Period
to 22 April 2019

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 22 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England > London
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 645 709 672
Rank change year-on-year +64 -37 +99
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 125 119 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.47% 1.51% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 93 109 125
London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,250 £69,600
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 8,513 7,893 7,201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.04% 11.28% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6,828 6,604 6,024
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,750 £39,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £86,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 22 April 2019.

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 22 April 2019. 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 +31 29 £47,500 +11.76% 2
South London - 2 £47,500 - 1
West London +4 1 £47,500 +35.71%
North London - 1 £35,000 -
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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.

1 119 (95.20%) Windows
2 93 (74.40%) Microsoft
3 84 (67.20%) SCCM
4 81 (64.80%) Windows Server
5 73 (58.40%) PowerShell
5 73 (58.40%) Active Directory
6 61 (48.80%) Windows 10
7 56 (44.80%) Windows 7
8 55 (44.00%) VMware
9 52 (41.60%) ITIL
10 48 (38.40%) DNS
11 42 (33.60%) Windows Server 2008
12 40 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 37 (29.60%) DHCP
13 37 (29.60%) Firewall
14 34 (27.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 33 (26.40%) Windows Server 2012
15 33 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
16 32 (25.60%) SQL Server
17 30 (24.00%) Hyper-V
18 29 (23.20%) Security Patching
19 28 (22.40%) Microsoft Azure
20 26 (20.80%) Amazon AWS
20 26 (20.80%) Office 365
20 26 (20.80%) Patch Management
21 25 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
21 25 (20.00%) IBM BigFix
21 25 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
22 24 (19.20%) Citrix
23 23 (18.40%) Microsoft App-V

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 18 (14.40%) IIS
2 14 (11.20%) SharePoint
3 13 (10.40%) MS Exchange
4 10 (8.00%) Skype for Business
5 6 (4.80%) Confluence
6 4 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.40%) CMS
7 3 (2.40%) Kentico
8 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.80%) Apache
9 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (14.40%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.20%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.80%) Q-Pulse
1 1 (0.80%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (22.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (20.80%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (20.80%) Office 365
3 3 (2.40%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.60%) GitHub
4 2 (1.60%) IaaS
4 2 (1.60%) PaaS
5 1 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.80%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 48 (38.40%) DNS
2 37 (29.60%) DHCP
2 37 (29.60%) Firewall
3 22 (17.60%) TCP/IP
4 16 (12.80%) VPN
5 14 (11.20%) LAN
6 12 (9.60%) VoIP
6 12 (9.60%) WAN
7 10 (8.00%) Skype
8 7 (5.60%) VLAN
9 6 (4.80%) SAN
9 6 (4.80%) Wireless
10 5 (4.00%) HTTP
11 4 (3.20%) HTTPS
11 4 (3.20%) Internet
11 4 (3.20%) IP Telephony
11 4 (3.20%) IPv4
11 4 (3.20%) IPv6
11 4 (3.20%) NAS
11 4 (3.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (25.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.80%) MySQL
2 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (16.00%) WinDbg
2 13 (10.40%) InstallShield
3 10 (8.00%) MSI
4 9 (7.20%) JIRA
5 6 (4.80%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.80%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.80%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (3.20%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (17.60%) Finance
2 13 (10.40%) Retail
3 7 (5.60%) Banking
4 3 (2.40%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.80%) Back Office
5 1 (0.80%) Electronics
5 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.80%) Marketing
5 1 (0.80%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (26.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (13.60%) IT Engineer
3 16 (12.80%) Windows Engineer
4 15 (12.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 15 (12.00%) SCCM Engineer
5 14 (11.20%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 12 (9.60%) Support Engineer
7 11 (8.80%) Analyst
7 11 (8.80%) Desktop Support
7 11 (8.80%) Senior Windows Engineer
8 10 (8.00%) Build Engineer
8 10 (8.00%) Desktop Build Engineer
8 10 (8.00%) PowerShell Engineer
8 10 (8.00%) Senior Build Engineer
8 10 (8.00%) Senior SCCM Engineer
8 10 (8.00%) Windows Build Engineer
9 9 (7.20%) PowerShell Specialist
9 9 (7.20%) SCCM Specialist
9 9 (7.20%) Windows Server Specialist
9 9 (7.20%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.20%) Software Packaging
2 6 (4.80%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.80%) .NET
3 1 (0.80%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.80%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.60%) Clustering
2 13 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.40%) Data Centre
3 11 (8.80%) User Experience
4 8 (6.40%) Hedge funds
5 7 (5.60%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (4.80%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (4.80%) Replication
7 4 (3.20%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (3.20%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.60%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.60%) iPad
9 2 (1.60%) iPhone
9 2 (1.60%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.80%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.80%) Fintech
10 1 (0.80%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.80%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 119 (95.20%) Windows
2 81 (64.80%) Windows Server
3 61 (48.80%) Windows 10
4 56 (44.80%) Windows 7
5 42 (33.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (26.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (16.00%) Linux
8 8 (6.40%) Apple iOS
9 7 (5.60%) Mac OS X
10 6 (4.80%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.40%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.60%) Android
12 2 (1.60%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.60%) Unix
13 1 (0.80%) Solaris
13 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (41.60%) ITIL
2 34 (27.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 33 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (23.20%) Security Patching
5 26 (20.80%) Patch Management
6 25 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (13.60%) DevOps
8 16 (12.80%) Service Management
9 14 (11.20%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (10.40%) Change Management
10 13 (10.40%) Cybersecurity
10 13 (10.40%) Project Management
11 12 (9.60%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (8.80%) Analytical Thinking
12 11 (8.80%) Data Protection
12 11 (8.80%) Problem Management
13 10 (8.00%) Information Security
13 10 (8.00%) Storage Management
13 10 (8.00%) Task Automation
13 10 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (58.40%) PowerShell
2 20 (16.00%) VBScript
3 10 (8.00%) VB
4 6 (4.80%) Bash Shell
4 6 (4.80%) SQL
4 6 (4.80%) VBA
5 2 (1.60%) Python
6 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (9.60%) MCDST
3 10 (8.00%) MCSE
4 7 (5.60%) CISSP
5 5 (4.00%) Degree
5 5 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.20%) CEH
6 4 (3.20%) CISMP
6 4 (3.20%) CompTIA Security+
6 4 (3.20%) MCSA
6 4 (3.20%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.20%) SSCP
6 4 (3.20%) VCP5
7 3 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.40%) CISM
8 2 (1.60%) CCNA
8 2 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.80%) MCITP
9 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.40%) SLA
3 7 (5.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (2.40%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (2.40%) GDPR
5 2 (1.60%) COBIT
5 2 (1.60%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.80%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.80%) PMO
6 1 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 73 (58.40%) Active Directory
2 40 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (24.00%) Hyper-V
4 23 (18.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 19 (15.20%) BitLocker
6 18 (14.40%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (11.20%) vSphere
8 13 (10.40%) XenApp
9 12 (9.60%) XenDesktop
10 10 (8.00%) DFS Replication
11 9 (7.20%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (4.80%) Docker
13 3 (2.40%) Terminal Server
14 2 (1.60%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
14 2 (1.60%) Firmware
14 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (1.60%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.80%) NLBS
15 1 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
15 1 (0.80%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 84 (67.20%) SCCM
2 25 (20.00%) IBM BigFix
3 20 (16.00%) Perfmon
4 17 (13.60%) SCOM
5 11 (8.80%) SCOrch
5 11 (8.80%) vCenter Server
5 11 (8.80%) vRealize
5 11 (8.80%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 10 (8.00%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (4.80%) AirWatch
7 6 (4.80%) Ansible
7 6 (4.80%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (4.80%) Grafana
7 6 (4.80%) Kubernetes
7 6 (4.80%) Prometheus
7 6 (4.80%) Terraform
7 6 (4.80%) ZABBIX
8 5 (4.00%) Backup Exec
8 5 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (4.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 93 (74.40%) Microsoft
2 55 (44.00%) VMware
3 24 (19.20%) Citrix
4 22 (17.60%) Ivanti
5 20 (16.00%) Cisco
6 19 (15.20%) IBM
6 19 (15.20%) McAfee
7 15 (12.00%) Symantec
8 13 (10.40%) Veritas
9 12 (9.60%) HP
10 9 (7.20%) Altiris
10 9 (7.20%) Apple
10 9 (7.20%) Intel
10 9 (7.20%) SolarWinds
10 9 (7.20%) Splunk
10 9 (7.20%) Sun
11 8 (6.40%) Oracle
12 7 (5.60%) 3PAR
12 7 (5.60%) Dell
13 6 (4.80%) MobileIron