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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 409 347 386
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +39
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 44 80 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.37% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.76% 5.24% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 26 79 56
Average salary £33,500 £43,875 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.64% +17.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
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
1593 1526 1302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.16% 7.05% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1218 1258 1039
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £31,000
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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Berkshire +20 20 £36,000 +24.13% 2
Surrey -25 12 £33,500 -23.86% 1
Oxfordshire -4 4 - -
Hampshire -37 4 £30,674 -12.35% 3
Buckinghamshire +2 3 £36,000 -12.19% 2
Middlesex - 3 £32,500 -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 103 (94.50%) Windows
2 81 (74.31%) Microsoft
3 80 (73.39%) Active Directory
4 75 (68.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (59.63%) VMware
6 62 (56.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 56 (51.38%) SCCM
8 54 (49.54%) VMware Infrastructure
9 46 (42.20%) Hyper-V
10 44 (40.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 42 (38.53%) DNS
11 42 (38.53%) MS Excel
12 41 (37.61%) HP
13 39 (35.78%) Citrix
14 36 (33.03%) Firewall
15 35 (32.11%) MS Exchange
15 35 (32.11%) SQL
16 34 (31.19%) Security Cleared
16 34 (31.19%) SC Cleared
17 33 (30.28%) SQL Server
18 32 (29.36%) ITIL
19 31 (28.44%) SAN
20 30 (27.52%) TCP/IP
20 30 (27.52%) Linux
21 29 (26.61%) Dell
22 27 (24.77%) DV Cleared
22 27 (24.77%) Performance Monitoring
22 27 (24.77%) EMC NetWorker
23 26 (23.85%) SCOM
23 26 (23.85%) XenDesktop

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (32.11%) MS Exchange
2 21 (19.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 21 (19.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (17.43%) Lync
4 15 (13.76%) IIS
5 14 (12.84%) Apache
5 14 (12.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (11.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (8.26%) SharePoint
8 8 (7.34%) Tomcat
9 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (3.67%) SAS
10 3 (2.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.83%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.83%) GlassFish
11 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 42 (38.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.50%) Office 365
2 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (38.53%) DNS
2 36 (33.03%) Firewall
3 31 (28.44%) SAN
4 30 (27.52%) TCP/IP
5 26 (23.85%) DHCP
6 9 (8.26%) VPN
7 8 (7.34%) LAN
7 8 (7.34%) iSCSI
8 7 (6.42%) WAN
9 6 (5.50%) Internet
10 5 (4.59%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (3.67%) Wireless
12 3 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (2.75%) BIG-IP
13 2 (1.83%) IPsec
13 2 (1.83%) SMS
13 2 (1.83%) Kerberos
13 2 (1.83%) DMZ
14 1 (0.92%) NAS
14 1 (0.92%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (30.28%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (6.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.67%) MySQL
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.92%) Big Data
General
1 4 (3.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (1.83%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 45 (41.28%) Support Engineer
2 37 (33.94%) Server Engineer
3 27 (24.77%) Server Support Engineer
3 27 (24.77%) Server Support
4 19 (17.43%) 3rd Line Support
5 16 (14.68%) Consultant
6 14 (12.84%) Windows Server Engineer
7 13 (11.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 13 (11.93%) Security Engineer
7 13 (11.93%) Security Support Engineer
8 10 (9.17%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (7.34%) Applications Support
9 8 (7.34%) Administrator
9 8 (7.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (7.34%) Applications Support Engineer
9 8 (7.34%) 3rd Line Server Support
9 8 (7.34%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
10 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Consultant
10 7 (6.42%) Support Consultant
11 6 (5.50%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.67%) Web Services
2 3 (2.75%) .NET
3 2 (1.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.60%) Clustering
2 8 (7.34%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.42%) Replication
4 5 (4.59%) Statistics
4 5 (4.59%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.67%) Biotechnology
5 4 (3.67%) EqualLogic
6 3 (2.75%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.75%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.83%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 103 (94.50%) Windows
2 75 (68.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 62 (56.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (40.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (27.52%) Linux
6 11 (10.09%) Windows 7
7 10 (9.17%) Solaris
8 5 (4.59%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.67%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.83%) UNIX
10 2 (1.83%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.92%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.36%) ITIL
2 27 (24.77%) Performance Monitoring
3 21 (19.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (11.01%) Incident Management
5 9 (8.26%) Project Management
6 7 (6.42%) Service Management
6 7 (6.42%) Service Delivery
6 7 (6.42%) PRINCE2
6 7 (6.42%) Migration
6 7 (6.42%) Change Control
7 4 (3.67%) Software Deployment
7 4 (3.67%) Data Modelling
7 4 (3.67%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.75%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (2.75%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (1.83%) High Availability
9 2 (1.83%) Time Management
9 2 (1.83%) QMS
9 2 (1.83%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (1.83%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 35 (32.11%) SQL
2 16 (14.68%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.42%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.59%) C
5 3 (2.75%) Java
5 3 (2.75%) VB
6 2 (1.83%) Perl
6 2 (1.83%) R
Qualifications
1 34 (31.19%) SC Cleared
1 34 (31.19%) Security Cleared
2 27 (24.77%) DV Cleared
3 26 (23.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (19.27%) Citrix Certification
5 18 (16.51%) CCA
6 14 (12.84%) MCSE
7 12 (11.01%) MCTS
8 10 (9.17%) MCITP
9 6 (5.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (4.59%) CCNA
10 5 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (2.75%) CCEE
11 3 (2.75%) CCAA
12 2 (1.83%) Degree
12 2 (1.83%) MCSA
13 1 (0.92%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) SLA
2 5 (4.59%) QA
2 5 (4.59%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.83%) BS7799
3 2 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 80 (73.39%) Active Directory
2 54 (49.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (42.20%) Hyper-V
4 26 (23.85%) XenDesktop
5 24 (22.02%) XenApp
6 18 (16.51%) XenServer
7 15 (13.76%) vSphere
8 9 (8.26%) VMware ESX
8 9 (8.26%) Terminal Server
8 9 (8.26%) Terminal Services
9 8 (7.34%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.83%) ISA Server
11 2 (1.83%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.92%) VMware GSX
12 1 (0.92%) UAG
Systems Management
1 56 (51.38%) SCCM
2 27 (24.77%) EMC NetWorker
3 26 (23.85%) SCOM
4 12 (11.01%) HP SIM
5 10 (9.17%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.75%) MOM
7 2 (1.83%) Legato
7 2 (1.83%) Nagios
7 2 (1.83%) ARCserve
7 2 (1.83%) AppManager
7 2 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.92%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.92%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 81 (74.31%) Microsoft
2 65 (59.63%) VMware
3 41 (37.61%) HP
4 39 (35.78%) Citrix
5 29 (26.61%) Dell
6 18 (16.51%) EMC
7 15 (13.76%) Nimsoft
8 13 (11.93%) Cisco
9 11 (10.09%) ArcSight
9 11 (10.09%) Lumension
9 11 (10.09%) SolarWinds
10 8 (7.34%) Symantec
10 8 (7.34%) JBoss
11 5 (4.59%) Veeam
12 4 (3.67%) Websense
12 4 (3.67%) McAfee
12 4 (3.67%) Fujitsu
12 4 (3.67%) Oracle
12 4 (3.67%) Avaya
12 4 (3.67%) Red Hat
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