Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England > London
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 687 685 734
Rank change year-on-year -2 +49 +19
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 143 166 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.72% 2.17% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 121 147 157
London median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% - +19.05%
10th Percentile £30,000 £24,650 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £90,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 8,297 7,663 8,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.61% 10.49% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6,821 6,292 7,170
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £80,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in London

WSUS
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for WSUS in London

WSUS
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WSUS in London over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for WSUS in London

WSUS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the London region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. 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
Central London -39 49 £42,500 -15.00% 6
West London +20 16 £34,000 -9.33% 3
East London -7 3 £45,000 +100.00% 1
South London - 3 £35,000 -
North London -4 1 £26,000 -20.00%
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT jobs citing WSUS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 120 (83.92%) Windows
2 103 (72.03%) Active Directory
3 90 (62.94%) Microsoft
4 75 (52.45%) VMware
5 70 (48.95%) SCCM
6 64 (44.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 64 (44.76%) Office 365
7 60 (41.96%) Windows Server
7 60 (41.96%) PowerShell
8 52 (36.36%) Windows 7
9 47 (32.87%) DNS
9 47 (32.87%) Citrix
9 47 (32.87%) MS Exchange
10 45 (31.47%) ITIL
11 43 (30.07%) DHCP
12 40 (27.97%) Windows Server 2008
13 37 (25.87%) Finance
13 37 (25.87%) Windows Server 2012
14 36 (25.17%) Firewall
15 34 (23.78%) Microsoft Office
15 34 (23.78%) Cisco
16 31 (21.68%) Microsoft Azure
17 30 (20.98%) Hyper-V
18 28 (19.58%) SLA
18 28 (19.58%) LAN
18 28 (19.58%) Analytical Skills
19 27 (18.88%) Exchange Server 2013
19 27 (18.88%) Windows 10
20 26 (18.18%) Security Patching
20 26 (18.18%) Problem-Solving

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 47 (32.87%) MS Exchange
2 27 (18.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 22 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 14 (9.79%) Skype for Business
5 13 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.50%) IIS
8 3 (2.10%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 34 (23.78%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (6.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.70%) Maya
4 1 (0.70%) NUKE
4 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (4.90%) Eikon
2 2 (1.40%) Misys Opics
3 1 (0.70%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 64 (44.76%) Office 365
2 31 (21.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.29%) OneDrive
4 8 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.70%) G Suite
5 1 (0.70%) GitHub
5 1 (0.70%) IaaS
5 1 (0.70%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.70%) SaaS
5 1 (0.70%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 47 (32.87%) DNS
2 43 (30.07%) DHCP
3 36 (25.17%) Firewall
4 28 (19.58%) LAN
5 16 (11.19%) TCP/IP
5 16 (11.19%) VPN
6 15 (10.49%) SAN
6 15 (10.49%) WAN
6 15 (10.49%) Wireless
7 10 (6.99%) 4G
8 8 (5.59%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (5.59%) Cisco PIX
8 8 (5.59%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (3.50%) Internet
9 5 (3.50%) VLAN
10 4 (2.80%) FTP
10 4 (2.80%) Skype
11 3 (2.10%) NetScaler
11 3 (2.10%) Wireshark
12 2 (1.40%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.08%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.09%) Big Data
3 7 (4.90%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.70%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 7 (4.90%) WinDbg
2 6 (4.20%) Chocolatey
2 6 (4.20%) MSI
3 1 (0.70%) Gerrit
3 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.70%) JIRA
3 1 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 37 (25.87%) Finance
2 17 (11.89%) Banking
3 16 (11.19%) Investment Banking
4 14 (9.79%) Financial Institution
5 10 (6.99%) Back Office
6 4 (2.80%) Retail
7 3 (2.10%) Front Office
7 3 (2.10%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.70%) Advertising
8 1 (0.70%) Games
8 1 (0.70%) Law
8 1 (0.70%) Legal
8 1 (0.70%) Marketing
8 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (18.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (16.08%) Desktop Support
3 21 (14.69%) Windows Engineer
4 20 (13.99%) Desktop Engineer
4 20 (13.99%) Support Engineer
5 15 (10.49%) Analyst
6 13 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
6 13 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
7 11 (7.69%) Administrator
7 11 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 11 (7.69%) IT Engineer
7 11 (7.69%) SCCM Specialist
7 11 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
8 10 (6.99%) Service Analyst
8 10 (6.99%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (6.29%) Infrastructure Support
9 9 (6.29%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (5.59%) Senior Desktop Engineer
10 8 (5.59%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (4.90%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.70%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (0.70%) Sensu
1 1 (0.70%) Software Packaging
1 1 (0.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.58%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.79%) Blackberry
2 14 (9.79%) Data Centre
3 13 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
3 13 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (6.99%) User Experience
5 6 (4.20%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (3.50%) Clustering
6 5 (3.50%) iPhone
6 5 (3.50%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.80%) Smartphone
8 3 (2.10%) HP Storage
8 3 (2.10%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.40%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.40%) Replication
9 2 (1.40%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.70%) Blog
10 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.70%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 120 (83.92%) Windows
2 60 (41.96%) Windows Server
3 52 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 40 (27.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (25.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (18.88%) Windows 10
7 19 (13.29%) Linux
8 9 (6.29%) Mac OS X
9 8 (5.59%) Solaris
10 7 (4.90%) Android
11 5 (3.50%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.40%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.70%) VyOS
13 1 (0.70%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (31.47%) ITIL
2 26 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
2 26 (18.18%) Security Patching
3 15 (10.49%) Investment Management
4 13 (9.09%) Innovative Thinking
4 13 (9.09%) Low Latency
4 13 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 13 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
4 13 (9.09%) Strategic Thinking
5 12 (8.39%) Patch Management
5 12 (8.39%) Service Delivery
6 10 (6.99%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (6.99%) Migration
6 10 (6.99%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (5.59%) Analytics
7 8 (5.59%) Business Development
7 8 (5.59%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (5.59%) Deployment Automation
7 8 (5.59%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 8 (5.59%) PQQ
Programming Languages
1 60 (41.96%) PowerShell
2 17 (11.89%) SQL
3 13 (9.09%) C
4 11 (7.69%) VBScript
5 8 (5.59%) Python
6 7 (4.90%) R
7 6 (4.20%) VB
8 3 (2.10%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.10%) VBA
9 2 (1.40%) Perl
9 2 (1.40%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.70%) C#
10 1 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 12 (8.39%) CCNA
2 12 (8.39%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (8.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (6.29%) Security Cleared
4 8 (5.59%) DV Cleared
5 7 (4.90%) MCSE
6 5 (3.50%) MCSA
7 4 (2.80%) Degree
8 3 (2.10%) A+ Certification
8 3 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.10%) MCDST
8 3 (2.10%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.40%) CCA
9 2 (1.40%) CCNP
9 2 (1.40%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.40%) ISACA
9 2 (1.40%) MCP
9 2 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (19.58%) SLA
2 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 103 (72.03%) Active Directory
2 64 (44.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (20.98%) Hyper-V
4 19 (13.29%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (10.49%) XenApp
6 14 (9.79%) BitLocker
7 13 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
7 13 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
8 12 (8.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (7.69%) vSphere
10 10 (6.99%) XenDesktop
11 9 (6.29%) Terminal Services
12 8 (5.59%) Forefront TMG
12 8 (5.59%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (2.80%) XenServer
14 2 (1.40%) Terminal Server
14 2 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
15 1 (0.70%) Firmware
15 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 70 (48.95%) SCCM
2 17 (11.89%) SCOM
3 8 (5.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 8 (5.59%) MOM
3 8 (5.59%) SCOrch
3 8 (5.59%) vRealize
3 8 (5.59%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 7 (4.90%) Backup Exec
4 7 (4.90%) Perfmon
5 6 (4.20%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (2.10%) vCenter Server
8 2 (1.40%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.40%) Grafana
8 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (1.40%) Nagios
8 2 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.40%) Terraform
8 2 (1.40%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 90 (62.94%) Microsoft
2 75 (52.45%) VMware
3 47 (32.87%) Citrix
4 34 (23.78%) Cisco
5 25 (17.48%) McAfee
6 17 (11.89%) HP
7 16 (11.19%) ServiceNow
8 13 (9.09%) Bloomberg
9 11 (7.69%) CommVault
10 8 (5.59%) F5
10 8 (5.59%) Fidessa
10 8 (5.59%) Reuters
10 8 (5.59%) SonicWALL
10 8 (5.59%) Symantec
11 7 (4.90%) SolarWinds
12 6 (4.20%) Apple
12 6 (4.20%) Ivanti
13 5 (3.50%) Juniper
13 5 (3.50%) NetApp
14 4 (2.80%) Avaya