Period
to 6 March 2021

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 6 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
6 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 168 206 262
Rank change year-on-year +38 +56 +16
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 17 21 15
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.48% 0.40% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.74% 3.26% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 15
Median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -20.00% +18.42%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £40,000 £61,250 £58,750
North West median annual salary £37,500 £33,448 £43,750
% change year-on-year +12.11% -23.55% -30.00%

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 Manchester with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 621 645 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.65% 12.26% 10.85%
Number of salaries quoted 537 505 594
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +15.79%
10th Percentile £38,750 £31,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,900 £79,625
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,133
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.09% +12.11%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in Manchester

WSUS
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WSUS in Manchester.

Salary trend for WSUS in Manchester

WSUS
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing WSUS in Manchester over the 6 months to 6 March 2021.

Salary histogram for WSUS in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) DNS
1 17 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (94.12%) ITIL
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) DHCP
3 9 (52.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
4 8 (47.06%) Email Filtering
4 8 (47.06%) Server Virtualisation
4 8 (47.06%) Analytical Thinking
4 8 (47.06%) Storage Management
4 8 (47.06%) Firewall
4 8 (47.06%) Data Security
4 8 (47.06%) Back Office
4 8 (47.06%) IPsec
4 8 (47.06%) Electronics
4 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
4 8 (47.06%) Network Management
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (47.06%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (47.06%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (47.06%) Windows 10
4 8 (47.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (47.06%) FTP
4 8 (47.06%) VPN
4 8 (47.06%) SQL
4 8 (47.06%) SQL Server

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 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) DNS
2 9 (52.94%) DHCP
3 8 (47.06%) Firewall
3 8 (47.06%) FTP
3 8 (47.06%) IPsec
3 8 (47.06%) LAN
3 8 (47.06%) Network Security
3 8 (47.06%) SSL
3 8 (47.06%) VLAN
3 8 (47.06%) VPN
3 8 (47.06%) WAN
3 8 (47.06%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (47.06%) Back Office
1 8 (47.06%) Electronics
1 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) IT Engineer
1 8 (47.06%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) IT Support
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Identity and Access Management Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Identity Management Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (47.06%) Client/Server
2 8 (47.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 10
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) ITIL
2 9 (52.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (47.06%) Analytical Thinking
3 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
3 8 (47.06%) CRM
3 8 (47.06%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (47.06%) Data Security
3 8 (47.06%) Email Filtering
3 8 (47.06%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (47.06%) Network Management
3 8 (47.06%) Project Management
3 8 (47.06%) Server Virtualisation
3 8 (47.06%) Storage Management
4 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) BPSS Clearance
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL Certification
1 8 (47.06%) MCITP
1 8 (47.06%) MCSA
1 8 (47.06%) MCSE
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) Intel
2 8 (47.06%) Sophos
2 8 (47.06%) ZyXEL