Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England > London
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 639 676 687
Rank change year-on-year +37 +11 +54
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 170 181 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.07% 2.36% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 139 170 177
London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -19.05% +16.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,225 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £85,000 £71,150
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +5.00%

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 8,209 7,663 8,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.08% 10.29% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6,724 6,317 6,959
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -26 43 £35,000 -6.67% 5
West London +11 13 £35,000 -6.67% 2
South London - 4 £35,000 -
East London -8 2 £55,000 +144.44%
North London +9 1 £26,000 -20.00%
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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.

1 154 (90.59%) Windows
2 107 (62.94%) Active Directory
3 102 (60.00%) SCCM
4 101 (59.41%) Microsoft
5 88 (51.76%) Windows Server
6 73 (42.94%) VMware
6 73 (42.94%) PowerShell
7 70 (41.18%) Windows 7
8 64 (37.65%) ITIL
9 62 (36.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 61 (35.88%) VMware Infrastructure
10 61 (35.88%) Citrix
11 57 (33.53%) Office 365
12 51 (30.00%) Firewall
13 50 (29.41%) DNS
14 46 (27.06%) DHCP
14 46 (27.06%) Windows 10
15 45 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
16 44 (25.88%) Finance
17 42 (24.71%) Problem-Solving
18 39 (22.94%) Analytical Skills
19 38 (22.35%) Linux
20 36 (21.18%) Banking
21 35 (20.59%) Investment Banking
21 35 (20.59%) Cisco
22 34 (20.00%) MS Exchange
23 32 (18.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 31 (18.24%) Microsoft Office
25 30 (17.65%) SQL Server
26 29 (17.06%) 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 34 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 23 (13.53%) SharePoint
3 17 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (7.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (4.71%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.18%) IIS
8 1 (0.59%) Apache
8 1 (0.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 31 (18.24%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.53%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (3.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.59%) Maya
3 1 (0.59%) NUKE
3 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (4.12%) Eikon
2 2 (1.18%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 57 (33.53%) Office 365
2 20 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (4.71%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.18%) GitHub
5 2 (1.18%) IaaS
6 1 (0.59%) G Suite
6 1 (0.59%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.59%) SaaS
6 1 (0.59%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 51 (30.00%) Firewall
2 50 (29.41%) DNS
3 46 (27.06%) DHCP
4 29 (17.06%) TCP/IP
5 23 (13.53%) LAN
6 21 (12.35%) VPN
7 20 (11.76%) SAN
8 16 (9.41%) Wireless
9 14 (8.24%) WAN
10 11 (6.47%) Internet
11 9 (5.29%) VLAN
12 8 (4.71%) VoIP
13 5 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (2.94%) Cisco PIX
13 5 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (2.35%) ADSL
14 4 (2.35%) FTP
15 3 (1.76%) IPv4
15 3 (1.76%) IPv6
15 3 (1.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.65%) Big Data
3 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.18%) InfluxDB
5 1 (0.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (8.82%) WinDbg
2 3 (1.76%) MSI
3 2 (1.18%) Chocolatey
3 2 (1.18%) Gerrit
3 2 (1.18%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.59%) JIRA
General
1 44 (25.88%) Finance
2 36 (21.18%) Banking
3 35 (20.59%) Investment Banking
4 13 (7.65%) Financial Institution
4 13 (7.65%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.12%) Back Office
6 3 (1.76%) Front Office
7 1 (0.59%) Advertising
7 1 (0.59%) Games
7 1 (0.59%) Law
7 1 (0.59%) Legal
7 1 (0.59%) Marketing
7 1 (0.59%) Retail
7 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (24.12%) Desktop Support
2 31 (18.24%) Desktop Engineer
2 31 (18.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (14.12%) Support Engineer
4 18 (10.59%) Windows Engineer
5 17 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 17 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
6 16 (9.41%) Analyst
6 16 (9.41%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 16 (9.41%) Senior SCCM Engineer
7 14 (8.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 14 (8.24%) IT Support
7 14 (8.24%) Platform Engineer
7 14 (8.24%) PowerShell Engineer
8 10 (5.88%) IT Engineer
9 9 (5.29%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (5.29%) Desktop Manager
9 9 (5.29%) Desktop Support Manager
9 9 (5.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (5.29%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.94%) Software Packaging
2 4 (2.35%) WinForms
3 2 (1.18%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (1.18%) Sensu
4 1 (0.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 39 (22.94%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (11.18%) Data Protection Act
3 18 (10.59%) User Experience
4 13 (7.65%) Cyberthreat
4 13 (7.65%) Data Centre
5 11 (6.47%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (4.12%) Clustering
8 5 (2.94%) iPhone
9 4 (2.35%) EPoS
9 4 (2.35%) Reinsurance
9 4 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (2.35%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.76%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.18%) Fintech
11 2 (1.18%) PKI
11 2 (1.18%) Private Cloud
11 2 (1.18%) Replication
11 2 (1.18%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 154 (90.59%) Windows
2 88 (51.76%) Windows Server
3 70 (41.18%) Windows 7
4 62 (36.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (27.06%) Windows 10
6 45 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (22.35%) Linux
8 18 (10.59%) Mac OS X
9 11 (6.47%) Apple iOS
10 8 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (3.53%) Android
12 5 (2.94%) Solaris
13 4 (2.35%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.76%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.59%) VyOS
15 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (37.65%) ITIL
2 42 (24.71%) Problem-Solving
3 32 (18.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 28 (16.47%) Vulnerability Management
5 27 (15.88%) Information Security
5 27 (15.88%) Security Patching
5 27 (15.88%) SIEM
6 21 (12.35%) Cybersecurity
7 19 (11.18%) Data Protection
7 19 (11.18%) Patch Management
7 19 (11.18%) Root Cause Analysis
8 17 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 15 (8.82%) Analytical Thinking
9 15 (8.82%) Investment Management
10 13 (7.65%) Innovative Thinking
10 13 (7.65%) Low Latency
10 13 (7.65%) Server Virtualisation
10 13 (7.65%) Strategic Thinking
11 12 (7.06%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (42.94%) PowerShell
2 20 (11.76%) VBScript
3 13 (7.65%) SQL
4 12 (7.06%) C
5 9 (5.29%) Python
5 9 (5.29%) VB
6 7 (4.12%) R
7 3 (1.76%) VBA
8 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.18%) C#
8 2 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (13.53%) CISSP
2 22 (12.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (12.35%) CompTIA Security+
4 17 (10.00%) CISMP
5 10 (5.88%) CEH
5 10 (5.88%) GIAC
5 10 (5.88%) MCDST
6 8 (4.71%) Degree
6 8 (4.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 8 (4.71%) MCSE
7 5 (2.94%) CCNA
7 5 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.94%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.94%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.76%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.76%) MCSA
9 3 (1.76%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (1.76%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (11.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 13 (7.65%) SLA
4 4 (2.35%) COBIT
5 1 (0.59%) GDPR
5 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 107 (62.94%) Active Directory
2 61 (35.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (16.47%) Hyper-V
4 27 (15.88%) BitLocker
5 26 (15.29%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (8.82%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (7.65%) Virtual Desktop
8 11 (6.47%) vSphere
8 11 (6.47%) XenApp
9 10 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (5.29%) Terminal Server
10 9 (5.29%) XenDesktop
11 8 (4.71%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (3.53%) Terminal Services
13 5 (2.94%) Forefront TMG
13 5 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (2.35%) XenServer
15 2 (1.18%) Firmware
16 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.59%) Squid
Systems Management
1 102 (60.00%) SCCM
2 23 (13.53%) IBM BigFix
3 15 (8.82%) Perfmon
3 15 (8.82%) SCOM
3 15 (8.82%) SCOrch
3 15 (8.82%) vRealize
3 15 (8.82%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 8 (4.71%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (4.71%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (3.53%) AirWatch
6 5 (2.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (2.94%) MOM
7 4 (2.35%) Nagios
7 4 (2.35%) Nmap
8 3 (1.76%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.76%) Grafana
8 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.76%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.18%) Consul
9 2 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 101 (59.41%) Microsoft
2 73 (42.94%) VMware
3 61 (35.88%) Citrix
4 35 (20.59%) Cisco
5 27 (15.88%) McAfee
6 22 (12.94%) Bloomberg
7 17 (10.00%) HP
8 15 (8.82%) Ivanti
9 14 (8.24%) Apple
9 14 (8.24%) ServiceNow
10 10 (5.88%) CommVault
10 10 (5.88%) Oracle
11 9 (5.29%) IBM
12 8 (4.71%) Asigra
12 8 (4.71%) Fidessa
12 8 (4.71%) Reuters
12 8 (4.71%) SkyKick
12 8 (4.71%) SonicWALL
13 7 (4.12%) SolarWinds
14 6 (3.53%) Splunk