Period
to 17 October 2021

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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 705 416 632
Rank change year-on-year -289 +216 +14
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 16 56 120
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.032% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.16% 1.46% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 14 53 97
10th Percentile £30,500 £25,000 £31,000
25th Percentile £31,563 £32,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11% -10.00%
75th Percentile £52,813 £70,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £57,250 £73,750 £55,500
England median annual salary £32,500 £36,275 £37,500
% change year-on-year -10.41% -3.27% -11.76%

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 10,121 3,843 8,424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.23% 19.86% 15.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6,056 3,241 6,581
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,750 £40,000
25th Percentile £60,133 £56,250 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.71% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £86,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £107,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £58,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +7.76% +5.45%

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 17 October 2021.

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 17 October 2021. 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 -65 6 £52,500 +7.69%
South London - 1 £45,000 - 1
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, 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 12 (75.00%) Windows
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft 365
3 10 (62.50%) Social Skills
4 9 (56.25%) SCCM
4 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (56.25%) Azure
4 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
5 8 (50.00%) DHCP
5 8 (50.00%) DNS
6 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (37.50%) ITIL
7 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
7 6 (37.50%) Veeam
7 6 (37.50%) Firewall
8 5 (31.25%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
8 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
9 4 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (25.00%) Meraki
9 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (25.00%) Cisco
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (25.00%) Service Management
9 4 (25.00%) McAfee
9 4 (25.00%) Finance

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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.25%) Apache
4 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
4 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft 365
2 9 (56.25%) Azure
3 3 (18.75%) Mimecast
4 2 (12.50%) AWS
4 2 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) DHCP
1 8 (50.00%) DNS
2 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (25.00%) VLAN
4 2 (12.50%) LAN
4 2 (12.50%) MPLS
4 2 (12.50%) SAN
4 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.25%) FTP
5 1 (6.25%) Internet
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security
5 1 (6.25%) Skype
5 1 (6.25%) SMTP
5 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) VPN
5 1 (6.25%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (62.50%) Social Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Legal
3 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 2 (12.50%) Front Office
4 2 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Hedge funds
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
3 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
5 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
5 3 (18.75%) Mac OS
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (6.25%) Linux
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security
3 3 (18.75%) ITSM
3 3 (18.75%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (12.50%) Break/Fix
4 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) IT Strategy
4 2 (12.50%) Patch Management
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) High Availability
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Straight-Through Processing
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (18.75%) MCSA
3 3 (18.75%) MCSE
4 2 (12.50%) CCA
4 2 (12.50%) CCNA
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (6.25%) CCNP
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) GDPR
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
1 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (18.75%) vSphere
5 1 (6.25%) DFS Replication
5 1 (6.25%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
5 1 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) SCCM
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (18.75%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (18.75%) NetBackup
3 3 (18.75%) vCenter Server
4 2 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (12.50%) SCOM
4 2 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (6.25%) OfficeScan
5 1 (6.25%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) Veeam
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) McAfee
4 4 (25.00%) Meraki
5 3 (18.75%) Altiris
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 3 (18.75%) Sophos
6 2 (12.50%) Aderant
6 2 (12.50%) Bloomberg
6 2 (12.50%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) iManage
6 2 (12.50%) Reuters
6 2 (12.50%) RightFax
6 2 (12.50%) Symantec
6 2 (12.50%) Zscaler
7 1 (6.25%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (6.25%) EqualLogic
7 1 (6.25%) Ruckus Wireless