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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 223 209 195
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -14
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 18 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.28% 0.21% 0.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.32% 5.82% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 23
Average salary £27,000 £26,125 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.34% -25.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,800 £34,487
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,300 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.13% +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
285 189 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.49% 3.55% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 225 146 304
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,900 £56,250
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 24 October 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 October 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 - 7 £27,000 -
Devon -21 6 £20,500 -14.67% 1
Bristol +4 4 £36,250 - 2
Wiltshire - 1 - -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 42 (95.45%) Windows
2 36 (81.82%) ITIL
3 35 (79.55%) SCCM
4 31 (70.45%) MS Excel
5 29 (65.91%) VMware
6 25 (56.82%) SQL Server
7 24 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (45.45%) IIS
10 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
11 18 (40.91%) SQL
11 18 (40.91%) Linux
12 17 (38.64%) MySQL
12 17 (38.64%) Apache
12 17 (38.64%) SCOM
13 14 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (29.55%) Nagios
14 13 (29.55%) Backup Exec
15 12 (27.27%) Firewall
15 12 (27.27%) Problem Management
15 12 (27.27%) Windows 2000 Server
15 12 (27.27%) Bomgar
15 12 (27.27%) CommVault
16 11 (25.00%) SLA
16 11 (25.00%) Service Delivery
17 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
17 9 (20.45%) DNS
17 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
18 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 20 (45.45%) IIS
2 17 (38.64%) Apache
3 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
4 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 4 (9.09%) Lync
6 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (70.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.27%) Firewall
2 9 (20.45%) DNS
3 6 (13.64%) LAN
3 6 (13.64%) WAN
3 6 (13.64%) VPN
4 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.36%) SAN
4 5 (11.36%) NAS
5 4 (9.09%) Wireless
5 4 (9.09%) DHCP
5 4 (9.09%) VoIP
5 4 (9.09%) MPLS
6 3 (6.82%) SSL
6 3 (6.82%) Intranet
7 2 (4.55%) IPv4
7 2 (4.55%) IPv6
8 1 (2.27%) VLAN
8 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.27%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (56.82%) SQL Server
2 17 (38.64%) MySQL
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
1 3 (6.82%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (72.73%) Support Engineer
2 17 (38.64%) 2nd Line Support
2 17 (38.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 15 (34.09%) Support Analyst
3 15 (34.09%) Analyst
4 14 (31.82%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 10 (22.73%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (18.18%) Systems Support
6 8 (18.18%) Systems Support Engineer
7 5 (11.36%) Network Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) Network Support
9 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (6.82%) IT Manager
10 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
10 2 (4.55%) Architect
11 1 (2.27%) Desktop Support
11 1 (2.27%) Server Support
11 1 (2.27%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) Web Services
2 2 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) J2EE
3 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Replication
2 1 (2.27%) CLARiiON
2 1 (2.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 42 (95.45%) Windows
2 22 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 22 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (40.91%) Linux
4 12 (27.27%) Windows 2000 Server
5 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.82%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (81.82%) ITIL
2 12 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 11 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (9.09%) Project Management
4 4 (9.09%) Service Management
5 3 (6.82%) Business Continuity
5 3 (6.82%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.55%) ITSM
6 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.55%) Change Control
6 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.27%) Web Development
7 1 (2.27%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.27%) Workflow
7 1 (2.27%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.82%) Java
4 2 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.09%) MCITP
3 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) MCP
4 1 (2.27%) MCSE
4 1 (2.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (11.36%) vSphere
4 4 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (79.55%) SCCM
2 17 (38.64%) SCOM
3 13 (29.55%) Nagios
3 13 (29.55%) Backup Exec
4 3 (6.82%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (4.55%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 29 (65.91%) VMware
2 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
3 12 (27.27%) CommVault
3 12 (27.27%) Bomgar
4 4 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 4 (9.09%) Citrix
4 4 (9.09%) Avaya
5 3 (6.82%) Juniper
5 3 (6.82%) McAfee
6 2 (4.55%) Sophos
6 2 (4.55%) Remedy
6 2 (4.55%) Dell
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle
7 1 (2.27%) EMC
7 1 (2.27%) Apple
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FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus on call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Osborne Clarke
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago