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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 348 317 376
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +59
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 82 93 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.46% 0.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.15% 7.30% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 46 81 71
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £27,500 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,250 £35,250 £36,834
% change year-on-year
+5.67% -4.29%
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
1592 1274 1322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.79% 6.30% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1226 1014 1040
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Surrey -17 25 £48,500 +7.77% 1
Berkshire -20 20 £40,000 -11.11%
Kent +17 18 £32,500 +44.44% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 7 £33,500 -10.66% 3
West Sussex -1 6 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Hampshire -32 6 £21,000 -32.25% 2
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 136 (93.79%) Windows
2 108 (74.48%) Active Directory
3 99 (68.28%) VMware
4 88 (60.69%) Microsoft
5 87 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 85 (58.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 60 (41.38%) DNS
8 55 (37.93%) DHCP
9 52 (35.86%) SCCM
10 50 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 50 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 49 (33.79%) Citrix
12 46 (31.72%) HP
13 45 (31.03%) vSphere
14 43 (29.66%) MS Exchange
15 40 (27.59%) ITIL
16 37 (25.52%) PowerShell
17 36 (24.83%) TCP/IP
18 35 (24.14%) SQL
19 31 (21.38%) Hyper-V
19 31 (21.38%) Backup Exec
20 30 (20.69%) Firewall
21 29 (20.00%) Windows 7
22 27 (18.62%) MS Office
23 26 (17.93%) Microsoft Certification
23 26 (17.93%) McAfee
24 24 (16.55%) SCOM
25 23 (15.86%) LAN
25 23 (15.86%) WAN
25 23 (15.86%) VBScript

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 43 (29.66%) MS Exchange
2 19 (13.10%) Lync
3 16 (11.03%) SharePoint
4 15 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (7.59%) IIS
6 10 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (4.14%) Apache
8 5 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.07%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (2.07%) MS Project Server
9 3 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.38%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.38%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 27 (18.62%) MS Office
2 18 (12.41%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.07%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.07%) Office 365
3 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 60 (41.38%) DNS
2 55 (37.93%) DHCP
3 36 (24.83%) TCP/IP
4 30 (20.69%) Firewall
5 23 (15.86%) LAN
5 23 (15.86%) WAN
6 19 (13.10%) SAN
7 9 (6.21%) Internet
8 6 (4.14%) Wireless
9 5 (3.45%) VPN
9 5 (3.45%) HTTP
9 5 (3.45%) DMZ
10 4 (2.76%) VLAN
10 4 (2.76%) SSL
11 3 (2.07%) Extranet
11 3 (2.07%) Intranet
11 3 (2.07%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.38%) NAS
12 2 (1.38%) IPsec
12 2 (1.38%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (4.14%) MySQL
4 4 (2.76%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.69%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (4.14%) AdminStudio
2 4 (2.76%) Wise Package Studio
3 3 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.69%) WinDbg
General
1 11 (7.59%) Finance
2 6 (4.14%) Banking
3 4 (2.76%) Legal
4 3 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.07%) Advertising
4 3 (2.07%) Law
5 2 (1.38%) Retail
6 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (40.69%) Support Engineer
2 15 (10.34%) Technical Support
2 15 (10.34%) Administrator
3 14 (9.66%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (9.66%) Wintel Engineer
4 13 (8.97%) Server Engineer
5 12 (8.28%) Server Support Engineer
5 12 (8.28%) Wintel Support
5 12 (8.28%) Support Supervisor
5 12 (8.28%) Server Support
5 12 (8.28%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 10 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (6.21%) IT Support
8 8 (5.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.83%) Consultant
9 7 (4.83%) Senior Support Engineer
9 7 (4.83%) Operations Support Engineer
9 7 (4.83%) Operations Engineer
10 6 (4.14%) Systems Support Engineer
10 6 (4.14%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.59%) Application Packaging
2 9 (6.21%) Web Services
3 4 (2.76%) .NET
4 1 (0.69%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.83%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.76%) Clustering
3 4 (2.76%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.07%) Biotechnology
4 3 (2.07%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.38%) iPhone
6 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.69%) SecurID
6 1 (0.69%) CMDB
6 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.69%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 136 (93.79%) Windows
2 85 (58.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 50 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 22 (15.17%) Linux
6 18 (12.41%) Windows XP
7 8 (5.52%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.45%) Windows Vista
9 4 (2.76%) CentOS
9 4 (2.76%) Solaris
10 2 (1.38%) UNIX
11 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (27.59%) ITIL
2 22 (15.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (13.79%) BCP
4 19 (13.10%) Change Management
5 14 (9.66%) Performance Monitoring
6 12 (8.28%) OpenUP
7 8 (5.52%) Migration
8 7 (4.83%) Project Management
9 6 (4.14%) Service Management
9 6 (4.14%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.45%) Incident Management
10 5 (3.45%) Release Management
10 5 (3.45%) Software Deployment
10 5 (3.45%) Coaching
10 5 (3.45%) High Availability
11 4 (2.76%) DevOps
11 4 (2.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (2.76%) Security Testing
11 4 (2.76%) Test Scripting
11 4 (2.76%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 37 (25.52%) PowerShell
2 35 (24.14%) SQL
3 23 (15.86%) VBScript
4 6 (4.14%) Perl
5 4 (2.76%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.76%) PHP
6 3 (2.07%) VB
7 2 (1.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (17.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (15.86%) MCSE
3 18 (12.41%) Security Cleared
4 16 (11.03%) SC Cleared
5 13 (8.97%) DV Cleared
6 11 (7.59%) MCSA
7 9 (6.21%) Degree
8 8 (5.52%) MCP
9 5 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (2.76%) HND
11 3 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.38%) MCTS
12 2 (1.38%) MCITP
13 1 (0.69%) CCNA
13 1 (0.69%) CCA
13 1 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.52%) SLA
2 4 (2.76%) QA
2 4 (2.76%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 108 (74.48%) Active Directory
2 87 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (31.03%) vSphere
4 31 (21.38%) Hyper-V
5 20 (13.79%) XenApp
6 18 (12.41%) XenDesktop
7 12 (8.28%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (5.52%) VMware ESX
9 5 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (2.76%) KVM
10 4 (2.76%) XenServer
11 3 (2.07%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.38%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.69%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.69%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 52 (35.86%) SCCM
2 31 (21.38%) Backup Exec
3 24 (16.55%) SCOM
4 14 (9.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 14 (9.66%) SCVMM
5 12 (8.28%) EMC NetWorker
5 12 (8.28%) McAfee ePO
6 10 (6.90%) NetBackup
7 6 (4.14%) Nagios
8 5 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 5 (3.45%) BladeLogic
9 4 (2.76%) SCSM
9 4 (2.76%) ARCserve
10 3 (2.07%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (1.38%) Legato
11 2 (1.38%) AppManager
12 1 (0.69%) DameWare
12 1 (0.69%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 99 (68.28%) VMware
2 88 (60.69%) Microsoft
3 49 (33.79%) Citrix
4 46 (31.72%) HP
5 26 (17.93%) McAfee
6 21 (14.48%) Symantec
6 21 (14.48%) Cisco
7 20 (13.79%) Dell
8 17 (11.72%) SolarWinds
8 17 (11.72%) EMC
9 7 (4.83%) Sophos
10 6 (4.14%) Wyse
10 6 (4.14%) NetApp
11 5 (3.45%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.45%) AppSense
11 5 (3.45%) Lumension
12 4 (2.76%) Fujitsu
13 3 (2.07%) Oracle
13 3 (2.07%) Veritas
13 3 (2.07%) Avaya
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