The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 83 107 106
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -1
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 13 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.02% 0.071% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.44% 1.56% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 2
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -6.97%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
WSUS
UK

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

Systems Management Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
90 64 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 7.04% 4.57% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 71 58 59
Median salary £35,000 £37,750 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.28% +12.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +9.75%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

WSUS
Salary Trend in Wales

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

WSUS Salary Trend in Wales

WSUS
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South Wales +18 13 £35,000 -12.50%
WSUS
UK

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 Wales region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) VMware
2 13 (65.00%) Firewall
3 11 (55.00%) Citrix
3 11 (55.00%) SIEM
3 11 (55.00%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 8 (40.00%) High Availability
5 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 8 (40.00%) Cisco
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 7 (35.00%) ELK Stack
7 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (30.00%) Intel Security
8 5 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (25.00%) XenApp
8 5 (25.00%) XenDesktop
8 5 (25.00%) Unix
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle
8 5 (25.00%) logstash
8 5 (25.00%) Kibana
9 3 (15.00%) Coaching
9 3 (15.00%) ITIL
10 2 (10.00%) LAN

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) VoIP
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (55.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 11 (55.00%) Security Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Exchange Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Deployment Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Release Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Cybersecurity
1 11 (55.00%) SIEM
2 8 (40.00%) High Availability
3 3 (15.00%) Coaching
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.00%) Software Distribution
4 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) ITSM
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Release Management
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) MCTS
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) XenApp
2 5 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Kibana
1 5 (25.00%) logstash
1 5 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (10.00%) Nagios
3 1 (5.00%) BMC Marimba
3 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) VMware
2 11 (55.00%) Citrix
3 8 (40.00%) Cisco
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) Intel Security
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle
6 1 (5.00%) BMC
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) IBM
6 1 (5.00%) Remedy
6 1 (5.00%) SAP
6 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow