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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
London / City of London
Rank 204 263 298
Rank change year-on-year +59 +35  
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 19 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.37% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.95% 1.60% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 19
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +53.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £50,500
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 the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 481 686 852
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 9.48% 9.68% 8.34%
Number of salaries quoted 433 603 699
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £88,750 £70,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WSUS in the City of London

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 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 City of London region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 27 (77.14%) Active Directory
3 27 (77.14%) VMware
4 25 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (62.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
6 21 (60.00%) DNS
7 20 (57.14%) DHCP
7 20 (57.14%) Finance
7 20 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (51.43%) vSphere
9 17 (48.57%) MS Exchange
10 16 (45.71%) IIS
11 15 (42.86%) SharePoint
11 15 (42.86%) Clustering
11 15 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (40.00%) Skype for Business
12 14 (40.00%) SCCM
12 14 (40.00%) SCOM
12 14 (40.00%) Skype
12 14 (40.00%) PKI
12 14 (40.00%) ITIL
13 13 (37.14%) Citrix
13 13 (37.14%) Release Management
13 13 (37.14%) XenApp
14 12 (34.29%) XenDesktop
14 12 (34.29%) SharePoint 2013
14 12 (34.29%) Firewall
15 11 (31.43%) Linux

WSUS
Top Related 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 17 (48.57%) MS Exchange
2 16 (45.71%) IIS
3 15 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 14 (40.00%) Skype for Business
5 12 (34.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.86%) Apache
7 1 (2.86%) Confluence
7 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 21 (60.00%) DNS
2 20 (57.14%) DHCP
3 14 (40.00%) Skype
4 12 (34.29%) Firewall
5 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
6 5 (14.29%) SAN
7 4 (11.43%) VoIP
7 4 (11.43%) VPN
7 4 (11.43%) WAN
8 3 (8.57%) Network Security
9 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
9 2 (5.71%) LAN
9 2 (5.71%) MPLS
9 2 (5.71%) Wireless
10 1 (2.86%) HTTP
10 1 (2.86%) LDAP
10 1 (2.86%) PBX
10 1 (2.86%) SMTP
10 1 (2.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 20 (57.14%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 4 (11.43%) Electronics
3 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
3 4 (11.43%) Marketing
4 3 (8.57%) Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Advertising
5 1 (2.86%) Back Office
5 1 (2.86%) Legal
5 1 (2.86%) Publishing
5 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Team Leader
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Exchange Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Unix Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) IT Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Security Operations Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Windows Identity Foundation
2 1 (2.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Clustering
2 14 (40.00%) PKI
3 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
4 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.86%) Fintech
6 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 22 (62.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (31.43%) Linux
6 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (8.57%) Unix
8 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
8 2 (5.71%) Solaris
8 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
8 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.86%) CentOS
9 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) ITIL
2 13 (37.14%) Release Management
3 10 (28.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 5 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
4 5 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.43%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (11.43%) Programme Management
5 4 (11.43%) SIEM
6 3 (8.57%) Information Security
6 3 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (8.57%) Security Operations
6 3 (8.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (5.71%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (5.71%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (5.71%) High Availability
7 2 (5.71%) Information Assurance
7 2 (5.71%) Line Management
7 2 (5.71%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (5.71%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.86%) C
2 1 (2.86%) Python
2 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) MCSE
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.29%) MCSA
3 3 (8.57%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) GCIA
4 2 (5.71%) GCIH
4 2 (5.71%) GIAC
4 2 (5.71%) SANS
5 1 (2.86%) CCNA
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (77.14%) Active Directory
2 25 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (51.43%) vSphere
4 13 (37.14%) XenApp
5 12 (34.29%) XenDesktop
6 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 6 (17.14%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (8.57%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (5.71%) BitLocker
10 1 (2.86%) KVM
10 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
10 1 (2.86%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (40.00%) SCCM
1 14 (40.00%) SCOM
2 2 (5.71%) CSIRT
2 2 (5.71%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (5.71%) Nessus
2 2 (5.71%) QRadar
3 1 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.86%) Puppet
3 1 (2.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (77.14%) VMware
2 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
3 13 (37.14%) Citrix
4 8 (22.86%) Cisco
5 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
6 4 (11.43%) Avaya
6 4 (11.43%) HP
6 4 (11.43%) Intel Security
6 4 (11.43%) SAP
6 4 (11.43%) Symantec
7 3 (8.57%) Oracle
8 2 (5.71%) 3PAR
8 2 (5.71%) BeyondTrust
8 2 (5.71%) Dell
8 2 (5.71%) Forcepoint
8 2 (5.71%) Meraki
8 2 (5.71%) Riverbed
8 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.71%) Veeam
8 2 (5.71%) WatchGuard