Period
to 28 November 2020

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 28 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
28 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 144 227 271
Rank change year-on-year +83 +44 +18
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 16 30 13
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.56% 0.47% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.49% 4.11% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 9
Median annual salary £57,500 £33,448 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +71.91% -10.81% +15.38%
10th Percentile £36,250 £21,300 £35,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £59,500 £47,500
North West median annual salary £57,500 £32,974 £37,500
% change year-on-year +74.38% -12.07% -40.00%

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 459 730 774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.06% 11.48% 10.51%
Number of salaries quoted 407 594 661
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,150 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £76,250
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

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 28 November 2020.

Salary histogram for WSUS in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 November 2020, 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) DNS
1 16 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (81.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (81.25%) DHCP
2 13 (81.25%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (62.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 10 (62.50%) PowerShell
3 10 (62.50%) Azure
3 10 (62.50%) Identity Management
4 8 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (50.00%) Law
4 8 (50.00%) Legal
5 7 (43.75%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (37.50%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
7 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
7 3 (18.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (18.75%) Network Management
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (18.75%) MCITP
7 3 (18.75%) VLAN
7 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
7 3 (18.75%) ZyXEL
7 3 (18.75%) Network Security
7 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared

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 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) Azure
1 10 (62.50%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) DNS
2 13 (81.25%) DHCP
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) FTP
3 3 (18.75%) IPsec
3 3 (18.75%) LAN
3 3 (18.75%) Network Security
3 3 (18.75%) SSL
3 3 (18.75%) VLAN
3 3 (18.75%) VPN
3 3 (18.75%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (50.00%) Law
1 8 (50.00%) Legal
2 3 (18.75%) Back Office
2 3 (18.75%) Electronics
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Identity Management Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Identity and Access Management Engineer
4 5 (31.25%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) IT Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Administrator
6 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (6.25%) IT Support
7 1 (6.25%) Subject Matter Expert
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
2 3 (18.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (62.50%) Identity Management
3 8 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (43.75%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (37.50%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) Analytical Thinking
6 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (18.75%) CRM
6 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (18.75%) Data Security
6 3 (18.75%) Email Filtering
6 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (18.75%) Network Management
6 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
6 3 (18.75%) Storage Management
7 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (18.75%) MCITP
1 3 (18.75%) MCSA
1 3 (18.75%) MCSE
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Intel
2 3 (18.75%) Sophos
2 3 (18.75%) ZyXEL