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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 92 89 79
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.090% 0.086% 0.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.69% 1.23% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Average salary £21,500 £31,000 £31,415
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.64% -1.31%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £41,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.73% +17.14%
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
59 81 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.32% 6.95% 7.67%
Number of salaries quoted 57 73 53
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,700 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 22 August 2014. 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
Bridgend - 1 £21,500 -
WSUS
Wales

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) XenServer
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (33.33%) WatchGuard
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Support
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) XenServer
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) WatchGuard
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle