Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 October 2021 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
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 255 184 310
Rank change year-on-year -71 +126 +28
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 4 12 16
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.067% 0.33% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.36% 1.62% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 11
10th Percentile £39,250 £20,750 "
25th Percentile £43,750 £43,750 £25,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £36,500
Median % change year-on-year - +36.99% +12.31%
75th Percentile £53,750 £63,875 £46,875
90th Percentile " £71,250 £52,500
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +12.50%

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 1,102 739 1,477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.35% 20.21% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,006 674 1,300
10th Percentile £52,000 £48,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £54,781
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £72,500 £71,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.34% +2.11% +5.19%
75th Percentile £96,500 £86,250 £87,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £102,500 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% +7.69%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing WSUS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing WSUS in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for WSUS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) ITSM
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Front Office
3 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Legal
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Reuters
3 2 (50.00%) Bloomberg
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) McAfee
3 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V

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 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (50.00%) Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (50.00%) Front Office
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
1 2 (50.00%) Social Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (25.00%) SAN Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (50.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) Break/Fix
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Server Management
3 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (50.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Altiris
2 2 (50.00%) Bloomberg
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Reuters
2 2 (50.00%) RightFax
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Dell Compellent
3 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Meraki
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard