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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 357 382 380
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -2
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 85 64 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.55% 4.90% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 54 51 54
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £29,400 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,700 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
1532 1307 1303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.31% 5.83% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1222 1010 960
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,100 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.95% -0.94%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
(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 +7 38 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Surrey +12 20 £37,500 -16.66%
West Sussex +2 9 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 8 £29,500 -21.33%
Hampshire -3 7 £35,500 +22.41% 3
Oxfordshire +6 2 £33,250 -11.33%
Kent - 1 - -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (94.34%) Windows
2 124 (77.99%) Active Directory
3 102 (64.15%) Microsoft
4 97 (61.01%) VMware
5 87 (54.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 85 (53.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 78 (49.06%) DNS
8 72 (45.28%) DHCP
9 68 (42.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 63 (39.62%) MS Exchange
11 58 (36.48%) SCCM
12 55 (34.59%) TCP/IP
13 49 (30.82%) HP
13 49 (30.82%) Firewall
14 48 (30.19%) ITIL
15 45 (28.30%) Citrix
15 45 (28.30%) Windows Server 2003
16 43 (27.04%) PowerShell
17 40 (25.16%) LAN
18 37 (23.27%) vSphere
19 36 (22.64%) Backup Exec
19 36 (22.64%) Exchange Server 2010
20 35 (22.01%) Windows 7
21 33 (20.75%) Cisco
22 32 (20.13%) SAN
23 31 (19.50%) SCOM
24 30 (18.87%) Microsoft Certification
25 29 (18.24%) SharePoint
25 29 (18.24%) Symantec
25 29 (18.24%) Lync

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 63 (39.62%) MS Exchange
2 36 (22.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (18.24%) Lync
3 29 (18.24%) SharePoint
4 15 (9.43%) IIS
5 10 (6.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.52%) Apache
9 3 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.89%) MS Project Server
9 3 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 28 (17.61%) MS Office
2 19 (11.95%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.77%) Office 365
2 5 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 78 (49.06%) DNS
2 72 (45.28%) DHCP
3 55 (34.59%) TCP/IP
4 49 (30.82%) Firewall
5 40 (25.16%) LAN
6 32 (20.13%) SAN
7 27 (16.98%) WAN
8 11 (6.92%) SSL
9 7 (4.40%) Internet
9 7 (4.40%) NAS
10 6 (3.77%) VoIP
11 5 (3.14%) VPN
11 5 (3.14%) HTTP
12 3 (1.89%) Extranet
12 3 (1.89%) DMZ
12 3 (1.89%) Intranet
12 3 (1.89%) NetScaler
12 3 (1.89%) VLAN
12 3 (1.89%) iSCSI
13 2 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.66%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.52%) MySQL
3 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.26%) QlikView
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.63%) WinDbg
2 1 (0.63%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (0.63%) AdminStudio
General
1 7 (4.40%) Finance
2 3 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (1.89%) Law
2 3 (1.89%) Advertising
3 2 (1.26%) Retail
4 1 (0.63%) Banking
4 1 (0.63%) Legal
4 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.63%) Electronics
4 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 60 (37.74%) Support Engineer
2 21 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (9.43%) Technical Support
4 14 (8.81%) Wintel Engineer
5 13 (8.18%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 13 (8.18%) Server Support
5 13 (8.18%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (8.18%) Administrator
5 13 (8.18%) Server Engineer
5 13 (8.18%) Wintel Support
6 12 (7.55%) Server Support Engineer
6 12 (7.55%) Support Supervisor
7 10 (6.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.66%) Consultant
9 8 (5.03%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (5.03%) Analyst
10 6 (3.77%) Security Engineer
11 5 (3.14%) Operations Engineer
11 5 (3.14%) Security Support Engineer
11 5 (3.14%) Operations Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.81%) Web Services
2 9 (5.66%) .NET
3 8 (5.03%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.26%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.92%) Client/Server
3 9 (5.66%) Clustering
4 4 (2.52%) EqualLogic
5 3 (1.89%) Biotechnology
5 3 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.26%) Replication
6 2 (1.26%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.26%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.26%) iPhone
7 1 (0.63%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.63%) CMDB
7 1 (0.63%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 150 (94.34%) Windows
2 85 (53.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 68 (42.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (28.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (22.01%) Windows 7
6 18 (11.32%) Linux
6 18 (11.32%) Windows XP
7 14 (8.81%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.14%) Windows Vista
9 4 (2.52%) CentOS
10 2 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.26%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.26%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (30.19%) ITIL
2 23 (14.47%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (13.21%) Project Management
4 20 (12.58%) Performance Monitoring
5 16 (10.06%) BCP
5 16 (10.06%) Change Management
6 13 (8.18%) Migration
7 11 (6.92%) Project Planning
8 10 (6.29%) Release Management
8 10 (6.29%) OpenUP
8 10 (6.29%) High Availability
8 10 (6.29%) Change Control
9 9 (5.66%) Load Balancing
9 9 (5.66%) Business Continuity
9 9 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (5.03%) Software Deployment
11 7 (4.40%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.40%) Service Management
12 5 (3.14%) CRM
12 5 (3.14%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (27.04%) PowerShell
2 28 (17.61%) SQL
3 20 (12.58%) VBScript
4 5 (3.14%) VB
5 4 (2.52%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.52%) Perl
5 4 (2.52%) PHP
6 2 (1.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (18.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (16.98%) Security Cleared
3 24 (15.09%) MCSE
4 21 (13.21%) SC Cleared
5 16 (10.06%) DV Cleared
6 13 (8.18%) MCSA
7 10 (6.29%) MCP
8 7 (4.40%) Degree
9 6 (3.77%) MCTS
9 6 (3.77%) MCITP
10 3 (1.89%) CCNA
10 3 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.26%) CCA
11 2 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.63%) HND
12 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (5.66%) SLA
3 8 (5.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.52%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 124 (77.99%) Active Directory
2 87 (54.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (23.27%) vSphere
4 27 (16.98%) Hyper-V
5 18 (11.32%) VMware ESX
6 12 (7.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (5.66%) XenApp
7 9 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (3.77%) XenDesktop
9 5 (3.14%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (2.52%) KVM
10 4 (2.52%) XenServer
11 2 (1.26%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.63%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.63%) BlackBerry Internet Service
12 1 (0.63%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 58 (36.48%) SCCM
2 36 (22.64%) Backup Exec
3 31 (19.50%) SCOM
4 16 (10.06%) EMC NetWorker
5 14 (8.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 13 (8.18%) McAfee ePO
7 10 (6.29%) NetBackup
8 9 (5.66%) ARCserve
8 9 (5.66%) SCSM
9 8 (5.03%) HP SIM
9 8 (5.03%) SCVMM
10 7 (4.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 7 (4.40%) BladeLogic
11 5 (3.14%) Nagios
12 4 (2.52%) Norton AntiVirus
13 1 (0.63%) DameWare
13 1 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 102 (64.15%) Microsoft
2 97 (61.01%) VMware
3 49 (30.82%) HP
4 45 (28.30%) Citrix
5 33 (20.75%) Cisco
6 29 (18.24%) Symantec
7 27 (16.98%) McAfee
8 21 (13.21%) SolarWinds
9 17 (10.69%) Lumension
10 14 (8.81%) Sophos
10 14 (8.81%) Dell
10 14 (8.81%) EMC
11 8 (5.03%) ArcSight
12 7 (4.40%) Avaya
12 7 (4.40%) NetApp
13 6 (3.77%) Red Hat
13 6 (3.77%) Remedy
14 4 (2.52%) AppSense
14 4 (2.52%) Brocade
14 4 (2.52%) WatchGuard
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £3000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
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Capita - ITIN
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago