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 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
UK / England
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 646 713 686
Rank change year-on-year +67 -27  
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 209 235 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.98% 2.85% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 188 208 210
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +2.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.71% -6.66%  

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 7016 8260 7985
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.59% 8.43% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5668 6719 6394
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.23% -  

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing WSUS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +57 69 £50,000 +25.00% 7
South East +36 54 £41,500 +1.84% 9
North West +18 36 £41,000 +17.14% 5
Yorkshire +35 18 £32,500 +16.07% 1
South West -5 12 £32,500 - 1
East of England +2 10 £32,500 +8.33%
West Midlands +23 8 £35,000 -10.25% 2
East Midlands +13 2 £32,785 -28.72% 1
WSUS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 315 (74.29%) Microsoft
2 301 (70.99%) Active Directory
3 298 (70.28%) Windows
4 216 (50.94%) VMware
5 212 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 152 (35.85%) DNS
7 150 (35.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 140 (33.02%) SQL Server
9 133 (31.37%) MS Exchange
10 131 (30.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 130 (30.66%) SCCM
12 123 (29.01%) ITIL
13 122 (28.77%) Windows Server 2008
14 115 (27.12%) Microsoft Azure
14 115 (27.12%) Firewall
15 112 (26.42%) DHCP
16 105 (24.76%) PowerShell
17 98 (23.11%) IIS
17 98 (23.11%) Citrix
18 97 (22.88%) Linux
19 96 (22.64%) Cisco
20 86 (20.28%) Hyper-V
21 84 (19.81%) TCP/IP
22 83 (19.58%) .NET
23 82 (19.34%) Agile Software Development
24 80 (18.87%) TDD
24 80 (18.87%) Ruby
24 80 (18.87%) Business Desktop Deployment
24 80 (18.87%) WPF
24 80 (18.87%) TeamCity

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
1 133 (31.37%) MS Exchange
2 98 (23.11%) IIS
3 80 (18.87%) Elasticsearch
4 57 (13.44%) Skype for Business
5 56 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 53 (12.50%) SharePoint
7 40 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (3.54%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (1.42%) Apache
11 5 (1.18%) IBM Domino
11 5 (1.18%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.94%) SAS
12 4 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.71%) Documentum
13 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.47%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.24%) Confluence
Applications
1 53 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.18%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.18%) Workfront
3 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.47%) Eikon
3 2 (0.47%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 115 (27.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (18.63%) Office 365
3 18 (4.25%) SaaS
4 13 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (1.18%) PaaS
7 4 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.94%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.71%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.71%) IaaS
8 3 (0.71%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.47%) Akamai
9 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.47%) G Suite
10 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.24%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 152 (35.85%) DNS
2 115 (27.12%) Firewall
3 112 (26.42%) DHCP
4 84 (19.81%) TCP/IP
5 68 (16.04%) SAN
6 55 (12.97%) LAN
7 54 (12.74%) WAN
8 50 (11.79%) VLAN
9 46 (10.85%) VPN
10 45 (10.61%) Skype
11 34 (8.02%) VoIP
12 24 (5.66%) Network Security
13 23 (5.42%) Cisco ASA
14 22 (5.19%) Internet
15 15 (3.54%) MPLS
16 14 (3.30%) Remote Desktop
17 12 (2.83%) IP Telephony
18 10 (2.36%) Cisco PIX
18 10 (2.36%) Wireless
19 9 (2.12%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (33.02%) SQL Server
2 80 (18.87%) MongoDB
3 74 (17.45%) SQL Server 2014
4 28 (6.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (2.59%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (0.94%) MySQL
7 4 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.24%) DB2
10 1 (0.24%) FileMaker
10 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 80 (18.87%) TeamCity
2 4 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.71%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.47%) MSI
4 2 (0.47%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.24%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.24%) JIRA
General
1 63 (14.86%) Finance
2 31 (7.31%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.25%) Back Office
4 16 (3.77%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.59%) Retail
6 9 (2.12%) Banking
6 9 (2.12%) Marketing
7 6 (1.42%) Electronics
7 6 (1.42%) Law
8 5 (1.18%) Games
9 4 (0.94%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.94%) Legal
10 2 (0.47%) Advertising
10 2 (0.47%) Automotive
11 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 100 (23.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 80 (18.87%) .NET Developer
2 80 (18.87%) Developer
2 80 (18.87%) Messaging Developer
3 72 (16.98%) Analyst
4 68 (16.04%) Support Engineer
5 64 (15.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 50 (11.79%) Support Analyst
7 48 (11.32%) Infrastructure Support
8 46 (10.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 45 (10.61%) IT Support
10 44 (10.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
10 44 (10.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 32 (7.55%) Administrator
12 30 (7.08%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 30 (7.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 30 (7.08%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
13 29 (6.84%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
13 29 (6.84%) IT Engineer
14 27 (6.37%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (19.58%) .NET
2 80 (18.87%) AngularJS
2 80 (18.87%) ASP.NET
2 80 (18.87%) ASP.NET MVC
2 80 (18.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 80 (18.87%) ASP.NET Web API
2 80 (18.87%) KnockoutJS
2 80 (18.87%) MSMQ
2 80 (18.87%) Node.js
2 80 (18.87%) RabbitMQ
2 80 (18.87%) RESTful
2 80 (18.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 80 (18.87%) WPF
3 10 (2.36%) LAMP
4 9 (2.12%) Web Services
5 4 (0.94%) HTML
6 3 (0.71%) COM
6 3 (0.71%) XML
7 2 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.47%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.67%) Clustering
2 37 (8.73%) Data Centre
3 24 (5.66%) PKI
4 19 (4.48%) Management Information System
5 18 (4.25%) Driving Licence
6 14 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.36%) Smartphone
8 9 (2.12%) Replication
9 7 (1.65%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.18%) AS400
11 5 (1.18%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.18%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.94%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.94%) HP Storage
12 4 (0.94%) HP StoreVirtual
13 3 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (0.71%) Machine to Machine
13 3 (0.71%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 298 (70.28%) Windows
2 212 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 131 (30.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 122 (28.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 97 (22.88%) Linux
6 42 (9.91%) Windows 7
7 39 (9.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (7.31%) Unix
9 27 (6.37%) Windows 10
10 19 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (2.59%) Solaris
12 10 (2.36%) Windows 8
13 8 (1.89%) Android
14 6 (1.42%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.42%) Ubuntu
15 5 (1.18%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.94%) CentOS
16 4 (0.94%) Data ONTAP
17 3 (0.71%) AIX
18 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (29.01%) ITIL
2 82 (19.34%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (18.87%) Dependency Injection
3 80 (18.87%) Kanban
3 80 (18.87%) Multithreading
3 80 (18.87%) MVC
3 80 (18.87%) OO
3 80 (18.87%) TDD
3 80 (18.87%) Web Application Development
4 26 (6.13%) Information Security
4 26 (6.13%) Release Management
5 24 (5.66%) Patch Management
6 20 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (4.72%) Project Management
7 19 (4.48%) Change Control
7 19 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (4.01%) Service Delivery
8 17 (4.01%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 16 (3.77%) Configuration Management
9 16 (3.77%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 105 (24.76%) PowerShell
2 80 (18.87%) C#
2 80 (18.87%) F#
2 80 (18.87%) Ruby
3 75 (17.69%) SQL
4 19 (4.48%) VBScript
5 16 (3.77%) VB
6 10 (2.36%) Shell Script
7 8 (1.89%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.94%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.71%) Python
10 1 (0.24%) Java
10 1 (0.24%) Perl
10 1 (0.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 69 (16.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (12.74%) MCSE
3 36 (8.49%) MCSA
4 33 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (7.31%) CCNA
6 20 (4.72%) MCP
7 19 (4.48%) Security Cleared
8 16 (3.77%) Degree
9 13 (3.07%) DV Cleared
10 10 (2.36%) MCDST
11 8 (1.89%) GIAC
12 7 (1.65%) MCITP
13 6 (1.42%) CISSP
13 6 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (1.42%) GCIH
14 5 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (0.94%) CCAA
15 4 (0.94%) CCNP
15 4 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
16 3 (0.71%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (2.59%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.36%) SLA
4 4 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (0.94%) SSAE 16
5 3 (0.71%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (0.47%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.24%) COBIT
7 1 (0.24%) COSO
7 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.24%) SAS 70
System Software
1 301 (70.99%) Active Directory
2 150 (35.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (20.28%) Hyper-V
4 66 (15.57%) vSphere
5 64 (15.09%) Terminal Services
6 61 (14.39%) XenApp
7 38 (8.96%) XenDesktop
8 23 (5.42%) VMware ESX
9 22 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
10 17 (4.01%) Virtual Machines
10 17 (4.01%) VMware Workstation
11 9 (2.12%) Forefront TMG
12 7 (1.65%) KVM
12 7 (1.65%) XenServer
13 4 (0.94%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.71%) Firmware
14 3 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.71%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.47%) NFS
15 2 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 130 (30.66%) SCCM
2 80 (18.87%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 80 (18.87%) Kibana
3 42 (9.91%) SCOM
4 29 (6.84%) Backup Exec
5 21 (4.95%) McAfee ePO
6 14 (3.30%) Nessus
6 14 (3.30%) vCenter Server
7 13 (3.07%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (2.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 9 (2.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 9 (2.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 9 (2.12%) Nagios
10 8 (1.89%) MOM
10 8 (1.89%) NetBackup
10 8 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (1.42%) Failover Clustering
11 6 (1.42%) HP SIM
11 6 (1.42%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (1.42%) QRadar
Vendors
1 315 (74.29%) Microsoft
2 216 (50.94%) VMware
3 98 (23.11%) Citrix
4 96 (22.64%) Cisco
5 78 (18.40%) HP
6 48 (11.32%) Dell
7 43 (10.14%) NetApp
8 38 (8.96%) Intel Security
9 31 (7.31%) Avaya
10 28 (6.60%) Symantec
11 25 (5.90%) Apple
11 25 (5.90%) Veeam
12 22 (5.19%) Sophos
13 18 (4.25%) Red Hat
14 15 (3.54%) SonicWALL
15 12 (2.83%) F5
15 12 (2.83%) Splunk
16 10 (2.36%) CyberArk
16 10 (2.36%) Mitel
17 9 (2.12%) Palo Alto
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lightfoot Solutions Group Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £45,000 per annum dependent on qualifications and expe
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 40k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 40k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dagenham, Essex
MAPP - IT, Digital, Broadcasting & Media Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £22,500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £35000 per annum + 34 days holiday, private healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £35000 per annum + 34 days holiday / private healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Talent International
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Net Talent
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Sequential Professional Services Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum including benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Intec Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus & Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
The White Company
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Bury
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Slough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + 10% Pension + 30-50% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago