Period
to 28 October 2020

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 28 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England > London
6 months to
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 414 633 647
Rank change year-on-year +219 +14 +55
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 52 119 173
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.32% 1.42% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 49 96 133
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £25,000 £30,375 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £56,875 £72,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £39,535 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% -6.98% +6.25%

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 3,932 8,367 8,341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.73% 15.31% 12.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3,281 6,480 6,744
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £108,750 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +3.77%

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 28 October 2020.

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 28 October 2020. 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 +144 12 £50,000 +5.26%
West London - 4 £55,000 -
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 2020, 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 52 (100.00%) Windows
1 52 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 33 (63.46%) Linux
2 33 (63.46%) Finance
3 32 (61.54%) PowerShell
3 32 (61.54%) Azure
3 32 (61.54%) Windows Server
4 31 (59.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (59.62%) VMware
4 31 (59.62%) Microsoft
5 23 (44.23%) DNS
5 23 (44.23%) Windows Server 2016
6 21 (40.38%) Office 365
7 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (36.54%) DHCP
9 17 (32.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 16 (30.77%) SolarWinds
10 16 (30.77%) MS Exchange
11 13 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
12 12 (23.08%) Azure Active Directory
12 12 (23.08%) Windows 10
13 11 (21.15%) Line Management
13 11 (21.15%) Task Automation
13 11 (21.15%) DMARC
13 11 (21.15%) Red Hat
13 11 (21.15%) LDAP
13 11 (21.15%) SSL
13 11 (21.15%) CentOS
13 11 (21.15%) vSphere
14 10 (19.23%) Patch 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 16 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 32 (61.54%) Azure
2 21 (40.38%) Office 365
3 12 (23.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (13.46%) IaaS
5 6 (11.54%) PaaS
5 6 (11.54%) SaaS
6 4 (7.69%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 23 (44.23%) DNS
2 19 (36.54%) DHCP
3 11 (21.15%) DMARC
3 11 (21.15%) SSL
4 7 (13.46%) VPN
4 7 (13.46%) Wireless
5 5 (9.62%) Firewall
5 5 (9.62%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (9.62%) SAN
5 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
5 5 (9.62%) VoIP
6 4 (7.69%) Internet
6 4 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
General
1 33 (63.46%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Law
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Back Office
4 2 (3.85%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (25.00%) Analyst
3 10 (19.23%) Support Analyst
4 8 (15.38%) IT Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Junior
5 7 (13.46%) Administrator
5 7 (13.46%) Junior Systems Administrator
5 7 (13.46%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (11.54%) Azure Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 4 (7.69%) IT Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) IT Support
7 4 (7.69%) PowerShell Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Team Leader
7 4 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Client/Server
1 5 (9.62%) Fat Client
1 5 (9.62%) Public Cloud
1 5 (9.62%) Thin Client
2 4 (7.69%) Replication
3 2 (3.85%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.85%) User Experience
3 2 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) iPhone
4 1 (1.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (63.46%) Linux
3 32 (61.54%) Windows Server
4 23 (44.23%) Windows Server 2016
5 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (23.08%) Windows 10
7 11 (21.15%) CentOS
8 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2019
9 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
10 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (7.69%) Debian
11 4 (7.69%) Mac OS
12 2 (3.85%) Unix
13 1 (1.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (21.15%) Line Management
2 11 (21.15%) Task Automation
3 10 (19.23%) Patch Management
4 9 (17.31%) Asset Management
4 9 (17.31%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (13.46%) ITSM
6 6 (11.54%) ITIL
7 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (9.62%) Software Asset Management
8 4 (7.69%) Business Continuity
8 4 (7.69%) Change Control
8 4 (7.69%) DevOps
8 4 (7.69%) Network Management
8 4 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (7.69%) Service Management
9 3 (5.77%) Business Case
9 3 (5.77%) Project Management
10 2 (3.85%) Case Management
10 2 (3.85%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (61.54%) PowerShell
2 9 (17.31%) SQL
3 4 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.77%) MCSA
2 3 (5.77%) MCSE
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) GDPR
2 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 31 (59.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (21.15%) vSphere
4 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.62%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.92%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) SCCM
2 6 (11.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (59.62%) Microsoft
1 31 (59.62%) VMware
2 16 (30.77%) SolarWinds
3 11 (21.15%) Red Hat
4 8 (15.38%) HP
5 6 (11.54%) Symantec
6 5 (9.62%) Adobe
6 5 (9.62%) Apple
6 5 (9.62%) Palo Alto
6 5 (9.62%) Polycom
6 5 (9.62%) Sophos
7 4 (7.69%) Cisco
7 4 (7.69%) Citrix
7 4 (7.69%) NetApp
7 4 (7.69%) Veeam
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle
8 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow