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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 92 98 87
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 3 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.29% 0.31% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.84% 7.55% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Median salary £23,500 £35,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.85% +62.79%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
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
62 53 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.90% 4.12% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 44 43 67
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +5.29%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSUS across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

WSUS Salary Histogram in South Wales

WSUS
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Cardiff +12 3 £23,500 -32.85%
WSUS
Wales

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Wales region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) VMware
3 10 (66.67%) Firewall
4 8 (53.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (53.33%) SIEM
4 8 (53.33%) Citrix
4 8 (53.33%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (40.00%) ELK Stack
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (33.33%) logstash
6 5 (33.33%) Kibana
7 4 (26.67%) High Availability
7 4 (26.67%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
7 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
7 4 (26.67%) VoIP
8 3 (20.00%) Unix
8 3 (20.00%) Oracle
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (20.00%) Intel Security
8 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 3 (20.00%) XenApp
8 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 5 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) VoIP
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (53.33%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 8 (53.33%) Security Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Junior
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) AIX
5 1 (6.67%) CentOS
5 1 (6.67%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (53.33%) SIEM
2 4 (26.67%) High Availability
3 2 (13.33%) Coaching
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Software Distribution
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) MCTS
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) MCSA
2 1 (6.67%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (26.67%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (20.00%) XenApp
4 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Kibana
1 5 (33.33%) logstash
2 3 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (13.33%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) SCCM
4 1 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Citrix
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Intel Security
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (13.33%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) EMC
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) NetApp
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat