Period
to 15 October 2021

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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 224 115 245
Rank change year-on-year -109 +130 +78
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 14 15 29
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.26% 0.84% 0.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.26% 5.75% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 21
10th Percentile " £32,550 "
25th Percentile £22,750 £32,750 £24,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £23,500 £36,000 £29,000
Median % change year-on-year -34.72% +24.14% -24.68%
75th Percentile £24,250 £41,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £30,675 £43,350 £58,750
England median annual salary £32,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -10.96% -2.67% -11.76%

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 619 261 891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.35% 14.58% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 378 220 675
10th Percentile £24,925 £31,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £32,813 £41,188 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £58,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% +6.84% +6.36%

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 15 October 2021.

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 15 October 2021. 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 - 6 £23,500 -
Suffolk - 6 £23,500 -
Essex -23 1 £27,500 -23.61%
Norfolk - 1 £48,500 -
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 15 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 East of England region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 14 (100.00%) Azure
2 13 (92.86%) AWS
2 13 (92.86%) SCCM
2 13 (92.86%) Veeam
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) VMware
3 12 (85.71%) Citrix
3 12 (85.71%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (85.71%) Zscaler
3 12 (85.71%) Social Skills
4 8 (57.14%) ITIL
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (42.86%) F5
6 6 (42.86%) CCENT
6 6 (42.86%) CCNA
6 6 (42.86%) Fortinet
6 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
6 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
6 6 (42.86%) Change Management
6 6 (42.86%) ITSM
6 6 (42.86%) SLA
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
7 5 (35.71%) ADSL
7 5 (35.71%) Proactive Monitoring
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft 365

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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 14 (100.00%) Azure
2 13 (92.86%) AWS
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (7.14%) PaaS
4 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) ADSL
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) NAS
4 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) Softphone
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (85.71%) Social Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Service Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (7.14%) PKI
1 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Change Management
2 6 (42.86%) ITSM
3 5 (35.71%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
5 1 (7.14%) Proactive Maintenance
5 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Server Management
5 1 (7.14%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CCENT
1 6 (42.86%) CCNA
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) MCSA
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CCA
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCITP
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (92.86%) SCCM
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Veeam
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) Citrix
2 12 (85.71%) Zscaler
3 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco
3 6 (42.86%) F5
3 6 (42.86%) Fortinet
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft