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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 231 191 193
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +2
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 9 27 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.51% 0.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.69% 9.71% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 23
Average salary £35,250 £22,950 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.59% -20.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,050 £19,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,850 £62,000 £34,700
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
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
335 278 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.59% 5.26% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 256 238 292
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £20,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
(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
Wiltshire +3 5 - - 3
Somerset +4 3 - -
Gloucestershire -1 2 £35,250 -
Dorset - 2 £31,250 - 1
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) VMware
3 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (54.17%) DHCP
5 13 (54.17%) DNS
6 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
6 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
6 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
6 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
7 10 (41.67%) ITIL
7 10 (41.67%) Linux
7 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
7 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
8 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
8 9 (37.50%) SAN
9 8 (33.33%) Java
9 8 (33.33%) Firewall
10 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
10 7 (29.17%) Finance
10 7 (29.17%) Migration
10 7 (29.17%) Banking
10 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (29.17%) McAfee
10 7 (29.17%) Nagios
10 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (29.17%) Puppet
10 7 (29.17%) McAfee ePO

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (25.00%) IIS
3 5 (20.83%) Apache
3 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) DHCP
1 13 (54.17%) DNS
2 9 (37.50%) SAN
3 8 (33.33%) Firewall
4 6 (25.00%) NAS
4 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (20.83%) VLAN
5 5 (20.83%) Multicast
6 4 (16.67%) SSL
6 4 (16.67%) HTTP
7 2 (8.33%) VoIP
7 2 (8.33%) Wireless
8 1 (4.17%) MPLS
8 1 (4.17%) LAN
8 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
8 1 (4.17%) WAN
8 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
General
1 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
1 7 (29.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Local Government
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (25.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Server Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Support Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Server Support
5 3 (12.50%) Server Support Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
6 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Solutions Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) J2EE
2 4 (16.67%) JSP
2 4 (16.67%) XML
2 4 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) iPhone
3 2 (8.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (41.67%) Linux
4 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
6 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (12.50%) Windows 2000
6 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Migration
3 6 (25.00%) Service Management
4 5 (20.83%) Network Load Balancing
4 5 (20.83%) ITIL V3
5 4 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.33%) ITSM
7 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) VBScript
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
1 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (25.00%) MCSE
3 6 (25.00%) MCSA
4 3 (12.50%) CCNA
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (12.50%) MCITP
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (16.67%) NFS
5 3 (12.50%) vSphere
6 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.17%) XenApp
6 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) Nagios
1 7 (29.17%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (29.17%) Puppet
2 6 (25.00%) SCCM
3 4 (16.67%) Hyperic
3 4 (16.67%) Tivoli
3 4 (16.67%) Netcool
4 2 (8.33%) SCOM
4 2 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (8.33%) NetBackup
4 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (4.17%) Zenoss
5 1 (4.17%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) VMware
2 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) McAfee
4 6 (25.00%) Cisco
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle
5 5 (20.83%) Dell
6 4 (16.67%) Business Objects
6 4 (16.67%) IBM
6 4 (16.67%) Riverbed
7 3 (12.50%) Citrix
7 3 (12.50%) Adobe
8 2 (8.33%) Sophos
8 2 (8.33%) Apple
8 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
8 2 (8.33%) Symantec
8 2 (8.33%) Remedy
8 2 (8.33%) Avaya
8 2 (8.33%) NetApp
9 1 (4.17%) Veeam
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