33%) XenApp
6 19 (15.83%) XenServer
7 14 (11.67%) vSphere
8 9 (7.50%) Terminal Server
8 9 (7.50%) Terminal Services
9 8 (6.67%) VMware ESX
9 8 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.67%) MetaFrame
11 2 (1.67%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.83%) VMware GSX
12 1 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.83%) UAG
Systems Management
1 64 (53.33%) SCCM
2 29 (24.17%) SCOM
3 27 (22.50%) EMC NetWorker
4 12 (10.00%) HP SIM
5 10 (8.33%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.50%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.67%) Legato
7 2 (1.67%) MOM
7 2 (1.67%) Nagios
7 2 (1.67%) AppManager
7 2 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.83%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.83%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.83%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 86 (71.67%) Microsoft
2 71 (59.17%) VMware
3 48 (40.00%) HP
4 43 (35.83%) Citrix
5 35 (29.17%) Dell
6 18 (15.00%) EMC
7 16 (13.33%) Nimsoft
8 15 (12.50%) Cisco
9 14 (11.67%) SolarWinds
10 11 (9.17%) ArcSight
10 11 (9.17%) Lumension
11 8 (6.67%) JBoss
12 7 (5.83%) Symantec
13 6 (5.00%) Fujitsu
14 5 (4.17%) McAfee
14 5 (4.17%) Veeam
15 4 (3.33%) Remedy
15 4 (3.33%) Oracle
15 4 (3.33%) Avaya
15 4 (3.33%) Red Hat
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