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

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 210 225 239
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +14
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 17 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.32% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.46% 5.73% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 18
Median salary £36,750 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £63,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
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
381 314 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 7.41% 5.50% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 289 262 267
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £70,000
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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Somerset - 5 £38,500 -
Wiltshire +10 4 £43,750 +25.00%
Gloucestershire -20 4 £35,500 -43.65%
Bristol - 4 £33,500 -
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (78.95%) VMware
3 29 (76.32%) Active Directory
4 27 (71.05%) Windows Server
5 26 (68.42%) Microsoft
6 23 (60.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (55.26%) Cisco
7 21 (55.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (44.74%) SAN
9 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (42.11%) Hyper-V
10 14 (36.84%) DNS
10 14 (36.84%) MS Exchange
11 12 (31.58%) Citrix
12 11 (28.95%) DHCP
12 11 (28.95%) Windows 7
13 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
14 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
14 9 (23.68%) ITIL
15 8 (21.05%) IIS
15 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
15 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
16 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
16 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
16 7 (18.42%) High Availability
17 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
17 6 (15.79%) Data Centre

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 14 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.05%) IIS
3 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.16%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (44.74%) SAN
2 14 (36.84%) DNS
3 11 (28.95%) DHCP
4 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
5 6 (15.79%) Firewall
5 6 (15.79%) Network Security
5 6 (15.79%) SSL
5 6 (15.79%) VPN
5 6 (15.79%) WAN
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (7.89%) FTP
6 3 (7.89%) HTTP
6 3 (7.89%) LAN
6 3 (7.89%) MPLS
6 3 (7.89%) SMTP
6 3 (7.89%) SNMP
6 3 (7.89%) SSH
7 2 (5.26%) IPX
7 2 (5.26%) IPX/SPX
7 2 (5.26%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MSI
General
1 3 (7.89%) Retail
1 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Windows Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Architect
4 6 (15.79%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Technical Architect
5 5 (13.16%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Network Manager
6 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) IT Support
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Clustering
3 3 (7.89%) Cybercrime
4 2 (5.26%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.26%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (71.05%) Windows Server
3 23 (60.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (28.95%) Windows 7
6 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (13.16%) Linux
8 3 (7.89%) Windows 10
9 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) High Availability
3 6 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.53%) Migration
4 4 (10.53%) Patch Management
4 4 (10.53%) Product Management
5 3 (7.89%) Change Control
5 3 (7.89%) Change Management
5 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
5 3 (7.89%) Fault Analysis
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 3 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (7.89%) Line Management
5 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.89%) SIEM
5 3 (7.89%) Software Distribution
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (7.89%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.89%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) VB
3 2 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.16%) CCNA
3 5 (13.16%) MCSA
3 5 (13.16%) MCSE
4 4 (10.53%) Degree
5 3 (7.89%) CCSP
6 2 (5.26%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.63%) CCENT
7 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (76.32%) Active Directory
2 21 (55.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (42.11%) Hyper-V
4 5 (13.16%) vSphere
5 4 (10.53%) Terminal Services
5 4 (10.53%) VMware ESX
6 3 (7.89%) Firmware
6 3 (7.89%) Terminal Server
6 3 (7.89%) XenApp
6 3 (7.89%) XenDesktop
7 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (5.26%) XenServer
8 1 (2.63%) DFS Replication
8 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) SCCM
2 4 (10.53%) SCOM
3 3 (7.89%) AirWatch
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.63%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.63%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.63%) SCSM
4 1 (2.63%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 30 (78.95%) VMware
2 26 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 21 (55.26%) Cisco
4 12 (31.58%) Citrix
5 4 (10.53%) CommVault
6 3 (7.89%) Capita
6 3 (7.89%) HP
6 3 (7.89%) Meru Networks
7 2 (5.26%) Dell
7 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.63%) Adobe
8 1 (2.63%) Apple
8 1 (2.63%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (2.63%) Google
8 1 (2.63%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.63%) NetApp
8 1 (2.63%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (2.63%) Sage
8 1 (2.63%) Sophos