WSUS Jobs in England

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
UK > England

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 26 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 630 703 935
Rank change year-on-year +73 +232 -179
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 224 207 236
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.65% 1.60% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 184 164 177
10th Percentile £30,150 £25,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £25,750 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £46,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.53% +9.41% +13.33%
75th Percentile £58,750 £63,750 £53,750
90th Percentile £59,000 £77,400 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% +14.67%

All Systems Management Skills
England

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 England with a requirement for systems management skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 8,445 12,944 25,178
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 9.58% 14.84% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6,511 8,232 12,479
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,400 £37,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £47,672 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £67,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.41% -3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £83,750 £87,500 £87,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £105,000 £103,750
UK median annual salary £61,353 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -9.11% -3.57% +11.11%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in England

WSUS
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for WSUS in England

WSUS
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing WSUS in England over the 6 months to 26 May 2024.

Salary histogram for WSUS in England

WSUS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the England region over the 6 months to 26 May 2024. 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
Jobs
South East +35 90 £55,000 +107.55% 27
London +92 37 £52,500 -12.50% 1
South West +10 34 £47,500 -2.06% 8
North of England +9 32 £40,000 -11.11% 4
East of England +24 17 £32,000 -36.00% 6
Yorkshire +52 15 £37,500 -16.67% 3
Midlands -10 14 £40,000 -28.89% 5
North West -1 11 £52,500 +50.00% 1
East Midlands -10 10 £33,966 -2.95% 3
North East -3 6 £27,500 -38.89%
West Midlands +5 4 £40,000 -38.46% 2
WSUS
UK

WSUS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 80 (35.71%) Microsoft Exchange
2 50 (22.32%) SharePoint
3 19 (8.48%) IIS
4 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.45%) Confluence
5 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.45%) Moodle
Applications
1 31 (13.84%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.89%) CATIA
3 2 (0.89%) NASTRAN
4 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.89%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 88 (39.29%) Azure
1 88 (39.29%) Microsoft 365
2 40 (17.86%) Entra ID
3 17 (7.59%) Azure Monitor
4 16 (7.14%) Azure Storage
5 15 (6.70%) OneDrive
6 13 (5.80%) OCI
7 8 (3.57%) AWS
8 6 (2.68%) GCP
8 6 (2.68%) Power Platform
9 5 (2.23%) Mimecast
9 5 (2.23%) PowerApps
10 4 (1.79%) IaaS
11 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.45%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (0.45%) Azure Sentinel
11 1 (0.45%) Nutanix
11 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 118 (52.68%) DNS
2 103 (45.98%) Firewall
3 84 (37.50%) DHCP
4 51 (22.77%) VPN
5 50 (22.32%) WAN
6 49 (21.88%) LAN
7 41 (18.30%) Wi-Fi
8 33 (14.73%) Network Security
9 30 (13.39%) TCP/IP
9 30 (13.39%) VLAN
10 26 (11.61%) MPLS
11 22 (9.82%) SD-WAN
12 20 (8.93%) SAN
13 17 (7.59%) Remote Desktop
14 13 (5.80%) WLAN
15 9 (4.02%) NetScaler
15 9 (4.02%) Wireless
16 8 (3.57%) NAS
17 7 (3.13%) BGP
17 7 (3.13%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.45%) MySQL
3 1 (0.45%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (2.68%) MSI
2 5 (2.23%) AdminStudio
2 5 (2.23%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.89%) Hudson
4 1 (0.45%) JIRA
General
1 83 (37.05%) Social Skills
2 13 (5.80%) Aerospace
3 12 (5.36%) Finance
4 9 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.57%) Organisational Skills
6 7 (3.13%) Games
7 6 (2.68%) Documentation Skills
7 6 (2.68%) Public Sector
8 5 (2.23%) Automotive
8 5 (2.23%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.23%) Presentation Skills
9 4 (1.79%) Advertising
9 4 (1.79%) Banking
9 4 (1.79%) Retail
10 2 (0.89%) Influencing Skills
10 2 (0.89%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.45%) Front Office
11 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 62 (27.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (12.95%) Analyst
3 22 (9.82%) Support Specialist
4 19 (8.48%) Senior
5 18 (8.04%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (7.59%) IT Engineer
6 17 (7.59%) Project Manager
7 15 (6.70%) Active Directory Specialist
7 15 (6.70%) Active Directory Support
7 15 (6.70%) Azure Specialist
7 15 (6.70%) Network Manager
8 13 (5.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (5.80%) Vulnerability Analyst
9 12 (5.36%) Data Centre Manager
9 12 (5.36%) Data Centre Project Manager
9 12 (5.36%) Infrastructure Support
9 12 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (4.46%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (4.46%) IT Support
10 10 (4.46%) Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.14%) ARM Templates
2 5 (2.23%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (22.32%) Data Centre
2 40 (17.86%) Self-Motivation
3 24 (10.71%) PKI
4 20 (8.93%) Public Cloud
5 17 (7.59%) Replication
6 13 (5.80%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.68%) IoT
8 5 (2.23%) Shadow IT
9 4 (1.79%) Clustering
10 2 (0.89%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.89%) Security Posture
10 2 (0.89%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.45%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 174 (77.68%) Windows
2 113 (50.45%) Windows Server
3 71 (31.70%) Windows Server 2016
4 68 (30.36%) Windows Server 2019
5 65 (29.02%) Linux
6 54 (24.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (20.98%) Windows 10
8 18 (8.04%) Windows XP
9 16 (7.14%) Windows NT
10 13 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (4.91%) VMS
12 10 (4.46%) Windows 7
13 9 (4.02%) Unix
14 8 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (2.23%) Windows 2000
15 5 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.89%) CentOS
16 2 (0.89%) OpenVMS
16 2 (0.89%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (35.27%) ITIL
2 70 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 47 (20.98%) Customer Service
4 42 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
5 39 (17.41%) Agile
5 39 (17.41%) Problem-Solving
5 39 (17.41%) Project Management
5 39 (17.41%) Service Management
6 26 (11.61%) Patch Management
7 23 (10.27%) Service Delivery
7 23 (10.27%) Vulnerability Remediation
8 21 (9.38%) Analytics
8 21 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (9.38%) Release Management
9 20 (8.93%) Proactive Monitoring
9 20 (8.93%) Security Patching
10 19 (8.48%) Mentoring
11 17 (7.59%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 17 (7.59%) Performance Monitoring
11 17 (7.59%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 75 (33.48%) PowerShell
2 29 (12.95%) SQL
3 20 (8.93%) C#
3 20 (8.93%) VB
4 15 (6.70%) Bicep
4 15 (6.70%) VBScript
5 8 (3.57%) Python
6 3 (1.34%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.45%) Bash
Qualifications
1 88 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 71 (31.70%) DV Cleared
3 53 (23.66%) Degree
4 49 (21.88%) SC Cleared
5 19 (8.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 17 (7.59%) CCNA
6 17 (7.59%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (7.14%) APMP
8 12 (5.36%) CCNP
9 10 (4.46%) MCSE
9 10 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.79%) MCP
11 4 (1.79%) MCSA
12 3 (1.34%) A+ Certification
12 3 (1.34%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.89%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.04%) SLA
2 13 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.23%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.45%) GDPR
4 1 (0.45%) GxP
4 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 180 (80.36%) Active Directory
2 85 (37.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (26.79%) Hyper-V
4 42 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
5 16 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (6.70%) vSphere
7 14 (6.25%) Firmware
8 9 (4.02%) Forefront TMG
8 9 (4.02%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (2.68%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.89%) Docker
10 2 (0.89%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.89%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 88 (39.29%) SCCM
2 51 (22.77%) SCOM
3 42 (18.75%) Microsoft Intune
4 24 (10.71%) vCenter Server
5 22 (9.82%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 21 (9.38%) Kubernetes
7 16 (7.14%) NetBackup
8 12 (5.36%) EMC NetWorker
9 11 (4.91%) Sysprep
10 6 (2.68%) Ansible
10 6 (2.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 6 (2.68%) Nessus
11 5 (2.23%) Nagios
11 5 (2.23%) OfficeScan
12 4 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (1.34%) Grafana
14 2 (0.89%) SolarWinds Orion
15 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
15 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 153 (68.30%) Microsoft
2 103 (45.98%) VMware
3 56 (25.00%) Cisco
4 32 (14.29%) Veeam
5 24 (10.71%) Oracle
6 18 (8.04%) Sophos
7 17 (7.59%) HP
7 17 (7.59%) Ruckus Wireless
8 15 (6.70%) Dell
8 15 (6.70%) Juniper
9 14 (6.25%) Symantec
10 13 (5.80%) 3PAR
10 13 (5.80%) Apple
10 13 (5.80%) Red Hat
11 12 (5.36%) EMC
11 12 (5.36%) Extreme Networks
11 12 (5.36%) Palo Alto
12 9 (4.02%) ServiceNow
13 8 (3.57%) Citrix
14 7 (3.13%) Remedy