The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 393 369 417
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +48
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 58 69 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.31% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.70% 4.56% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 33 67 22
Average salary £33,500 £44,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.86% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,674 £30,300 £20,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +29.03%
Systems Management Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1567 1512 1207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 6.90% 6.83% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1208 1215 957
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +5.59%
WSUS
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +31 29 £39,750 +11.97% 3
Surrey -19 16 £33,500 -23.86% 1
Middlesex - 5 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire -6 4 - -
Hampshire -12 4 £30,674 -12.35% 3
Buckinghamshire -8 3 £36,000 +50.00% 1
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 113 (94.96%) Windows
2 88 (73.95%) Microsoft
2 88 (73.95%) Active Directory
3 84 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 70 (58.82%) VMware
5 68 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 62 (52.10%) SCCM
7 56 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
8 50 (42.02%) Citrix
9 49 (41.18%) Hyper-V
10 48 (40.34%) HP
11 47 (39.50%) DNS
12 45 (37.82%) Windows Server 2012
13 44 (36.97%) MS Excel
14 42 (35.29%) MS Exchange
15 39 (32.77%) SAN
16 38 (31.93%) SQL
16 38 (31.93%) Firewall
17 35 (29.41%) ITIL
18 34 (28.57%) SC Cleared
18 34 (28.57%) Security Cleared
19 33 (27.73%) SQL Server
19 33 (27.73%) TCP/IP
20 32 (26.89%) DHCP
20 32 (26.89%) XenApp
21 30 (25.21%) XenDesktop
21 30 (25.21%) Dell
22 28 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
23 27 (22.69%) Linux
24 25 (21.01%) DV Cleared

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 42 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 25 (21.01%) Lync
3 23 (19.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (18.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (16.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (15.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (10.92%) IIS
8 12 (10.08%) Apache
9 8 (6.72%) Tomcat
9 8 (6.72%) SharePoint
10 7 (5.88%) SAS
11 6 (5.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.84%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 44 (36.97%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.72%) Office 365
2 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (39.50%) DNS
2 39 (32.77%) SAN
3 38 (31.93%) Firewall
4 33 (27.73%) TCP/IP
5 32 (26.89%) DHCP
6 11 (9.24%) iSCSI
7 10 (8.40%) WAN
7 10 (8.40%) LAN
8 9 (7.56%) VPN
9 7 (5.88%) Wireless
10 5 (4.20%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (3.36%) Internet
12 3 (2.52%) BIG-IP
12 3 (2.52%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.68%) SMS
14 1 (0.84%) VoIP
14 1 (0.84%) NAS
14 1 (0.84%) NetScaler
14 1 (0.84%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.73%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (7.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (6.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.68%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.68%) MySQL
6 1 (0.84%) Big Data
General
1 4 (3.36%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (1.68%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.84%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (35.29%) Support Engineer
2 35 (29.41%) Server Engineer
3 25 (21.01%) Server Support Engineer
3 25 (21.01%) Server Support
4 23 (19.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 16 (13.45%) Consultant
6 14 (11.76%) Windows Server Engineer
7 13 (10.92%) Security Engineer
7 13 (10.92%) Systems Engineer
7 13 (10.92%) Security Support Engineer
8 12 (10.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (7.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (6.72%) Administrator
10 8 (6.72%) Applications Support
10 8 (6.72%) Applications Support Engineer
10 8 (6.72%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
10 8 (6.72%) 3rd Line Server Support
11 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Consultant
11 7 (5.88%) Support Consultant
12 6 (5.04%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.52%) .NET
1 3 (2.52%) Web Services
2 2 (1.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.29%) Clustering
2 8 (6.72%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.88%) Replication
4 6 (5.04%) Blackberry
5 5 (4.20%) Statistics
6 4 (3.36%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.36%) Biotechnology
6 4 (3.36%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.68%) Firmware
8 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.84%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 113 (94.96%) Windows
2 84 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 68 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 45 (37.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (22.69%) Linux
6 15 (12.61%) Windows 7
7 10 (8.40%) Windows 8
8 7 (5.88%) Solaris
9 5 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (3.36%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (2.52%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.68%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.68%) Android
13 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.84%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.41%) ITIL
2 25 (21.01%) Performance Monitoring
3 20 (16.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (10.08%) Migration
5 10 (8.40%) Incident Management
6 9 (7.56%) Project Management
6 9 (7.56%) Change Control
7 7 (5.88%) Service Management
7 7 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 6 (5.04%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.20%) Software Deployment
10 4 (3.36%) Time Management
10 4 (3.36%) CRM
10 4 (3.36%) Data Modelling
10 4 (3.36%) Configuration Management
11 3 (2.52%) Customer Engagement
11 3 (2.52%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (1.68%) High Availability
12 2 (1.68%) QMS
12 2 (1.68%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 38 (31.93%) SQL
2 15 (12.61%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 6 (5.04%) C
5 5 (4.20%) VB
6 3 (2.52%) Java
7 2 (1.68%) VBScript
7 2 (1.68%) R
Qualifications
1 34 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 34 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 28 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (21.01%) DV Cleared
4 22 (18.49%) Citrix Certification
5 19 (15.97%) CCA
6 16 (13.45%) MCSE
7 12 (10.08%) MCTS
7 12 (10.08%) MCITP
8 8 (6.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (6.72%) CCNA
8 8 (6.72%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (4.20%) MCSA
10 3 (2.52%) CCEE
10 3 (2.52%) CCAA
11 2 (1.68%) Degree
12 1 (0.84%) CCNP
12 1 (0.84%) MCP
12 1 (0.84%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.40%) SLA
2 5 (4.20%) QA
2 5 (4.20%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.68%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.68%) BS7799
3 2 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.84%) DICOM
System Software
1 88 (73.95%) Active Directory
2 56 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (41.18%) Hyper-V
4 32 (26.89%) XenApp
5 30 (25.21%) XenDesktop
6 18 (15.13%) vSphere
6 18 (15.13%) XenServer
7 10 (8.40%) VMware ESX
8 9 (7.56%) Terminal Server
9 8 (6.72%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (5.88%) Terminal Services
11 3 (2.52%) MetaFrame
11 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.84%) VMware GSX
12 1 (0.84%) UAG
12 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 62 (52.10%) SCCM
2 25 (21.01%) SCOM
2 25 (21.01%) EMC NetWorker
3 14 (11.76%) Backup Exec
4 12 (10.08%) HP SIM
5 3 (2.52%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.52%) MOM
6 2 (1.68%) ARCserve
6 2 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.68%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.84%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.84%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.84%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 88 (73.95%) Microsoft
2 70 (58.82%) VMware
3 50 (42.02%) Citrix
4 48 (40.34%) HP
5 30 (25.21%) Dell
6 19 (15.97%) Cisco
7 15 (12.61%) EMC
7 15 (12.61%) Nimsoft
8 11 (9.24%) ArcSight
8 11 (9.24%) Lumension
8 11 (9.24%) SolarWinds
8 11 (9.24%) Symantec
9 8 (6.72%) JBoss
9 8 (6.72%) Veeam
10 7 (5.88%) Apple
10 7 (5.88%) Fujitsu
11 5 (4.20%) Remedy
11 5 (4.20%) McAfee
12 4 (3.36%) Red Hat
12 4 (3.36%) Avaya
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