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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 232 209 179
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -30
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 8 16 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.30% 0.74%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.40% 5.76% 11.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 30
Average salary £42,500 £20,800 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+104.32% -30.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £19,400 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,500 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
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
334 278 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.62% 5.28% 6.57%
Number of salaries quoted 261 244 288
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £19,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%

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
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 February 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 +7 7 £42,500 -29.16%
Somerset - 2 - -
Dorset - 1 £42,500 - 1
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (84.00%) VMware
3 16 (64.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 15 (60.00%) ITIL
5 14 (56.00%) MS Excel
6 13 (52.00%) DHCP
6 13 (52.00%) DNS
7 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (48.00%) SCCM
8 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
8 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
8 11 (44.00%) Firewall
8 11 (44.00%) Red Hat
8 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
9 10 (40.00%) Linux
9 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
9 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (36.00%) NAS
10 9 (36.00%) Nagios
10 9 (36.00%) SAN
11 8 (32.00%) IIS
11 8 (32.00%) Finance
12 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
12 7 (28.00%) Migration
12 7 (28.00%) Banking
12 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (28.00%) SCOM
12 7 (28.00%) Puppet

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (32.00%) IIS
3 7 (28.00%) Apache
4 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (20.00%) Lync
4 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (56.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) DHCP
1 13 (52.00%) DNS
2 11 (44.00%) Firewall
3 9 (36.00%) SAN
3 9 (36.00%) NAS
4 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (20.00%) VoIP
5 5 (20.00%) Multicast
5 5 (20.00%) Wireless
5 5 (20.00%) VLAN
6 4 (16.00%) MPLS
6 4 (16.00%) LAN
6 4 (16.00%) WAN
6 4 (16.00%) HTTP
6 4 (16.00%) VPN
6 4 (16.00%) SSL
7 2 (8.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) MySQL
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Banking
2 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Local Government
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Server Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Network Support
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Network Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Support Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) J2EE
2 4 (16.00%) JSP
2 4 (16.00%) XML
2 4 (16.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Clustering
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (40.00%) Linux
5 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000
7 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) Service Management
2 7 (28.00%) Migration
3 5 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 5 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 4 (16.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (16.00%) Performance Management
4 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) ITSM
6 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.00%) Project Management
7 1 (4.00%) Workflow
7 1 (4.00%) Document Management
7 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (16.00%) MCITP
4 3 (12.00%) MCSE
4 3 (12.00%) MCSA
5 1 (4.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (16.00%) NFS
5 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.00%) vSphere
5 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) SCCM
2 9 (36.00%) Nagios
3 7 (28.00%) SCOM
3 7 (28.00%) Puppet
4 5 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (16.00%) Hyperic
5 4 (16.00%) Tivoli
5 4 (16.00%) Netcool
6 3 (12.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) VMware
2 11 (44.00%) Red Hat
2 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (24.00%) Dell
3 6 (24.00%) Cisco
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle
4 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (20.00%) McAfee
4 5 (20.00%) Avaya
5 4 (16.00%) Riverbed
5 4 (16.00%) Business Objects
5 4 (16.00%) IBM
6 2 (8.00%) Adobe
6 2 (8.00%) Bomgar
6 2 (8.00%) CommVault
7 1 (4.00%) EMC
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix
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