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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 230 234 200
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -34
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 24 9 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% 0.15% 0.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.40% 2.83% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 20
Average salary £35,000 £46,250 £20,800
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.32% +122.35%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,250
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +6.38%
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
375 318 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.49% 5.42% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 300 258 266
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £25,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WSUS across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the South West region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
Gloucestershire - 12 £35,000 - 1
Wiltshire +5 8 £35,000 -24.32%
Bristol - 4 £22,500 -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 43 (95.56%) Windows
2 40 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 33 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (68.89%) MS Exchange
5 27 (60.00%) Citrix
6 25 (55.56%) Active Directory
7 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
7 22 (48.89%) Windows 7
8 21 (46.67%) NetApp
9 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (35.56%) PowerShell
10 16 (35.56%) SQL
10 16 (35.56%) Finance
11 15 (33.33%) VMware
11 15 (33.33%) Nagios
11 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (33.33%) Intel Security
11 15 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
12 14 (31.11%) vSphere
12 14 (31.11%) Dell KACE
12 14 (31.11%) Asset Management
12 14 (31.11%) Regression Testing
12 14 (31.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (28.89%) ITIL
13 13 (28.89%) Data Centre
14 12 (26.67%) SCCM
14 12 (26.67%) Linux
15 11 (24.44%) Firewall
15 11 (24.44%) Remote Desktop
16 10 (22.22%) Symantec

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 31 (68.89%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (13.33%) Skype for Business
3 5 (11.11%) Apache
3 5 (11.11%) IIS
3 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 5 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.22%) Confluence
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) Firewall
1 11 (24.44%) Remote Desktop
2 9 (20.00%) DHCP
2 9 (20.00%) DNS
3 6 (13.33%) SAN
3 6 (13.33%) SSH
3 6 (13.33%) VPN
4 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.22%) HTTP
5 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Administrator
2 14 (31.11%) IT Administrator
3 10 (22.22%) Windows Administrator
4 7 (15.56%) Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Citrix Support
6 5 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (8.89%) IT Support
7 4 (8.89%) Server Support
8 3 (6.67%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.33%) Mathematics
3 4 (8.89%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 43 (95.56%) Windows
2 40 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 33 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (48.89%) Windows 7
5 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (26.67%) Linux
7 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (13.33%) Windows 10
8 5 (11.11%) CentOS
8 5 (11.11%) Debian
9 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Asset Management
1 14 (31.11%) Regression Testing
1 14 (31.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (28.89%) ITIL
3 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 6 (13.33%) Data Protection
3 6 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (11.11%) DevOps
4 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.22%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.22%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.22%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) PowerShell
1 16 (35.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (20.00%) MCITP
2 9 (20.00%) MCSA
2 9 (20.00%) MCSE
3 6 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (13.33%) Degree
4 5 (11.11%) CCNA
4 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 14 (31.11%) vSphere
3 10 (22.22%) XenApp
4 6 (13.33%) DFS Replication
4 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (8.89%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
1 15 (33.33%) Nagios
2 12 (26.67%) SCCM
3 9 (20.00%) Backup Exec
3 9 (20.00%) NetBackup
3 9 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 6 (13.33%) SCDPM
4 6 (13.33%) SCOM
4 6 (13.33%) SCOrch
4 6 (13.33%) SCSM
4 6 (13.33%) SCVMM
5 5 (11.11%) Cacti
5 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
5 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (2.22%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (2.22%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Citrix
2 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
3 21 (46.67%) NetApp
4 15 (33.33%) Intel Security
4 15 (33.33%) VMware
5 14 (31.11%) Dell KACE
6 10 (22.22%) Symantec
7 8 (17.78%) Sophos
8 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
9 5 (11.11%) Cisco
10 2 (4.44%) AppSense
11 1 (2.22%) EMC
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