Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 146 179
Rank change year-on-year +14 +33 +9
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 45 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.46% 0.088% 0.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.75% 1.55% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 35 2 8
Cheshire median annual salary £62,500 £37,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +67.79% -0.67% +20.97%
10th Percentile £37,100 £35,575 £36,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £38,725 £39,125
North West median annual salary £62,500 £41,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +51.52% +10.00% +20.97%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 240 129 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 7.80% 5.69% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 154 105 168
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.14% -2.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,500 £25,775
90th Percentile £68,750 £55,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.61%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in Cheshire

WSUS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for WSUS in Cheshire

WSUS
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WSUS in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WSUS in Cheshire

WSUS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Warrington +32 44 £62,500 +67.79% 1
Crewe - 1 £35,000 -
WSUS
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 42 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 31 (68.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 30 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
3 30 (66.67%) F#
3 30 (66.67%) TeamCity
3 30 (66.67%) MongoDB
3 30 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
3 30 (66.67%) Node.js
3 30 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
3 30 (66.67%) Web Application Development
3 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (66.67%) TDD
3 30 (66.67%) Ruby
3 30 (66.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 30 (66.67%) WPF
3 30 (66.67%) Multithreading
3 30 (66.67%) Kanban
3 30 (66.67%) C#
3 30 (66.67%) .NET
3 30 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 30 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 30 (66.67%) OO
3 30 (66.67%) MSMQ
3 30 (66.67%) MVC
3 30 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 30 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 30 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
3 30 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 30 (66.67%) Kibana

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 30 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 31 (68.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (33.33%) DNS
2 14 (31.11%) DHCP
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 30 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 30 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 30 (66.67%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 30 (66.67%) Developer
1 30 (66.67%) Messaging Developer
2 15 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Active Directory Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) IT Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Field Support Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Senior IT Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (66.67%) .NET
1 30 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 30 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 30 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 30 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 30 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 30 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
1 30 (66.67%) MSMQ
1 30 (66.67%) Node.js
1 30 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
1 30 (66.67%) RESTful
1 30 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 30 (66.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Data Centre
2 11 (24.44%) Fat Client
2 11 (24.44%) Management Information System
2 11 (24.44%) Thin Client
3 9 (20.00%) Life Science
4 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
1 30 (66.67%) Kanban
1 30 (66.67%) Multithreading
1 30 (66.67%) MVC
1 30 (66.67%) OO
1 30 (66.67%) TDD
1 30 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 11 (24.44%) Change Management
3 1 (2.22%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 30 (66.67%) C#
1 30 (66.67%) F#
1 30 (66.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Degree
1 14 (31.11%) MCSA
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 15 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (66.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 30 (66.67%) Kibana
2 11 (24.44%) SCOM
2 11 (24.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 42 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.11%) Cisco
2 14 (31.11%) Citrix
2 14 (31.11%) CommVault
2 14 (31.11%) Dell
2 14 (31.11%) EqualLogic
2 14 (31.11%) NetApp
2 14 (31.11%) Symantec
2 14 (31.11%) VMware