Period
to 9 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 9 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England > North East
6 months to
9 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 94 79 90
Rank change year-on-year -15 +11 +28
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 11 2 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 0.85% 0.25% 0.51%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.31% 1.69% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 6
10th Percentile £26,125 £39,800 "
25th Percentile £28,156 £40,250 £21,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £33,250 £43,000 £23,250
Median % change year-on-year -22.67% +84.95% -19.83%
75th Percentile £33,375 £46,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £38,563 £47,000 £26,375
England median annual salary £35,000 £38,950 £39,500
% change year-on-year -10.14% -1.39% -7.06%

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 the North East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 207 118 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 16.07% 14.66% 8.99%
Number of salaries quoted 160 113 76
10th Percentile £33,125 £32,750 £23,500
25th Percentile £37,688 £40,250 £34,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £47,500 £42,708
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% +11.22% -13.44%
75th Percentile £67,813 £57,500 £57,275
90th Percentile £83,750 £67,500 £70,741
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +8.11%

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in the North East

WSUS
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WSUS in the North East.

Salary trend for WSUS in the North East

WSUS
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing WSUS in the North East over the 6 months to 9 December 2021.

Salary histogram for WSUS in the North East

WSUS
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the North East region over the 6 months to 9 December 2021. 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
Durham - 10 £33,250 -
Tyne and Wear -17 1 £42,500 -1.16%
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 North East region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) TCP/IP
1 10 (90.91%) PowerShell
1 10 (90.91%) Hyper-V
2 9 (81.82%) DNS
2 9 (81.82%) DHCP
3 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (72.73%) Incident Management
3 8 (72.73%) VMware
3 8 (72.73%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
4 7 (63.64%) Patch Management
4 7 (63.64%) WAN
4 7 (63.64%) LAN
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 6 (54.55%) Social Skills
5 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (45.45%) User Experience
6 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (45.45%) XenApp
6 5 (45.45%) vSphere
6 5 (45.45%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (45.45%) High Availability
6 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (45.45%) Security Patching
6 5 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (45.45%) Citrix
6 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (27.27%) Confluence
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Azure
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) TCP/IP
2 9 (81.82%) DHCP
2 9 (81.82%) DNS
3 7 (63.64%) LAN
3 7 (63.64%) WAN
4 5 (45.45%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (45.45%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) SAN
6 2 (18.18%) Internet
6 2 (18.18%) Intranet
6 2 (18.18%) VoIP
7 1 (9.09%) NAS
7 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
General
1 6 (54.55%) Social Skills
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Law
3 1 (9.09%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Administrator
1 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (45.45%) Wintel Administrator
1 5 (45.45%) Wintel Systems Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Server Support
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
1 5 (45.45%) User Experience
2 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Continuous Improvement
1 8 (72.73%) Incident Management
2 7 (63.64%) Patch Management
3 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
3 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (45.45%) High Availability
3 5 (45.45%) Information Management
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 5 (45.45%) Mathematics
3 5 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (45.45%) Revenue Management
3 5 (45.45%) Security Patching
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
4 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 3 (27.27%) Proactive Management
4 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Deadline-Driven
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) PowerShell
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
1 5 (45.45%) MCSA
1 5 (45.45%) MCSE
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Hyper-V
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (45.45%) vSphere
4 5 (45.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) NetBackup
2 2 (18.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 5 (45.45%) Veritas
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Meraki
4 1 (9.09%) QNAP