The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 104 89
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 0 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.18% 0.72%
As % of the Systems Management category - 2.02% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 9
Median salary - £35,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -25.26%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +5.71% -9.09%  

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 Essex with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 56 99 183
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 5.44% 9.14% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 39 67 136
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,498 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £80,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

WSUS
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for WSUS in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Essex region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VB
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL