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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 230 208 208
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 15 27 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.46% 0.37%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.26% 10.98% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 16
Average salary £40,750 £20,800 £33,929
Average salary % change year-on-year
+95.91% -38.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £20,020 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £30,300 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -5.71%
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
285 246 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.54% 4.22% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 239 204 294
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 - 12 £41,500 - 4
Bristol -9 2 £38,750 -
Somerset - 1 £27,000 - 1
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (74.36%) VMware
3 28 (71.79%) ITIL
4 26 (66.67%) MS Excel
5 25 (64.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (61.54%) SCCM
7 20 (51.28%) SQL Server
8 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (46.15%) Linux
9 18 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (41.03%) IIS
10 16 (41.03%) Nagios
11 15 (38.46%) Apache
11 15 (38.46%) DNS
11 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
12 14 (35.90%) SCOM
13 13 (33.33%) DHCP
13 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
13 13 (33.33%) Firewall
14 12 (30.77%) SQL
14 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
14 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
15 11 (28.21%) MySQL
15 11 (28.21%) MS Exchange
15 11 (28.21%) Red Hat
16 9 (23.08%) SAN
16 9 (23.08%) Backup Exec
16 9 (23.08%) NAS
16 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (20.51%) CommVault

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 16 (41.03%) IIS
2 15 (38.46%) Apache
3 11 (28.21%) MS Exchange
4 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (12.82%) Lync
6 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (38.46%) DNS
2 13 (33.33%) DHCP
2 13 (33.33%) Firewall
3 9 (23.08%) SAN
3 9 (23.08%) NAS
4 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
5 6 (15.38%) VPN
5 6 (15.38%) WAN
5 6 (15.38%) LAN
5 6 (15.38%) SSL
6 5 (12.82%) VoIP
6 5 (12.82%) Wireless
6 5 (12.82%) VLAN
6 5 (12.82%) Multicast
7 4 (10.26%) MPLS
7 4 (10.26%) HTTP
8 2 (5.13%) IPv4
8 2 (5.13%) IPv6
8 2 (5.13%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (51.28%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.21%) MySQL
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (20.51%) Telecoms
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (71.79%) Support Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (28.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Systems Support
4 6 (15.38%) Systems Support Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Server Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Windows Server Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Network Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (10.26%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Network Support
7 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Support Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) J2EE
2 4 (10.26%) JSP
2 4 (10.26%) XML
2 4 (10.26%) HTML
3 2 (5.13%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) iPad
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (64.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (46.15%) Linux
5 8 (20.51%) Windows 2000 Server
6 7 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) ITIL
2 8 (20.51%) Problem Management
3 7 (17.95%) Service Management
3 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
3 7 (17.95%) Migration
4 5 (12.82%) ITIL V3
4 5 (12.82%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (10.26%) Performance Management
5 4 (10.26%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (7.69%) ITSM
7 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.13%) Project Management
8 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.56%) Document Management
8 1 (2.56%) Web Development
8 1 (2.56%) Workflow
8 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) Java
3 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (10.26%) NFS
5 1 (2.56%) Xen
5 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (61.54%) SCCM
2 16 (41.03%) Nagios
3 14 (35.90%) SCOM
4 9 (23.08%) Backup Exec
5 7 (17.95%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (17.95%) Puppet
6 4 (10.26%) Hyperic
6 4 (10.26%) Tivoli
6 4 (10.26%) Netcool
7 2 (5.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 29 (74.36%) VMware
2 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 11 (28.21%) Red Hat
4 8 (20.51%) CommVault
4 8 (20.51%) Bomgar
5 7 (17.95%) McAfee
6 6 (15.38%) Dell
7 5 (12.82%) Avaya
7 5 (12.82%) Oracle
7 5 (12.82%) Cisco
7 5 (12.82%) CheckPoint
8 4 (10.26%) Riverbed
8 4 (10.26%) IBM
8 4 (10.26%) Business Objects
9 2 (5.13%) Citrix
10 1 (2.56%) Apple
10 1 (2.56%) Juniper
10 1 (2.56%) EMC
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Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bath, Avon
University of Bath
Salary: Starting from £31,342, rising to £37,394
Posted: 9 days ago
Chippenham
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
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The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 4% Matched Pension, 25 Days Holidays
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