Period
to 22 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 307 321 308
Rank change year-on-year +14 -13 -2
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 16 28 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.09% 2.17% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11 26 20
City of London median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £31,250 £36,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,875 £63,700
Central London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% -8.24%

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 the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,468 1,293 1,047
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.68% 11.63% 10.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,282 1,174 960
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £41,750 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +4.35%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing WSUS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in the City of London

WSUS
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for WSUS in the City of London

WSUS
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WSUS in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 October 2019.

Salary histogram for WSUS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, 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 City of London region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 9 (56.25%) Finance
3 9 (56.25%) ITSM
4 8 (50.00%) Financial Institution
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (43.75%) Windows 10
5 7 (43.75%) SCCM
5 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
5 7 (43.75%) ITIL
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (37.50%) SLA
6 6 (37.50%) Project Management
6 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
7 5 (31.25%) Service Management
7 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
7 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
7 5 (31.25%) Citrix
7 5 (31.25%) MSI
7 5 (31.25%) InstallShield
7 5 (31.25%) VBScript
7 5 (31.25%) VPN
8 4 (25.00%) PRINCE
8 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (25.00%) Wireless
8 4 (25.00%) Mac OS
8 4 (25.00%) Application Packaging
8 4 (25.00%) Investment Management
8 4 (25.00%) WinDbg

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) G Suite
3 1 (6.25%) IaaS
3 1 (6.25%) Slack
3 1 (6.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) VPN
2 4 (25.00%) Wireless
3 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) Internet
5 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
5 1 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) Skype
5 1 (6.25%) VoIP
5 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) InstallShield
1 5 (31.25%) MSI
2 4 (25.00%) WinDbg
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Advertising
4 1 (6.25%) Law
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Applications Packager
1 4 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Technology Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Hedge funds
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
3 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (43.75%) Windows 10
4 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 4 (25.00%) Mac OS
6 1 (6.25%) FreeNAS
6 1 (6.25%) Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITSM
2 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
4 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
4 5 (31.25%) Service Management
5 4 (25.00%) Application Packaging
5 4 (25.00%) Investment Management
5 4 (25.00%) PRINCE
6 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 1 (6.25%) DevOps
8 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Management
8 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
8 1 (6.25%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
2 5 (31.25%) VBScript
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) MCITP
3 2 (12.50%) MCSD
4 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
4 1 (6.25%) MCP
4 1 (6.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.25%) BitLocker
4 1 (6.25%) Firmware
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) SCCM
2 4 (25.00%) Jamf Pro
2 4 (25.00%) Perfmon
3 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.25%) Grafana
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (6.25%) Sysprep
3 1 (6.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Citrix
3 4 (25.00%) Lumension
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) EqualLogic
4 1 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec
4 1 (6.25%) VMware