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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 373 406 397
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -9
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 78 60 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.94% 4.21% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 55 48 40
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £51,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
1578 1426 1382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.36% 6.03% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1244 1108 1022
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Berkshire +4 30 £40,000 -9.60% 2
Surrey +20 17 £37,500 -16.66%
West Sussex +10 12 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 7 £29,500 -21.33% 2
Hampshire -3 6 £35,500 +15.73% 3
Oxfordshire +8 3 £33,500 -10.66%
Kent - 3 £27,500 -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 155 (98.10%) Windows
2 128 (81.01%) Active Directory
3 109 (68.99%) Microsoft
4 107 (67.72%) VMware
5 96 (60.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 86 (54.43%) DNS
7 84 (53.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 81 (51.27%) DHCP
9 75 (47.47%) MS Exchange
10 73 (46.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 68 (43.04%) TCP/IP
12 66 (41.77%) SCCM
13 56 (35.44%) Citrix
13 56 (35.44%) Firewall
14 51 (32.28%) HP
15 47 (29.75%) LAN
16 44 (27.85%) Windows Server 2003
16 44 (27.85%) Exchange Server 2010
17 43 (27.22%) PowerShell
18 41 (25.95%) ITIL
19 40 (25.32%) Cisco
19 40 (25.32%) Backup Exec
20 39 (24.68%) SAN
20 39 (24.68%) vSphere
21 33 (20.89%) Symantec
22 32 (20.25%) Microsoft Certification
22 32 (20.25%) Security Cleared
23 31 (19.62%) Windows 7
23 31 (19.62%) SCOM
24 30 (18.99%) WAN

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 75 (47.47%) MS Exchange
2 44 (27.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (18.99%) SharePoint
4 29 (18.35%) Lync
5 17 (10.76%) IIS
6 13 (8.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.90%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.27%) MS Project Server
9 2 (1.27%) Apache
9 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 22 (13.92%) MS Office
2 18 (11.39%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.43%) Office 365
2 3 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 86 (54.43%) DNS
2 81 (51.27%) DHCP
3 68 (43.04%) TCP/IP
4 56 (35.44%) Firewall
5 47 (29.75%) LAN
6 39 (24.68%) SAN
7 30 (18.99%) WAN
8 12 (7.59%) SSL
8 12 (7.59%) NAS
9 10 (6.33%) VoIP
10 5 (3.16%) NetScaler
11 3 (1.90%) IP Telephony
11 3 (1.90%) HTTP
11 3 (1.90%) Extranet
11 3 (1.90%) DMZ
11 3 (1.90%) Intranet
12 2 (1.27%) Internet
12 2 (1.27%) Wireless
12 2 (1.27%) VLAN
12 2 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.23%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.27%) MySQL
4 2 (1.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.63%) WinDbg
2 1 (0.63%) JIRA
General
1 7 (4.43%) Finance
2 3 (1.90%) Back Office
2 3 (1.90%) Law
2 3 (1.90%) Advertising
3 2 (1.27%) Retail
4 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.63%) Electronics
4 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 55 (34.81%) Support Engineer
2 30 (18.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (11.39%) Technical Support
4 14 (8.86%) Server Engineer
4 14 (8.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (8.23%) Server Support
5 13 (8.23%) Wintel Engineer
6 12 (7.59%) Support Supervisor
6 12 (7.59%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 12 (7.59%) Consultant
6 12 (7.59%) Server Support Engineer
6 12 (7.59%) Wintel Support
7 10 (6.33%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (5.06%) Analyst
9 7 (4.43%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.43%) Administrator
10 6 (3.80%) Security Engineer
10 6 (3.80%) Senior Support Engineer
11 5 (3.16%) Technical Engineer
11 5 (3.16%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.13%) Web Services
2 13 (8.23%) .NET
3 7 (4.43%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.27%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.86%) Clustering
3 11 (6.96%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.53%) BYOD
5 3 (1.90%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.90%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.90%) Replication
6 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.27%) iPhone
7 1 (0.63%) Telematics
7 1 (0.63%) Open Source
7 1 (0.63%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.63%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.63%) SecurID
7 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.63%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 155 (98.10%) Windows
2 84 (53.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (46.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (27.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (19.62%) Windows 7
6 18 (11.39%) Linux
7 15 (9.49%) Windows XP
8 14 (8.86%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.16%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.27%) UNIX
11 2 (1.27%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.27%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.95%) ITIL
2 26 (16.46%) Disaster Recovery
2 26 (16.46%) Performance Monitoring
3 22 (13.92%) Project Management
4 18 (11.39%) BCP
5 14 (8.86%) Change Management
5 14 (8.86%) Release Management
5 14 (8.86%) High Availability
6 13 (8.23%) Load Balancing
6 13 (8.23%) Business Continuity
7 12 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (7.59%) Migration
8 11 (6.96%) Project Planning
9 10 (6.33%) Change Control
10 9 (5.70%) Performance Management
11 8 (5.06%) Software Deployment
12 7 (4.43%) Service Management
12 7 (4.43%) Configuration Management
13 5 (3.16%) CRM
13 5 (3.16%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (27.22%) PowerShell
2 27 (17.09%) SQL
3 22 (13.92%) VBScript
4 5 (3.16%) VB
5 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.27%) Perl
5 2 (1.27%) PHP
6 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (20.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 32 (20.25%) Security Cleared
2 26 (16.46%) SC Cleared
3 23 (14.56%) MCSE
4 20 (12.66%) DV Cleared
5 13 (8.23%) MCSA
6 12 (7.59%) MCP
7 7 (4.43%) Degree
8 6 (3.80%) MCTS
8 6 (3.80%) MCITP
9 4 (2.53%) CCA
9 4 (2.53%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.90%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (6.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (5.70%) SLA
4 5 (3.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 128 (81.01%) Active Directory
2 96 (60.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (24.68%) vSphere
4 22 (13.92%) VMware ESX
5 21 (13.29%) Hyper-V
6 14 (8.86%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (8.23%) XenApp
8 9 (5.70%) XenServer
8 9 (5.70%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (3.80%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.90%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (1.90%) Terminal Server
11 2 (1.27%) DFS Replication
11 2 (1.27%) KVM
11 2 (1.27%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.63%) BlackBerry Internet Service
12 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 66 (41.77%) SCCM
2 40 (25.32%) Backup Exec
3 31 (19.62%) SCOM
4 20 (12.66%) EMC NetWorker
5 17 (10.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 13 (8.23%) McAfee ePO
7 12 (7.59%) HP SIM
7 12 (7.59%) SCSM
7 12 (7.59%) ARCserve
8 10 (6.33%) NetBackup
9 7 (4.43%) BladeLogic
9 7 (4.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 4 (2.53%) Nagios
10 4 (2.53%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (1.27%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 1 (0.63%) DameWare
Vendors
1 109 (68.99%) Microsoft
2 107 (67.72%) VMware
3 56 (35.44%) Citrix
4 51 (32.28%) HP
5 40 (25.32%) Cisco
6 33 (20.89%) Symantec
7 27 (17.09%) McAfee
8 24 (15.19%) Lumension
9 22 (13.92%) SolarWinds
10 17 (10.76%) Sophos
11 14 (8.86%) Dell
11 14 (8.86%) EMC
12 12 (7.59%) ArcSight
13 10 (6.33%) NetApp
14 6 (3.80%) Remedy
15 5 (3.16%) Red Hat
15 5 (3.16%) AppSense
16 4 (2.53%) Brocade
16 4 (2.53%) Avaya
16 4 (2.53%) ServiceNow
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