The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 98 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 3 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.25% 1.72% -
As % of the Systems Management category 7.50% 17.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 0
Average salary £32,000 £37,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,834
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -3.62%
WSUS
Wales

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 Wales region.

Systems Management Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
40 85 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.34% 9.74% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 29 71 23
Average salary £32,000 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.58% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £22,606
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WSUS across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

WSUS
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSUS across the South Wales region.

WSUS Salary Trend in South Wales

WSUS
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 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
Cardiff - 3 £32,000 - 1
WSUS
Wales

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (66.67%) NetApp
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) Dell
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Welsh Language
4 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (50.00%) McAfee
4 3 (50.00%) SCCM
4 3 (50.00%) SCOM
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (50.00%) Office 365
4 3 (50.00%) IaaS
4 3 (50.00%) Line Management
4 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (33.33%) Lync
5 2 (33.33%) MCTS
5 2 (33.33%) MCP

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
1 3 (50.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 3 (50.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Junior
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Symmetrix
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Line Management
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCTS
1 2 (33.33%) MCP
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) NetApp
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 3 (50.00%) McAfee
3 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) IBM