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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England / South West
Rank 214 232 230
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 11 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.02% 4.64% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 13
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,800 £37,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £42,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +16.66%

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
364 345 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 7.46% 6.19% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 271 286 260
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 - 4 £39,250 -
Bristol +6 3 £33,500 +21.81%
Wiltshire +12 2 £45,000 +28.57%
Gloucestershire -18 2 £35,500 +1.42%
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (79.31%) Active Directory
2 23 (79.31%) VMware
3 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
4 19 (65.52%) Windows Server
5 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (51.72%) Cisco
5 15 (51.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (48.28%) SAN
7 11 (37.93%) Hyper-V
8 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (34.48%) DNS
8 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
9 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
9 9 (31.03%) Citrix
10 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (27.59%) IIS
10 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
11 7 (24.14%) DHCP
11 7 (24.14%) ITIL
11 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
12 6 (20.69%) Network Security
12 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
12 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (20.69%) Firewall
12 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
12 6 (20.69%) WAN
12 6 (20.69%) VPN
12 6 (20.69%) SSL

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 (34.48%) MS Exchange
2 8 (27.59%) IIS
3 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.24%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (48.28%) SAN
2 10 (34.48%) DNS
3 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
4 7 (24.14%) DHCP
5 6 (20.69%) Firewall
5 6 (20.69%) Network Security
5 6 (20.69%) SSL
5 6 (20.69%) VPN
5 6 (20.69%) WAN
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (10.34%) FTP
6 3 (10.34%) HTTP
6 3 (10.34%) LAN
6 3 (10.34%) MPLS
6 3 (10.34%) SMTP
6 3 (10.34%) SNMP
6 3 (10.34%) SSH
7 2 (6.90%) Internet
7 2 (6.90%) IPX
7 2 (6.90%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MSI
General
1 3 (10.34%) Retail
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Systems Engineer
1 7 (24.14%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Network Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (10.34%) IT Support
4 3 (10.34%) Network Security Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Security Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Server Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.34%) Clustering
1 3 (10.34%) Cybercrime
1 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) Windows Server
3 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
6 5 (17.24%) Linux
7 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
9 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (13.79%) High Availability
3 4 (13.79%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Information Security
4 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (10.34%) Line Management
4 3 (10.34%) Patch Management
4 3 (10.34%) SIEM
4 3 (10.34%) Software Distribution
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Web Filtering
5 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.90%) Network Management
5 2 (6.90%) Service Management
6 1 (3.45%) Application Virtualisation
6 1 (3.45%) Change Control
6 1 (3.45%) Fault Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.45%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) VB
3 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (17.24%) CCNA
3 5 (17.24%) MCSA
3 5 (17.24%) MCSE
4 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
5 3 (10.34%) CCSP
5 3 (10.34%) Degree
5 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.90%) DBS Check
7 1 (3.45%) CCENT
7 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (79.31%) Active Directory
2 15 (51.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (37.93%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.34%) Firmware
4 3 (10.34%) Terminal Server
4 3 (10.34%) vSphere
4 3 (10.34%) XenApp
4 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.90%) Terminal Services
5 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.90%) XenServer
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (6.90%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) VMware
2 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
3 15 (51.72%) Cisco
4 9 (31.03%) Citrix
5 3 (10.34%) HP
6 2 (6.90%) CommVault
6 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.45%) Adobe
7 1 (3.45%) Apple
7 1 (3.45%) Capita
7 1 (3.45%) Dell
7 1 (3.45%) Google
7 1 (3.45%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.45%) Meru Networks
7 1 (3.45%) Sage
7 1 (3.45%) Sophos