Period
to 26 July 2017

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 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 695 728 802
Rank change year-on-year +33 +74 -52
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 503 552 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.29% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.44% 3.38% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 440 493 434
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £26,550 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

WSUS is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 14634 16334 16029
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.76% 8.59% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 11929 13396 12849
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,612 £30,625 £29,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in England

WSUS
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSUS in England.

Salary trend for WSUS in England

WSUS
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WSUS in England over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

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 July 2017. 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
London +59 176 £50,000 +1.01% 9
North of England +75 124 £35,000 +3.69% 5
South East +8 115 £45,000 +5.88% 9
North West +15 65 £41,000 +15.49% 3
Yorkshire +39 59 £31,000 -6.06% 2
Midlands +28 39 £36,500 -5.19% 4
West Midlands +21 29 £36,500 -5.19% 3
South West -6 25 £32,500 - 4
East of England -1 24 £32,500 +8.33% 2
East Midlands +40 10 £39,035 +23.92% 1
WSUS
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, IT jobs citing WSUS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 384 (76.34%) Active Directory
2 371 (73.76%) Microsoft
3 363 (72.17%) Windows
4 289 (57.46%) VMware
5 247 (49.11%) Windows Server
6 211 (41.95%) MS Exchange
7 210 (41.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 209 (41.55%) DNS
9 181 (35.98%) DHCP
10 157 (31.21%) SCCM
11 156 (31.01%) Windows Server 2012
12 155 (30.82%) Office 365
13 153 (30.42%) SQL Server
13 153 (30.42%) Firewall
14 146 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
15 140 (27.83%) Linux
16 138 (27.44%) ITIL
17 133 (26.44%) Microsoft Azure
18 122 (24.25%) Hyper-V
19 119 (23.66%) Cisco
19 119 (23.66%) Citrix
20 116 (23.06%) TCP/IP
21 110 (21.87%) PowerShell
22 102 (20.28%) Microsoft Office
22 102 (20.28%) SQL
23 101 (20.08%) VPN
23 101 (20.08%) LAN
24 99 (19.68%) WAN
25 91 (18.09%) VMware ESXi
26 86 (17.10%) IIS

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 211 (41.95%) MS Exchange
2 86 (17.10%) IIS
3 82 (16.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 70 (13.92%) Elasticsearch
4 70 (13.92%) Skype for Business
5 49 (9.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 49 (9.74%) SharePoint
6 40 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (4.17%) Apache
7 21 (4.17%) Tomcat
8 16 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (1.99%) SAS
10 8 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (1.19%) FileNet
11 6 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.99%) IBM Domino
13 4 (0.80%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.40%) Confluence
Applications
1 102 (20.28%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.99%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.39%) Workfront
3 6 (1.19%) iTrent
3 6 (1.19%) ResourceLink
4 5 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.20%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 155 (30.82%) Office 365
2 133 (26.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (4.37%) PaaS
4 21 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (3.38%) SaaS
6 8 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (1.39%) OneDrive
8 6 (1.19%) IaaS
8 6 (1.19%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 3 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.40%) Akamai
10 2 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.40%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.40%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.20%) G Suite
11 1 (0.20%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 209 (41.55%) DNS
2 181 (35.98%) DHCP
3 153 (30.42%) Firewall
4 116 (23.06%) TCP/IP
5 101 (20.08%) LAN
5 101 (20.08%) VPN
6 99 (19.68%) WAN
7 84 (16.70%) SAN
8 74 (14.71%) VLAN
9 59 (11.73%) Remote Desktop
10 56 (11.13%) Skype
11 45 (8.95%) MPLS
12 38 (7.55%) VoIP
13 35 (6.96%) Cisco ASA
14 23 (4.57%) SSL
15 22 (4.37%) Cisco PIX
15 22 (4.37%) Internet
16 21 (4.17%) PBX
17 19 (3.78%) iSCSI
18 18 (3.58%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (30.42%) SQL Server
2 70 (13.92%) MongoDB
3 63 (12.52%) SQL Server 2014
4 32 (6.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (6.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (3.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (3.38%) SQL Server 2016
7 14 (2.78%) MySQL
8 3 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.60%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.60%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 70 (13.92%) TeamCity
2 16 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.79%) JIRA
4 8 (1.59%) AdminStudio
4 8 (1.59%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.59%) MSI
5 7 (1.39%) InstallShield
6 4 (0.80%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.40%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.40%) NetBeans
7 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.20%) Ant
8 1 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.20%) Maven
8 1 (0.20%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.20%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 78 (15.51%) Finance
2 35 (6.96%) Telecoms
3 25 (4.97%) Manufacturing
4 24 (4.77%) Banking
5 23 (4.57%) Back Office
6 22 (4.37%) Retail
7 18 (3.58%) Marketing
8 16 (3.18%) Games
9 14 (2.78%) Electronics
10 8 (1.59%) Publishing
11 7 (1.39%) Law
12 6 (1.19%) Legal
13 2 (0.40%) Automotive
13 2 (0.40%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.20%) Advertising
14 1 (0.20%) Billing
14 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 121 (24.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 100 (19.88%) Analyst
3 83 (16.50%) Support Analyst
4 76 (15.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 70 (13.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 67 (13.32%) .NET Developer
6 67 (13.32%) Developer
6 67 (13.32%) Messaging Developer
6 67 (13.32%) Support Engineer
7 66 (13.12%) Infrastructure Support
7 66 (13.12%) IT Support
8 61 (12.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 53 (10.54%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 43 (8.55%) Administrator
11 41 (8.15%) Systems Administrator
12 40 (7.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 40 (7.95%) Systems Engineer
13 39 (7.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 39 (7.75%) IT Analyst
14 38 (7.55%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (15.11%) .NET
2 71 (14.12%) RESTful
3 70 (13.92%) AngularJS
3 70 (13.92%) ASP.NET
3 70 (13.92%) ASP.NET MVC
3 70 (13.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 70 (13.92%) ASP.NET Web API
3 70 (13.92%) KnockoutJS
3 70 (13.92%) MSMQ
3 70 (13.92%) Node.js
3 70 (13.92%) RabbitMQ
3 70 (13.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 70 (13.92%) WPF
4 18 (3.58%) SailPoint
5 14 (2.78%) Web Services
6 8 (1.59%) LAMP
7 6 (1.19%) CSS
7 6 (1.19%) HTML
8 4 (0.80%) COM
8 4 (0.80%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (14.12%) Data Centre
2 48 (9.54%) Clustering
3 21 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.58%) Blackberry
5 17 (3.38%) Replication
6 16 (3.18%) iPad
7 14 (2.78%) Fat Client
7 14 (2.78%) Thin Client
8 13 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (2.58%) Driving Licence
9 12 (2.39%) RSA SecurID
10 10 (1.99%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.79%) Smartphone
11 9 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (1.19%) HP Storage
12 6 (1.19%) IVR
12 6 (1.19%) PKI
12 6 (1.19%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.99%) AS400
14 4 (0.80%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 363 (72.17%) Windows
2 247 (49.11%) Windows Server
3 156 (31.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 146 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 140 (27.83%) Linux
6 80 (15.90%) Windows 7
7 69 (13.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 45 (8.95%) Windows 10
9 42 (8.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 32 (6.36%) Windows 8
11 21 (4.17%) Unix
12 16 (3.18%) Apple iOS
13 15 (2.98%) Android
14 12 (2.39%) Mac OS X
15 10 (1.99%) CentOS
15 10 (1.99%) Solaris
16 6 (1.19%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
17 4 (0.80%) Windows XP
18 3 (0.60%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (27.44%) ITIL
2 76 (15.11%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (13.92%) Dependency Injection
3 70 (13.92%) Kanban
3 70 (13.92%) Multithreading
3 70 (13.92%) MVC
3 70 (13.92%) TDD
3 70 (13.92%) Web Application Development
4 67 (13.32%) OO
5 42 (8.35%) Mentoring
6 31 (6.16%) Disaster Recovery
7 30 (5.96%) Incident Management
8 27 (5.37%) Project Management
9 24 (4.77%) Coaching
9 24 (4.77%) Information Security
9 24 (4.77%) Vulnerability Management
10 23 (4.57%) Analytics
10 23 (4.57%) Migration
10 23 (4.57%) Performance Management
10 23 (4.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (21.87%) PowerShell
2 102 (20.28%) SQL
3 72 (14.31%) C#
4 70 (13.92%) F#
4 70 (13.92%) Ruby
5 31 (6.16%) VBScript
6 10 (1.99%) Bash Shell
6 10 (1.99%) Shell Script
7 9 (1.79%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.19%) Java
8 6 (1.19%) PHP
8 6 (1.19%) VB
9 4 (0.80%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.60%) C
10 3 (0.60%) Python
11 2 (0.40%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 64 (12.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (10.54%) MCSE
3 34 (6.76%) MCSA
4 26 (5.17%) CCNA
4 26 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (4.37%) CISSP
6 21 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 19 (3.78%) GIAC
7 19 (3.78%) MCP
8 18 (3.58%) CISA
8 18 (3.58%) CISM
8 18 (3.58%) GISF
8 18 (3.58%) GSEC
9 16 (3.18%) Degree
10 15 (2.98%) DBS Check
11 12 (2.39%) MCITP
12 10 (1.99%) DV Cleared
12 10 (1.99%) MCDST
13 6 (1.19%) A+ Certification
13 6 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.38%) SLA
2 16 (3.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (0.80%) ISO 22301
5 3 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.60%) SSAE 16
6 2 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.20%) COBIT
7 1 (0.20%) COSO
7 1 (0.20%) PMO
7 1 (0.20%) QA
7 1 (0.20%) SAS 70
System Software
1 384 (76.34%) Active Directory
2 210 (41.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 122 (24.25%) Hyper-V
4 91 (18.09%) VMware ESXi
5 84 (16.70%) Terminal Services
6 79 (15.71%) vSphere
7 70 (13.92%) XenApp
8 35 (6.96%) VMware Workstation
9 23 (4.57%) XenDesktop
10 19 (3.78%) XenServer
11 17 (3.38%) KVM
12 13 (2.58%) DFS Replication
13 10 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
14 8 (1.59%) Forefront TMG
14 8 (1.59%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.80%) UAG
15 4 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
16 3 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (0.60%) VMware Server
17 2 (0.40%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 157 (31.21%) SCCM
2 70 (13.92%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 70 (13.92%) Kibana
3 45 (8.95%) Backup Exec
4 44 (8.75%) vCenter Server
5 39 (7.75%) SCOM
6 29 (5.77%) McAfee ePO
6 29 (5.77%) Norton AntiVirus
7 26 (5.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 20 (3.98%) Nessus
8 20 (3.98%) Nexpose
8 20 (3.98%) QRadar
9 18 (3.58%) Core Impact
9 18 (3.58%) OpenVAS
9 18 (3.58%) PowerBroker
9 18 (3.58%) RSA Security Analytics
10 14 (2.78%) ZABBIX
11 11 (2.19%) MOM
12 10 (1.99%) Microsoft Clustering
12 10 (1.99%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 371 (73.76%) Microsoft
2 289 (57.46%) VMware
3 119 (23.66%) Cisco
3 119 (23.66%) Citrix
4 85 (16.90%) HP
5 68 (13.52%) Dell
5 68 (13.52%) Symantec
6 64 (12.72%) McAfee
7 47 (9.34%) NetApp
8 43 (8.55%) Apple
9 37 (7.36%) Avaya
10 36 (7.16%) Veeam
11 29 (5.77%) SolarWinds
12 28 (5.57%) F5
12 28 (5.57%) Sophos
13 25 (4.97%) Splunk
14 24 (4.77%) Red Hat
15 22 (4.37%) CyberArk
16 21 (4.17%) Palo Alto
17 19 (3.78%) ArcSight
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