The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 185 185 178
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 22 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.50% 0.31% 0.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.74% 6.31% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 17
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,250 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
WSUS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Systems Management Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
383 222 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 8.73% 4.93% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 322 183 207
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £27,930
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WSUS across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

WSUS
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSUS across the Surrey region.

WSUS Salary Trend in Surrey

WSUS
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSUS across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

WSUS Salary Histogram in Surrey

WSUS
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 5 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
Guildford +9 1 £41,000 -8.88%
Woking 0 1 £32,500 -40.90%
Redhill - 1 £40,000 -
Staines - 1 - -
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 43 (84.31%) Windows
2 38 (74.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (72.55%) Active Directory
4 36 (70.59%) VMware
5 30 (58.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (50.98%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (45.10%) HP
8 23 (45.10%) McAfee
9 22 (43.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (43.14%) vSphere
10 20 (39.22%) MCSE
11 18 (35.29%) SCCM
12 15 (29.41%) SCOM
12 15 (29.41%) Hyper-V
12 15 (29.41%) ITIL
13 14 (27.45%) Citrix
13 14 (27.45%) SolarWinds
13 14 (27.45%) SCVMM
14 11 (21.57%) McAfee ePO
15 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
15 10 (19.61%) MCSA
16 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
16 9 (17.65%) NetBackup
16 9 (17.65%) Backup Exec
17 8 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2010
17 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
18 7 (13.73%) XenDesktop
18 7 (13.73%) XenApp
19 6 (11.76%) Linux

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 8 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.76%) IIS
3 4 (7.84%) Apache
4 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.96%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Office
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) DHCP
1 5 (9.80%) DNS
2 4 (7.84%) Wireless
2 4 (7.84%) Internet
2 4 (7.84%) HTTP
3 2 (3.92%) Firewall
3 2 (3.92%) SAN
3 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.92%) LAN
4 1 (1.96%) VoIP
4 1 (1.96%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 4 (7.84%) Legal
2 1 (1.96%) Electronics
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Law
2 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (58.82%) Support Engineer
2 14 (27.45%) Wintel Engineer
3 13 (25.49%) Wintel Support
3 13 (25.49%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Operations Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Operations Support Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (9.80%) Administrator
7 4 (7.84%) Systems Support Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Consultant
7 4 (7.84%) Systems Support
8 3 (5.88%) Server Support
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Applications Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Wintel Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Security Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) Application Packaging
1 4 (7.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.96%) Hedge funds
2 1 (1.96%) SecurID
2 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 43 (84.31%) Windows
2 38 (74.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (58.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 6 (11.76%) Linux
7 4 (7.84%) CentOS
7 4 (7.84%) Windows 8
7 4 (7.84%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.92%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) ITIL
2 4 (7.84%) Software Testing
2 4 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (7.84%) Security Testing
2 4 (7.84%) Test Scripting
2 4 (7.84%) Information Assurance
2 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
2 4 (7.84%) Migration
2 4 (7.84%) DevOps
3 3 (5.88%) Line Management
3 3 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (1.96%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (1.96%) Project Management
4 1 (1.96%) Software Deployment
4 1 (1.96%) Logistics
4 1 (1.96%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
2 4 (7.84%) Perl
2 4 (7.84%) PHP
3 3 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (43.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (39.22%) MCSE
3 10 (19.61%) MCSA
4 5 (9.80%) MCP
4 5 (9.80%) Degree
5 4 (7.84%) HND
5 4 (7.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
2 3 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (72.55%) Active Directory
2 26 (50.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (43.14%) vSphere
4 15 (29.41%) Hyper-V
5 7 (13.73%) XenDesktop
5 7 (13.73%) XenApp
6 4 (7.84%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (7.84%) KVM
7 2 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (35.29%) SCCM
2 15 (29.41%) SCOM
3 14 (27.45%) SCVMM
4 11 (21.57%) McAfee ePO
5 9 (17.65%) NetBackup
5 9 (17.65%) Backup Exec
6 4 (7.84%) Nagios
7 2 (3.92%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 36 (70.59%) VMware
2 23 (45.10%) HP
2 23 (45.10%) McAfee
3 14 (27.45%) Citrix
3 14 (27.45%) SolarWinds
4 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.84%) AppSense
5 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.84%) Cisco
6 2 (3.92%) Nimsoft
6 2 (3.92%) Dell
6 2 (3.92%) Symantec
7 1 (1.96%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.96%) GFI Software
7 1 (1.96%) EMC
7 1 (1.96%) Sophos
7 1 (1.96%) Websense
7 1 (1.96%) Siemens
7 1 (1.96%) IPFX
7 1 (1.96%) Trend Micro