The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 201 195 208
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 24 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.46% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.54% 6.96% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 7
Average salary £22,950 £28,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.03% -39.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £20,940 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £31,400 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Systems Management Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
281 359 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.84% 6.67% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 234 305 227
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,905 £27,114 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
WSUS
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Devon +3 18 £22,950 -2.13% 1
Wiltshire -2 5 £62,500 +142.71% 1
Somerset -10 1 £30,000 +7.14%
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 54 (96.43%) Windows
2 36 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 34 (60.71%) SLA
3 34 (60.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (57.14%) VMware
4 32 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 32 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (55.36%) MS Exchange
5 31 (55.36%) ITIL
6 30 (53.57%) MCSE
6 30 (53.57%) TCP/IP
6 30 (53.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (46.43%) SCCM
7 26 (46.43%) SCOM
8 24 (42.86%) Problem Management
8 24 (42.86%) Service Delivery
9 21 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (37.50%) Citrix
9 21 (37.50%) DHCP
10 20 (35.71%) DNS
10 20 (35.71%) Active Directory
10 20 (35.71%) MCP
10 20 (35.71%) UNIX
10 20 (35.71%) SAN
10 20 (35.71%) Blackberry
10 20 (35.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 19 (33.93%) Dell
12 15 (26.79%) CommVault
12 15 (26.79%) Nagios
12 15 (26.79%) Windows 2000 Server

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 31 (55.36%) MS Exchange
2 20 (35.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (19.64%) SharePoint
3 11 (19.64%) IIS
4 9 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.57%) Apache
6 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 32 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 11 (19.64%) MS Visio
3 9 (16.07%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 30 (53.57%) TCP/IP
2 21 (37.50%) DHCP
3 20 (35.71%) DNS
3 20 (35.71%) SAN
4 12 (21.43%) LAN
5 11 (19.64%) Internet
6 9 (16.07%) Firewall
6 9 (16.07%) VLAN
6 9 (16.07%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (16.07%) 4G
6 9 (16.07%) NAS
6 9 (16.07%) iSCSI
7 8 (14.29%) Multicast
8 2 (3.57%) SSL
8 2 (3.57%) HTTP
9 1 (1.79%) WAN
9 1 (1.79%) LDAP
9 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 35 (62.50%) Support Engineer
2 19 (33.93%) Systems Engineer
3 17 (30.36%) Systems Support
4 14 (25.00%) Systems Support Engineer
5 9 (16.07%) Senior Support Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) Desktop Support
6 8 (14.29%) Consultant
7 6 (10.71%) Windows Support Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 5 (8.93%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 4 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
9 4 (7.14%) Analyst
9 4 (7.14%) Support Analyst
10 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (5.36%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
11 1 (1.79%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) HTML
1 3 (5.36%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.57%) JSP
2 2 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (1.79%) J2EE
3 1 (1.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.71%) Blackberry
2 13 (23.21%) Clustering
3 11 (19.64%) Firmware
4 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 54 (96.43%) Windows
2 34 (60.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (35.71%) UNIX
5 15 (26.79%) Windows 2000 Server
6 11 (19.64%) Windows 7
7 9 (16.07%) Windows XP
7 9 (16.07%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.79%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (55.36%) ITIL
2 24 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 24 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 13 (23.21%) Network Load Balancing
4 11 (19.64%) Configuration Management
4 11 (19.64%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (17.86%) Infrastructure Management
5 10 (17.86%) Service Management
6 7 (12.50%) Build Automation
6 7 (12.50%) Performance Management
7 5 (8.93%) ITIL V3
7 5 (8.93%) Business Development
8 3 (5.36%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.79%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) Java
1 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (53.57%) MCSE
1 30 (53.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (35.71%) MCP
3 11 (19.64%) CCA
3 11 (19.64%) Citrix Certification
4 9 (16.07%) MCSA
5 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (60.71%) SLA
2 8 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 21 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 12 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 12 (21.43%) XenApp
4 11 (19.64%) ISA Server
4 11 (19.64%) XenServer
4 11 (19.64%) XenDesktop
5 10 (17.86%) vSphere
6 9 (16.07%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (7.14%) Xen
8 2 (3.57%) NFS
9 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 26 (46.43%) SCCM
1 26 (46.43%) SCOM
2 15 (26.79%) Nagios
2 15 (26.79%) Backup Exec
3 9 (16.07%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 9 (16.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (3.57%) Hyperic
5 2 (3.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 32 (57.14%) VMware
3 21 (37.50%) Citrix
4 19 (33.93%) Dell
5 15 (26.79%) CommVault
5 15 (26.79%) Bomgar
6 12 (21.43%) HP
7 9 (16.07%) Cisco
8 8 (14.29%) McAfee
9 7 (12.50%) Altiris
10 2 (3.57%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.57%) Business Objects
10 2 (3.57%) IBM
10 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.79%) Apple
11 1 (1.79%) Oracle
11 1 (1.79%) ProCurve
11 1 (1.79%) Meru Networks
Wiltshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum potentially flexible for the right
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £22950 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SDL Plc
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 23 days ago