The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 166 173
Rank change year-on-year +13 +7  
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 3 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.12% 0.36% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.72% 4.71% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 7
Median salary £30,000 £31,500 £35,661
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -11.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £32,500 £36,354
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year +4.28% -7.28%  

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 Leeds with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 174 255 249
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 6.69% 7.71% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 149 172 213
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

WSUS
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for WSUS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 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 Leeds region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 18 (69.23%) Windows Server
3 17 (65.38%) Cisco
4 16 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (61.54%) CCNA
4 16 (61.54%) VMware
5 13 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (38.46%) SAN
8 9 (34.62%) MCSA
8 9 (34.62%) HP
8 9 (34.62%) LAN
8 9 (34.62%) WAN
8 9 (34.62%) Hyper-V
8 9 (34.62%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (26.92%) Synology
9 7 (26.92%) Network Security
9 7 (26.92%) NAS
9 7 (26.92%) VLAN
9 7 (26.92%) Veeam
9 7 (26.92%) Mitel
9 7 (26.92%) Network Design
9 7 (26.92%) Replication
9 7 (26.92%) VoIP
9 7 (26.92%) Project Management
10 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
11 4 (15.38%) Citrix

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 4 (15.38%) IIS
1 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) SAN
2 9 (34.62%) LAN
2 9 (34.62%) WAN
3 7 (26.92%) NAS
3 7 (26.92%) Network Security
3 7 (26.92%) VLAN
3 7 (26.92%) VoIP
4 3 (11.54%) DHCP
4 3 (11.54%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (42.31%) VMware Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
7 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (26.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
1 18 (69.23%) Windows Server
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (26.92%) Network Design
2 7 (26.92%) Project Management
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (7.69%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.85%) Remote Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) CCNA
1 16 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (34.62%) MCSA
4 3 (11.54%) CCA
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (11.54%) MCITP
4 3 (11.54%) MCSE
System Software
1 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 13 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (34.62%) Hyper-V
4 4 (15.38%) XenApp
5 3 (11.54%) VMware ESX
6 2 (7.69%) vSphere
7 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) SCCM
1 3 (11.54%) SCOM
2 2 (7.69%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Cisco
2 16 (61.54%) VMware
3 9 (34.62%) HP
4 7 (26.92%) Mitel
4 7 (26.92%) Synology
4 7 (26.92%) Veeam
5 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 4 (15.38%) Citrix
7 2 (7.69%) NetApp