The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 66 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.20% 0.64% -
As % of the Systems Management category 7.69% 16.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -20.73%
WSUS
North 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 Tyne and Wear region.

Systems Management Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
13 25 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.55% 3.99% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 8
Average salary £37,750 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £30,850 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

WSUS
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

WSUS Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) POP3
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) POP3
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Meraki