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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 326 385 398
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +13
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 106 83 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.58% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.72% 4.85% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 89 69 48
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,200 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1577 1711 1799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 8.65% 8.05% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1262 1313 1429
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +5.95%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Berkshire +23 35 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Surrey +37 29 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Oxfordshire -4 14 £35,000 -12.50% 1
West Sussex -13 14 £40,000 -5.88%
Kent +20 10 £29,000 +5.45%
Hampshire +7 3 £30,300 -32.66%
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 165 (86.39%) Windows
2 148 (77.49%) Windows Server
3 142 (74.35%) Active Directory
4 124 (64.92%) Microsoft
5 111 (58.12%) SCCM
6 102 (53.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 99 (51.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 91 (47.64%) VMware
9 75 (39.27%) Firewall
10 68 (35.60%) SQL Server
11 67 (35.08%) PowerShell
12 66 (34.55%) ITIL
13 65 (34.03%) Hyper-V
14 58 (30.37%) Dell
15 55 (28.80%) Clustering
16 54 (28.27%) VMware Infrastructure
17 52 (27.23%) HP
17 52 (27.23%) MS Exchange
18 51 (26.70%) DNS
19 45 (23.56%) Linux
20 44 (23.04%) Windows 7
21 42 (21.99%) vSphere
21 42 (21.99%) SAN
22 41 (21.47%) MS Office
23 40 (20.94%) IIS
23 40 (20.94%) DHCP
23 40 (20.94%) Office 365
24 37 (19.37%) Exchange Server 2013
24 37 (19.37%) SharePoint
25 36 (18.85%) VBScript

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 52 (27.23%) MS Exchange
2 40 (20.94%) IIS
3 37 (19.37%) Exchange Server 2013
3 37 (19.37%) SharePoint
4 36 (18.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (6.81%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.09%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.57%) CMS
8 3 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 41 (21.47%) MS Office
2 26 (13.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (20.94%) Office 365
2 21 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (5.76%) OpenShift
3 11 (5.76%) SaaS
4 3 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.52%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (39.27%) Firewall
2 51 (26.70%) DNS
3 42 (21.99%) SAN
4 40 (20.94%) DHCP
5 30 (15.71%) VPN
6 29 (15.18%) TCP/IP
7 24 (12.57%) Internet
8 21 (10.99%) iSCSI
9 15 (7.85%) LAN
10 14 (7.33%) Cisco IOS
10 14 (7.33%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (6.81%) WAN
12 7 (3.66%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (3.66%) VLAN
13 6 (3.14%) SMTP
14 5 (2.62%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (2.62%) SNMP
15 4 (2.09%) IMAP4
15 4 (2.09%) POP3
16 3 (1.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (35.60%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.99%) SQL Server 2014
3 18 (9.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (6.81%) MongoDB
4 13 (6.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (6.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (6.81%) TeamCity
2 4 (2.09%) MSI
General
1 18 (9.42%) Finance
2 4 (2.09%) Local Government
3 3 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.52%) Electronics
4 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (28.80%) Analyst
2 46 (24.08%) Support Analyst
3 37 (19.37%) Infrastructure Support
4 34 (17.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 34 (17.80%) IT Analyst
5 33 (17.28%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 32 (16.75%) IT Support
7 29 (15.18%) Administrator
7 29 (15.18%) IT Support Analyst
8 28 (14.66%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
9 25 (13.09%) 3rd Line Support
10 24 (12.57%) Desktop Support
11 23 (12.04%) Systems Administrator
12 21 (10.99%) Desktop Analyst
12 21 (10.99%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 19 (9.95%) Support Engineer
14 17 (8.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 17 (8.90%) Developer
15 16 (8.38%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
16 15 (7.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.81%) .NET
1 13 (6.81%) AngularJS
1 13 (6.81%) ASP.NET
1 13 (6.81%) ASP.NET MVC
1 13 (6.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 13 (6.81%) ASP.NET Web API
1 13 (6.81%) KnockoutJS
1 13 (6.81%) MSMQ
1 13 (6.81%) Node.js
1 13 (6.81%) RabbitMQ
1 13 (6.81%) RESTful
1 13 (6.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 13 (6.81%) WPF
2 7 (3.66%) Web Services
3 4 (2.09%) JSON
3 4 (2.09%) SOAP
3 4 (2.09%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 55 (28.80%) Clustering
2 33 (17.28%) Data Centre
3 18 (9.42%) EqualLogic
4 11 (5.76%) EMC VNX
5 7 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.14%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.62%) Biotechnology
8 4 (2.09%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.05%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.05%) Replication
9 2 (1.05%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.52%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.52%) Handset
10 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 165 (86.39%) Windows
2 148 (77.49%) Windows Server
3 102 (53.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 99 (51.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (23.56%) Linux
6 44 (23.04%) Windows 7
7 34 (17.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (10.47%) Windows 10
9 17 (8.90%) Windows 8
10 13 (6.81%) Android
10 13 (6.81%) Unix
11 11 (5.76%) Apple iOS
12 7 (3.66%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (3.14%) AIX
14 4 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (1.57%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (1.57%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.57%) Windows XP
16 2 (1.05%) Solaris
16 2 (1.05%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (34.55%) ITIL
2 30 (15.71%) Virtual Environments
3 20 (10.47%) Service Management
4 18 (9.42%) Performance Monitoring
5 17 (8.90%) Problem Management
6 15 (7.85%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (7.85%) Capacity Planning
7 13 (6.81%) Dependency Injection
7 13 (6.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (6.81%) Kanban
7 13 (6.81%) Multithreading
7 13 (6.81%) MVC
7 13 (6.81%) TDD
7 13 (6.81%) Web Application Development
8 12 (6.28%) Patch Management
9 10 (5.24%) Incident Management
10 9 (4.71%) Server Building
11 8 (4.19%) Asset Management
11 8 (4.19%) CRM
11 8 (4.19%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 67 (35.08%) PowerShell
2 36 (18.85%) VBScript
3 25 (13.09%) Ruby
4 22 (11.52%) Perl
4 22 (11.52%) SQL
5 16 (8.38%) Python
6 13 (6.81%) C#
6 13 (6.81%) F#
7 12 (6.28%) Java
8 9 (4.71%) VB
9 4 (2.09%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (18.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (14.14%) MCSE
3 21 (10.99%) MCSA
4 14 (7.33%) Degree
4 14 (7.33%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (4.71%) MCTS
5 9 (4.71%) Security Cleared
6 7 (3.66%) CCNP
6 7 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.62%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.62%) MCP
8 3 (1.57%) MCITP
8 3 (1.57%) NCDA
9 2 (1.05%) CISSP
9 2 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.52%) CCNA
10 1 (0.52%) HNC
10 1 (0.52%) HND
10 1 (0.52%) LPIC
10 1 (0.52%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.38%) SLA
2 10 (5.24%) QA
3 4 (2.09%) HIPAA
3 4 (2.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 142 (74.35%) Active Directory
2 65 (34.03%) Hyper-V
3 54 (28.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (21.99%) vSphere
5 25 (13.09%) VMware ESX
6 19 (9.95%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (8.38%) XenApp
8 11 (5.76%) Virtual Desktop
9 9 (4.71%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (3.66%) DFS Replication
11 3 (1.57%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (1.05%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.52%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.52%) Docker
13 1 (0.52%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.52%) UAG
13 1 (0.52%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 111 (58.12%) SCCM
2 17 (8.90%) Kibana
2 17 (8.90%) NetBackup
3 16 (8.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 15 (7.85%) Backup Exec
5 13 (6.81%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 9 (4.71%) McAfee ePO
6 9 (4.71%) SCOM
7 6 (3.14%) HP Data Protector
7 6 (3.14%) Simpana
7 6 (3.14%) Tivoli
7 6 (3.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (2.62%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (2.09%) WMI
10 3 (1.57%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (0.52%) vMotion
Vendors
1 124 (64.92%) Microsoft
2 91 (47.64%) VMware
3 58 (30.37%) Dell
4 52 (27.23%) HP
5 34 (17.80%) Citrix
6 31 (16.23%) Cisco
7 28 (14.66%) NetApp
8 22 (11.52%) Sophos
9 20 (10.47%) Avaya
9 20 (10.47%) EMC
10 19 (9.95%) Red Hat
11 16 (8.38%) Qualys
12 15 (7.85%) Fortinet
13 13 (6.81%) Intel Security
14 11 (5.76%) CommVault
15 7 (3.66%) Symantec
16 6 (3.14%) IBM
17 5 (2.62%) AppSense
17 5 (2.62%) Juniper
18 4 (2.09%) ServiceNow
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