Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England > London
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 708 672 763
Rank change year-on-year -36 +91 -59
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 119 148 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.51% 2.06% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 109 125 125
London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £69,250 £69,600 £60,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

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 7,888 7,196 8,138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.27% 10.49% 9.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6,600 6,022 6,961
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £39,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 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 22 April 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 -59 39 £42,500 -20.93% 4
West London +36 21 £35,000 -20.00% 8
East London +1 3 £45,000 +100.00% 2
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 88 (73.95%) Windows
2 86 (72.27%) Active Directory
3 84 (70.59%) Microsoft
4 70 (58.82%) VMware
5 55 (46.22%) SCCM
6 54 (45.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 54 (45.38%) Office 365
7 46 (38.66%) Windows Server
8 41 (34.45%) Windows 7
8 41 (34.45%) MS Exchange
9 38 (31.93%) DNS
10 37 (31.09%) Citrix
11 36 (30.25%) DHCP
12 35 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
12 35 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
13 34 (28.57%) ITIL
13 34 (28.57%) SQL Server
14 33 (27.73%) Windows Server 2008
15 31 (26.05%) Firewall
16 29 (24.37%) Windows Server 2012
17 26 (21.85%) LAN
18 24 (20.17%) PowerShell
18 24 (20.17%) Security Patching
19 23 (19.33%) Cisco
19 23 (19.33%) Finance
20 22 (18.49%) Windows 10
20 22 (18.49%) VMware ESXi
21 21 (17.65%) SLA
22 20 (16.81%) Hyper-V
22 20 (16.81%) XenApp

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 41 (34.45%) MS Exchange
2 18 (15.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (12.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (10.92%) Skype for Business
6 12 (10.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (9.24%) SharePoint
8 7 (5.88%) IIS
9 5 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (3.36%) Confluence
11 3 (2.52%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.84%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 35 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (10.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (10.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (3.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.84%) Eikon
1 1 (0.84%) Misys Opics
1 1 (0.84%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 54 (45.38%) Office 365
2 35 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (10.08%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.36%) OneDrive
5 3 (2.52%) IaaS
6 2 (1.68%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.68%) PaaS
7 1 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.84%) G Suite
7 1 (0.84%) SaaS
7 1 (0.84%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 38 (31.93%) DNS
2 36 (30.25%) DHCP
3 31 (26.05%) Firewall
4 26 (21.85%) LAN
5 19 (15.97%) WAN
6 16 (13.45%) Wireless
7 15 (12.61%) TCP/IP
8 14 (11.76%) SAN
8 14 (11.76%) VLAN
9 13 (10.92%) VPN
10 12 (10.08%) 4G
10 12 (10.08%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (4.20%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (4.20%) Cisco PIX
13 4 (3.36%) Skype
13 4 (3.36%) VoIP
14 3 (2.52%) FTP
14 3 (2.52%) Internet
15 2 (1.68%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.72%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.20%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (6.72%) MSI
2 6 (5.04%) Chocolatey
3 5 (4.20%) TeamCity
4 4 (3.36%) JIRA
4 4 (3.36%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (19.33%) Finance
2 8 (6.72%) Back Office
3 5 (4.20%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.36%) Advertising
4 4 (3.36%) Banking
4 4 (3.36%) Law
4 4 (3.36%) Retail
5 2 (1.68%) Front Office
5 2 (1.68%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.68%) Legal
5 2 (1.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (16.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (15.97%) Desktop Support
3 13 (10.92%) SCCM Specialist
3 13 (10.92%) Technical Specialist
4 12 (10.08%) Analyst
5 11 (9.24%) Desktop Engineer
5 11 (9.24%) Support Engineer
6 10 (8.40%) Administrator
6 10 (8.40%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (7.56%) IT Support
7 9 (7.56%) SCCM Engineer
7 9 (7.56%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (5.88%) Backup Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
8 7 (5.88%) IT Manager
8 7 (5.88%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Project Leader
9 6 (5.04%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.72%) .NET
1 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET
2 5 (4.20%) AngularJS
2 5 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 5 (4.20%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (4.20%) KnockoutJS
2 5 (4.20%) MSMQ
2 5 (4.20%) Node.js
2 5 (4.20%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (4.20%) RESTful
2 5 (4.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (4.20%) WPF
3 1 (0.84%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 17 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.08%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.88%) Clustering
3 7 (5.88%) User Experience
4 5 (4.20%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.52%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.52%) HP Storage
6 3 (2.52%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Licensing
7 2 (1.68%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.84%) Blog
8 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.84%) iPad
8 1 (0.84%) iPhone
8 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.84%) PKI
8 1 (0.84%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 88 (73.95%) Windows
2 46 (38.66%) Windows Server
3 41 (34.45%) Windows 7
4 33 (27.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (24.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (18.49%) Windows 10
7 19 (15.97%) Linux
8 12 (10.08%) Mac OS X
9 6 (5.04%) Android
10 5 (4.20%) Solaris
11 4 (3.36%) Apple iOS
11 4 (3.36%) Windows 8
11 4 (3.36%) Windows Phone
12 3 (2.52%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.68%) Unix
13 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.84%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.57%) ITIL
2 24 (20.17%) Security Patching
3 13 (10.92%) Service Delivery
4 10 (8.40%) Capacity Management
4 10 (8.40%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (7.56%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (7.56%) Process Improvement
6 8 (6.72%) Analytics
7 7 (5.88%) Change Management
7 7 (5.88%) CRM
7 7 (5.88%) Regulatory Compliance
8 6 (5.04%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.04%) Analytical Thinking
8 6 (5.04%) Business Continuity
8 6 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (5.04%) Deployment Automation
8 6 (5.04%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.04%) Patch Management
8 6 (5.04%) Performance Management
8 6 (5.04%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.17%) PowerShell
2 17 (14.29%) SQL
3 14 (11.76%) VBScript
4 12 (10.08%) C
5 8 (6.72%) C#
6 5 (4.20%) F#
6 5 (4.20%) Perl
6 5 (4.20%) Ruby
7 3 (2.52%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.68%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (12.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (10.92%) MCSE
3 12 (10.08%) CCNA
3 12 (10.08%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (10.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (5.04%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.20%) CCNP
5 5 (4.20%) Degree
5 5 (4.20%) DV Cleared
5 5 (4.20%) MCP
5 5 (4.20%) MCSA
6 3 (2.52%) MCITP
7 2 (1.68%) CCA
7 2 (1.68%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.65%) SLA
2 6 (5.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.52%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (2.52%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 86 (72.27%) Active Directory
2 54 (45.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (18.49%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (16.81%) Hyper-V
4 20 (16.81%) XenApp
5 12 (10.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (10.08%) XenDesktop
6 11 (9.24%) Terminal Services
6 11 (9.24%) vSphere
7 9 (7.56%) BitLocker
7 9 (7.56%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (4.20%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (2.52%) XenServer
10 1 (0.84%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
10 1 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.84%) Firmware
10 1 (0.84%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 55 (46.22%) SCCM
2 17 (14.29%) SCOM
3 10 (8.40%) Backup Exec
3 10 (8.40%) SCOrch
3 10 (8.40%) vRealize
3 10 (8.40%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 7 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 7 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (5.04%) Failover Clustering
6 5 (4.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 5 (4.20%) Jamf Pro
6 5 (4.20%) Kibana
6 5 (4.20%) MOM
6 5 (4.20%) vCenter Server
7 4 (3.36%) Perfmon
8 3 (2.52%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (2.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.84%) Grafana
10 1 (0.84%) Terraform
Vendors
1 84 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 70 (58.82%) VMware
3 37 (31.09%) Citrix
4 23 (19.33%) Cisco
5 18 (15.13%) Symantec
6 13 (10.92%) McAfee
6 13 (10.92%) ServiceNow
7 11 (9.24%) Apple
7 11 (9.24%) Lumension
8 10 (8.40%) CommVault
9 9 (7.56%) HP
9 9 (7.56%) Sophos
10 8 (6.72%) Ivanti
11 7 (5.88%) NetApp
12 6 (5.04%) Juniper
13 5 (4.20%) Adobe
13 5 (4.20%) Avaya
13 5 (4.20%) F5
14 4 (3.36%) Dell
15 3 (2.52%) EMC