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

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 608 630 681
Rank change year-on-year +22 +51 -40
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 113 183 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.36% 2.13% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 86 139 163
London median annual salary £46,500 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.43% +23.53% -15.00%
10th Percentile £30,375 £31,000 £27,800
90th Percentile £63,750 £72,500 £84,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -9.09%

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 8,337 8,604 7,772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 15.43% 12.80% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6,421 6,925 6,470
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +0.92% +7.92%

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 November 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 November 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 +11 23 £42,500 +22.30% 4
South London +12 10 £46,500 +32.86%
East London +28 7 £33,500 - 3
West London +12 3 - - 5
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 93 (82.30%) Windows
2 78 (69.03%) Active Directory
3 76 (67.26%) Microsoft
4 67 (59.29%) SCCM
5 59 (52.21%) Windows 10
6 56 (49.56%) Office 365
7 48 (42.48%) VMware
8 44 (38.94%) PowerShell
9 41 (36.28%) Azure
10 38 (33.63%) Windows Server
11 37 (32.74%) VMware Infrastructure
12 36 (31.86%) DNS
13 32 (28.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 30 (26.55%) DHCP
15 28 (24.78%) SQL Server
15 28 (24.78%) Microsoft Office
15 28 (24.78%) Firewall
16 27 (23.89%) MSI
16 27 (23.89%) Microsoft Certification
17 26 (23.01%) Cisco
17 26 (23.01%) SharePoint
17 26 (23.01%) Windows Server 2008
18 23 (20.35%) vSphere
19 22 (19.47%) ITIL
19 22 (19.47%) Finance
19 22 (19.47%) Problem-Solving
20 21 (18.58%) Citrix
21 20 (17.70%) Windows 7
21 20 (17.70%) Hyper-V
22 19 (16.81%) TCP/IP

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 26 (23.01%) SharePoint
2 14 (12.39%) MS Exchange
3 10 (8.85%) Skype for Business
4 9 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (7.08%) Tomcat
6 6 (5.31%) Confluence
6 6 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.54%) IIS
8 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.77%) Apache
10 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (24.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.88%) Mozilla Thunderbird
2 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.77%) Q-Pulse
1 2 (1.77%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (49.56%) Office 365
2 41 (36.28%) Azure
3 15 (13.27%) AWS
4 3 (2.65%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.65%) IaaS
4 3 (2.65%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.77%) PaaS
5 2 (1.77%) SaaS
6 1 (0.88%) G Suite
6 1 (0.88%) Slack
6 1 (0.88%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 36 (31.86%) DNS
2 30 (26.55%) DHCP
3 28 (24.78%) Firewall
4 19 (16.81%) TCP/IP
5 12 (10.62%) SAN
5 12 (10.62%) VPN
6 9 (7.96%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (6.19%) IPv4
7 7 (6.19%) IPv6
7 7 (6.19%) Wireless
8 6 (5.31%) SMTP
9 5 (4.42%) Skype
10 4 (3.54%) Network Security
10 4 (3.54%) VLAN
10 4 (3.54%) VoIP
10 4 (3.54%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (2.65%) Cisco PIX
11 3 (2.65%) LAN
11 3 (2.65%) PBX
11 3 (2.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (24.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.65%) MySQL
4 2 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.77%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 27 (23.89%) MSI
2 7 (6.19%) JIRA
3 6 (5.31%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.31%) Terragrunt
3 6 (5.31%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.42%) InstallShield
5 4 (3.54%) WinDbg
6 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (19.47%) Finance
2 8 (7.08%) Public Sector
3 6 (5.31%) Financial Institution
4 5 (4.42%) Retail
5 3 (2.65%) Back Office
5 3 (2.65%) Marketing
6 2 (1.77%) Local Government
6 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
7 1 (0.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (28.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (12.39%) Support Engineer
3 13 (11.50%) IT Engineer
4 11 (9.73%) Administrator
4 11 (9.73%) Analyst
4 11 (9.73%) Applications Packager
5 9 (7.96%) IT Support
6 8 (7.08%) IT Support Engineer
7 7 (6.19%) Citrix Packager
7 7 (6.19%) Field Engineer
7 7 (6.19%) Infrastructure Support
7 7 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.31%) Junior
8 6 (5.31%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.31%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) Junior Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) Junior IT Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.77%) .NET
2 1 (0.88%) LDAP
2 1 (0.88%) MSMQ
2 1 (0.88%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.73%) Driving Licence
2 9 (7.96%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.19%) Clustering
3 7 (6.19%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.19%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (5.31%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.54%) PKI
5 4 (3.54%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.65%) CCTV
6 3 (2.65%) iPad
6 3 (2.65%) iPhone
7 2 (1.77%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.77%) LIMS
7 2 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.88%) Replication
8 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 93 (82.30%) Windows
2 59 (52.21%) Windows 10
3 38 (33.63%) Windows Server
4 26 (23.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (17.70%) Windows 7
6 19 (16.81%) Linux
7 13 (11.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (8.85%) Apple iOS
8 10 (8.85%) Mac OS X
9 8 (7.08%) Unix
10 5 (4.42%) Mac OS
11 4 (3.54%) Android
11 4 (3.54%) CentOS
11 4 (3.54%) Solaris
11 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.88%) FreeNAS
13 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 22 (19.47%) ITIL
2 22 (19.47%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (15.04%) Service Management
4 13 (11.50%) Service Delivery
5 12 (10.62%) Patch Management
6 11 (9.73%) Project Management
7 9 (7.96%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (7.08%) ITSM
8 8 (7.08%) Line Management
9 7 (6.19%) Antivirus Management
9 7 (6.19%) Incident Management
9 7 (6.19%) Technical Leadership
10 6 (5.31%) Creative Thinking
10 6 (5.31%) High Availability
10 6 (5.31%) Infrastructure as Code
10 6 (5.31%) MVC
10 6 (5.31%) Server Management
10 6 (5.31%) Virtual Environments
11 5 (4.42%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (38.94%) PowerShell
2 17 (15.04%) SQL
3 6 (5.31%) Bash Shell
4 5 (4.42%) VB
4 5 (4.42%) VBScript
5 4 (3.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (23.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (15.04%) MCSE
3 14 (12.39%) MCSA
4 13 (11.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (6.19%) Degree
5 7 (6.19%) VCP5
6 4 (3.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.65%) CCNA
7 3 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.77%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.77%) MCITP
8 2 (1.77%) MCSD
8 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.88%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.39%) SLA
2 6 (5.31%) GDPR
3 3 (2.65%) COBIT
4 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.88%) RMADS
System Software
1 78 (69.03%) Active Directory
2 37 (32.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (20.35%) vSphere
4 20 (17.70%) Hyper-V
5 7 (6.19%) Firmware
6 5 (4.42%) BitLocker
7 4 (3.54%) Terminal Services
7 4 (3.54%) XenApp
8 3 (2.65%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.65%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.88%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 67 (59.29%) SCCM
2 18 (15.93%) vCenter Server
3 11 (9.73%) Jamf Pro
4 8 (7.08%) FortiGate
5 6 (5.31%) Terraform
6 4 (3.54%) Perfmon
6 4 (3.54%) SCVMM
7 3 (2.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (2.65%) MOM
7 3 (2.65%) SCOM
8 2 (1.77%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (1.77%) Nessus
8 2 (1.77%) Sysprep
9 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.88%) Grafana
9 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.88%) Nagios
9 1 (0.88%) SAP Afaria
9 1 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 76 (67.26%) Microsoft
2 48 (42.48%) VMware
3 26 (23.01%) Cisco
4 21 (18.58%) Citrix
5 9 (7.96%) Apple
5 9 (7.96%) Meraki
5 9 (7.96%) Oracle
5 9 (7.96%) Veeam
6 8 (7.08%) IBM
7 7 (6.19%) Sophos
7 7 (6.19%) WatchGuard
8 6 (5.31%) Atlassian
8 6 (5.31%) Red Hat
8 6 (5.31%) Zoho
9 5 (4.42%) Dell
9 5 (4.42%) HP
10 4 (3.54%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.54%) Lumension
10 4 (3.54%) MobileIron
10 4 (3.54%) SolarWinds