Period
to 3 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 3 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England > East of England
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 226 280 312
Rank change year-on-year +54 +32 +38
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 16 24 58
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.29% 0.28% 0.45%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.78% 2.40% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 57
Median annual salary £42,500 £29,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.07% -34.44% +36.36%
10th Percentile £24,750 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% - -

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 East of England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 575 1,001 1,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.26% 11.81% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 412 714 810
Median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,875 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in the East of England

WSUS
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WSUS in the East of England.

Salary trend for WSUS in the East of England

WSUS
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing WSUS in the East of England over the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

Salary histogram for WSUS in the East of England

WSUS
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the East of England region over the 6 months to 3 April 2020. 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
Cambridgeshire +50 8 £36,750 +24.58% 3
Hertfordshire +38 7 £42,500 +21.43% 2
Suffolk - 1 - -
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, 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 East of England region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
3 12 (75.00%) Azure
4 11 (68.75%) Windows
5 9 (56.25%) PowerShell
6 7 (43.75%) IaaS
6 7 (43.75%) SharePoint
7 6 (37.50%) LAN
7 6 (37.50%) WAN
7 6 (37.50%) DNS
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
8 5 (31.25%) Retail
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (25.00%) SCCM
9 4 (25.00%) VMware
9 4 (25.00%) Private Cloud
9 4 (25.00%) Patch Management
9 4 (25.00%) Driving Licence
9 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (25.00%) SLA
9 4 (25.00%) IBM
9 4 (25.00%) Linux
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (18.75%) Regulatory Compliance
10 3 (18.75%) Creative Thinking

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 7 (43.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) Confluence
3 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (75.00%) Azure
2 7 (43.75%) IaaS
3 3 (18.75%) Office 365
3 3 (18.75%) PaaS
3 3 (18.75%) SaaS
4 2 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (12.50%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
1 6 (37.50%) LAN
1 6 (37.50%) WAN
2 4 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Power BI
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2017
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (31.25%) Retail
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory Consultant
1 3 (18.75%) Administrator
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Azure Consultant
1 3 (18.75%) Consultant
1 3 (18.75%) FMCG Consultant
1 3 (18.75%) IT Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) IT Support
1 3 (18.75%) IT Support Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell Consultant
1 3 (18.75%) SaaS Consultant
1 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Consultant
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
2 1 (6.25%) Messaging Developer
2 1 (6.25%) Senior IT Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Senior IT Support
2 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (6.25%) Flash
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) MSMQ
2 1 (6.25%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (6.25%) RESTful
2 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 4 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 3 (18.75%) FMCG
3 3 (18.75%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
4 2 (12.50%) EPoS
4 2 (12.50%) iPad
5 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2016
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (18.75%) AIX
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (18.75%) Creative Thinking
2 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (18.75%) Deployment Automation
2 3 (18.75%) E-business
2 3 (18.75%) E-Procurement
2 3 (18.75%) Identity Management
2 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (18.75%) Process Management
2 3 (18.75%) Regulatory Compliance
2 3 (18.75%) Security Patching
2 3 (18.75%) Security Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Server Hardening
2 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (12.50%) Document Management
3 2 (12.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) F#
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (18.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (6.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (6.25%) Kibana
3 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) IBM
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Symantec
4 2 (12.50%) Apple
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Ingenico
4 2 (12.50%) Meraki
4 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 2 (12.50%) SonicWALL
4 2 (12.50%) Veeam
4 2 (12.50%) VeriFone
4 2 (12.50%) WorldPay
5 1 (6.25%) Adobe
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle