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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 95 99 83
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.15% 0.078% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.17% 1.33% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £21,500 £31,000 £31,415
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.64% -1.31%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
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
63 75 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.82% 5.88% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 60 66 57
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

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
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 29 August 2014. 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 +3 1 £21,500 -30.64%
West Wales - 1 - -
WSUS
UK

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Derivative
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) Remedy
4 1 (25.00%) Sophos
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Junior
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Support
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) XenServer
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco