The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for WSUS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank - 70 64
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 0 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff - 1.14% 0.46%
As % of the Systems Management category - 24.24% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Median salary - £32,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +41.30%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -9.09%  

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

Systems Management Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 26 33 20
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 4.73% 4.71% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 18
Median salary £48,500 £33,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.77% -11.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.52%  

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing WSUS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in Cardiff

WSUS
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for WSUS in Cardiff

WSUS
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) IIS

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat