The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 51 72 63
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 10 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.88% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 31.25% 3.45% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 1
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £22,270
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +57.16%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -18.75%
WSUS
Wiltshire

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

Systems Management Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
32 29 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 6.00% 4.07% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 32 26 18
Average salary £42,500 £26,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.37% -51.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £21,500 £22,270
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

WSUS
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

WSUS Salary Trend in Swindon

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 13 (61.90%) VMware
2 13 (61.90%) MS Exchange
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) vSphere
3 10 (47.62%) MCITP
3 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
3 10 (47.62%) MCSE
3 10 (47.62%) MCSA
3 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (47.62%) Symantec
3 10 (47.62%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (47.62%) Sophos
3 10 (47.62%) NetBackup
3 10 (47.62%) Backup Exec
4 8 (38.10%) Remedy
4 8 (38.10%) McAfee
4 8 (38.10%) Apple
4 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
4 8 (38.10%) MS Office
4 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
4 8 (38.10%) Incident Management
4 8 (38.10%) iPhone
4 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
4 8 (38.10%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (38.10%) iPad
4 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (38.10%) Security Patching
5 3 (14.29%) Line Management

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 (61.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Office
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Analyst
1 18 (85.71%) Server Support
1 18 (85.71%) Support Analyst
1 18 (85.71%) Server Support Analyst
1 18 (85.71%) Server Analyst
2 13 (61.90%) Team Leader
3 10 (47.62%) Senior Support Analyst
3 10 (47.62%) Support Team Leader
3 10 (47.62%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (47.62%) Senior Server Analyst
4 8 (38.10%) Desktop Support
4 8 (38.10%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 8 (38.10%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) iPhone
1 8 (38.10%) iPad
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Incident Management
1 8 (38.10%) Security Patching
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (47.62%) MCITP
2 10 (47.62%) MCSE
2 10 (47.62%) MCSA
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) vSphere
2 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) Norton AntiVirus
1 10 (47.62%) NetBackup
1 10 (47.62%) Backup Exec
2 8 (38.10%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
1 13 (61.90%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) Sophos
2 10 (47.62%) Symantec
3 8 (38.10%) Remedy
3 8 (38.10%) McAfee
3 8 (38.10%) Apple
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix