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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 221 207 204
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 30 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 0.36% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.24% 7.67% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 29 21 9
Average salary £40,000 £27,000 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.14% -0.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,840 £20,500 £21,976
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -18.75%
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
364 287 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.09% 4.72% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 269 226 167
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,000 £20,820
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
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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
Devon -2 11 £21,000 +2.43%
Wiltshire +8 10 £42,500 +21.42%
Gloucestershire -8 9 £40,000 - 4
Somerset -6 1 - -
Bristol -20 1 £37,500 +16.27% 2
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (74.00%) Microsoft
3 31 (62.00%) VMware
4 30 (60.00%) Backup Exec
5 29 (58.00%) MS Exchange
6 26 (52.00%) ITIL
7 24 (48.00%) vSphere
8 23 (46.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 22 (44.00%) SQL Server
10 21 (42.00%) Norton AntiVirus
10 21 (42.00%) Sophos
10 21 (42.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (42.00%) Symantec
10 21 (42.00%) MCSE
10 21 (42.00%) MCSA
10 21 (42.00%) MCITP
10 21 (42.00%) NetBackup
11 18 (36.00%) MS Excel
12 16 (32.00%) Linux
13 15 (30.00%) SAN
14 14 (28.00%) Citrix
15 13 (26.00%) Active Directory
15 13 (26.00%) NetApp
15 13 (26.00%) SCCM
15 13 (26.00%) SCOM
15 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (24.00%) PowerShell
16 12 (24.00%) VBScript
17 11 (22.00%) Nagios
17 11 (22.00%) Bomgar

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 29 (58.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (36.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (16.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.00%) SAN
2 3 (6.00%) Firewall
3 2 (4.00%) WAN
3 2 (4.00%) DHCP
3 2 (4.00%) VPN
3 2 (4.00%) DNS
3 2 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (2.00%) MPLS
4 1 (2.00%) LAN
4 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.00%) Wireless
4 1 (2.00%) Network Security
4 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.00%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.00%) Finance
1 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (2.00%) Legal
1 1 (2.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (54.00%) Server Support
2 22 (44.00%) Analyst
2 22 (44.00%) Server Analyst
3 21 (42.00%) Server Support Analyst
3 21 (42.00%) Support Analyst
4 16 (32.00%) Team Leader
5 11 (22.00%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (22.00%) Support Team Leader
5 11 (22.00%) Senior Server Analyst
6 10 (20.00%) Senior Support Analyst
7 9 (18.00%) Support Engineer
8 8 (16.00%) Desktop Support
8 8 (16.00%) Desktop Analyst
8 8 (16.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 7 (14.00%) Server Engineer
10 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (12.00%) Server Support Engineer
11 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
12 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 3 (6.00%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) COM
2 2 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.00%) iPhone
2 8 (16.00%) iPad
3 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Handset
4 1 (2.00%) PDA
4 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (32.00%) Linux
3 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 9 (18.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 7 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.00%) UNIX
8 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) ITIL
2 11 (22.00%) Server Patching
3 10 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (18.00%) Security Patching
4 9 (18.00%) Service Delivery
4 9 (18.00%) Incident Management
5 7 (14.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.00%) Line Management
7 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.00%) People Management
7 2 (4.00%) Patch Management
7 2 (4.00%) Service Management
7 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.00%) Change Management
8 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.00%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.00%) Information Assurance
8 1 (2.00%) Market Research
8 1 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) VBScript
1 12 (24.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) VB
3 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (46.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 21 (42.00%) MCITP
2 21 (42.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (42.00%) MCSE
2 21 (42.00%) MCSA
3 8 (16.00%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (48.00%) vSphere
2 13 (26.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (20.00%) XenApp
4 5 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (6.00%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.00%) XenServer
8 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 30 (60.00%) Backup Exec
2 21 (42.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 21 (42.00%) NetBackup
3 13 (26.00%) SCCM
3 13 (26.00%) SCOM
4 11 (22.00%) Nagios
5 10 (20.00%) Zenoss
5 10 (20.00%) WhatsUp Gold
6 8 (16.00%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (2.00%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (2.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 37 (74.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (62.00%) VMware
3 21 (42.00%) Symantec
3 21 (42.00%) Sophos
4 14 (28.00%) Citrix
5 13 (26.00%) NetApp
6 11 (22.00%) Bomgar
7 9 (18.00%) CommVault
8 8 (16.00%) Apple
8 8 (16.00%) Remedy
8 8 (16.00%) McAfee
9 7 (14.00%) Red Hat
10 2 (4.00%) Hyland
10 2 (4.00%) Cisco
10 2 (4.00%) HP
10 2 (4.00%) Nimble Storage
11 1 (2.00%) Dell
11 1 (2.00%) EMC
11 1 (2.00%) Avaya
11 1 (2.00%) Juniper
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