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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank - - 88
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - - 0.28%
As % of the Systems Management category - - 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
48 57 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.91% 5.04% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 41 52 77
Average salary £32,000 £37,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.66% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £25,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.17%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) BT
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) Lotus
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) Lync

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (50.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (50.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) People Management
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) MCSA
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCTS
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) BT
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Lotus
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) HP