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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 365 381 354
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -27
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 83 83 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.40% 0.45%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.85% 4.92% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 77 45 80
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,475 £30,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
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
1418 1686 1347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.37% 8.08% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1186 1315 1052
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 -2 33 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Surrey +10 22 £48,750 +8.33% 1
Oxfordshire - 13 £44,000 -
West Sussex -1 12 £30,000 -29.41% 3
Hampshire +18 2 £42,500 +102.38%
Kent -9 1 £32,000 -1.53% 1
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 139 (87.42%) Windows
2 111 (69.81%) Windows Server
3 110 (69.18%) Firewall
4 103 (64.78%) SCCM
5 102 (64.15%) Microsoft
6 100 (62.89%) Active Directory
7 95 (59.75%) Hyper-V
8 88 (55.35%) Linux
9 85 (53.46%) Cisco
10 84 (52.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 77 (48.43%) ITIL
12 74 (46.54%) Clustering
13 73 (45.91%) Windows Server 2008
14 70 (44.03%) VMware
15 67 (42.14%) DNS
16 65 (40.88%) Dell
17 64 (40.25%) VMware Infrastructure
18 62 (38.99%) MS Exchange
19 61 (38.36%) SQL Server
19 61 (38.36%) DHCP
20 56 (35.22%) SAN
20 56 (35.22%) vSphere
21 54 (33.96%) PowerShell
22 53 (33.33%) Windows 7
22 53 (33.33%) IIS
23 52 (32.70%) Microsoft Certification
24 50 (31.45%) VPN
25 49 (30.82%) Exchange Server 2010
26 47 (29.56%) Backup Exec
27 46 (28.93%) Red Hat

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 62 (38.99%) MS Exchange
2 53 (33.33%) IIS
3 49 (30.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 38 (23.90%) Skype for Business
5 25 (15.72%) SharePoint
6 18 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.26%) MQSeries
Applications
1 21 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 20 (12.58%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Adaptiv
1 2 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.63%) SAP CCM
2 1 (0.63%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 29 (18.24%) OpenShift
2 28 (17.61%) SaaS
3 15 (9.43%) Office 365
4 7 (4.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 110 (69.18%) Firewall
2 67 (42.14%) DNS
3 61 (38.36%) DHCP
4 56 (35.22%) SAN
5 50 (31.45%) VPN
6 41 (25.79%) Cisco IOS
6 41 (25.79%) Cisco Nexus
6 41 (25.79%) iSCSI
7 36 (22.64%) Cisco ASA
8 33 (20.75%) LAN
9 30 (18.87%) WAN
10 26 (16.35%) VLAN
11 21 (13.21%) Internet
12 16 (10.06%) Fibre Channel
13 10 (6.29%) Skype
13 10 (6.29%) TCP/IP
14 5 (3.14%) SNMP
15 4 (2.52%) Wireless
16 3 (1.89%) SMTP
16 3 (1.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (38.36%) SQL Server
2 39 (24.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (22.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.63%) MS Access
6 1 (0.63%) MySQL
General
1 45 (28.30%) Finance
2 3 (1.89%) Local Government
3 2 (1.26%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.26%) Banking
3 2 (1.26%) Electronics
3 2 (1.26%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (42.14%) Administrator
2 50 (31.45%) Systems Administrator
3 33 (20.75%) VMware Engineer
4 30 (18.87%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 26 (16.35%) Consultant
6 25 (15.72%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 23 (14.47%) Senior Consultant
7 23 (14.47%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
8 22 (13.84%) Analyst
8 22 (13.84%) Linux Engineer
9 19 (11.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 17 (10.69%) Linux Administrator
10 17 (10.69%) Windows Engineer
11 16 (10.06%) Support Engineer
12 15 (9.43%) Operations Engineer
12 15 (9.43%) Support Analyst
13 14 (8.81%) Cloud Engineer
13 14 (8.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (8.81%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
13 14 (8.81%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.52%) Sass
2 3 (1.89%) Web Services
3 2 (1.26%) WAP
4 1 (0.63%) .NET
4 1 (0.63%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 74 (46.54%) Clustering
2 45 (28.30%) EqualLogic
3 41 (25.79%) EMC VNX
4 26 (16.35%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.14%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.14%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.52%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.52%) Symmetrix
7 3 (1.89%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.26%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.26%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.26%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.26%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.63%) BYOD
9 1 (0.63%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 139 (87.42%) Windows
2 111 (69.81%) Windows Server
3 88 (55.35%) Linux
4 84 (52.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 73 (45.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 53 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 17 (10.69%) Unix
7 17 (10.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.77%) Debian
10 5 (3.14%) AIX
10 5 (3.14%) CentOS
11 3 (1.89%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.26%) Solaris
12 2 (1.26%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.26%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (48.43%) ITIL
2 41 (25.79%) Capacity Planning
3 39 (24.53%) Mentoring
4 37 (23.27%) Network Load Balancing
5 35 (22.01%) Migration
6 23 (14.47%) Service Management
7 13 (8.18%) Server Patching
7 13 (8.18%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (6.29%) Coaching
9 9 (5.66%) Problem Management
9 9 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (5.03%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (5.03%) Project Management
10 8 (5.03%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (3.77%) Software Deployment
12 5 (3.14%) CRM
12 5 (3.14%) Incident Management
12 5 (3.14%) Security Patching
13 4 (2.52%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 54 (33.96%) PowerShell
2 41 (25.79%) Java
2 41 (25.79%) Perl
2 41 (25.79%) Python
2 41 (25.79%) Ruby
3 13 (8.18%) Shell Script
4 12 (7.55%) VBScript
5 10 (6.29%) SQL
6 2 (1.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (32.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (28.93%) MCSA
3 43 (27.04%) MCSE
4 40 (25.16%) MCITP
5 34 (21.38%) MCP
6 28 (17.61%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (6.92%) Degree
8 10 (6.29%) MCTS
9 4 (2.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.89%) CCNA
10 3 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.63%) CCNP
11 1 (0.63%) HNC
11 1 (0.63%) HND
11 1 (0.63%) LPIC
11 1 (0.63%) MOS
11 1 (0.63%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.63%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (20.13%) QA
2 12 (7.55%) SLA
3 5 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.26%) BS7799
4 2 (1.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 100 (62.89%) Active Directory
2 95 (59.75%) Hyper-V
3 64 (40.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 56 (35.22%) vSphere
5 41 (25.79%) VMware ESX
6 18 (11.32%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (4.40%) Docker
8 5 (3.14%) XenApp
9 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.26%) DFS Replication
10 2 (1.26%) Firmware
10 2 (1.26%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.63%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 103 (64.78%) SCCM
2 47 (29.56%) Backup Exec
3 46 (28.93%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 43 (27.04%) SCOM
5 8 (5.03%) Tivoli
6 6 (3.77%) HP Data Protector
6 6 (3.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (2.52%) WMI
8 3 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.89%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.26%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.26%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (1.26%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (1.26%) vMotion
10 1 (0.63%) CA Spectrum
10 1 (0.63%) Nagios
10 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.63%) SCSM
10 1 (0.63%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 102 (64.15%) Microsoft
2 85 (53.46%) Cisco
3 70 (44.03%) VMware
4 65 (40.88%) Dell
5 46 (28.93%) EMC
5 46 (28.93%) Red Hat
5 46 (28.93%) Symantec
6 41 (25.79%) Qualys
7 32 (20.13%) HP
8 26 (16.35%) Citrix
9 18 (11.32%) Sophos
10 17 (10.69%) Avaya
10 17 (10.69%) Fortinet
11 11 (6.92%) IBM
12 9 (5.66%) NetApp
12 9 (5.66%) Sun
13 6 (3.77%) Veritas
14 5 (3.14%) Intel Security
14 5 (3.14%) Oracle
15 4 (2.52%) 3PAR
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Salary: £39,775 to £43,216
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