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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 357 356 386
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +30
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 85 95 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.44% 0.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.95% 6.84% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 46 85 66
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1718 1389 1355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.86% 6.41% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1326 1125 1111
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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 December 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 December 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
Surrey -11 32 £47,000 +4.44% 3
Kent +17 24 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Berkshire -18 12 £52,500 +47.47% 1
Hampshire -30 5 £21,000 -32.25% 2
West Sussex -1 4 £37,000 -10.30%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £33,500 -
Oxfordshire +3 3 £40,000 +6.66%
East Sussex -11 1 - -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 116 (91.34%) Windows
2 94 (74.02%) Active Directory
3 79 (62.20%) VMware
4 77 (60.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 73 (57.48%) Microsoft
6 69 (54.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 52 (40.94%) SCCM
8 51 (40.16%) DNS
9 47 (37.01%) Citrix
10 44 (34.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 44 (34.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 41 (32.28%) vSphere
12 40 (31.50%) DHCP
13 37 (29.13%) SQL
13 37 (29.13%) HP
14 36 (28.35%) Hyper-V
14 36 (28.35%) MS Exchange
15 34 (26.77%) ITIL
16 31 (24.41%) TCP/IP
17 28 (22.05%) PowerShell
18 24 (18.90%) Windows 7
18 24 (18.90%) Linux
18 24 (18.90%) Firewall
19 23 (18.11%) SCOM
20 22 (17.32%) XenApp
20 22 (17.32%) VBScript
20 22 (17.32%) MS Excel
21 21 (16.54%) Dell
21 21 (16.54%) XenDesktop
21 21 (16.54%) Backup Exec

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 36 (28.35%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.24%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (9.45%) SharePoint
4 10 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (7.09%) Lync
5 9 (7.09%) IIS
5 9 (7.09%) Apache
6 8 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.15%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.36%) MS Project Server
8 3 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.57%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.57%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.57%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 22 (17.32%) MS Excel
2 20 (15.75%) MS Office
3 3 (2.36%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.79%) Office 365
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (40.16%) DNS
2 40 (31.50%) DHCP
3 31 (24.41%) TCP/IP
4 24 (18.90%) Firewall
5 20 (15.75%) SAN
6 19 (14.96%) WAN
7 18 (14.17%) LAN
8 10 (7.87%) Internet
9 9 (7.09%) VPN
10 6 (4.72%) Wireless
11 5 (3.94%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (3.94%) DMZ
12 4 (3.15%) HTTP
12 4 (3.15%) iSCSI
13 3 (2.36%) VLAN
13 3 (2.36%) Intranet
13 3 (2.36%) Extranet
14 2 (1.57%) IPsec
14 2 (1.57%) Kerberos
14 2 (1.57%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.75%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (6.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (6.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.72%) MySQL
5 1 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (4.72%) AdminStudio
2 4 (3.15%) Wise Package Studio
3 3 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (7.87%) Finance
2 6 (4.72%) Banking
3 4 (3.15%) Legal
3 4 (3.15%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.57%) Law
4 2 (1.57%) Advertising
5 1 (0.79%) Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Marketing
5 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 46 (36.22%) Support Engineer
2 18 (14.17%) Administrator
3 16 (12.60%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (11.02%) Technical Support
5 12 (9.45%) Server Engineer
5 12 (9.45%) Support Supervisor
6 10 (7.87%) Server Support Engineer
6 10 (7.87%) Consultant
6 10 (7.87%) Server Support
6 10 (7.87%) Wintel Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) IT Support
7 8 (6.30%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) Wintel Support
8 7 (5.51%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (5.51%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (5.51%) Operations Engineer
8 7 (5.51%) Operations Support Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Windows Support Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (3.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.87%) Application Packaging
2 6 (4.72%) Web Services
3 1 (0.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.87%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.15%) Statistics
3 4 (3.15%) Biotechnology
3 4 (3.15%) EqualLogic
4 2 (1.57%) iPhone
4 2 (1.57%) Replication
4 2 (1.57%) Clustering
4 2 (1.57%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.79%) SecurID
5 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 116 (91.34%) Windows
2 77 (60.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (34.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 44 (34.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (18.90%) Linux
4 24 (18.90%) Windows 7
5 12 (9.45%) Windows XP
6 7 (5.51%) Solaris
7 6 (4.72%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.15%) CentOS
8 4 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.15%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.57%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.57%) UNIX
9 2 (1.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.77%) ITIL
2 20 (15.75%) BCP
3 14 (11.02%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (10.24%) Change Management
5 10 (7.87%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (6.30%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.51%) Incident Management
7 7 (5.51%) OpenUP
8 6 (4.72%) Software Deployment
9 5 (3.94%) Coaching
10 4 (3.15%) DevOps
10 4 (3.15%) Information Assurance
10 4 (3.15%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (3.15%) Security Testing
10 4 (3.15%) Test Scripting
10 4 (3.15%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.15%) Software Testing
10 4 (3.15%) Migration
11 3 (2.36%) Service Management
11 3 (2.36%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 37 (29.13%) SQL
2 28 (22.05%) PowerShell
3 22 (17.32%) VBScript
4 6 (4.72%) Perl
5 5 (3.94%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.15%) PHP
6 4 (3.15%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.57%) R
7 2 (1.57%) VB
8 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (13.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (12.60%) Security Cleared
3 15 (11.81%) SC Cleared
4 14 (11.02%) MCSE
5 10 (7.87%) DV Cleared
6 9 (7.09%) Degree
7 5 (3.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (3.15%) MCP
8 4 (3.15%) HND
8 4 (3.15%) MCSA
8 4 (3.15%) CCA
8 4 (3.15%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.36%) MCTS
10 1 (0.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.87%) SLA
2 8 (6.30%) QA
3 5 (3.94%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.57%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.57%) BS7799
System Software
1 94 (74.02%) Active Directory
2 69 (54.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (32.28%) vSphere
4 36 (28.35%) Hyper-V
5 22 (17.32%) XenApp
6 21 (16.54%) XenDesktop
7 10 (7.87%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (5.51%) XenServer
9 4 (3.15%) Terminal Services
9 4 (3.15%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (3.15%) KVM
10 3 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.57%) ISA Server
11 2 (1.57%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.79%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 52 (40.94%) SCCM
2 23 (18.11%) SCOM
3 21 (16.54%) Backup Exec
4 14 (11.02%) SCVMM
4 14 (11.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 9 (7.09%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (5.51%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (4.72%) Nagios
8 4 (3.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (3.15%) BladeLogic
8 4 (3.15%) NetBackup
9 3 (2.36%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (1.57%) AppManager
10 2 (1.57%) Legato
11 1 (0.79%) ARCserve
11 1 (0.79%) SCSM
Vendors
1 79 (62.20%) VMware
2 73 (57.48%) Microsoft
3 47 (37.01%) Citrix
4 37 (29.13%) HP
5 21 (16.54%) Dell
6 17 (13.39%) Symantec
7 16 (12.60%) McAfee
8 15 (11.81%) Cisco
8 15 (11.81%) SolarWinds
9 11 (8.66%) EMC
10 7 (5.51%) Red Hat
11 6 (4.72%) Wyse
11 6 (4.72%) Nimsoft
12 4 (3.15%) AppSense
12 4 (3.15%) Fujitsu
12 4 (3.15%) Avaya
12 4 (3.15%) NetApp
13 3 (2.36%) Veritas
13 3 (2.36%) Sophos
13 3 (2.36%) Websense
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