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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 99 95 96
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 4 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.29% 0.49% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.25% 9.38% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 3
Average salary £30,500 £34,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.59% +18.96%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
64 64 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.65% 5.19% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 55 59 47
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +12.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,700 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,875 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.70%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WSUS across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Wales

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

WSUS Salary Histogram in Wales

WSUS
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
South Wales -2 4 £30,500 -11.59%
WSUS
UK

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) McAfee
2 7 (87.50%) Service Delivery
2 7 (87.50%) SCCM
3 6 (75.00%) Office 365
3 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (62.50%) DNS
4 5 (62.50%) NetApp
4 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
4 5 (62.50%) SCOM
4 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (62.50%) VMware
5 4 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (50.00%) SolarWinds
5 4 (50.00%) DHCP
5 4 (50.00%) HP
6 3 (37.50%) MCSE
6 3 (37.50%) MCSA
6 3 (37.50%) MS Office
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (37.50%) IaaS
6 3 (37.50%) Line Management

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 2 (25.00%) Lync
1 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Office 365
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (37.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
General
1 3 (37.50%) Welsh Language
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Team Leader
1 3 (37.50%) Server Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Service Delivery
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
3 4 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (37.50%) Line Management
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCSE
1 3 (37.50%) MCSA
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCTS
2 2 (25.00%) MCITP
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) SCCM
2 5 (62.50%) SCOM
3 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) McAfee
3 5 (62.50%) NetApp
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 4 (50.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) Lotus
5 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (25.00%) Symantec
5 2 (25.00%) BT
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix