Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England > London
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 679 636 709
Rank change year-on-year -43 +73 +5
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 131 189 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.86% 2.67% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 120 159 172
London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +13.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,050 £65,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +21.43%

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 7,054 7,079 7,724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 10.03% 10.01% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5,942 6,054 6,634
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,750 £34,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -13 30 £47,500 -9.52% 7
West London +21 15 £54,500 +14.74% 3
East London -5 2 £33,500 -7.59% 2
North London -5 1 £35,000 +7.69%
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 102 (77.86%) Windows
2 88 (67.18%) Microsoft
3 87 (66.41%) Active Directory
4 74 (56.49%) VMware
5 62 (47.33%) SCCM
6 61 (46.56%) Windows Server
7 47 (35.88%) Office 365
7 47 (35.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 46 (35.11%) SQL Server
9 44 (33.59%) DNS
10 43 (32.82%) DHCP
11 40 (30.53%) MS Exchange
11 40 (30.53%) Citrix
12 36 (27.48%) Firewall
12 36 (27.48%) Windows Server 2012
13 35 (26.72%) Microsoft Azure
13 35 (26.72%) Microsoft Office
14 34 (25.95%) ITIL
14 34 (25.95%) Windows Server 2008
15 33 (25.19%) Windows 7
16 29 (22.14%) PowerShell
16 29 (22.14%) Finance
16 29 (22.14%) Linux
16 29 (22.14%) Symantec
17 28 (21.37%) Exchange Server 2010
18 27 (20.61%) VMware ESXi
19 26 (19.85%) vSphere
19 26 (19.85%) McAfee
19 26 (19.85%) Cisco
20 25 (19.08%) Incident Management

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 40 (30.53%) MS Exchange
2 28 (21.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (16.79%) IIS
4 15 (11.45%) Skype for Business
5 12 (9.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (5.34%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.29%) Confluence
8 3 (2.29%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (26.72%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (6.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Eikon
2 1 (0.76%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 47 (35.88%) Office 365
2 35 (26.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (6.87%) OneDrive
5 4 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (2.29%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.29%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (2.29%) AWS CloudTrail
6 3 (2.29%) CloudFront
7 2 (1.53%) IaaS
7 2 (1.53%) PaaS
8 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.76%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.76%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 44 (33.59%) DNS
2 43 (32.82%) DHCP
3 36 (27.48%) Firewall
4 22 (16.79%) VLAN
5 20 (15.27%) SAN
6 19 (14.50%) VPN
7 17 (12.98%) TCP/IP
7 17 (12.98%) WAN
8 16 (12.21%) LAN
9 12 (9.16%) Skype
10 11 (8.40%) Remote Desktop
11 9 (6.87%) FTP
11 9 (6.87%) SSL
11 9 (6.87%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (6.11%) Wireless
13 6 (4.58%) VoIP
14 5 (3.82%) Internet
15 3 (2.29%) DMZ
15 3 (2.29%) IPv4
15 3 (2.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (35.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.63%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (5.34%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.05%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.29%) InterBase
5 3 (2.29%) MySQL
5 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.76%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (6.87%) MSI
2 7 (5.34%) TeamCity
3 5 (3.82%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.05%) AdminStudio
4 4 (3.05%) AutoIt
4 4 (3.05%) InstallShield
5 3 (2.29%) JIRA
5 3 (2.29%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.76%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 29 (22.14%) Finance
2 12 (9.16%) Banking
3 5 (3.82%) Back Office
4 4 (3.05%) Advertising
4 4 (3.05%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.05%) Law
4 4 (3.05%) Marketing
5 3 (2.29%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Retail
6 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (19.08%) Analyst
2 21 (16.03%) Desktop Support
3 20 (15.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (12.21%) Support Analyst
4 16 (12.21%) Windows Engineer
5 14 (10.69%) IT Support
6 12 (9.16%) IT Analyst
6 12 (9.16%) IT Support Analyst
6 12 (9.16%) Support Engineer
7 10 (7.63%) Desktop Engineer
7 10 (7.63%) VMware Engineer
8 9 (6.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 9 (6.87%) Backup Engineer
8 9 (6.87%) IT Manager
8 9 (6.87%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (6.11%) Administrator
9 8 (6.11%) Architect
10 7 (5.34%) .NET Developer
10 7 (5.34%) Developer
10 7 (5.34%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.92%) .NET
2 10 (7.63%) ASP.NET
3 8 (6.11%) SailPoint
4 7 (5.34%) AngularJS
4 7 (5.34%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (5.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 7 (5.34%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (5.34%) KnockoutJS
4 7 (5.34%) MSMQ
4 7 (5.34%) Node.js
4 7 (5.34%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (5.34%) RESTful
4 7 (5.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (5.34%) Web Services
4 7 (5.34%) WPF
5 1 (0.76%) COM
5 1 (0.76%) JSON
5 1 (0.76%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.56%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.87%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.87%) User Experience
4 8 (6.11%) Clustering
5 6 (4.58%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.29%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.29%) PKI
7 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.53%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.53%) iPad
7 2 (1.53%) iPhone
7 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Licensing
7 2 (1.53%) Replication
7 2 (1.53%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 102 (77.86%) Windows
2 61 (46.56%) Windows Server
3 36 (27.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (25.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (25.19%) Windows 7
6 29 (22.14%) Linux
7 19 (14.50%) Windows 10
8 16 (12.21%) Mac OS X
9 10 (7.63%) Android
9 10 (7.63%) Windows 8
9 10 (7.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (6.87%) Apple iOS
10 9 (6.87%) Windows Phone
11 5 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (3.82%) Unix
12 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.95%) ITIL
2 25 (19.08%) Incident Management
3 17 (12.98%) Root Cause Analysis
4 14 (10.69%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (10.69%) Capacity Management
5 13 (9.92%) Change Management
5 13 (9.92%) Vulnerability Management
5 13 (9.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 12 (9.16%) Patch Management
7 11 (8.40%) Information Security
7 11 (8.40%) Process Improvement
7 11 (8.40%) Security Patching
8 10 (7.63%) Application Packaging
8 10 (7.63%) Asset Management
8 10 (7.63%) Problem Management
8 10 (7.63%) Security Operations
9 9 (6.87%) Regulatory Compliance
9 9 (6.87%) Security Monitoring
10 8 (6.11%) Privileged Access Management
10 8 (6.11%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 29 (22.14%) PowerShell
2 24 (18.32%) SQL
3 15 (11.45%) VBScript
4 10 (7.63%) C#
5 7 (5.34%) F#
5 7 (5.34%) Ruby
6 4 (3.05%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.29%) Perl
7 3 (2.29%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.76%) C
8 1 (0.76%) VB
8 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (16.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (9.16%) MCSE
3 10 (7.63%) MCSA
4 9 (6.87%) Degree
4 9 (6.87%) MCP
5 8 (6.11%) CISA
5 8 (6.11%) CISM
5 8 (6.11%) CISSP
5 8 (6.11%) GIAC
5 8 (6.11%) GISF
5 8 (6.11%) GSEC
6 6 (4.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (4.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (3.82%) CCA
7 5 (3.82%) CCNA
7 5 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.82%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (3.05%) CCNP
8 4 (3.05%) MCITP
9 3 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (5.34%) SLA
2 4 (3.05%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (3.05%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 4 (3.05%) QA
System Software
1 87 (66.41%) Active Directory
2 47 (35.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (20.61%) VMware ESXi
4 26 (19.85%) vSphere
5 23 (17.56%) XenApp
6 18 (13.74%) XenDesktop
7 15 (11.45%) Hyper-V
8 12 (9.16%) BitLocker
9 11 (8.40%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (6.87%) Terminal Services
11 6 (4.58%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (3.05%) Docker
13 3 (2.29%) vCloud
13 3 (2.29%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.76%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
14 1 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.76%) Firmware
14 1 (0.76%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 62 (47.33%) SCCM
2 19 (14.50%) McAfee ePO
3 15 (11.45%) SCOM
4 13 (9.92%) Nessus
5 8 (6.11%) Backup Exec
5 8 (6.11%) Core Impact
5 8 (6.11%) Nexpose
5 8 (6.11%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (6.11%) OpenVAS
5 8 (6.11%) PowerBroker
5 8 (6.11%) Puppet
5 8 (6.11%) QRadar
5 8 (6.11%) RSA Security Analytics
5 8 (6.11%) SCOrch
5 8 (6.11%) vCenter Server
5 8 (6.11%) vRealize
6 7 (5.34%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 7 (5.34%) Kibana
7 6 (4.58%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (3.82%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 88 (67.18%) Microsoft
2 74 (56.49%) VMware
3 40 (30.53%) Citrix
4 29 (22.14%) Symantec
5 26 (19.85%) Cisco
5 26 (19.85%) McAfee
6 14 (10.69%) CommVault
7 13 (9.92%) Palo Alto
7 13 (9.92%) Sophos
8 11 (8.40%) ArcSight
8 11 (8.40%) Avaya
8 11 (8.40%) Lumension
8 11 (8.40%) Qualys
9 9 (6.87%) Adobe
9 9 (6.87%) HP
10 8 (6.11%) Apple
10 8 (6.11%) Aveksa
10 8 (6.11%) Bomgar
10 8 (6.11%) SolarWinds
10 8 (6.11%) Splunk