Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England > London
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 614 703 647
Rank change year-on-year +89 -56 +55
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 187 159 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.16% 2.07% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 145 149 172
London median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £82,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% -10.00% +5.88%

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 8,641 7,686 7,759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.99% 10.37% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6,965 6,412 6,623
London median annual salary £65,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.80% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +1.85% +4.85% +3.00%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +6 40 £40,000 - 2
West London +12 9 £55,000 +46.67% 1
South London - 2 £39,250 -
North London +12 1 £26,000 -25.71% 1
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 169 (90.37%) Windows
2 141 (75.40%) SCCM
3 132 (70.59%) Microsoft
4 110 (58.82%) Active Directory
5 109 (58.29%) Windows Server
6 91 (48.66%) PowerShell
7 84 (44.92%) Windows 7
8 82 (43.85%) ITIL
9 78 (41.71%) VMware
10 76 (40.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 76 (40.64%) Windows 10
11 66 (35.29%) Citrix
12 64 (34.22%) DNS
12 64 (34.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 57 (30.48%) Windows Server 2012
14 53 (28.34%) DHCP
15 50 (26.74%) SQL Server
16 48 (25.67%) IBM BigFix
17 47 (25.13%) Problem-Solving
18 46 (24.60%) Security Patching
18 46 (24.60%) Firewall
19 41 (21.93%) BitLocker
20 39 (20.86%) Microsoft Certification
21 38 (20.32%) Microsoft Office
21 38 (20.32%) Linux
21 38 (20.32%) Finance
21 38 (20.32%) Office 365
22 37 (19.79%) Analytical Skills
22 37 (19.79%) TCP/IP
23 35 (18.72%) Information Security

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 19 (10.16%) MS Exchange
2 14 (7.49%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (4.28%) IIS
5 5 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.67%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.14%) Apache
7 3 (1.60%) CMS
7 3 (1.60%) Kentico
8 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 38 (20.32%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (5.35%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (5.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.21%) Eikon
2 1 (0.53%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 38 (20.32%) Office 365
2 18 (9.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (8.02%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.60%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.07%) GitHub
6 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (34.22%) DNS
2 53 (28.34%) DHCP
3 46 (24.60%) Firewall
4 37 (19.79%) TCP/IP
5 25 (13.37%) SAN
6 19 (10.16%) VPN
7 18 (9.63%) LAN
8 11 (5.88%) WAN
9 10 (5.35%) Internet
9 10 (5.35%) VLAN
10 9 (4.81%) VoIP
11 8 (4.28%) Wireless
12 5 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (2.67%) IPv4
12 5 (2.67%) IPv6
12 5 (2.67%) NAS
13 4 (2.14%) ADSL
13 4 (2.14%) Fibre Channel
14 3 (1.60%) iSCSI
14 3 (1.60%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (26.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.21%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (2.14%) Big Data
3 4 (2.14%) MySQL
4 3 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.07%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 30 (16.04%) WinDbg
2 7 (3.74%) InstallShield
2 7 (3.74%) MSI
3 2 (1.07%) AdminStudio
3 2 (1.07%) Gerrit
3 2 (1.07%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.07%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 38 (20.32%) Finance
2 28 (14.97%) Banking
3 23 (12.30%) Investment Banking
4 15 (8.02%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.14%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.60%) Back Office
7 2 (1.07%) Advertising
8 1 (0.53%) Electronics
8 1 (0.53%) Law
8 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Marketing
8 1 (0.53%) Retail
8 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (20.86%) Desktop Engineer
2 27 (14.44%) SCCM Engineer
3 25 (13.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (13.37%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 24 (12.83%) PowerShell Engineer
4 24 (12.83%) Senior SCCM Engineer
5 22 (11.76%) Desktop Support
6 21 (11.23%) Support Engineer
7 13 (6.95%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 12 (6.42%) Administrator
8 12 (6.42%) Infrastructure Support
8 12 (6.42%) IT Support
8 12 (6.42%) Windows Engineer
9 11 (5.88%) Analyst
10 10 (5.35%) Desktop Support Manager
10 10 (5.35%) PowerShell Specialist
10 10 (5.35%) SCCM Specialist
10 10 (5.35%) Server Specialist
10 10 (5.35%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (5.35%) Windows Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.02%) Software Packaging
2 4 (2.14%) WinForms
3 2 (1.07%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (1.07%) Sensu
4 1 (0.53%) .NET
4 1 (0.53%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.79%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (14.44%) User Experience
3 24 (12.83%) Data Protection Act
4 20 (10.70%) Clustering
5 14 (7.49%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (5.88%) Data Centre
7 7 (3.74%) Cyberthreat
8 6 (3.21%) Replication
9 5 (2.67%) Hedge funds
10 4 (2.14%) EPoS
10 4 (2.14%) Management Information System
10 4 (2.14%) PKI
10 4 (2.14%) Reinsurance
10 4 (2.14%) Smartcard
11 2 (1.07%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.07%) Fintech
11 2 (1.07%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.53%) iPhone
12 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.53%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 169 (90.37%) Windows
2 109 (58.29%) Windows Server
3 84 (44.92%) Windows 7
4 76 (40.64%) Windows 10
4 76 (40.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 57 (30.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (20.32%) Linux
7 19 (10.16%) Mac OS X
8 14 (7.49%) Apple iOS
9 8 (4.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.14%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.07%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.07%) Solaris
11 2 (1.07%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.53%) Android
12 1 (0.53%) Debian
12 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (43.85%) ITIL
2 47 (25.13%) Problem-Solving
3 46 (24.60%) Security Patching
4 35 (18.72%) Information Security
5 33 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
6 32 (17.11%) SIEM
7 30 (16.04%) Root Cause Analysis
8 28 (14.97%) Continuous Improvement
8 28 (14.97%) Data Protection
8 28 (14.97%) Patch Management
9 27 (14.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 25 (13.37%) Analytical Thinking
11 24 (12.83%) Cybersecurity
12 20 (10.70%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (10.70%) Configuration Management
12 20 (10.70%) Service Management
13 17 (9.09%) DRM
14 16 (8.56%) Change Management
14 16 (8.56%) Deployment Automation
14 16 (8.56%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 91 (48.66%) PowerShell
2 34 (18.18%) VBScript
3 9 (4.81%) VB
4 8 (4.28%) SQL
5 4 (2.14%) C
5 4 (2.14%) Python
6 2 (1.07%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.07%) C#
6 2 (1.07%) R
6 2 (1.07%) Ruby
7 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (20.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (14.97%) CISSP
3 24 (12.83%) CompTIA Security+
4 21 (11.23%) MCDST
5 20 (10.70%) CISMP
6 13 (6.95%) CEH
7 12 (6.42%) MCSE
8 10 (5.35%) Degree
8 10 (5.35%) GIAC
9 8 (4.28%) MCSA
10 6 (3.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.67%) VCP5
12 4 (2.14%) CISM
13 3 (1.60%) CCNA
13 3 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (1.60%) MCITP
13 3 (1.60%) MCP
13 3 (1.60%) SSCP
14 2 (1.07%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (12.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 6 (3.21%) SLA
4 4 (2.14%) COBIT
5 2 (1.07%) GDPR
6 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 110 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 64 (34.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (21.93%) BitLocker
4 34 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (12.83%) Hyper-V
6 22 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
7 18 (9.63%) XenApp
7 18 (9.63%) XenDesktop
8 14 (7.49%) vSphere
9 13 (6.95%) Terminal Server
10 11 (5.88%) DFS Replication
11 7 (3.74%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (2.67%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (2.67%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (2.14%) Firmware
13 4 (2.14%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (1.60%) Terminal Services
14 3 (1.60%) XenServer
15 2 (1.07%) Forefront TMG
16 1 (0.53%) Squid
Systems Management
1 141 (75.40%) SCCM
2 48 (25.67%) IBM BigFix
3 30 (16.04%) Perfmon
4 25 (13.37%) SCOM
4 25 (13.37%) SCOrch
4 25 (13.37%) vRealize
4 25 (13.37%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 13 (6.95%) Backup Exec
6 11 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
7 10 (5.35%) AirWatch
7 10 (5.35%) vCenter Server
8 7 (3.74%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (3.21%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (3.21%) Nagios
10 4 (2.14%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (2.14%) Nmap
10 4 (2.14%) SCSM
11 3 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (1.07%) MOM
12 2 (1.07%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 132 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 78 (41.71%) VMware
3 66 (35.29%) Citrix
4 32 (17.11%) Cisco
4 32 (17.11%) Ivanti
5 29 (15.51%) IBM
6 27 (14.44%) McAfee
7 23 (12.30%) Bloomberg
8 18 (9.63%) Veritas
9 16 (8.56%) Splunk
10 14 (7.49%) Apple
10 14 (7.49%) Intel
10 14 (7.49%) Sun
11 13 (6.95%) HP
12 12 (6.42%) Oracle
13 11 (5.88%) CommVault
13 11 (5.88%) Symantec
13 11 (5.88%) Veeam
14 9 (4.81%) Sophos
15 8 (4.28%) Avaya