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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 16 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England > London
6 months to
16 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 817 581 581
Rank change year-on-year -236 0 +66
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 43 24 62
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.063% 0.072% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.29% 0.36% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 33 13 45
10th Percentile £34,500 £41,250 £26,950
25th Percentile £36,250 £51,250 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +33.33% -8.63%
75th Percentile £62,500 £73,750 £63,750
90th Percentile - £74,750 £69,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £38,250 £38,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +0.66% -10.59%

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 14,832 6,748 6,956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.57% 20.17% 17.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6,148 5,086 5,666
10th Percentile £45,000 £46,250 £42,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
75th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £88,750
90th Percentile £115,000 £106,250 £105,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in London

WSUS
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WSUS in London.

Salary trend for WSUS in London

WSUS
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing WSUS in London over the 6 months to 16 May 2022.

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 16 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -41 2 £51,250 -16.33% 1
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 16 May 2022, 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (90.70%) Active Directory
3 37 (86.05%) Microsoft
4 32 (74.42%) Microsoft 365
5 30 (69.77%) DNS
5 30 (69.77%) VMware
6 28 (65.12%) Windows Server
7 27 (62.79%) Azure
7 27 (62.79%) Windows 10
7 27 (62.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (58.14%) Firewall
9 23 (53.49%) DHCP
10 22 (51.16%) SAN
11 20 (46.51%) VPN
11 20 (46.51%) Microsoft Intune
12 18 (41.86%) Mobile Device Management
12 18 (41.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 18 (41.86%) Veeam
13 16 (37.21%) NAS
13 16 (37.21%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
13 16 (37.21%) SaaS
14 15 (34.88%) Patch Management
14 15 (34.88%) MS Exchange
14 15 (34.88%) PowerShell
15 14 (32.56%) ITIL
15 14 (32.56%) PaaS
15 14 (32.56%) IaaS
15 14 (32.56%) Virtual Servers
16 13 (30.23%) Dynamics 365

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 15 (34.88%) MS Exchange
2 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
3 6 (13.95%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) CMS
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (74.42%) Microsoft 365
2 27 (62.79%) Azure
3 16 (37.21%) SaaS
4 14 (32.56%) IaaS
4 14 (32.56%) PaaS
5 13 (30.23%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (18.60%) Mimecast
6 8 (18.60%) OneDrive
7 2 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (2.33%) AWS
8 1 (2.33%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (69.77%) DNS
2 25 (58.14%) Firewall
3 23 (53.49%) DHCP
4 22 (51.16%) SAN
5 20 (46.51%) VPN
6 16 (37.21%) NAS
7 8 (18.60%) LAN
7 8 (18.60%) WAN
7 8 (18.60%) Wireless
8 7 (16.28%) VLAN
9 5 (11.63%) Internet
9 5 (11.63%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (11.63%) Network Security
9 5 (11.63%) Wireless Security
10 4 (9.30%) iSCSI
10 4 (9.30%) Softphone
11 3 (6.98%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (6.98%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
12 2 (4.65%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Power BI
2 1 (2.33%) Power Query
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) JIRA
1 1 (2.33%) MSI
General
1 9 (20.93%) Social Skills
2 8 (18.60%) Finance
3 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.98%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.33%) Humanities
5 1 (2.33%) Legal
5 1 (2.33%) Publishing
5 1 (2.33%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Support Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Azure Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Desktop Support
5 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Security Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) IT Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) IT Support
7 3 (6.98%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.63%) IoT
3 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
4 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (65.12%) Windows Server
3 27 (62.79%) Windows 10
4 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2016
5 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2019
7 5 (11.63%) Mac OS X
8 3 (6.98%) Linux
8 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
9 2 (4.65%) Mac OS
9 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 18 (41.86%) Mobile Device Management
2 16 (37.21%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (34.88%) Patch Management
4 14 (32.56%) ITIL
5 13 (30.23%) Business Continuity
5 13 (30.23%) Kalman Filter
5 13 (30.23%) Software Deployment
6 12 (27.91%) Change Management
6 12 (27.91%) Service Management
6 12 (27.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (25.58%) Business Continuity Planning
7 11 (25.58%) ITSM
7 11 (25.58%) Supplier Management
8 8 (18.60%) Web Filtering
9 7 (16.28%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (16.28%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 6 (13.95%) Application Packaging
10 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
10 6 (13.95%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.95%) Perl
3 5 (11.63%) Python
3 5 (11.63%) SQL
4 2 (4.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
1 3 (6.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.33%) CCNA
3 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) GDPR
1 4 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
3 1 (2.33%) PMO
System Software
1 39 (90.70%) Active Directory
2 27 (62.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (32.56%) Virtual Servers
4 10 (23.26%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (23.26%) vSphere
5 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (11.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (11.63%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (4.65%) Docker
7 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.33%) BitLocker
8 1 (2.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 20 (46.51%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (18.60%) Failover Clustering
3 7 (16.28%) Kubernetes
3 7 (16.28%) SCCM
4 5 (11.63%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (11.63%) Sysprep
5 2 (4.65%) Terraform
6 1 (2.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (2.33%) AirWatch
6 1 (2.33%) SCOM
6 1 (2.33%) SCSM
6 1 (2.33%) ThinApp
6 1 (2.33%) WMI
6 1 (2.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 37 (86.05%) Microsoft
2 30 (69.77%) VMware
3 18 (41.86%) Veeam
4 13 (30.23%) arcserve
5 11 (25.58%) Dell
6 9 (20.93%) EqualLogic
7 8 (18.60%) Forcepoint
7 8 (18.60%) Meraki
7 8 (18.60%) Sophos
8 5 (11.63%) Citrix
9 4 (9.30%) Cisco
9 4 (9.30%) Oracle
10 3 (6.98%) Apple
10 3 (6.98%) CA
10 3 (6.98%) McAfee
10 3 (6.98%) NetApp
10 3 (6.98%) Splunk
11 2 (4.65%) HP
11 2 (4.65%) Trend Micro
12 1 (2.33%) Altiris