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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 207 203 201
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 33 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% 0.42% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.11% 8.41% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 12
Average salary £39,000 £27,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,320 £20,400 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -20.73%
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
407 309 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.93% 5.03% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 317 233 162
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
Wiltshire +9 15 £42,500 +21.42%
Devon -1 9 £25,400 +24.50% 2
Gloucestershire -5 9 £39,500 - 1
Bristol -16 2 £36,500 +13.17% 1
Somerset 0 1 - -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (74.47%) Microsoft
3 27 (57.45%) VMware
4 24 (51.06%) MS Exchange
5 23 (48.94%) Backup Exec
6 21 (44.68%) ITIL
7 20 (42.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (42.55%) MCSE
7 20 (42.55%) MCSA
7 20 (42.55%) vSphere
8 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
8 18 (38.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
10 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
10 16 (34.04%) Norton AntiVirus
10 16 (34.04%) Sophos
10 16 (34.04%) Symantec
10 16 (34.04%) MCITP
10 16 (34.04%) NetBackup
11 14 (29.79%) SCCM
12 13 (27.66%) Linux
13 12 (25.53%) Citrix
13 12 (25.53%) SAN
13 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (23.40%) SCOM
14 11 (23.40%) Service Delivery
15 10 (21.28%) NetApp
15 10 (21.28%) Windows 7
16 9 (19.15%) Bomgar
16 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 24 (51.06%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.02%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) SAN
2 4 (8.51%) Firewall
3 3 (6.38%) DHCP
3 3 (6.38%) DNS
4 2 (4.26%) Internet
4 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.26%) VPN
4 2 (4.26%) WAN
5 1 (2.13%) LAN
5 1 (2.13%) Wireless
5 1 (2.13%) Network Security
5 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.13%) PABX
5 1 (2.13%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.13%) Finance
1 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
1 1 (2.13%) Legal
1 1 (2.13%) Military
1 1 (2.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (53.19%) Server Support
2 21 (44.68%) Analyst
3 20 (42.55%) Server Analyst
4 19 (40.43%) Server Support Analyst
4 19 (40.43%) Support Analyst
5 13 (27.66%) Team Leader
6 9 (19.15%) Senior Server Analyst
6 9 (19.15%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (19.15%) Support Team Leader
7 8 (17.02%) Desktop Analyst
7 8 (17.02%) Desktop Support
7 8 (17.02%) Support Engineer
7 8 (17.02%) Senior Support Analyst
7 8 (17.02%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 7 (14.89%) Server Engineer
8 7 (14.89%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (12.77%) Server Support Engineer
10 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) COM
1 2 (4.26%) Web Services
2 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.02%) iPhone
2 8 (17.02%) iPad
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Handset
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) PDA
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (27.66%) Linux
3 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (21.28%) Windows 7
5 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (17.02%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (8.51%) Windows XP
7 4 (8.51%) Windows 8
7 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.38%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.13%) Solaris
9 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) ITIL
2 11 (23.40%) Service Delivery
3 9 (19.15%) Incident Management
3 9 (19.15%) Server Patching
3 9 (19.15%) Security Patching
4 7 (14.89%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (12.77%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.38%) Line Management
7 2 (4.26%) People Management
7 2 (4.26%) Patch Management
7 2 (4.26%) Service Management
7 2 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.13%) Information Assurance
8 1 (2.13%) Market Research
8 1 (2.13%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.13%) Change Control
8 1 (2.13%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.13%) Protective Monitoring
8 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) VBScript
1 9 (19.15%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.64%) SQL
3 3 (6.38%) Java
4 1 (2.13%) VB
4 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (42.55%) MCSE
1 20 (42.55%) MCSA
1 20 (42.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (38.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 16 (34.04%) MCITP
4 5 (10.64%) CCNA
4 5 (10.64%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (42.55%) vSphere
2 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
3 7 (14.89%) XenApp
4 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.38%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (48.94%) Backup Exec
2 16 (34.04%) Norton AntiVirus
2 16 (34.04%) NetBackup
3 14 (29.79%) SCCM
4 11 (23.40%) SCOM
5 9 (19.15%) Nagios
6 8 (17.02%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (14.89%) Zenoss
7 7 (14.89%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (2.13%) SCVMM
8 1 (2.13%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 35 (74.47%) Microsoft
2 27 (57.45%) VMware
3 16 (34.04%) Symantec
3 16 (34.04%) Sophos
4 12 (25.53%) Citrix
5 10 (21.28%) NetApp
6 9 (19.15%) Bomgar
7 8 (17.02%) Apple
7 8 (17.02%) Remedy
7 8 (17.02%) McAfee
8 7 (14.89%) CommVault
9 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
10 3 (6.38%) Cisco
10 3 (6.38%) Adobe
11 2 (4.26%) HP
11 2 (4.26%) Hyland
11 2 (4.26%) Nimble Storage
12 1 (2.13%) Veeam
12 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
12 1 (2.13%) Dell
Devon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £36000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Exeter
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + Standard
Posted: 24 days ago