The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 228 223 211
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 23 30 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.51% 0.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.97% 7.85% 7.36%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 21
Median salary £35,468 £40,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.33% +48.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £20,840 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £32,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
WSUS
England

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 West region.

Systems Management Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
385 382 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.80% 6.55% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 284 278 233
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +3.52%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WSUS
Salary Trend in the South West

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

WSUS Salary Trend in the South West

WSUS
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSUS across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

WSUS Salary Histogram in the South West

WSUS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
Wiltshire +11 9 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Bristol +14 6 £35,468 -5.41% 1
Gloucestershire -10 6 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Somerset -2 1 £44,000 -
Dorset - 1 £29,500 - 1
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 West region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 36 (97.30%) Windows
2 28 (75.68%) VMware
2 28 (75.68%) Windows Server
3 27 (72.97%) Microsoft
4 26 (70.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
6 21 (56.76%) Cisco
7 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (51.35%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (40.54%) Hyper-V
9 15 (40.54%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (37.84%) Citrix
10 14 (37.84%) ITIL
11 13 (35.14%) MCSE
11 13 (35.14%) DNS
11 13 (35.14%) CCNA
11 13 (35.14%) Windows 7
12 12 (32.43%) SAN
12 12 (32.43%) MS Exchange
13 11 (29.73%) DHCP
14 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (27.03%) vSphere
14 10 (27.03%) High Availability
14 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
15 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
16 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
16 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
16 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
17 7 (18.92%) MCSA

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 12 (32.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.41%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.51%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) DNS
2 12 (32.43%) SAN
3 11 (29.73%) DHCP
4 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
5 7 (18.92%) Firewall
5 7 (18.92%) VPN
6 4 (10.81%) SSL
7 3 (8.11%) Internet
7 3 (8.11%) LAN
7 3 (8.11%) MPLS
8 2 (5.41%) FTP
8 2 (5.41%) HTTP
8 2 (5.41%) IPX
8 2 (5.41%) IPX/SPX
8 2 (5.41%) PPP
8 2 (5.41%) PPTP
8 2 (5.41%) SMTP
8 2 (5.41%) SNMP
8 2 (5.41%) VoIP
8 2 (5.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
3 1 (2.70%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 12 (32.43%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) Support Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (18.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Systems Support
4 7 (18.92%) Systems Support Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) IT Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) IT Support
8 3 (8.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Technical Architect
8 3 (8.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) 802.1X
1 2 (5.41%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) N-Tier
2 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (97.30%) Windows
2 28 (75.68%) Windows Server
3 26 (70.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (35.14%) Windows 7
6 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (18.92%) Linux
8 4 (10.81%) Windows 10
9 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) ITIL
2 10 (27.03%) High Availability
3 5 (13.51%) Patch Management
3 5 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (10.81%) DevOps
4 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
4 4 (10.81%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (8.11%) Change Control
5 3 (8.11%) Change Management
5 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
5 3 (8.11%) Fault Analysis
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.11%) Product Management
6 2 (5.41%) Information Security
6 2 (5.41%) Line Management
6 2 (5.41%) Network Management
6 2 (5.41%) Server Patching
6 2 (5.41%) SIEM
6 2 (5.41%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) VB
3 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (35.14%) CCNA
2 13 (35.14%) MCSE
3 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
4 7 (18.92%) MCSA
5 5 (13.51%) MCITP
6 4 (10.81%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (5.41%) CCSP
7 2 (5.41%) DBS Check
8 1 (2.70%) Degree
8 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
2 19 (51.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (40.54%) Hyper-V
4 10 (27.03%) vSphere
5 5 (13.51%) VMware ESX
6 4 (10.81%) Terminal Services
6 4 (10.81%) XenApp
7 3 (8.11%) XenServer
8 2 (5.41%) Terminal Server
8 2 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (2.70%) DFS Replication
9 1 (2.70%) Firmware
9 1 (2.70%) ISA Server
9 1 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) SCCM
2 5 (13.51%) SCOM
3 4 (10.81%) Backup Exec
3 4 (10.81%) NetBackup
3 4 (10.81%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (8.11%) AirWatch
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.70%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.70%) OpenView
5 1 (2.70%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.70%) SCSM
5 1 (2.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 28 (75.68%) VMware
2 27 (72.97%) Microsoft
3 21 (56.76%) Cisco
4 14 (37.84%) Citrix
5 6 (16.22%) Sophos
6 5 (13.51%) NetApp
7 4 (10.81%) HP
7 4 (10.81%) Symantec
8 3 (8.11%) CommVault
8 3 (8.11%) Dell
8 3 (8.11%) IBM
8 3 (8.11%) Meru Networks
9 2 (5.41%) Capita
10 1 (2.70%) Adobe
10 1 (2.70%) Apple
10 1 (2.70%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (2.70%) Google
10 1 (2.70%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (2.70%) Panasonic
10 1 (2.70%) Sage
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