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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 194 203 193
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 20 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.43% 0.14% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.43% 2.92% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 14
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,200 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £55,000 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
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
368 240 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 8.00% 4.84% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 324 185 215
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £29,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,900 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%

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 31 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 31 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 +12 2 £39,250 -12.77%
Woking +8 2 £35,000 -36.36%
Staines - 1 - -
WSUS
South East

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 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 39 (82.98%) Windows
2 37 (78.72%) Active Directory
3 32 (68.09%) VMware
4 30 (63.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (57.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (55.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (51.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (51.06%) McAfee
8 23 (48.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (44.68%) vSphere
10 20 (42.55%) MCSE
11 19 (40.43%) HP
12 17 (36.17%) ITIL
13 15 (31.91%) Citrix
14 13 (27.66%) SCCM
14 13 (27.66%) Exchange Server 2010
14 13 (27.66%) MS Exchange
15 12 (25.53%) McAfee ePO
15 12 (25.53%) Hyper-V
16 11 (23.40%) SCOM
17 10 (21.28%) DHCP
17 10 (21.28%) DNS
17 10 (21.28%) MCSA
18 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
18 9 (19.15%) Windows 7
18 9 (19.15%) NetBackup
18 9 (19.15%) Backup Exec
19 8 (17.02%) SolarWinds
19 8 (17.02%) SCVMM
19 8 (17.02%) SharePoint

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 13 (27.66%) MS Exchange
1 13 (27.66%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (17.02%) SharePoint
3 6 (12.77%) IIS
4 4 (8.51%) Apache
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.13%) Lync
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Office
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) DHCP
1 10 (21.28%) DNS
2 6 (12.77%) SAN
2 6 (12.77%) Firewall
2 6 (12.77%) VoIP
3 4 (8.51%) HTTP
3 4 (8.51%) Internet
3 4 (8.51%) LAN
4 3 (6.38%) NetScaler
5 2 (4.26%) NAS
5 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.26%) WAN
6 1 (2.13%) Wireless
6 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
1 1 (2.13%) Electronics
1 1 (2.13%) Finance
1 1 (2.13%) Law
1 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (57.45%) Support Engineer
2 14 (29.79%) Wintel Engineer
3 13 (27.66%) Wintel Support
3 13 (27.66%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (10.64%) Administrator
6 5 (10.64%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Operations Support Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Server Support
7 4 (8.51%) Systems Support
7 4 (8.51%) Server Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Server Support Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Systems Support Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Security Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Support Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Wintel Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Managed Services Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Web Services
2 1 (2.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.13%) SecurID
1 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.13%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 39 (82.98%) Windows
2 30 (63.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (55.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (51.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (19.15%) Windows 7
6 6 (12.77%) Linux
7 4 (8.51%) CentOS
7 4 (8.51%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.26%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) ITIL
2 4 (8.51%) Change Management
2 4 (8.51%) Software Testing
2 4 (8.51%) Information Assurance
2 4 (8.51%) Security Testing
2 4 (8.51%) DevOps
3 3 (6.38%) Information Security
4 2 (4.26%) Migration
5 1 (2.13%) Project Management
5 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.13%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.13%) Logistics
5 1 (2.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.13%) Line Management
5 1 (2.13%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (2.13%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.13%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
3 4 (8.51%) Perl
3 4 (8.51%) PHP
4 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (48.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (42.55%) MCSE
3 10 (21.28%) MCSA
4 5 (10.64%) MCP
5 2 (4.26%) CCA
5 2 (4.26%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (4.26%) Degree
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.13%) HND
6 1 (2.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 37 (78.72%) Active Directory
2 27 (57.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (44.68%) vSphere
4 12 (25.53%) Hyper-V
5 6 (12.77%) XenApp
6 5 (10.64%) XenDesktop
7 4 (8.51%) KVM
7 4 (8.51%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (4.26%) XenServer
9 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (27.66%) SCCM
2 12 (25.53%) McAfee ePO
3 11 (23.40%) SCOM
4 9 (19.15%) NetBackup
4 9 (19.15%) Backup Exec
5 8 (17.02%) SCVMM
6 4 (8.51%) Nagios
7 2 (4.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 32 (68.09%) VMware
2 24 (51.06%) McAfee
3 19 (40.43%) HP
4 15 (31.91%) Citrix
5 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
6 8 (17.02%) SolarWinds
7 6 (12.77%) Cisco
8 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
9 3 (6.38%) AppSense
10 2 (4.26%) Symantec
10 2 (4.26%) NetApp
11 1 (2.13%) Siemens
11 1 (2.13%) Dell
11 1 (2.13%) EMC
11 1 (2.13%) Sophos
11 1 (2.13%) Websense
11 1 (2.13%) Trend Micro
11 1 (2.13%) IPFX
11 1 (2.13%) Nimsoft
11 1 (2.13%) MobileIron