Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 241 306 308
Rank change year-on-year +65 +2 +41
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 28 24 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.41% 0.23% 0.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.27% 2.10% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 27
East of England median annual salary £29,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.71% -22.22% +28.57%
10th Percentile £24,750 £27,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £52,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -8.05%

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 856 1,144 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.67% 11.19% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 662 793 681
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,800 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +1.85% +8.00%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing WSUS as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WSUS in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 2019. 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
Hertfordshire +73 15 £42,500 +21.43% 2
Cambridgeshire +37 10 £26,500 -10.17% 4
Essex +14 2 £29,000 -24.68%
Suffolk +14 1 £50,000 +53.85%
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 East of England region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 26 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (64.29%) SCCM
4 16 (57.14%) PowerShell
5 13 (46.43%) Windows Server
6 12 (42.86%) Patch Management
6 12 (42.86%) Azure
6 12 (42.86%) SharePoint
7 11 (39.29%) Symantec
7 11 (39.29%) Linux
8 10 (35.71%) SLA
8 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (32.14%) Driving Licence
9 9 (32.14%) Incident Management
10 8 (28.57%) Retail
10 8 (28.57%) Management Information System
10 8 (28.57%) Security Testing
10 8 (28.57%) AIX
10 8 (28.57%) DNS
10 8 (28.57%) IBM
10 8 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (28.57%) Regulatory Compliance
10 8 (28.57%) Server Hardening
10 8 (28.57%) Creative Thinking
10 8 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (28.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

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 12 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (42.86%) Azure
2 6 (21.43%) IaaS
3 5 (17.86%) Office 365
4 3 (10.71%) AWS
4 3 (10.71%) OneDrive
5 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) DNS
2 7 (25.00%) LAN
2 7 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (21.43%) WAN
4 5 (17.86%) DHCP
5 3 (10.71%) Firewall
6 2 (7.14%) Internet
6 2 (7.14%) Wireless
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (3.57%) IPv4
7 1 (3.57%) NAS
7 1 (3.57%) PPTP
7 1 (3.57%) SAN
7 1 (3.57%) Skype
7 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.57%) VLAN
7 1 (3.57%) VPN
7 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.57%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (28.57%) Retail
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Administrator
2 6 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Technology Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.57%) Active Directory Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support
5 1 (3.57%) IT Technician
5 1 (3.57%) Messaging Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior IT Technician
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Technician
5 1 (3.57%) Server Support
5 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (3.57%) MSMQ
3 1 (3.57%) Node.js
3 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.57%) RESTful
3 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (32.14%) Driving Licence
3 8 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 6 (21.43%) Private Cloud
5 5 (17.86%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (10.71%) Fat Client
6 3 (10.71%) Thin Client
7 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
7 1 (3.57%) CCTV
7 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
7 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
7 1 (3.57%) iPhone
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (3.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows Server
3 11 (39.29%) Linux
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (28.57%) AIX
6 6 (21.43%) Windows 10
6 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.57%) Android
7 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Patch Management
2 10 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (32.14%) Incident Management
4 8 (28.57%) Creative Thinking
4 8 (28.57%) Regulatory Compliance
4 8 (28.57%) Security Testing
4 8 (28.57%) Server Hardening
4 8 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (17.86%) E-business
6 5 (17.86%) E-Procurement
6 5 (17.86%) ITIL
6 5 (17.86%) Process Management
7 4 (14.29%) Migration
8 3 (10.71%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
8 3 (10.71%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (10.71%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) F#
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby
4 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) CCNA
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) MCTS
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 26 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.71%) XenApp
2 3 (10.71%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.57%) Firmware
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (64.29%) SCCM
2 8 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (28.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (17.86%) Backup Exec
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (10.71%) NetBackup
4 3 (10.71%) SCOM
5 1 (3.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (3.57%) Kibana
5 1 (3.57%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (3.57%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) Symantec
3 8 (28.57%) IBM
4 6 (21.43%) Citrix
5 5 (17.86%) VMware
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco
7 3 (10.71%) Qualys
8 1 (3.57%) Apple
8 1 (3.57%) Google
8 1 (3.57%) Kaspersky
8 1 (3.57%) McAfee
8 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.57%) Sophos