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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 79 96 81
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 13 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.10% 0.33% 0.59%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.00% 6.78% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 6
Average salary £34,250 £30,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.29% -11.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,900 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,400 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
65 59 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.49% 4.87% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 48 55 50
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £43,550 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%

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 1 May 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
(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
Cardiff +10 13 £34,250 +12.29%
WSUS
Wales

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) VMware
3 12 (60.00%) Firewall
4 10 (50.00%) Citrix
4 10 (50.00%) SIEM
4 10 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (45.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
7 7 (35.00%) Cisco
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (35.00%) High Availability
8 6 (30.00%) ELK Stack
8 6 (30.00%) Intel Security
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (25.00%) Oracle
9 5 (25.00%) Unix
9 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 5 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (25.00%) XenApp
9 5 (25.00%) XenDesktop
10 4 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (20.00%) logstash
10 4 (20.00%) Kibana
10 4 (20.00%) ITIL
11 3 (15.00%) VoIP
11 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) VoIP
3 2 (10.00%) DHCP
3 2 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) LAN
3 2 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (50.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 10 (50.00%) Security Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Exchange Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Junior
6 1 (5.00%) Release Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) CMDB
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (25.00%) Unix
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 10 (50.00%) SIEM
2 7 (35.00%) High Availability
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Coaching
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) Software Distribution
5 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.00%) Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) ITSM
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Release Management
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Service Management
6 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) MCTS
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (25.00%) XenApp
3 5 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (20.00%) Kibana
2 4 (20.00%) logstash
3 2 (10.00%) Nagios
3 2 (10.00%) SCCM
4 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (5.00%) BMC Marimba
4 1 (5.00%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) Citrix
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco
5 6 (30.00%) Intel Security
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle
7 2 (10.00%) HP
7 2 (10.00%) IBM
8 1 (5.00%) BMC
8 1 (5.00%) Dell
8 1 (5.00%) NetApp
8 1 (5.00%) Remedy
8 1 (5.00%) SAP
8 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
8 1 (5.00%) Symantec
8 1 (5.00%) Veritas