Period
to 26 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for WSUS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WSUS over the 6 months to 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 170 226 261
Rank change year-on-year +56 +35 -15
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 41 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.84% 0.39% 0.089%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.61% 2.82% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 2
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £33,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +92.59% -32.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £63,000 £29,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £88,500 £43,750 £56,000
South East median annual salary £35,000 £31,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.90% -22.50% -20.00%

WSUS is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 620 779 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.69% 13.66% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 411 600 513
Berkshire median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +10.00% -11.89%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £77,250
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing WSUS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in Berkshire

WSUS
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for WSUS in Berkshire

WSUS
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WSUS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 26 February 2020.

Salary histogram for WSUS in Berkshire

WSUS
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 26 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +31 29 £76,250 +154.17% 8
WSUS
South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, IT jobs citing WSUS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 40 (97.56%) Active Directory
1 40 (97.56%) SCCM
2 31 (75.61%) Microsoft
3 30 (73.17%) VMware
3 30 (73.17%) Hyper-V
3 30 (73.17%) Data Centre
4 28 (68.29%) Windows Server
4 28 (68.29%) Windows
5 27 (65.85%) DHCP
5 27 (65.85%) DNS
5 27 (65.85%) SCOM
5 27 (65.85%) DV Cleared
5 27 (65.85%) Security Cleared
5 27 (65.85%) Server Management
6 23 (56.10%) Azure
7 20 (48.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (48.78%) SQL
7 20 (48.78%) Citrix
8 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (41.46%) Symantec
8 17 (41.46%) NetBackup
8 17 (41.46%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (41.46%) Validation
8 17 (41.46%) HP
8 17 (41.46%) EMC
8 17 (41.46%) SCVMM
8 17 (41.46%) EMC NetWorker
8 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (41.46%) Storage Management
8 17 (41.46%) Proactive Management

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.32%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 23 (56.10%) Azure
2 10 (24.39%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.44%) AWS
3 1 (2.44%) IaaS
3 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (65.85%) DHCP
1 27 (65.85%) DNS
2 13 (31.71%) SAN
3 10 (24.39%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (24.39%) iSCSI
3 10 (24.39%) LAN
3 10 (24.39%) NAS
3 10 (24.39%) WAN
3 10 (24.39%) Wireless
4 1 (2.44%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (24.39%) Games
2 1 (2.44%) Local Government
2 1 (2.44%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Server Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 10 (24.39%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
2 10 (24.39%) Team Leader
3 9 (21.95%) IT Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Azure Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Citrix Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Citrix Technical Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Data Centre Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 30 (73.17%) Data Centre
2 11 (26.83%) Clustering
3 10 (24.39%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (24.39%) Hybrid Cloud
3 10 (24.39%) Private Cloud
4 9 (21.95%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (12.20%) Social Network
6 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 28 (68.29%) Windows
1 28 (68.29%) Windows Server
2 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) Server Management
2 17 (41.46%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (41.46%) Performance Monitoring
2 17 (41.46%) Proactive Management
2 17 (41.46%) Storage Management
2 17 (41.46%) Validation
3 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (24.39%) Break/Fix
3 10 (24.39%) Decision-Making
3 10 (24.39%) ITIL
3 10 (24.39%) Security Management
3 10 (24.39%) Security Patching
3 10 (24.39%) Service Delivery
3 10 (24.39%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (7.32%) Application Virtualisation
4 3 (7.32%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (2.44%) Due Diligence
5 1 (2.44%) IT Strategy
5 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.44%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) SQL
2 11 (26.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (65.85%) DV Cleared
1 27 (65.85%) Security Cleared
2 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) MCSA
3 1 (2.44%) MCSD
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 10 (24.39%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (97.56%) Active Directory
2 30 (73.17%) Hyper-V
3 20 (48.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (24.39%) Firmware
4 10 (24.39%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (7.32%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 40 (97.56%) SCCM
2 27 (65.85%) SCOM
3 17 (41.46%) EMC NetWorker
3 17 (41.46%) NetBackup
3 17 (41.46%) SCVMM
4 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 31 (75.61%) Microsoft
2 30 (73.17%) VMware
3 20 (48.78%) Citrix
4 17 (41.46%) EMC
4 17 (41.46%) HP
4 17 (41.46%) Symantec
5 10 (24.39%) Arista
5 10 (24.39%) Brocade
5 10 (24.39%) Cisco
5 10 (24.39%) Emulex