Period
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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 3 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England > North East
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 95 100 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - -
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 23 3 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 1.38% 0.26% -
As % of the Systems Management category 8.33% 1.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 0
10th Percentile £35,000 - -
25th Percentile £37,500 £33,125 -
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £33,250 -
Median % change year-on-year +20.30% - -
75th Percentile - £33,375 -
90th Percentile £42,500 - -
England median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £36,525
% change year-on-year +28.57% -4.18% -2.60%

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 276 177 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 16.54% 15.22% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 229 151 73
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £80,000 £58,750 £51,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Durham -2 15 £40,000 +20.30% 2
Tyne and Wear - 8 £36,250 - 1
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
3 20 (86.96%) Active Directory
3 20 (86.96%) DHCP
3 20 (86.96%) DNS
4 19 (82.61%) VMware
4 19 (82.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (82.61%) Azure
4 19 (82.61%) Windows Server
5 18 (78.26%) vSphere
5 18 (78.26%) XenApp
5 18 (78.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (78.26%) Citrix
6 17 (73.91%) Incident Management
6 17 (73.91%) Hyper-V
6 17 (73.91%) High Availability
6 17 (73.91%) Patch Management
7 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2016
7 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (69.57%) PowerShell
7 16 (69.57%) ITIL
8 15 (65.22%) C#
8 15 (65.22%) VB.NET
8 15 (65.22%) .NET
8 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (65.22%) Security Patching
9 14 (60.87%) TCP/IP
9 14 (60.87%) LAN
10 13 (56.52%) WAN

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 (13.04%) MS Exchange
1 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.35%) Site Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (82.61%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (86.96%) DHCP
1 20 (86.96%) DNS
2 14 (60.87%) LAN
2 14 (60.87%) TCP/IP
3 13 (56.52%) Fibre Channel
3 13 (56.52%) WAN
4 2 (8.70%) VoIP
5 1 (4.35%) Skype
5 1 (4.35%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (4.35%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Social Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Administrator
1 13 (56.52%) Systems Administrator
1 13 (56.52%) VMWare Administrator
1 13 (56.52%) Wintel Administrator
1 13 (56.52%) Wintel Systems Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) IT Support
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) IT Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) IT Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.35%) IT Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Cyberattack
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) Windows Server
3 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2016
4 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (73.91%) High Availability
2 17 (73.91%) Incident Management
2 17 (73.91%) Patch Management
3 16 (69.57%) ITIL
4 15 (65.22%) Security Patching
5 13 (56.52%) Computer Science
5 13 (56.52%) Mathematics
6 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) Personalization
8 1 (4.35%) Case Management
8 1 (4.35%) Information Security
8 1 (4.35%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) PowerShell
2 15 (65.22%) C#
2 15 (65.22%) VB.NET
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) VB
4 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) GDPR
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (86.96%) Active Directory
2 19 (82.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (78.26%) vSphere
3 18 (78.26%) XenApp
4 17 (73.91%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (56.52%) NetBackup
2 4 (17.39%) SCCM
3 2 (8.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
2 19 (82.61%) VMware
3 18 (78.26%) Citrix
4 13 (56.52%) Veritas
5 2 (8.70%) Ivanti
6 1 (4.35%) Mitel
6 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds