The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for WSUS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 224 243
Rank change year-on-year -17 +19  
Permanent jobs citing WSUS 31 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.45% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.60% 3.38% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 31 12 10
Median salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.67% -5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £32,215 £30,625
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £54,625 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00%  

WSUS is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 554 385 289
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 8.09% 6.87% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 990 595 381
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,225 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £66,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

WSUS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing WSUS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for WSUS in the North West

WSUS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for WSUS in the North West

WSUS
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WSUS in the North West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WSUS in the North West

WSUS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSUS within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -21 19 £32,500 -8.45% 1
Cheshire - 12 £62,500 - 1
WSUS
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 North West region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 63 (96.92%) Microsoft
2 39 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 30 (46.15%) Firewall
4 28 (43.08%) VMware
4 28 (43.08%) DNS
5 27 (41.54%) MS Exchange
6 26 (40.00%) IIS
7 25 (38.46%) ASP.NET
7 25 (38.46%) C#
7 25 (38.46%) .NET
7 25 (38.46%) SQL Server
7 25 (38.46%) OO
7 25 (38.46%) MSMQ
7 25 (38.46%) MVC
7 25 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (38.46%) TDD
7 25 (38.46%) SQL Server 2014
7 25 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 25 (38.46%) AngularJS
7 25 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 25 (38.46%) RESTful
7 25 (38.46%) MongoDB
7 25 (38.46%) RabbitMQ
7 25 (38.46%) Node.js
7 25 (38.46%) KnockoutJS
7 25 (38.46%) Web Application Development
7 25 (38.46%) Elasticsearch
7 25 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
7 25 (38.46%) Kibana
7 25 (38.46%) TeamCity

WSUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 27 (41.54%) MS Exchange
2 26 (40.00%) IIS
3 25 (38.46%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (26.15%) Office 365
3 10 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (46.15%) Firewall
2 28 (43.08%) DNS
3 23 (35.38%) DHCP
4 22 (33.85%) VLAN
5 19 (29.23%) TCP/IP
6 16 (24.62%) SAN
7 15 (23.08%) LAN
7 15 (23.08%) WAN
8 3 (4.62%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (4.62%) MPLS
9 1 (1.54%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (1.54%) Wireless
9 1 (1.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (38.46%) MongoDB
1 25 (38.46%) SQL Server
1 25 (38.46%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.54%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 25 (38.46%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (6.15%) Legal
2 2 (3.08%) Law
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (43.08%) 3rd Line Support
1 28 (43.08%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 28 (43.08%) Analyst
2 27 (41.54%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 27 (41.54%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 27 (41.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 27 (41.54%) Infrastructure Support
2 27 (41.54%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 27 (41.54%) Support Analyst
3 25 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 25 (38.46%) Developer
3 25 (38.46%) Messaging Developer
4 11 (16.92%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 11 (16.92%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
4 11 (16.92%) IT Support
5 10 (15.38%) IT Analyst
5 10 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 10 (15.38%) IT Support Analyst
6 9 (13.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (12.31%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (38.46%) .NET
1 25 (38.46%) AngularJS
1 25 (38.46%) ASP.NET
1 25 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
1 25 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 25 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
1 25 (38.46%) KnockoutJS
1 25 (38.46%) MSMQ
1 25 (38.46%) Node.js
1 25 (38.46%) RabbitMQ
1 25 (38.46%) RESTful
1 25 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 25 (38.46%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Clustering
2 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.23%) Windows
2 13 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.62%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (38.46%) Dependency Injection
1 25 (38.46%) Kanban
1 25 (38.46%) Multithreading
1 25 (38.46%) MVC
1 25 (38.46%) OO
1 25 (38.46%) TDD
1 25 (38.46%) Web Application Development
2 15 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (4.62%) Business Continuity
3 3 (4.62%) Compliance Management
3 3 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
3 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery Management
4 2 (3.08%) Patch Management
5 1 (1.54%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.54%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.54%) Project Management
5 1 (1.54%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (38.46%) C#
1 25 (38.46%) F#
1 25 (38.46%) Ruby
2 18 (27.69%) SQL
3 12 (18.46%) PowerShell
4 10 (15.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (32.31%) Terminal Services
3 10 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 8 (12.31%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (4.62%) vSphere
6 3 (4.62%) XenApp
7 1 (1.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (38.46%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 25 (38.46%) Kibana
2 10 (15.38%) SCCM
3 8 (12.31%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.54%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 63 (96.92%) Microsoft
2 28 (43.08%) VMware
3 20 (30.77%) NetApp
4 16 (24.62%) Avaya
5 14 (21.54%) HP
6 10 (15.38%) Dell
7 5 (7.69%) Cisco
8 4 (6.15%) Citrix
9 3 (4.62%) Apple
9 3 (4.62%) Juniper
9 3 (4.62%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (3.08%) McAfee
11 1 (1.54%) Extreme Networks
11 1 (1.54%) Mitel
11 1 (1.54%) Panasonic
11 1 (1.54%) Sage
11 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.54%) Sophos
11 1 (1.54%) Symantec
11 1 (1.54%) Veeam
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago