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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 354 400 377
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -23
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 85 58 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.38% 3.56% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 76 33 67
Average salary £42,500 £33,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.86% -23.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,674 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
1580 1631 1562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.61% 7.18% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1244 1269 1249
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 £29,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +28 35 £40,000 +19.40% 1
West Sussex - 21 £44,500 - 1
Berkshire -10 11 £35,000 -11.94% 1
Hampshire +9 7 £50,000 +63.00%
Oxfordshire +14 6 £40,000 -
Kent - 4 £28,750 -
Buckinghamshire -6 1 £55,000 +52.77%
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 156 (96.89%) Windows
2 122 (75.78%) DNS
2 122 (75.78%) Microsoft
3 117 (72.67%) DHCP
4 115 (71.43%) Active Directory
5 94 (58.39%) SCCM
5 94 (58.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 92 (57.14%) MS Exchange
7 87 (54.04%) VMware
8 83 (51.55%) Firewall
9 78 (48.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 76 (47.20%) Cisco
11 69 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
12 67 (41.61%) VMware Infrastructure
13 64 (39.75%) LAN
14 63 (39.13%) SCOM
15 60 (37.27%) TCP/IP
15 60 (37.27%) SAN
16 58 (36.02%) Citrix
17 56 (34.78%) Symantec
18 52 (32.30%) Microsoft Certification
19 49 (30.43%) HP
19 49 (30.43%) WAN
19 49 (30.43%) SQL Server
20 48 (29.81%) Windows 7
20 48 (29.81%) Lync
21 45 (27.95%) Clustering
22 44 (27.33%) IIS
22 44 (27.33%) Hyper-V
23 42 (26.09%) MCSE

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 92 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 69 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (29.81%) Lync
4 44 (27.33%) IIS
5 26 (16.15%) SharePoint
6 16 (9.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.86%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (7.45%) MS Office
2 8 (4.97%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.59%) Office 365
2 3 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 122 (75.78%) DNS
2 117 (72.67%) DHCP
3 83 (51.55%) Firewall
4 64 (39.75%) LAN
5 60 (37.27%) TCP/IP
5 60 (37.27%) SAN
6 49 (30.43%) WAN
7 32 (19.88%) Cisco ASA
8 26 (16.15%) VPN
9 22 (13.66%) VoIP
10 21 (13.04%) VLAN
11 19 (11.80%) Skype
12 15 (9.32%) iSCSI
13 13 (8.07%) NAS
14 8 (4.97%) SSL
15 7 (4.35%) NetScaler
16 6 (3.73%) IP Telephony
17 3 (1.86%) Network Security
17 3 (1.86%) Wireless
17 3 (1.86%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 27 (16.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 26 (16.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (8.70%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.62%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.62%) JIRA
General
1 14 (8.70%) Back Office
2 13 (8.07%) Finance
3 11 (6.83%) Online Betting
4 1 (0.62%) Electronics
4 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.62%) Law
4 1 (0.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 41 (25.47%) Support Engineer
3 29 (18.01%) Systems Administrator
3 29 (18.01%) Administrator
4 19 (11.80%) Analyst
5 16 (9.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (9.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 13 (8.07%) Consultant
8 11 (6.83%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (6.83%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (5.59%) Technical Support
10 8 (4.97%) Senior Technical Support
10 8 (4.97%) Technical Engineer
11 7 (4.35%) Senior Support Engineer
12 6 (3.73%) Applications Support Engineer
12 6 (3.73%) Server Engineer
12 6 (3.73%) Technical Support Engineer
12 6 (3.73%) Applications Support
12 6 (3.73%) 3rd Line Support
12 6 (3.73%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.32%) Web Services
2 14 (8.70%) .NET
3 7 (4.35%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.62%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 45 (27.95%) Clustering
2 29 (18.01%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (13.04%) Data Centre
4 17 (10.56%) EqualLogic
5 7 (4.35%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.11%) Replication
7 3 (1.86%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.86%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.86%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.24%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.24%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.24%) BYOD
8 2 (1.24%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.62%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.62%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.62%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 156 (96.89%) Windows
2 94 (58.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 78 (48.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (29.81%) Windows 7
5 38 (23.60%) Linux
6 16 (9.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (5.59%) Windows 8
8 8 (4.97%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.86%) UNIX
9 3 (1.86%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (22.36%) Migration
2 35 (21.74%) ITIL
3 33 (20.50%) Patch Management
4 26 (16.15%) Network Load Balancing
5 25 (15.53%) Performance Monitoring
6 22 (13.66%) Server Building
7 19 (11.80%) Project Management
8 18 (11.18%) Release Management
9 17 (10.56%) Business Continuity
9 17 (10.56%) Load Balancing
10 16 (9.94%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (8.70%) High Availability
11 14 (8.70%) Security Patching
12 13 (8.07%) Root Cause Analysis
12 13 (8.07%) Performance Management
12 13 (8.07%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (7.45%) Change Management
14 11 (6.83%) Server Patching
15 10 (6.21%) Data Centre Operations
15 10 (6.21%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.77%) SQL
2 22 (13.66%) PowerShell
3 11 (6.83%) VBScript
4 3 (1.86%) VB
5 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (32.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (26.09%) MCSE
3 32 (19.88%) Security Cleared
4 31 (19.25%) MCITP
4 31 (19.25%) MCP
5 30 (18.63%) MCSA
6 22 (13.66%) SC Cleared
7 21 (13.04%) DV Cleared
8 9 (5.59%) CCNA
8 9 (5.59%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (3.73%) Degree
10 5 (3.11%) MCTS
11 4 (2.48%) VCAP
11 4 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (2.48%) CCA
11 4 (2.48%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (2.48%) CCNP
12 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (6.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (3.73%) SLA
4 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 115 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 67 (41.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (27.33%) Hyper-V
4 34 (21.12%) vSphere
5 22 (13.66%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (13.04%) VMware ESX
7 17 (10.56%) XenApp
8 14 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (4.35%) XenServer
9 7 (4.35%) XenDesktop
10 5 (3.11%) Firmware
11 3 (1.86%) Terminal Server
11 3 (1.86%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.86%) ISA Server
11 3 (1.86%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 94 (58.39%) SCCM
2 63 (39.13%) SCOM
3 42 (26.09%) Backup Exec
4 20 (12.42%) EMC NetWorker
5 19 (11.80%) HP SIM
6 15 (9.32%) Norton AntiVirus
7 13 (8.07%) NetBackup
7 13 (8.07%) ARCserve
7 13 (8.07%) SCSM
8 9 (5.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (2.48%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (1.86%) BladeLogic
10 3 (1.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (1.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 2 (1.24%) Nagios
11 2 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 122 (75.78%) Microsoft
2 87 (54.04%) VMware
3 76 (47.20%) Cisco
4 58 (36.02%) Citrix
5 56 (34.78%) Symantec
6 49 (30.43%) HP
7 33 (20.50%) Dell
8 32 (19.88%) Lumension
9 28 (17.39%) SolarWinds
10 19 (11.80%) ArcSight
11 15 (9.32%) Sophos
12 14 (8.70%) Dell Compellent
13 13 (8.07%) NetApp
14 12 (7.45%) IBM
15 8 (4.97%) McAfee
16 7 (4.35%) EMC
17 6 (3.73%) CommVault
18 5 (3.11%) Remedy
19 4 (2.48%) Avaya
19 4 (2.48%) AppSense
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