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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 218 202 188
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -14
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 23 10 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.37% 0.20% 0.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.93% 4.85% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 28
Average salary £27,000 £27,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.91% -22.14%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
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
290 206 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.70% 4.06% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 236 153 302
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -
Devon -17 8 £20,500 -14.67%
Bristol - 3 £35,000 - 1
Wiltshire -3 1 £35,000 +57.16%
Gloucestershire -4 1 - -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 45 (95.74%) Windows
2 37 (78.72%) ITIL
3 34 (72.34%) SCCM
4 33 (70.21%) MS Excel
5 29 (61.70%) VMware
6 26 (55.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (53.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
8 23 (48.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (44.68%) SQL Server
9 21 (44.68%) IIS
10 17 (36.17%) SQL
10 17 (36.17%) Linux
10 17 (36.17%) Apache
10 17 (36.17%) SCOM
11 16 (34.04%) MySQL
12 15 (31.91%) Problem Management
13 14 (29.79%) Service Delivery
13 14 (29.79%) Backup Exec
13 14 (29.79%) Nagios
14 13 (27.66%) SLA
14 13 (27.66%) CommVault
14 13 (27.66%) Windows 2000 Server
14 13 (27.66%) Bomgar
14 13 (27.66%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (25.53%) DNS
15 12 (25.53%) MS Exchange
15 12 (25.53%) Firewall
16 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
17 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 21 (44.68%) IIS
2 17 (36.17%) Apache
3 12 (25.53%) MS Exchange
4 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
5 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.26%) Lync
7 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 33 (70.21%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.89%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) DNS
1 12 (25.53%) Firewall
2 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
3 7 (14.89%) DHCP
4 5 (10.64%) NAS
4 5 (10.64%) SAN
4 5 (10.64%) LAN
5 4 (8.51%) WAN
5 4 (8.51%) VPN
5 4 (8.51%) SSL
6 3 (6.38%) Multicast
6 3 (6.38%) Intranet
6 3 (6.38%) VLAN
7 2 (4.26%) Wireless
7 2 (4.26%) VoIP
7 2 (4.26%) MPLS
7 2 (4.26%) IPv4
7 2 (4.26%) IPv6
8 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (44.68%) SQL Server
2 16 (34.04%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
1 3 (6.38%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (68.09%) Support Engineer
2 16 (34.04%) 2nd Line Support
2 16 (34.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 14 (29.79%) Support Analyst
3 14 (29.79%) Analyst
4 13 (27.66%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 12 (25.53%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (21.28%) Systems Support
7 9 (19.15%) Systems Support Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Architect
8 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support
8 3 (6.38%) IT Manager
8 3 (6.38%) Network Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Network Support Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Network Support
9 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (4.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Web Services
2 2 (4.26%) .NET
3 1 (2.13%) Middleware
3 1 (2.13%) HTML
3 1 (2.13%) JSP
3 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.26%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) iPad
4 1 (2.13%) Firmware
4 1 (2.13%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (95.74%) Windows
2 25 (53.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (48.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (36.17%) Linux
5 13 (27.66%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.64%) Windows XP
7 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
8 3 (6.38%) Windows 8
8 3 (6.38%) Windows Vista
9 2 (4.26%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (78.72%) ITIL
2 15 (31.91%) Problem Management
3 14 (29.79%) Service Delivery
4 6 (12.77%) Service Management
5 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.51%) Project Management
5 4 (8.51%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (6.38%) Build Automation
6 3 (6.38%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.38%) Business Development
6 3 (6.38%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.26%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (4.26%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.26%) Change Control
7 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) SQL
2 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.26%) VB
4 2 (4.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) MCSE
3 4 (8.51%) MCP
4 2 (4.26%) MCITP
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.13%) CCA
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.66%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 26 (55.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
3 6 (12.77%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (10.64%) vSphere
5 4 (8.51%) VMware ESX
6 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.38%) Xen
7 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.13%) XenApp
8 1 (2.13%) XenServer
8 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.13%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 34 (72.34%) SCCM
2 17 (36.17%) SCOM
3 14 (29.79%) Backup Exec
3 14 (29.79%) Nagios
4 5 (10.64%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (4.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (4.26%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (2.13%) Hyperic
6 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (61.70%) VMware
2 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
3 13 (27.66%) CommVault
3 13 (27.66%) Bomgar
4 5 (10.64%) Citrix
4 5 (10.64%) Dell
4 5 (10.64%) McAfee
5 4 (8.51%) Cisco
6 3 (6.38%) Juniper
6 3 (6.38%) Altiris
7 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.26%) Sophos
7 2 (4.26%) Remedy
7 2 (4.26%) Avaya
8 1 (2.13%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.13%) Apple
8 1 (2.13%) IBM
8 1 (2.13%) EMC
8 1 (2.13%) HP
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago