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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 218 226 215
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 17 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.38% 0.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.36% 4.77% 7.67%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 23
Median salary £33,250 £39,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.74% +39.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £35,000 £20,480
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £42,500 £54,400
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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
317 482 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.15% 8.04% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 244 373 227
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +6.54%

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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +13 7 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Gloucestershire -4 5 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Bristol +25 4 £42,000 +18.30%
Devon -1 1 £27,000 +29.80%
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 45 (93.75%) Windows
2 42 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 33 (68.75%) VMware
4 30 (62.50%) Citrix
5 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
6 26 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (52.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (47.92%) MS Exchange
9 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
9 21 (43.75%) vSphere
10 20 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (39.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (35.42%) ITIL
12 17 (35.42%) MCSE
13 16 (33.33%) Windows 7
14 15 (31.25%) CCNA
14 15 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (29.17%) SCCM
16 13 (27.08%) Performance Tuning
16 13 (27.08%) XenApp
16 13 (27.08%) MCITP
16 13 (27.08%) NetApp
16 13 (27.08%) Symantec
16 13 (27.08%) Cisco
16 13 (27.08%) Linux
17 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
17 12 (25.00%) MCSA
17 12 (25.00%) DHCP
17 12 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
17 12 (25.00%) SAN

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 23 (47.92%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Office 365
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) DHCP
1 12 (25.00%) SAN
2 11 (22.92%) DNS
3 10 (20.83%) Firewall
3 10 (20.83%) VPN
4 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.17%) LAN
5 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.08%) ADSL
6 1 (2.08%) Broadband
6 1 (2.08%) Internet
6 1 (2.08%) MPLS
6 1 (2.08%) Network Security
6 1 (2.08%) PBX
6 1 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.08%) TETRA
6 1 (2.08%) VoIP
6 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MSI
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Back Office
3 1 (2.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 14 (29.17%) 3rd Line Support
2 12 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 11 (22.92%) Analyst
3 11 (22.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (20.83%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (16.67%) Systems Support
6 8 (16.67%) Systems Support Engineer
7 7 (14.58%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (10.42%) IT Support
9 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (8.33%) Administrator
9 4 (8.33%) Citrix Support
9 4 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 4 (8.33%) Storage Analyst
9 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
9 4 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
9 4 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (8.33%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) COM
2 2 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Client/Server
2 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (93.75%) Windows
2 42 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 26 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (52.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 13 (27.08%) Linux
7 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (20.83%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.08%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) ITIL
2 13 (27.08%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (14.58%) High Availability
5 6 (12.50%) Patch Management
5 6 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 4 (8.33%) Change Management
6 4 (8.33%) DevOps
6 4 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.25%) Change Control
7 3 (6.25%) Fault Analysis
7 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.17%) Product Management
9 1 (2.08%) Server Patching
9 1 (2.08%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (35.42%) MCSE
3 15 (31.25%) CCNA
3 15 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (27.08%) MCITP
5 12 (25.00%) MCSA
6 9 (18.75%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
7 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.17%) MCP
9 1 (2.08%) Degree
9 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (2.08%) MCDST
9 1 (2.08%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
1 21 (43.75%) vSphere
2 20 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (27.08%) XenApp
4 9 (18.75%) Virtual Desktop
5 8 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 5 (10.42%) XenDesktop
7 4 (8.33%) VMware ESX
8 3 (6.25%) Terminal Services
9 1 (2.08%) DFS Replication
9 1 (2.08%) Firmware
9 1 (2.08%) ISA Server
9 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (2.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (29.17%) SCCM
2 12 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 12 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 12 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (10.42%) SCOM
4 4 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (8.33%) Nagios
5 3 (6.25%) AirWatch
6 1 (2.08%) HP SIM
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (2.08%) OpenView
6 1 (2.08%) SCDPM
6 1 (2.08%) SCOrch
6 1 (2.08%) SCSM
6 1 (2.08%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 33 (68.75%) VMware
2 30 (62.50%) Citrix
3 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 13 (27.08%) Cisco
4 13 (27.08%) NetApp
4 13 (27.08%) Symantec
5 10 (20.83%) Sophos
6 4 (8.33%) Dell KACE
6 4 (8.33%) IBM
6 4 (8.33%) Intel Security
7 3 (6.25%) CommVault
7 3 (6.25%) Meru Networks
8 2 (4.17%) AppSense
8 2 (4.17%) EMC
8 2 (4.17%) HP
9 1 (2.08%) Capita
9 1 (2.08%) Dell
9 1 (2.08%) MobileIron
9 1 (2.08%) Panasonic
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