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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 364 391 392
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +1
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 78 66 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.29% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.09% 4.41% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 61 44 37
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
1533 1497 1401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.37% 6.52% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1191 1177 1078
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -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 27 May 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 27 May 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
(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 -16 23 £40,000 -4.76% 2
Surrey +23 19 £37,500 -11.76% 2
West Sussex +20 16 £42,500 +21.42%
Hampshire +7 8 £35,500 +13.24% 6
Kent - 7 £27,500 -
Oxfordshire +17 4 £35,500 -5.33%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £42,000 - 1
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 158 (98.75%) Windows
2 125 (78.13%) Active Directory
3 112 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 105 (65.63%) VMware
5 101 (63.13%) DNS
6 94 (58.75%) DHCP
7 90 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 89 (55.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 79 (49.38%) MS Exchange
10 77 (48.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 74 (46.25%) SCCM
12 69 (43.13%) TCP/IP
13 67 (41.88%) Firewall
14 58 (36.25%) LAN
15 56 (35.00%) HP
16 54 (33.75%) Exchange Server 2010
17 51 (31.88%) Cisco
17 51 (31.88%) Citrix
18 50 (31.25%) SAN
19 44 (27.50%) SCOM
20 42 (26.25%) WAN
21 40 (25.00%) Lync
21 40 (25.00%) Backup Exec
22 39 (24.38%) Windows Server 2003
22 39 (24.38%) ITIL
23 38 (23.75%) Microsoft Certification
24 37 (23.13%) Symantec
25 35 (21.88%) vSphere
26 34 (21.25%) PowerShell
26 34 (21.25%) Security Cleared

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 79 (49.38%) MS Exchange
2 54 (33.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (25.00%) Lync
4 27 (16.88%) SharePoint
5 25 (15.63%) IIS
6 16 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.88%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (11.25%) MS Office
2 16 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.38%) Office 365
2 3 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 101 (63.13%) DNS
2 94 (58.75%) DHCP
3 69 (43.13%) TCP/IP
4 67 (41.88%) Firewall
5 58 (36.25%) LAN
6 50 (31.25%) SAN
7 42 (26.25%) WAN
8 14 (8.75%) NAS
9 12 (7.50%) SSL
10 10 (6.25%) VLAN
10 10 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (6.25%) VoIP
10 10 (6.25%) VPN
11 8 (5.00%) iSCSI
12 5 (3.13%) NetScaler
13 3 (1.88%) DMZ
13 3 (1.88%) Intranet
13 3 (1.88%) Extranet
13 3 (1.88%) Wireless
13 3 (1.88%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) JIRA
1 1 (0.63%) WinDbg
General
1 9 (5.63%) Finance
2 7 (4.38%) Back Office
3 4 (2.50%) Online Betting
4 3 (1.88%) Advertising
5 1 (0.63%) Retail
5 1 (0.63%) Electronics
5 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 57 (35.63%) Support Engineer
2 34 (21.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (10.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (7.50%) Server Engineer
4 12 (7.50%) Consultant
5 11 (6.88%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (6.88%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (6.88%) Analyst
5 11 (6.88%) Server Support
5 11 (6.88%) Administrator
5 11 (6.88%) Technical Support
6 10 (6.25%) Server Support Engineer
6 10 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
7 9 (5.63%) Senior Support Engineer
7 9 (5.63%) Wintel Support
7 9 (5.63%) Wintel Support Engineer
8 8 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
9 7 (4.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (4.38%) Senior Technical Support
10 6 (3.75%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.63%) Web Services
2 16 (10.00%) .NET
3 8 (5.00%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.25%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 28 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (15.63%) Clustering
4 11 (6.88%) Client/Server
5 9 (5.63%) EqualLogic
6 4 (2.50%) BYOD
6 4 (2.50%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.50%) Replication
6 4 (2.50%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.63%) Telematics
8 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.63%) CMDB
8 1 (0.63%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 158 (98.75%) Windows
2 89 (55.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 77 (48.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (24.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (20.63%) Windows 7
6 24 (15.00%) Linux
7 15 (9.38%) Windows XP
8 11 (6.88%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.50%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.88%) UNIX
10 3 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.38%) ITIL
2 31 (19.38%) Patch Management
3 29 (18.13%) Performance Monitoring
4 26 (16.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (15.63%) Security Patching
6 24 (15.00%) Project Management
7 20 (12.50%) Migration
8 17 (10.63%) Release Management
8 17 (10.63%) High Availability
9 16 (10.00%) Business Continuity
9 16 (10.00%) Load Balancing
10 15 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (9.38%) Server Building
11 14 (8.75%) Change Management
12 11 (6.88%) Performance Management
12 11 (6.88%) Data Centre Operations
12 11 (6.88%) Project Planning
13 10 (6.25%) Change Control
13 10 (6.25%) BCP
13 10 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.25%) PowerShell
2 26 (16.25%) SQL
3 13 (8.13%) VBScript
4 4 (2.50%) VB
5 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (23.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (21.25%) Security Cleared
3 29 (18.13%) MCSE
4 26 (16.25%) SC Cleared
5 23 (14.38%) DV Cleared
6 21 (13.13%) MCSA
7 18 (11.25%) MCP
8 14 (8.75%) MCITP
9 7 (4.38%) Degree
10 6 (3.75%) MCTS
11 4 (2.50%) CCA
11 4 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (1.88%) CCNA
13 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 12 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.38%) SLA
3 5 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 125 (78.13%) Active Directory
2 90 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (21.88%) vSphere
4 26 (16.25%) Hyper-V
5 24 (15.00%) VMware ESX
6 17 (10.63%) Microsoft App-V
7 15 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (7.50%) XenApp
9 8 (5.00%) XenServer
10 7 (4.38%) XenDesktop
11 4 (2.50%) Terminal Server
12 3 (1.88%) DFS Replication
12 3 (1.88%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.63%) BlackBerry Internet Service
13 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 74 (46.25%) SCCM
2 44 (27.50%) SCOM
3 40 (25.00%) Backup Exec
4 23 (14.38%) EMC NetWorker
5 17 (10.63%) HP SIM
6 15 (9.38%) SCSM
6 15 (9.38%) NetBackup
6 15 (9.38%) ARCserve
7 13 (8.13%) McAfee ePO
8 10 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 8 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 4 (2.50%) BladeLogic
11 3 (1.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (1.25%) Nagios
12 2 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
13 1 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 1 (0.63%) DameWare
Vendors
1 112 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 105 (65.63%) VMware
3 56 (35.00%) HP
4 51 (31.88%) Cisco
4 51 (31.88%) Citrix
5 37 (23.13%) Symantec
6 32 (20.00%) Lumension
7 27 (16.88%) SolarWinds
8 25 (15.63%) McAfee
8 25 (15.63%) Dell
9 18 (11.25%) Sophos
10 17 (10.63%) ArcSight
11 12 (7.50%) EMC
12 10 (6.25%) NetApp
13 5 (3.13%) Remedy
13 5 (3.13%) AppSense
13 5 (3.13%) Brocade
14 4 (2.50%) Avaya
14 4 (2.50%) IBM
14 4 (2.50%) ServiceNow
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Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: 13 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £3000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The F10 Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gosport
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Gosport
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Basingstoke
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago