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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England / South West
Rank 225 228 240
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 10 29 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.50% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.82% 7.25% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 5
Median salary £38,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £27,900 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £39,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%

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
354 400 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.90% 6.95% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 272 321 269
Median salary £44,317 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.79% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +18 3 £36,500 +4.28%
Bristol -1 3 £42,500 +54.54% 1
Devon - 2 - - 2
Somerset - 2 £32,250 - 2
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing WSUS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (78.57%) Active Directory
3 21 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 20 (71.43%) VMware
5 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
6 13 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (42.86%) Cisco
7 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (39.29%) MS Exchange
9 10 (35.71%) SAN
9 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (32.14%) Citrix
11 8 (28.57%) DNS
12 7 (25.00%) ITIL
12 7 (25.00%) IIS
12 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
13 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
13 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (21.43%) Linux
13 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
14 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
14 5 (17.86%) DHCP
14 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
14 5 (17.86%) MS Office
14 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
14 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
14 5 (17.86%) Network Security

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (39.29%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.00%) IIS
3 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (7.14%) IBM Domino
4 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
1 5 (17.86%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) SAN
2 8 (28.57%) DNS
3 5 (17.86%) DHCP
3 5 (17.86%) Network Security
3 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
4 4 (14.29%) Firewall
4 4 (14.29%) WAN
5 3 (10.71%) SSL
5 3 (10.71%) VPN
6 2 (7.14%) FTP
6 2 (7.14%) HTTP
6 2 (7.14%) MPLS
6 2 (7.14%) SMTP
6 2 (7.14%) SNMP
6 2 (7.14%) SSH
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.57%) Intranet
7 1 (3.57%) LAN
7 1 (3.57%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MSI
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Network Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V Architect
5 2 (7.14%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Network Security Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Network Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Security Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Clustering
1 3 (10.71%) Cybercrime
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) AS400
2 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (21.43%) Linux
6 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (10.71%) High Availability
4 3 (10.71%) Information Security
4 3 (10.71%) Patch Management
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (10.71%) Web Filtering
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Contingency Planning
5 2 (7.14%) ERP
5 2 (7.14%) Line Management
5 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) People Management
5 2 (7.14%) SDLC
5 2 (7.14%) SIEM
6 1 (3.57%) Change Control
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.57%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) VB
3 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.71%) Degree
3 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) CCNA
4 2 (7.14%) CCSP
4 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) MCSA
4 2 (7.14%) MCSE
5 1 (3.57%) CCENT
5 1 (3.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 13 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.71%) Firmware
4 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
4 3 (10.71%) XenApp
4 3 (10.71%) XenDesktop
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (7.14%) Terminal Server
6 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.57%) Nagios
2 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) VMware
2 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
3 12 (42.86%) Cisco
4 9 (32.14%) Citrix
5 3 (10.71%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) Avaya
6 2 (7.14%) CommVault
6 2 (7.14%) Dell
6 2 (7.14%) Infor
6 2 (7.14%) Intel Security
6 2 (7.14%) Lotus
6 2 (7.14%) NETGEAR
6 2 (7.14%) Riverbed
6 2 (7.14%) SonicWALL
6 2 (7.14%) Sophos
6 2 (7.14%) Symantec
6 2 (7.14%) Veeam
7 1 (3.57%) Capita
7 1 (3.57%) NetApp
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
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