The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 238 230 216
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 22 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.31% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.36% 3.03% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 11
Average salary £30,000 £28,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -21.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £28,000 £36,834
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -5.71%
WSUS
England

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

Systems Management Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
505 429 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 7.15% 6.92% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 429 293 262
Average salary £38,000 £33,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.43% -6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

WSUS
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

WSUS Salary Trend in Yorkshire

WSUS
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSUS across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

WSUS Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

WSUS
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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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
West Yorkshire +2 13 £30,000 +7.14%
North Yorkshire - 6 £48,000 - 1
South Yorkshire -16 3 £30,000 +76.47%
WSUS
England

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 36 (90.00%) Windows
2 30 (75.00%) VMware
3 29 (72.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (70.00%) Microsoft
5 23 (57.50%) Citrix
5 23 (57.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
7 20 (50.00%) Clustering
8 19 (47.50%) SCCM
9 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (42.50%) HP
11 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (37.50%) SAN
13 14 (35.00%) ITIL
14 13 (32.50%) DNS
14 13 (32.50%) Altiris
15 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
15 12 (30.00%) MS Exchange
15 12 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
16 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
17 10 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 10 (25.00%) vSphere
17 10 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
18 8 (20.00%) Windows XP
19 7 (17.50%) Android
19 7 (17.50%) Apple iOS
20 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
21 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
21 5 (12.50%) IIS
21 5 (12.50%) DHCP

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 12 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.50%) IIS
2 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.00%) Apache
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) MS Project
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.50%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.50%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (37.50%) SAN
2 13 (32.50%) DNS
3 5 (12.50%) DHCP
4 3 (7.50%) SNMP
4 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.50%) VPN
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.00%) NAS
5 2 (5.00%) Firewall
6 1 (2.50%) Wireless
6 1 (2.50%) IPsec
6 1 (2.50%) Network Security
6 1 (2.50%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (2.50%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
1 3 (7.50%) Legal
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) VMware Specialist
2 10 (25.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 7 (17.50%) IT Support
4 6 (15.00%) Team Leader
4 6 (15.00%) IT Manager
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Support Team Leader
6 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (10.00%) Security Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Technical Support
7 3 (7.50%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support
7 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Wintel Support
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Technical Support
8 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) WAP
2 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (50.00%) Clustering
2 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.50%) CCTV
5 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 36 (90.00%) Windows
2 29 (72.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 7 (17.50%) Android
6 7 (17.50%) Apple iOS
7 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (7.50%) Mac OS X
8 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
8 3 (7.50%) UNIX
9 2 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) ITIL
2 10 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (12.50%) Project Management
4 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (7.50%) SIEM
5 3 (7.50%) Service Management
5 3 (7.50%) Change Management
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (5.00%) Change Control
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.50%) CRM
7 1 (2.50%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (2.50%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (7.50%) MCSE
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.00%) CCNA
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.50%) CISSP
4 1 (2.50%) MCSA
4 1 (2.50%) MCITP
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
1 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 23 (57.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
3 12 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
5 10 (25.00%) vSphere
6 4 (10.00%) VMware ESX
7 3 (7.50%) XenApp
8 1 (2.50%) XenServer
8 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (47.50%) SCCM
2 3 (7.50%) Nessus
3 2 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.00%) SCOM
3 2 (5.00%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.50%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 30 (75.00%) VMware
2 28 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 23 (57.50%) Citrix
4 17 (42.50%) HP
5 13 (32.50%) Altiris
6 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
6 3 (7.50%) NetApp
6 3 (7.50%) Apple
6 3 (7.50%) Symantec
6 3 (7.50%) Sophos
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco
6 3 (7.50%) ScanSafe
7 2 (5.00%) Kaspersky
7 2 (5.00%) CommVault
8 1 (2.50%) CA
8 1 (2.50%) Dell
8 1 (2.50%) Adobe
8 1 (2.50%) Primavera
8 1 (2.50%) SolidWorks
8 1 (2.50%) Nimsoft