The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 197 198 197
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 25 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.27% 0.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.74% 7.22% 7.17%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 18
Average salary £27,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +29.03%
Systems Management Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
286 194 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.72% 3.71% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 217 159 223
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
WSUS
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Somerset - 10 £27,000 -
Bristol -6 8 £32,500 +25.00%
Devon - 6 £20,450 - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 49 (96.08%) Windows
2 37 (72.55%) MS Excel
3 32 (62.75%) Microsoft
4 31 (60.78%) ITIL
5 27 (52.94%) VMware
5 27 (52.94%) SCCM
6 26 (50.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (47.06%) MS Exchange
8 23 (45.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (43.14%) Problem Management
10 19 (37.25%) IIS
11 17 (33.33%) DNS
11 17 (33.33%) Service Delivery
12 16 (31.37%) SCOM
13 15 (29.41%) SLA
13 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
13 15 (29.41%) Active Directory
14 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (27.45%) MCP
14 14 (27.45%) MCSE
15 13 (25.49%) Firewall
15 13 (25.49%) MS Office
15 13 (25.49%) DHCP
15 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
15 13 (25.49%) Windows XP
15 13 (25.49%) Nagios
15 13 (25.49%) Blackberry
15 13 (25.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 12 (23.53%) CommVault

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 24 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 19 (37.25%) IIS
3 13 (25.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 11 (21.57%) Apache
5 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
7 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (72.55%) MS Excel
2 13 (25.49%) MS Office
3 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (33.33%) DNS
2 13 (25.49%) DHCP
2 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
2 13 (25.49%) Firewall
3 7 (13.73%) VLAN
3 7 (13.73%) SAN
4 6 (11.76%) NAS
4 6 (11.76%) Multicast
5 4 (7.84%) LAN
6 3 (5.88%) SSL
6 3 (5.88%) Intranet
6 3 (5.88%) Internet
7 1 (1.96%) VPN
7 1 (1.96%) Wireless
7 1 (1.96%) IPv4
7 1 (1.96%) IPv6
7 1 (1.96%) WAN
7 1 (1.96%) HTTP
7 1 (1.96%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.61%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 3 (5.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) Support Engineer
2 14 (27.45%) Systems Engineer
3 13 (25.49%) Analyst
3 13 (25.49%) Support Analyst
4 12 (23.53%) Systems Support
5 11 (21.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (19.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (17.65%) Systems Support Engineer
7 9 (17.65%) Desktop Support
8 8 (15.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (9.80%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 5 (9.80%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (9.80%) Consultant
10 4 (7.84%) Senior Consultant
10 4 (7.84%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 4 (7.84%) Desktop Analyst
11 3 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
11 3 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) Web Services
2 2 (3.92%) HTML
2 2 (3.92%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.96%) HTML5
3 1 (1.96%) JSP
3 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.84%) Clustering
3 3 (5.88%) Firmware
4 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) Open Source
5 1 (1.96%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 49 (96.08%) Windows
2 26 (50.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (45.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (25.49%) Windows XP
5 12 (23.53%) Windows 2000 Server
6 11 (21.57%) Windows 7
6 11 (21.57%) Linux
7 10 (19.61%) Windows 2000
8 4 (7.84%) Windows 8
9 3 (5.88%) Windows Vista
9 3 (5.88%) UNIX
10 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) ITIL
2 22 (43.14%) Problem Management
3 17 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 8 (15.69%) Service Management
5 6 (11.76%) Build Automation
6 4 (7.84%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.84%) Performance Management
6 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.84%) Business Development
6 4 (7.84%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (5.88%) Business Continuity
7 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.88%) Project Management
7 3 (5.88%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.92%) Change Control
8 2 (3.92%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.96%) Web Development
9 1 (1.96%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) SQL
2 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.92%) VB
3 2 (3.92%) Java
4 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) MCP
1 14 (27.45%) MCSE
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (5.88%) CCA
4 3 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.96%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (29.41%) SLA
2 3 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 24 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 9 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (11.76%) vSphere
4 6 (11.76%) Hyper-V
5 5 (9.80%) VMware ESX
6 4 (7.84%) XenApp
7 3 (5.88%) XenServer
7 3 (5.88%) XenDesktop
7 3 (5.88%) Xen
7 3 (5.88%) ISA Server
8 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.96%) NFS
9 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 27 (52.94%) SCCM
2 16 (31.37%) SCOM
3 13 (25.49%) Nagios
4 12 (23.53%) Backup Exec
5 10 (19.61%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 10 (19.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (13.73%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.96%) Hyperic
7 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (62.75%) Microsoft
2 27 (52.94%) VMware
3 12 (23.53%) CommVault
3 12 (23.53%) Bomgar
4 9 (17.65%) Dell
5 7 (13.73%) Citrix
5 7 (13.73%) Cisco
5 7 (13.73%) McAfee
6 6 (11.76%) Altiris
7 4 (7.84%) HP
8 3 (5.88%) Juniper
9 2 (3.92%) Sophos
9 2 (3.92%) Apple
9 2 (3.92%) Remedy
10 1 (1.96%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.96%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.96%) IBM
10 1 (1.96%) Meru Networks
10 1 (1.96%) Business Objects