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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 230 215 218
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 18 29 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.49% 0.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.50% 7.80% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 23
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +48.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £20,960 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,550 £42,500 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
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
400 372 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 7.03% 6.32% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 306 282 251
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +5.29%

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 September 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 27 September 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 0 7 £38,750 -8.82% 1
Bristol +9 6 £35,000 -6.66%
Somerset -5 2 £39,500 -
Gloucestershire -15 2 £28,750 -29.01% 2
Dorset - 1 £29,500 -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (83.33%) VMware
3 27 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 25 (69.44%) Cisco
4 25 (69.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (69.44%) Windows Server
5 22 (61.11%) Active Directory
6 21 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (47.22%) Hyper-V
9 15 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (36.11%) DNS
12 12 (33.33%) CCNA
13 11 (30.56%) SAN
13 11 (30.56%) Citrix
13 11 (30.56%) MCSE
13 11 (30.56%) ITIL
13 11 (30.56%) Windows 7
13 11 (30.56%) PowerShell
13 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
13 11 (30.56%) High Availability
14 10 (27.78%) SC Cleared
14 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
14 10 (27.78%) DHCP
14 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
15 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (19.44%) vSphere
16 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
16 7 (19.44%) Firewall

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 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.56%) IIS
3 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.89%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) DNS
2 11 (30.56%) SAN
3 10 (27.78%) DHCP
3 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
4 7 (19.44%) Firewall
5 6 (16.67%) VPN
6 5 (13.89%) SSL
7 3 (8.33%) FTP
7 3 (8.33%) HTTP
7 3 (8.33%) Internet
7 3 (8.33%) LAN
7 3 (8.33%) MPLS
7 3 (8.33%) Network Security
7 3 (8.33%) SMTP
7 3 (8.33%) SNMP
7 3 (8.33%) SSH
8 2 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (5.56%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (5.56%) VLAN
8 2 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 8 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) Systems Support
5 6 (16.67%) Systems Support Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) Analyst
6 5 (13.89%) Architect
6 5 (13.89%) Technical Architect
6 5 (13.89%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V Architect
7 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (8.33%) Network Manager
8 3 (8.33%) Server Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.78%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.56%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.78%) Clustering
6 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (69.44%) Windows Server
2 25 (69.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (30.56%) Windows 7
5 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (16.67%) Linux
7 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
8 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) High Availability
1 11 (30.56%) ITIL
2 4 (11.11%) DevOps
2 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (11.11%) Product Management
2 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 3 (8.33%) Change Control
3 3 (8.33%) Change Management
3 3 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (8.33%) Fault Analysis
3 3 (8.33%) Information Security
3 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 3 (8.33%) Patch Management
3 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 3 (8.33%) SIEM
4 2 (5.56%) Migration
4 2 (5.56%) Network Management
4 2 (5.56%) Server Patching
4 2 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) VB
3 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (33.33%) CCNA
4 11 (30.56%) MCSE
4 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
5 10 (27.78%) SC Cleared
6 6 (16.67%) MCSA
7 3 (8.33%) CCSP
7 3 (8.33%) MCITP
8 2 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (5.56%) DBS Check
8 2 (5.56%) MCP
9 1 (2.78%) CCENT
9 1 (2.78%) Degree
9 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 21 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (47.22%) Hyper-V
4 7 (19.44%) vSphere
5 6 (16.67%) VMware ESX
6 4 (11.11%) Terminal Services
7 3 (8.33%) Terminal Server
7 3 (8.33%) XenServer
8 2 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (5.56%) XenApp
9 1 (2.78%) DFS Replication
9 1 (2.78%) Firmware
9 1 (2.78%) ISA Server
9 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) SCCM
1 5 (13.89%) SCOM
2 3 (8.33%) AirWatch
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (5.56%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.56%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.78%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) OpenView
4 1 (2.78%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.78%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.78%) SCSM
4 1 (2.78%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 30 (83.33%) VMware
2 27 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 25 (69.44%) Cisco
4 11 (30.56%) Citrix
5 5 (13.89%) HP
6 4 (11.11%) CommVault
6 4 (11.11%) Sophos
7 3 (8.33%) Capita
7 3 (8.33%) Dell
7 3 (8.33%) Meru Networks
7 3 (8.33%) NetApp
8 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.56%) Symantec
9 1 (2.78%) Adobe
9 1 (2.78%) Apple
9 1 (2.78%) Google
9 1 (2.78%) IBM
9 1 (2.78%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.78%) Panasonic
9 1 (2.78%) Sage
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