Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 294 264 263
Rank change year-on-year -30 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 10 25 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.13% 0.33% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.67% 4.81% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 6
Manchester median annual salary £32,500 £42,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.53% +28.79% +11.86%
10th Percentile £25,275 £31,560 £21,875
90th Percentile £41,350 £51,250 £43,750
North West median annual salary £62,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +56.25% +6.67% +20.97%

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 Manchester with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 598 520 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 7.52% 6.93% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 531 466 397
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,049
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.07% +3.19%
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.61%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing WSUS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in Manchester

WSUS
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSUS in Manchester.

Salary trend for WSUS in Manchester

WSUS
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WSUS in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WSUS in Manchester

WSUS
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Bury +6 3 £32,500 -23.53%
Bolton -3 2 £35,000 -6.04%
Altrincham -15 1 £48,500 +49.23%
Salford - 1 - - 1
WSUS
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing WSUS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 8 (80.00%) DHCP
1 8 (80.00%) DNS
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 6 (60.00%) Degree
3 6 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (50.00%) Patch Management
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (50.00%) LAN
4 5 (50.00%) HP
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) Citrix
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (30.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) Resource Allocation
6 3 (30.00%) Meraki
6 3 (30.00%) vSphere
6 3 (30.00%) Apple
6 3 (30.00%) Nagios
6 3 (30.00%) Forcepoint
6 3 (30.00%) Replication
6 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (30.00%) PowerShell

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) DHCP
1 8 (80.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (20.00%) MPLS
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) VLAN
3 2 (20.00%) WLAN
4 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (10.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Patch Management
3 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (30.00%) Resource Allocation
3 3 (30.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (20.00%) Compliance Management
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery Management
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (30.00%) vSphere
4 2 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (10.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Nagios
2 2 (20.00%) AirWatch
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) Apple
5 3 (30.00%) Forcepoint
5 3 (30.00%) Meraki
5 3 (30.00%) Veeam
6 2 (20.00%) Juniper
6 2 (20.00%) NetApp
6 2 (20.00%) Nimble Storage
6 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (20.00%) Splunk
6 2 (20.00%) Symantec
7 1 (10.00%) EMC
7 1 (10.00%) ProCurve