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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 334 386 417
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +31
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 111 78 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.37% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.07% 4.96% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 98 61 44
Median salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,250 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +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
1571 1572 1593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 8.49% 7.56% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1274 1218 1264
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +9.75%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +19 36 £50,000 +33.33%
Berkshire +12 24 £44,500 +11.25% 4
Oxfordshire +6 17 £40,000 +12.67%
West Sussex -1 17 £40,000 -5.88%
Kent +3 13 £29,000 +5.45%
Hampshire +17 3 £18,000 -49.29%
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing WSUS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 159 (85.03%) Windows
2 136 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 136 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 123 (65.78%) Microsoft
4 106 (56.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 104 (55.61%) SCCM
6 93 (49.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 89 (47.59%) Firewall
8 83 (44.39%) VMware
9 73 (39.04%) SQL Server
10 71 (37.97%) PowerShell
11 70 (37.43%) Hyper-V
12 66 (35.29%) ITIL
12 66 (35.29%) Dell
13 57 (30.48%) Clustering
14 54 (28.88%) VMware Infrastructure
15 53 (28.34%) MS Exchange
16 51 (27.27%) DNS
17 49 (26.20%) HP
17 49 (26.20%) SAN
17 49 (26.20%) Windows 7
18 46 (24.60%) Linux
18 46 (24.60%) vSphere
19 44 (23.53%) MS Office
20 42 (22.46%) IIS
21 41 (21.93%) DHCP
22 40 (21.39%) SharePoint
22 40 (21.39%) Office 365
22 40 (21.39%) Exchange Server 2013
23 39 (20.86%) VPN

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 53 (28.34%) MS Exchange
2 42 (22.46%) IIS
3 40 (21.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 40 (21.39%) SharePoint
4 36 (19.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (6.95%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (6.95%) Node.js
6 9 (4.81%) Skype for Business
7 7 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.07%) CMS
11 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 44 (23.53%) MS Office
2 25 (13.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (21.39%) Office 365
2 20 (10.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (6.95%) OpenShift
3 13 (6.95%) SaaS
4 9 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.53%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (47.59%) Firewall
2 51 (27.27%) DNS
3 49 (26.20%) SAN
4 41 (21.93%) DHCP
5 39 (20.86%) VPN
6 28 (14.97%) iSCSI
7 27 (14.44%) Internet
8 26 (13.90%) TCP/IP
9 20 (10.70%) Cisco IOS
9 20 (10.70%) Cisco Nexus
10 18 (9.63%) LAN
11 15 (8.02%) WAN
12 11 (5.88%) VLAN
13 9 (4.81%) Fibre Channel
14 8 (4.28%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (3.74%) SMTP
16 5 (2.67%) SNMP
17 4 (2.14%) IMAP4
17 4 (2.14%) POP3
18 2 (1.07%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (39.04%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (11.23%) SQL Server 2014
4 17 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (6.95%) MongoDB
6 12 (6.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (6.95%) TeamCity
2 4 (2.14%) MSI
General
1 25 (13.37%) Finance
2 4 (2.14%) Local Government
3 3 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.53%) Electronics
4 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (28.34%) Analyst
2 45 (24.06%) Support Analyst
3 41 (21.93%) Administrator
4 37 (19.79%) Infrastructure Support
5 34 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 33 (17.65%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 33 (17.65%) IT Analyst
7 30 (16.04%) IT Support
7 30 (16.04%) Systems Administrator
8 28 (14.97%) IT Support Analyst
9 27 (14.44%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
10 23 (12.30%) 3rd Line Support
11 20 (10.70%) Desktop Support
12 19 (10.16%) Support Engineer
13 18 (9.63%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
14 17 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
14 17 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
15 16 (8.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 16 (8.56%) Developer
16 15 (8.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.95%) .NET
1 13 (6.95%) AngularJS
1 13 (6.95%) ASP.NET
1 13 (6.95%) ASP.NET MVC
1 13 (6.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 13 (6.95%) ASP.NET Web API
1 13 (6.95%) KnockoutJS
1 13 (6.95%) MSMQ
1 13 (6.95%) RabbitMQ
1 13 (6.95%) RESTful
1 13 (6.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 13 (6.95%) WPF
2 4 (2.14%) Sass
2 4 (2.14%) Web Services
3 1 (0.53%) JSON
3 1 (0.53%) SOAP
3 1 (0.53%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 57 (30.48%) Clustering
2 27 (14.44%) Data Centre
3 25 (13.37%) EqualLogic
4 20 (10.70%) EMC VNX
5 5 (2.67%) Biotechnology
5 5 (2.67%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.07%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.07%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.53%) Handset
8 1 (0.53%) PKI
8 1 (0.53%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 159 (85.03%) Windows
2 136 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 106 (56.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 93 (49.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (26.20%) Windows 7
6 46 (24.60%) Linux
7 27 (14.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (9.63%) Windows 10
9 17 (9.09%) Windows 8
10 15 (8.02%) Unix
11 12 (6.42%) Android
12 10 (5.35%) Apple iOS
13 7 (3.74%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (1.60%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.60%) Windows XP
16 2 (1.07%) AIX
16 2 (1.07%) Debian
16 2 (1.07%) Solaris
16 2 (1.07%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (35.29%) ITIL
2 21 (11.23%) Capacity Planning
3 19 (10.16%) Service Management
4 17 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 17 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 14 (7.49%) Performance Monitoring
6 13 (6.95%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (6.95%) Dependency Injection
6 13 (6.95%) Kanban
6 13 (6.95%) Multithreading
6 13 (6.95%) MVC
6 13 (6.95%) TDD
6 13 (6.95%) Web Application Development
7 11 (5.88%) Patch Management
8 10 (5.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (5.35%) Incident Management
8 10 (5.35%) Network Load Balancing
9 9 (4.81%) Migration
9 9 (4.81%) Server Building
9 9 (4.81%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 71 (37.97%) PowerShell
2 36 (19.25%) VBScript
3 34 (18.18%) Ruby
4 28 (14.97%) Perl
5 23 (12.30%) SQL
6 22 (11.76%) Python
7 21 (11.23%) Java
8 13 (6.95%) C#
8 13 (6.95%) F#
9 9 (4.81%) VB
10 8 (4.28%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (20.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (16.04%) MCSE
3 24 (12.83%) MCSA
4 15 (8.02%) Degree
5 14 (7.49%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (4.81%) MCP
7 8 (4.28%) MCITP
7 8 (4.28%) MCTS
8 4 (2.14%) CCNP
8 4 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.14%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.07%) CISSP
9 2 (1.07%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.53%) CCNA
10 1 (0.53%) HNC
10 1 (0.53%) HND
10 1 (0.53%) LPIC
10 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.53%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.16%) QA
2 11 (5.88%) SLA
3 3 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) BS7799
4 1 (0.53%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 136 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 70 (37.43%) Hyper-V
3 54 (28.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (24.60%) vSphere
5 27 (14.44%) VMware ESX
6 22 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (8.02%) XenApp
8 5 (2.67%) DFS Replication
9 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (1.60%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.53%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.53%) Docker
10 1 (0.53%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.53%) UAG
Systems Management
1 104 (55.61%) SCCM
2 22 (11.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 18 (9.63%) Backup Exec
4 17 (9.09%) NetBackup
5 14 (7.49%) Kibana
6 13 (6.95%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 11 (5.88%) SCOM
8 8 (4.28%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (3.21%) Simpana
10 2 (1.07%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (1.07%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (1.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (1.07%) Tivoli
10 2 (1.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (1.07%) vMotion
11 1 (0.53%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.53%) Sysprep
11 1 (0.53%) WMI
Vendors
1 123 (65.78%) Microsoft
2 83 (44.39%) VMware
3 66 (35.29%) Dell
4 49 (26.20%) HP
5 36 (19.25%) Cisco
6 33 (17.65%) Citrix
7 26 (13.90%) EMC
8 25 (13.37%) NetApp
8 25 (13.37%) Red Hat
8 25 (13.37%) Sophos
9 23 (12.30%) Avaya
10 22 (11.76%) Qualys
11 18 (9.63%) Fortinet
12 12 (6.42%) Intel Security
13 11 (5.88%) CommVault
14 10 (5.35%) Symantec
15 5 (2.67%) AppSense
15 5 (2.67%) Juniper
16 3 (1.60%) IBM
16 3 (1.60%) Veeam
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